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September 19, 2017 9:03 AM Hurricane Maria leaves 'devastation,' rolls toward Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria makes landfall in Dominica Workers remove debris on Thursday, September 14, in Friars Bay on the French Caribbean island of Saint Martin. Hurricane Irma devastated the Caribbean island and others in the region. An aerial photo shows the devastation in Road Town, the capital of Tortola, the largest and most populated of the British Virgin 26

September 19, 2017 1:02 AM Hurricane Maria batters Dominica as a Category 5 storm

Hurricane Maria intensified into a dangerous Category 5 storm and pounded the small island of Dominica as it surged into the eastern Caribbean on Monday night, and forecasters warned it might become even stronger. The storm was following a path that could take it on Tuesday near many of the islands recently devastated by Hurricane Irma and then head toward 17

September 18, 2017 4:25 AM OSUN 2018: APC, PDP in war of words over Aregbesola’s successor

Osogbo—The Osun State chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, has cautioned the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state to stop the nasty criticism of the APC led government saying the party should rather start articulating its own agenda for the people of the state. In a statement by its Director of Publicity, Research and Strategy, Mr Kunle 20

September 11, 2017 9:22 PM Irma leaves 8 dead in US, 'devastation' in Florida Keys

Hurricane Irma is now wreaking havoc in in South Carolina after causing at least eight deaths in Florida and Georgia. A flash flood emergency was issued for Charleston this afternoon as Irma, which was downgraded to a tropical storm this morning, batters the Southeast with torrential rain and dangerous storm surges. As of 5 p.m., Irma was about 150 miles 42

September 11, 2017 7:32 PM Hurricane Irma: Pope Francis condemns climate change sceptics

Pope Francis has warned history will judge world leaders who do not act as he blasted climate change sceptics in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Harvey. The pontiff said the recent storms meant the effects of climate change could be seen "with your own eyes". There have been four major Atlantic hurricanes in less than three weeks. But US Environmental 28

September 8, 2017 12:52 PM Hurricane Irma heads for Bahamas, Cuba, leaving devastation in its wake

Hurricane warning issued for southern Florida Damage from Hurricane Irma is seen in Orient Bay on the French Caribbean island of St. Martin on Thursday, September 7. Employees from an electrical company work to clear a tree felled by Hurricane Irma in Sanchez, Dominican Republic, on September 7. In an image made from video, houses damaged by Hurricane 58

September 6, 2017 7:01 PM Hurricane Irma damage considerable

Hurricane Irma has caused considerable damage on French island territories in the Caribbean, and casualties are expected, France's president says. The impact of Irma on St Martin and St Barts would be "hard and cruel", Emmanuel Macron added. Significant damage is also being reported in the Dutch section of Saint Martin. The category five hurricane, the highest 76

September 6, 2017 9:01 AM Here's How Congress Could Act To Save DACA

Sens. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Dick Durbin, D-Ill., spoke about their Dream Act to help protect DACA recipients at a press conference on Tuesday. With President Trump's announcement on Tuesday that his administration was ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), the White House made clear they want a legislative solution from Congress 24

September 6, 2017 12:05 AM Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 Hurricane, Heads for Puerto Rico

With Harvey’s destruction still fresh on people’s minds, Florida hustled into action. Gov. Rick Scott activated the state National Guard to help with hurricane preparations and suspended tolls. The governor declared a state of emergency on Monday and spoke with President Trump, who offered “the full resources of the federal government,” Mr. Scott wrote 38

September 5, 2017 6:45 PM Florida officials begin ordering evacuations as Hurricane Irma intensifies to a Category 5 storm

Authorities in Florida have begun bracing for the potential arrival of Hurricane Irma, a roiling storm that intensified into “an extremely dangerous Category 5 hurricane” as it churned toward the United States. Even as millions across Texas continue reeling from the impact of Hurricane Harvey, which battered that region with record-setting rain and was blamed 20