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Hurricane Irma evacuees' baby born in Birmingham

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 02:55:00 +0200wsfa (en)

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Imagine leaving your home state just days before the due date of your child. Where would you go? What would you do? It was the situation the O’Byrne family faced, but they believe divine intervention placed them right where they needed to be.

About 1.5 million, mostly in Florida, without power in Irma's wake

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 02:45:00 +0200straitstimesSG (en)

MIAMI (Reuters) - About 1.5 million homes and businesses in Florida and Georgia remained without power on Friday (Sept 15) after Hurricane Irma , including 46 of Florida's nearly 700 nursing homes caught in the deadly storm's path. Irma, which ranked as one of the most powerful Atlantic storms on....

Two bodies of Irma hurricane victims to be transported to Trinidad

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 02:38:00 +0200thedailyherald (en)

Source photo Trinidad Express. PHILIPSBURG—According to the website of the Trinidad Express newspaper the bodies of Trinidadian Melan June Salvary-Doyle and her three-year-old grandson who were swept to their deaths by raging flood waters as Hurricane Irma pummeled St. Maarten/St.

Lanisha Rolle urges understanding of tornado victims

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 02:38:00 +0200tribune242 (en)

By DENISE MAYCOCK. Tribune Freeport Reporter. dmaycock@tribunemedia.net. SOCIAL Services and Urban Renewal Minister Lanisha Rolle visited the tornado-damaged areas in Grand Bahama and urged people to be very “sensitive” and understanding to the victims who suffered significant damage and what they are going through at this time.

Dangers linger as Florida recovery picks up momentum

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 02:33:00 +0200aikenstandard (en)

Evacuees at a special needs shelter sit and chat or rest, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, at Florida International University in Miami, Fla. About 30 people, including staff with the Florida Keys Outreach Coalition for the Homeless from Key West, Fla., were sheltered in a storefront underneath a parking garage on campus.

SRS crews work around the clock on Irma cleanup

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 02:33:00 +0200aikenstandard (en)

The U.S. Department of Energy and the Savannah River Site weathered Hurricane Irma last week with a combination of meticulous preparation and a well-choreographed response from a team of SRS and contractor employees. SRS has many important national missions, several one-of-a-kind nuclear facilities,....

46 animals displaced by Hurricane Irma arrive in Capital Region

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 02:33:00 +0200cbs6albany (en)

"They're stressed, they're scared, they're tired," said Todd Cramer, Mohawk Hudson Humane Society President and CEO. It's been a long journey, physically and emotionally, for these 31 dogs and 15 cats displaced by Hurricane Irma to finally arrive at the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society.

Storm brings out best in residents who share, help after Irma

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 02:32:00 +0200gainesville (en)

ȁ#x201c;I served 11 years in the United States Army fighting for this country, and it's time for me to serve this country to the best manner I can. I never want anyone to go by the wayside. We’re all low-income families around here.ȁ#x201d; By Daniel Smithson Staff writer. Seth Smith’s black-colored forearm tattoos stand out less on sunburnt skin.

National News Irma's 'forgotten' evacuees struggle to find housing

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 02:29:00 +0200boston (en)

MIAMI (AP) — It’s been one week since Margherita Lopez has taken a shower. She’s been shuffled to three different shelters since evacuating her home in Key West last week as Hurricane Irma approached. She’s slept on a gymnasium floor without a cot, has struggled to find food and says she feels like emergency management officials have forgotten her.

EPA Irma Update for Friday, September 15, 2017

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 02:28:00 +0200epa (en)

WASHINGTON (September 15, 2017) – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) continues to coordinate closely with local, state, and federal partners in response to Hurricane Irma . Response teams remain on the ground in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Puerto Rico , and the U.S. Virgin Islands .

Public Storage : Provides Further Hurricane Irma Update

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 02:23:00 +02004-traders (en)

Public Storage (NYSE:PSA) is providing an additional progress update on the impact of Hurricane Irma . We have re-opened all properties in South Carolina and Georgia. We have also re-opened 91% of our Florida properties. Due to continuing power outages and repairs, 9% of our properties in Florida remain closed.

Crayola's new color name draws criticism

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 02:23:00 +0200cbs46 (en)

BLUEtiful the new crayola color name - soo scrabble upgrade? Bonny Diver (@BDiverTraffic) September 14, 2017 The Easton, Pennsylania-based company announced in March that its yellowish Dandelion crayon would be retired after 27 years, to be replaced with a new bright blue one in its 24-count box.

Hurricane Jose returns and it has company

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 02:23:00 +0200washingtonexaminer (en)

As Jose emerges from the Bermuda Triangle as Category 1 hurricane, where it has looped around for days, the storm is strengthening and making its way toward the Mid-Atlantic and later New England. (Courtesy of the National Hurricane Center) Jose regained hurricane status on Friday as it heads in the direction of the U.

Cuba's top tourism resort braves Hurricane Irma

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 02:22:00 +0200sinacom-en (en)

HAVANA, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Hurricane Irma has rampaged across Cuba 's north coast over the weekend, but appeared to have spared Varadero major damage, a top official said on Friday. Cuba's famed beach resort will be ready for high tourism season which is to begin in November, said Oscar Garcia, a....

Tropical Storm Irma takes bite of Georgia’s pecan crop, loss exceeds $100M

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 02:21:00 +0200macon (en)

Wind and rain from the storm in Middle Georgia was “even worse than southwest Georgia, where the eye (of Hurricane Irma ) came closer to,” Perdue said. Georgia is America’s No. 1 supplier of pecans. The roughly 88 million pounds Georgia produces annually makes up about a third of the country’s pecan....

Gov. Cuomo visits US Virgin Islands to survey damage from Hurricane Irma

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 02:20:00 +0200abc7ny (en)

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo traveled to the U.S. Virgin Islands on Friday to assess damage from Hurricane Irma and see how his state can assist in the recovery. New York has already deployed Air National Guard aircraft and personnel to the islands to help with search and rescue.

Dangers linger as Florida's Hurricane Irma recovery picks up momentum

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 02:20:00 +0200abc7ny (en)

div class='meta'> div class='origin-logo' data-origin='Creative Content'> /div> span class='caption-text' data-credit='Joe Raedle/Getty'>The skyline is seen as the outerbands of Hurricane Irma start to reach Florida on September 9, 2017 in Miami, Florida.

Hurricane Irma evacuees' baby born in Birmingham

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 02:19:00 +0200wbrc (en)

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Imagine leaving your home state just days before the due date of your child. Where would you go? What would you do? It was the situation the O’Byrne family faced, but they believe divine intervention placed them right where they needed to be.

Michigan gets 85 dogs and cats who are refugees from Irma

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 02:18:00 +0200seattletimes (en)

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan has dozens of new residents because of Hurricane Irma — and they all have four legs. A plane carrying about 85 dogs and cats landed in the Lansing area Friday from Florida. The animals will be available for adoption in Grand Rapids, Midland, Van Buren County and Ottawa County.

Key West grotto attracts residents seeking divine intervention after Irma

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 02:17:00 +0200wsvn (en)

KEY WEST, FLA. (WSVN) - In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma , some Key West residents have continued to pray at a grotto believed to be a source of divine protection from natural disasters. “You go down to the grotto, light a candle, say a prayer and hope that the hurricane doesn’t hit us,” said hurricane survivor Phil Tannura.

Fla. nursing home defends actions, says it called governor

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 02:13:00 +0200WashingtonPost (en)

The night before Hurricane Irma began roaring over Florida, staffers at the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills locked the doors, shuttered the windows and turned the temperature down to about 67 degrees — a buffer, administrators thought, to keep the building cool in case the power went out. It wouldn’t last long.

People Who Abandoned Pets During Hurricane Irma Will Face Felony Charges, Authorities Say

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 02:12:00 +0200ibtimes-mx (en)

Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control reported that amid hasty evacuations to escape the destruction of Hurricane Irma , pet owners in the area reportedly left their animals chained or tied up outside and exposed to the dangerous weather. But those owners could now face felony charges, as both....

Power Restored to More Than 80 Percent of Customers Impacted by Hurricane Irma, Crews Continue to Work Around the Clock

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 02:12:00 +0200prnewswire (en)

WASHINGTON Sept. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As of 5:30 p.m. EDT , about 1.4 million customers are without power in Florida and Georgia as a result of Hurricane Irma . At Irma's peak on September 11 , there were more than 7.8 million outages. "Just four days after this historic storm passed,....

WSFA 12 News, Salvation Army team up for Irma relief drive

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 02:10:00 +0200wsfa (en)

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Thousands in Florida and parts of Georgia lost their homes or had extensive damage because of Hurricane Irma . You may be wondering how you can help. WSFA 12 News is teaming up with the Salvation Army for a relief drive to help those victims affected by the storms. The relief drive will take place on Tuesday from 11 a.

News Women get in on the 'hot cop challenge' following Hurricane Irma Women get in on the 'hot cop challenge' following Hurricane Irma News 13 minutes ago

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 02:10:00 +0200wtsp (en)

You’ve seen all the ‘hot cops’ posts about first responders in Florida. Well, the ladies have joined in! Meet the women of the Coral Springs Police Department. On Friday afternoon, they posted their own picture of five women they say represent the training unit, SWAT team, strategic enforcement team, road patrol and youth liaison unit.

Volunteers, emergency crews face danger in hurricane-hit areas

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 02:09:00 +0200wral (en)

Survivors of Hurricane Irma in Florida and Hurricane Harvey in east Texas aren't the only ones knee deep in recovery. Many power crews, builders and volunteers from North Carolina are also there. North Carolinians who've recovered from past storms, such as the devastating effects of Hurricane....

Rip up foreign aid rules to help Hurricane Irma victims

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 02:08:00 +0200dailymail (en)

Ministers were last night frantically trying to change rules that prevent Britain from spending its aid budget to help UK territories hit by Hurricane Irma . International Development Secretary Priti Patel fired off a letter to the global body which ruled that the UK cannot use its aid cash because the three overseas territories are too wealthy.

Putnam waives fees to replace lost weapon permits 30 Mins Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam is waiving replacement fees for concealed-weapon permits and security-guard licenses lost or destroyed

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 02:08:00 +0200news4jax (en)

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam is waiving replacement fees for concealed-weapon permits and security-guard licenses lost or destroyed because of Hurricane Irma . “Hurricane Irma devastated Florida, and the last thing someone needs to worry about is paying a fee to have their....

Power Restored to More Than 80 Percent of Customers Impacted by Hurricane Irma, Crews Continue to Work Around the Clock

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 02:05:00 +0200finanzen-at (en)

WASHINGTON Sept. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Â As of 5:30 p.m. EDT , about 1.4 million customers are without power in Florida and Georgia as a result of Hurricane Irma . At Irma's peak on September 11 , there were more than 7.8 million outages. "Just four days after this historic storm passed,....

Irma 13 mins ago 7:40 p.m. Clay County students get food, supplies after Irma

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 02:03:00 +0200firstcoastnews (en)

MIDDLEBURG, Fla. -- Hurricane Irma closed many First Coast schools for over a week, leaving families who rely on schools to provide children with breakfast and lunch in a bind. But in Clay County, the community came together Friday to make sure those children don’t go hungry before school starts up again Monday.

Local 35 mins ago 7:18 p.m. Death of 2 raises questions about effectiveness of Camden County Fire and Rescue

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 02:03:00 +0200firstcoastnews (en)

CAMDEN COUNTY, GA -- "It was hard to sleep last night," Alice Mack told First Coast News on Friday, "because I keep seeing that fire and hearing her voice when she was hollering for help." Alice was referring to neighbor Marcia Butler. Only a wood fence separates her and husband Terry's backyard in....

About 1.5 million, mostly in Florida, without power in Irma's wake

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 02:00:00 +0200channelnewsasia (en)

MIAMI: About 1.5 million homes and businesses in Florida and Georgia remained without power on Friday after Hurricane Irma , including 46 of Florida's nearly 700 nursing homes caught in the deadly storm's path. Irma, which ranked as one of the most powerful Atlantic storms on record before striking the U.

See where Florida felt Hurricane Irma's flood damage across the state

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 02:00:00 +0200miamiherald (en)

September 15, 2017. In a preliminary damage assessment by the Federal Emergency Management Agency released on Wednesday, about 98,000 structures were damaged or affected by flooding across Florida, Georgia and South Carolina due to Hurricane Irma . About 8,000 structures were impacted by Irma in Miami-Dade county.

Amid Hurricane Chaos, Domestic Abuse Victims Risk Being Overlooked

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 02:00:00 +0200nytimes (en)

Natural disasters like hurricanes Harvey and Irma can displace people and leave them scrambling to find stability and routine. But during catastrophes, victims of domestic violence face a unique challenge: seeking safety from their abusers. Most evacuees are seeking shelter but domestic violence....

Couples stranded in Caribbean Islands during Irma finally get home

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 01:58:00 +0200wlwt (en)

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers surveying Folly Beach storm damage

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 01:52:00 +0200live5news (en)

FOLLY BEACH, SC (WCSC) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District surveyed Folly Beach for a post- Irma survey. Many coastal communities, including Folly Beach, are still cleaning up storm damage after impacts from Hurricane Irma. “The main thing I’ve seen post-Irma is that most of the....

HURRICANES ATLANTIC - More than 26,000 Cubans remain displaced after Irma

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 01:46:00 +0200efe (en)

More than 26,000 of the 1.7 million Cuba ns who had to evacuate their homes because of Hurricane Irma remain in some kind of temporary lodging, state media said Friday. All but 14 percent of evacuees found refuge with family, friends and neighbors. Work continues on a preliminary estimate of Irma's toll, the civil defense chief, Gen.

Oakville woman says Sunwing evacuation flight from Cuba was nearly empty

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 01:41:00 +0200CBC (en)

As the clean-up from Hurricane Irma continues across Florida and the Caribbean, one Canadian passenger is sharing her story exclusively with CBC News about disorganized evacuation plans from a Canadian air carrier, and a nearly empty plane as the storm approached. Julie Shannon arrived in Varadero, Cuba on Monday, Sept.

Cuba: Cuba: Hurricane Irma - Emergency Appeal (MDRCU004)

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 01:41:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

This emergency appeal seeks a total of 7,056,160 Swiss francs on a preliminary basis to enable the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to support the Cuba n Red Cross (CRC) to deliver assistance and support to some 25,000 people for 12 months.

After Irma, Barbuda's 300-year-old civilization 'extinguished'

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 01:37:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

, the island nation of Antigua and Barbuda 's ambassador to the United States , delivered a chilling report on the status of his country in the wake of Hurricane Irma . "The damage is complete," Sanders . "For the first time in 300 years, there’s not a single living person on the island of Barbuda — a....

About 1.5 million, mostly in Florida, without power in Irma's wake

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 01:36:00 +0200business-times (en)

[MIAMI] About 1.5 million homes and businesses in Florida and Georgia remained without power on Friday after Hurricane Irma , including 46 of Florida's nearly 700 nursing homes caught in the deadly storm's path. Irma, which ranked as one of the most powerful Atlantic storms on record before striking....

Webinar on Hurricane Forecasting

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 01:36:00 +0200technologyreview (en)

Kerry Emanuel, a professor of atmospheric science at MIT and a leading hurricane forecaster, will participate in a free MIT Technology Review webinar at 11 a.m. EST on Tuesday, September 19. James Temple, our senior editor for energy, will moderate the discussion.

Close to 100 rescue dogs and cats from Florida arrive in Lebanon

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 01:35:00 +0200wkrn (en)

(WKRN Photo) Larry Flowers To make room for animals abandoned by their owners, caught in flood waters or stranded on roof-tops, Animal Rescue Corps in Lebanon is clearing out shelters in two Florida Counties and bringing them to Middle Tennessee. Dozens of pre-hurricane animals including dogs, cats....

People Who Abandoned Pets During Hurricane Irma Will Face Felony Charges

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 01:29:00 +0200ibtimes (en)

Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control reported that amid hasty evacuations to escape the destruction of Hurricane Irma , pet owners in the area reportedly left their animals chained or tied up outside and exposed to the dangerous weather. But those owners could now face felony charges, as both....

More than 200 nursing homes, ALFs evacuated

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 01:28:00 +0200wesh (en)

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Florida nursing home deaths: Owner's other facility faced state ban on new patients

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 01:20:00 +0200tcpalm (en)

Officials at the nursing home tried to reach Gov. Rick Scott three times after they lost power, but he did not respond, CBS Miami reported Friday. Scott issued a response saying those calls were referred to state agency officials “and quickly returned.” Scott’s office also said AHCA told the nursing home to call 911.

Harvey sends US industrial production down most in 8 years

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 01:19:00 +0200wbrc (en)

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer. WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. industrial output plunged 0.9 percent in August, the most in eight years, mostly because of Hurricane Harvey's damage to the oil refining, plastics and chemicals industries. The storm, which slammed into the Gulf Coast in Texas and....

Cuomo: look out for flood damaged cars in NYS 34 mins ago

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 01:19:00 +0200wkbw (en)

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - After widespread flooding from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma , Governor Cuomo is warning New Yorkers to be on the look out for flood damaged cars. People looking to make a quick buck take these flood cars, clean them up and then usually bring them out of state to try and sell the car to unsuspecting buyers.

Florida nursing home called emergency cellphone belonging to governor's office for help

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 01:17:00 +0200mycentraloregon (en)

Photodisc/Thinkstock (HOLLYWOOD, Fla.) — An emergency cellphone assigned to the office of Florida Gov. Rick Scott was called by nursing home officials at the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills asking for assistance, the governor’s office confirmed to ABC News Friday.

94-year-old grandma surprised with hurricane supplies from police

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 01:17:00 +0200mycentraloregon (en)

Clearwater Police Department (CLEARWATER, Fla.) — A 94-year-old grandmother got a surprise visit from police before losing power from Hurricane Irma . Betty Helmuth of Clearwater, Florida, answered her door on Sept. 7 for Officer James Frederick and his colleagues who greeted her with supplies.

Nearly 3.5 million customers impacted by Hurricane Irma have been restored so far; number of customer accounts remaining out is now fewer than 1 million as restoration continues around the clock

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 01:12:00 +0200prnewswire (en)

JUNO BEACH, Fla. Sept. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Power & Light Company (FPL)'s massive restoration army of more than 22,000 personnel continues working around the clock to restore power to the remaining 23 percent of customers impacted by Hurricane Irma . Power has been restored to nearly 3.

Hurricane Irma Leaves Hundreds of Pets in Need of Shelter

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 01:10:00 +0200nbcbayarea (en)

The destruction of Hurricane Irma not only impacted Florida businesses and families, but hundreds of animals across the state suffered, too. On Friday, Miami-Dade animal services relocated more than 100 dogs and cats seeking refuge post Hurricane Irma to shelters in Oakland, California.

St. Augustine mom delivers baby at height of Hurricane Irma As Hurricane Irma bared down on the Jacksonville area early Monday morning, a St. Augustine family got an early special delivery when baby

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 01:08:00 +0200news4jax (en)

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - As Hurricane Irma bore down on the Jacksonville area early Monday morning, a St. Augustine family got an early special delivery. "The floodgates were open, and Noah was coming,” Priscilla Francois said. Francois was due to deliver her fourth child on Sept.

Lawmakers seek FDLE probe of nursing home deaths 19 Mins The deaths of eight seniors who were in a sweltering Broward County nursing home for days after Hurricane Irma has spurred some lawmakers to

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 01:08:00 +0200news4jax (en)

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The deaths of eight seniors who were in a sweltering Broward County nursing home for days after Hurricane Irma has spurred some lawmakers to demand a Florida Department of Law Enforcement investigation and to file legislation to require nursing homes and assisted-living facilities to have generators.

St. Augustine nursing home without AC raises concerns 41 Mins Eight patients at a sweltering Hollywood, Florida, nursing home have died in Hurricane

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 01:08:00 +0200news4jax (en)

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - Eight patients at a sweltering Hollywood, Florida, nursing home have died in Hurricane Irma 's aftermath, raising fears about the safety of Florida's 4 million senior citizens, including some who live in St. Johns County. Police said the air conditioning at the nursing home was....

She helped deliver babies during

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 01:07:00 +0200wtsp (en)

TAMPA -- A nurse at Tampa General Hospital helped deliver babies during Hurricane Irma and then gave birth herself! Labor and delivery nurse Katie Dean was scheduled to work the weekend Irma came through. She wasn’t due until September 27, but knew she could go into labor at any minute. And she and her husband.

Trump Marveled At Historic Hurricanes — Until Someone Brought Up Climate Change

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 01:06:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

WASHINGTON — Days after expressing amazement at the size of hurricanes Harvey and Irma , President Donald Trump on Thursday suddenly didn’t seem too impressed about their ferocity when asked about climate change’s impact. “We’ve had bigger storms than this,” the president told reporters while....

About 1.5 million, mostly in Florida, without power in Irma's wake

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 01:06:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

By Zachary Fagenson. MIAMI (Reuters) - About 1.5 million homes and businesses in Florida and Georgia remained without power on Friday after Hurricane Irma , including 46 of Florida's nearly 700 nursing homes caught in the deadly storm's path. Irma, which ranked as one of the most powerful Atlantic storms on record before striking the U.

Irma wipes out dreams across independent-minded Florida Keys

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 01:05:00 +0200fox13memphis (en)

BIG PINE KEY, Fla. (AP) - Tim Stanton emerged from his ruined workshop off Highway 1 on Big Pine Key and collapsed to the ground, his sunburned, tear-covered face contorted in anguish. The skeleton-thin 58-year-old with long, stringy gray hair sat under an old gas station awning, overcome by his....

Cuban leader praises hurricane recovery efforts

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 01:05:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

HAVANA, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Cuba 's President Raul Castro praised the pace of recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Irma , state daily Granma reported on Friday. Huge swaths of Cuba were battered by the category-four hurricane, particularly after storm surge caused severe flooding all along the north-central coast, including capital Havana.

Dangers linger as Florida recovery picks up momentum

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 01:04:00 +0200foxnews (en)

MIAMI – Nearly a week after Hurricane Irma walloped Florida, the recovery mission picked up momentum as more people had electricity and schools made plans to reopen. Still, the dangers lingered, mostly in the form of noxious gas from generators serving those who still didn't have power.

Local 51 mins ago 6:10 p.m. Two dozen homes blocked off after Hurricane Irma destroys segment of Old

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 01:02:00 +0200firstcoastnews (en)

SAINT JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. -- A portion of Old A1A South was obliterated by Hurricane Irma this week, just a year after Hurricane Matthew caused severe damage to another portion of the road last year. Hurricane Matthew destroyed .6 miles of Old A1A South in 2016, but Irma came with force, destroying the rest of the road, located in Southern St.

Dangers linger as Florida recovery picks up momentum

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 01:01:00 +0200newsok (en)

MIAMI (AP) — Nearly a week after Hurricane Irma walloped Florida, the recovery mission picked up momentum as more people had electricity and schools made plans to reopen. Still, the dangers lingered, mostly in the form of noxious gas from generators serving those who still didn't have power.

Dangers linger as Florida recovery picks up momentum

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:59:00 +0200bostonglobe (en)

MIAMI Nearly a week after Hurricane Irma walloped Florida, the recovery mission picked up momentum as more people had electricity and schools made plans to reopen later this month. Officials said about 1.9 million homes and businesses were without power, including 64 nursing homes.

CAL running Irma relief flights

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:55:00 +0200stabroeknews (en)

(CAL) Port of Spain, September 15, 2017. Caribbean Airlines extends our deepest concern and empathy to those affected by the hurricanes in the region. The airline has contributed to and continues to support the hurricane relief effort by operating flights to Tortola and separately to Antigua to evacuate persons from the hurricane ravaged islands.

Hurricane Irma evacuee, 7, OK after Hoover copperhead bite

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:54:00 +0200al (en)

Damen Lauletta, 7, left Florida with his mom, Lauren, more than a week ago to get away from Hurricane Irma . Just as they were preparing to leave Hoover to return to Sanford, Fl., Damen was bitten by a baby copperhead. (Special to AL.com)( A 7-year-old Hurricane Irma evacuee is recovering Friday....

About 1.5 million, mostly in Florida, without power in Irma's wake

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:54:00 +0200reuters (en)

MIAMI (Reuters) - About 1.5 million homes and businesses in Florida and Georgia remained without power on Friday after Hurricane Irma , including 46 of Florida’s nearly 700 nursing homes caught in the deadly storm’s path. Irma, which ranked as one of the most powerful Atlantic storms on record before striking the U.

Romano: A hurricane can take your power, but not your hope

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:52:00 +0200tampabay (en)

It doesn't matter how often you call to complain, or how sad and droopy you try to appear as the power trucks drive past you on the street. Somewhere along the line you discover you are at the mercy of others. That goes for cable, internet and gas, too. Not to mention trash collection or roof repair.

Insurers begin taking stock of Hurricane Irma's damage

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:52:00 +0200tampabay (en)

TAMPA — Now that Hurricane Irma is behind us, insurance companies are deploying mobile claims centers around the state to help customers begin the long process of funding repairs. But while some property owners are facing a months-long process to rebuild, it could have been far worse.

Austin Scott : Rep. Scott, Secretary Perdue, Rep. Bishop, GA Ag Commissioner Survey Irma’s Impact on Agriculture

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:51:00 +02004-traders (en)

PERRY, GA - Today, Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) joined Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, Representative Sanford Bishop (GA-02) and Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black in touring crop damage in Houston County and talking with farmers affected by Hurricane Irma . After the visit, Rep.

Project HOPE Says Health Needs Persist after Harvey and Irma

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:51:00 +02004-traders (en)

Project HOPE’s volunteers, including physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists and mental health professionals have now treated hundreds of people in clinics in Houston, Katy, Tomball, and Rosenberg, Texas. First responders, teachers, residents and children returning to school have....

NextEra Energy : Nearly 3.5 million customers impacted by Hurricane Irma have been restored so far; number of customer accounts remaining out is now fewer than 1 million as restoration continues around the clock

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:51:00 +02004-traders (en)

JUNO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Power & Light Company (FPL)'s massive restoration army of more than 22,000 personnel continues working around the clock to restore power to the remaining 23 percent of customers impacted by Hurricane Irma . Power has been restored to nearly 3.

People in hurricane-affected territories return to homelands via St. Kitts

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:51:00 +0200sunstkitts (en)

. From SKNIS. Basseterre, St. Kitts – The government of St. Kitts and Nevis has been assisting nationals of the federation living in territories affected by Hurricane Irma and other nationals with their departure to their homelands. This is one of several ways in which the Team Unity administration....

Sean Kirst: A mom from Fredonia stays calm confronting cancer and a hurricane

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:48:00 +0200buffalonews (en)

BRANDENTON, Fla. - Tammy Guayasamin-O'Dell decided to heed the warnings and evacuate. She reserved tickets for a flight to Buffalo. All she had to do was tap one more button on the keyboard. The tickets would be confirmed, and she'd be ready for a journey to Fredonia, her hometown, where she could safely wait out Hurricane Irma .

Cuban leader praises hurricane recovery efforts

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:48:00 +0200sinacom-en (en)

HAVANA, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Cuba 's President Raul Castro praised the pace of recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Irma , state daily Granma reported on Friday. Huge swaths of Cuba were battered by the category-four hurricane, particularly after storm surge caused severe flooding all along the north-central coast, including capital Havana.

Irma’s ‘forgotten’ evacuees struggle to find housing

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:47:00 +0200680news (en)

MIAMI – It’s been one week since Margherita Lopez has taken a shower. She’s been shuffled to three different shelters since evacuating her home in Key West last week as Hurricane Irma approached. She’s slept on a gymnasium floor without a cot, has struggled to find food and says she feels like emergency management officials have forgotten her.

The apocalyptic aftermath: Mirror man joins rescuers on British Virgin Islands torn to shreds by Hurricane Irma

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:47:00 +0200themirror (en)

As night falls on the British Virgin Islands , thousands left by deadly Hurricane Irma bed down for another night in the damp, dark and disarray. Still being hit by deluge after deluge of rain, by 6.30pm they are forced to live by flickering candlelight as most are still without power.

Over 2,000 Irma evacuees from U.S. Virgin Islands arrive in Miami

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:43:00 +0200wsvn (en)

PORT MIAMI, Fla. (WSVN) – Thousands of evacuees from the U.S. Virgin Islands arrived via cruise ship to Port Miami, Friday, a week after Hurricane Irma tore through the islands. The U.S. Virgin Islands took one of Irma’s hardest hits due to the storm’s deadly combination of winds and rising water.

First NC death from Hurricane Irma confirmed

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:42:00 +0200charlotteobserver (en)

A man who died of carbon monoxide poisoning from a generator in his N.C. mountain home is the first confirmed death in North Carolina related to Hurricane Irma ., Gov. Roy Cooper said Friday. The man lived in the unincorporated community of Edneyville in Henderson County. Edneyville is 27 miles southeast of Asheville.

Before and After Views of Hurricane Irma Damage Now Available From NICB

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:41:00 +0200prnewswire (en)

DES PLAINES, Ill. Sept. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Insurance Crime Bureau's (NICB) Geospatial Intelligence Center has been flying over much of Florida since Hurricane Irma hit. The resulting high resolution imagery, incorporated into a mapping system, is now being posted for the public to....

Dangers linger as Florida recovery picks up momentum

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:37:00 +0200seattlepi (en)

MIAMI (AP) Nearly a week after Hurricane Irma walloped Florida, the recovery mission picked up momentum as more people had electricity and schools made plans to reopen. Still, the dangers lingered, mostly in the form of noxious gas from generators serving those who still didn't have power.

BTC brings relief to Bimini

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:37:00 +0200tribune242 (en)

IN the wake of Hurricane Irma , BTC is helping to bring much-needed relief to communities on the island of Bimini. The company's CEO Dexter Cartwright and Customer Experience Vice President Eldri Ferguson-Mackey along with volunteer teams comprised of BTC employees and representatives of Our Grand....

Community 12 mins ago 6:18 p.m. WUSA9 Cares Supply Drive

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:36:00 +0200wusa9 (en)

In the wake of hurricanes Harvey and Irma , WUSA9 is working with the Salvation Army to collect, transport, store and distribute supplies to survivors in parts of Texas and Florida. On Sept. 23, WUSA9 will be hosting a local supply collection at Prince George's Community College at 301 Largo Rd, Largo, MD 20774 from 10 a.

Dangers linger as Florida recovery picks up momentum

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:35:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

MIAMI (AP) — Nearly a week after Hurricane Irma walloped Florida, the recovery mission picked up momentum as more people had electricity and schools made plans to reopen. Still, the dangers lingered, mostly in the form of noxious gas from generators serving those who still didn't have power.

Hendersonville students raise more than $600 for hurricane victims

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:35:00 +0200wlos (en)

Fifth-graders at Bruce Drysdale Elementary in Hendersonville made bracelets, which they sold for $1 each, to raise money for hurricane victims. They presented the American Red Cross with a $628.97 check Friday. (Photo credit: WLOS staff) HENDERSONVILLE, N.C.

Kids wrap up storm 'vacation,' return to school on minds

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:31:00 +0200gainesville (en)

By Sara Marino Correspondent. Lila Golde and nine of her closest friends spent Friday at Depot Park. They ran through its splashy fountains, swung on the swings and ate snacks under a canopy with their parents. All with the thought of returning to school and their regular lives come Monday. Hurricane Irma didn’t affect her and her family too badly.

Yoho, county officials asses damage from Irma

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:31:00 +0200gainesville (en)

Andrew Caplan @AACaplan. U.S. Rep Ted Yoho and Alachua County officials on Friday toured parts of the county that were most affected by Hurricane Irma . County Commissioners and chairman Ken Cornell said the day started off at the county’s Emergency Operation Center, where employees updated Yoho on all they have done regarding the storm.

Aerial photos show damage done by Hurricane Irma in the lower Florida Keys

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:30:00 +0200miamiherald (en)

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue does wellness checks in the Florida Keys after Hurricane Irma on Sept. 15, 2017. From Friday afternoon until Irma passed Monday afternoon, a WeatherStem camera mounted atop the Science Laboratory & Administration Building at the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of....

Florida deputies rescue 10 horses, dog trapped after flooding

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:26:00 +0200ajc (en)

Log in to Manage your Profile and Account Create your account; Receive up-to-date newsletters; Set up text alerts; Sign up and manage subscriptions Highlands County Sheriff’s Office said its agricultural and animal services units helped rescue 10 horses and a dog from floodwaters in Florida.

Police: People dressed as ninjas started fires in building

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:22:00 +0200cbs46 (en)

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Police say two people dressed as ninjas broke into a New Jersey apartment building and set several fires. Newark police officials say the unidentified man and woman broke in through a second-floor apartment. WNBC-TV reports ( http://bit.

Medical examiner called to scene of construction accident in Atlanta

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:22:00 +0200cbs46 (en)

ATLANTA (CBS46) - CBS46 has confirmed that the medical examiner has been called to the scene of an accident at a construction site in midtown Atlanta. The accident occurred in the 1100 block of Peachtree Street NE. A spokesperson with the Atlanta Police Department told CBS46 they received a 911 call just before 5 p.

Treasure Coast wildlife mostly OK after Hurricane Irma; long-term effects uncertain

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:19:00 +0200tcpalm (en)

Wildlife along the Treasure Coast fared pretty well during Hurricane Irma , but the environment might not do so well in the aftermath. "For the most part, animals just hunker down and ride it out," said Dan Martinelli, executive director of the Treasure Coast Wildlife Center in Palm City. "And for the most part, it works pretty well for them.

The Latest: Cuomo surveys damage in US Virgin Islands

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:15:00 +0200newsok (en)

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's visit to the U.S. Virgin Islands (all times eastern): 4:45 p.m. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he's seen firsthand the damage done to the U.S. Virgin Islands by Hurricane Irma and that his state stands ready to help.

Tourists showed boundless entitlement

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:15:00 +0200timescolonist (en)

Re: “No sympathy for tourists to Caribbean,” letter, Sept. 14. Bravo to the letter-writer for expressing the disgust that a lot of us feel in response to the whining by Canadians stranded by hurricane Irma . The vast majority are vacationers, insured, in a seasonal hurricane zone, who were told many....

Dangers linger as Florida recovery picks up momentum

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:14:00 +0200timesdaily (en)

Messages left on the sidewalk of the Rehabilitation Center of Hollywood Hills nursing home a day after eight people died and a criminal investigation by local agencies continued into how the rehab center allowed patients to stay without a working air condition system during the pass of Hurricane Irma through South Florida on Thursday, Sept.

Over 1.5M Irma-weary Floridians still without power as crews work 'around the clock'

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:13:00 +0200ABCnews (en)

Nearly a week after Hurricane Irma made landfall in Florida, over 1.5 million customers still have no power in the sweltering September heat. As of 4 p.m. today, more than 1.5 million accounts, or 14.5 percent, were without electricity, according to state officials. Power outages climbed to 6.

Fla. nursing home called emergency cellphone belonging to governor's office for help

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:13:00 +0200ABCnews (en)

An emergency cellphone assigned to the office of Florida Gov. Rick Scott was called by nursing home officials at the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills asking for assistance, the governor's office confirmed to ABC News Friday. Eight residents of the nursing home, which is affiliated with the....

Hurricane Irma: Updates on cable, and internet service

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:11:00 +0200wftv (en)

It’s not just power that many Central Floridians are without after Hurricane Irma ripped through Central Florida. Many are waiting for cable, cellular and internet service, but many cable companies say there’s not much they can do until power is restored.

Clermont man pinned down by tree thanks first responders who braved storm Recovery has meant something very different for one of Hurricane Irma's victims.

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:11:00 +0200wftv (en)

CLERMONT, Fla. - Recovery has meant something very different for one of Hurricane Irma 's victims. Cole Pruitt was asleep in his bed in Clermont when a tree came crashing through the roof, pinning him to the bed. He said he’s been reliving the scene from his hospital bed. “Just so many things. One after another, after another,” said Pruitt.

Standing water prompts mosquito concerns after Hurricane Irma hits While Hurricane Irma is long gone, the effects of the major storm will be felt in Central Florida

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:11:00 +0200wftv (en)

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - While Hurricane Irma is long gone, the effects of the major storm will be felt in Central Florida for a long time. One of the issues the storm has caused in the short term, though, is countless areas with standing water that are the perfect breeding grounds for mosquitoes.

FEMA crews go door to door in Central Florida to sign up residents for Crews with the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency were out on the streets in Central Florida

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:11:00 +0200wftv (en)

MIMS, Fla. - Crews with the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency were out on the streets in Central Florida Friday going door to door signing up residents for assistance and answering questions about services. Soon, FEMA officials said they will be opening disaster resource centers to help....

Irma's 'forgotten' evacuees struggle to find housing

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:11:00 +0200wftv (en)

MIAMI (AP) - It's been one week since Margherita Lopez has taken a shower. She's been shuffled to three different shelters since evacuating her home in Key West last week as Hurricane Irma approached. She's slept on a gymnasium floor without a cot, has struggled to find food and says she feels like emergency management officials have forgotten her.

Irma’s ‘forgotten’ evacuees struggle to find housing

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:10:00 +0200therepublic (en)

MIAMI It’s been one week since Margherita Lopez has taken a shower. She’s been shuffled to three different shelters since evacuating her home in Key West last week as Hurricane Irma approached. She’s slept on a gymnasium floor without a cot, has struggled to find food and says she feels like emergency management officials have forgotten her.

The Latest: Florida, N. Carolina report storm-related deaths

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:10:00 +0200timesdaily (en)

Marie Saint Surin, originally from Haiti, but living in Key West, makes up a set of cots for her family after they arrived at the E. Darwin Fuchs Pavilion at the Miami-Dade County Fairgrounds, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017. The shelter is the only shelter remaining in Miami-Dade County. It's the shelter of last resort.

Irma's 'forgotten' evacuees struggle to find housing

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:10:00 +0200wcfcourier (en)

Kudy Ann Bell spends her time coloring at a special needs shelter, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, at Florida International University in Miami, Fla. About 30 people, including staff with the Florida Keys Outreach Coalition for the Homeless from Key West, Fla., were sheltered in a storefront underneath a parking garage on campus.

Irma’s ‘forgotten’ evacuees struggle to find housing

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:08:00 +0200tribtown (en)

MIAMI It’s been one week since Margherita Lopez has taken a shower. She’s been shuffled to three different shelters since evacuating her home in Key West last week as Hurricane Irma approached. She’s slept on a gymnasium floor without a cot, has struggled to find food and says she feels like emergency management officials have forgotten her.

Florida Evacuee Searches For Stranger

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:07:00 +0200newschannel5 (en)

WHITES CREEK, Tenn. - A Florida evacuee asked for the public's help in her search to find the stranger who helped her while she was in Tennessee fleeing from Irma . Hollie Torres is from West Palm Beach, Florida. A woman gave her $100 while at a gas station in Whites Creek.

'Save Bimini's environment'

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:07:00 +0200tribune242 (en)

By RICARDO WELLS. Tribune Staff Reporter. rwells@tribunemedia.net. THE Bimini leg of the government's Hurricane Irma assessment tour hit a small snag Thursday as a handful of residents used the visit to urge the Minnis administration to take the environmental threats on that island seriously.

'Allow pets to be taken to hurricane shelters in future'

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:07:00 +0200tribune242 (en)

By RASHAD ROLLE. Tribune Staff Reporter. rrolle@tribunemedia.net. BAHAMAS Humane Society's General Manager Percy Grant hopes Bahamians will one day be allowed to take their pets with them to hurricane shelters. As Hurricane Harvey headed toward Texas last month, images and stories emerged of people....

Jose Becomes Category 1 Hurricane, Path Threatens US East Coast

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:06:00 +0200theepochtimes (en)

Jose, which weakened to a tropical storm earlier in the week, has been making a strange loop around the Atlantic Ocean, missing the islands that Hurricane Irma slammed last week. It has winds of 75 mph, and it is moving northwest at 10 mph. There is some possible strengthening forecast until....

NC reports first death from Hurricane Irma

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:05:00 +0200wbtv (en)

RALEIGH, NC (WNCN) - North Carolina officials announced Friday that one person has died in the state as a result of Hurricane Irma . The death happened Tuesday in western North Carolina. A Henderson County man succumbed to carbon monoxide poisoning while using a generator, officials said.

Before and After Views of Hurricane Irma Damage Now Available From NICB

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:04:00 +0200finanzen-at (en)

DES PLAINES, Ill. Sept. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --Â The National Insurance Crime Bureau's (NICB) Geospatial Intelligence Center has been flying over much of Florida since Hurricane Irma hit. The resulting high resolution imagery, incorporated into a mapping system, is now being posted for the public....

Local nonprofit offers outdoor relief for kids stuck

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:04:00 +0200wtsp (en)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - With school cancelled from Hurricane Irma , and with some St. Petersburg residents still without power, children are stuck at home with little to do. To make things worse, parents are starting to head back to work. The local nonprofit outdoor education program, Pathfinder, is....

Henderson County Technical Rescue Team shares Person of the Week honor

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:03:00 +0200wlos (en)

Our 18 Persons of the Week are real life savers, whether it's in Texas areas impacted by Hurricane Harvey or here at home in Western North Carolina. They're members of the Henderson County Technical Rescue Team. (Photo credit: Henderson County Technical Rescue Team) HENDERSONVILLE, N.C.

Recovery efforts in St. Marys, Georgia

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:02:00 +0200firstcoastnews (en)

It's been five days since Hurricane Irma slammed into parts of Florida, bringing high winds and heavy rain to the First Coast. Many are still cleaning up after from the storm damage, including residents in St. Marys, Georgia.

Irma's 'forgotten' evacuees struggle to find housing

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200eagletribune (en)

MIAMI (AP) — It's been one week since Margherita Lopez has taken a shower. She's been shuffled to three different shelters since evacuating her home in Key West last week as Hurricane Irma approached. She's slept on a gymnasium floor without a cot, has struggled to find food and says she feels like emergency management officials have forgotten her.

CARICOM expresses condolences to USA in the wake of Hurricane Irma [News Update]

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200sunstkitts (en)

CARICOM expresses condolences to USA in the wake of Hurricane Irma . From CARICOM CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana – Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Amb. Irwin LaRocque, expressed the community’s condolence to the government and people of the United....

Volunteers spruce up Oxbow Meadows for the United Way Day of Caring

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:59:00 +0200ledger-enquirer (en)

. The annual United Way Day of Caring brought out hundreds of volunteers throughout the Chattahoochee Valley, including a small crew from 2WR Architecture in Columbus. They picked up rakes and shovels and restored an area of the CSU Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning that was windblown by the edges of Hurricane Irma .

ADECA donates surplus items to Irma relief effort

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:59:00 +0200timesdaily (en)

“As the Alabama Emergency Management Agency closely tracked the path of Hurricane Irma , we had a unique mission of preparing Alabamians while looking for ways to care for the basic needs of Florida evacuees escaping the path of a hurricane,” Alabama EMA Director Brian Hastings said.

Jose Declared A Hurricane (Again) On Friday

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:58:00 +0200npr (en)

: The Two-Way No coastal watches or warnings are in effect for Jose, but the storm is expected to bring "high surf and life-threatening rip currents along portions of the U.S. East Coast" in the coming days. Jose moving west-northwest on Friday. Jose had been a dangerous Category 4 tropical storm,....

The Latest: Cuomo surveys damage in US Virgin Islands

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:55:00 +0200wivb (en)

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s visit to the U.S. Virgin Islands (all times eastern): 4:45 p.m. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he’s seen firsthand the damage done to the U.S. Virgin Islands by Hurricane Irma and that his state stands ready to help.

Hurricane survivors try to move forward despite looters in Keys

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:55:00 +0200wsvn (en)

KEY WEST, FLA. (WSVN) - Hurricane survivors in the Florida Keys are keeping an eye out for looters who have already taken advantage of them as they deal with the aftermath of the storm. There have been improvements everyday in the Lower Florida Keys thanks to the enormous aid efforts, but some....

Sunrise firefighters, city officials aid nursing home without A/C

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:55:00 +0200wsvn (en)

SUNRISE, FLA. (WSVN) - Firefighters and city employees came to the aid of a Sunrise nursing home that was without power or air conditioning for days. Among the many locations in South Florida without power after Hurricane Irma was the Sunrise Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Jose re-strengthens to hurricane off coast of N.C.

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:54:00 +0200bostonglobe (en)

MIAMI (AP) Jose has re-strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane in the Atlantic, but there is no current threat to land. Advertisement. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said in an advisory Friday afternoon that Irma had sustained winds of 75 mph and was located about 640 miles south-southeast of....

Jose heads for East Coast; rip currents expected locally

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:54:00 +0200bostonglobe (en)

The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency warned of the possibility of high winds causing tree damage and power outages, and up to 6 inches of heavy rain, as well as heavy surf, rip currents, and beach erosion. The agency said it was monitoring the storm’s progress.

Irma’s ‘forgotten’ evacuees struggle to find housing

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:54:00 +0200dailyjournal (en)

MIAMI It’s been one week since Margherita Lopez has taken a shower. She’s been shuffled to three different shelters since evacuating her home in Key West last week as Hurricane Irma approached. She’s slept on a gymnasium floor without a cot, has struggled to find food and says she feels like emergency management officials have forgotten her.

Bridgestone announces $1M donation to Red Cross for hurricane relief

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:53:00 +0200wkrn (en)

Bridgestone announced on Friday it’s donating $1 million to the American Red Cross to help with hurricane relief efforts. Raju Ramasamy was shot around 5:30 p.m. when he got to his parked car near the intersection of 24th Avenue North and Alameda Street.

Hurricane Irma merchandise floods eBay

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:48:00 +0200tampabay (en)

While Floridians have been cleaning up the damage Hurricane Irma left behind, hopeful entrepreneurs of Indianapolis, Ind.; Anaheim, Calif.; East Meadow, N.Y.; Hamilton, Ohio; Cordova, Tenn.; Leon, Iowa; Granite Falls, N.C.; Shelbyville, Del.; and beyond have been busy with their own plans to clean up.

Hurricane Jose could threaten North Carolina as forecasters monitor two other Atlantic systems

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:48:00 +0200tampabay (en)

This, as Hurricane Jose has re-strengthened and could prompt a tropical storm watch for North Carolina and produce high surfs and life-threatening rip current conditions along the U.S. East Coast. A tropical depression far out in the Atlantic is forecast to become Tropical Storm Lee within the next 24 hours, forecasters said.

Got Hurricane Irma questions? Here are some answers

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:48:00 +0200tampabay (en)

How can I apply for disaster assistance from the federal government? The Federal Emergency Management Agency says residents and business owners in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco and more than 30 other Florida counties are eligible for disaster assistance for uninsured and under-insured damages resulting from Hurricane Irma .

I've cleaned up my property after Hurricane Irma. Now what do I do with all this debris?

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:48:00 +0200tampabay (en)

Hopefully your weekend doesn't include too much cleaning and clearing in and around your home, but it probably does, so here's what to do with all that stuff Hurricane Irma destroyed, sorted by geography for your convenience. Keep in mind this is specific for storm debris, not your regular household trash.

Irma's 'forgotten' evacuees struggle to find housing

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:47:00 +0200actionnewsjax (en)

MIAMI (AP) - It's been one week since Margherita Lopez has taken a shower. She's been shuffled to three different shelters since evacuating her home in Key West last week as Hurricane Irma approached. She's slept on a gymnasium floor without a cot, has struggled to find food and says she feels like emergency management officials have forgotten her.

Caribbean Airlines operating relief flights from #Irma-ravaged islands

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:46:00 +0200jamaicaobserver (en)

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Caribbean Airlines (CAL) says it is now operating flights to Tortola and Antigua to evacuate people from the islands ravaged by Hurricane Irma . “The airlines extend our deepest concern and empathy to those affected by the hurricanes in the region,” the airline said in a release today.

Withlacoochee River Rising, Flooding Homes 34 mins ago

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:45:00 +0200abcactionnews (en)

Right now, people who live along the Withlacoochee River are still dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Irma because their homes are flooding. RIDGE MANOR, Fla. - Right now, people who live along the Withlacoochee River are still dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Irma because their homes are flooding.

Climate change should concern us all

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:44:00 +0200straitstimesSG (en)

There is little doubt that the range of global phenomena referred to as climate change, once dismissed by US President Donald Trump as "just the weather", is making warm days hotter, rainfall both scant and severe, and floods and cyclones more powerful.

SeaWorld: Manatees orphaned, displaced by Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:43:00 +0200fox35orlando (en)

ORLANDO, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35) - As Florida continues to clean up in the wake of Hurricane Irma , it’s been a busy week for the SeaWorld Orlando Rescue team. Reports of stranded, displaced and injured animals have increased, and the park’s rescue team, along with partner and government agencies, has been called to assist.

ASPCA Continues to Help Hundreds of Animals Displaced by Hurricane Irma through Field Rescue, Relocation & Emergency Sheltering

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:41:00 +0200prnewswire (en)

In Florida , the ASPCA assisted local agencies in transporting hundreds of homeless animals displaced by the storm and mobilized its water rescue team to save the lives of animals at risk due to flooding in Lee County . At the request of Miami-Dade Animal Services, the ASPCA is on the ground....

Georgia Power restores power to 95+ percent of customers impacted by Hurricane Irma 48 hours ahead of schedule

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:41:00 +0200prnewswire (en)

ATLANTA Sept. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power has restored power to more than 95 percent, or more than 960,000 customers, impacted by Hurricane Irma in just four days – 48 hours ahead of schedule. More than 8,000 personnel were mobilized as part of the company's restoration effort, including....

Irma's 'forgotten' evacuees struggle to find housing

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:40:00 +0200theglobeandmail (en)

It's been one week since Margherita Lopez has taken a shower. She's been shuffled to three different shelters since evacuating her home in Key West last week as Hurricane Irma approached. She's slept on a gymnasium floor without a cot, has struggled to find food and says she feels like emergency management officials have forgotten her.

Irma's 'forgotten' evacuees struggle to find housing

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:39:00 +0200beaumontenterprise (en)

MIAMI (AP) It's been one week since Margherita Lopez has taken a shower. She's been shuffled to three different shelters since evacuating her home in Key West last week as Hurricane Irma approached. She's slept on a gymnasium floor without a cot, has struggled to find food and says she feels like emergency management officials have forgotten her.

Hurricane Irma blamed for one death in NC

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:39:00 +0200wral (en)

A Henderson County medical examiner has determined that an Edneyville man died Tuesday from carbon monoxide poisoning from a generator to power his home during Hurricane Irma . This is the first death in North Carolina related to Hurricane Irma. Local authorities have not yet released the victim’s name.

ASPCA Continues to Help Hundreds of Animals Displaced by Hurricane Irma through Field Rescue, Relocation & Emergency Sheltering

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:38:00 +0200marketwatch (en)

NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to Hurricane Irma , the ASPCA [®] (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals [®] ) has been on the ground in Florida and South Carolina assisting local authorities with relocation, field rescue, and emergency sheltering for more than 1,200 animals impacted by Hurricane Irma.

Georgia Power restores power to 95+ percent of customers impacted by Hurricane Irma 48 hours ahead of schedule

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:38:00 +0200marketwatch (en)

ATLANTA, Sept. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power has restored power to more than 95 percent, or more than 960,000 customers, impacted by Hurricane Irma in just four days – 48 hours ahead of schedule. More than 8,000 personnel were mobilized as part of the company's restoration effort, including....

Dangers linger as Florida recovery picks up momentum

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:37:00 +0200wrcbtv (en)

By JENNIFER KAY and TIM REYNOLDS Associated Press. MIAMI (AP) - Nearly a week after Hurricane Irma walloped Florida, the recovery mission picked up momentum as more people had electricity and schools made plans to reopen. Still, the dangers lingered, mostly in the form of noxious gas from generators serving those who still don't have power.

Hurricane Irma: UK will not spend foreign aid on disaster relief as overseas territories are 'too wealthy'

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:35:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

, the Government has said. Hurricane Irma Instead, funding must be collected from other reserves across the Government, which have been described as "scanty". But the Government has denied it s e mergency response has been impaired by budgetar y consideration s.

North Carolina man dies during aftermath of Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:35:00 +0200wsoctv (en)

EDNEYVILLE, N.C. - Hurricane Irma and its aftermath resulted in one North Carolina death, members of Gov. Roy Cooper’s office said in a news release. An Edneyville man died Tuesday from carbon monoxide poisoning, a Hendersonville County medical examiner said.

IRMA: FEMA assistance teams to go door-to-door

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:34:00 +0200mynews13 (en)

As people return to their homes this week and assess the damage Irma left behind, federal relief is on its way. FEMA teams to go door-to-door to help people register for aid; All of Central Florida qualifies for FEMA aid for Irma damage; Aid can apply to variety of expenses, including home repair,....

IRMA: Orange County readies schools for Monday opening

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:34:00 +0200mynews13 (en)

ORLANDO -- Nearly 200 Orange County Public Schools are getting ready to re-open after being closed for more than a week because of Hurricane Irma . Orange County Public Schools reopen Monday; Over a dozen schools were used as hurricane shelters; Several schools had damage, no power.

Business disaster prep seminar Wednesday in Melville

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:32:00 +0200newsday-USA (en)

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GPD suspends 'hot cop' with pay

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:30:00 +0200gainesville (en)

The agency has received several complaints about Michael Hamill, one of the officers who went viral during Hurricane Irma . Deborah Strange @DeborahJStrange. A Gainesville Police Department officer has been suspended with pay after the agency received several complaints against him, GPD said Friday.

Edneyville man's death attributed to Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:30:00 +0200wlos (en)

A Henderson County medical examiner said an Edneyville man died Tuesday from carbon monoxide poisoning. The man was using a generator to power his home after severe weather knocked out electricity in the area. (Photo credit: NASA / Goddard Space Flight Center) HENDERSON COUNTY, N.C.

Edisto residents dealing with remnants of flooding, debris after Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:27:00 +0200live5news (en)

EDISTO BEACH, SC (WCSC) - Hundreds of residents that live on Edisto Beach are dealing with the clean up of debris and sand after Irma passed through. Crews in the area are working to move dirt away from the streets and back towards the beach. Edisto Beach still full of sand. Hurricane Irma hit the town of Edisto Beach hard.

After Hurricane Katrina, Many People Found New Strength

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:27:00 +0200npr (en)

Long after the floodwaters recede and the debris is cleared, the mental health impacts of disasters like hurricanes can linger. Psychologist Jean Rhodes of the University of Massachusetts-Boston has spent more than a decade studying what happens to people years after a natural disaster — in this case, Hurricane Katrina.

In north Florida, Hurricane Irma made tranquil waters angry and dangerous

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:27:00 +0200WashingtonPost (en)

The rising Santa Fe came within inches of closing Interstate 75, one of only two interstate highways leading north out of Florida, before it crested late Wednesday and started to slowly recede. Anticipating the closure, the Florida Department of Transportation told evacuees returning from the north....

4:59 Iranian Figures Show Solidarity with Cuba after Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:24:00 +0200plenglish (en)

15 de septiembre de 2017, 16:59 Havana, Sep 15 (Prensa Latina) Health and Medical Education minister in the Islamic Republic of Iran, Seyed Hasan Qazizade Hashemi, sent a solidarity message to Cuba n Health Minister Roberto Morales Ojeda after the path of hurricane Irma along most of the north coast of Cuba.

4:59 Cuban Attorney General's Office Probes Into Social Indiscipline

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:24:00 +0200plenglish (en)

15 de septiembre de 2017, 16:59 Havana, Sep 15 (Prensa Latina) The Cuba n Attorney General''s Office reported today that it was investigating into the criminal acts that took place in the country during the recent path of hurricane Irma and it is processing them severely, according to the law.

From its Plano base, PepsiCo charity delivers on million-meal commitment to hurricane victims

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:23:00 +0200dallasnews (en)

Among the charity's partners is the Texas Department of Agriculture, which governs the childhood nutritional programs Food for Good had traditionally served. Given a quick go-ahead to provide help on a massive scale by the president of Frito-Lay, Smith went to state officials to find out where they were most needed.

Georgia Power : restores power to 95+ percent of customers impacted by Hurricane Irma 48 hours ahead of schedule

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:20:00 +02004-traders (en)

ATLANTA, Sept. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power has restored power to more than 95 percent, or more than 960,000 customers, impacted by Hurricane Irma in just four days - 48 hours ahead of schedule. More than 8,000 personnel were mobilized as part of the company's restoration effort, including....

Hurricane Jose's path threatens East Coast; two other storms likely in Atlantic

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:20:00 +0200delawareonline (en)

Hurricane Jose, now spinning about 600 miles east of Miami, remains a threat to the East Coast next week. Jose could hit or graze the Mid-Atlantic, New England or Atlantic Canada coasts early next week, AccuWeather said, or potentially spin completely out to sea.

Does this add up? Florida teachers sue to end their own bonus pay program.

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:19:00 +0200bradenton (en)

For instance: Jenny Cisneros and Angela Ferreira of Miami-Dade are “Hispanic and over 40 years of age,” Joy Jackson of Broward “is a black,” and Djuna Robinson, also of Broward, “is a black and over 40 years of age,” the lawsuit states. For each of those four women, the FEA argues she “would have....

Hurricane Jose's path threatens East Coast; two other storms likely in Atlantic

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:17:00 +0200tcpalm (en)

Hurricane Jose, now spinning about 600 miles east of Miami, remains a threat to the East Coast next week. Jose could hit or graze the Mid-Atlantic, New England or Atlantic Canada coasts early next week, AccuWeather said, or potentially spin completely out to sea.

South Florida water district back-pumps Glades communities' water into Lake Okeechobee

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:17:00 +0200tcpalm (en)

The Army Corps of Engineers started discharging Lake Okeechobee water east to the St. Lucie River to lower the lake level days after the South Florida Water Management District started pumping water into the lake. More: TCPalm's coverage of Hurricane Irma The district started pumping water into the....

Video: First responders not allowed to rescue people during storm 33 Mins When Hurricane Irma hit St. Petersburg, Florida, the winds were too strong for rescue teams to go outside, reports senior medical

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:14:00 +0200click2houston (en)

Video: First responders not allowed to rescue people during storm When Hurricane Irma hit St. Petersburg, Florida, the winds were too strong for rescue teams to go outside, reports senior medical correspondent Elizabeth Cohen. Mobile users, to watch video.

Irma : le groupe stéphanois Casino envoie 45 tonnes de marchandises à Saint-Martin

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:12:00 +0200francebleu (fr)

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WATCH: Canoe unearthed by Hurricane Irma could be hundreds of years old

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:12:00 +0200ABCnews (en)

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Hurricane Jose's path threatens East Coast; two other storms likely in Atlantic

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:12:00 +0200freep (en)

Hurricane Jose, now spinning about 600 miles east of Miami, remains a threat to the East Coast next week. Jose could hit or graze the Mid-Atlantic, New England or Atlantic Canada coasts early next week, AccuWeather said, or potentially spin completely out to sea.

Florida Hurricane Irma Nun Reveals How She Learned to Use the Chain Saw

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:10:00 +0200theepochtimes (en)

The chain-saw-wielding nun who became an internet sensation when police posted videos of her cutting trees after Hurricane Irma passed through, talked about how she learned the skill of “I actually had to Google it to find out how to start it because I’d forgotten how to start it,” Sister Margaret Ann said to AP.

Nearly 1,500 sea turtle hatchlings displaced by hurricanes to be released Nearly 1,500 sea turtle hatchlings displaced by Hurricane Irma and Jose were set for release back

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:10:00 +0200wftv (en)

Nearly 1,500 sea turtle hatchlings displaced by hurricanes to be released. by: Scott Andera, Palm Beach Post Updated: Sep 15, 2017 - 4:32 PM. Nearly 1,500 sea turtle hatchlings displaced by Hurricane Irma and Jose back into the ocean Friday. The newly hatched green and loggerhead turtles -- along....

Hurricane Irma leaves St. Kitts and Nevis with initial $53.2 million in damages

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:09:00 +0200sunstkitts (en)

. From SKNIS Basseterre, St. Kitts – Hurricane Irma left a trail of destruction in its wake in the Caribbean. While the damages in St. Kitts and Nevis were minor compared to other islands that were almost completely devastated, the twin-island federation is in recuperation from the damages it suffered.

The Latest: Jose re-strengthens to hurricane off coast of NC

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:09:00 +0200timesdaily (en)

Evacuees at a special needs shelter sit and chat or rest, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, at Florida International University in Miami, Fla. About 30 people, including staff with the Florida Keys Outreach Coalition for the Homeless from Key West, Fla., were sheltered in a storefront underneath a parking garage on campus.

Standing water remains in many Putnam County homes days after Irma 2 Mins After Hurricane Irma, storm waters still had not completely receded Friday for many people living in Putnam County.

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:08:00 +0200news4jax (en)

The three areas of Putnam County still reeling the most are the town of Welaka, homes along Dunns Creek at U.S. 17 and Federal Point just west of Hastings -- where life hasn't totally resumed and many are still stuck in the muck. Putnam County Emergency Management said its damage assessment teams....

Can your flooded car be saved? 6 Mins After Hurricane Irma dumped billions of gallons of water on the Jacksonville area, hundreds of thousands of storm-damaged vehicles are being

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:08:00 +0200news4jax (en)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - After Hurricane Irma dumped billions of gallons of water on the Jacksonville area, hundreds of thousands of storm-damaged vehicles are being examined to determine whether the cars are salvageable or a total loss. Insurance companies are overwhelmed with claims from the owners of vehicles that took on water during the hurricane.

FPL will not pay for food loss due to Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:08:00 +0200wsvn (en)

(WSVN) - After thousands of people lost power due to Hurricane Irma , many had to throw away perishable food items. But those hoping to get their money back from Florida Power and Light are out of luck. Rumors have been going around on social media that FPL would pay for all the food lost due to Hurricane Irma.

Charity Collection Stolen At Beachwood Business

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:06:00 +0200patch (en)

BEACHWOOD, OH — Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma have both highlighted the important roles charities play in both American society and recovery of that society. Recently, the folks in Cleveland Clinic Building 3 in Beachwood put together a collection to raise money for charities. Unfortunately, someone stole the money the folks raised.

Dangers linger as Florida recovery picks up momentum

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:04:00 +0200fox13memphis (en)

MIAMI (AP) - Nearly a week after Hurricane Irma walloped Florida, the recovery mission picked up momentum as more people had electricity and schools made plans to reopen. Still, the dangers lingered, mostly in the form of noxious gas from generators serving those who still don't have power.

Metro Detroit weather forecast: Spectacular weekend ahead! 40 Mins Once this morning's fog thinned, our Friday turned into a very nice day, with afternoon

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:03:00 +0200clickondetroit (en)

Metro Detroit weather forecast: Spectacular weekend ahead! Plus: Ominous news from the tropics. Once this morning’s fog thinned, our Friday turned into a very nice day, with afternoon highs reaching the upper 70s to near 80 degrees (26-27 degrees Celsius).

FPL Lies

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:02:00 +0200flaglerlive (en)

I’ll get to the details. First, a disclaimer: This has nothing to do with Florida Power and Light’s line workers. Like many others through Hurricane Irma —first responders, emergency management teams, school staffers at shelters, all sorts of government workers (those same governments people love to....

After Irma, there's a lot of activity in the tropics

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:01:00 +0200wtsp (en)

JACKSONVILLE, FL. - In the wake of Harvey and Irma , two devastating storms, there's still about two and a half months of the hurricane season left. Right now, there's plenty of activity out in the tropics. First, we have Jose. Tropical Storm Jose, with winds around 70 miles an hour, is likely to develop into a hurricane by Saturday.

Irma Free laundry service for Hurricane Irma victims on Saturday Free laundry service for Hurricane Irma victims on Saturday Free laundry service is being provided to Hurricane Irma victims on Saturday. Irma 1 minute ago

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:01:00 +0200wtsp (en)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Free laundry service is being provided to Hurricane Irma victims on Saturday. Current Initiatives will wash and dry approximately 600 loads of laundry at three Tampa locations from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Big Wash Sulphur Springs 908 E Waters Ave. Seminole Heights Laundromat 103 W Osborne Ave.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue does wellness checks in the FLorida Keys after Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:59:00 +0200miamiherald (en)

The Miami HEAT teamed up with the Golden State Warriors and FedEx to airlift over 100 pre-Hurricane Irma pets from local Miami and Monroe County animal shelters to no-kill animal shelters in Oakland, California. Due to the severe impact to the South Florida area during Hurricane Irma, many animals were displaced from their owners or abandoned.

After Irma, derelict boats responsible for costly damage

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:57:00 +0200cbs12 (en)

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. (CBS 12) — Several days after Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc across Florida and on our waters, the problem of abandoned and derelict boats first exposed by CBS12 Investigates still remains. The damage at Blue Heron Docks in Riviera Beach is widespread and costly.

St. Thomas Starts To Clean Up Island's Worth Of Debris After Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:57:00 +0200npr (en)

When Hurricane Irma finished pounding the U.S. Virgin Islands with Category 5 wind and rains, houses had collapsed, boats flipped, shipping containers were on their sides, roofs were ripped off, and trees and telephone poles knocked down. So how does an island dispose of an island's worth of debris? St.

Hurricane Irma Recovery Highlights Stark Divide Between Rich And Poor

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:57:00 +0200npr (en)

In southwest Florida, the rich and poor live not far from each other. But how they experienced Hurricane Irma and its aftermath are worlds apart. Hurricane Irma Recovery Highlights Stark Divide Between Rich And Poor In southwest Florida, the rich and poor live not far from each other.

Federal Government Steps Up Disaster Response Efforts Since Hurricane Katrina

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:57:00 +0200npr (en)

The coordination of disaster response efforts by the federal government has significantly improved since Hurricane Katrina. In Florida, reviews of the federal response have been positive in the wake of Hurricane Irma . Federal Government Steps Up Disaster Response Efforts Since Hurricane Katrina ....

‘Thoughts with those recovering from Hurricane Harvey, Irma’: Trump

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:55:00 +0200globalnews (en)

. U.S. President Donald Trump remarked on Friday that thoughts are with those recovering in wake of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma .

Thanksgiving pecan pies at risk

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:53:00 +0200thegazette (en)

Hurricane Irma is gone, but her aftermath will continue to upend millions of lives and even put Thanksgiving pies at risk. The storm tore through pecan orchards in Georgia, the No. 1 U.S. grower, just a few weeks before the crop usually is harvested. As much as 30 percent of production may have been....

Answers to lingering questions about Irma assistance, debris, etc.

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:45:00 +0200tampabay (en)

How can I apply for disaster assistance from the federal government? The Federal Emergency Management Agency has declared that residents and business owners in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco and more than 30 other Florida counties are eligible for disaster assistance for uninsured and under-insured damages resulting from Hurricane Irma .

Chicago's Morton Salt says hurricane damaged Bahamas site

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:43:00 +0200newsok (en)

CHICAGO (AP) — Officials at Chicago-based Morton Salt say Hurricane Irma significantly damaged a production facility on the Bahamian island of Great Inagua. Morton Salt spokesman Paul Jackiewicz tells the Chicago Tribune the facility sustained structural damage and a team is on the ground assessing the full extent of damages.

Hurricane Recovery Alert: Natural Catastrophe Insurance Claims

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:41:00 +0200natlawreview (en)

Insurers and policyholders should heed the critical insurance issues that arise in the aftermath of natural disasters. Introduction. Over the past two months, Hurricanes Harvey and Irma battered Texas and Florida, and Typhoon Hato brought calamity to southern China, Hong Kong, and Macau.

Hot cop who shot to fame with Irma selfie is suspended

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:36:00 +0200dailymail (en)

'Hot cop' who shot to fame with a Hurricane Irma selfie suspended from the force after it came out he posted anti-Semitic Jokes and wrote 'stupid people' should be put in an oven and dealt with 'the Hitler way' on Facebook Gainesville police officer Michael Hamill has been suspended from his....

Irma wipes out dreams across independent-minded Florida Keys

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:35:00 +0200koaa (en)

By JASON DEAREN Associated Press. BIG PINE KEY, Fla. (AP) - Tim Stanton emerged from his ruined workshop off Highway 1 on Big Pine Key and collapsed to the ground, his sunburned, tear-covered face contorted in anguish. The skeleton-thin 58-year-old with long, stringy gray hair sat under an old gas....

National Storage Affiliates Trust : Provides Hurricane Irma Update

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:33:00 +02004-traders (en)

National Storage Affiliates Trust (“NSA” or the “Company”) (NYSE: NSA) today provided an update on the impact from Hurricane Irma on its stores in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. First, and most importantly, all of NSA’s team members and their families impacted by Hurricane Irma are safe.

National Storage Affiliates Trust Provides Hurricane Irma Update

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:33:00 +0200marketwatch (en)

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Sep 15, 2017 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- National Storage Affiliates Trust (“NSA” or the “Company”) today provided an update on the impact from Hurricane Irma on its stores in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. First, and most importantly, all of NSA’s team members and their families impacted by Hurricane Irma are safe.

Chicago's Morton Salt says hurricane damaged Bahamas site

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:30:00 +0200islandpacket (en)

Officials at Chicago-based Morton Salt say Hurricane Irma significantly damaged a production facility on the Bahamian island of Great Inagua. Morton Salt spokesman Paul Jackiewicz tells the Chicago Tribune the facility sustained structural damage and a team is on the ground assessing the full extent of damages.

Weather Jose's path threatens East Coast; two other storms likely in Atlantic Jose's path threatens East Coast; two other storms likely in Atlantic Meanwhile, forecasters are keeping close tabs on two other weather systems, one of which is now Tropical Depression Fourteen and should become Tropical Storm Lee later Friday. That storm has 35 mph winds and is located about 430 miles southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands. Weather 41 minutes ago

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:29:00 +0200khou (en)

Tropical Storm Jose, now spinning about 700 miles east of Miami, is forecast to re-strengthen into a hurricane later Friday and remains a threat to the East Coast next week. Jose could hit or graze the Mid-Atlantic, New England or Atlantic Canada coasts early next week, AccuWeather said, or potentially spin completely out to sea.

Still no cable, internet or cell phone service? There’s hope

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:29:00 +0200miamiherald (en)

According to Thursday’s Federal Communication Commission status report on areas impacted by Hurricane Irma , 13.4 percent of cell sites across the state are out of service, down from 18.1 percent on Wednesday. In Miami-Dade, 355 out of 1,435 cell sites (25 percent) were down. In Broward, 175 out of 924 sites (19 percent) were down.

La Royal Navy rame

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:28:00 +0200bruxelles2 (fr)

(B2) La marine britannique : Une vaste plaisanterie ? » titre aujourd’hui le quotidien qui attaque billes en tête. The Telegraph 13 des 19 principaux navires à quai. Trois quarts des navires de la Royal Navy sont actuellement hors d’état de nuire, selon des sources militaires supérieures qui se sont....

Irma wipes out dreams across independent-minded Florida Keys

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:27:00 +0200tristateupdate (en)

By JASON DEAREN Associated Press. BIG PINE KEY, Fla. (AP) - Tim Stanton emerged from his ruined workshop off Highway 1 on Big Pine Key and collapsed to the ground, his sunburned, tear-covered face contorted in anguish. The skeleton-thin 58-year-old with long, stringy gray hair sat under an old gas....

IRMA: Orange County officials: Avoid contact with bodies of water

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:26:00 +0200mynews13 (en)

Orange County officials are urging residents not to come in contact with lakes and rivers due to possible contamination caused by Hurricane Irma . (News 13 file photo) Orange County officials are urging residents to avoid contact with all bodies of water because they could be contaminated in the wake of Irma.

Hurricane Harvey Was Devastating — But Irma's Impact Will Be Felt Longer

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:26:00 +0200nbcnews (en)

The United States dodged a bullet with Irma , but experts say that’s no reason to celebrate. The storm blew itself out before living up to its status as the storm of a lifetime for the state of Florida, but Irma’s sheer size meant that a wide swath of Florida, not to mention Georgia, Alabama, and South Carolina weathered its wrath.

Hurricane Irma: FAQs on insurance coverage

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:25:00 +0200ajc (en)

Living expenses, like temporary housing if flood damage makes your home uninhabitable, are not covered by a federal flood insurance policy. Some supplemental policies cover temporary living costs, but that varies among insurers. It covers replacement costs of actual damages, up to $250,000 for a building.

Metro Detroit weather forecast: Spectacular weekend ahead! 25 Mins Once this morning's fog thinned, our Friday turned into a very nice day, with afternoon

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:17:00 +0200clickondetroit (en)

Once this morning’s fog thinned, our Friday turned into a very nice day, with afternoon highs reaching the upper 70s to near 80 degrees (26-27 degrees Celsius). Expect more of the same this weekend! Skies will rapidly clear this evening, with some patchy fog possible once again well after midnight.

Here's to the heroes of Hurricane Irma | Our view

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:15:00 +0200tcpalm (en)

So our Editorial Board asked readers, through Facebook, to tell us about their "hurricane heroes ." We received dozens of responses. What follows is a sampling of the benevolence we heard about. These individuals on the Treasure Coast deserve a big "thank you.

Irma wipes out dreams across independent-minded Florida Keys

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:15:00 +0200timesfreepress (en)

The skeleton-thin 58-year-old with long, stringy gray hair sat under an old gas station awning, overcome by his personal loss in this idyllic place that was one of the hardest hit by Hurricane Irma . A tree fell on the trailer where he lives, and his shop was destroyed, along with an old BMW convertible he had just bought with saved money.

Tampa church is refuge of last resort for family fleeing second hurricane

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:14:00 +0200tampabay (en)

"We lost everything there during Hurricane Harvey," said Feliz, 38, as she stood in the hot sun outside a shelter from the ravages of Hurricane Irma . "The water started coming in. The kids were screaming, so we jumped in the car and came to Tampa." The original plan, said Feliz, a therapist who....

Chicago's Morton Salt says hurricane damaged Bahamas site

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:14:00 +0200sunherald (en)

Officials at Chicago-based Morton Salt say Hurricane Irma significantly damaged a production facility on the Bahamian island of Great Inagua. Morton Salt spokesman Paul Jackiewicz tells the Chicago Tribune the facility sustained structural damage and a team is on the ground assessing the full extent of damages.

Irma wipes out dreams across independent-minded Florida Keys

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:13:00 +0200wacotrib (en)

This photo taken Thursday, Sept.14, 2017, Tim Stanton reacts as he recounts the loss of his possessions by Hurricane Irma , in Big Pine Key, Fla. A tree had fallen on the trailer where he lives, and his workshop was destroyed along with an old convertible BMW he'd just bought with saved money. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz) This photo taken Thursday, Sept.

Cox Media Group Orlando giving away free ice to those

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:10:00 +0200wftv (en)

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - The television and radio properties of Cox Media Group Orlando, with the help of our partners at University of Central Florida and CFE Federal Credit Union, will deliver a tractor trailer filled with 42,000 pounds of ice to distribute to those still without power due to Hurricane Irma .

Irma wipes out dreams across independent-minded Florida Keys

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:10:00 +0200wftv (en)

BIG PINE KEY, Fla. (AP) - Tim Stanton emerged from his ruined workshop off Highway 1 on Big Pine Key and collapsed to the ground, his sunburned, tear-covered face contorted in anguish. The skeleton-thin 58-year-old with long, stringy gray hair sat under an old gas station awning, overcome by his....

Hurricane Irma aftermath: Trash, debris pickup information

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:10:00 +0200wftv (en)

Brevard County: Brevard County Solid Waste Management will resume regularly scheduled curbside trash and recycling collection on Tuesday, and private contractors will begin to survey Hurricane Irma ’s local damage for debris removal, officials said. “Beginning today, Tuesday, Sept. 12, Waste Management, Inc.

Irma: Saint-Barth et Saint-Martin confrontés aux risques sanitaires

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:09:00 +0200tv5 (fr)

Dévastées par l'ouragan Irma , les îles de Saint-Martin et Saint-Barth craignent désormais les épidémies liées au manque d'eau et d'hygiène, renforcées par la difficile communication sur place. Plus d'une semaine après le cyclone de catégorie 5 qui a frappé les deux Iles du Nord et fait 11 morts à....

Irma wipes out dreams across independent-minded Florida Keys

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:09:00 +0200kptv (en)

By JASON DEAREN Associated Press. BIG PINE KEY, Fla. (AP) - Tim Stanton emerged from his ruined workshop off Highway 1 on Big Pine Key and collapsed to the ground, his sunburned, tear-covered face contorted in anguish. The skeleton-thin 58-year-old with long, stringy gray hair sat under an old gas....

Chicago's Morton Salt says hurricane damaged Bahamas site

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:09:00 +0200wsiltv (en)

CHICAGO (AP) - Officials at Chicago-based Morton Salt say Hurricane Irma significantly damaged a production facility on the Bahamian island of Great Inagua. Morton Salt spokesman Paul Jackiewicz tells the Chicago Tribune the facility sustained structural damage and a team is on the ground assessing the full extent of damages.

Irma wipes out dreams across independent-minded Florida Keys

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:07:00 +0200kiro7 (en)

BIG PINE KEY, Fla. (AP) - Tim Stanton emerged from his ruined workshop off Highway 1 on Big Pine Key and collapsed to the ground, his sunburned, tear-covered face contorted in anguish. The skeleton-thin 58-year-old with long, stringy gray hair sat under an old gas station awning, overcome by his....

Half the cars damaged by Harvey, Irma could end up for sale 12 Mins

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:07:00 +0200news4jax (en)

Scott Olson/Getty Images A car sits stalled on a flooded street after it was inundated with water from Hurricane Harvey on August 27, 2017 in Houston, Texas. There may not be a more risky time to buy a used car. Hundreds of thousands of flood-damaged vehicles could end up on the market in the wake of the catastrophic storms in Texas and Florida.

Colleagues pitch in to help first responders clean up after Irma 22 Mins Many Jacksonville-area first responders have been working around the clock since Hurricane

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:07:00 +0200news4jax (en)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Many Jacksonville-area first responders have been working around the clock since Hurricane Irma moved through North Florida on Monday. The storm wiped out trees and power lines as it made its way through Florida, leaving debris scattered across neighborhoods statewide.

Ahead of Irma, Florida jobless rate dipped slightly again 18 Mins Florida's unemployment rate is dropping again but the latest number does not reflect the potential impact of Hurricane Irma.

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:07:00 +0200news4jax (en)

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida's unemployment rate is dropping again but the latest number does not reflect the potential impact of Hurricane Irma . State officials on Friday announced that the state's jobless rate in August was 4 percent and that 408,000 Floridians are unemployed, out of a workforce of 10,095,000.

Chicago’s Morton Salt says hurricane damaged Bahamas site

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:07:00 +0200seattletimes (en)

CHICAGO (AP) — Officials at Chicago-based Morton Salt say Hurricane Irma significantly damaged a production facility on the Bahamian island of Great Inagua. Morton Salt spokesman Paul Jackiewicz tells the Chicago Tribune the facility sustained structural damage and a team is on the ground assessing the full extent of damages.

Irma wipes out dreams across independent-minded Florida Keys

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:07:00 +0200wrcbtv (en)

By JASON DEAREN Associated Press. BIG PINE KEY, Fla. (AP) - Tim Stanton emerged from his ruined workshop off Highway 1 on Big Pine Key and collapsed to the ground, his sunburned, tear-covered face contorted in anguish. The skeleton-thin 58-year-old with long, stringy gray hair sat under an old gas....

Irma wipes out dreams across independent-minded Florida Keys

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:05:00 +0200wcfcourier (en)

This photo taken Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, Patrick Garvey, walks on what's left of his farm, as he talks to a reporter about by the destruction of his once-thriving enterprise, called The Grimal Grove by Hurricane Irma , in Big Pine Key, Fla. The trees, some planted decades ago by an experimental....

Withlacoochee River Rising, Flooding Homes

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:04:00 +0200abcactionnews (en)

RIDGE MANOR, Fla. - Right now, people who live along the Withlacoochee River are still dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Irma because their homes are flooding. All that rain from Irma is finally making its way into the river which can't hold it all. Right now several homes and roads are already flooded.

Irma: Saint-Barth et Saint-Martin confrontés aux risques sanitaires

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:03:00 +0200france24 (fr)

POINTE-À-PITRE (AFP) - Dévastées par l'ouragan Irma , les îles de Saint-Martin et Saint-Barth craignent désormais les épidémies liées au manque d'eau et d'hygiène, renforcées par la difficile communication sur place. Plus d'une semaine après le cyclone de catégorie 5 qui a frappé les deux Iles du....

Hurricane Irma illustrates how accurate forecasts, improved communication can help save lives during disasters

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:03:00 +0200foxnews (en)

This is due to our team of over 100 operational meteorologists, including tropical experts with decades of experience analyzing weather patterns, weather forecast computer model data, and other proprietary inputs, according to AccuWeather Vice President of Forecasting and Graphic Operations Marshall Moss.

Irma wipes out dreams across independent-minded Florida Keys

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:03:00 +0200foxnews (en)

The skeleton-thin 58-year-old with long, stringy gray hair sat under an old gas station awning, overcome by his personal loss in this idyllic place that was one of the hardest hit by Hurricane Irma . A tree fell on the trailer where he lives, and his shop was destroyed, along with an old BMW convertible he had just bought with saved money.

After Irma, there's a lot of activity

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:00:00 +0200firstcoastnews (en)

First, we have Jose. Tropical Storm Jose, with winds around 70 miles an hour, is likely to develop into a hurricane by Saturday. The storm is cruising up to the north and expected to come very close to the northeastern U.S. Jose will not impact the southeastern U.S., other than bringing a long period swell and rip currents this weekend.

Irma wipes out dreams across independent-minded Florida Keys

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:00:00 +0200siouxcityjournal (en)

The skeleton-thin 58-year-old with long, stringy gray hair sat under an old gas station awning, overcome by his personal loss in this idyllic place that was one of the hardest hit by Hurricane Irma . A tree fell on the trailer where he lives, and his shop was destroyed, along with an old BMW convertible he had just bought with saved money.

Irma wipes out dreams across independent-minded Florida Keys

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:00:00 +0200wfsb (en)

By JASON DEAREN Associated Press. BIG PINE KEY, Fla. (AP) - Tim Stanton emerged from his ruined workshop off Highway 1 on Big Pine Key and collapsed to the ground, his sunburned, tear-covered face contorted in anguish. The skeleton-thin 58-year-old with long, stringy gray hair sat under an old gas....

Irma: Saint-Barth et Saint-Martin confrontés aux risques sanitaires

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:59:00 +0200LePoint (fr)

Dévastées par l'ouragan Irma , les îles de Saint-Martin et Saint-Barth craignent désormais les épidémies liées au manque d'eau et d'hygiène, renforcées par la difficile communication sur place. Plus d'une semaine après le cyclone de catégorie 5 qui a frappé les deux Iles du Nord et fait 11 morts à....

Irma wipes out dreams across independent-minded Florida Keys

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:59:00 +0200thegardenisland (en)

The skeleton-thin 58-year-old with long, stringy gray hair sat under an old gas station awning, overcome by his personal loss in this idyllic place that was one of the hardest hit by Hurricane Irma . A tree fell on the trailer where he lives, and his shop was destroyed, along with an old BMW convertible he had just bought with saved money.

Ouragan Irma – Le CIO débloque 1 million de dollars pour...

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:58:00 +0200metrotime (fr)

Le Comité International Olympique (CIO) a mis en place un fonds d’urgence afin d’aider à reconstruire les infrastructures sportives de Saint-Martin, Saba et Saint-Eustache après l’ouragan Irma . Un montant d’1 million de dollars (près de 850.000 euros) a été débloqué pour toute la région des Caraïbes touchée par l’ouragan.

Irma and I

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:58:00 +0200havanatimes (en)

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Irma wipes out dreams across independent-minded Florida Keys

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:58:00 +0200missoulian (en)

The skeleton-thin 58-year-old with long, stringy gray hair sat under an old gas station awning, overcome by his personal loss in this idyllic place that was one of the hardest hit by Hurricane Irma . A tree fell on the trailer where he lives, and his shop was destroyed, along with an old BMW convertible he had just bought with saved money.

Palm Beach County Schools return to class on Monday after Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:57:00 +0200cbs12 (en)

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (CBS12) — Students in Palm Beach County are going back to class on Monday after a break from Hurricane Irma , the district announced Friday. Superintendent Robert Avossa says there are 7 students without electricity, but he expects power to be restored by the weekend. Many schools doubled as shelters during Hurricane Irma.

W. MI shelter receiving dogs displaced by Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:56:00 +0200woodtv (en)

. 24 Hour News 8 web staff Published: September 15, 2017, 3:31 pm Related Coverage WEST OLIVE, Mich. (WOOD) — Harbor Humane Society is taking an additional 25 dogs displaced by Hurricane Irma . The dogs were already up for adoption in a shelter before Hurricane Irma hit.

Track the Path of Tropical Storm Jose as It Moves Up the Atlantic Toward the East Coast

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:55:00 +0200time (en)

is the latest storm to threaten the Caribbean and the U.S. , as it follows in Harvey and Irma 's wake in the Atlantic. Jose, which was downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm Thursday, was expected to become at least a Category 1 hurricane later Friday.

Irma wipes out dreams across independent-minded Florida Keys

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:54:00 +0200therepublic (en)

BIG PINE KEY, Fla. Tim Stanton emerged from his ruined workshop off Highway 1 on Big Pine Key and collapsed to the ground, his sunburned, tear-covered face contorted in anguish. The skeleton-thin 58-year-old with long, stringy gray hair sat under an old gas station awning, overcome by his personal....

'Bags of love and prayers': MPS schools donate to Houston

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:53:00 +0200montgomeryadvertiser (en)

Hurricane recovery is a long and arduous process but three weeks after Hurricane Harvey barreled into the Texas coast, at least two Montgomery schools are showing it’s never too late to donate. Six fifth-graders at Garrett Elementary raised $602 by collecting donations in the carpool line at school....

Irma wipes out dreams across independent-minded Florida Keys

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:52:00 +0200wxow (en)

By JASON DEAREN Associated Press. BIG PINE KEY, Fla. (AP) - Tim Stanton emerged from his ruined workshop off Highway 1 on Big Pine Key and collapsed to the ground, his sunburned, tear-covered face contorted in anguish. The skeleton-thin 58-year-old with long, stringy gray hair sat under an old gas....

This week's top fake news stories

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:50:00 +0200iol (en)

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: NOT REAL: Florida Governor Rick Scott Now Listed As 'Critical' After Bizarre Hurricane Cleanup Accident.

Florida Jewelers Mostly Make It Through Irma—but Caribbean Hit Hard

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:50:00 +0200jckonline (en)

Florida jewelers that spoke to JCK made it through Hurricane Irma largely unscathed, but a Caribbean jeweler found the storm devastating. The category-five storm was responsible for 40 deaths in the Caribbean and the United States and left millions without power.

Yardi Creates Housing Registry Website for People Displaced by Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:47:00 +02004-traders (en)

For a second time in two weeks Yardi and its clients found themselves mobilizing for a natural disaster response. With Hurricane Irma wreaking havoc in Florida and its southeastern island neighbors, Yardi launched another dedicated housing registry, RENTCafe.com/HurricaneIrma , to assist displaced residents.

Irma wipes out dreams across independent-minded Florida Keys

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:47:00 +0200wafb (en)

By JASON DEAREN Associated Press. BIG PINE KEY, Fla. (AP) - Tim Stanton emerged from his ruined workshop off Highway 1 on Big Pine Key and collapsed to the ground, his sunburned, tear-covered face contorted in anguish. The skeleton-thin 58-year-old with long, stringy gray hair sat under an old gas....

À Saint-Martin, le quotidien s’améliore avec le retour de l’électricité

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:46:00 +0200metrofrance (fr)

APRES L'OURAGAN - Le quotidien s’améliore de jour en jour à Saint-Martin, plus d’une semaine après le passage de l’ouragan Irma . L’électricité est notamment revenue dans les maisons encore debout, mais tout n’est pas encore réglé. Ce reportage est issu du journal télévisé de 20h du 15 septembre 2017 présenté par Anne-Claire Coudray sur TF1.

Irma: Saint-Barth et Saint-Martin confrontés aux risques sanitaires

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:45:00 +0200lexpress (fr)

Pointe-à-Pitre - Dévastées par l'ouragan Irma , les îles de Saint-Martin et Saint-Barth craignent désormais les épidémies liées au manque d'eau et d'hygiène, renforcées par la difficile communication sur place. Plus d'une semaine après le cyclone de catégorie 5 qui a frappé les deux Iles du Nord et....

Irma wipes out dreams across independent-minded Florida Keys

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:44:00 +0200eastoregonian (en)

BIG PINE KEY, Fla. (AP) � Hurricane Irma did more than damage homes and wash out roads in the Florida Keys. The storm also wiped out the dreams of many of the small entrepreneurs who populate the independent-minded islands. Those who live here know the idyllic location comes with turquoise waters and powdery sand but also the risk of hurricanes.

CARICOM nationals leaving hurricane battered BVI

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:44:00 +0200jamaicaobserver (en)

Weeks said that the persons who were repatriated did not complain about any health issues “other than inability to recoup their medication. “In the elderly couple's case, that would have been an issue,” he told CMC. “Regarding security issues, nothing different from what the current islanders are....

Irma wipes out dreams across independent-minded Florida Keys

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:44:00 +0200timesdaily (en)

The skeleton-thin 58-year-old with long, stringy gray hair sat under an old gas station awning, overcome by his personal loss in this idyllic place that was one of the hardest hit by Hurricane Irma . A tree fell on the trailer where he lives, and his shop was destroyed, along with an old BMW convertible he had just bought with saved money.

An entire year's worth of hurricanes, and the season is only halfway done

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:42:00 +0200WashingtonPost (en)

We’re only halfway through hurricane season, but already we’ve had enough — enough destruction, enough storms, enough tropical activity in the Atlantic Ocean to fill an entire year. So far this season, the Atlantic has produced: 11 named storms (Arlene to Katia) Six hurricanes (Franklin, Gert,....

Pasco: Flood advisory brings shoulder shrug on county's west side

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:42:00 +0200tampabay (en)

On Thursday night, the county recommended that residents near Bass Lake, Lake Worrell and in Crane's Roost evacuate for higher ground because the forecast for rainfall could exacerbate the already high water left behind by Hurricane Irma . There are approximately 470 homes in the three neighborhoods....

Half the cars damaged by Harvey, Irma could end up for sale 33 Mins Former Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke must revise his master's thesis or risk losing his degree in security studies from the Naval

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:41:00 +0200click2houston (en)

There may not be a more risky time to buy a used car. Hundreds of thousands of flood-damaged vehicles could end up on the market in the wake of the catastrophic storms in Texas and Florida. As many as 1 million water-damaged cars and trucks were left behind by Tropical Storm Harvey, which came ashore south of Houston on August 25.

Brave Surrey boy battling cancer in USA hit by Hurricane Irma on his 5th birthday

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:41:00 +0200getsurrey (en)

A young boy bravely battling cancer had his fifth birthday interrupted by Hurricane Irma while he is out in Florida receiving specialist cancer treatment. Redhill boy George Woodall hunkered down with his family while the huge storm battered their temporary home in the USA last Sunday (September 10).

Irma wipes out dreams across independent-minded Florida Keys

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:41:00 +0200startribune (en)

The skeleton-thin 58-year-old with long, stringy gray hair sat under an old gas station awning, overcome by his personal loss in this idyllic place that was one of the hardest hit by Hurricane Irma . A tree fell on the trailer where he lives, and his shop was destroyed, along with an old BMW convertible he had just bought with saved money.

Irma wipes out dreams across independent-minded Florida Keys

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:38:00 +0200newson6 (en)

By JASON DEAREN Associated Press. BIG PINE KEY, Fla. (AP) - Tim Stanton emerged from his ruined workshop off Highway 1 on Big Pine Key and collapsed to the ground, his sunburned, tear-covered face contorted in anguish. The skeleton-thin 58-year-old with long, stringy gray hair sat under an old gas....

Irma wipes out dreams across independent-minded Florida Keys

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:37:00 +0200beaumontenterprise (en)

BIG PINE KEY, Fla. (AP) Tim Stanton emerged from his ruined workshop off Highway 1 on Big Pine Key and collapsed to the ground, his sunburned, tear-covered face contorted in anguish. The skeleton-thin 58-year-old with long, stringy gray hair sat under an old gas station awning, overcome by his....

Irma wipes out dreams across independent-minded Florida Keys

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:36:00 +0200dailyjournal (en)

BIG PINE KEY, Fla. Tim Stanton emerged from his ruined workshop off Highway 1 on Big Pine Key and collapsed to the ground, his sunburned, tear-covered face contorted in anguish. The skeleton-thin 58-year-old with long, stringy gray hair sat under an old gas station awning, overcome by his personal....

Irma wipes out dreams across independent-minded Florida Keys

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:36:00 +0200tribtown (en)

BIG PINE KEY, Fla. Tim Stanton emerged from his ruined workshop off Highway 1 on Big Pine Key and collapsed to the ground, his sunburned, tear-covered face contorted in anguish. The skeleton-thin 58-year-old with long, stringy gray hair sat under an old gas station awning, overcome by his personal....

Irma wipes out dreams across independent-minded Florida Keys

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:35:00 +0200news9 (en)

By JASON DEAREN Associated Press. BIG PINE KEY, Fla. (AP) - Tim Stanton emerged from his ruined workshop off Highway 1 on Big Pine Key and collapsed to the ground, his sunburned, tear-covered face contorted in anguish. The skeleton-thin 58-year-old with long, stringy gray hair sat under an old gas....

British Virgin Islands: Hurricane Irma: UK government response in numbers, 15 September 2017

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:35:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Facts and figures on the UK government's relief work in the Caribbean and the British Overseas Territories in response to Hurricane Irma . Military. Naval RFA Mounts Bay, pre-stationed in the region, provided initial assistance to Anguilla to clear the runway.

Antigua and Barbuda: Hurricane Irma: Regional Response Plan seeks US$27 million to assist 265,000 people over the next three months

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:35:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Devastation and the extensive breakdown of essential services have followed Hurricane Irma , the most powerful hurricane ever recorded over the Atlantic. The Category 5 hurricane wrought havoc on many of the Caribbean islands, with maximum sustained winds of 296 km/h bringing heavy rains and causing deadly waves.

Antigua and Barbuda: Hurricane Irma: Regional Response Plan for the Caribbean Region (September to December 2017)

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:35:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

SUMMARY. This three-month Regional Response Plan covers the urgent needs of the most vulnerable populations affected by the impact of Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean region in early September 2017. It has been developed with the support of national and regional disaster management entities, in....

Irma wipes out dreams across independent-minded Florida Keys

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:35:00 +0200wsoctv (en)

BIG PINE KEY, Fla. (AP) - Tim Stanton emerged from his ruined workshop off Highway 1 on Big Pine Key and collapsed to the ground, his sunburned, tear-covered face contorted in anguish. The skeleton-thin 58-year-old with long, stringy gray hair sat under an old gas station awning, overcome by his....

CARPHA Deploys Staff to Assist Hurricane-Devastated British Virgin Islands

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:34:00 +0200tv6tnt (en)

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. 14 September 2017. On Sunday, September 10, 2017, the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), as part of the Regional Response Mechanism (RRM) which is spearheaded by the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency Coordinating Unit (CDEMA-CU), deployed a....

Half the cars damaged by Harvey, Irma could end up for sale

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:34:00 +0200yourerie (en)

Used-car buyers need to be vigilant. There may not be a more risky time to buy a used car. Hundreds of thousands of flood-damaged vehicles could end up on the market in the wake of the catastrophic storms in Texas and Florida. As many as 1 million water-damaged cars and trucks were left behind by....

Florida Girl Dies From Home Generator After Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:32:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

A Florida girl died of carbon monoxide poisoning after Hurricane Irma left millions without power, officials said Thursday. The fumes emitted from a generator in her Lakeland home likely caused her death. A medical examiner concluded that 7-year-old Terryn Wilson’s cause of death was carbon monoxide intoxication.

What's-Trending 'We ain't pretty but we get the job done' | Tennessee officers join in on 'hot cops' trend 'We ain't pretty but we get the job done' | Tennessee officers join in on 'hot cops' trend After a group of Florida officers serving in the wake of Hurricane Irma were launched into viral fame for their apparent good looks, it appears a group of Tennessee officers are spreading a different message. What's-Trending 1 hour ago

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:31:00 +0200wusa9 (en)

'We ain't pretty but we get the job done' | Tennessee officers join in on 'hot cops' trend LOUDON, TENNESSEE - A few Florida police officers recently caught a lot of media attention after they responded in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma , but, according to the comments, it into social media virality.

Irma: Saint-Barth et Saint-Martin confrontés aux risques sanitaires

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:29:00 +0200challenges (fr)

Des gens font la queue pour une distribution d'eau à Marigot sur la partie française de Saint-Martin, le 15 septembre 2017-AFP/Helene Valenzuela. Dévastées par l'ouragan Irma , les îles de Saint-Martin et Saint-Barth craignent désormais les épidémies liées au manque d'eau et d'hygiène, renforcées par la difficile communication sur place.

Yardi Creates Housing Registry Website for People Displaced by Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:29:00 +0200marketwatch (en)

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Sep 15, 2017 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- For a second time in two weeks Yardi and its clients found themselves mobilizing for a natural disaster response. With Hurricane Irma wreaking havoc in Florida and its southeastern island neighbors, Yardi launched another dedicated housing registry, RENTCafe.

Irma: Saint-Barth et Saint-Martin confrontés aux risques sanitaires

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:28:00 +0200rtl-BE (fr)

Dévastées par l'ouragan Irma , les îles de Saint-Martin et Saint-Barth craignent désormais les épidémies liées au manque d'eau et d'hygiène, renforcées par la difficile communication sur place. Plus d'une semaine après le cyclone de catégorie 5 qui a frappé les deux Iles du Nord et fait 11 morts à....

Irma wipes out dreams across independent-minded Florida Keys

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:28:00 +0200actionnewsjax (en)

BIG PINE KEY, Fla. (AP) - Tim Stanton emerged from his ruined workshop off Highway 1 on Big Pine Key and collapsed to the ground, his sunburned, tear-covered face contorted in anguish. The skeleton-thin 58-year-old with long, stringy gray hair sat under an old gas station awning, overcome by his....

LIVE updates: Irma recovery in North Central Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:28:00 +0200gainesville (en)

Rumor control: No 'boil water' notice for GRU customers. Staff reports. 12:26 p.m. — Shortly before noon, here are the latest power-outage updates: Gainesville Regional Utilities reported that 3,487 customers out of 91,875 customers, about 3.8 percent, are still without power.

Irma: Saint-Barth et Saint-Martin confrontés aux risques sanitaires

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:27:00 +0200afp (fr)

"On n'en est pas encore à un signal épidémique, loin de là", a nuancé la ministre de la Santé Agnès Buzyn. "Aujourd'hui, c'est plutôt un risque individuel, c’est-à-dire qu'il faut impérativement que les personnes qui habitent Saint Martin boivent de l'eau potable qui est distribuée en grande quantité", a-t-elle insisté.

Harvey sends US industrial production down most in 8 years

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:26:00 +0200ABCnews (en)

FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, file photo, workers produce vehicles at Volkswagen's lone U.S. plant in Chattanooga, Tenn. U.S. industrial output plunged 0.9 percent in August, the most in eight years, mostly because of Hurricane Harvey's damage to the oil refining, plastics and chemicals industries.

Debris removal in your area

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:24:00 +0200wesh (en)

COCOA BEACH: The city of Cocoa Beach announced they would begin picking up hurricane debris on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017. The city the following information about debris pick up: 1. First pass will be vegetation debris. Please do not put in street gutters and block storm drains. 2.

Sep 15, 2017 3:21PM EDTpublished: Sep 15, 2017 3:21PM EDT

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:24:00 +0200theglobeandmail (en)

Tim Stanton emerged from his ruined workshop off Highway 1 on Big Pine Key and collapsed to the ground, his sunburned, tear-covered face contorted in anguish. The skeleton-thin 58-year-old with long, stringy grey hair sat under an old gas station awning, overcome by his personal loss in this idyllic....

Gas supply is getting better in Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:22:00 +0200erietvnews (en)

Florida Gov. Rick Scott @FLGovScott tweeted this photo of Florida Highway Patrol escorting a fuel truck to ensure supplies are quickly refilled. Florida residents racing to get out of Hurricane Irma 's destructive path have encountered a serious... By Jill Disis and Chris Isidore NEW YORK (CNNMoney)....

Continue reading Time to get innovative on flood prevention

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:21:00 +0200dallasnews (en)

Even before Hurricanes Harvey and Irma unleashed their fury on the Gulf Coast, many cities were plotting ways to deal with the threat of a catastrophic storm. Few, if any, of the measures are as ambitious as the $20 billion flood-defense plan that Michael Bloomberg, then mayor of New York City,....

Weather 29 mins ago 2:41 p.m. Jose's path threatens East Coast; two other storms likely in Atlantic

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:20:00 +020013newsnow (en)

Tropical Storm Jose, now spinning about 700 miles east of Miami, is forecast to re-strengthen into a hurricane later Friday and remains a threat to the East Coast next week. Jose could hit or graze the Mid-Atlantic, New England or Atlantic Canada coasts early next week, AccuWeather said, or potentially spin completely out to sea.

Shelter opens for those still without power after Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:18:00 +0200bradenton (en)

A new tropical depression has begun forming in the far east Atlantic Ocean and it's expected to become Tropical Storm Lee in the next 24 hours. The storm is currently sitting at about 435 miles south-southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands. "The job that everybody has done is incredible ...

9-foot python who ate cat in front of owner remains on loose in Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:18:00 +0200foxnews (en)

Florida firefighters were on a mission Friday to find a 9-foot python accused of devouring a cat in front of its owner. Dan Miller, Lake County’s Fire Rescue Battalion chief, told the Orlando Sentinel the feline’s owner, a 40-year-old man, was “pretty upset” as he showed fire officials the flooded area in Astor where the snake fled.

Cuomo visits Virgin Islands to assess damage 39 mins ago

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:16:00 +0200wkbw (en)

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - Governor Cuomo flew out to the U.S. Virgin Islands this morning to survey damage caused by Hurricane Irma . The Governor has pledged to see how New York can provide assistance to jumpstart recovery in affected areas. The trip comes after U.S. Virgin Islands Governor Kenneth Mapp asked Cuomo to assess the ruins.

Half the cars damaged by Harvey, Irma could end up for sale

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:15:00 +0200wearecentralpa (en)

Used-car buyers need to be vigilant. There may not be a more risky time to buy a used car. Hundreds of thousands of flood-damaged vehicles could end up on the market in the wake of the catastrophic storms in Texas and Florida. As many as 1 million water-damaged cars and trucks were left behind by....

Irma: Saint-Barth et Saint-Martin confrontés aux risques sanitaires

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:13:00 +0200romandie (fr)

Dévastées par l'ouragan Irma , les îles de Saint-Martin et Saint-Barth craignent désormais les épidémies liées au manque d'eau et d'hygiène, renforcées par la difficile communication sur place. Plus d'une semaine après le cyclone de catégorie 5 qui a frappé les deux Iles du Nord et fait 11 morts à....

IRC school district deploys 'mobile cafe' buses to distribute lunches

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:13:00 +0200tcpalm (en)

. Erne Filsamea looks on as her grandson Alan Carter, 8, takes two bags of free lunches off the "mobile caf" bus Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, at the Victory Park Apartments in Gifford. The School District of Indian River County released their summer Òmobile cafÓ fleet to assist local community members in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma .

Will your school district add days to make up time lost during Hurricane Irma?

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:13:00 +0200tcpalm (en)

of ferocious winds and driving rain left Treasure Coast school districts powerless, and in many cases flooded. The storm also disrupted school calendars, as students in Martin, St. Lucie and Indian River counties missed seven days of class. No decisions have been made — at the state or local levels....

Irma : retour progressif du réseau mobile à Saint-Martin et Saint-Barthélemy

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:12:00 +0200parismatch (fr)

Le retour du réseau mobile devrait revenir à la normale avant la fin du mois d'octobre à Saint-Martin et Saint-Barthélemy. L'opérateur Orange progresse dans le rétablissement de son réseau mobile sur les îles de Saint-Martin et Saint-Barthélemy, dévastées par l'ouragan Irma , et espère un retour à....

Local wildlife experts on St. Thomas during hurricane

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:12:00 +0200wcvb (en)

WEBVTT TH THEM.JULIE?JULIE: THEY WANT TO BRINGATTENTION TO THErt DEVASTATION ONTHAT ISLAND AND WHAT THEY CALLTHE UNACCEPTABLE RESPONSE BY THEU.S. GOVERNMENT.>> IT LITERALLY LOOKS LIKESOMEONE CAME IN AND TOOK ArtGIGANTIC RAKE AND RAKED THEISLAND.THERE ARE NO LEAVES.IT IS STICKS. JULIE: DR.

Ahead of storm Florida jobless rate dipped slightly again

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:11:00 +0200wftv (en)

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's unemployment rate is dropping again but the latest number does not reflect the potential impact of Hurricane Irma . State officials on Friday announced that the state's jobless rate in August was 4 percent and that 408,000 Floridians are unemployed. That's a slight drop of .

It may be slow, but lights are coming back on Four days after Hurricane Irma slashed a destructive swath through Florida, nearly 1.7 million Florida electric customers in Florida are still

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:08:00 +0200news4jax (en)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Four days after Hurricane Irma slashed a destructive swath through Florida, nearly 1.7 million Florida electric customers in Florida are still in the dark, according to state numbers at noon Friday. While the biggest number of outages remain in the Florida Keys and southwest....

FEMA diverts Matthew recovery money to Harvey, Irma victims

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:08:00 +0200wral (en)

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has put a freeze on about $134 million owed to dozens of North Carolina counties for repairs after Hurricane Matthew. The destruction caused by Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Hurricane Irma in Florida in recent weeks has pushed recovery from Matthew 11 months....

News story: Hurricane Irma: Overseas Territories Minister visits the Turks and Caicos Islands

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:07:00 +0200gov-uk (en)

I’m in Grand Turk which is the capital of Turks and Caicos and I’m seeing first-hand, with the Premier, with the Governor, the devastation of Hurricane Irma . There’s parts of Turks and Caicos where it’s really heartening to see that the community spirit has kicked in, and already reconstruction has started.

2:33 Namibia: Friendship Association Expresses Solidarity with Cuba

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:06:00 +0200plenglish (en)

Windhoek, Sep 15 (Prensa Latina) The Namibia-Cuba Friendship Association has expressed its solidarity today with the Cuba n people following the devastating passing of Hurricane Irma , and acknowledged that the images of destruction have touched the hearts of its members.

Ahead of storm Florida jobless rate dipped slightly again

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:04:00 +0200seattletimes (en)

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s unemployment rate is dropping again but the latest number does not reflect the potential impact of Hurricane Irma . State officials on Friday announced that the state’s jobless rate in August was 4 percent and that 408,000 Floridians are unemployed. That’s a slight drop of .

ADOT: Hurricanes could flood Arizona with flood-damaged cars for sale

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:01:00 +0200azcentral (en)

Healthcare workers walk down the street near Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood, Fla., after five residents at a Florida nursing home that lost power during Hurricane Irma died after a loss of air conditioning during the outage, Broward County officials said Wednesday.

‘Hurricane Irma ruined our honeymoon’ Newly-weds’ dream wedding hit by spate of disasters

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:01:00 +0200dailystar (en)

NORTH NEWS IRMA BLOW: Bob and Michelle First, swindlers wrecked bride Michelle Nicholson’s plans for a slap-up hen party in Portugal. Then after bridegroom Bob Oliver and his pals flew off on a stag do to Spain, their return flight was cancelled by an air strike leaving them stranded there.

We've already had an entire year's-worth of hurricanes, and the season is only halfway done

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:57:00 +0200WashingtonPost (en)

We’re only halfway through hurricane season, but already we’ve had enough — enough destruction, enough storms, enough tropical activity in the Atlantic Ocean to fill an entire year. So far this season, the Atlantic has produced: 11 named storms (Arlene to Katia) 6 hurricanes (Franklin, Gert, Harvey,....

Trump celebrates 230th anniversary of the signing of the Constitution

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:49:00 +0200washingtonexaminer (en)

President Trump urged Americans in his weekly address to defend, protect and promote the "birthright of freedom" ahead of the 230 th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution. "Let us recommit ourselves to our founding principles and rededicate ourselves to our glorious heritage. We have inherited a birthright of freedom.

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:45:00 +0200timesfreepress (en)

NOT REAL: Florida Governor Rick Scott Now Listed As 'Critical' After Bizarre Hurricane Cleanup Accident. THE FACTS: The Last Line of Defense, a well-known producer of hoax stories, has claimed in a series of articles that Scott was severely hurt when a ceramic roof tile hit him in the head Monday during the cleanup following Hurricane Irma .

Ahead of storm Florida jobless rate dipped slightly again

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:44:00 +0200sunherald (en)

Florida's unemployment rate is dropping again but the latest number does not reflect the potential impact of Hurricane Irma . State officials on Friday announced that the state's jobless rate in August was 4 percent and that 408,000 Floridians are unemployed. That's a slight drop of .1 percent from the previous month.

Dangers linger as Florida recovery picks up momentum

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:43:00 +0200kxxv (en)

By JENNIFER KAY and TIM REYNOLDS Associated Press. More >> MIAMI (AP) - Nearly a week after Hurricane Irma walloped Florida, the recovery mission picked up momentum as more people had electricity and schools made plans to reopen. Still, the dangers lingered, mostly in the form of noxious gas from generators serving those who still don't have power.

Gas supply is getting better in Florida 13 Mins Florida drivers are having a much easier time finding fuel in the wake of Hurricane Irma.

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:41:00 +0200click2houston (en)

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Florida drivers are having a much easier time finding fuel in the wake of Hurricane Irma . In fact the biggest problem today isn't gas stations without gas. It's gas stations without power. "Power is by far the biggest issue there.

Aftermath of Hurricane Irma in Cuba

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:41:00 +0200cna (en)

Γ. Εισαγγελέας: Να τερματιστεί η δημοσιοϋπαλληλική ιδιότητα των νομικών λειτουργών και ανισότητα με δικαστές Οι ΜΕΧ 46,2% του συνόλου δανείων τον Μάιο παρά τη μείωση κατά €128 εκ. στα €23,03 δισ. Ταυτοποιήθηκε ο δράστης της επίθεσης του Λονδίνου, αναφέρει το Sky News Παράδειγμα προς μίμηση η Πάφος....

Non, à Saint-Martin, Emmanuel Macron n'a pas dormi sur un lit de camp

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:40:00 +0200francetvinfo (fr)

Interrogé par "Libération", l'Elysée dément une information de RTL selon laquelle le chef de l'Etat aurait dormi sur un lit de camp lors de sa visite sur l'île dévastée par l'ouragan Irma . Le président de la République, Emmanuel Macron, en visite sur l'île de Saint-Martin, le 12 septembre 2017.

Ohio FirstEnergy crews help restore power in Florida after Hurricane Irma strikes Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:38:00 +0200cleveland (en)

AKRON, Ohio -- FirstEnergy utility employees, who pulled out of town last week, are working to restore power in Florida in the wake of Hurricane Irma . Irma tore though the lower Florida Keys as a Category 4 hurricane early Sunday morning, its eye passing 20 miles east of Key West.

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:37:00 +0200eastoregonian (en)

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: NOT REAL: Florida Governor Rick Scott Now Listed As 'Critical' After Bizarre Hurricane Cleanup Accident.

Hurricane Irma: Atlantic’s seasonal hurricane devastates Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:33:00 +0200nation (en)

The Atlantic hurricane season is the ongoing formation of tropical cyclones in the Atlantic basin, and hurricane Irma is a part of it. Hurricane Irma is a category 5 declared hurricane that struck the State of Florida recently leaving behind i marks of destruction and then further moved on to Cuba passing by as a category 2 hurricane.

GlobalMedic & Air Canada supporting Hurricane Irma relief with clean drinking water

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:32:00 +0200kswo (en)

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Dangers linger as Florida recovery picks up momentum

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:32:00 +0200kswo (en)

By JENNIFER KAY and TIM REYNOLDS Associated Press. MIAMI (AP) - Nearly a week after Hurricane Irma walloped Florida, the recovery mission picked up momentum as more people had electricity and schools made plans to reopen. Still, the dangers lingered, mostly in the form of noxious gas from generators serving those who still don't have power.

Irma claims dozens of lives across Caribbean, United States

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:32:00 +0200wcfcourier (en)

Police surround the Rehabilitation Center in Hollywood Hills, Fla., which had no air conditioning after Hurricane Irma knocked out power, Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017. Several patients at the sweltering nursing home died in Hurricane Irma's aftermath, raising fears Wednesday about the safety of....

Dangers linger as Florida recovery picks up momentum

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:31:00 +0200koaa (en)

By JENNIFER KAY and TIM REYNOLDS Associated Press. MIAMI (AP) - Nearly a week after Hurricane Irma walloped Florida, the recovery mission picked up momentum as more people had electricity and schools made plans to reopen. Still, the dangers lingered, mostly in the form of noxious gas from generators serving those who still don't have power.

A week later: Hurricane Irma devastating impact

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:31:00 +0200koaa (en)

Nearly a week after Hurricane Irma the deadly storm's devastating impact is still being felt across Florida. And now we're learning new details about the death of eight senior citizens at a sweltering nursing home there. This morning...in the wake of Hurricane Irma growing outrage over the death of....

Irma claims dozens of lives across Caribbean, United States

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:30:00 +0200siouxcityjournal (en)

Police surround the Rehabilitation Center in Hollywood Hills, Fla., which had no air conditioning after Hurricane Irma knocked out power, Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017. Several patients at the sweltering nursing home died in Hurricane Irma's aftermath, raising fears Wednesday about the safety of....

Not real news roundup: Hurricane relief mix-up, the future of Reese's questioned

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:30:00 +0200siouxcityjournal (en)

Sioux City, IA (51101) Today. A mix of clouds and sun, with gusty winds developing this afternoon. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 89F. Winds SSE at 20 to 30 mph.. Tonight. Thunderstorms likely this evening. Then the chance of scattered thunderstorms overnight. A few storms may be severe.

article Nearly 2 million, mostly in Florida, without power in Irma's wake

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:30:00 +0200trust (en)

Irma rampaged through the Caribbean, devastating several islands and raking the northern shore of Cuba last week before barreling into the Florida Keys. By Zachary Fagenson. MIAMI, Sept 15 (Reuters) - About 1.9 million homes and businesses in Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas remained without power....

Retirement news of the week

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:27:00 +0200marketwatch (en)

From Plansponsor. Subscribe Now The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced that 401(k)s and similar employer-sponsored retirement plans can make loans and hardship distributions to victims of Hurricane Irma and members of their families. The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) and....

How I See Cuba after Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:25:00 +0200havanatimes (en)

HAVANA TIMES — Hurricane Irma is already history and many stories could be written about destruction and devastation, as it was the greatest hydrometeorological hazard that had ever formed in the Atlantic ocean and it affected Cuba from the east to the west, ravaging some provinces more than others,....

Dangers linger as Florida recovery picks up momentum

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:22:00 +0200live5news (en)

By JENNIFER KAY and TIM REYNOLDS Associated Press. More >> MIAMI (AP) - Nearly a week after Hurricane Irma walloped Florida, the recovery mission picked up momentum as more people had electricity and schools made plans to reopen. Still, the dangers lingered, mostly in the form of noxious gas from generators serving those who still don't have power.

AFTER IRMA: Hillsborough Co. fights mosquitoes Hurricane Irma's water-driven debris scattered across the county means additional breeding grounds for mosquitoes.

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:21:00 +0200abcactionnews (en)

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. - Hurricane Irma 's water-driven debris scattered across the county means additional breeding grounds for mosquitoes. Whether it's a Styrofoam cup, a torn plastic tarp, or a bucket of water next to a resident's house, the water can allow mosquitoes to breed by the thousands.

Irma death toll at 82 as 1.5 million without power in storm’s wake

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:21:00 +0200stabroeknews (en)

FORT MYERS, Fla., (Reuters) – The death toll from Hurricane Irma was at 82 early on Friday as 1.5 million homes and businesses in Florida remained without power in sweltering heat, five days after the historic storm ripped through southeast U.S. NextEra Energy Inc’s (NEE.N) FPL, Florida’s biggest electric company, said on Friday about 1.

The Libman Company Rushes 2,600 Push Brooms to Houston and Florida for Hurricane Harvey and Irma Cleanup

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:15:00 +0200presskontakt (en)

Hitta företag, presskontakter och pressreleaser. The Libman Company Rushes 2,600 Push Brooms to Houston and Florida for Hurricane Harvey and Irma Cleanup. Company coordinated efforts through the American Red Cross. (PRWeb September 15, 2017) Read the full story at ....

Hurricane tourism recovery fund launched to help devastated parts of the Caribbean

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:14:00 +0200thedailyherald (en)

CORAL GABLES--The travel and tourism industry has launched the Caribbean Hurricane Tourism Recovery Fund, uniting the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Industry with the noted Tourism Cares organization, which has helped to lead private sector efforts globally following crisis.

Irma Cleanup Continues As Over 3,000 Residents Are Still Without Power

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:11:00 +0200douglasenterprise (en)

Luke Roberts Enterprise Staff Writer Electrical crews from across the nation are in Coffee County still working feverishly to restore power for residents as the cleanup from the devastating Hurricane Irma continues. According to Satilla REMC officials, over 3,000 residents were still without power as of Friday morning, September 15, around 8:30 a.

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:10:00 +0200wftv (en)

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: NOT REAL: Florida Governor Rick Scott Now Listed As 'Critical' After Bizarre Hurricane Cleanup Accident.

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:09:00 +0200wivb (en)

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: NOT REAL: Florida Governor Rick Scott Now Listed As ‘Critical’ After Bizarre Hurricane Cleanup Accident.

It may be slow, but lights are coming back on 10 Mins Four days after Hurricane Irma slashed a destructive swath through Florida, nearly 1.7 million Florida electric customers in Florida are still

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:07:00 +0200news4jax (en)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Four days after Hurricane Irma slashed a destructive swath through Florida, nearly 1.7 million Florida electric customers in Florida are still in the dark, according to state numbers at noon Friday. While the biggest number of outages remain in the Florida Keys and southwest....

Dangers linger as Florida recovery picks up momentum

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:07:00 +0200wsfa (en)

By JENNIFER KAY and TIM REYNOLDS Associated Press. More >> MIAMI (AP) - Nearly a week after Hurricane Irma walloped Florida, the recovery mission picked up momentum as more people had electricity and schools made plans to reopen. Still, the dangers lingered, mostly in the form of noxious gas from generators serving those who still don't have power.

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:04:00 +0200dailyjournal (en)

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: NOT REAL: Florida Governor Rick Scott Now Listed As ‘Critical’ After Bizarre Hurricane Cleanup Accident.

Police: People dressed as ninjas started fires in building

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:04:00 +0200wbtv (en)

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Police say two people dressed as ninjas broke into a New Jersey apartment building and set several fires. Newark police officials say the unidentified man and woman broke in through a second-floor apartment. WNBC-TV reports ( http://bit.

News story: Hurricane Irma: UK government response in numbers, 15 September 2017

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:02:00 +0200gov-uk (en)

Mounts Bay, pre-stationed in the region, provided initial assistance to Anguilla to clear the runway. It then continued to British Virgin Islands to establish security of supplies, and fix basic infrastructure and shelter to people. After travelling to US Virgin Islands to resupply, she returned to....

Irma 31 mins ago 1:22 p.m. After Irma: Free food, water & resources offered to those on the First Coast

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:59:00 +0200firstcoastnews (en)

Organizations along the First Coast are offering up free food, supplies and services to residents struggling to get back on their feet after Hurricane Irma . Here is an updated list of freebies being offered: CLAY COUNTY. Salvation Army Canteen - Will be at the Middleburg Library on Friday, Sept.

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:59:00 +0200wfsb (en)

By The Associated Press A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: NOT REAL: Florida Governor Rick Scott....

Jose's path threatens East Coast; two other storms likely in Atlantic

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:58:00 +0200delawareonline (en)

Tropical Storm Jose, now spinning about 700 miles east of Miami, is forecast to re-strengthen into a hurricane later Friday and remains a threat to the East Coast next week. Jose could hit or graze the Mid-Atlantic, New England or Atlantic Canada coasts early next week, AccuWeather said, or potentially spin completely out to sea.

Trump on Irma: ‘I never even knew a Category 5 existed’

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:57:00 +0200bostonherald (en)

Hours after visiting neighborhoods torn by Hurricane Irma on Thursday, President Donald Trump said he was unaware how strong storms could get. “I never even knew a Category 5 existed,” Trump said, even though he has owned his Palm Beach estate of Mar-a-Lago, which sits in a low-lying evacuation zone....

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:56:00 +0200eagletribune (en)

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: NOT REAL: Florida Governor Rick Scott Now Listed As 'Critical' After Bizarre Hurricane Cleanup Accident.

Donations pour in after fire destroys historic Tampa school

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:54:00 +0200wtsp (en)

TAMPA, Fla. (WTSP) Students and teachers from Lee Elementary in Tampa Heights are finding an outpouring of support from colleagues and the community after fire destroyed their school Tuesday, just one day after Hurricane Irma devastate parts of the Tampa Bay area.

Polk County lifts Hurricane Irma curfew

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:54:00 +0200wtsp (en)

Polk County has lifted the county’s curfew, which was issued during a declared state of emergency following Hurricane Irma . County Manager Jim Freeman signed the order today and it goes into effect immediately. More than 30 people were arrested for curfew violations. Make it easy to keep up-to-date with more stories like this.

Springfield man claims he was fired following act of kindness in Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:53:00 +0200kptv (en)

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - A Springfield man said he was let go from his job for what he calls an act of kindness. The man, a former truck driver, was in Florida before Hurricane Irma hit and said he saw an opportunity to help. Many years from now, the people of Florida will look back on the day Hurricane Irma hit and remember every detail.

Tropical Storm Jose path shifts toward Northeast; impact on Upstate NY unclear

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:51:00 +0200syracuse (en)

Updated on September 15, 2017 at 1:31 PM Posted on September 15, 2017 at 1:17 PM The latest projections for Tropical Storm Jose bring it closer to the East Coast, but the impacts are still uncertain. The latest projections for Tropical Storm Jose bring it closer to the East Coast, but the impacts are still uncertain.

US SENDS RELIEF FLIGHT TO ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:50:00 +0200htsstlucia (en)

A Relief Flight from Miami, containing key assistance commodities including tarps, blankets, hygiene kits, kitchen sets, water containers, and chain saw/clean-up kits, arrived in Antigua and Barbuda today. The shipment is part of the United States Government’s ongoing assistance to the storm-ravaged....

MountainStar sends 30 Utah caregivers to help with Harvey and Irma relief efforts

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:50:00 +0200sltrib (en)

(AP file photo) (AP file photo) A young girl and her family seek shelter from Hurricane Irma at the West Boynton Park and Recreation Center in Boynton, Beach, Fla., on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017. About 30 caregivers from MountainStar Healthcare facilities in Utah have flown to Florida and Texas to help....

GlobalMedic delivering emergency relief supplies to Antigua, Barbuda

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:47:00 +0200citynews-ca (en)

. Toronto-based GlobalMedic, which provides emergency relief to those affected by natural disasters, is headed to Antigua to deliver aid supplies to those displaced by Hurricane Irma .

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:45:00 +0200680news (en)

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: NOT REAL: Florida Governor Rick Scott Now Listed As ‘Critical’ After Bizarre Hurricane Cleanup Accident.

AP Top News 23 MINS AGO NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:45:00 +0200wsoctv (en)

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: NOT REAL: Florida Governor Rick Scott Now Listed As 'Critical' After Bizarre Hurricane Cleanup Accident.

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:44:00 +0200thegardenisland (en)

NOT REAL: Florida Governor Rick Scott Now Listed As 'Critical' After Bizarre Hurricane Cleanup Accident. THE FACTS: The Last Line of Defense, a well-known producer of hoax stories, has claimed in a series of articles that Scott was severely hurt when a ceramic roof tile hit him in the head Monday during the cleanup following Hurricane Irma .

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:42:00 +0200wacotrib (en)

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: NOT REAL: Florida Governor Rick Scott Now Listed As 'Critical' After Bizarre Hurricane Cleanup Accident.

Emirates cancels Florida flights as Hurricane Irma approaches

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:41:00 +0200tradearabia (en)

DUBAI, 5 days ago Dubai-based Emirates has suspended all flights to Fort Lauderdale and Orlando as Hurricane Irma makes its way to Florida. Fort Lauderdale Flights have been cancelled till September 10 and Orlando flights from September 9 to 11, the airline said in an advisory on its website.

In north Florida, Irma transformed waters from tranquil to dangerous

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:41:00 +0200WashingtonPost (en)

The rising Santa Fe came within inches of closing Interstate 75, one of only two interstate highways leading north out of Florida, before it crested late Wednesday and started to slowly recede. Anticipating the closure, the Florida Department of Transportation told evacuees returning from the north....

Power restored to 940,000 Georgia Power customers as of noon Friday

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:40:00 +0200prnewswire (en)

ATLANTA Sept. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- As of noon Friday, Georgia Power has restored power to 940,000 customers impacted by Hurricane Irma . More than 8,000 personnel are working around the clock as part of Georgia Power's statewide restoration effort to restore power for the approximately 55,000 customers who remain without power due to the storm.

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:39:00 +0200startribune (en)

NOT REAL: Florida Governor Rick Scott Now Listed As 'Critical' After Bizarre Hurricane Cleanup Accident. THE FACTS: The Last Line of Defense, a well-known producer of hoax stories, has claimed in a series of articles that Scott was severely hurt when a ceramic roof tile hit him in the head Monday during the cleanup following Hurricane Irma .

Hurricane Irma’s deadly storm still impacts Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:39:00 +0200wwlp (en)

(NBC News) – Nearly a week after Hurricane Irma the deadly storm’s devastating impact is still being felt across Florida. And now we’re learning new details about the death of eight senior citizens at a sweltering nursing home there. This morning…in the wake of Hurricane Irma growing outrage over....

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:38:00 +0200houstonchronicle (en)

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: NOT REAL: Florida Governor Rick Scott Now Listed As 'Critical' After Bizarre Hurricane Cleanup Accident.

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:38:00 +0200therepublic (en)

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: NOT REAL: Florida Governor Rick Scott Now Listed As ‘Critical’ After Bizarre Hurricane Cleanup Accident.

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:37:00 +0200seattlepi (en)

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: NOT REAL: Florida Governor Rick Scott Now Listed As 'Critical' After Bizarre Hurricane Cleanup Accident.

In flood-weary Houston, a call to retreat

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:36:00 +0200messenger-inquirer (en)

HOUSTON - The suburban Houston enclave of Meyerland has long presented a facade of prosperity and permanence. Built half a century ago on what had been rice fields, it totals more than 2,000 spacious homes, many with swimming pools, all set amid unfurling green lawns. In 1955, Vice President Richard M.

Bass Lake neighbors shrug at Pasco flood advisory

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:36:00 +0200tampabay (en)

Residents, however, just shrugged. "It does it every year. We're used to it,'' said Debbie Centella, 46, of Wicker Drive. The advisory came from Pasco County. On Thursday evening, emergency management officials recommended residents near Bass Lake, Lake Worrell and in Crane's Roost evacuate their....

Duke Energy estimates for power usage during Irma sends some bills skyrocketing

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:36:00 +0200tampabay (en)

But then Noor, 25, got his electric bill on Friday morning. At $700, it was nearly triple what he usually pays for the 1,500 square-foot-home he shares with three others. So he tried calling Duke Energy. "The phone was just the busy dial tone," he said.

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:35:00 +0200beaumontenterprise (en)

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: NOT REAL: Florida Governor Rick Scott Now Listed As 'Critical' After Bizarre Hurricane Cleanup Accident.

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:35:00 +0200tribtown (en)

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: NOT REAL: Florida Governor Rick Scott Now Listed As ‘Critical’ After Bizarre Hurricane Cleanup Accident.

1:03 Cypriot Communists Express Solidarity with Cuba after Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:32:00 +0200plenglish (en)

15 de septiembre de 2017, 13:03 Nicosia, Sep 15 (Prensa Latina) The Progressive Party of the Working People of Cyprus (AKEL) today sent a message of solidarity with Cuba for the human losses and heavy damages suffered due to Hurricane Irma . AKEL General Secretary Andros Kyprianou expressed in a....

STASI: 'Hot cop' should be fired for being a cold-hearted bigot

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:31:00 +0200nydailynews (en)

Nothing says cold bastard like a hot cop who hates. Turns out "Hot Cop" Gainesville Police Officer Michael Hamill, one of the three smokin' hot cops working Hurricane Irma , is more than just hot, he should be fired — if the hateful Facebook screenshots sent to the Gainesville Sun are indeed his.

Antigua and Barbuda: ADRA Responds to Hurricane Irma Devastation in the Caribbean

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:31:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

AUTHOR: KIMI-ROUX JAMES ADRA is providing disaster response across several islands heavily impacted by Hurricane Irma . Food, clean water, hygiene kits, mosquito nets, and other vital emergency resources are being supplied to thousands of people affected by the Category 5 storm.

Haiti: Hurricane Irma in Haiti, IOM in support of the government and the affected population

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:31:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

On 7 September, Haiti was hit by Hurricane Irma . The North of the country experienced heavy rains, winds and flooding. 10 085 people in the areas affected took shelter in Emergency Evacuation Centers. Working in partnership with local and national authorities, IOM has helped the affected population....

Antigua and Barbuda: Update on Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean (September 14, 2017)

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:31:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Hurricane Irma , as category 5 hurricane, traversed the Atlantic bringing maximum sustained winds of 296 km/h and heavy rains to the Leeward Islands. The most heavily impacted islands are Anguilla , Barbuda, British Virgin Islands , Cuba , Saint Martin, Sint Maarten, and Turks and Caicos.

Dangers linger as Florida recovery picks up momentum

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:30:00 +0200newschannel6now (en)

By JENNIFER KAY and TIM REYNOLDS Associated Press. MIAMI (AP) - Nearly a week after Hurricane Irma walloped Florida, the recovery mission picked up momentum as more people had electricity and schools made plans to reopen. Still, the dangers lingered, mostly in the form of noxious gas from generators serving those who still don't have power.

U.S. Security Associates Security Officer Braves Irma Without Relief

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:30:00 +0200presskontakt (en)

U.S. Security Associates, the market-leading and wholly-owned North American security solutions provider, maintained services in the face of Hurricane Irma . Security Officer Harold Russell braved the worst of Hurricane Irma for two days alone on duty. (PRWeb September 15, 2017) Read the full story....

Fortis Inc. : Provides Update on Recovery Efforts From Hurricane Irma on Turks and Caicos

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:28:00 +02004-traders (en)

ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNLAND AND LABRADOR--(Marketwired - Sep 15, 2017) - ???Fortis Inc. ("Fortis" or the "Corporation") (TSX:FTS)(NYSE:FTS) provided an update today on the status of its response efforts in the Turks and Caicos Islands following the aftermath of Hurricane Irma which hit the Islands last week.

Southern : Power restored to 940,000 Georgia Power customers as of noon Friday

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:28:00 +02004-traders (en)

ATLANTA, Sept. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- As of noon Friday, Georgia Power has restored power to 940,000 customers impacted by Hurricane Irma . More than 8,000 personnel are working around the clock as part of Georgia Power's statewide restoration effort to restore power for the approximately 55,000 customers who remain without power due to the storm.

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:28:00 +0200miamiherald (en)

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: NOT REAL: Florida Governor Rick Scott Now Listed As 'Critical' After Bizarre Hurricane Cleanup Accident.

Jose? No way. But Irma might not be the end for us

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:26:00 +0200gainesville (en)

Warmer Atlantic waters and lack of El Nino spell trouble Joe Callahan @JoeOcalaNews. Hurricane Jose, which is dancing slowly a thousand miles off Florida’s east coast, is expected to make a turn northward and then northeast away from the United States .

NASa Sees Remnants of Irma Ready to Exit Eastern US

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:25:00 +0200sciencenewsline (en)

On Sept. 13 at 12:20 p.m. EDT (1620 UTC) the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer of MODIS instrument aboard NASA's Terra satellite provided a visible image of the remnants of Hurricane Irma over the U.S. Midwest. The clouds stretched from Missouri to the southern tip of Lake Michigan in the Great Lakes.

Florida ‘hot cop’ under investigation after alleged anti-Semitic Facebook posts

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:25:00 +0200wncn (en)

By Published: September 15, 2017, 1:13 pm CBS News Three officers with the police department in Gainesville, Florida - identified as Officers Nordman, Hamill and Rengering - are seen in a photo posted to the department's Facebook page on Sept. 10, 2017 (Gainesville Police Department) GAINESVILLE, Fla.

Watch as man dislodges baby deer stuck between bridge balusters

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:24:00 +0200islandpacket (en)

Hilton Head Island resident Barry Bryant took a drive around some of the island's most popular spots — including Sea Pines, Hudson's Seafood, Skull Creek Boathouse and Hilton Head Plantation — at various stages of high tide on Monday. King tides combined with the heavy rainfall and storm surge from....

Dangers linger as Florida recovery picks up momentum

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:24:00 +0200tristateupdate (en)

By JENNIFER KAY and TIM REYNOLDS Associated Press. MIAMI (AP) - Nearly a week after Hurricane Irma walloped Florida, the recovery mission picked up momentum as more people had electricity and schools made plans to reopen. Still, the dangers lingered, mostly in the form of noxious gas from generators serving those who still don't have power.

Fortis Inc. Provides Update on Recovery Efforts From Hurricane Irma on Turks and Caicos

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:22:00 +0200marketwatch (en)

ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNLAND AND LABRADOR, Sep 15, 2017 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNLAND AND LABRADOR--(Marketwired - Sept. 15, 2017) - Fortis Inc. ("Fortis" or the "Corporation") (FTS) provided an update today on the status of its response efforts in the Turks and Caicos Islands ....

Power restored to 940,000 Georgia Power customers as of noon Friday

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:22:00 +0200marketwatch (en)

Press Release Power restored to 940,000 Georgia Power customers as of noon Friday. Company in final stages of restoration effort, statewide progress advancing ahead of original schedule. ATLANTA, Sept. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- As of noon Friday, Georgia Power has restored power to 940,000 customers impacted by Hurricane Irma .

Gov. Cuomo to visit US Virgin Islands to survey damage from Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:18:00 +0200abc7ny (en)

Gov. Cuomo will head to the Virgin Islands to survey damage from Hurricane Irma . New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo traveled to the U.S. Virgin Islands on Friday to assess damage from Hurricane Irma and see how his state can assist in the recovery. The Democrat departed Friday morning for the Caribbean islands and planned to return in the evening.

Springfield man claims he was fired following act of kindness in Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:18:00 +0200cbs46 (en)

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - A Springfield man said he was let go from his job for what he calls an act of kindness. The man, a former truck driver, was in Florida before Hurricane Irma hit and said he saw an opportunity to help. Many years from now, the people of Florida will look back on the day Hurricane Irma hit and remember every detail.

Dangers linger as Florida recovery picks up momentum

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:18:00 +0200news9 (en)

By JENNIFER KAY and TIM REYNOLDS Associated Press. MIAMI (AP) - Nearly a week after Hurricane Irma walloped Florida, the recovery mission picked up momentum as more people had electricity and schools made plans to reopen. Still, the dangers lingered, mostly in the form of noxious gas from generators serving those who still don't have power.

Vienne : Thibault raconte l'enfer Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:17:00 +0200lanouvellerepublique (fr)

Quand avez-vous été rapatrié en Guadeloupe ? Thibault Durand et son amie Véronique : « Hier, on a décollé de Saint-Martin à 11 h à bord d’un avion militaire basé dans les Vosges. On a atterri en Guadeloupe à peine une heure plus tard. » Dans quelles conditions s’est passé le rapatriement ? « Ç’a été très long.

Yes, climate change made Harvey and Irma worse

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:15:00 +0200erietvnews (en)

By Wayne Drash CNN (CNN) -- The right time to talk climate change is now. It might seem premature when people in the Caribbean, Florida and Texas are still mucking out their flooded homes. And no, changes in our planet's atmosphere did not cause Hurricanes Harvey or Irma .

Dangers linger as Florida recovery picks up momentum

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:15:00 +0200wxow (en)

By JENNIFER KAY and TIM REYNOLDS Associated Press. MIAMI (AP) - Nearly a week after Hurricane Irma walloped Florida, the recovery mission picked up momentum as more people had electricity and schools made plans to reopen. Still, the dangers lingered, mostly in the form of noxious gas from generators serving those who still don't have power.

CARICOM nationals leaving hurricane battered BVI

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:14:00 +0200antiguaobserver (en)

ROAD TOWN, British Virgin Island, Sept 15, CMC – Caribbean Community (CARICOM) governments have begun to repatriate their nationals who have chosen to leave the hurricane battered British Virgin Islands (BVI). Lieutenant Colonel Kester D. Weekes of the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force (TTDF) has been handling the logistics at the Terrance B.

Pets brought to NH from hurricane zone

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:13:00 +0200wmur (en)

WEBVTT TESLA WHO HAS ALRErtADY SURVIVED A HURRICANE AND IS READY FOR ADOPTION.>> THIS ONE IS LOOKING FOR LOVE. RAY: AND HE'S NOT ALONE.THE NEW HAMPSHIRE SPCA HAS TAKEN IN 32 CATS AND 10 DOrtGS FROM SHELTERS IN FLORIDA. THE ANIMALS WERE FLOWN UP TO NEW HAMPSHIRE.THE LATEST GROUP ARRIVING ON THURSDAY.

Dangers linger as Florida recovery picks up momentum

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:12:00 +0200wacotrib (en)

Marie Saint Surin, originally from Haiti, but living in Key West, makes up a set of cots for her family after they arrived at the E. Darwin Fuchs Pavilion at the Miami-Dade County Fairgrounds, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017. The shelter is the only shelter remaining in Miami-Dade County. It's the shelter of last resort.

Weather Jose's path threatens East Coast; two other storms likely in Atlantic

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:10:00 +020012news (en)

Tropical Storm Jose, now spinning about 700 miles east of Miami, is forecast to re-strengthen into a hurricane later Friday and remains a threat to the East Coast next week. Jose could hit or graze the Mid-Atlantic, New England or Atlantic Canada coasts early next week, AccuWeather said, or potentially spin completely out to sea.

Live Coverage: On the ground with GlobalMedic's aid mission to Antigua

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:10:00 +0200citynews-ca (en)

In this geocolor image captured by GOES-16 and released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Hurricane Irma approaches Anguilla on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017. The most powerful Atlantic Ocean hurricane in recorded history has roared into the Caribbean, its winds ripping off roofs and knocking out phones.

Hurricane Irma: For first time in 300 years, there is no one living on the island of Barbuda

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:10:00 +0200independent-UK (en)

Hurricane Irma was 378 miles wide and near the peak of its intensity as a Category 5 hurricane when it made landfall and tore into the 62-square-mile island of Barbuda on the night of September 5 - 6. Almost all the island’s 1,800 residents were evacuated to the neighbouring Caribbean island of....

Coroner releases preliminary autopsy results on death of LSU fraternity pledge

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:10:00 +0200live5news (en)

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office has released its initial findings surrounding the death of an LSU student. Coroner Dr. William "Beau" Clark issued a statement Friday morning on the death of Maxwell Gruver, 18, of Roswell, Georgia.

Video: Humidity to decrease gradually

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:10:00 +0200wcvb (en)

WEBVTT ANTOINETTE:rt GOOD NEWS.CINDY: AND GOING FROM TALKINGABOUT IRMA, HERE WE ARE TALKINGABOUT JOSE.IT HAS BEEN A VERY ACTIVErtSTRETCH IN THE TROPICS AND WECONTINUE TO MONITOR JOSE.IF YOU'RE WATCHING A COUPLE DAYSAGO, YOU WERE LIKE, WAIT AMINUTE.Irt THOUGHT WAS A WAS GOING TO GOOFFSHORE.WE SAW THIS WITH IRMA.

The World Outdoors: Komoka offers magical meadowlarks

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:09:00 +0200chathamdailynews (en)

The double-crested cormorant has a prehistoric look and voracious appetite for fish. Their double crests or plumes are only seen through the breeding season. Cormorants will be at Komoka Ponds into late fall. (photos by PAUL NICHOLSON/SPECIAL TO POSTMEDIA NEWS) In the past week I did most of my birding in west London.

Dangers linger as Florida recovery picks up momentum

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:09:00 +0200kptv (en)

By JENNIFER KAY and TIM REYNOLDS Associated Press. MIAMI (AP) - Nearly a week after Hurricane Irma walloped Florida, the recovery mission picked up momentum as more people had electricity and schools made plans to reopen. Still, the dangers lingered, mostly in the form of noxious gas from generators serving those who still don't have power.

Tropical Storm Jose potentially bringing Nor'easter like conditions to New York, Boston

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:09:00 +0200mycentraloregon (en)

Douglas Sacha/Getty (NEW YORK) — As Floridians return home in the wake of deadly Hurricane Irma , Tropical Storm Jose may become a hurricane later today, potentially bringing Nor’easter like conditions to New York and Boston next week. As of 5 a.m. ET, Jose — with winds of 70 mph — was located about 360 miles northeast of the southern Bahamas .

Jose's path threatens East Coast; two other storms likely in Atlantic

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:07:00 +0200tcpalm (en)

Tropical Storm Jose, now spinning about 700 miles east of Miami, is forecast to re-strengthen into a hurricane later Friday and remains a threat to the East Coast next week. Jose could hit or graze the Mid-Atlantic, New England or Atlantic Canada coasts early next week, AccuWeather said, or potentially spin completely out to sea.

Lake O discharges to resume because of Hurricane Irma | Thumb down

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:07:00 +0200tcpalm (en)

Inflows from Hurricane Irma forcing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to open the Lake O floodgates. Check out this story on tcpalm.com: http://www.tcpalm.com/story/weather/hurricanes/2017/09/15/lake-o-discharges-resume-because-hurricane-irma-thumb-down/661538001/ ....

Social media connected people before, during and after Hurricane Irma | Thump up

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:07:00 +0200tcpalm (en)

Hurricane Irma was a terrifying experience, but one made more bearable by social media. Before the hurricane, people shared storm-track updates, offered and solicited help preparing and even shared lighter moments as the storm inched closer. During the storm, those who retained connectivity....

Dangers linger as Florida recovery picks up momentum

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:06:00 +0200newson6 (en)

By JENNIFER KAY and TIM REYNOLDS Associated Press. MIAMI (AP) - Nearly a week after Hurricane Irma walloped Florida, the recovery mission picked up momentum as more people had electricity and schools made plans to reopen. Still, the dangers lingered, mostly in the form of noxious gas from generators serving those who still don't have power.

Go To Georgia Patch

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:05:00 +0200patch (en)

Kaitlin Hunt and her 3-month-old daughter Riley, Hurricane Irma evacuees from Florida, have died after being hit by a Jeep in Woodstock. Here are the latest need-to-know facts about Hurricane Irma as it heads toward Georgia. Share this post with your neighbors on social media.

The weeks' most compelling photos from Tampa Bay and Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:04:00 +0200tampabay (en)

(Photo by Sean Rayford/Getty Images) MIDDLEBURG, FL - SEPTEMBER 13: Floodwaters from Hurricane Irma recede September 13, 2017 in Middleburg, Florida. Flooding in town from the Black Creek topped the previous high water mark by about seven feet and water entered the second story of many homes.

Local and national companies pledge goods, money for Irma disaster relief

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:04:00 +0200tampabay (en)

Here are some of the dozens of organizations and companies involved: • Florida AFL-CIO established a disaster relief fund for union members affected by the storm and is soliciting donations. The funds will go to food, water, gas cards, construction supplies and "essentials." For more information, visit flworkersfund.

Dangers linger as Florida recovery picks up momentum

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:02:00 +0200foxnews (en)

MIAMI – Nearly a week after Hurricane Irma walloped Florida, the recovery mission picked up momentum as more people had electricity and schools made plans to reopen. Still, the dangers lingered, mostly in the form of noxious gas from generators serving those who still don't have power.

Jose's path threatens East Coast; two other storms likely in Atlantic

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:00:00 +0200azcentral (en)

Tropical Storm Jose, now spinning about 700 miles east of Miami, is forecast to re-strengthen into a hurricane later Friday and remains a threat to the East Coast next week. Jose could hit or graze the Mid-Atlantic, New England or Atlantic Canada coasts early next week, AccuWeather said, or potentially spin completely out to sea.

New Models Show Jose Now Likely To Take Aim At East Coast

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:00:00 +0200dailyvoice-southpassaic (en)

New models released Friday morning show an increasing likelihood that the latest Atlantic storm will track toward the East Coast and have at least some impact on the Hudson Valley next week. The so-called cone of uncertainty for Hurricane turned Tropical Storm Jose shows the storm tracking toward the metropolitan area Tuesday night into Wednesday.

Denbighshire family describe Hurricane Irma terror in Caribbean

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:59:00 +0200dailypost-co-uk (en)

A family have described their terror after being stranded in Cuba when Hurricane Irma hit. Steph Lockley, her partner Darren Parry, her 16-year-old daughter Katelyn Knights and Katelyn’s friend Kelias Simmonds were told not to leave their hotel rooms when the category five storm struck the island on Friday.

Pic of Cubans at dominoes in Irma floodwaters sparks debate

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:59:00 +0200siouxcityjournal (en)

In this Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017 photo released by Granma, men play dominoes in the middle of a flooded street as others pull broken furniture from calf-high water in the aftermath Hurricane Irma , in Havana, Cuba . Eddy Dennis, a grey-haired 51-year-old parking attendant pulling furniture, said the....

Dangers linger as Florida recovery picks up momentum

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:59:00 +0200wfsb (en)

By JENNIFER KAY and TIM REYNOLDS Associated Press. MIAMI (AP) - Nearly a week after Hurricane Irma walloped Florida, the recovery mission picked up momentum as more people had electricity and schools made plans to reopen. Still, the dangers lingered, mostly in the form of noxious gas from generators serving those who still don't have power.

The warm/humid weather continues, plus closely monitoring Jose!

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:59:00 +0200wfsb (en)

HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) - AFTERNOON UPDATE... After some locally dense fog earlier this morning, the rest of the day will feature a mix of sun and clouds. As of the Noon hour, many communities had reached the upper 70s and a few hit the 80 degree mark... temperatures should peak in the lower 80s inland, mid to upper 70s along the coast.

Enrique Iglesias rides out Hurricane Irma in Miami in his car

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:58:00 +0200miamiherald (en)

Enrique Iglesias did not leave his Miami. The Spanish singer stayed put all throughout Hurricane Irma as she raged through. He shares a home in the Bay Point area with his longtime girlfriend Anna Kournikova. The Subame La Radio singer was in the thick of it as seen by his social media posts.

Dangers linger as Florida recovery picks up momentum

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:58:00 +0200timesdaily (en)

Kudy Ann Bell spends her time coloring at a special needs shelter, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, at Florida International University in Miami, Fla. About 30 people, including staff with the Florida Keys Outreach Coalition for the Homeless from Key West, Fla., were sheltered in a storefront underneath a parking garage on campus.

Dangers linger as Florida recovery picks up momentum

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:58:00 +0200wafb (en)

By JENNIFER KAY and TIM REYNOLDS Associated Press. MIAMI (AP) - Nearly a week after Hurricane Irma walloped Florida, the recovery mission picked up momentum as more people had electricity and schools made plans to reopen. Still, the dangers lingered, mostly in the form of noxious gas from generators serving those who still don't have power.

Dangers linger as Florida recovery picks up momentum

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:56:00 +0200bostonherald (en)

MIAMI Nearly a week after Hurricane Irma walloped Florida, the recovery mission picked up momentum as more people had electricity and schools made plans to reopen. Still, the dangers lingered, mostly in the form of noxious gas from generators serving those who still don't have power.

IRMA: Wildlife experts rescue 5 manatees trapped in pond

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:56:00 +0200mynews13 (en)

MELBOURNE -- State wildlife officials and SeaWorld worked to rescue five manatees Friday that became trapped in a Melbourne pond when Hurricane Irma floodwaters receded. Receding Irma floodwaters strand manatees in Melbourne Pond; Crane Creek overflowed during Hurricane Irma; FWC, UF, SeaWorld....

'Hurricane Irma, storms and flooding are signs of imminent biblical apocalypse'

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:56:00 +0200themirror (en)

An exorcist has claimed Hurricane Irma and other recent storms and flooding are signs of an imminent apocalypse. biblical The famous demon hunter also claims that the devil is "behind" North Korean leader Don Antonio Mattatelli made the alarming claims in response to a string of natural disasters in his home country of Italy.

Dangers linger as Florida recovery picks up momentum

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:55:00 +0200eagletribune (en)

MIAMI (AP) — Nearly a week after Hurricane Irma walloped Florida, the recovery mission picked up momentum as more people had electricity and schools made plans to reopen. Still, the dangers lingered, mostly in the form of noxious gas from generators serving those who still don't have power.

Still there: Hurricane Jose now threat to East Coast

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:55:00 +0200usaToday (en)

Tropical Storm Jose, now spinning about 700 miles east of Miami, is forecast to re-strengthen into a hurricane later Friday and remains a threat to the East Coast next week. Jose could hit or graze the Mid-Atlantic, New England or Atlantic Canada coasts early next week, AccuWeather said, or potentially spin completely out to sea.

Pic of Cubans at dominoes in Irma floodwaters sparks debate

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:52:00 +0200muscatinejournal (en)

In this Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017 photo released by Granma, men play dominoes in the middle of a flooded street as others pull broken furniture from calf-high water in the aftermath Hurricane Irma , in Havana, Cuba . Eddy Dennis, a grey-haired 51-year-old parking attendant pulling furniture, said the....

New Models Show Jose Now Likely To Take Aim At East Coast

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:51:00 +0200dailyvoice-northernvalley (en)

New models released Friday morning show an increasing likelihood that the latest Atlantic storm will track toward the East Coast and have at least some impact on the Hudson Valley next week. The so-called cone of uncertainty for Hurricane turned Tropical Storm Jose shows the storm tracking toward the metropolitan area Tuesday night into Wednesday.

Fla. "hot cop" under investigation after alleged anti-Semitic posts

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:50:00 +0200CBSnews (en)

Three officers with the police department in Gainesville, Florida - identified as Officers Nordman, Hamill and Rengering - are seen in a photo posted to the department's Facebook page on Sept. 10, 2017. GAINESVILLE, Fla. One of is under investigation after a pair of screenshots of anti-Semitic....

Dangers linger as Florida recovery picks up momentum

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:46:00 +0200newsok (en)

MIAMI (AP) — Nearly a week after Hurricane Irma walloped Florida, the recovery mission picked up momentum as more people had electricity and schools made plans to reopen. Still, the dangers lingered, mostly in the form of noxious gas from generators serving those who still don't have power.

12:06 After Hurricane Irma, Cuba Watches New Tropical Storm

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:46:00 +0200plenglish (en)

Havana, Sep 15 (Prensa Latina) Specialists from the Cuba n Institute of Meteorology are following closely the path of a new tropical depression, the 14th such storm in the current hurricane season, which is moving in the west of the eastern Atlantic. In brief statements to Prensa Latina, the head of....

Pic of Cubans at dominoes in Irma floodwaters sparks debate

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:45:00 +0200missoulian (en)

In this Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017 photo released by Granma, men play dominoes in the middle of a flooded street as others pull broken furniture from calf-high water in the aftermath Hurricane Irma , in Havana, Cuba . Eddy Dennis, a grey-haired 51-year-old parking attendant pulling furniture, said the....

Dangers linger as Florida recovery picks up momentum

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:45:00 +0200wbrc (en)

By JENNIFER KAY and TIM REYNOLDS Associated Press. More >> MIAMI (AP) - Nearly a week after Hurricane Irma walloped Florida, the recovery mission picked up momentum as more people had electricity and schools made plans to reopen. Still, the dangers lingered, mostly in the form of noxious gas from generators serving those who still don't have power.

In Irma’s aftermath, carriers scramble to restore service - CNET

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:43:00 +0200cnet (en)

Wireless service is being restored to millions of people recovering from Hurricane Irma , but for areas hardest hit by the storm widespread outages persist. The nation's largest wireless carriers -- , AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile -- have worked around the clock to restore service to millions of....

Power Being Restored in Florida After Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:43:00 +0200voanews (en)

The lights are beginning to come back on in Florida after Hurricane Irma rolled through the state last week, and by Friday, more than 80 percent of Floridians had their power restored. While most of Florida has seen its power come back on, state authorities said about 1.92 million homes and businesses still lack electricity.

Florida couple fleeing Irma drive car into swimming pool

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:42:00 +0200dailymail (en)

Stressed Florida couple fleeing Hurricane Irma accidentally drive their car into a hotel swimming pool Couple from Punta Gorda, Florida drive their car into hotel swimming pool; Theodore and Gloria Karadimos were headed north to escape Hurricane Irma; As they arrived at their hotel, Theodore....

New Models Show Jose Now Likely To Take Aim At East Coast

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:42:00 +0200dailyvoice-northpassaic (en)

New models released Friday morning show an increasing likelihood that the latest Atlantic storm will track toward the East Coast and have at least some impact on the Hudson Valley next week. The so-called cone of uncertainty for Hurricane turned Tropical Storm Jose shows the storm tracking toward the metropolitan area Tuesday night into Wednesday.

Allstate Launches "Good Hands for Hurricane Victims" Consumer Education Program

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:40:00 +0200prnewswire (en)

"Allstate will help the general public understand how to fully utilize their insurance policies and government support programs to rebuild after the Hurricanes Harvey and Irma ," said Tom Wilson , Allstate chairman and chief executive officer. "We do this for our customers through Allstate Agencies....

New Models Show Jose Now Likely To Take Aim At East Coast

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:39:00 +0200dailyvoice-bergenfield (en)

New models released Friday morning show an increasing likelihood that the latest Atlantic storm will track toward the East Coast and have at least some impact on the Hudson Valley next week. The so-called cone of uncertainty for Hurricane turned Tropical Storm Jose shows the storm tracking toward the metropolitan area Tuesday night into Wednesday.

After the hurricane: Time to 'focus on the good things' at school

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:32:00 +0200tampabay (en)

Principal Steve Williams, foreground, takes a selfie with the staff and faculty of Wiregrass Elementary in Pasco County. The group gathered on campus Friday to prepare the school for Monday's reopening. Kindergarten teacher Maritere Garcia said that, after Hurricane Irma , she wants to help her students get back to normal.

Top 5 at noon: Duke 'on course' for full power restoration; Trigaux on Florida's winners and losers; and more

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:32:00 +0200tampabay (en)

CHRIS URSO | Times. Scott Crellin, a trouble man for Duke Energy, top, cuts tree limbs from a power line along Pinellas Avenue Monday, Sept. 11, 2017 in Tarpon Springs. Many Tampa Bay residents have found themselves without power after Hurricane Irma passed through the Tampa Bay area. Here are the latest headlines and updates on tampabay.

Agnès Buzyn lance lundi une grande concertation sur la politique de santé

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:30:00 +0200OuestFrance (fr)

Agnès Buzyn, ministre des Solidarités et de la Santé, va lancer lundi une concertation sur les grands chantiers de santé à venir. La ministre des Solidarités et de la Santé Agnès Buzyn, en première ligne de l’actualité ou les vaccins obligatoires , lancera lundi une concertation sur les grands chantiers de santé de son ministère.

LIVE updates: Irma recovery in North Central Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:25:00 +0200gainesville (en)

Rumor control: No 'boil water' notice for GRU customers. Staff reports. 12:07 — To support the ongoing disaster recovery, the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is enhancing the flood insurance claims process, and extending the grace period for....

FEMA freezes Hurricane Matthew funds to help victims of Harvey, Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:25:00 +0200wncn (en)

Hurricane Matthew damaged hundreds of North Carolina roads, including Mirror Lake Drive in Fayetteville. Larry and Tonya Krieger have lived in the area for decades, and now nearly a year with “road closed” signs in their neighborhood. “(It’s a) major inconvenience because in this neighborhood there’s probably 400-500 houses,” Larry Krieger said.

Nearly 2 million, mostly in Florida, without power in Irma's wake

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:21:00 +0200thestar-my (en)

MIAMI (Reuters) - About 1.9 million homes and businesses in Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas remained without power from Hurricane Irma on Friday, five days after the deadly storm ripped through the U.S. Southeast. Irma, which ranked as one of the most powerful Atlantic storms on record before striking the U.

BRIEF-Reven Housing Reit provides update on Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:19:00 +0200reuters (en)

Sept 15 (Reuters) - Reven Housing Reit Inc: * Co’s properties in Memphis, Tennessee, Atlanta, Georgia, Birmingham, Alabama not impacted by Hurricane Irma or Hurricane Harvey​ * Actively assessing impact of Hurricane Irma on its rental homes in Jacksonville Source text for Eikon: Further company....

Full Article: Nearly 2 million, mostly in Florida, without power in Irma's wake

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:19:00 +0200wsau (en)

By Zachary Fagenson. MIAMI (Reuters) - About 1.9 million homes and businesses in Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas remained without power from Hurricane Irma on Friday, five days after the deadly storm ripped through the U.S. Southeast. Irma, which ranked as one of the most powerful Atlantic storms on record before striking the U.

Deaf community outraged over Hurricane Irma interpreter

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:18:00 +0200abc7ny (en)

The deaf community is demanding an apology after officials in Florida used an interpreter who did not know what he was doing. The video of the press conference in Manatee County is going viral. The interpreter started signing words like "pizza, monster and bear" during an evacuation order for Hurricane Irma .

Response to Hurricane Irma: Cuba Situation Report No. 1. Office of the Resident Coordinator (07/09/2017)

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:17:00 +0200humanitarianresponse (en)

This report is produced by the Office of the Resident Coordinator. It covers the period from 20:00 hrs. on September 06th to 14:00 hrs. on September 07th .The next report will be issued on or around 08/09. Highlights.  Category 5 Hurricane Irma , the fifth strongest Atlantic hurricane on record, will hit Cuba in the coming hours.

Cuba's old buildings were no match for Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:16:00 +0200hiawathaworldonline (en)

A crowd of Cuba ns stood around the mangled bus, some offering assistance, others recording the tragic scene with their cellphones. On the ground lay two prone women, their faces obscured by blood-matted hair, as seen in video of the incident that was obtained by CNN.

Mid-Michigan family moving to Florida brings truckload of help

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:13:00 +0200erietvnews (en)

Jessica Royce & Kate Nadolski Saginaw, Michigan -- Hurricane Irma has driven thousands of people from Florida, but a local family is actually moving there and bringing a truckload of help with them. "Shock mostly. We had to do it. I have a deadline that I need to get down there by so we're doing the best we can right now," Michelle Berger said.

Harvey and Irma sent a clear message about climate change

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:13:00 +0200philly (en)

If the devastation to Texas and Florida by two historic hurricanes won’t get President Trump’s pollution-enabling head of the Environmental Protection Agency to acknowledge climate change, perhaps nothing will. But the rest of the nation can’t wait for him to grasp reality.

Coton hebdo: les cours plongent à New York

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:13:00 +0200lefigaro (fr)

Les cours du coton échangé à New York ont plongé cette semaine, plombés par le passage moins dévastateur que prévu de l'ouragan Irma et par une surprenante révision à la hausse des estimations officielles sur la récolte de fibre blanche aux Etats-Unis.

Florida couple accidentally drive car into a hotel pool

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:12:00 +0200dailymail (en)

Florida couple fleeing Hurricane Irma accidentally drive their car into a hotel swimming pool Couple from Punta Gorda, Florida drive their car into hotel swimming pool; Theodore and Gloria Karadimos were headed north to escape Hurricane Irma; As they arrived at their hotel, Theodore Karadimos....

Debris removal in your area

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:11:00 +0200wesh (en)

COCOA BEACH: The city of Cocoa Beach announced they would begin picking up hurricane debris on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017. The city the following information about debris pick up: 1. First pass will be vegetation debris. Please do not put in street gutters and block storm drains. 2.

Nearly 2 million, mostly in Florida, without power in Irma's wake

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:09:00 +0200channelnewsasia (en)

MIAMI: About 1.9 million homes and businesses in Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas remained without power from Hurricane Irma on Friday, five days after the deadly storm ripped through the U.S. Southeast. Irma, which ranked as one of the most powerful Atlantic storms on record before striking the U.

Hurricane Irma: Rains cause Lake Harney

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:09:00 +0200wftv (en)

SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. - Residents who live on Lake Harney near Seminole County’s Geneva neighborhood hope sandbags will be enough to protect their homes from flooding. The St. Johns River, which was swollen by Hurricane Irma ’s rains, connects to the lake and has caused its waters to creep into nearby yards.

Carfax: Half of all flood-damaged cars are resold

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:08:00 +0200wearecentralpa (en)

There are 325,510 flood-damaged cars on U.S. roads this year, according to an analysis of vehicle-history reports by Carfax. And that figure doesn't include the tens of thousands of vehicles damaged by Tropical Storm Harvey (above) and Hurricane Irma . Waterlogged vehicles turn up in every state, in....

Coast Guard sets up safety zone near Black Creek after Irma 41 Mins The Coast Guard has issued a safety zone Friday near Black Creek in the St. Johns River.

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:06:00 +0200news4jax (en)

MIDDLEBURG, Fla. - The Coast Guard has issued a safety zone Friday near Black Creek in the St. Johns River. The safety zone was issued to protect the public's safety and mitigate further flood damage to homes along Black Creek, Coast Guard officials explained. Hurricane Irma brought significant flooding to portions of the St.

NYC, Much of Tri-State Now in Jose's 'Cone of Uncertainty'

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:05:00 +0200nbcnewyork (en)

What to Know Jose, about 500 miles southwest of Bermuda, is generating swells that could produce life-threatening rip currents along the East Coast; Storm Team 4 is closely monitoring the system after a westward shift that has put Long Island in the so-called cone of uncertainty; The National....

Laurence Reisman: Power an electric topic, especially if you don't have it after Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:05:00 +0200tcpalm (en)

Over the past two weeks Hurricane Irma has given us an opportunity to think about what’s really important to us: The safety of our family and friends, our homes, drinking water, faith. And electricity. It’s something the vast majority of us take for granted.

Irma: un million d'euros débloqué pour les retraités sinistrés des îles françaises (Cnav)

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:00:00 +0200la1ere (fr)

Elle entend ainsi "porter secours aux nombreux retraités sinistrés et aider à répondre aux besoins les plus urgents (relogement provisoire, achat de biens de première nécessité...)" , précise-t-elle dans un communiqué. "Cette mobilisation en faveur des pensionnés de l'Assurance retraite sera gérée....

PM Tours Areas Devastated by a Tornado in Grand Bahama

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:59:00 +0200bahamas-gov (en)

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama - Members of the Government, the Opposition, and NEMA are working together as a team to improve the quality of life for Bahamians, said Prime Minister of The Bahamas , Dr. the Hon. Hubert Minnis during a statement to the press following a tour of the areas destroyed by a tornado on Sunday.

Cuba Brings to Justice Penal Cases Related to Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:59:00 +0200plenglish (en)

Havana, Sep 14 (Prensa Latina) The judicial body of the National Defense Council reported that 35 penal cases related to the impact of hurricane Irma in Cuba have been brought to justice. The report details that individuals arraigned are charged with of speculation and grabbing, illegal economic....

Jose may have an impact on Connecticut

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:59:00 +0200wfsb (en)

HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) - While leftover moisture from Irma moves out of New England on Friday, the newest track for Jose has possible implications for Connecticut next week. The Early Warning Forecast Center continues to keep an eye on Jose, which could impact Connecticut's weather on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Nearly 2 million, mostly in Florida, without power in Irma's wake

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:58:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

By Zachary Fagenson. MIAMI (Reuters) - About 1.9 million homes and businesses in Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas remained without power from Hurricane Irma on Friday, five days after the deadly storm ripped through the U.S. Southeast. Irma, which ranked as one of the most powerful Atlantic storms on record before striking the U.

2 Florida Men Accused Of Stealing Enormous Power Pole After Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:58:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

Police in Jacksonville, Florida have arrested two men for allegedly trying to steal a gigantic power pole in the wake of Hurricane Irma . Police in Jacksonville, Florida have arrested two men for allegedly trying to steal a gigantic power pole in the wake of Hurricane Irma.

Irma: au centre de soins de Saint-Martin, les files...

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:57:00 +0200bfmtv (fr)

Irma : au centre de soins de Saint-Martin, les files d’attente s’allongent Il y a foule au centre de soins de Saint-Martin bientôt 10 jours après le passage de l’ouragan Irma qui a dévasté cette île française des Caraïbes. Toutes les pharmacies sont fermées et il faut patienter plusieurs heures avant....

Irma 34 mins ago 11:08 a.m. Coast Guard issues safety zone near Black Creek

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:57:00 +0200firstcoastnews (en)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Coast Guard has issued a safety zone Friday near Black Creek in the St. Johns River, Florida. The safety zone was issued to protect the public's safety and mitigate further flood damage to homes along Black Creek. Hurricane Irma brought significant flooding to portions of the St.

Irma 23 mins ago 11:19 a.m. After Irma: Free food, water offered to those on the First Coast

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:57:00 +0200firstcoastnews (en)

Organizations along the First Coast are offering up free food, supplies and services to residents struggling to get back on their feet after Hurricane Irma . Here is an updated list of freebies being offered: CLAY COUNTY. Salvation Army Canteen - Will be at the Middleburg Library on Friday, Sept.

Bahamas is back to business after Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:57:00 +0200thenassauguardian (en)

The Bahamas is back to business as tourism resumes after mainly cosmetic clean-up in our major tourism centers, while efforts to rebuild in those islands of The Bahamas that were hardest hit continue. As of Tuesday, Sept. 12, all airports in The Bahamas are open and both international and domestic service has resumed.

Longs Church accepting donations for those affected by Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:56:00 +0200live5news (en)

LONGS, SC (WMBF) Waterbrook Church in Longs is now accepting donations for those affected by Hurricane Irma . According to a post on the church’s website, they have started what they’re calling “Operation Highlands County.” Highlands County was hit by Hurricane Irma, and over 80% are still without power.

Hurricane Irma Client Alert: Tax Filing, Payment Deadlines Extended for Victims in Disaster Areas

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:56:00 +0200natlawreview (en)

Victims of Hurricane Irma located in areas designated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency as qualifying for individual assistance now have until January 31, 2018 to file certain federal tax returns and make certain federal tax payments. As part of a coordinated federal response to the damage....

Worcester nurses relieve Fla. counterparts hammered by Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:54:00 +0200telegram (en)

Kim Ring Telegram & Gazette Staff @kimringtg. WORCESTER — Before she volunteered to head to Florida to provide some help at hospitals there after Hurricane Irma , St. Vincent labor and delivery nurse Amie Lussier talked with her family to get their approval. "My kids are 18 and 14, and they said the same thing (I said).

Irma Recovery In St. Thomas Expected To Be Slow And Painful

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:54:00 +0200wbur (en)

A man walks past debris caused by Hurricane Irma in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands , Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. The storm ravaged such lush resort islands as St. Martin, St. Barts, St. Thomas, Barbuda and Anguilla . (Ricardo Arduengo/AP) The extent of the damage caused by Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean is still coming into view.

'Hot cop' from hurricane selfie now investigated

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:51:00 +0200abcactionnews (en)

FLORIDA A man in a photo of three police officers that went viral after they posted it during Hurricane Irma relief is being investigated for anti-Semitic comments. Jokes published on the account of Officer Michael Hammill were found, and a complaint filed with the Gainesville, Florida Police Department.

'Hot' cop battle between Florida police

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:51:00 +0200abcactionnews (en)

FLORIDA - A Facebook selfie posted by members of the Gainesville, Florida Police Department on Sunday has turned into a nationwide 'we're sexy and we know it' contest between law enforcement. The Gainsville PD selfie drew quite a response from admirers across the United States , drawing nearly 180,000 comments and more than 280,000 shares.

Civil Air Patrol assesses considerable damage in Caribbean from Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:51:00 +0200montgomeryadvertiser (en)

The last of six members of Civil Air Patrol's Southeast Region relief team returned Thursday after assisting the organization's Puerto Rico Wing with Hurricane Irma missions over the U.S. Virgin Islands . "There's massive destruction on St. Thomas and St. John," Maj.

Nearly 2 million, mostly in Florida, without power in Irma's wake

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:50:00 +0200reuters (en)

MIAMI (Reuters) - About 1.9 million homes and businesses in Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas remained without power from Hurricane Irma on Friday, five days after the deadly storm ripped through the U.S. Southeast. Irma, which ranked as one of the most powerful Atlantic storms on record before striking the U.

Response to Hurricane Irma: Cuba Situation Report No. 2. Office of the Resident Coordinator (08/09/2017)

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:48:00 +0200humanitarianresponse (en)

This report is produced by the Office of the Resident Coordinator. It covers the period from 14:00 hrs. on September 07 th to 14:00 hrs. on September 08 th .The next report will be issued on or around 09/09. Highlights.  Hurricane Irma has hit the northern and central Cuba n territories heavily....

États-Unis. Trump dit finalement “oui” à la protection des Dreamers

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:47:00 +0200courrierinternational (fr)

Un bénéficiaire du programme de protection des Dreamers (DACA) en compagnie d’une activiste pro-immigrés lors d’une manifestation à New York, le 14 septembre. Ce programme, dont Trump a annoncé la fin, pourrait être remplacé par une mesure votée par le Congrès. Drew Angerer / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP.

Climat. La Terre aux prises avec les ouragans

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:47:00 +0200courrierinternational (fr)

Publié le 15/09/2017 - 16:23 L’ouragan Irma , qui a sévi du 29 août au 12 septembre 2017, “a semé la désolation des Antilles jusqu’en Floride” Et alors qu’Irma se dirigeait vers la Floride, un nouvel ouragan, José, a failli frapper l’île antillaise de Saint-Martin déjà dévastée par Irma.

Ouragan Irma. Internet et téléphone mobile reviennent progressivement

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:45:00 +0200OuestFrance (fr)

Orange progresse dans le rétablissement de son réseau mobile sur les îles de Saint-Martin et Saint-Barthélemy, dévastées par l'ouragan Irma . L'opérateur table sur un retour à la normale avant la fin octobre. La reconstruction de Saint-Martin et Saint-Barthélémy, après l'ouragan Irma , passe aussi....

La Royal Navy rame

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:43:00 +0200bruxelles2 (fr)

(B2) La marine britannique : Une vaste plaisanterie ? » C’est en tout cas ce que titre le quotidien populaire The Telegraph qui attaque billes en tête. Trois quarts des navires de la Royal Navy sont actuellement hors d’état de nuire, selon des sources militaires supérieures qui se sont confiées à....

Prisoners captured after escaping British Virgin Islands jail in Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:42:00 +0200oxfordtimes (en)

More than 100 prisoners were captured after escaping from a jail on the British Virgin Islands following Hurricane Irma . The governor of the islands said the prisoners of Balsam Ghut prison, in Tortola, had been captured on Thursday. It followed an operation by British Virgin Island and Cayman....

Hurricane Irma puts Thanksgiving pecan pies at risk

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:39:00 +0200nola (en)

come and gone, but her aftermath will continue to upend millions of lives and even put Thanksgiving pies at risk. The storm tore through pecan orchards in Georgia, the No. 1 U.S. grower, just a few weeks before the crop is usually harvested. As much as 30 percent of production may have been lost....

Florida recovery picks up after Hurricane Irma, but dangers persist

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:39:00 +0200whittierdailynews (en)

Posted: 09/15/17, 7:38 AM PDT Updated: 50 secs ago # Comments Christopher Taylor walks through the flood waters from Hurricane Irma as his uncles trailer is pulled out of the water on his families land off Lake Shore Drive in Gainesville, Fla., Thursday Sept. 14, 2017.

Ask Amy: Getting the most from your insurance claim after Harvey 48 Mins If you are one of thousands of Houston homeowners who will be making an insurance claim due

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:37:00 +0200click2houston (en)

According to FEMA, there are about 5,000 qualified flood insurance adjusters in the United States . Some have more experience than others. You have no control over which adjuster your insurance company sends to your home, so it's in your best interest to be nice and helpful, not combative. You want your adjuster in your court.

Hurricane Hugo washed derelict boat ashore 28 years ago. Irma wanted it back.

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:36:00 +0200charlotteobserver (en)

Hurricane Irma threatened countless disasters as it moved north this week, but one Carolina coastal community is making national news for fretting for the safety of a boat that hadn’t been seaworthy in 30 years. The Folly Boat, as it’s called, has been a coastal S.C. icon since it washed ashore during Hurricane Hugo in September 1989.

Certain driver license fees waived due to Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:36:00 +0200wsvn (en)

TALLAHASSEE, FLA. (WSVN) - Certain fees for drivers in Florida are being waived due to Hurricane Irma ’s impact. According to a news release, Friday, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles will waive service fees for driver licenses and motor vehicles.

La fuite des fonctionnaires, l'autre défi de l'Etat à Saint-Martin

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:35:00 +0200lexpress (fr)

Le sujet a été discuté lors d'une réunion interministérielle. Ce qu'il en ressort, selon nos informations, c'est que les inquiétudes concernent principalement les agents de l'Education nationale dont la plupart des lieux de travail ont été détruits. "Nous avons moins de craintes sur l'hôpital", concède un membre de l'exécutif à L'Express.

Spartanburg schools schedule makeup day after Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:35:00 +0200wyff4 (en)

SPARTANBURG, S.C. Spartanburg school districts have announced plans for make-up days after schools were closed because of Hurricane Irma , school officials said. Schools in districts 3 and 5 will make up the day on Monday, February 19, which was originally scheduled as a teacher work day, officials said.

De La Réunion, Mélenchon ne regrette pas la Fête de l'Huma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:34:00 +0200parismatch (fr)

«Je ne peux pas être partout, cher Pierre». Depuis La Réunion, Jean Luc Mélenchon n’a pas pu s’empêcher d’adresser une petite carte postale à Pierre Laurent, le patron du Parti communiste qui considère l’absence du leader de la France insoumise à la Fête de l’Humanité comme «un manque de respect».

Choppy Waters Ahead For Carnival Corp?

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:34:00 +0200benzinga (en)

Amid significant swells in supply and rising threats to demand, cruise lines are preparing for foul winds ━ and some are cautious to board. On Friday, Credit Suisse halved its 2018 yield growth estimates for Carnival Corp (NYSE: CCL ) from 3 percent to 1.

Hurricane Irma Aftermath: Latest Central Florida County-By-County Power Outages

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:34:00 +0200patch (en)

TAMPA, FL — More and more Floridians keep getting their power back, now four days removed from Hurricane Irma 's heavy rain and winds. Utilities reported that about 1.9 million homes and businesses across the state had no electricity at 9 a.m. Friday — about 18 percent of the population, according to the latest figures from floridadisaster.

Caribbean islands ravaged by Hurricane Irma vow to come back stronger than ever - 'Naked in the hallway': Tragic stories from inside Florida nursing home - Barbuda a desolate island after Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:32:00 +0200foxnews (en)

In the U.S. Virgin Islands , the damage was particularly widespread on St. John, an island of stunning natural beauty that is mostly a national park surrounded by coral reefs. "You could see there was not much left," Larry Brown, a part-time resident, said as he waited in Puerto Rico for a flight....

H-E-B repays kindness by sending

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:31:00 +020013newsnow (en)

HOUSTON H-E-B announced Wednesday it is sending supply trucks to Publix stores in Florida to help with the Irma recovery efforts. Publix is the same store that sent supplies to help H-E-B in Texas after Harvey. "Because we’re stronger together, H-E-B is repaying the kindness shown to us by our friends at Publix and beyond during Hurricane Harvey.

Irma claims dozens of lives across Caribbean, United States

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:29:00 +0200siouxcityjournal (en)

Police surround the Rehabilitation Center in Hollywood Hills, Fla., which had no air conditioning after Hurricane Irma knocked out power, Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017. Several patients at the sweltering nursing home died in Hurricane Irma's aftermath, raising fears Wednesday about the safety of....

Video: President Trump invites 11-year-old boy to mow the Rose Garden lawn

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:29:00 +0200tampabay (en)

President Donald Trump high-fived Frank Giaccio, who lives in the Washington suburb of Falls Church. The White House says Frank wrote Trump to say he admires the president's business acumen and runs his own neighborhood lawn-care business. Frank was so focused on pushing the lawn mower, he didn't....

Winn-Dixie store manager shelters locals in the Keys

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:29:00 +0200tampabay (en)

The Winn-Dixie grocery store on Big Pine Key opened Thursday after Hurricane Irma , thanks to a few local residents and one kind store manager. Kenny Lowe, the store manager of the Winn-Dixie grocery store on Big Pine Key in the Florida Keys, hunkered down inside the grocery store during the wrath of Hurricane Irma.

Nearly 2 million, mostly in Florida, without power in Irma's wake

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:29:00 +0200trust (en)

By Zachary Fagenson. MIAMI, Sept 15 (Reuters) - About 1.9 million homes and businesses in Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas remained without power from Hurricane Irma on Friday, five days after the deadly storm ripped through the U.S. Southeast. Irma, which ranked as one of the most powerful Atlantic storms on record before striking the U.

Antigua and Barbuda: UN Migration Agency Deploys Experts to Support Islands Affected by Hurricanes Irma, Jose

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:27:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

San Jose - IOM, the UN Migration Agency, has deployed a surge team of six experts in shelter and camp management, displacement tracking, and gender-based violence risk reduction to support humanitarian efforts in the Caribbean islands most affected by Hurricanes Irma and Jose.

British Virgin Islands: UK aid continues to arrive for Hurricane Irma victims

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:27:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Over 60 tonnes of UK aid has now reached the Caribbean to support the victims of Hurricane Irma , with another 60 tonnes on the way on board HMS Ocean. British military troops along with DFID logisticians supported the restoration of electricity to the main power station on the British Virgin Islands as part of the ongoing recovery operation.

Antigua and Barbuda: CDEMA Situation Report #7-Hurricane Irma - as of 9:00pm ast on September 14, 2017

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:27:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

SYNOPSIS OF HURRICANE IRMA: Irma , the 9th named hurricane of the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season, became a category 5 hurricane in the Eastern Atlantic Ocean on Tuesday September 5, 2017. With maximum sustained winds near 185 mph,Irma a powerful Category 5 Hurricane impacted the CDEMA Participating....

Finland: On Hunger Day, the Red Cross asks for donations to help the weakest

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:27:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Yemen, suffering from conflict and drought, is in great need of help. The funds collected on Hunger Day help the victims of natural disasters, conflicts and sudden accidents in Finland and abroad. The Hunger Day box collection is held on 14–16 September. The Finnish Red Cross will send an aid worker to Yemen in October.

Trump Marveled At Historic Hurricanes — Until Someone Brought Up Climate Change

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:26:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

WASHINGTON — Days after expressing amazement at the size of hurricanes Harvey and Irma , President Donald Trump on Thursday suddenly didn’t seem too impressed about their ferocity when asked about climate change’s impact. WASHINGTON — Days after expressing amazement at the size of hurricanes Harvey....

Resort ‘concerned’ about environmental impact on Bimini

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:25:00 +0200thenassauguardian (en)

Resorts World Bimini President Patricia “Missy” Lawrence said yesterday that she is “deeply concerned” about the environmental effects that Hurricane Irma has had on Bimini. Resorts World’s marina was badly damaged during the storm, causing many of its floating docks to either wash up on shore, or....

The U.S. Embassy supports Hurricane Irma relief efforts

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:25:00 +0200thenassauguardian (en)

The U.S. Mission to The Bahamas is working with the government of The Bahamas and the Bahamian people to respond in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma . The U.S. government provided The Bahamas and Turks and Caicos Islands with satellite imagery to aid in recovery and relief efforts.

Ragged Islanders still refuse to leave island

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:25:00 +0200thenassauguardian (en)

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Director Captain Stephen Russell said yesterday he believes the Ragged Islanders who refuse to leave the island following the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma have yet to accept their loss. Russell said most of the remaining residents refused twice to....

Cooper satisfied with PM’s plans for Ragged Island

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:25:00 +0200thenassauguardian (en)

Exumas and Ragged Island MP Chester Cooper is encouraged by Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis’ pronouncement that the government will rebuild Ragged Island and will not force residents of the island to leave their homes, despite the current unlivable conditions. The government deemed Ragged Island uninhabitable in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma .

Turnquest: Low CCRIF payout part of risk

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:25:00 +0200thenassauguardian (en)

Despite paying a premium of $2.6 million to the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF) for The Bahamas ’ hurricane insurance and receiving $234,000 in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma , Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest said yesterday that the government must take the risks....

Irma claims dozens of lives across Caribbean, United States

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:25:00 +0200wcfcourier (en)

Police surround the Rehabilitation Center in Hollywood Hills, Fla., which had no air conditioning after Hurricane Irma knocked out power, Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017. Several patients at the sweltering nursing home died in Hurricane Irma's aftermath, raising fears Wednesday about the safety of....

INFOGRAPHIE - Les ravages de l'ouragan Irma étape par étape

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:20:00 +0200telquel (fr)

70 personnes sont mortes dans les différents pays traversés par l'ouragan Irma . Retour sur une catastrophe historique. Du 29 août au 12 septembre, Irma a dévasté plusieurs territoires. Premier ouragan à rester classé en catégorie 5 pendant une aussi longue période, ses dégâts sont estimés à plus d'une centaine de milliards d'euros.

Power knocked out by Irma restored to most SC customers

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:20:00 +0200live5news (en)

A little more than a day after Irma left tens of thousands in the dark, South Carolina utilities have restored power for most customers who experienced outages. More >> A little more than a day after Irma left tens of thousands in the dark, South Carolina utilities have restored power for most customers who experienced outages.

Spartanburg Co. school districts schedule makeup days in February

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:20:00 +0200live5news (en)

SPARTANBURG, SC (FOX Carolina) - Some Upstate schools are scheduling a makeup day after damage and power outages from Tropical Storm Irma prompted many school districts to cancel classes. Two Spartanburg County Schools have announced dates in February thus far: Spartanburg District 5: Feb. 19, 2018; Spartanburg District 3: Feb.

'Hot cop' from hurricane selfie now investigated

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:18:00 +0200newschannel5 (en)

This Facebook image from the Gainesville Police Department went viral, with many commenters saying the officers were "hot." Some people wrote that they would call 911 and request these officers come to their homes. The department had to urge them not to do this.

Hurricane-struck Caribbean receives more than 60 tonnes of British aid

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:18:00 +0200wandsworthguardian (en)

More than 60 tonnes of UK aid has now reached the Caribbean to support the victims of Hurricane Irma . The British assistance effort now involves more than 1,000 military personnel, 50 police officers and 30 aid workers. And a further 60 tonnes of supplies are en route to the British overseas....

Police: People dressed as ninjas started fires in building

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:13:00 +0200nbc12 (en)

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Police say two people dressed as ninjas broke into a New Jersey apartment building and set several fires. Newark police officials say the unidentified man and woman broke in through a second-floor apartment. WNBC-TV reports ( http://bit.

'Hot cop' from hurricane selfie now investigated

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:13:00 +0200wkbw (en)

This Facebook image from the Gainesville Police Department went viral, with many commenters saying the officers were "hot." Some people wrote that they would call 911 and request these officers come to their homes. The department had to urge them not to do this.

Dams Level Increase in Eastern Cuba after Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:12:00 +0200plenglish (en)

Guantanamo, Cuba Sep 15 (Prensa Latina) The rainfall produced by Hurricane Irma benefited the dams in the easternmost provinces of Cuba, according to deputy director of the Institute of Water Resources in Guantanamo Juan Carlos Gonzalez. 'Although the water collected is not much, it eases the....

10:29 Cuba Opens Up to Russian Tourism, after Hotel Recovery

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:12:00 +0200plenglish (en)

Moscow, Sep 15 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is ready today to receive Russian tourism in its favorite destinations, Varadero and Havana, where the recovery, after Hurricane Irma , allows the operation of most of its facilities. The Tourism counselor at the Cuban embassy in this country, Edilberto Riveron....

Prisoners who fled damaged jail recaptured by authorities

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:10:00 +0200mailonsunday (en)

Gus Jaspert, the governor of the British Virgin Islands , said: 'The government of the British Virgin Islands is extremely grateful to the police and military personnel for their tireless efforts, which have resulted in a thorough and extremely successful operation.

Growing Reports of CO Poisoning Prompt Emergency Physicians To Urge Caution Among Hurricane Irma Victims When Using Portable Generators

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:10:00 +0200prnewswire (en)

WASHINGTON Sept. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Millions of Floridians are still without power following Hurricane Irma , and it could take several weeks to get everyone back online. With growing reports of carbon monoxide poisoning (CO) from people using portable generators at their homes, the....

Reven Housing REIT, Inc. : Provides Update on Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:09:00 +02004-traders (en)

Reven Housing REIT, Inc. (the “Company”, “Reven”) (NASDAQ: RVEN), an owner and operator of single-family residential properties, announced today that it is actively assessing the impact of Hurricane Irma on its rental homes in Jacksonville. “On behalf of Reven, we extend our heartfelt thoughts to....

After Irma: Alleged Secret Service impostor arrested trying to sneak A man who attempted to gain access to Palm Beach, Florida, by telling police he worked for the U.S.

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:09:00 +0200wftv (en)

PALM BEACH, Fla. - A man who attempted to gain access to Palm Beach , Florida, by telling police he worked for the U.S. Secret Service and needed access to protect a diplomat was arrested Tuesday evening at a 24-hour police checkpoint, according to a Palm Beach police report.

NWS: Tornado struck Umatilla during Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:09:00 +0200wftv (en)

. UMATILLA, Fla. - The National Weather Service has confirmed that an EF-1 tornado with wind speeds between 95 and 100 mph struck Umatilla as Hurricane Irma blew through the Central Florida region. The tornado developed near 8th Avenue, uprooting and snapping several trees in an open field.

Spartanburg Co. school districts schedule makeup days in February

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:08:00 +0200foxcarolina (en)

SPARTANBURG, SC (FOX Carolina) - Some Upstate schools are scheduling a makeup day after damage and power outages from Tropical Storm Irma prompted many school districts to cancel classes. Two Spartanburg County Schools have announced dates in February thus far: Spartanburg District 5: Feb. 19, 2018; Spartanburg District 3: Feb.

Harvey sends US industrial production down most in 8 years

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:08:00 +0200wkrn (en)

FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, file photo, workers produce vehicles at Volkswagen’s lone U.S. plant in Chattanooga, Tenn. U.S. industrial output plunged 0.9 percent in August, the most in eight years, mostly because of Hurricane Harvey’s damage to the oil refining, plastics and chemicals industries.

Florida recovery picks up after Hurricane Irma, but dangers persist

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:07:00 +0200dailybreeze (en)

Posted: 09/15/17, 7:36 AM PDT Updated: 9 secs ago # Comments MIAMI — Florida’s post- Irma recovery picked up momentum Friday as power outages dropped and schools made plans to reopen. But two new cases of carbon monoxide poisoning from temporary generators made clear that dangers remained nearly a week after the powerful storm hit.

Jennifer Egan, Jesmyn Ward are National Book Award nominees

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:06:00 +0200wsfa (en)

By HILLEL ITALIE AP National Writer. NEW YORK (AP) - Jennifer Egan and Jesmyn Ward are among the authors on the fiction long list for the National Book Awards. On Friday, the National Book Foundation announced 10 nominees for fiction, completing a week in which long lists also were also released for poetry, young people's literature and nonfiction.

Florida 'hot cop' is under investigation

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:05:00 +0200beaumontenterprise (en)

An attractive Florida police officer who went viral after rescue photos were posted online may have just went from being America's most eligible bachelor to being one if its most reviled. Gainesville Police Department's Michael Hamill became internet famous after a selfie he took with some of his fellow officers went viral Sunday afternoon.

Tropical Storm

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:03:00 +0200topix (en)

ABC - As Floridians return home in the wake of deadly Hurricane Irma , Tropical Storm Jose may become a hurricane later today, potentially bringing Nor'easter like conditions to New York and Boston next week. As of 5 a.m. ET, Jose -- with winds of 70 mph -- was located about 360 miles northeast of the southern Bahamas .

Hurricane-struck Caribbean receives more than 60 tonnes of British aid More than 60 tonnes of UK aid has now reached the Caribbean...

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:02:00 +0200belfasttelegraph (en)

More than 60 tonnes of UK aid has now reached the Caribbean to support the victims of Hurricane Irma . The British assistance effort now involves more than 1,000 military personnel, 50 police officers and 30 aid workers. And a further 60 tonnes of supplies are en route to the British overseas....

HSI and H/3 Foundation launch animal rescue & relief initiative for British Virgin Islands in aftermath of Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:59:00 +0200aboutpharma (en)

STAMFORD, Conn. Sept. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Global animal charities Humane Society International and H/3 Foundation Inc. have launched an animal rescue and relief initiative in the British Virgin Islands , following the devastating impact of Hurricane Irma .

Flint native survives Cat. 5 Hurricane Irma on island of St. Martin

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:58:00 +0200mlive (en)

FLINT, MI -- Imagine just getting married to the person of your dreams and celebrating with family, on one of the most beautiful islands in the Caribbean. It was paradise for a Flint native and her visiting family, before Hurricane Irma slammed into the island of St. Martin on Sept.

Hurricane Irma Florida recovery picks up, but dangers persist

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:58:00 +0200triblive (en)

Updated 32 minutes ago. MIAMI — Florida's post- Irma recovery picked up momentum Friday as power outages dropped and schools made plans to reopen. But two new cases of carbon monoxide poisoning from temporary generators made clear that dangers remained nearly a week after the powerful storm hit.

Harvey sends US industrial production down most in 8 years

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:58:00 +0200wfsb (en)

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer. WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. industrial output plunged 0.9 percent in August, the most in eight years, mostly because of Hurricane Harvey's damage to the oil refining, plastics and chemicals industries. The storm, which slammed into the Gulf Coast in Texas and....

New Models Show Jose Now Likely To Take Aim At East Coast

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:56:00 +0200dailyvoice-orangetown (en)

New models released Friday morning show an increasing likelihood that the latest Atlantic storm will track toward the East Coast and have at least some impact on the Hudson Valley next week. The so-called cone of uncertainty for Hurricane turned Tropical Storm Jose shows the storm tracking toward the metropolitan area Tuesday night into Wednesday.

On-Your-Side-After-Irma 6 mins ago 10:49 a.m. Safe Aminal Shelter decimated by Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:56:00 +0200firstcoastnews (en)

People in chest-deep water, away from their homes, their families, trying desperately to save homeless pets from Hurricane Irma ; the images from Safe Animal Shelter in Middleburg just days after the storm are heartbreaking. Kennels with several feet of water, a dog on a leash being led through knee-deep water.

Harvey sends US industrial production down most in 8 years

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:56:00 +0200seattletimes (en)

FILE – In this Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, file photo, workers produce vehicles at Volkswagen’s lone U.S. plant in Chattanooga, Tenn. U.S. industrial output plunged 0.9 percent in August, the most in eight years, mostly because of Hurricane Harvey’s damage to the oil refining, plastics and chemicals industries.

Irma: quand et comment les enfants de Saint-Martin pourront retourner à l'école Quelques heures de cours par jour sous des tentes dès la semaine prochaine et un retour à la normale après les...

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:55:00 +0200bfmtv (fr)

Situation chaotique pour les élèves de Saint-Martin après le passage de l'ouragan Irma . Sur les 21 écoles que compte l'île, seules trois restent entières. "Chaque école, chaque collège et chaque lycée a été touché", a déploré Jean-Michel Blanquer, le ministre de l'Education nationale, lors de son déplacement dans les Antilles.

Florida 'hot cop' investigated for alleged jokes about Jews, putting people in ovens

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:53:00 +0200chron (en)

An attractive Florida police officer who went viral after rescue photos were posted online may have just went from being America's most eligible bachelor to being one if its most reviled. Gainesville Police Department's Michael Hamill became internet famous after a selfie he took with some of his fellow officers went viral Sunday afternoon.

New Models Show Jose Now Likely To Take Aim At East Coast

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:52:00 +0200dailyvoice-northrockland (en)

New models released Friday morning show an increasing likelihood that the latest Atlantic storm will track toward the East Coast and have at least some impact on the Hudson Valley next week. The so-called cone of uncertainty for Hurricane turned Tropical Storm Jose shows the storm tracking toward the metropolitan area Tuesday night into Wednesday.

New Models Show Jose Now Likely To Take Aim At East Coast

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:50:00 +0200dailyvoice-clarkstown (en)

New models released Friday morning show an increasing likelihood that the latest Atlantic storm will track toward the East Coast and have at least some impact on the Hudson Valley next week. The so-called cone of uncertainty for Hurricane turned Tropical Storm Jose shows the storm tracking toward the metropolitan area Tuesday night into Wednesday.

New Models Show Jose Now Likely To Take Aim At East Coast

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:47:00 +0200dailyvoice-ramapo (en)

New models released Friday morning show an increasing likelihood that the latest Atlantic storm will track toward the East Coast and have at least some impact on the Hudson Valley next week. The so-called cone of uncertainty for Hurricane turned Tropical Storm Jose shows the storm tracking toward the metropolitan area Tuesday night into Wednesday.

Jose to track close enough to bring rough surf, wind and rain to northeastern US

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:46:00 +0200foxnews (en)

Jose will track close enough to the northeastern United States to raise seas and winds as well as to deliver rain to coastal areas next week. People in coastal areas of the Northeast will need to monitor the progress of Jose, which will begin to track northward but remain offshore of the Southeastern states this weekend.

Wild weather patterns ahead of Saturday's William Hill St Leger

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:46:00 +0200nation-ke (en)

Horses are evacuated in San Antonio, Texas, on August 25, 2017, as Hurricane Harvey approaches. Harvey has intensified into a powerful category three storm, US meteorologists said August 25, as the Gulf Coast states of Texas and Louisiana braced for the first major hurricane to hit land since 2005.

Water levels rise in Pasco County, Read Story 10News Staff

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:46:00 +0200wtsp (en)

Water levels rise in Pasco County, officials issue voluntary evacuation Bass Lake flood waters rise and residents forced to evacuate. Water levels are rising in some Pasco County areas, and officials are now issuing a voluntary evacuation for residents in the area. Sept. 2017 (Photo: WTSP) PASCO COUNTY, Fla.

WATCH: Rescued shrimp boat captain returns to dry land after Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:44:00 +0200ABCnews (en)

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Trending Now After Irma: Alleged Secret Service impostor arrested trying to sneak onto wealthy Florida island

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:42:00 +0200actionnewsjax (en)

PALM BEACH, Fla. - A man who attempted to gain access to Palm Beach , Florida, by telling police he worked for the U.S. Secret Service and needed access to protect a diplomat was arrested Tuesday evening at a 24-hour police checkpoint, according to a Palm Beach police report.

Trending Now Florida agriculture losses after Hurricane Irma ‘a real gut punch'

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:42:00 +0200actionnewsjax (en)

Florida agricultural producers ventured into their fields and groves after Hurricane Irma to find oranges ripped from trees, shade houses gone, vegetable beds ruined, sugarcane flattened and power poles and lines down. Statewide, the total agricultural cost of the storm will be in the billions,....

Tremblay : une aide de 30 000 € pour les victimes de l’ouragan Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:36:00 +0200leparisien (fr)

Tremblay-en-France solidaire des Antilles françaises. Alors que Saint-Martin et Saint-Barthélemy ont été dévastées par le passage de l’ouragan Irma , la municipalité pilotée par François Asensi (FG) va faire un don de 30 000 € pour « participer à l’indispensable effort de solidarité ».

Irma: retour progressif du réseau mobile à Saint-Martin et Saint-Barthélemy

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:36:00 +0200romandie (fr)

Paris - L'opérateur Orange progresse dans le rétablissement de son réseau mobile sur les îles de Saint-Martin et Saint-Barthélemy, dévastées par l'ouragan Irma , et espère un retour à la normale avant la fin octobre, a-t-il indiqué vendredi à l'AFP. "Nous avons un troisième émetteur ouvert sur....

Saint-Barthélémy : des cours chez le professeur en attendant l'école

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:34:00 +0200francetvinfo (fr)

Cela ressemble à une rentrée des classes, mais nous ne sommes pas à l'école. Nous sommes au domicile du professeur d'Espagnol. Une semaine après le passage du cyclone Irma , il a décidé d'ouvrir ses portes aux enfants et d'encadrer avec une collègue, des devoirs de vacances. Pour eux, c'est une évidence.

Harvey sends US industrial production down most in 8 years

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:33:00 +0200houstonchronicle (en)

WASHINGTON (AP) U.S. industrial output plunged 0.9 percent in August, the most in eight years, mostly because of Hurricane Harvey's damage to the oil refining, plastics and chemicals industries. The storm, which slammed into the Gulf Coast in Texas and Louisiana late last month, lowered industrial production by about 0.

UK supports restoration of power after Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:32:00 +0200energylivenews (en)

. Sep 15, 2017 The UK has helped with the restoration of electricity on the British Virgin Islands . It is part of the ongoing recovery operation following The storm and flooding cut electricity throughout the islands, knocking out vital communications infrastructure.

Trending Now After Irma: Alleged Secret Service impostor arrested trying to sneak onto wealthy Florida island

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:30:00 +0200fox13memphis (en)

PALM BEACH, Fla. - A man who attempted to gain access to Palm Beach , Florida, by telling police he worked for the U.S. Secret Service and needed access to protect a diplomat was arrested Tuesday evening at a 24-hour police checkpoint, according to a Palm Beach police report.

Harvey sends US industrial production down most in 8 years

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:30:00 +0200newschannel6now (en)

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer. WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. industrial output plunged 0.9 percent in August, the most in eight years, mostly because of Hurricane Harvey's damage to the oil refining, plastics and chemicals industries. The storm, which slammed into the Gulf Coast in Texas and....

After Irma: Alleged Secret Service impostor arrested trying to sneak onto...

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:24:00 +0200ajc (en)

A man who attempted to gain access to Palm Beach , Florida, by telling police he worked for the U.S. Secret Service and needed access to protect a diplomat was arrested Tuesday evening at a 24-hour police checkpoint, according to a Palm Beach police report.

Jose Forecast To Become A Hurricane (Again) On Friday

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:24:00 +0200npr (en)

People who live along the East Coast from North Carolina up to New England should monitor Tropical Storm Jose, forecasters say. The storm's winds won't get close to land until Sunday or Monday — but it's expected to become a hurricane Friday. As of Friday morning, Jose had maximum sustained winds of 70 mph.

Hurricanes lead to drop in malware infections

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:22:00 +0200betanews (en)

An interesting side effect of the recent hurricanes Harvey and Irma is that malware infections in the Florida and Texas areas have seen a dramatic fall. Data released by Enigma Software Group , makers of the SpyHunter anti-malware software, shows that infections in the Houston area showed a 52.5 percent drop from the average on August 29th.

Florida recover picks up momentum, but dangers persist

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:22:00 +0200newsok (en)

MIAMI (AP) — Florida's post- Irma recovery picked up momentum Friday as power outages dropped and schools made plans to reopen. But two new cases of carbon monoxide poisoning from temporary generators made clear that dangers remained nearly a week after the powerful storm hit.

Florida recovery picks up momentum, but dangers persist

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:22:00 +0200timesdaily (en)

Robbie Baker carries cases of water through the flood waters, which he and his family are delivering to neighbors off Lake Shore Drive, his mother Anne at left, in Gainesville, Fla., Thursday Sept. 14, 2017, after Hurricane Irma . (Brad McClenny/The Gainesville Sun via AP) Vendetta Craig, who had....

Hurricane-struck Caribbean receives more than 60 tonnes of British aid

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:21:00 +0200dailyecho (en)

More than 60 tonnes of UK aid has now reached the Caribbean to support the victims of Hurricane Irma . The British assistance effort now involves more than 1,000 military personnel, 50 police officers and 30 aid workers. And a further 60 tonnes of supplies are en route to the British overseas....

Press Gaggle by Deputy Press Secretary Lindsay Walters en route Fort Myers, FL

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:19:00 +0200Whitehouse (en)

Aboard Air Force One En Route Fort Myers, Florida. 10:10 A.M. EDT MS. WALTERS: Good morning, everyone. I'd like to quickly run through what the President will be doing on the ground in Florida when we arrive before I take your questions here. When we land in Fort Myers, the President will be greeted....

Harvey sends US industrial production down most in 8 years

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:17:00 +0200dailyjournal (en)

WASHINGTON U.S. industrial output plunged 0.9 percent in August, the most in eight years, mostly because of Hurricane Harvey’s damage to the oil refining, plastics and chemicals industries. The storm, which slammed into the Gulf Coast in Texas and Louisiana late last month, lowered industrial production by about 0.

Harvey sends US industrial production down most in 8 years

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:13:00 +0200news9 (en)

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer. WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. industrial output plunged 0.9 percent in August, the most in eight years, mostly because of Hurricane Harvey's damage to the oil refining, plastics and chemicals industries. The storm, which slammed into the Gulf Coast in Texas and....

Florida recover picks up momentum, but dangers persist

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:11:00 +0200wacotrib (en)

Robbie Baker carries cases of water through the flood waters, which he and his family are delivering to neighbors off Lake Shore Drive, his mother Anne at left, in Gainesville, Fla., Thursday Sept. 14, 2017, after Hurricane Irma . (Brad McClenny/The Gainesville Sun via AP) Vendetta Craig, who had....

Free cleanings for businesses affected by Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:10:00 +0200abcactionnews (en)

TAMPA BAY, Fla. - Triad Cleaning Solutions is offering free cleanings for businesses and shelters affected by Hurricane Irma . "We know everyone appreciates getting back to normal life. If your office was affected and you have some cleaning that needs to be done, don't worry about it, you run your business and we will take care of the cleaning.

Cruise ship feeds, houses hurricane victims 5 mins ago

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:10:00 +0200abcactionnews (en)

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. - People continue to anxiously await the moment their power turns back on, but some are choosing to wait it out on a cruise ship in the Port of Palm Beach. Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line is offering hurricane victims a place to stay and meals to eat through Saturday morning, when cruise departs.

As flooded Houston neighborhoods dry out, residents wonder: Are they worth the risk?

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:09:00 +0200WashingtonPost (en)

HOUSTON — The suburban Houston enclave of Meyerland has long presented a facade of prosperity and permanence. Built half a century ago on what had been rice fields, it totals more than 2,000 spacious homes, many with swimming pools, all set amid unfurling green lawns. In 1955, Vice President Richard M.

Harvey sends US industrial production down most in 8 years

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:09:00 +0200wftv (en)

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. industrial output plunged 0.9 percent in August, the most in eight years, mostly because of Hurricane Harvey's damage to the oil refining, plastics and chemicals industries. The storm, which slammed into the Gulf Coast in Texas and Louisiana late last month, lowered industrial production by about 0.

Couple, stressed over Florida evacuation, crashes car into hotel swimming pool Two Floridians who fled to metro Atlanta to escape Hurricane Irma credit a local police department

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:09:00 +0200wftv (en)

ACWORTH, Ga. - Two Floridians who fled to metro Atlanta to escape Hurricane Irma credit a local police department with helping them recover from an accident that almost cost them their lives. Theodore and Gloria Karadimos, from Punta Gorda, Florida, were staying at the Best Western in Acworth over the weekend as Irma pummeled Florida.

Harvey sends US industrial production down most in 8 years

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:08:00 +0200brownsvilleherald (en)

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. industrial output plunged 0.9 percent in August, the most in eight years, mostly because of Hurricane Harvey's damage to the oil refining, plastics and chemicals industries. The storm, which slammed into the Gulf Coast in Texas and Louisiana late last month, lowered industrial production by about 0.

Harvey sends US industrial production down most in 8 years

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:08:00 +0200nbc12 (en)

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer. WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. industrial output plunged 0.9 percent in August, the most in eight years, mostly because of Hurricane Harvey's damage to the oil refining, plastics and chemicals industries. The storm, which slammed into the Gulf Coast in Texas and....

Jours de colère

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:07:00 +0200la-croix (fr)

Ouragan. La colère du ciel et de la mer a fondu sur des petits coins de France où rares sont les concitoyens qui y ont mis les pieds. Et rares aussi ceux qui en connaissaient l’existence avant le passage, la semaine dernière, de l’ouragan sournoisement baptisé Irma , comme la douce du même nom.

Antilles : le conseil municipal des jeunes d’Argenteuil organise des collectes

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:07:00 +0200leparisien (fr)

A Argenteuil, le conseil municipal des jeunes se mobilise aussi pour les Antilles. Il organise une collecte « Urgence Ouragan Irma » ce vendredi (de 13 heures à 22 heures à la salle Pierre Dux) et ce samedi (de 14 heures à 18 heures au parc des berges et de 14 heures à 19 heures à Joliot Curie)....

Cuba's old buildings no match for Irma 54 Mins Of the 10 deaths that Cuba has blamed on Hurricane Irma, at least five were the result of building collapses.

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:07:00 +0200news4jax (en)

HAVANA, Cuba (CNN) - A crowd of Cubans stood around the mangled bus, some offering assistance, others recording the tragic scene with their cellphones. On the ground lay two prone women, their faces obscured by blood-matted hair, as seen in video of the incident that was obtained by CNN.

Dates scheduled for burning Irma yard waste on Hilton Head Island

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:06:00 +0200live5news (en)

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC (WTOC) - Dates have been scheduled to allow the burning of yard waste due to Hurricane Irma . The designated dates will be Saturday, Sept. 16, Saturday, Sept. 23, and Saturday, Sept. 30. The following information is from Hilton Head Island Fire Rescue: Please be advised the....

Tracking Jose: Storm may bring wind, rain to Mass.

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:05:00 +0200wcvb (en)

WEBVTT rtCINDY: GOOD FRIDAY TO YOU.I'M METEOROLOGIST CINDY FITZGIBBON.A QUICK UPDATE ON THE TROPICS.THERE ISrt A LOT.WE'RE TALKING MORE ABOUT TROPICAL STORM JOSE, BUT WE HAVEANOTHER TROPICAL WAVE, COULDrt BECOME MARIA.WE HAVE TROPICAL DEPRESSION NUMBER 14.THIS IS FORECAST TO BECOME TROPICAL STORM LEE LATER ON TODAY.

Harvey sends US industrial production down most in 8 years

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:03:00 +0200beaumontenterprise (en)

WASHINGTON (AP) U.S. industrial output plunged 0.9 percent in August, the most in eight years, mostly because of Hurricane Harvey's damage to the oil refining, plastics and chemicals industries. The storm, which slammed into the Gulf Coast in Texas and Louisiana late last month, lowered industrial production by about 0.

Harvey sends US industrial production down most in 8 years

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:03:00 +0200tribtown (en)

WASHINGTON U.S. industrial output plunged 0.9 percent in August, the most in eight years, mostly because of Hurricane Harvey’s damage to the oil refining, plastics and chemicals industries. The storm, which slammed into the Gulf Coast in Texas and Louisiana late last month, lowered industrial production by about 0.

Tropical Storm Jose expected to become hurricane, may affect parts of East Coast - 'Naked in the hallway': Tragic stories from inside Florida nursing home - Barbuda a desolate island after Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:02:00 +0200foxnews (en)

With its winds strengthening, Tropical Storm Jose is expected to become a hurricane again this weekend, producing possible life-threatening rip current conditions along the United States East Coast. Portions of the coastal U.S. stretching from North Carolina all the way up to New England are on the....

Weekly wrap-up: Thousands of animals survive amid Irma's destruction; Barbuda 'extinguished' after monumental damage

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:02:00 +0200foxnews (en)

Hurricane Irma hit the southeastern United States this week, shattering records and inundating communities with devastating flooding. In South Florida, eight people died at a Hollywood nursing home after the center lost power. At least 50 are in critical condition after being stuck in the hot building.

Long-lost wedding ring found among debris in the Keys

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:01:00 +0200wsvn (en)

KEY LARGO, FLA. (WSVN) - In the midst of all the devastation in the Florida Keys, a man brought a moment of happiness to his neighbor — uncovering a priceless item among all the debris. Mike Josowitz, a Key Largo resident, found his neighbor’s lost wedding ring while cleaning up his street.

Harvey sends US industrial production down most in 8 years

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:00:00 +0200kswo (en)

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer. WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. industrial output plunged 0.9 percent in August, the most in eight years, mostly because of Hurricane Harvey's damage to the oil refining, plastics and chemicals industries. The storm, which slammed into the Gulf Coast in Texas and....

Sewage spills add to misery in hurricane-battered Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:58:00 +0200fox13memphis (en)

As if loss of air conditioning and refrigeration weren't bad enough, widespread power outages in hurricane-battered Florida are teaming with structural failures to cause another headache: sewage overflows. Local governments have submitted well over 100 "notices of pollution" to the state Department....

Harvey sends US industrial production down most in 8 years

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:55:00 +0200actionnewsjax (en)

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. industrial output plunged 0.9 percent in August, the most in eight years, mostly because of Hurricane Harvey's damage to the oil refining, plastics and chemicals industries. The storm, which slammed into the Gulf Coast in Texas and Louisiana late last month, lowered industrial production by about 0.

Irma creates bittersweet travel bonus for luckier Caribbean islands

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:54:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

By Alistair Smout. (Reuters) - On Friday, a cruise ship carrying around 3,000 passengers will dock at St. John's harbor in the Caribbean island of Antigua. It will not be where the passengers expected to land when they booked, however. The Carnival Plc ship was meant to dock in Saint Martin, 100 miles (160 km) to the northwest.

The RJ Today newscast: Sept. 15, 2017

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:53:00 +0200myrecordjournal (en)

Chef Derek Amodio, co-owner of Dog House Grill and Gelato Bar at 628 S. Colony Rd. in Wallingford, Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017. The business will host a hot dog eating contest later this month to raise money for areas affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma , as well as the local animal shelter. | Dave Zajac, Record-Journal.

Chinese premier sends condolences to hurricane-hit Antigua and Barbuda

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:53:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

BEIJING, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has sent condolences to Gaston Browne, prime minister of Antigua and Barbuda lashed by Hurricane Irma . In his message dated Wednesday, Li expressed profound condolences to the victims of Hurricane Irma and extended sincere sympathy to the injured and the bereaved families.

Harvey sends US industrial production down most in 8 years

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:52:00 +0200therepublic (en)

WASHINGTON U.S. industrial output plunged 0.9 percent in August, the most in eight years, mostly because of Hurricane Harvey’s damage to the oil refining, plastics and chemicals industries. The storm, which slammed into the Gulf Coast in Texas and Louisiana late last month, lowered industrial production by about 0.

Trump Won't Shut Up About the Size of His Hands at Disaster Relief Events

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:51:00 +0200alternet (en)

President Trump, who was called a " short-fingered vulgarian " in the 1980s, is still feeling insecure about his hands. He brought up the size of his hands at a Hurricane Irma relief location run by the Red Cross in Florida, as he was handing out food. Trump claimed his hands were " " for the gloves.

Florida recover picks up momentum, but dangers persist

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:51:00 +0200timesdaily (en)

Evacuees at a special needs shelter sit and chat or rest, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, at Florida International University in Miami, Fla. About 30 people, including staff with the Florida Keys Outreach Coalition for the Homeless from Key West, Fla., were sheltered in a storefront underneath a parking garage on campus.

OPEC And The Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey Could Drive Energy Prices Higher

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:50:00 +0200hellenicshippingnews (en)

Moreover, natural gas prices have been trading above $3 due to the increased demand and fall in supply after Hurricane Harvey hampered refineries and pipelines in Texas and Louisiana. With crude oil and natural gas prices setting up for a potential rebound, there are some trading opportunities that....

U.S. refiner Phillips 66 charters foreign vessel after Jones Act waiver- Argus Media

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:50:00 +0200hellenicshippingnews (en)

. in 15/09/2017. International Shipping News Phillips 66 has chartered a Marshall Islands-flagged vessel, making use of a temporary waiver of the Jones Act that was put in place to meet fuel shortages in the wake of hurricanes Harvey and Irma , Argus Media reported. The vessel, Nave Jupiter, departed from Houston, Texas on Sept.

Continue reading Rick Perry: Harvey showed need for emergency oil stockpile that Trump wants to slash

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:49:00 +0200dallasnews (en)

And the former Texas governor hinted that he may have doubts about a Trump administration proposal to slash that emergency stockpile in half. Perry said that President Donald Trump had asked "very, very good questions" about whether the reserve was properly structured and if its nearly 700 million barrels was the right amount.

Prisoners who fled damaged jail recaptured by authorities

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:48:00 +0200dailymail (en)

Gus Jaspert, the governor of the British Virgin Islands , said: 'The government of the British Virgin Islands is extremely grateful to the police and military personnel for their tireless efforts, which have resulted in a thorough and extremely successful operation.

Why Was Texas so Susceptible to Hurricane Harvey and How Does Climate Change Contribute?

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:48:00 +0200zmescience (en)

The impact Hurricane Harvey had on Texas took the world by surprise. No one expected this little wisp of a storm to collect so much power so quickly or to dump so much rain on the unsuspecting state. Why was the Lone Star State so susceptible to the fury of Hurricane Harvey, and how did climate....

15:41 | COMMUNICATION Macron n’a pas dormi sur un lit de camp (mais il a bien utilisé un seau)

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:46:00 +020020minutes (fr)

Non, Emmanuel Macron n’a pas dormi sur un lit de camp (mais il a bien utilisé un seau) COMMUNICATION La communication de l’Elysée a démenti que le président de la République ait été logé dans les mêmes conditions que les habitants… Emmanuel Macron le 12 septembre 2017 à Saint-Martin. — JC RODES-POOL/SIPA.

Trampoline becomes shelter for farm animals during Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:45:00 +0200wtsp (en)

Trampoline becomes shelter for farm animals during Hurricane Irma ....

Baby born to FL evacuee at same AL hospital as relative

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:44:00 +0200al (en)

Hurricane Irma caused hundreds of Floridians to evacuate to Alabama, leaving most of their lives back in the Sunshine State. One family, though, is retuning to their Tampa home with a new addition, who was born at the same Birmingham hospital where 11 of his relatives were born.

'How do we survive?': paranoid Californians prepare for nuclear attack

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:42:00 +0200guardian (en)

Hal Kempfer. Photograph: Facebook. Rather, it’s likely to be a Hiroshima-sized bomb – large enough to obliterate everything within a square-mile radius and kill tens of thousands of people, either immediately or through the lingering effects of radiation. But still leaving millions of survivors across the region who would need help.

The Latest: FEMA shifting focus to the recovery process

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:41:00 +0200wacotrib (en)

Marie Saint Surin, originally from Haiti, but living in Key West, makes up a set of cots for her family after they arrived at the E. Darwin Fuchs Pavilion at the Miami-Dade County Fairgrounds, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017. The shelter is the only shelter remaining in Miami-Dade County. It's the shelter of last resort.

Tropical storm Jose potentially bringing Nor'easter like conditions to NY, Boston

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:39:00 +0200ABCnews (en)

As Floridians return home in the wake of deadly Hurricane Irma , Tropical Storm Jose may become a hurricane later today, potentially bringing Nor’easter like conditions to New York and Boston next week. As of 5 a.m. ET, Jose -- with winds of 70 mph -- was located about 360 miles northeast of the southern Bahamas .

HSI and H/3 Foundation launch animal rescue & relief initiative for British Virgin Islands in aftermath of Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:39:00 +0200prnewswire (en)

STAMFORD, Conn. Sept. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Global animal charities Humane Society International and H/3 Foundation Inc. have launched an animal rescue and relief initiative in the British Virgin Islands , following the devastating impact of Hurricane Irma .

Many Indian-Americans stay put in Florida despite evacuation warnings

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:39:00 +0200timesofindia (en)

WASHINGTON: A large number of Indian-Americans in Florida have decided to stay back despite US officials calling for a mandatory evacuation ahead of hurricane Irma 's landfall on the coastal parts of the state. As hurricane Irma barrelled towards Florida, Indian-Americans, who own a large number of....

L'échange entre une sinistrée d'Irma et Macron: "Je suis une chieuse" - "Ça se voit un peu"

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:38:00 +0200rtlLuxembourg (fr)

En déplacement à Saint-Martin, durement touchée par l'ouragan Irma , une habitante sinistrée a pu discuter directement avec Emmanuel Macron. Je vais pas dire M. le président parce que je peux pas... Pas après ça. " Les mots sont francs mais aucun des deux n'a détourné le regard.

Florida cop accused of writing anti-Semitic posts Facebook

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:38:00 +0200mailonsunday (en)

'Hot cop' who shot to fame during Hurricane Irma posted offensive jokes about Jews and wrote that 'stupid people' should be put in an oven and dealt with 'the Hitler way' on Facebook Gainesville police officer Michael Hamill pictured during Hurricane Irma; Along with two officers Hamill sent social....

The Vision Source Foundation Raises Over $310,000 In Support of Optometrists Affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:37:00 +02004-traders (en)

Kingwood, Texas, Sept. 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- North America’s largest, independent optometric alliance Vision Source, announced today that it has raised over $310,000 in fifteen days to help optometrists directly affected by the widespread damage and destruction caused by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma .

Cuban President Highlights Works to Recover After Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:36:00 +0200plenglish (en)

Havana, Sep 15 (Prensa Latina) The Cuba n President, Raul Castro Ruz, has highlighted the work conducted to recover from the huge damages caused by Hurricane Irma , and expressed his confidence that ''we will get back on our feet once again'', according to the morning press Raul Castro called for....

9:31 Cuba Checks the Damages Caused by Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:36:00 +0200plenglish (en)

This statistics were announced at an extraordinary meeting of the National Defense Council, led by the Cuba n President Raul Castro, on which Granma journal is providing further details Friday. The Chief of Cuba's National Staff for Civil Defense, Major General Ramon Pardo Guerra, has reported that....

The Latest: FEMA shifting focus to the recovery process

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:36:00 +0200timesdaily (en)

Messages left on the sidewalk of the Rehabilitation Center of Hollywood Hills nursing home a day after eight people died and a criminal investigation by local agencies continued into how the rehab center allowed patients to stay without a working air condition system during the pass of Hurricane Irma through South Florida on Thursday, Sept.

Hurricane Scientists Aren't Afraid to Make Eye Contact

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:36:00 +0200wsj-en (en)

As Floridians fled Hurricane Irma in droves last week, scientists raced toward the storm to clock its wind speed. Its sustained winds topped out at 185 miles per hour—one of the strongest hurricanes on record in the Atlantic. Wind speeds collected before a hurricane reaches land help meteorologists predict the size of storm surges that.

Health ministry guarding against Dengue, Chikungunya outbreak after Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:35:00 +0200sunstkitts (en)

. From SKNIS. Basseterre, St. Kitts – The Ministry of Health in St. Kitts and Nevis has reported that there has been no outbreak of any vector borne diseases, which some locals feared may have occurred following the passage of Hurricane Irma , last week. Minister of State for Health the Honourable Wendy Phipps confirmed this on Sept.

Press release: UK aid continues to arrive for Hurricane Irma victims

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:35:00 +0200gov-uk (en)

Over 60 tonnes of UK aid has now reached the Caribbean to support the victims of Hurricane Irma , with another 60 tonnes on the way on board HMS Ocean. British military troops along with DFID logisticians supported the restoration of electricity to the main power station on the British Virgin Islands as part of the ongoing recovery operation.

More than 100 prisoners captured after escaping British Virgin Islands jail

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:34:00 +0200express (en)

PA More than 100 prisoners who escaped a jail on the British Virgin Islands have been captured The governor of the islands said the prisoners of Balsam Ghut prison, in Tortola, had been captured on Thursday. It followed an operation by British Virgin Island and Cayman Island police officers , alongside the British Royal Marines and police.

Trump demands ESPN apologize for anchor's tweets

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:33:00 +0200missoulian (en)

FILE - This is a Feb. 3, 2017, file photo showing Jemele Hill attending ESPN: The Party 2017 in Houston, Texas. ESPN says it has accepted the apology of its "Sportscenter" host Jemele Hill for tweeting earlier this week that President Donald Trump was a "white supremacist" and "bigot.

The Latest: FEMA shifting focus to the recovery process

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:31:00 +0200dailyjournal (en)

MIAMI The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local): 9:20 a.m. Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Brock Long says the government response to Hurricane Irma has shifted from saving lives to one of beginning the long recovery process. Long said at a briefing Friday that good progress....

Irma Reflections — Charging My Nissan LEAF After Mother Nature Aimed & Hit Two Trump States

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:30:00 +0200cleantechnica (en)

I experienced my first tornado at the age of 5, and my first hurricane (category 3) at the age of 22. I am fortunate — never hurt or compromised. The water (everywhere) and the wind clearing out the atmosphere is refreshing (if houses remain and people are fine). The darkness without electricity for a day or so can be relaxing.

Trump demands ESPN apologize for anchor's tweets

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:29:00 +0200siouxcityjournal (en)

FILE - This is a Feb. 3, 2017, file photo showing Jemele Hill attending ESPN: The Party 2017 in Houston, Texas. ESPN says it has accepted the apology of its "Sportscenter" host Jemele Hill for tweeting earlier this week that President Donald Trump was a "white supremacist" and "bigot.

Irma death toll at 82 as 1.5 million without power in storm's wake

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:26:00 +0200bdnews24 (en)

NextEra Energy Inc’s (NEE.N) FPL, Florida’s biggest electric company, said on Friday about 1.1 million customers had no power, while Duke Energy Corp (DUK.N) reported that more than 371,000 customers were in the dark and Tampa Electric, a unit of Emera Inc (EMA.TO), reported about 39,000 were without power.

National News Vulnerable residents a concern in Hurricane Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:25:00 +0200boston (en)

MIAMI (AP) — Florida’s fits and starts toward post- Irma recovery have shifted to urgent efforts to protect its vulnerable elderly residents after a string of nursing home deaths. Several nursing homes have been evacuated because of a lack of power or air conditioning, while utility workers raced....

Irma death toll at 82 as 1.5 million without power in storm's wake

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:25:00 +0200thedailyherald (en)

FORT MYERS, Fla., -- The death toll from Hurricane Irma was at 82 early on Friday as 1.5 million homes and businesses in Florida remained without power in sweltering heat, five days after the historic storm ripped through southeast U.S. NextEra Energy Inc’s (NEE.N) FPL, Florida's biggest electric company, said on Friday about 1.

Pyrénées-Atlantiques : la solidarité pour les victimes de l'ouragan Irma s'organise

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:24:00 +0200sudouest (fr)

Un appel aux chefs d’entreprises. Patrick Pitoun a lancé un appel solennel pour que des chefs d’entreprises comme lui donnent un peu de leur portefeuille pour aider à reconstruire les îles ravagées par l’ouragan Irma . Le patron des magasins Nocibé à Pau, qui emploie 45 salariés, lance donc un....

Cuba: One Week after Irma, Cuban Damage Increasingly Alarming

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:24:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

September 15, 2017 [HAVANA] One week after Hurricane Irma , Cuba ns are returning to broken homes and facing a serious impact on the economy as it looks to rebuild. "I still can’t believe it – it is sad to lose it all – to wake up and see that everything is beneath rubble and bricks and your personal belongings are wet.

Cuba: Hurricane Irma survivors: “Everything is beneath rubble”

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:24:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Hurricane Irma , one of the strongest storms in decades, left a devastating trail particularly along Cuba ’s northern coast. CARE’s assessment teams report that some communities are still completely cut off. In some communities along the north coast at least half the homes have been partially or totally destroyed.

Factbox: Nearly 1.9 million still without power in U.S. Southeast after Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:23:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

(Reuters) - U.S. Southeast utilities said on Friday they restored power to over 75 percent of the 7.8 million homes and businesses knocked out by Hurricane Irma , leaving nearly 1.9 million of those customers still without electricity. Based on the number of individuals each customer represents,....

Après Irma, le premier supermarché rouvre à St-Martin

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:22:00 +0200bfmtv (fr)

Après le passage dévastateur de l’ouragan Irma , à Saint-Martin, la vie reprend tout doucement son cours. Le premier supermarché de l’île, quasi intact, a rouvert ses portes ce vendredi. Les bouteilles d’eau sont rationnées et les produits frais manquent à l’appel mais peu importe: les habitants,....

RAM sends volunteers to help Irma victims in the Caribbean

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:20:00 +0200wrcbtv (en)

RAM is sending a small group of volunteers to help hurricane victims in the British Virgin Islands as well as St. Martin. (Photo: WBIR) KNOXVILLE ( WBIR ) - East Tennessee nonprofit Remote Area Medical is traveling to the British Virgin Islands to help victims of Hurricane Irma .

Vulnerable residents a concern in Hurricane Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:16:00 +0200news-herald (en)

Several nursing homes have been evacuated because of a lack of power or air conditioning, while utility workers raced help dozens of others still lacking electricity as of Thursday. Homebound seniors found help from charities, churches and authorities.

VIDÉO - Annick Girardin sur Irma : "Le drame humain aurait pu être beaucoup plus important" à Saint-Martin

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:13:00 +0200metrofrance (fr)

POLITIQUE - Invitée sur le plateau de la matinale de LCI du vendredi 15 septembre 2017, la ministre des Outre-mer raconte ce qu'elle a vu à Saint-Martin et Saint-Barthélémy après le passage de l'ouragan Irma . Elle estime que le bilan humain de 11 morts aurait pu être encore pire, au regard des dégâts matériels.

Vulnerable residents a concern in Hurricane Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:13:00 +0200680news (en)

MIAMI – Florida’s fits and starts toward post- Irma recovery have shifted to urgent efforts to protect its vulnerable elderly residents after a string of nursing home deaths. Several nursing homes have been evacuated because of a lack of power or air conditioning, while utility workers raced help....

Irma : Emmanuel Macron n'a pas dormi sur un lit de camp

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:12:00 +0200atlantico (fr)

Le 12 septembre, Emmanuel Macron s'est rendu sur l'île Saint-Martin, ravagée par l'ouragan Irma . RTL avait alors affirmé, en s'appuyant sur les propos des proches du chef de l'Etat, que le président de la République avait dormi sur un lit de camp et fait sa toilette avec un seau d'eau.

Trump demands ESPN apologize for anchor's tweets

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:11:00 +0200wacotrib (en)

FILE - This is a Feb. 3, 2017, file photo showing Jemele Hill attending ESPN: The Party 2017 in Houston, Texas. ESPN says it has accepted the apology of its "Sportscenter" host Jemele Hill for tweeting earlier this week that President Donald Trump was a "white supremacist" and "bigot.

Cuomo headed to U.S. Virgin Islands to survey hurricane damage

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:10:00 +0200buffalonews (en)

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is headed to the U.S. Virgin Islands on Friday to survey damage from Hurricane Irma , his office announced. Cuomo plans to identify ways New York can assist in the islands' recovery. "New Yorkers stand with the U.S. Virgin Islands in their time of need, and it's important to....

Florida Based BullBag Corporation Rallies Its Multiple Locations and Disaster Division to Respond to Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:09:00 +0200prnewswire (en)

BullBag Corporation is readying its teams to head out to Texas in the upcoming days to provide disaster support and cleanup efforts for those impacted by Hurricane Harvey. BullBag Founder and CEO, Paul DiSpazio , says sadly that he/we are "unfortunately, familiar with disaster relief support, having....

Hurricane Irma: Tree-debris removal begins in Orange County

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:08:00 +0200wftv (en)

ORLANDO, Fla. - Debris left behind by Hurricane Irma in Orange County has sat curbside since Monday, but that will soon change. County officials said crews will begin the lengthy process of removing the piles of dead tree limbs, twigs and leaves Friday morning. Three contractors have been hired to tackle the job.

The Energy 202: Trump says we've had 'bigger' hurricanes. Experts say it's not that simple.

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:07:00 +0200WashingtonPost (en)

Over the past century, the Atlantic has oscillated between busy and quiet stretches. After a series of destructive storms in the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s, Atlantic hurricane activity simmered down during the 1970s and 1980s before picking back up again after 1995, after which the Atlantic has been mostly busy.

Sewage spills add to misery in hurricane-battered Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:00:00 +0200timescolonist (en)

As if loss of air conditioning and refrigeration weren't bad enough, widespread power outages in hurricane-battered Florida are teaming with structural failures to cause another headache: sewage overflows. Local governments have submitted well over 100 "notices of pollution" to the state Department....

Vulnerable residents a concern in Hurricane Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:00:00 +0200timescolonist (en)

MIAMI — Florida's fits and starts toward post- Irma recovery have shifted to urgent efforts to protect its vulnerable elderly residents after a string of nursing home deaths. Several nursing homes have been evacuated because of a lack of power or air conditioning, while utility workers raced help....

After Irma leaves chances for showers, thunderstorms, all eyes on Jose

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:57:00 +0200wfsb (en)

HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) - Leftover moisture from Irma is expected to move away from New England on Friday. However, meteorologist Scot Haney said it's leaving behind an unstable atmosphere. That means there's a chance for widely scattered showers and thunderstorms during the afternoon hours.

HURRICANE IRMA: Splinters, Cha Cha Cha and a 'rising seas thing'

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:52:00 +0200cw (en)

HURRICANE IRMA Splinters, Cha Cha Cha and a 'rising seas thing' Adam Aton, E&E News reporter Published: Friday, September 15, 2017 ISLAMORADA, Fla. — After destroying about 1 in 4 homes in the Florida Keys, Hurricane Irma has offered locals a reality check about the vulnerability of these low-lying islands to storm surge and sea-level rise.

Jose May Bring Life-Threatening Rip Currents to East Coast

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:52:00 +0200nbcnewyork (en)

What to Know Jose, about 500 miles southwest of Bermuda, is generating swells that could produce life-threatening rip currents along the East Coast; Storm Team 4 is closely monitoring the system after a westward shift that has put Long Island in the so-called cone of uncertainty; The National....

8:38 Cuban President Highlights Works to Recover After Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:50:00 +0200plenglish (en)

15 de septiembre de 2017, 08:38 Havana, Sep 15 (Prensa Latina) The Cuba n President, Raul Castro Ruz, has highlighted the work conducted to recover from the huge damages caused by Hurricane Irma , and expressed his confidence that ''we will get back on our feet once again'', according to the morning....

Power update: 1.9 million customers in Florida still powerless five days after Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:49:00 +0200tampabay (en)

Among the 180,000 homes and business still in the dark in Tampa Bay are more than 115,000 Duke Energy customers in Pinellas, who all should have service restored by Friday at midnight, officials said. "That time frame has not changed, we are still on course for that," a spokesman for the company said Friday.

Trump on hurricanes: 'I never even knew a...

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:46:00 +0200msnbc (en)

At a White House reception last night, Donald Trump reflected on the severity of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma , respectively, and referring to the latter, the president said , “I never even know a Category 5 existed.” And as strange as this was – a 71-year-old man who watches a lot of television had....

LUCELEC Team Head to St. Kitts to Assist With Restoration Effort Following Hurricane Irma.

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:46:00 +0200rcistlucia (en)

A team comprising two staff and three contractors from Lucelec have travelled to St Kitts to assist with the restoration effort following the passage of Hurricane Irma . The recovery effort is being coordinated by Carilec, through its disaster response team, of which Lucelec is a member.

BVI Prisoners to be Safety Transferred to Saint Lucia following Passage of Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:46:00 +0200rcistlucia (en)

Local security officials as well as the British Government will ensure prisoners brought to Saint Lucia will be safely transferred and not pose a risk to Saint Lucia’s population. The British Virgin Islands and Turks and Caicos are facing dire circumstances with securing prisoners following the....

H-E-B repays kindness by sending Read Story KHOU.com Staff

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:43:00 +0200wtsp (en)

HOUSTON H-E-B announced Wednesday it is sending supply trucks to Publix stores in Florida to help with the Irma recovery efforts. Publix is the same store that sent supplies to help H-E-B in Texas after Harvey. "Because we’re stronger together, H-E-B is repaying the kindness shown to us by our friends at Publix and beyond during Hurricane Harvey.

"Macron, roi méprisant, pas fainéant"

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:41:00 +0200levif (fr)

Après un été pourri par l'amateurisme de ses marcheurs et par un brutal désamour avec les Français, le président Emmanuel Macron vit une première rentrée politique sous gros temps. Elle est compliquée par la mobilisation attendue des opposants à sa réforme, rondement menée, du marché du travail et....

Gov. Cuomo to visit US Virgin Islands to survey damage from Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:41:00 +0200abc7ny (en)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to travel to the U.S. Virgin Islands to survey the damage caused by Hurricane Irma . The governor's office said Cuomo will visit the U.S. territory in the Caribbean on Friday. It says the trip comes at the request of U.S. Virgin Islands Gov. Kenneth Mapp, a former New York City police officer born in Brooklyn.

Like Harvey, retirement plans can make loans, hardship distributions to victims of Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:41:00 +0200wbrc (en)

WASHINGTON The Internal Revenue Service today announced that 401(k)s and similar employer-sponsored retirement plans can make loans and hardship distributions to victims of Hurricane Irma and members of their families. This is similar to relief provided last month to victims of Participants in....

The Latest: More than 80 percent in Florida have power back

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:40:00 +0200wacotrib (en)

Vendetta Craig, who had left her 87-year-old mother Edna Jefferson in the care of the Rehabilitation Center of Hollywood Hills, speaks during a press conference flanked by from left- Dr. Randy Katz, Medical Director, Emergency Services, Memorial Regional Hospital, Judy Frum, RN, Chief Nursing Officer, Tracy Meltzer, director of nursing.

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex man fears for family’s safety after hurricane hits island

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:36:00 +0200chichester (en)

A 27-year-old Sussex man has spoken of his horror of waiting for almost a week to find out whether his family in the British Virgin Islands had survived hurricane Irma . Kadeem Callwood moved from the island of Tortola to the UK four years ago, leaving his mother, Elmera Howell, and his 19-year-old brother, Kevanne Callwood, behind.

Rollins, Inc. Provides Support During Hurricane Season

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:33:00 +0200marketwatch (en)

ATLANTA, Sept. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- August ended with Hurricane Harvey pounding the Texas coast and impacting hundreds of our Rollins, Inc. associates, thousands of customers, as well as multiple operations across our businesses. This month, it was Irma 's turn to wreak its havoc on Florida and the adjoining states.

Donald Trump this week: a deal with Democrats on DACA, while Sessions is called an ‘idiot’

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:30:00 +0200cknw (en)

As U.S. President Donald Trump toured parts of Florida left devastated by Hurricane Irma he also appeared, to be nearing a deal with Democratic leaders to protect undocumented immigrants covered by the (DACA) program. Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals The move upset his conservative supporters,....

Fewer Denialists: The Tiny Silver Lining of Irma & Harvey

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:30:00 +0200cleantechnica (en)

Hurricanes Irma and Harvey were worsened by global warming and some people will change their minds and start accepting the science. But it’s not a straight line between the two. The devastation of Hurricanes Irma and Harvey is still being tallied up. Families and business owners are still figuring....

Après l’ouragan Irma, la violence du contrecoup psychologique : "Les gens sont complètement perdus"

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:29:00 +0200francetvinfo (fr)

Depuis le passage de l'ouragan Irma sur Saint-Martin, le 6 septembre, d e plus en plus d’habitants de Saint-Martin vont consulter psychologues et psychiatres. Une trentaine s’est présentée jeudi 14 septembre aux urgences de l’hôpital de Marigot. C’est six fois plus que dans les premiers jours qui ont suivi le cyclone.

Barbuda a desolate island after Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:29:00 +0200foxnews (en)

"Not a single living person" remains on the Caribbean island of Barbuda following the devastation of Hurricane Irma , the island's ambassador to the U.S. says. “The damage is complete,” Ronald Sanders, who has been Antigua and Barbuda ’s ambassador to the United States since 2015, told “For the....

The Latest: Trump uses London incident to defend travel ban

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:29:00 +0200missoulian (en)

President Donald Trump waves as he arrives at the White House, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, in Washington. Trump is returning from Florida after viewing damage from Hurricane Irma . (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) In this aerial image made from video, police officers work at the Parsons Green Underground Station after an explosion in London Friday, Sept.

The Latest: Trump uses London incident to defend travel ban

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:29:00 +0200siouxcityjournal (en)

In this aerial image made from video, police officers work at the Parsons Green Underground Station after an explosion in London Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. A reported explosion at a train station sent commuters stampeding in panic, injuring several people at the height of London's morning rush hour,....

Irma death toll at 82 as 1.5 million without power Reuters

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:28:00 +0200trust (en)

Irma rampaged through the Caribbean, devastating several islands and raking the northern shore of Cuba last week before barreling into the Florida Keys. By James Oliphant. FORT MYERS, Fla., Sept 15 (Reuters) - The death toll from Hurricane Irma was at 82 early on Friday as 1.

Watch Live: FEMA discusses Hurricane Irma response

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:25:00 +0200cbs12 (en)

Hurricane Irma is a category 4 storm. (National Hurricane Center) WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (CBS12) — FEMA is holding a news conference to discuss the response to Hurricane Irma.

En Floride, 1,5 million de logements toujours sans électricité

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:24:00 +0200challenges (fr)

FORT MYERS, Floride (Reuters) - La situation en Floride cinq jours après le passage dévastateur de l'ouragan Irma restait précaire vendredi avec 1,5 million de logements et d'entreprises toujours privés d'électricité. Le bilan humain du passage d'Irma, dont la trajectoire a balayé les Caraïbes avant....

Jose soon to restrengthen far to the east of Jacksonville... t.d. #14

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:22:00 +0200actionnewsjax (en)

The Atlantic remains active with "Jose" east of the Bahamas ... tropical depression #14 (soon "Lee") over the E. Atlantic... & another wave destined to develop in-between..... Jose: .... became a "major" hurricane last week & is feeling the effects of southwesterly shear... but is finally out of its loop.

Tropical Storm Jose prepares for run up East Coast; rip currents expected along Mass. coast

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:20:00 +0200bostonglobe (en)

Wind and rain from the storm, which is expected to restrengthen into a Category 1 hurricane, may also affect Cape Cod and the islands, but the “full extent of those impacts remains dependent on the uncertain storm track,” the National Weather Service office in Taunton said Friday morning in a discussion posted on the web.

Hurricane Irma: Seven Hungarians expected to be lifted from St Martin on Tuesday

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:20:00 +0200dailynewshungary (en)

A five-member Hungarian family, a woman and a man are expected to be evacuated from the island of St Martin on an aircraft rented by the government on Tuesday afternoon, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said. The aircraft will take the Hungarians from the island ravaged by hurricane Irma to Curacao, he told a press conference.

The Latest: More than 80 percent in Florida have power back

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:20:00 +0200timesdaily (en)

Marie Saint Surin, originally from Haiti, but living in Key West, makes up a set of cots for her family after they arrived at the E. Darwin Fuchs Pavilion at the Miami-Dade County Fairgrounds, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017. The shelter is the only shelter remaining in Miami-Dade County. It's the shelter of last resort.

Donald Trump this week: a deal with Democrats on DACA, while Sessions is called an ‘idiot’

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:18:00 +0200globalnews (en)

In this Sept. 6, 2017 photo, President Donald Trump and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., during a meeting with other Congressional leaders in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Evan Vucci/AP As U.S. President Donald Trump toured parts of Florida left devastated by....

Rain hampering already flooded Kissimmee area

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:17:00 +0200mynews13 (en)

KISSIMMEE -- Thursday night's storms are causing more problems for residents in the wake of Hurricane Irma . More rain causing flooding issues in Kissimmee; Flooding in Marsh Rd and Pleasant Hill Rd; Water levels in Shingle Creek are past 62 feet. A number of roads were flooded and homeowners are now having to drain even more water.

Power still out at dozens of Florida nursing homes as investigation continues into 8 deaths

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:17:00 +0200sentinelsource (en)

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — Dozens of nursing homes across Florida remained without power Thursday, a potentially perilous situation for elderly Floridians nearly a week after Hurricane Irma began knocking out electricity for millions statewide. The most dangerous outcome of the lingering outages was seen....

Springfield man fired from his job following act of kindness in Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:16:00 +0200cbs46 (en)

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - A Springfield man said he was let go from his job for what he calls an act of kindness. The man, a former truck driver, was in Florida before Hurricane Irma hit and said he saw an opportunity to help. Many years from now, the people of Florida will look back on the day Hurricane Irma hit and remember every detail.

Response to Hurricane Irma: Cuba Situation Report No. 3. Office of the Resident Coordinator (09/09/2017)

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:16:00 +0200humanitarianresponse (en)

This report is produced by the Office of the Resident Coordinator. It covers the period from 14:00 hrs. on September 08 th to 12:00 hrs. on September 09 th .The next report will be issued on or around 11/09. Highlights. • Hurricane Irma has been impacting Cuba for more than 24 hours, with sustained....

Response to Hurricane Irma: Cuba Situation Report No. 4. Office of the Resident Coordinator (11/09/2017)

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:16:00 +0200humanitarianresponse (en)

This report is produced by the Office of the Resident Coordinator. It covers the period from 14:00 hrs. on September 09 th to 12:00 hrs. on September 11th .The next report will be issued on or around 12/09. Highlights. • Less than a year after the impact of Hurricane Matthew, the largest hurricane....

Standard Club: Guidance on Cargo Ships Issues amid Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:16:00 +0200worldmaritimenews (en)

Specialist marine and energy insurer Standard Club P&I has issued guidance on issues encountered due to the disruption to cargo vessels caused by Hurricane Irma . The guidance, given from an English law perspective, includes deviations from route, changing the place of discharge, voyage charters -​....

15h09 En Floride, 1,5 million de logements toujours sans électricité (Reuters)

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:14:00 +0200lorientlejour (fr)

La situation en Floride cinq jours après le passage dévastateur de l'ouragan Irma restait précaire vendredi avec 1,5 million de logements et d'entreprises toujours privés d'électricité. Le bilan humain du passage d'Irma, dont la trajectoire a balayé les Caraïbes avant d'atteindre la Floride....

Irma: divisée entre misère et opulence, Saint-Martin rêve d'un futur meilleur

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:11:00 +0200tv5 (fr)

"Everybody's equal now", tout le monde à égalité: depuis le passage de l'ouragan Irma et sa furie destructrice, l'expression fuse régulièrement sur l'île de Saint-Martin. Les habitants espèrent un futur meilleur, mais le fossé entre misère et opulence reste tenace.

FULLBEAUTY Brands Prepares First-Response Plan due to Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:08:00 +0200prnewswire (en)

NEW YORK Sept. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In 3 weeks, hurricane season has battered the southern coasts of America, dumping over 37 trillion gallons of water and devastating the communities of Houston, Texas and Florida. "As a proud Floridian, I am overwhelmed seeing our neighborhoods dealing with....

Florida agriculture losses after Hurricane Irma ‘a real gut punch' Florida agricultural producers ventured into their fields and groves after Hurricane Irma to find

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:08:00 +0200wftv (en)

Florida agricultural producers ventured into their fields and groves after Hurricane Irma to find oranges ripped from trees, shade houses gone, vegetable beds ruined, sugarcane flattened and power poles and lines down. Statewide, the total agricultural cost of the storm will be in the billions,....

Trump denounces attack in London, urges "proactive" steps

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:07:00 +0200reuters-in (en)

U.S. President Donald Trump talks to the media after arriving to receive a briefing on Hurricane Irma relief efforts and tour storm damage in Fort Myers, Florida, U.S. , September 14, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday denounced an attack in....

Sewage warnings following Hurricane Irma 49 Mins The Department of Health has issued a septic tank warning following Hurricane Irma.

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:06:00 +0200news4jax (en)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Department of Health has issued a septic tank warning following Hurricane Irma . Residents who live in homes impacted by the storm may be experiencing problems with their sewage systems. If you have a septic system that operates by a dosing pump, it will not function without electricity.

Voir Le JBN - Des rillettes solidaires, un travail de mémoire 2.0 et une doyenne de la petite reine

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:05:00 +0200francebleu (fr)

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Hurricanes drive immigration to the US

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:03:00 +0200newsok (en)

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Dean Yang, University of Michigan and Parag Mahajan, University of Michigan. (THE CONVERSATION) In the last few weeks, hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Katia have cut paths of destruction in the Caribbean, Mexico and the U.

Vulnerable residents a concern in Hurricane Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:03:00 +0200newsok (en)

MIAMI (AP) — Florida's fits and starts toward post- Irma recovery have shifted to urgent efforts to protect its vulnerable elderly residents after a string of nursing home deaths. Several nursing homes have been evacuated because of a lack of power or air conditioning, while utility workers raced....

Vatican diplomat recalled amid child porn investigation

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:01:00 +0200newson6 (en)

Scientists who discovered that old men really do have big ears and that handling crocodiles can influence gambling decisions are among this year's recipients of the Ig Nobel, the prize for absurd scientific... More >> Scientists who discovered that old men really do have big ears and that handling....

Irma: divisée entre misère et opulence, Saint-Martin rêve d'un futur meilleur

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:59:00 +0200france24 (fr)

QUARTIER D?ORLÉANS (SAINT-MARTIN) (AFP) - "Everybody's equal now", tout le monde à égalité: depuis le passage de l'ouragan Irma et sa furie destructrice, l'expression fuse régulièrement sur l'île de Saint-Martin. Les habitants espèrent un futur meilleur, mais le fossé entre misère et opulence reste tenace.

The Latest: Fumes from generator suspected in woman's death

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:59:00 +0200siouxcityjournal (en)

Vendetta Craig, who had left her 87-year-old mother Edna Jefferson in the care of the Rehabilitation Center of Hollywood Hills, speaks during a press conference flanked by from left- Dr. Randy Katz, Medical Director, Emergency Services, Memorial Regional Hospital, Judy Frum, RN, Chief Nursing Officer, Tracy Meltzer, director of nursing.

Trending Now Florida agriculture losses after Hurricane Irma ‘a real gut punch'

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:57:00 +0200fox13memphis (en)

Florida agricultural producers ventured into their fields and groves after Hurricane Irma to find oranges ripped from trees, shade houses gone, vegetable beds ruined, sugarcane flattened and power poles and lines down. Statewide, the total agricultural cost of the storm will be in the billions,....

Vatican diplomat recalled amid child porn investigation

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:57:00 +0200news9 (en)

Scientists who discovered that old men really do have big ears and that handling crocodiles can influence gambling decisions are among this year's recipients of the Ig Nobel, the prize for absurd scientific... More >> Scientists who discovered that old men really do have big ears and that handling....

The Latest: Fumes from generator suspected in woman's death

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:56:00 +0200missoulian (en)

Vendetta Craig, who had left her 87-year-old mother Edna Jefferson in the care of the Rehabilitation Center of Hollywood Hills, speaks during a press conference flanked by from left- Dr. Randy Katz, Medical Director, Emergency Services, Memorial Regional Hospital, Judy Frum, RN, Chief Nursing Officer, Tracy Meltzer, director of nursing.

Automakers offer discounts for hurricane victims

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:54:00 +0200usaToday (en)

If you're affected by the storm and need relief from a few car payments, it's worth calling your lender to see if you qualify. You may still need to make up the interest on that deferral down the road, but a few months without payments could free up your budget for much-needed storm repairs.

St. Thomas Residents Welcome Relief Flights After Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:52:00 +0200npr (en)

One of the places in the Caribbean that was hardest hit by Hurricane Irma is St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands . Irma ripped across St. Thomas as a Category 5 hurricane more than a week ago. St. Thomas Residents Welcome Relief Flights After Irma One of the places in the Caribbean that was hardest hit by Hurricane Irma is St.

Springfield man fired from his job following act of kindness in Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:50:00 +0200kptv (en)

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - A Springfield man said he was let go from his job for what he calls an act of kindness. The man, a former truck driver, was in Florida before Hurricane Irma hit and said he saw an opportunity to help. Many years from now, the people of Florida will look back on the day Hurricane Irma hit and remember every detail.

Vulnerable residents a concern in Hurricane Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:50:00 +0200wrcbtv (en)

By JENNIFER KAY and TIM REYNOLDS Associated Press. MIAMI (AP) - Florida's fits and starts toward post- Irma recovery have shifted to urgent efforts to protect its vulnerable elderly residents after a string of nursing home deaths. Several nursing homes have been evacuated because of a lack of power....

Sep 15, 2017 7:42AM EDT - Irma ranks as one of the most powerful Atlantic storms on record before striking U.S. mainland as Category 4 hurricane | published: Sep 15, 2017 7:34AM EDT

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:49:00 +0200theglobeandmail (en)

The death toll from Hurricane Irma was at 82 early on Friday as 1.5 million homes and businesses in Florida remained without power in sweltering heat, five days after the historic storm ripped through southeast U.S. NextEra Energy Inc's FPL, Florida's biggest electric company, said on Friday about 1.

Irma: un million d'euros débloqué pour les retraités sinistrés des îles françaises

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:48:00 +0200lefigaro (fr)

Par Le Figaro.fr avec AFP; Mis à jour le 15/09/2017 à 13:35; Publié le 15/09/2017 à 13:32. L'Assurance retraite a débloqué un "fonds exceptionnel de soutien d'un million d'euros" à destination des retraités sinistrés des îles de Saint-Martin et Saint-Barthélemy, dévastées par l'ouragan Irma , a....

Springfield man fired from his job following act of kindness in Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:48:00 +0200fox10tv (en)

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - A Springfield man said he was let go from his job for what he calls an act of kindness. The man, a former truck driver, was in Florida before Hurricane Irma hit and said he saw an opportunity to help. Many years from now, the people of Florida will look back on the day Hurricane Irma hit and remember every detail.

Sewage spills add to misery in hurricane-battered Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:47:00 +0200fox19 (en)

By JOHN FLESHER AP Environmental Writer. As if loss of air conditioning and refrigeration weren't bad enough, widespread power outages in hurricane-battered Florida are teaming with structural failures to cause another headache: sewage overflows. Local governments have submitted well over 100....

Irma: divisée entre misère et opulence, Saint-Martin rêve d'un futur meilleur

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:46:00 +0200rtl-BE (fr)

"Everybody's equal now", tout le monde à égalité: depuis le passage de l'ouragan Irma et sa furie destructrice, l'expression fuse régulièrement sur l'île de Saint-Martin. Les habitants espèrent un futur meilleur, mais le fossé entre misère et opulence reste tenace.

Devon family 'abandoned' by Thomas Cook after Hurricane Irma causes destruction in Cuba

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:46:00 +0200exeterexpressandecho (en)

A mum has claimed that Thomas Cook left her family abandoned after Hurricane Irma struck the hotel they were staying in. Natasha Hill's holiday to Cuba with her husband Steve and their teenage daughters took a shocking twist when they discovered the devastating storm was heading for their resort on the northern coast of the Caribbean island.

On heels of Irma, forecasters monitoring Jose and two more systems in Atlantic

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:46:00 +0200tampabay (en)

While Florida continues to cope with power loss, gas shortages and flooding following Hurricane Irma , forecasters are monitoring two more systems that could develop into named storms as they move across the Atlantic. This, as Tropical Storm Jose is expected to re-strengthen to a hurricane threaten the U.

The Latest: Fumes from generator suspected in woman's death

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:46:00 +0200wcfcourier (en)

Vendetta Craig, who had left her 87-year-old mother Edna Jefferson in the care of the Rehabilitation Center of Hollywood Hills, speaks during a press conference flanked by from left- Dr. Randy Katz, Medical Director, Emergency Services, Memorial Regional Hospital, Judy Frum, RN, Chief Nursing Officer, Tracy Meltzer, director of nursing.

America asks: How did eight people die in Florida nursing home?

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:42:00 +0200terradaily (en)

Shocked Americans were struggling on Thursday to understand how eight elderly people in a Florida retirement home -- directly across the street from a hospital -- could have died in the days following Hurricane Irma 's devastating passage. The matter is now in the hands of the law.

Trump views flooding's aftermath in hurricane-ravaged Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:42:00 +0200terradaily (en)

US President Donald Trump viewed flood damage and handed out sandwiches to victims of Hurricane Irma in Florida on Thursday as utility workers redoubled their efforts to restore power after eight retirees died in a sweltering nursing home. A hurricane formed off the southwestern coast of Mexico,....

The Latest: Trump uses London incident to defend travel ban

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:40:00 +0200wacotrib (en)

President Donald Trump waves as he arrives at the White House, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, in Washington. Trump is returning from Florida after viewing damage from Hurricane Irma . (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) In this aerial image made from video, police officers work at the Parsons Green Underground Station after an explosion in London Friday, Sept.

The Latest: Fumes from generator suspected in woman's death

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:40:00 +0200wacotrib (en)

Messages left on the sidewalk of the Rehabilitation Center of Hollywood Hills nursing home a day after eight people died and a criminal investigation by local agencies continued into how the rehab center allowed patients to stay without a working air condition system during the pass of Hurricane Irma through South Florida on Thursday, Sept.

Hurricane Irma Kid Relief Camp gives kids a chance to get back outside

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:40:00 +0200wtsp (en)

It's tree climbing day at Hurricane Irma Kid Relief Camp ....

Escaped British Virgin Islands prisoners rounded up in Hurricane Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:38:00 +0200ibtimes-uk (en)

Royal Navy ground crew unload disaster supplies from a Wildcat helicopter at Tortola airport in the British Virgin Islands Royal Navy/MoD/Crown Copyright 2017/Reuters. More than 100 prisoners have been recaptured after escaping from a jail on the British Virgin Islands during the chaos wrought by Hurricane Irma .

Irma: divisée entre misère et opulence, Saint-Martin rêve d'un futur meilleur

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:30:00 +0200LePoint (fr)

"Everybody's equal now", tout le monde à égalité: depuis le passage de l'ouragan Irma et sa furie destructrice, l'expression fuse régulièrement sur l'île de Saint-Martin. Les habitants espèrent un futur meilleur, mais le fossé entre misère et opulence reste tenace.

President Trump praises rapid response to Irma in Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:29:00 +0200newschannel6now (en)

. President Donald Trump has met with federal and state leaders in Florida as he surveys storm damage from Hurricane Irma .

Un couple de Saint-Junien bloqué à Cuba après le passage de l'ouragan Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:26:00 +0200lepopulaire (fr)

Leur séjour en amoureux devait durer une quinzaine de jours dans le cadre romantique de l’île de Cuba , mais l’ouragan Irma en a décidé autrement. Samedi dernier, peu après minuit, l’idylle a tourné à la tempête dévastatrice pour ce couple originaire de Saint-Junien. Bloqués dans une boite de nuit.

The Latest: Fumes from generator suspected in woman's death

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:25:00 +0200timesdaily (en)

Messages left on the sidewalk of the Rehabilitation Center of Hollywood Hills nursing home a day after eight people died and a criminal investigation by local agencies continued into how the rehab center allowed patients to stay without a working air condition system during the pass of Hurricane Irma through South Florida on Thursday, Sept.

Irma: divisée entre misère et opulence, Saint-Martin rêve d'un futur meilleur

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:24:00 +0200challenges (fr)

Des habitants de Saint-Martin attablés dans un bar endommagé par le passage de l'ouragan Irma , le 14 septembre 2017-AFP/Helene Valenzuela. "Everybody's equal now", tout le monde à égalité: depuis le passage de l'ouragan Irma et sa furie destructrice, l'expression fuse régulièrement sur l'île de Saint-Martin.

Officer-involved shooting in Myrtle Beach early Friday

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:24:00 +0200myrtlebeachonline (en)

Coastal Carolina University released a series of PSAs featuring recovering addicts, family members of addicts and county officials who speak about the heroin epidemic along the Grand Strand. NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) released a sea level site viewer map to....

Irma death toll at 82 as 1.5 million without power in storm's wake

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:24:00 +0200wsau (en)

A boat lays across US 1 after Hurricane Irma in Big Pine Key, Florida, U.S. , September 14, 2017. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri. By James Oliphant. FORT MYERS, Fla. (Reuters) - The death toll from Hurricane Irma was at 82 early on Friday as 1.5 million homes and businesses in Florida remained without power....

Irma: divisée entre misère et opulence, Saint-Martin rêve d'un futur meilleur

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:23:00 +0200lamontagne (fr)

"Everybody's equal now", tout le monde à égalité: depuis le passage de l'ouragan Irma et sa furie destructrice, l'expression fuse régulièrement sur l'île de Saint-Martin. Les habitants espèrent un futur meilleur, mais le fossé entre misère et opulence reste tenace.

Who's Home at the White House Science and Technology Office?

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:23:00 +0200wired (en)

In late October 2012, as Hurricane Sandy barreled toward New York and New Jersey, barrels of information from the National Weather Service, NASA, and elsewhere inundated the White House. As the storm picked up, experts at the Office of Science and Technology Policy, or OSTP, started closely....

'Hot cop' accused of writing anti-Semitic posts Facebook

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:22:00 +0200mailonsunday (en)

A Florida police officer who shot to fame for being one of the 'hot cops' working during Hurricane Irma has been accused of writing anti-Semitic posts on Facebook. Gainesville police officer Michael Hamill reportedly made offensive jokes about Jews and wrote that 'stupid people' should be put in an....

Irma death toll at 82 as 1.5 million without power in storm's wake

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:21:00 +0200reuters-in (en)

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Reuters) - The death toll from Hurricane Irma was at 82 early on Friday as 1.5 million homes and businesses in Florida remained without power in sweltering heat, five days after the historic storm ripped through southeast U.S. NextEra Energy Inc’s FPL, Florida’s biggest electric company, said on Friday about 1.

Irma creates bittersweet travel bonus for luckier Caribbean islands On Friday, a cruise ship carrying around 3,000 passengers will dock at St. John's harbour in the Caribbean island of Antigua. It will not be where the passengers expected to land when they booked, however.

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:20:00 +0200deutschewelle-en (en)

The Carnival Plc ship was meant to dock in Saint Martin, 100 miles (160 km) to the northwest. However, Hurricane Irma devastated the island, wrecking its port and infrastructure, and leaving it out of bounds for tourists. Antiguan officials now expect the Carnival Fascination to visit every Friday,....

Irma death toll at 82 as 1.5 million without power in storm's wake

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:20:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

By James Oliphant. FORT MYERS, Fla. (Reuters) - The death toll from Hurricane Irma was at 82 early on Friday as 1.5 million homes and businesses in Florida remained without power in sweltering heat, five days after the historic storm ripped through southeast U.S. NextEra Energy Inc’s (NEE.

WSFA 12 News, Salvation Army team up for a Hurricane Irma relief drive

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:19:00 +0200wsfa (en)

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Thousand in Florida and parts of Georgia lost their homes or had extensive damage because of Hurricane Irma . You may be wondering how you can help. WSFA 12 News is teaming up with the Salvation Army for a relief drive to help those victims affected by the storms. The relief drive will take place on Tuesday from 11 a.

Sewage spills add to misery in hurricane-battered Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:19:00 +0200wsfa (en)

By JOHN FLESHER AP Environmental Writer. As if loss of air conditioning and refrigeration weren't bad enough, widespread power outages in hurricane-battered Florida are teaming with structural failures to cause another headache: sewage overflows. Local governments have submitted well over 100....

Response to Hurricane Irma: Cuba Situation Report No. 5. Office of the Resident Coordinator (12/09/2017)

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:16:00 +0200humanitarianresponse (en)

This report is produced by the Office of the Resident Coordinator. It covers the period from 14:00 hrs. on September 011th to 12:00 hrs. on September 12 th .The next report will be issued on or around 13/09. Highlights. • Hurricane Irma severely impacted the three regions of Cuba .

Irma death toll at 82 as 1.5 million without power in storm's wake

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:16:00 +0200reuters (en)

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Reuters) - The death toll from Hurricane Irma was at 82 early on Friday as 1.5 million homes and businesses in Florida remained without power in sweltering heat, five days after the historic storm ripped through southeast U.S. NextEra Energy Inc’s (NEE.N) FPL, Florida’s biggest electric company, said on Friday about 1.

Vulnerable residents a concern in Hurricane Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:13:00 +0200macon (en)

Statewide, 64 nursing homes were still waiting for full power Thursday, according to the Florida Health Care Association. The separate Florida Assisted Living Association said many of its South Florida members lacked electricity. The group was working on a precise count.

Irma: divisée entre misère et opulence, Saint-Martin rêve d'un futur meilleur

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:13:00 +0200lexpress (fr)

Quartier d'Orléans (Saint-Martin) - "Everybody's equal now", tout le monde à égalité: depuis le passage de l'ouragan Irma et sa furie destructrice, l'expression fuse régulièrement sur l'île de Saint-Martin. Les habitants espèrent un futur meilleur, mais le fossé entre misère et opulence reste tenace.

Texas Guard troops redeployed to Florida for Harvey aid

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:12:00 +0200chron (en)

AUSTIN -- Texas National Guard troops that were helping with Hurricane Harvey recovery in their home state have been redeployed to Florida to assist there after Hurricane Irma slammed that state. Texas Adjutant General John Nichols said Thursday that 48 personnel were dispatched Monday to Key West....

Sewage warnings following Hurricane Irma 51 Mins The Department of Health has issued a septic tank warning following Hurricane Irma.

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:05:00 +0200news4jax (en)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Department of Health has issued a septic tank warning following Hurricane Irma . Residents who live in homes impacted by the storm may be experiencing problems with their sewage systems. If you have a septic system that operates by a dosing pump, it will not function without electricity.

Hurricane Irma wipes out Barbuda island, US ambassador reveals (photos, video)

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:04:00 +0200tert (en)

The devastation caused by Hurricane Irma has left a Caribbean island uninhabited by civilisation “for the first time in 300 years”, the Daily Mail reports. All of Barbuda's 1,800 residents have been evacuated and more than 95 per cent of its structures have been damaged after the ferocious storm hit its shores last week.

Jose may bring strong winds, rain to parts of East Coast

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:02:00 +0200wcvb (en)

WEBVTT CLOSE EYE ON JOSE AS WE WORKTHROUGH THE WEEKEND.rtTROPICAL STORM, WE ALSO HAVEANOTHER TROPICAL WAVE AND A NEWDEPRESSION WE'RE WATCHING.THIS IS WAY OUTER, FORECAST TOBE WAY OUT THROUGH THE MIDDLE OFTHE WEEK BUT JOSE ON THE OTHERHAND IrtS SOMETHING THAT WE AREWATCHING.IT HASN'T MOVED FROM ITSPOSITION MUCH HERE, STILL500 MILES SOUTH OF BERMUDA.

Sean Kirst: For former Buffalonian, hurricane winds only fortify a hard choice

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:01:00 +0200buffalonews (en)

PALMETTO, FLA. - Salliann Burgio, standing Thursday amid the aftermath of a hurricane, could describe the exact moment when she stepped away from a lifetime in Western New York. It was six or seven years ago, at a barbecue in the City of Tonawanda, not far from River Road.

Après le passage d'Irma : Barbuda, population 0

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:59:00 +0200france24 (fr)

La totalité des habitants de l'île de Barbuda, dans les Antilles, a dû être évacuée vers l'île voisine d'Antigua à cause des destructions causées par l'ouragan Irma . Il n’y a plus personne sur Barbuda, l’une des premières îles des Antilles à avoir été touchée par l’ouragan Irma , mardi 6 septembre.

Warrant over Irma nursing home deaths

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:59:00 +0200yahoo-au (en)

US police have obtained a search warrant in their criminal investigation of the deaths of eight elderly patients exposed to sweltering heat inside a Miami-area nursing home left with little or no air conditioning after Hurricane Irma struck. The loss of life in brought the overall death toll from....

Hurricanes drove millions of students from school

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:55:00 +0200azcentral (en)

NAPLES, Fla. — School has been out of session here since Sept. 7, three days before Hurricane Irma struck Florida’s west coast. But James Lloyd, a senior at Gulf Coast High School, has had a hard time enjoying the impromptu vacation. He’s worried about returning to a heavy school workload — and falling behind on college applications.

UN Migration Agency Deploys Experts to Support Islands Affected by Hurricanes Irma, Jose

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:55:00 +0200iom (en)

San Jose - IOM, the UN Migration Agency, has deployed a surge team of six experts in shelter and camp management, displacement tracking, and gender-based violence risk reduction to support humanitarian efforts in the Caribbean islands most affected by Hurricanes Irma and Jose.

Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court Statement on the Passage of Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:47:00 +0200thevoiceslu (en)

PRESS RELEASE – ON the evening of September 5, and well into the following day, Hurricane Irma , with winds over 180 mph, moved over the Leeward Islands. Three of the Court’s Member States and Territories, namely, Anguilla , Antigua and Barbuda and the territory of the Virgin Islands , were severely....

Bay Area Humane Societies suffer loss, damage

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:46:00 +0200abcactionnews (en)

TAMPA, Fla. - Two Humane Society locations in the Tampa Bay Area are suffering great loss in the wake of Hurricane Irma . Looters targeted the Humane Society of Tampa Bay, while the storm brought significant damage to the Humane Society of Pinellas. Here's what happened at each location: The Humane Society of Tampa Bay.

Response to Hurricane Irma: Cuba Situation Report No. 6. Office of the Resident Coordinator (13/09/2017)

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:46:00 +0200humanitarianresponse (en)

This report is produced by the Office of the Resident Coordinator. It covers the period from 14:00 hrs. on September 012 th to 12:00 hrs. on September 13 th .The next report will be issued on or around 14/09. Highlights. • The First Vice President of Cuba , Miguel Díaz-Canel, visited three....

Op-Ed Contributor: Our Vital, Vulnerable Coasts

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:46:00 +0200nytimes (en)

Baton Rouge, La. — Three months after Hurricane Katrina ravaged my home state of Louisiana in 2005, my wife and I took our family to Florida for a few days to get away from it all. The storm had spared our home, but the recovery added big burdens to our professional lives, and the work exhausted us.

Débats Première - 15/09/2017

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:45:00 +0200rtbf (fr)

28min 0s Les politiques sont-ils dégoutés de la politique ?; Pourquoi des licenciements à RTL ?; Etudes de genre à l’université 14.09.17 Débats Première. 28min 0s Le départ de Laurette Onkelinx de la vie politique; Ecolo, vrai gagnant de la crise politique ?; La Belgique immobile 13.09.

Lupita joins in fund raising

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:45:00 +0200theCitizen (en)

Hollywood stars gave their contributions in different ways, including manning the help line telephones while others sang in the benefits concert and donated food stuffs and money. Award winning actress Lupita Nyong’o joined other celebrities in the US to help raise money for the victims of....

Chief Inspector Paul Dutton arrived at the hurricane-hit territory at the weekend and has spoken about what he saw

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:44:00 +0200gloucestercitizen (en)

Two Gloucestershire police officers have joined the aid response in the British Virgin Islands following Hurricane Irma . Chief Inspector Paul Dutton landed on the island on Saturday, the first British police officer to arrive in the area, and Superintendent Rob Priddy flew out yesterday to join the efforts.

Paris et Los Angeles redeviennent olympiques

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:43:00 +0200elwatan (fr)

Les 84 membres votants du CIO ont validé à l’unanimité et à main levée cette double attribution qui ne réservait plus de suspense depuis la validation en juillet du principe. Paris rejoint ainsi Londres dans le club fermé des villes ayant reçu trois fois les JO, après 1900 et 1924.

Irma: Girardin "réfute les accusations" des "gens des salons parisiens" sur un manque d'anticipation

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:38:00 +0200la1ere (fr)

La ministre des Outremer Annick Girardin a réfuté vendredi les accusations sur un manque d'anticipation par l'Etat de l'ouragan Irma , portées "par des gens des salons parisiens qui n'ont jamais mis les pieds sur le terrain". L'Etat a-t-il manqué d'anticipation, n'a-t-il pas prépositionné trop peu....

Irma : certains tour-opérateurs ont envoyé des voyageurs vers l'ouragan

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:38:00 +0200Europe1 (fr)

"Si on décolle, c'est qu'il n'y a pas de soucis". Amel ne pensait pas pouvoir partir vendredi, finalement, la compagnie l'a même encouragée à prendre son avion : "Ils ont quand même emmené des personnes pour de l'argent. Ils ont risqué la vie d'une quinzaine de Français. Ils nous ont dit : 'ne vous inquiétez pas, l'ouragan ne passe pas par-là.

Donald et Melania Trump à la rencontre des rescapés d'Irma ParisMatch Il y a 38 minutes

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:38:00 +0200msn-fr (fr)

Donald et Melania Trump quittant la Maison Blanche, le 14 septembre 2017. Donald Trump et son épouse Melania se sont rendus jeudi en Floride, à la rencontre des rescapés de l'ouragan Irma . Une visite très attendue. Jeudi, le président américain Donald Trump s'est rendu en Floride, un Etat en partie dévasté par le passage de l'ouragan Irma.

Miami survivor says life has kept on moving following Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:38:00 +0200wtsp (en)

Miami survivor of Hurricane Irma says trees blocked multiple roads, made it like a maze.

People in St. Augustine recovering after Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:38:00 +0200wtsp (en)

Laura Dodd describes what she went through during Hurricane Irma .

First hand account from Miami survivor of Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:38:00 +0200wtsp (en)

Hear a first hand account of Hurricane Irma , from a Miami survivor.

'Hot cop' accused of writing anti-Semitic posts Facebook

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:32:00 +0200dailymail (en)

A Florida police officer who shot to fame for being one of the 'hot cops' working during Hurricane Irma has been accused of writing anti-Semitic posts on Facebook. Gainesville police officer Michael Hamill reportedly made offensive jokes about Jews and wrote that 'stupid people' should be put in an....

13h21 Tempête Irma : 34 Libanais évacués vers Beyrouth (OLJ)

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:26:00 +0200lorientlejour (fr)

Trente-quatre ressortissants libanais, victimes de la tempête Irma qui a balayé les Antilles et le sud-est des Etats-Unis, vont être évacués et doivent arriver à Beyrouth dimanche prochain. Sur ordre du Premier ministre Saad Hariri, le secrétaire général du Haut Comité de secours (HCS), le général....

Surviving Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:23:00 +0200bloomberg (en)

“We were meant to stay,” Ashley Waters says of her family’s decision not to evacuate their Bonita Springs, Fla., home as Hurricane Irma approached on Sept. 10. The family—Waters and her children, Jayden and Julia, along with her partner, Darby Chew—couldn’t afford to leave, she says.

London Tube ‘Terrorist Incident’ Injures Commuters Aboard Train

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:19:00 +0200wrcbtv (en)

by SAPHORA SMITH, NICK BAILEY and JASON CUMMING. LONDON A rush-hour fire aboard a subway train on London's Tube network was being investigated as terrorism, police said Friday. Authorities confirmed commuters had been injured at Parsons Green station in southwest London.

Caribbean: Population exposed to Hurricane Irma (as of 7 Sep 2017)

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:15:00 +0200humanitarianresponse (en)

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

Response to Hurricane Irma: Cuba Situation Report No. 7. Office of the Resident Coordinator (14/09/2017)

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:15:00 +0200humanitarianresponse (en)

Highlights.  President Raul Castro Ruz, led a meeting with the National Defense Council. The highest government officials traveled through territories and economic enclaves most affected by Hurricane Irma .  Preliminary data estimates that 60,500 dwellings were affected, including total or partial collapses and partial or total loss of roofs.

Family told to sleep with passports so their "bodies could be identified" during Hurricane Irma Liverpool Echo

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:15:00 +0200msn-uk (en)

A Wirral family on holiday in Cuba during Hurricane Irma have said they were told to sleep in their hotel bathroom with their passports - to “help identify their bodies” should the worst happen. Marianne Donnelly travelled to Cayo Santa Maria with her partner and daughter around a week before the category five storm hit.

Storm Jose likely to strengthen into hurricane: NHC

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:15:00 +0200tribune (en)

Hurricane Irma (L) and Hurricane Jose are pictured in the Atlantic Ocean in this September 7, 2017 NOAA satellite handout photo. PHOTO: REUTERS. Tropical storm Jose is expected to strengthen into a hurricane later on Friday, bringing “high surfs and life threatening rip currents” along sections of....

As Irma howled, hundreds of Tampa Bay area cats and dogs got lost

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:11:00 +0200tampabay (en)

Stormy? Squall? Survivor? Those three bolted, too. Hurricane Irma spooked pets as much as it spooked humans, churning up a haste and a panic that separated critters from the people who care for them all over the Tampa Bay area. Some are out there, lost and muddy. Others made it home.

More than 100 prisoners captured after Hurricane Irma jail escape

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:09:00 +0200irishexaminer (en)

More than 100 prisoners have been captured after escaping from a jail on the British Virgin Islands following Hurricane Irma . The governor of the islands said the prisoners of Balsam Ghut prison, in Tortola, had been captured on Thursday. It followed an operation by British Virgin Island and Cayman....

L'ouragan Max touche le Mexique

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:08:00 +0200euronews-fr (fr)

L’ouragan Max a touché la côte pacifique du Mexique. Rétrogradé en catégorie 1, c’est-à-dire en tempête tropicale, Max a soufflé à 130 km/h et arrosé de pluies diluviennes l’Etat de Guerrero et la cité balnéaire d’Acapulco. Les écoles sont fermées, des abris ont été ouverts à la population.

Arab Journalists Ridicule Claim That Hurricane Irma Is Divine Punishment...

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:05:00 +0200memrijttm (en)

The extensive damage caused by Hurricane Irma in Florida has prompted many reactions on Arab social media, many of them expressing schadenfreude at the disaster and calling Irma divine punishment for the U.S. administration's policy vis-à-vis the Arab and Muslim countries.

Jose expected to become a hurricane again in the Atlantic

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:04:00 +0200startribune (en)

Purchase: Order Reprint MIAMI — Tropical Storm Jose is expected to re-strengthen to a hurricane and produce high surfs and life-threatening rip current conditions along the U.S. East Coast as it moves up the Atlantic. StarTribune.com welcomes and encourages readers to comment and engage in....

At a Glance - Session round-up ? Strasbourg, September 2017 - 15-09-2017

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:01:00 +0200europarl (en)

In addition to the State of the Union address by European Commission President, Jean-Claude Juncker, the main debates held during Parliament's September plenary session included questions such as fire safety in buildings, the impact of hurricane Irma , breaches of human rights and a series of....

Video: Another humid day, showers possible

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:01:00 +0200wcvb (en)

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Seniors fight post-hurricane heat with Popsicles, compresses

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:56:00 +0200fox13memphis (en)

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) - Florida seniors were ushered out of stifling assisted-living centers Thursday while caregivers fought a lack of air conditioning with Popsicles and cool compresses after eight people died at a nursing home in the post-hurricane heat.

Red Cross: 22,000 Irma evacuees in shelters

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:54:00 +0200azcentral (en)

. The American Red Cross says 22,000 people displaced by Hurricane Irma are in about 200 Red Cross shelters in six states. It says it could take months for some to return home. (Sept. 15) Red Cross: 22,000 Irma evacuees in shelters The American Red Cross says 22,000 people displaced by Hurricane....

Automakers offer discounts for hurricane victims

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:54:00 +0200azcentral (en)

If you're affected by the storm and need relief from a few car payments, it's worth calling your lender to see if you qualify. You may still need to make up the interest on that deferral down the road, but a few months without payments could free up your budget for much-needed storm repairs.

Irma : Larcher demande d'affecter aux sinistrés le reliquat de la réserve parlementaire

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:53:00 +0200Europe1 (fr)

Le président du Sénat a également estimé que la constitution d'une commission d'enquête sur la gestion de l'après- Irma était "utile". Le président du Sénat Gérard Larcher (LR) a demandé au ministre de l'Intérieur Gérard Collomb d'affecter aux sinistrés de l'ouragan Irma à Saint-Martin et....

"J'ai vécu le passage d'Irma. Rentré en France, j'ai encore l'estomac noué"

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:53:00 +0200nouvelobs (fr)

Le passage d' Irma , dans la nuit du mardi 5 au mercredi 6 septembre, a ravagé 95% de Saint-Martin, île franco-néerlandaise des Antilles. Alors que les critiques se font acerbes à l'endroit du gouvernement français, Emmanuel Macron s'est rendu mardi sur place.

Voluntary evacuations ordered for Bass Lake-area

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:53:00 +0200abcactionnews (en)

Copyright 2017 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. PASCO COUNTY, Fla. - Water is still rising in Pasco County after Hurricane Irma , and it's so bad, voluntary evacuations are underway.

The Week That Was: Irma Proves Unpredictable, Trump Makes A Deal ... Or Not, Single-Payer Stages A Comeback And More

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:53:00 +0200wbur (en)

President Donald Trump responds to a reporters question as he boards Air Force One with first lady Melania Trump, not shown, for a trip to Florida to meet with first responders and people impacted by Hurricane Irma , Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md.

Melania Trump salutes hurricane victims

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:52:00 +0200emirates247 (en)

First lady Melania Trump is paying tribute to the victims of recent hurricanes as she and her husband host a dinner at the White House. The president and first lady traveled to Florida Thursday to survey the devastation of Hurricane Irma and meet with victims and rescue workers. Mrs.

H-E-B repays kindness by sending supplies to Florida after Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:50:00 +0200firstcoastnews (en)

HOUSTON H-E-B announced Wednesday it is sending supply trucks to Publix stores in Florida to help with the Irma recovery efforts. Publix is the same store that sent supplies to help H-E-B in Texas after Harvey. "Because we’re stronger together, H-E-B is repaying the kindness shown to us by our friends at Publix and beyond during Hurricane Harvey.

C&W Communications Updates On Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:48:00 +0200thevoiceslu (en)

C&W Reconnecting the Caribbean and Communities After Irma . PRESS RELEASE – IN the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, which left a trail of destruction across the Caribbean and parts of the United States , C&W Communications, operator of the retail brand Flow in the Caribbean, on Tuesday provided an update....

More than 100 prisoners captured after Hurricane Irma jail escape

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:47:00 +0200breakingnews-ie (en)

More than 100 prisoners have been captured after escaping from a jail on the British Virgin Islands following Hurricane Irma . The governor of the islands said the prisoners of Balsam Ghut prison, in Tortola, had been captured on Thursday. It followed an operation by British Virgin Island and Cayman....

Sewage spills add to misery in hurricane-battered Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:46:00 +0200dailyjournal (en)

As if loss of air conditioning and refrigeration weren’t bad enough, widespread power outages in hurricane-battered Florida are teaming with structural failures to cause another headache: sewage overflows. Local governments have submitted well over 100 “notices of pollution” to the state Department....

Béarn : la solidarité pour les victimes de l'ouragan Irma s'organise

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:43:00 +0200sudouest (fr)

Un appel aux chefs d’entreprises. Patrick Pitoun a lancé un appel solennel pour que des chefs d’entreprises comme lui donnent un peu de leur portefeuille pour aider à reconstruire les îles ravagées par l’ouragan Irma . Le patron des magasins Nocibé à Pau, qui emploie 45 salariés, lance donc un....

Annick Girardin – Irma: «Je défie qui que ce soit d’avoir pu faire autrement»

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:42:00 +0200lopinion-fr (fr)

La ministre des Outre-mer est rentrée avec Emmanuel Macron après être restée près d’une semaine aux Antilles suite au passage destructeur de l’ouragan Irma à Saint-Martin et Saint-Barthélemy. Sur LCP, Annick Girardin a répondu aux nombreuses critiques proférées à l’encontre du gouvernement dans la gestion de la crise.

US Gas Output Mostly Escapes Hurricane

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:40:00 +0200naturalgaseurope (en)

US gas production is largely resilient to hurricanes now that so much production is onshore, said the Energy Information Administration in its weekly report September 14. In 2001, more than a quarter of US output came from offshore in the Gulf of Mexico but last year it was down to 4% of the total.

Prisoners captured after escaping British Virgin Islands jail in Irma aftermath More than 100 prisoners have been captured after escaping...

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:38:00 +0200belfasttelegraph (en)

More than 100 prisoners have been captured after escaping from a jail on the British Virgin Islands following Hurricane Irma . The governor of the islands said the prisoners of Balsam Ghut prison, in Tortola, had been captured on Thursday. It followed an operation by British Virgin Island and Cayman....

Huw Wales published Bishop's Stortford businesswoman calls for support Hurricane Irma...

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:34:00 +0200hertsandessexobserver (en)

A businesswoman from Bishop's Stortford is asking people to help support the recovery fund for the British Virgin Islands (BVI) after it was devastated by a category five hurricane. Joyce Kinniburg, of BVI Holidays, has been encouraging people to donate to a fund to help rebuild the islands after they suffered heavy damage in Hurricane Irma .

Irma: le chantier de la reconstruction reste entier

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:33:00 +0200laprovence (fr)

Par Romain FONSEGRIVES, avec Cécile AZZARO à Paris. Marigot (AFP) - Les îles de Saint-Martin et Saint-Barthélemy dévastées par l'ouragan Irma tentent de panser leurs plaies, avec l'arrivée de renforts militaires et une crainte sanitaire autour de l'eau, au lendemain de la visite d'Emmanuel Macron.

Donald Trump en Floride après Irma, priorité au retour de l'électricité

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:33:00 +0200laprovence (fr)

Par Brendan SMIALOWSKI avec Cyril JULIEN à Washington. Fort Myers (Etats-Unis) (AFP) - Donald Trump a vu jeudi les "dévastations" de l'ouragan Irma lors d'une visite éclair en Floride où le rétablissement de l'électricité reste une priorité après la mort de huit retraités, vraisemblablement en raison de l'absence d'air conditionné.

Caribbean families separate to rebuild lives after storm

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:33:00 +0200fox19 (en)

By DANICA COTO Associated Press. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - The shrieks of children playing volleyball and the occasional barking of dogs echoed inside Puerto Rico's largest convention center, transformed into a shelter for hurricane victims from other Caribbean islands as hundreds of families....

Vulnerable residents a concern in Hurricane Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:24:00 +0200expressindia (en)

Florida’s fits and starts toward post- Irma recovery have shifted to urgent efforts to protect its vulnerable elderly residents after a string of nursing home deaths. Several nursing homes have been evacuated because of a lack of power or air conditioning, while utility workers raced help dozens of others still lacking electricity as of Thursday.

1 woman killed and 3 airlifted after carbon monoxide poisoning

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:23:00 +0200cbs12 (en)

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (CBS12) — One person was killed and three others airlifted to St. Mary's Medical Center in West Palm Beach after reported carbon monoxide poisoning caused by a generator. Authorities with Palm Beach County Fire Rescue say it appears the home, located in the 6100 block of 185th....

Nursing Homes And Emergency Preparedness

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:22:00 +0200npr (en)

We look at how prepared nursing homes are for emergencies after eight people died in Florida when a facility lost power after Hurricane Irma . Nursing Homes And Emergency Preparedness We look at how prepared nursing homes are for emergencies after eight people died in Florida when a facility lost power after Hurricane Irma.

Local EMS workers helping with Hurricane Irma recovery efforts

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:20:00 +0200tristateupdate (en)

Local EMS workers have been hard at work in Florida for more than a week now to help with Hurricane Irma recovery efforts. On Thursday, five of the ambulances ran emergency calls to provide extra help to Lee County, Florida EMS. Some of the workers have been on duty for 48 to 96 hours.

Barbuda fishing industry almost completely destroyed: UN official

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:19:00 +0200FIS (en)

Hurricane Irma caused extensive damage to the Caribbean island of Barbuda. (Photo: Stock File) Barbuda fishing industry almost completely destroyed: UN official. BARBADOS Monday, September 11, 2017, 12:00 (GMT + 9) The tiny island of Barbuda was, in the words of Prime Minister Gaston Browne, decimated by Hurricane Irma.

WE STAND TOGETHER U.S. will stand by Britain after Brexit, Rex Tillerson tells Boris as he hails special relationship The US Secretary of State said that while our EU exit could throw up some 'unique challenges', he promised to stand by Britain's side

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:18:00 +0200thesun (en)

AMERICA will stand by Britain after Brexit, Rex Tillerson has promised Boris Johnson as he hailed our continuing special relationship. The US Secretary of State said that while our EU exit could throw up some "unique challenges", he promised to stand by Britain's side. Boris Johnson and Rex Tillerson held joint talks in London today.

Toulouse. Ouragan Irma : une association toulousaine aide les victimes à réduire leur stress

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:17:00 +0200ladepeche (fr)

Un ventilateur qui empêche de dormir, une brise qui devient insupportable. L'ouragan Irma a aussi laissé des traces psychologiques chez de nombreuses victimes aux Antilles. Pour leur venir en aide, l'association Action EMDR Trauma vient de mettre en ligne, sur son site internet , un protocole d'Auto Traitement pour Stress Intense (ATSI).

Saint Martin (France): Grand Case - Saint Martin (FR.) - Wind storm - Situation as of 10/09/2017, Grading Map - MONIT01

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:17:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Map Information. Hurricane Irma has been upgraded to a powerful category five storm as warnings have been issued for several Caribbean islands. The hurricane had sustained winds of up to 280km/h. Irma is projected to hit the islands, causing storm surges, life-threatening winds and torrential rain.

Saint Martin (France): Marigot - Saint Martin (FR.) - Wind storm - Situation as of 10/09/2017, Grading Map - MONIT01

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:17:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Map Information. Hurricane Irma has been upgraded to a powerful category five storm as warnings have been issued for several Caribbean islands. The hurricane had sustained winds of up to 280km/h. Irma is projected to hit the islands, causing storm surges, life-threatening winds and torrential rain.

Antigua and Barbuda: Hurricane Irma – Humanitarian snapshot (as of 11 September 2017)

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:16:00 +0200humanitarianresponse (en)

Hurricane Irma , a category 5 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of nearly 295 km/h and higher gusts hit Antigua and Barbuda on 6 September 2017. The islands of Antigua and Barbuda, St. Barthélemy, St Martin/Sint Maarten and the British Virgin Islands remain the most affected.

Over 100,000 still without power in Georgia

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:15:00 +0200cbs46 (en)

ATLANTA (CBS46) - Power company crews are working long shifts this week in an attempt to restore electricity to the tens of thousands of Georgia homes and buildings that remained in the dark after the remnants of Hurricane Irma passed through the state. As of 4 a.m. Friday, Georgia Power reported 65,000 of its customers were still affected.

"Nous avons connu des tempêtes plus fortes" : après Harvey et Irma, Trump s'obstine sur le changement climatique

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:11:00 +0200metrofrance (fr)

NO WAY – Après le passage des ouragans dévastateurs Irma et Harvey, le président américain Donald Trump n’a visiblement pas l’intention de changer de position sur la question du changement climatique. C’est du moins ce que sous-entend sa récente déclaration aux journalistes. Un bilan humain lourd.

Kristen Bell Opens Up About Her Daughters: 'Girls Rule, Boys Drool'

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:09:00 +0200ibtimes-mx (en)

Kristen Bell got candid in her recent interview. Bell is set to grace Redbook's October cover . During her interview with the magazine, the "Frozen" star talked about her life as she juggles work and family. "Being asked 'How do you do it?' implies that a) I am doing it, which I am not—I am doing....

Pregnant. Expecting. And there's a hurricane coming.

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:08:00 +0200tampabay (en)

Times Staff Writer. TAMPA — Katie Dean, 38 weeks pregnant, was wrapping up a 60-hour Hurricane Irma shift as a labor and delivery nurse at Tampa General Hospital on Monday night when she felt something. Contractions maybe? She ignored them as her husband helped pack up for the ride home to St. Petersburg.

Wedding nightmare as hen party 'conned', stags' flight cancelled, suit store goes into administration and honeymoon falls victim to Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:07:00 +0200thenorthernecho (en)

A COUPLE set to tie the knot are praying their big day goes without a hitch as their pre-wedding preparations have been hit by a litany of bad luck which has cost them thousands of pounds. Bob Oliver and Michelle Nicholson say their respective stag and hen dos were ruined by an apparent con,....

Winn-Dixie giving free water and ice after Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:04:00 +0200abcactionnews (en)

TAMPA BAY, Fla. - Winn-Dixie is offering assistance to those affected by Hurricane Irma by giving away free water and ice to local residents in the Tampa Bay area. Tractor-trailers containing more than 1,500 cases of bottled water or 40,000 pounds of ice will be parked in select Winn-Dixie parking....

Campbell River man spearheading fundraiser to help hurricane victims of Caribbean island nation

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:00:00 +0200topix (en)

12 hrs ago Read more: Lake Cowichan Gazette A man surveys the wreckage on his property after the passing of Hurricane Irma , in St. John's, Antigua and Barbuda , last week. Campbell River's Terry Somerville is raising money to assist victims in Barbuda who have been left homeless.

Irma: Girardin "réfute les accusations" des "gens des salons parisiens" sur un manque d'anticipation

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:59:00 +0200LePoint (fr)

La ministre des Outremer Annick Girardin a réfuté vendredi les accusations sur un manque d'anticipation par l'Etat de l'ouragan Irma , portées "par des gens des salons parisiens qui n'ont jamais mis les pieds sur le terrain". L'Etat a-t-il manqué d'anticipation, n'a-t-il pas prépositionné trop peu....

Seniors fight post-hurricane heat with Popsicles, compresses

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:58:00 +0200wkrn (en)

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — Florida seniors were ushered out of stifling assisted-living centers Thursday while caregivers fought a lack of air conditioning with Popsicles and cool compresses after eight people died at a nursing home in the post-hurricane heat.

Irma: Girardin "réfute les accusations" des "gens des salons parisiens" sur un manque d'anticipation

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:57:00 +0200france24 (fr)

PARIS (AFP) - La ministre des Outremer Annick Girardin a réfuté vendredi les accusations sur un manque d'anticipation par l'Etat de l'ouragan Irma , portées "par des gens des salons parisiens qui n'ont jamais mis les pieds sur le terrain". L'Etat a-t-il manqué d'anticipation, n'a-t-il pas....

Are big storms proof of climate change? Maybe not

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:55:00 +0200ecns (en)

Why me? is the question victims of Nature's random fury naturally ask. With vast stretches of the southern US still reeling from the devastation brought by two monster storms, an editorial in the medical journal The Lancethelps put things in perspective, and raise a few profound questions.

News story: PHE experts to aid recovery on storm hit British overseas territories

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:54:00 +0200gov-uk (en)

Last week the British Virgin Islands , The Turks and Caicos Islands and Anguilla 3 of the 6 UK Overseas Territories in the Caribbean, were severely damaged by Hurricane Irma along with a number of other countries in the region. Recovery efforts are getting underway, aid is heading to the islands from....

London police, ambulance confirm 'incident' on subway

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:52:00 +0200news9 (en)

Mixed signals from Washington over a possible agreement to preserve protections for young immigrants are increasing anxiety and confusion on college campuses, where the stakes are high. More >> Mixed signals from Washington over a possible agreement to preserve protections for young immigrants are....

En Floride, Donald et Melania Trump à la rencontre des rescapés d'Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:49:00 +0200parismatch (fr)

Une visite très attendue. Jeudi, le président américain Donald Trump s'est rendu en Floride, un Etat en partie dévasté par le passage de l'ouragan Irma . Après avoir décollé de la Maison Blanche avec son épouse Melania Trump , il a déclaré à l'aéroport de Fort Myers : «Nous avons vu les dévastations et nous allons encore en voir malheureusement».

No, Donald Trump did not save cats from Hurricane Harvey flooding

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:47:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

Another day, another debunk. The latest fake photograph to spread online like wildfire is an image of President Trump saving several cats from a flood. But just in case you somehow couldn't already tell from the horrible Photoshop job — the image is fake.

CROC SHOCK Moment curious pup jumps into Irma floodwaters as alligator surfaces inches away CORINA Cox, 37, watched in horror as a flesh-eating gator emerged from the muddy waters in Kissimmee, Florida, alongside her beloved pet

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:47:00 +0200thesun (en)

SHOCKING footage shows a curious dog narrowly escaping a flesh-eating ALLIGATOR after swimming through floodwaters caused by Hurricane Irma . Corina Cox, 37, had taken her mutt Pokey out for a walk and a swim in Kissimmee, Florida following the megastorm which killed dozens in the Caribbean and US.

London police, ambulance confirm 'incident' on subway

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:45:00 +0200fox19 (en)

LONDON (AP) - London's Metropolitan Police and ambulance services are confirming they are at the scene of "an incident" at the Parsons Green subway station in the southwest of the capital. The underground operator said services have been cut along the line. All three sent out information via Twitter, saying they would update as soon as possible.

Seniors fight post-hurricane heat with Popsicles, compresses

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:45:00 +0200fox19 (en)

By TERRY SPENCER and JAY REEVES Associated Press. Full Story > HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) - Florida seniors were ushered out of stifling assisted-living centers Thursday while caregivers fought a lack of air conditioning with Popsicles and cool compresses after eight people died at a nursing home in the post-hurricane heat.

Tesla augmente à distance l’autonomie de certaines voitures pour permettre aux conducteurs d’échapper à Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:42:00 +0200metrotime (fr)

Les prédictions sur la manière dont la technologie automobile changera nos vies ne manquent pas, mais parfois, un événement dramatique sert à appréhender les choses de façon plus concrète. L’ouragan Irma en est un. Tesla y a vu l’occasion de venir en aide à ses clients en augmentant l’autonomie de....

Nouvelle formule du Levothyrox : 9000 signalements d'effets secondaires indésirables

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:41:00 +0200metrofrance (fr)

SANTÉ - La nouvelle formule de ce médicament contre l'hypothyroïdie n'en finit pas de faire parler d'elle. Ce lundi, la ministre de la Santé a reconnu que 9000 personnes avaient déclaré ressentir des effets secondaires. Selon elle, en partie à cause d'un problème d'information des malades.

Rebuilding after Hurricane Harvey to create construction ripples locally

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:39:00 +0200wacotrib (en)

The ripples of Hurricane Harvey’s devastation are not likely to stop along the Gulf Coast, with some economists and contractors saying it may dump salty water, at least short-term, on the state’s booming homebuilding industry, including in Waco. Manpower and materials bound for coastal cities could....

Puerto Rico agriculture hard-hit by Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:37:00 +0200farminguk (en)

The agriculture sector of Puerto Rico faces lost crops and property damage from Hurricane Irma . Farmers are assessing damages and making recovery efforts in Puerto Rico, after Hurricane Irma slammed the Caribbean island. Puerto Rico Farm Bureau President Hector Cordero says nearly one-third of crops were lost because of the storm.

Typhoon Doksuri slams into central Vietnam with winds, rains

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:36:00 +0200wn (en)

About 300,000 people from three provinces were evacuated as two typhoons approached the southern part of the country on Thursday. Hainan province activated a Level 3 emergency response-the third in a four-level system-for the approaching Typhoon Doksuri. The typhoon is set to skirt the province between Thursday night and Friday morning.

Irma: Girardin "réfute les accusations" des "gens des salons parisiens" sur un manque d'anticipation

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:34:00 +0200tv5 (fr)

La ministre des Outremer Annick Girardin a réfuté vendredi les accusations sur un manque d'anticipation par l'Etat de l'ouragan Irma , portées "par des gens des salons parisiens qui n'ont jamais mis les pieds sur le terrain". L'Etat a-t-il manqué d'anticipation, n'a-t-il pas prépositionné trop peu....

Irma damage to St Barts, St Martin estimated at US$1.4 bn

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:34:00 +0200jamaicaobserver (en)

PARIS, France (AFP) — Hurricane Irma has wreaked an estimated 1.2 billion euros (US$1.4 billion) worth of damage in the Caribbean territories of St Martin and St Barts, French State-owned reinsurer CCR said Saturday. “This amount covers damages to homes, vehicles, and businesses” insured for natural disasters, CCR said in a statement.

Saint-Martin : l'interminable attente des partants

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:33:00 +0200leparisien (fr)

Ils ont d'abord cru que c'est «PAPA» qui allait les sauver. Mais l'indicatif désignait un Boeing militaire néerlandais. Ce jeudi, c'est finalement «33» qui est venu au secours d'une centaine de victimes de l'ouragan Irma . A 17 heures, le 33ème Airbus A400M de l'armée de l'air, pas encore....

Combien de nuits peut-on dormir avec le même pyjama ?

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:30:00 +0200femmeactuelle (fr)

Photo - Ouragan Irma : le cliché d'un militaire et d'une enfant crée la polémique. Matthieu Mondaloni, journaliste à France-Info, a partagé sur... Pascal Obispo : qui est sa femme, Julie Hantson ? C'est officiel, Pascal Obispo sera le nouveau coach de la saison... Vidéo - Sylvie Vartan donne des nouvelles de Johnny Hallyday.

London police, ambulance confirm 'incident' on subway

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:28:00 +0200newson6 (en)

Mixed signals from Washington over a possible agreement to preserve protections for young immigrants are increasing anxiety and confusion on college campuses, where the stakes are high. More >> Mixed signals from Washington over a possible agreement to preserve protections for young immigrants are....

Ouragan Irma : bilan humain très lourd en Floride

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:23:00 +0200francetvinfo (fr)

Flanqué de son épouse et du vice-président, Donald Trump distribue des vivres et de l'eau aux sinistrés dans la ville de Naples (Floride, États-Unis). Ici, le passage de l'ouragan Irma a fait beaucoup de dégâts. La visite du président est endeuillée par l'annonce de la mort de huit personnes dans une maison de retraite d'un quartier de Miami.

"Si je suis fatiguée ? Ce n'est pas le sujet" : Anne Laubiès, préfète à Saint-Martin, raconte comment elle a vécu Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:23:00 +0200francetvinfo (fr)

Elle a vécu le passage de l'ouragan Irma avec les Saint-Martinois : Anne Laubiès, préfète déléguée à Saint-Martin, était à la préfecture et a mis en place le plan d'urgence après les intempéries. Ce qui n’avait pas été imaginé, c’est que la préfecture s’écroulerait et que tout le système de réaction....

Irma: Girardin "réfute les accusations" des "gens des salons parisiens" sur un manque d'anticipation

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:22:00 +0200challenges (fr)

La ministre des Outre-mer Annick Girardin et le président du conseil territorial de Saint-Martin Daniel Gibbes (g) constatent les dégâts causés par le passage de l'ouragan Irma , le 7 septembre 2017 sur l'île de Saint-Martin-AFP/Archives/Lionel CHAMOISEAU.

Vulnerable residents a concern in Hurricane Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:19:00 +0200tristateupdate (en)

By JENNIFER KAY and TIM REYNOLDS Associated Press. MIAMI (AP) - Florida's fits and starts toward post- Irma recovery have shifted to urgent efforts to protect its vulnerable elderly residents after a string of nursing home deaths. Several nursing homes have been evacuated because of a lack of power....

Vulnerable residents a concern in Hurricane Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:18:00 +0200koaa (en)

By JENNIFER KAY and TIM REYNOLDS Associated Press. MIAMI (AP) - Florida's fits and starts toward post- Irma recovery have shifted to urgent efforts to protect its vulnerable elderly residents after a string of nursing home deaths. Several nursing homes have been evacuated because of a lack of power....

Family happy for intervention

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:17:00 +0200newsday-tt (en)

The family of Melan June Salvary-Doyle, who is the first TT national confirmed dead after Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc on the island of St Martin one week ago, yesterday said they were grateful the Government has intervened in trying to ensure that her body was returned safely to Trinidad for burial.

Truck Driver Says Giving Away Plywood in Irma's Path Got Him Fired: 'I Was Just Being an American'

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:16:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

Truck driver Tim McCrory says he knew that giving away his load of plywood during would get him fired. But he did it anyway. Hurricane Irma “I went into it knowing I was going to lose my job,” he told InsideEdition.com Thursday night. “Because I was giving away something that wasn’t mine. But the people in Florida needed it to protect their homes.

Coast Guard: Most fuel spilled from tank farm unrecoverable

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:16:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

Less than 20 percent of a 461,000-gallon (1.7-million-liter) gasoline spill in Texas during Hurricane Harvey was recovered by the company responsible, while the rest evaporated or soaked into the ground, a U.S. Coast Guard official said Thursday. Only a minor amount of the spill appeared to have....

Caribbean: Hurricane Irma major impact and needs identified (14 Sep)

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:15:00 +0200humanitarianresponse (en)

More than 3.1 million people remain without water service. Service has been restored in about half of the supply systems damaged by Hurricane Irma . Restoration of services depends mainly on the electric power system rehabilitation. Preliminary data shows severe damage to the housing sector.

Caribbean: Hurricane Irma major impact and needs identified (as of 12 Spe 2017)

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:15:00 +0200humanitarianresponse (en)

Hurricane Irma left a wake of destruction on several islands in the eastern Caribbean. There has been widespread damage to infrastructure such as power, telecommunications and water services. Many homes have also been severely damaged. Health facilities have also suffered serious damages hampering....

Irma: Girardin "réfute les accusations" des "gens des salons parisiens" sur un manque d'anticipation

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:12:00 +0200lexpress (fr)

Paris - La ministre des Outremer Annick Girardin a réfuté vendredi les accusations sur un manque d'anticipation par l'Etat de l'ouragan Irma , portées "par des gens des salons parisiens qui n'ont jamais mis les pieds sur le terrain". L'Etat a-t-il manqué d'anticipation, n'a-t-il pas prépositionné....

Flood-fuelled sewage spills a new nightmare in Irma-battered parts of Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:10:00 +0200CBC (en)

As if no air conditioning and refrigeration in sweltering heat weren't bad enough, widespread power outages in hurricane-battered Florida are teaming with structural failures to cause another dangerous headache: sewage overflows. Local governments have submitted well over 100 "notices of pollution"....

Prisoners freed by Hurricane Irma are back in jail

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:08:00 +0200thetimes (en)

Royal Marines and British police have helped to capture 100 prisoners who escaped from a jail on the British Virgin Islands following Hurricane Irma . Residents on the island battered by the category 5 storm last week said that looting had been widespread after the hurricane destroyed hundreds of....

Vulnerable residents a concern in Hurricane Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:08:00 +0200wcfcourier (en)

Kudy Ann Bell spends her time coloring at a special needs shelter, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, at Florida International University in Miami, Fla. About 30 people, including staff with the Florida Keys Outreach Coalition for the Homeless from Key West, Fla., were sheltered in a storefront underneath a parking garage on campus.

Quand le List cartographie les inondations américaines

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:07:00 +0200paperjam (fr)

Les autorités américaines utilisent les cartes d’inondations extraites d’images satellitaires, selon un algorithme développé par le centre de recherche public luxembourgeois. Après la plateforme Emergency.lu, déployée dans les Caraïbes afin d’aider à rétablir les communications sur les îles....

Vulnerable residents a concern in Hurricane Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:07:00 +0200wftv (en)

MIAMI (AP) - Florida's fits and starts toward post- Irma recovery have shifted to urgent efforts to protect its vulnerable elderly residents after a string of nursing home deaths. Several nursing homes have been evacuated because of a lack of power or air conditioning, while utility workers raced....

Vulnerable residents a concern in Hurricane Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:05:00 +0200eastoregonian (en)

MIAMI (AP) � Florida's fits and starts toward post- Irma recovery have shifted to urgent efforts to protect its vulnerable elderly residents after a string of nursing home deaths. Several nursing homes have been evacuated because of a lack of power or air conditioning, while utility workers raced....

Prisoners freed by Hurricane Irma are back in jail

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:04:00 +0200thesundaytimes (en)

Royal Marines and British police have helped to capture 100 prisoners who escaped from a jail on the British Virgin Islands following Hurricane Irma . Residents on the island battered by the category 5 storm last week said that looting had been widespread after the hurricane destroyed hundreds of....

President Trump and Florida Governor Rick Scott address Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:01:00 +0200ibtimes-sg (en)

President Trump, on 14 September, thanked Governor Scott for his leadership in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma , which left more that 12 million in the state without power. President Trump, on 14 September, thanked Governor Scott for his leadership in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, which left more that 12 million in the state without power.

Vulnerable residents a concern in Hurricane Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:01:00 +0200kptv (en)

By JENNIFER KAY and TIM REYNOLDS Associated Press. MIAMI (AP) - Florida's fits and starts toward post- Irma recovery have shifted to urgent efforts to protect its vulnerable elderly residents after a string of nursing home deaths. Several nursing homes have been evacuated because of a lack of power....

Vulnerable residents a concern in Hurricane Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:58:00 +0200siouxcityjournal (en)

Kudy Ann Bell spends her time coloring at a special needs shelter, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, at Florida International University in Miami, Fla. About 30 people, including staff with the Florida Keys Outreach Coalition for the Homeless from Key West, Fla., were sheltered in a storefront underneath a parking garage on campus.

Hundreds of baby sea turtles being cared for after Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:56:00 +0200wmur (en)

WEBVTT TAX BREAKS TO FARMERS.rtSUMMER: HURRICANE IRMA HAS THEMARINE SCIENCE CENTER IN VOLUSIACOUNTY VERY BUSY.JIM: THEY ARE NOW CARING FORHUNDREDS OF BABY SEA TURTLES.rtTHESE ARE WASHBACKS, OR YOUNGTURTLES BLOWN BACK ONTO THESHORE DURING THE STORM.THE CENTER IN PONCE INLET HASMORE THAN 800 RIGHT NOW.

Sewage spills add to misery in hurricane-battered Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:55:00 +0200thegardenisland (en)

Local governments have submitted well over 100 "notices of pollution" to the state Department of Environmental Protection since Hurricane Irma struck, some involving multiple spills and releases of millions of gallons of wastewater in various stages of treatment.

Vulnerable residents a concern in Hurricane Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:55:00 +0200thegardenisland (en)

Several nursing homes have been evacuated because of a lack of power or air conditioning, while utility workers raced help dozens of others still lacking electricity as of Thursday. Homebound seniors found help from charities, churches and authorities.

Vulnerable residents a concern in Hurricane Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:52:00 +0200wfsb (en)

By JENNIFER KAY and TIM REYNOLDS Associated Press. MIAMI (AP) - Florida's fits and starts toward post- Irma recovery have shifted to urgent efforts to protect its vulnerable elderly residents after a string of nursing home deaths. Several nursing homes have been evacuated because of a lack of power....

Vulnerable residents a concern in Hurricane Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:52:00 +0200wxow (en)

By JENNIFER KAY and TIM REYNOLDS Associated Press. MIAMI (AP) - Florida's fits and starts toward post- Irma recovery have shifted to urgent efforts to protect its vulnerable elderly residents after a string of nursing home deaths. Several nursing homes have been evacuated because of a lack of power....

Vulnerable residents a concern in Hurricane Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:50:00 +0200wsoctv (en)

MIAMI (AP) - Florida's fits and starts toward post- Irma recovery have shifted to urgent efforts to protect its vulnerable elderly residents after a string of nursing home deaths. Several nursing homes have been evacuated because of a lack of power or air conditioning, while utility workers raced....

A Warning Letter to Harvey and Irma Survivors from Katrina Survivors

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:49:00 +0200alternet (en)

Dear Fellow Hurricane Survivors: Our hearts go out to you as you return to try to repair your homes and lives. Based on our experience, here are a few things you should watch out for as you start rebuilding your communities. 1. Rents are going to skyrocket and waves of evictions are likely.

Après Irma, « l’hôpital de Saint Martin est marqué dans sa chair »

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:48:00 +0200LeMonde (fr)

Dans le lit de gauche, un doudou. Un petit nounours bien bordé, serré à côté de l’oreiller. Dans celui de droite, sur une table roulante, du parfum, un verre d’eau, une boîte à dentier, des baskets roses. Avec quelle précipitation les deux femmes qui occupaient la chambre 3 du service de psychiatrie....

Vulnerable residents a concern in Hurricane Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:48:00 +0200eagletribune (en)

MIAMI (AP) — Florida's fits and starts toward post- Irma recovery have shifted to urgent efforts to protect its vulnerable elderly residents after a string of nursing home deaths. Several nursing homes have been evacuated because of a lack of power or air conditioning, while utility workers raced....

Over 100 escaped British Virgin Islands prisoners re-captured

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:48:00 +0200MaltaToday (en)

More than 100 prisoners have been captured after escaping from a jail on the British Virgin Islands during Hurricane Irma . Gus Jaspert, governor of the islands said that he prisoners of Balsam Ghut prison, in Tortola, were captured on Thursday, following an operation by British Virgin Island and....

Vulnerable residents a concern in Hurricane Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:48:00 +0200therepublic (en)

MIAMI Florida’s fits and starts toward post- Irma recovery have shifted to urgent efforts to protect its vulnerable elderly residents after a string of nursing home deaths. Several nursing homes have been evacuated because of a lack of power or air conditioning, while utility workers raced help....

Tears as Hurricane survivors return

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:47:00 +0200newsday-tt (en)

THERE were emotional scenes at Piarco International Airport last night as Trinis who survived Category 5 Hurricane Irma when it slammed into St Martin last week, returned home aboard a Caribbean Airlines (CAL) flight. Among those grateful to be back on Trinidad soil were a group of teachers who were....

Vulnerable residents a concern in Hurricane Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:45:00 +0200actionnewsjax (en)

MIAMI (AP) - Florida's fits and starts toward post- Irma recovery have shifted to urgent efforts to protect its vulnerable elderly residents after a string of nursing home deaths. Several nursing homes have been evacuated because of a lack of power or air conditioning, while utility workers raced....

La préfète de Saint-Martin : "Si j'ai dormi ? C'est pas le sujet..."

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:41:00 +0200franceinter (fr)

Portrait d’Anne Laubiès, préfète déléguée de Saint-Martin et Saint-Barthélémy, qui a mis en place le plan Urgence pendant le passage de l’ouragan Irma dans les Antilles. La préfète Anne Laubiès répond aux journalistes après le passage de l'ouragan Irma © AFP / Lionel CHAMOISEAU.

Saint-Martin: après le passage d'Irma, un quotidien au ralenti

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:39:00 +0200rfi-fr (fr)

Sur l’île ravagée à 95% par l’ouragan Irma , des files d'attente interminables continuent de ralentir toute communication terrestre sur des routes néanmoins déblayées. Avec notre envoyé spécial à Saint-Martin Pierre Olivier. Même si les axes principaux qui relient les bourgades entre elles sont en....

Vulnerable residents a concern in Hurricane Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:39:00 +0200seattletimes (en)

MIAMI (AP) — Florida’s fits and starts toward post- Irma recovery have shifted to urgent efforts to protect its vulnerable elderly residents after a string of nursing home deaths. Several nursing homes have been evacuated because of a lack of power or air conditioning, while utility workers raced....

Vulnerable residents a concern in Hurricane Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:39:00 +0200wacotrib (en)

Janice Connelly of Hollywood, sets up a makeshift memorial in memory of the senior citizens who died in the heat at The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills, Fla. (Carline Jean /South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP) Vendetta Craig, who had left her 87-year-old mother Edna Jefferson in the care of....

Vulnerable residents a concern in Hurricane Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:38:00 +0200timesdaily (en)

Kudy Ann Bell spends her time coloring at a special needs shelter, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, at Florida International University in Miami, Fla. About 30 people, including staff with the Florida Keys Outreach Coalition for the Homeless from Key West, Fla., were sheltered in a storefront underneath a parking garage on campus.

Vulnerable residents a concern in Hurricane Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:38:00 +0200wwlp (en)

MIAMI (AP) — Florida’s fits and starts toward post- Irma recovery have shifted to urgent efforts to protect its vulnerable elderly residents after a string of nursing home deaths. Several nursing homes have been evacuated because of a lack of power or air conditioning, while utility workers raced....

Vulnerable residents a concern in Hurricane Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:37:00 +0200bradenton (en)

Statewide, 64 nursing homes were still waiting for full power Thursday, according to the Florida Health Care Association. The separate Florida Assisted Living Association said many of its South Florida members lacked electricity. The group was working on a precise count.

Hundreds of baby sea turtles being cared for after Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:37:00 +0200Koat (en)

WEBVTT TAX BREAKS TO FARMERS.rtSUMMER: HURRICANE IRMA HAS THEMARINE SCIENCE CENTER IN VOLUSIACOUNTY VERY BUSY.JIM: THEY ARE NOW CARING FORHUNDREDS OF BABY SEA TURTLES.rtTHESE ARE WASHBACKS, OR YOUNGTURTLES BLOWN BACK ONTO THESHORE DURING THE STORM.THE CENTER IN PONCE INLET HASMORE THAN 800 RIGHT NOW.

Sewage spills add to misery in hurricane-battered Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:37:00 +0200kxxv (en)

By JOHN FLESHER AP Environmental Writer. As if loss of air conditioning and refrigeration weren't bad enough, widespread power outages in hurricane-battered Florida are teaming with structural failures to cause another headache: sewage overflows. Local governments have submitted well over 100....

Hundreds of baby sea turtles being cared for after Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:37:00 +0200wlwt (en)

WEBVTT TAX BREAKS TO FARMERS.rtSUMMER: HURRICANE IRMA HAS THEMARINE SCIENCE CENTER IN VOLUSIACOUNTY VERY BUSY.JIM: THEY ARE NOW CARING FORHUNDREDS OF BABY SEA TURTLES.rtTHESE ARE WASHBACKS, OR YOUNGTURTLES BLOWN BACK ONTO THESHORE DURING THE STORM.THE CENTER IN PONCE INLET HASMORE THAN 800 RIGHT NOW.

Sainte-Lucie accepte des prisonniers des îles dévastées par Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:35:00 +0200la1ere (fr)

Le transfert d'une île à l'autre se ferait en toute sécurité, assure le Premier ministre de Sainte-Lucie, encadré par les autorités britanniques et locales. Dans un premier temps, seuls trois prisonniers, venus des îles Turks-and-Caïcos seraient incarcérés à Sainte-Lucie.

Irma: Larcher demande d'affecter aux sinistrés le reliquat de la réserve parlementaire

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:35:00 +0200la1ere (fr)

"Je l'ai demandé au ministre d'Etat, ministre de l'Intérieur. Il nous reste des crédits sur cette fameuse dotation d'action parlementaire, pourquoi on ne les utiliserait pas immédiatement?" , a dit Gérard Larcher sur RTL, évoquant une somme de "quelques centaines de milliers d'euros" "le temps....

Water nuff, problems nuff

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:34:00 +0200jamaicaobserver (en)

Water, water (30) everywhere! We are thankful for the rain (24) yesterday, and we hope that out little (10) catchment areas were able to get enough in storage. But friends, while we rejoice wid di little rain, we have to be mindful of the suffering by tens of thousands by the fury of Hurricane Irma .

St Vincent offers school places for BVI children

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:34:00 +0200jamaicaobserver (en)

ROAD TOWN, British Virgin Islands (CMC) — St Vincent and the Grenadines has offered to accommodate students from the British Virgins Islands (BVI), where schools are not expected to reopen soon following the widespread devastation caused by Hurricane Irma when it slammed into the British overseas territory last week.

Vulnerable residents a concern in Hurricane Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:33:00 +0200wafb (en)

By JENNIFER KAY and TIM REYNOLDS Associated Press. MIAMI (AP) - Florida's fits and starts toward post- Irma recovery have shifted to urgent efforts to protect its vulnerable elderly residents after a string of nursing home deaths. Several nursing homes have been evacuated because of a lack of power....

Vulnerable residents a concern in Hurricane Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:33:00 +0200charlotteobserver (en)

Statewide, 64 nursing homes were still waiting for full power Thursday, according to the Florida Health Care Association. The separate Florida Assisted Living Association said many of its South Florida members lacked electricity. The group was working on a precise count.

Irma: le chantier de la reconstruction reste entier

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:32:00 +0200tv5 (fr)

Les îles de Saint-Martin et Saint-Barthélemy dévastées par l'ouragan Irma tentent de panser leurs plaies, avec l'arrivée de renforts militaires et une crainte sanitaire autour de l'eau, au lendemain de la visite d'Emmanuel Macron. Après deux jours dans les décombres, à recueillir les doléances et à....

Sulidarità isulana : EDF Corse envoie 12 agents aux Antilles

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:31:00 +0200francebleu (fr)

Une douzaine de techniciens d’EDF Corse sont partis ce vendredi matin direction les Antilles. Tous volontaires, ils rejoignent sur place trois cadres insulaires et 200 agents du réseau pour participer au rétablissement de l’électricité. Le rétablissement de l'électricité sur l'île de Saint-Martin .

Figeac. Solidarité pour Saint Martin

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:31:00 +0200ladepeche (fr)

Le passage de l'ouragan Irma sur l'île Saint Martin, suivi de ses conséquences dramatiques n'a pas laissé indifférent Éric Basset, copropriétaire du Festif, avec Gaëtan Fafred son associé. C'est ainsi qu'ensemble ils ont décidé de se mobiliser. «Je me suis réveillé dans la nuit du vendredi au samedi, en y pensant, dit Éric Basset.

Sewage spills add to misery in hurricane-battered Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:31:00 +0200eastoregonian (en)

As if loss of air conditioning and refrigeration weren't bad enough, widespread power outages in hurricane-battered Florida are teaming with structural failures to cause another headache: sewage overflows. Local governments have submitted well over 100 "notices of pollution" to the state Department....

Vulnerable residents a concern in Hurricane Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:31:00 +0200seattlepi (en)

Statewide, 64 nursing homes were still waiting for full power Thursday, according to the Florida Health Care Association. The separate Florida Assisted Living Association said many of its South Florida members lacked electricity. The group was working on a precise count.

Sewage spills add to misery in hurricane-battered Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:31:00 +0200startribune (en)

Local governments have submitted well over 100 "notices of pollution" to the state Department of Environmental Protection since Hurricane Irma struck, some involving multiple spills and releases of millions of gallons of wastewater in various stages of treatment.

Vulnerable residents a concern in Hurricane Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:31:00 +0200startribune (en)

Several nursing homes have been evacuated because of a lack of power or air conditioning, while utility workers raced help dozens of others still lacking electricity as of Thursday. Homebound seniors found help from charities, churches and authorities.

Vulnerable residents a concern in Hurricane Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:30:00 +0200beaumontenterprise (en)

Statewide, 64 nursing homes were still waiting for full power Thursday, according to the Florida Health Care Association. The separate Florida Assisted Living Association said many of its South Florida members lacked electricity. The group was working on a precise count.

Vulnerable residents a concern in Hurricane Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:29:00 +0200dailyjournal (en)

MIAMI Florida’s fits and starts toward post- Irma recovery have shifted to urgent efforts to protect its vulnerable elderly residents after a string of nursing home deaths. Several nursing homes have been evacuated because of a lack of power or air conditioning, while utility workers raced help....

Vulnerable residents a concern in Hurricane Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:29:00 +0200tribtown (en)

MIAMI Florida’s fits and starts toward post- Irma recovery have shifted to urgent efforts to protect its vulnerable elderly residents after a string of nursing home deaths. Several nursing homes have been evacuated because of a lack of power or air conditioning, while utility workers raced help....

Donald Trump meets Irma disaster victims in Florida AFP

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:28:00 +0200msn-uk (en)

Donald Trump visits Florida to survey the damage left behind by Hurricane Irma . Restoring electricity remains a priority after eight residents died at a Florida nursing home which has been without power since Hurricane Irma made landfall.

Sewage spills add to misery in hurricane-battered Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:28:00 +0200newschannel6now (en)

By JOHN FLESHER AP Environmental Writer. As if loss of air conditioning and refrigeration weren't bad enough, widespread power outages in hurricane-battered Florida are teaming with structural failures to cause another headache: sewage overflows. Local governments have submitted well over 100....

Vulnerable residents a concern in Hurricane Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:28:00 +0200newson6 (en)

By JENNIFER KAY and TIM REYNOLDS Associated Press. MIAMI (AP) - Florida's fits and starts toward post- Irma recovery have shifted to urgent efforts to protect its vulnerable elderly residents after a string of nursing home deaths. Several nursing homes have been evacuated because of a lack of power....

Vulnerable residents a concern in Hurricane Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:27:00 +0200heraldonline (en)

Florida's fits and starts toward post- Irma recovery have shifted to urgent efforts to protect its vulnerable elderly residents after a string of nursing home deaths. Several nursing homes have been evacuated because of a lack of power or air conditioning, while utility workers raced help dozens of others still lacking electricity as of Thursday.

Vulnerable residents a concern in Hurricane Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:27:00 +0200sunherald (en)

Statewide, 64 nursing homes were still waiting for full power Thursday, according to the Florida Health Care Association. The separate Florida Assisted Living Association said many of its South Florida members lacked electricity. The group was working on a precise count.

Vulnerable residents a concern in Hurricane Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:27:00 +0200thenewstribune (en)

Statewide, 64 nursing homes were still waiting for full power Thursday, according to the Florida Health Care Association. The separate Florida Assisted Living Association said many of its South Florida members lacked electricity. The group was working on a precise count.

Vulnerable residents a concern in Hurricane Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:25:00 +0200tri-cityherald (en)

Statewide, 64 nursing homes were still waiting for full power Thursday, according to the Florida Health Care Association. The separate Florida Assisted Living Association said many of its South Florida members lacked electricity. The group was working on a precise count.

Vulnerable residents a concern in Hurricane Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:24:00 +0200star-telegram (en)

Statewide, 64 nursing homes were still waiting for full power Thursday, according to the Florida Health Care Association. The separate Florida Assisted Living Association said many of its South Florida members lacked electricity. The group was working on a precise count.

Sewage spills add to misery in hurricane-battered Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:23:00 +0200kiro7 (en)

As if loss of air conditioning and refrigeration weren't bad enough, widespread power outages in hurricane-battered Florida are teaming with structural failures to cause another headache: sewage overflows. Local governments have submitted well over 100 "notices of pollution" to the state Department....

Sewage spills add to misery in hurricane-battered Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:23:00 +0200kswo (en)

By JOHN FLESHER AP Environmental Writer. As if loss of air conditioning and refrigeration weren't bad enough, widespread power outages in hurricane-battered Florida are teaming with structural failures to cause another headache: sewage overflows. Local governments have submitted well over 100....

Vulnerable Florida residents a concern in Hurricane Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:22:00 +0200ctvnews (en)

MIAMI - Florida's fits and starts toward post- Irma recovery have shifted to urgent efforts to protect its vulnerable elderly residents after a string of nursing home deaths. Several nursing homes have been evacuated because of a lack of power or air conditioning, while utility workers raced help....

Sewage spills add to misery in hurricane-battered Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:22:00 +0200live5news (en)

By JOHN FLESHER AP Environmental Writer. As if loss of air conditioning and refrigeration weren't bad enough, widespread power outages in hurricane-battered Florida are teaming with structural failures to cause another headache: sewage overflows. Local governments have submitted well over 100....

T'as vu l'info ? Marine Le Pen : "Je suis comme je suis". Et après ?

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:21:00 +0200francetvinfo (fr)

(VINCENT ISORE / MAXPPP) Je me suis rendormi ce matin : c'est à cause du Parisien. Page 4, il y a une interview de madame Marine Le Pen, avec ses nouvelles lunettes, qui ne va pas beaucoup aider la présidente du Front national. Si j’étais dur, je conseillerais même de ne pas aller plus loin que le....

Vulnerable residents a concern in Hurricane Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:21:00 +0200houstonchronicle (en)

"FPL has got to have a better plan for power," he said, referring to the state's largest utility, Florida Power & Light. "We're supposed to be on a priority list, and it doesn't come and it doesn't come and, frankly, it's very scary." Statewide, 64 nursing homes were still waiting for full power....

Sewage spills add to misery in hurricane-battered Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:21:00 +0200news9 (en)

By JOHN FLESHER AP Environmental Writer. As if loss of air conditioning and refrigeration weren't bad enough, widespread power outages in hurricane-battered Florida are teaming with structural failures to cause another headache: sewage overflows. Local governments have submitted well over 100....

Vulnerable residents a concern in Hurricane Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:21:00 +0200news9 (en)

By JENNIFER KAY and TIM REYNOLDS Associated Press. MIAMI (AP) - Florida's fits and starts toward post- Irma recovery have shifted to urgent efforts to protect its vulnerable elderly residents after a string of nursing home deaths. Several nursing homes have been evacuated because of a lack of power....

Hundreds of baby sea turtles being cared for after Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:19:00 +0200kcci (en)

WEBVTT TAX BREAKS TO FARMERS.rtSUMMER: HURRICANE IRMA HAS THEMARINE SCIENCE CENTER IN VOLUSIACOUNTY VERY BUSY.JIM: THEY ARE NOW CARING FORHUNDREDS OF BABY SEA TURTLES.rtTHESE ARE WASHBACKS, OR YOUNGTURTLES BLOWN BACK ONTO THESHORE DURING THE STORM.THE CENTER IN PONCE INLET HASMORE THAN 800 RIGHT NOW.

Hundreds of baby sea turtles being cared for after Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:19:00 +0200wyff4 (en)

WEBVTT TAX BREAKS TO FARMERS.rtSUMMER: HURRICANE IRMA HAS THEMARINE SCIENCE CENTER IN VOLUSIACOUNTY VERY BUSY.JIM: THEY ARE NOW CARING FORHUNDREDS OF BABY SEA TURTLES.rtTHESE ARE WASHBACKS, OR YOUNGTURTLES BLOWN BACK ONTO THESHORE DURING THE STORM.THE CENTER IN PONCE INLET HASMORE THAN 800 RIGHT NOW.

Sewage spills add to misery in hurricane-battered Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:18:00 +0200eagletribune (en)

As if loss of air conditioning and refrigeration weren't bad enough, widespread power outages in hurricane-battered Florida are teaming with structural failures to cause another headache: sewage overflows. Local governments have submitted well over 100 "notices of pollution" to the state Department....

Sewage spills add to misery in hurricane-battered Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:18:00 +0200tristateupdate (en)

By JOHN FLESHER AP Environmental Writer. As if loss of air conditioning and refrigeration weren't bad enough, widespread power outages in hurricane-battered Florida are teaming with structural failures to cause another headache: sewage overflows. Local governments have submitted well over 100....

Sewage spills add to misery in hurricane-battered Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:18:00 +0200wrcbtv (en)

By JOHN FLESHER AP Environmental Writer. As if loss of air conditioning and refrigeration weren't bad enough, widespread power outages in hurricane-battered Florida are teaming with structural failures to cause another headache: sewage overflows. Local governments have submitted well over 100....

Hundreds of baby sea turtles being cared for after Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:18:00 +0200wxii12 (en)

WEBVTT TAX BREAKS TO FARMERS.rtSUMMER: HURRICANE IRMA HAS THEMARINE SCIENCE CENTER IN VOLUSIACOUNTY VERY BUSY.JIM: THEY ARE NOW CARING FORHUNDREDS OF BABY SEA TURTLES.rtTHESE ARE WASHBACKS, OR YOUNGTURTLES BLOWN BACK ONTO THESHORE DURING THE STORM.THE CENTER IN PONCE INLET HASMORE THAN 800 RIGHT NOW.

Irma: le chantier de la reconstruction reste entier

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:17:00 +0200LePoint (fr)

Les îles de Saint-Martin et Saint-Barthélemy dévastées par l'ouragan Irma tentent de panser leurs plaies, avec l'arrivée de renforts militaires et une crainte sanitaire autour de l'eau, au lendemain de la visite d'Emmanuel Macron. Après deux jours dans les décombres, à recueillir les doléances et à....

Sewage spills add to misery in hurricane-battered Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:17:00 +0200koaa (en)

By JOHN FLESHER AP Environmental Writer. As if loss of air conditioning and refrigeration weren't bad enough, widespread power outages in hurricane-battered Florida are teaming with structural failures to cause another headache: sewage overflows. Local governments have submitted well over 100....

Schneider Hospital ‘demolished’ by hurricane

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:16:00 +0200virginislandsdailynews (en)

“The ER, and then my special needs system is on the same floor,” she said. “But we’re getting ready to move them out once the federal government finishes building the federal medical station, the mobile hospital, then the ER will close.” Since the extent of the damage became apparent, officials have worked to move patients there elsewhere.

CDEMA Situation Report #6 - Hurricane Irma - as of 10:00pm on September 13th, 2017

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:15:00 +0200humanitarianresponse (en)

SYNOPSIS OF HURRICANE IRMA: Irma , the 9th named hurricane of the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season, became a category 5 hurricane in the Eastern Atlantic Ocean on Tuesday September 5, 2017. With maximum sustained winds near 185 mph, Irma a powerful Category 5 Hurricane impacted the CDEMA Participating....

Sewage spills add to misery in hurricane-battered Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:15:00 +0200kptv (en)

By JOHN FLESHER AP Environmental Writer. As if loss of air conditioning and refrigeration weren't bad enough, widespread power outages in hurricane-battered Florida are teaming with structural failures to cause another headache: sewage overflows. Local governments have submitted well over 100....

Sewage spills add to misery in hurricane-battered Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:15:00 +0200theglobeandmail (en)

As if loss of air conditioning and refrigeration weren't bad enough, widespread power outages in hurricane-battered Florida are teaming with structural failures to cause another headache: sewage overflows. Local governments have submitted well over 100 "notices of pollution" to the state Department....

09h05 Irma : Larcher ne fustige pas le gouvernement

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:14:00 +0200RTLFrance (fr)

Un gouvernement pas à la hauteur de l'événement, "incapable d'assurer" pour Marine Le Pen , "un défaut d'anticipation de la part de l'État" pour le député LR Éric Ciotti . Les reproches de la part de l'opposition n'ont pas manqué concernant la gestion de la crise après le passage de l'ouragan Irma dans les Antilles françaises.

A newborn's incredible hurricane road trip

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:11:00 +0200fox5atlanta (en)

MIAMI, Fla. Less than a month old, Gabriella Coane is turning into quite the little storm chaser. She’s survived both Hurricane Harvey AND Hurricane Irma . She was born just a week before Hurricane Harvey. Her parents, Bruce and Jessica, sheltered in their Houston apartment with Gabriella while the hurricane flooded parts of the city.

Levothyrox : l'ancien médicament remis sur le marché "d'ici 15 jours", un traitement de substitution accessible "dans un mois"

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:10:00 +0200metrofrance (fr)

SANTÉ – Agnès Buzyn a annoncé jeudi soir sur LCI la mise prochaine sur le marché d'un traitement de substitution du Levothyrox. Celui-ci sera disponible d'ici 1 mois. Gestion de l'ouragan Irma , hausse du prix du paquet de cigarettes, extension de la PMA, retrouvez également les autres annonces de la ministre de la Santé.

Sewage spills add to misery in hurricane-battered Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:09:00 +0200wacotrib (en)

As if loss of air conditioning and refrigeration weren't bad enough, widespread power outages in hurricane-battered Florida are teaming with structural failures to cause another headache: sewage overflows. Local governments have submitted well over 100 "notices of pollution" to the state Department....

Sewage spills add to misery in hurricane-battered Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:09:00 +0200wbrc (en)

By JOHN FLESHER AP Environmental Writer. As if loss of air conditioning and refrigeration weren't bad enough, widespread power outages in hurricane-battered Florida are teaming with structural failures to cause another headache: sewage overflows. Local governments have submitted well over 100....

Seniors fight post-hurricane heat with Popsicles, compresses

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:09:00 +0200wbrc (en)

By TERRY SPENCER and JAY REEVES Associated Press. More >> HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) - Florida seniors were ushered out of stifling assisted-living centers Thursday while caregivers fought a lack of air conditioning with Popsicles and cool compresses after eight people died at a nursing home in the post-hurricane heat.

Irma: le chantier de la reconstruction reste entier

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:08:00 +0200rtl-BE (fr)

Les îles de Saint-Martin et Saint-Barthélemy dévastées par l'ouragan Irma tentent de panser leurs plaies, avec l'arrivée de renforts militaires et une crainte sanitaire autour de l'eau, au lendemain de la visite d'Emmanuel Macron. Après deux jours dans les décombres, à recueillir les doléances et à....

'Hot cop' is accused of writing anti-Semitic Facebook posts

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:08:00 +0200nydailynews (en)

Fun’s over, folks. A Florida police officer who skyrocketed to internet fame this week for being one of the “hot cops” working during Hurricane Irma has been accused of writing anti-Semitic Facebook posts. Gainesville Police Officer Michael Hamill reportedly made offensive jokes about Jews and wrote....

Sewage spills add to misery in hurricane-battered Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:06:00 +0200wftv (en)

As if loss of air conditioning and refrigeration weren't bad enough, widespread power outages in hurricane-battered Florida are teaming with structural failures to cause another headache: sewage overflows. Local governments have submitted well over 100 "notices of pollution" to the state Department....

Sewage spills add to misery in hurricane-battered Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:03:00 +0200wafb (en)

By JOHN FLESHER AP Environmental Writer. As if loss of air conditioning and refrigeration weren't bad enough, widespread power outages in hurricane-battered Florida are teaming with structural failures to cause another headache: sewage overflows. Local governments have submitted well over 100....

Seniors fight post-hurricane heat with Popsicles, compresses

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:02:00 +0200therepublic (en)

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. Florida seniors were ushered out of stifling assisted-living centers Thursday while caregivers fought a lack of air conditioning with Popsicles and cool compresses after eight people died at a nursing home in the post-hurricane heat. Dozens of the state’s senior centers still lacked....

Red Cross seeking help for hurricane relief effort

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:02:00 +0200therepublic (en)

INDIANAPOLIS —The Indiana Region of the American Red Cross is seeking volunteers who are willing to deploy to Texas or Florida for a minimum of two weeks and those who are willing to support disaster relief efforts locally. Volunteers are encouraged to call 1-844-684-1441.

Sewage spills add to misery in hurricane-battered Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:02:00 +0200therepublic (en)

As if loss of air conditioning and refrigeration weren’t bad enough, widespread power outages in hurricane-battered Florida are teaming with structural failures to cause another headache: sewage overflows. Local governments have submitted well over 100 “notices of pollution” to the state Department....

Toulouse. Ouragan Irma : une aide de 50 000 € aux sinistrés

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:01:00 +0200ladepeche (fr)

Toulouse Métropole vient au soutien des sinistrés de l'ouragan Irma . Jean-Luc Moudenc, Président de Toulouse Métropole, maire de Toulouse, proposera, début octobre, au Conseil de la Métropole le versement d'une aide de 50 000 euros en soutien aux sinistrés de l'ouragan Irma dans les Antilles françaises.

Sewage spills add to misery in hurricane-battered Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:00:00 +0200beaumontenterprise (en)

As if loss of air conditioning and refrigeration weren't bad enough, widespread power outages in hurricane-battered Florida are teaming with structural failures to cause another headache: sewage overflows. Local governments have submitted well over 100 "notices of pollution" to the state Department....

Sewage spills add to misery in hurricane-battered Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 08:59:00 +0200tribtown (en)

As if loss of air conditioning and refrigeration weren’t bad enough, widespread power outages in hurricane-battered Florida are teaming with structural failures to cause another headache: sewage overflows. Local governments have submitted well over 100 “notices of pollution” to the state Department....

Hundreds of baby sea turtles being cared for after Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 08:59:00 +0200wcvb (en)

WEBVTT TAX BREAKS TO FARMERS.rtSUMMER: HURRICANE IRMA HAS THEMARINE SCIENCE CENTER IN VOLUSIACOUNTY VERY BUSY.JIM: THEY ARE NOW CARING FORHUNDREDS OF BABY SEA TURTLES.rtTHESE ARE WASHBACKS, OR YOUNGTURTLES BLOWN BACK ONTO THESHORE DURING THE STORM.THE CENTER IN PONCE INLET HASMORE THAN 800 RIGHT NOW.

Sewage spills add to misery in hurricane-battered Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 08:58:00 +0200actionnewsjax (en)

As if loss of air conditioning and refrigeration weren't bad enough, widespread power outages in hurricane-battered Florida are teaming with structural failures to cause another headache: sewage overflows. Local governments have submitted well over 100 "notices of pollution" to the state Department....

Hundreds of baby sea turtles being cared for after Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 08:58:00 +0200wesh (en)

WEBVTT TAX BREAKS TO FARMERS.rtSUMMER: HURRICANE IRMA HAS THEMARINE SCIENCE CENTER IN VOLUSIACOUNTY VERY BUSY.JIM: THEY ARE NOW CARING FORHUNDREDS OF BABY SEA TURTLES.rtTHESE ARE WASHBACKS, OR YOUNGTURTLES BLOWN BACK ONTO THESHORE DURING THE STORM.THE CENTER IN PONCE INLET HASMORE THAN 800 RIGHT NOW.

Sewage spills add to misery in hurricane-battered Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 08:57:00 +0200heraldonline (en)

As if loss of air conditioning and refrigeration weren't bad enough, widespread power outages in hurricane-battered Florida are teaming with structural failures to cause another headache: sewage overflows. Local governments have submitted well over 100 "notices of pollution" to the state Department....

Sewage spills add to misery in hurricane-battered Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 08:57:00 +0200newson6 (en)

By JOHN FLESHER AP Environmental Writer. As if loss of air conditioning and refrigeration weren't bad enough, widespread power outages in hurricane-battered Florida are teaming with structural failures to cause another headache: sewage overflows. Local governments have submitted well over 100....

Irma: le chantier de la reconstruction reste entier

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 08:56:00 +0200lexpress (fr)

Marigot - Les îles de Saint-Martin et Saint-Barthélemy dévastées par l'ouragan Irma tentent de panser leurs plaies, avec l'arrivée de renforts militaires et une crainte sanitaire autour de l'eau, au lendemain de la visite d'Emmanuel Macron. Après deux jours dans les décombres, à recueillir les....

Prisoners captured after escaping British Virgin Islands jail in Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 08:55:00 +0200independent-ie (en)

More than 100 prisoners have been captured after escaping from a jail on the British Virgin Islands following Hurricane Irma . The governor of the islands said the prisoners of Balsam Ghut prison, in Tortola, had been captured on Thursday. It followed an operation by British Virgin Island and....

Sewage spills add to misery in hurricane-battered Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 08:55:00 +0200wsoctv (en)

As if loss of air conditioning and refrigeration weren't bad enough, widespread power outages in hurricane-battered Florida are teaming with structural failures to cause another headache: sewage overflows. Local governments have submitted well over 100 "notices of pollution" to the state Department....

Sewage spills add to misery in hurricane-battered Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 08:53:00 +0200newswest9 (en)

By JOHN FLESHER AP Environmental Writer. As if loss of air conditioning and refrigeration weren't bad enough, widespread power outages in hurricane-battered Florida are teaming with structural failures to cause another headache: sewage overflows. Local governments have submitted well over 100....

Sewage spills add to misery in hurricane-battered Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 08:53:00 +0200wivb (en)

As if loss of air conditioning and refrigeration weren’t bad enough, widespread power outages in hurricane-battered Florida are teaming with structural failures to cause another headache: sewage overflows. Local governments have submitted well over 100 “notices of pollution” to the state Department....

Red Cross: 22,000 Irma Evacuees in Shelters

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 08:52:00 +0200azcentral (en)

. The American Red Cross says 22,000 people displaced by Hurricane Irma are in about 200 Red Cross shelters in six states. It says it could take months for some to return home. (Sept. 15) Red Cross: 22,000 Irma Evacuees in Shelters The American Red Cross says 22,000 people displaced by Hurricane....

Hot cop in Hurricane Irma might not be such a hero after all

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 08:51:00 +0200metro-uk (en)

Michael Gordon Hamill is alleged to have written anti-Semitic posts on his Facebook account (Gainesville Police Department via AP) A police officer who went viral in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma because of his good looks is alleged to have written anti-Semitic posts on Facebook.

Les militaires tentent de maintenir l'ordre à Saint-Martin

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 08:50:00 +0200itele (fr)

Apres l'ouragan Irma , l'île de Saint-Martin a vécu d'autres heures difficiles pour ces habitants avec des pillages et autres violences. Des pillages encore présents aujourd'hui. Nos envoyés spéciaux Stéphanie Rouquié et Barthelemy Daudin ont suivi une patrouille de militaires, chargée d'assurer la sécurité de ces habitants de jour comme de nuit.

Sewage spills add to misery in hurricane-battered Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 08:50:00 +0200houstonchronicle (en)

As if loss of air conditioning and refrigeration weren't bad enough, widespread power outages in hurricane-battered Florida are teaming with structural failures to cause another headache: sewage overflows. Local governments have submitted well over 100 "notices of pollution" to the state Department....

Sewage spills add to misery in hurricane-battered Florida

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 08:50:00 +0200wxow (en)

By JOHN FLESHER AP Environmental Writer. As if loss of air conditioning and refrigeration weren't bad enough, widespread power outages in hurricane-battered Florida are teaming with structural failures to cause another headache: sewage overflows. Local governments have submitted well over 100....

Wife loses bet to husband who fit his car in living room

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 08:49:00 +0200mailonsunday (en)

Challenge accepted! Wife bets husband he can't fit his vintage car in the living room to protect it from Hurricane Irma so he rips out sliding doors and reverses it in there to prove her wrong Husband parks his vintage car in his living room to protect it from Hurricane Irma after taking a bet with....

EN DIRECT - Annick Girardin : "Il y a un manque d'eau potable" à Saint-Martin

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 08:40:00 +0200metrofrance (fr)

EDUCATION A SAINT-MARTIN APRES IRMA. Le ministre de l'Education Nationale, Jean-Michel Blanquer a évoqué, ce jeudi, un plan de retour à la normale de l'enseignement sur Saint-Martin dévastée par Irma , débutant par le "recensement" du personnel sur place et l'accueil d'élèves "quelques heures" par jour, dès la semaine prochaine.

Irma: le chantier de la reconstruction reste entier

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 08:32:00 +0200afp (fr)

La ministre Annick Girardin, rentrée avec le président après près d'une semaine aux Antilles pour gérer la crise, a annoncé jeudi dans l'émission Quotidien (TMC) qu'elle y retournerait d'ici à six semaines. Pour renforcer les secours, un A310 a décollé jeudi de l'Hexagone, "avec à son bord un....

Irma: le chantier de la reconstruction reste entier

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 08:30:00 +0200romandie (fr)

Les îles de Saint-Martin et Saint-Barthélemy dévastées par l'ouragan Irma tentent de panser leurs plaies, avec l'arrivée de renforts militaires et une crainte sanitaire autour de l'eau, au lendemain de la visite d'Emmanuel Macron. Après deux jours dans les décombres, à recueillir les doléances et à....

North Korea fires missile over Japan

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 08:30:00 +0200hulldailymail (en)

On the roads. Twitter Thankfully there’s no major traffic problems to report on the roads although there is s light congestion in some of the usual hotspots. Here’s the latest:- Slow traffic on A63 Castle Street in both directions at A1079 Ferensway / A63 Hessle Road / Commercial Road (Mytongate Roundabout).

Hero driver helps protect 150 houses during Irma, loses job Inside Edition 28 mins ago

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 08:28:00 +0200msn-uk (en)

would get him fired. But he did it anyway. Hurricane Irma “I went into it knowing I was going to lose my job,” he told InsideEdition.com Thursday night. “Because I was giving away something that wasn’t mine. But the people in Florida needed it to protect their homes.

Irma: le chantier de la reconstruction reste entier

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 08:25:00 +0200lanouvellerepublique (fr)

Après deux jours dans les décombres, à recueillir les doléances et à défendre l'action de l'Etat critiqué pour sa gestion de la crise, le président a retrouvé jeudi les dossiers hexagonaux, avec dans l'après-midi le Conseil des ministres, décalé d'une trentaine d'heures pour l'occasion.

Caribbean families separate to rebuild lives after storm

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 08:25:00 +0200fox13memphis (en)

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - The shrieks of children playing volleyball and the occasional barking of dogs echoed inside Puerto Rico's largest convention center, transformed into a shelter for hurricane victims from other Caribbean islands as hundreds of families devastated by the Category 5 storm transition toward new lives.

Caribbean families separate to rebuild lives after storm

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 08:22:00 +0200kswo (en)

By DANICA COTO Associated Press. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - The shrieks of children playing volleyball and the occasional barking of dogs echoed inside Puerto Rico's largest convention center, transformed into a shelter for hurricane victims from other Caribbean islands as hundreds of families....

Prisoners captured after escaping British Virgin Islands jail in Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 08:22:00 +0200worcesternews (en)

More than 100 prisoners have been captured after escaping from a jail on the British Virgin Islands following Hurricane Irma . The governor of the islands said the prisoners of Balsam Ghut prison, in Tortola, had been captured on Thursday. It followed an operation by British Virgin Island and Cayman....

Hurricane survivor 'raped by prisoner who escaped during storm'

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 08:18:00 +0200yahoo-au (en)

Residents living on the British Virgin Islands have said they are terrified of the prisoners who escaped during Hurricane Irma , and claim that one escaped convict has already committed rape. Around 100 “very serious” prisoners have escaped the prison on the island of Tortola, with foreign minister....

Prisoners captured after escaping British Virgin Islands jail in Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 08:13:00 +0200wandsworthguardian (en)

More than 100 prisoners have been captured after escaping from a jail on the British Virgin Islands following Hurricane Irma . The governor of the islands said the prisoners of Balsam Ghut prison, in Tortola, had been captured on Thursday. It followed an operation by British Virgin Island and Cayman....

Prisoners captured after escaping British Virgin Islands jail in Irma aftermath

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 08:12:00 +0200dailyecho (en)

More than 100 prisoners have been captured after escaping from a jail on the British Virgin Islands following Hurricane Irma . The governor of the islands said the prisoners of Balsam Ghut prison, in Tortola, had been captured on Thursday. It followed an operation by British Virgin Island and Cayman....

Trump in Florida says 'very few people' died in Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 08:05:00 +0200nydailynews (en)

President Trump on Thursday traveled to storm-ravaged Florida and applauded how “very few people” had died in Hurricane Irma , which has claimed nearly 70 lives in the United States and across the Caribbean. “To think of the incredible power of that storm — and while people unfortunately passed, it....

More than 100 escaped British Virgin Islands prisoners rounded up

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:57:00 +0200guardian (en)

More than 100 prisoners have been captured after escaping from a jail on the British Virgin Islands during the chaos of Hurricane Irma . The governor of the islands said the prisoners of Balsam Ghut prison, in Tortola, were captured on Thursday. It followed an operation by British Virgin Island and....

Coast Guard: Most fuel spilled from tank farm unrecoverable

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:57:00 +0200newschannel6now (en)

By MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press. Less than 20 percent of a 461,000-gallon (1.7-million-liter) gasoline spill in Texas during Hurricane Harvey was recovered by the company responsible, while the rest evaporated or soaked into the ground, a U.S. Coast Guard official said Thursday.

Mexican President asks Trump to find solution for Dreamers

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:54:00 +0200ecns (en)

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Thursday asked the United States to find a permanent solution for the beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, most of which are of Mexican origin." Pena Nieto made the remarks while speaking by phone with the U.S. President Donald Trump.

Donald Trump says hurricanes have not changed his mind about climate change

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:53:00 +0200independent-ie (en)

Hours before, on the first leg of his tour through storm-ravaged Florida, Mr Trump had lamented the "tremendous power" and "devastation" of Hurricane Irma . In a video address given before the storm hit, he warned that the hurricane had "absolutely historic destructive potential".

Coast Guard: Most fuel spilled from tank farm unrecoverable

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:52:00 +0200kswo (en)

By MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press. Less than 20 percent of a 461,000-gallon (1.7-million-liter) gasoline spill in Texas during Hurricane Harvey was recovered by the company responsible, while the rest evaporated or soaked into the ground, a U.S. Coast Guard official said Thursday.

Coast Guard: Most fuel spilled from tank farm unrecoverable

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:51:00 +0200news9 (en)

By MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press. Less than 20 percent of a 461,000-gallon (1.7-million-liter) gasoline spill in Texas during Hurricane Harvey was recovered by the company responsible, while the rest evaporated or soaked into the ground, a U.S. Coast Guard official said Thursday.

The warm, humid weather continues for quite some time!

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:51:00 +0200wfsb (en)

HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) - 10PM UPDATE. Some towns in Northern and Western Connecticut have received a good soaking this evening! Doppler radar estimates 1.8" of rain has fallen near Bantam and 1.9" near New Hartford. There are still some showers in the state at this hour with the biggest batch in Litchfield County and Western Hartford County.

UAE offers $10m emergency assistance to Hurricane Irma victims in Caribbean states

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:49:00 +0200emirates247 (en)

The United Arab Emirates, UAE, has provided an emergency assistance worth AED36.7 million ($10 million) to aid those affected by Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean states. Ordered by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the humanitarian gesture aims to assist and enable....

Coast Guard: Most fuel spilled from tank farm unrecoverable

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:49:00 +0200nbc12 (en)

By MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press. Less than 20 percent of a 461,000-gallon (1.7-million-liter) gasoline spill in Texas during Hurricane Harvey was recovered by the company responsible, while the rest evaporated or soaked into the ground, a U.S. Coast Guard official said Thursday.

Tropical Storm Jose could regain hurricane strength

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:42:00 +0200in-cyprus (en)

on Friday and cause life-threatening rip currents along portions of the United States east coast, the US National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. The storm is about 510 miles (815 km) south-southwest of Bermuda with maximum sustained winds of 70 miles per hour (110 km/h) and could gradually turn toward the north in the next two days, the NHC said.

La préfète de Saint-Martin : "Si j'ai dormi ? C'est pas le sujet..."

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:40:00 +0200franceinter (fr)

Portrait d’Anne Laubiès préfète déléguée de Saint Martin et Saint Barthélémy, qui a mis en place le plan Urgence pendant le passage d’ Irma dans les Antilles. La préfète Anne Laubiès répond aux journalistes après le passage de l'ouragan Irma © AFP / Lionel CHAMOISEAU.

La petite ferveur olympique

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:40:00 +0200franceinter (fr)

L'unanimisme médiatique pour célébrer l'attribution des JO 2024 à Paris est seulement de façade et répond à une forme de "politiquement correct". A première vue, c’est carton plein ! « La magie des Jeux » ! Pas un média qui n’ait accordé une large place à la victoire de Paris dans l’attribution des JO 2024.

Après Harvey, Trump au chevet des sinistrés d’Irma en Floride

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:39:00 +0200rfi-fr (fr)

Philippines: le président Duterte pourrait décréter la loi martiale la semaine prochaine (ministre) Etats-Unis: Trump signe un texte condamnant les suprémacistes blancs; Les Etats-Unis enjoignent la Chine et la Russie d'agir après le tir nord-coréen; Le Japon ne tolérera jamais les provocations de....

Coast Guard: Most fuel spilled from tank farm unrecoverable

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:38:00 +0200wbrc (en)

By MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press. Less than 20 percent of a 461,000-gallon (1.7-million-liter) gasoline spill in Texas during Hurricane Harvey was recovered by the company responsible, while the rest evaporated or soaked into the ground, a U.S. Coast Guard official said Thursday.

Seniors fight post-hurricane heat with Popsicles, compresses

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:30:00 +0200messenger-inquirer (en)

Fifty-seven residents were moved from a suburban Fort Lauderdale assisted-living facility without power to two nearby homes where power had been restored. Owner Ralph Marrinson said all five of his Florida facilities lost electricity after Irma . Workers scrambled to keep patients cool with emergency stocks of ice and Popsicles.

Trump exprime ses condoléances au Mexique, une semaine après le séisme

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:20:00 +0200Europe1 (fr)

Le président américain Donald Trump a exprimé jeudi "ses condoléances et sa solidarité" au président du Mexique Enrique Peña Nieto, près d'une semaine après qui ont frappé le pays. Un délai jugé long au Mexique. l'ouragan Au cours de cet appel téléphonique, passé à 13h à Mexico (20h en France), le....

More than 100 prisoners re-captured after escaping jail during Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:20:00 +0200metro-uk (en)

Tortola in the British Virgin Islands was badly hit during Hurricane Irma (Picture: PA) More than 100 prisoners have been captured after escaping from a jail on the British Virgin Islands following Hurricane Irma. The governor of the islands said the prisoners of Balsam Ghut prison, in Tortola, had been captured on Thursday.

Assemblée générale de l’ONU: Pravind Jugnauth quitte Maurice ce vendredi

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:18:00 +0200lexpress-MU (fr)

Le Premier ministre assistera, pour la première fois, aux travaux de l’Assemblée générale de l’Organisation des Nations unies, à New York. Il quitte Maurice, ce vendredi 15 septembre. Pravind Jugnauth devrait s’adresser à l’Assemblée au courant de la semaine prochaine.

Donald Trump continue de menacer l’accord nucléaire avec l’Iran

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:17:00 +0200LeMonde (fr)

Donald Trump n’a pas changé d’avis sur l’accord conclu en 2015 entre les grandes puissances et l’Iran à propos du programme nucléaire controversé de la République islamique. Sur le chemin du retour d’une visite en Floride, après le passage de l’ouragan Irma , le président des Etats-Unis a réitéré,....

Trump in Florida to survey Irma damage

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:15:00 +0200gulfnews (en)

Naples: US President Donald Trump viewed flood damage and handed out sandwiches to victims of Hurricane Irma in Florida on Thursday as utility workers redoubled their efforts to restore power after eight retirees died in a sweltering nursing home. in areas still recovering from a devastating earthquake last week.

Etats-Unis

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:10:00 +0200usinenouvelle (fr)

LONDRES/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Nestlé a annoncé jeudi 14 septembre l'acquisition d'une participation majoritaire dans la chaîne américaine Blue Bottle Coffee, faisant ainsi son entrée sur le marché des établissements de torréfaction de haut de gamme. Nestlé prend une participation majoritaire dans..

12:25 Work Increases to Restore Electricy in Ciego de Avila, Cuba

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:08:00 +0200plenglish (en)

15 de septiembre de 2017, 00:25 Ciego de Avila, Cuba , Sep 15 (Prensa Latina) Cuban electric line fixers are working arduously to soon restore electric power to the population of the central Cuban province of Ciego de Avila, seriously damaged by the fury of Hurricane Irma .

12:35 Dams Level Increase in Eastern Cuba after Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:08:00 +0200plenglish (en)

15 de septiembre de 2017, 00:35 Guantanamo, Cuba Sep 15 (Prensa Latina) The rainfall produced by Hurricane Irma benefited the dams in the easternmost provinces of Cuba, according to deputy director of the Institute of Water Resources in Guantanamo Juan Carlos Gonzalez.

Melania Trump calls Hurricane Harvey and Irma first responders 'guardian angels'

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:08:00 +0200washingtonexaminer (en)

"We saw first responders, some of whom went from Harvey's aftermath directly to the path of Irma helping those in need and serving as guardian angels to those left with only prayers and hope," the first lady said. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) First lady Melania Trump praised first responders as....

Your 2 Cents’ Worth for Friday, September 15, 2017

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:07:00 +0200desmoinesregister (en)

I'm still confused as to what's so "disrespectful" about NFL players kneeling for the anthem. In my opinion, it's a heck of a lot more reverent than Joe Schmoe at home who eats chips and picks his navel through the whole thing. — They Love Their Country. Do You? Major wildfires on the West Coast. Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Louisiana.

Donald Trump condamne les suprémacistes blancs

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:05:00 +0200arcinfo (fr)

TEXTE Le président américain Donald Trump a signé jeudi une résolution du Congrès condamnant les suprémacistes blancs après les événements survenus à Charlottesville, en Virgnie, en août. Le texte a été rédigé pour condamner officiellement ces violences.

Georgia Gov. Deal: State will pay local share for Irma cleanup on coast

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:05:00 +0200timesfreepress (en)

BRUNSWICK, Ga. Describing Hurricane Irma as a "catastrophic event" after viewing its destruction from the air, Gov. Nathan Deal promised Thursday the state will pay local governments' share for cleaning up debris along the Georgia coast. Deal got a firsthand look at the damage inflicted in Glynn County, where hundreds of homes flooded on St.

Agencies respond to viral 'hot cops' photo

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:01:00 +0200fox35orlando (en)

(FOX 13) - As natural disaster hit Florida, the Gainesville Police Department posted a photo of three of its officers as they prepared to respond to residents in need of help. Thanks to the internet, that photo provided a much-needed distraction to many surfing social media in search of news and information about Hurricane Irma .

Condom fails to get pro-consent message across with confusing emoji

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 06:56:00 +0200live5news (en)

(RNN) - A condom company has learned that, when putting together a trendy ad campaign about a serious issue, "doughnut" try to get too cute. A problematic prophylactic from a campus safe sex initiative got nearly 40,000 upvotes on Reddit. Following a picture of a donut, the wrapper reads, "Go further without consent.

Le Pen veut que le FN « se reconcentre sur la refondation du parti »

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 06:47:00 +0200LeMonde (fr)

Le Pen veut que le FN se reconcentre sur la refondation du parti La présidente du Front national explique dans une interview au Parisien qu’elle veut ouvrir une nouvelle page avec une ligne équilibrée et qui protège les Français. Le Monde 15.09.2017 à 06h34.

Etats-Unis

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 06:44:00 +0200letemps (fr)

Adopté au préalable par un Congrès unanime, ce texte fait suite à la mort d'une militante antiraciste à Charlottesville en août et aux propos ambigus du président américain. Etats-Unis Le président américain lâche du lest sur les clandestins mineurs.

Hurricane Damage Photos: See How NASA Sites In Houston and Florida Were Affected

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 06:43:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

. With the worst of Hurricanes Irma and Harvey having occurred, millions of people are now assessing the destruction left by the storms, including officials at NASA. Both the Johnson Space Center in Houston and the Kennedy Space Center near Cape Canaveral, Florida, have suffered damage, according to NASA reports.

Trending Now ‘Spider-Man' helps clean up Hurricane Irma debirs

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 06:40:00 +0200actionnewsjax (en)

by: Ryan DiPentima, Palm Beach Post Updated: Sep 14, 2017 - 11:27 PM. In case you were wondering, Spider-Man forgoes his web-slinging ways and sticks to a chainsaw when cleaning hurricane debris. Photographs, shared to Facebook by Bradenton-resident Cheryl Hanbury , shows a man dressed in a Spider-Man costume helping to clean up hurricane debris.

National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners - FERC and NERC Joint Statement on Electricity Industry Assistance to Hurricane Irma Recovery

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 06:33:00 +0200electricenergyonline (en)

September 15, 2017. Statement by Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Chairman Neil Chatterjee and North American Electric Reliability Corporation President and Chief Executive Officer Gerry Cauley on Electricity Industry Assistance to Hurricane Irma Recovery September 12, 2017 We appreciate and....

Irma : l'Amérique choquée par le calvaire de retraités en Floride

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 06:32:00 +0200midilibre (fr)

C omment donc huit pensionnaires d'une maison de retraite de Floride ont-ils pu mourir dans la touffeur qui a succédé à l'ouragan Irma ? Ce scandale, qui indigne les Américains, est entre les mains de la justice. Le drame est d'autant plus choquant qu'il aurait pu être simplement évité avec un....

Ouragan Irma : la Protection civile passe à l’action aujourd’hui

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 06:29:00 +0200ledauphine (fr)

Neuf jours après le passage d’ Irma sur les îles de Saint-Martin et Saint-Barthélémy, l’équipe de la Protection civile française s’est envolée tôt ce matin pour la Guadeloupe . Rassemblés hier soir à Paris, les 22 membres de l’équipe de secours atterriront à Pointe-à-Pitre aujourd’hui en début d’après-midi.

Trump thanks Florida first responders for Irma work

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 06:22:00 +0200reuters-in (en)

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump praised first responders in storm-ravaged Florida on Thursday for limiting the U.S. death toll from devastating Hurricane Irma , the second major storm to hit the United States this year. Trump’s visit came the day after police in Hollywood,....

Irma : Cuba panse ses plaies

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 06:20:00 +0200estrepublicain (fr)

Après le passage de l’ouragan Irma , Cuba panse ses plaies et s’inquiète pour la reconstruction, notamment des habitations endo