• Mo disaster volunteers head out to meet 'Irma'
Mo disaster volunteers head out to meet 'Irma'

Battalion Chief Colin Burress. "There was water in the wheel bearing, so they had to replace that", Despain said. "It's projected to make landfall at least at a Category 4, maybe a 5, and we'll just wait and see if our team is called to assist".

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  • Hurricane Irma: Mandatory evacuations likely Saturday in SC
Hurricane Irma: Mandatory evacuations likely Saturday in SC

Under the projected track released Friday, the tropical system is expected to sweep into Alabama Monday morning bringing sustained winds of up to 30 miles per hour, with higher gusts in the eastern part of the state. The likelihood of storm surge in the coastal areas of SC also is increasing, which could lead to "significant coastal flooding", acco...

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  • Barnier slams UK's position on Irish border
Barnier slams UK's position on Irish border

Downing Street has approached some of Britain's biggest companies asking them to publicly support the government's approach to Brexit . The crossbench peer, who ran the Foreign Office's diplomatic service 2002-2006, said there was not an "immediate risk" of violence but the possibility could not be "ignored".

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  • Korea's H-bomb claim appears true: senior United States official
Korea's H-bomb claim appears true: senior United States official

Moreover, South Korea Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon said that North Korean leader is likely to launch another intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) "on September 9". "I can say that so far there's nothing inconsistent with the North Korean claim that this was a hydrogen bomb, but we don't have a conclusive view on it yet", he said on the condition...

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  • China supports UN action on North Korea, also pushes for dialogue
China supports UN action on North Korea, also pushes for dialogue

As U.S. intelligence continues to assess the underground nuclear test the official cautioned there is a chance that waht North Korea tested may have been a fission bomb bolstered to convert it into a thermonuclear bomb, though not necessarily a Hydrogen bomb .

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  • Hurricane Katia Brings Heavy Rain to Mexico a Day After Quake
Hurricane Katia Brings Heavy Rain to Mexico a Day After Quake

The light damage so far is good news to national disaster officials who are already coping with the aftermath of a magnitude 8.1 quake that killed more than 60 people in southern Mexico. Forecasters expect the hurricane to weaken quickly over the next 24 hours. Hurricane Irma , which is Category 4, is on track to hit Florida after heading over p...

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  • Eagle Creek Fire and Indian Creek Fire Update
Eagle Creek Fire and Indian Creek Fire Update

OR forestry officials say the state's wildfires have scorched at least 822 square miles (2,128 square. kilometers). "I can not believe that I saw the smoke bomb and how quickly it turned to this trail of smoke, to billowing fire, to this huge thing".

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  • JKLF Chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik Arrested
JKLF Chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik Arrested

The raids are being conducted also at various locations in Srinagar and frontier district of Kupwara. Sources said that a team of NIA alongwith a contingent of police and other forces raided the residence of Aga and started searches. During searches fixed deposits of Rs 1 crore and "incriminating documents" and "suspicious financial records" an...

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  • Indian teen cricketer dies after drowning in swimming pool in Sri Lanka
Indian teen cricketer dies after drowning in swimming pool in Sri Lanka

Dilshan Munaweera's 29-ball 53 and Ashan Priyanjan's 40-ball 40* powered Sri Lanka to 170 for 7 after they were put in. India's spin duo of Yuzvendra Chahal (3-43) and Kuldeep Yadav (2-20) shared five wickets between them to restrict Sri Lanka to just under the 175-mark.

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  • Dennis Rodman offers to 'straighten things out' with North Korea
Dennis Rodman offers to 'straighten things out' with North Korea

Rodman is believed to have visited North Korea at least five times . As for the latter, Rodman considers him a "friend for life", with the former National Basketball Association athlete revealing that he and Jong-un sing karaoke, as well as ski and ride horses together.

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  • Amazon sees more than $6b build out for second North American campus
Amazon sees more than $6b build out for second North American campus

With thousands of publicly-traded companies to choose from, how can you quickly find the best stocks to buy right now? Amazon noted a few preferences for their new location, including "metropolitan areas with more than one million people" and a "stable and friendly business environment".

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  • Mattis, South Korean Counterpart Confer on North Korean Nuke Test
Mattis, South Korean Counterpart Confer on North Korean Nuke Test

THAAD antimissile system on Thursday, making the six-launcher battery fully operational. The 29-nation USA -led alliance expressed full solidarity with Japan and South Korea, North Korea's neighbors. Mr Putin told him the North Korean problem should be solved diplomatically, according to Seoul's presidential office. "China is seriously co...

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  • Suu Kyi blames 'Rohingya terrorists' for 'iceberg of misinformation'
Suu Kyi blames 'Rohingya terrorists' for 'iceberg of misinformation'

The unrest began when Rohingya insurgents attacked Myanmar police posts in northwestern Rakhine state on 25 August. The MoU was signed by Justice Chandramauli Kumar Prasad, Chairman, Press Council of India, and U Aung Hla Tun, First Vice-Chairman, Myanmar Press Council, at the Presidential Palace in Nay Pyi Taw .

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  • Liverpool in Contract Stand-off With Can
Liverpool in Contract Stand-off With Can

That will be the case if a new contract isn't agreed with the No. 23, whose current deal expires at the end of the 2017/18 campaign. Liverpool face a tough away fixture against Manchester City this weekend as they look to maintain their winning run.

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  • Georgia Tech opener draws huge overnight rating on ESPN
Georgia Tech opener draws huge overnight rating on ESPN

The Tennessee Vols landed at 25 in week 1 of the AP college football poll. Tennessee coach Butch Jones and Yellow Jackets coach Paul Johnson have not announced who will start under center, as the No. No. 2 receiver Tyler Byrd struggled with drops in contested situations but Callaway thrived, racking up 115 yards and two touchdowns in the se...

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  • Gauri Lankesh murder: Mumbaiites demand an impartial probe
Gauri Lankesh murder: Mumbaiites demand an impartial probe

However, top leaders of the Congress and the BJP were locked in a spat over the killing. "In this context, it is imperative that the authorities act swiftly and arrest the culprits behind this murder and buck this alarming trend", he said. Gauri Lankesh was actively working with the Karnataka government to bring Naxalites into the mainstream, an i...

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  • White House Works on Disaster Relief
White House Works on Disaster Relief

Meanwhile, despite threats from Trump that he would shut down the government if his U.S. -Mexico border wall is not paid for, lawmakers and aides say the White House has eased off that threat and any fight over the border wall will be delayed until later in the year.

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  • Iowa National Guard soldiers deploy to Texas
Iowa National Guard soldiers deploy to Texas

The 1,500 soldiers will join the 15 members for the Arkansas National Guard's 61st Civil Support Team that left on Monday. This weekend, hundreds of service members were deployed to Texas to help with Harvey recovery efforts and more troops could be on the way.

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  • Rooney, brunette and wife: Drunk-driving rap dominates Britain's tabloids
Rooney, brunette and wife: Drunk-driving rap dominates Britain's tabloids

However, Ms Simpson, who was first contacted by Mrs Rooney via Instagram, went on to say that when she offered her an apology, Coleen responded with: "You have nothing to say sorry for". She told the Daily Mail: "I'm a single girl and I'm allowed to have some fun". The 10-year-old black soft-top VW Beetle Rooney had been driving when he was s...

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  • Madonna Moves To Portugal As Son Joins Soccer Team
Madonna Moves To Portugal As Son Joins Soccer Team

See more on what Madonna has been up to in the video below. The singer shocked fans by revealing on Instagram that she had moved to Portugal , and she's wasting no time making herself at home. She also posted a photo of baskets and other woven pieces hanging from the ceiling of what looks to be a kitchen. Loved is an adaptation of The I...

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  • Trump condemns North Korea nuclear test
Trump condemns North Korea nuclear test

North Korea , which carries out its nuclear and missile programs in defiance of United Nations Security Council resolutions and sanctions, said on state television that a hydrogen bomb test ordered by leader Kim Jong Un had been a "perfect success".

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  • Xi Jinping: China to give $76 mn for BRICS cooperation plan
Xi Jinping: China to give $76 mn for BRICS cooperation plan

This is Modi's first bilateral visit to Myanmar. Xi made the remarks when meeting the press at the end of the ninth BRICS summit in the southeastern city of Xiamen . After the meet, Foreign Secretary Jaishanker told media persons that: "There was a forward-looking and constructive approach taken by both sides". Jaishankar added that issues r...

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  • USA flies bombers, fighters in show of force against N. Korea
USA flies bombers, fighters in show of force against N. Korea

The Ulchi-Freedom Guardian, the 11-day joint military exercises the United States and South Korea completed Thursday, involved tens of thousands of USA and South Korean troops, although the exercises were conducted largely through computer simulations.

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  • US, South Korea agree to boost Seoul's defenses amid North Korea threat
US, South Korea agree to boost Seoul's defenses amid North Korea threat

According to a South Korean statement on Trump's call with Jae-in, the leaders had agreed to revise the military agreement that limits the size of Seoul's missiles. "The reality is that talks with the North are unlikely to be successful, but the US hands Pyongyang an unearned public relations win if it simply dismisses talks out of hand", Terry, no...

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  • Explosives experts defuse second world war bomb in Frankfurt
Explosives experts defuse second world war bomb in Frankfurt

Such evacuations are common in Germany , where Allied air forces dropped 1.5 million tons of bombs that killed 600,000 people and flattened cities. Police told local media that the evacuation took place on schedule even though a handful of residents - for various reasons - were not initially prepared to vacate the area.

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  • Putin warns North Korea situation on verge of 'large-scale conflict'
Putin warns North Korea situation on verge of 'large-scale conflict'

Putin also targeted the United States, saying that it should not have put pressure on North Korea to dismantle its nuclear missile program. Russian President Vladimir Putin once again trotted out the usual Kremlin ploy to attempt to get the United States to stop its war games in South Korea, which keep USA and R.O.K.

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  • George Clooney Jokes About Being US President
George Clooney Jokes About Being US President

When he was faced with the same question two years ago, Clooney responded that despite the fact that people have asked him that for two decades, the answer has always been no. Earlier in the day he spoke out about his latest directorial debut, branding it "an angry movie for an angry country" - his own. "I'm friends with a lot of those guys and I...

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  • U.S. orders closure of Russian consulate
U.S. orders closure of Russian consulate

Russian Federation retaliated by expelling 755 United States diplomats and two American diplomatic facilities were taken away. The U.S. said it is hoping for improved relations between the two countries and increased cooperation "on areas of mutual concern".

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  • WEATHER: Highs in the low 90s expected Sunday
WEATHER: Highs in the low 90s expected Sunday

Latest high temperature for downtown is an incredible 106 degrees! In the Sierra foothills, authorities opened a center where evacuated residents could find out if their home was one of 44 destroyed in a blaze about 70 miles (about 110 kilometers) north of Sacramento.

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  • NDA is nearly dead: Shiv Sena MP
NDA is nearly dead: Shiv Sena MP

The JD (U) chief and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who recently ditched the Grand Alliance of the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and the Congress , to join hands with the BJP, was openly mocked at by RJD leader Lalu Prasad. Let them do what they want. Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray also said in Mumbai that he had received no information fro...

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  • President Trump, first lady visit Harvey flood areas for second time
President Trump, first lady visit Harvey flood areas for second time

The sprawling Texas megacity was taking tentative steps back to normalcy after a week of acute flooding that damaged 40,000 to 50,000 homes and sent tens of thousands fleeing to emergency shelters. "Yes, it was a very serious storm, historic, unprecedented, but the city of Houston is open for business". Houston is a regional hub and also a ce...

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  • Alphons Kannanthanam: Demolition man-turned MoS in Modi cabinet
Alphons Kannanthanam: Demolition man-turned MoS in Modi cabinet

Union Minister Mahesh Sharma, who was holding the charge of the tourism ministry along with the Ministry of Culture, was shifted to the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change as the Minister of State. He got elected as an independent MLA from Kanjirappally constituency with the support of CPM-led LDF. There are speculations that the B...

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  • Hudson Valley hits the road for Labor Day
Hudson Valley hits the road for Labor Day

It's already proven to be a deadly year on Virginia's highways. The rate of these crashes climbed more than 50 percent over the three-day Labor Day weekend previous year. Troopers will also focus on distracted driving behaviors and motorists not wearing their seat belts", Col. Kriste Kibbey Etue, director of the MSP, stated in a media release.

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  • Wyoming's punter somehow completely missed the ball
Wyoming's punter somehow completely missed the ball

The Hawkeyes capitalized quickly when quarterback Nathan Stanley threw a 27-yard touchdown pass to Noah Fant on the first play of the resulting possession. "Defenses are going to play better; they're going to execute and game plan better, too", Allen said. Those points, coming on a career-long 49-yard Cooper Rothe field goal, gave Wyoming the...

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  • Cambodian leader vows to resist foreign interference amid crackdown
Cambodian leader vows to resist foreign interference amid crackdown

It has also ordered the English-language Cambodia Daily , founded by an American journalist in 1993, to cease publishing by Monday. Last week the USA expressed "deep concern" over the state of Cambodia's democracy after the government there ordered out an American NGO and pursued a crackdown on independent media.

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