BOOM: President Trump Signs Order Giving Durham Authority to Present Classified Information to Grand Jury Investigating Crossfire Hurricane

(Cristina Laila) The White House announced on Tuesday that President Trump signed an order on December 18 giving US Attorney from Connecticut John Durham the authority to present classified information to a grand jury investigating Crossfire Hurricane.

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20 Hurricane Survival Tips From Real-Life Scenarios

(Tess Pennington) Imagine this scenario: It’s the year 2005 and you are living in the heart of New Orleans. A hurricane is threatening to hit and even though the city sits 8 feet below sea level, you choose not to evacuate or even prepare because you’ve seen many hurricanes threaten to hit the city and it never makes landfall, so why prepare for this one? Days later, your great city is almost completely flooded from Hurricane Katrina and over 1,800 lives were claimed including some of your neighbors because, like you, they decided not to leave the city. Now you are left without electricity, water, and dwindling supplies. To make matters worse, supply trucks are cut off, the police and emergency services can’t meet the needs of the people and there are looters breaking into homes for supplies. 

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Last-Minute Hurricane Prep Round-Up: 10 Articles to Help You Get Ready

(Daisy Luther) Hurricanes are not always completely predictable and sometimes we end up being surprised when the storm dramatically changes courses or gains power. Due to this, sometimes people aren’t as prepared as they’d like to be when suddenly the weather channel announces the newest named storm is headed straight for them – and it’s a big one.

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‘Inaccessible’ North Carolina Nuclear Plant Declares ‘Unusual Event’ During ‘Hot Shutdown’

(Zero Hedge) Duke Energy’s Brunswick nuclear plant, about 30 miles south of Wilmington, has declared a state of emergency as the 1,200-acre complex remains cut off by flood waters and and is inaccessible to outside personnel.

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Hurricane Florence To Intensify “To Near Category 5 Strength” And There Are 12 Nuclear Power Reactors In The Carolinas

(Michael Synder) The latest forecast is projecting that Hurricane Florence will strengthen “to near category 5 strength” before it makes landfall in the Carolinas, and it is being called “a serious threat to lives and property”. 

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