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by | September 03, 2019 | 22:55

FlightAware.com reported that that airlines had cancelled 1,361 flights within, into or out of the U.S. by Monday afternoon - vastly above an average day - with Fort Lauderdale International the most affected, and airlines had already cancelled 1,057 flights for Tuesday, many involving Orlando, Fort Lauderdale and Miami airports.

by | September 03, 2019 | 22:54

The storm's maximum sustained winds are near 40 miles per hour. "The headline for this Dorian advisory is NOT that the wind speed has slightly decreased". According to an update at 7am CDT (1pm BST), the barrelling storm is now moving westwards at 7mph with maximum sustained winds of 35mph. The NHC predicts that development could begin late this week or over the weekend while it moves westward/north-westward, with a near zero percent chance of formation in the next 48 hours and a 30 percent ...

by | September 03, 2019 | 22:28

The economists said that most of the British losses in the European Union market would be concentrated in motor vehicles, which would take a $5-billion hit; meat and other animal products as well as the apparel and textile sector, which are both set to suffer losses of around $2 billion.

by | September 03, 2019 | 21:11

She said: "Shutting down Parliament would be an act of cowardice from Boris Johnson ". It would also mean there is less time for Parliament to pass laws created to soften the economic damage that could be caused by "no deal" Brexit , which is the default if Britain doesn't reach a withdrawal agreement with European Union member states before October 31 .

by | September 03, 2019 | 20:58

The dog belongs to Mr Johnson and Ms Symonds and would be expected to leave Number 10 when the PM leaves office. Confirmation that Downing Street is going to the dogs... "We knew that Carrie Symonds has always been a huge animal welfare advocate and we are absolutely overjoyed that this gorgeous pup will be living his best life with Carrie and the Prime Minister at their Downing Street home", Friends of Animals Wales said in a press release.

by | September 03, 2019 | 20:57

Writing on Twitter, Tory MP Phillip Lee - who is an ardent supporter of the United Kingdom remaining in the European Union - announced his resignation citing concerns around the "direction of the Conservative Party ". In a statement Dr Lee said: "The party I joined in 1992 is not the party I am leaving today", as he accused the Conservatives of using "political manipulation, bullying and lies ".

by | September 03, 2019 | 20:19

In leaked audio from a meeting with businesspeople last week, Lam says she has caused "unforgivable havoc" and she would step down-if it was an option. "If the situation continues to deteriorate and morphs into turmoil that endangers national sovereignty and security, and is beyond the control of the SAR government, the central government will not sit idly by", she said, adding that People's Liberation Army troops stationed in the city were there to safeguard national sovereignty and security.

by | September 03, 2019 | 20:14

The hurricane is about 100 miles (160 kilometers) east of West Palm Beach, Florida. The central barometric pressure was 952 millibars, which moves higher as the wind speed drops. A Tropical Storm Warning means tropical storm-force winds are expected somewhere within the area within the next 36 hours. Devastating hurricane conditions continue on Grand Bahama Island.

by | September 03, 2019 | 19:17

The joint forces of the Arab coalition on Tuesday morning intercepted and shot down a drone launched by the Iranian-backed Houthi militia from the governorate of Amran in Yemen towards Saudi Arabia, reported the Saudi Press Agency, SPA. The U.N. investigators have sent a list of individuals "who may be responsible for worldwide crimes" to the U.N. human rights commissioner, Michelle Bachelet.

by | September 03, 2019 | 19:10

The embattled leader of Hong Kong was caught on a leaked audio recording reportedly saying she would "quit" if she could after causing "unforgivable havoc", but on Tuesday reiterated that she hasn't resigned because it would be the easy way out.

by | September 03, 2019 | 18:42

It has been confirmed that one student was killed in the attack and two others were shot. It's time to tell the Indonesian government to withdraw its combat troops from West Papua, to allow the UN Human Rights Commissioner to visit West Papua, and to restore Internet access to West Papuans.

by | September 03, 2019 | 18:02

She has also complained about the smell of cigarettes and the sound of kids playing with basketballs. "I can't enjoy my backyard, I can't go out there", she stressed. Since then, her claims have been rejected in court for a lack of evidence, then rejected a second time in July by the Supreme Court of Western Australia .

by | September 03, 2019 | 17:12

According to WHNT , the Limestone County Sheriff's Office responded to the Elkmont home around 10:30 p.m. Monday, September 2. - A 14-year-old boy confessed to shooting all five members of his family at a residence in Alabama, authorities said Tuesday.

by | September 03, 2019 | 16:23

The pound tumbled against the United States dollar ( GBPUSD=X ) again on Tuesday after newly installed United Kingdom prime minister Boris Johnson threatened to call another snap general election on 14 October, if members of parliament blocked his ability to drag Britain out of the European Union without a deal.

by | September 03, 2019 | 16:16

The death toll in Sunday's flash flooding in a national park in Kenya has increased to six and rescue teams are still looking for one tourist, Kenya's Wildlife Service said on Monday. It said on Sunday that the gorges were closed to the public as the rains are continuing. The park is famous for its gorges, cliffs and steam plumes from geothermal activity underground, and in areas adjacent to it, the steam is harnessed to generate electricity.

by | September 03, 2019 | 15:41

Attacks on school children in China have in the past been carried out with knives or home-made explosives, as firearms are tightly controlled. Eight were killed and another two were injured. And in January, another man, Qin Pengan, was executed after seriously injuring four children with a kitchen knife in an attack at a nursery in the southern province of Guangxi.

by | September 03, 2019 | 15:38

The ESA's Aeolus satellite . Several experts are concerned about the increase in space debris that SpaceX's Starlink constellation will contribute. The ESA said that it was developing artificial intelligence to automate the complicated process. The Musk-led company launched the first 60 of its satellites in May, getting a jump on fellow billionaire Jeff Bezos's Amazon.com Inc., which is pursuing a similar endeavor called Project Kuiper .

by | September 03, 2019 | 13:52

Vice President Mike Pence's staff is defending his decision to stay at one of President Donald Trump's properties while in Ireland amid criticism by Democrats that he's enriching Trump at taxpayers' expense. The charity said it is holding the event to protest Mr Pence's policies and views on LGBT issues. "Yeah, where would anyone get the idea that Mike Pence is anti-gay?" Taoiseach Varadkar is gay.

by | September 03, 2019 | 13:32

Johnson has already warned Tory lawmakers that if they vote against the government, he will deselect them. The pound tumbled against the USA dollar ( GBPUSD=X ) again on Tuesday after newly installed United Kingdom prime minister Boris Johnson threatened to call another snap general election on 14 October, if members of parliament blocked his ability to drag Britain out of the European Union without a deal.

by | September 03, 2019 | 11:33

Berlin zoo has said its resident panda Meng Meng has delivered twins , the first time one of the endangered animals has given birth in the country. The cubs were taking turns with their mother in a rhythm of about two to three hours and were otherwise cared for in a warm incubator by the Chinese breeding experts.