• Shelters for Hurricane Irma evacuees opening in North Carolina
Shelters for Hurricane Irma evacuees opening in North Carolina

Traffic has increased throughout the state as people evacuating from Florida and elsewhere seek safety to the north. "All roadwork will be stopped as of 7 p.m. The greatest impact is expected to be in the mountains and near the SC border. But, they are standing by to help more people get to safer ground if necessary.

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  • Russian and Japanese leaders
Russian and Japanese leaders "decisively condemn" N.Korean tests

But after North Korea conducted its second flight test of a developmental intercontinental ballistic missile in July, Moon ordered his military to work with USA commanders in South Korea to temporarily place more launchers before the reviews are conducted.

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  • US Senate passes disaster aid, government funding, higher debt ceiling
US Senate passes disaster aid, government funding, higher debt ceiling

The Senate's vote comes off the heels of the measure passed in the House Wednesday, which allocated $7.85 billion for Hurricane Harvey relief funding with near-unanimous support. Conservatives in Congress have voiced opposition to tying the relief package to legislation keeping the government running and increasing the borrowing capacity.

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  • Calls for unity as thousands attend anti-Brexit rally in London
Calls for unity as thousands attend anti-Brexit rally in London

Frances O'Grady, the general secretary of the Trades Union Congress umbrella body, accused the government of a "criminal lack of preparation" for Britain's exit from the EU in March 2019. He said such an outcome risked ushering in the "unreconstructed leftist" programme put forward by Labour under Jeremy Corbyn. However, the EU's chief negotiator...

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  • South Korea's Moon says he and Putin share understanding on North Korea
South Korea's Moon says he and Putin share understanding on North Korea

On Wednesday Moon sought to find common ground with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on sanctions, though Putin opposes further penalties on the regime. Sanctions have done little to stop North Korea boosting its nuclear and missile capacity as it faces off with Trump, who has vowed to stop it from being able to hit the US mainland with a nuclear...

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  • Moon, Putin Agree N. Korean Nuke Issue Needs Swift Resolution
Moon, Putin Agree N. Korean Nuke Issue Needs Swift Resolution

Trump has vowed to stop all USA trade with any country doing business with North Korea, and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says he is working on details of such a plan, which would primarily target Pyongyang's neighbor, main trading partner, and strategic ally, China .

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  • Russian Federation and South Korea at odds over North Korea sanctions
Russian Federation and South Korea at odds over North Korea sanctions

Australia's prime minister says after a phone call with President Donald Trump that both countries want to avoid conflict with North Korea. Diplomats have said the Security Council could consider banning North Korean textile exports, barring its airline and stopping supplies of oil to the government and military.

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  • Active storm season marked by trio of Atlantic hurricanes
Active storm season marked by trio of Atlantic hurricanes

In the 1998 season, four hurricanes were in the Atlantic at the same time, including Hurricane Georges, a Category 4 storm that killed more than 600 people in the Dominican Republic and Haiti and caused $2.8 billion in damage in the us, the Weather Channel reported.

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  • There are 3 hurricanes in the Atlantic right now
There are 3 hurricanes in the Atlantic right now

To help you stay on top of the storm's development, Live Science has compiled everything you need to know, from tips on hurricane preparedness to Irma's latest forecasts to the science behind nature's biggest hurricanes. A hurricane is classified "major" when it reaches Category 3 or stronger. By the weekend, Jose is predicted to slow down and tu...

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  • Archbishop Desmond Tutu has refused
Archbishop Desmond Tutu has refused "to remain silent" on San Suu Kyi

An online petition signed by more than 386,000 people on Change.org is calling for Suu Kyi to be stripped of her Peace Prize over the persecution of the Rohingya. The latest exodus of refugees began on August 25 after members of a new insurgent group of Rohingya militants called the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army attacked dozens of police outpo...

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  • A Helicopter Tour Over Harvey's Devastation Of East Texas
A Helicopter Tour Over Harvey's Devastation Of East Texas

Jones and his crew were among workers who volunteered to go and help restore the flood-damaged housing units. "This process may take several days or weeks to start producing product, depending whether any damage is found during restart". Harvey was born in the Atlantic southeast of Puerto Rico on August 17, then got downgraded to a tropical wave ...

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  • 'Nothing is inevitable' on N Korea
'Nothing is inevitable' on N Korea

Michael Morell, who served asacting and deputy director of the Central Intelligence Agency, told CBS News on Monday that the United States faces two choices on North Korea . "We should be ramping up the sanctions ". Mexico has repeatedly called on North Korea to comply with United Nations efforts to thwart the country's development of ballist...

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  • From Cartagena, Pope Francis denounces human trafficking
From Cartagena, Pope Francis denounces human trafficking

Those in the early church who stuck so closely to the rules became "paralyzed by a rigorous interpretation and practice of that law, " he said. In a tweet sent by Colombian radio station "Caracol Radio", the Pope is seen with a black eye and bandage near his eyebrow, with a few spots of blood on his white cassock.

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  • 3rd night of Miss America preliminaries set for Friday
3rd night of Miss America preliminaries set for Friday

Boardwalk Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017. The Mattapoisett resident was given a Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics scholarship from the Miss America program. The Miss America pageant takes place in Atlantic City all throughout the weekend, and though no victor has been crowned just yet, Miss Louisiana has jumped to the head of the pack.

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  • Payne in South Korea warns North against 'brinkmanship'
Payne in South Korea warns North against 'brinkmanship'

The prime minister had a 30-minute phone call with US President Donald Trump on Wednesday, with North Korea dominating the conversation. The pair spoke for about 30 minutes about threats to national and global security, with North Korea dominating the conversation.

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  • Antigua and Barbuda spared Jose's wrath as hurricane changes course
Antigua and Barbuda spared Jose's wrath as hurricane changes course

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for. A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are possible within the watch area, generally within 48 hours. Some fluctuation in intensity, up or down, could occur during the next 24 hours. Hurricane Jose however is expected to begin gradually weakening as it enters an unfavorable environme...

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  • 'Be well prepared,' Gov. Kay Ivey warns Alabama ahead of Irma
'Be well prepared,' Gov. Kay Ivey warns Alabama ahead of Irma

In an effort to prepare for the effects of Hurricane Irma , Alabama Governor Kay Ivey authorized the activation of the State Emergency Operations Center in Clanton to level one and activated the Alabama National Guard for duty. "I have spoken with Governor Scott of Florida and pledged the full support of the people of Alabama", she said. She h...

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  • Steve Bannon says Comey firing maybe biggest mistake in modern political history
Steve Bannon says Comey firing maybe biggest mistake in modern political history

Charlie Rose asked Bannon, appearing on " 60 Minutes " in his first televised interview since departing the Trump administration on August 18, if rumors were true that he had described Comey's firing as the "biggest mistake in political history".

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  • UN Sending Supplies to Hurricane Irma Survivors
UN Sending Supplies to Hurricane Irma Survivors

Carol Basch, a 53-year-old tourist from Savannah, Georgia, took refuge during the storm in the bathroom of her St. Martin hotel room after windows shattered. A spokeswoman for Thomas Cook said: "We've sent 18 members of our special assistance team into Cuba and the Dominican Republic in case they are required to support customers during the hu...

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  • Tampa Bay waters get sucked backward ahead of Hurricane Irma
Tampa Bay waters get sucked backward ahead of Hurricane Irma

FOX 13 chief meteorologist Paul Dellegatto explained that strong east winds from the storm - still 200 miles south-southeast of Tampa as of noon - were pushing water south out of the bays and bayous. Water drained out of the waterways as an eerie signal of the storm's approach. "As soon as the wind shifts direction the water will come back quickly ...

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