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Branson shares Hurricane Irma photos detailing destruction

Branson shares Hurricane Irma photos detailing destruction

The president also declared Puerto Rico, a United States commonwealth, a major disaster are and ordered federal aid to bolster recovery efforts. Sir Richard says he has visited the nearest ones to Necker and has seen "first-hand how ferocious and unforgiving this storm was".


'Hurting religious sentiments': India makes official complaint to Australia about lamb ad

'Hurting religious sentiments': India makes official complaint to Australia about lamb ad

An Australian ad campaign promoting lamb has attracted widespread criticism from the country's Hindu community , prompting officials to lodge a diplomatic protest with the government. The advertisement, titled "You Never Lamb Alone", was launched by the organisation on September 4. "This latest campaign instalment is no different", he said.


Tracking the Tropics 9/11/2017: Latest on weakening Irma, rest of tropics

Tracking the Tropics 9/11/2017: Latest on weakening Irma, rest of tropics

Parts of SC are expected to start feeling tropical force winds and gusts on Monday. Peak rainfall amounts are expected to receive an additional 1-3 inches, with locally higher amounts. The risk for these winds are elevated in our area. Rain chances Tuesday night and Wednesday are 60 percent. As of Monday morning , Irma was being classified as a Category 1 storm with winds of 85 miles per hour.


Parents Pull Second Child From School After Fight Over Transgender Rights Ensues

Parents Pull Second Child From School After Fight Over Transgender Rights Ensues

Mr. Rowe told The Sunday Times: "A child aged six would sometimes come to school as a girl or sometimes come to school as a boy". They now plan to educate him at home on the Isle of Wight alongside his brother. The boy also turned up to their son's royal-themed birthday party in April wearing a blue velvet dress - rather than coming dressed as a knight like other children.


Trump on 9/11: 'We pledge to never ever forget them'

Trump on 9/11: 'We pledge to never ever forget them'

Moments of silence have also been held to observe when the south World Trade Center tower collapsed on September 11, 2001, and when United Airlines Flight 93 crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania. "America does not bend", Trump said. And when we face hardship, we emerge closer, stronger and more determined than ever. "So here at this memorial, with hearts both sad and determined, we honor every hero who keeps us safe and free, and we pledge to work together, to fight together, and to ...


'Pray for us': West Florida braces as Hurricane Irma engulfs state

'Pray for us': West Florida braces as Hurricane Irma engulfs state

The storm engulfed almost the entire Florida peninsula, wreaking havoc from the state's southernmost point up to the Georgia line, from the Atlantic coast to the Gulf side. Hurricane Irma has been downgraded to a tropical storm and is expected to further weaken as it continues to move inland, according to the National Hurricane Center .