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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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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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