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Jose is starting to lose its tropical characteristics but winds remain hurricane strength at this time. On Wednesday, Maria is expected to be near or over Puerto Rico , which was spared the full brunt of Hurricane Irma , although much of the island had its power knocked out.
  • Dylann Roof Calls His Attorneys 'Biological Enemies,' Petitions To Replace Them

    Dylann Roof Calls His Attorneys 'Biological Enemies,' Petitions To Replace Them

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    According to the New York Post, the racist mass murderer shocked the court when he submitted his request, calling the two learned friends "biological enemies" who could not be trusted due to their Jewish and Indian heritage . This prompted Roof to fire the lawyer and start representing himself. Roof, 23, has been on federal death row since earlier this year, after a jury convicted him of dozens of charges including federal hate crimes and obstruction of the practice of religion in the ...
  • AM Best: Hurricane Irma to Test Florida Market Newbies

    AM Best: Hurricane Irma to Test Florida Market Newbies

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    Plumbers, air conditioning fix workers and other people with skills to help the area recover are needed. Recovering from Hurricane Irma in the Florida Keys is a struggle with no power, water or stable communication. "(It's) very emotional. It's everything that you have", Aimee Rodriguez said. But now will you be asked to pay for the fix work? Four shelters are open at Island Christian School, Marathon High School, Sugarloaf School and Key West High School.
  • Spain Expels N Korea Ambassador

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    The only country to have completely ended diplomatic relations with Pyongyang in recent years was Botswana, which severed ties after a United Nations investigation revealed extensive and widespread human rights abuses in North Korea . North Korea is often called the most closed and isolated nation in the world. "I condemned and totally rejected the U.N. Security Council's sanctions resolution as an infringement on our independence".
  • Japan split over how to deal with North Korean missile launches

    Japan split over how to deal with North Korean missile launches

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    The UN Security Council subsequently slapped harsh sanctions, banning North Korean textile exports and capped its imports of crude oil. In a statement, a spokesperson for the DPRK described the latest sanctions as "the most vicious, unethical and inhumane act of hostility to physically exterminate the people of the DPRK, let alone its system and government".
  • Tropical Storm Maria upgraded to Hurricane

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    Power outages will likely last for weeks or even months. As Tropical Storm Maria will be passing to the north of the island today, it should be fair at first becoming increasingly cloudy with some scattered showers and possible isolated thunderstorms, while later should be generally cloudy with scattered moderate to heavy showers, periods of rain, isolated thunderstorms and gusty winds.
  • Spicer: 'Of course' I regret inauguration crowd lecture

    Spicer: 'Of course' I regret inauguration crowd lecture

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    Mr Spicer - standing behind a wooden podium - responded: "This will be the largest audience to witness an Emmys , period". Spicer told the New York Times Monday that Colbert's Late Show executive producer Chris Licht then reached out to the ex-White House staffer to gauge his interest in appearing.
  • CBI Arrests Biju Janata Dal Lawmaker In Odisha Chit Fund Scam

    CBI Arrests Biju Janata Dal Lawmaker In Odisha Chit Fund Scam

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    He was picked up by CBI on late Monday night from his Cuttack residence and declared arrested on Tuesday morning. Mr Biswal and his wife Laxmi Bilasini Biswal were in the past grilled several times by the central investigative agency in connection with a fraudulent land deal with the Sea Shore Chief Prashan Das.
  • USA ambassador: North Korea will be 'destroyed'

    USA ambassador: North Korea will be 'destroyed'

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    Yesterday we reported dictator Kim Jong-un taunted Donald Trump boasting "America's fate is in hands of North Korea" by vowing to turn United States into a "sea of flames". The despotic leader said his country's "final goal" was "to establish the equilibrium of real force with the U.S. and make the USA rulers dare not talk about military option".
  • Pakistan offers lucrative investment opportunities in diverse sectors, says PM

    Pakistan offers lucrative investment opportunities in diverse sectors, says PM

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    Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has arrived here to lead Pakistani delegation at the 72nd annual session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). Shahid Khaqan Abbasi is in the United States on a four-day tour wherein he mainly aims to address the 72nd Session of the UN general assembly on September 21 in which he would outline Pakistan's positions on key global political, social and development issues of vital concern to the Country.
  • MSNBC's Mika Compares Trump to Kim Jong Un, Again

    MSNBC's Mika Compares Trump to Kim Jong Un, Again

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    The U.S. and Japanese jets also flew in formation over waters near Kyushu, Japan, a southern portion of the country that is the closest major island to the Korean Peninsula . "The so-called "China's responsibility theory" is essentially moral kidnapping", the People's Daily said in a commentary. The defence ministry was addressing its assessment of North Korea's test of an intermediate-range missile that was launched over Japan on Friday.
  • New Zealand's fuel shortage hits more flights and petrol stations

    New Zealand's fuel shortage hits more flights and petrol stations

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    About 3,000 passengers will be affected by cancellations tomorrow, and Air NZ said it is restricting ticket sales, including stopping all sales of some global services. Sales of some global flights have been stopped altogether, although Air New Zealand did not say which ones. Queenstown Airport has yet to be affected by Auckland's jet fuel crisis, but is monitoring the situation.
  • Woman fakes a seizure to avoid being mugged

    Woman fakes a seizure to avoid being mugged

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    There were about 15 other people in the train vehicle and no one else reported the incident, cops said. "When I read the note, I started freaking out", Dragland explained. "I think it had something to do with watching a lot of 'Law & Order.' I think I saw that in an episode", she said. She then passed them the note. The suspect-described as a Caucasian woman, possibly in her 30s with long strawberry blonde hair and a suitcase-got off at Powell Street station.
  • North Korea says more sanctions will spur it to hasten nuclear plans

    North Korea says more sanctions will spur it to hasten nuclear plans

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    Spain's decision to expel the North Korean ambassador comes after Peru and Mexico have done the same from their countries. Earlier, the US and South Korea carried out joint military exercises. The sanctions are an attempt to starve North Korea of fuel and income for its weapons programmes, and restrict oil imports and ban textile exports.
  • Here Are the Best Memes of the 2017 Emmys

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    Some 11.4 million Americans watched Sunday's Emmy awards on television in a ceremony marked by jokes and jibes at U.S. President Donald Trump and where "Saturday Night Live " was the biggest victor. Kate McKinnon also won for the same show in the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series category. Elisabeth Moss' Emmy acceptance speech saw her acknowledge friends, directors, and others who have supported her career - but the censors had to cut out the actress' ...
  • Selena Gomez's Mom Recalls the Horror of Her Daughter's Kidney Transplant

    Selena Gomez's Mom Recalls the Horror of Her Daughter's Kidney Transplant

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    You'll remember earlier this month, we reported Selena Gomez and her boyfriend The Weeknd visited a pet shop and spent the afternoon sat in a puppy pen with King Charles Spaniels in New York City. "There aren't words to describe how I can possibly thank my handsome friend, Francia Raisa ". We know undergoing a kidney transplant must've been incredibly hard for the 25-year-old, as well as for her 29-year-old best friend and donor.
  • Boris Johnson Slammed for Claiming Brexit Will Help UK Save $475M Weekly

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    There has been so much fake news and negative reporting on the recent BREXIT negotiations that Boris Johnson's article over the weekend was freshing and inspiring. The UK's independent statistics watchdog has criticised foreign secretary Boris Johnson for resurrecting the claim Britain will have an extra £350 million a week to spend on the NHS once it leaves the EU.
  • Rohingya exodus to Bangladesh exceeds 400000

    Rohingya exodus to Bangladesh exceeds 400000

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    According to the United Nations estimates , over 3,79,000 Rohingyas have fled Myanmar's Rakhine state and arrived in Bangladesh since the militants' attacks on Myanmar security forces on August 25 sparked a major military backlash. Haley called Monday's meeting "productive" but voiced alarm at the lack of progress on the ground. Myanmar says the crackdown is a response to last month's deadly attacks on police by militants in the northern state and denies it is targeting civilians.