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Worldwide Harvey likely to be costliest natural disaster for U.S. economy
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HuffPost UK travelled to Antarctica to see first-hand the effects of climate change . Hurricane Irma's landfall in the Florida Keys with 130 miles per hour winds on Sunday morning clinched this historic event. Regalado told the Miami Herald that the $400 million dollar obligation bond he's campaigning for would help the city make necessary improvements to its storm drains and pumping system.

Worldwide Up next: Hurricane Jose and where it's headed
Author: 0 Up next: Hurricane Jose and where it's headed

In a pocket of weak steering winds in the open Atlantic, Jose is expected to make a clockwise loop. CBS North Carolina Meteorologist Kristin Ketchell says at this point, Jose is unlikely to impact the east coast of the USA, but our weather team will continue to monitor Jose for any changes or shifts in track during the coming days.

Worldwide Sides agree to stop monkeying around in primate selfie suit
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David Slater was left so broke he was considering becoming a dog walkerHow did the macaque take the photograph? Attorneys for the group and the photographer, David Slater , on Monday asked the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Kerr said in an interview. Its argument that since Naruto pressed the shutter button, the monkey should own the copyright and not Slater, led to a copyrights dispute.

Worldwide More Germans arrested in Turkey as tensions flare
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Foreign ministry spokesman Martin Schaefer told reporters it had "specific indications" that the two Germans, a married couple, had been taken into police custody over the weekend. Here, we have freedom of expression and the rule of law. Schaefer said those travelling to Turkey should be aware of the potential dangers, but said Berlin had no immediate plans to issue a formal travel warning.

Worldwide Pope Francis Says Threatening DACA Isn't Pro
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Peter Claver, in Cartagena , Colombia , Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. They said in a statement that they "informed him about the worsening of the crisis and the radicalization of the government's stance". He insisted, though, that he did not want to express his opinion because he prefers not to speak on issues he has not studied. Francis added that climate change is a "serious matter over which we can not make jokes" as he insisted scientists had been perfectly clear.

Worldwide Matthew Stafford throws 4 TD passes; Lions rally past Cardinals
Author: 0 Matthew Stafford throws 4 TD passes; Lions rally past Cardinals

So many different predictions are out there on how the Cardinals will do this season. The team was lucky to get out of the first period down only 10-0. While the sack numbers weren't there, there were four quarterback hits and a decent amount of pressure (but a lot of missed sack opportunities). There are some players we will be keeping our eye on this weekend.

Worldwide Putin says solving North Korea crisis without diplomatic tools is 'impossible'
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in says more launchers were added to a contentious high-tech missile defense system because his country faces an unprecedented security threat from North Korea . "When a rogue regime has a nuclear weapon and an ICBM pointed at you, you do not take steps to lower your guard". Meanwhile, the BBC reported that North Korea's recent nuclear test appears to have triggered several landslides, according to what are believed to be the first satellite images of the ...

Worldwide Australians warned as North Korea threat looms
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Washington has proposed a new UN Security Council resolution, according to a UN diplomat, to punish North Korea by freezing the assets of Kim Jong Un and members of the ruling Worker's Party of Korea, fully banning exports of oil to North Korea, banning all textile imports from North Korea and banning North Korean laborers from generating earnings overseas.

Worldwide President off to Kazakhstan
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Kazakh Justice Minister Marat Beketayev and Astana's First Deputy Mayor Khoroshun Sergey Mikhailovich welcomed Hamid at the airport. The two-day gathering of the pan-Islamic organisation will focus on ways to enhance science, technology and innovation and the importance of promoting scientific and technical advancement.

Worldwide Egypt archaeologists uncover treasure trove in ancient goldsmith's grave
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Between their legs is seen a little figure of their son. The tomb of "Amun's Goldsmith, Amenemhat" contained a sculpture carved into a recess of him seated beside his wife, according to the ministry. Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered the tomb of a royal goldsmith containing the mummies of a woman and her two children, authorities said. This burial more than two thousand years .

Worldwide Iran's President Rouhani urges Myanmar to stop crimes against Rohingya
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Students in both countries are protesting the recent violent attacks on the Rohingya community in Myanmar. In a letter to UN Secretary General António Guterres published on Friday, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned about the continuation of the ongoing crackdown on Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, urging the worldwide community and the United Nations in particular to take swift action to end the crisis.

Worldwide Russia: Air Strike Kills 4 Senior Islamic State Commanders in Syria
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The race to reach the Iraqi border will shape future regional dynamics, determining whether the United States or Russian Federation and Iran will have more influence in the strategic area once the extremist group is defeated. Following a request by the Kremlin, US military assets have stopped shadowing a Daesh convoy stuck behind lines of advancing Syrian army troops, APA reports quoting Sputnik.

Worldwide South Africa's Tutu asks Myanmar's Suu Kyi to help Rohingyas
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The armed forces in Myanmar retain powerful positions - and it is hard for Suu Kyi to exercise control over them. Long-time friend and confidant, retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu, has also condemned Suu Kyi's mishandling of the crisis. " Myanmar army is carrying out a genocide of the Rohingya with the help of Suu Kyi's government". That intensifies doubts about government claims that members of the persecuted minority have been destroying their own homes.

Worldwide Hurricane Irma batters Cuba on way to Florida
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With Hurricane Irma rapidly approaching, a few curious storm watchers in Jacksonville, Florida, spent the morning trying to catch an early glimpse of the fury that's set to descend on their state . Ambulances and firefighters patrolled streets that were littered with hunks of roofs, power lines and tree branches cast down by the wind. Winds dipped on Thursday to 265kmh as Irma soaked the northern coasts of the Dominican Republic and Haiti and brought hurricane-force winds to the ...

Worldwide U.S. calls for United Nations vote on Monday over fresh North Korea sanctions
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Mr Moon and Mr Abe agreed to co-operate on seeking tougher United Nations sanctions against North Korea and pledged to strengthen efforts to persuade Beijing and Moscow to cut off oil supplies to the North, said Mr Moon's press secretary. "Military action would certainly be an option", Trump told a White House news conference. "I believe that President Xi agrees with me 100 percent", Trump told reporters afterward.

Worldwide Militant captured near foreign forces' base in Afghan province
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Critics say a broader strategy is needed. After 15 years of war and the deployment of hundreds of thousands of troops, a new president entered the Oval Office poised to fundamentally change that policy. I asked The New Yorker's Dexter Filkins, one of the keenest observers of that war. The Parliament passed a unanimous resolution against Trump's complaints against Pakistan, and a subsequent statement by Gen Nicholson hinting at the presence of Afghan Taliban in Quetta and Peshawar.