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Well, ambulances are present at every NASCAR race. "So I guess that gives me hope that we'll have speed tomorrow night". Kyle Larson won. Nothing new about that. "I couldn't get stopped". "We're getting ourselves in playoff form", Sadler said. He had to watch from the infield because his playoff fate was taken out of his hands.
  • President Trump signs $15.3 billion Harvey aid package

    President Trump signs $15.3 billion Harvey aid package

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    Tom Cole (R-Okla.). "I've known Schumer for many , many years", Trump said during the campaign . Republicans who expected Trump to box out Democrats and play a traditional GOP game of threatening to block spending - or even risk shutting down the government - just got a wake-up call .
  • Denuclearisation is United States aim for North Korea

    Denuclearisation is United States aim for North Korea

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    Vladimir Putin , speaking at a press conference following a BRICS meeting in Xiamen in China, struck a discord with Washington's approach to the North Korea crisis when he criticized the pursuit of further sanctions as useless and denounced military threats against the regime of Kim Jong-Un as unsafe.
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    Rescue teams are looking at their resources in Texas and making some decisions based on the predicted impact Hurricane Irma will have on the United States while some humanitarian organizations say they're prepared to continue work in Houston and mobilize for Irma if necessary.
  • United States options on North Korea narrow further after test

    United States options on North Korea narrow further after test

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    Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May agreed in a telephone call on Tuesday that China, the North's main ally and trading partner, must do more to persuade North Korea to cease its missile tests, a spokesman for May said. Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff , has said if war broke out, there would be heavy civilian casualties in the first few days before the USA could mitigate the North's ability to strike Seoul.
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    Putin threatens to further cut USA mission in retaliation

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    War is never something the United States wants". South Korean President Moon Jae-in, following his meeting with President Putin in Vladivostok yesterday, said although previous projects between Russian Federation and South Korea had not been developed, "we made a decision to develop the projects that may be implemented in the near future, primarily the projects in the Far East".
  • Cleveland Indians have 20-game streak in their sights

    Cleveland Indians have 20-game streak in their sights

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    Since the start of the streak on Aug. 24, the Indians lead baseball in runs per game, batting average, on-base percentage, slugging percentage, team ERA, WHIP and walks per nine innings. The Indians nearly pulled off two spectacular defensive plays in the first. Although they have a comfortable 11-game lead in the division race, the Indians are now trying to catch Houston for the best overall record in the American League .
  • Top Democrats speak about Trump's DACA decision

    Top Democrats speak about Trump's DACA decision

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    Pelosi would not go into heavy detail about the reason the president called her Thursday morning, but she said she brought up a need to reassure people who had been covered by DACA. Schumer slammed President Trump's decision to end DACA as "heartless" and "brainless". Heitkamp later issued a statement saying she needs to know more about Trump's tax plan before offering her support.
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    Trump Urges People to Heed Hurricane Warnings

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    Irma was upgraded to a Category 5 hurricane, the strongest kind, earlier in the week, but has since been downgraded to Category 4. "We are closely monitoring Hurricane Irma ", a spokesperson for the Trump Organization told CNN on Wednesday, Sept.
  • Japan, South Korea can buy more U.S. military equipment

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    The July date refers to the intercontinental ballistic missile test. The pair will meet political leaders and government officials to express support for allies amid threats from North Korea. However it remained unclear whether Beijing, the North's key ally, would be willing to back, or enforce, new sanctions at the UN Security Council, where it is a veto-wielding permanent member.
  • China's top diplomat says he approves further North Korea sanctions

    China's top diplomat says he approves further North Korea sanctions

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    Washington has also rejected China's proposal for a freeze on North Korea's nuclear and missile tests in exchange for a suspension of US-South Korea military drills. The hydrogen bomb that North Korea tested a week ago was seven times the size of the bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The global community led by the USA was quick to condemn the North's latest provocation, calling for tougher sanctions and more pressure to make it eventually give up its decades-long nuclear ...
  • Texas Governor hails Senate approval for Harvey funding

    Texas Governor hails Senate approval for Harvey funding

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    According to an estimate by Barclay's, the potential damage due to Hurricane Irma could be to the tune of United States dollars 130 billion. "I am very pleased that Congress has acted swiftly to ensure relief is available for the millions of Texans impacted by Hurricane Harvey ", said Rep.
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    Airlines and flight information for Hurricane Irma

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    If that happens, stranded passengers and airport workers would be evacuated to nearby shelters after the storm. Until then, extra flights will help a few thousand people beat the hurricane out of town. A Delta spokesman said it was still to soon to make those preparations. "And I said 'I gotta get out there'". She later tweeted that Delta resolved the issue with a more reasonable fare.
  • Conditions deteriorate in Florida from Hurricane Irma

    Conditions deteriorate in Florida from Hurricane Irma

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    The mammoth hurricane poses a significantly bigger menace to power supplies than Hurricane Harvey did because of Irma's 150 miles per hour winds that could down electric lines and close nuclear and other power plants. Two of Florida's major fuel ports in Fort Lauderdale and Tampa closed at 8 p.m. Friday, but Scott said fuel trucks will resume as soon as possible.
  • US Seeks an Asset Freeze for Kim Jong Un

    US Seeks an Asset Freeze for Kim Jong Un

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    The South Koreans are so upset, there is talk among some of developing their own nuclear weapons, which would compound the present insanity. But the diplomats said Thursday that consultations on the US -drafted sanctions resolution are taking place among the 15 members in NY and other world capitals.
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    Here are some tips on how to do just that. This will directly open the camera no matter what you're doing, even if the phone is locked. The Note 8 went live in US on August 24 and is set to hit store shelves in the US and UK on September 15.
  • Militant captured near foreign forces' base in Afghan province

    Militant captured near foreign forces' base in Afghan province

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    The diatribe follows on heels of United States withholding of Pakistani reimbursements over Haqqani network . President Trump and U.S. establishment must understand that, "The new policy has created uncertainties and further added to the regional fragility and imbalance".
  • Oregon wildfire may have been caused by fireworks

    Oregon wildfire may have been caused by fireworks

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    We understand that the divide between the Burnt and Powder rivers, which burned in the 2015 Cornet-Windy Ridge fire , is not a National Scenic Area. She just hopes she'll have a house to go home to. About 3,400 people here are in a low-level evacuation zone, and that means they need to be ready to leave if things get worse. The dozens of fires burning across the West and Canada have blanketed the air with choking smoke from OR, where ash fell on the town of Cascade Locks, to Colorado, where ...
  • Trump says China agrees with U.S. on North Korea

    Trump says China agrees with U.S. on North Korea

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    The announcement and North Korea's claim that it could mount the warhead on a missile, dramatically upped the stakes in Pyongyang's standoff with the worldwide community over its banned weapons programmes. According to reports, North Korea-Russia trade, which mainly consists of fuel, doubled from a year ago to come in at over $31 million in the first quarter of the year.
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    On Sunday, North Korea carried out its sixth nuclear test, its most powerful by far. Soon after Pyongyang launched another long-range missile July 28, President Moon Jae-in ordered the temporary deployment of additional THAAD launchers. US President Donald Trump has urged China to do more to rein in its neighbor, which was typically defiant on Thursday. "Whipping up military hysteria - this will lead to no good", he said.
  • Nebraska ACT scores above national average

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    The percentage of Kansas students meeting the reading benchmark in 2017 was 54, which is above the national average of 47. More than 2 million high school graduates took the ACT this year. More Oklahoma high school students than ever are taking the ACT college-readiness exam before graduation, which reflects a major push meant to place more students on the path to a four-year college degree.
  • Irma Threatens Trump's Mar-a-Lago, Prompting Evacuation Order

    Irma Threatens Trump's Mar-a-Lago, Prompting Evacuation Order

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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.
  • N. Korea official lambasts France over nuclear criticism

    N. Korea official lambasts France over nuclear criticism

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    The former baller - known for his relentless rebounding and multi-hued Afros - also praised Trump, even though the president could be "a little bit insane sometimes", New York Post reports. Onodera said the new estimate is based on definitive seismic data from a commission promoting ratification of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty.
  • Other ways to fund gay marriage survey

    Other ways to fund gay marriage survey

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    In parliament immediately after the decision was announced, Malcolm Turnbull said every adult Australian will be able to have their say on the issue of same-sex marriage. The marriage equality proponents brought forth this challenge because they believed such a public vote would be very divisive [SMH report], but are now confident that enough voters will vote "yes" on legalizing same-sex marriage.
  • BMW Group to release 25 electrified models by 2025

    BMW Group to release 25 electrified models by 2025

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    Featuring plenty of BMW i-car design cues, the i5 will have a similar front end to the current i3 city auto, with a short bonnet and cab-forward silhouette. The Concept X7 iPerformance features a six person interior, aimed at providing its occupants with the feeling of elegant luxury. Again, we'll have to wait for specifics, but it appears to be a plug-in hybrid using a new electrified turbocharger system.
  • Forecast: Sunny And Mild All Weekend in NY

    Forecast: Sunny And Mild All Weekend in NY

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    Tuesday: Sunny. High: Upper 70s - near 80 degrees. This will also mean below average temperatures and low humidity. Hundreds of miles southeast of us, we're tracking Hurricane Irma in the Atlantic. Then as we head into Tuesday and the middle of the week Irma starts to impact our forecast bring showers and thunderstorms multiple days. Next week, Irma will weaken as it continues inland.
  • Panthers at 49ers: Preview, prediction, odds and pick

    Panthers at 49ers: Preview, prediction, odds and pick

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    Here are five things I am fairly certain that will transpire this weekend. Running back Christian McCaffrey will make his National Football League debut Sunday and could be a big factor in the new looks the offense flashes, but don't forget about stalwart Jonathan Stewart .
  • Irma Shifts Track to Menace West Florida as Hurricane Churns

    Irma Shifts Track to Menace West Florida as Hurricane Churns

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    Hurricane experts said that the formation and inception of several storms rapidly in succession is not something that is uncommon, specifically in August, September and October, which are considered to be the most active months of the six-month hurricane season.
  • 40 killed in Russian air-strike in Syria

    40 killed in Russian air-strike in Syria

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    The oil-rich province is so important for the Syrian army due to its location near Iraq and also the energy fields, all of which fell to IS during the war. "We're not specifying a time-frame but we hope it will be a quick operation", said Abu Khawlah, who heads the SDF's Military Council. "The morale of our forces is strong, and we are ready for victory", Khawlah said.
  • Hurricane Irma: where the storm is and where it's heading

    Hurricane Irma: where the storm is and where it's heading

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    The U.S. National Hurricane Center said the storm is expected to strike the Sunshine State as a risky Category 4 storm. Florida residents and visitors are bracing for the massive Category 4 hurricane bearing down on the state . An overturned truck and scattered debris following passage of Hurricane Irma on the French island of Saint-Martin. "It's just unbelievable. It's indescribable".
  • Sweet couple, ages 92 and 104, named Irma and Harvey

    Sweet couple, ages 92 and 104, named Irma and Harvey

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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.