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Matthew, a Category 4 hurricane, threatens Haiti, Jamaica

Matthew, a Category 4 hurricane, threatens Haiti, Jamaica

It brought extremely high tides, storm surge and heavy rain to Colombia, prompting authorities to declare an alert as local TV broadcast images of cars and tree trunks surging though flooded streets in coastal areas. The government of Jamaica has issued a hurricane warning for Jamaica and a hurricane warning has also been issued for Haiti from the southern border with the Dominican Republic to Le Mole St Nicholas. Read More

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9 hurt in Houston shooting; suspect dead, was a lawyer

9 hurt in Houston shooting; suspect dead, was a lawyer

Police said the suspect had two weapons, a.45-caliber semi-automatic handgun and a.45-caliber semi-automatic Thompson Carbine, while standing near his vehicle. Nine people were injured after a gunman opened fire in Houston , Texas, on 26 September. "Several people shot by suspect are being transported to area hospitals; unknown exact number or severity of injuries", the Houston police said on its Twitter account. Read More

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Clinton, Sanders to campaign in New Hampshire

Clinton, Sanders to campaign in New Hampshire

His comments focused heavily on military and national security issues, said this article in The Washington Post. Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton's running mate. Andy asked Warner why, for the first time, he has made a decision to support a Democratic ticket. During his training in the Navy, Warner recalled, one lesson was "drilled into us". Read More

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Case-Shiller report: Strong economy boosts S. Florida home prices

Case-Shiller report: Strong economy boosts S. Florida home prices

Although Chicago-area prices climbed 3.7 percent during the year ending July 31, the gain is less than the 5 percent average of the 20 cities reported Tuesday by the closely watched index. After seasonal adjustment, the national index rose 0.4% month-over-month, the 10-city decreased 0.1% and the 20-City index remained unchanged. Seven of the 20 cities have already set new record highs. Read More

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Suspect in Dallas-area killing rampage arrested

Suspect in Dallas-area killing rampage arrested

A few hours later the suspect shot and killed another man at a gas station, stealing his vehicle in Cedar Hill. She was grazed by the bullets and taken to a nearby hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Franco-Luviano also is the person of interest in a Sunday night carjacking which resulted in the death of the victim before the Lexus was stolen. The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force said that he did not surrender peacefully and had to be physically arrested but no shots were fired during ... Read More

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Poll Finds Clinton and Trump in Dead Heat

The gap between the two candidates in recent national opinion polls has narrowed in the past week, with the latest Reuters/Ipsos polling showing Clinton ahead by 4 percentage points, with 41 percent of likely voters. It's highly probable, as Donald Trump recently referred to an education issue as "the civic-rights issue of our time ". In seeking his first elected office, Trump will argue that the former first lady, USA senator, and secretary of State is the embodiment of a failed political ... Read More

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May be hard convicting Tulsa cop of manslaughter

The history of the Tulsa police officer who fatally shot an unarmed man after responding to a stalled vehicle is emerging as her actions come under national scrutiny. According to documents released by the sheriff's office, Shelby, 42, was mentioned in a November 2010 use of force report when she was among a group of officers who entered a home with guns drawn in an attempt to serve a felony warrant. Read More

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Clinton, Trump scrap plans to visit Charlotte after mayor's plea

The New York Times has endorsed Hillary Clinton for president, saying the Democrat's "record of service and a raft of pragmatic ideas" represent the best choice to tackle the challenges the USA faces. "Crooked Hillary's bad judgement forced her to announce that she would go to Charlotte on Saturday to grandstand". Donald Trump has yet to comment on the endorsement from the major paper or about how Clinton's foundation donated to the New York Times . Read More

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Russian Federation to develop multi-party system: Putin

Russia's last parliamentary elections in 2011 had ended in mass protests against the president - who has been in power for 17 years, either as president or prime minister - with allegations over ballot box fraud. Alluding to the spluttering economy, which is forecast to shrink this year by at least 0.3 percent, Putin said: "We know that life is hard for people, there are lots of problems, lots of unresolved problems". Read More

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Trump, Clinton respond to New York City explosion

He contrasted Israeli policies with the USA, which he said was being held back by political correctness. "Our police are incredible". "These are sick evil people that want to destroy this country, the way we coddle them, and the way we're afraid to say anything, and we're afraid to say what the problem is and who they are and they don't want to say radical Islam they don't want to talk about radical Islamic terrorism", Trump said . Read More

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