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Six dead in Florida rest home as Irma death toll rises

Six dead in Florida rest home as Irma death toll rises

Broward County said the home alerted officials about the situation on Tuesday, but when asked if it had any medical needs or emergencies, it did not request help. Hollywood police Chief Tom Sanchez sa...

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Ryan says tax reform outline reflects consensus of lawmakers, administration

Ryan says tax reform outline reflects consensus of lawmakers, administration

House Speaker Paul Ryan backed off months of promises that the Republicans' tax plan won't add to the nation's ballooning deficit, declaring Wednesday in an AP Newsmaker interview that the most im...

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White House Calls Jemele Hill's Trump Tweets a 'Fireable Offense'

White House Calls Jemele Hill's Trump Tweets a 'Fireable Offense'

I think she is a talented broadcaster, a provocative writer and one of the brightest stars in the ESPN universe. The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) on Wednesday came to the defense...

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Three Iranians among seven dead in twin attacks in south Iraq

Three Iranians among seven dead in twin attacks in south Iraq

Numerous wounded were in serious condition, he told AFP . That was followed by blasts caused by two suicide bombers, including one driving a auto full of explosives, Thi Qar governor Yahya al Nassi...

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Kobach faces pushback on New Hampshire voter fraud comments

Kobach faces pushback on New Hampshire voter fraud comments

There have been isolated cases of voter fraud in the U.S. But there's no evidence of it being a widespread problem, as Trump suggests. [Redacted] got a very disturbing phone call about the voter f...

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Russia Kicks Off War Games Amid Western Worry

Russia Kicks Off War Games Amid Western Worry

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is closely watching the exercises and says they are larger than the 12,700 servicemen Moscow has publicised, numbering actually some 100,000 troops, and involve firi...

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Small Business Owners Oppose Latest Effort to Repeal Health Care

Small Business Owners Oppose Latest Effort to Repeal Health Care

The Graham-Cassidy bill has yet to gain full Republican support. That measure is unlikely to advance in the GOP controlled Senate. "This latest attempt by Republicans to undermine the Affordable Ca...

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Jose predicted to become tropical storm

Jose predicted to become tropical storm

Jose is a Category 1 storm in the Atlantic generating 75 miles per hour sustained winds, barely hurricane strength. Jose is now off the U.S East Coast fluctuating between a hurricane and a tropical ...

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Missing Pregnant Teacher Found Dead; Suspect Arrested

Missing Pregnant Teacher Found Dead; Suspect Arrested

Manger said Wallen texted her sister on September 2 and said she was with Tessier in a remote field, but wasn't sure why. "Laura, if you're listening, it doesn't matter what's happened, doesn't matt...

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US Imposes New Iran Sanctions Over Ballistic Missile Program, 'Cyberattacks'

US Imposes New Iran Sanctions Over Ballistic Missile Program, 'Cyberattacks'

Sources familiar with the matter stressed that the wider USA policy toward Iran, and whether to preserve the deal that gave Tehran sanctions relief in exchange for curbing its nuclear program, has y...

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Americans drop 2 places in Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings amid struggles

Americans drop 2 places in Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings amid struggles

Wales climb up to 13th in the latest Federation Internationale de Football Association world rankings, leapfrogging over 15th-placed England. Earlier this month, Gordon Strachan's men secured 3-0 a...

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Rebel Wilson receives record pay out in libel settlement

Rebel Wilson receives record pay out in libel settlement

Rebel Wilson has been awarded the largest payout for a defamation case in Australia's history, the amount totalling A$4.5m (£2.7m). When the jury delivered its verdict they answered every single ques...

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UK, EU Delay Next Round of Brexit Negotiations

UK, EU Delay Next Round of Brexit Negotiations

Juncker said, however, that while Europe favoured open commerce, it needed reciprocity from its trading partners. Juncker said there was a good chance that the European Union would agree the main ...

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Saudi Arabia ambassador hits out at Qatar's policies

Saudi Arabia ambassador hits out at Qatar's policies

Qattan said the four Arab states -Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt - have taken the sovereign measures against Qatar because of its wrong policies in terms of supporting and f...

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Census shows uninsured rate at record low

Census shows uninsured rate at record low

It's the second consecutive annual decline for the measure. More Texans are insured now than four years ago - but the state is still home to 4.5 million people without health coverage, the largest s...

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OPEC, EIA reports offer 2018 price, supply, demand insights

OPEC, EIA reports offer 2018 price, supply, demand insights

Still, that's about in line with the group's production last month, meaning OPEC won't be able to reverse its current output curbs if it wants to keep world markets balanced next year. The IEA sai...

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Year Old Teenager and His Family Dead in Volcanic Field in Italy

Year Old Teenager and His Family Dead in Volcanic Field in Italy

The family, from Turin in northern Italy , are understood to have fallen 5ft. Three family members including an 11-year-old boy have died after falling into a volcanic crater in Italy. It was a t...

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Too early to tell if Hurricane Jose could hit Florida

Too early to tell if Hurricane Jose could hit Florida

Hurricane Irma pummeled Florida Sunday and Monday, causing damage in nearly every part of the state. Forecast models agree the storm will turn toward the east coast of the United States, but lon...

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1 person in custody after active shooter situation at Dartmouth-Hitchcock

1 person in custody after active shooter situation at Dartmouth-Hitchcock

The hospital, the state's largest, was locked down following reports of an active shooter, a spokesman said in an emailed message. There is now no confirmation that any shots were fired during the inc...

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Johns Hopkins ranked among nation's best colleges and universities by 'US News'

Johns Hopkins ranked among nation's best colleges and universities by 'US News'

Harvard University took the No. 2 spot in the U.S News rankings , followed by the University of Chicago, Yale University, Columbia University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Massac...

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Virginia makes top 10 in Miss America competition

Virginia makes top 10 in Miss America competition

In one of her onstage interviews, Mund said Trump was wrong to withdraw the USA from the climate accord aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to global warming. As the top five ...

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Floridians Come Together to Save Manatees Stranded in Mud by Hurricane Irma

Floridians Come Together to Save Manatees Stranded in Mud by Hurricane Irma

Of all the destructive impacts of a hurricane , with its life-threatening storm surges and massive flooding, the sudden lack of aquatic habitat is not a typical concern. "They both swam off ", Clavi...

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Militants kill 18 police forces in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula

Militants kill 18 police forces in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula

A number of weapons were found in the two apartments. The security forces broke into an apartment in one of the neighborhood's residence building, where the suspects were hiding. Monday's attack was...

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Lady Gaga made a serious statement

Lady Gaga made a serious statement

It doesn't mean I won't be creating. Five Foot Two also shows the 31-year-old singer's battle with chronic pain. Get ready for what promises to be an intimate, behind-the-scenes look at Lady Ga...

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Google appeals record European Union fine over 'unfair' shopping searches

Google appeals record European Union fine over 'unfair' shopping searches

Google said it had no further comment. And while the two cases are clearly different - and the Intel verdict remains a partial one at this stage (the sanction has not been overturned as yet) - it's ...

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Former Georgia leader, now a man without a country, slips into Ukraine

Former Georgia leader, now a man without a country, slips into Ukraine

Saakashvili had said he would present his Ukrainian passport to Ukrainian border officials on September 10, along with other "legal documents", in his attempt to enter the country. Saakashvili and h...

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President Trump: "America 'United" as Hurricane Irma Approaches

The White House released photos of a Hurricane Irma briefing briefing on Sunday afternoon attended by President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania, VP Mike Pence and wife Karen, joined by sever...

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How Bill Clinton Helped Hillary Through Victory and Defeat

How Bill Clinton Helped Hillary Through Victory and Defeat

But I believed that it was my responsibility to try to offer answers to it, not to fan it. "It was presented in such a negative way and I never could get out from under it and it never stopped". "I th...

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Juventus coach Allegri says Dybala can be best footballer in future

Juventus coach Allegri says Dybala can be best footballer in future

Giorgio Chiellini, Sami Khedira, Claudio Marchisio and Alex Sandro were out injured. The hosts went in front through Perparim Hetemaj's own goal after the Finnish midfielder inadvertently headed in ...

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Hurricane Irma Winds Snap Crane in Half

Hurricane Irma Winds Snap Crane in Half

The deputy director of Miami's building department, Maurice Pons, said in the city's statement that he "would not advise staying in a building next to a construction crane during a major hurricane l...

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8.0 earthquake hits near Mexico; tsunami threat to NZ

8.0 earthquake hits near Mexico; tsunami threat to NZ

Mexico's Pacific coastal areas - as well as the coastlines of Guatemala , Honduras, El Salvador and Costa Rica - are now on alert for tsunami waves. Juchitan, in the state of Oaxaca , was the wor...

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Kuwait Emir confirms Qatar ready to meet, discuss 13 demands

Kuwait Emir confirms Qatar ready to meet, discuss 13 demands

Trump told a news conference on Thursday that he would be willing to step in and mediate a dispute among the US -allied Arab states and Qatar, and said he thought a deal could come quickly. Trump said...

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Sunday's First Warning Forecast: An nearly fall-like feel to the air

Sunday's First Warning Forecast: An nearly fall-like feel to the air

Today will be another great day to hit the golf course or do anything outside to enjoy the remainder of the weekend! The air mass will warm up, too, which means the mercury will climb into the upper ...

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Nobel institute: Myanmar leader can't be stripped of prize

Nobel institute: Myanmar leader can't be stripped of prize

This is the message from Desmond Tutu to Aung San Suu Kyi , over the handling of Myanmar violence. The report said that Tohar has been trained in Pakistan by Lashkar e Tayyaba and while the Bangl...

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Irma's path becomes clearer, impact expected in central NC

Irma's path becomes clearer, impact expected in central NC

Sunday morning, National Guardsmen will begin staging crews in Greensboro, Charlotte and Asheville. Wyatt said the county is preparing much in the same way it would for a severe winter storm, but al...

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Myanmar's Rohingyas issue is similar to India's Kashmir: Suu Kyi

Myanmar's Rohingyas issue is similar to India's Kashmir: Suu Kyi

According to multiple reports , entire villages of Rohingya Muslims have been burnt to the ground. Aid workers say a serious humanitarian crisis is also unfolding on the Myanmar side of the bo...

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Mar-a-Lago Irma Evacuation Ordered

Mar-a-Lago Irma Evacuation Ordered

Wherever Irma makes landfall in Florida, it will have already battered one of Trump's other seaside properties. Several of Trump's properties may be impacted by Hurricane Irma. He warned of a 12ft s...

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A rattled Mexico starts to pick up the pieces after deadly quake

A rattled Mexico starts to pick up the pieces after deadly quake

Officials raised the death toll from Thursday night's quake as more bodies were found in the southern states of Oaxaca and Chiapas. "It's 71 (dead). Pena Nieto said authorities were working to re-es...

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McMaster reports successful evacuation, warns of Irma storm surge

McMaster reports successful evacuation, warns of Irma storm surge

With threat to SC waning, McMaster announced an agreement with Florida Gov. Rick Scott to send first responders to the Sunshine State, which sits firmly in the powerful storm's crosshairs. "You never ...

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Amazon Looking For Second North American Headquarters

Amazon Looking For Second North American Headquarters

Amazon has announced plans to invest Dollars 5 billion in a second headquarters in the US. Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos said the new headquarters will be "a full equal" to its Seattle counter...

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Hillary Tears Into NBC's Lauer in New Memoir

Hillary Tears Into NBC's Lauer in New Memoir

Hillary acknowledges that Sanders sided with her on a number of policy issues - yet she accused him of "innuendo and impugning my character She even went on to speculate that Sanders' attacks on her...

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Putin rejects cutting off oil to North Korea

Putin told Moon that the North Korean problem should be solved diplomatically, according to Seoul's presidential office. "Today, as never before, everyone needs to show composure and avoid steps tha...

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Watch Trump talk tax reform in North Dakota

Watch Trump talk tax reform in North Dakota

Cramer also wants to hear about simplifying the tax code and making the United States more competitive with other countries. "I think it's a really big deal". A spokeswoman for Sen. Sen. Heidi Hei...

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New Jersey US Sen. Menendez 'sold his office'

New Jersey US Sen. Menendez 'sold his office'

Salomon Melgen's interests but that they were focused on future policy. Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) is facing a dozen counts of bribery, conspiracy, and fraud charges in a corruption probe involving on...

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Leaders in Catalonia enraged by tab for independence vote

Leaders in Catalonia enraged by tab for independence vote

The source asked not to be named in line with internal protocols. Under the terms of the new laws, the Catalan Parliament will declare independence within 48 hours of a "yes" vote. The cabinet of Ca...

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Pakistan must change approach towards terror groups

Pakistan must change approach towards terror groups

Zakaria said Pakistan also remained concerned at the rise of extremist ideologies and intolerance in the region encouraging social stratification and systematic targeting of minorities. "We reaffirm t...

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Scribes condemn murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh

Scribes condemn murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh

Meanwhile, Police have pinned their hopes on the CCTV footage to get some clues about the identity of the killers. Guari Lankesh was a progressive minded social activist, writer and journalist working...

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Bank of Canada raises benchmark interest rate again

The Bank of Canada have made it clear that any future interest rate decision will be made exclusively on economic data releases, and as such have not given any further signals to monetary policy decis...

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The European court obliged Slovakia and Hungary to accept refugees

The European court obliged Slovakia and Hungary to accept refugees

Slovakia said that it accepted the top court decision but it was still against the refugee scheme. In July, the EU Commission threatened the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland with lawsuits for n...

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Tropical storms Jose, Katia upgraded to hurricane status

Tropical storms Jose, Katia upgraded to hurricane status

Katia is the 11th named storm this season in the Atlantic. Katia is expected to produce total rain accumulations of 5 to 10 inches over northern Veracruz, and 2 to 5 inches over far southern Tamaulipa...

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