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Global Media Wall St struggles for direction as Irma threatens Florida
Author: 0 Wall St struggles for direction as Irma threatens Florida

The S&P 500 was near flat on Friday as investors braced for potential damage from Hurricane Irma as it moved toward Florida and assessed the financial impact of Hurricane Harvey . Philip Klotzbach , a meteorologist at Colorado State University, said this was the first time there had been two hurricanes in the Atlantic with speeds topping 150mph.

Global Media Richard Branson's Necker Island home 'destroyed' after being struck by Hurricane Irma
Author: 0 Richard Branson's Necker Island home 'destroyed' after being struck by Hurricane Irma

He posted several photos on Twitter before Irma hit. If your building is not very solid, do find somewhere safe! Initially Branson, who sat out the storm in his underground wine cellar with his guests and team, wrote a blog post for Virgin earlier in the week, saying the buildings on Necker Island were "really strong" with hurricane blinds and "should be able to handle extreme weather pretty well".

Global Media FORECAST: High clouds move in late Sunday ahead of Irma
Author: 0 FORECAST: High clouds move in late Sunday ahead of Irma

Sunshine will continue through the weekend. Highs are expected in the mid 80s with plenty of sunshine! Friday will be similar to Thursday with a chance for showers and highs in the upper 70s and low 80s. The latest National Hurricane Center puts Irma near Miami Sunday morning as a potentially catastrophic hurricane. As of 11pm Friday , back to a Cat 5, hurricane Irma is making landfall along Cuba's north shoreline.

Global Media Abilene BBB: How to protect yourself after Equifax security breach
Author: 0 Abilene BBB: How to protect yourself after Equifax security breach

A major credit monitoring company admitted Thursday, Sep. "The scope of this data breach is startling", said Schwartz. As part of its investigation into the application vulnerability, Equifax also identified unauthorised access to limited personal information of certain United Kingdom and Canadian residents.

Global Media Hurricane Irma Creates Travel Chaos, Cancels Flights And Cruises
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma Creates Travel Chaos, Cancels Flights And Cruises

As residents sought to secure last-minute flights out of the unsafe Category 5 storm's path, airlines faced accusations of trying to capitalize on the panic and chaos by price gouging . American Airlines has announced that it will wind down operations from Miami International Airport and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Friday.

Global Media Dhinakaran meets Governor, seeks removal of Palaniswami
Author: 0 Dhinakaran meets Governor, seeks removal of Palaniswami

Talking to mediapersons after meeting the governor, Dhinakaran said , "We have urged the governor not to delay the decision on the present crisis". Later, the MLAs supporting Dhinakaran said they would take steps to meet the president if the governor fails to meet them.

Global Media One dead, 11 injured after bridge collapses in Bhubaneswar
Author: 0 One dead, 11 injured after bridge collapses in Bhubaneswar

Four sniffer dogs have been engaged to locate trapped person. Around 15 labourers were working on the flyover when the structure collapsed on them in the afternoon. Congress leader Suresh Kumar Routray also alleged a deliberate negligence in order to "escalate the project cost for political funding". Railways said the construction was being made by the state works department.

Global Media Centre's hypocrisy on Rohingyas lays bare its anti-Muslim refugee policy
Author: 0 Centre's hypocrisy on Rohingyas lays bare its anti-Muslim refugee policy

Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju said that the Rohingyas not registered with UNHCR were illegal immigrants . Modi, on his first bilateral visit to Myanmar , is scheduled to hold talks with president U Htin Kyaw and state counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, who is also the country's foreign minister and minister of president's office.

Global Media Korea In Tokyo Amid Nuclear Tensions
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At a joint news conference following his meeting with Moon, Putin condemned North Korea's tests, calling Pyongyang's missile and nuclear program a "crude violation of U.N. On August 31, Japanese F-15 fighter jets also conducted an air exercise with US B1-B bombers and F-35 stealth fighters in skies south of the Korean peninsula, two days after North Korea launched a ballistic missile over northern Japan .

Global Media Putin Reluctant To Cut Off North Korean Oil Supplies
Author: 0 Putin Reluctant To Cut Off North Korean Oil Supplies

Referring to North Korea sanctions, Haley said "enough is enough" for half measures, and "We must now adopt the strongest possible measures". "If North Korea does not stop its provocations here, the situation may become uncontrollable", Moon said.

Global Media Indian army chief warns of two-front war with China, Pakistan
Author: 0 Indian army chief warns of two-front war with China, Pakistan

Predictably irked by General Rawat's comments - which came at the same time as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese president Xi Jinping were insisting that the two countries should talk peace and move over the Doklam standoff - Beijing has asked the Indian government o clarify whether the Army chief's "personal impromptu comment" were in line with India's official stand on ties with China.

Global Media N.Korea may launch ICBM on Saturday: Seoul PM
Author: 0 N.Korea may launch ICBM on Saturday: Seoul PM

The nation's state newspaper Rodong Sinmun published images on Sunday of Kim allegedly inspecting a nuclear warhead and claimed the bomb tested was a hydrogen fusion weapon-if so, a significant improvement in the nation's nuclear program.

Global Media United States charges former Turkish minister in Iran sanctions probe
Author: 0 United States charges former Turkish minister in Iran sanctions probe

The indictment broadens a case targeting Turkish-Iranian gold trader Reza Zarrab over sanctions evasion, which has fueled tension between the United States and Turkey. "For that reason, these steps are totally political", he said. "The United States needs to revise this decision, there are very peculiar smells coming from this issue".

Global Media Direct tax payers doubled in 3 years: Shah
Author: 0 Direct tax payers doubled in 3 years: Shah

Shah said this had caused some "confusion"' and "temporary troubles" for some, including industry, but would yield gains to the economy in the years to come. "Due to this our political loss may have happened". The state BJP on Saturday confirmed that there will be no public gathering during the national president Amit Shah's visit to the State.

Global Media Colombia's FARC leader asks pope Francis' forgiveness for war pain
Author: 0 Colombia's FARC leader asks pope Francis' forgiveness for war pain

Francis was speaking on his second full day in Colombia , which he is visiting through September 10. "Quoting from his own encyclical "Laudato Sì" and from a Colombian songwriter he described the trees as weeping witnesses to so many years of violence and said that "the violence present in our hearts, wounded by sin is also reflected in the symptoms of sickness evident in the soil, in water, in air, in all forms of life".

Global Media Egyptian archaeologists Discover 3500-Year-Old Tomb in Luxor With Mummies
Author: 0 Egyptian archaeologists Discover 3500-Year-Old Tomb in Luxor With Mummies

The most recent archaeological find in western Luxor dates back to April with the discovery of a tomb of a local judge who lived during the 18th dynasty. The antiquities ministry on Saturday said that the mummies of a woman and her two children were found inside it. Mustafa Waziri, the ministry's chief archaeologist in Luxor was quoted saying, "We used to escort foreign archaeologists as observers, but that's now in the past".

Global Media Eagle Creek Fire Brings Together Local, State, Federal Leaders
Author: 0 Eagle Creek Fire Brings Together Local, State, Federal Leaders

Forest Service in 1939 and is now run by Multnomah Falls Company. BPA said officials are coordinating its transmission actions with the Forest Service Fire Management Team 6 in order to safely take lines and facilities out of service (de-energize and re-energize) in order to provide fire crews with safe access to fight the wildfire while maintaining the reliability of the BPA transmission system.

Global Media Rajnath On A 4-day Visit To Jammu And Kashmir Beginning Tomorrow
Author: 0 Rajnath On A 4-day Visit To Jammu And Kashmir Beginning Tomorrow

Singh is on 4-day visit to J&K and is visiting district located in South of Srinagar including Anantnag . Home minister Rajnath Singh broke some ice with his fresh outreach to Kashmiris as several key players from the Valley's hotel and tourism associations met him in Srinagar today after the BJP leader touched down for a four-day trip.