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Once it passes through the Virgin Islands, Irma is expected to hit Puerto Rico and the Bahamas, and make landfall in Florida by Sunday. In anticipation of its arrival, people are being evacuated in coastal Florida while others further away are keeping a close eye on what is one of the most powerful hurricanes in history.
  • Sen. Menendez Corruption Trial Starts Wednesday

    Sen. Menendez Corruption Trial Starts Wednesday

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    This means that an election to permanently replace Menendez could wait as late as November 2018, but could really come whenever the sitting governor decides - be that Christie or his replacement. Bob Menendez begins, the Republican National Committee practically pronounced him guilty, in a pre-emptive against any Democrats hoping to hold on to the seat.
  • See photos, video as Hurricane Irma hits the Caribbean

    See photos, video as Hurricane Irma hits the Caribbean

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    Schools, public services and ports have been closed. Irma's forecast track shows the storm hitting or passing close to the US state of Florida as a major hurricane some time around Sunday. Because 90 percent of goods in the USA territory are imported, they can't rely on stores to quickly restock. Five is the highest on the Saffir-Simpson hurricane scale used to quantify storm wind speeds.
  • Obama Says Trump's DACA Termination Is

    Obama Says Trump's DACA Termination Is "Cruel" & "Not Required By Law"

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    Community organizations, activists and representatives gather at the East Las Vegas Community Center to discuss what Trump's DACA decision means for the 13,000 Nevada DACA recipients on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 . Congress has six months to act before the Trump administration stops renewing permits under the program. President Trump says he wants Congress to take care of the DACA recipients, who are also known as "Dreamers".
  • Putin says Trump 'not my bride, and I'm not his groom'

    Putin says Trump 'not my bride, and I'm not his groom'

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    His comments came two days after Kim's government detonated its sixth and largest nuclear test . Amid statements from USA officials warning of a " massive military response " if North Korea continued to threaten the United States, the Russian President reiterated that North Korean issues should be resolved in a peaceful way.
  • Activists in South Korea brace for latest round of THAAD

    Activists in South Korea brace for latest round of THAAD

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    Critics also question THAAD's effectiveness, saying North Korea could try to overwhelm it with a massive barrage and its location will do nothing to protect Seoul. The South Korean ministry said the extra interceptors would help the country brace for a possible crisis stemming from Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs.
  • Scotland wants to phase out need for diesel and petrol vehicles

    Scotland wants to phase out need for diesel and petrol vehicles

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    Friends of the Earth Scotland Director Dr Richard Dixon commented: "This is the greenest programme for government in the history of the Scottish Parliament". There was also the announcement of a Scottish National Investment Bank , to take a " new approach" on capital investment. "SUEZ backs United Kingdom wide bottle return schemes - it makes not just environmental sense but, importantly, economic sense too - putting pounds in the pockets of both households and business through reduced ...
  • Putin, Moon urge swift end to North Korea crisis

    Putin, Moon urge swift end to North Korea crisis

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    Security Council resolutions, but reaffirmed his commitment to the peaceful resolution of the issue. Speaking after the talks with the visiting South Korean president, Putin in televised remarks urged North Korea's neighbors to support the Russian-Chinese roadmap.
  • Russian oil supplies to North Korea 'negligible', says Putin

    Russian oil supplies to North Korea 'negligible', says Putin

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    He also says imposing tougher sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear missile program would be counter-productive and threats of military action could trigger "a global catastrophe". "Any threat to the United States or its territories, including Guam, or our allies will be met with a massive military response, a response both effective and overwhelming", Mattis said on Sunday.
  • Putin warns of 'global catastrophe' over North Korea impasse

    Putin warns of 'global catastrophe' over North Korea impasse

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    In comments carried by Russian news agencies, Putin said Trump is "not my bride, and I'm not his groom". Haley did not spell out what measures Washington was seeking, but diplomats said it could target oil supplies to North Korea - potentially dealing a major blow to its economy.
  • Gov. Kasich says decision on immigration program should be quick

    Gov. Kasich says decision on immigration program should be quick

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    Trump won Ohio by winning over blue-collar voters who cannot stand the types of bipartisan political elites and globalists who love "No Labels"-type candidates like Kasich who appeal to the 3.8%". There currently are nearly 800,000 individuals in the US who arrived in the country as undocumented immigrants when they were children. Vargas says President Trump took the action without considering the social and economic impact of withdrawing legal status from approximately 800,000 ...
  • Putin Says Relationship With Trump Is Casual: 'He's Not My Bride'

    Putin Says Relationship With Trump Is Casual: 'He's Not My Bride'

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    Merkel also talked to U.S. President Donald Trump late Monday to discuss the latest provocation by North Korea . "I want to seek a fundamental solution to resolve the North Korea nuclear problem here". It reportedly shook buildings in China and in Russian Federation. Moon's decision to bring the issue up with Russian Federation - even when China is North Korea's biggest crude oil supplier by far - appeared aimed at gaining Russia's participation in the new sanctions to be discussed by ...
  • Britain may hold out on Brexit divorce cash until last minute

    Britain may hold out on Brexit divorce cash until last minute

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    Michel Barnier , the European Union's chief negotiator for Britain's exit from the EU commonly referred to as Brexit, has scolded his British counterpart, describing London's exit demands as "simply impossible". He told MPs the Brexit negotiations over the summer had been "tough, complex and at times confrontational". The BBC had quoted Barnier as saying on Saturday: "There are extremely serious consequences of leaving the single market and it hasn't been explained to the British ...
  • Myanmar's Rohingya suffered for years, need lasting solution - Turkey

    Myanmar's Rohingya suffered for years, need lasting solution - Turkey

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    About 3,000 Muslims rallied in the Indonesian capital to denounce violence against the Rohingya ethnic group in Myanmar . "Every time I see the news, my heart breaks at the suffering of the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar ", Pakistani activist Yousafzai, who famously survived being shot in the head by the Taliban, said in a statement on Twitter .
  • Wildfires sweep across US West, slow push toward Portland

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    Kent Nelson with the Eagle Creek Fire Joint Information Center said crews hope to take advantage of the more favorable conditions by increasing the number of water drops they're doing on the fire and expressed concern that forecasted thunderstorms could spark smaller fires in coming days.
  • Apple iPhone 8's Release Date Is September 22, Says UK Telco

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    The display in the video features the now-familiar notch cut out on the top of the screen, which is rumoured to help Apple accommodate the speaker, front-facing camera and sensors in the iPhone 8's bezel-less body. It's arguably the most exciting (rumored) iPhone in years. "There are always those one-off issues that the phone is technically not covered under warranty but we swap the phone anyways under warranty", an Apple technician said .
  • Harvey: Houston to begin clean-up amid billion-dollar damages bill

    Harvey: Houston to begin clean-up amid billion-dollar damages bill

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    Recovery and fix efforts are estimated at $200 million, making the storm one of the most expensive natural disasters in American history. The president said one neighborhood that he traveled through was already showing signs of rebounding, with floodwaters receding and a cleanup underway.
  • House plans Wednesday vote on Harvey aid

    House plans Wednesday vote on Harvey aid

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    Congress must raise the debt ceiling by early October to stave off an unprecedented US government debt default, which would shake global markets. Mnuchin said in a Fox News Sunday interview that the two funding initiatives should be linked to ensure the emergency desperately needed rebuilding money starts flowing quickly to Texas and Louisiana.
  • Putin Echoes China in Rejecting Tougher North Korea Sanctions

    Putin Echoes China in Rejecting Tougher North Korea Sanctions

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    Russian Federation says it is strictly implementing United Nations sanctions on North Korea, but in its public pronouncements it has taken a more doveish approach than most Western countries. The Moon-Putin summit came amid growing concerns over North Korea's apparently evolving nuclear and missile capabilities. The North's nuclear test "flagrantly violates" worldwide law, Putin said, but he urged talks and not more sanctions .
  • Dreamer Reacts to End of DACA

    Dreamer Reacts to End of DACA

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    Mendez's parents brought her to the USA from Mexico when she was 1, and she didn't realize she was in the country illegally for years. That might be small comfort to people like Lupe Sanchez, 20, a DACA recipient who's about to start her third year at UCLA.
  • Michelle Obama Dressed Up as Beyoncé for the Singer's Birthday

    Michelle Obama Dressed Up as Beyoncé for the Singer's Birthday

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    Popular Video This young teenage singer was shocked when Keith Urban invited her on stage at his concert. Michelle Obama really got in formation with this look! Michelle Obama as Beyonce is not, obviously, everything . Beyonce and Jay-Z recently welcomed their twins , and the "Lose My Breath" singer revealed on her Instagram that she was pregnant with twins. According to reports , Bey was joined by her daughter Blue Ivy who watched and rapped along to Jay's bevy of hits ...
  • Paul calls for bipartisan DACA solution

    Paul calls for bipartisan DACA solution

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    About 4,000 live in OH, U.S. Department of Homeland Security statistics say. He said that will allow Congress enough time to formally dismantle the program. "We should never be a country that kicks out some of our best and brightest students". Others, like South Carolina Republican Sen. Advisers say Mr.
  • HEB CEO donates $5 million to JJ Watt Houston Flood Relief Fund

    HEB CEO donates $5 million to JJ Watt Houston Flood Relief Fund

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    Thousands of Houston dwellings were under mandatory evacuation orders, though about 300 people were thought to be refusing to leave. Vice President Mike Pence also attended the ceremony. Some have criticised him for staying clear of the disaster zone during a visit on Tuesday, when he said he did not want to hamper rescue efforts. "Home sales are probably going to have a stigma for a while until we have things cleaned up", said Jennifer Fuller, a real estate agent with Keller Williams ...
  • Air quality improves in Sacramento area as temps cool

    Air quality improves in Sacramento area as temps cool

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    Smoke and ash filled the air and blanketed most of the region Tuesday, making it look ominous and uninviting. Forecasters predict widespread smoke in the Wood River Valley on Wednesday, with widespread haze and areas of smoke in the Magic Valley, according to the state Department of Environmental Quality .
  • WSU and other Washington colleges and universities declare support for DACA

    WSU and other Washington colleges and universities declare support for DACA

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    One of the great strengths of higher education in the United States is our ability to welcome immigrants and the wide range of talents and perspectives they bring to this country. As an undocumented student and DACA recipient, she said she hopes that WSU and other universities will continue to protect and support undocumented students, who pay tuition and go to class like anyone else.
  • Hurricane Irma churns over Caribbean Island Barbuda on way to Florida

    Hurricane Irma churns over Caribbean Island Barbuda on way to Florida

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    Hurricane warnings have been posted for much of the Caribbean in preparation for landfall Wednesday. National Hurricane Center described Irma as " extremely dangerous " and said there is a chance the storm will affect Florida later this week, although it's still too early to be certain of its path.
  • Gas prices rise in Harvey aftermath

    Gas prices rise in Harvey aftermath

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    The average gas price in Missouri is $2.41, according to GasBuddy. Rockingham resident Derrick Wiley said Monday that the price increases haven't hurt his pocket in any significant way. "The pipeline has been closed", she 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".
  • 10 things we can not wait to do in Destiny 2

    10 things we can not wait to do in Destiny 2

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    Elsewhere we explain how Clans and Guided Games work, Crucible tips , a Destiny 2 Exotics list , details on the PC version and graphics options , abilities and Supers for all classes and subclasses , details of all Destiny 2 PS4 exclusives and everything we know about the upcoming Destiny 2 Raid .
  • Cabinet reshuffle was tactical and strategic

    Cabinet reshuffle was tactical and strategic

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    Some in India's defense sector had grumbled about having a part-time minister, particularly given the recent military standoff with China that only eased after the two sides withdrew their forces. In a first ever exercise after Independence, the defence ministry in consultation with the army has made a decision to reform the army in a planned manner.
  • Barnier Defends EU's Position On Brexit

    Barnier Defends EU's Position On Brexit

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    Mr Barnier and his United Kingdom counterpart David Davis were openly at disagreement during a tense press conference at the end of the latest round of talks on Thursday. However, speaking on the BBC's Andrew Marr Show on Sunday, Davis said The Times' story was "nonsense" and "completely wrong", and also talked down the prospect of trade talks with the European Union beginning in October.
  • Indian prime minister reshuffles cabinet

    Indian prime minister reshuffles cabinet

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    The Congress also slammed the induction of Anant Kumar Hegde, Lok Sabha member from Uttara Kannada, in the council of ministers, saying that "he was captured on camera, thrashing three doctors in a private hospital in Karnataka". It means who will be the next Railway Minister is a suspense to be unveiled on Sunday. Naqvi, who was elevated to Cabinet rank and retained the Minority Affairs Ministry, said "3E - Education, Employment and Empowerment - was and will remain the focus of the ...
  • President Trump returning to Texas to meet with 'families' affected by Harvey

    President Trump returning to Texas to meet with 'families' affected by Harvey

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    Despite being downgraded to a tropical storm, Harvey has continued to wreak havoc, with heavy rainfall continuing in parts of Texas and Louisiana . Even though the storm is strong enough to damage trees and power lines, Gov. John Bel Edwards says the threat of flooding has decreased. The death toll in the catastrophic hurricane Harvey that lashed through the USA state of Texas has increased to 46, the media reported.
  • Trump agrees to sell South Korea arms worth billions of dollars

    Trump agrees to sell South Korea arms worth billions of dollars

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    It later called the test a "perfect success". All eyes have been on North Korea following the country's sixth test of a nuclear weapon Sunday. Following North Korea's nuclear test, the UN Security Council held an emergency meeting on Monday to formulate a response.
  • Australia bowl out Bangladesh for 305

    Australia bowl out Bangladesh for 305

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    Jones tweeted."Now line up the saline drip!" Now it's all depends on Bangladesh team's bowler that how they are going to take this match from this moment. If he did it that way he probably couldn't bat as high. Australia ended day two on 225/2 and will continue batting on Wednesday at 10:00 local time or 04:00 GMT.
  • Uzbekistan vs South Korea AFC WC Qualifiers

    Uzbekistan vs South Korea AFC WC Qualifiers

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    Omar al-Soma, who had not played for Syria in five years, returned from Saudi Arabia and was the hero with the tying goal. "So we are not spending much effort on the other team, what we need to do is to give our best, we are looking for the best motivation and determination as we approach the game".
  • Trump meets flood victims as he pays second visit to Texas

    Trump meets flood victims as he pays second visit to Texas

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    Abbott has said the cost could exceed $125 billion, more than the $100 billion-plus price tag for Hurricane Katrina in 2005. "It's been handsome", the president told reporters before he began passing out lunches. " Harvey " - the most powerful hurricane that struck Texas in the last 50 years . "Whether you put that [Harvey aid] together with keeping the doors open for the government or the debt-ceiling vote, I think that's something that will be decided in the next few days, I expect", ...
  • Ireland desperate for World Cup place for crocked Coleman

    Ireland desperate for World Cup place for crocked Coleman

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    Spain also scored through Sergio Ramos, Francisco "Isco" Alarcon, David Silva and an own goal by Max Goeppel as it repeated its 8-0 victory over Liechtenstein previous year and guaranteed itself of at least second place in the group. He is now set to undergo fitness assessment on Monday ahead of the game at Aviva Stadium on the next day. Striker Jon Walters made the same point.
  • Barcelona Expect Iniesta to Sign New Deal

    Barcelona Expect Iniesta to Sign New Deal

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    La Liga has asked UEFA to investigate both PSG and City for breaches of financial fair play rules. People think Neymar's exit weakens the team. What once looked a seriously unlikely move became plausible when Iniesta recently admitted he was thinking of leaving Barcelona for the first time in his storied career .
  • Latest rumors about the iPhone 8 ahead of its launch

    Latest rumors about the iPhone 8 ahead of its launch

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    Even if we assume that this refers to the upcoming iPhone 8 , that will also be sold cheaper during the year, is it is hard to guess what the third product will be. 12 event, as they do nearly every year. Expected to feature a bezel-less screen, wireless charging and no buttons, it will bring so many bits of technology we've been waiting for Apple to implement.
  • Too Early To Gauge NAFTA Talks, Says Mexican Industry Group

    Too Early To Gauge NAFTA Talks, Says Mexican Industry Group

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    Kukucha said the domestic political battles over the environment are unlikely to have any impact at the negotiating table, although he said the US could use it as a wedge issue against Canada on areas Canada doesn't want to give up such as supply management.