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Hurricane Jose will do a loop-the-loop in the Atlantic. Then what?

Hurricane Jose will do a loop-the-loop in the Atlantic. Then what?

With Irma diminishing to a tropical storm, a hurricane-battered nation could soon shift its attention to Hurricane Jose, now meandering around the western Atlantic Ocean roughly 300 miles northeast of the Turks and Caicos Islands. Forecasters were reluctant late Monday afternoon to predict the storm's intensity or threat to the mainland beyond Saturday. "It is not forecast to come to South Florida", said National Weather Service meteorologist Larry Kelly.


Bangladesh slams Myanmar for 'atrocities' against Rohingya

Bangladesh slams Myanmar for 'atrocities' against Rohingya

Rohingya insurgents in Myanmar have declared a one-month unilateral ceasefire to ease the humanitarian crisis in the north of the country. His comments reaffirmed the country's position that the militant group, which says it is fighting for the rights of "persecuted" Rohingya Muslims in southern Rakhine state (previously known as Arakan state), is a terrorist organization that wants to create an Islamic republic in the region.


North Korea threatens U.S. over new sanctions against sixth nuclear test

North Korea threatens U.S. over new sanctions against sixth nuclear test

On Friday, the USA mission to the UN announced that Washington would call a UN Security Council meeting on Monday to vote on a new draft resolution, set to tighten sanctions on North Korea. But the Trump administration is demanding a vote in six days. That would shave off roughly 10 percent of what North Korea now gets from China, according to the U.S.


Millions huddle in shelters as Hurricane Irma hits Florida

Millions huddle in shelters as Hurricane Irma hits Florida

Sen. Bill Nelson said Monday that more funding for both Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Harvey will be needed in the coming weeks and months. "This potentially could be the big one", U.S. "There were no flights out and there was a gasoline shortage and traffic on Interstate 75 to go north was really bad", he said. Parts of the American Airlines Arena, home to the NBA's the Miami Heat, have experienced some exterior damages.


Now a tropical storm, Irma hits Florida with wind and flooding

Now a tropical storm, Irma hits Florida with wind and flooding

The first half of 2017 was on track to beat that record pace, officials said . "They're not going to recede today", Curry said . At least nine deaths have been tied to the storm in the USA, including that of a 62-year-old rural Georgia man who died Monday while using a ladder to climb on his shed amid 40 miles per hour winds.


Irma passing Puerto Rico as Jose and Katia become hurricanes

Irma passing Puerto Rico as Jose and Katia become hurricanes

Hurricane Irma may be getting most of the headlines right now, but it's sharing the Atlantic with Hurricane Jose and newly formed Hurricane Katia , too. In what feels like a never-ending barrage of storms, this year's hurricane season just passed the halfway mark - and three hurricanes, including Category 5 Irma, are churning in the Atlantic.