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Global Media Atlanta Airport Prepares for Irma
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The 900 Delta cancellations include a portion of the airline's flights at its massive hub in Atlanta, as well as continuing cancellations in Florida and the Caribbean . Those canceled flights - about half of American Airlines' daily schedule at Charlotte - include nearly all of the airline's regional flights from Charlotte, which are operated on smaller planes that are more vulnerable to crosswinds and other hazardous conditions.

Global Media California Wades Deeper Into the DACA Debate
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More than 200,000 Dreamers live in California. They claim that ending DACA "is a culmination of President Trump's oft-stated commitments to punish and disparage people with Mexican roots". California is joined by the attorneys general for Minnesota, Maryland and ME in the lawsuit, which was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Global Media Mar-a-Lago ordered to evacuate; 1 Trump mansion destroyed by Irma
Author: 0 Mar-a-Lago ordered to evacuate; 1 Trump mansion destroyed by Irma

A mandatory evacuation order might be placed tomorrow, but officials are urging residents to seek shelter at a hotel on the mainland, or with family or friends west of US-1, according to the official release by the town. Small lots and mobile homes are available for around $150,000. Marcelo Clavijo posted that a group of people eventually loaded the manatees onto tarps and dragged them to deeper water.

Global Media 6 disaster recovery lessons from hurricanes Harvey and Irma
Author: 0 6 disaster recovery lessons from hurricanes Harvey and Irma

But we never thought about a really crucial step that would have saved us thousands of dollars: we didn't park our vehicle on higher ground. We bought bags of mulch ( all the stores were out of sand) and a tarp and built up a barrier against the door of our ground floor apartment.

Global Media U.S. thrash GB&I in Walker Cup
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Norman Xiong, at 18 the youngest player in the competition, came painfully close to also going 4-0 before halving his match with Scott Gregory. Two years ago, Britain and Ireland won six of the eight foursomes matches at Royal Lytham & St.

Global Media JetBlue Caps Ticket Prices At $99 For Hurricane Irma Evacuees
Author: 0 JetBlue Caps Ticket Prices At $99 For Hurricane Irma Evacuees

The hurricane has been downgraded to a Category 4 storm, but authorities in Florida warned residents to brace for a high level of damage. Governor Rick Scott warned in a news conference: "You do not want to leave on Saturday, driving through Florida with tropical storm force winds".

Global Media US urges Myanmar to give access to Rakhine
Author: 0 US urges Myanmar to give access to Rakhine

The UN says that aid groups urgently need $77m (£58m ) to help Rohingya who have fled Myanmar . Tens of thousands more are believed to be inside Rakhine without shelter, food or water. A BBC correspondent on a government-chaperoned trip to Rakhine reported Thursday that he saw Rakhine Buddhist men walking from an unoccupied Rohingya village that had just caught fire.

Global Media Trump marks 16th anniversary of 9/11 attacks
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President Donald Trump on Monday paid tribute to the 2,977 people killed on September 11, 2001, warning that "savage killers" who threaten the United States will find no haven on earth. Trump, who was propelled to office in part by promises of a tougher response to terrorism, used his first presidential appearance at an anniversary ceremony for the attacks to portray the threat of Islamist terrorism as historic in scale and to signal resolve to fight them.

Global Media Don't Give Up On Aung San Suu Kyi
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Further, the military government backed by Aung San Suu Kyi has been denying provisions to the Rohingya in Arakan state, including the 120,000-plus who have been in camps for Internally displaced persons since 2012. But Daw Aung San Suu Kyi can not afford to publicly criticize the military, which still has both seen and unseen power as the most established institution, with the experiences of coups in 1962 and 1988 and 50 years in power.

Global Media AAA: Gas prices up 7 cents this week
Author: 0 AAA: Gas prices up 7 cents this week

Unsurprisingly, prices are even higher in areas in the storm's path. Miami's average price is $2.778, for example. Motorists can find current gas prices along their route with the free AAA mobile app for iPhone, iPad and Android. Including the change in gas prices in Chattanooga during the past week, prices on Sunday were 60.5 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 49.0 cents per gallon higher than a month ago.

Global Media Trump admin appeals travel ban refugee ruling to Supreme Court
Author: 0 Trump admin appeals travel ban refugee ruling to Supreme Court

A 9th Circuit order , due to take effect on Tuesday, would have cleared the way for as many as 24,000 refugees who have "a sponsorship-assurance agreement" with a USA -based refugee-resettlement agency, the government said. The Supreme Court temporarily reinstated a partial version of Mr Trump's beleaguered ban in June, pending a final decision in October. The measure was supposed to have been temporary - lasting 90 days for citizens of the six affected countries, and 120 days for refugees.

Global Media Google appeals against record €2.4bn European Union antitrust fine
Author: 0 Google appeals against record €2.4bn European Union antitrust fine

Google has lodged its appeal to the EU's Luxembourg-based European Court of Justice over the €2.4 billion fine imposed on it by the European Commission Competition Directorate for favouring its shopping service in search results. The world's most popular Internet search engine, a unit of the US firm Alphabet , launched its appeal two months after it was fined by the European Commission for abusing its dominance in Europe by giving prominent placement in searches to its comparison shopping ...

Global Media Ten Suspected Militants Killed by Egyptian Forces in Cairo Raids
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While based in North Sinai, the IS affiliate in Egypt has carried out attacks elsewhere including in the capital Cairo , and has claimed attacks that have killed more than 100 Coptic Christians since December. The security forces broke into an apartment in one of the neighborhood's residence buildings, where the suspects were hiding. The violence erupted during simultaneous raids by police early Sunday at two adjacent flats used as hideouts by "terrorists" in a heavily populated district in ...

Global Media Bangladesh seeks support to move fleeing Rohingya to remote, flood-prone island
Author: 0 Bangladesh seeks support to move fleeing Rohingya to remote, flood-prone island

The number of Rohingya who have fled violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state to Bangladesh since August 25 has reached 313,000, a United Nations spokesman said Monday. "Large numbers of people are still arriving every day in densely packed sites, looking for space, and there are clear signs that more will cross before the situation stabilises", the International Organization for Migration said in a statement.

Global Media India, Afghanistan committed to fighting cross-border terrorism
Author: 0 India, Afghanistan committed to fighting cross-border terrorism

Afghanistan's acting foreign minister Salahuddin Rabbani will hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi on Monday. I must be clear that our friendship with India or any other country does not mean hostility with others in our neighborhood, he added. Sushma Swaraj said India would assist in building the Shahtoot dam in the Kabul river basin and drinking water supply project for Kabul, low cost housing for returning refugees, water ...

Global Media Putin urges North Korea talks, says sanctions not working
Author: 0 Putin urges North Korea talks, says sanctions not working

Pyongyang was being offered the prospect of no new sanctions if it froze its weapons programs, but Putin said North Korea believed the wider risks to its own security outweighed the potential economic benefits of such a concession. It came after Pyongyang on Sunday triggered global alarm with its most powerful nuclear blast to date, claiming to have successfully tested a hydrogen bomb.

Global Media Moon, Abe vow to seek oil supply cut to punish N
Author: 0 Moon, Abe vow to seek oil supply cut to punish N

Dozens of people have been injured in clashes between South Korean protesters and police as the USA military added more launchers to the missile-defence system it installed in a southern town to handle North Korean threats. "North Korea is escalating an overt challenge to the peace, prosperity, law and order of the region and indeed the entire world". Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang also reiterated Beijing's opposition to South Korea's deployment of the US Terminal ...

Author: 0 South Korea Warns That North May Launch More Missiles

Moon and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed on seeking the touched United Nations sanctions after the rogue state conducted its sixth nuclear test on Sunday, which they claimed was a thermonuclear weapon capable of reaching the USA mainland.

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