• Hong Kong and China on highest storm alert as typhoon approaches
Hong Kong and China on highest storm alert as typhoon approaches

Mangkhut is expected to make another landfall late Sunday night, hitting the Chinese province of Guangdong near the cities of Yangjiang and Zhanjiang. In neighbouring Macau, for the first time in its history the territory's famous casinos were ordered to close. The government and casinos are took extra precautions after Macau was battered b...

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  • US says denuclearisation talks ongoing with North Korea
US says denuclearisation talks ongoing with North Korea

Trump last week asked Moon to act as "chief negotiator" between Washington and Pyongyang , according to Moon's spokesman, after Trump cancelled a visit to Pyongyang by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo last month. Setting specific target dates for each action would also be key, suggested Shin Beom-chul, a senior fellow at the Asan Institute for Pol...

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  • Dallas Police Search Slain Man’s Apartment, Find Pot; Internet Fumes
Dallas Police Search Slain Man’s Apartment, Find Pot; Internet Fumes

This photo from video released on Thursday by the Kaufman County Sheriff's Office in Kaufman, Texas, shows Dallas police officer Amber Guyger getting booked after turning herself in on September 9 following the fatal shooting of Botham Jean in his own apartment.

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  • Accuser of U.S. high-court nominee Kavanaugh goes public
Accuser of U.S. high-court nominee Kavanaugh goes public

The statement also referenced the letter signed by 65 women who knew Kavanaugh in high school attesting to his character. "She didn't say anything in our confidential session with Judge Kavanaugh". She said she yelled, hoping that someone downstairs would hear her over the music, and Kavanaugh clapped his hand over her mouth to silence her. ...

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  • Vt. Gas says systems in place to prevent situation like Mass. explosions
Vt. Gas says systems in place to prevent situation like Mass. explosions

Gas service will remain shut off while officials continue investigating what caused Thursday's explosions and fires, and crews inspect the gas lines and connections to homes. Baker said New England-based Eversource would replace Columbia Gas of MA. Police and fire personnel, as well as 120 utility representatives, will be on standby as people ret...

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  • Palestinians Bury 12-Year-Old Killed In Israel Border Clashes
Palestinians Bury 12-Year-Old Killed In Israel Border Clashes

One Israeli soldier has been shot dead by a sniper. "Today is the deadline" for closure, Husam Zomlot, who headed the Palestine Liberation Organization mission, said in a Facebook video addressed to "the great people of America". U.S. officials have so far been non-committal about whether their plan would endorse the creation of a Palestinian sta...

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  • FEMA Administrator Brock Long's travel subject of IG investigation, Politico reports
FEMA Administrator Brock Long's travel subject of IG investigation, Politico reports

According to POLITICO , "Long started using a staff driver to get him home to North Carolina at the beginning of his tenure at FEMA past year". With Hurricane Florence rolling in, FEMA Administrator Brock Long was close to getting fired-and still could be, the Wall Street Journal reports.

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  • KAVANAUGH SPEAKS: Trump's Court Pick BREAKS SILENCE on Feinstein's Letter
KAVANAUGH SPEAKS: Trump's Court Pick BREAKS SILENCE on Feinstein's Letter

She also said Kavanaugh put his hand over her mouth when she attempted to scream for help. "I did not do this back in high school or at any time", said Kavanaugh's statement . Dianne Feinstein, California Democrat and a Judiciary Committee member, via her local U.S. House member - Democratic Rep. Anna Eshoo. The Judiciary Committee plans to vote...

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  • Skripal suspects in the United Kingdom as 'tourists'
Skripal suspects in the United Kingdom as 'tourists'

British security services had named the two men as main suspects in the case. "These are ordinary citizens". Prime Minister May said last week that the men were agents from Russia's GRU military intelligence and that the Kremlin had "almost certainly" authorized the attempted murder and the use of the nerve agent Novichok on British soil.

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  • 5 a.m. update: Hurricane Florence continues to approach Southeast coast
5 a.m. update: Hurricane Florence continues to approach Southeast coast

When Isaac reaches the west-central Caribbean Sea in a couple of days, the shear may relax somewhat and the global models suggest that there will be an increase in mid-level moisture. Isaac remained a strong tropical storm as of late Wednesday afternoon, located about 300 miles east of Martinique. Elsewhere in the nation, the East Coast is prep...

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  • Answers to the 5 most asked questions about Hurricane Florence
Answers to the 5 most asked questions about Hurricane Florence

Weather and emergency officials are warning people in Florence's path not to interpret maps showing the location of the storm's center, or reports that it is losing top wind strength, as signs that they should relax. A storm surge warning is in effect for South Santee River South Carolina to Duck North Carolina. Rain bands are already affecti...

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  • Eliud Kipchoge sets new marathon world record in Berlin
Eliud Kipchoge sets new marathon world record in Berlin

But the toast of the day belonged to Eliud, arguably the best marathoner to ever grace the sport. Kipchoge kept up the pace to sprint through the Brandenburg Gate and complete a world record run that cements his reputation as one of the greatest runners of all time.

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  • Man dies after shark attack in Cape Cod
Man dies after shark attack in Cape Cod

The man, described as being in his mid-twenties, was reportedly using a boogie board at the time of the attack. He realized what was happening when the friend came ashore dragging his injured friend. Booth said it was a quiet day at the beach, and he saw some people boogie-boarding before he noticed some commotion in the water. According to off-d...

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  • NYSC Scandal: Kemi Adeosun ‘Resigns’ As Nigeria’s Finance Minister
NYSC Scandal: Kemi Adeosun ‘Resigns’ As Nigeria’s Finance Minister

LEADERSHIP recalls that resignation followed the allegation of not serving the compulsory National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, and obtaining a certificate that has not been authenticated by the body. During her ministerial screening, Bashir had tweeted, " Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed is very intelligent, I like all the answers she has given so far". "Y...

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  • Super Typhoon Mangkhut claims first victims
Super Typhoon Mangkhut claims first victims

Super typhoon Mangkhut is approaching the Philippines with estimated 167 miles per hour winds and gusts to 200 miles per hour, threatening a devastating impact to the northern tip of the main island of Luzon when it makes landfall on Saturday.

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  • Trump tweets wrong death count for Hurricane Florence
Trump tweets wrong death count for Hurricane Florence

As the storm lashed North and South Carolina Friday as a hurricane , FEMA officials warned of the storm's menacing rain. "I think Puerto Rico was an incredible, unsung success ", the president said. The study said the original estimates were so low because doctors on the island had not been trained to properly classify deaths after a natu...

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  • US Border Patrol agent charged in two-week killing spree
US Border Patrol agent charged in two-week killing spree

The victim called the police and Texas state troopers got to her first. A fifth person, a female who was the victim in the alleged kidnapping, was able to escape and contacted authorities, providing a description of the suspect - including a vehicle, a white Dodge truck, authorities said.

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  • Russian President Supervises Military Maneuvers Vostok 2018
Russian President Supervises Military Maneuvers Vostok 2018

The weeklong Vostok (East) 2018 manoeuvres span vast expanses of Siberia and the Far East, the Arctic and the Pacific Oceans and showcase the military might of Russian Federation and China at a time of simmering tensions with the U.S. "Today here, at the Tsugol range in the Zabaikalsky Territory, the most active stage of the (Vostok-2018) drill...

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  • US imposed new sanctions against Russian companies
US imposed new sanctions against Russian companies

Sister technology firms, Jilin-based China Silver Star and Vladivostok-based Volasys Silver Star, were Chinese and Russian in name only and acted as front companies for North Koreans, the US Treasury Department alleged in a press release on Thursday.

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  • Document shows ICE got nearly $10 million from FEMA, senator says
Document shows ICE got nearly $10 million from FEMA, senator says

Jeff Merkley , D-Ore., announced on the show that almost $10 million was moved from FEMA's budget to ICE . The Department of Homeland Security transferred almost $10 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to Immigration and Customs Enforcement, according to a budget document released by a Democratic senator late Tuesday night...

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