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Will Harvey And Irma Affect Attitudes On Climate? Probably Not

Will Harvey And Irma Affect Attitudes On Climate? Probably Not

While Hurricane Harvey gave the most attention its attention to Texas, the whole nation may feel affects from the disaster in the form of a temporary hike in gas pricing. Hurricane Irma , now a Category 1 storm with top sustained winds of 85 miles per hour, was battering Orlando early Monday morning after lashing southern Florida and moving across the center of the state, Yahoo reported .


Japan PM Shinzo Abe warns North Korea against continuing nuclear program

Japan PM Shinzo Abe warns North Korea against continuing nuclear program

He said it was "absolutely crucial" that the U.N. Security Council is united in dealing with North Korea's nuclear and missile tests and that the US, Russia, China, Japan and South Korea use one strategy. Russia, which shares a border with North Korea, has repeatedly joined China in calling for negotiations with Pyongyang, suggesting that the United States and South Korea halt all major war games in exchange for North Korea halting its testing programme.


Boris Johnson vows 'long term' aid for Britons affected by Hurricane Irma

Boris Johnson vows 'long term' aid for Britons affected by Hurricane Irma

A curfew was in effect on St. Thomas from 6 p.m.to noon, authorities said. The BVI authorities have declared a curfew from 6pm to 6am. President Trump issued a major disaster declaration for the battered US territory Saturday, freeing up more federal funds to support recovery efforts, including the removal of debris.


Boy, 2, found in pool dies

Boy, 2, found in pool dies

The coroner is working to determine a cause of death. Sharon Police Chief Gerry Smith tells 21 News, "We have to reconstruct those kids entire day yesterday and answer a lot of questions that we have". "The older child is non-verbal", Smith said. Police in Sharon and Brookfield are investigating. A Pennsylvania State Police helicopter, an Austintown drone team and K-9 units from a variety of law enforcement agencies were part of the search, the 911 report states.


Rohingya violence a 'textbook example of ethnic cleansing,' United Nations rights chief says

Rohingya violence a 'textbook example of ethnic cleansing,' United Nations rights chief says

Almost 300,000 ethnic Rohingyas have fled across the border to Bangladesh since fighting broke out on August 25. "The operation... is clearly disproportionate and without regard for basic principles of worldwide law", Zeid said . "Because Myanmar has refused access to human rights investigators, the current situation can not yet be fully assessed, but the situation seems a textbook example of ethnic cleansing ".


Storm Katia weakens after reaching Mexican coast

Storm Katia weakens after reaching Mexican coast

Hurricane Katia has formed in the Gulf off the coast of Mexico with sustained winds of 75 miles per hour (120 kph). Although Jose will potentially blow towards the open ocean, people residing on the Leeward Islands are urged to monitor the path of the Category 2 storm as it might move in some of the same path affected by Irma .