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Hurricane Florence: Headed To North Carolina As Category 4 Storm

Hurricane Florence: Headed To North Carolina As Category 4 Storm

It's not just North Carolina that is "taking Hurricane Florence seriously", either, in SC and Virginia residents have also declared states of emergency following the updates on the storm. "I...

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Sweden's Election Takes Right Turn

Sweden's Election Takes Right Turn

For those predicting a decisive right-wing triumph , the ultimate result didn't quite live up to the hype. Instead, Sunday's results effectively provided no clear victor and no convenient or simp...

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World stocks mostly fall on possible US-China tariffs Asia News

World stocks mostly fall on possible US-China tariffs Asia News

And then he went further, saying he's also ready to hit another 267 billion worth of imports right after. Trump said the tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods could "take place very soon depend...

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Ex-Trump aide George Papadopoulos jailed for lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation

Ex-Trump aide George Papadopoulos jailed for lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation

He admitted previous year to lying to the FBI about those contacts with Russians and Russian intermediaries, false statements that prosecutors say caused irreparable harm to the investigation during...

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North Korea marks 70th anniversary with somewhat muted military parade

North Korea marks 70th anniversary with somewhat muted military parade

Almost 300 days have now passed since Kim launched a missile - and there fears that could all come crashing down with a test today to marking the founding of North Korea by Kim's granddad Kim Il-Sun...

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Trump to supporters: It'll be 'your fault' if he gets impeached

Trump to supporters: It'll be 'your fault' if he gets impeached

At one point, during the president's predictable soliloquy on defeating Clinton in 2016-here, awkwardly claiming the electoral college is like running a mile while the popular vote, which Clinton won,...

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Intensifying Hurricane Florence could strike US Southeast

Intensifying Hurricane Florence could strike US Southeast

Met Service said neither of the storms are a threat to Jamaica. Rapidly intensifying Hurricane Florence could strike a direct and risky blow anywhere from the Carolinas to the Mid-Atlantic region la...

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Rainbow flags greet SC verdict on gay sex

Rainbow flags greet SC verdict on gay sex

Members of the LGBT community hugged each other and cried as news of the verdict spread. Supreme Court will pronounce its verdict on Section 377; an arguable law came into existence at the tim...

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Dallas Officer Arrested on Manslaughter Warrant

Dallas Officer Arrested on Manslaughter Warrant

Lamar. The police department issued a statement Saturday saying the Texas Rangers took over the case in order to "eliminate the appearance of any potential bias". Officer Guyger was in full unifor...

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Manslaughter Warrant Issued for Officer Who Killed Botham Jean

Manslaughter Warrant Issued for Officer Who Killed Botham Jean

Dallas authorities say the uniformed officer was "confronted" by Jean, pulled her gun on him and fired. Fellow officers were called to the scene where they administered first aid to the 26-year-ol...

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Former Trump aide George Papadopoulos sentenced to 14 days in prison

Former Trump aide George Papadopoulos sentenced to 14 days in prison

Former Donald Trump presidential campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos , right, was sentenced to 14 days in prison Friday. The sentencing, coming almost one year after he pleaded...

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Trump, others dispute book's description of unhinged leader

Trump, others dispute book's description of unhinged leader

Mattis is described as among those in the administration who grew exasperated with Trump's limited intelligence; he complained that Trump has the understanding of a "fifth- or sixth-grader", according...

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Leaders of Russia, Turkey and Iran meet for high-stakes Syria talks

Leaders of Russia, Turkey and Iran meet for high-stakes Syria talks

The presidents of Turkey , Russia and Iran will meet on Friday in Tehran, as part of the trilateral efforts on finding a solution to the Syrian civil war. Among them were positions of the HTS and Ahr...

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I Have 100 Pictures of Mueller and Comey Hugging and Kissing

I Have 100 Pictures of Mueller and Comey Hugging and Kissing

Another source said Mueller's letter stated the written responses would pertain to questions regarding potential conspiring between Trump associates and Russian Federation. The understanding reached s...

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United States charges North Korean programmer over WannaCry, Sony cyberattacks

United States charges North Korean programmer over WannaCry, Sony cyberattacks

The FBI said at the time it had recovered evidence connecting North Korea to the attack and others in South Korea. The U.S. Department of Treasury also announced sanctions on the same individual. Th...

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White House in meltdown after Trump hunts mole

White House in meltdown after Trump hunts mole

The unsigned column drew disavowals from at least 11 advisers to Trump, including Vice President Mike Pence , Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary...

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Trump says Sessions’ DOJ has placed GOP in midterm jeopardy

Trump says Sessions’ DOJ has placed GOP in midterm jeopardy

Some, like Senator Ben Sasse (R-Nebraska) spoke out against Trump by reminding him that the United States does not decide whom to charge based on their party, but CNN chief legal analyst Jeffre...

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USA sees assault on Idlib as escalation of Syria conflict: Pompeo

USA sees assault on Idlib as escalation of Syria conflict: Pompeo

Idlib and the surrounding area is home to some 3 million people - almost half of them, including Alhamdo, already displaced a couple of times by the civil war - choosing to live in opposition areas. T...

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No 'third country' can mar Iran-Pakistan ties: Zarif

No 'third country' can mar Iran-Pakistan ties: Zarif

The Prime Minister also acknowledged the role of economic assistance provided by Japan in social sector projects and said that human resource development is a priority of his government. The hug trigg...

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Deadly typhoon is strongest to hit Japan since 1993

Deadly typhoon is strongest to hit Japan since 1993

Ferocious winds are forecast for west and east Japan through September 5, while the sea between Shikoku island and the Tokai region is expected to be extremely rough. The height of waves is projecte...

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Trump Attacks Sessions for Filing Charges Against 2 Republican Congressmen

Trump Attacks Sessions for Filing Charges Against 2 Republican Congressmen

In the interview, Trump gave a token indication Sessions' fate wasn't sealed. Trump has belittled Sessions in conversations with Republican senators in the past week, Politico reported. Several ai...

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Toobin: Trump's Sessions Tweet 'May Be Impeachable Offense'

Toobin: Trump's Sessions Tweet 'May Be Impeachable Offense'

Some, like Senator Ben Sasse (R-Nebraska) spoke out against Trump by reminding him that the United States does not decide whom to charge based on their party, but CNN chief legal analyst Jeffrey ...

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Brazil's Lula da Silva barred from running for presidency

Brazil's Lula da Silva barred from running for presidency

Fernando Haddad, former mayor of Sao Paulo", he said. Brazil's embattled former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, the front-runner in the country's election , will be struck from the ballot, a...

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Chinese billionaire arrested in Minneapolis

Chinese billionaire arrested in Minneapolis

JD.com, which stands for Jingdong, is the rival of the popular Chinese e-commerce site Alibaba Group led by CEO Daniel Zhang. Over the weekend, JD.com released a statement on Weibo defending Liu...

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Pentagon witdraws $300M in funding to Pakistan's military

Pentagon witdraws $300M in funding to Pakistan's military

Defence secretary Jim Mattis, in particular, had an opportunity to authorise $300 million in the so-called Coalition Support Funds (CSF) this summer if he saw concrete Pakistani action in going after ...

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Pres. Trump Accuses Bruce, Nellie Ohr Of Colluding With Russia

Pres. Trump Accuses Bruce, Nellie Ohr Of Colluding With Russia

President Trump and his supporters have pointed to the Ohrs as evidence that there was an improper connection between Hillary Clinton's opposition research and the Justice Department . One of the m...

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Canada NAFTA Talks Will Resume Wednesday Despite Break Off

Canada NAFTA Talks Will Resume Wednesday Despite Break Off

The Star's report on Trump's off-the-record remarks appeared to complicate matters. "And I said, off the record , and I made a statement about Canada , which is fine". The prime minister was re...

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McCain Makes A Final Return to Washington For Rare Honors

McCain Makes A Final Return to Washington For Rare Honors

Sen. John McCain will be honored at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., Saturday in a memorial that will include speeches from two former presidents. "My reaction to Vietnam was through the ...

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Russian navy to hold drills off Syria as Idlib offensive looms

Russian navy to hold drills off Syria as Idlib offensive looms

De Mistura admitted that the terrorists in Idlib may use chemical weapons during the Syrian army's operation, echoing a concern earlier raised by Russian Federation, which warned the terrorists may la...

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Multiple People Dead After Greyhound Bus Crashes In New Mexico, Police Say

Multiple People Dead After Greyhound Bus Crashes In New Mexico, Police Say

A tire blew out on the eastbound truck, which jumped the grass median to hit the bus travelling in the opposite direction, police officer Ray Wilson told a news conference. Video from the scene showin...

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Biden: Values Mattered Most to McCain

Biden: Values Mattered Most to McCain

McCain earned a number of awards for his service to our country, the Silver Star, Bronze Star, Purple Heart and Distinguished Flying Cross. But they both clearly meant something deeply important to ea...

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Barefoot woman filmed ringing doorbell with wrists shackled found safe

Barefoot woman filmed ringing doorbell with wrists shackled found safe

The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office posted a video on Facebook of the woman seeking help in identifying her. They found a 49-year-old man dead inside a home in the 18400 block of Sunrise ...

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The Scallop Wars: French and British vessels clash in the English Channel

The Scallop Wars: French and British vessels clash in the English Channel

This sea battle took place in global waters. French boats only have the right to fish for scallops from October 1 until May 15 to allow local stocks to regenerate, but the British do not face the sa...

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Amid Ease In Tensions, North Korea Moves To Realise Bullet Train Dream

Amid Ease In Tensions, North Korea Moves To Realise Bullet Train Dream

Trump also used the term after his meeting with Kim when he announced the USA was suspending what he called "war games". Mattis' announcement seemed to indicate the US government is taking a harde...

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Reality Check: When should the United States flag fly at half mast?

Reality Check: When should the United States flag fly at half mast?

Following Mr McCain's death, admirers have recalled with fondness his insistence on fair and civil discourse - in contrast with the frequent incivility of Mr Trump and his habit of coining unflatterin...

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