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They said Shkreli could be a "danger to the community", pointing to a September 4 Facebook post in which he offered $5,000 to followers who could grab a strand of Hillary Clinton's hair during her upcoming book tour. Martin Shkreli is fighting to get his securities fraud conspiracy conviction tossed, saying it was based on "remarkably thin" evidence. So late Thursday, prosecutors called for jail.
  • Military action not first choice on Korean nuclear issue

    Military action not first choice on Korean nuclear issue

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    Rodman, who is also a fan of the US President, said: "I just want to try to straighten things out for everyone to get along together". Instead, the United States must now focus on diplomatic means to prevent North Korea from completing the development of a deliverable miniaturized nuclear warhead on an ICBM, which would put the USA and its allies at an unacceptable risk.
  • Gov. Deal declares state of emergency for coastal Georgia

    Gov. Deal declares state of emergency for coastal Georgia

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    He hasn't reversed the southbound lanes because he said they were needed to deliver gas and supplies. CoreLogic, a property analytics firm, estimates that about 3.5 million homes and commercial properties throughout the entire state of Florida are "at risk of hurricane-driven storm surge damage".
  • Copy-Active shooter situation at Columbus school

    Copy-Active shooter situation at Columbus school

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    According to Columbus police, it's happened at Scioto High School in the city. The school is on lockdown. - Columbus Ohio Police (@ColumbusPolice) September 8, 2017*Please RT* UPDATE 9:15am: SWAT made an arrest, gun taken, no injuries. Students and staff were reportedly evacuated while the police arrested the suspect, Colombus Ohio Police said. A message was left for a Columbus schools representative.
  • North Korea, China Suffer Near-Total Communication Breakdown

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    Former NBA star Dennis Rodman speaks about his friendship with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un , describing how he sings karaoke and goes skiing with the "supreme leader". The notion that mighty China wields diplomatic control over impoverished North Korea is mistaken, said Jin Canrong, an worldwide relations professor at Beijing's Renmin University.
  • FEMA Nearly Out of Funds as Florida Braces for Irma

    FEMA Nearly Out of Funds as Florida Braces for Irma

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    The Federal Emergency Management Agency is running out of disaster relief funds as Hurricane Irma slams Caribbean Island nations and heads toward the US mainland, NBC News reported. Higher spots in the mountains can see some high winds, too, if the storm track heads up through SC as today's computer models show. As hurricanes move inland, the winds weaken faster near the surface than they do a few thousand feet up, so we might see wind damage in the mountains even if winds aren't bad ...
  • China reaffirms support to Pakistan as ally in war against terror

    China reaffirms support to Pakistan as ally in war against terror

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    Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with his Pakistani counterpart Khawaja Asif in Beijing on Friday, and they spoke highly of the bilateral relations at the press conference that followed . How India views China-Pakistan friendship depends on whether it wants to strategically reconcile with Pakistan. China has invested heavily in Pakistan and is building a $50 billion economic corridor, which is key to its ambitious Belt and Road project.
  • Cat 1 Hurricane Katia making landfall in Mexico

    Cat 1 Hurricane Katia making landfall in Mexico

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    National Hurricane Center says Katia had winds of 105 miles per hour early Friday afternoon, with strengthening expected. A hurricane warning is in effect from Cabo Rojo to Laguna Verde , Mexico . Forecasters said it could become a major hurricane by the time in hits land on Saturday. Hardest-hit was Juchitan, Oaxaca , where 36 people died and a third of the city's homes collapsed or were otherwise rendered uninhabitable, President Enrique Pena Nieto said late Friday in an interview ...
  • Donald Trump does not rule out military action against North Korea

    Donald Trump does not rule out military action against North Korea

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    Referring to the series of weapons tests , Trump said, " North Korea is behaving badly and it's got to stop". Trump said he has had a "strong" and "frank" conversation with Xi about North Korea . Wang said the United Nations should take "necessary measures", but added that sanctions and pressure are only half of the equation to solving the current impasse.
  • Hurricane Irma sideswipes Cuba's northern coast

    Hurricane Irma sideswipes Cuba's northern coast

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    Jimenez also noted that Cuba's rapid detection systems are coupled with "rapid mobilization through local community groups called the Communities for the Defense of the Revolution", which have "existed in Cuba since the mid-60s". Around 2 a.m. ET today, the eye of Hurricane Irma passed over the twin-island nation of Antigua and Barbuda, bringing heavy winds and rain, sending debris flying and knocking out power.
  • A young girl of 9 years kept in a cage for dog

    A young girl of 9 years kept in a cage for dog

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    Racine County Sheriff's Office attended Deavers's house in Town of Norway and found a kennel, which they say the girl was kept in overnight and for much of the daytime. Schmaling said there were no dogs in the house and apparently no loving family members. "This kid was forced to go into this cage and I just can't imagine putting a child in a cage like that", Schmaling said.
  • Georgia governor briefing on Irma

    Georgia governor briefing on Irma

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    It's the second time in less than a year that Georgia coastal residents have been told to flee a storm. He said the 90 or more team members are now resting in preparation for the impacts of Hurricane Irma . The biggest question seemed to be not whether he would issue an order, but what counties would be included - depending on the next forecasts. "A lot more people on the roads are going to slow things down".
  • Madrid moves to block Catalonia independence bid

    Madrid moves to block Catalonia independence bid

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    The European Union, fearful that it could stir other regional nationalists to follow suit, says Catalonia would have to reapply for EU membership, something that Spain could block. While many Catalans have long stressed the region's differences from the rest of Spain, the current push for independence began in earnest 2010 when Spain's Constitutional Court struck down key parts of a groundbreaking charter that would have granted Catalonia greater autonomy and recognized it as a nation within ...
  • Wife of Trump ethics lawyer arrested over prison sex

    Wife of Trump ethics lawyer arrested over prison sex

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    Burchfield and the 23-year-old inmate were having sex in the vehicle, according to a criminal complaint filed at Fauquier County General District Court. After the two were discovered, the inmate, Hartman said, was found in possession of cigarettes, clothes, vitamin supplements and other "unauthorized articles alleged to have been obtained from the female".
  • Spicer to appear on Kimmel next week

    Spicer to appear on Kimmel next week

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    Considering their proximity to Trump during the start of his young presidency, Priebus, Spicer and Hicks were directly or indirectly involved in numerous incidents Mueller is reportedly investigation. Mueller's office declined to comment for this story . White House press secretary Sarah Sanders - then the deputy press secretary - confirmed in August that Trump "weighed in as any father would" during the drafting of the statement but declined to characterize his involvement further.
  • Axe hangs on Bihar Cong chief

    Axe hangs on Bihar Cong chief

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    He alleged that a few senior party leaders in Delhi are lobbying for change of guard in the state. Anguished by the spectre of defections, Rahul has told the Bihar MLAs that allegiance to ideology was a much bigger issue than loyalty to the party and, hence, there should be no inclination towards chief minister Nitish Kumar after he slipped into the BJP's embrace.