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by | September 12, 2017 | 17:11

Potential tracks vary wildly, from landfalls in the south up to the Canadian maritimes, while others take Jose out to sea permanently. Of 20 runs of the GFS model ensemble forecast Monday morning, 25% resulted in an eventual landfall in the US, and another 25% in Canada.

by | September 12, 2017 | 17:07

That work grew into a close relationship with the businessman-turned-politician, making Hicks one of the few White House aides who has avoided the infighting that has largely defined Trump's presidency. Hicks initially was reluctant to take the communications director role but is a favorite aide to the president and first family and has the respect of White House staff.

by | September 12, 2017 | 17:03

Officials and forecasters reiterated Saturday that large storm surges along Florida's west coast could cause major flooding. However, the new path puts the storm's center west of Atlanta. Brian Palmer agreed. He barely had to watch for traffic Sunday in Savannah's normally bustling downtown historic district as he rode a bike home after leaving his vehicle in a parking garage for the duration of the storm.

by | September 12, 2017 | 16:55

The People's Action Party has been in power since self-rule was gained from the British in 1959. Mdm Halimah, 63, added that she will now focus on preparing for Nomination Day on Wednesday. It is 74.3 per cent Chinese, 13.4 per cent Malay, 9.1 per cent Indian and 3.2 per cent others. "One of these days, an incident will happen". Tan, a former deputy prime minister, was elected in a tight race in 2011.

by | September 12, 2017 | 16:55

Pay shouldn't be a popularity contest. John McDonnell, shadow chancellor, said: "The next Labour government will lift the public sector pay cap for all public sector workers and we are demanding nothing less than that from this shambolic Government".

by | September 12, 2017 | 16:54

Meanwhile, the National Hurricane Center called Jose a " quickly strengthening " storm, with current max sustained winds at 75 miles per hour. As the sunlight cycled between day and night September 4-7, the satellite captured Katia and Jose as they developed, while the eye of Hurricane Irma remained ominously intact.

by | September 12, 2017 | 16:52

However, after a massive 8.1 magnitude quake struck Mexico's Pacific coast last week, the Mexican government has withdrawn its offer (which the United States took nine days to partially accept) in order to better deal with its own natural disaster crisis.

by | September 12, 2017 | 16:49

Once Irma makes landfall, the storm is expected to decrease in intensity after it makes contact with the southwest Florida coast, and then weaken as it moves north over the western Florida coast and into the panhandle. Irma continues to batter the coast of Florida. Expect Tropical Storm Force Winds From Monday through Monday Night, according to the NWS. Monday is expected to be sunny with a high near 78, and a low Monday night around 54 degrees.

by | September 12, 2017 | 16:50

A hurricane watch is in effect from Cabo Rojo to Laguna Verde, the National Hurricane Center said . Although the storm has lost strength, forecasters caution that large amounts of rainfall are still occurring. The storm originally made landfall just north of Tecolutla, Mexico Friday night as a Category 1 hurricane with 75 miles per hour winds. The National Hurricane Center said Jose continues to strengthen.

by | September 12, 2017 | 16:40

Unlike neighboring MA and Vermont, which reliably vote for the Democrat in presidential elections, New Hampshire can swing either way. "Donald Trump created this commission because he was humiliated about losing the 2016 popular vote".

by | September 12, 2017 | 16:36

Asked how Russian Federation would feel if Mr Trump were impeached, Mr Putin said it would be "absolutely wrong" for Russian Federation to discuss domestic United States politics. Putin's warnings haven't stopped the United States from trying to pursue a tough global response to the nuclear test, especially at the United Nations.

by | September 12, 2017 | 16:32

A commentary section for The Guardian says the impact of two major storms making landfall in the United States - Harvey in Texas and Irma in Florida - will force the Trump administration to reconsider its stance on climate change .

by | September 12, 2017 | 16:31

About 800 flights had been canceled at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, which remained operational Monday as its staff monitored storm conditions with help from the Federal Aviation Administration, airport spokesman Andrew Gobeil said.

by | September 12, 2017 | 16:25

Instead, Russia, along with China, has advocated a "freeze for freeze" plan, under which the United States and South Korea would stop major military exercises in exchange for North Korea halting its weapons programs. Rycroft called the resolution "a very significant set of additional sanctions", declaring that "we are tightening the screw, and we stand prepared to tighten it further".

by | September 12, 2017 | 16:08

The White House said on Monday the violent displacement of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar showed the country's security forces were not protecting civilians. Yanghee Lee, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Human Rights for Myanmar, said Friday that at least 1,000 people had been killed in the violence, though she said that figure is "very likely an underestimate".

by | September 12, 2017 | 16:06

Katia is expected to strengthen into a hurricane before making landfall in Mexico . The upgrade comes as Jose has picked up wind speed over the past few hours, reaching 75 mph (120 kph). All three of these storms are a sign it's peak hurricane season. While there were no official warnings or watches, the advisory suggests that the Leeward Islands must monitor Hurricane Jose's track along the Atlantic .

by | September 12, 2017 | 16:05

Hurricane force winds extended 70 miles (112 km) from Irma's center as it veered toward Florida, a state around 150 miles (240 km) wide. Katia became a hurricane Wednesday afternoon, with maximum sustained winds of 75 miles per hour , the National Hurricane Center said in its 5 p.m.

by | September 12, 2017 | 16:01

U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude CLc1, meanwhile, lost 7 cents, or 0.1 percent, to settle at $49.09 per barrel. "While some are concerned about the demand side [from Irma] I don't think it's that big a situation", said James Williams, president of energy consultant WTRG Economics, noting that Harvey had more of an impact on crude, "The demand for crude is going to be set by the refineries coming back online".

by | September 12, 2017 | 15:50

North Korea says it detonated a hydrogen bomb in its sixth nuclear test on Sunday. Nikki Haley, the United States ambassador to the UN, said on Monday that North Korea's leadership is "begging for war" as she called on the body's Security Council to impose tougher measures against the country following its most powerful nuclear test to date.

by | September 12, 2017 | 15:51

Till Monday, police have recorded statements of Rishi Shah where the deceased Karan stayed for the last one month, Shah's two domestic helps, building security guard, a friend of Karan and his parents, brother and cousin on Monday. Later, he learnt to study piano professionally at the Berklee College of Music, in Boston, USA, where he trained under veterans like Danilo Perez, Hal Crook and Jeff Covell.

by | September 12, 2017 | 15:46

Russian president Vladimir Putin has said he believes Donald Trump's administration is willing to defuse tensions on the Korean Peninsula. Dozens of people were injured in clashes between South Korean protesters and police Thursday as the US military added more launchers to the high-tech missile-defense system it installed in a southern town to better cope with North Korean threats.

by | September 12, 2017 | 15:45

According to South Korean data, Beijing supplies roughly 500,000 tonnes of crude oil annually. Instead, annual crude oil supplies are capped at current levels - China is believed to supply around four million barrels a year through a pipeline, while deliveries of refined oil products such as gasoline and diesel are limited to two million barrels a year.

by | September 12, 2017 | 15:42

With ports mended and weather cleared, Caribbean officials struggled Monday to get aid to islands devastated by Hurricane Irma and tried to take stock of the damage caused by the Category 5 storm. Downed trees & tree limbs scattered throughout KW. Scott, the governor, said he had received "spotty reports". "What is very serious about it is that it is hitting virtually the entire state, multiple major metropolitan areas, and we are going to have a recovery the likes to which we have not ...

by | September 12, 2017 | 15:30

He said so far he did not have evidence that Kim Jong Un's regime has targeted cryptocurrency exchanges outside of South Korea, but did not rule out the possibility in the future. When these new stronger sanctions are added to those passed last month, over 90 % of North Korea's publicly reported exports are now fully banned. North Korean soldiers gather on Munsu Hill in Pyongyang on Saturday to mark the 69th anniversary of the country's founding.

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.