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Forecasters eye disturbance in western Caribbean – Story


– Forecasters are keeping an eye on a disturbance in the western Caribbean that has some potential of developing into a tropical storm or even a hurricane, which could form in the Gulf of Mexico next week.

The disturbance continues to battle moderate to high wind shear. As this area drifts slowly north through the weekend into early next week, shear will begin to lessen, and it’s possible a tropical depression or weak tropical storm will form. TRACK THE STORM:…

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Talking the Tropics With Mike: Eye on the SW Atlantic & Caribbean through next week




Oct. 2, 2018The “Buresh Bottom Line”: Always be prepared!…..First Alert Hurricane Survival Guide… City of Jacksonville Preparedness Guide… Georgia Hurricane Guide.  

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Calm in the eye of a development storm: Historic Lake Helen cemetery is near Automall, prime real …



Nestled against Interstate 4 at Orange Camp Road — across the street from the proposed Automall — is an African-American cemetery more than 100 …
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EYE ON THE TROPICS: Tropical Depression 11 develops, approaching Windward Islands | WFTV




The National Hurricane Center has started to issue advisories on Tropical Depression #11 located about 500 miles east of the Windward Islands.

 

The system has a well-defined center of circulation and persistent thunderstorms. But its…

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African leaders eye closer cooperation with China – Xinhua


BEIJING, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) — African leaders said here Monday that their continent stands ready to further cement its partnership with China and promote win-win cooperation under the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative.

They made the remarks at the High-Level Dialogue Between Chinese and African Leaders and Business Representatives and Sixth Conference of Chinese and African Entrepreneurs, held on the sidelines of the 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC).

The Beijing summit “reflects the unique as well as the strategic nature of our partnership,” South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, who co-chairs the two-day FOCAC summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping, said at the dialogue.

The Africa-China partnership “facilitates the realization of Africa’s…

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Theresa May heads to South Africa to eye up post-Brexit trade deal


Theresa May will commemorate more than 600 black South Africans who drowned in the English Channel a century ago as she begins a trade mission to the country.

The prime minister will present President Cyril Ramaphosa with the ship bell of the SS Mendi, which sank off the coast of the Isle of Wight in 1917 after it was unintentionally rammed by a Royal Mail packing boat.

Most of the 646 men on-board the Mendi were black South African military labourers who were being taken to the Western Front during the First World War.

The Royal Mail vessel – the SS Darro – did not deploy lifeboats after the collision and its captain was blamed for the tragedy by British authorities, but he was only suspended for a year.

The Mendi disaster has since become a symbol of the racial injustice of…

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