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Hurricane Irma sucks water away from shorelines, changing shape of ocean temporarily Hurricane Irma sucks water away from shorelines, changing shape of ocean temporarily
- September 10, 2017

Twitter user @ Kaydi_K shared this video Saturday afternoon, and I knew right away that even though it looked as though it couldn't be possible, it was absolutely legit. The phenomenon, though rare, is not a sign of a tsunami, according to the Post. When a storm has such an intense low pressure, it can impact the surface of the water because there is less atmospheric pressure being applied. (more...)
Groton Quadruple Murder Appears To Be Case Of 'Tragic Family Violence' Groton Quadruple Murder Appears To Be Case Of 'Tragic Family Violence'
- September 10, 2017

The four victims appear to have suffered blunt force trauma, Ryan said. Four people were found dead Friday evening on a rural street in the town of Groton. "This was not a random act", he said. Four people were brutally beaten to death in northern MA, and their 22-year-old relative has been charged with the crime. (more...)
Keys to the Game: vs. San Jose State Keys to the Game: vs. San Jose State
- September 10, 2017

Warren then ran 41 yards for a score 2:12 into the second quarter to push Texas' advantage to 14-0. "His advice really helped", Ehlinger said. "We never lost confidence, at times it did get frustrating..." Chris Warren led the way for the Longhorns on the ground, rushing for 166 yards on 16 carries and scoring two touchdowns. (more...)
Cooper shifts emergency focus to western NC as Hurricane Irma nears Florida Cooper shifts emergency focus to western NC as Hurricane Irma nears Florida
- September 10, 2017

For more information on how to prepare for Hurricane Irma, please visit the Ready NC website . Holder said the county is utilizing social media to get the word out on suggested preparedness efforts for citizens, including the "Sampson County" Facebook page and on Twitter @CountyofSampson. (more...)
Local Eversource Crews Head to Florida Ahead of Hurricane Irma Local Eversource Crews Head to Florida Ahead of Hurricane Irma
- September 10, 2017

That is a decrease from the Category 4 and 5 designations Irma held for much of Friday. The company and its power-providing peers in Florida have spent billions of dollars over the last several years upgrading their technology and infrastructure to better handle storms. (more...)
Evacuate now and avoid Irma's wrath: 'You can always party later' Evacuate now and avoid Irma's wrath: 'You can always party later'
- September 10, 2017

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 70 miles from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 195 miles, according to the NHC. "I've been anxious sick for days". Many people in the area said they wouldn't leave because they either had no transportation or nowhere to go. Walt Disney World near Orlando will close for at least two days starting early Saturday. (more...)
GOP outraged after Trump refuses to consider Lois Lerner prosecution GOP outraged after Trump refuses to consider Lois Lerner prosecution
- September 10, 2017

That answer was a response to an April 12 letter from the two GOP leaders on the tax committee, which included more information about Lerner's activities, and a request that the department "take a fresh look at the evidence presented in the attached referral". (more...)
J&K students meet Dr Jitendra; urge for upgrading infrastructure in Govt schools J&K students meet Dr Jitendra; urge for upgrading infrastructure in Govt schools
- September 10, 2017

He is on a four-day visit to the state, and had met Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti earlier in the day. Today's attack comes a day after people protesting the persecution of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims burned a police vehicle and clashed with police in Anantnag . (more...)
Florida Atlantic Owls at Wisconsin Badgers Florida Atlantic Owls at Wisconsin Badgers
- September 10, 2017

Taylor has a big day, rushing for over 100 yards and two scores and Hornibrook continues his efficient play under center, throwing for two touchdowns himself and more importantly keeping the turnovers to a minimum. Wisconsin's defense adjusted during halftime and completely shut down FAU's offense in the second half. Kerrith Whyte led the running back line with six carries for 36 yards. (more...)
States sending 7K National Guardsmen to Florida States sending 7K National Guardsmen to Florida
- September 10, 2017

Additionally, the Governor is deploying Task Force 2 (NYTF-2), a specialized team of first responders and equipment skilled in structural collapse rescue, excavation emergencies, technical rope rescues, confined space rescue, and other specialized rescues to Florida . (more...)
Reunion weekend for No. 25 Tennessee, visiting Indiana State Reunion weekend for No. 25 Tennessee, visiting Indiana State
- September 10, 2017

The win came at a big cost, though. Dormady is not as effective a rusher as Dobbs, who led the team in rushing yards last season, but junior running back John Kelly had little trouble stepping into the featured role and ran for 128 yards and four touchdowns - one shy of his 2016 total - against Georgia Tech. (more...)
Southwest Airlines flies more than 60 animals to shelters after Hurricane Harvey Southwest Airlines flies more than 60 animals to shelters after Hurricane Harvey
- September 10, 2017

The collaborative effort led to an airplane cabin filled with 64 dogs and cats that were flown from overcrowded pet shelters in Texas to San Diego, California, where they will be looking for their new homes. Another animal charity organization, Wings of Rescue , flew 180 dogs and cats from Texas to IL this week as well, according to WGN-TV in Chicago . (more...)
Special counsel looking to question Hope Hicks over misleading Trump Jr. statement
- September 10, 2017

And he's investigating whether Trump and his staff composed his son's initial misleading explanation of the meeting, because it could represent obstruction. White House interim Communications Director Hope Hicks has retained a personal attorney after reports that Russian Federation special counsel Robert Mueller has expressed interest in interviewing her, according to news reports. (more...)
Brexit Bill condemned as a government 'power-grab' Brexit Bill condemned as a government 'power-grab'
- September 10, 2017

The bill would repeal the European Communities Act , which enshrines Britain's membership of the bloc on the day it leaves the bloc and convert an estimated 12 000 existing European regulations into British law. Once the European Union laws are transferred, some of them will need to be amended to take account of the changed circumstances of Brexit - for which the bill proposes an expansion of existing executive powers. (more...)
Gamecocks handle Missouri; 2-0 for first time since 2012 Gamecocks handle Missouri; 2-0 for first time since 2012
- September 10, 2017

Missouri led 10-0 in the second quarter after Jason Reese caught a 61-yard touchdown pass from Drew Lock . Samuel's damage for the half: three catches for 26 yards, the 25-yard touchdown run and the devastating 97-yard kickoff return. The opener marked just his seventh college start since taking over in the middle of last season. RB Damarea Crockett started the 2017 season with 202 yards in the Tigers' 72-43 victory over Missouri State last week. (more...)
How Zoos, Wildlife Centers Are Preparing for Hurricane Irma How Zoos, Wildlife Centers Are Preparing for Hurricane Irma
- September 10, 2017

Throughout the rest of the zoo, Magill says, only five animals died. The storm forced employees to pack animals into some very odd spaces, like the zoo's flamingos being kept safe in the facility's public bathroom. Miami will experience the first wave of the storm by Sunday morning. But while that may sound like a unsafe strategy for the animals kept in cages, tanks and enclosures, sticking things out is actually considered by many experts the safest one. (more...)
Electric Co-Ops Mobilize For Hurricane Irma Electric Co-Ops Mobilize For Hurricane Irma
- September 10, 2017

At a briefing Friday morning, county officials and first responders gathered to discuss Hurricane Irma and the storm's newly forecasted path, which is expected to spare much of North Carolina from the worst effects of the storm. Mike Sprayberry , head of the state's emergency management operations, said staff is on site to respond as needed, and the agency is in constant communications with the National Weather Service and county partners. (more...)
President Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate closes ahead of Hurricane Irma
- September 10, 2017

None of the others is in a mandatory evacuation zone, at least as of Friday morning. The Palm Beach Post reported that in 2004, Trump, who was then a real estate mogul and enjoying the beginning of his "Apprentice" run, spoke about how Mar-a-Lago dealt with Hurricane Frances. (more...)
National Hurricane Center issues hurricane warning for southern Florida National Hurricane Center issues hurricane warning for southern Florida
- September 10, 2017

Although the track of the storm has had a westward trend, South Florida residents cannot let their guard down, as hurricane-force winds can extend up to 70 miles from the center while tropical storm-force winds extend nearly 200 miles away. (more...)
Wildfires in OR continue, grows to 31000 acres Wildfires in OR continue, grows to 31000 acres
- September 10, 2017

As of Thursday morning, the fire was 5 percent contained. An Air Force medic and a U.S. Forest Service worker met up with the group and helped coordinate a rescue. "The fire was a mile and a half away ", he said. Glaciers shaped dramatic cliffs and left behind Ice Age seed banks of endemic plant species like the Columbia kittentail, smooth-leaf douglasia and poet's shooting star. (more...)
Greenville County Schools Preparing For Hurricane Irma Greenville County Schools Preparing For Hurricane Irma
- September 10, 2017

Schools and offices will also be closed on Monday , Sept. 11 and Tuesday, Sept. 12 in anticipation of the storm. These closings affect all students and staff in the Lexington Three attendance area and are also applicable to all after-school programs, scheduled athletic practices or games, and classes/events at the Lifelong Learning Center. (more...)
Liberal MLA Darryl Plecas becomes new Speaker Liberal MLA Darryl Plecas becomes new Speaker
- September 10, 2017

Abbotsford South MLA Darryl Plecas at a Thanksgiving event at UFV in 2013. "The Liberals choice to revoke Plecas's membership demonstrates that a political party will allow only so much leeway in a member's actions and words in a tumultuous time where the Liberal Party attempts to rebrand, rebuild and find a new leader", said Speers, who teaches at the University of Victoria. (more...)
Hawkeyes come back to beat Iowa State in overtime Hawkeyes come back to beat Iowa State in overtime
- September 10, 2017

He says he is proud of the way they fought to the end because that's what it took to win. "We'll re-evaluate it afterward, see the potential to get him back next week (against Akron)", Campbell said. "Last week, I had a minor setback, but this week I came back and they showed they believed in me, " Smith-Marsette said. He hadn't found the role he hoped for on the Iowa State football team and was about to head into spring ball searching for answers. (more...)
Hurricane Irma is one threat - rising sea levels are yet another Hurricane Irma is one threat - rising sea levels are yet another
- September 10, 2017

The structure has existed since 1927, when it was built for Marjorie Merriweather Post, a food industry heiress - Trump later bought the club in 1985 for $5 million. Hurricane Irma has killed at least 14 people as it tore through the Caribbean and is expected to hit Florida as a category 4 storm on Sunday morning. (more...)
Pregnant woman set on fire in DC Suburb Pregnant woman set on fire in DC Suburb
- September 10, 2017

Grinage's father said that the attack was prompted by the pregnancy. "We need her family to know how overcome she was, enduring as severely as she might have been, basically scorched, stressed over her unborn kid, managing those wounds and could impart that data to us so we could start our examination and find this individual". (more...)
How does Hurricane Irma compare in size to Hurricane Andrew? How does Hurricane Irma compare in size to Hurricane Andrew?
- September 10, 2017

Everyone seems to have a different stance on preparing for Irma , and he said everything from methods of holing up at home to whether residents should evacuate is causing heated debates. Seeing Harvey's destruction in Texas was a large factor is their decision to evacuate. "I think it's really important for people to be aware that St. (more...)
Topeka meteorologists helping to predict Hurricane Irma
- September 10, 2017

On Sept. 7, 2017 at 5 p.m. the National Weather Service released new predictions that show Hurricane Irma set to travel through the Florida Panhandle Sunday evening and into Southeast Georgia Monday morning. Balloon releases are not the only way the weather service is prepping for Irma. "The pressure in the center of the eye and wind speeds puts Irma in the top five strongest hurricanes in the history of the Atlantic basin". (more...)
Hurricane Irma shifts west but could bring rain and tornadoes to NC Hurricane Irma shifts west but could bring rain and tornadoes to NC
- September 10, 2017

A S.C. Department of Transportation map with evacuations routes from Hunting Island and Edisto Beach. GEMA/HS is coordinating disaster preparedness efforts along with the Georgia Department of Defense, the Georgia Department of Transportation, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and the Georgia Department of Public Safety. (more...)
Mexico announced the Ambassador to North Korea persona non grata Mexico announced the Ambassador to North Korea persona non grata
- September 10, 2017

According to the ambassador, North Korea's increasing nuclear capacity always comes with the more threat to the peace and stability on the Korean Peninsular and beyond. Mexico also called for a peaceful resolution of the current crisis. It is far from clear whether the crushing package of sanctions could be passed given anticipated vetoes from China and Russian Federation, two of the Security Council's five permanent members. (more...)
North Korea Ambassador Slams Mexico's Decision to Expel him as 'Ignorant' North Korea Ambassador Slams Mexico's Decision to Expel him as 'Ignorant'
- September 10, 2017

President Donald Trump saying "appeasement" would not work. A view of the embassy of North Korea in Mexico City, Mexico, on Thursday. " North Korea's nuclear activity is a serious risk for global peace and security and represents a growing threat to nations in the region", the Mexican government said. (more...)