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Hurricane Maria expected to stay offshore, central Pa. to see summer-like temperatures

Hurricane Maria expected to stay offshore, central Pa. to see summer-like temperatures

The storm pushed water onto the narrow islands from both the Atlantic and the Pamlico Sound, flooding side streets and several stretches of the main highway. He said the dune line along much of this part of Hatteras is gone, pounded down by previous storms. In the Outer Banks, coastal wind gusts could be as high as 60 miles per hour.


Boat With 130 Rohingya Muslims Fleeing Myanmar Capsizes in Bay of Bengal

Boat With 130 Rohingya Muslims Fleeing Myanmar Capsizes in Bay of Bengal

Authorities in Myanmar postponed a visit to the United Nations due to "bad weather", reports the BBC on Thursday - the same day that the U.N. Security Council is also due to meet on to discuss the ongoing crisis. The Church can be a "field hospital" said Card D'Rozario of Bangladesh, responding to the plight of the Rohingya, whose cry he said is that of humanity, in a message released on Tuesday.


ICE arrests dozens in Baltimore as part of Operation Safe City

ICE arrests dozens in Baltimore as part of Operation Safe City

The operation, dubbed "Safe City", nabbed a total of 498 people who were living in cities and states where immigration officers are denied access to jails or where immigration detention requests are ignored. "ICE is forced to dedicate more resources to conduct at-large arrests in these communities", Homan continued. Others will be processed administratively for deportation.


Donald Trump waives restrictions on aid to hurricane-hit Puerto Rico

Donald Trump waives restrictions on aid to hurricane-hit Puerto Rico

Now everything from multinational companies to small businesses and ranches are scrambling to get enough fuel to run generators while their employees struggle to even get to work. The storm claimed more than 30 lives across the Caribbean, including at least 16 in Puerto Rico. As many have argued , the Jones Act has long outlived its usefulness.