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Second Irma-related death reported in Georgia

A three-storey condo in the Florida Keys that was reduced to rubble by the force of the storm . The death toll from Irma climbed to at least 23 late Tuesday night, namely, at least 16 in Florida , at least three in Georgia and at least four in SC, according to an ABC News report .

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South Korea Braces for Possible North Korea Missile Test

Earlier, United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres had urged big powers to come up with a political solution to stop Kim Jong-un from advancing in the development of nuclear weapons and inter-continental ballistic missiles (ICBM) and warned against adopting military action, saying the "potential consequences to military action are too horrific".

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At least 10 dead in Cuba from Irma

The storm pushed up through the Florida panhandle, leaving many wondering what it would leave in its path. Florida Governor Rick Scott warned Saturday that "this is the most catastrophic storm the state has ever seen". Heather Carruthers, the Monroe County Commissioner, said people had been killed in the archipelago, where almost 80,000 permanent residents live, apart from one already known fatality.

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Hosts win first T20 by 20 runs

The series has been billed as a precursor to worldwide cricket's return to Pakistan . Global players also known as World XI team has already arrived in the Stadium and was welcomed by people with a standing ovation. We have got a very long batting lineup. Due to security concerns Test nations refused to travel to Pakistan and the national team was forced to fulfill its worldwide commitments in the United Arab Republic where games were played before sparse crowds much to the chagrin ...

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Six Million Floridians Left Without Power After Irma

President Donald Trump later approved the request . School districts in hard-hit South Florida , including those Broward, Miami-Dade, and Monroe counties, are all closed until further notice . Storm surge is the deadliest hazard in a hurricane. "We have dodged a bullet with the storm's track", Dan Summers, the director of emergency services for Collier County said Sunday evening.

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White House defends decision to fire Comey after Bannon interview

Following is a transcript of the video. Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon says that Trump's biggest blunder was firing former FBI Director James Comey . Bannon confirmed in an online-only segment of " 60 Minutes " that he opposed President Donald Trump's decision to oust Comey. Bannon , who is Catholic, said the bishops, "have an economic interest in unlimited immigration, unlimited illegal immigration".

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These Were the 10 Costliest Hurricanes To Ever Hit the US

But what about that Yes to a role for climate change? The effects of climate change are no longer subtle. President Donald Trump's actions go beyond egregious statements such as, "you can't get hurt with extreme weather", to appointees, executive orders, and budget directives to congress that prevent the nation from anticipating , mitigating and recovering from events like Harvey.

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Steelers at Browns: Preview, prediction, odds and pick

The Browns are inferior, period, but if the Steelers make costly mistakes, like multiple 15 yard penalties, turnovers in the red zone or in their own territory or allow special teams miscues, the Browns could remain in the game. While the Browns have watched countless top draft picks flounder in recent years, Villanueva has come seemingly from nowhere to do a great job at left tackle for Pittsburgh.

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Rohingya insurgent group declares monthlong ceasefire in Myanmar

Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju had recently said the Rohingyas, whether they are registered under the UNHCR or not, are "illegal immigrants in India and hence they stand to be deported". Biren said: "The global border with Myanmar is porous and all steps have been taken to check any attempt to sneak into Manipur". He smuggled himself to Korea in 2000 via a container ship from India.

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Cost of battling OR fires nears a quarter billion dollars

Over the past three months, fires in Montana have burned more than 1 million acres, with an estimated 700,000 acres now burning. "Right now, levels seem to be good again", he said. Around 60 separate fires are now burning from the southwest in California, to the northwest in Washington. "It's a real photo", she confirmed, of the picture of people golfing as the fire roars.

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Hurricane Jose shifts path to Caribbean islands already devastated by Irma

With the storm barreling toward the United States, officials ordered an historic evacuation in Florida that has been made more hard by clogged highways, gasoline shortages and the challenge of moving older people. Since the storm changed course and headed west, residents of the mid-sized city of Tampa have been the latest wave of residents to surge into shelters after days of thinking they would only see the edges of the storm.

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Facebook looks to begin monetising WhatsApp with business messaging features

WhatsApp has now announced that it is testing an enterprise edition of the platform and that the app will be free for the small scale companies. WhatsApp chief operating officer (COO) Matt Idema told Wall Street Journal that the company may charge businesses in teh future but an exact model for that is not ready yet.

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USA seeks oil embargo on North Korea: draft United Nations resolution

China also contends that further tightening sanctions against Pyongyang will do little to ease tensions on the Korean peninsula. US President Donald Trump , who has recently been waging a fiery war of words with Kim, on Wednesday insisted that military action against North Korea's nuclear program is not his first choice and pushed for a diplomatic option.

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Gov. Abbott commends neighborly actions during Hurricane Harvey

Governor of Texas Greg Abbott has said the state may need more than $125bn in aid. "We are signing a lot of documents to get money", Trump said, according to Reuters , who noted that the president appeared at ease and eager to help.

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Trump Says 'Talking Not the Answer' on North Korea, Mattis Disagrees

Considering its range, the Hwasong-14 missiles could potentially reach the continental U.S. "They [North Korea] have conducted two launches of ICBMs [intercontinental ballistic missiles]". On Wednesday, Mr Trump declared "talking is not the answer" to resolving the long-standing impasse amid pushes for diplomacy from within his own administration.

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Kenya Presidential Election Annulled, Supreme Court Orders Rerun Within 60 Days

Odinga claimed that the electronic voting results were hacked into and manipulated in favour of Kenyatta. "The Supreme court can not determine who rules this country, we will have no grand coalition and the election will be conducted by IEBC, we will not have the Opposition playing around with us over disbandment of IEBC", a tough speaking DP Ruto said .

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Gas prices rise slightly ahead of Labor Day weekend

The U.S. now exports large amounts of gasoline, especially to Mexico and other parts of Latin America, and buyers there are competing with domestic distributors and bidding up prices. "Our experience has been, if you try to keep every store full... you'll run out", he told CBS Dallas-Fort Worth. "I talked to people in Dallas that are going as far as Denver to get product".

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Windsor gas prices soar after Hurricane Harvey shuts down USA refineries

States along the Gulf Coast and east of the Mississippi River will feel the biggest impact over the next seven to 10 days. Still, Harvey has dealt a serious blow to refineries, ports and production in the U.S. "It will be noticeable, but not abrupt as we've seen in the past". But she's more accepting under the conditions. "The attorney general has issued stern warnings about price gouging to businesses in times of disaster, but you should still be on your guard".

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Pet shelters, welfare groups step up to meet Harvey's threat

Rescue efforts are underway for pets and animals across Texas , with many shelters and good Samaritans helping stranded animals. The humane society will send a transport vehicle to Texas to bring animals back to Minnesota, where pets separated from their families can stay until they can be reunited.

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Texas Republicans have a new perspective on federal disaster aid

The CBO score did indicate that the money would be spent relatively slowly - 30 percent by September 2014 and 80 percent by September 2017. The contentious flood program went through 17 temporary extensions and four lapses during legislative disputes from 2008 to 2012.