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Teenager killed in MA gas blasts

Teenager killed in MA gas blasts

The NTSB would not say how Columbia Gas' accident history compares to other natural gas suppliers. Baker said New England-based Eversource would replace Columbia Gas of MA. Jeff Hall, spokesman for ...

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Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge breaks marathon world record

Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge breaks marathon world record

Eliud Kipchoge smashed the world marathon record in Berlin this morning, moving to within 100 seconds of running the first sub-two hour marathon. "They say you miss two times but you can't miss t...

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Storm Helene expected to bring 85mph winds across Wirral

Storm Helene expected to bring 85mph winds across Wirral

FORECASTERS have sent out a warning to all those in the path of Storm Helene , which is expected to pass over the North West. There may be some warm tropical air accompanying the storm, causing tem...

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Kavanaugh denies allegation about high school misconduct

Kavanaugh denies allegation about high school misconduct

Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) plans to move forward with the vote after a woman wrote a letter to lawmakers alleging Kavanaugh held her down and tried to force himself on he...

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Is there an Appetite for Democracy in Hungary?

Is there an Appetite for Democracy in Hungary?

In the unprecedented move, 448 MEPs voted in favour of launching the so-called " Article 7 " procedure, 197 against and with 48 abstentions, the EP referred Hungary to the other member states to che...

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Downtown Dallas march protests man’s police shooting

Downtown Dallas march protests man’s police shooting

Guyger has since been placed on administrative leave and charged with manslaughter; Jean died at a local hospital. Even The National Review , an ultra-conservative news outlet, called this "...

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Dutch Ousted 2 Russians Over Alleged Swiss Lab Hack Attempt

Dutch Ousted 2 Russians Over Alleged Swiss Lab Hack Attempt

Unnamed sources close to the investigation told the newspapers that the suspects were in possession of equipment that would allow them to hack into the laboratory. In June, a conference hosted by the ...

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Man dies after shark attack in Cape Cod

Man dies after shark attack in Cape Cod

The man, who has not been named, was rushed to Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis, where he was later pronounced dead, though the extent of his injuries are not known. Then the victim's friend dragged him t...

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A.M. Update: Prolonged rain will bring floods

A.M. Update: Prolonged rain will bring floods

SC has reported its first death from Florence. Officials in New Bern said more than 100 people were rescued from floods and the downtown was under water by Friday afternoon. Rivers are rising on...

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Death toll rise to 13, Florence continues to wreak havoc in US

ET in North Carolina, North Carolina Emergency Management tweeted . But its progress had slowed to a crawl of 5 miles per hour. Florence's intensity has diminished since it roared ashore along th...

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Trump Administration Moved $10 Million From FEMA Budget to ICE

Trump Administration Moved $10 Million From FEMA Budget to ICE

The Trump administration is under fire for appearing to transfer money from the country's top disaster response agency FEMA to fund immigrant detention. Nothing in the cuts will directly affect FEM...

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Syria state media: Israel fired missiles at Damascus airport

Syria state media: Israel fired missiles at Damascus airport

An Israeli missile attack targeted the Syrian capital's airport late Saturday, activating air defenses which shot down a number of the projectiles, Syria's state news agency SANA reported. Israel'...

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Border Patrol agent arrested in Texas as a suspected serial killer

Border Patrol agent arrested in Texas as a suspected serial killer

Alaniz said authorities were planning on filing four murder charges and one charge of aggravated kidnapping against Ortiz. That followed by two more bodies being discovered. The victim was able to ...

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Texas Board Votes To Cut Hillary Clinton, Helen Keller From History Courses

Texas Board Votes To Cut Hillary Clinton, Helen Keller From History Courses

Using a ranking system , the 15 board members decided which historical figures are "essential" and which ones aren't. The Dallas News reports that the criteria "asked questions like, "Did the p...

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Astronauts on International Space Station showcase power of Hurricane Florence in photos

Astronauts on International Space Station showcase power of Hurricane Florence in photos

Highways clogged with people fleeing North and SC early Wednesday as monstrous Category 4 Hurricane Florence rumbled toward the eastern USA as the biggest storm there in decades. "If I need to evacu...

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Skripal poisoning: Suspects say they were in Salisbury to see cathedral

Skripal poisoning: Suspects say they were in Salisbury to see cathedral

Russian Federation has repeatedly denied any involvement in the case. British officials say they know the real names of the pair. "It's famous for its 123-metre spire, it's famous for its clock, one...

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US imposes North Korea-related sanctions on Russian, Chinese tech firms

US imposes North Korea-related sanctions on Russian, Chinese tech firms

Agence France-Presse reported that diplomatic sources at that time also said Russia blocked a U.S. request that two Russian shipping companies and six of their vessels be sanctioned over oil shipmen...

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Just in - Conflicting Reports As Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun Resigns

Just in - Conflicting Reports As Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun Resigns

Adeosun's departure is coming 24 hours after she resigned as finance minister following the certificate forgery allegation levelled against her. Allegations that Adeosun had used a forged exempt...

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Gov. McMaster cautions SC residents as Hurricane Florence moves toward state

Gov. McMaster cautions SC residents as Hurricane Florence moves toward state

In North Carolina , the city of New Bern was particularly hard hit. By Saturday morning the winds weakened to 50mph but the storm's slow speed means that communities in North Carolina are receivi...

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Trump Administration Accused of Diverting $10 Million From FEMA to ICE

Trump Administration Accused of Diverting $10 Million From FEMA to ICE

The Oregon senator said the administration took $9.8 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency's "response and recovery" and put it in the coffers of U.S. This cash, the file reveals, use...

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Trilateral NAFTA deal to be reached soon: Mexican economy chief

Trilateral NAFTA deal to be reached soon: Mexican economy chief

And at the moment, sources say what's on offer would, in fact, be a bad deal for Canada. The US desires to water down or eliminate NAFTA's Chapter 19, which presents for binding-arbitration choices to...

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Trump Calls Research Behind Hurricane Maria Deaths 'Magic' in Fresh Attack

Trump Calls Research Behind Hurricane Maria Deaths 'Magic' in Fresh Attack

After enduring months of criticism for not fully reckoning with the toll of Maria, the Puerto Rico's government quickly adopted the study as itsofficial death toll. Trump's tweets are not only disre...

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Israeli forces take down protest huts at Bedouin village

Israeli forces take down protest huts at Bedouin village

Activists had erected a number of huts near the village, home to almost 200 people, in the occupied West Bank that is slated for demolition by Israel . "Ten EU Member States are supporting humanitari...

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Uncertainties mount as Iraq's PM says he won't seek 2nd term

Uncertainties mount as Iraq's PM says he won't seek 2nd term

The move comes just two days before a key parliamentary meeting that may allow the premier's political rivals to form a government without him. Following the tour of the troubled southern city, Aba...

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Hurricane Florence Hits Outer Banks Home on Stilts With Storm Surge

Hurricane Florence Hits Outer Banks Home on Stilts With Storm Surge

It is now at Category 1. North Carolina corrections officials said more than 3,000 people were relocated from adult prisons and juvenile centres in the path of Florence, and more than 300 county p...

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Super Typhoon Mangkhut makes landfall in the Philippines

Super Typhoon Mangkhut makes landfall in the Philippines

Storm warnings have been raised in nearly all the provinces across the main northern island of Luzon, including the capital, Manila , restricting sea and air travel. Authorities in some areas of nort...

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Federal Prosecutors Eyeing Charges Against Former Obama White House Counsel, Greg Craig

An attorney for Craig told CNN his client "was not required to register under the Foreign Agent Registration Act". CNN reported last month that special counsel Robert Mueller referred Craig's ...

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Florence still weakening; still unsafe

Florence still weakening; still unsafe

Others were at home hoping for the best. "WE ARE COMING TO GET YOU", the city of New Bern tweeted around 2 a.m. "You can't get over till we have power and we have sewer up and running", said the...

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Catholic priests abused thousands in Germany

Catholic priests abused thousands in Germany

Over the last decade, several German Catholic institutions have revealed cases of child sexual abuse, including an elite Jesuit school in Berlin which admitted to systematic sexual abuse of pupils by ...

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Kofi Annan was an 'extraordinary human being' - Wife pays tribute

Kofi Annan was an 'extraordinary human being' - Wife pays tribute

World leaders and global dignitaries have travelled to Ghana to pay their last respects to the late United Nations secretary-general Kofi Annan who was honoured with a state funeral, as many laude...

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Two Koreas open joint liaison office in North - pool report

Two Koreas open joint liaison office in North - pool report

Steps by North and South Korea to improve their relations are running parallel to a bid by the United States and its allies to press North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile pr...

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Trump claims Maria death toll rose 'like magic'

Trump claims Maria death toll rose 'like magic'

Around 1.7 million people had been ordered to evacuate, airlines cancelled more than 1,000 flights to the area, and up to three million homes and businesses were expected to lose power. "Mr. Preside...

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Paul Manafort, prosecutors reach tentative deal to avoid second trial, sources say

Paul Manafort, prosecutors reach tentative deal to avoid second trial, sources say

Manafort's lawyers have been in talks with Mueller's team about a plea deal for at least the last few weeks. Manafort, however, is resisting and his team is pushing prosecutors for a plea agreement th...

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Trump denies 3,000 Puerto Ricans died due to Hurricane Maria, blames Democrats

Trump denies 3,000 Puerto Ricans died due to Hurricane Maria, blames Democrats

Hurricane Florence is bringing widespread flooding, heavy rains and strong winds to many coastal areas of North and SC. " 3000 people did not die in the two hurricanes that hit Puerto Rico ", ...

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Trump campaign manager calls for congressional hearings of Google

Trump campaign manager calls for congressional hearings of Google

Riva Sciuto, a Google spokeswoman, said that some Google employees "expressed their own personal views in the aftermath of a long and divisive election season". Trump's economic advisor Larry Kudlow s...

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