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By Ted Cruz
Israel saves its enemies; Hamas endangers its friends
Topic - National Hurricane Center In Miami
Bud weakened to a tropical storm Friday as it headed toward a string of laid-back beach resorts and small mountain villages on Mexico's Pacific coast south of Puerto Vallarta. Two people, one of them from France, were reported missing in a separate storm in Cuba.
Richard Knabb, the tropical weather expert at The Weather Channel, will be the next chief of the U.S. government's hurricane forecasting hub in Florida, federal officials said Friday.
Forecasters said Tuesday there is a possibility that Hurricane Irene could move into the Chesapeake Bay by Sunday.
A hurricane watch has been issued for the coasts of south Texas and northeastern Mexico as Tropical Storm Alex gains strength. Forecasters said the storm could push oil from the Gulf spill farther inland.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Islands in the eastern Caribbean braced for Hurricane Dean, the first hurricane of the Atlantic season, as it approached today with 80 mph winds. Hotels in Dominica and Martinique prepared to evacuate tourists from seaside rooms.