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Irma Takes Direct Aim At Florida

Irma has since been downgraded from Category 5, will still be regarded as the most powerful in the Atlantic in recorded history with 185 mph winds. Though Irma has lessened to 150 mph winds, the hurricane will still continue to be a big threat that will potentially devastate nearly almost all of Florida.  ...Read more

Florida Preps For Mass Evacuations

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is prepping for huge state evacuations ahead of Hurricane Irma. The  Category 5 storm just plowed through the Caribbean, leaving the island absolutely decimated. While it’s possible by the time it reaching Florida, Irma could be reduced to Category 4, the damage and flooding will still be very significant.  ...Read more

Nurse Arrested After Following Protocol

A video of a Utah nurse being forcibly arrested when she refused to let police officers draw blood from an unconscious crash victim has gone viral. Her brutal arrest was caught on body-camera video, and expedited the officer to be put on paid leave immediately, and since fired from his job as a part time paramedic.  ...Read more

Irma Upgraded to Category 5

Over the weekend, Hurricane Irma has strengthened into an “extremely dangerous” Category 5 storm, set to hit the Caribbean islands Wednesday before possibly hitting the US later on this week. Irma was churning Tuesday morning with maximum sustained winds of 175 mph, which is well above the threshold of Cat 5 at 157 mph/ ...Read more

Jail Time for US Man Sharing Nuclear Tech With China

An American man, Szuhsiung Ho, aka Allen Ho, has been sentenced to two years in jail for illegally helping China develop its nuclear power program for nearly 20 years. Ho did not obtain explicit permission to share “sensitive” nuclear technologies, which is required for anyone sharing the knowledge of technologies using radioactive material to generate power. ...Read more