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Philippines hit with heavy rains, 2 die in landslides

The other missing person was reported in nearby Cavite province, where several areas were submerged. Heavy rains brought by Tropical Depressio...

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Hurricane Irma in numbers: All the records the storm has blown away

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) reported that at 05:00 local time the center of the hurricane was located 55 kilometers east-southeast...

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Hurricane makes second Florida landfall

Rick Scott is cautioning citizens that the worst of the storm itself may be over, but the storm surge and flash floods still pose a deadly threa...

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French Interior Minister Condemns Anti-Semitic Attack On Jewish Leader

According to the National Bureau for Vigilance against Anti-Semitism (BNVCA), three individuals broke into the house by cutting through the ho...

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This is what Florida looks like as Irma hits

Forecasters have warned the threat to life still remains, as Florida continues to be battered by 100mph winds and torrential rain. This means m...

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U.S. says it's 'deeply troubled' by Myanmar crisis

The UN should also play its role in halting the genocide of Rohingya Muslims or such violence can give birth to bigger violence which can be r...

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Storm Katia rapidly weakens after making landfall in Mexico

Preparations to protect life and property should be rushed to completion. The stretch of ocean waters between Irma and Florida are even warme...

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White House Social Media Director Tweets Fake Hurricane Irma Video

White House social media director Dan Scavino Jr . tweeted a video on Sunday he initially claimed showed a flooded Miami International Air...

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Historic Israel-Africa Summit Cancelled Amid Boycott Threats

Last week and during some festive ceremonies in the Israeli Foreign Ministry, Netanyahu announced his campaign of diplomatic communications with...

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Irma rips through Cuba, then sweeps toward Florida

In the dark: Most of the city (72%) is without power, the mayor said . "We won't speculate on any potential impacts Hurricane Irma may have...

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OIC urges Myanmar to allow probe into Rohingya Muslims' killings

Ethnic Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar's Rakhine state say security forces have set new fires to homes in a village. The violence began on Augus...

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Massachusetts Marks 16th Anniversary Of 9/11 Terrorist Attacks

It was 12 minutes away. Emily Root Schenkel, cousin of flight attendant Lorraine Bay, said her children, including a daughter named after Ba...

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Latest on Hurricane Irma: Expected impacts in Tennessee Valley

The National Hurricane Center placed the entire Georgia coast under a hurricane watch Saturday as residents packed their cars and trickled o...

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U.S. formally requests UNSC vote on N Korea sanctions

The document now foresaw a progressive tightening of the oil taps, instead of something sudden and complete. The document proposes a ban on Pyo...

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Saudi-led quartet trying to turn Qatar into 'state of trusteeship': Doha

Speaking before the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva , Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani decried the "illegal siege which clearly viola...

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Woman gang-raped in Bengal, brutalised for refusing to continue affair

On Monday morning, the woman was admitted to the hospital, more than five hours after the incident. "After they raped me, they thrust a bottle...

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Merkel backs tougher UN sanctions against North Korea call with Putin

He said that both countries "believe there are other things that have to happen, including some that the Trump administration won't like". "Th...

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Lalu, Tejashwi seek more time from CBI in Railways corruption case

Tejashwi and his father have gone on mission mode to attempt a takedown of Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, who they allege, had links w...

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All Five Living Ex-Presidents Team Up To Help Hurricane Victims

The office of the elder Bush announced that the push would include an appeal in the opening of the NFL's regular season, with another public ser...

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Moon, Abe vow to seek oil supply cut to punish N

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Thursday that it is keeping close tabs on any possible escalation of retaliation by China against South Kor...

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Hurricane Jose passing outer Caribbean islands, but flood threats remain

Rainfall from Katia could "cause life-threatening flash floods and mudslides, especially in areas of mountainous terrain", the hurricane cente...

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UN Security Council set to vote on North Korea sanctions

The UN Security Council during an emergency meeting over North Korea's latest nuclear test, on 4 September 2017, at UN Headquarters in NY. The...

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South Korea to use 'frankenmissile' to blow up North Korea's underground bases

In a flurry of phone calls with world leaders days after North Korea's sixth and most powerful nuclear test, Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinp...

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ASEAN, Hong Kong wind up FTA negotiations

Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez made the request to his counterpart, South Korean Trade Minister Kim Hyun-chong, during their bilateral meeting, in ...

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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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