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Irma may topple construction cranes in South Florida; residents warned to evacuate

Hurricane Irma has produced winds of 185 miles per hour, with gusts exceeding 200 miles per hour. Construction sites around the city were bein...

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Central Florida moves game with Memphis to Friday due to Hurricane Irma

Memphis was supposed to play UCF in Orlando, Florida, on Saturday at 7 p.m. "I thank the University of Memphis and the American Athletic Confe...

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Officer Opens Fire in Downtown Los Angeles; 1 in Custody

Gomez says a CHP officer, who was guarding the building, confronted the suspect and three shots were fired. A police shooting at the Ronald Re...

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Florida Sheriff Says Sex Offenders Won't Be Allowed in Hurricane Irma Shelters

The sheriff, who is known for his outspoken comments, made the threat in a series of posts to Twitter. The sheriff's office took to social med...

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Number of students enrolled at DPS jumps over previous year

He hopes to fill the rest of those positions soon. He says if MI adopted a new set of educational standards, left them in place for a number of ...

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Elementary school principal charged with luring teen girls online

Waggoner also engaged in sexually inappropriate conversations , discussed engaging in sexual acts and provided sexually explicit photos to a de...

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RCMP Seek Man Who Exposed Himself to Three Females

The first situation happened on August 17 at 3:15 p.m. RCMP were told a 16-year-old girl was walking her dog when a blue sedan passed by and cam...

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Hurricane Irma hits Caribbean - Latest updates, track on monster storm

The National Hurricane Centre said Irma was maintaining Category 5 strength with sustained winds near 185mph, heading west-north-west on...

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Person trapped after Ford Focus "explodes" in Southend B&Q vehicle park

Pictures from the scene show a silver Ford Focus with its door and roof ripped off. The auto "suffered significant damage", the fire service s...

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PRRI Releases Largest Survey of American Religious and Denominational Identity Ever Conducted

Nearly every Christian denomination in the USA shows signs of growing diversity as white Christians, once the majority in most mainline Protesta...

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Governor McMaster Declares State of Emergency

Channel 9 reporter Greg Suskin received an update Wednesday morning from emergency management officials in Lancaster. Emergency management lea...

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Western Gas Equity Partners, LP (NYSE:WGP) Upgraded to "Sell" at BidaskClub

Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 10,734,821 shares of the pipeline company's stock worth $494,875,000 after buying an additional 1,269,942 sh...

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Spain on Track for Russia After Liechtenstein Masterclass

Spain top Group G by three points and have improved their goal difference to 29, 17 better than second-placed Italy , who were 1-0 winners o...

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Paul Ryan urges border security to be part of DACA compromise

Ross said Ryan told the GOP caucus that the leaders "were not going to jam anybody, we're going to go through the process". President Donald T...

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Peel police search for missing elderly man who disappeared from airport

They told police they were concerned for his well-being, especially because he is unfamiliar with the Greater Toronto Area. Investigators conf...

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Abbott: No known risk at flooded Superfund sites

Houston was still struggling to recover on Sunday when the city forced the evacuation of thousands of people on the western side of town to acc...

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Malala Yousafzai's Would-be Assassin Killed in Shootout in Pakistan

All four terrorists, including the man who led the group behind the October 2012 attempt on the life of the education activist, died in a shooto...

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Hillsborough trial to be held in Lancashire

Five men charged over the Hillsborough disaster and its aftermath have appeared in crown court. Graham Mackrell, secretary of Sheffield Wednes...

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OR wildfire spreads; more than 4800 acres consumed

The fire threatening the grove was among several in the area. The blaze was one of 81 large fires burning in the United States on Tuesday, wit...

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Britain's Labour says can not vote for European Union withdrawal bill unless amended

The potentially fractious Commons debate comes as tensions mount between London and Brussels over the progress of negotiations. "This power-gr...

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Nirmala Sitharaman: 9 Things You Should Know about India's New Defence Minister

Nirmala Sitharaman will take charge as the Union Defence Minister on Wednesday. Nitin Gadkari , doing very well as road and highways minis...

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James Harden promises he'll never leave Houston, donates $1M to Harvey relief

Late August, the natural disaster bore down on the city and surrounding counties, destroying a countless number of homes and properties. He said...

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NBA's Houston Rockets sold for record $2.2B

The price surpasses the $2 billion Steve Ballmer paid for the Los Angeles Clippers in 2014. The value was confirmed to The Associated Press on c...

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Your guide to the great repeal bill

Brexit will dominate the parliamentary term as usual with the second reading of the EU (Withdrawal) Bill on Thursday which will be followed b...

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Japan skipper out of Saudi match

Japan confirmed their passage to Russian Federation with a 2-0 victory over Australia on Thursday, but Saudi Arabia's 2-1 loss to the United Ara...

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DREAM OVER… Trump Administration Ends DACA, With Six-Month Delay

Four years ago, he became a DACA recipient. "#DACA undermined the law under Obama, & weakens immigration law now". But others in Washington ...

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North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces in Afghanistan apologise for 'highly offensive' propaganda leaflet

In a separate development, the NATO-led coalition forces have apologized for distribution of leaflets earlier this week in Parwan, which they sa...

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Australian court approves A$70m payout for PNG detainees

Canberra offered the settlement in June after 1,905 men alleged they had suffered harm in detention on PNG's Manus Island. In April 2016, the ...

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House To Take Up Harvey Relief Bill On Wednesday

Democratic leaders, including House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, released a statement Wednesday morn...

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JJ Watt fundraiser for Harvey victims passes $18 million

Damage from the storm is also posing an economic and humanitarian challenge for U.S. President Donald Trump , who visited Houston on Saturday...

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