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Hermine upgraded to Hurricane status

National Hurricane Center says Hermine has strengthened to a hurricane. This map from the National Hurricane Center shows the project path of Hermine. "The center should then move near or over eastern SC on Friday night and near or over eastern North Carolina on Saturday ". The NWS anticipates a triple threat of potential tornadoes , flooding and high sustained winds beginning tonight into Friday evening.

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West Michigan man was Mother Teresa's pen pal

Peter's basilica. "I told her my worries, I told her my joys", Rowe said. Pope Francis has signed off on the miracle needed to make Mother Teresa a saint, giving the nun who cared for the poorest of the poor one of the Catholic Church's highest honors just two decades after her death.

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Clinton campaign accuses Trump of demonizing immigrants

That he then returned to the United States and doubled down on his racist policies, egging on a barely contained, rabid crowd-that was as far from diplomatic, or presidential, as you could get. Standing next to Pena Nieto, Trump said the topic of who would pay for the wall would be discussed later. Kaine, campaigning in New Hampshire, is casting Trump as gutless.

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There's softening on immigration plans, says Trump

I am going to create a new special deportation task force", he promised. Trump's back-to-back immigration-focused events in Mexico and Arizona were an astounding display of political whiplash. Aguilar has had a hard relationship with Trump over the past year. "On Day One, we will begin working on an impenetrable, physical, tall, powerful, lovely southern wall", he boasted to his mostly white nativist supporters.

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Chris Brown release new single after being arrested

Earlier today, Brown was released from police custody after a bail of $250,000 (£190k ) was posted. Chris Brown has had a very busy week. "Thanks to everyone for their support and well wishes", he tweeted . Officers obtained a search warrant Tuesday afternoon. Curran was also reportedly stripped of her title in July as 2016 Miss California Regional State for breach of contract.

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Tony Romo Suffers Broken Bone In Back - Fans…

The Dallas Cowboys on Saturday announced that their superstar quarterback Tony Romo has injured his back resulting to a broken bone. The first is on September 11 at home against the New York Giants. He has completed 39 of 50 passes for 454 yards with five touchdown passes and no interceptions. Then he woke up on Friday morning and didn't feel so good and (the back) stiffened up on him, and that's when we did the MRI .

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Hermine becomes Category 1 Hurricane

Tropical Storm Hermine is gaining intensity, after going over the north of Cuba on its way to the Gulf of Mexico, a place in which the strength of its winds, may be over 95 kilometers an hour (60 miles per hour). Residents in other low-lying areas prone to flooding were also being asked to evacuate. The last hurricane to strike Florida was Wilma, a powerful Category 3 storm that arrived on October 24, 2005.

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Some military vets tweet support for National Football League player's anthem protest

Earlier this week, fellow National Football League quarterback Drew Brees, said he was "wholeheartedly" against Kaepernick's method of protest as it disrespected the flag his family members served to protect. "This is because I'm seeing things happen to people that don't have a voice, people that don't have a platform to talk and have their voices heard and effect change", Kaepernick continued.

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Trump stops in Phoenix, talks of immigration plan

Trump also accused Clinton of breaking the federal budget by pledging amnesty and granting welfare to undocumented immigrants in her first 100 days as secretary of state. Trump is trailing Clinton in surveys and several of Trump's major Latino supporters said they are considering dropping their backing following his speech, Politico reported .

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YPG arrests a group of Turkey-backed rebels in Syria's Jarablus

Turkey says its offensive inside Syria, which began with the capture of Jarabulus, is aimed at ridding the border area not just of IS jihadists but also a Kurdish militia that Ankara regards as a terror group. a legitimate state" and that "to suggest it is on a par with a terrorist organization and suggest there are talks between them, that a deal has been reached between them, this is unacceptable".

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Hermine strengthens into hurricane as it nears Florida

NASA's Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) satellite passed directly above Hermine (which was still classified as a tropical storm at the time) earlier today, and spotted intense weather conditions in Hermine's center, agency officials said .

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Effects from Hurricane Hermine could be felt this weekend

Hermine is heading for the north Florida Gulf Coast, according to the National Hurricane Center , and a potentially life-threatening storm surge and flooding rains are expected. Tropical Storm Hermine continues gaining strength in the Gulf of Mexico and is expected to make landfall as a hurricane in northwest Florida on Thursday evening or early Friday , the National Hurricane Center , or NHC, said.

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Words Don't Matter: Trump Claims There Was 'Softening' In Immigration Plan!

Trump's "America First" positions are aimed at rallying mainly middle-class white people who feel they have lost jobs to illegal immigrants or to the outsourcing of jobs overseas. "Now is the time for the media to begin asking questions on their behalf". He told a cheering crowd that Mexico would pay for the wall "100 percent" and that if he wins the election anyone living illegally in the United States would be sent back to their home country and made to apply for re-entry.

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England restrict Pakistan to 247/8 in fourth ODI

Alex Hales's stunning century provided the platform for England to post the highest ever one-day global total of 444 for three as they beat Pakistan by 169 runs at Trent Bridge on Tuesday. Lanky left-arm pacer Mohammad Irfan, who was summoned to England after the second match to replace injured Mohammad Hafeez, is likely to come in for Wahab Riaz , who leaked 110 runs in 10 overs at Trent Bridge to record the second worst bowling figures in ODIs.

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Hermine becomes hurricane; eyes Florida's gulf coast

Cuomo confirmed that the MTA, Port Authority, Department of Transportation, National Guard, State Police, Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services, State Parks and Public Service Commission are ready to respond should the storm impact the NY area.

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Brownback, education groups start planning for next school funding formula

Brownback sent a letter to about 50 organizations asking for input. A departure from how schools are normally paid for in Kansas. "It is time for us to work together to develop a school funding system that works for Kansas students, their parents and educators", Brownback said at a press conference Wednesday.

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Oil pipeline protesters disrupt second construction site

Because of the large turnout, a brief victory ensued for the people after the developers of the four-state oil pipeline agreed to halt construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline until after a federal hearing. Deputies observed about 50 protesters and 40 vehicles at the site. There were no violent events during the protest, and law enforcement officials at the site expressed satisfaction with how it unfolded.

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For Brazilian man, Mother Teresa worked a miracle

She agreed, but also answered: 'My poor are too weak to hold the fishing rod. "All these claims are rubbish. These critics are actually lying", she says. “My father passed away soon after, ” said McNeilly, adding, “But then six months after, I miraculously met this man from Canada.”. Even her path to sainthood has been controversial.

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Hermine now a hurricane; Hawaii eyes Lester

Friday night lights will be Thursday night lights in many areas of SC this week. On Thursday, residents were out in force preparing for the storm, and stores began running low on bottled water and flashlights. "We have done a good deal of messaging over the last few days and we've seen a lot of cooperation from our broadcast partners, from the print media", Koon said.

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County joins statewide card skimmer sweep

The weekend statewide sweep will involve more than 80 inspectors checking more than 12,000 pumps at over 1,500 locations around the state. "For the last 12 weeks, we have been out in the field every week looking at all the gas stations in the county".

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Trump's Pre-Emptive Mexico Visit Leads to Criticism by Hillary Clinton

During her speech to the American Legion, she also hit Trump for his relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin and how Trump agreed when Putin criticized American exceptionalism. More than once, Clinton explicitly called on Republicans to get on board - both to support her plans and to defeat Trump. Clinton's momentum has slowed since her 44 per cent spike in support in early August following the Democratic National Convention.

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Maine governor says he's mulling resigning

The famously combative two-term governor apologized for the second day in a row to the people of ME and to state Representative Drew Gattine after calling the Democrat a "little son-of-a-bitch, socialist cocksucker" in a voicemail message last week that has been widely circulated.

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What to Expect From Colin Kaepernick, His Final NFL Start

Other reporters at the game said the demonstration also included free agent long snapper Nate Boyer, a former Green Beret who had penned a letter to the quarterback and had been invited to the sideline. "I wore these socks, in the past, because the rogue cops that are allowed to hold positions police departments, not only put the community in danger, but also put the cops that have the right intentions in danger by creating an environment of tension and mistrust".

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With Eyes On 2020, Marco Rubio Wins Florida GOP Senate Primary

Rubio's comments aren't all that surprising, given his obvious interest in the presidency and the flak he took for breaking his pledge not to seek a second term in the Senate. Adding to the intrigue is that the fates of the two senators will likely play a big role in whether Republicans can upset expectations and maintain majority control of the Senate after the November 8 election.

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CVS to pay Massachusetts $795K, tighten policies for opioids

The online monitoring system provides a prescription history of a patient, helping to identify drug-seeking behavior. There were also allegations that some CVSs failed to monitor drug use patterns or use professional judgment, especially with opioids.

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Judge tosses out Beyonce lawsuit over 'Lemonade' claims

Beyoncé is off the hook when it comes to that Lemonade lawsuit ... and she ain't sorry! It appears U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff agreed and he granted Queen Bey's motion to dismiss the case. According to TMZ , her lawyers also pointed out that the narratives for each film are completely divergent, with Beyoncé's Lemonade portraying "an African-American woman who progresses through stages of suspicion, denial, anger and, ultimately, reconciliation in her relationship".

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Rubio, McCain, Wasserman Schultz Triumphant in Closely Watched Primaries

But "e$3 ven in the face of a loss", the Sun Sentinel reported, "Canova told supporters.that he saw a victory for the cause of reclaiming democracy from "the corporate oligarchy". Grayson's new wife - who married the congressman just before the filing deadline and was thus able to use his well-known name on the ballot - came in third in her bid to fill the congressional seat Grayson vacated to run for Senate.

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Obama says Lake Tahoe is sacred; plans to return as citizen

Without mentioning Trump by name, Obama said the nation will deprive future generations of clear water and clean air "if we boast about how we're going to scrap worldwide treaties or have elected officials who are alone in the world in denying climate change or put our energy and environmental policies in the hands of big polluters".

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Trump's immigration pitch falls flat with Republicans near the border

He emphasized that all such immigrants are subject to deportation, even though his administration would concentrate on those who are criminals. "I was a strong supporter of Donald Trump when I believed he was going to address the immigration problem realistically and compassionately", said Monty, a Houston attorney who has aggressively made the Latino case for Trump .

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Tropical Storm Hermine heads toward north Fla. coast

A hurricane watch was previously issued from the Anclote River to Indian Pass and was also extended west to Destin. A tropical storm warning means that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area within 36 hours.

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Rep. Wasserman Schultz beats primary challenge

Patrick Murphy. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Rep. In Florida's 18th congressional district, which is now held by Democratic U.S. Senate hopeful Rep. Bernie Sanders , I-Vt., who last month conceded the Democratic presidential nomination to Hillary Clinton. Rubio , who has a career grade of C- from NumbersUSA, got 72 percent of the primary vote.

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Trump Angers Hispanic Supporters With New Vow to Deport Immigrants

Back on American soil, Trump addressed directly a question he sidestepped when asked in Mexico. "Last night was the last straw for Hispanic voters". In his highly anticipated speech in Phoenix, Trump embraced a hardline conservative position - painting a bleak picture of the impact of immigration, rallying the Republican base and defending his signature proposal: a wall on the US-Mexico border.

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Killed After 2 Small Planes Collide Midair in Alaska, Officials Say

Five people have died in a mid-air collision between two small commercial planes in the U.S. state of Alaska. All of those on board both aircraft were killed, Alaska National Guard spokeswoman Candis Olmstead said. The incident occurred in the skies north of Bethel before 11 a.m. on Wednesday, August 31, according to the Alaska National Guard. Alaska is a sparsely populated U.S.

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Trump Aide On Nixed Immigration Speech: Policy 'Should Not Be Rushed'

Trailing Democrat Hillary Clinton in opinion polls for the November 8 election and struggling to broaden his support beyond the white working-class voters who have been his base of support, the NY businessman has reached out in recent days to black and Hispanic voters.

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Man's shirt supporting Trump blurred out, HLN slammed for bias

HLN interviewed Eckel, a retired police officer, on Wednesday about the incident, which occurred in a Kohl's parking low. The man, retired New Jersey police officer Steve Eckel , rescued a baby who was trapped in a vehicle. However, as flagged by The Daily Caller , when the interview was re-aired later in the day, HLN chose to blur out the logo, as one might blur out an obscenity.


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