Start your day off right with five things you need to know this morning.
Hurricane Dorian left its mark on the Bahamas, bringing widespread devastation to the Caribbean nation. In Freeport, around 300 dogs and 100 cats were left the Humane Society of Grand Bahama. Sadly, more than 200 of those dogs and 50 cats were killed
A worldwide review of the US Air Force’s use of Trump resorts for overnight crew accommodations has been launched. It comes after reports that crews had occasionally stayed at the president’s Scotland resort while refueling. An Air Force general said that staying in higher-end accommodations might be allowable, but it’s not advisable.
BREAKING: The US Air Force has ordered a sweeping review of its use of Trump resorts for overnight crew accommodations. It comes as POLITICO uncovers yet another overnight stay at Turnberry by at least a dozen USAF crew members in September 2018. https://t.co/TjHYI9bp9W— Natasha Bertrand (@NatashaBertrand) September 9, 2019
One day after Bianca Andreescu won her first career Grand Slam title, Daniil Medvedev was trying to do the same. Rafael Nadal proved to be too much for the young Russian, however, and Nadal secured his 19th Grand Slam title in an epic five-set game. Nadal is now one behind Roger Federer for the all-time lead in Grand Slam titles.
Four crew members of a cargo ship are still missing after a cargo ship overturned and caught fire off the coast of Georgia this weekend. Twenty people were rescued from the massive ship, which has made for some crazy pictures.
Rescuers in Georgia are looking for four crew members of a cargo ship that tipped over and caught fire early Sunday morning. Twenty people on the Golden Ray were safely evacuated, but a U.S. Coast Guard search continued for the remaining four. https://t.co/ngHiSQq4yU— AP South U.S. Region (@APSouthRegion) September 8, 2019
If you’ve got a British Airways flight to catch over the next two days, you might be out of luck. Nearly all British Airways flights have been grounded due to a large pilot’s strike.The British Airline Pilots’ Association said it put forward a proposal to management last week that would have prevented this, but they didn’t receive a reply.
BA pilots' strike: almost all flights grounded on Monday and Tuesdayhttps://t.co/8M1MPJug6Y— Simon Calder (@SimonCalder) September 8, 2019
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