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by | September 11, 2017 | 21:54

The Virginia Department of Emergency Management, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Virginia National Guard, the Virginia State Police, and other state agencies have already begun preparations for the impacts of Hurricane Irma. By the time the storm moves across the Carolinas Irma is expected to further weaken into a tropical storm. Many Florida evacuees using Interstate 75 are streaming into Lowndes County at the Georgia-Florida line.

by | September 11, 2017 | 21:51

Use a mosquito repellent with an EPA-registered ingredient such as DEET while you are outdoors. Groups of mosquitos have tested positive for West Nile this year in Salt Lake, Utah, Davis, Weber, Cache, Box Elder, Uintah, Carbon and Duchesne counties, according to the state health department.

by | September 11, 2017 | 21:35

Roberts is being charged as an adult. Police said the brothers' family members cooperated in the investigation. The crime was caught on video, and so was their getaway. Residents were left in shock. It happened at 7:27 p.m.in the 1500 block of Melon Street in the Spring Garden section of the city. That neighbor, who knew Grandzol, did not want to be identified out of fear of retaliation.

by | September 11, 2017 | 21:08

The National Hurricane Center in Miami is predicting that Jose, with 105-mph winds as of 5 a.m. Monday, do a loop in the Atlantic Ocean over the next few days. Hurricane Irma has killed dozens of people and injured many more since the record-breaking storm roared over the French Caribbean islands . Miami seemingly dodged a bullet, but Florida's densely populated and ill-prepared Tampa region came into the cross hairs as Hurricane Irma barrelled up the west coast of the southern ...

by | September 11, 2017 | 21:08

More than 4 million homes in the state are without power, with parts of Miami (particularly Brickell) and Naples under water. FPL said its two nuclear plants were safe. "The wooden pier is basically gone", said Steven Schlacknam, a 51-year-old visual artist watching from a 37th floor apartment. On Sunday, President Donald Trump signed a disaster declaration for Florida to speed the release of federal aid to the state.

by | September 11, 2017 | 20:40

But the 9th Circuit last week ruled that refugees who have relationships with a resettlement agency should be exempt from Trump's order, dealing a setback to his quest to lock most aspiring refugees out of the United States. Last week, a federal appeals court panel weighed in, deciding the administration could block neither grandparents nor refugees with assurances. The refugee ban was slated to last 120 days, with a more permanent ban on refugees from Syria, where the USA says it struggles ...

by | September 11, 2017 | 20:42

By Tuesday afternoon, any good threat of heavy rain, damaging winds gusts, tornadoes and significant winds gusts will be done. The Naples weather station reported a gust to 142 miles per hour. It is now a Category 2 hurricane as of 5 p.m. Sunday with winds sustained near 110 miles per hour. Wind gusts of 75-80 miles per hour also were reported at Sanibel Island.

by | September 11, 2017 | 19:56

The leaders will lay the foundation stone of the high-speed rail network between Ahmedabad - the capital city of Modi's home state - and India's financial hub of Mumbai on September 14, a statement by the Gujarat government said Saturday.

by | September 11, 2017 | 19:23

Irma hit southern Florida on Sunday as a Category 4 hurricane, bringing roof-ripping winds , gushing floodwaters and widespread power outages . Gusts to 50 miles per hour will also be possible for some areas. We have teams of reporters and photographers fanned out throughout Florida and Georgia for continuing coverage of Hurricane Irma . Along with the sustained winds , the forecast calls for gusts as high as 40 miles per hour tonight and 45 miles per hour Tuesday.

by | September 11, 2017 | 19:21

Are man who had a Confederate flag decal on his truck was arrested over the weekend for trying to run down a group of Antifa activists in Vancouver, Washington. In a statement, Portland police said they made seven arrests. As counter-protesters gathered, officers located and seized multiple weapons. Violence broke out between opposing groups at a rally in Portland that left at least one police officer injured, CBS affiliate KOIN-TV reports .

by | September 11, 2017 | 19:00

On August 22, the government had virtually ruled out the need for a new law on triple talaq , the practice of which has been rendered as unconstitutional by the Supreme Court , indicating that existing laws, including the one dealing with domestic violence, were sufficient.

by | September 11, 2017 | 18:56

Heavy rain will overtake parts of Alabama, and more tornadoes could strike eastern Georgia and coastal SC. "Significant river flooding is possible beginning Monday and Tuesday in much of central Georgia and southern SC where average rainfall of 3 to 6 inches and isolated 10 inch amounts are expected", the Hurricane Center said.

by | September 11, 2017 | 18:57

ET (0900 GMT) advisory. Naples was expected to see a surge of between 10-15ft and the city's airport reported a wind gust of 142 miles per hour. Hurricane Jose missed the Leeward Islands this weekend but the forecast track still has it looping around and potentially targeting Florida.

by | September 11, 2017 | 18:38

The Matterhorn-Gotthard-Bahn railway said as quoted by media that a train misfunctions led to the crash. The Swiss Transportation Safety Investigation Board and Uri Canton police have started an investigation. In 2010, a train on the Glacier Express service that is part of the Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn, derailed due to speeding. This is a breaking news story and is being updated with more information as we get it.

by | September 11, 2017 | 18:25

They removed their other son, now aged 8, from the same school a year ago when a boy in his class started wearing dresses. Nigel Rowe, 44, and his wife Sally, 42, said their child had come home "confused as to why and how a boy was now a girl" after his classmate wore female uniform.

by | September 11, 2017 | 18:05

Al Shabaab managed to capture the military base, the police station and most of the town as heavy fighting continued. "First, a mujahid with a vehicle bomb rammed into the military base and then we stormed it", the spokesman, Abdiasis Abu Musab, said.

by | September 11, 2017 | 18:06

Three people died on the spot while three others including a child were critically injured . They were identified as Mehdi, Yazdan and Ghulam Hussain. The assailants successfully managed to flee. Hunt was underway to arrest the attackers. No group or individual has claimed responsibility for the attack.

by | September 11, 2017 | 18:02

Khawaja Asif, who announced to visit to regional allies following US Afghan policy, is flanked by Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria Khawaja Asif, National Security Adviser Nasir Janjua, Foreign Secretary Tehmina and others officials on this visit.

by | September 11, 2017 | 17:56

Bangladesh has proposed creating "safe zones" run by aid groups for the Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine to stop hundreds of thousands of refugees crossing into its territory. Turning to Myanmar's de facto leader, Nobel Peace Prize victor Aung San Suu Kyi , Awad noted that she is a part of the violence and he does not know why she was given a Nobel Peace Prize.

by | September 11, 2017 | 17:53

But Lawson said the defence policy does have a line about engaging "the United States to look more broadly at emerging threats and perils to North America, across all domains as part of Norad modernization". The US, with support from Japan and South Korea, has called for a UN Security Council meeting on Monday to vote on a resolution with additional sanctions against North Korea.

by | September 11, 2017 | 17:54

Today marks the 16th anniversary of the attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people and wounded another 6,000. The observances come as Trump grapples with the death and destruction caused by two hurricanes in three weeks. The president and first lady bowed their heads as bells tolled and then placed their hands over their hearts as "Taps" played. Vice President Mike Pence travelled to Shanksville, Pennsylvania, where one of the four hijacked jetliners crashed after passengers overpowered the ...

by | September 11, 2017 | 17:48

The curfew will be enforced by all city police departments, Lee County Sheriff's Office and additional law enforcement agencies. In an emailed message, Betsy Clayton, spokeswoman for Lee County's Emergency Operations Center, said officials will let residents know when it is safe to return to their neighborhoods.

by | September 11, 2017 | 17:16

Putin, speaking in China on Tuesday, had condemned the nuclear test as provocative, but said that Russian Federation views sanctions on North Korea as "useless and ineffective". The French presidency says Macron on Friday had an intensive exchange of views by phone with Chinese President Xi Jinping, given the "major role" his country plays in the crisis.

by | September 11, 2017 | 17:14

But Putin made clear that Russian Federation was opposed to further interdictions, and while China - North Korea's patron and closest political and economic partner - has yet to be drawn on the issue, it tends to resist placing pressure on Pyongyang.

by | September 11, 2017 | 17:15

Amid the rising tensions, Seoul installed the four remaining launchers of the US anti-missile Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) system on a former golf course in the south on Thursday. The EU's foreign and defence ministers will discuss further sanctions for North Korea on Thursday, the bloc's top diplomat said ahead of a EU ministers' meeting in the Estonian capital.