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    (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Isaias is expected to regain its hurricane strength on Monday as it moves up the East Coast of the United States and could make landfall in North Carolina or South Carolina by Monday night, the National Hurricane Center said. The forecast path showed the storm would continue churning up the coast...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — At least 34 people had been shot this weekend in Chicago, and nine of them had been killed. Among those who lost their lives was 9-year-old Janari Ricks, who was shot and killed at 6:45 p.m. Friday while playing outside the Cabrini Rowhouses in the 900 block of North Cambridge Avenue. Police...
    Shoprite employs at least 2,000 people in Nigeria Africa’s biggest supermarket chain, South African-owned Shoprite, says it is considering pulling out of Nigeria. It said it was looking at selling all “or a majority stake” of its operations in Africa’s most-populous country. Shoprite is the latest South African retailer to look at leaving Nigeria...
    BRONZEVILLE — It’s just after 9 p.m. when Marquinn McDonald gets a call from a student in his self-defense class. She’s asking him to check out a disturbance on an otherwise quiet block in Bronzeville. McDonald says he’ll be en route soon, warning his student to be safe. The calls are routine now, and he...
    Health care workers holding signs, protest over the lack of personal protective equipment (PPE) during the coronavirus outbreak, outside a hospital in Cape Town, South Africa.Mike Hutchings | Reuters As many African nations have emerged from strict lockdown measures over the month of July, coronavirus cases have accelerated across the continent, casting doubt over the...
    (CNN)South Africa's supermarket retailer, ShopRite, has announced plans to exit Africa's biggest economy, Nigeria, 15 years after it opened in the West African country. In a statement released Monday, the company said it is re-evaluating its operating model and has been approached by many investors willing to take over its Nigerian stores.It added that it...
    VERO BEACH, Fla. -- Isaias was forecast to become a hurricane Monday as it neared landfall in the Carolinas after bands of heavy rain from the tropical storm lashed Florida's east coast.The U.S. National Hurricane Center issued a hurricane warning from South Santee River, South Carolina, to Surf City, North Carolina, in its 5 a.m....
    A tropical storm warning was issued Monday for the tri-state area as Tropical Storm Isaias is forecast to gain near hurricane strength on its trek toward the Carolinas – before unleashing pounding rain and strong winds on the Big Apple and surrounding areas Tuesday. The storm had maximum sustained winds of 70 mph, forecasters said....
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Tropical Storm Isaias is forecast to restrengthen in a Category 1 hurricane on Monday as it approaches the Carolinas. At 5 a.m. Monday, the center of the storm was 115 east-southeast of Jacksonville. Isaias was moving toward the north near 9 mph. A turn the north and north-northeast along with an...
    After the passage of tropical storm Isaías, Monday will be partially cloudy in the morning with periods of rain and showers. The morning will be hot with temperatures close to 80 ° F and 20% chance of rain. In the afternoon the temperature will continue to rise with the thermometer above 90 ° F...
    This from the AP, “Sturgis is on. The message has been broadcast across social media as South Dakota, which has seen an uptick in coronavirus infections in recent weeks, braces to host hundreds of thousands of bikers for the 80th edition of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. More than 250,000 people are expected to rumble through...
    Another letter arrived from the Society of Finessers — they are nothing if not persistent — complaining that finesses never win in my column deals. “Sir: We must again protest your disdain for the finesse, an honorable technique that wins fully half the time, except when you write about it.” Gentlemen, let me give you...
    A BOY aged three was rewarded with Haribo after becoming the youngest to reach a 10,853ft alpine peak. Jackson Houlding and sister Freya, seven, were led up Piz Badile by pro climber dad Leo. 6Three-year-old Jackson Houlding has become the youngest mountain climber to reach a 10,853ft peakCredit: SWNS:South West News Service 6Mum Jessica carried...
    SAN ANTONIO – A local registered nurse has transformed her passion of helping others in the emergency room to helping people through her non-profit tattoo removal program. Loretta Kent, 72, said she became a nurse in 1993 and graduated from nursing school at age 45. “I worked at a local hospital for almost 27 years...
    BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple territorial disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons. The waters are a major shipping route for global commerce and are rich in fish and possible oil and gas reserves. ___ CHINA, AUSTRALIA SPAR...
    The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is expecting to see more than a quarter-million people descend upon a scarcely populated South Dakota city in August, making it likely the biggest event so far during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a report. At least 250,000 people are anticipated to pass through Sturgis and cruise through the Western portions of...
    (CNN)After a weekend of storm preparation with utility crews being staged and shelters being opened in Florida, Tropical Storm Isaias is on track to impact the Carolinas, with storm warnings being extended as far north as Delaware early Monday morning.While Florida did not bare the brunt of the storm -- it was downgraded from a...
    By LILLIA CALLUM-PENSO, The Greenville News GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Restaurants continue to contend with COVID, and universities plan reopening strategies for the fall, but for culinary schools, which combine both elements, the landscape is particularly challenging. While program leaders across the state say enrollment is down, there is still a great need for hospitality...
    This tale about the coronavirus crisis is totally free for all audience – please contemplate supporting our journalism with a subscription Your most up-to-date coronavirus updates SA has two new coronavirus scenarios, SA Health and fitness said on Monday, bringing the state’s total to 455 with eight active instances. Two adult males in...
    (CNN)Trinh met her murderer through a matchmaker. She was 29 years old and her future husband was in his 50s, court documents show. She only spoke Vietnamese, he spoke Korean.Despite the communication barrier, the union went ahead. On November 4, 2018 -- a day after they met -- they were married in front of her...
    A tornado was spotted over Blandford, a rural part of Western Massachusetts at 7:26 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 2. The National Weather Service is reporting that radar data confirms eye witness accounts of the twister. It’s being called a “damaging” tornado. Law enforcement in Sandisfield, in the southern Berkshires, is reporting that a tornado produced damage...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — At least 30 people had been shot this weekend in Chicago as of Sunday afternoon, and nine of them had been killed. Among those who lost their lives was 9-year-old Janari Ricks, who was shot and killed at 6:45 p.m. Sunday while playing outside the Cabrini Rowhouses in the 900 block of...
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota health officials reported 88 newly conformed cases of the coronavius and one new death on Sunday. The death toll from COVID-19 in South Dakota rose to 135 with the newly reported death. The new death was a Minnehaha County man in his 80s, the Rapid City Journal reported....
    “Saturdays in the South” is one of the greatest documentaries ever made. I stumbled across the 12-hour series on ESPN+ about SEC football, and I was hooked from the first moment. It is absolutely incredible. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football) I love history, and I love sports. Naturally, anything...
    SOUTH HAVEN, Mich. (AP) — Ten people aboard a boat on Lake Michigan were sickened after exposure to carbon monoxide, authorities in Michigan said Saturday. Authorities received a distress call from the captain of the 32-foot boat that was traveling in Michigan from St. Joseph to South Haven around 2:45 p.m. The boat was intercepted...
    WAYCROSS, Ga. (AP) — Three inmates and two staff members were injured during unrest at a state prison in southeast Georgia that began Saturday night, according to the Georgia Department of Corrections. A golf cart was set on fire and windows were smashed during the melee at Ware State Prison in Waycross, Georgia, and officers...
    BAKERSFIELD (CBSLA) — A Salmonella outbreak that has impacted dozens of states has been traced back to red onions from Bakersfield, Calif. The FDA says Thomson International, Inc. is recalling several varieties of onions because of the risk of cross contamination. Nearly 400 people have gotten sick. The cases were reported between June 19th and...
    This week’s Facing South Florida focused the race for Miami-Dade County mayor. DeFede devoted the first half of the program to a one-on-one interview with mayoral candidate and current Miami-Dade Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava. The second half of the program was DeFede’s one-on-one interview with mayoral candidate and current Miami-Dade Commissioner Esteban Bovo. Seven candidates...
    By ANDREW MELDRUM JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa has surpassed 500,000 confirmed coronavirus cases, but President Cyril Ramaphosa said Sunday he sees “promising signs” that the rapid growth of cases has stabilized and that the country’s strained health system is managing to cope. Health Minister Zwelini Mkhize announced 10,107 new cases Saturday night, bringing the...
    CORNWALL Council has slammed "ignorant" visitors for refusing to wear masks amid fears the holiday hotspot could face a local lockdown. Thousands descended on beaches along the South Coast this weekend to soak up the sun as temperatures hit highs of 37.8C. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates 12Tourists...
    SEOUL, South Korea – Torrential rain pounded most of South Korea over the weekend, leaving six people dead and seven others missing, officials said Sunday. The Ministry of the Interior and Safety said the heavy rainfall triggered landslides in dozens of places, flooded residential areas and roads, and damaged some riverside structures. Much of the...
    (CNN)A south Georgia prison was put on lockdown early Sunday morning after two staff members and three inmates were injured in a "disturbance caused by inmates," according to the Georgia Department of Corrections.The so-called disturbance at Ware State Prison in Waycross, Georgia, is currently under investigation by the GDC, spokeswoman Joan Heath said in a...
    BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has stalled plans to build a Georgia city's convention center that has been on the drawing board for nearly two decades. Brunswick Mayor Cornell Harvey acknowledged that the center planned since 2001 won't be built before his time in office ends in 18 months, The Brunswick News reported....
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A south Alabama doctor has become the 30th person charged in what federal authorities describe as a fraud scheme involving a north Alabama pharmacy. Dr. Michelle Martine Jackson of Fairhope was indicted on charges including conspiracy to receive kickbacks and fraud, according to a news release on Friday. Jackson worked out...
    THOMASVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Officials in two south Georgia towns are trying to figure out how to save their state-owned farmers markets after lawmakers gave them a one-year reprieve in the state budget. Markets in Thomasville and Cordele had been among those threatened by budget cuts, but will continue to be subsidized by the state...
    A person looks out as waves kicked up by the Tropical Storm Isaias crash along the Deerfield Beach International Fishing Pier on August 2, 2020 in Deerfield Beach, Florida. The storm is brushing along the east coast of Florida and tropical storm conditions will extend northward along the coasts of Georgia and South Carolina. (Photo...
    SpaceX return: Astronauts head for splashdown, despite tropical storm Ground beef recall 2020: JBS Food Canada recalls more than 38,000 pounds of meat Athletics: South Africas Van Niekerk tests positive for COVID-19 in Italy - report (Reuters) - South Africa's Olympic 400 metres champion Wayde van Niekerk tested positive for COVID-19 in Italy last...
    EDISTO BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Dozens of newly hatched sea turtles were recently found dead by a gas station at Edisto Beach, likely because white lights by the beach led the turtles toward land instead of the ocean, according to a conservationist with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. Sea turtles can mistake the...
    By ANDREW MELDRUM, Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa has surpassed 500,000 confirmed coronavirus cases, but President Cyril Ramaphosa said Sunday he sees “promising signs” that the rapid growth of cases has stabilized and that the country's strained health system is managing to cope. Health Minister Zwelini Mkhize announced 10,107 new cases Saturday night,...
    CHICAGO -- Police are asking for the public's help identifying two people wanted in connection with a hit-and-run last year on the Near South Side.A black 1996 Chevrolet Suburban drove onto the sidewalk and hit a woman at 8:59 p.m. Oct. 2, 2019, in the 2200 block of South King Drive, according to a community...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Isaias continues to bring heavy rainfall and gusty winds over the northwestern Bahamas. Tropical storm conditions are close to the east coast of Florida. At 8 a.m. Sunday, the center of the storm was 40 miles east-southeast of West Palm Beach and 155 miles south-southeast of Cape Canaveral. Isaias is moving toward...
    NEW DELHI (AP) — India reported nearly 55,000 new coronavirus cases Sunday and the Philippines recorded another daily high to surpass 100,000 total infections, while Florida braced for a tropical storm that threatened to hamper anti-disease efforts. A curfew was imposed on Australia’s second-largest city, Melbourne, following a spike in infections. Countries including the United...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Isaias might not have had as strong of an impact as expected, but it still left plenty without power. Florida Power and Light said 470 customers in Broward County have reported outages. Over in Miami-Dade, 360 customers are without power, which is down from at least 1,100 Saturday night. And 180 customers...