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September 10, 2017 2:44 AM Destructive winds, rain hit Florida as Hurricane Irma approaches

MIAMI — The outer bands of Hurricane Irma lashed Florida on Saturday, with millions ordered to evacuate and high winds and tens of thousands of power outages already reported from a storm that threatened to ravage the state with destruction not seen in a generation. More than 5 million people across Florida have been ordered to evacuate and thousands 113

September 10, 2017 1:18 AM The Latest: Near hurricane-force gust reported in Keys

The U.S. National Hurricane Center says wind gusts near hurricane strength have been recorded in the Florida Keys as the center of Irma moves closer to the state. Forecasters said Saturday night that Marathon had reported a wind gust of 71 mph (114 kph) and sustained winds of 51 mph (82 kph). Irma is about 105 miles (170 kilometers) southeast of Key West. Prime 111

September 8, 2017 1:25 AM Irma kills 10 in battered Caribbean, which is in a ‘rush against time’ before the next storm

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Apocalyptic scenes of flattened buildings and ruined airports emerged from once-lush Caribbean islands devastated by Hurricane Irma, as the deadly storm began to lash vulnerable Haiti on Thursday and another powerful storm, Hurricane Jose, followed fast in its wake. About 95 percent of the tiny island of Barbuda sustained damage 110

September 1, 2017 3:17 PM Iran sends pilgrims back to haj in test for broader dialogue

MECCA/LONDON (Reuters) - Iranian pilgrims returned to haj this year for the first time since a deadly crush in 2015, in what could be an important confidence-building measure for dialogue on other thorny issues between Iran and Saudi Arabia. Nearly 800 people were killed, according to Riyadh, when two large groups of pilgrims arrived at a crossroads 65

August 26, 2017 6:46 PM Next eclipse: You only have to wait seven years in the U.S

Thousands flocked to Missouri on Monday to see the first total eclipse in the U.S. in 40 years. And many of them went home disappointed thanks to thunderstorms and cloud cover. But they won’t have to wait too long before their next chance to enjoy the moon’s shadow on the United States. On April 8, 2024, the path of totality will trace a diagonal line from Texas 77

August 25, 2017 6:14 PM Tourism Authority closes down 21 facilities in Brong-Ahafo

Sunyani, Aug. 25, GNA - The Brong-Ahafo Regional office of the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) has stepped up measures to ensure that operators in the hospitality industry comply with operational regulations and minimum standards. The office has set-up a task force, made up of the police and officials of the Authority, to undertake an eight-day enforcement 56

August 25, 2017 10:39 AM Behind glitz of casinos, typhoon exposes Macau's infrastructure woes

MACAU (Reuters) - The glitzy exterior of Macau crumbled after a super typhoon steamrolled through the gambling center, exposing critical infrastructure flaws and overwhelmed emergency services. Macau, a former Portuguese colony until 1999, was battered this week by Typhoon Hato, one of the strongest on record. At least nine people died, many are still 67

August 25, 2017 8:30 AM What you need to know before travelling on Eid holidays

It’s that time of the year when festivity is in full flair and people in the UAE gear up to celebrate Eid Al Adha. In the period before Eid Al Adha, many Muslims travel to Saudi Arabia to perform the Hajj pilgrimage, where the final destination is the holy city of Mecca, home of the Kaaba – the most sacred site in Islam. It is also the perfect time when a lot of people 51

August 25, 2017 5:24 AM About 1,250 security police for NPP conference

The Central Regional Police Command has deployed more than 1,250 security personnel to maintain law and order at the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) National delegates conference in Cape Coast. The Regional Police Commander, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ASP) Rev Nenyi David Ampah-Bennin said the contingent is made up all the security agencies including 58

August 25, 2017 5:24 AM NPP conference: 1,250 security personnel deployed

The Central Regional Police Command, in collaboration with the National Police Command, has deployed 1250 security personnel to ensure an incident-free National Delegates Conference of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) which starts on Friday, 25 August and ends on Saturday, 26 August. The personnel have been drawn from the Ghana National Fire Service 61