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The ministry noted, according to CNBC , that the US embassy took nine days to respond to Mexico's offer before accepting "only certain logistical aid". "We are grateful for Mexico's offer of assistance in the aftermath of Harvey, and fully understand and support the decision to redirect their resources back home in the wake of this deadly natural disaster", said John Wittman, the governor's spokesman.
  • Trump Lawyers Wanted Kushner Fired Over Russian Probe, WSJ Reports

    Trump Lawyers Wanted Kushner Fired Over Russian Probe, WSJ Reports

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    Trump's lawyers were also anxious Kushner may create legal problems for others in the White House by discussing the Russian Federation investigation with other aides or with Trump without a lawyer present. Trump, whose daughter Ivanka is married to Kushner, refused to heed their advice, insisting Kushner did nothing wrong. Kushner dismissed the meeting as a "waste of time".
  • 'Maybe There Is Something to This Climate Change Thing'?

    'Maybe There Is Something to This Climate Change Thing'?

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    CNN's Jim Acosta asked Bossert to weigh in on whether the Trump administration should look at the link between climate change and the two most recent storms to hit the United States. "We have to be prepared". "To have any kind of focus on the cause and effect of the storm; versus helping people, or actually facing the effect of the storm, is misplaced", Pruitt told CNN , adding that it's "insensitive" to the people of Florida to focus on climate change at the moment.
  • Anthony Joshua and Kubrat Pulev face off in Cardiff

    Anthony Joshua and Kubrat Pulev face off in Cardiff

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    It is a definite step down from Klitschko, but a win over Pulev will go down as the second best victory on Joshua's record to date. On Monday, at Cardiff's Principality, Joshua had his first meeting with Pulev, the 25-1 star of Bulgarian boxing.
  • Chinese State Banks Are Cracking Down On North Korean Business

    Chinese State Banks Are Cracking Down On North Korean Business

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    But they can no longer make deposits or send remittances. A US -drafted resolution originally called for an oil embargo on the North, a halt to key textile exports and financial and travel bans on leader Kim Jong Un, but appears to have been watered down, according to a draft seen by Reuters.
  • Hurricane Jose forecast to loop back towards US

    Hurricane Jose forecast to loop back towards US

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    At 5 a.m. Monday Category 2 Jose was located a few hundred miles northeast of Grand Turk Island steadily moving toward the north northwest near 10 mph with maximum sustained winds of 105 mph. East Coast and Atlantic Canada should continue to monitor AccuWeather.com for the latest updates on Jose. Jose will meander north of the Caribbean region this week and pose no danger to land for most of the workweek.
  • Will Hurricane Irma Hit South Carolina And Georgia?

    Will Hurricane Irma Hit South Carolina And Georgia?

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    Statewide 25 shelters have opened, with 885 occupants. McMaster ordered a continuing evacuation of Hilton Head, Fripp and other barrier islands, which was effective Saturday morning. "We're very proud of how the citizens have responded to our urgings and warnings and information", McMaster said. No major gas shortages were reported by the governor, as delivers continue across the state.
  • Cuba Issues Flood Alert While Irma Menaces Florida's Gulf Coast

    Cuba Issues Flood Alert While Irma Menaces Florida's Gulf Coast

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    As Irma left Cuba late Saturday and directed its 120 miles per hour (195 kph) winds toward Florida, authorities on the island were assessing the damage and warning of staggering damage to keys off the northern coast studded with all-inclusive resorts and cities, as well as farmland in central Cuba .
  • 6 million without power after Irma lashes Florida, heads north

    6 million without power after Irma lashes Florida, heads north

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    Relief operations are under way and engineers are working to restore power, but many areas remain stranded. Recovery efforts got under way in Florida on Monday as the sunshine state began to count the cost of Hurricane Irma, which battered the southeast corner of the United States on Sunday and Monday.
  • An Emotional First Day Of Testimony In The Holly Bobo

    An Emotional First Day Of Testimony In The Holly Bobo

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    Judge C. Creed McGinley immediately called for emergency medical personnel and had the jury escorted out for the courtroom. "He took her, he raped her, he killed her, he discarded her, he covered it up, he nearly got away with it", the prosecutor said.
  • Gold miners accused of massacring uncontacted Amazonian tribe

    Gold miners accused of massacring uncontacted Amazonian tribe

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    Two miners have reportedly been arrested. Officials confirmed on September 8 that an investigation had been launched. The gold miners had a hand-carved paddle they said came from the tribe, according to Funai . Survival International told the Times that, due to the small size of most of these tribes, it is likely a significant proportion of their population has been wiped out.
  • Banke Muslims call for end to Rohingya crisis

    Banke Muslims call for end to Rohingya crisis

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    ARSA announced on Saturday a provisional truce in the bloody conflict, which over the past year has seen some 520 combatants and more than 2,000 civilians killed, according to independent estimates . "My investigation suggests the possibility that crimes against humanity may have been committed, which can only be confirmed by a subsequent criminal investigation", Zeid said, urging the council to set up an worldwide investigation into rights violations in Venezuela.
  • 'Fluffy' the beached great white shark set to return to sea

    'Fluffy' the beached great white shark set to return to sea

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    After being rescued from the shores of Manly Beach in distress, the great white was stretchered into a nearby pool while it recovered. The shark, which appears to have injuries to its mouth and tail, was later put in a truck and taken to Manly Sea Life Sanctuary , where it was transferred to an isolation tank and assessed overnight.
  • MI rises to No. 7 in new AP, coaches polls

    MI rises to No. 7 in new AP, coaches polls

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    Ohio State slipped to ninth after losing to Oklahoma . The Sooners vaulted three places to No. 3 after their huge road win at Ohio State , avenging a loss on their home field from a year ago. West Virginia is safely in my poll even with their loss to Virginia Tech because one, they challenged themselves and two, they hung with the Hokies and almost pulled off that win and I think Virginia Tech is a very solid team .
  • Miami International Airport closed as Hurricane Irma approaches

    Miami International Airport closed as Hurricane Irma approaches

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    A screenshot below of Hurricane Irma's path taken at 2:30 p.m., shows that the eye of the storm traveled over Necker Island, which is pinpointed on the map in a purple star. The eye of Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 storm that is packing winds of more than 185 miles per hour, has prompted US officials to close airports and issue mandatory evacuations as forecasters predict the storm will hit Puerto Rico, Florida and other states.
  • Cuomo sends Guard units to help with hurricane response efforts

    Cuomo sends Guard units to help with hurricane response efforts

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    More than 400 soldiers are here, packing more than 120 vehicles with supplies like meals for those who need them. He says this is the first time in more than 30 years in military service that he has been deployed domestically. "You know, you wear the patch that represents the state of Iowa and the Iowa National Guard on your left sleeve when you wear this uniform, and that means a great deal to us".
  • Hurricanes are helping the Coast Guard improve its 'brand'

    Hurricanes are helping the Coast Guard improve its 'brand'

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    Trump went twice to Texas and Louisiana following Hurricane Harvey. Trump's comments came after returning from a Cabinet meeting at Camp David, where he and other administration officials received a briefing on Hurricane Irma. Check out the photos and video for more information on what they are doing. Potentially significant effects along the state's coastline include large surf, flooding and tropical storm winds late Sunday into early Monday and maybe as late as Tuesday, according to the ...
  • Hot Dog Vending Incident Sparks Outrage at UC Berkeley

    Hot Dog Vending Incident Sparks Outrage at UC Berkeley

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    The father of three studied policy at Cal and says he was outraged when he saw the officer pull money from the vendor's wallet. "Yep, this is law and order in action", replies the officer. By 8:40 a.m., the videos had apparently been removed from the page. Two other campus police officers made arrests in separate and unrelated incidents during Saturday's game, Sanchez said.
  • Power outages hit Space Coast before Irma arrives

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    FPL will not shut down power ahead of the storm for the entire grid. The utilities had thousands of workers, some from as far away as California, ready to help restore power once Irma's high winds pass their service areas. About 574,000 of those outages were in Miami-Dade County, while there were 360,000 in Broward and almost 136,000 in Palm Beach County. The company and its power-providing peers in Florida have spent billions of dollars over the last several years upgrading their ...
  • Pyongyang Vows Retaliation If UN Passes Tougher Sanctions Resolution

    Pyongyang Vows Retaliation If UN Passes Tougher Sanctions Resolution

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    And it would cap Pyongyang's imports of refined petroleum products at 2 million barrels a year, and crude oil at the level of the last 12 months. The warning came as the US called for a vote on Monday on a draft resolution to tighten sanctions on North Korea, which has repeatedly tested bombs and missiles as it seeks the ability to target the USA with a nuclear weapon.