• It's not over yet: Hurricane Irma moving west toward the US

    It's not over yet: Hurricane Irma moving west toward the US

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    According to the 5 a.m. The storm was located 1,220 miles from the Leeward Islands on Saturday and moving west at almost 15 mph, forecasters said . Irma was designated a tropical storm on Wednesday morning and by Thursday afternoon it had strengthened with winds of 115 miles per hour. It will be approaching the Lesser Antilles by Tuesday .
  • Hurricane Irma strengthens over the Atlantic

    Hurricane Irma strengthens over the Atlantic

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    Irma could reach Category 4 with sustained winds above 130 miles per hour as it edges toward the Lesser Anteilles, north of South America, early next week. The National Hurricane Center cautioned that it is still too early to determine how Irma will affect the USA mainland. The hurricane is now located about 1,845 miles east of the Leeward Islands and is moving west-northwest at about ten miles an hour.
  • North Korea shaken by strong tremor, which could signal a weapons test

    North Korea shaken by strong tremor, which could signal a weapons test

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    It's further considering deployment of new USA weapons on the Korean peninsula, as part of a long-standing U.S. National Security Director Chung Eui-yong said Mr Moon will seek every available measure, including new United Nations sanctions or the deployment of more USA military assets, to further isolate Pyongyang.
  • North Korea conducts 6th nuclear test, says it was H-bomb

    North Korea conducts 6th nuclear test, says it was H-bomb

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    North Korea says it has successfully carried out a hydrogen bomb test. It could be much larger still if the reading of 6.3 magnitude by the United States Geological Survey is correct. North Korea "recently succeeded" in making a more advanced hydrogen bomb, the country's official KCNA news agency said. It was not clear whether Trump was referring to financial and food aid given to the North Korean regime in exchange for Pyongyang's commitment to curb its nuclear programs.
  • Kim Jong Un Was Present for North Korea's Missile Launch Over Japan

    Kim Jong Un Was Present for North Korea's Missile Launch Over Japan

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    These were precursors to the successful test of North Korea's first intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) in March. The most recent missile flew over the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido earlier this week. North Korea regularly says U.S. The North's launch over Japan shouldn't be a total surprise. North Korea had earlier threatened to fire a salvo of Hwasong-12s toward Guam, which is home to key USA military bases and strategic long-range bombers the North finds threatening.
  • Trump sends $7.9B Harvey aid request to Congress

    Trump sends $7.9B Harvey aid request to Congress

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    If the debt ceiling isn't raiased soon, the US government will only have enough cash to continue funding its operations through September 29, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has told lawmakers. Of the money requested by the White House, $7.4 billion is sought to replenish FEMA's Disaster Relief Fund, which includes "funds to ensure FEMA is prepared for any additional disasters while continuing ongoing response and recovery efforts", Mulvaney told Congress.
  • Technical Charts and Signs for The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (PNC)

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    Gabelli Funds Llc sold 21,500 shares as Pnc Financial Corp (PNC)'s stock declined 6.38%. The Maltese Capital Management Llc holds 135,000 shares with $15.79 million value, up from 95,600 last quarter. Foundry Partners Limited Co has invested 0.42% in PNC Financial Services Group Inc (NYSE:PNC). First Interstate Bank increased its position in shares of PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.
  • Princess Mako, Komuro announce engagement

    Princess Mako, Komuro announce engagement

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    She revealed they talked for the first time at the event for students ahead of a study-abroad program, and then started dating. Komuro, 25, said he proposed in December 2013 after dining with the princess in Tokyo. Mr Komuro pledged to have "a relaxed and peaceful" home together. A series of related rituals, including a betrothal ceremony known as "Nosai no Gi", will be carried out before the couple's wedding, which is expected to take place in autumn next year at the earliest.
  • Korea rejects UNSC statement on missile test

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    US President Donald Trump took to Twitter to condemn Pyongyang, writing "the US has been talking to North Korea, and paying them extortion money, for 25 years". "China does have a particular position in this, they have leverage on North Korea and I believe we should be encouraging China to exercise that leverage to do what we all want - which is to ensure that North Korea is not conducting these illegal acts".
  • Labor Day Weekend Forecast & a Taste of Fall

    Labor Day Weekend Forecast & a Taste of Fall

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    Mainly clear tonight with lows in the 50's and 60's. South wind 5 to 7 miles per hour. Today - A slight chance of showers between 10 a.m. and noon. Highs will be stuck in the 60s and there may be some locations that don't get out of the 50s Saturday . Lows 40-50, with highest temperatures in Boston.
  • Cabinet reshuffle: Alphons Kannanthanam appointed a MoS in ministry of IT

    Cabinet reshuffle: Alphons Kannanthanam appointed a MoS in ministry of IT

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    The ministerial reshuffle in the Central government has sprung a sudden surprise in Kerala politics, with former IAS officer Alphons Kannanthanam inducted as a Minister in the Union Government. Though many names were doing the rounds as minister probables, no mention was there about Kannamthanam until Saturday evening. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is at present holding the additional charge of defence and he has already given an indication of relieving the charge.
  • Venezuela bars opposition activist from Europe trip

    Venezuela bars opposition activist from Europe trip

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    No explanation was given, but the move comes a day after she was ordered to. She added in her video statement that it was not a crime to have that much money in cash. Julio Borges, the opposition head of congress, said on Twitter Saturday that in the "coming days" he will meet with Macron, German's Angela Merkel, the United Kingdom's Theresa May and Spain's Mariano Rajoy.
  • Hurricane Harvey: Night curfew imposed in flooded Houston

    Hurricane Harvey: Night curfew imposed in flooded Houston

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    A brief summary of the emergency operations plan for the county that is home to Houston covers evacuation of "all or any part", if that is determined the most effective way "for protecting the population". City officials warned people to ask anyone knocking on their doors for official badges and credentials with their name and organization. "There are a number of people for example, who may not be homeowners, but may be renters, and they need assistance as well".
  • Trump expects to request initial Harvey funding from Congress soon

    Trump expects to request initial Harvey funding from Congress soon

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    The hurricane has so far cost a reported 38 lives and an estimated $190 billion impact on GDP . Houston Democratic Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee has already said it could take an aid package of $150 billion to handle the disaster. President Donald Trump is thanking disaster relief organizations helping victims of Harvey. Some lawmakers, including the chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), a close ally of Trump's, have said Harvey relief aid must be ...
  • Trump pledges $1 million for hurricane relief

    Trump pledges $1 million for hurricane relief

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    The good news for congressional leaders is that the president appears to have agreed to let a short-term appropriations bill go through without border-wall funding. His administration is preparing a $5.9 billion emergency request to replenish FEMA's rapidly draining disaster reserves. Earlier in the day, Trump said a decision could be made Friday or this weekend, though he later specified Saturday, Sunday or Monday at the "latest".
  • North Korea appears to have conducted sixth nuclear test

    North Korea appears to have conducted sixth nuclear test

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    A long line of USA presidents has failed to check North Korea's persistent pursuit of missiles and nuclear weapons. "The two leaders agreed to strengthen our alliance through defense cooperation and to strengthen South Korea's defense capabilities", according to the statement.
  • N.Korea declares H-bomb test 'a ideal success'

    N.Korea declares H-bomb test 'a ideal success'

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    The fifth nuclear test in September 2016 was measured to be possibly North Korea's biggest detonation ever, but the natural disaster it caused was still not believed to be big enough to demonstrate a thermonuclear test. Hydrogen or H-bombs, also known as thermo nuclear weapons, work on fusion and are far more powerful, with a nuclear blast taking place first to create the intense temperaturesrequired.In today's announcement before the quake, KCNA said the North's H-bomb had "explosive power ...
  • Kim Jong Un 'inspects H-bomb missile warhead'

    Kim Jong Un 'inspects H-bomb missile warhead'

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    North Korean leader Kim Jong-un focused on weapons development during his public activity in July and August without any inspection of economy-related facilities, an analysis on news reports showed Friday. The Pentagon assessed the missile was an intermediate-range ballistic missile, the Hwasong-12, the same weapon that the Kim regime has been promising to fire into waters near the US territory of Guam.