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CAMPAIGN 2016: FROM FIERY criticism of ObamaCare and the Iran nuclear deal to support for Israel and the rights of the unborn, the 10 top Republican presidential candidates did all they could to define and separate themselves Thursday night during the Fox News debates in Cleveland, Ohio.
‘Earth’s most powerful storm’ rips across Taiwan–Heavy rain of up to 20 inches and 110-120 mph winds threaten Taiwan on Friday as Typhoon Soudelor makes landfall. Once the most powerful storm of 2015, Soudelor has weakened but is expected to hit with the strength of a Category 3 hurricane Friday night (local time). Storm trackers take Soudelor across central Taiwan, which is mountainous and landslide-prone. Earlier in the week, the U.S. commonwealth Saipan and other islands took a direct hit from what was then a super typhoon, resulting in a ‘state of disaster.’
TCSO has the suspect in custody. EMS has taken him for treatment. Also new, a second victim has died. ORIGINAL POST: 1 dead, 2 seriously injured in stabbing just outside of Pflugerville. Travis County Sheriff’s deputies are out on Endless Shore Drive investigating.
After monitoring the hot temperatures, humidity and lack of rain in the forecast, Bastrop County Judge Paul Pape issued a Declaration of Disaster Thursday morning. Staff in Pape’s office said he made the decision after winds picked up Wednesday night. The declaration states the threat of a disaster is imminent if a fire starts. The burned pine trees left behind by the 2011 Labor Day wildfires are still visible at Bastrop State Park.