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A Second High-Rise Construction Crane Has Collapsed In Miami

A Second High-Rise Construction Crane Has Collapsed In Miami

Some two dozen other cranes in the city were still upright, Alfonso said . So far no injuries related to the crash have been reported . As Irma's outer bands barreled into South Florida Saturday...

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Mexico quake death toll jumps to 32

Mexico quake death toll jumps to 32

Luis Felipe Puente, the country's national coordinator for emergency management, told CNN that 10 people died in Oaxaca state, four in Chiapas state and two in Tabasco state. The difference be...

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President Donald Trump's Press Conference with Kuwaiti Ruler Emir Al Sabah

President Donald Trump's Press Conference with Kuwaiti Ruler Emir Al Sabah

HH the Emir welcomed the proposal of his brother HRH the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia during the call to assign two envoys to resolve controversial issues in a way that does not affect the sovereign...

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Western's Weather Wrap: Nice Sunday Here, while Irma Hits Florida

Western's Weather Wrap: Nice Sunday Here, while Irma Hits Florida

The rain will clear out by Wednesday afternoon and some sunshine might even break out. Saturday is looking mostly dry with partly sunny skies and highs in the low 80s. Wed: High: 89 Low: 62 Sunn...

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Suu Kyi deplores 'misinformation' on Rohingya issue

Suu Kyi deplores 'misinformation' on Rohingya issue

Archbishop Desmond Tutu has issued an impassioned plea to his "dearly beloved sister" State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, urging her to intervene to end the violence in Rakhine State . However, th...

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NC Emergency Management teams at work on Irma preps

NC Emergency Management teams at work on Irma preps

DOT officials said they were also shifting resources west in part to keep I-26 flowing. "Once the storm starts, law enforcement can not save you", Scott said at a news conference in Sarasota. Climat...

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Washington: We will focus on delivering humanitarian aid to Burma's Rakhine province

Washington: We will focus on delivering humanitarian aid to Burma's Rakhine province

Late past year, more than 80,000 Rohingyas had crossed over to Bangladesh to escape an aggressive military offensive in the region after an insurgent attack on border posts. "It is impossible to kee...

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President Trump and Cabinet briefed on Hurricanes Irma and Jose

President Trump and Cabinet briefed on Hurricanes Irma and Jose

He warned of a 12ft storm surge that could threaten the lives of anyone remaining in the state. Three of the 12 Trump-named USA golf courses are in south Florida and due for impact, as well as Trump...

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Mexico natural disaster death toll rises

Mexico natural disaster death toll rises

President Enrique Pena Nieto said Friday evening in a televised address that 61 people were killed by the quake — 45 in Oaxaca state, 12 in Chiapas and 4 in Tabasco — and he declared three days of na...

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Governor McMaster, State Officials hold news conference on preparation for Hurricane Irma

Governor McMaster, State Officials hold news conference on preparation for Hurricane Irma

The islands were chosen for evacuation due to the expected storm surge - up to 6 feet - when Irma passes by Monday, McMaster said, adding experience from previous storms was included in the decision...

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Amazon delivering a second North America HQ to rival its Seattle campus

Amazon delivering a second North America HQ to rival its Seattle campus

In addition to the 40,000 Amazon employees, the campus also has 24 on-site restaurants and cafes. Amazon was founded in Seattle in 1994, and is still headquartered in the Emerald City. Despite t...

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Hillary Clinton claims Bernie Sanders' attacks on her led to Trump's victory

Hillary Clinton claims Bernie Sanders' attacks on her led to Trump's victory

In a selected excerpt from her upcoming book What Happened , Hillary Clinton put at least some of the blame for her 2016 Presidential Election loss on fellow Democratic primary candidate Berni...

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Moon presses Putin over North Korea oil supplies

Moon presses Putin over North Korea oil supplies

Trump has been pushing for the United Nations to impose more sanctions, all the while insisting the U.S. would launch a "major military response" if North Korea continued to threaten it or its allies....

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Modi meets Suu Kyi

Modi meets Suu Kyi

Mr Modi, who held wide-ranging talks with State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, asserted that it was important to maintain the security and stability of the land and maritime boundaries of the two countr...

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Bank of Canada surprises with another rate rise

Bank of Canada surprises with another rate rise

A majority of private-sector economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal expected the central bank to leave its policy rate unchanged, while signaling gradual rises were in the offing in the coming...

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Trump To Tout Corporate Power Over People Power In North Dakota

Trump To Tout Corporate Power Over People Power In North Dakota

Trump, during a visit to North Dakota, listed his broad principles for tax reform to include simplifying the USA tax code and providing tax relief to middle-class Americans. "I'm happy to see he's put...

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Republican leaders in the room 'shell-shocked' following Trump deal with Democrats

Republican leaders in the room 'shell-shocked' following Trump deal with Democrats

Democratic leaders said Wednesday they'll provide the votes to pass a Hurricane Harvey relief package coupled with a three-month debt limit increase, hoping to capitalize on GOP infighting. Trump ...

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U.S. vows full extended deterrence for Korea, Japan

U.S. vows full extended deterrence for Korea, Japan

The THAAD systems will be deployed on Thursday at a new base in Seongju, 300 kilometers (186 miles) from Seoul. He added that his fleet has also seamlessly integrated operations with South Korean ...

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Trump declares emergencies in Florida, elsewhere as Hurricane Irma intensifies

The storm could hit land in Florida , Georgia or the Carolinas, depending on the path it paves over the next few days. The French interior ministry issued high alert for those on the islands of St ...

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Wildfires Engulf 1.5 Million Acres in North and West US

Wildfires Engulf 1.5 Million Acres in North and West US

Under smoky skies just north of the Columbia River , a weary-eyed crowd gathered around Hood River County Sheriff Matt English. Right in the path of the Eagle Creek Fire is #Multnomah Falls , wh...

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Vols top Georgia Tech in double-overtime thriller

Vols top Georgia Tech in double-overtime thriller

The Volunteers scored touchdowns on five of their final six possessions, including the two in overtime. Only three players caught passes: running back John Kelly , wide receiver Jauan Jennings ...

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South Korean, Russian leaders hold bilateral talks over North

South Korean, Russian leaders hold bilateral talks over North

The Russian president also slammed the "useless" sanctions imposed on North Korea , and called the U.S. It said the decision was in response to the Kremlin forcing the U.S. The test was carried o...

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Turkish President Erdogan talks with Myanmar's Suu Kyi on Rohingya issues

Turkish President Erdogan talks with Myanmar's Suu Kyi on Rohingya issues

During the conversation, Erdogan condemned escalating human rights violations targeting the minority group and said that they "deeply concerned" the world, sources from his office said. Only some had ...

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Su'a Cravens Has Reportedly Been Considering Retirement

Su'a Cravens Has Reportedly Been Considering Retirement

I understand you are all very upset with the recent news breaking of second year pro and former second round draft pick Su'a Cravens wanting to walk away from football at the age of 22. However, th...

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White House vows quick action as Harvey aid estimates soar

White House vows quick action as Harvey aid estimates soar

VOA's Zlatica Hoke reports. The White House has said that it would make multiple requests for aid from Congress to fund the Harvey recovery effort. Trump called the program illegal "amnesty' duri...

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North Korea says 6th nuke test was H-bomb, 'perfect success'

North Korea says 6th nuke test was H-bomb, 'perfect success'

The timing of Sunday's nuclear test indeed appears an act of spite against Beijing. As he left church, Trump was asked, "Will you attack North Korea? ". World leaders have all condemned the test ...

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'US never out of diplomatic solutions on N Korea'

'US never out of diplomatic solutions on N Korea'

It denounced the joint exercises in traditionally robust fashion. Lt. Gen. David H. Berger, the commander of U.S. Marine Corps Forces Pacific, said in a statement that the F-35 contributes to the ...

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Presidents Moon, Trump agree to revise missile guidelines

Presidents Moon, Trump agree to revise missile guidelines

North Korea fired a Hwasong-12 missile on August 29 capable of carrying a nuclear payload that traveled almost 2,700 kilometers into the Pacific and triggered alert warnings as it flew over Japan's no...

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Xi Jinping: China to give $76 mn for BRICS cooperation plan

Xi Jinping: China to give $76 mn for BRICS cooperation plan

China is willing to work with India to improve political mutual trust, promote mutually beneficial cooperation, and "push Sino-Indian ties along a right track", Xinhua quoted him as saying. While In...

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I didn't say United Kingdom needs educating on Brexit — EU negotiator

I didn't say United Kingdom needs educating on Brexit — EU negotiator

That was until the European Parliament's Brexit coordinator, Guy Verhofstadt, appeared to give away the date while explaining in Brussels why the next bout of talks could be pushed back a week f...

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