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United Nations Passes New Sanctions Against North Korea

The U.N. Security Council was scheduled to vote late Monday on a new, watered-down sanctions resolution against North Korea that eliminates in...

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Storm surge warning over for all of SWFL, Irma moving farther away

After Hurricane Wilma knocked out power to millions of Floridians, FPL spent $3 billion over the past decade to bolster the power grid. Ever...

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PETA lawyers, photographer David Slater reach settlement over monkey selfie suit

PETA sued on behalf of the monkey in 2015, seeking financial control of the photographs for the benefit of the monkey named Naruto that snapped ...

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Pier Re-Opens After Bomb Scare Evacuation

The entire 108-year-old structure remains shut down, however. The pier was evacuated and a sheriff's bomb squad was called in, Santa Monica po...

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Georgia under hurricane warning as Irma nears

The first aerial images have come in of the extensive damage left by Hurricane Irma in the Florida Keys, where county administrators said an...

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Weekend weather: Cloudy Saturday, mostly sunny Sunday

High: 88. Afternoon highs just slightly below what is considered average for this time of year. Southwest wind around 5 miles per hour. Tuesd...

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Plea in Supreme Court seeks deportation of Rohingya Muslims

The sharp increase in refugee numbers is the result of more people leaving Myanmar and a more detailed count of those already in Bangladesh , M...

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Turkey's economic growth forecast revised for 2017

Exports and imports climbed 10.5 percent and 8.3 percent, respectively. One dollar was exchanged for 3.51 on average last month, while the fir...

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Georgia Tech Game Canceled Due to Hurricane Irma Recovery Efforts

Heeding Governor Rick Scott's call for public universities to assist with hurricane preparation and recovery, the University of Central Florida...

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Sixteenth anniversary of 9/11 terrorist attacks

Families and loved ones of the crew and passengers on Flight 93 say they formed a bond. Right now, Thin Blue Line USA is running a fundraiser ...

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North Korea hit by new United Nations sanctions

Washington wants to put more pressure on the North by imposing an oil embargo and freezing assets of the country's leader, Kim Jong-un. The re...

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Irma now a tropical storm, but still lashing Florida and Georgia

Many schools in Alabama and Georgia have already canceled classes today and tomorrow. FPL CEO Eric Silagy, declared at a news conference that ...

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China agrees United Nations action, and talk, needed to end North Korea crisis

He said the United Nations should take "necessary measures", but added that sanctions and pressure should spur negotiation between the sides tow...

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Dalai Lama begins visit to Londonderry

The 82-year-old is a patron for Children in Crossfire. "Each country belongs to its people, and the future of Northern Ireland is entirely dep...

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Will take action against Ryan International if lapses found, assures Khattar

On the being quizzed about any decision to cancel Ryan International school's registration, Khattar said that action will be taken as per the ...

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UN Security Council agrees to toughest-ever sanctions against North Korea

Should the sanctions resolution pass, it said, Pyongyang's forthcoming measures "will cause the US the greatest pain and suffering it had ever g...

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Highlights of Monday's BC budget

Corporate businesses: The general corporate income tax rate will rise to 12 per cent from 11 per cent. Jock Finlayson, B.C. Business Council vi...

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Top ranking for Sheffield university in Times world list

While many familiar names appear on the list, several younger institutions beat those in the elite Russell Group of research-intensive universit...

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Halimah Yacob set to be first woman president of Singapore

SINGAPORE'S next presidential election is on track to be declared a walkover, as the Presidential Elections Committee (PEC) announced on Monday ...

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Thousands without power in coastal Georgia from severe storm

Hurricane Irma has already left millions without power across southern Florida, and outage reports continue to pour in across the state as the...

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Madras High Court dismisses plea seeking to restrain AIADMK GC meeting

Even as Vetrivel appealed to the two judge bench of Madras HC, it was rejected on Monday night. The court made it clear that any decision taken ...

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Temperatures increase as rain from Irma approaches

Meanwhile in the tropics, Tropical Storm Irma was continuing to batter the Southeast US with gusty winds up to 50 miles per hour along with ...

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Bangladesh seeks support to move fleeing Rohingya to remote, flood-prone island

They must ease the pain of the oppressed people in this region by dispatching fact-finding teams to immediately investigate the situation, sendi...

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Buddha would have helped Rohingya in Myanmar, says Dalai Lama

Why are they silent and inactive on the plight and genocide of poor Rohingya Muslims who are being butchered and driven out of their homes by ru...

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Norway election: Ruling Conservatives claim second term

The five-party leftwing opposition grouping, led by Labour leader Jonas Gahr Støre, was on target for 82 seats after a nailbiting campaign fough...

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NC Gov Cooper: Residents statewide should prep for Irma

Roughly 540,000 coastal Georgia residents are under evacuation orders. The site also offers traffic updates, closure information, and weather ...

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United Nations to vote on watered-down new sanctions against North Korea

Peru's government has declared North Korea's ambassador persona non grata and given him five days to leave the nation in retaliation for the Asi...

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Mexico Forced to Redeploy Aid Intended for Harvey Victims after Major Earthquake

The country that initially promised to help victims of Hurricane Harvey north of the border now says "conditions of both countries have changed"...

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Aaron Hughes survives swim across Hoover Dam during Las Vegas stag do

He said he didn't realize swimming at the Hoover Dam was an offense and added he didn't see any signs. "I thought to myself 'I'm going in for a ...

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Pilgrim's Pride Buys Poultry Firm From Parent

Michael Cooper, the committee's chairman, said that its, unanimous, decision to back the takeover followed a "comprehensive review" of the deal,...

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