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Hurricane Irma: Here's the latest storm path outlook with Meteorologist Steve Pfaff

Hurricane Irma: Here's the latest storm path outlook with Meteorologist Steve Pfaff

Click the image to see more photos . After passing through the Caribbean, Irma is on track to make landfall as a "major hurricane" in Florida on Sunday morning, before tracking up the coast towards the Carolinas. "It's important not to look at everything on social media, because there's a lot of insane stuff out there", she said. "Northeasterly to northerly winds of 25-30 miles per hour with frequent higher gusts are expected Sunday afternoon through Monday", according to the National ... Read More

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These Are Donald Trump's Properties That Could Get Hit By Hurricane Irma

These Are Donald Trump's Properties That Could Get Hit By Hurricane Irma

Rick Scott and President Trump. The Trump Org. closed Mar-A-Lago ahead of the storm, along with the Trump International Golf Club in Palm Beach and Trump National Golf Club in Jupiter, according to Politico . Martin after Irma swept through. Wherever Irma makes landfall in Florida, it will have already battered one of Trump's other seaside properties. Two golf courses and a Miami hotel are also some of the properties in Irma's path. Read More

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Polk deputies warn criminals, sex offenders not welcome at hurricane shelters

Polk deputies warn criminals, sex offenders not welcome at hurricane shelters

The sheriff's office said it will be checking IDs at every shelter. Judd said the motivation behind the policy is to keep those gathered in the shelters safe. He also stated sheriff's deputies would escort anyone with a warrant to the Polk County Jail. According to Business Insider , Judd is popular in Polk County and has made a name for himself by combating pedophilia. Read More

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'Israeli jets hit Syria's Masyaf chemical site'

'Israeli jets hit Syria's Masyaf chemical site'

Jets flying over Lebanon overnight broke the sound barrier and Lebanese media reported that some Israeli jets had breached Lebanese airspace. Gen. An Israeli military spokeswoman declined to discuss the reports , saying it did not comment on operational matters . Yesterday UN investigators announced that they had found unequivocal evidence that the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad had attacked the town of Khan Sheikhoun in rebel-held Idlib province last April with Sarin gas. Read More

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House Passes Nearly $8 Billion In Relief Funding For Harvey Victims

House Passes Nearly $8 Billion In Relief Funding For Harvey Victims

The Wisconsin Republican told reporters it was a "ridiculous idea" and said this was no time to play politics with the debt ceiling as Texas recovers from the devastation of Harvey and Hurricane Irma bears down on Florida. "They ought to be separate bills", said Arlington Rep. Joe Barton, a member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, on Tuesday. The final provision was to prevent any future debt limit hike until Congress passes a balanced budget amendment passed and sent to the states for ... Read More

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Scribes condemn murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh

Scribes condemn murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh

Gauri Lankesh was actively working with the Karnataka government to bring Naxalites into the mainstream, an initiative that hadn't gone down well with them, Indrajit said. The press freedom group says 25 journalists have died in India since 2010. Siddaramaiah on Wednesday also announced a SIT probe, to be headed by Inspector General-level officer in the matter, saying his government had an "open mind" to an investigation by the CBI, which the slain journalist's family has demanded. Read More

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Protesters In DC, Denver, LA, Elsewhere Demonstrate Against Rescinding DACA

Protesters In DC, Denver, LA, Elsewhere Demonstrate Against Rescinding DACA

Phil Scott, Vermont's GOP governor, said Tuesday it was "unfortunate" that the Trump administration has chose to end DACA. "I have a great heart for the folks we're talking about - a great love for them". Anyone who joined the "deferred action" program for work and study was required to have and maintain a clean criminal record. It is Trump who could, but has not, presented actual legislation to Congress. Read More

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Eagle Creek Fire merges with Indian Creek Fire

Eagle Creek Fire merges with Indian Creek Fire

At last report, the fire had consumed 3,200 acres and was not contained. These images were reported to have been taken near the town of Cascade Locks. The only comparison people could come up with was the eruption of Mount St. Helens in nearby southwest Washington more than 35 years ago. Jaska was evacuated from Cascade Locks at 4 a.m. Read More

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Hits and Misses from Week 2 Polls

Hits and Misses from Week 2 Polls

Week 1 of the season was absolutely packed with high-scoring contests and highly competitive non-conference games between numerous AP Top 25 teams, an entertaining byproduct of college football's new merit-based playoff system. 9), Florida State (goes from No. 3 to No. 10), and Oklahoma State (goes from No. 10 to No. 11). Alabama held Florida State to one touchdown. Notre Dame was third among the other teams receiving votes in the preseason rankings. Read More

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Froome cedes ground to Nibali in hard stage

Froome cedes ground to Nibali in hard stage

As I said, I just can't thank my team-mates enough. "As soon as the breakaway went the guys went up to the front and they basically controlled the race, nearly from the start to finish, so hats off to them". "Sleep all day", confessed Froome when asked of his plans for the rest day. On one of the brief sections of respite, Stage 5 victor Alexey Lutsenko attacked and slipped the field, although he did the same with his gears at just the wrong time, whilst the main group was now about 30 ... Read More

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U.S. warns N Korea of

U.S. warns N Korea of "massive military response"

South Korea's weather agency said the artificial natural disaster caused by the explosion was five times to six times stronger than tremors generated by the North's previous five tests. After the call, Kono told reporters that the USA and Japan want an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council to be held to discuss potential fresh sanctions against Pyongyang, according to Japanese media reports. Read More

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Jail Kenyan electoral commission officials, demands Odinga

Jail Kenyan electoral commission officials, demands Odinga

It gave new hope to opposition leader Odinga, who had alleged the electronic results of the August 8 balloting were manipulated. "It's a very historic day for the people of Kenya and by extension the people of Africa", Odinga said . "Six people have decided they will go against the will of the people" he said while calling for peace in a country where past elections have triggered deadly violence. Read More

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Kenyan court overturns president's win and calls for new election

Kenyan court overturns president's win and calls for new election

The president of Kenya , Uhuru Kenyatta , has said his country has "a problem" with its judiciary after the Supreme Court cancelled his victory in last month's presidential election. They said they saw no interference in the vote. Global observers, more than 400 of whom were on the ground for the August 8 election, had signed off on the result, despite the murder of a top election official just days before the vote and a breakdown in the tallying system that saw some of the results ... Read More

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Merkel Backs End to EU-Turkey Membership Talks in a Shift

Merkel Backs End to EU-Turkey Membership Talks in a Shift

On North Korea, which conducted its sixth nuclear test early Sunday, she said that "peaceful resolution is the only way forward" - a clear departure from Trump's position that all options, military included, are on the table. More than half of viewers, 55 percent, named Merkel the victor, according to an ARD poll. Both Merkel and Schulz see no issue with Muslim immigration to Germany, but Merkel said the 2015 refugee crisis has left Germany with a "difficult task" of integrating new arrivals ... Read More

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