The storm roared ashore on the Florida Keys island chain on Sunday as a powerful Category Four hurricane, ripping boats from their moorings, flattening palm trees and downing power lines , after devastating a string of Caribbean islands.
Lynch, who served under President Barack Obama , said at the time that the department would "continue our careful and deliberate examination of the facts in the coming days and weeks" to determine whether any officers should be charged with violating Gray's civil rights.
Hurricane Jose strengthened to an "extremely dangerous" Category 4 storm Friday, with maximum sustained winds near 150 miles per hour, according to the National Hurricane Center . Call it the summer of storms-there are now three hurricanes swirling around the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico . The category 1 hurricane's winds remain near 80 miles per hour with higher gusts.
Gardner took advantage of the forum to defend the results of the 2016 election against accusations of fraud in the wake of voting statistics released last week by Speaker of the House Shawn Jasper. The commission's stated mission is to find ways to boost public confidence in elections. This might also include some folks like retirees, who moved to New Hampshire and are no longer driving.
West of Alamance and Chatham counties, a high-wind advisory was posted, and forecasters told residents to expect steady wind at 15 to 25 miles per hour and frequent gusts up to 40 miles per hour. In July, the Post published a front-page story documenting how the Bay area is the most vulnerable region in the United States to flood and damage if a major hurricane ever scores a direct hit.
Edith Windsor , an activist whose landmark Supreme Court case is largely responsible for dismantling 1996's Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and making gay marriage legal in America, died on Tuesday at the age of 88. "It's nearly essential that we all meet as often as we can meet: that we become more and more related to each other given these circumstances", Ms.
Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley met with Amano in Vienna, reportedly to push for IAEA inspections of Iranian military sites-a move the Islamic Republic immediately dismissed as "merely a dream". Since the historic deal was signed in Vienna, the IAEA has repeatedly confirmed the Islamic Republic's compliance with its commitments under the JCPOA, but some other parties, especially the USA, have failed to live up to their undertakings.
The resolution asks countries around the world to inspect ships going in and out of North Korea's ports but does not authorize the use of force for ships that do not comply. China's official Xinhua news agency said in a commentary that the Trump administration was making a mistake by rejecting diplomatic engagement with North Korea.
This is the first time that the UNSC resolution has included restrictions on oil supplies to the North . Experts analyzed that it would lead to around a 30 percent reduction in total supplies of oil-related products to the North . USA ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said about the regime: "if it agrees to stop its nuclear program, it can reclaim its future". The sanctions follow a series of North Korean missile tests in recent months, culminating in an intercontinental ballistic missile ...
According to officials at British intelligence headquarters at Whitehall, North Korea's rapid advances in nuclear weapons may have been the direct result of Iranian influence. The U.N. Security Council on Monday ratcheted up sanctions yet again against North Korea, but they fell significantly short of the far-reaching penalties that the Trump administration had demanded just days ago.
Defense attorneys have said it was customary for Menendez to help with visa applications, and not improper. Menendez is charged with accepting bribes from Melgen in exchange for political influence. Bob Menendez sent a letter of support to the State Department to get two women from the Dominican Republic a US visa, and one of these women happened to be the girlfriend of a wealthy eye doctor who prosecutors say bribed the Democratic senator with gifts and luxury vacations in exchange for ...
The Hawkeyes responded quickly and tied the game at seven. Iowa leads the Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series, 5-2. Iowa has now won three straight in the series for the first time since winning three in a row from 2008-2010. In the overtime session, the Hawkeyes stalled their rivals at the 13 yard-line - thanks in no small part to a pass breakup by Michael Ojemudia against Lazard in the end zone.
Still, they noted that the measure could open the way for a complete oil embargo. Experts said that China will likely implement what was agreed upon in the latest deal with the United States "for the time being", but it remains to be seen whether it will keep pressing the North in the long term.
Abe said , "We must make North Korea understand there is no bright future for the country if it pursues the current path". Still, North Korea denounced efforts by Washington to impose new United Nations -backed sanctions against the country.
Claiming that she was "not sure" if Trump would pick up a copy of " What Happened ", Sanders then said that "I think it's clear to all of America" what happened, especially Trump who was "pretty well versed on what happened". "That's the job of the Department of Justice - and something they should certainly look at". The Justice Department's inspector general is also looking into Comey's handling of the Clinton email investigation, and whether he violated procedures and went outside the ...
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Nathan Deal today expanded the emergency declaration to include an additional 65 counties. - State officials have asked everyone in Georgia to shelter in place through at least Tuesday as Hurricane Irma moves closer. Forecasters say during the day Monday, gusts could top 60 miles per hour. Numerous local governments and businesses will be closed Monday. Governor Deal said he spoke to President Trump earlier in the day Sunday, who offered any assistance that might be needed, along with ...
The storm also caused destruction when it swept across Georgia and SC on Monday. The hurricane's winds were clocked at 185 mph for 37 hours, the longest on record, NPR reported . A high school in Homestead, a city in which 90 percent of its residents were without electricity on Monday, lost its roof. Strong river flooding is possible over the next five days in much of central Georgia and southern SC.
First Irma slammed into the Florida Keys Sunday morning as a Category 4 hurricane , ripping roofs off of mobile homes and littering roads with debris. Irma made landfall just after 9 a.m.at Cudjoe Key, about 20 miles outside Key West, forecasters said. Florida Power and Light, the state's major electricity provider, deployed almost 17,000 workers ahead of the storm to assist with restoration.
Twelve people were killed on the two islands by Hurricane Irma , thousands of buildings were flattened and the authorities are struggling to control looting. Willem-Alexander said he was encouraged to see residents already working together to rebuild the shattered capital of Philipsburg. "There is a odd mood at the moment in Saint-Martin, so we need to think about public order".
Putin's comments, following an worldwide summit in China, came after the United States called for the "strongest possible measures" against North Korea for detonating what it called a hydrogen bomb on Sunday. US Ambassador Nikki Haley said the United States would be seeking a vote at the council on new sanctions on September 11. Also, the final parts of a controversial US-built missile defense system arrived at a base in Seongju, south of Seoul, greeted by throngs of protesters.
This is the first time on record that the Atlantic has had two hurricanes with 150-plus miles per hour winds at the same time, Colorado State University meteorologist Philip Klotzbach said . With three tropical cyclones now on the map at the same time, Tropical Storm Jose is expected to become a hurricane by Wednesday night. French President Emmanuel Macron says he expects that victims and heavy damages will be discovered when Hurricane Irma has left the islands of Saint Martin and ...
As he spoke, opposition leaders held a rally in Kibera, the capital's largest slum, rejecting the October 17 date unless officials on the election board, whom they blame for mishandling the polls, resign. On Monday, Kenyan police detained a ruling party lawmaker and a former opposition senator for alleged hate speech. Both were freed on a 300,000 Kenya shilling ($3,000) bond.
But at this point, the storm's odd path is too far out to predict accurately. Around 5.7 million homes and businesses in the state are without power, and more than 120 homes near Orlando have had to be evacuated from rising floodwaters. Based on information from the National Hurricane Center , Hurricane Jose will make a looping path in the western Atlantic Ocean this week, generating high surf and rip currents that will affect parts of the U.S.
The state organization is coordinating the response by Minnesota cooperatives. "Eleven electric cooperatives in Tennessee are sending personnel and equipment to Florida and Georgia to assist electric cooperatives impacted by this incredible storm", said David Callis, executive vice president and general manager of the Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association.
The hospital confirmed via Twitter the campus is "locked down following reports of an active shooter in the hospital" and said officials were assessing the situation. Anyone who sees him is asked to call 911. A hospital employee told WMUR that staff was evacuated. People were told to avoid the area, and traffic was stopped on a route leading to the hospital.
Eric Trump's siblings were quick to welcome the bundle of joy via social media. Ivanka Trump, who has three kids with husband and fellow White House adviser Jared Kushner , also offered her congratulations. "So far today, he's tweeted about Hurricane Irma and "#FAKE NEWS!" He told People that they found out about the pregnancy on his birthday, which is January 6.
In the Atlanta area, the forecast calls for sustained winds over 40 miles per hour with frequent gusts of 50-60 miles per hour, potentially leading to downed trees and power lines, the National Weather Service in Atlanta said. Authorities asked more than 6 million people in Florida and Georgia to evacuate before Hurricane Irma's storm surge and fierce winds make leaving or rescuing impossible.
Other people appear on camera in the video, which appears to have been shot in a hotel room, and some have suggested that Jenkins can be seen sitting on a bed in the reflection of the woman's sunglasses. Social media users have been using the hashtag #KennekaJenkins to share theories of what happened to the woman, with many accusing her friends of foul play.
The North Korean Foreign Ministry warned on Monday that Pyongyang would retaliate using "ultimate means", if the United Nations Security Council adopts the new resolution imposing tougher sanctions against Pyongyang. The post UN Security Council steps up sanctions on defiant North Korea appeared first on Vanguard News . At least three South Korean bitcoin exchanges have been targeted by North Korean military hackers in 2017, according to a report from the cybersecurity firm FireEye.
Nitish Kumar is showing no burnout when it comes to agreeing with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. "We are in favour of simultaneous elections to Bihar assembly and Lok Sabha", Singh said. Alleging that Nitish used to stay at the residence of one "Mishra" in Bhagalpur, Lalu questioned the credentials of the person. Nitish Kumar's politics is full of misdeeds he added.
Almost 7 million people in the Southeast were warned to evacuate , including 6.4 million in Florida alone. More than 15 million people in Florida alone are without power . Especially for the Keys, it's going to be a long road. The deadly hurricane hit Marco Island at 3:35 p.m. local time (19:35 UTC) on Sunday with winds gusting at 130 miles (209 kilometers) per hour just 15 miles south of Naples, according to the National Hurricane Center .
Official statistics suggest around 300,000 Rohingya Muslims have been forced to flee their homes in Myanmar and move toward Bangladesh since the latest bout of violence by the government against the religious Minority. Most clashes have occurred in the Maungdaw District, which borders Bangladesh. Burma denies Rohingya exist as an ethnic group and says those living in Rakhine are illegal migrants from Bangladesh.
The review petitions were filed by advocate Khawaja Haris and advocate Salman Akram Raja separately in the Supreme Court on behalf of the former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family against the Panama verdict announced on July 28, 2017.
The bill , which will bring an end the supremacy of European Union law in the United Kingdom, now moves onto its next parliamentary stage. Labour MP Helen Goodman summed up the fears of many MP's, constitutional experts, lawyers, human rights organisations, trades unions and charities when she went through the clauses that allow the Government to operate without parliament's assent and warned: "this is a power grab by Tory ministers who can not be trusted".