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Hurricane Irma: UK government response in numbers, 13 September 2017

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Cuba reported at least 10 fatalities in the storm. Large parts of Havana remained underwater on Monday. Castro, 86, who has said he will step aside early next year, said authorities had not been able to assess the full extent of damage yet, but the hurricane had impacted housing stock and the power grid, as well as agriculture. Read More »

Independence Realty Trust Inc

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More notable recent Independence Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:IRT) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: "Independence Realty Trust, Inc". On the other end of the spectrum, if the indicator goes under -80, this may show the stock as being oversold. Intrepid Cap Mngmt owns 1.03% invested in Apple Inc. Read More »

Pressure mounts on Myanmar over Rohingya exodus

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Militia groups, local security forces and the Burmese army responded with clearance operations, forcing refugees into Bangladesh and leaving tens of thousands more displaced inside the state. Thousands of Rohingyas have sought to flee the fighting to Bangladesh, with almost 30,000 crossing over. Other new arrivals were being sheltered in schools, or were huddling in makeshift settlements with no toilets along roadsides and in open fields. Read More »

Jean-Claude Juncker: 'Europe will keep moving, because Brexit isn't everything'

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The reforms linked to the tighter integration and averting a so-called two-speed Europe. Saying he regretted Britain's decision to leave the bloc in March 2019, Juncker called for the European Union, the world's biggest trading bloc, to forge ahead with free trade deals as the United States under President Donald Trump takes a more insular turn. Read More »

Hurricane Jose: The storm we'll be watching for next week

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Communications will be non-existent except over hardwired telco equipment (telephone exchanges supply power on the lines and have backup generators ), and many people have given up using hardwired phones in their houses. It also spread misery into Georgia and SC as it moved inland with winds at 50 miles per hour, causing flooding and power outages. Clearing roads: Roads are the main concern, Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado said, as thousands of trees are down. Read More »

Irma power outages in S Carolina up to 250000

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The company updated technology - which Silagy says now allows it to pinpoint outages without customers needing to report them - and strengthened power lines and poles. Officials urge everyone to stay off the roads. Florida Gov. Rick Scott flew over the hard-hit but isolated Keys on Monday and said he saw a lot of flood damage and boats that had washed ashore. Read More »

Hillary Clinton is 'convinced' Trump's team colluded with Russian Federation

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She admits to mistakes and makes her feelings towards people involved clear. "But I felt deeply and thoroughly exhausted, like I hadn't slept in ten years", Clinton wrote . It's part of the demonstration of the continuity of our government", Clinton said. Robert Mueller , the Federal Bureau of Investigation special counsel investigating Russia's involvement in the election, issued grand jury subpoenas, The New York Times reported last month. Read More »

Kim Jong Un celebrates success of Hydrogen bomb test

Haley acknowledged China's influence saying: "Today's resolution would not have happened without the strong relationship that has developed between President ( Donald) Trump and Chinese President Xi (Jinping ), and we greatly appreciate both teams working with us". Read More »

Stocks Reach Important Points: KKR & Co. LP (KKR), Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL)

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Progressive Corp. now has $26.90 billion valuation. It opened the session with a $18.38 price tag, later ranging from $18.35 to $18.775, the range at which the stock has traded at throughout the day. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has "Buy" rating and $52.0 target. Goldman Sachs maintained Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) rating on Wednesday, April 20. Mizuho maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, July 21 report. Read More »

China Urges Restraint Over N.Korea

Now, as Mr Kim's grandson, Mr Kim Jong Un , accelerates his nuclear programme, South Korea is again targeting the North's leadership. She said the USA would continue to act to disrupt North Koreas illicit activities wherever they are located. Read More »

Miami woman delivers baby at home as Irma rages

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It has now been downgraded to a tropical storm, but is still considered unsafe. Levine said a curfew will be in effect for Sunday and Monday nights. Irma changed course in recent days, making landfall about 100 miles southwest on Cudjoe Key and leaving the southwest corner of the state preparing for the worst. Read More »

Hurricane Irma: Gov. Scott's sign interpreter creating buzz on social media

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The city of Miami imposed a curfew until 7am this morning and more than 381,000 customers in Florida were without power, the governor's office reported . Subsequent runs have shifted further west, primarily because it stayed south and it clung onto the Cuban islands for longer. " Storm surge is the deadliest hazard in a hurricane". Read More »

Apple Watch Series 3: All you need to know

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What are the legal implications of opening your phone with your face? The compromises this involved were just too many. Apple Watch fans, the rumors were spot on: the new Apple Watch Series 3 will indeed have built-in cellular capabilities for standalone Internet connectivity without an iPhone nearby. Read More »

US Senate leader opposes resolution against Myanmar leader

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The government has been accused by the United Nations of ethnic cleansing. But since August 25, following an attack on a border post by Rohingya militants, the gloves have come off, with no civilians given the benefit of the doubt. Several fellow Nobel laureates have also condemned her silence. A Myanmar reporter in the north of the state said he had reports from residents of an area called Rathedaung that six villages there had been torched and that there had also been shooting in the area. Read More »

EU Plans to Guard Carbon Market From Hard Brexit

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European Union diplomats say the bloc will change the current rules, a plan also backed by Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg, in a move that could make it easier for Macron to carry out economic reforms at home by showing he is delivering for French workers. Read More »

Where Is Hurricane Irma Going Next?

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Tropical storm Irma was 55 miles south of Columbus, Ga., last night with its fringes battering parts of SC. All that water and energy also incurred a material cost: Moody's Analytics estimates the economic cost of Hurricane Irma to be from $64-92 billion, a tally that includes both property damage and lost economic output. Read More »

North Korea Receiving Russian Supplies Despite sanctions

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After North Korea performed its nuclear test , Nikki Haley, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, accused the isolated nation of " begging for war " and called for the harshest round of sanctions yet. Earlier this year, the newspaper had suggested if North Korea conducted a sixth nuclear test , China would consider cutting at least some oil supplies. Read More »

Mourinho blasts Man United players over 'PlayStation football' against Basel

However, Mourinho insists that United are not among the front-runners to claim the Champions league crown ahead of the "big guys" in Kiev on May 26. It's a massive blow to United's chances in all competitions this season. After winning the Europa League in May they got their wish but before kick off they're already annoyed. Read More »

United Nations imposes fresh sanctions on N Korea

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North Korea has apparently conducted six nuclear tests, including the September 3 one, and has tested several inter-continental missiles on which a nuclear warhead could be affixed. Back in August, the United Nations banned North Korean exports of materials such as coal and ore. 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. Read More »

United Nations unanimously backs new sanctions on North Korea

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Peru said on Monday that it was expelling North Korea's ambassador over the country's refusal to heed the world's "constant calls" to end its nuclear program. The publicity stunt came as his envoy to the United Nations warned " forthcoming measures " will "make the USA suffer the greatest pain" it has ever experienced. Read More »

3 hurricanes are spinning simultaneously through the Atlantic

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Gov. Miguel Angel Yunes says the two died in a mudslide. The quake, the strongest to strike the country in more than 80 years, killed at least 61 people. The Mexican government has discontinued all tropical storm warnings. On its heels is Hurricane Jose , which was upgraded to a hurricane from a tropical storm on the afternoon of September 6, the same day Hurricane Katia formed as a tropical storm, strengthening as the day went on. Read More »

Irma weakens but still wreaks havoc in Florida

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Irma left millions of people in Florida without power . The hurricane center says the storm is still life-threatening with unsafe storm surge, wind and heavy rains. No injuries were reported in either case. After flying over the Keys on Monday, the governor described overturned mobile homes, washed-ashore boats and other damage. Read More »

Hurricane Irma Brings Chaos and Despair to Caribbean

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Seven of the deaths occurred in the capital. The storm will also damage the livelihoods of many on the islands. She said it was not clear anyone would survive. "Sheets of zinc that came flying into our backyard also damaged the kitchen wall and we lost many roof tiles", said Angel Coya, 52, adding he was optimistic that Cuba's Communist government would help fix the damage. Read More »

SC officials watching Hurricane Irma's approach

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Irma was initially expected to wallop Georgia's coast, leading Deal to order a mandatory evacuation for coastal communities. "This is a rapidly moving hurricane and the weather and the consequences of that hurricane can change dramatically within a short period of time", Deal said. Read More »

North Korea Threatens US After Sanctions Imposed By UN

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Both China and Russian Federation, by far Kim Jong Un's largest trade partners, are concerned enough about his ongoing illegal missile and nuclear weapon development programs to side with the U.S.in seeking to stop him. "We are not looking for war". At the same time, I'd like to note that any sanctions pressure has a limit of its own, and it has nearly been reached regarding North Korea . Read More »

UNSC hits North Korea with additional sanctions following nuclear test

Late Sunday, after a series of closed-door meetings, a revised draft emerged, setting a cap on oil exports to North Korea, but not blocking them altogether. "I think we've absolutely moved the needle on China", he said. The Security Council September 11 unanimously agreed to impose tighter sanctions on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), imposing limits on oil exports, banning the country's textile imports and access to gas liquids, and more closely inspecting cargo ships going ... Read More »

Germany open to Iran-style talks on North Korea nuclear programme: Merkel

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel will speak with Russian President Vladimir Putin as part of high-level talks aimed at increasing pressure on North Korea over its nuclear programme, her spokesman said on Monday. "The choice is theirs". China is North Korea's main ally and by far its biggest trading partner, including for oil shipments. The United Nations (UN) dropped North Korea with increased penalties for continuing to test their nuclear missiles. Read More »

Xi tells Trump Beijing firm on North Korea denuclearisation

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North Korea's September 3 nuclear test was the country's largest and prompted global outrage. However, Russia's UN Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia has said this may be "a little premature". THAAD also became a topic of controversy after U.S. President Donald Trump said Seoul should pay as much as $1 billion to place THAAD on South Korean soil. Read More »

Minnesota, 3 other states sue to defend DACA

California's Attorney General, Xavier Becerra , says that he is planning to file suit against the Trump Administration too. University of Vermont President Tom Sullivan reassured DACA students that federal law protects them. Professors from Harvard University were arrested after they blocked traffic during a protest following the Trump administration announcement . To qualify, applicants must have entered the USA before age 16, have lived here continuously since June 2007, and have ... Read More »

FPL power restoration estimated by end of next week

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As the remnants of Irma dissipate from Tennessee to the Carolinas, work is underway to restore power to 15 million people in parts of south Florida hit by the former Category-5 Hurricane. "That is consistent with what we expected to see", said Rob Gould, chief communications officer for the state's largest power company. More than 20,000 utilities workers from 30 states and Canada stationed at almost 30 staging sites across the state are assessing damage and restoring power. Read More »

What's next: Hurricane Jose could hit Eastern US, Canada

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It is much weaker than it was, battling harsh winds, and cooler water. The future path of Jose after it makes its stalling loop in the western Atlantic remains uncertain, but we will continue to monitor it for any potential USA impact. While it may be uncomfortably close to the Carolinas at times, almost all computer models indicate that the storm will stay well off the coast. After Friday , a break in a mid-level high pressure ridge ought to help Jose take a more decided northerly path. Read More »

Bluetooth flaws put billions of devices at risk

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Blueborne doesn't require devices to be paired with the malicious device, or even be set in discoverable mode. You can turn off your Bluetooth to prevent attacks if you won't receive the patch, Armis advised. When it comes to the Blueborne attacks, the specific vulnerability in this case does vary depending on the system. Armis has released a white paper that describes the how the vulnerability works and how it can be exploited. Read More »

Boris Johnson welcomes new sanctions on North Korea

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Merkel reiterated her call for a peaceful solution while speaking to supporters on Friday. The North Korean regime has pushed ahead with its nuclear weapons program, despite increasingly tougher sanctions in recent years. sanctions, but added that the administration has warned China that if it wishes to avoid further sanctions, such as the ones on its Bank of Dandong, the United States needs to "urgently" see action. Read More »