Daily Archives: September 9, 2017

Cuba surveys toppled houses, flooded cities in wake of Irma

Hurricane Irma ripped roofs off houses and flooded hundreds of miles of coastline as it raked Cuba’s northern coast after devastating islands the length of the Caribbean in a trail of destruction that has left 22 people dead so far. Continue reading

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More details on what Joe Paterno knew of Sandusky child rapes

More details on what Joe Paterno knew of Sandusky child rapes

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Pope honors ‘slave of the slaves’ in Colombia’s slave port

Pope Francis is wrapping up his Colombia trip with a deeply personal final day honoring St. Peter Claver, a fellow Jesuit who ministered to thousands of African slaves who passed through the port of Cartagena during Spanish colonial times. Continue reading

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Georgia volunteers show Southern hospitality toward Irma evacuees

Hurricane Irma appears to bringing out the best in some volunteers in southern Georgia. Continue reading

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Toxic sites in likely path of Irma

Dozens of personnel from the Environmental Protection Agency worked to secure some of the nation’s most contaminated toxic waste sites as Hurricane Irma bore down on Florida. Continue reading

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HURRICANE-FORCE WIND HITS KEYS Florida braces for strong gusts, storm surge as Irma nears landfall

HURRICANE-FORCE WIND HITS KEYS Florida braces for strong gusts, storm surge as Irma nears landfall

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Hurricane Irma literally sucks away Bahamas shoreline

Hurricane Irma is so strong, it is literally shifting the shape of the ocean’s surface. Continue reading

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North Korea has illegally exported $270M worth of goods this year, UN says – North Koreans celebrate holiday with familiar routines

North Korea has illegally exported $270M worth of goods this year, UN says – North Koreans celebrate holiday with familiar routines

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Al Sharpton’s daughter arrested after alleged attack on NYC cabbie

Al Sharpton’s daughter arrested after alleged attack on NYC cabbie

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Italian cops suspended after American students accuse them of rape

Italian cops suspended after American students accuse them of rape

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QUADRUPLE MURDER Four dead in town’s first killings since 1996

QUADRUPLE MURDER Four dead in town’s first killings since 1996

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Trump uses Twitter pulpit to inform, reassure Floridians as Irma nears

As Hurricane Irma approached the Florida Keys late Saturday into Sunday, President Donald Trump reassured the nation that response personnel were standing by and “ready” to offer help during the potentially catastrophic aftermath of the storm. Continue reading

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North Korea illegally exported $270M in goods so far this year, UN says

North Korea illegally exported coal, iron and other commodities worth at least $270 million to China and other countries including India, Malaysia and Sri Lanka in the six-month period ending in early August in violation of U.N. sanctions, U.N. experts… Continue reading

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Reports: Florida governor warns ‘law enforcement cannot save you’ from Hurricane Irma’s wrath

In a plea for Florida residents to seek safe shelter now as conditions worsen with looming Hurricane Irma, Gov. Rick Scott warns the hurricane is “a deadly storm and our state has never seen anything like it.” Continue reading

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Mother who chose baby over chemotherapy dies three days after giving birth

Mother who chose baby over chemotherapy dies three days after giving birth

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‘THIS IS YOUR LAST CHANCE’ Florida officials warn residents as Irma nears landfall, targets Tampa

‘THIS IS YOUR LAST CHANCE’ Florida officials warn residents as Irma nears landfall, targets Tampa

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BAD BIRTHDAY Cops: Sharpton daughter attacked NYC cabbie

BAD BIRTHDAY Cops: Sharpton daughter attacked NYC cabbie

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Two Italian policemen suspended after alleged sexual assaults of American students

Two Italian policemen who allegedly sexually assaulted two American students in Florence while on duty were suspended Saturday on a precautionary basis, authorities said. Continue reading

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Irma’s westward shift now targets St. Pete more than Tampa

Hurricane Irma’s leading edge whipped palm trees and kicked up the surf as it spun toward Florida with 125 mph winds Saturday on a projected new track that could subject Tampa — not Miami — to the storm’s worst fury. Continue reading

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Hurricane Irma kicks up Florida tornado as it nears landfall, targets Tampa

The edge of Hurricane Irma kicked up surf, whipped up palm treeds and spun up at least one confirmed tornado as it approached landfall in Florida with 120 mph winds Saturday evening. Continue reading

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