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Sep 12 2017

Myanmar Rohingya crackdown: 'A textbook example of ethnic cleansing,' says UN

Suu Kyi maintains there has been "a huge iceberg of misinformation" about the Rohingya crisis and violence in Rakhine following the attacks on security posts. "We also sa...

Sep 12 2017

Michigan Army National Guard deployed to Florida for Irma aid

He says this is the first time in more than 30 years in military service that he has been deployed domestically. The Airmen have controlled multiple helicopter landing zo...

Sep 12 2017

Meteorologist battles full force of Hurricane Irma to measure its wind speed

Earlier Sunday morning, Irma had 130 miles per hour winds. Hurricane Harvey, which battered Houston with record amounts of torrential rain and flooding last month, is e...

Sep 12 2017

Hundreds of flights in and out of Atlanta canceled as Irma nears

Travelers heading to Florida are dealing with cancelations at many airports, including Detroit Metro Airport. The storm is slowly weakening, but forecasters warn Irm...

Sep 12 2017

UN Official Calls Out Myanmar For 'Textbook' Case Of Ethnic Cleansing

Monday's protest was organized by the Islamic Movement in Israel. Additionally, the OIC leaders also called on the member states to join the efforts of the worldwide co...

Sep 12 2017

President Urges Vigilance as Irma Approaches Southern Florida

Irma, now a Category 4 hurricane, is expected to reach the Florida Keys early tomorrow morning, according to news reports. None of the properties fall in the current evac...

Sep 12 2017

Nottinghamshire MPs clash on crucial Brexit bill vote

Prime Minister Theresa May's government is confident of winning a vote on a major piece of Brexit legislation, due in parliament later on Monday or early Tuesday, May's s...

Sep 12 2017

Hurricane Irma weakening but still presents a threat to life, say forecasters

CNN meteorologist Judson Jones said the severity of the storm surge depended on which side of the storm Tampa was on. The threshold for a storm to become a hurricane i...

Sep 12 2017

Renegotiating the Iran nuclear deal is pure fantasy

On Sept. 14, the next deadline for considering those waivers, the president is expected to again renew them, lest the United States be blamed for destroying an agreemen...

Sep 12 2017

Michigan National Guardsmen heading to Florida by plane and by bus

More than 2,500 Wisconsin National Guard troops have been called to state active duty to assist in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. Many Michigan guardsmen say they ...

Sep 12 2017

Trump increases federal funding for Irma response in US Virgin Islands

The Navy said the ships can provide medical and logistic support, handle seaborne security duty, and with three heavy-left Super Stallion helicopters and 25 medium lift...

Sep 12 2017

Sir Richard Branson's private Necker Island home smashed by Hurricane Irma

I haven't had a sleepover quite like it since I was a kid. After securing the luxury residence, the group bedded down on bunks and fold-up sofas before retreating to th...

Sep 12 2017

Georgia Power working multiple power outages

Irma continues to have a large wind field, with tropical-storm-force winds extending outward up to 415 miles from the center. Still, Irma evacuees are filling up Atl...

Sep 12 2017

German Lawyer Accused Merkel of Misusing State Money

It is not known what the pair were arrested for, but Schaefer added one has apparently been released and told to leave Turkey. "It can hit anyone who thinks about enterin...

Sep 12 2017

Lavrov: More 'Parity' Coming to Diplomatic Offices

In response, the US ordered Russian Federation to shutter its consulate in San Francisco and two trade offices, in Washington, D.C., and NY. "In this connection we also...

Sep 12 2017

Hurricane season's peak still to come: What to expect

That ties Irma with three other storms as the second strongest hurricane by wind speed in the North Atlantic Basin. Irma is already passing over Puerto Rico and the U...

Sep 12 2017

Hurricane Irma downgraded to Tropical Storm Irma

He said the island was " barely habitable " and the damage caused by the 185mph winds was "unprecedented". The storm will then pick up speed as it continues north into po...

Sep 12 2017

Gas prices rise in Las Vegas

Bring a gas can in case you run out of fuel. AAA expects it will take a week for supplies to return to normal. "Gas stations not located along major highways should h...

Sep 11 2017

California Case Against Trump Over DACA

According to the Attorney General's Office, there are about 9,800 Maryland residents in the DACA program. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said Trump's mo...

Sep 11 2017

Percent of Flagler Residents Expected to Lose Power, Millions More Across Florida

Getting that power back online may require the help of 50,000 to 60,000 workers from all over the United States and Canada, according to Southern Company CEO and Chairman...