3,900 evacuees from the Bahamas have come to south Florida

Maimi (CNN)About 3,900 evacuees escaping Hurricane Dorian’s devastation in the Bahamas have been processed through south Florida by air and sea, officials said. The number includes US citizens, legal residents, Bahamians and people from other countries who evacuated the islands after the storm hit. It does not include first responders or volunteers. And it does not include traffic from Nassau stemming from normal business operations. It’s not business as usual for the 2,800 employees she manages, Sabatino said. Extra officers have been on hand to process evacuees and in cases of emergency the process has been expedited. “We are very sympathetic. It is devastating what happened in the Bahamas. And our efforts have been in making sure that these people …

Wildfires sweep Australia as police investigate

(CNN)As Australia’s eastern states battle more than a hundred wildfires, local police are opening investigations into a small number of the blazes. Near the town of Peregian Beach, on Australia’s Sunshine Coast, 400 people were holed up at emergency evacuation centers after those communities were engulfed by “an ember storm”, added Jackie Trad. An evacuation order remains in place there, according to Queensland’s Fire and Emergency Services. In around 130 years of records, Queensland has never seen fires this severe this early in spring, Queensland Fire and Emergency Services’ predictive services inspector Andrew Sturgess told media Sunday. The fires are being aided by dry air, swift winds and above average temperatures, according to the Australian Bureau of Meteorology. Queensland and …

Trump probed over military spending in Scotland

Trump’s Turnberry golf course posts losses The letter requests access to all communications between the US Department of Defense and Trump Turnberry, as well as any related financial records. According to various reports in the US media, the department has not yet complied with the demands. It has also not commented directly, and neither has the Trump Organisation. What does the letter say? The letter – signed by the Democratic committee chairman Elijah Cummings – was addressed to then-acting Secretary of Defence Patrick Shanahan. Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDonald Trump on the Turnberry golf course in 2014 Citing Defence Logistics Agency (DLA) records, it said the US military had made 629 fuel purchase orders at the …

Donald Trump Jr. Gets His Own Action Figure From Jimmy Kimmel, And It’s …

Jimmy Kimmel took a swipe at Donald Trump’s eldest son. Kimmel’s crew produced a parody ad for the fake toy after Trump Jr. “A camouflage shirt covered in grease stains. You have to admit, they know their customers,” said Kimmel, who later nailed the Trump family business for hypocrisy: Check out the segment above. NFL Star Startles Ingraham By Daring To Disagree With Fox News Talking Point Late Night Hosts Torch Trump: From Teigen Beef To Nixed Taliban Meet REAL LIFE. REAL NEWS. REAL VOICES. Help us tell more of the stories that matter from voices that too often remain unheard.

Should you pack a ‘grab bag’?

Image copyright Jo Gardner Image caption Jo Gardner’s “grab bag” It was 2am when Jo Gardner and her husband were woken by a knock at the door. It was the police, warning that a fire had broken out at a works unit on their road. In the 10 minutes they were given to evacuate the house, they searched frantically for documents, keepsakes and hard drives. “We had to go there and then, there was no waiting. It was very dramatic, very sudden,” says Mrs Gardner, who works in education in Lincolnshire. Image copyright Dominic Mottram Dom Mottram, who works on railways in the Midlands, also keeps a bag with him in case of emergencies such as fires or car breakdowns. …

Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott featured in Playboy

(CNN)Get ready to see a lot more of Kylie Jenner. According to Playboy, the cover featuring Jenner was shot by Sasha Samsonova, and Scott was the creative director. Jenner and Scott have been a couple since 2017 and are the parents of a 1-year-old daughter, Stormi. The 22-year-old cosmetics mogul is not the only one of her famous clan to pose in the magazine. Jenner’s older sister, Kim Kardashian West, posed for Playboy’s December 2007 issue. Original Article : HERE ;

Jamie Laing pulls out of Strictly with injury

Who’s in this year’s Strictly line-up? In pictures: Strictly 2019 red carpet launch What to expect from Strictly’s new judge “I would like to wish the lovely couples all the very best and hope they enjoy their time on the show to the fullest,” he added. Executive producer Sarah James said: “We are so sad that Jamie won’t be able to take part in the series, he had already lit up the ballroom during the launch show with his boundless energy and enthusiasm. We all wish him a full and speedy recovery.” Kevin Clifton, who lifted the glitterball trophy last year with Stacey Dooley, sent a message of sympathy on Twitter. Skip Twitter post by @keviclifton Feel really sorry for …

Texas police officer thanks woman for surprise, emotional note following Odessa shooting

“I do not know you and you do not know me, but I thank you for your sacrifice,” the letter read. “You put your life on the line every day to protect our community.” (Medical Center Health System) CHICK-FIL-A MAKES 500 SANDWICHES FOR FIRST RESPONDERS AFTER TEXAS SHOOTING SPREE The note was signed “Bria Montes,” CBS 7 reports, an employee at Medical Center Hospital who witnessed “firsthand” the devastation of the Saturday violence that left seven people dead and 19 others injured. On Sept. 3, Potter and Montes got to meet, sharing a hug and emotional conversation outside the hospital. “These officers are just selflessly going in there, trying to get all these people that are injured,” Montes said. “Getting all these people that …

White supremacist jailed for terror attack

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCCTV shows Vincent Fuller on a terror attack A white supremacist who stabbed a teenager in what a judge described as a “terrorist act” has been jailed for more than 18 years. Vincent Fuller, 50, attacked Bulgarian Dimitar Mihaylov in Stanwell, Surrey, a day after a gunman attacked mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. Kingston Crown Court heard Fuller, who admitted attempted murder, had set out to kill Muslims. Fuller denied a terrorist motive but Judge Peter Lodder QC rejected this. On the night of 16 March, Fuller “roamed the streets” in a violent rage “looking for a target”, the court heard. Image copyright PA Media Image caption Fuller posted on Facebook immediately …

Mick Jagger slams Trump over environmental policy

(CNN)Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger took on President Donald Trump’s environmental policies and slammed him for leaving the Paris climate agreement at the Venice Film Festival this weekend. In a sharp departure from former President Barack Obama, the Trump administration has attempted to remove many of the prior guardrails that were installed to limit greenhouse gas emissions. In addition to declaring its intention to leave the Paris agreement, the Trump administration has weakened fuel economy standards, replaced the Clean Power Plan and opened public lands and waters offshore to oil and gas drilling. Earlier on Saturday, hundreds of activists staged a sit-in at the Venice Film Festival’s red carpet to demand a ban on large cruise ships in Venice and …

Biden Defends Attending Fundraiser Co-Hosted By Founder Of Fossil Fuel Company

“I just want to be very clear to everyone here: I am committed to not raising money from fossil fuel executives, and I am not doing that tonight,” Biden told a group of donors at the event in Manhattan on Thursday evening, according to a pool report. “Climate change presents an existential threat, and it is real .… I’m so tired of having a president who picks fiction over science.”  The fundraiser was co-hosted by Andrew Goldman, the co-founder of a Houston-based natural gas company called Western LNG. Goldman no longer has any day-to-day responsibilities at the company but is listed on Western LNG’s leadership page. He also co-founded an investment group that funded projects related to “natural resources and …

Longest Dead Sea Scroll has a salt finish that others lack

Sections of the Dead Sea Scrolls on display at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem in 2008. (Baz Ratner, Reuters) GET THE FOX NEWS APP The team of scientists used X-ray and Raman spectroscopy to analyze a portion of the Temple Scroll. Their techniques reportedly involved shining radiation on a sample and measuring the light that emanated back out to get a sense of the material’s chemical composition. Besides aiding with preservation efforts, researchers also said the new finding could help in spotting forgeries. The study was published in Science Advances. Do you work in Silicon Valley? Contact me at christopher.carbone@foxnews.com or Twitter DM at @christocarbone. (PR pitches by email only, please.) Trending in Science Original Article : HERE ;