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Russian President Vladimir Putin said today he thought the North Korea crisis would not escalate into a large-scale conflict involving nuclear weapons, predicting that common sense would prevail. South Korea and other neighboring countries are bracing for the rogue country to celebrate by conducting a test of its nuclear and missile program. In response to Sunday's test, the White House wants the UN Security Council to slap an oil embargo on North Korea as well as hitting dictator Kim ...
  • Two Florida officers killed in head-on collision

    Two Florida officers killed in head-on collision

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    The crash is under investigation by the Florida Highway Patrol. A third man in Florida died after losing control of a truck in Monroe County, and 22 others were killed across the Caribbean. It's unclear if the incoming weather caused the crash. "It is because of their work we are able to live in a state where people can raise their families safely".
  • Freedom Caucus Member Blames GOP Leadership For Trump's Deal With Dems

    Freedom Caucus Member Blames GOP Leadership For Trump's Deal With Dems

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    Mr. Trump cut a deal with Democrats on Wednesday that provided funding for Tropical Storm Harvey clean-up efforts as well as a three-month extension of the debt ceiling. Mark Meadows , Chairman of the House Freedom Caucus , denied reports that he was talking with former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon about a possible replacement for House Speaker Paul Ryan should conservatives turn against him.
  • China, in EV push, plans ban on fossil-fuel vehicles

    China, in EV push, plans ban on fossil-fuel vehicles

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    China made 28 million cars previous year, nearly a third of the world's total production. Xin Guobin, the vice minister of transport in the worlds biggest auto market, told China's official news agency Xinhua "Those measures will certainly bring profound changes for our vehicle industry's development".
  • Tennessee Vols: 15 Quick Predictions For Indiana State Game

    Tennessee Vols: 15 Quick Predictions For Indiana State Game

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    Regaining his confidence in the pocket will be key to a win over the Sycamores and for weeks to come. That shouldn't be an issue against Indiana State. A problem area for Tennessee were it's two turnovers, both by Dormady. It's important to remember this season that the Vol Walk will start two and a half hours before kickoff.
  • Tropical storm warning issued for St. Clair, Blount counties

    Tropical storm warning issued for St. Clair, Blount counties

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    Tropical storm warnings have been extended northward into the state as of Sunday morning, and tropical storm watches now reach all the way northward to the Tennessee state line. "Official National Hurricane Center track has Irma crossing the Lower Florida Keys early this morning". Sustained winds of 30-50 mph with gusts to 70 mph are possible .
  • Trump's Mar-a-Lago Ordered to Evacuate

    Trump's Mar-a-Lago Ordered to Evacuate

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    None of the properties fall in the current evacuation zones, and while Trump National Doral is in Miami-Dade County, only low-lying portions of the area have been included in mandatory evacuations. Mar-a-Lago isn't Trump's only South Florida holding, though. "We continue to send our thoughts and prayers to victims of Hurricane Harvey and are praying for those that are in the path of Hurricane Irma".
  • Former US Presidents jointly call to help Harvey victims

    Former US Presidents jointly call to help Harvey victims

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    The campaign is a rare unity in American politics given the party divide, though, former Presidents George Bush and Bill Clinton had teamed up to help Hurricane Katrina victims which struck New Orleans in 2005, and also a joint force was raised by Bush Jr and Clinton for victims of the 2010 Haiti quake during the Obama regime.
  • Caribbean Islands Battered by One Hurricane Are Bracing for the Next

    Caribbean Islands Battered by One Hurricane Are Bracing for the Next

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    The government said it remains "committed to the education of the children of Barbuda , the rebuilding of the island and most importantly the welfare of all Barbudans and Antiguans". Robert De Niro has vowed to help rebuild the tiny Caribbean island of Barbuda after it was rendered " barely habitable " by Hurricane Irma .
  • BRICS summit: Putin says Trump is 'not my bride'

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    He stressed that a military option should be "ruled out of any discussions". Although Putin recognised an agreement for "parity" in terms of staffing levels between the two countries, he also cited a technicality that means Russian Federation will "reserve the right" to cut United States staff further given that 155 of its US-based staff work at the UN.
  • Putin Reluctant To Cut Off North Korean Oil Supplies

    Putin Reluctant To Cut Off North Korean Oil Supplies

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    The agreement, last amended in 2012, was in the process of being changed in the wake of a series of missile tests by North Korea this year after Moon took office in May, including two intercontinental ballistic missile launches. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who was also in Vladivostok to discuss North Korea with Moon and Putin, said on Wednesday he wanted the North to understand it has "no bright future" if it continues on its current path.
  • World unity crumbles in face of North Korea threat

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    Meanwhile, in South Korea , dozens of people were reportedly injured on Thursday as local residents opposed to the installation of a controversial USA anti-missile system near their town clashed with police. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang warned this week that further THAAD deployment "can only severely damage the strategic security balance in the region", harm the strategic interests of other countries such as China and cause further antagonism on the Korean Peninsula.
  • Trump authorizes emergency aid to Georgia in preparation for Hurricane Irma

    Trump authorizes emergency aid to Georgia in preparation for Hurricane Irma

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    As a result, Cooper's declaration of a state of emergency will remain in effect until the threat has passed. In particular, I-26 in WNC, as well as I-77 and I-95, are seeing heavier traffic. That's due to evacuees from states to the south in the direct path of Irma. NCDOT is watching the roads closely, prepared to detour traffic if needed.
  • U.S. seeks toughest sanctions on NK as China's cooperation still uncertain

    U.S. seeks toughest sanctions on NK as China's cooperation still uncertain

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    South Korea's military said it was keeping close tabs on the North amid speculation it could stage a missile launch or another nuclear test to mark the 1948 establishment of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. "If China supports more radical economic sanctions that directly threaten the stability of the regime, then it is possible that North Korea becomes as hostile to China as to the United States ".
  • Iran's navy warns off United States warship in Sea of Oman

    Iran's navy warns off United States warship in Sea of Oman

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    Shortly after the distress signal, a U.S. warship "with the body number 02" approached the boat, but "it was shooed away after receiving a warning" from the Iranian missile-launching warship, Falakhan, according to Fars. Iran's naval patrols and United States warships have been engaged in a series of face-offs in the Persian Gulf in recent months, where Washington has accused Iranian vessels of "harassing" American warships.
  • High-Rise Construction Crane Collapses In Miami As Irma Approaches

    High-Rise Construction Crane Collapses In Miami As Irma Approaches

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    City officials told people to leave if they live in a path of these cranes. There are about 20 to 25 construction cranes in the city, according to city officials. Two dozen cranes hang over residents' heads with the horizontal arms of the tall tower devices hanging loose because they couldn't be tied down or moved.
  • Hillary Clinton Calls for Illegal Alien Children to Be 'Sent Back'

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    Louis debate. "Off I went into a frenzy of closet cleaning, and long walks in the woods, and playing with my dogs, and yoga, alternate nostril breathing, which I highly recommend, trying to calm myself down, and you know my share of chardonnay", Clinton said during the interview at her upstate Chappaqua home.
  • 4 found dead in MA home

    4 found dead in MA home

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    All four people died from blunt trauma. Four people were brutally beaten to death in northern MA, and their 22-year-old relative has been charged with the crime. Four people are dead in what authorities are describing a tragic case of family violence. "There is no cause for alarm", Palma said. He is believed to be related in some way to the victims, thought the exact nature of the relationship has not yet been disclosed.
  • Eat Beef in Own Country, Then Visit India: KJ Alphons to Foreigners

    Eat Beef in Own Country, Then Visit India: KJ Alphons to Foreigners

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    After his appointment, the new minister had defended beef consumption in states such as Kerala and Goa. "It is for the people to decide", he had said . I am not the food minister... When Times Of India questioned him on the credibility of the previous statement, he said that it is a cock-and-bull story and he is not the food minister to take a decision about it.
  • Japan's Abe agrees with Putin North Korea nuclear test threatens peace

    Japan's Abe agrees with Putin North Korea nuclear test threatens peace

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    It ordered travel agencies to stop selling tour packages to South Korea and took steps against Lotte Group, one of South Korea's largest family-run conglomerates, which offered up the land that hosts Thaad's missile battery. Six police officers and 32 other people were injured, none seriously, in the clashes, said a fire department official in Seongju who spoke on condition of anonymity, citing office rules.
  • As Hurricane Irma approaches, Dolphins relocating operations to California

    As Hurricane Irma approaches, Dolphins relocating operations to California

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    Oxnard is a little over an hour northwest of Los Angeles and about two hours away from Stubhub Center, the 30,000-seat soccer stadium in Carson that the Chargers are using for the next three seasons. According to the Sun-Sentinel, the Dolphins are trying to have as normal a work week as possible. Ross also will make sure players who left the Miami area after this weekend's scheduled opener against the Buccaneers was postponed will be able to join the team in California, CBS Sports ...