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The storm is not expected to change much in strength before making landfall, but states up and down the East Coast have a great potential for severe weather. Tropical Storm Florence was downgraded from a unsafe Category 1 storm Friday, but millions have still been affected. "It's likely that the biggest impact will be to the Charlotte airport, which is an American Airlines hub".
  • Kerala nun abused by Jalandhar Bishop writes to Vatican seeking justice

    Kerala nun abused by Jalandhar Bishop writes to Vatican seeking justice

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    On a letter the nun has written to the Vatican demanding justice, Mulakkal said how the Vatican being a different nation-state intervene in police investigations. The incident came to light after a case was registered in June against four priests of Malankara Orthodox Church for alleged sexual assault. "Though Bishop Franco had sexually abused me several times, I could not reveal the full story to my Superior General or to her Councilors".
  • Funeral prayers of Kulsoom Nawaz likely on Friday

    Funeral prayers of Kulsoom Nawaz likely on Friday

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    Both Nawaz Sharif and Maryam are now lodged in Adiala jail in Rawalpindi. Aware that the family needed to build its political clout, Ms Nawaz's father-in-law, Mian Mohammad Sharif, arranged for her husband to step into the world of politics.
  • Far-right party with Neo-Nazi roots makes gains in Swedish elections

    Far-right party with Neo-Nazi roots makes gains in Swedish elections

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    That translates into a single-seat advantage in the 349-member Riksdag. An exit poll has indicated that Sweden's first general election since the Scandinavian country accepted a significant number of asylum-seekers was likely to have the centre-left party governing now as its victor, with an anti-immigrant party with white supremacist roots coming second.
  • Wildfire in Shasta County burns 15000

    Wildfire in Shasta County burns 15000

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    A second shelter is also operating the National Guard Armory, 618 Everitt Memorial Hwy in Mount Shasta, California. Authorities said Friday that a 72-kilometre section of Interstate 5 would remain closed at least until Sunday. It had no containment Wednesday evening. BREAKING: The #DeltaFire has forced the closure of I-5. On Thursday afternoon, a TV station reporter tweeted that he had counted five homes that were destroyed in the fire.
  • Obama's rallying cry: 'Biggest threat to our democracy is indifference'

    Obama's rallying cry: 'Biggest threat to our democracy is indifference'

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    Here are the notable important things he said during the speech, including this helpful reminder about democracy: "This is not a rock concert". "I'm sorry, I watched it, but I fell asleep", the president said. Obama has weighed in from time to time , mainly through written statements criticizing the reversal of his policies , and he made a few campaign appearances during off-year elections in 2017 taking issue with the president.
  • Finance Consultant From Andhra Pradesh Among 3 Killed In US Bank Shooting

    Finance Consultant From Andhra Pradesh Among 3 Killed In US Bank Shooting

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    Police rreports indicate multiple victims. Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters said the gunman was carrying a large amount of ammunition, and the rapid police response likely prevented many more casualties. The carnage unfolded in Fountain Square, a popular venue populated by office buildings, restaurants and retail stores. And Cranley said things "could have been much, much worse" without it.
  • Mueller interview would be a 'waste of time'

    Mueller interview would be a 'waste of time'

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    Rudy Giuliani , one of Trump's attorneys, famously said last month that he believes Trump could face perjury charges even if he tells the truth, saying: "Truth isn't truth". If negotiations break down with Mueller, a subpoena could be issued for Trump to testify before a grand jury, which Giuliani has said they would fight all the way to the US Supreme Court.
  • Authorities: Dalllas officer arrested for manslaughter

    Authorities: Dalllas officer arrested for manslaughter

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    Jean's mother, Allison , is a former Saint Lucia government official who oversaw the island's Department of Education, Innovation & Gender Relations as well as the Ministry of Infrastructure, Port Services & Transport, according to reporting from the Dallas Morning News .
  • Off-duty Dallas officer shoots, kills man after entering wrong apartment

    Off-duty Dallas officer shoots, kills man after entering wrong apartment

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    Dallas Police are charging a fellow officer with manslaughter for shooting death of a 26-year-old she mistakenly thought was in her apartment. Responding officers administered first aid to the victim, but he died at a local hospital. Sgt. Mike Mata, president of Dallas' largest police employee organization, the Dallas Police Association, on Saturday called for an "open, transparent and full investigation of the event", the Dallas Morning News reported.
  • Wounded Brazil presidential hopeful moved to hospital

    Wounded Brazil presidential hopeful moved to hospital

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    By Thursday evening, the right-wing lawmaker's condition had stabilised and Brazilian traders, who are partial to the candidate's free-market stance, had placed bets that the incident would fuel outpourings of sympathy and help propel him to the presidency.
  • Airstrikes hit Syria's Idlib province, the last remaining rebel stronghold

    Airstrikes hit Syria's Idlib province, the last remaining rebel stronghold

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    The spike in violence came after Russian Federation, fellow regime ally Iran and rebel backer Turkey on Friday failed to immediately agree on a solution to avert an imminent government offensive. Those Syrian ground troops would be backed by Russian aircraft as well as military logistics and elite forces provided by Syria's other major ally, Iran.
  • Trump says Apple can avoid tariffs by shifting production to US

    Trump says Apple can avoid tariffs by shifting production to US

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    Cell phones, the biggest US import from China , have so far been spared, but would be hit if Trump activates the new $267 billion tariff list. The tariffs that Trump has imposed, and threatened to impose, total $517 billion - more than the $505 billion in Chinese goods that entered the country previous year.
  • Trump aide Papadopoulos gets 14 days in prison

    Trump aide Papadopoulos gets 14 days in prison

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    Then speaking directly to Papadopoulos, Moss said: "I know the sentence is painful to you I'm sure you're wondering what case what comes next", and that he was impressed by his words to the judge. Breen said his client's primary interest was brokering a meeting between Trump and Putin, a move he believed the campaign supported. According to the New York Times , George Papadopoulos played a key role in sparking the FBI's probe of Donald Trump's contacts with Russian Federation after he ...
  • Dead After Gunman Opens Fire At Cincinnati Bank

    Dead After Gunman Opens Fire At Cincinnati Bank

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    Authorities believe that Santa Perez has lived in the Cincinnati area since 2015. Video caught on nearby surveillance cameras would also be made public once cops have screened it, Isaac said . Although people tried to get her attention before she entered the building, she was wearing headphones and did not hear them. Varying media accounts quote witnesses as saying they heard anywhere from eight to 15 gunshots.
  • Read the stolen letter from Trump's desk reported in Bob Woodward's book

    Read the stolen letter from Trump's desk reported in Bob Woodward's book

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    Since its publication, the piece has caused many to question who this senior official is, and the speculation has prompted countless officials, now including Hassett, to deny having authored the piece . Senior officials in key national security and economic policy roles charged the article's writer with cowardice, disloyalty and acting against America's interests in harsh terms that mimicked the president's own words.
  • Britain warns Syria at U.N.: 'More babies in Idlib' than 'terrorists'

    Britain warns Syria at U.N.: 'More babies in Idlib' than 'terrorists'

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    While Turkish leader Erdogan proposed a ceasefire in the rebel-dominated bastion of Idlib in northwestern parts of Syria, President Putin affirmed that Russian Federation opposes the call for any truce with the rebels in the hope that the rebels opposing Assad's rule "would have the common sense to lay down their weapons and surrender".
  • South Korea: North wants to denuclearize before end of Trump’s first term

    South Korea: North wants to denuclearize before end of Trump’s first term

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    The tweet came hours after Kim renewed his own commitment to the goal of denuclearization in talks with a special envoy from Seoul ahead of a summit planned in Pyongyang for September 18-20 with South Korean President Moon Jae-in. "He made that clear", Chung said, according to the news agency. News 1 reported Thursday the biggest USA warship based in Asia could arrive in South Korea for joint exercises.
  • Boris Johnson attacks Theresa May again over her Brexit plans

    Boris Johnson attacks Theresa May again over her Brexit plans

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    Downing Street's statement comes after Johnson used his Telegraph to accuse May of surrendering on Brexit . She also insists that the country would ultimately thrive in the event of a no-deal Brexit. Barnier also told European Union auto manufacturers they would have to use fewer British parts after Brexit to keep to tariff export rules. Lord Lawson told talkRADIO's Julia Hartley-Brewer: "People always say in the context of Boris Johnson that he is highly ambitious".
  • Chaos marks start of Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation hearing

    Chaos marks start of Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation hearing

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    On one level, their desperation was understandable: A conservative majority could curtail Democrats' ability to use an activist court to put through policies they can't win democratically. Nixon one of the four greatest moments in court history". Several dozen protesters, shouting one by one, disrupted the hearing at several points and were removed by police.