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by | September 14, 2017 | 06:49

Charles Saxon, 57, became South Carolina's first recorded death when he was struck by a tree limb while clearing debris outside his home in Calhoun Falls amid wind gusts of about 40 miles per hour (64 kph), according to a statement from Abbeville County Coroner Ronnie Ashley.

by | September 14, 2017 | 06:13

EDT (1500 GMT). "Our goal is don't put any more lives at risk", he said, adding that the current major threat is flooding in the northern part of the state. The outages included about 662,000 customers in Miami-Dade County, Florida's most populous. Locations without power have been flagged to the state to help utilities prioritize their work, the group said in a statement .

by | September 13, 2017 | 07:39

This would create an affordable, public health care plan that's available to any American to purchase through the already-existing insurance exchanges. I argued back in July that the biggest victor of the Obamacare repeal debate was single-payer. In my judgement, America was just not there ... That gets to an important thing that a big goal like universal coverage can accomplish for Democrats , who are often accused of being too focused on small-bore policy change.

by | September 13, 2017 | 04:30

On Sunday, Irma claimed its first U.S. fatality - a man found dead in a pick-up truck that had crashed into a tree in high winds in Marathon in the Florida Keys, local officials said . He added, "there is no safe area within the Keys, and you put your life in your own hands by not evacuating". "A lot of people lost everything", he said Tuesday morning.

by | September 12, 2017 | 09:01

To be sure, there are few who really believed things would play out quite so neatly in a nation with such a troubled past. When Suu became the de facto leader in Myanmar (after her party, National League of Democracy had a landslide victory in the 2015 general elections) our elation knew no bound.

by | September 12, 2017 | 09:01

There is a desperate need for food, water and health services for new arrivals in Cox's Bazaar, the United Nations added. "They were scrutinized on the facts of their citizenship status, and the period they lived in Myanmar", he said . In Indonesia, hundreds of protesters gathered near the famous Borobudur temple in Central Java, and hundreds more outside the Myanmar Embassy in Jakarta.

by | September 12, 2017 | 08:22

Limited operations at the airport, the country's 12th largest, were set to resume at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, Gonzalez said on Twitter . The final scheduled flight from Tallahassee International Airport left Sunday (Sept. United Airlines added six flights out of Miami to its hubs, including Newark, New Jersey, and Chicago O'Hare. Delta Air Lines has canceled 900 flights as Irma , now a tropical storm , nears Atlanta.

by | September 11, 2017 | 05:58

Some coastal flooding, strong winds, including a tornado risk, along with heavy downpours are all anticipated conditions that will likely plague the northeast SC and southeast North Carolina , according to Saturday morning update from the National Weather Service in Wilmington, N.C.

by | September 10, 2017 | 19:10

According to the sources, High Commissoner Syed Muazzem Ali said Bangladesh is facing many problems due to Rohingya Muslims as they are fleeing Myanmar to escape escalating violence in their Rakhine State. Myanmar's troops and police have once again been accused of the rape and murder of Rohingya civilians as well as burning down their villages. "People are attacked, killed, tortured or forced to leave their homes simply because they are Muslim, not Buddhist".

by | September 10, 2017 | 18:08

GasBuddy , an app for finding the closest gas stations and cheapest prices, has reached the No. 2 spot in the App Store as Hurricane Irma bears down on Florida . American , Southwest and other airlines are moving all of their operational aircraft out of the region to wait out the storm. By comparison, Hurricane Ike, which hit Texas in 2008, canceled only 3,400 flights for the airline.

by | September 10, 2017 | 09:55

While Hurricane Irma was downgraded to a Category 3 storm , it's expected to gain strength before making landfall tomorrow morning in Florida. It remains a Category 5 storm , the highest designation by the National Hurricane Centre.

by | September 07, 2017 | 07:23

While North Korea has accused US and South Korean military exercises as a dress rehearsal for invasion, the leaders responded they were acting in self-defence. China has put forth a "freeze-for-freeze" proposal that would suspend large-scale US military exercises with South Korea in return for a suspension of North Korean nuclear and missile tests.

by | September 04, 2017 | 10:51

This test marks the second time that a SM-6 missile has successfully intercepted a medium-range ballistic missile target, officials said . "We see a North Korea whose objective is to have missiles capable of transporting a nuclear weapon tomorrow", Le Drian told RTL radio.

by | September 04, 2017 | 10:51

This test marks the second time that a SM-6 missile has successfully intercepted a medium-range ballistic missile target, officials said . "We see a North Korea whose objective is to have missiles capable of transporting a nuclear weapon tomorrow", Le Drian told RTL radio.

by | September 04, 2017 | 10:50

This test marks the second time that a SM-6 missile has successfully intercepted a medium-range ballistic missile target, officials said . "We see a North Korea whose objective is to have missiles capable of transporting a nuclear weapon tomorrow", Le Drian told RTL radio.

by | September 02, 2017 | 10:19

If the Democrats succeed in gaining the governor's office in 2018 and holds on to its control of the Legislature through next census in 2020, Republicans are likely to see districts boundaries redrawn that lock out even more GOP candidates.

by | September 01, 2017 | 11:34

We've come up playing a lot of cricket together for Barbados. "If you're not on it and you don't play up to your best then they have the ability to turn you over and that's exactly what they did to us this week". Hope was equally effective on the backfoot, smacked anything offered on the pads and didn't get bogged down a despite a few misses. The same goes for the team.

by | September 01, 2017 | 05:56

Brown Convention Center, held more than 9,000 people - nearly twice the number officials originally planned to house there, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said. "I've been in my house for 12 years, and this is the first time for me". Speights tried to stay in his home during the storm but had to move to other shelter after his home lost its roof and back wall.

by | September 01, 2017 | 04:28

This year's opener will be just the second Top 5 matchup during this span, and the first to include the preseason No. 1. How good is Florida State? Alabama coach Nick Saban said that James is every bit as good as anyone they have faced in his 11 years at the school.

by | August 31, 2017 | 19:13

Willson said they are ready to bring pets back to MI, and will send down more staff as needed. The Atlanta Humane Society accepted the first of what could be several truckloads of shelter animals from Louisiana on Saturday morning. Whether this is an example of animal resilience or simply a hungry pooch taking control of the situation isn't clear, Reid says, since very little research exists on resilience in companion animals.

by | August 31, 2017 | 04:19

Unlike during Alison and Ike, my wife, who is a pediatrician, wasn't scheduled to work this weekend, so after I hugged her and headed out to work, she took charge of preparing our house for the storm in much the same manner as we do at the hospital, albeit on a smaller scale.

by | August 30, 2017 | 15:44

My research suggests that Pakistan is not following a conscious policy of "harboring terrorism". After 9/11, the USA declared Pakistan a major non-Nato ally in 2002 as part of its "War on Terror". Janjua underlined the importance of Pakistan-China strategic partnership, calling for closer cooperation between the two nations to promote peace and stability in the region.

by | August 30, 2017 | 13:42

Additional moisture banking against the mountains and ahead of a fairly weak low-pressure trough approaching from the west will likely increase rain tonight into Tuesday . Although it is unlikely Harvey will regain hurricane strength it wouldn't come as a surprise to see some strengthening, it'll depend on the influx of dry air and shear that is now hampering its progress.

by | August 29, 2017 | 18:30

Meanwhile, Barton County Emergency Manager Amy Miller said the Kansas Food Bank and the National Guard have been put on alert to provide relief. Coloradans who donate to Hurricane Harvey relief should do their homework and make sure the charity they contribute to is legitimate.

by | August 29, 2017 | 13:55

In addition, Amazon Lockers will be made available in select Whole Foods Market stores, enabling customers to have products shipped from Amazon .com to their local Whole Foods Market store for pick up or to send back returns. Rotisserie chicken, bananas, some produce, almond butter and several kinds of fish are now less expensive. Richard Vincent, 43, said he calls the organic grocer "Wonderful Foods", while his wife calls it "Whole Paycheck", referring to the chain's reputation for ...

by | August 27, 2017 | 12:32

That was the basis for previous budget deals under Obama, but with Republicans controlling both the Legislative and Executive Branches, many Republicans do not want to strike a similar agreement this year. The interest on the debt is $270 billion. When Congress returns to Washington next month, McConnell will have to work with Trump to raise the debt ceiling, pass a budget and also pass a spending bill to keep the government funded.

by | August 27, 2017 | 05:48

A million barrels a day of refining capacity has been idled on the Gulf Coast and nearly a quarter of offshore production has been shut down, according to the New York Times . Surrounded by the early morning darkness, they saw many trees down, a pile of debris blocking their driveway and Hattman's vehicle damaged after it was hit by roof tiles.

by | August 25, 2017 | 17:44

However, things could have been worse for the tycoon as prosecutors campaigned for a 12-year sentence. Prosecutors say the money was in return for policy favours including government support for Lee's hereditary succession at the group, after his father was left bedridden by a heart attack in 2014.

by | August 25, 2017 | 05:51

The only two new things in the policy are, one they did not define when they would leave Afghanistan, secondly once the United States "wins" the war then they would bring the Taliban on the table. While Trump's speech was widely criticized in Pakistan by politicians of all parties, it was welcomed by Afghanistan's shared leadership of President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah.

by | August 23, 2017 | 21:29

Thomas Holloway just won $5 million. This results in odds of 1 in 292,201,338 of winning a jackpot per play. A mix of local people and visitors come to the market. To win a $1 million grand prize, a player must match five numbers. It's money. Life gets easier when you don't have to worry about the bills. If you live in one of the six states that don't participate in Powerball - i.e., Alabama, Alaska, Hawaii, Mississippi, Nevada, and Utah - you'll have to head out of state to buy a ticket.

by | August 20, 2017 | 19:15

These two different shadows are what contribute to the total and partial eclipses; the umbra is seen as a total eclipse , while the preumbra is the partial. Louis (populations 481,000 and 318,000 respectively) do fall into the path of totality . Dark areas in the photos , like the solid black face of the moon, are silent when you touch them.

by | August 19, 2017 | 07:52

Much information has been published regarding the path of the eclipse, what causes a solar eclipse, and how to safely view it. Madison, Ind . - Clifty Falls State Park will host an eclipse viewing party from 2:00-3:00 p.m. Hy-Vee sold the glasses earlier in the week but sold out by Wednesday. DON'T BE A DATA HOGAs Monday unfolds across the nation, be ready to experience a cellular slow down as people rush to post their solar eclipse selfies.

by | August 15, 2017 | 21:36

A Monday afternoon event , also near Trump Tower , calls for participants to "stand against warmonger Trump, white supremacy and hatred!" The statue was then bent and stomped upon, gloriously. Eva Sahana, a Resist Fascist organizer, told The Daily Beast on Monday, "Right now [Trump] he has blood all over his hands". During the campaign and into his presidency, Trump has struggled with questions about his support among some white nationalist-affiliated groups .

by | August 11, 2017 | 23:41

According to CNN Swift added, "This is what happened", she testified . David Mueller maintains his stance that the allegation against him is false. "She would stop for them under any circumstances". "He stayed latched on my bare ass cheek as I lurched away from him, visibly uncomfortably", she said.

by | August 09, 2017 | 23:52

It went on to explain that India is a "great regional power" and must act more responsibly on such serious issues instead of taking advantage of the situation. "India's intrusion into the Chinese territory under the pretext of Bhutan has not only violated China's territorial sovereignty but also challenged Bhutan's sovereignty and independence".