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Premier Doug Ford Overrules Judge With Notwithstanding Clause And Makes History

Premier Doug Ford Overrules Judge With Notwithstanding Clause And Makes History The city challenged the legislation in court and a Toronto judge agreed earlier this week that passing the bill in the middle of municipal election campaign violated the freedom of expression rights of both candidates and voters. Conservative justice critic Tony Clement said Conservatives believe that Parliament and legislatures are the "ultimate" law making bodies. "We've used the notwithstandi... [Full Article...]

Trump Tweets Out Outdated Death Count for Hurricane Florence

Trump Tweets Out Outdated Death Count for Hurricane Florence There are also no state or federal guidelines in the U.S. for calculating storm or hurricane-related deaths. As Business Insider noted, Trump has been angry that what he saw as a generous gesture is being portrayed as insensitive to the destruction that the hurricane brought to Puerto Rico . [Full Article...]

Trump declares disaster in 8 North Carolina counties

Roy Cooper warned on Friday. According to Doll, many areas in North Carolina are seeing somewhere between 10 and 20 inches of rain. Ex-hurricane Florence's top sustained winds have weakened to 80-kilometres-per-hour but it's projected to bring further catastrophic flash flooding. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence closes in on Carolinas

Hurricane Florence closes in on Carolinas The storm's centre was about 145 miles (235 km) east of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina as of Thursday night. "It truly is really about the whole size of this storm", National Hurricane Centre director Ken Graham said. Christy Hall said that when the I-26 lane reversal begins to be dismantled Thursday evening at 6 p.m., that should not be viewed as an indication the mandatory evacuation has bee... [Full Article...]

More than 98,000 without power in U.S. Southeast as Florence approaches

More than 98,000 without power in U.S. Southeast as Florence approaches By midnight, areas of coastal North Carolina were experiencing life-threatening storm surge , the National Weather Service said. The hurricane is expected to make landfall around Wilmington on Friday morning. According to North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper, thirty-thousand people lost power across the state as of 5 PM and that number continues to rise. [Full Article...]

Georgia governor declares state of emergency ahead of Hurricane Florence

Georgia governor declares state of emergency ahead of Hurricane Florence EST, the storm was centered 280 miles east southeast of Wilmington , North Carolina , and was moving northwest at 17 mph. The National Weather Service is forecasting heavy rainfall Sunday through Tuesday across central SC with flooding potential in the Upstate, northeast Georgia and the mountains of western North Carolina. [Full Article...]

Florence rolls ashore in Carolinas, tears buildings apart

Florence rolls ashore in Carolinas, tears buildings apart By 2 p.m. Saturday, the storm won't even be halfway across SC, forecasters say. Florence came ashore more than 24 hours ago. Hurricane Florence , weakened but still risky, has crashed into the Carolinas on Friday as a giant, slow-moving storm that stranded residents with floodwaters and swamped part of the town of New Bern at the beginning of what could be a days-long deluge. [Full Article...]

Breathtaking Space Photos Showcase Hurricane Florence

Breathtaking Space Photos Showcase Hurricane Florence ABOVE VIDEO: A high definition camera outside the International Space Station captured a stark and sobering view of Hurricane Florence at 7:50 a.m. Florence is expected to make landfall in the Carolinas early Friday, bringing with it 20-30 inches of rain to North Carolina, and almost 40 inches to SC, according to the National Hurricane Center. [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Isaac Intermediate Advisory Number 19A

Tropical Storm Isaac Intermediate Advisory Number 19A The National Hurricane Center's official forecast shows that if Helene can hold together, it will impact Ireland and the northern United Kingdom by early this upcoming week. It was moving north at 21 miles per hour. Mandatory evacuations have been issued for much of the SC and North Carolina coastline. Helene started Thursday as a Category 2 hurricane, but has since lost wind speed. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence latest: Powerful storm to hit Carolinas on USA coast

Hurricane Florence latest: Powerful storm to hit Carolinas on USA coast More than 60 people meanwhile were forced to evacuate a hotel in Jacksonville, North Carolina, after part of the roof collapsed, city officials said. A mother and child died in Wilmington when a tree fell on their home, police tweeted . [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence Drowned a Riverfront 30 Miles from the North Carolina Coast

One resident, 67-year-old Linda Smith, told the MailOnline: "We're a little anxious about the storm surge so we came down to see what the river is doing now". There's still a threat from rising tides, Risty-Davis says. Almost 900,000 homes and businesses were without power in the Carolinas early on Friday, utility officials said. [Full Article...]

Over 1 million people evacuated from coast as Hurricane Florence bears down

Over 1 million people evacuated from coast as Hurricane Florence bears down South Carolina's governor ordered the state's entire coastline to be evacuated starting at noon on Tuesday. The storm's first effects were already being seen Monday on barrier islands as risky rip currents hit beaches. In addition to winds, the storm is expected to slow as it moves onto the coast and could deliver 15 to 20 inches of rain, with 30 inches locally, in North Carolina, Virginia and n... [Full Article...]

SC prisoners evacuated due to Hurricane Florence, SCDC says

SC prisoners evacuated due to Hurricane Florence, SCDC says Forecasters say Florence is now a tropical storm but will continue to threaten North and SC with powerful winds and catastrophic freshwater flooding. REUTERS/Chris KeanePeople walk past a boarded up building before Hurricane Florence comes ashore in Carolina Beach, North Carolina, U.S., September 12, 2018. [Full Article...]

Mother and baby among dead as Hurricane Florence lashes United States coast

A mother and infant in North Carolina were among the first reported fatalities linked to Hurricane Florence . "The storm is wreaking havoc on our state". According to the BBC , floodwaters may ride up to 13ft (4 metres) and Federal Emergency Management Agency administrator, Brock Long, explained: "So this is a very risky storm". [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence threatens millions on US East Coast

The head of Duke Energy Corp.'s North Carolina operations says it could take weeks to restore electricity if the company's prediction that 1 million to 3 million of its 4 million customers lose power. Florence is expected to start bringing tropical storm force winds to the Carolinas late Thursday. By Saturday , total rainfall could accumulate to 30 inches (76 centimeters) - or even 40 inches in... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence Approaches US East Coast

Hurricane Florence Approaches US East Coast With the storm churning 140 miles per hour winds, hurricane watches and warnings include the homes of more than 5.4 million people on the East Coast, many of whom have been advised to evacuate. On Thursday the storm lost some wind speed and slowed its forward motion to around 9 knots as it approached the coast for a landfall Friday. The most powerful and only Category 4 hurricane in recorded... [Full Article...]

As Hurricane Florence Makes Landfall, Trump Tweets Support to First Responders

Emergency Management services in North Carolina are reporting that 497,255 customers are without power in North Carolina as Hurricane Florence makes landfall. A North Carolina city says about 70 people have been rescued from a hotel whose structural integrity is being threatened by Hurricane Florence. Florence crashed into the Carolina coast on Friday, felling trees, dumping almost three feet of... [Full Article...]

Mother and infant are first Hurricane Florence fatalities

Mother and infant are first Hurricane Florence fatalities Latest observations place the hurricane about five miles east of Wilmington , North Carolina - with maximum sustained wind speeds of 90mph. This image of Hurricane Florence was captured by ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst, now living and working onboard the International Space Station. [Full Article...]

Mother, infant are first two confirmed deaths from Hurricane Florence

The storm remained a Category 2 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 100 miles per hour. They were both inside their home in Wilmington on Friday afternoon when it came crashing down into it, cops said . "This storm will bring destruction to North Carolina", Gov. Roy Cooper said Thursday morning. The Canadian government has warned citizens against travel to the stretch of the U.S. [Full Article...]

Several deaths reported after Hurricane Florence hits the US

That said, the storm is still expected to stall once it hits the Wilmington coast, with weather officials early Thursday raising the expected total rainfall for Wilmington to 35 inches - weather officials had predicted 30 inches for Wilmington in briefings released Wednesday. [Full Article...]


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