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MIAMI - A 10-to-15-mile wobble could define whether Hurricane Irma lands in Fort Myers, Tampa Bay or the Big Bend, a National Hurricane Center official said Sunday morning. About 70,000 people crowded into 385 shelters statewide. There are fears storm surges of 3m to 4.5m could engulf houses in low-lying coastal areas and cause devastating flooding.
  • Hurricane Jose: The storm we'll be watching for next week

    Hurricane Jose: The storm we'll be watching for next week

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    Central Florida Panhandle, western Alabama, northern MS, southern Tennessee, northern Georgia , northern SC and western North Carolina: 2 to 4 inches. FPL says this is the biggest outage in the company's history, so it could take weeks. Witt expects the recovery from Irma to take years but he is not moving back to NY, unless Hurricane Jose decides to pay them a visit as well.
  • Samsung to Launch a Fold-able Smartphone by Next Year

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    The device will be available in India in Midnight Black and Maple Gold colors, starting September 21. The phone runs on Android 7.1 Nougat out of the box with the latest version of Grace UX on top. This step is taken due to the explosion of Galaxy Note 7 . There is a facial recognition system along with iris recognition system for unlocking the cell phone.
  • Hurricane Irma Damage Estimates Smaller Than Feared

    Hurricane Irma Damage Estimates Smaller Than Feared

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    Some 6.3 million people in Florida had been told to evacuate . Storm chasing daredevil Juston Drake and his partner, Simon Brewer , were on Saddlebunch Key in the Florida Keys this morning as Irma hit. More than 1.2 million Georgia Power and EMC customers mostly in coastal and south Georgia were without power. SC also geared up for the storm .
  • Power outages reported across South Florida as Irma approaches

    Power outages reported across South Florida as Irma approaches

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    As Hurricane Irma finally makes landfall in Florida, South Carolina emergency officials called for potential 60 mile-per-hour winds and dramatic storm surge when Irma eventually passes to the west of the state. Hurricane Irma has left a trail of destruction and deaths across the Caribbean and prompted large scale evacuations in American history . On the forecast track, the core of Irma will continue to move near or over the north coast of Cuba this morning, and will reach the ...
  • Why the Water Retreated From Florida Bays Before Irma's Storm Surge Arrived

    Why the Water Retreated From Florida Bays Before Irma's Storm Surge Arrived

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    He added that millions of residents and businesses have lost power , and it could be days before officials can provide food and water to those struggling in the aftermath of the powerful storm . "It quickly became clear that it was in the best interest of our players, coaches and fans to reschedule next week's Miami at Florida State game".
  • Irma is now a tropical depression

    Irma is now a tropical depression

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    The hurricane has been downgraded to a Category 1, but is set to cause further damage on its course for Georgia . In Miami, which escaped the worst of Irma's winds but experienced heavy flooding, residents in the city's Little Haiti neighbourhood returned to the wreckage of trailer homes that were shredded by the storm .
  • Cleanup begins as Irma moves out of Florida

    Cleanup begins as Irma moves out of Florida

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    Forecasters said metro Atlanta could expect peak winds of 40 miles per hour (65 kph) and gusts up to 55 miles per hour (90 kph) on Monday as a result of Irma's remnants. Statewide, an estimated 13 million people, or two-thirds of Florida's population, remained without power. Debris and live electrified wires litter the road, Florida Highway Patrol spokesman Joe Sanchez told the Miami Herald.
  • May's Flagship Brexit Bill On Course to Pass First Hurdle

    May's Flagship Brexit Bill On Course to Pass First Hurdle

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    Despite attempts from Labour , the Liberal Democrats and Scottish National Party to band together in opposition to the bill, May should have the numbers to pass it. The Bill repeals the 1972 Act that took Britain into the European Economic Community and incorporates relevant EU rules and regulations into the domestic law book.
  • Irma, Now A Tropical Storm, Churns Through Florida

    Irma, Now A Tropical Storm, Churns Through Florida

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    President Donald Trump has approved a major disaster declaration and emergency federal aid for Florida. In other parts of the state as of Sunday night, like Tampa, residents had yet to see the worst that Irma could offer. The center of Irma will move near the northwestern coast of Florida this morning, cross the eastern Florida Panhandle into southern Georgia this afternoon, and move through southwestern Georgia and eastern Alabama tonight and Tuesday .
  • Miss America 2018 Crowned

    Miss America 2018 Crowned

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    After winning Miss North Dakota's Outstanding Teen in 2010, she competed in Miss America's Outstanding Teen in 2011. "I felt like I was dreaming". She smiled and answered the first question by saying she would like to date a doctor over an athlete or an actor because she thinks intelligence is attractive in men.
  • Millions of homes without power as Irma smashes Florida

    Millions of homes without power as Irma smashes Florida

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    After losing power late Sunday, he made it through the worst of the storm shaken but unhurt. Irma remained 225 miles south of Miami Saturday morning, but the outer bands of the storm have already begun lashing the area with heavy rain and forceful wind gusts.
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8 launches in the UAE and it ain't cheap

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    The fingerprint scanner located on the backside is connected to the motherboard by a very sensitive cable. Although the physical design of the S Pen did not really change from the previous models, the tech giant has managed to optimize the Note 8 to fit all its possibilities.
  • Centre of Irma to make landfall in lower Florida

    Centre of Irma to make landfall in lower Florida

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    FPL said its two nuclear plants were safe. "If you look out your window right now, we have tropical storm wind gusts". Read the full report from the New York Times here . Jones warned that some Floridians "may not have power for a number of days, if not weeks". " Florida's $109 billion tourism industry came to a screeching halt this weekend", Dan Weber, who spent 30 years in the Florida insurance business where he specialized in flooding, told FOX Business.
  • Hurricane Irma still a monster of wind, rain as it pushes north

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    ET. Irma, now a Category 1 storm and forecast to weaken into a tropical storm as it moves over northern Florida and Georgia, threatens to sap natural gas demand by cutting use from power plants. A tornado damaged homes in east-central Florida's Palm Bay late Sunday morning, the National Weather Service said - while Irma's eye wall was spinning off the Everglades, more than 150 miles to the southwest.
  • Hurricane Irma Batters Florida With Wind, Rain And Storm Surges

    Hurricane Irma Batters Florida With Wind, Rain And Storm Surges

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    The storm made landfall in the continental USA on Sunday after ripping through the Caribbean as a Category 5 storm late last week. That could bring severe damage to the Sarasota-Manatee area, as well as Tampa Bay. Strong river flooding is possible over the next five days in much of central Georgia and southern SC. "As important as football is to all of us, these kind of events provide perspective when you're talking about life-threatening events and the aftermath ramifications".
  • Irma downgraded to tropical depression; city flooding continues

    Irma downgraded to tropical depression; city flooding continues

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    Much of eastern Alabama and coastal SC were also under tropical storm warnings as Irma roared into Florida as a deadly Category 4 hurricane. Appliances and furniture were seen floating away in the low-lying Keys, though the full extent of Irma's fury there was not clear.
  • Authorities confirm first Irma-related death in SC

    Authorities confirm first Irma-related death in SC

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    About 250,000 customers in SC are without power as the winds from Tropical Storm Irma topples trees and power lines. Dozens of streets near the water in Charleston were flooded and water levels at the gauge downtown were as at 9.4 feet at high tide around 12:30 p.m.
  • Malala urges global community to intervene in Rohingya crisis

    Malala urges global community to intervene in Rohingya crisis

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    Myanmar's army has previously said it had killed 387 Rohingya fighters. The ministry of external affairs said in a statement: "We would urge that the situation in Rakhine state be handled with restraint and maturity, focussing on the welfare of the civilian population alongside those of the security forces".
  • What to expect from the iPhone, Apple Watch, and HomePod — Apple event

    What to expect from the iPhone, Apple Watch, and HomePod — Apple event

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    It is, however, all a numbers game at the end of the day. And the iPhone 8 will not be any different. Earlier reports have said the iPhone 8 could be pushed back into October due to manufacturing difficulties. The smartphone will be powered by the company's next-gen system on-chip (SoC), the A11 processor . It will have edge-to-edge display. This in turn will probably result in extended supply shortfalls when the iPhone 8 comes out later this month.
  • Pope Criticizes Climate Change Deniers and Trump on DACA

    Pope Criticizes Climate Change Deniers and Trump on DACA

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    During his trip to Colombia , Pope Francis did not forget the dire situation facing neighboring Venezuela. "I hope his presence helps us to stop ignoring that reality and helps us work to make Cartagena an equal experience for all". Pope Francis took a swipe at President Trump over the weekend for moving to wind down the Obama-era program shielding some young illegal immigrants from deportation, suggesting the decision is not "pro-life".
  • Irma weakens to tropical storm in Florida: forecasters

    Irma weakens to tropical storm in Florida: forecasters

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    The Category 4 storm pounded Cuba early Saturday with maximum sustained winds of 130 miles per hour (215 kph). Irma is expected to weaken to a tropical storm over northern Florida or southern Georgia late Monday and Tuesday, the center said.
  • Hurricanes Harvey, Irma Could Cost US Economy $290 Billion, Estimate Says

    Hurricanes Harvey, Irma Could Cost US Economy $290 Billion, Estimate Says

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    In all, Irma and Harvey will probably cause between $150 billion and $200 billion in damage, said Mark Zandi, the firm's chief economist. AccuWeather founder Dr. And lest you think we were the only ones, here is a photo of our parking lot during Harvey. We can not afford to rely on stingy Joel Osteen or a Red Cross fundraiser for our disaster relief.
  • Rohingya rebels declare one-month ceasefire

    Rohingya rebels declare one-month ceasefire

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    Al-Hussein said the Myanmar crackdown "resembles a cynical ploy to forcibly transfer large numbers of people without possibility of return", noting that Myanmar had progressively stripped its Rohingya minority of civil and political rights for decades.
  • Myanmar rejects militants' call for humanitarian cease-fire

    Myanmar rejects militants' call for humanitarian cease-fire

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    Myanmar and Bangladesh are, however, state parties to the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and accountable to global communities to ensure protection and humanitarian assistance for refugee children. Suu Kyi, who became the country's civilian leader after her party won elections in 2015, has challenged suggestions the Rohingya are being mistreated.
  • Trump's Mar-a-Lago Ordered to Evacuate

    Trump's Mar-a-Lago Ordered to Evacuate

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    The States of Alabama, Georgia, Florida and SC have declared states of emergency while about seven million people are being evacuated. President Donald Trump reiterated his warning that those in the path of Hurricane Irma need to get out of its way in remarks to his Cabinet at Camp David on Saturday .
  • Hurricane Irma leaves Miami woman giving birth alone

    Hurricane Irma leaves Miami woman giving birth alone

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    On the forecast track, the center of Irma will continue to move over southwestern Georgia tonight and move into Alabama on Tuesday . A Florida sheriff's sergeant and a paramedic were trapped in a sheriff's vehicle when a live power pole fell on the cruiser as they were returning from dropping off an elderly patient as Hurricane Irma moved over the state.
  • Reverse Storm Surge: How Hurricane Irma Sucked Water Out of Tampa Bay

    Reverse Storm Surge: How Hurricane Irma Sucked Water Out of Tampa Bay

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    The first landfall in the United States occurred at 9:10 AM at Cudjoe Key, Florida . The National Hurricane Centre said it expected the storm's centre to remain inland over Florida and then move into Georgia , Alabama and Tennessee where heavy rain and possible flash floods will be a major concern.
  • Panthers Beat 49ers In Home Opener

    Panthers Beat 49ers In Home Opener

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    And he kept calling play-action passes even though the 49ers were losing, the offense was averaging just 3.4 yards per carry and the Panthers were blitzing because they expected the Niners to pass. The defense's ability to bring constant pressure on Brian Hoyer helped keep the 49ers offense off balance for most of the game . Kyle Juszczyk proved a better lead blocker than fourth-and-1 specialist but only played 19 of 57 snaps.
  • OU QB Baker Mayfield apologizes for antics after win over Ohio State

    OU QB Baker Mayfield apologizes for antics after win over Ohio State

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    Barrett, a fifth-year senior and three-time team captain, struggled Saturday night in a 31-16 loss to Oklahoma Sooners at Ohio Stadium, throwing for 183 yards and one interception without a touchdown. Those teams are determined by the most recent April scores of the 5-7 teams. Fly your flag on their field? "We never got down, even with the ebbs and flows of the game", Riley said.
  • Wind and rain from Hurricane Irma move into South Carolina

    Wind and rain from Hurricane Irma move into South Carolina

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    Levels may rise up to 4 to 6 feet. Hurricane warnings are in place for the Florida Keys, Lake Okeechobee and Florida Bay, and reach to Fernandina Beach on the East Coast and to Indian Pass - in Gulf County southwest of Tallahassee - along the Gulf Coast.
  • The return of worldwide players on Pakistan's soil

    The return of worldwide players on Pakistan's soil

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    Independence Cup is likely to be followed by Sri Lanka and West Indies tours to Pakistan in coming months if the global event proceeds successfully. Where will the first T20I between Pakistan and World XI of Independence Cup be played? He expressed his affection for a country he toured three times in five years, as well as the 1996 World Cup, and his satisfaction at being able to do a favour for a country that he said was a "great supporter" of Zimbabwe cricket.
  • Mourinho recalls Smalling and Lindelof for Basel clash

    Mourinho recalls Smalling and Lindelof for Basel clash

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    With Eric Bailly and Phil Jones , who have started all four of United's Premier League games this season, now serving UEFA bans, Mourinho has confirmed Smalling and Lindelof's return. He said: "Of course it was hard to watch Champions League games on TV". This team has recently been having problems scoring goals and they will need to change that if they want to have a chance of getting anything out of this game against Manchester United .
  • Hurricane Jose is moving away from outer Caribbean islands

    Hurricane Jose is moving away from outer Caribbean islands

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    The storm is predicted to move northwest, apparently missing the Dominican Republic , Puerto Rico, Haiti and Cuba. The NHC has not yet issued a hurricane warning or watch for Katia but could issue one for parts of Veracruz later today. Barbuda, home to about 1,600 people, was "so badly damaged that there is no communication" from the island, said Keithley Meade, director of a meteorological office in Antigua and Barbuda.
  • Alabama, Georgia and South Carolina Colleges Close for Irma

    Alabama, Georgia and South Carolina Colleges Close for Irma

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    More than 400 miles from where Irma first came ashore, storm surge brought heavy flooding to Jacksonville on the Atlantic coast on Monday. "Fuel deliveries in Florida are virtually nonexistent", Mansfield Oil, a Georgia-based energy supplier, said in a report.
  • Live updates: At least three killed as Hurricane Irma lashes Florida

    Live updates: At least three killed as Hurricane Irma lashes Florida

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    Neither city has suffered a major hurricane in nearly a century. "With the eye tracking this close to land, everyone needs to be prepared for the worst possible conditions", CNN meteorologist Brandon Miller said . But, where exactly does the name Irma originate? "There is no evidence that global warming is influencing Texas coastal precipitation in the long term and little evidence that warmer than normal temperatures had any real impact on the precipitation intensity from this storm ...
  • Steve Bannon's Response To This Question About Jared Kushner Is Super Sketchy

    Steve Bannon's Response To This Question About Jared Kushner Is Super Sketchy

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    Mueller, who continues to lead the Russian Federation investigation independent of the Department of Justice, was hired May 17, roughly a week after Trump fired Comey . "I think the choice is going to be, you're not going to be able to totally repeal it", he said. As Bannon described it, though, there was an early and ultimately misguided calculation that Trump would be better off by siding with mainstream Republicans.
  • China Agrees More UN Actions Needed Against North Korea After Nuclear Test

    China Agrees More UN Actions Needed Against North Korea After Nuclear Test

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    After the meeting, Abe and Moon issued a statement saying "now is the time to further increase sanctions and pressures against the North as much as possible rather than seeking dialogue", according to Moon's spokesman Yoon Young-chan. It was in July previous year that the South Korean and United States governments made a decision to bring in a THAAD battery as a countermeasure to the North's growing missile threat.
  • Russia says North Korea sanctions aren't working

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    He told reporters at United Nations headquarters on Tuesday that the only initiative now on paper is a Chinese-Russian proposal that would halt North Korea's nuclear and missile tests in exchange for the USA and South Korea halting their joint military exercises.