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2019-07-12T12:02:23.210Z
Hurricane Barry LIVE video tracker: Watch radar as storm hurtles towards US coastline HURRICANE BARRY is currently hurtling towards the US coastline – watch as a live video tracker indicates when the storm will make landfall within the next 48 hours. Around 90 miles from the south of the Mississippi river, but as it pushes to the west and eventually yes to the north, we think it is going to be making landfall sometime, maybe late Friday, early Saturday We will know much better in 24 hours, we believe, on what we can expect in terms of storm intensity
2019-07-12T11:59:55.497Z
Analysis | The Energy 202: Cash, banners and bullhorns: Big philanthropists throw weight behind disruptive climate activists Getty and Kennedy family members are part of a new Climate Emergency Fund. You are reading The Energy 202 , our must-read tipsheet on energy and the environment A fallen power line is seen on top of burnt out vehicles on the side of the road in Paradise, Calif DAYBOOK Today The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy holds a hearing on Keeping The Lights On: Addressing Cyber Threats To The Grid
2019-07-12T11:42:44.056Z
New Orleans flooding: Will Mississippi River flood New Orleans when Hurricane Barry hits? NEW ORLEANS is braced for more floods as Tropical Storm Barry threatens to strike the city. Will the Mississippi River burst its banks and flood New Orleans? But officials fear the river could rise above 20ft following torrential rain Even without any event at all, we are in a challenging situationsuch high flows for such extended periods of time along hundreds, literally thousands, of miles of levees along the Mississippi River
2019-07-12T11:33:30.105Z
Tropical Storm Barry’s outer bands begin hitting southeastern Louisiana Tropical Storm Barry’s wind and rain began hitting parts of Louisiana early Friday as New Orleans and coastal communities braced for a drenching from what’s expected to be the first hurricane of the season. But he said that he wouldn’t want to live anywhere else, despite the yearly threat of hurricanes ___ Associated Press reporters Chevel Johnson and Rebecca Santana in New Orleans, Sarah Blake Morgan in Plaquemines Parish and Jay Reeves in Baton Rouge contributed to this report
2019-07-12T11:07:47.602Z
Chernobyl disaster site to become an official tourist attraction Ukrainian President signs decree for new plans From 15p €0.18 $0.18 USD 0.27 a day, more exclusives, analysis and extras They were widely used throughout the USSR as medical cars Model RAF-2203 also were used in Pripyat John Levin 11/25 Remains of Soviet propaganda in one of the barracks of the abandoned anti-aircraft base Volkhov near the Chernobyl NPP Ryan Longstaff/SWNS 12/25 An empty swimming pool inside the Chernobyl exclusion zone Ryan Longstaff/SWNS 13/25 Illegal Chernobyl explorers cross the Uzh river in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone Comport yourselves with respect for all who suffered and sacrificed
2019-07-12T10:58:56.121Z
Earthquake rattles Washington state, followed by aftershock There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey reports that a 4.6 magnitude earthquake has rattled the Three Lakes area of Washington state That was followed minutes later by a 3.5 magnitude aftershock near the city of Monroe, some 30 miles (48 kilometers) northeast of Seattle The initial temblor was recorded at 2:51 a.m. Friday
2019-07-12T10:50:09.330Z
Opinion | Can Hong Kong’s Resistance Win? In struggling for human dignity against China’s authoritarian machine, they already have. Young people in Hong Kong are aware, too, that theirs is not just a local struggle The Times is committed to publishing a diversity of letters to the editor Follow The New York Times Opinion section on Facebook , Twitter (@NYTopinion) and Instagram
2019-07-12T10:45:00.908Z
10 Things to Know for Today Your daily look at late breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. TROPICAL STORM LASHES SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA Barry's wind and rain start to... Your daily look at late breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1 TRUMP UNLOADS ON PAUL RYAN The president via Twitter called the Republican former House Speaker a lame duck failure CHINA IMPORTS FROM THE U.S. PLUNGE 31 PERCENT Imports of U.S. goods fell 31.4% from a year earlier to $9.4 billion, while exports to the American market declined 7.8% to $39.3 billion, customs data shows
2019-07-12T10:43:43.698Z
Analysis | Power Up: Pence wanted a bipartisan trip to the border. Democrats say no thanks. “I want to see reality and that is not going to happen,” one Democratic senator said. 🚨Breaking:  Turkey takes first shipment of Russian S-400 air-defense system in defiance of U.S. and NATO warnings, per The Post's Kareem Fahim and Amie Ferris-Rotman, completing a deal that has unnerved Turkey’s NATO allies and is likely to trigger sanctions from the United States President Donald J. Trump, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and Attorney General William Barr before Trump's remarks on the census on Thursday
2019-07-12T10:36:39.024Z
Ridgecrest earthquakes caused major damage at China Lake naval base Officials with the state Seismic Safety Commission are also discovering more cases of structural damage to buildings in the Ridgecrest area. The 15-member board includes representatives from state agencies and local governments as well as members with expertise in seismology and geology Earlier this week, scientists said the probability of another earthquake of magnitude 7 or greater resulting from the July 5 quake was less than 1%
2019-07-12T10:35:15.454Z
Exclusive: India aims to raise $47 billion from stake sales in... The Indian government has plans to raise as much as 3.25 trillion rupees ($47.4 ... FILE PHOTO - The logo of Oil and Natural Gas Corp's (ONGC) is pictured along a roadside in Ahmedabad, India, September 6, 2016 Jain said the government should wait before selling stakes in companies such as Coal India as demand for its shares would be hurt by weak global coal prices ($1 = 68.5450 Indian rupees) Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles
2019-07-12T10:32:08.349Z
Hurricane Barry Path: Latest NOAA update - Barry to bring ‘dangerous’ storm surge TROPICAL STORM BARRY is bearing down on New Orleans and is set to make landfall as a category one hurricane - here is the latest NOAA update as officials prepare for life-threatening storm surge and flooding. Flooded New Orleans is braced for possible 90mph winds and more flash flooding ahead of a likely hurricane arriving on Saturday A state of emergency has been ordered for the state of Louisiana The update said: Dangerous storm surge heavy rains and winds conditions expected across the north-central Gulf Coast
2019-07-12T10:20:03.658Z
Hurricane Barry to become 'real problem' for US – huge storm to hit within hours HURRICANE BARRY is set to batter the US on Friday evening into Saturday morning bringing heavy rain with a forecaster warning the storm will be a real “problem”. The white is showing you anywhere from Hattiesburg down to New Orleans, that’s a foot of rain just there Some residents have been evacuated and officials have warned the Mississippi river could come dangerously close to overtopping banks shielding the city
2019-07-12T10:11:48.625Z
Water wars: tempers fray as shortages bite in New Delhi Soaring temperatures and a long delay to the start of the monsoon season are behind some of the most severe water shortages in New Delhi's history – and the water scarcity is even leading to violence. People have to depend on tanker supply which is untimely and insufficient It affects people’s livelihoods, as they often have to skip their jobs to be available to collect water at the time of tanker supply, she said Protect yourself and your family by learning more about Global Health Security
2019-07-12T10:10:51.337Z
Flying goats, chile duel, ’99 Women’s World Cup statue: News from around our 50 states Beyonce may make Arizona’s Havasu Falls even more in demand, disputed giant telescope’s construction to start at last in Hawaii, and more Derrick Halsey, a wildlife capture specialist known as a mugger, hands off a kid mountain goat after airlifting it and two others from a remote area of Olympic National Park, near Port Angeles, Wash One of her best known novels, Jubilee, was published in 1966 and tells of a biracial woman born into slavery in the American South
2019-07-12T10:09:09.805Z
Tropical Storm Barry Nears Louisiana City That Eluded Recent Hurricanes Morgan City, a city of 12,000 people, may be the landing point for Tropical Storm Barry, which is predicted to turn into a Category 1 hurricane. Advertisement Morgan City’s motto is Right in the Middle of Everywhere Residents and business owners are already filling sandbags, gassing up generators and gathering food and water supplies Sandbag it, hunker down and wait for the river to rise After the first five inches of rain have fallen, the system can handle about one inch an hour
2019-07-12T09:44:28.869Z
Earthquakes today: Big One fears as hundreds of quakes rattle California in just 24 hours HUNDREDS of earthquakes have shaken California in the last 24 hours, one week after a powerful 7.1 quake terrified residents - is the ‘Big One’ on the way? California remains on alert as hundreds of tremors continue to rock the region in the days following a 7.1 earthquake Earthquakes today: The 7.1 magnitude quake left this large crack in the ground near Ridgecrest (Image: Getty) The Ring of Fire is responsible for 90 percent of the world’s earthquakes
2019-07-12T09:39:38.863Z
A Fukushima Ghost Town Seeks Rebirth Through Renewable Energy Fukushima prefecture, a place synonymous in many minds with nuclear meltdown, is trying to reinvent itself as a hub for renewable energy. More than a gigawatt of solar-energy capacity has been addedthe equivalent of more than three million solar panelswhile other projects are under way in offshore wind power and geothermal energy A stuffed toy dog sits in the window of an abandoned store window in Namie
2019-07-12T09:37:10.383Z
Father regrets abandoning son who died in 2011 tsunami NATORI, Miyagi Prefecture--Truck driver Takeyuki Terasawa always carried a decade-old picture of a b NATORI, Miyagi Prefecture--Truck driver Takeyuki Terasawa always carried a decade-old picture of a baby boy with a big smile in the cab of his vehicle Through the teacher, Terasawa learned that Kazumi was a member of the school's kendo club Terasawa doesn’t know the location of Kazumi's final resting place
2019-07-12T09:36:50.292Z
Train strikes drill that broke through tunnel wall in Nagasaki NAGASAKI--A high-speed train passing through a tunnel here struck a drill that had pierced the ceili The 154 passengers had to remain inside the train for two hours until they could disembark at Utsutsugawa Station The well is being built as an anti-drought measure, as water for daily life nearby has been reduced by the building of another tunnel for the Kyushu Shinkansen Western Kyushu route
2019-07-12T09:36:48.601Z
Coast Guard filmed raiding moving submarine filled with £185m of cocaine Bodycam footage captures moment crew member jumps on top of boat during drugs sting The US Coast Guard has released bodycam footage of a raid on a moving submarine-type vessel filled with £185m of cocaine The coastguardsman can then be heard saying that’s going to be hard to get on, before he and another crew member, both dressed in green camouflage uniforms, leap on top of the self-propelled vessel in the middle of the Pacific Ocean A party or alliance needs 272 seats to form a government
2019-07-12T09:11:38.642Z
UK weather forecast: Weekend washout as heavy showers strike THE MET OFFICE have forecasted a cloudy Friday for the majority of UK with heavy outbreaks of rain across the country. This will particularly affect southeastern Scotland running down across other parts of eastern England He added that temperatures in the north would be where they should be for this time of year however as they remain around 20 degrees but towards the south temperatures are closer to the mid-20s The weekend is likely to end with relatively dry weather across the country
2019-07-12T08:14:35.157Z
Freak storm leaves tourists dead in Greece - CNN Video Violent winds and rain hit Halkidiki in northern Greece on July 10. An elderly Czech couple were killed when their caravan was blown over. Two Russians and two Romanians also died, according to CNN Greece. MUST WATCH Freak storm leaves tourists dead in Greece Violent winds and rain hit Halkidiki in northern Greece on July 10 An elderly Czech couple were killed when their caravan was blown over Two Russians and two Romanians also died, according to CNN Greece
2019-07-12T08:02:55.254Z
An old Bond villain might be making a surprise return for the next 007 film Actor is said to have told set visitor 'you haven't seen me' After years of speculation, it seems a huge villain will be returning for Bond 25 After telling Premiere Magazine the country smelled like cockroaches, the council passed a motion to ban the Homeland star from the city and prevent her films from being shown
2019-07-12T08:02:52.418Z