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Monday September 11st, 2017 day edition

image for Hurricane Irma downgraded to Category 2 storm, as it approaches Naples

EMBED >More News Videos NOAA plane flies through powerful Hurricane Irma.

EMBED >More News Videos Storm surge from Hurricane Irma floods downtown Miami.

Irma weakens to Category 2 hurricane as it smacks Naples, Florida; storm surges expected after eye passes.More than 2.1 million customers have lost power in Florida with Hurricane Irma striking the state.Florida Power & Light reported the numbers Sunday afternoon.

Hurricane Irma's winds and low tide have pushed the water unusually far from its normal position.

"The waters retracted because the leading wind bands of Irma whipped the coastal water more out to sea.

The hurricane center in western Miami, across the state from the eye of the mammoth storm, recorded an 81 mph wind gust.

"The governor said he doesn't know what storm preparations have taken place at the governor's mansion, located a few blocks north of the Capitol. »

Leah Remini Forgives Mother For Introducing Her To Scientology As She Accepts Emmy

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Leah Remini snapped Anthony Bourdain’s four-year Emmy winning streak, taking the trophy tonight for Best Informational Series or Special at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards.

Remini won her first Emmy, off her first nom, for A&E’s Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath, exploring accounts of former Scientology members whose lives have been significantly impacted by the org’s practices.

Picking up her statuette, an emotional Remini began by saying she wanted to thank her mom, who was in the audience and who, Remini said, for years had hoped to attend a ceremony at which her daughter won an Emmy. »

Video of Canadian Sikh politician Jagmeet Singh's calm response to racist rant by woman takes social media by storm

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A Canadian Sikh politician Jagmeet Singh's calm response to an anti-Islam, anti-Muslim tirade by a woman at a campaign event in Brampton, Ontario has taken social media by storm and received much approbation.

Sharia is a canonical set of laws in Islam and unrelated to Sikhism, the religion which Singh comes from.

Instead of responding aggressively to her boisterous attack, Singh calmly responded to the crowd: "We believe in love and courage... »

Babies Already Have an Accent

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How can you tell the difference between a French baby and a German baby?

No, it’s not that one is wearing a saucy little beret while the other is tucked into tiny pair of lederhosen.

And they found that French infants wail on a rising note [baby cry sound] while the Germans favor a falling melody [baby cry sound]. »