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  • Rivers Rise, Rescues Continue As Florence Rain Pounds North Carolina

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    LUMBERTON, N.C. -- The roar of a fan boat echoed through a flooded

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 01:52:40 -0400
  • George W. Bush: Standing up for tolerance after 9/11

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    Peter Baker, author of “Days of Fire: Bush and Cheney in the White House" spoke to Yahoo News about the younger Bush’s defining moment of presidential leadership: standing up to anti-Muslim hatred and discrimination after the attacks on Sept. 11. 2001.

    Tue, 18 Sep 2018 05:00:54 -0400
  • Trump Intervenes In Mueller Probe, Ordering Release Of Carter Page FISA Application, Comey Texts

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    WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump has intervened in an ongoing investigation

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 18:53:30 -0400
  • Hong Kong, southern China clean up after super typhoon

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    The financial hub of Hong Kong began clearing up on Monday after being battered by one of the strongest typhoons in recent years, with financial markets and offices operating as normal. Super typhoon Mangkhut, with hurricane-force winds well over 200 kilometers per hour (124 miles/h), had barreled past the northern tip of the Philippines, killing at least 50 people. It then skirted south of Hong Kong and the neighboring gambling hub of Macau, before making landfall in China.

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 06:13:03 -0400
  • Japanese Billionaire Will Fly To The Moon With SpaceX, Elon Musk Says

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    SpaceX, Elon Musk's ambitious rocket endeavor, said Monday it had signed a

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 22:00:01 -0400
  • Woman accusing Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct comes forward

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    President Donald Trump's nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court was thrust into turmoil Sunday after the woman accusing him of high school-era sexual misconduct told her story publicly for the first time. Democrats immediately called for a delay in a key committee vote set for this later week and a Republican on the closely divided panel said he's "not comfortable" voting on the nomination without first hearing from the accuser. The woman, Christine Blasey Ford, told The Washington Post in her first interview that Kavanaugh pinned her to a bed at a Maryland party they attended in the early 1980s, clumsily tried to remove her clothing and put his hand over her mouth when she tried to scream.

    Sun, 16 Sep 2018 22:32:35 -0400
  • Erdogan says luxury jumbo is 'gift' from Qatar emir

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    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the emir of Qatar gave a luxury jumbo jet as a "gift" to Turkey, rejecting opposition claims the plane had been bought in a costly purchase for the presidency. In comments published Monday, Erdogan said Turkey had shown interest in buying the on-sale Boeing 747-8 plane -- reportedly worth around $400 million -- but Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani insisted on offering the plane as a gift. When the Qatar emir was informed of this he gave it as a gift, saying 'I won't take money from Turkey.

    Sun, 16 Sep 2018 20:55:31 -0400
  • Hurricane Florence: The Dramatic Rescues in the Wake of Devastating Storm

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    The U.S. Coast Guard has made dozens of rescues as floodwaters continue to rise.

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 13:17:37 -0400
  • A U.S. Border Patrol Agent Accused of Killing Four Women Is Being Held on $2.5 Million Bond

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    The dead are believed to have been sex workers

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 02:58:31 -0400
  • Sen. Ted Cruz Calls Rival Beto O'Rourke 'Quick' To Blame Dallas Cop Who Killed Botham Jean

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    Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-Texas) and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), who are facing off

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 20:05:14 -0400
  • Iran vows to protect civilians in Syria's Idlib province

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    Iran said Monday it is committed to protecting civilians if its Syrian regime ally launches a full-scale offensive on the country's last rebel stronghold of Idlib province. "The humanitarian issue is of significant importance to us," foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi told journalists in Tehran. Tehran is a key backer of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the country's seven-year conflict, and has said it is ready to support an assault by regime forces on the rebel-held province.

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 09:04:15 -0400
  • Rare triple whale breach close to boat stuns onlookers

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    Whale watchers squeal with delight as three surfacing humpbacks leap out of the water almost simultaneously in rare triple breach right next to their boat.

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 06:14:20 -0400
  • Florence Flooding Breaches Makeshift Levee Reinforcement In North Carolina

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    LUMBERTON, North Carolina -- In the days before Hurricane Florence struck,

    Sun, 16 Sep 2018 17:25:30 -0400
  • Photographer travels the globe to capture the world's most beautiful libraries

    This photographer has an incredible body of work after traveling the globe in to capture images of some of the world’s most beautiful of libraries. The photographer, from Florence, Italy, said that everything about these grand venues attracts him — from the simple smell of dust, leather and wood, to the pleasure of opening an aged book.

    Tue, 18 Sep 2018 11:17:28 -0400
  • Hillary Clinton Slams Trump Admin's 'Despicable' Acts: 'Our Democracy Is In Crisis'

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    Hillary Clinton said President Trump had done “so many despicable things that it can be hard to keep track.”

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 00:12:30 -0400
  • Shark attack victim was engineering student, outdoorsman

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    WELLFLEET, Mass. (AP) — A 26-year-old man who was killed in a shark attack off a Cape Cod beach had been a part-time engineering student who was engaged to be married and loved surfing and other outdoor activities, according to friends and school officials.

    Sun, 16 Sep 2018 16:16:00 -0400
  • Philippine miners dig for their own in typhoon landslide

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    Itogon (Philippines) (AFP) - The miners in the mountains of the northern Philippines usually dig for gold. But on Tuesday they were digging for their colleagues and relatives buried under a vast landslide unleashed by Typhoon Mangkhut.

    Tue, 18 Sep 2018 07:52:48 -0400
  • The Game of Thrones Cast Set the Emmys Red Carpet Ablaze

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    These stars are on fire

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 20:33:56 -0400
  • Alligator Casually Strolls Through Myrtle Beach-Area Neighborhood During Florence

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    Gators have to weather these storms too.

    Sun, 16 Sep 2018 16:55:58 -0400
  • Netanyahu and Putin defuse crisis after Syria downs Russia warplane

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    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin sought to defuse a crisis on Tuesday after Syrian defences mistakenly downed a Russian warplane after Israeli air strikes. The incident late Monday was the deadliest known case of friendly fire between Syria and its key backer Russia since Moscow's game-changing 2015 military intervention. The Ilyushin plane dropped off the radar over the Mediterranean after Turkey and Russia announced a deal that offered millions of people reprieve from a threatened military assault in northern Syria's Idlib province.

    Tue, 18 Sep 2018 14:47:08 -0400
  • Time Magazine To Be Sold To Billionaire Couple For $190 Million

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    Billionaire Marc Benioff and his wife, Lynne, are buying Time magazine from

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 00:20:11 -0400
  • How To Help People Affected By Hurricane Florence

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    The tropical storm known as Florence has unleashed torrents of rain on the

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 16:22:42 -0400
  • Kings Plaza fire: At least 21 injured as firefighters tackle blaze at Brooklyn shopping centre parking lot

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    Firefighters are tackling a massive fire that spread through a parking garage in Brooklyn, New York. The fire began before 9:00 a.m. local time near the Kings Plaza shopping centre in Brooklyn, erupting from a two-alarm to a seven-alarm emergency within an hour. Police and fire department officials did not respond to enquiries, and it was not immediately clear whether police suspected criminal intent or wrongdoing.

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 14:54:00 -0400
  • Trump slaps tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods, spares some consumer tech

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    U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he will impose 10 percent U.S. tariffs on about $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, but he spared smart watches from Apple and Fitbit Inc and other consumer products such as bicycle helmets and baby car seats. The iPhone was not among the 'wide range' of products that Apple told regulators would be hit by the $200 billion round of tariffs in a September 5 comment letter to trade officials. Collection of tariffs on the long-anticipated list will start September 24 but the rate will increase to 25 percent by the end of 2018, allowing U.S. companies some time to adjust their supply chains to alternate countries, a senior administration official said.

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 19:37:55 -0400
  • Soon-Yi Previn defends husband Woody Allen, attacks mother

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    NEW YORK (AP) — Soon-Yi Previn, the wife of Woody Allen and the estranged adopted daughter of Mia Farrow, defended her husband against what she contends is unfair treatment in the #MeToo era and attacked her adoptive mother in her first public comments about the relationships in decades.

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 00:22:50 -0400
  • Kim pushes reunification ahead of Koreas summit

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    Ahead of this week's summit between North Korea's Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, the North has been using major events to once again highlight the idea of reuniting the two countries, but skepticism prevails in the South. Michelle Hennessy reports.

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 08:32:20 -0400
  • The Game of Thrones Cast Loved Getting Trolled at the Emmys

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    The endless wait for season eight came back to bite them

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 23:16:27 -0400
  • Blowing In With Hurricane Florence: The Rugged Anchor In A Polo Shirt

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    The only thing in the Carolinas having a good week is the polo shirt. As

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 19:36:27 -0400
  • Ethiopia, Eritrea seek to bolster truce at Saudi summit

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    Ethiopia and Eritrea signed an agreement Sunday at a summit in Saudi Arabia, bolstering a historic peace accord between the two former Horn of Africa enemies, officials said. Authorities did not reveal exact details of the new deal signed in Jeddah, but sources close to the Saudi government said it would help strengthen the truce and enhance security in the wider region. Saudi King Salman hosted the signing ceremony which was also attended by his son, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.

    Sun, 16 Sep 2018 15:44:18 -0400
  • We Know Brett Kavanaugh Has Lied Already

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    This nation is suffering a significant breakdown of civility, bipartisanship

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 20:38:45 -0400
  • Hurricane Florence Has Killed At Least 1.7 Million Chickens In North Carolina

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    At least one livestock company has reported massive losses in the wake of

    Tue, 18 Sep 2018 06:05:00 -0400
  • Why Meghan Markle Is Throwing Her Support Behind a Charity Cookbook

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    Titled "Together Our Community Cookbook," it gathers 50 recipes from around the world.

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 11:32:31 -0400
  • The 67 Most Delish Fall Soups

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    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 18:27:00 -0400
  • U.S. duties spare Apple gadgets but hit cloud industry

    (Reuters) - The United States will spare Apple Inc's Watch and other consumer gadgets from the latest round of tariffs on Chinese goods, according to a list of products released by the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) on Monday.

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 23:37:00 -0400
  • Turkey, Russia agree on demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib

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    The leaders of Russia and Turkey agreed Monday to establish a demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib region.

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 16:42:16 -0400
  • 5 Red Flags to Avoid When Buying Secondhand Items

    Craigslist. Freecycle. Facebook Marketplace. Goodwill. Your local consignment shop. Yard sales. All of these are wonderful places to pick up used items at a low price, which can really help out your bottom line.

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 11:08:23 -0400
  • Salesforce boss Marc Benioff, wife buy Time magazine

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    Salesforce.com chief Marc Benioff and his wife Lynne will buy storied US news magazine Time for $190 million, a company statement said Sunday. "The Benioffs are purchasing TIME personally and the transaction is unrelated to Salesforce.com, where Mr. Benioff is Chairman, co-CEO and founder," according to a statement from the Meredith Corporation, which is selling Time. "The power of Time has always been in its unique storytelling of the people & issues that affect us all & connect us all," Marc Benioff wrote on Twitter.

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 01:12:50 -0400
  • Moon flies to Pyongyang for third inter-Korean summit

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    South Korean President Moon Jae-in left for Pyongyang Tuesday for his third summit with Kim Jong Un as he seeks to reboot stalled denuclearisation talks between North Korea and the United States. Moon -- whose own parents fled the North during the 1950-53 Korean War -- will make a three-day trip, following in the footsteps of his predecessors Kim Dae-jung in 2000 and mentor Roh Moo-hyun in 2007.

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 20:32:59 -0400
  • Anti-Kavanaugh Groups Pivot From Abortion To Sexual Assault In New Ads

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    Progressive groups are spotlighting new sexual assault allegations against

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 16:56:58 -0400
  • Rains from Florence cause collapse at NC coal ash landfill

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    Duke Energy said Saturday night that heavy rains from Florence caused a slope to collapse at a coal-ash landfill at a closed power station near the North Carolina coast.

    Sun, 16 Sep 2018 17:48:51 -0400
  • 20 Spring-Inspired Cakes and Cupcakes

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    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 10:12:00 -0400
  • Top ALEC Leader Has A U.S. Senate Seat In Her Sights

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    Hundreds of Republican state legislators are already members of the American

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 17:43:57 -0400
  • U.S. pushes back national wireless alert test to Oct. 3

    The test message was originally scheduled for 2:18 p.m. EDT (1818 GMT)on Thursday but is being pushed back to the same time on Oct. 3 because of response efforts to Tropical Depression Florence, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) said in a statement. FEMA, which will send the alert, said last week that the messages would bear the headline “Presidential Alert,” and that phones will make a loud tone and have a special vibration. The test has been scheduled to ensure that the alert system would work in the event of a national emergency, and U.S. cellphone users will not be able to opt out.

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 11:40:13 -0400
  • Sessions calls family of MS-13 victim's mom killed by car

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    BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions offered his condolences to the family of Evelyn Rodriguez, who was struck and killed by a car after a heated confrontation with the driver at the memorial of her daughter killed by MS-13 gang members two years ago.

    Sun, 16 Sep 2018 17:29:43 -0400
  • Squirrels separated by vets after tails become entangled with strips of plastic waste

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    Five young squirrels in Wisconsin are recovering from a procedure to separate them, after their tails became entangled in a “Gordian knot” with strips of plastic. The animals were found by a passerby, hopelessly struggling to separate themselves. It is believed that they tied themselves together in the nest, getting caught up in strands of grass and plastic that their parents had used to create their home. The authorities were alerted, and the squirrels taken to the wildlife rehabilitation center at the Wisconsin humane society, where veterinarians found the animals to be “unruly” and “nippy”. “You can imagine how wiggly and unruly (and nippy!) this frightened, distressed ball of squirrelly energy was,” the centre wrote on its Facebook page.  “Our first step was to anaesthetise all five of them at the same time.” The squirrels, after the procedure to separate them Credit: Wisconsin humane society Vets then began unravelling what they called a “Gordian Knot” - a reference to the legend of Phrygian Gordium, associated with Alexander the Great - of tightly tangled tails and nest material. All of the squirrels sustained some degree of tissue damage to their tails, but after around 20 minutes of snipping with scissors they were freed. “Now, one day later, they are all bright-eyed, and three of the five are ‘bushy-tailed’,” the centre said. “But we’ll need to monitor all of them for a couple of days to watch for tail necrosis caused by impaired blood flow.”

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 05:58:54 -0400
  • Barn-find Porsche 901 makes post-restoration debut

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    An early production run Porsche 901 spent decades rotting away in a barn. After three years of restoration, it's driving again, competing in the Hamburg-Berlin Classic rally

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 12:06:06 -0400
  • US, Russia clash at UN over North Korea sanctions

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    The United States on Monday accused Russia of "cheating" on UN sanctions against North Korea with plans for a railway project, oil transfers and ongoing business dealings with Pyongyang. Russia shot back and charged that Washington was blocking steps to foster cooperation between North and South Korea and using a UN sanctions committee "as a select channel to punish" North Korea.

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 12:59:32 -0400
  • Democrats Welcome Chris Collins’ Decision To Stay On Ballot

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    Rep. Chris Collins (R-N.Y.) plans to seek re-election despite being indicted

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 15:22:33 -0400
  • BMW X3 erupts in flames after being parked outside new owner's home

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    A family says it's at odds with BMW over how the automaker is handling what happened to their new vehicle.

    Sun, 16 Sep 2018 21:52:05 -0400
  • Florence death toll at 17, including 3-month-old

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    The death toll attributed to Florence stands at 17, including 11 in North Carolina and six in South Carolina.

    Sun, 16 Sep 2018 20:15:44 -0400
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