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World Famous airport ravaged by Irma
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A fund launched by the Dutch Red Cross in the hours after the storm pummelled the island as already raised some 850,000 euros for the Dutch territory. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said recently that the storm cut off power and gas in the island. Others, including St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands, banned flyovers.

World Florida Deputy and Corrections Officer Killed From Hurricane Irma
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A deputy leaving a hurricane shelter in Florida was killed in a auto crash. The crash is being investigated by the Florida Highway Patrol. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., tweeted Saturday afternoon that he was "saddened" by the loss of both officers, adding, "We honor those working 24/7 to keep us safe".

World Crane Collapses As Hurricane Irma Hits Downtown Miami
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No injuries have been reported . According to the resident, the crane is on top of the PMG building that is now under construction. "We will have a crew over to secure the crane as soon as the weather permits". The building was still in tact despite the crane's failure. The general contractor is Moriarty, Pons said. During that time, a resident said he heard a loud boom and looked out of the apartment to see the crane falling.

World Hurricane Irma is literally sucking the water away from shorelines
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As the storm draws water toward the center, it gets pulled away from the surroundings. "I am in disbelief right now.This is Long Island, Bahamas and the ocean water is missing!" Kelly Johnson, posted a video on Facebook on Facebook of the beach in Long Island, Bahamas.

World Hurricane Irma shifts west but could bring rain and tornadoes to NC
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Now, only the 27 facilities and three hospitals in Beaufort and Jasper counties are being required to evacuate, the governor said. Lane reversals are not planned at this time but that could change as evacuations take place, he said. Evacuees headed to shelters should bring blankets, pillows and cots. Because of that forecast, the Aiken County Public School District issued a press release Saturday afternoon announcing that its schools and offices would be closed Monday.

World US adds launchers to THAAD as dozens hurt in SKorea protests
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DPRK and Republic of Korea (ROK: South Korea) diplomats were already on Russky Island, near Vladivostok, in the Russian Far East, by Sept. 6, 2017, to attend the Eastern Economic Forum (Sept. But Putin said he believes the communist state will never give up its nuclear weapons because it is " their only means of protection". "It doesn't seem much time is left before North Korea achieves its complete nuclear armament", CNN quoted the Prime Minister as saying at a meeting of defence officials ...

World Forecast: Sunny And Mild All Weekend in NY
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Expect another nice day Monday . Clouds enter from the south along with a slight chance of showers late in the day. The latest track has the remnants of Irma moving through Chattanooga Tuesday . Under this scenario, Wednesday night will feature mainly clear skies and seasonably cool low temperatures - lower to middle 50s. It's warmer yet, and still dry, with abundant sunshine Monday .

World Richard Branson Details 'Traumatic' Experience Riding Out Hurricane Irma
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We took shelter from the strongest hurricane ever inside the concrete cellar on Necker and very, very fortunately it held firm. Richard Branson , the billionaire business magnate behind the Virgin Group and the 324th richest person alive , can afford all of life's luxuries-including a residence on a private island in the British Virgin Islands.

World Thousands join in anti-Brexit march in London
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The Bank of England is already examining what can be done to mitigate the impact of Brexit on cross-border insurance contracts. According to the organizers, the rally was attended by from 10 to 15 thousand people at the beginning, the number of demonstrators increased to 50 thousand in the course of the March.

World Germany hits back over Turkey travel warning
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This week, the ministry intensified its travel guidelines for Turkey. "The political leadership campaigns in Germany are based on anti-Turkey sentiment and preventing our country's European Union membership". Merkel's strong words prompted a swift rebuke from Ankara , with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's spokesman on Monday accusing German politicians of pandering to populism.

World South Korean Entrepreneurial Group Defends Free Trade Agreement
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So the central USA response needs to be enhanced deterrence - sending the unmistakable message, through multiple actions, that the United States would respond with devastating force to any irresponsible military action by Kim's regime. Congress in 2011. The American Soybean Association and USA wheat groups were especially critical as a result of indications that the White House would withdraw from the free trade agreement between the US and South Korea as early as Tuesday.

Author: 0 Radioactive Material Found in North Korea May Be Linked to Pyongyang Nuke

Pyongyang also conducted its sixth nuclear test on Sunday, prompting vehement reprimands from neighbouring Japan and the United States. "Any new actions taken by the worldwide community against the DPRK should serve the goal of curbing the DPRK's nuclear and missile programmes, while at the same time be conducive to restarting dialogue and consultation", he said, referring to North Korea by the initials of its official name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

World David Johnson (wrist) pulled from Cardinals' game, never returns
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Is this team more like their 2015 selves, when they were 13-3 and lost in the NFC title game, or are they like the 2016 version of the Cardinals, which finished 7-8-1? But a missed field goal by Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson, and Stafford's second touchdown pass of the day, kept the game close going into the final quarter.

World Putin: North Korea crisis may be 'impossible' to solve
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President Moon Jae-in, meanwhile, pressed his case on the diplomatic front, holding separate meetings in Russia with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin. The Defence Ministry pointed out that the installation is provisional and a permanent deployment would follow only after the study has been completed.

World Death Toll from Mexico Quake Rises to 90
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Nieto made the declaration after visiting the town of Juchitán late Friday, where the quake hit hardest. The city's eerily quiet streets were a maze of rubble, with roofs, cables, insulation and concrete chunks scattered everywhere. One was crushed by a collapsing wall. Almost 2,900 people have been evacuated from their homes in Veracruz, and 1,500 more relocated to storm shelters in the neighboring Puebla state, AP reports.

World Trump discusses North Korea with China's Xi
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China and Russian Federation, which also have denounced the nuclear test, are calling for more dialogue. "They count on a specific reaction from the partners and they get it". "Any new actions taken by the global community against the DPRK should serve the goal of curbing the DPRK's nuclear and missile programs, while at the same time be conducive to restarting dialogue and consultation", he said, referring to North Korea by the initials of its official name, the Democratic People's Republic ...

World OIC meeting opens in Astana
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Mamnoon is scheduled to stay in Astana for four days during which apart from attending OIC Summit on Science and Technology, he would also meet the Kazakhstan's leadership including the Kazakh Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev. The Summit was preceded by the Ministerial Meeting of Ministers of Science and Technology of the OIC Member States. The Summit participants posed together for photographs.

World Hurricane watches expected for Florida as Irma gets closer
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Many homes in Antigua and Barbuda are not built on concrete foundations or have poorly constructed wooden roofs that are susceptible to wind damage. Intermediate advisories are posted between the full updates offering a status report on how the storm is doing in the meantime.

Author: 0 James Anderson replaces Ravindra Jadeja as No. 1 Test bowler

Anderson took his 500th wicket in England's nine-wicket win over West Indies at Lord's, claiming career-best figures of 7-42 in the second innings and nine for the match. "I'm more experienced", he pointed out. "The control he has when the ball is doing a minimal amount, or when it is hooping around, is remarkable". Fast bowler Kemar Roach acknowledges the adulation of the Lord's crowd and his teammates following his five-wicket haul on Friday.

Author: 0 Japan PM urges 'greatest possible pressure' on N. Korea

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said Wednesday that China remains strongly opposed to it. "But I can tell you North Korea is behaving badly and it's got to stop". Weapons of mass destruction will not be used to resolve the North Korea issue and the conflict will not expand, Russian president said answering questions by participants in the Eastern Economic Forum.

World Over 360000 Demand Revocation of Myanmar Leader's Nobel Peace Prize
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South Africa's outspoken Archbishop Desmond Tutu joined the growing chorus of influential voices condemning Aung San Suu Kyi over the Myanmar government's treatment of its Rohingya Muslims and urging her to intervene in the crisis. She pointed towards fake images shared by a Turkish Minister which were "photographs taken elsewhere in the world and not in Burma". According to the Newspaper, Suu Kyi to take steps to give citizenship rights to the Rohingya.He told The Hindu here on ...

World Alabama vs. Fresno State live stream
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Alabama only needed two plays to score the first touchdown of the game after returning Fresno State's opening kickoff to the UA 27-yard line . On the second play of the game, Hurts ran right by Fresno State's defense for a 55 yard touchdown, which foreshadowed what was to come from Hurts.

World John McCain: 'This is a very vicious form of cancer'
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He told Tapper that he'll be getting an MRI on Monday to see how well his treatment has worked. But, again, I'm not trying to paint this as a rosy picture. John McCain on Sunday called for the United States to step up its presence around North Korea and make clear to its leader, Kim Jong Un, that aggressive acts would lead to the annihilation of his country.

World Harvey aid, debt on returning Congress' daunting to-do list
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The bill was approved by 316 votes in favor and 90 against. The $15.25 billion in emergency funding includes $7.4 billion for the Disaster Relief Fund at the Federal Emergency Management Agency, FEMA, $450 million for the Small Business Authority's disaster loan program and $7.4 billion for the Community Development Block Grant program at the Department of Housing and Urban Development.