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US Navy removes admiral after collisions

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To this point, the search has led to the remains of 22-year-old Electronics Technician 3 Class Aaron Smith . Malaysia, Australia and Indonesia were part of the Singapore-led search and rescue effort coordinated by the Maritime Port Authority of Singapore . Read More »

Tropical Storm Irma to pound Carolinas, send rain and wind to Delaware

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Regardless of development, heavy rain, gusty winds and minor coastal flooding are expected from the Southeast coast to the mid-Atlantic. Maximum sustained winds remained near 40 miles per hour (65 km/h). Tonight we should continue to see overcast skies with lows near 71 and a chance of isolated showers and light winds . Windy. Winds: E 15-20, with gusts up to 30 miles per hour. Read More »

Tropical storm conditions likely; Dare schools closed Tuesday

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A tropical wave that drenched South Florida will roll up the North Carolina coast today but is not expected to intensify. More: How can you prepare for a hurricane or tropical storm? Hurricane Hunter aircraft investigating the tropical system off the SC coast were able to fine tropical storm force winds of 40 miles per hour, however, there is still no well defined area of circulation or a well defined center. Read More »

Trump Concedes US 'May Fund' Border Wall But Mexico Will 'Ultimately' Pay

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The U.S., Mexico and Canada began formal negotiations earlier this month to rework the 23-year-old trade pact that Trump blames for hundreds of thousands of lost U.S. "Tremendous drugs are pouring into the United Sates, at levels no one has ever seen before", he said. "We are in the NAFTA (worst trade deal ever made) renegotiation process with Mexico & Canada". Read More »

North Carolina sends teams to Texas to respond to Hurricane Harvey

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Two Helicopter and Aquatic Rescue Teams from North Carolina will land in Texas on Monday to help rescue Texas residents trapped in the catastrophic flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey . Four Longmont Emergency Unit volunteers were also waiting Saturday for approval from the Colorado Department of Emergency Management to head to Texas, according to unit Chief Bryan Flansburg. Read More »

Donald Trump mistakes one Finnish journalist for another

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Trump continued to talk about his positive relationship with Finland and how he'll handle the "many countries " he views as threats. At a rally last week in Phoenix, Trump said, "If we have to close down our government, we're building that wall", and that "one way or the other, we're going to get that wall". Read More »

European Union warns Britain to 'start negotiating seriously'

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We now have the negotiating team in Brussels meeting with Mr Barnier . He said that if the sides were to make progress, it would "require flexibility and imagination from both sides". May's grip on power has been weakened following a botched early general election in June in which she lost her parliamentary majority, making it harder for her government to maintain a united stance on Brexit. Read More »

Harvey not affecting Pittsburgh gasoline prices - for now

Unfortunately, the highest gas prices in the state are in Memphis ($2.19), Nashville ($2.18) and Johnson City ($2.14). For the third consecutive week, gasoline prices averaged $2.61 Monday morning, according to GasBuddy.com's real-time survey of more than 700 stations in southwestern Pennsylvania. Read More »

Gear up for higher gas prices

For the third consecutive week, gasoline prices averaged $2.61 Monday morning, according to GasBuddy.com's real-time survey of more than 700 stations in southwestern Pennsylvania. The national average increased 3.9 cents over the week to average out at $2.36. "It's still early know how much prices will rise, but a minimum of 10-30 cents would not be a surprise". Read More »

Trump declares emergency in Louisiana amid Harvey recovery

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In Louisiana, rain bands from the storm are spreading to southwestern parts of the state and will continue for several more days. "It really evoked a lot of emotions and heartbreak for the people who are going through that now in Houston", Ray Gratia said as he collected sandbags for his New Orleans home, which flooded from the massive hurricane that left much of the city underwater for weeks. Read More »

Hurricane Harvey brings flood hazards, like gators

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Gator Country, an alligator and reptile rescue and educational facility in Beaumont, Texas, is in danger of 350 alligators escaping over its exterior fence because of rising floodwaters. Thousands are now without homes, about 100,000 have lost power and 11 people are feared dead across the entire state as a result of the storm. Crocodiles, venomous snakes and other unsafe creatures were captured and put away at high enough ground to not be at risk of escaping, he said. Read More »

Indian students caught in Houston flooding being evacuated

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The minister further said that two Indian students, Shalini and Nikhil Bhatia , had been hospitalised. USA state of Texas continues to battle against one of the worst hurricanes in 12 years, the Hurricane Harvey which triggered flash floods in the state capital Houston , and two Indian students battle for their lives as they were rescued after almost drowning while swimming in Lake Bryan. Read More »

North Korea fires missiles into Sea of Japan

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South Korea's presidential office says North Korea has likely tested its 300-millimeter artillery rocket system in the latest launch detected off its eastern coast. This made officials in the U.S. think the Kim Jong-un's restraint is a sign of respect to the U.S. However, all that hope diminished due to the recent missile launch. Read More »

Former MSU coach Jud Heathcote dies

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He's a coach's coach, and a mentor to many. Heathcote is survived by his wife Beverly and many more family members. "Without a doubt, he was one of the most influential people in my life, giving me a chance when no one else would". He was NABC District 7 Coach of the Year for the 1977-78 season and College Sport Magazine Coach of the Year his last season in 1994-95. Heathcote was the head coach at MSU from 1976 to 1995. Read More »

Car Crashes Into NJ Restaurant Parking Lot, 2 Die

At the vigil, candles were lit and balloons were released into the sky. A 19-year-old woman from Garfield was pronounced dead at the scene. A third Garfield woman was hospitalized with serious injuries, while a Paterson man was treated there for undisclosed injuries. Read More »

Houston police chief to Harvey survivors: 'Hunker down, hold tight'

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A family of six is believed to have died after drowning in a white van Sunday afternoon while trying to escape the floods of Hurricane Harvey , relatives tell KHOU 11 News. "It's going to be better to release the water through the gates directly into Buffalo Bayou as opposed to letting it go around the end and through additional neighborhoods and ultimately into the bayou", Zetterstrom added. Read More »

Donald Lambro: Trump risks military lives, political future in Afghanistan

Pakistan has leveraged its centrality in America's Afghanistan policy for decades now, securing billions of dollars in USA civilian and military aid. Pakistan's Foreign Office statement has also said: "At the request of the government of Pakistan, the visit of the United States delegation has been postponed until a mutually convenient time ". Read More »

Megachurch pastor Joel Osteen slammed for Hurricane Harvey aid fib

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Lakewood was in communication with the city today and said it would shelter Harvey victims once other shelters are full, Iloff said. Houston's @indivisible_usa is acquainted with @JoelOsteen 's Lakewood Church. But the church has stayed locked up - not because of damage to it, either, according to TMZ and the New York Post . "Please join us in helping Houston recover", Osteen tweeted. Read More »

Blast kills one near USA embassy in Afghanistan

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There has been no immediate claim of responsibility for the incident, which came as people were withdrawing money ahead of the Muslim Eid holiday at the end of this week. Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish said the blast occurred at the entrance of a Bank branch in Kabul , near to the USA embassy. Security forces have cordoned off the area. Read More »

Donald Trump indulta a exalguacil acusado de actos racistas

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En diciembre de 2011, un juez de distrito federal que investigaba una demanda de caracterización racial señaló que las detenciones de inmigrantes eran ilegales y que debían detenerse, orden que fue confirmada por una corte de apelaciones y reforzada por otra corte de distrito en 2013, pero Arpaio sostuvo reiteradas veces que las detenciones continuarían y así lo hizo. Read More »

North Korea Fires More Missiles As US-South Korea Drills Begin

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The Japanese government's J-Alert system broke into radio and TV programming, warning citizens of the possible missile . Kang also said South Korea will be patient with North Korea in efforts towards inter-Korean dialogue. Noth Korea's second missile blew up nearly immediately after the launch. It flew around 2,700 kilometres at a maximum altitude of around 550 kilometres, it said, adding South Korea and the U.S. Read More »

"Cajun Navy" reports taking fire in Houston

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Looters chose to pose as people needing rescue and they attempted to overtake the boats and there were shots fired at the boats. Looters are seen in a video showing two men stealing flatscreen TVs from a Metro PCS in Houston on Sunday. "We've already arrested a handful of looters. They're panicking. Water is rising". The Cajun Navy has previously mobilized to aid in the rescue efforts during the historic flooding in Louisiana that took place a year ago, and KTRK-TV reports that they ... Read More »

Texas Governor Abbott Says Repairs After Harvey Will 'Take Years'

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Abbott said he would not cast blame on Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner for not issuing an evacuation order. Storm totals in some of the warned locations may approach 50 inches of rain, the NWS reported. You need to stay off of the roads if there is not an evacuation order, because there are so many deaths that occur because of people driving into rising water. Read More »

Governor holds bilateral talks with Nepal PM at dinner meet in city

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Former Nepali Prime Minister and CPN-UML Chairman K.P. Sharma Oli on Friday termed Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deubas activities and the statements during his ongoing India visit as "disgraceful". Giving an assurance of "every support, every help and cooperation" to India, Nepalese PM Deuba said, "As you (Modi) mentioned that Nepal has an open border..." He said he had been effortful in making the Constitution all-acceptable by addressing the grievances over it. Read More »

Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto Express derail in Maharashtra

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It is being said that landslide might be a reason of train mishap but it was not corroborated by the Railways authority. A rescue team rushed to the spot from Kalyan. Local train services towards Mumbai have been hit due to this accident. The accident occurred around 5:46 PM near Khatauli station in the district. It was later found that some track maintenance work was going on, on the tracks a few hours before the train derailed. Read More »

Sentence reduced to fine for 2 Singaporeans in UAE

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Both were nabbed by the police on August 9 in a mall "for wearing women's clothes in public and for behaving indecently", according to court documents. Family members did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Cross-dressing, homosexuality and being transgender are crimes in the UAE. A telegraphic transfer was made to lawyers in Abu Dhabi last week. Read More »

Atlanta city leaders to unveil Martin Luther King memorial statue Monday

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King's daughter, the Rev. Bernice King, said her father gave the nation a sense of hope in a time of turmoil, and his statue can serve a similar goal today. This is not the only tribute efforts that will be made to Dr. King's contributions. "Just to see a statue, and it overlooking his birth home, his church, his street, you know", she said. Read More »

Scared residents share their stories of Houston flooding

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It's safer to be stuck with a little water inside your home than to go outside, the Harris County Sheriff's Office advises residents. Though the deputies were en route to another rescue, they stopped to help. Mr. Acevedo also said there were four people arrested who had tried to engage in looting in the wake of the storm, which is expected to continue to pummel east Texas with heavy rain for days. Read More »

Trump blames media for condemnation of comments on Virginia

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Trump faced great criticism at the time for failing to exclusively condemn the actions of neo-Nazis and white supremacists at the rally , which left one woman dead. Heather Heyer, 32, was killed and 19 others were injured Aug.12 when a vehicle purposely plowed into counter protesters at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, authorities said. Read More »