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Irma Forecast To Remain A Powerful Hurricane For Days

Irma Forecast To Remain A Powerful Hurricane For Days Forecasters said Sunday that it was too early to determine what direct impacts Irma might have on the continental United States. Expect warmer and uncomfortable conditions over the weekend, as Hurricane Irma continues its journey westward across the Atlantic. [Full Article...]

Video Shows Nurse Arrested For Refusing to Take Blood Sample

Video Shows Nurse Arrested For Refusing to Take Blood Sample Police condemned the incident after Wubbels and her legal team showed the video to the public on Thursday, and said that Payne had been suspended from the blood draw program. "Why is he so angry?" Video emerged earlier this week of the officer, identified by local media as Detective Jeff Payne , manhandling and detaining nurse Alex Wubbels . [Full Article...]

HURRICANE TRACKER: Hurricane Irma a Category 2 storm in the Atlantic

HURRICANE TRACKER: Hurricane Irma a Category 2 storm in the Atlantic The approach of Irma will result in a general drop-off in wind speeds across the island, leading to warmer and hence uncomfortable conditions, said the BMS. The watches are being posted in advent of the storm's arrival which for the majority of islands under watches now, will be on Wednesday afternoon. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma moving west-southwest toward Leeward Islands

Hurricane Irma moving west-southwest toward Leeward Islands The agency cautioned that residents of the northeastern Leeward Islands should prepare for the "major hurricane" with winds nearing 115 miles per hour by the middle of the coming week. A turn toward the west-southwest is expected Saturday. Maximum sustained winds of 115 miles per hour were recorded. The watches are being posted in advent of the storm's arrival which for the majority of islan... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma, with 110 miles per hour winds, continues westward track

Hurricane Irma, with 110 miles per hour winds, continues westward track The European or "EURO" forecast model and suggests that Irma will take a more southern track and be near the Bahamas by the end of next week and into next weekend. In the next five days, according to the Weather Channel, it will turn southwest and then northwest. The storm's center was about 650 miles west of the Cabo Verde Islands off the west coast of Africa Thursday morning. [Full Article...]

Irma grows stronger, now a Category 3 hurricane

Irma grows stronger, now a Category 3 hurricane Should Irma strike the US, it could form a devastating 1-2 punch of Category 4 storms after the havoc wreaked by Hurricane Harvey last weekend. The hurricane center is also tracking a tropical wave to the south and east of Irma that could become Tropical Storm Jose next week. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Watches Issued as Irma Continues to Approach Leeward Islands

Hurricane Watches Issued as Irma Continues to Approach Leeward Islands Irma is swirling in the Atlantic, giving few indications of a future path and denying forecasters a chance to catch their breaths after the devastation of Hurricane Harvey. Residents in hurricane-prone areas should have their hurricane plans in place should another storm make landfall. This motion is expected to continue today, followed by a westward turn on Saturday, and a west-southwestward... [Full Article...]

Second police officer on paid leave over Utah nurse's arrest

Second police officer on paid leave over Utah nurse's arrest Wubbles", Brown said . Wubbels calmly points out to Payne that these parameters were are spelled out in an agreement between the hospital and the department. On July 26, a fiery crash caused by a auto fleeing police and traveling in the wrong direction sent the driver of a semi to University Hospital's burn unit. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma strengthens to Category 3; Impact on United States unclear

Hurricane Irma strengthens to Category 3; Impact on United States unclear Hurricane Irma stands as a category 3 hurricane this morning with maximum sustained winds around 115 miles per hour. Hurricane Irma is back to a risky Category 3 storm, but the spaghetti models continue to show a path off the coast of Sebastian and Vero Beach. [Full Article...]

North Korea conducts 6th nuclear tests, claims it has developed hydrogen bomb

North Korea conducts 6th nuclear tests, claims it has developed hydrogen bomb The "artificial quake" was 9.8 times as powerful as the the last test in September 2016, South Korea's state weather agency said . The United States Geological Survey (USGS) detected a 6.3-magnitude tremor in the northwestern part of North Korea, not far from the area in which they've performed previous nuclear tests . [Full Article...]

Labour Could Keep UK In EU Single Market 'Permanently', Tom Watson Reveals

The Brexit department's White Paper said such measures would only be used where absolutely necessary in matters of technical complexity, but neither Labour nor internal Conservative opposition have been reassured. The financial settlement was the subject of a bitter row between Brexit Secretary David Davis and Brussels' chief negotiator Michel Barnier during the latest round of negotiations. [Full Article...]

SF Russian consulate ordered closed

SF Russian consulate ordered closed As a result, Trump signed a stepped-up sanctions bill earlier, a move that angered the Russians . "There's no real reason for them to go back". Still, that perhaps dark concession about the state of affairs between the two nuclear superpowers is far from the first significant hiccup or exchange of strong diplomatic language and maneuvers. [Full Article...]

Merkel wins Germany's only televised debate: Polls

Merkel wins Germany's only televised debate: Polls Telephone polls following Sunday's debate put Merkel ahead of Schulz, though in Germany the chancellor is elected by parliament. Merkel, who has previously expressed doubts about Turkey ever joining the European Union , refused to commit to the same move, but sharply criticized Erdogan's rule, saying that "Turkey is departing from all democratic practices at breakneck speed". [Full Article...]

Will North Korea make missiles over Japan the new normal?

Will North Korea make missiles over Japan the new normal? Moreover, the United States record of diplomacy with North Korea is not almost as bad as most Americans think. The North's official KCNA news agency decried the former colonial power in a commentary, saying: "Japan has now come out with its sleeves rolled up in supporting its master's anti-DPRK war moves". [Full Article...]

Tom Herman's work at Texas looks more loaded than anticipated

Tom Herman's work at Texas looks more loaded than anticipated And, potentially crushing to the fragile psyche of Texas Longhorns football players who have suffered through three straight losing seasons. 23 Texas Longhorns 51-41 Saturday at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin, Texas. Hill converted a third-and-19 pass before running 3 yards for the crucial touchdown. Moore his first touchdown of the day with a 20-yard pass. Already time for... [Full Article...]

Envoys say court decision an "important moment" for Kenya

Envoys say court decision an Speaking on live television at the State House in the capital Nairobi , Kenyatta , who won a 54%-45% victory over Raila Odinga , the candidate of the united opposition, said: "We shall revisit this thing". The courtry will hold another presidential election after the previous poll was declared invalid by the supreme court. Mr Kenyatta has called for calm and respect for the ruling. [Full Article...]

Pakistan desires peace, stability in Afghanistan: Khawaja Asif

Pakistan desires peace, stability in Afghanistan: Khawaja Asif United States ambassador to Pakistan David Hale said that President Donald Trump did not blame Pakistan for failure in Afghanistan. Despite these mounting concerns, Pakistan's Foreign Office says there has been no high-level contact between the Pakistani government and the US government regarding their differences on the Afghan War, with the only real talks between the US Ambassador to Pakis... [Full Article...]

Led coalition says still monitoring ISIL convoy in Syria

Led coalition says still monitoring ISIL convoy in Syria The deal comes after the Lebanese Army launched an offensive - dubbed the Fajr al-Joroud - against the Daesh militants who have been entrenched on the Lebanese-Syrian border since 2014. On Wednesday, the coalition said its jets had cratered a road and destroyed a bridge to stop the convoy progressing, and had bombed some of the jihadists' comrades coming the other way to meet it. [Full Article...]

BRICS Summit 2017: What's on PM Modi's agenda?

BRICS Summit 2017: What's on PM Modi's agenda? I believe that via "Brics plus", the friendship between China and Thailand will find its way to South-South cooperation and global development cooperation. Earlier this year, China proposed an initiative to expand BRICS into "BRICS Plus" to build a wider partnership among developing countries. He said that frequent interactions between leaders of the two countries have greatly pushed forward pragm... [Full Article...]

Omarosa Neutered by White House Chief of Staff John Kelly

Omarosa Neutered by White House Chief of Staff John Kelly Before Kelly's reign, she enjoyed direct access to the Oval Office, but the former Marine seeks to limit her influence on Trump, the Daily Beast reports . Trump chafes at some of the retired Marine Corps general's moves to restrict access to him since he took the job nearly a month ago, said several people close to the president. [Full Article...]


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