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Hillary Clinton Says She Won't Run For Office Again

Hillary Clinton Says She Won't Run For Office Again After Ms Clinton lost, many were furious with her for what they deemed basic mistakes - her failure to visit the state of Wisconsin, for instance - and her failure to connect with younger voters. "I understood that there were many Americans who, because of the financial crash, there was anger". PAULEY: But you offended some people who didn't personally feel deplorable at all . [Full Article...]

Miami shelters homeless against their will as Irma closes in

Miami shelters homeless against their will as Irma closes in A Florida man riding out Hurricane Irma in a nearby high-rise caught images of a massive construction crane that's collapsed. Maurice Pons, deputy director of the Miami building department, warned last week that roughly two dozen cranes were a serious threat to residents living next door. [Full Article...]

Hopes to resolve the Gulf dispute still open: Kuwait Amir

Hopes to resolve the Gulf dispute still open: Kuwait Amir The ambassador said that the talks between the two leaders "would build on the outcome of their talks on the sidelines of the Gulf-American Summit in Riyadh in May". Sheikh Sabah said he had received a letter from Qatar that expressed willingness to discuss a list of 13 demands from its neighbors. But underscoring the impasse, the quartet of Arab nations boycotting Doha issued a strongly worded ... [Full Article...]

MAPPED: Where tsunamis set to strike after killer mega quake

MAPPED: Where tsunamis set to strike after killer mega quake The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said a tsunami had been triggered by the quake, with warnings issued for people in Guatemala , El Salvador, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama, Honduras and Ecuador. Puente said those three southern Pacific states near the epicenter were the most affected by the quake. Tremors shook bordering Guatemala and the state of Chiapas , Mexico , up through the coun... [Full Article...]

COOPER: Irma expected to bring rip currents to North Carolina's coast

COOPER: Irma expected to bring rip currents to North Carolina's coast Initial plans called for opening staging areas across the state, but now only centers in Greensboro and Asheville are planned. The ultimate lesson, of course, is to stay attuned to the storm's track. But the latest track of the storm shows it moving westward, which could lessen the impact Irma would have on WNC. Hurricane-force winds whipped the Florida Keys, closed Tampa Bay's Skyway Bridge a... [Full Article...]

Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort and other properties under Hurricane Irma threat

Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort and other properties under Hurricane Irma threat The resort could face tidal flooding and storm surges for 97 days a year, while its beaches could be badly affected by erosion. Irma was headed for a direct hit on Florida Sunday, prompting some to estimate it could be the most expensive storm in US history. [Full Article...]

Suu Kyi says Myanmar 'trying to protect all citizens' amid humanitarian crisis

Suu Kyi says Myanmar 'trying to protect all citizens' amid humanitarian crisis Suu Kyi blamed "terrorists" for "a huge iceberg of misinformation" and said authorities were trying to "take care of everybody". The group does not appear to have been able to put up significant resistance against the military force unleashed in Myanmar's northwestern Rakhine state. [Full Article...]

Mexico quake kills 65, deadly storm strikes

Mexico quake kills 65, deadly storm strikes The State Secretariat of Education reported 792 schools damaged by breaks and extensive cracks. Teams found bodies in the rubble, but the highlight was pulling four people, including two children, alive from the completely collapsed Hotel Del Rio, where one woman died. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma update from SC Gov.

Hurricane Irma update from SC Gov. Saturday, two days before the now-Category 4 storm begins affecting South Carolina, McMaster said. Lane reversals are not planned at this time but that could change as evacuations take place, McMaster said. McMaster took the opportunity to remind residents that even when the storm has passed, the challenges it brings will not be over. He said this could result in flash flooding, especially i... [Full Article...]

Vladimir Putin lashes out at Donald Trump over North Korea situation

Vladimir Putin lashes out at Donald Trump over North Korea situation Moon said the leaders agreed that reducing regional tension and "quickly solving" the security challenges posed by North Korea's nuclear and missile program were critical. World powers are scrambling to respond to the latest advance in North Korea's rogue nuclear weapons programme, which has sent global tensions soaring. [Full Article...]

Trump should emulate North Dakota on tax reform

Trump should emulate North Dakota on tax reform Even his insistence on constructing a wall between the USA and Mexico looks more and more like a pipe dream, as Congress discusses an annual budget that doesn't offer almost as much funding for the project as President Trump desires. But the overall US tax burden is actually one of the lowest among the 32 developed and large emerging-market economies tracked by the Organization for Economic Coop... [Full Article...]

Menendez corruption case puts other Democrats at legal risk

Menendez corruption case puts other Democrats at legal risk In exchange, Menendez pressed government officials to help his doctor friend, who will also be on trial, with his business and personal affairs - including procuring United States visas for Melgen's three young girlfriends, the feds have said . [Full Article...]

Pakistani soil not being used against any country, says Dastagir

Pakistani soil not being used against any country, says Dastagir Pakistan's Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif will visit Beijing on Friday to discuss a range of issues with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi, China said on Wednesday. BRICS adopted the declaration at its annual summit in Beijing, which is expected to conclude on September 5. China can successfully defend its position in BRICS and its bilateral commitment to Pakistan, by keeping its hold on s... [Full Article...]

Catalan parliament approves law to call referendum on independence

Catalan parliament approves law to call referendum on independence However, the Spanish Constitutional Court is likely to strike down this law, just as it has with other laws passed in the Catalan parliament related to the independence referendum. But a referendum in defiance of Spain's rule of law, without the blessing of central authorities, has inflamed controversy. Be very clear that you will not split up Spain, but you are breaking up Catalonia. [Full Article...]

Journalist Gauri Lankesh's Killing Very Alarming: Mamata Banerjee

Journalist Gauri Lankesh's Killing Very Alarming: Mamata Banerjee Several social organisations, writers and journalists unions have strongly condemned the assassination of the 55-year-old journalist at her residence in Bengaluru on Tuesday night by unidentified assailants, who fired at her at point-blank range. [Full Article...]

European Union refugee ruling: Hungary and Slovakia must stick or twist

European Union countries agreed in September 2015 to relocate 160,000 refugees in Greece and Italy over two years. The European Court of Justice has ruled that the current system of quotas for resettling refugees is proportionate, amid protests by east European states that cite culture clashes and terrorist attacks. [Full Article...]

Canadian banks expect to benefit from Bank of Canada rate hike

Then, it was the first increase in the key rate since 2010. Furthermore, the central bank said it would pay " close attention" to how the economy responds to higher borrowing costs, given households have accumulated record levels of debt. [Full Article...]

Tennessee Edges Georgia Tech In Double-Overtime

Tennessee Edges Georgia Tech In Double-Overtime Callaway had a big game on the outside, hauling in four passes for 115 and two touchdowns to help spark UT's offense. With 130 yards on 19 attempts and four touchdowns in the season opener, he's off to a terrific start. Georgia Tech also missed two field goals. Still, there are quite a few solid takeaways for Georgia Tech in this one, with the most obvious being that relentless running game. [Full Article...]

Trump is 'not my bride,' Putin says

Trump is 'not my bride,' Putin says Meanwhile Russian President Vladimir Putin has slammed further sanctions on North Korea as "useless". "I very much hope that we will be able, as the current USA president has said , to reach some compromise in resolving bilateral and global problems", Putin said. [Full Article...]

Redskins safety Su'a Cravens talked out of retiring

Redskins safety Su'a Cravens talked out of retiring He may be wondering if it's all worth it and has said multiple times football doesn't define him. (He also saw time at linebacker last season, as he did in college.) He injured his knee in the team's first preseason game and had surgery to fix a torn meniscus but was expected to be ready for the opener against the Eagles. [Full Article...]


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