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The eye of Hurricane Irma is expected to make its way into SC around 2 a.m., Tuesday, according to the latest forecast cone by the National Hurricane Center . Thursday in place for Jasper, Beaufort, Colleton facilities. The biggest question seemed to be not whether he would issue an order, but what counties would be included - depending on the next forecasts.
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    The people who have always suffered the most from environmental disasters are Black, Brown, poor, and the least resourced to cope with a climate changed world. "The amount might be on the order of 10 percent more precipitation". Projected costs may run north of $100 billions . Then an official statement, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) will be rescinded in six months , putting hundreds of thousands of people in immediate peril.
  • McMaster issues mandatory evacuation for barrier islands in 3 counties

    McMaster issues mandatory evacuation for barrier islands in 3 counties

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    Ardent Mills' community mills in the southeastern portion of the US are open for operation. The mill said it has communicated with its customers regarding this situation. The governor warned, "Do not try to ride out this storm". According to a release from the Governor's office, following a recommendation from Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS) officials ahead of Hurricane Irma's imminent landfall, Gov.
  • Apple Releases iOS 11 Beta 10 To Its Developers

    Apple Releases iOS 11 Beta 10 To Its Developers

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    Apple is preparing for the launch of its new generation iPhone smartphone, i.e. iPhone 8 . The new operating system is arriving later this month and promises major changes and bonuses to iPhone and iPad users who plan to stick with their current devices.
  • Hurricane Jose looms as a 'powerful' hurricane behind Irma

    Hurricane Jose looms as a 'powerful' hurricane behind Irma

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    Florida has ordered 6.3 million people to evacuate as massive Hurricane Irma menaces the southeastern USA state, according to its Division of Emergency Management. "I dread what I see with Irma after seeing what happened after Andrew, and we see Irma coming as an entirely different kind of hurricane, but with the potential to do the kind of damage that we saw with Andrew, but over a tremendously wider part of the state.
  • Dems: Trump agrees to deal on spending, debt, Harvey aid

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    But it sets up the next showdown in December as a weakened Republican majority struggles to regroup and Trump reaches across the aisle to Democrats to make gains on his stalled agenda. So that's us. Are we doing anything on fiscal sanity? "So that's the frustration". He also cited problems raised by what he called organized resistance against Trump.
  • Equifax breach compromises personal information for 143 million Americans

    Equifax breach compromises personal information for 143 million Americans

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    The data breach , which lasted from mid-May through July according to the Federal Trade Commission , exposed the personal information of not only American citizens, but people in the United Kingdom and Canada as well. According Equifax , the credit monitoring service also provides Social Security monitoring, a credit report lock, credit report and identity theft insurance.
  • Rohingya issue similar to Kashmir: Suu Kyi

    Rohingya issue similar to Kashmir: Suu Kyi

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    Suu Kyi thanked Prime Minister for taking a strong stand on the terror threat that Myanmar faced and assured India that 'terror would not be allowed to take roots in her country'. Few Canadians know of the Rohingya and their plight in Myanmar (formerly known as Burma). But, in her recent interviews, she has mentioned that the army is dealing with terrorists who have attacked the military after whatever the country has done for them.
  • China agrees United Nations action needed against North Korea

    China agrees United Nations action needed against North Korea

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    The launchers installed on Thursday were added to the two already set up on the site, an old golf course located about 300 km south of Seoul. Administration officials said on Thursday there remains ample room for additional economic pressure on North Korea .
  • Bangladesh Protests Landmines on Myanmar Border as 146000 Refugees Flood In

    Bangladesh Protests Landmines on Myanmar Border as 146000 Refugees Flood In

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    They largely eschewed violence but in October a new militant group called the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army launched a series of deadly ambushes on border police prompting a massive army-led crackdown. The Nobel peace prize laureate is facing severe criticism over her government's treatment of about 1.1 million Rohingya, and over her silence in this regard.
  • Besty DeVos' rebuke of Obama-era policy sparks debate

    Besty DeVos' rebuke of Obama-era policy sparks debate

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    But during a speech at George Mason University in Virginia, DeVos stopped short of relaxing the policy , as some expected she might. The Trump administration will rewrite an Obama-era directive on handling campus sex assaults, says Education Secretary Betsy DeVos , McClatchy Newspapers reports .
  • North Korea's Latest Nuclear Test Seems To Have Caused Landslides

    North Korea's Latest Nuclear Test Seems To Have Caused Landslides

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    The official, who was briefing reporters on condition of anonymity under ground rules set by the administration, said the United States remains focused on building worldwide pressure on North Korea rather than seeking talks. A senior official said the United States administration is "assessing" the test, adding: "So far there is nothing inconsistent with the North Korean claim that this was a hydrogen bomb , but we don't have a conclusive view on it yet".
  • Syria Says Israel Attacked Military Facility

    Syria Says Israel Attacked Military Facility

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    Rivlin warned Merkel that Iran was leading the "subversion" of Muslim youth across the Middle East, threatening Israel and the entire region's stability in the process. "We do not interfere in the question of who will rule in Damascus; we interfere with the question of how strong Iran and Hezbollah will be in the region", Amidror said.
  • United Kingdom lawmakers begin debate on European Union withdrawal bill

    United Kingdom lawmakers begin debate on European Union withdrawal bill

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    It also sets out how breaking from the jurisdiction of EU law would allow the United Kingdom to curtail rights afforded to Europeans. Britain's soft fruit industry could be plunged into chaos as fruit pickers from the European Union have been working seasonally on United Kingdom farms for decades, while British people have historically been reluctant to carry out this kind of work.
  • Leaked Destiny 2 DLC Possibly Corroborated, Monthly Activities Detailed

    Leaked Destiny 2 DLC Possibly Corroborated, Monthly Activities Detailed

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    In the original, shaders were permanent items you could swap in and out of gear to alter its appearance. However, in Destiny 2, shaders can only be used a single time, and as well as earning them via levelling, chests, engrams , and vendors, you can - sing it with me! After a few hours of story missions, events and side activities, you can reach level 10 in Destiny 2 .
  • Governor says S Carolina evacuations may be needed Saturday

    Governor says S Carolina evacuations may be needed Saturday

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    South Carolina Electric and Gas officials say they are also getting ready for possible widespread power outages across the state. "All over our state, from the mountains to the coast". Crews working on North Carolina's beach nourishment projects are reviewing contingency plans in case Hurricane Irma heads for the coast. "We're not going to go out and drag someone out of their home if they don't want to leave", Deal said.
  • Valley residents worry about friends, family in Puerto Rico

    Valley residents worry about friends, family in Puerto Rico

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    Hurricane Irma has thrashed Puerto Rico - where at least three people died - and a number of Caribbean islands. After a decade of mass migration to the US mainland, prompted by an economic crisis that feels as though it will never end and arbitrary austerity measures taken to allegedly fix it, a giant storm is the last thing Puerto Rico needs.
  • Latest Hurricane Irma update includes potential hit in the Carolinas

    Latest Hurricane Irma update includes potential hit in the Carolinas

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    The Pee Dee also faces a 10-30 percent chance of tropical storm force winds blowing through the area but no chance of hurricane force winds as they have shifted into southern SC and Georgia, according to the briefing. SCEMD Director Kim Stenson continues conference calls with county emergency managers, SERT agencies and local National Weather Service offices. Adjutant General Robert Livingston says National Guardsmen have not yet been activated, but those helping with the recovery from ...
  • US military apologizes for offensive propaganda

    US military apologizes for offensive propaganda

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    In Pakistan, there is disappointment on Trump's blame game. Subsequently, the Pentagon announced the actual number of USA troops in Afghanistan - something that hadn't been previously revealed. Overall, Islamic terrorists, mainly the Taliban, control or contest about 40 percent of Afghanistan. One factor is that these two successive administrations have translated the discovery of Osama bin Laden in a hideout in Pakistan (where he was killed in 2011) as Pakistan's indirect shelter for ...
  • Trump agrees to deal on spending, debt, Harvey aid

    Trump agrees to deal on spending, debt, Harvey aid

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    Trump says he wants and needs the lawmakers' support, and is heaping them with praise. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi , Democrat-California, and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer , Democrat -New York, released a statement announcing the agreement on the combined bill after meeting with Trump.
  • Military hysteria over N.Korea could lead to catastrophe: Putin

    Military hysteria over N.Korea could lead to catastrophe: Putin

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    President Donald Trump on Tuesday said his government is selling Japan and South Korea a "substantially increased" amount of U.S. military equipment. That year, Stalin's successors had taken over a USSR that was busy testing missiles and hydrogen bombs . The Trump Administration has been talking with allies about a potential response to the latest actions by the Pyongyang government.
  • Strickland: Memphis wants to lure new Amazon HQ to city

    Strickland: Memphis wants to lure new Amazon HQ to city

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    Amazon's looking to employe 50,000 people at a new campus somewhere in America. Wisconsin 's legislature recently voted to give Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn a $3-billion incentive package to build a $10-billion liquid crystal display factory in the state, for example.
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    MÉXICO: El PRD va al "matadero" por alianza con el PAN: Padierna

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    Se refirió al caso concreto de la maestra Ifigenia Martínez, Dolores Padierna y su esposo René Bejarano , pero igual a otros que con anterioridad han hecho lo mismo en distintas ocasiones. El Frente Amplio del PAN y el PRD , segunda y tercera fuerzas políticas respectivamente, busca sobre todo derrotar en la Presidencia al Partido Revolucionario Institucional (PRI).
  • Putin warns of 'catastrophe' over N. Korea

    Putin warns of 'catastrophe' over N. Korea

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    On Monday, the US urged the United Nations to step up pressure on Kim and accused him of "begging for war ". Turnbull told reporters: "A conflict would be catastrophic — everyone understands that". Meanwhile, dozens of people were injured in clashes between South Korean protesters and police as the USA military added more launchers to the high-tech missile-defence system it installed in a southern town to better cope with North Korean threats.
  • Sanders on Clinton's criticism: 'Look forward and not backward'

    Sanders on Clinton's criticism: 'Look forward and not backward'

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    Today, the Democratic Party is deeply divided about whether or not identity issues matter, about whether or not abortion and gay rights are things worth fighting for or compromising on to win elections and elect economic progressives. She's been photographed on walks through the woods and in other random locations, but her interactions with the media have been limited. Trump's supporters loathe "SJW" s because they perceive discussions of identity-based oppression toward the marginalized as ...
  • Putin: More Sanctions Against North Korea Would Be 'Useless and Ineffective'

    Putin: More Sanctions Against North Korea Would Be 'Useless and Ineffective'

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    He told the audience that Russian Federation condemned North Korea's recent actions but opined that there was no other way to manage the situation than through dialogue. "Since the establishment of diplomatic ties in September 1990, South Korea and Russian Federation have continued to expand their cooperation in various areas, such as the economic, diplomatic and cultural sectors".
  • Trump's DACA Decision 'A Despicable Act of Political Cowardice — Pelosi

    Trump's DACA Decision 'A Despicable Act of Political Cowardice — Pelosi

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    For example, Rep. Alan Lowenthal, D-Calif., has shown a picture of a young man he identified as Eduardo. Protect the American democracy and its institutions. Were they, as toddlers, supposed to refuse to come here? "He can't just put it on Congress. It is his responsibility to fix this". The state has around 200,000 employed dreamers, double the next-biggest concentration in Texas, according to the liberal think tank Center for American Progress.
  • 15 states sue Trump on rollback of immigrant protections

    15 states sue Trump on rollback of immigrant protections

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    On Sept. 6, Trump was asked by reporters whether his tweet meant that he had regretted his decision to end DACA. There's a reason the slur of calling individuals "social justice warriors" came about, and it's to silence people from speaking about unpleasant things that far more privileged Americans would rather not have to hear about.
  • States Sue Trump Administration to Preserve DACA

    States Sue Trump Administration to Preserve DACA

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    It turns out that casting almost one million young people's lives into uncertainty and threatening them with deportation is good! Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller has joined a lawsuit challenging President Trump's move to end the Obama-era program that has shielded "hundreds of thousands" from being deported to the country where they were born.
  • President Moon heads to Russian Federation for regional forum

    President Moon heads to Russian Federation for regional forum

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    North Korea has previously threatened to launch missiles toward Guam. These are in addition to two THAAD launchers already in place at the country's Seongju base. It also flies to Vladivostok in Russian Federation. "Everyone knows that and everyone in North Korea knows that". And though Defense Secretary James Mattis warned of a "massive military response" to any additional threats against the United States or its allies, Trump said Wednesday that military action in North Korea is not ...
  • Moon Says This Is No Time for Talks with N.Korea

    Moon Says This Is No Time for Talks with N.Korea

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    Pressuring China and North Korea could force negotiations for a peaceful solution. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said on Wednesday that if the United Nations does not put additional sanctions on North Korea over nuclear tests , he has an executive order ready for President Donald Trump to sign that would impose sanctions on any country that trades with Pyongyang.
  • Putin calls for N.Korea talks, says sanctions not working

    Putin calls for N.Korea talks, says sanctions not working

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    South Korea's navy held more exercises yesterday, an officer told a Defence Ministry briefing. Both sides have thousands of rockets and artillery pieces aimed at each other, and the North's rapid development of nuclear weapons and missiles has altered the balance.
  • Donald Trump: Military action against North Korea 'not my first choice'

    Donald Trump: Military action against North Korea 'not my first choice'

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    He complimented Putin and the Russian government over what he said were a variety of efforts to find diplomatic solutions to the North Korean problem. The remnants of a bridge bombed by the US during the 1950-53 Korean War, and rebuilt only on the Chinese side, are a reminder of both the conflict that once united the countries and the differences that now exist between them.
  • Japan urges Russian Federation to collaborate against N Korea

    Japan urges Russian Federation to collaborate against N Korea

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    Putin also condemned North Korea's latest nuclear tests but said he doubted that more sanctions would deter the hermit state from carrying out more tests. Putin told a news conference earlier this week that the North Koreans would rather "eat grass" than give up their nukes. Members of the Japanese parliament and Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel have also demanded tougher United Nations sanctions on North Korea.
  • Trump Sides With Democrats on Debt Ceiling, Short-Term Funding

    Trump Sides With Democrats on Debt Ceiling, Short-Term Funding

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    He added: " We had a very good meeting, we essentially came to a deal and I think the deal will be very good ". Yet, aboard Air Force One , Trump seemed pleased with the deal. Democrats did not have to give it up anything, it seems, to secure Harvey aid and the temporary debt limit increase. " We have many , many things that are on the plate".
  • Putin warns against

    Putin warns against "military hysteria"

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    They urged more efforts to pressure North Korea to abandon what they called its "current threatening and destabilizing path". The remnants of a bridge bombed by the USA during the 1950-53 Korean War, and rebuilt only on the Chinese side, are a reminder of both the conflict that once united the countries and the differences that now exist between them.
  • UN mulls oil embargo on North Korea, textile export ban

    UN mulls oil embargo on North Korea, textile export ban

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    Russian president Vladimir Putin has resisted restrictions on oil exports to the country, saying the crisis will not be resolved by sanctions . The US is pushing for tougher United Nations economic sanctions against North Korea as President Trump says military action is "not our first choice".
  • Jose Mourinho makes a very good point about Romelu Lukaku's transfer fee

    Jose Mourinho makes a very good point about Romelu Lukaku's transfer fee

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    He has a 12-month extension option in his deal, which United could activate, but he would only be used as a squad player. They missed out on the fourth. Nemanja Matic came next. History suggests that Mourinho will at the very least make a good run at the Premier League title this year, but it does seem to be falling nicely into his lap.