1.7 million chickens drown as North Carolina rivers swollen by Florence

FRANCE-US-BASKETBALL-JORDAN

- When Hurricane Florence was downgraded from a powerful Category 4 storm to a Category 1, people may have been lulled into thinking the storm was not as risky and did not evacuate.

Items have been brought into the city by big military trucks and helicopters, which also have been used to pluck hundreds of desperate people from atop homes and other structures.

A portion of a motel collapsed from the weight of water, which made only the roof of the Starlite Motel visible in Spring Lake in Cumberland County, said Sherita Brooks of the county's Division of Social Services.

More miles of northbound Interstate 95 in SC, just south of the North Carolina line, have been closed due to flooding from Hurricane Florence, the S.C. Department of Transportation said Tuesday.

"We, the people of North Carolina, will get through this", Cooper said.

Residents (from left) Mike Haddock, 48, Katlyn Humphrey, 19, Michelle Haddock, 45, and Justin Humphrey, 24, remove possessions from the Haddock's flooded home using a jon boat in Trenton, North Carolina.

The rain finally stopped and the sun peeked through, but North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper warned that dangerously high water would persist for days.

During a driving rain, Maggie Belgie of The Cajun Navy carries a child evacuating a flooding trailer community during Hurricane Florence in Lumberton, N.C., September 15, 2018.Members of the North Carolina Task Force urban search and rescue team wade through a flooded neighborhood looking for residents who stayed behind as Hurricane Florence continues to dump heavy rain in Fayetteville, N.C., September 16, 2018. More than 5 million gallons (18 million liters) of partially treated sewage spilled into the Cape Fear River after power went out at a treatment plant, officials said, and the earthen dam of a pond holding hog waste was breached, spilling its contents.

Rescuers have saved about 700 people in New Hanover county, where Wilmington is located, and 2,600 people across the state. "I can't get home either", Chafin said. Roads are being cleared and the landfill is open to accept storm refuse.

Farm buildings are inundated with floodwater from Hurricane Florence near Trenton, North Carolina.

Elizabeth Smart Kidnapper to Leave Utah Prison Wednesday
Barzee cannot legally be held in the Utah State prison beyond the length of her sentence". "She's got nowhere to go", she said. Once the five year period ends, Smart, now 30, can ask a judge for a protective order to prevent Barzee from contacting her.

Koreas hold another summit in Pyongyang
Those U.S. steps could include an end-of-war declaration, South Korea's national security adviser, Chung Eui-yong, told reporters. The war was halted in a truce, not formally with a peace treaty, 65 years ago, leaving the peninsula still technically at war.

Sky Q customers can now get Netflix integrated to their service
Sky will then contact Netflix and do all the paperwork so you'll start paying for Netflix via your Sky bill. The Netflix content flowed into Sky Q is profile specific, with profiles easily switched between in-system.

Wilmington's mayor, Bill Saffo, said he was working with the governor's office to get more fuel into the city.

Roads remain treacherous, he said, and some are still being closed for the first time as rivers swelled by torrential rains inland drain toward the Atlantic.

Daily updates and analysis on national politics from James Pindell.

The city of Wilmington, North Carolina remains largely cut off from the rest of the state. The smell of broken pine trees wafted through damaged neighborhoods.

The White House said President Donald Trump would visit North Carolina on Wednesday.

"We will do whatever it takes to keep the American people safe, " Trump said.

Preliminary statistics from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration showed Florence had the fourth-highest rainfall total of any hurricane to hit the US mainland since 1950, with 35.94 inches (91.2 centimeters) at Elizabethtown, North Carolina.

Rivers and waterways, swollen after Florence's historic deluge, rose dangerously across the Carolinas on Tuesday, closing roads, inundating communities, hindering rescue and fix efforts and preventing evacuees from returning home.

"It's all kind of a blur, " Monroe said.

Downgraded from a tropical depression, the deadly storm still had abundant rain and top winds around 25 miles per hour (40 kph).

Related News:

  • Lionel Messi overtakes Cristiano Ronaldo's phenomenal Champions League record

    Lionel Messi overtakes Cristiano Ronaldo's phenomenal Champions League record

    Daniel Sturridge opened the scoring for the Reds in the 30th minute with a fine header from an Andy Robertson cross. Messi makes the extraordinary look routine", Valverde said while praising Messi's first goal.
    YouTube to Kill Gaming App, Moves Content to New Hub

    YouTube to Kill Gaming App, Moves Content to New Hub

    He explains that outside of Ninja, the biggest gaming content creators, for example Markiplier and PewDiePie are on YouTube . YouTube Gaming launched in 2015 as Google's answer to Twitch , which had been bought out by Amazon in 2014 .
    North Korea agrees to shut down missile test sites at key summit

    North Korea agrees to shut down missile test sites at key summit

    The facilities have served as a key test center for its intercontinental ballistic missiles designed at reaching the United States.
  • PlayStation Classic Announced and Dated

    PlayStation Classic Announced and Dated

    Users will get to play with or against friends with the two controllers included with the console for select supported titles. Overall, the announcement of the PlayStation Classic came as an unexpected surprise and a very welcome one for some fans.
    Border agent charged in killing of 4 women, attempt on 5th

    Border agent charged in killing of 4 women, attempt on 5th

    Alaniz said two of the deceased were USA citizens, but the nationalities of the other two were not immediately known. The second victim, 42-year-old Claudine Anne Luera , was located alive along Texas Highway 255 near mile marker 436.
    Outside groups dig in as allegation roils Kavanaugh nomination

    Outside groups dig in as allegation roils Kavanaugh nomination

    The Senate Judiciary Committee, which is overseeing the nomination, had called a hearing for Monday to look into the allegations. White House adviser Kellyanne Conway told reporters earlier Monday Ford "should not be insulted and she should not be ignored".
  • Vontae Davis: Buffalo Bills cornerback retires at half-time of National Football League  match

    Vontae Davis: Buffalo Bills cornerback retires at half-time of National Football League match

    But physically, I know today that isn't possible, and I had an honest moment with myself. "I didn't feel a need". His decision was later branded "completely disrespectful" by (now former) team-mate Lorenzo Alexander .
    WNBA champion Storm don't want to visit White House

    WNBA champion Storm don't want to visit White House

    They did visit the White House after each of the first two, most recently meeting President Barack Obama in 2010. Bird, 37, visited the White House in 2010 with the Storm and with CT after winning the 2002 NCAA championship.
    Tesla Stock Tumbles On Report Of DOJ Criminal Probe

    Tesla Stock Tumbles On Report Of DOJ Criminal Probe

    The Justice Department asked Tesla for documents about Musk's announcement, Tesla said , describing it as a "voluntary request". Earlier today, news broke that the Saudi Arabia's foreign wealth fund had invested up to $1billion in a Tesla competitor, Lucid.
  • Instant triple talaq to be criminal offence, Centre clears executive order

    Instant triple talaq to be criminal offence, Centre clears executive order

    Triple talaq ordinance a welcome step, I am very happy that Centre has taken such a decision: Ishrat Jahan, petitioner in case. He said instant triple talaq was "an illegal, unconstitutional and inhuman practice" that was quashed by the Supreme Court.

    Neymar Embraced Roberto Firmino After His Late Winner Against PSG

    Roberto Firmino went off with an eye injury in Liverpool's 2-1 win against Tottenham at Wembley on Saturday 15 September. It was an absorbing affair between two teams who are among the favourites to win the competition.
    Hall fades as Stanford claims Evian Championship title

    Hall fades as Stanford claims Evian Championship title

    Olson, who had led by three shots with five holes to play, was stoic about a career-best result that ended with her three-putting. The 26-year-old American started the day with a share of halfway lead with three others but finished at 14 under overall.


Most liked

Sharifs' jail sentences suspended in corruption case, to be released
Nawaz's son-in-law was given 1 year jail time - for not cooperating with NAB, and aiding and abeting Nawaz and Maryam. Justice Minallah had then remarked, "This is an important case and would have been great if we concluded it today".

Ford wants FBI to investigate Kavanaugh claim before hearing
As for Kavanaugh, he said, "I feel so badly for him that he's going through this, to be honest with you". Ford, and she deserved to be heard, because these are serious accusations".

Ford wants her Kavanaugh claim investigated before hearing
The Republican leader criticized Democrats for sitting on the information during weeks of debate on Kavanaugh's nomination. His work has also appeared in Salon, Raw Story, Truthdig, National Memo, Philadelphia Weekly, Democratic Underground, L.A.

Grant Robicheaux, Famed Surgeon, Accused of Drugging, Sexually Assaulting Women
She contacted Newport Beach police the following day and tested positive for a number of unspecified drugs, the prosecutor said. In October, the defendants met the second victim act a bar in Newport Beach and drank with her until she was unconscious.

Kavanaugh, Ford to testify on assault allegations in public
The White House said it is sticking by Kavanaugh's nomination to fill a vacancy on the court, the country's highest. Thomas won confirmation by a vote of 52 to 48, with 11 Democrats supporting him in a Senate they controlled.

Australia PM says strawberry sabotage akin to 'terrorism'
Officials said the contaminated fruit appeared to have originated at a Queensland-based supplier. Former Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce said the culprits must be "pursued and hunted down".

Dead Rising 4 Developer Capcom Vancouver Has Closed Down
Other games developed at the Capcom Vancouver office included Puzzle Fighter , The Bigs and MLB Front Office Manager . Capcom confirmed that it closed the Burnaby studio on Tuesday and will offer severance packages to 158 employees.

Bears great Richard Dent among HOFers pushing for health insurance, salary
Their reasoning presumably is to show that the league has the means to provide health insurance for all Hall of Famers. The letter, which was obtained by ESPN , was sent by Eric Dickerson , the chairman of the Hall of Fame Board.

Loki, Scarlet Witch Getting Own Series On Disney's Streaming Service
That means big budgets, big production values, and a big bet by Disney on consumer interest in its streaming service. Both Elizabeth Olsen and Tom Hiddleston are expected to reprise their roles as Scarlet Witch and Loki respectively.

Champions League: Mourinho bemoans Young Boys' 'huge advantage'
Marcus Rashford's future has been a hot topic over the last few days, with Jose Mourinho defending his handling of the youngsters' development.

Through the legs: Coric’s ‘tweener’ draws bows at Davis Cup
The American great argued she wasn't being treated the same as some male players. "You know I can not focus on that", Ramos said. Doubles specialist Mike Bryan's decision to come out of Davis Cup retirement gave the United States a much-needed lift.

United Nations chief saddened over havoc caused by Typhoon Mangkhut in the Philippines
Philippine and Chinese authorities said the death toll from the typhoon has risen to at least 69, with dozens more people missing. But rescuers are still digging through the massive mound of mud and debris covering a chapel where they had sheltered.

Christine Blasey Ford: Kavanaugh accuser 'faces death threats'
The move would delay a planned vote in the Judiciary Committee on Thursday to advance Kavanaugh's confirmation. Blasey Ford's attorneys told NPR's Morning Edition and other outlets that Ford is willing to testify.

Elon Musk names Japanese billionaire for around-the-moon space trip
Nevertheless, Musk said the Japanese billionaire actually chose his company for the Lunar mission, and not the other way around. Maezawa first mentioned in a Twitter post in 2015 that his "eyes were opened", after touring NASA and talking to astronauts.

Apple Watch, AirPods excluded from next round of tariffs says new report
China slapped $60bn worth of tariffs on American goods on Tuesday in retaliation for new tariffs announced by the United States. He noted the day prior: "China has been taking advantage of the United States on Trade for many years".