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Salute Monstrous Hurricane Irma Picked Up On Earthquake Detectors
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Stay tuned to local news for the latest advisories from the National Weather Service and National Hurricane Center (NHC), as well as state and local emergency management officials. Nathan Deal today issued a state of emergency for six coastal counties. Traffic was already heavy on Interstate 75 to Atlanta by Thursday afternoon as evacuees left Florida.

Salute Democrats on rise after cutting funding deal with Trump
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Donald Trump said he's delaying elimination of the initiative for six months so Congress can work to put in law the protections President Barack Obama created by executive order in 2012. President Donald Trump has shown a new willingness to work with Democrats this week in the wake of the deal he struck with party leaders on the debt ceiling.

Salute Hurricane Irma drains ocean from Bahamas beach, leaves 'sea gone dry'
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Meteorologist Angela Fritz writing in the Washington Post said: "Basically, Hurricane Irma is so strong and its pressure is so low, it's sucking water from its surroundings into the core of the storm". "As the storm draws water toward the centre, it gets pulled away from the surroundings". While some are saying that this is a sign that a tsunami is going to happen, there is actually another explanation for the lack of ocean.

Salute More than 50 animals found abandoned in Florida county
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Hurricane Irma is likely to test President Donald Trump's longtime boast that his Mar-a-Lago mansion can withstand any storm. Trump's properties - Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Trump National Golf Club in Jupiter and Trump National Doral in Miami - could all be impacted by the storm if it travels along its predicted trajectory.

Salute Breaking gender barriers: Army to soon have women in military police
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However, in February, the then President Pranab Mukherjee in his address to the Parliament said that the government is planning to induct women in the future in all he fighter streams of the armed forces. The decision was announced at the Army Chiefs' Conclave, a forum of former Army chiefs, who were told that with increasing need for investigation of gender-specific allegations and crime, a necessity was felt to introduce women in the Corps of Military Police.

Salute Moto X4 Android One edition to be launched in the market soon?
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It's worth noting that The Information said that more OEMs could be allowed to release Android One phones in the USA after the initial launch ( Google seems selective about who gets to participate). It's possible that the Android One Moto X4 will be the Mi A1's counterpart in the West, albeit at a higher price . That said, an Android One version of the Moto X4 will not be a night and day difference compared to the regular Moto X4, as it will not be a heavily skinned phone in the first ...

Salute TN Speaker asks Sasikala faction MLAs to appear on Sep 14
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The MLAs have been asked to explain why action should not be taken against them on a plea for their disqualification by Government Chief Whip, S Rajendran. Maintaining that his intention is to change the chief minister and his deputy O Panneerselvam , Dhinakaran said he was not willing to blame anyone, including the BJP, for the crisis.

Author: 0 NASA Shares How Hurricanes Irma, Jose & Katia Looked From Space

EDT. According to Robert Simpson, who developed the hurricane scale, it stops being useful to divide storms into more categories once you get past a certain point. Irma is headed near the Turks and Caicos Islands, Cuba, and the Bahamas next. A Hurricane Watch is in effect from north of the Flagler/Volusia County Line to Fernandina Beach, north and west of Chassahowitzka to Indian Pass, and the Cuban provinces of Holguin and Las Tunas.

Salute Richland County Offices Closed Monday: Irma Plan in Place
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Wally Hall, assistant superintendent of operations in District 52, said a decision could be made earlier if forecast predictions for Hurricane Irma change before then. Any announcements will be made on the SDOC website, Facebook and Twitter, and through all media outlets that are used in cases of inclement weather. Schools in Orangeburg Consolidated School Districts Three, Four and Five will be closed all day on Monday , Sept.

Salute India SC wants to know govt stance on Rohingya deportation
Author: 0 India SC wants to know govt stance on Rohingya deportation

Many of them, who had fled to India after the earlier spate of violence, are said to have settled in Jammu, Hyderabad, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, the Delhi National Capital Region and Rajasthan. The Indian Union Muslim League has asked the Indian government to step back from its plan to deport an estimated 40,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees to Myanmar where they face persecution.

Salute NY AG Eric T. Schneiderman files multistate DACA lawsuit
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The Schneiderman-led lawsuit, filed midday on Wednesday, September 6 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of NY, states that Trump's revocation of the DACA program will harm state residents, institutions and economies, and that it violates the Fourteenth Amendment's Equal Protection Clause and the right to due process.

Salute 'Disturbing' case of Racine County 9-year-old in dog kennel
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The cage is 4 feet 10 inches high, 4 feet long and 8 feet wide, according to the release, which identifies the couple as "caregivers" who reside in Wind Lake. Each day, people are arrested on charges of child abuse, according to hg.org, one of the first online law and government information sites. "I find some comfort in knowing that this 9-year-old and sibling are in a safe, warm environment", Schaling said, adding that the adults are being held in the Racine County Jail, "where they ought ...

Salute Delhi: 5-year-old student raped in school; peon arrested
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The school has not yet taken any action on this matter", he added. "It is one unfortunate but serious lapse which needs to be investigated but schools generally have strict measures in place to ensure safety of children". The police registered a case on the basis of the girl's complaint. The report also said that the girl was assaulted inside a washroom. Following an investigation, the police later arrested the conductor of school bus.

Salute Sushil Modi renews his attack on Tejaswi after CBI's summons
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The CBI FIR alleged that Prasad, as railway minister, handed over the maintenance of two IRCTC hotels to a company after receiving a bribe in the form of prime land in Patna through a " benami " company owned by Sarla Gupta. Bihar Chief Minister and JD (U) Chief Nitish Kumar had demanded the resignation of Tejashwi Yadav claiming to be adamant on following his principle of zero tolerance against corruption.

Salute Fears grow ahead of start of marriage equality postal survey
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The focus of the legal challenge to the survey was more on a financial level than on a social level. The second challenge was brought by Australian Marriage Equality and Greens senator Janet Rice . She said cabinet made a decision that if the 2016 plebiscite bill failed to pass, the issue would go to a voluntary postal vote. Citizens will have until 27 October to vote and then the result will be announced on November 15 , Brandis and Cormann said.

Salute We'll Have 25 Electrified Models by 2025 — BMW
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The company will bring in 12 models of electric cars by 2025. That was the first time Benz provided us a look into the new electrified sub-brand implied to take on BMW's i division. But to offset its thirst for fuel, the X7 should be coming with a plug-in hybrid, hence the iPerformance moniker tagged to the concept vehicle. A BMW logo is seen on one of the German carmaker's model.

Salute A few showers this evening as Irma sets it's sights on Florida
Author: 0 A few showers this evening as Irma sets it's sights on Florida

This will make for plenty of sunshine for the weekend with dry conditions. The high will remain firmly in control of our weather Monday and Tuesday , keeping our skies mostly sunny. Irma is still a MASSIVE Category 5 hurricane with maximum sustained winds at 180 miles per hour as of 5am Thursday . If this scenario unfolds, that will mean potentially heavy rain for us Wednesday , though fortunately nothing like those directly impacted by Irma will get! Irma looks to stay hurricane ...

Salute Natural pink chocolate is officially a thing, trend for millennials
Author: 0 Natural pink chocolate is officially a thing, trend for millennials

We have some follow-up questions - namely, why did it take over a decade for it to be revealed to the public that pink-hued cocoa beans exist? Chocolate expert and writer Dom Ramsey said that it was hard to gauge the potential of the chocolate variety because Barry Callebaut has not said much about its ingredients or production process.

Author: 0 Lord's feat makes Anderson No.1 bowler in Tests

On day three, ultimately the final day, England took control through Anderson's 7-42, the best innings return for the veteran seamer in his 129th test. 'In the second innings Jimmy was outstanding - he mastered it. He picked up seven wickets in the second innings, including yesterday's historic 500th scalp, as the tourists could only set England a target of 107.

Salute University of California sues Trump administration over immigration decision
Author: 0 University of California sues Trump administration over immigration decision

The lawsuit alleges the move violates the constitutional rights of thousands of students and is "nothing more than unreasoned executive whim". Former Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, who helped establish the program that shielded some 800,000 undocumented immigrants from deportation , has joined the growing list of groups suing to keep it in place.

Salute Florida Utilities Expect Millions Will Lose Power From Irma
Author: 0 Florida Utilities Expect Millions Will Lose Power From Irma

A series of explosions and meltdowns occurred at the Fukushima nuclear plant after a massive quake unleashed a powerful tsunami that shut the facility's cooling systems and led to meltdowns. "With a storm of this magnitude and intensity our crews will likely need to completely rebuild parts of our electric system". 'Many of the linemen are coming from across the country including from as far away as California.

Salute Irma: Hurricane sucks water from Bahamas beach in rare phenomenon
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A video shows the ocean floor exposed at Long Island, Bahamas after Hurricane Irma hit on Friday. It is quite noticeable in Long Island because this is a shallow area with unvarying depth. The ominous-looking occurrence was in fact caused by a combination of low tide, low pressure and strong winds in the right direction, which literally pushed the water away from the long narrow bay.

Salute Storm path steers away from North Carolina
Author: 0 Storm path steers away from North Carolina

The 11 a.m. advisory shows the National Hurricane Center's update for Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Jose. "The way this track sets up, the whole west coast of Florida is in play", Fishel said. "But we can not weather this storm alone". Slightly higher amounts are expected to the west of the city. Then later, after moving over water, Irma is expected to come ashore around Cape Coral or Fort Myers.

Salute North Korea marks founding with invective, not explosions
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Rather, North Korea has been focusing on promoting what it calls its successful hydrogen bomb test. The recent survey found that 58 per cent of respondents felt there was no possibility North Korea would cause a war, while 37 per cent thought it would.