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Brian Peters: Tropical storm warnings for east Alabama as Irma's path shifts

Brian Peters: Tropical storm warnings for east Alabama as Irma's path shifts

The system, which is now 400 miles wide, may have lost some strength, but it's continuing to produce heavy winds and rain as it marches northwards towards Georgia . The National Hurricane Center predicted the storm would cross Monday into southwest Georgia , where a hurricane warning was in effect for a large rural area including the cities of Albany and Valdosta.


Western Digital to win Toshiba chip unit bidding war

Western Digital to win Toshiba chip unit bidding war

The moves come as a team including US hard disk drive maker Western Digital Corp.is now viewed as leading the bidding race. Toshiba Corp. has once again chose to hold off on making a decision on the buyer of its chip unit at a board meeting as negotiations with a Western Digital Corp.


NDP government tables surplus budget update

NDP government tables surplus budget update

In it, the Province will fund capital investments of $15 million over three years to upgrade wildfire infrastructure. James said B.C.'s economy continues to perform better than expected and that it's past time that all British Columbians shared in the rewards.


Senators File Amendment to Delay Trans Military Ban

Senators File Amendment to Delay Trans Military Ban

According to the Washington Blade , the two-page amendment was filed for consideration as part of the 2018 defense authorization bill and could see a vote as soon as this week. The amendment would also ensure that the DOD can not deny the reenlistment or terminate the current service of someone serving in the Armed Forces based on their gender identity.


Enormous blob of fat blocking London sewer

Enormous blob of fat blocking London sewer

Thames Water officials said it is likely to take three weeks to dissolve the outsize fatberg . Getting rid of the fatberg will require eight workers to use high-pressure hoses to break it up. "They cause big problems with flooding, as the waste outlet gets blocked". "Often we have to shut roads entirely, which can cause widespread disruption, especially in London ".