The order comes ahead of potential weather threats expected this week from Hurricane Maria , now a Category 2 hurricane. The warning predicts tropical storm conditions in the area within 36 hours. Hyde County commissioners ordered the evacuation on the island still suffering from the effects of Hurricane Jose. If that happens, Maria's impacts on Puerto Rico could easily reach $60 billion to $70 billion, Watson said.
She also said that she has raised the issue of United States military aid to Pakistan in her talks with Mattis . Both sides also discussed the issues relating to maritime security in the Indian Ocean and the broader Asia-Pacific Region as well as regional connectivity issues.
The Canyon Fire , as authorities are calling it, has consumed 2,000 acres of vegetation and is only 5 percent contained, according to the Corona, California , fire department. Forest Service and Cal Fire. Additionally, crews were setting backfires, hoping to keep the fire from crossing the freeway. Two lanes of the eastbound 91 freeway near Coal Canyon Road remained closed Tuesday, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Senators talked openly of new ways and avenues to take another crack at repealing President Barack Obama's cornerstone domestic achievement. Now begin the recriminations over who is responsible. But not everyone agreed with the approach. CHANG: All right. Alison Kodjak is NPR's health policy correspondent. Republican people - not politicians.
In Colorado, prices remained mostly flat, falling just 0.9 cents to an average cost of $2.53 per gallon statewide. According to GasBuddy , prices have fallen 8.6 cents per gallon in the past week to $2.41 per gallon average price. On Monday, the state's average gas price was $2.27 for a gallon of regular fuel at filling stations. This comes after fuel prices soared to 3-year highs due to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
Meanwhile, Mike Tomlin, coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers, announced Sunday his team would not "participate in the anthem" in the evening's game against the Chicago Bears. On Thursday, Trump signed an executive order that authorized the Treasury Department to block foreign individuals and entities doing business with North Korea from accessing the U.S.