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Hurricane Irma has more company: No Florida impact expected by Hurricane Katia

Hurricane Irma has more company: No Florida impact expected by Hurricane Katia

A Category 1 hurricane, Katia was 200 miles east of the port of Tampico, blowing maximum sustained winds of 80 miles per hour (129 km per hour), and may be close to major hurricane strength by the t...

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Twitter brings its dark 'Night mode' theme to the web

Twitter brings its dark 'Night mode' theme to the web

When enabled, many bright elements are turned dark grey or black. Twitter has now brought its Night Mode feature to the desktop. That has changed per the tweet from Twitter below. While the dark eleme...

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Saint-Barthélémy et Saint-Martin en alerte violette — Ouragan Irma

Saint-Barthélémy et Saint-Martin en alerte violette — Ouragan Irma

Irma devrait "éviter Haïti et la République dominicaine , puis Cuba en restant au nord des terres", selon Météo-France. Marigot, Grand Case et Gustavia à Saint-Martin et Saint-Barthélemy seront ...

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Hurricane Harvey Death Toll Bumps Up To At Least 63

Hurricane Harvey Death Toll Bumps Up To At Least 63

Harvey slammed into Texas on August 25 as a Category 4 hurricane , but brought the worst flooding to Houston and other areas as a tropical storm. "Really, I think people appreciate what has been ...

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State of emergency issued for coast, Isles preps for Irma

Irma now is a Category 5 hurricane and with tropical force winds expected in North Florida this weekend. Butler was among the many Brunswick and Glynn County public works employees who were out in...

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Madonna moves to Portugal, rated new star destination for expats

Madonna moves to Portugal, rated new star destination for expats

She then threw in a bunch of emojis ( Cher's impact) and added: "This will be the next Chapter in My Book! It's time to conquer the world from a different vantage point", she wrote in the caption. In...

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1 soldier martyred by PKK attack in southeastern Turkey

1 soldier martyred by PKK attack in southeastern Turkey

According to the statement, the gendarmerie launched an operation on the evening of September 4 after receiving information of the PKK's presence in the central district of the Şırnak province. More t...

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House to vote on almost $8B in Hurricane Harvey relief

House to vote on almost $8B in Hurricane Harvey relief

Republicans and Democrats united behind help for victims of the storm as an even more powerful hurricane bore down on Florida. While Republican leaders haven't said how long they plan to extend ...

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Warner, Kaine urge measure condemning white nationalists

Warner, Kaine urge measure condemning white nationalists

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine along with GOP Sens. It also acknowledges Heather Heyer, the woman who died when a suspect drove his vehicle into counterprotesters at the Charlottesville rally, as well...

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Former 9NEWS employee talks Irma as the hurricane strikes Puerto Rico

Former 9NEWS employee talks Irma as the hurricane strikes Puerto Rico

Powerful Category 5 Hurricane Irma already was pushing into the Caribbean and approaching Florida on Wednesday when it was joined in the Atlantic by two newly formed hurricanes - Jose and Ka...

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Korea warns more 'gift packages' on way if U.S. continues 'reckless provocations'

The North claimed Sunday's test, its sixth since 2006, was a hydrogen bomb created to be mounted on its new intercontinental ballistic missiles. The announcement dramatically upped the stakes in Nor...

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Duterte's Son Denies Meth Smuggling Claims as Case Rivets Manila

Duterte's Son Denies Meth Smuggling Claims as Case Rivets Manila

Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte (left) and Maneses Carpio (right) face the Senate probe into smuggling. The president has urged them to attend the televised Senate hearing, denying insinuation...

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Opera Mini for iPhone gets a new AI-powered news feed

Opera Mini for iPhone gets a new AI-powered news feed

Global software company Opera Software launched a new version of its mobile browser app Opera Mini for iPhone and iPad users in India on Tuesday, reported NDTV . Moreover, it will now also allow yo...

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7 coaches of Shaktipunj Express derail in UP; no casualties

7 coaches of Shaktipunj Express derail in UP; no casualties

The Shaktipunj Express was traveling at an average speed of 40 km/hr said, officials. No casualties have been reported so far, Railways spokesperson said. 7 Coaches of Shaktipunj Express Derails: ...

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Filipinos in US, Caribbean urged on safety as Hurricane Irma nears

Filipinos in US, Caribbean urged on safety as Hurricane Irma nears

Cayetano in a statement. Around 800,000 immigrants, many from Latin America, are enrolled in the DACA program, instituted by the administration of former President Barack Obama to protect undocument...

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Microsoft president urges Congress: put Dreamers before tax reform

Shively said the Dreamers who work at the firm are "an integral part of the fabric of Microsoft's business today". "We put a stake in the ground". But his FWD.us organization, which has advocated for ...

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Bishop Burbidge: 'Disheartened' by Trump's DACA announcement

Bishop Burbidge: 'Disheartened' by Trump's DACA announcement

Former US president Barack Obama has decried his successor Donald Trump's decision to end an amnesty for 800,000 people brought to America illegally as children, calling it "wrong", "self-defeating" a...

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Trump 'crushed' by former bodyguard's departure

Trump 'crushed' by former bodyguard's departure

Schiller is director of Oval Office operations, but many surveyed say he acts as a protector and wing man to the president. Schiller has worked for Trump for almost two decades, and within the West Wi...

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Togo Protesters Demand Constitutional Reform

Togo Protesters Demand Constitutional Reform

The opposition has been calling for both since 2005, when Gnassingbe succeeded his father, Gnassingbe Eyadema, who ruled for almost 40 years. A coalition of opposition parties called for the demon...

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Sing Street's Lucy Boynton joins Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody

Sing Street's Lucy Boynton joins Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody

The biopic, titled Bohemian Rapsody, will chronicle the story of the band from 1970 until the band's performance at Live Aid in 1985 - six years before the singer died with Aids. Malek explains that i...

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Hurricane Irma Could Impact UConn Home Game Against USF

Hurricane Irma Could Impact UConn Home Game Against USF

The game is the AAC opener for both teams. The Huskies and the Bulls do not have a common bye date for a rescheduled contest. A decision is expected to be made by mid-day Thursday. Florida State a...

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Apple to launch iPhone 8 on 12 September in California

Apple to launch iPhone 8 on 12 September in California

While the elite customer base of the brand might not feel the pinch as bad, for others we'd just say - If you don't have an iPhone, well, you don't have an iPhone! No pricing details were given yet,...

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Publisher pulls book by Hillary Clinton's pastor, citing plagarism

Publisher pulls book by Hillary Clinton's pastor, citing plagarism

But the publisher is now canceling its release, CNN reported Tuesday night. But the book's publisher Abingdon Press has now announced that it is pulling the book from publication and pulping any rem...

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Japan, South Korea can buy more sophisticated US military equipment: Trump

Moon and Trump reportedly discussed the move on Monday, when the White House gave "in-principle approval" for South Korea to expand its military capabilities, Reuters reports. "We call it 'takin...

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Police Investigating After Possible Explosion In East Chicago

Police Investigating After Possible Explosion In East Chicago

NWI reporter Lauren Cross tweeted that a bomb disposal robot was brought onto the scene. K-9 unites are also on scene to assist in the investigation. As of press time, no official had yet entered the...

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Pictet Asset Management Ltd. Acquires 6600 Shares of Insmed, Inc. (INSM)

Pictet Asset Management Ltd. Acquires 6600 Shares of Insmed, Inc. (INSM)

Citigroup Inc. reiterated a neutral rating and set a $17.00 target price (up from $14.00) on shares of Insmed in a report on Sunday, June 11th. They presently have a $32.00 price objective on the bi...

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HBO Renews Real Time With Bill Maher Through 2020

HBO Renews Real Time With Bill Maher Through 2020

He added, "Bill's distinctive point of view, coupled with his passion and commitment to insightful and informative entertainment, has remained unparalleled". Season 15 is now airing on Fridays at 10pm...

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AMG National Trust Bank Raises Stake in Nokia Corporation

Investors as well as the sell-side will be paying close attention to how the actual numbers compare with the estimates. Usca Ria LLC's holdings in Nokia Corporation were worth $178,000 at the end of t...

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Tropical Storm Jose Forms Over The Open Atlantic

Tropical Storm Jose Forms Over The Open Atlantic

Instead, it's expected to curve up into the open Atlantic and become a major hurricane - Category 3 or more - with winds up to 115 miles per hour. The storm had the potential to become a major hurrica...

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Hurricane Katia forms in Gulf of Mexico, moving southeast

Hurricane Katia forms in Gulf of Mexico, moving southeast

The official forecast has the depression slowly moving out into the Gulf before making a 180 degree turn and making landfall in Mexico as a low end hurricane or strong tropical storm. The storm was he...

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