• Chatbot offers legal help to Equifax data breach victims
Chatbot offers legal help to Equifax data breach victims

There is one problem revealed by the Equifax hack that is surely not the company's fault. If you don't want to go that far, Garcia says, you can apply for a " fraud alert ", which alerts you to any requests for credit checks or new accounts.

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  • UNSC slaps new sanctions on North Korea
UNSC slaps new sanctions on North Korea

The United Nations Security Council on Monday unanimously approved a new round of sanctions on North Korea , one week after the country conducted its sixth and strongest nuclear test to date. North Korea is now banned from exporting textiles - its second-biggest export after coal, seafood and other minerals in 2016, totalling US$752 milli...

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  • Tropical Storm Jose forms in the eastern Atlantic
Tropical Storm Jose forms in the eastern Atlantic

Hurricane Jose continues to strengthen, moving west-northwest at around 17 miles per hour. Its potential to turn into a hurricane will depend on the exact track Katia takes in the next couple of days. The NHC said it could be close to major hurricane strength by this weekend, when it is forecast to hit land. Hurricane Katia is a Category 1 hurr...

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  • The importance of the SC game
The importance of the SC game

At his press conference Tuesday afternoon, SC head coach Will Muschamp was asked if he thought Gamecocks junior wide receiver should be a Heisman Trophy contender. "I definitely think so", USC quarterback Jake Bentley said. Bentley became the starter past year in the Gamecocks seventh game of the season. The Wildcats been weird so far, as they ar...

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  • Safa won't appeal Federation Internationale de Football Association decision to replay World Cup qualifier
Safa won't appeal Federation Internationale de Football Association decision to replay World Cup qualifier

Bafana won the match 2-1 in Polokwane previous year, but Federation Internationale de Football Association ordered a replay for November after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) upheld a lifetime ban of referee Joseph Lamptey for match manipulation.

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  • Irma floods Florida cities
Irma floods Florida cities

Forecasters expect the storm to slow rapidly once it is over land and wear itself out over the southeastern U.S.in the next few days. Nearly every mobile home park in the Keys had overturned homes, according to the governor. John's. That's because wind from the east side of Irma would be blowing toward Tampa , pushing water from the bay inla...

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  • FLASHBACK: Trump Calls 'Little Katy' Tur A 'Third Rate Reporter'
FLASHBACK: Trump Calls 'Little Katy' Tur A 'Third Rate Reporter'

In it, Tur writes about going to Trump Tower in July 2015 to interview then-candidate Trump. President Trump on Monday slammed the "people writing books" about him, saying they do not have access and calling their scribes "fake news". "It wasn't until hours later, when Secret Service took the extraordinary step of walking me to my vehicle, that...

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  • Police Asking Americans To Please Stop Shooting Guns At Hurricane Irma
Police Asking Americans To Please Stop Shooting Guns At Hurricane Irma

The two - among the thousands of power-line workers brought in from out-of-state by major utilities - spent about five minutes outside a house in Fort Lauderdale, when two cars with women who said they lived in the neighborhood stopped to inquire about the return of power to their homes - obviously trying to get their attention.

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  • Could Hurricane Jose be a threat to the U.S. later in September?
Could Hurricane Jose be a threat to the U.S. later in September?

Tropical storm winds of up to 73 miles per hour will persist through the night and possibly into Monday morning before the storm moves toward Tampa Sunday evening. CNN also shared drone footage of Tortola and the British Virgin Islands after Hurricane Irma . Jose passed north of the Caribbean islands and Puerto Rico on Sunday as a Category ...

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  • Hurricane Irma will be 'devastating' to US
Hurricane Irma will be 'devastating' to US

Gale-force winds could cause trouble for boaters near the coast, but other than some rip-current warnings, no weather advisories are now in effect anywhere in North Carolina from Irma . "If you ride around Chatham County, it's a ghost town", Jones said. A tropical storm warning extends from central Georgia into northern Georgia and northwe...

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  • White House won't commit to signing joint congressional resolution condemning white supremacists
White House won't commit to signing joint congressional resolution condemning white supremacists

It could be sent to the White House for Mr. Trump's signature as early as Wednesday. The bipartisan resolution passed the Senate Monday and the House Tuesday by voice vote. The resolution also said the House strongly condemns racism, as well as "intimidation, and violence by all groups - regardless of their political affiliation or politica...

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  • Irma Weakens To Tropical Storm As It Moves Over Florida
Irma Weakens To Tropical Storm As It Moves Over Florida

The string of islands was the first part of the state hit by the storm, and were still without water, power or cell service Monday. Michael Gagliostro states, "so we figured you know, let's ride it out, we had neighbors and friends that stayed for Hurricane Wilma and everything was ok so said , 'you know let's give it a shot hopefully everything...

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  • Ontario judge Bernd Zabel suspended for wearing Trump hat
Ontario judge Bernd Zabel suspended for wearing Trump hat

The incident attracted media attention and public criticism of Justice Zabel. The panel imposed the most serious sanction permitted by law short of removal from office and suspended Justice Zabel without pay for thirty days. Mr Zabel, who has worked as a judge in Ontario for almost 30 years, said he had bought several MAGA hats as historical me...

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  • Rebel Wilson Awarded More Than Four Million Dollars By Judge
Rebel Wilson Awarded More Than Four Million Dollars By Judge

Her barrister, Dr Matthew Collins, had said the $7 million figure was "conservative" because it was hard to determine exactly what kind of film contracts his client missed out on as a result of the defamatory articles. In a statement released after the decision was handed down, Bauer Media's general counsel Adrian Goss said the company was consider...

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  • Access restored to Upper Florida Keys following Irma's destruction
Access restored to Upper Florida Keys following Irma's destruction

About 5.8 million people are without power in the state and it could take up to a week for it to be restored. AccuWeather extreme meteorologist Reed Timmer captured Irma's wrath as the storm hit Key West, Florida, and what it looked like after the hurricane.

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  • Latest update on Hurricane Jose
Latest update on Hurricane Jose

Jose will actually be one of the rare hurricanes to take a looping path. On the forecast track, the center of Jose will remain well to the east-northeast of the Bahamas through Wednesday. The National Hurricane Center said on Tuesday Hurricane Jose's appearance suggested it had continued to weaken and that the Category 1 storm seemed to have tu...

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  • Schumer blasts back at McConnell over the debt ceiling
Schumer blasts back at McConnell over the debt ceiling

McConnell also raised doubts about another agreement between Trump and Schumer - to end the requirement that Congress approve the Treasury Department's request to raise the federal debt limit to allow it to keep borrowing money to pay the government's bills.

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  • How has North Korea's nuclear programme advanced in 2017?
How has North Korea's nuclear programme advanced in 2017?

Russian Federation and China both have veto power as permanent members of the Security Council and had expressed skepticism over the initial sanctions proposal. New bans on textile exports and overseas workers sending hard currency back to Pyongyang would starve the regime of at least 1.3 billion dollars in annual revenues - an estimated 800 mi...

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  • US Treasury's Mnuchin: China may face new sanctions on N. Korea
US Treasury's Mnuchin: China may face new sanctions on N. Korea

Haley said the objective of the increasing sanctions is to convince the Kim government to end its threatening nuclear missile development program in exchange for sanctions relief, economic aid and security guarantees. Russia's Vladimir Putin already has rejected that proposal. China's foreign ministry said on Tuesday (link in Chinese) tha...

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  • Britain unconditionally committed to maintaining European security: official document
Britain unconditionally committed to maintaining European security: official document

The government plans to publish details of its proposals Tuesday, in the latest in a series of position papers on aspects of Brexit . It will say the government will seek a new partnership that goes beyond existing arrangements with third countries and promise the use of the UK's "assets, capabilities and influence" in security operations.

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