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Irma is one of the strongest hurricanes ever, National Hurricane Center says

So, it will likely have a direct impact on the USA and British Virgin Islands, will likely get close enough to Puerto Rico for significant impacts there. Minnis says the Category 5 storm poses a dire threat to the islands of Mayaguana, Inagua, Crooked Island, Acklins, Long Cay and Ragged Island. "That's what the people of New Orleans have to be planning for". Read More »

Jimmy Kimmel: Donald Trump Did Away With DACA Because Obama Ordered It

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Others asked the country's political leaders to take action to find a more permanent approach for children of illegal immigrants. "That's why I am here", he said . Mr Sessions said Mr Obama exceeded his authority in setting up the programme, which has always been the target of conservative hard-liners. According to a statement from the DHS, immigrants with DACA permits that expire before then can apply for a two-year renewal, but must do so before October 5. Read More »

Vols Don't Quit, Rally Past Georgia Tech In 2 OTs

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Johnson wasn't second-guessing his decision after the game. Last week, Johnson said that he was "worried a lot more about a zillion positions than I am quarterback". "We just had a few missteps and a few lost possessions and things like that that lost the game for us". To think, Tennessee's team practiced against Georgia Tech's run-oriented flex offense since early this year. Read More »

Smoke seen billowing from Russian Federation consulate Trump ordered closed

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Putin is in China attending the BRICS meeting, an economic summit consisting of leaders from Brazil, Russia , India, China and South Africa. Putin also commented on the planned supply of lethal weapons to Ukraine by the USA, saying that the global consensus was that " supplying arms to zones of conflict does not help reconciliation and can only make the situation worse ". Read More »

Eagle Creek Fire threatens Multnomah Falls, fire crosses into Washington state

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Reporter Jaclyn Selesky went to the Rock Creek Community Center in Stevenson, Washington , which is in Skamania County, where one of many Red Cross shelters are and where people are evacuating to. On Monday, the fire grew by 1,600 acres, spreading west and sending smoke billowing towards the Portland metropolitan area. Another blaze, the Indian Creek fire , estimated earlier Monday at 1,000 acres, was burning a few miles south of the town. Read More »

Onam - festival of Kerala that celebrates nature's bounty

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He said that, this year, they had chose to visit Mysuru where they will be visiting Zoo, Mysore Palace today and KRS, Ranganathittu and other tourist spots tomorrow before heading back to Kerala. He came in the form of Brahmin dwarf called Vamana who was impressed by the King's devotion performing fire sacrifice. On Thiruvonam day, Asura King Mahabali is accepted to visit each Malayali home and meet his kin. Read More »

Gorakhpur BRD hospital tragedy: UP STF arrests Dr Kafeel Khan

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Dr Rajiv Mishra, the former principal of Baba Raghav Das Medical College Hospital and his wife Dr Purnima Shukla were previously arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force in Kanpur. The Gorakhpur court has also issued non-bailable warrants against six more persons in connection with the case. Adityanath had formed the committee on 12 August, a day after the deaths of children was reported at the hospital. Read More »

Madonna moves to Portugal

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While the photo shows the family smiling and laughing with one another, a report fromPage Sixearlier this year suggested that Madonna's children were frustrated with her parenting methods. "I feel very creative and alive here and I look forward to working on my film LOVED and making New Music!" she gushed. Her studio album before that, 2012's "MDNA", reached No. Read More »

Iran successfully tests surface-to-air missile system

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He also stressed that Iran's Air Defense units have been deployed in some 3,700 locations across the country to give a crushing response to enemies' threats. Iran had signed an $800 million contract to buy the S-300 missile system in 2007, but Russian Federation halted their delivery three years later due to strong objections from the US and Israel. Read More »

Thomas fires off a 63, shares lead with Leishman in Boston

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The final leaderboard, though, for the first time in their professional careers, shows Thomas at the top and Spieth one notch below him - an obvious change in dynamic from previous years. "So just go there and play the golf course , and, then, once that week comes, then I'll be hopefully ready to go". You're looking at Phil kind of back up against the wall, knowing he needs to do something to show Strick (Cup captain Steve Stricker) and the guys on the team that he still wants to be there. Read More »

Brics summit: India and China leaders mend ties

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The quiet diplomacy that ultimately ended in de-escalation was based on a principle of stopping "differences becoming disputes" that Modi and Xi had agreed in Astana in June at their last meeting. "Especially with regard to defence and security personnel, they must maintain strong contact and cooperation, and ensure that the sort of situations which happened recently do not occur", Jaishankar said. Read More »

Three face murder charges in shooting of Florida MMA fighter

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Judith Church, Summer's mother, told reporters that her daughter was a victim and that the two males forced her to call Rajman at gunpoint. She was arrested on Friday morning on her way to school at Olympic Heights High School in Boca Raton, in Florida , where she is an 11th-grader. Read More »

Airtel gives Jio a tough fight

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Airtel brings Rs 199 under which it is offering unlimited local calls and 1GB 2G or 3G or 4G data for 28 days. However, it isn't available for all. India's telecom major has doled out new prepaid plans which start as low as Rs 5 in some circles. Read More »

AP pushes back against EPA's criticism of Superfund story

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On Saturday , Associated Press journalists Jason Dearen and Michael Biesecker reported at least five toxic, Houston-area Superfund sites in the path of Hurricane Harvey had been deluged with floodwater , potentially distributing the assorted nasty things contained within across a much larger geographical area. Read More »

North Korea Nuclear Test: US Warns of "Massive Military Response"

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U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis made the statement after meeting with President Donald Trump and the national security team. But speaking to reporters outside the White House , Defence Secretary Mattis said the United States had the ability to defend itself and its allies South Korea and Japan, adding that its commitments were "ironclad". Read More »

Schools, offices closed for Labor Day

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Labor Day is a federal holiday which means federal buildings are closed including post offices and government buildings. City residents with Monday service are asked to have their garbage ready for collection by 7 a.m. The Board of County Commissioners will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday as scheduled. In Fort Wayne, there will be no residential garbage or recycling collection on Monday. Read More »

Enjoyed my stint in Defence Ministry: Jaitley

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India's appointment of a female defence minister as part of a cabinet reshuffle on Sunday is being hailed as a "bold" move by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government. Prime Minister Narendra Modi rejigged his cabinet on Sunday morning, naming Nirmala Sitharaman as the defence minister while elevating her and three others to cabinet ranks. Read More »

'Massive military response' if North Korea attacks United States, defence chief threatens

America's defence secretary has warned North Korea that any threat to the United States and its allies will be met by a "massive military response" . Trump's threat to halt all economic ties with any country that does business with North Korea amounts to his biggest trade salvo to date and would be almost impossible to pull off without having enormous implications for the USA economy. Read More »

Kenya's Supreme Court Voids Kenyatta's Re-election, Orders Re-run

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The court ruled 4-2 in Odinga's favor, saying the electoral commission committed "illegalities and irregularities". Kenyatta had initially called for calm but speaking at a party meeting in Nairobi , capital of the country, Kenyatta wondered if the supreme court judges who endorsed the ruling could "annul the wishes of the people". Read More »

Kenyatta speaks out against court after election overturned

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Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta addresses his supporters at Burma market after his election win was declared invalid by the Supreme Court in Nairobi, Kenya , September 1, 2017 . It is not clear yet now what will happen in these coming 60 days since we no longer have a president elect nor a president. Commission chairman Wafula Chebukati said Friday they will make personal changes before the new vote, and he invited the prosecution of any staffer found to be involved in malpractice. Read More »

Kenyatta's election annulled, fresh elections scheduled

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The fate of the IEBC seems to be shaping up as the key battle between Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga in the rerun presidential election that needs to take place by October 31. It is not clear yet now what will happen in these coming 60 days since we no longer have a president elect nor a president. But global observers did not report any interference with the vote. Read More »