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Baudoin built after Hurricane Andrew in 1992. Also as a result of the hurricane, at least three people have died in Georgia and at least another two in SC, said local media reports . She let boat owner Carl Spavold stay in her condo, which he said saved his life. That's to help if you run out of fuel. "If you can hang around long enough you'll see that", Spavold said.
  • Over 100 Prison Inmates Escape Because Of Hurricane Irma

    Over 100 Prison Inmates Escape Because Of Hurricane Irma

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    Hotels and other tourism infrastructure along the eastern island chain known as the Cayos were largely destroyed, though the tourists themselves were evacuated to safer ground ahead of the onrushing Irma. In the wake of Irma's destruction, voices like Branson - whose private island, Necker, was also badly damaged - are urging what he calls a "Marshall Plan" for the Caribbean.
  • Tropical Storm Irma Claims First Life in Georgia

    Tropical Storm Irma Claims First Life in Georgia

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    A decision on evacuations could come Friday afternoon. As the death toll rose to at least a dozen, the category five hurricane is moving towards the Dominican Republic and Haiti, with landfall in the United States mainland expected this weekend.
  • UN Security Council Approves New North Korea Sanctions

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    Instead, the resolution includes a cap on how much oil North Korea can import annually, watered down to get China's support. It was the ninth sanctions resolution unanimously adopted by the 15-member Council since 2006 over North Korea's ballistic missile and nuclear programmes.
  • Kim Jong-un-deniably a United fan

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    The reduction in oil sales to North Korea isn't expected to change Kim's calculus. "The forthcoming measures. will make the US suffer the greatest pain it ever experienced in its history", Han said. s. department of Energy, which is estimated at 2.2 million barrels, imports north Korean. Last night's resolution was the ninth unanimously approved resolution since 2006 regarding North Korea.
  • British FM Johnson flying to Caribbean after criticism of Irma aid

    British FM Johnson flying to Caribbean after criticism of Irma aid

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    Martin uninhabitable, with no electricity or drinking water, and caused massive destruction to the French side of the island, Saint-Martin, and to St. "The security situation remains precarious, but seems to steadily be improving", he said. Five people died and severe damage occurred on multiple islands.
  • Sheriff: Man Accused Of Killing Ex-Wife Confessed

    Sheriff: Man Accused Of Killing Ex-Wife Confessed

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    Chambers County Sheriff Brian Hawthorne told the Houston Chronicle though that they don't yet know the motive in the slaying of Crystal McDowell, a 37-year-old mother of two. Crystal McDowell's uncle first reported her missing on August 26 - just as Harvey began its destructive tear through the coastal city of Rockport.
  • OSU Freshman Linebacker Arrested On Drug Charges

    OSU Freshman Linebacker Arrested On Drug Charges

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    An Oklahoma State football spokesman said the program is aware of the situation but had no further comment. As of now, Vaughn is still on the OSU roster. They placed Vaughn under arrest while they continued to search the rest of the room. In all, officials say they seized about 1.5 pounds of marijuana.
  • United Nations imposes fresh sanctions on North Korea

    United Nations imposes fresh sanctions on North Korea

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    A previously circulated version of the U.S. resolution called for a full ban on exports of oil to North Korea and an asset freeze on Kim, the Worker's Party and government of North Korea . The new draft resolution initially imposed a complete ban on the hiring and payment of North Korean laborers overseas. Nauert insisted that North Korea's nuclear test last weekend, its most powerful to date, did not show that diplomacy was failing.
  • Emergency shelter opens in Greensboro for Irma evacuees

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    Winds dropped to a quite potent 115 miles per hour (185 kph) by the time Irma made landfall on Marco Island, on the Florida peninsula, still a major and risky hurricane yet not near its 185 miles per hour (297 kph) former self when it set a record Tuesday for the most powerful storm in the open Atlantic.
  • U.S. seeks to freeze assets of North Korea's Kim Jong

    U.S. seeks to freeze assets of North Korea's Kim Jong

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    The resolution is likely to face opposition from North Korea's neighbors and allies, China and Russian Federation, who say previous sanctions aren't working. A view of the embassy of North Korea in Mexico City on September 7, 2017. Stoltenberg, during a news conference at a military base in Estonia, also called on North Korea to "abandon all nuclear and ballistic missile programs", adding that their nuclear program is in "violation of multiple UN Security Council resolutions and a major ...
  • Pakistan says it is open to joint Afghan border patrols

    Pakistan says it is open to joint Afghan border patrols

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    As a matter of record, Washington 's civilian and military assistance was already declining considerably gradually and was even less than one billion dollars in 2016 down from a recent peak of 3.5 billion dollars in 2011. The Prime Minister was talking to a delegation of PML (N) MNAs from Gujranwala Division, that called on him here at the PM Office. "Erdogan reiterated Turkey's unflinching commitment to broaden and expand brotherly relations between the two countries", the statement said.
  • FPL: Power should return to Florida's East Coast by weekend's end

    FPL: Power should return to Florida's East Coast by weekend's end

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    Across Florida and the rest of the Southeast, millions are without power after Hurricane Irma lashed the region with winds over 100 miles per hour, heavy rains and destructive storm surge. More than 20,000 FPL workers and 7,000 Duke Energy workers have responded to the Central Florida area in order to fix power lines, substations and the larger plants.
  • Chainsaw-wielding nun cleans up hurricane debris

    Chainsaw-wielding nun cleans up hurricane debris

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    Sister Margaret Ann - clad in her nun's habit - was spotted using the tool to cut into a tree that had been felled by Hurricane Irma . Sister Ann Margaret is with the Archbishop Carroll High School in Miami-Dade. "It became a really good community project". In addition, tension in fallen trees can cause unexpected movement when cutting them, making the limbs pop out and hurting you, or hitting your equipment, or causing the trunk to move and make you stuck.
  • S-400 contract with Turkey signed, Russian official confirms

    S-400 contract with Turkey signed, Russian official confirms

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    A Turkish newspaper is quoting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as saying that both Ankara and Moscow are committed to Turkey's purchase of S-400 missile defense systems from Russian Federation. The voice of criticism rose from the United States after Erdoğan announced the decision to purchase the S-400 air defense system in late July. "The Pentagon recently said the same thing, although in a tepid tone: "It's a good idea" for allies to buy interoperable equipment".
  • The Philippines places the value of human rights at $20

    The Philippines places the value of human rights at $20

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    The commission was last year awarded nearly (749 million pesos) $15 million for its annual budget, and had initially requested for a budget of 1.72 billion pesos ($34 million) this year. Delos Santos was killed by the Caloocan City police on August 16 because the teenager allegedly shot at the cops and prompted them to retaliate. Human rights advocates hope senators will restore the agency's current budget.
  • National Party MP Jian Yang refutes 'Chinese spy' claim

    National Party MP Jian Yang refutes 'Chinese spy' claim

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    Dr Yang said he taught nothing else at the Chinese universities where he worked, other than English and American studies. Dr Yang was an undergraduate majoring in English language at China's People's Liberation Army Air Force Engineering Academy in 1978, according to the Financial Times .
  • North Korea slams 'vicious' US-led United Nations sanctions

    North Korea slams 'vicious' US-led United Nations sanctions

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    The sanctions caps oil exports, bans all textile exports, restrict future employment of North Koreans overseas, allow countries to inspect ships going and coming from North Korea but without using force, and add more weapons-related items and technologies to the list of items prohibited for transfer to Pyongyang.