Tropical Storm Barry: What we know

The storm was briefly the first hurricane of the 2019 Atlantic season. Tropical Storm Barry, which the National Weather Service said has brought 75 mph winds to the Gulf Coast, was upgraded to a Category 1 hurricane Saturday morning as it made landfall in Louisiana. By Saturday afternoon, it had been downgraded to a tropical storm. (To be considered a hurricane, a storm’s winds must reach at least 74 mph.) A tropical storm warning remains…

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Mayors and protesters remain defiant ahead of ICE raids: “You’re going to have to come through us”

Thousands protested took as ICE prepared to arrest 2,000 undocumented immigrants. Protesters around the country rallied against planned ICE raids this weekend as mayors renewed pledges to block ICE access to local law enforcement resources. The agency plans to sweep 10 cities on Sunday in an effort to detain 2,000 immigrants who have been issued final orders of removal. The raids were originally scheduled for June at President Donald Trump’s request; however, the president postponed…

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Hurricane Barry: What we know

The hurricane is the first of the 2019 Atlantic season. Tropical Storm Barry, which the National Weather Service said has brought 75 mph winds to the Gulf Coast, was upgraded to a category 1 hurricane Saturday as it made landfall in Louisiana. The National Weather Service (NWS) said as of Saturday morning that the storm’s center was 40 miles south of Lafayette, Louisiana. A hurricane watch is in effect in Louisiana from Intracoastal City to…

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