• Angela Merkel Won but Lost 1 Million Voters

    Angela Merkel Won but Lost 1 Million Voters

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    SDP caucus leader Thomas Oppermann said on September 25 that the party would "not conduct coalition talks, because voters have decided that the Social Democrats' place is in opposition". The biggest news of the night and the reason many Germans weren't feeling particularly upbeat on Monday was the rise of the far-right Alternative for Germany .
  • Hurricane Maria causes effects on Lowcountry beaches

    Hurricane Maria causes effects on Lowcountry beaches

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    Do not swim against the current. It's also better to always swim near a lifeguard. Tropical storms are characterized by winds of between 39 and 73 miles per hour. This activity could last through Wednesday or later, depending on how much Maria slows down this week. On Monday morning, tropical storm warnings and watches were issued for portions of the North Carolina coast.
  • Weather Authority Forecast for Sunday, September 24th

    Weather Authority Forecast for Sunday, September 24th

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    Scattered showers are expected throughout the day, with heavier rain possible near the Kansas border after midnight into the early morning hours Monday. Local dew point temps will remain in the upper 60s supporting slightly muggy weather for some folks but a lot better than last week. Tomorrow scattered showers with isolated storms will continue especially southeast of the turnpike with highs only in the mid 60s-low 70s.
  • State lawmaker waiting for word on family in Puerto Rico

    State lawmaker waiting for word on family in Puerto Rico

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    The island lost power during the storm, and electricity is not expected to be restored for three to six months. Lawmakers approved $15 billion in hurricane relief in the wake of Harvey but tens of billions of dollars more is sure to be needed in the weeks and months ahead.
  • Obama Warned Zuckerberg To Take Fake News Threat 'Seriously'

    Obama Warned Zuckerberg To Take Fake News Threat 'Seriously'

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    The class action plaintiffs had argued the plan would cause shares to lose billions of dollars of value when they were traded. The 3,000 ads included some that highlighted support for Democrat Hillary Clinton among Muslim women, as well as others that showed a deep understanding of United States social divides, the Washington Post reported on Monday.
  • 22-Year-Old With Concealed Carry Stops Tennessee Church Shooter

    22-Year-Old With Concealed Carry Stops Tennessee Church Shooter

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    Emanuel Kidega Samson is charged with the fatal shooting of one woman and is expected to face several more charges following the rampage at the Burnett Chapel Church of Christ in Nashville that left six others wounded. Rosa said the reading that day had been from Luke, Chapter 8, and she recalled the part about a woman who touched Jesus and was cured of bleeding. By the end of the shooting, she was on her knees, her dress stained with blood, putting pressure on the gunshot wound in Pastor ...
  • Protesters gather at America's Center and St. Louis Galleria

    Protesters gather at America's Center and St. Louis Galleria

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    Louis Dispatch-Post . Missouri's attorney general is calling for an investigation into claims that evidence was withheld in a lawsuit over the fatal shooting of a black man by a white police officer. The St. Louis County Police Department tweeted that dispersal orders were issued just after 1 p.m., and later added that some demonstrators refused to comply with the orders.
  • Russia: Cannibal couple involved in murders dating back to 1999 arrested

    Russia: Cannibal couple involved in murders dating back to 1999 arrested

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    Some 19 remains of " human skin " were also discovered which had been " removed from dead people ". Under interrogation, the man first said that he had found the human remains and taken a picture with them. It wasn't clear whether the woman's family or friends had filed a missing report on her whereabouts. Pictures issued by prosecutors, too gruesome to publish, show someone's head on a platter surrounded by oranges.
  • Senate Republicans Unveil Skinny Amnesty for DACA Recipients

    Senate Republicans Unveil Skinny Amnesty for DACA Recipients

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    Individuals brought to the US under age 16, who have lived here since 2012 and were under 31 at that time, who have achieved a high school diploma or equivalent and who are pursuing higher education, have held a job or have served in the military would be able to apply for permits for successive five-year periods, after which they could pursue legal permanent residency and eventually citizenship.
  • How major United States stock market indexes fared Monday

    How major United States stock market indexes fared Monday

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    Safe-haven assets such as gold also increased, amid ongoing tension between the USA and North Korea. In New York, a tech sell-off overshadowed gains for energy as investors absorbed remarks made by North Korea's foreign minister regarding President Donald Trump's weekend tweet that leader Kim Jong Un may not be "around much longer" was a declaration of war.
  • Iran's Hassan Rouhani vows to boost missile defenses despite United States criticism

    Iran's Hassan Rouhani vows to boost missile defenses despite United States criticism

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    According to Iran's Press TV , video footage broadcast by the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting ( IRIB ) on Friday showed the missile launched from an unknown location. "Not much of an agreement we have!" the President added in his tweet, apparently alluding to the agreement signed in 2015 between Tehran and six worldwide powers, including the USA, on Iran's nuclear programme.
  • 'No excuses' for holding up progress in Brexit talks, says David Davis

    'No excuses' for holding up progress in Brexit talks, says David Davis

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    The EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier made clear, however, he saw the sequence differently. "What is important, is to the Government of the United Kingdom to translate May's speech into clear negotiation points", said Barnier. However, David Davis, Barnier's British counterpart, said that Britain would honour its financial commitments, but reaching an agreement over a financial settlement can only happen "in the context of and in accordance with a new, deep and special partnership with ...
  • Maria weakens slightly, but watch possible later Sunday

    Maria weakens slightly, but watch possible later Sunday

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    Maria is about 425 miles SSE of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina and is expected to move towards the north though Tuesday. Swells generated by Maria are increasing along portions of our coast. Maria will continue in a north-northwestern path during the next fews days, but is then expected to turn north again, away from the United States' coastline.
  • Cage chief denies obstructing airport search by refusing to disclose passwords

    Cage chief denies obstructing airport search by refusing to disclose passwords

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    He refused to hand over passwords to an iPhone and laptop he was carrying. Rabbani, 36, was found guilty at Westminster magistrates' court of willful obstruction under Schedule 7 paragraph 18 (1)(c ) of the 2000 UK Terrorism Act. PC Tariq Chowdhury, the officer who stopped him, said he had never come across anyone refusing to give the passwords. She described Rabbani as "of good character", acknowledged he was "trying to protect confidential material on his devices", and noted the "the ...
  • Six puppies saved after being left in river, police say

    Six puppies saved after being left in river, police say

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    One of the puppies was partially submerged in the water but is fine now. Calling it a "heinous" act, authorities in MA say they're looking for a "low life" who dumped a bag full of puppies in a river. They're in the care of Uxbridge Animal Control, Lourie said. The lab-mix puppies were expected to be adopted out in about 8 to 9 weeks, reports CBS Boston .