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United won't be fined for dragging incident, Department of Transportation decides


Despite the backlash, the DOT told United Airlines it found no reason to issue a fine, according to a letter from May and obtained by passenger advocacy group, Flyers Rights , through a Freedom of Information Act request. According to a report in the Los Angeles Times , the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has decided not to punish United Airlines for its bad treatment of Dr. Read More »

Doklam standoff: Indian, Chinese army widen faceoff by 1 kilometre


Addressing a seminar in New Delhi , Rawat also claimed that differences between India and Pakistan could not be reconciled. "We have to be prepared for conflict on the northern and western borders". The Five Principles of Peaceful Coexistence, namely mutual respect for sovereignty and territorial integrity, mutual non-aggression, non-interference in each other's internal affairs, equality and mutual benefit, and peaceful coexistence, were endorsed by China and India in the 1950s, and have ... Read More »

Ancient tomb containing mummies discovered in Egypt


It said a second shaft contained a collection of sarcophagi from the 21st and 22nd dynasties. Egyptian authorities unveiled a previously undiscovered ancient tomb belonging to a goldsmith and his wife near Luxor in southern Egypt on Saturday. Read More »

Power outages hit Space Coast before Irma arrives


Building off the tongue-and-cheek of their "don't shoot" tweet , the Pasco Sheriff's office took a more serious tone on urging Twitter users to instead volunteer their time at evacuation shelters. 'We will shut those plants down 24 hours before the onset of winds reaching category 1 and only restart after the winds have passed and the storm has passed, ' said Silagy. Read More »

Richard Branson's Virgin Islands' home destroyed by hurricane Irma


I am a resident of St. John who is on the mainland today and very anxious about my friends and neighbors on one of the most attractive places on the planet. "I would urge everyone to donate to the British Red Cross through Virgin Money Giving (who are waiving their fees in support of the appeal) to help local communities", he said, with a message readers in the British Virgin Islands to check in on Facebook to alert family members about their safety. Read More »

Bahamians terrified as Hurricane Irma 'sucks away' miles of ocean


The force of Hurricane Irma is so strong it has sucked all sign of water away from beaches in the Bahamas as it heads towards the USA mainland. Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 storm which ripped through the Caribbean Islands on its way to Florida and has killed at least 24 people, left bare beaches along the coastline of the Bahamas. Read More »

NC Emergency Management teams at work on Irma preps


Cooper and state officials said during a noon press conference Friday regarding the state's preparations ahead of Hurricane Irma. "I'm asking families and businesses across the state to do the same: make sure you're ready for whatever Irma brings, and stay tuned to your local weather and news". Read More »

Hurricane Irma: Here's the latest storm path outlook with Meteorologist Steve Pfaff


Click the image to see more photos . Every six hours this week, in a bit of meteorological choreography, dozens of National Weather Service (NWS) offices have been releasing weather balloons in unison. With that being said, the timing is less certain, however it appears later Tuesday and Wednesday has the highest chances of bringing precipitation to the region. Read More »

S. Korea preps for possible weekend N. Korea missile test

He also touched on the possibility of Maritime Self-Defense Force escort ships protecting a U.S. Aegis-equipped vessel which is monitoring North Korean ballistic missiles, saying that the role of joint activities by the two countries would deepen under security-related legislation that took effect past year. Read More »

Mexico quake rescue begins, storm Katia strikes the east


At least 61 people were reported dead. The magnitude-8.1 quake was felt as far as Mexico City and Guatemala City. President Enrique Pena Nieto said 45 people were killed in Oaxaca state, 12 in Chiapas and four in Tabasco. There were several tsunamis that were triggered by the quake, but none were expected to cause much damage. Oaxaca is one of the three states near the quake epicentre off the coast. Read More »

Trump Says War With North Korea Not 'Inevitable' But May Happen


Nonetheless, North Korea's celebrations on Saturday were generally peaceful, despite South Korean worries that it would use the opportunity to test another bomb. The U.S. aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan left its home port in Yokosuka, located south of Tokyo, for a patrol mission of the region on Friday. China is by far North Korea's biggest trading partner, accounting for 92 percent of two-way trade a year ago. Read More »

N Carolina governor: Irma could bring flooding, landslides


The forecast is tracking more West as it heads inland. Just a year ago, Hurricane Matthew, one of the strongest, most destructive hurricanes to hit the Georgia coast in more than a century, broke or damaged approximately 1,000 power poles and more than 3,500 trees brought down almost 120 miles of wire along the Georgia coast. Read More »

Town of Palm Beach warns that returning now would be a mistake

Trump has returned repeatedly to the private club - which he bought in 1985 - to relax and conduct state business since becoming president. Strikes by four major hurricanes have done little damage to Mar-a-Lago in the 90 years since cereal heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post and her second husband, financier E.F. Read More »

Mar-a-Lago Irma Evacuation Ordered


Its stucco-covered walls have remained standing after each hurricane, including the massive killer storm that wreaked havoc on South Florida's east coast in 1928 and another that flooded the Estate Section and points south in 1947. All fees related to cancelations will be waived. "Our three private properties in Florida - The Mar-a-Lago Club, Trump International Gold Club, Palm Beach and Trump National Golf Club, Jupiter have all been closed". Read More »

Rahul's Bihar litmus test - how to keep party MLAs from jumping ship


Top Congress leaders in the state, including Maharashtra unit chief Ashok Chavan, former Chief Ministers, legislators, parliamentarians and other senior party office-bearers are slated to be present at Gandhi's meetings. Many upper caste Congress MLAs are reportedly in favour of joining Nitish camp but with the sword of anti-defection law looming large, they have stayed put", the source added. Read More »

Florida governor warns Irma 'most catastrophic' storm to hit state


At 15:00 GMT, Irma had maximum sustained winds of 201km/h (125mph), the National Hurricane Center in the USA said . Many residents have already moved inland as the outer bands of the storm hit Florida's west coast around 10 A.M. As for the weekend back here in New England, we'll see some fall-like weather with highs into the upper 60s both Saturday and Sunday, with overnight lows slipping into the upper 40s for some, near 50 for most. Read More »

Police registers FIR Against Unidentified Persons in Murder of Class II Student


Is not the school responsible for killing innocent people? "I got the information from my wife when I returned from the school at 8.10 am that our son had suffered injuries". On NewsX Connect, Gaurie Dwivedi and Uday Pratap Singh with Khagesh Jha, GS Parents Association Of India and Vinod Kumar Tikoo (Former NCPCR member) discuss 7-year-old found dead in Gurugram school. Read More »

Sierra Vista firm gets contract for part of border wall construction


When people drive near the Tecate border crossing, about 39 miles south-east of USA city San Diego, they can see a photo of a giant toddler standing in Mexico and peering over the steel border wall that divides the two countries. of Philadelphia; and ELTA North America Inc., from Annapolis Junction, Maryland. That would include money to build 28 miles of levee wall in the Rio Grande Valley and 14 miles of new wall to replace fences south of San Diego. Read More »

Hurricane Irma Destroys Famous St. Martin's Airport


The damage at Princess Juliana Airport has prevented aid from arriving in wake of the devastation. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Saturday issued a stern warning to looters on the storm-ravaged Caribbean island of St Martin , saying police and troops would crack down on pillaging. Read More »

Keselowski wins fourth Xfinity race at Richmond

However, following the race, his points and playoff qualification were stripped from the team after the vehicle failed post-race technical inspection. Keselowski is the kind of driver that'll sneak up on you in this type of event. Bobby Earnhardt, who made his Xfinity Series debut at Richmond, is the brother of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup driver Jeffrey Earnhardt. Read More »

Gov. Cooper announces preparations for expected Hurricane Irma impacts


As of the 11:00am ET advisory , Hurricane Irma is a Category 3 hurricane with sustained winds of 125 miles per hour. McMaster has not ordered evacuations but said that could happen Friday. With it, the storm's " cone of uncertainty " has also drifted in that direction - now it barely includes SC. Stay informed: A battery-powered radio is a good way to get communications if the power goes out. Read More »

Meet Harvey and Irma: a Love That's Weathered 75 Years


Married 75 years now, they're wondering how it came to be that two major hurricanes bearing their names are poised to strike the US back-to-back. After marrying in 1942 and returning to Washington, the pair chose to become foster parents, ultimately opening their home to 120 children-many with physical and mental disabilities-over the years. Read More »