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by | September 11, 2017 | 00:40

Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 storm which ripped through the Caribbean Islands on its way to Florida and has killed at least 24 people, left bare beaches along the coastline of the Bahamas. But, the water is still expected to come back with the storm surge. Wayne Neely, a forecaster with the Bahamas Department of Meteorology, wrote in a post on Facebook that this phenomenon previously occurred during a hurricane affecting Acklins Island in the Bahamas in 1936.

by | September 10, 2017 | 13:24

President Trump's seaside Mar-a-Lago resort in exclusive Palm Beach, Fla., was ordered to evacuate Friday as Hurricane Irma barreled toward that part of the state. President Trump warned people to get out of the storm's path and to heed all instructions, adding that safety comes first since property is replaceable.

by | September 10, 2017 | 13:19

He warned the bloc must reinvent itself and become "more democratic ", more than "simply summit after summit" of officials shut away in crisis meetings. "I don't want a new European treaty discussed behind closed doors, in the corridors of Brussels, Berlin or Paris", Macron said. Macron prizes symbolic historic settings for his speeches: he was the first western leader in modern times to make a speech from Pnyx hill in Athens , the birthplace of democracy beneath the Acropolis.

by | September 08, 2017 | 00:51

It made no mention of the research center, describing the strikes instead as an attempt to hamper Syria's fight against the Islamic State and warning of "serious repercussions of such acts of aggression on the security and stability of the region".

by | September 08, 2017 | 00:47

Jaguar claims a 0-60 time of 5.5 seconds, considerably faster than an original E-Type, and a driving range of around 170 miles. The E-Type Zero has a real world electric range of 170 miles - more than enough for nearly any jaunt in a Classic Car (something would probably break before you got that far), which can be charged at home overnight in around 6-7 hours.

by | September 07, 2017 | 01:59

The government yesterday said it had asked the Spanish constitutional court to declare the referendum law void as soon as it is approved by the regional Parliament. But a referendum in defiance of Spain's rule of law, without the blessing of central authorities, has inflamed controversy. The vote on the bill is expected later Wednesday.

by | September 07, 2017 | 02:02

Gauri Lankesh lives on in our hearts. Journalists and civil society members responded on Wednesday with grief and rage to the murder of Gauri Lankesh in Bengaluru , and held protest demonstrations and vigils across the country demanding protections for free speech and a speedy investigation into the killing.

by | September 07, 2017 | 02:01

The Federal Reserve will lose an influential centrist with the resignation of Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer, according to a letter sent Wednesday to President Donald Trump. Three spots on the seven-member board were already vacant. Fischer, a respected 73-year-old economist and former head of Bank of Israel, has joined the Fed board since May 2014 and served as chairman of the board's committee on financial stability.

by | September 07, 2017 | 02:00

Open. "It's definitely the first-strike kind of tennis , I think is the easiest way to simplify it", said Vandeweghe of facing the No. 1 player. Until this year Vandeweghe had never gone beyond the second round at Flushing Meadows , but ever since bringing Pat Cash, the former Wimbledon champion, into her coaching entourage her game has flourished.

by | September 06, 2017 | 13:12

Tennessee, on the other hand, played Georgia Tech on Monday in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff at Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium and had to endure a double overtime 42-41 come-from-behind victory over the Yellow Jackets. But the Yellow Jackets failed to record a sack and rarely got heat on Tennessee quarterback Quinten Dormady , who was making his first start. The big play on the drive was a 44-yard pass from Marshall to Ricky Jeune.

by | September 06, 2017 | 13:12

Russian Federation has veto power as a permanent UN Security Council member along with China , the United States, Britain, and France. "It's ridiculous to put us on the same list as North Korea and then ask for our help in imposing sanctions against North Korea", said Putin .

by | September 06, 2017 | 13:00

Describing these countries as "close and valued" partners of India , Mr Modi said he was pleased to exchange perspectives with them on the shared priority of achieving comprehensive sustainable development and thanked President Xi Jinping for bringing the countries together.

by | September 05, 2017 | 19:43

The United States has agreed to help South Korea build up its missile capabilities and "reached an agreement in principle to revise the "missile guideline". South Korean President Moon Jae-In has previously urged limits on Seoul's missiles to be loosened in a conversation with Trump. Impoverished North Korea and the rich, democratic South are technically still at war because their 1950-53 conflict ended in a truce, not a peace treaty.

by | September 05, 2017 | 19:37

President Barack Obama rarely ordered immediate responses to North Korean missile tests, "partly because he believed it gave DPRK the attention they were seeking", said Frank Jannuzi, president and CEO of the Mansfield Foundation and a longtime federal analyst who was part of the team that negotiated the Agreed Framework with North Korea during the Clinton administration.

by | September 04, 2017 | 12:11

Fifth seeded Caroline Wozniacki criticised US Open organisers for putting her on an outside court in her second round loss while Sharapova soaked up the applause on Arthur Ashe . NEW YORK-Well, they won't have to worry about Maria Sharapova hogging centre court, and centre stage, anymore. On Sunday, she will face Latvian 16th seed Anatasija Sevastova for a spot in the quarter-finals.

by | September 04, 2017 | 12:08

She added the USA hoped both countries could now move toward "improved relations" and "increased cooperation". The U.S. Department of State, in a statement by Heather Nauert , Spokesperson for the Department on Thursday, said the move was to achieve parity in diplomatic missions.

by | September 04, 2017 | 11:48

Scrapping the deal would also have profound geopolitical implications in the region, said Mr Michael Green, an Asia expert at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies who oversaw issues on the Korean Peninsula during the administration of former president George W Bush.

by | September 04, 2017 | 11:48

As the Defence Minister, Ms Sitharaman will be a member of the crucial Cabinet Committee on Security whose members include the Prime Minister, Home Minister, External Affairs Minister and the Finance Minister. After derailment of train in Uttar Pradesh, Mr Prabhu had met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and offered to resign. Nine new faces - Hardeep Singh Puri , RK Singh, Shiv Pratap Shukla , Alphons Kannanthanam , Satyapal Singh, Ashwini Kumar Choubey , Gajendra Singh Shekhawat , Anant ...

by | September 03, 2017 | 22:40

Davis said the story was "nonsense. completely wrong" and that the United Kingdom position was not yet settled. The Brexit secretary said Barnier "looked a bit silly because there were plainly things we achieved". "The more and more time we lose in the coming months, the more and more it is clear that the transition period can only be the prolongation of the existing situation, the status quo", Verhofstadt told legislators.

by | September 03, 2017 | 20:16

Sokha, President of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), was arrested early on Sunday at his home in Phnom Penh and sent to a prison in Tboung Khmum province, about 150 km from here. She said his whereabouts was unknown. Kem Sokha was arrested at his house in a police swoop at 00:35 AM on September 3. Neither the US State Department nor the White House responded immediately to a request for comment.

by | September 03, 2017 | 20:06

North Korea also boasted that all of the components of the new weapon were "homemade", thus "enabling the country to produce powerful nuclear weapons, as many as it wants", without worrying about import sanctions . Jana Pursely, a USGS geophysicist, told AFP: "It's an explosion rather than an quake". The blast first measured in at 5.6 on the Richter scale but has since been revised up to a much stronger 6.3.

by | September 02, 2017 | 01:12

The test, conducted by the Central Board for Secondary Education, determines admissions to medical and dental colleges across India . Seventeen-year-old medical aspirant Anita S chose to end her struggle on Friday, a few months after the Supreme Court dismissed a petition filed by her and a few other students against the National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET).

by | September 02, 2017 | 01:12

At that point, the officer states "we're done, you're under arrest" and is shown advancing on Ms Wubbels who backs away screaming and is heard to shout: "Help!" The dispute ended with Payne telling the nurse she was under arrest and physically moving her out of the hospital while she screamed, "Help! Stop! Stop! I did nothing wrong!" as Payne drags her to a patrol vehicle and with two onlooking law enforcement officers.

by | September 01, 2017 | 02:06

Our house is 10 minutes away from where he was". However, he made a decision to alight near the Elphinstone Road station, owing to severer water logging.Though Amrapurkar's driver reached his house after a while, the doctor himself did not.

by | September 01, 2017 | 02:01

In January of 2016, then-candidate Trump pledged to give $1 million to veterans charities, but it wasn't until reporters pressed him months later that most of the money was doled out. Sanders says that the President told her to ask reporters at the briefing to suggest which organization his money should go to, because he hasn't yet decided.

by | September 01, 2017 | 01:59

Apple Inc ( Apple ) designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players, and a variety of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications.

by | August 31, 2017 | 01:21

Gen. Sam Greaves said Wednesday's missile launch was a "key milestone". "The number of countries with access to ballistic missile technology, including some with the potential to reach North America or target Canadian and allied deployed forces, has increased and is expected to grow and become more sophisticated", the policy says.

by | August 31, 2017 | 00:43

The evacuation agreement, the first such publicized deal, had already angered many Iraqis who accused Syria and Lebanon's Hezbollah of dumping the militants on the Iraqi border rather than eradicating them. The militants were given safe passage to the Syrian province of Deir al-Zor. "We fight the terrorists in Iraq". Islamic State agreed to a ceasefire deal that took effect on Sunday with the Lebanese army on one front and Hezbollah with the Syrian army on the other.

by | August 31, 2017 | 00:39

In a speech Wednesday, President Trump cited the 1986 tax reform as a model for the kind of bipartisan effort he wants this fall, but in a 1999 op-ed he called that bill "a catastrophe". "This includes helping parents afford child care and the cost of raising a family", Trump said, adding that the issue was important to his daughter, Ivanka.

by | August 30, 2017 | 01:57

First and foremost, YouTube has a new logo and icon, as you can see above. Also on tap is a " clean new design " for the app, a gesture that will let you easily jump between videos with a simple swipe, and more. "The updated logo and icon are rolling out across desktop and mobile starting today; before arriving on other apps and services". According to the company, the new logo allows for a more flexible design that works better across a variety of devices, even on the tiniest screens.