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France discusses increased pressure on North Korea with Trump, Abe

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He said it is possible a missile may be launched over Japan again, like the intermediate-range missile that North Korea fired over Hokkaido late last month. The package includes cyberattacks and increased surveillance, as well as intelligence operations, reports NBC News , and could also include a U.N. Read More »

Japan: North Korea Having Capabilities to Prove Status of Nuclear State

The US is pushing for an oil embargo on North Korea , as well as a ban on its exports of textiles and the hiring of North Korean workers, according to a draft resolution obtained by Reuters . South Korea is not considering the redeployment of tactical nuclear weapons into the country, the presidential office said Sunday, in response to a US media report that hinted the Trump government is willing to take it as a viable option should Seoul ask for it. Read More »

Irma nearing Key West, set to impact Isles

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The latest track has is shifting a little farther west. It is expected as a tropical storm over Columbus Monday evening. The current forecast models are showing this storm having the potential of either going over the peninsula of Florida, hugging the west coast, or going over the eastern Gulf of Mexico. Read More »

Surfer "stoked" mate was alive after shark bite

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The 35-year-old told police his board was hit from underneath, sending him flying into the air. Abe Mcgrath, a local from Suffolk Park, drove himself to Ballina Hospital after the shark bit him on his hip. An image of the injury posted to Facebook showed Mr McGrath's wetsuit torn at the hip, exposing a bleeding laceration. "Our arrival to Iluka this morning, (Abe McGrath) hit by a juvenile white pointer". Read More »

Hurricane Jose expected to turn northwest, winds up to 150 miles per hour

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History. The eye of the storm was about 190km east-southeast of the Cuban fishing town of Caibarien. Florida Governor Rick Scott issued a stark warning to those in threatened areas. In Cuba officials reported "significant damage" in parts of the island's center without providing further details, but said there were not yet casualties. Read More »

Texas' ground attack overwhelms San Jose State

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The rushing offense for Texas never showed up against the Terrapins - it mustered only 98 yards on 31 carries for an average of 3.2 yards per carry. Saturday's loss drops San Jose State to 1-2 on the year, with one game remaining before the start of Mountain West play on September 23. "I thought our inability to run the football makes it harder on a young quarterback", San Jose State coach Brent Brennan said. Read More »

Storm path steers away from North Carolina

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Cooper said unsafe surf and rip currents will continue on the coast and rain could bring flash flooding to some areas. North Carolina Emergency Management teams are hard at work preparing for the potential of Hurricane Irma hitting the state, including at the eastern branch headquarters at the Global TransPark in Kinston. Read More »

Irma's Latest Forecast Path Puts Florida's West Coast in Danger

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Petersburg - not Miami or even Tampa - to a direct hit. The storm gathered strength Friday and turned into a Category 4 system, according to the National Hurricane Center . Earlier in the day, Trump signed a legislation that provides an additional US$ 15.25 billion in emergency appropriations for disaster relief and extends the authorisation of the National Flood Insurance Programme through to December 8. Read More »

Mass exodus as Hurricane Irma eyes Florida, batters Cuba

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If it hits Florida as a category 4 or 5 hurricane as forecast, it will be the first time that two hurricanes of such a magnitude have made landfall in continental United States during a single hurricane season. John's, Antigua and Barbuda , Wednesday. One of the most powerful hurricanes on record kept heading squarely for Florida while tearing through Caribbean islands and killing at least 19. Read More »

Hurricane Irma sucks water away from shoreline of the Bahamas

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A Nenagh couple living on the Turks and Caicos islands in the Caribbean had a lucky escape this week as they welcomed their new baby just hours before Hurricane Irma hit the tropical paradise this Friday morning. "Obviously we've never had a storm like this come through here before, so we don't really know what to expect, but based on what we've seen on TV from Saint Martin and Barbuda, we're really hoping that it doesn't hit us that hard". Read More »

Policeman killed, 2 injured after terrorists attack police party

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Vohra and Chief Minister Mahbuba Mufti. The Home Minister accompanied by newly-appointed Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba and senior ministry officials reached J&K on Saturday. General Secretary TAAK Farooq Kuthoo said that he told Rajnath Singh that the statement of Prime Minister Narendra Modi that "tourism and terrorism can not go together" has hurt the tourism sector of the state. Read More »

Hate letter sent to Texas A&M coach, wife takes to Twitter

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The 53-year-old Sumlin, who has three years and $15 million left on his contract, said he's used to dealing with critics, but that there is no reason to involve his family. As we discussed Thursday night, Kevin Sumlin's wife Charlene took to Twitter and posted a extremely racist, threatening letter addressed to her husband. Read More »

Gas prices keep climbing in New York area following Harvey

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To prepare more effectively for flooding and other environmental disasters, we must embrace scientific research and development. As flood waters inundated his city, Port Arthur Mayor Derrick Freeman posted on Facebook a message that seemed to sum up what was happening, "Our whole city is underwater right now". Read More »

Deep ties in UT, Indiana State staffs make for unique matchup

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Hoke still keeps in touch with the former MI assistants at Indiana State. Indiana State wide receivers coach Roy Roundtree played for Hoke at MI. Tennessee erased a 14-point deficit twice in the second half to force overtime and eventually escape with a 42-41 double overtime win, despite being out gained by almost 300 yards. Read More »

Groton Quadruple Murder Appears To Be Case Of 'Tragic Family Violence'

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Police said they responded to a call at a house on Common Street just before 6 p.m. on Friday. He is believed to be related in some way to the victims, thought the exact nature of the relationship has not yet been disclosed. Krause waited in his backyard for the police to arrive. Four people were brutally beaten to death in northern MA, and their 22-year-old relative has been charged with the crime. Read More »

United Kingdom begins debate on key Brexit bill

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Meanwhile, the EU's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has criticized Britain's proposals to resolve the fraught issue of the Irish border after Brexit and revealed that much work remains to agree to the divorce. "It reads like a blueprint on how to strangle London's economy, which would be devastating not just for our city but for the whole country". He warned that "thousands" of families could be split up. Read More »

Northcom Supporting Hurricane Irma Response

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The announcement confirmed Gov. Kenneth Mapp's statement at Thursday's press conference that the U.S. Department of Defense would send personnel. DoD brings unique military capabilities that are effective in disaster relief efforts. Northcom is providing urban search and rescue capabilities in the Caribbean to assist with lifesaving and life-sustaining efforts. Specifically, DLA is providing 50,000 gallons of unleaded gasoline and 50,000 gallons of diesel to Warner Robbins Air Force Base, ... Read More »

UPSET SPECIAL: Central Michigan over Kansas

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The KU defense surrendered 590 yards of total offense, CMU averaged 8.2 yards per play and not once did Morris suffer a sack. "They did a nice job, don't get me wrong, but a lot of the things that were problems were self-inflicted", Beaty said. Read More »

South Carolina's Deebo Samuel Scores Return TD In 2nd Straight Game

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Lock made his first college start on October 3, 2015, against the Gamecocks, completing 21 of 28 passes for 136 yards and a pair of touchdowns en route to Missouri's 24-10 victory. It was his first career made field goal after he missed a 33-yarder in the first quarter. "We've definitely done better with communicating and getting on the same page". Read More »

Zoo Miami Moves Animals Indoors Before Hurricane Irma Hits

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The Palm Beach Zoo also announced on Facebook that they will be moving the animals to hurricane shelter areas within the zoo. Dr. Paul Reillo, founder and president of the Rare Species Conservatory Foundation in Loxahatchee, said on Thursday that they would ride out the storm to keep their animals safe. Read More »

North Korea: Nikki Haley Is A Prostitute

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Haley has been widely praised for her work at the United Nations thus far, with some sayingshe's the "finest US ambassador to the UN in over 50 years". "My father wore a turban, my mother wore a sari, and we were different", Haley said. "We have taken an incremental approach, and despite the best of intentions, it has not worked". Read More »

Strong winds, flooding,tornadoes possible from Hurricane Irma

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While the latest forecast continues to indicate a northwestward track for Hurricane Irma, there is still the potential for severe weather across the state. Gov. Rick Scott sounded dire warnings about the storm Saturday morning, urging residents in evacuation zones to leave their homes immediately. The eye of the storm was expected to head up the state's west coast, rather than the middle. Read More »

Mar-a-Lago ordered to evacuate; 1 Trump mansion destroyed by Irma

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The decision to close the properties follows an order from Palm Beach County officials telling begin evacuating the area by 10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. "This place will not move", Trump's former butler, Tony Senecal, told The Palm Beach Post in 2005. Senecal told the AP the roof lost some tiles and some trees were flattened. Read More »

Latest Updates on Hurricane Irma

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Please relocate west of US-1 until this storm passes if you do not plan to depart the county/state. The National Hurricane Center has issued a hurricane warning for southern Florida. It has been through multiple hurricanes before, but Irma is an especially strong and unsafe storm, which could push an enormous amount of seawater onto land. Read More »

Twitter to brief Congress on possible Russia-backed ads -US senator

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Facebook's revelation about the Russian ads followed months of denials by the company that Russia or other organized actors used its platform to influence election results through the dissemination of fake news. A company official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, told McClatchy it considers that inquiry to be a starting point for further review. Network administrators blocked 25 public groups on Facebook and 32accounts on Instagram (and Twitter says it's also blocked 50 accounts ... Read More »

Father kills himself after son's accidental shooting

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When officers arrived, they found Myers threatening to shoot himself. Kyree was already severely injured. He eventually shot himself, officers said. EMS transported both shooting victims to a local hospital where they were pronounced deceased. Read More »

'Hoos fall to IN for first loss of season

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Virginia quarterback Kurt Benkert broke the program record with sixty-six pass attempts against IN on Saturday, but the UVa football team lost 34-17 against the Hoosiers at Scott Stadium. The field goal was Oakes' 54th of his career, setting a school record for made field goals. Oakes added a 48-yard field goal in the third quarter. "That's really what it came down to". Read More »

Greenville County school officials release new statement on closures

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Charleston County School District's (CCSD) leaders have made the decision to close all schools and offices on Friday, Sept. 8 to allow students, staff, and their families time to prepare for Hurricane Irma . HGTC will hold classes and operate under normal hours on Friday, Sept. 8. Miller-Motte Technical College's campus in Conway, including the CDL site, will be closed on Saturday, September 9. Read More »