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Tropical Storm Maria to intensify into hurricane on way to Caribbean islands

On the forecast track, the center of Maria will be near the Leeward Islands, northeast Caribbean Sea, Monday night and is expected to hit islands devastated by Irma as a Category-5 hurricane , including St. Tropical storm conditions are expected there by Tuesday . It's about 270 miles east-southeast of Cape Hatteras and 380 miles west of Bermuda. A High Surf Advisory is in effect with a high risk of rip currents through Wednesday .


Russian Helicopters May Have Fired on Bystanders at Zapad Military Drills

Russian Helicopters May Have Fired on Bystanders at Zapad Military Drills

The military said the incident was caused by the failure of the helicopter's targeting system. The rocket hit a truck on the ground. The military didn't detail when or where this happened. By September 20, Russia and Belarus, the only Kremlin ally with a point of action towards the Baltic Sea area, will be deployed on Thursday, September 2017, the largest military exercise of the Russian forces since the Cold War.


'Mad pooper': Jogger wanted for defecating in front yards of Colorado homes

'Mad pooper': Jogger wanted for defecating in front yards of Colorado homes

Police in Colorado Springs say that a jogger has taken a dump outside a stranger's house. "It was an accident", said Budde. Budde now says the runner knows what she's doing and comes with napkins in her pockets. Police had Budde snap pictures of the runner as she passed their home in the hopes of identifying the woman, who they say could be facing charges of indecent exposure and public defecation.


Petrol Should be Brought Under GST, Reiterates Dharmendra Pradhan

Petrol Should be Brought Under GST, Reiterates Dharmendra Pradhan

For example (as on September 19) the customer has to pay Rs 70.52 on a litre of petrol in the national capital. What happens if petrol and diesel prices come under GST ambit? Consumers are getting restive about a three year high in the petrol and diesel prices because they feel the concept of market-determined rates was tampered with by frequent tax hikes.


Pentagon To Send In 'More Than' 3000 Troops: Mattis

Pentagon To Send In 'More Than' 3000 Troops: Mattis

Monday's announcement comes after the Trump administration chose to pursue a more aggressive strategy in Afghanistan. The troops will bolster the approximately 11,000 American personnel already in Afghanistan, where the Taliban controls or contests 40% of the country's 407 districts.


Wife's distress deceased husband not found in airport carpark for eight months

Wife's distress deceased husband not found in airport carpark for eight months

It has been an emotional journey for the man's family. Demanded Potter's wife, Carolina Potter , 'How is it possible, in America?' "Every single entity failed my husband ". "We should not have gone eight months agonising, speculating, looking all over the place". Me and my kids, my family, my friends. The family is now left wondering how the truck went unnoticed for so long.