Ian strengthens into hurricane as it approaches Florida

Ian strengthens into hurricane as it approaches Florida

Matt Cohen/Tampa Bay Times via Associated Press Shoppers go for what was left of the water on the shelves of the Walmart Supercenter at 1505 N. Dale Mabry Highway on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022, in Tampa, Fla., as Tropical Storm Ian threatened to impact the Tampa Bay as a major hurricane later in the week.…

Ian strengthens into a hurricane, heads toward Cuba, Florida

Ian strengthens into a hurricane, heads toward Cuba, Florida

HAVANA (AP) — Forecasters say Tropical Storm Ian has strengthened into a hurricane as it moves closer to Cuba on a track expected to take it to Florida in the coming days. Ian was forecast to intensify rapidly and become a major hurricane as soon as late Monday. Authorities in Cuba suspended classes in Pinar…

Ian strengthens into hurricane as Florida, Cuba brace for possible floods

Ian strengthens into hurricane as Florida, Cuba brace for possible floods

Ian strengthened into a hurricane on Monday as Florida prepared for possible floods this week.The National Hurricane Center said the storm was expected to rapidly strengthen during the next day or so and become a major hurricane as it nears western Cuba, where it is expected to “produce significant wind and storm surge impacts.”As of…

Florida National Guard activated as Ian continues to intensify

Florida National Guard activated as Ian continues to intensify

Tropical storm and storm surge watches were issued for part of Florida’s coast late Sunday as a possible Hurricane Ian was on a path toward the state.Ian was a tropical storm in the Caribbean Sea with maximum sustained winds of 65 mph at 11 p.m. ET, but it “continues to strengthen” and is forecast to…

Shots fired in Chuck E. Cheese parking lot during altercation in Florida

Shots fired in Chuck E. Cheese parking lot during altercation in Florida

Authorities in Florida are investigating an incident in which shots were fired outside a Chuck E. Cheese restaurant in an altercation Saturday, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said.”No shooting victims have been located at this time,” the sheriff’s office said.The sheriff’s office got multiple calls about shots fired near the restaurant just before 5 p.m.…

Tropical Storm Ian intensifies as it threatens Florida

Tropical Storm Ian intensifies as it threatens Florida

The National Hurricane Center said Monday that Tropical Storm Ian has strengthened into a hurricane — and warned it could rapidly intensify as it tracks toward Florida.State of play: Ian — which could turn into a high-end Category 4 storm as early as midweek — was some 315 miles southeast of the western tip of Cuba…

Ivory Coast-Based Payments Fintech Secures $5 Million From Its Pre-Series A Funding Round

Ivory Coast-Based Payments Fintech Secures $5 Million From Its Pre-Series A Funding Round

The Ivorian payments financial technology (fintech) startup, Julaya, recently concluded its pre-Series A round with an additional $5 million capital raise. This brings to $7 million the total capital that the fintech startup, which specializes in business-to-business payments, has raised in this series. Senegalese Footballer Édouard Mendy Participates in the Series An Ivory Coast-based [……