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Hurricane Irma heads away from Cuba

Hurricane Irma heads away from Cuba

Hurricane Irma's current forecast track is not looking good for Florida. After waiting for hours, South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster evacuated seven barriers islands and a beach. Now the area has a...

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United Kingdom offers European Union military support and security partnership post-Brexit

United Kingdom offers European Union military support and security partnership post-Brexit

The European Union and Britain agreed to delay by a week the next round of Brexit talks, on expectations that Prime Minister Theresa May would make an important speech on the subject on Septembe...

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Hawaii is one of the happiest states in the US

Hawaii is one of the happiest states in the US

The state of Kentucky ranks number 44 on a new Happiness survey conducted by the personal finance website WalletHub. Minnesota took the top spot for ranking in the top five in all three categories...

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Gov. Rick Scott: 'The Most Important Thing Is to Pray for Us'

Gov. Rick Scott: 'The Most Important Thing Is to Pray for Us'

All that water and energy also incurred a material cost: Moody's Analytics estimates the economic cost of Hurricane Irma to be from $64-92 billion, a tally that includes both property damage and ...

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Senator McConnell says ending US debt ceiling would be challenging

Senator McConnell says ending US debt ceiling would be challenging

Democrats said the agreement, which secured a three-month debt limit hike and government-funding deal, along with legislation to help communities hit by Hurricane Harvey, was a victory, because Republ...

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Navy, military send aid to Florida Keys

Navy, military send aid to Florida Keys

Flooded streets, damaged homes are what Floridians from Jacksonville to Key West woke up to on Monday. As rain and flash flooding continued to strike northern Florida and Georgia, the governor of Fl...

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No way, Jose: Hurricane slightly weakens in Atlantic

No way, Jose: Hurricane slightly weakens in Atlantic

As of this morning, the center of Hurricane Jose was located near latitude 27.5 North and longitude 68.3 West. A Category 1 storm, Jose brought with it winds of about 105 miles per hour. While the s...

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At-A-Glance: Irma spreads flooding, misery in Southeast

At-A-Glance: Irma spreads flooding, misery in Southeast

This makes it the most sustained category 5 storm and the second most sustained major hurricane in the satellite era (starting in 1966), trailing behind Ivan in 2004. "We've never seen this be...

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North Korea slapped with new UN sanctions

North Korea slapped with new UN sanctions

The measures were approved unanimously Monday. The new sanctions impose a ban on North Korea's textile exports and caps crude-oil exports to North Korea . "In case the United States eventually ...

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Barcelona's Sagrada Familia on lockdown - police carry out anti-terror operation

Barcelona's Sagrada Familia on lockdown - police carry out anti-terror operation

Police said on Twitter they had cordoned off the house of God and requested that individuals stay away from the territory while the operation is completed. Last month, 13 people were killed when an ...

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Seattle's mayor resigns after 5th accuser claims sexual abuse

Seattle's mayor resigns after 5th accuser claims sexual abuse

Since I was 12 years old, politics was my dream ... and I have the best job in politics, the mayor of the city of Seattle . Although Murray ended his re-election bid, the Seattle Times reports th...

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Illegal voters from MA may have won New Hampshire for Hillary

Illegal voters from MA may have won New Hampshire for Hillary

The Kansas secretary of state told reporters after the meeting that such claims are "bizarre" because they assume the commission can perform a "Jedi mind trick" on state legislatures to make them ...

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Justices Allow Refugee Ban While Case Proceeds

Justices Allow Refugee Ban While Case Proceeds

Supreme Court on Monday placed a temporary hold on the 9 Circuit Court of Appeals ruling last week which had limited Trump's March 6 travel ban order barring refugees from entering the country. "An ...

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Imam Khamenei: Myanmar Events Killed Nobel Peace Prize!

Imam Khamenei: Myanmar Events Killed Nobel Peace Prize!

At the same time, he deplored measures taken by India, which has said it is not a signatory to the Refugee Convention and can deport Rohingyas. The latest security operation in Rakhine state follo...

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DOJ won't bring federal charges against officers in Freddie Gray case

DOJ won't bring federal charges against officers in Freddie Gray case

After a mistrial and three acquittals, Baltimore's top prosecutor had announced she was ending local authorities' effort to prosecute the officers, because winning a conviction had proven too hard. ...

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Huckabee Sanders: Trump 'Proud of the Decision' to Fire Comey

Huckabee Sanders: Trump 'Proud of the Decision' to Fire Comey

During Tuesday's daily press briefing, Yahoo News' White House correspondent Hunter Walker asked Sarah Huckabee Sanders if the president planned on reading Hillary Clinton's book detailing how ...

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WHAT'S HAPPENING: Irma parting shot: Floods, South in misery

WHAT'S HAPPENING: Irma parting shot: Floods, South in misery

ET. Even so, because of Irma's enormous size, the entire Florida Peninsula and even the Panhandle were likely to witness damaging winds. Thousands in the Caribbean islands have been left homeless, a...

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UN Security Council steps up sanctions on defiant North Korea

UN Security Council steps up sanctions on defiant North Korea

This is the first time that the UNSC resolution has included restrictions on oil supplies to the North. Experts analyzed that it would lead to around a 30 percent reduction in total supplies of oil-re...

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North Korea lashes out over 'vicious' United Nations sanctions

North Korea lashes out over 'vicious' United Nations sanctions

The resolution bans the regime from importing all natural gas liquids and condensates, and caps Pyongyang's imports of crude oil at the level of the last 12 months. North Korea has been public about i...

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Edith Windsor, Lesbian Activist Who Took Down DOMA, Dead at 88

Edith Windsor, Lesbian Activist Who Took Down DOMA, Dead at 88

Windsor. The well-known activist's death was confirmed by her wife, Judith Kasen-Windsor. Windsor first rose to national prominence by suing the federal government for spousal benefits after...

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