• Dems Take Credit For Writing Trump Tweet On DACA
Dems Take Credit For Writing Trump Tweet On DACA

A spokeswoman for the Trump Organization declined to answer questions about how the storm affected it. Heitkamp later issued a statement saying she needs to know more about Trump's tax plan before offering her support. "There's a legitimate role for the power of the purse", he said. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi predicted on Friday that ...

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  • NC Emergency Management teams at work on Irma preps
NC Emergency Management teams at work on Irma preps

The most recent briefing on Hurricane Irma was published by the National Weather Service at 5 p.m. Thursday and describes moderate-to-high confidence in impact for the central part of the state. "There's a lot of misinformation out there on social media, and we're afraid people are taking the wrong action". This year's hurricane season just p...

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  • Moon presses Putin over North Korea oil supplies
Moon presses Putin over North Korea oil supplies

French President Emmanuel Macron is calling on the worldwide community to put more pressure on North Korea to bring the country back to the negotiating table, in response to Pyongyang's latest nuclear test. "They agreed that this latest reckless act only strengthens the world's determination to confront the growing North Korea threat", the Whit...

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  • Senate committee begins hearings on strategies to stabilize health insurance markets
Senate committee begins hearings on strategies to stabilize health insurance markets

Gary Herbert, a Republican, said the payments aren't the most "transparent and effective" way to assist customers, but he wants them funded through 2019, anyway, since insurers can not price their products adequately without a commitment. The chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee says both parties must be willing ...

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  • Hurricane Irma Seems To Be Sucking Water From Shorelines
Hurricane Irma Seems To Be Sucking Water From Shorelines

This is one of those things - a hurricane strong enough to change the shape of an ocean. Since the hurricane is so strong and its pressure is very low, it is sucking water from its surroundings and bringing it into the core of the storm. The storm can even change the shape of the ocean's surface. Wayne Neely, a forecaster with the Bahamas' Depa...

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  • Deputy dies in auto crash after leaving hurricane shelter
Deputy dies in auto crash after leaving hurricane shelter

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, visibility was low and it was raining at the time of the accident. Investigators said Ossman was driving west on S.R. Kerri Wyland, a spokeswoman for Gov. Rick Scott, told reporters a Hardee County sheriff's deputy was leaving their shift and, separately, a state corrections officer was traveling to start ...

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  • China plans to ban sales of fossil fuel cars entirely
China plans to ban sales of fossil fuel cars entirely

China has begun studying when to ban the production and sale of cars using traditional fuels, the official Xinhua news agency reported, citing comments by the vice industry minister, who predicted "turbulent times" for automakers forced to adapt.

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  • Vols pick up decisive win over Indiana State
Vols pick up decisive win over Indiana State

Saturday's Vol Walk will start at 1:30. When Hoke was head coach at MI from 2011-14, Mallory served as his defensive backs coach. "We all think the world of Coach Hoke and the opportunity he gave us at the University of MI". It gave them a breather on Saturday - for the most part. "He is a very close friend of mine", Jones said of Mallory. "We ...

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  • Hurricane Irma's turn will alter Georgia forecast, but damaging winds certain
Hurricane Irma's turn will alter Georgia forecast, but damaging winds certain

This includes: Eufaula, Opelika, Phenix City, Auburn, Columbus, LaGrange, Cusseta, Buena Vista, Butler and Americus. Forecasts on weather.com now indicate rain and increasing wind will begin entering the Columbus area early Monday morning, with tropical storm conditions moving into the Chattahoochee Valley around lunchtime.

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  • Iran's navy warns off U.S. warship in Sea of Oman
Iran's navy warns off U.S. warship in Sea of Oman

Iranian military commanders say while their units continue routine patrols, U.S. naval units have changed their navigational patterns since President Donald Trump came into office, often engaging in provocative maneuvers near Iran's vessels.

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  • Trump receives 'comprehensive update' on Hurricane Irma
Trump receives 'comprehensive update' on Hurricane Irma

Sixty miles south of the resort, on Sunny Isles Beach, Trump owns three 45-story luxury condo towers, collectively known as Trump Towers, Sunny Isles. "I wasn't there for the storm, but I've been told by my people there that it re-landscaped the place". Hurricane Irma seems dead set on targeting Donald Trump's properties.

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  • Former US presidents come together to help hurricane victims
Former US presidents come together to help hurricane victims

In the PSA, Bill Clinton says, "Hurricane Harvey brought awful destruction, while also bringing out the best in humanity". "There's a lot of information, quality information, for people to make the decision whether to evacuate or take shelter", Bush said.

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  • Robert De Niro promises to help rebuild island hit by Irma
Robert De Niro promises to help rebuild island hit by Irma

Numerous islanders objected to Robert and James's plans to rebuild Barbuda's old K Club resort as the Paradise Found Nobu and signed a petition claiming a government decision to lease them additional land was against Antigua and Barbuda's constitution.

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  • Vladimir Putin: Donald Trump Can't Disappoint Me, We're Not Married
Vladimir Putin: Donald Trump Can't Disappoint Me, We're Not Married

The White House said Trump and Turnbull "confirmed that their two countries will intensify joint efforts to denuclearize North Korea". Putin said North Korea's neighbors should engage with it, not whip up "military hysteria". Russian Federation and China did back the last USA -drafted package of North Korea sanctions last month but Moscow has s...

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  • Military action not first choice on Korean nuclear issue
Military action not first choice on Korean nuclear issue

Moon urged Russian Federation to back stronger sanctions including the cutting off oil supplies, but Putin expressed concern that such moves would hurt regular North Koreans, said Yoon Young-chan, Moon's chief press secretary. A day after North Korea claimed that it tested a hydrogen bomb, U.S. Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, said at an emerge...

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  • South Korea: US missile defense system to be fully installed Thursday
South Korea: US missile defense system to be fully installed Thursday

On Monday, the South's military launched a volley of ballistic missiles simulating an attack on the North's nuclear test site. The Russian leader criticized sanctions as "useless and ineffective", instead urging the global community to offer security guarantees to North Korea .

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  • Irma forecast track shifts further West, diminishing impact for NC
Irma forecast track shifts further West, diminishing impact for NC

Mass shelters and meals are being prepared with help from the Red Cross and county officials, state Emergency Management Director Mike Sprayberry said. The state does not have a massive plan that would overhaul transportation, as we've seen in places like SC. She is one of a number of people from Florida who pulled off a very busy I-77 at the Nor...

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  • United States presses for UNSC vote on North Korea sanctions this Monday
United States presses for UNSC vote on North Korea sanctions this Monday

The United States called for a vote Monday on a UN resolution that would impose the toughest-ever sanctions on North Korea , a move that could lead to a showdown with the country's biggest trading partner China and its neighbor Russian Federation.

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  • Construction crane collapses in downtown Miami
Construction crane collapses in downtown Miami

Having watched Irma pummel through the Leeward Islands in the Caribbean, the City of Miami-which has long known of its innate susceptibility to flooding and erosion-prepares itself for what may well be an incredibly devastating blow this weekend.

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  • Groton Quadruple Murder Appears To Be Case Of 'Tragic Family Violence'
Groton Quadruple Murder Appears To Be Case Of 'Tragic Family Violence'

Krause is expected to be arraigned Monday in Ayer District Court, the Lowell Sun newspaper has reported. Krause was picked up not long after the bodies were discovered in the rural Groton, located some 40 miles northwest of Boston. This killing does not appear to be a random incident, and there is no present danger to the public at this point, ...

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