News With Ed -- September 6, 2017

Evacuations begin as Florida tenses for Hurricane Irma

Category 5 Hurricane Irma has become one of the strongest storms ever recorded in the Atlantic, with winds of up to 185 miles per hour. It is expected to make landfall in Florida on Sunday. RT America’s Marina Portnaya reports from Miami.

South Korea politically ‘stuck’ – fmr diplomat

Is Russian President Vladimir Putin emerging as key problem-solver for the Korean peninsula or is South Korea too dependent upon the US to find a way out of the region’s geopolitical tangle? Former US diplomat Jim Jatras joins “News with Ed” to discuss the threats and counter-threats orbiting Korea’s dueling regimes and Washington’s inability to find meaningful solutions.