The Washington Post was not permitted to attend an "invited press event" that Dunford held after the meeting and no transcript was provided. Dunford downplayed any talk of preemptive action against North Korea , saying that the current defense posture was defensive in nature until ordered otherwise by the president.
Red Cross volunteers and emergency teams are searching for survivors as flash floods and landslides have submerged thousands of homes in several parts of Nepal, mostly in the south of the country. 28 persons have also been injured and 53 are missing. A hotel owner said they used elephants to transport tourists to the nearest open highway and airport to help them return to the capital Kathmandu .
Police have said that Swedish journalist Kim Wall, 30, is missing after taking a ride on Peter Madsen's homemade 17-meter sub, which sank on Friday morning. According to the Copenhagen Post, a search of the vessel is likely to be carried out once it has been towed to port later on Saturday. "I design and manufacture non-commercial extreme machines, employing teams of volunteering engineers and technicians to challenge the ordinary...." "Diving, no matter the method, is very challenging and ...
Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said it would suspend search and rescue activity of its ship, 'Prudence, ' saying on Saturday that the vessel would cease operations because of " hostility " from Libya. This month, Italy began a naval mission in Libyan waters to provide technical and operational support to its coastguard, despite opposition from factions in eastern Libya that oppose the United Nations -backed government based in Tripoli.
Monday|Mix of sun and clouds. Any showers should move out by Monday afternoon, with temps warming well into the 80s under partly cloudy skies. Friday's temperatures across the west will be in the upper 70s to low 80s, with the Grand Junction area seeing upper 80s.
The forecast is for TD 8 to strengthen into a tropical storm and move north northwest. As of Sunday evening, TS Gert has winds of 40 MPH and it's center of circulation is 600 miles off the coast of Myrtle Beach. We are a few weeks from the height of the Atlantic Hurricane Season, which is around September 10th. Previously dubbed Invest 99L, this system has become a little better defined and the shower and thunderstorm activity has increased, allowing the upgrade to Tropical Depression Eight.