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23 September 2017 4:47 AM Fearing eruption, thousands in Bali flee from Mount Agung

BALI, Indonesia (AP) - Thousands of villagers on the Indonesian resort island of Bali huddled Saturday in temporary shelters, sports centers and with relatives, fearing Mount Agung will erupt for the first time in more than half a century. Authorities raised the volcano's alert status to the highest level Friday following a "tremendous increase" in seismic

18 September 2017 2:21 AM Farmers protest against Jacinda Ardern's tax policies

Hundreds of farmers have gathered in Ardern's hometown of Morrinsville to protest against Labour and Greens' proposed water and pollution charges. The protest ended with NZ First leader Winston Peters being jeered at and drowned out by Myrtle the tractor as farmers demanded he say whether he would side with National or Labour. About 600 turned up for the lively 5

13 September 2017 11:09 PM Ex-boyfriend of Bree Keller post moving tribute after Sydney CBD crash

THE ex-boyfriend of Bree Keller, who was killed in a horrific crash in Sydney’s CBD on Saturday morning, has said the 22-year-old was the “best thing that ever happened to me” in a moving tribute. Ms Keller, from Sydney’s Northern Beaches, died when the $200,000 supercar she was travelling in flipped and burst into flames after the driver lost control 9

11 September 2017 10:00 PM The injured shark found washed up on a Sydney beach to be returned to sea

An injured juvenile great white shark found washed up on a Sydney beach is expected to be returned to the ocean after spending the night in an aquarium. The 1.5m-long shark, nicknamed "Fluffy", was found thrashing around on the shore of Manly beach about midday on Monday, prompting some onlookers to unsuccessfully drag it back out to sea. The shark 16

11 September 2017 9:28 PM The Monster Surge That Wasn’t: Why Irma Caused Less Flooding Than Expected

NAPLES, Fla. — Across coastal Florida, the dreaded storm surge from Hurriane Irma — caused when ferocious winds pile up ocean water and push it onshore — was not as bad as forecast. While some areas were hard hit, notably the Florida Keys and Marco Island, residents of neighborhoods north to Fort Myers, Sarasota and Tampa Bay were expressing relief 6

11 September 2017 12:40 AM Hurricane Irma churns north toward Tampa

KEY WEST, Fla. — Hurricane Irma brought ripping winds, tornadoes and storm-surge flooding to much of Florida’s lower half on Sunday, as its slow-moving core battered the state’s west coast from Key West to Tampa. The massive storm — which had menaced Florida for days, and triggered evacuation orders covering 5.6 million people — made two official landfalls 5

10 September 2017 9:51 AM Hurricane Irma makes landfall in Florida Keys as Category 4 storm, takes aim at state's west coast

DEVELOPING: Hurricane Irma roared onto the Florida Keys Sunday morning, making landfall as a Category 4 storm that left a deadly path of destruction across the Caribbean now on a projected path that puts Florida's west coast under threat for a direct hit. In its 12 p.m. ET advisory, the National Hurricane Center said the storm was about 65 miles south-southeast 25

9 September 2017 4:14 AM Irma makes landfall in Cuba as Category 5

Hurricane Irma strengthened and made landfall in Cuba on Friday (local time) as a Category 5 storm, as millions of Florida residents were ordered to evacuate after the storm killed 21 people in the eastern Caribbean and left catastrophic destruction in its wake. Irma struck Camaguey Archipelago with 160 mph (260 kph) winds late on Friday, the National 9

8 September 2017 1:53 PM National Warning: Tsunami Threat to Beach and Marine Areas

This message is current and replaces all/any previous messages for this event. The Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (MCDEM) has issued a tsunami warning (beach and marine threat) for Chatham Islands, Pegasus Bay, Northern Coasts of Hawke's Bay and East Cape. See the attached map for affected areas. There is NO land threat. Only messages 3

8 September 2017 7:20 AM Hurricane Irma churns over the Bahamas on collision course with Florida

MIAMI — Hurricane Irma’s deadly fury threatened to swamp low-laying islands of the Bahamas with a possible 20-foot storm Friday as the monster storm moved toward Florida’s doorstep packing the potential to ravage the state with destruction not seen in a generation. The window to escape the path of Irma in Florida was rapidly closing. Forecasters said Irma — now about 4