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July 12, 2018 2:43 AM Hurricane Chris weakens on way to Newfoundland

MIAMI: Hurricane Chris weakened on Wednesday off the US East Coast, with maximum wind speeds dropping to 150kph on an expected course towards Canada's Newfoundland province. The centre of the storm is expected to pass near or over southeastern Newfoundland on Thursday afternoon or evening, when it will likely become a strong post-tropical cyclone, said the National 5

July 10, 2018 6:49 AM Storm Beryl leaves thousands without power in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN: Thousands of Puerto Ricans lost power Monday as driving rains from the remnants of Tropical Storm Beryl neared the island, which was devastated by Hurricane Maria 10 months ago. "The entire government of Puerto Rico is on alert for the passage of Beryl's remnants, and heavy rain is expected in the local area," Ricardo Rossello, governor of the US territory 12

July 7, 2018 2:17 AM First Atlantic hurricane puts Dominica on alert

MIAMI: The Caribbean island of Dominica, ravaged by the deadly passage of Hurricane Maria last year, was again under a hurricane watch Friday as the first such storm of the 2018 Atlantic season moved toward the Lesser Antilles. Dominica, a former British colony where Maria left more than 30 people dead last September, was the only area where hurricane 12

June 26, 2018 5:33 AM Guatemala asks US to help its migrants after volcano eruption

GUATEMALA CITY: Guatemala on Monday asked the US government to give its migrants Temporary Protected Status after the devastating Fuego volcano eruption. Officials have confirmed the deaths of 112 people as a result of the eruption on June 3, but scores more people remain unaccounted for. "I have instructed the Minister of Foreign Affairs to request 7

April 10, 2018 3:28 PM Trump’s top homeland security adviser resigns

Tom Bossert (pic) had been Donald Trump’s pointman on issues from counterterror to national disasters to cyberattacks. — Reuters pic WASHINGTON, April 10 — Donald Trump’s White House was hit with a fresh resignation today as his top homeland security adviser, Tom Bossert — once a presidential favourite — announced his departure from the West Wing. “The president 12

January 28, 2018 4:06 AM Get your adrenaline rush from ‘The Hurricane Heist’ (VIDEO)

Screengrab showing Maggie Grace in her role as a Treasury Agent in 'The Hurricane Heist'.LOS ANGELES, Jan 28 — If you’re looking for an action-packed movie, well, look out for The Hurricane Heist. As the title suggests, a heist is about to take place during, well, a hurricane. Directed by Rob Cohen (Fast and the Furious), the movie is part wild disaster 30

January 12, 2018 1:34 AM EU unveils supercomputer plan to rival China

China overtook the United States in numbers and performance for supercomputers in a ranking last November, followed by Switzerland and Japan in third and fourth place. — pic via AFPBRUSSELS, Jan 12 — The EU unveiled plans yesterday to raise €1 billion (RM4.79 billion) to build superfast computers that catch up with China and others to boost 39

November 29, 2017 3:32 AM Hurricane damage put at €2b on two French islands

PARIS: Hurricanes Irma and Maria caused some €2billion (RM9.9 billion) in damage on the French islands of St Martin and Guadeloupe as they ravaged the Caribbean in Sept, French officials said Tuesday. The damage has been estimated at €1.956 billion, France's overseas affairs ministry said in a statement as Minister Annick Girardin travelled to Brussels 5

November 1, 2017 5:00 PM New York attack: How did Trump do in his terror response?

As presidential candidate, Donald Trump made being tough on Islamic terror a central plank of his bid for election. How has he responded to the first test of this nature since taking office? In the immediate aftermath of the attack in New York on Tuesday evening, Donald Trump offered a measured reaction. His White House released a statement offering 33

October 29, 2017 2:52 AM Tropical Storm Philippe crosses Cuba towards Florida

HAVANA: Tropical Storm Philippe formed over Cuban skies Saturday and is on a path to strike south Florida, Cuban and US metrologists said Saturday. The Miami-based National Hurricane Centre (NHC) said the storm was about 80km north of Havana at 0001 GMT Sunday, moving north at 28 miles per hour (45kph) with maximum sustained winds of 40 miles per hour. On the forecast 16