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After Irma, there's a lot of activity in the tropics

After Irma, there's a lot of activity in the tropics

As the hurricane comes out of that loop later this week, it's expected to start drifting up into warm, hurricane-fueling waters off the Southeast coast, with winds still at least 74 miles per hour. In...

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Iceland Calls For Snap Election After Coalition Government Collapses

Iceland Calls For Snap Election After Coalition Government Collapses

But Icelanders have been horrified by the secret backing for Hjalti Sigurjón Hauksson - convicted in 2004 of raping his stepdaughter nearly every day for 12 years from when she was five. Benediktsson ...

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Criminal probe opened into 8 heat-related deaths at Florida nursing home

Criminal probe opened into 8 heat-related deaths at Florida nursing home

Officials in Daytona Beach have warned residents of new dangers as the southern Florida city remains without power. Irma killed at least 31 people in Florida, plus seven more in Georgia and SC...

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Apple iPhone X's Face ID: Here are some more details revealed

First and foremost, is Face ID on the iPhone X an inferior solution in light of reports that Apple initially wanted to embed Touch ID into the display itself? Apple claims the reason the $99...

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128 cases of possible voter fraud in OR, WA during presidential election

While both states found a few dozen possible instances of voter fraud, the numbers were negligible and did not sway results in any significant way. OR found 54 cases of potential voter fraud from th...

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Islamic State claim responsibility for Parsons Green terror attack

Islamic State claim responsibility for Parsons Green terror attack

Authorities now say 29 people have been treated , primarily for "flash burns", in the wake of the terror attack on the London Underground and that none of those injuries are life threatening. "I ...

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LHC dismisses petitions against Kulsoom Nawaz

LHC dismisses petitions against Kulsoom Nawaz

With the rejection of the petitions, Sharif has exhausted all legal options to challenge his disqualification, jeopardising his chances to stage a political comeback. The Supreme Court had on Thursday...

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Dead At Florida Nursing Home After Irma Tore Through State

Dead At Florida Nursing Home After Irma Tore Through State

The number of deaths blamed on Irma in Florida climbed to 12, in addition to four in SC and two in Georgia. One of the most powerful Atlantic storms on record, Irma bore down on the Caribbean with d...

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McCain backs bill to block transgender troops ban

McCain backs bill to block transgender troops ban

The top two members of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Sens. "When less than one percent of Americans are volunteering to join the military, we should welcome all those who are willing and able...

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United Kingdom government rejects fund for victims of Libyan-backed IRA attacks

United Kingdom government rejects fund for victims of Libyan-backed IRA attacks

If the coalition government had taken up the issue of compensation following the 2011 fall of Gadafy, the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee believe there would have been a strong chance of reaching a...

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Juvenile killed by Prince William County officer

Juvenile killed by Prince William County officer

Officials said no officers were injured and the officer, who shot the boy, is on administrative leave which is in line with standard police procedure. Officers arrived to find the boy in front of the ...

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Pregnant teacher's boyfriend accused of multiple lies, here are the biggest 3

Pregnant teacher's boyfriend accused of multiple lies, here are the biggest 3

At a bond review Thursday afternoon, the judge deemed him a danger to the community and denied bond. Police last week discovered her 2011 black Ford Escape parked in a gated apartment complex nearly...

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NASA Reveals How Hurricane Irma Completely Transformed These Caribbean Islands

NASA Reveals How Hurricane Irma Completely Transformed These Caribbean Islands

After the massive category 5 hurricane wiped out most of the island of Barbuda, the first thought going through Somerville's mind was, 'what can I do to help?' As it turned out, he wasn't the only one...

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MI teacher assaults student for not standing during pledge

MI teacher assaults student for not standing during pledge

The District admits Stone had every right to remain seated during the Pledge and said the teacher in question - I assume only the first one - "has been placed on administrative leave". "If they're fig...

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IL attorney general won't seek re-election in 2018

IL attorney general won't seek re-election in 2018

Some Republicans say, while they didn't always agree with her on issues, she was well-respected and will be hard to replace. Still, Madigan has been popular with voters, winning re-election three ti...

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Les exercices militaires russes inquiètent à l'ouest

Les exercices militaires russes inquiètent à l'ouest

Menées conjointement avec le Bélarus, elle les présente comme "purement défensives". Les hypothèses de certains médias prétendant que l'exercice vise à aménager "une tête de pont pour l'occupation" de...

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Twitter, Google Allowed Racist Ad Campaigns to Go Live, Too

Twitter, Google Allowed Racist Ad Campaigns to Go Live, Too

BuzzFeed reports that the Google advertising platform let advertisers target ads to people typing racist and bigoted terms into its search bar. In other words, if anyone's hoping to reach an audi...

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Trump on Twitter (Sept 14) - DACA, US-Mexico border wall, Florida

Trump on Twitter (Sept 14) - DACA, US-Mexico border wall, Florida

According to a White House official, Trump had a constructive working dinner with the Senate and House Minority Leaders as well as administration officials to discuss policy and legislative prioriti...

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Flint Water Crisis Is Not Over: No Amount of Lead Is Safe

Flint Water Crisis Is Not Over: No Amount of Lead Is Safe

VT will continue to monitor Flint water for bacteria and chlorine levels, Edwards said, but is not planning to continue testing for lead. Throughout the investigation, Edwards' team has collected sa...

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'Angry Birds' Maker Rovio Is Not Worth What People Expected

'Angry Birds' Maker Rovio Is Not Worth What People Expected

The opening price range of between €10.25 and €11.50 a share that was announced Friday, would give a market value of Rovio of between €802 million and €896 million or approximately between $950 mill...

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Fiesta Restaurant Group (NASDAQ:FRGI) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Analysis Shows

Fiesta Restaurant Group (NASDAQ:FRGI) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Analysis Shows

Following the September 12 transaction, she still owns 214,646 of the company's shares. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and one has iss...

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Destiny 2: Here's What Xur's Brought on His First Visit

Destiny 2: Here's What Xur's Brought on His First Visit

Destiny 2 players are just now able to interact with merchant Xur in-game, after waiting an extra week before being able to seek him out and purchase items from him in-game. If you want a quick run...

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Government may mobilise funds from market for urban schemes

Government may mobilise funds from market for urban schemes

At an event organised by the Public Affairs Forum of India, Puri also said a comprehensive evaluation of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) will be undertaken shortly because...

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'I believe in the First Amendment and boobs'

'I believe in the First Amendment and boobs'

Two things that have never let me down in this entire country's history, the First Amendment and boobs. It shouldn't be brought up here", the other panelist, former ESPN editor Keith Reed responded ...

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Hurricane Irma: 1200 Americans evacuated from St. Martin

Hurricane Irma: 1200 Americans evacuated from St. Martin

Governor Chris Christie authorized 26 Security Forces Airmen from the 108th Wing, New Jersey National Guard, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J.to leave September 14 for the Virgin Islands in suppo...

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Taipei ranked 61st among least stressful cities in world

Taipei ranked 61st among least stressful cities in world

A study analysing potential stress triggers in different cities has found that four out of the top 10 most stress-free cities are in Germany. Taipei's best score in the survey was 1.06 in the cate...

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Donald Trump condemns London Tube explosion

Donald Trump condemns London Tube explosion

It'd be less jarring if this were the first time Trump responded badly to an attack in London, but it's not. "The internet is their main recruitment tool which we must cut off & use better!" he added...

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In observance of child passenger safety week

In observance of child passenger safety week

Another mistake many parents make is not using the top tether anchor in forward facing seats. As part of CPS week, various locations in New Jersey will be offering seat checks to parents and caregiv...

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Officer: Slender Man stabbing victim says defendant obsessed

Officer: Slender Man stabbing victim says defendant obsessed

She managed to crawl out of the park where a passing bicyclist found her. Weier and Geyser were arrested later that day and said they were walking to meet Slender Man in a northern Wisconsin forest....

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Facebook opens an AI research outpost in Canada

Facebook opens an AI research outpost in Canada

The Montreal lab will employ 10 researchers at launch with the aim of tripling that number in the coming year. News of the research lab was first reported by The Wall Street Journal on Thursday. Gov...

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