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by | September 12, 2017 | 15:23

The storm caused extensive damage in the Florida Keys and record flooding almost 400 miles north in Jacksonville, according to The Associated Press . HURRICANE IRMA knocked out power to about 5.8 million homes and businesses in Florida , even as the storm's power waned as it crept up the state's west coast, according to state officials and local electric utilities.

by | September 12, 2017 | 15:21

His communications director Catherine Frazier later tweeted: "The offensive tweet posted on @ tedcruz account earlier has been removed by staff and reported to Twitter ". It claimed that its harmful effects had been "destroying the life of millions". Sen. Ted Cruz , R-TX, was the No. 1 trending topic on Twitter overnight, and it wasn't for anything he said or did in the realm of politics.

by | September 12, 2017 | 15:01

The 180-seat Boeing 737-900 landed in San Juan without incident, according to Delta spokesman Michael Thomas. Six C130 aircrafts led by the Puerto Rico , Kentucky and New York National Guards transported people to safety, the statement said, adding that more evacuation trips will take place after weather conditions in the area improve.

by | September 12, 2017 | 14:58

It wasn't pretty, but the Green Bay Packers were able to fight for a win over the Seattle Seahawks at Lambeau Field , 17-9. Seattle should be motivated by recent losses to the Packers , but going on the road hasn't been their thing lately, as the Seahawks have failed to cover in their last four on the road.

by | September 12, 2017 | 14:56

Matic, speaking after the game, noted that Man United could draw confidence from the fighting spirit they showed to come back against Stoke. We didn't take some chances at the other end, so we could have won the game. "That was quite an empty period in the club with no evolution in areas that are important". "I don't like that clear separation of "I play in this competition and you play in this competition".

by | September 12, 2017 | 14:51

He was arrested and charged with first-degree assault, two counts of kidnapping and tampering with physical evidence and is lodged in the Jackson County Detention Center on $500,000 bond. Sanders declined to answer questions about what happened. The search involved helicopters from KSP and the National Guard, riders on horseback, K-9 units and search by volunteers on foot.

by | September 12, 2017 | 14:49

The hurricane's death toll is now up to 25 people, as Irma has battered the Caribbean , Cuba and the Florida Keys . A federal tide gauge in Naples reported a 7 foot rise of water in just 90 minutes. RICK SCOTT: The storm surge comes after the strongest winds . "If you look out your window right now, we have tropical storm wind gusts". Palm trees sway as strong wind blows in Key Largo, Fla., on September 9, 2017 .

by | September 12, 2017 | 14:50

Almost 80 percent of the textile exports went to China . The US has watered down a proposal to punish North Korea for its sixth and most powerful nuclear test , omitting an oil embargo and a freeze of Kim Jong Un's assets, according to a European diplomat.

by | September 12, 2017 | 14:45

Hurricane Jose , while being massive and risky like Irma , seems to have a fairly consistent forecast path of being moved back out into the Pacific Ocean. At least five people died of storm-related injuries in Florida, including a sheriff's deputy, as the massive hurricane barreled across the Sunshine State with punishing wind gusts of up to 142 miles per hour at it's height.

by | September 12, 2017 | 14:45

North Korea's Foreign Ministry said in a statement published on state media that if the U.S. "does rig up the illegal and unlawful 'resolution, '" it would respond in kind. Ambassador Matthew Rycroft, who backs "robust" new sanctions, said Thursday that the USA proposals to ban all oil imports and textile exports and prohibit North Koreans from working overseas - which helps fund and fuel the country's nuclear and missile programs - are "a proportionate response" to its "illegal and reckless ...

by | September 12, 2017 | 14:36

Smith said the boys' parents reported them missing, but he did not know the circumstances of their disappearance. An autopsy was done Monday in Erie, Pa., according to a spokeswoman for the Erie County Coroner's Office. "We're going to have to investigate this from both sides of the line", Smith said. Two Pennsylvania State Police helicopters helped search the scene as well.

by | September 12, 2017 | 14:32

The agency does not give details of the agreement, because according to the contract, the priority right to comment on the contract belongs to the foreign customer. Ankara was also heartened by Moscow's response to the 2016 failed coup in Turkey and the two sides have been working together in search of a solution to the Syria conflict.

by | September 12, 2017 | 14:28

The center of Irma will move near the northwestern coast of Florida this morning, cross the eastern Florida Panhandle into southern Georgia this afternoon, and move through southwestern Georgia and eastern Alabama tonight and Tuesday .

by | September 12, 2017 | 14:23

All 169 seats in parliament are up for grabs, and as many as nine parties are expected to win seats under Norway's system of proportional representation. "Erna Solberg is the people's prime minister". The independent Greens, which could hold the balance of power in post-election maneuvers, have made it a condition for anyone seeking their support to end all exploration - a demand that neither Labour nor the Conservatives are willing to meet.

by | September 12, 2017 | 14:17

City hit the front in the 24th minute when Sergio Aguero rounded Reds goalkeeper Simon Mignolet having latched on to De Bruyne's perfectly weighted throughball. However, they will not need reminding that Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool put them to the sword on their own patch in November 2015, with that 4-1 defeat still the last time City were beaten by three goals at the Etihad Stadium.

by | September 12, 2017 | 14:17

Raymond of New York Magazine . Rodman, who added that his trips to North Korea have included lots of laughing, karaoke, skiing, and horseback riding, suggested that Trump and Kim might find unexpected common ground if they spoke. I think that's a great connection for anyone in the world, it so happens it has to be me. I thank Donald Trump for giving me the opportunity to be on his show , an opportunity to be his friend and an opportunity to be an American, but I just think that one day, ...

by | September 12, 2017 | 14:15

Shortly after posting the footage of Mr Drake, Mr Brewer also posted a picture of a handheld anemometer with a wind speed reading of 117mph. STORY:Packing 130-mph (210-kph) winds, Hurricane Irma knocked out electricity to more than 1 million Florida homes and businesses on Sunday (September 10) as it headed towards the state's Gulf Coast, threatening potentially catastrophic flooding.

by | September 12, 2017 | 14:09

On Tuesday, the Oman Observer reported, "In compliance with the His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, Oman in coordination with the Yemeni parties have managed find a Vatican priest". Uzhunnalil said his kidnappers had contacted the Indian government and the Catholic bishop in Abu Dhabi with their demands, but the response was "not encouraging".

by | September 12, 2017 | 14:06

The political goal of North Korea's nuclear weapons program is to deter USA military action by threatening unacceptably high costs on the United States. That would shave off roughly 10 percent of what North Korea now gets from China, according to the U.S. Energy Information Agency. Kang lauded the Dutch government for sharing common ground with South Korea on its position to utilize both sanctions and dialogue for the resolution of the North Korean nuclear issue, the ministry said.

by | September 12, 2017 | 13:57

So declares WalletHub , a consumer site that examined data on 28 quality of life issues, ranging from exercise and suicide rates, to work hours and the environment. Utah was a close second with the highest volunteer rate at 39% and the lowest separation and divorce rate at 16%. Hawaii and California earn the third and fourth spots on the list as both states are in the top five as locations with lowest adult depression rates.

by | September 12, 2017 | 13:57

To his credit, Edwards told the Associated Press on September 10 that his call to arms was clearly intended as a joke that "may have gone over many people's heads", adding that "I've got people in my inbox mad as hell because they think this is actually happening".

by | September 12, 2017 | 13:55

Florida outages for Duke Energy Corp, which serves the northern and central parts of the state, increased to nearly 1.2 million, according to the company's website. St. Petersburg-based Duke Energy, with almost 1.8 customer accounts, was working to restore power to 1.2 million customers. Hurricane Imra hit the Florida Keys Sunday morning as a Category 4 storm .

by | September 12, 2017 | 13:52

Storm surge on the southwest coast of Florida could be greater than 9 feet in some areas. In the Tampa Bay area , access to all of Pinellas County's barrier islands, including the popular spring break destination of Clearwater Beach, was shut off.

by | September 12, 2017 | 13:34

Monday night through Tuesday morning: This is the time frame in which what's left of Irma will be moving through. A high wind watch was issued for parts of the Midlands, however according to the National Weather Service in Columbia, this should be treated as a tropical storm watch.

by | September 12, 2017 | 13:28

There were no immediate confirmed reports of any deaths in Florida , on top of the 24 people killed during Irma's destructive trek across the Caribbean . Scott said that he knows many Floridians want to resume their normal lives as soon as possible. The scope of damage in the hard-hit Florida Keys was not immediately clear.