• Trump says USA is 'prepared' to deal with Irma
Trump says USA is 'prepared' to deal with Irma

He said Hurricane Wilma, the last of a string of storms which barreled through in 2004 and 2005, flattened trees behind the estate, but the house itself only lost some roof tiles. But if Mar-a-Lago escapes the storm without suffering any damage, the president is likely to face calls once again to open its doors to those suffering in the aftermath...

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  • Gas price gouging and how to report it
Gas price gouging and how to report it

Platts estimates about 6 percent of the total USA refining capacity is still down because of the impact and some producers in the Eagle Ford shale basin in Texas said Harvey has impacted operations by "a pretty significant extent". State and local officials are working to do the same. Congressional leaders and FEMA managers say technology, incl...

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  • Irma tears through US Virgin Islands
Irma tears through US Virgin Islands

Billionaire Richard Branson and his crew survived Hurricane Irma after hunkering down in the concrete wine cellar of his home on a private island in the Caribbean. Croix and Task Force Bravo on St. Thomas from the 104th Troop Command Battalion And the 786th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion respectively. Mapp ordered a 36-hour curfew start...

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  • Hurricane Jose is moving away from outer Caribbean islands
Hurricane Jose is moving away from outer Caribbean islands

The US National Hurricane Center (NHC) recently issued advisories on Hurricane Irma , Hurricane Jose , and Hurricane Katia , all three of which could make landfall at the same time. Both Katia and Jose were upgraded to hurricanes Wednesday afternoon. The storm could also impact the Florida Keys and parts of the Florida peninsula, but more ac...

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  • Japan, South Korea seek tougher sanctions on North Korea
Japan, South Korea seek tougher sanctions on North Korea

South Korean President Moon Jae-In urged Russian Federation on Wednesday to cooperate over cutting oil supplies to North Korea but President Vladimir Putin appeared to pour cold water on the idea. Meanwhile, the North Korean delegation will be led by the regime's minister of external economic relations, Kim Yong-jae. North Korea's underground...

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  • Crane collapses in Miami from Hurricane Irma winds
Crane collapses in Miami from Hurricane Irma winds

The boom of the crane snapped off and is now still connected to the tower, but is hanging off the side of the building. "Tomorrow we'll assess the damage and try to get the engineering part of it corrected", Deputy Building Director Maurice Pons said.

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  • Trump administration sued by 15 states and DC over ending DACA
Trump administration sued by 15 states and DC over ending DACA

According to The Washington Post , a group of attorneys general from 15 different states are filing a massive lawsuit in an attempt to stop President Trump from ending the DACA program, which was created to protect the children of undocumented immigrants living in the United States from deportation.

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  • Carr, Tavecchio Lead Raiders to Season-Opening Win in Tennessee
Carr, Tavecchio Lead Raiders to Season-Opening Win in Tennessee

Oakland's preseason placekicker, Giorgio Tavecchio had to step in because of Sebastian Janikowski's injury, becoming the first Raider to attempt a field goal in over a decade and a half, and he did just fine. In the second half. Marshawn Lynch's first game back after spending a year in retirement showed that he's still got plenty of gas left ...

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  • At least nine terrorists killed in Egypt
At least nine terrorists killed in Egypt

Militants in the first apartment opened fire on the raiding force and one of them tried to throw an explosive device at the police, but it killed him instead, it added. An insurgency led by IS in Egypt's rugged Sinai peninsula has killed hundreds of soldiers and policemen since the Egyptian military overthrew President Mohamed Mursi of the Muslim B...

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  • Amber Alert issued for three Albuquerque boys
Amber Alert issued for three Albuquerque boys

Lloyd is 3-foot-6, weighs 65 pounds, has long dreadlocks and was last seen wearing "Despicable Me" pajamas. The vehicle is believed to be a silver 2009 Kia Spectra with New Mexico plate AAYR80. Lakai was wearing grey trousers and has short dread locks and Lexxington was wearing yellow and white shorts, according to authorities. She has short drea...

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  • Kim Jong-un sings the praises of the last nuclear test
Kim Jong-un sings the praises of the last nuclear test

North Korea's leader Kim Jong-Un has said that North Korea will take "powerful counter measures " to respond to United States pressure or any new sanctions. Trump, who took office in January, said years of talks between successive US administrations and North Korea have done little to rein in the country.

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  • Japan PM warns N.Korea against continuing nuclear programme
Japan PM warns N.Korea against continuing nuclear programme

It also accused the U.S. of being the main culprit for escalating tension and nuclear threat, Efe news reported. Failing that, Putin said he could reduce USA diplomatic staff in Russian Federation by 155 more positions, in addition to the 755 already eliminated.

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  • Hurricane Irma: Famous St Maarten Airport Pounded By Storm
Hurricane Irma: Famous St Maarten Airport Pounded By Storm

Sand from the beach washed up into the main terminal, while the building's roof was "extensively damaged", the Associated Press reported . Planes landing at or taking off from the airport had to fly low because of the runway's proximity to the shoreline.

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  • Pyongyang ready to send more 'gift packages' to US
Pyongyang ready to send more 'gift packages' to US

Speaking at an emergency session in New York, Haley said Washington will circulate a new sanctions resolution this week, with a view of voting on it next Monday. North Korea claims it now has the capability of mounting a thermonuclear weapon on a long-range missile capable of striking the United States. China, backed by Russian Federation, has b...

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  • Senate moves ahead with disaster relief, fiscal package
Senate moves ahead with disaster relief, fiscal package

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell moved late Wednesday to add $7.4 billion in money for rebuilding to Trump's $7.9 billion Harvey request. "It's unfortunate, they ought to be separate votes ", said Rep. The administration wants the Harvey money to be linked with legislation to increase the government's $19.9 trillion debt limit and avert a fir...

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  • Person in hospital after Ford Focus
Person in hospital after Ford Focus "explodes" in Southend B&Q vehicle park

Ford Focus doors, windscreen, roof blown out". A spokesman for Essex fire service said: "I don't think this has ever happened before - it's not something we've even seen before". B&Q staff rushing to help". He said "quantities of aerosols" should not be stored in confined spaces nor exposed to sunlight and high temperatures.

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  • Rohingya crisis: Muslim insurgents declare month-long truce in Myanmar's Rakhine state
Rohingya crisis: Muslim insurgents declare month-long truce in Myanmar's Rakhine state

In a report, United Nations investigators said the human rights violations constituted crimes against humanity. Israel's high court will decide on whether to ban arms sales to the country later this month after a petition by Israeli acitivists.

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  • Trump to Sell South Korea Billions of Dollars in Weapons
Trump to Sell South Korea Billions of Dollars in Weapons

South Korean President Moon Jae-In urged Russian Federation on Wednesday to cooperate over cutting oil supplies to North Korea but President Vladimir Putin appeared to pour cold water on the idea. Asian stocks tracked Wall Street's slide overnight to slip on Wednesday, while the dollar was on the defensive with tensions in the Korean peninsula sh...

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  • OIC Summit in Astana: Nazarbayev urges modernize thinking for achieving industrial revolution
OIC Summit in Astana: Nazarbayev urges modernize thinking for achieving industrial revolution

During the meeting, the OIC Programme of Action for Science, Technology and Innovation was adopted by the participating ministers in preparation for its adoption in the summit. Mr. Rouhani discussed the latest regional and global developments in his meetings with his counterparts. "The occasion will provide opportunities to review bilateral relat...

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  • National Guard remains stationed across NC awaiting Irma
National Guard remains stationed across NC awaiting Irma

The team consists of first responders and equipment skilled in structural collapse rescue, excavation emergencies, technical rope rescues, confined space rescues, and other specialized rescues. The 38th was called to assist with managing the flow of personnel and resources into and out of Hurricane Harvey impacted areas, sending over 80 personnel...

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