Vendredi, 17 Août 2018
Latest news
Home » Monde

Monde

Irma still pounding Florida as Category 1 storm

perth_map

Marco Rubio, R-Fla., told CNN as he hunkered down with his family inside his boarded-up Miami home. "Pray for us", Florida Governor Rick Scott said in an ABC News interview as his state braced for the massive storm , which has already left a trail of destruction through the Caribbean . Read More »

NFL Week One Match Up: Panthers at 49ers

perth_map

Though his numbers aren't eye-popping, McCaffrey easily looked like the Panthers' most impressive weapon Sunday, not to mention QB Cam Newton's favorite target in the passing game - as his team-high seven targets indicate. Yes, field position inside the Carolina side of the 50-yard line mandated this aggression, and it's moderately refreshing to see Shanahan take the initiative. Read More »

Hurricane Irma leaves Florida powerless, moves north

perth_map

The warnings come as Hurricane Irma creeps closer to the state, preparing to make landfall somewhere in Southwest Florida . "Flooding is occurring across Florida with Hurricane Irma , " the National Weather Service tweeted. As anxious Florida residents watched weather forecasts this week, it seemed clear Hurricane Irma was on track to strike Miami , Fort Lauderdale and other Atlantic coast cities, prompting a massive evacuation. Read More »

Airstrike Hits Facility Reportedly Tied To Syrian Chemical Weapons Program

perth_map

Former military intelligence head Amos Yadlin said the site targeted on Thursday "produces the chemical weapons and barrel bombs that have killed thousands of Syrian civilians". Israel sees a red line in the shipment to Hezbollah of anti-aircraft missiles, precision ground-ground missiles and non-conventional (chemical) weapons. Read More »

Trump's firing of Comey biggest mistake in "modern political history" - Bannon

perth_map

As a representative of the conservative-populist wave that elected Trump , Bannon's ouster from the White House was viewed with alarm by many among the president's loyal base. [Stephen] Miller and Mr. Kushner both told the president that weekend that they were in favor of firing Mr. Comey". "America's built on citizens": Justifying Trump's repeal of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Bannon insisted the president should not have allowed another six months to the Congress ... Read More »

Trump keeps pressure on North Korea as force remains an option

perth_map

He said that he would not bargain with North Korea in public. A US-drafted resolution includes a proposal to freeze North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's assets and an oil embargo. Ahead of a possible showdown in the U.N. Security Council over a US -led bid to enact the toughest sanctions yet on North Korea, Kim Jong-un's regime warned Monday that the USA would pay "due price". Read More »

Stephen Colbert books Late Show interview with Hillary Clinton

perth_map

Clinton , who won the popular vote against Donald Trump but lost the electoral college, has blamed Sanders for her defeat. The former democratic candidate appeared on the show back in 2015, where she made the audience crack up in laughter regarding her husband's successes as the President . Read More »

380k sign pro-Rohingya petition to strip Suu Kyi of Nobel prize

perth_map

Suu Kyi seems to have a phobia about Islam. Though they have been resident in Myanmar since the ninth century, because of their religion the Rohingya were called "foreigners" by the military junta, which revoked their citizenship . "Our government has never missed an opportunity to raise our concerns with the Burmese government, whether with the president, with Aung San Suu Kyi, or with the commander and chief", Alghabra said in May. Read More »

People Are Catching The Last Flights Leaving Miami Before Hurricane Irma Hits

perth_map

Miami and other heavily populated areas of southeastern Florida are on the worst side of the storm . Since Wednesday, Delta has added 5,000 seats and 24 flights servicing Florida and parts of the Caribbean. The latest forecast projects Hurricane Irma to make landfall in South Florida this weekend as a major hurricane . A relative of one passenger said he had to drive from Miami to Ft Lauderdale as there were many cancellations at that airport. Read More »

U California Sues Trump Over DACA Repeal

perth_map

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program isn't lost yet. I finally felt at ease here again. "President Trump's decision to repeal the DACA program threatens hundreds of thousands of young people who were raised in America, love this country and are an integral part of the American Dream", she wrote, in a statement typical of the response of Ivy League leaders. Read More »

China finds no radiation issues after North Korea bomb test

perth_map

North Korea is "under great pressure from the worldwide society, which I believe should end". The US and South Korea have asked the United Nations to consider tough new sanctions on North Korea after its nuclear test on Sunday that Pyongyang said was an advanced hydrogen bomb . Read More »

S. Korea braces for another possible N. Korea missile test

The U.S. and South Korea should "immediately stop the deployment process and withdraw relevant equipment", Geng said. South Korean authorities are closely watching for any military provocations from North Korea as the anniversary of the regime's foundation approaches, the South's Unification Ministry said. Read More »

Shinzo Abe : Japan PM urges 'greatest possible pressure' on North Korea

Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi said Beijing supports further United Nations action against North Korea but also wants to see renewed efforts to begin dialogue involving all sides. Yet after the North's nuclear test this week, conservatives in South Korea have been criticizing Moon's call for talks. According to a statement from South Korea's presidential office, Moon and Trump agreed to remove the limit on the payload of South Korean missiles in response to the North's nuclear test. Read More »

Stanford Cardinal at USC Trojans Start Time, Betting Odds

perth_map

Some people said USC didn't look like a No. 4-ranked team last week during a hard-fought win over Western Michigan. "( Stanford head coach) David (Shaw) has done a tremendous job there ... 1? Of course, that's not an easy assignment against Stanford . "This could be the best thing to happen to our team", safety Justin Reid said after the game. Read More »

Huskers fall to Ducks despite big second half

perth_map

This week, OR was up 42-14 on Nebraska at the half and almost blew its lead. Taggart joked he even saw room for improvement in the team's dancing. Herbert has validated Taggart's decision to keep him atop the depth chart by shredding the Ducks' first two opponents for 646 passing yards and four passing touchdowns against just one interception on 42-of-54 passing. Read More »

Hurricane Irma: Is climate change responsible?

perth_map

Here's the truth about the relationship between global warming and hurricanes Irma and Harvey . "We have a clear, undeniable, indisputable imprint of global warming on the global climate system", Miller said. For reference, Hurricane Harvey , which was a category 4 storm, made landfall at a speed of 209-251 km per hour. It all makes for a rough ride, as evidenced by a tweeted video that went viral, shot by aerospace engineer Nick Underwood, who was sent into the eye of Hurricane ... Read More »

Quick action on Hurricane Harvey relief itself a relief

perth_map

At its peak, the wind speed of the hurricane hit almost 300 kilometres an hour. In addition to the rapid intensification of the storm, its distinctive stationery behavior made the storm especially devastating. As a hurricane and then tropical storm, it caused catastrophic flooding in Houston and much of southeast Texas and killed at least 70. "Hurricane frequency is a more hard science question since it deals with the propensity of future weather to organize itself into a hurricane", ... Read More »

Indian-American lawmakers slam Trump — DACA scrapping

It is time for compromise. Though DACA is, as Democratic Sen. The pivot is real, and it's spectacular. And because of that, all they know is America. "In short, they appear to be a close reflection of what DACA recipients will look like a few years from now as they complete their educations". That is how law and order breaks down and chaos, even revolution, results. Read More »

Deal with Trump, GOP retirements have Dems riding higher

perth_map

Some House Republicans balked at the scope of the deal attaching the two, crucial fiscal measures, calling it a win for Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi , both Democrats. WASHINGTON (AP) - Congressional Democrats are getting a boost after months of playing political defense. But what, conservatives asked, was Ryan's plan in the first place? "I would not be surprised to see President Trump become the first sitting President to run against a "do ... Read More »

Abe, Moon agree to coordinate for stronger N Korea sanctions

perth_map

The Russian President, in China for a BRICS Summit told reporters that he had remarked to 1 of his counterparts at the talks that North Korea "will eat grass but will not give up the (nuclear) program, if they don't feel safe". A statement from China's Foreign Ministry said Xi told Trump that Beijing was "unswervingly" working to achieve denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula. Read More »

'Significant damage': Trails torched by Eagle Creek Fire

perth_map

Fire officials said Wednesday the fire is now estimated to be 20,000 acres. As a series of deadly hurricanes have made landfall throughout the U.S. Forest Service, Hood River Sheriff's Office, Hood River District Attorney's Office and fire personnel. The blaze, which is only 2 percent contained, forced about 2,000 people out of their homes on August 28 and they remain under evacuation orders, said fire information officer Mike Cole. Read More »

Cleveland announces Myles Garrett has high ankle sprain, out for several weeks

perth_map

One of the reasons Haden ultimately landed with the Steelers, he said , was the respect Steelers' players showed him in trying to recruit him after he'd been cut by Cleveland. " Big Ben has been playing in this league since I have been in grade school, so that is just a really weird concept". With Brown being arguably the best wide receiver in the game today going up against the lowly Browns, the 29-year-old could very well be celebrating in the end zone on Sunday. Read More »

Security tightened along Myanmar border to check Rohingyas' influx

perth_map

In some areas, Arsa militants seemed to have been operating without opposition. Myanmar so far has made no public comments on the insurgents' initiative. The agency said it needed $11.3 million to support the influx of people, in addition to those already living in camps. "People are attacked , killed, tortured or forced to leave their homes simply because they are Muslim, not Buddhist". Read More »

Evacuees from Florida arrive at NYC airports ahead of Irma

perth_map

Delta Air Lines and JetBlue announced fare caps on flights out of Florida - $99 on JetBlue and $399 on Delta - for residents trying to get out of the storm's path. Though they concede that fares may be higher than expected, airlines said they have not artificially inflated prices because of the storm . FLL urged passengers to contact their airline for current flight status. Read More »

Hurricane Irma Could Be 'The Big One' Of Florida's Worst Nightmares

perth_map

Avila said a turn northwest and north-northwest "is about to begin". On Friday, the hospital was still quiet, she said, but some patients had already been transferred there from evacuated areas further south, like the Keys. In a statement Saturday, the Caisse Central de Reassurance, France's public-sector reinsurer that provides coverage for natural disasters, said that amount covers damage to houses, vehicles and businesses. Read More »

Trump OKs more military sales to SKorea, Japan

perth_map

The White House stressed the USA and Chinese leaders' joint commitment to ridding the Korean Peninsula of nuclear weapons. South Korean warships conducted live-fire exercises at sea Tuesday as Seoul continued its displays of military capability following USA warnings of a "massive military response" after North Korea detonated its largest-ever nuclear test explosion. Read More »

Crews say Eagle Creek Fire 5% contained

perth_map

Hamilton expects I-84 to be closed for most of Tuesday. Extreme heat warnings and air quality alerts remained in effect for large portions of OR on September 4, as firefighters continued to battle wildfires in the state. Washington's State Route 14, which runs parallel to I-84, is now closed to commercial traffic in the same area. The Skamania County Fairgrounds in Stevenson was bustling with activity Wednesday. Read More »

South Korea seeks bigger warheads, North Korean ICBM reportedly on the move

perth_map

Earlier on Wednesday, the Russian president warned against cornering North Korea, and reiterated Moscow's stance that sanctions against the regime in Pyongyang would not help resolve the problems on the Korean peninsula. Putin said it was "ridiculous" that the United States first slapped Russian Federation with sanctions carried in the same bill that penalized North Korea, and "then asked us to help impose sanctions on North Korea". Read More »

What the Trump administration said about DACA — Fact check

perth_map

Denham pointed out the 25,000 DACA-eligible individuals living in Stanislaus, Merced and San Joaquin counties who are significant drivers of the local economy. He voted against a similar bill, along with nearly every House Republican, in 2010. No ifs, ands or buts on where Sen. He could have given a speech. Read More »