Eight residents died at a Florida nursing home which has been without power since Hurricane Irma and the state governor vowed a full investigation Wednesday into what he called an "unfathomable" event.
Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief says three residents died at the scene, and three others died at a nearby hospital. Of the eight patient deaths, seven occurred Wednesday.
And when Hurricane Irma ramped up to a Category 5 monster in the Atlantic, Trump tweeted that the storm "Looks like the largest ever recorded in the Atlantic!" Three elderly residents were found dead on Wednesday inside the sweltering facility, which had been operating with little or no air conditioning, officials said.
President Trump on Thursday traveled to storm-ravaged Florida and applauded how "very few people" had died in Hurricane Irma - which has claimed almost 70 lives in the United States and across the Caribbean.
Police said they have opened an investigation into possible criminal negligence.
Some 4.2 million homes and businesses were still without power on Wednesday in Florida and neighboring states, down from a peak outage tally of 7.4 million customers on Monday.
"The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills is responsible for the safety of their patients", Scott said. The association added that it is working with state officials to identify homes without power so that utility companies could prioritize those in greatest need.
'The Nation' Compares Climate Change Deniers to Murderers
The Governors of Texas and Florida, both Republicans, have refused to discuss climate change in the context of the hurricanes. The storms also become more potent, thanks to warmer waters in the Atlantic, the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea.
Florida officials including Governor Rick Scott and US Senator Marco Rubio greeted Mr Trump and Vice President Mike Pence in Fort Myers, Florida.
Police were checking on more than 40 other nursing facilities in Hollywood, Kate Stein of member station WLRN tells NPR's Newscast unit.
Detailing the problems identified this week by the Agency for Health Care Administration, member station WLRN reports, "In its complaint, the healthcare agency said that on September 10 the rehab center 'became aware that its air conditioning equipment had ceased to operate effectively.'".
Around 100 people were evacuated from the building since.
A kitchen worker at the center told the Miami Herald that the facility "had power from a generator to cook meals, but no air conditioning".
Sanchez said officers have been assigned to check 42 assisted living facilities and nursing homes in Hollywood to "make sure they are in sufficient care of the elderly".
The Naples Municipal Airport also reported a gust of 142 miles per hour, near reports of 135mph gust and sustained winds of 93mph - the most powerful recorded gusts on the mainland. Florida Power & Light, reportedly claims, the center was not on the county's high priority power restoration list. The hospital's medical director of emergency services, Randy Katz, DO, told The New York Times most of the patients were treated for dehydration, respiratory distress and heat-related issues.
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has banned Chamara Silva for "misconduct and not playing to the Spirit of the game " in a domestic match. He could have come and given evidence in front of the independent committee [that had made the inquiry into the incident].
Bien que nous le fassions à regret, l'annulation est selon nous la seule issue acceptable dans l'environnement actuel . De nouveaux rassemblements devaient avoir lieu samedi, expliquant ainsi la décision de la police.
The world's second biggest dam, Sardar Sarovar Dam is being inaugurated 60 years after its foundation stone was laid. While his birthday is being celebrated as Sewa Divas, Twitter is flooded with birthday wishes for the Prime Minister.
Let's say Intelligent Tracking Prevention classifies example.com as having the ability to track the user cross-site. At WWDC 2017 , Apple announced a new feature for the Safari web browser called Intelligent Tracking Prevention .
His Real Madrid side played quite poorly this season and he has been dealing with large shares of the criticism himself. This is something which will only further his playing career and his first accolade may come as soon as this summer.
In the first 30 minutes, the BC defense had been shredded for 271 rushing yards, including 167 yards by ND tailback Josh Adams . Wimbush could not get much going in the passing game, completing just 11-of-24 passes for 96 yards and an interception.
As of the end of the quarter Capital Investment Advisors, LLC had disposed of a total of 500 shares trimming its holdings by 1.5%. First Trust Advisors LP raised its position in shares of BlackRock LT Municipal Advantage Trust by 29.5% during the 1st quarter.
Jake Luton struggled again while Ryan Nall did Ryan Nall things rushing for 118 yards at 7.9 yards per rush and two touchdowns. Luton, who had appeared to be knocked unconscious, gave a thumbs-up as he left the field. "We were open more".
Capri delivers as favorite in St Leger Stakes
Speaking afterwards, Moore said "He's a very good horse, he's an Irish Derby victor and a Group 2-winning two-year-old as well". Despite jockey Ryan Moore's worldwide success, he had never won the Group 1 William Hill St Leger at Doncaster.
OM: Payet dans l'équipe de la semaine
Ils ont eu deux contres: le premier conclu par une frappe d'Evouna à côté et le second en toute fin de période. Un deuxième but aurait été bien pour lui et pour l'OM, mais vu la conjoncture, un 1-0 suffira.
Why US Crude Oil Inventories Rose Again
The benchmark rose for the third straight week, increasing 3.3 percent, the most since the end of July. West Texas Intermediate crude was down 17 cents, or 0.4 percent, at $49.72 a barrel at 0620 GMT.
Hamas says it accepts reconciliation demands
Relations between Hamas and Fatah have remain strained despite a 2014 agreement to form a national reconciliation government. Punishing measures included reducing electricity payments for the Gaza strip and cutting salaries for civil servants there.