Category: American Headlines

Hurricane Jose staying off U.S. East Coast as Storm Maria forms

(Reuters) – Hurricane Jose is expected to pass east of the North Carolina coast on Monday and remain off the U.S. East Coast from Virginia to New England, while Tropical Storm Maria formed and is forecast to become a hurricane early next week, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Saturday. Maria could threaten several…

Blast reported on London underground train: Metro newspaper

LONDON (Reuters) – A blast on a London underground train left some passengers with facial burns, London’s Metro newspaper reported on its website. Police said they are aware of an incident at Parsons Green station in West London and that officers are in attendance. Reporting by Kate Holton and Costas Pitas; editing by Guy Faulconbridge…

Irma churns through central Florida, leaves trail of destruction

TAMPA, Fla.,/MIAMI (Reuters) – Hurricane Irma took aim at heavily populated areas of central Florida on Monday as it carved a path of destruction through the state with high winds and storm surges that left millions without power, ripped roofs off homes and flooded city streets. Irma, once ranked as one of the most powerful…