• Hurricane Irma winds strongest I've ever faced

    Hurricane Irma winds strongest I've ever faced

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    At 5 a.m. Monday Category 2 Jose was located a few hundred miles northeast of Grand Turk Island steadily moving toward the north northwest near 10 mph with maximum sustained winds of 105 mph. Jones told reporters Sunday he believes more people evacuated Savannah and nearby communities for Irma than left ahead of Matthew past year. Winds whipped and whistled through the high-rise buildings at over 100 miles per hour, according to the National Weather Service.
  • United Kingdom inflation rises to 2.9% thanks to sterling slump

    United Kingdom inflation rises to 2.9% thanks to sterling slump

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    Markets are hopeful that this fresh uptick in inflationary pressure could encourage the Bank of England (BoE) to take a more hawkish view at its latest policy meeting. "However, Brexit uncertainty continues to cloud the pound's outlook". On the downside, it was estimated that higher inflation will hit the poorest households the worst, which could lead to high-risk borrowing and debt accumulation.
  • Power outages beginning for some in southwest Florida

    Power outages beginning for some in southwest Florida

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    A hurricane warning is now in effect in the provinces of Camaguey, Ciego de Avila, Sancti Spiritus, Villa Clara and Matanzas. "This is going to be a frustrating event". Additionally, Indian-American hoteliers are also giving out unreserved rooms to those who fled Florida. The storm made another landfall in Marcos Island, Florida.
  • Hurricane Irma weakens to tropical depression

    Hurricane Irma weakens to tropical depression

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    Back in the US, while the winds weren't category 5 strength, they were still darn impressive for a storm that was weakening as it moved into downtown Naples. He said nearly every mobile home park in the Keys had overturned homes. Roadway signs and fences could be blown over, and some roads could become impassable due to debris from snapped tree trees and branches.
  • Trump tweets about DACA decision, says not to worry

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    Some of those unauthorized immigrants at the Shore are young DACA recipients who attend public schools and volunteer with local nonprofits, such as Freehold High School senior Yeimi Hernandez. The chief executive officer of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, termed it as a sad day for the United States since the victims were young people who had been encouraged to report themselves to the government but were now at risk of being punished for it.
  • Hurricane Irma Shatters Florida

    Hurricane Irma Shatters Florida

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    That was enough power to knock down cell towers, damage roofs and uproot trees. First lady Melania Trump thanked first responders in the areas affected by Hurricane Irma on Sunday as the Category 4 storm moves onto the US mainland. Cooper said during a Saturday morning press conference that all regions of the state can expect to feel the effects of Irma . About two thirds of the state were left without power, according to officials.
  • What to expect from Hurricane Irma

    What to expect from Hurricane Irma

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    More than 6.5 million homes and businesses statewide lost power , and 220,000 people huddled in shelters. Con PR Metidos is a millennial-led organization that builds partnerships between private and public organizations to strengthen Puerto Rico's economic development.
  • Hurricane Harvey's effect on gas prices easing; Irma unlikely to raise cost

    Hurricane Harvey's effect on gas prices easing; Irma unlikely to raise cost

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    It also tops the highest price Americans have paid for gas in the past two years, when the average price reached $2.67 in August 2015, according to data from AAA. Harvey and Irma both caused many gas stations to be flooded with people trying to fill up their cars to escape the path of destruction. The storm and its associated flooding took those refineries offline or reduced their output.
  • Travelers trying to head to Florida dealing with flight cancellations

    Travelers trying to head to Florida dealing with flight cancellations

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    The airport also is a major transfer point for travel throughout the southeastern region of the United States, an area already reeling from the impact of travel disrupted by Irma's impact. "They were put in place to support the demand of travelers escaping the path of hurricane Irma ", a Delta representative said. Another posted a flight search showing fares of more than a thousand dollars from south Florida to NY.
  • Leak reveals key features of the new iPhone X

    Leak reveals key features of the new iPhone X

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    Apple has sold 1.2 billion of the devices since its launch in 2007, Strategy Analytics states. Barring some Galaxy Note 7-like catastrophe, the new iPhones will pump up Apple's revenues and help it to reclaim its leadership mantle. Furthermore, we estimate that the gold version of the OLED iPhone will encounter some production problems and will initially be available only in extremely low volume.
  • Adrian Peterson is already clashing on the sideline with Sean Payton

    Adrian Peterson is already clashing on the sideline with Sean Payton

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    About the only thing I'm certain of is that New Orleans will score a lot of points and play bad defense. Here's how our experts see the game playing out. It's really tough to shut down a Drew Brees offense, but the Vikings made Brees look average on Monday night. Adrian Peterson got the start for the New Orleans Saints in his return to Minnesota, but he found himself an afterthought in a matchup that quickly turned into a game-long tribute to another former Viking: Randy Moss.
  • Global stocks spike on relief over North Korea restraint

    Global stocks spike on relief over North Korea restraint

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    The greenback had come in for a pounding in recent weeks on waning expectations for further Federal Reserve interest rate rises and doubts about US President Donald Trump's chances of pushing through his market-friendly economic policies. In a typical risk-on move, the United States dollar strengthened by 1.03% verus the yen to 108.94 with the December gold contract on COMEX off by 0.86% at $1,339.50/oz.
  • China plans to ban petrol and diesel cars

    China plans to ban petrol and diesel cars

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    BYD Auto, for example, was the world's largest manufacturer of electrified vehicles previous year, though it could lose that crown to Tesla, now that the California-based company has launched its mainstream-priced Model 3 sedan. In 2015, Chinese motorists bought 336,000 electric and hybrid cars, representing 40 percent of global sales. However, the news boosted stocks in China's new energy auto firms.
  • Pittsburgh Steelers escape Browns in 21-18 win

    Pittsburgh Steelers escape Browns in 21-18 win

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    Pittsburgh's offense struggled all day while the defense was stout for the most part, and its special teams were spectacular. CHICAGO - Matt Ryan threw an 88-yard touchdown to Austin Hooper and led two fourth-quarter scoring drives as the NFC champions held on.
  • UN chief warns US, NKorea on clashing rhetoric

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    Guterres told reporters at United Nations headquarters in NY on Tuesday that North Korea's nuclear and missile tests threaten regional and worldwide stability. " Our stance on the THAAD issue has been consistent and clear ", Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said in Beijing . The JoongAng Ilbo quoted Trump as saying, "South Korea only understands one thing".
  • Florida hit by power cuts as storm Irma weakens

    Florida hit by power cuts as storm Irma weakens

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    It swamped homes, uprooted massive trees, flooded streets, cast boats ashore, snapped miles of power lines and toppled construction cranes. A hurricane watch was in place from the Georgia border north to Edisto Beach. Pete Beach, which was closed by the storm. Irma hit Florida on Sunday morning as a risky Category 4 storm, the second highest level on the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale, but by afternoon as it barreled up the west coast, it weakened to a Category 2 with maximum sustained ...
  • Equifax's Insurance Is Said Likely Inadequate Against Breach

    Equifax's Insurance Is Said Likely Inadequate Against Breach

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    In the last few months, they have been expanding their microfinance offerings, and partnered with the International Finance Corporation to "deepen coverage" of credit reports of Self-Help Groups in India. Bart Friedman, a senior counsel at Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP who advises boards on matters including corporate compliance and enforcement challenges, said he does not know how Equifax's board of directors can allow the executives to continue in their positions.
  • Few airline seats to be found as Miami evacuates

    Few airline seats to be found as Miami evacuates

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    But the agency ultimately remained committed to screenings until Thursday evening, allowing Delta Airlines to send three flights out of the airport, all bound for Atlanta. ( CNN ) - All eyes are on Hurricane Irma as it rampages through the Caribbean , but it's not alone. Mandatory evacuations have been issued in two Florida counties: Monroe County and Miami-Dade County's Zones A and B.
  • How Hurricane Irma is affecting travel plans

    How Hurricane Irma is affecting travel plans

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    At Fort Lauderdale's airport, 275 flights were canceled. The airline said it had been examining and adjusting fares in Florida since early this week when it was clear that the state could be targeted by Irma. Airlines, including JetBlue , Delta , American and United, this week added flights and said they would cap fares for those fleeing the hurricane zone.
  • Florida flights out of Albany canceled through Wednesday

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    Flights to the Florida area were limited Friday as people scramble to get there before the airports close ahead of the hurricane. "So it will be sometime prior to that". While parts of the U.S. Gulf Coast are recovering from Hurricane Harvey, Irma's move through the Caribbean is causing gasoline shortages, data tracking show.
  • USA to install more THAAD missile launchers in South Korea

    USA to install more THAAD missile launchers in South Korea

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    Sunday's test of what North Korea said was an advanced hydrogen bomb was its largest by far. China and Russian Federation have fiercely protested the Korean government's decision to allow the USA deployment of the advanced antimissile system, complaining that its powerful radar can be used to spy on their territories.
  • Man City hammer Liverpool

    Man City hammer Liverpool

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    Ederson is fearless, the doctor says there is nothing broken. Liverpool's response to the red card did not exactly offer great encouragement about the competitive courage of this team . "I think it is not broken, the bone", Guardiola said . He's OK. It was courageous because Mane is coming and you can say, "I don't touch the ball"'.
  • S Korea braces for possible missile test

    S Korea braces for possible missile test

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    Sep 6 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. Russian Federation has rebuffed United States calls for new UN sanctions while Washington has promised its allies advanced weaponry. The U.S. -drafted resolution, circulated to council members Wednesday and obtained by The Associated Press, would also prohibit North Korea from exporting ...
  • More Than 240000 Vermonters Affected By Equifax Data Breach

    More Than 240000 Vermonters Affected By Equifax Data Breach

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    The second largest of these companies, Experian was hacked in 2015, giving cyber thieves access to personal data on 15 million Americans. The information includes Social Security numbers , birth dates, addresses and possibly driver's license and credit card details.
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    Gas Prices Jump in Every State Featured font size +

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    Check with your hotel for local updates on the storm's impact. "Take what you need to evacuate, don't take extra". At its peak, Harvey shut 27 percent of US processing capacity. "A year ago, we were at $2.01 a gallon", Armbruster said. "The refineries in the Midwest have been sending gasoline down to the Gulf Coast, and that's what's putting pressure on prices here".
  • Irma threatens millions of Florida properties

    Irma threatens millions of Florida properties

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    By comparison, Scott warned this week that Irma was wider than all of Florida and could swamp it from coast to coast, during a northward push through the state. Florida State has more than a dozen players on its roster who are from South Florida, which is expected to receive the greatest brunt of the hurricane.
  • Airline seats disappearing as Irma approaches Florida

    Airline seats disappearing as Irma approaches Florida

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    But as they scour the web for cheap flights, they've increasingly come upon a disappointing reality: most airlines have been charging well over $1,000 for round-trip flights to other US destinations. "I can't imagine having to pay that". Alfonso said her family had stocked up on canned food and water and just Tuesday bought a battery-powered radio from Walgreens.
  • Strong Euro Puts QE Tapering in Doubt

    Strong Euro Puts QE Tapering in Doubt

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    On the Euro front, BofAML argues that Draghi can not avoid talking about the Euro in this meeting. Sterling also came off its highs when the USA dollar recovered and with no economic data on the calendar, the currency's flows were driven entirely by the market's appetite for US dollars and euros.
  • Hurricane Irma: 'Get out now,' says governor

    Hurricane Irma: 'Get out now,' says governor

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    Irma made its first landfall Wednesday morning, pummeling a set of exotic Caribbean islands and sparking a "major humanitarian crisis". That's what officials across the state are asking as Hurricane Irma crashed into Caribbean islands Wednesday on a path that could take it toward the United States.
  • National Football League preseason rankings: No. 4 Green Bay Packers

    National Football League preseason rankings: No. 4 Green Bay Packers

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    He will not be resigned to the team's practice squad as the team did not feel he had made enough progress to justify keeping him around. "Just full-time preparation. He had been scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent in 2017. The Highland High School and BYU graduate was waived by the Packers on Saturday, when National Football League teams had to cut their rosters down to 53 players upon the conclusion of the preseason.
  • See How Creepy Pennywise is in a Clip From 'It'.

    See How Creepy Pennywise is in a Clip From 'It'.

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    You surely wouldn't want to meet his Pennywise in a run-down house or sewer. The frights are secondary to the charming kids who dub themselves "The Losers". "I respect all clowns", said actor Finn Wolfhard . Because yeah-the reviews on clowns are kind of mixed. This is no happy clown (and kids, even if you do meet a happy clown in a storm drain, don't talk to him).
  • Mobile family plans now include Netflix for free

    Mobile family plans now include Netflix for free

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    Wireless carriers get competitive during iPhone launch season , and T-Mobile is starting early. For those wondering which Netflix subscription they will be getting as a part of this Free Netflix offer, the answer is Netflix Standard.
  • Trump, Democrats Reach Deal on Debt Ceiling, Harvey Relief

    Trump, Democrats Reach Deal on Debt Ceiling, Harvey Relief

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    The decision was one of the most fascinating and mysterious moves he's made with Congress during eight months in office. Although they did not endorse the deal, Republican leaders said they would go along with Trump's wishes in a press conference on Capitol Hill following the meeting.
  • British PM Backs Plans For Tougher Migration Control After Brexit

    British PM Backs Plans For Tougher Migration Control After Brexit

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    But, at 246,000, the figure is far higher than the "tens of thousands" May has repeatedly stressed she believes is a sustainable level of migration . Ministers know that ending free movement will damage the British economy - yet they are ploughing ahead regardless. Industry body the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) said that access to European workers is one of the sector's four key priorities in the Brexit negotiations, alongside global trade, regulatory stability and domestic support.
  • United States markets weak; Dow loses over 200 points

    United States markets weak; Dow loses over 200 points

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    In Toronto, the composite index S&P/TSX composite index has plunged from 101,45 points, or 0.7 %, to close at 15 090,15 points, nearly all of its sectors ended the day in the red. Britain's services sector grew at the slowest pace in nearly a year in August amid uncertainty over Brexit, a survey showed on Tuesday. On the data front, factory orders for July slumped 3.3% (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/factory-orders-for-july-slump-as-boeing-boost-reverses-2017-09-05) after being propelled ...