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Worldwide Invest 99-L contributing to weekend rough beach conditions, rain chances
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Maria and another former hurricane called Lee are now moving over the Atlantic, bringing heavy rain and potentially damaging winds to swathes of Britain. EDT (1415 UTC), wind shear's effect on the storm is evident. It's nearly time to close to book on Tropical Storm Maria. At this stage remnants of ex-hurricane Lee may become entrained within another weather system arriving later on Saturday and into Sunday to the north of the UK.

Worldwide Quake leaves Mexico picking up the pieces
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By Wednesday morning, less than 24 hours after the quake struck about 100 miles from Mexico City , more than 200 people had been reported killed. Local officials believe many more people were trapped under collapsed buildings. Sofia informed workers that there are two people trapped with her.

Worldwide Now women can issue fatwa in Saudi Arabia
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Citing a royal decree, Saudi state media on Tuesday reported that women would be allowed to drive. Set up in 2016, the authority was created by royal decree, as part of Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030 programme for economic and social reforms, to offer entertainment options for Saudis and diversify the economy away from its dependence on oil.

Worldwide President Trump to travel to Asia
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U.S. President Donald Trump is coming to the Philippines this November, and North Korea's nuclear threat tops the agenda in two upcoming summits. Trump will discuss the "importance of a free and open Indo-Pacific region to America's prosperity and security", the statement said.

Worldwide Russia, N Korea to discuss nuclear crisis in Moscow
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The U.S. president tweeted September 22 that the leader of North Korea was obviously a madman. The report cited an unnamed intelligence source saying South Korean and U.S. Russia's Foreign Ministry says it has hosted a senior North Korean diplomat for talks on ways to defuse tensions on the Korean Peninsula . Professor Hultquist reminded us of the importance of understanding what is going on with North Korea crisis.

Worldwide Retired soldier accused of being illegal migrant
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Hoque told NDTV that police verification, which is mandatory for all those who join the Army, was done in his case when he had signed up. Earlier in 2012, Haque's wife Mumtaz Begum, was summoned by the same Foreigner's Tribunal and was asked to prove her citizenship.

Worldwide Donald Trump to visit five Asian countries
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It will be Trump's first visit to the region since he took office in January, and will include trips to Japan, China, Vietnam, the Philippines and Hawaii from November 3-14. -ASEAN and East Asia summits. Trump has repeatedly pushed China to take more action to cut off the rogue regime. "I would not say that they were our saviors, but they are our allies and they helped us".

Worldwide Edmonton Police investigate incidents as acts of Terrorism
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A police officer was in his auto when it was rammed by a van on 107A Avenue, around 11pm local time. The incident occurred near Jasper Street in downtown Edmonton. The truck fled the scene and crashed into pedestrians as it sped away. Knecht said it's believed the suspect acted alone, but investigators are not ruling out the possibility others may have been involved.

Worldwide US Gets Warm Words From China's Xi Ahead Of Trump Visit
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Amid tension on North Korea's ballistic missile tests and nuclear explosion, US President Donald Trump will undertake visit to five Asian countries: Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines in the first fortnight of November this year.

Worldwide Boris Johnson warns Theresa May Brexit transition can not exceed two years
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Johnson, who campaigned to leave the European Union in last year's referendum, is one of Britain's highest-profile politicians and seen as a possible replacement for Prime Minister Theresa May . "People get up unbelievably early and they work unbelievably hard, they deserve to be properly paid". However, Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson called for "serious people" to take charge of the Brexit process.

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This undated picture released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on September 16, 2017 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-un inspecting a launching drill of the medium-and-long range strategic ballistic rocket Hwasong-12 at an undisclosed location.

Worldwide Trump snaps at San Juan mayor over storm efforts, mayor responds
Author: 0 Trump snaps at San Juan mayor over storm efforts, mayor responds

Buchanan, who had been a commander for Army North, said on Friday that the current federal efforts have not been enough. "This is Katrina 2017, make no mistake about it", said Rep. Miranda responded in another tweet: "She has been working 24/7". "The electrical grid and other infrastructure were already in very, very poor shape", he said.

Worldwide Theresa May targets young voters with tuition fee freeze
Author: 0 Theresa May targets young voters with tuition fee freeze

The Government also plans a £10bn expansion of the Help To Buy scheme, which is aimed at helping an extra 135,000 people get a foot on the housing ladder. "Today I announce the next steps in that mission - with more help for students and graduates with tuition fees and billions of pounds of investment that will help thousands more people get a home of their own".

Worldwide Korea hails N. Koreans' PyeongChang Olympic qualification
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The duo - Ryom Tae-ok and Kim Ju-sik - secured a ticket for the games during a competition at the Nebelhorn Trophy in Oberstdorf, Germany, earlier this week. President Moon Jae-In in July urged the International Olympic Committee to help the isolated, impoverished country compete at Pyeongchang, saying it would contribute to regional and world peace.

Author: 0 Trump Waves Jones Act to Speed Up Assistance to Puerto Rico

So far NBC's Lester Holt has been the only broadcast network anchor to report on the storm from Puerto Rico, a telling measure of the story's importance to news executives. "With them being in debt, they don't have enough ready liquid cash to pay their normal share", Bossert told CNN . "The results that we've had with respect to loss of life - people can't believe how successful that has been, relatively speaking".

Worldwide Trump, Ryan clear the way for gov't cash to Puerto Rico
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Trump has waived the law for 10 days to allow foreign ships to deliver food, water and other supplies to the US territory. She also specifically criticized Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke for referring to US response to the struggling Puerto Rico as a "good news story".

Worldwide Backed Republican defeated in US Senate run-off
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Trouble could be brewing for Republicans in deep red Alabama as the first poll after the Republican Senate primary runoff finds Democratic candidate Doug Jones trailing Republican Roy Moore 50.2%-44.5%. Trump supported Moore's opponent, Sen. After bashing President Trump , saying he "knows he can warm himself up by stocking the fires of racial resentment", Meyers moved on to Moore.

Worldwide North Korea accuses Donald Trump of 'declaring war'
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And did we not hear war declarations while North and South Korean troops confronted each other in a near-shootout across the DMZ two years ago? For those without a political calendar handy, that timeline would include the Bill Clinton, George W.