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Trump disputes hurricane death toll in Puerto Rico

Trump disputes hurricane death toll in Puerto Rico

Former Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday mocked President Donald Trump's claim that "3000 people did not die" in hurricanes that devastated Puerto Rico a year ago. Lindsey Graham, a friend of Trump's who talks to him often, said he thinks Trump "sees every attack on him as sort of undercutting his legitimacy". Trump was asked about his administration's handling of last year's storm in Puerto Rico as the government prepares for the impact of Hurricane Florence . Read More

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At Least 5 Dead from Hurricane Florence

At Least 5 Dead from Hurricane Florence

North Carolina corrections officials said more than 3,000 people were relocated from adult prisons and juvenile centers in the path of Florence, and more than 300 county prisoners were transferred to state facilities. The city of Jacksonville's statement says people have been moved to the city's public safety center as officials work to find a more permanent shelter. Read More

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Investigate who diluted Mallya's lookout notice: BJP MP Subramanian Swamy

Investigate who diluted Mallya's lookout notice: BJP MP Subramanian Swamy

Jaitley said Mallya "misused" the privilege of being a Rajya Sabha MP to catch him in corridors of Parliament. . You did not stop him because you were colluding with him. Before attending the Westminster Magistrates" Court, the former Kingfisher Boss was inundated with many journalist questions and to one of their asks, he said "I left because I had a scheduled meeting in Geneva. Read More

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Donald Trump claims 3000 people 'did not die' in Puerto Rico hurricane

Donald Trump claims 3000 people 'did not die' in Puerto Rico hurricane

President Trump on Thursday falsely accused Democrats of inflating the death toll from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico previous year, rejecting a government assessment that the storm had claimed almost 3,000 lives. "What's going on is the president is doubting the death toll", Tapper schooled Urbin. Puerto Rico's government, which is neither Republican nor Democratic but run by the pro-statehood New Progressive party, accepted the 2,975 number as a legitimate estimate of the ... Read More

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Philippines, Hong Kong Brace for Super Typhoon Mangkhut

Philippines, Hong Kong Brace for Super Typhoon Mangkhut

On Guam, a U.S. territory, residents woke up on Tuesday to flooded streets, downed trees and widespread power outages after Mangkhut passed through overnight. In 2013, Super Typhoon Haiyan killed more than 6,300 people in the Philippines. "Hong Kong as of the forecast now will be on the right quadrant of the storm with the greatest impacts from wind, rain and storm surge along that coast line", he said. Read More

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High turnout expected in Swedish election

High turnout expected in Swedish election

The polls showed the far-right, anti-immigration Sweden Democrats would get 19.1% of the votes. As he cast his ballot in Stockholm on Sunday, Lofven urged Swedes not to vote for the "racist party". Sunday's election is Sweden's first since the government in 2015 allowed 163,000 migrants into the country of 10 million. Lofven eventually said Sweden no longer could cope with the influx and immigration laws were tightened. Read More

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Wildfire keeps major California highway closed for third day

Wildfire keeps major California highway closed for third day

But the interstate was expected to open Sunday. Pimlott said in the letter Thursday that additional funds would be used to hire more firefighters and secure additional helicopters for his agency. The unrelenting flames have drained California's firefighting budget and prompted almost $1 billion in property claims even before the start of the unsafe fall fire season, officials said Thursday. Read More

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Ex-Trump aide gets 14 days in prison for lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation

Ex-Trump aide gets 14 days in prison for lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation

Papadopoulos was the second person ordered to prison in the sprawling, 16-month Russian Federation collusion investigation of Special Counsel Robert Mueller . Trump himself. Papadopoulos has never publicly named those within the Trump campaign he told about the offer of emails from the professor, but he has said he was in regular touch with campaign chairman Paul Manafort, campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and other top campaign officials. Read More

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Botham Jean's killer confirmed as Amber Guyger

Botham Jean's killer confirmed as Amber Guyger

Guyger, who was in uniform, had ended her shift Thursday night and returned to what she believed was her apartment-which turned out to actually be Jean's home. The St Lucian government issued a statement expressing "shock" at the killing and said officials at its embassy in the USA would provide assistance to the family. Read More

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Coroner recognized youngest killed in Cincinnati shooting

Coroner recognized youngest killed in Cincinnati shooting

The emergency call about shots fired at 38 Fountain Square was received at 9:10 a.m. Isaac said an individual had entered the loading dock area and fired, then entered the lobby where gunfire was exchanged between the shooter and officers. Hundreds have gathered in Cincinnati to remember the three people killed and the two injured in a downtown office shooting this week. Investigators say he had never worked in the building or had any known association with it. Read More

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George Papadopoulos, former Trump campaign adviser, sentenced to 2 weeks in prison

George Papadopoulos, former Trump campaign adviser, sentenced to 2 weeks in prison

Far from cooperating to energize the special counsel probe, prosecutors Jeannie Rhee, Andrew Goldstein and Aaron Zelinsky argued, Papadopoulos and his wife gave life to a false narrative about them and the seriousness of his offense. Trump, then-campaign adviser Jeff Sessions who went on to become U.S. Attorney-Ggeneral, and other foreign policy campaign advisers. He pleaded guilty in February to lying to the FBI about his communications with Rick Gates, a business associate of former ... Read More

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4 dead, 5 injured in shooting at Cincinnati bank

4 dead, 5 injured in shooting at Cincinnati bank

A shooter killed three people and injured two others in downtown Cincinnati , Ohio at what is known as the 5/3 building. The shooting happened near Cincinnati's landmark Fountain Square. "You know, these are things that we see happening across the country, and we all have to be vigilant and prepared to deal with these situations". Then, she heard more that "sounded as if they were getting closer and closer". Read More

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Trump Officials Deny They Wrote New York Times Op-Ed

Trump Officials Deny They Wrote New York Times Op-Ed

Vice President Mike Pence , Secretary of State Mike Pompeo , HUD Secretary Ben Carson , Attorney General Jeff Sessions and other cabinet members have also denied being the author . "But it didn't accomplish anything, because Trump's base could care less, the president could care less". The nytimes should be ashamed and so should the person who wrote the false, illogical, and gutless op-ed. Read More

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Barnier 'strongly opposed' to PM's Brexit trade deal proposals

Barnier 'strongly opposed' to PM's Brexit trade deal proposals

After Mr Johnson's column claimed Mrs May's approach would leave the United Kingdom "lying flat on the canvass", the Number 10 spokesman said: " Boris Johnson resigned over Chequers, there's no new ideas in this article to respond to". Writing in the Telegraph, Johnson accused May of getting "diddly squat" from negotiations and handing "victory" to the EU. He said that under the current plan, "we will remain in the European Union taxi; but this time locked in the boot, with absolutely no say ... Read More

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Gay sex decriminalised, Bollywood gives a thumbs up to Supreme Court’s decision

Gay sex decriminalised, Bollywood gives a thumbs up to Supreme Court’s decision

Gay sex had been punishable by up to 10 years in jail. "In the present case, our deliberations will be on various spectrums", CJI Misra said. The co-author of a homophobia report tells CNN 30 of almost 50 former British colonies still have the colonial-era anti-LGBT laws on the books; Al Jazeera notes nearby Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh still consider homosexuality illegal. Read More

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One dead, 25 injured and more feared trapped

One dead, 25 injured and more feared trapped

An eyewitness claimed that some people in a minibus and private cars were trapped. However, in a statement, KoPT said, "KoPT does not have any records of Majherhat Bridge been built by Kolkata port". My thoughts are with the families of the victims. "I pray that those who are injured recover at the earliest", he wrote on Twitter. West Bengal Governor K.N. Read More

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Airstrike near United States base in southeastern Syria kills 8 pro-Assad fighters

Airstrike near United States base in southeastern Syria kills 8 pro-Assad fighters

President Trump tweeted: " The Russians and Iranians would be making a grave humanitarian mistake to take part in this potential human tragedy ". "All eyes on the actions of Assad, Russia, and Iran in Idlib ". Idlib and the surrounding area is home to some 3 million people - almost half of them already displaced a couple of times by the civil war - choosing to live in opposition areas. Read More

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Cops identify mom who brought baby on high-speed chase

Cops identify mom who brought baby on high-speed chase

Authorities in Texas have released footage they say shows a high-speed police chase from June that endangered countless lives - including a young child the suspect was carrying. "She's in the back seat". With the vehicle seat in her arm, Rodriguez dashed across several lanes of the busy highway before entering the passenger side of a Nissan Xterra she'd tried carjacking. Read More

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Klobuchar says Kavanaugh’s confirmation is not normal

Klobuchar says Kavanaugh’s confirmation is not normal

Supreme Court . High-stakes confirmation hearings kick off Tuesday in the Senate for Judge Brett Kavanaugh , Trump's pick to succeed swing-vote Justice Anthony Kennedy. Trump's decision "to step in at the last moment and hide 100,000 pages of Judge Kavanaugh's records from the American public is not only unprecedented in the history of Supreme Court nominations, it has all the makings of a cover-up", Schumer said in a statement on Saturday. Read More

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China meeting its African colonies

China meeting its African colonies

Themed " China and Africa: Toward an Even Stronger Community with a Shared Future through Win-Win Cooperation", the summit is expected to be attended by leaders and officials from 53 African states except Swaziland, the tiny African kingdom which still remained allied with Taiwan, spurning Beijing's overtures. Read More

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‘Real hero’: Crowds brave Arizona heat to honor John McCain

‘Real hero’: Crowds brave Arizona heat to honor John McCain

There's another notable name included among the pallbearers for the D.C. service: Vladimir Kara-Murza, a Russian dissident who serves as vice chairman of Open Russia, a democracy and human rights advocacy group with headquarters in Moscow. "It is deeply humbling to stand before you today at the United States Capitol to commemorate the life and service of an American patriot, Sen". His mother Roberta married a Navy admiral who served in three wars. Read More

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