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Irma weakening but still unsafe as it pounds Florida with winds, floodwaters

Irma weakening but still unsafe as it pounds Florida with winds, floodwaters

Winds are sustained at 125 miles per hour making it a Category 3 storm. Hurricane Irma is about to inflict a devastating, destructive strike on Florida , but its impacts will also be felt in Georgia and SC, among other states. He believes southwest Florida is the most impacted but cautions that numbers may rise as "Irma hasn't left". In metro Atlanta, MARTA suspended its Monday bus and rail service ahead of the storm.


Top ranking for Sheffield university in Times world list

Top ranking for Sheffield university in Times world list

News ranked Whitman College 41st, and the University of Puget Sound 68th - similar to their standings previous year. It was tied with several other schools for No. Apart from IIT Delhi, IIT Bombay and DU, IIT Madras, IIT Kanpur, IIT Kharagpur, University of Mumbai, Indian Institute of Science also feature in the rankings.


USA proposes United Nations ban on oil to North Korea and asset freeze

USA proposes United Nations ban on oil to North Korea and asset freeze

The North flight-tested its developmental Hwasong-14 ICBMs twice in July and analysis of flight data suggested that the missiles could reach deep into the US mainland when perfected. Trump contributed to the atmosphere of foreboding last month when he threatened to respond to North Korea with "fire and fury". The draft would freeze the assets of North Korea's state-owned airline Air Koryo, the Korean People's Army, and five other powerful military and party entities.


Merkel, Putin to Talk North Korea

Merkel, Putin to Talk North Korea

The measures contained in the resolution are estimated to diminish North Korea's export earnings by as much as Dollars $1.3 billion. She also called for direct penalties, such as an asset freeze and global travel ban, against North Korean leader Kim Young Un.


United Nations chief warns USA, N Korea on clashing rhetoric

United Nations chief warns USA, N Korea on clashing rhetoric

For the Trump administration, honest Russian help with North Korea would be welcome, but that's not what it is seeing. Guterres urged communication and offered to support any efforts to peacefully resolve "this alarming situation". "The idea that some have suggested a so-called " freeze for freeze " is insulting", United States ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said Tuesday. A working group would be set up to speed up talks on how to ensure that the envisioned projects would not hurt ...


Hundreds participate in 9/11 memorial stair climb

Hundreds participate in 9/11 memorial stair climb

Participants at Red Rocks climbed the stairs and walked nine laps around the amphitheater, the equivalent of the World Trade Center's 110 stories. Retired fire department Lt. "It's great to see the participation, and it shows we will never forget", Ortega said. "We're keeping our promise", said Aurora Firefighter Jacob Wilmes.