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Here's the controversial answer that won Miss America the crown

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She said that she did not think the United States should have withdrawn and that she disagrees with the decision. "She's a lovely girl, so happy for you", another told Mund's mother. Mund, who was a national dance champion in college had the chance to showcase her moves in the talent competition segment during the Miss America pageant. Read More »

Irma knocks out power to 7M homes, businesses

A total of 5.8 million Floridians are now without power, and local authorities are beginning to formally assess the damage across South Florida, thought to be heaviest in places including Naples, Marco Island, and the upper and middle Florida Keys. Read More »

Rohingya insurgents in Myanmar call temporary ceasefire to ease humanitarian crisis

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Refugee accounts of the latest spasm of violence in Rakhine have typically described shootings by soldiers and arson attacks on villages. "It's a sign of the significant worry that Security Council members have about the situation that is continuing to deteriorate for the many Rohingyas who are seeking to flee Rakhine state", British Ambassador Matthew Rycroft told reporters. Read More »

Apple may test the bounds of iPhone love with a $1000 model

More advanced photographers may also have the ability to manually adjust the camera's flash and film with higher resolution and capture speeds, with the highest being 1080p at 240 fps. The iPhone X2? The iPhone XX? We can see that the person in video enrolled his face by tapping on Enroll Face settings . Aussies hoping to buy the new iPhone are likely to be forking out more than most countries in Asia. Read More »

Unveiled: The street legal Mercedes-AMG F1 auto

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Mercedes-AMG will build 275 cars at $2.72 million per vehicle. Thus, the Project One packs the best of both worlds, and when the automakers say the best, they mean it. Each front wheel gets its own electric motor , allowing for insane torque vectoring, but the internal combustion engine gets two electric motors too. Read More »

Irma rips through Cuba, then sweeps toward Florida

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The storm did some $US20 billion ($A25 billion) to $US40 billion in damage to insured property as it tore through Florida, catastrophe modelling firm AIR Worldwide estimated. A hurricane warning was in effect Saturday morning for St. Martin/St. Maarten and St. Barts. "Included in the hurricane warnings are the Tampa/St. Read More »

WHAT'S HAPPENING: Irma spreads flooding, misery in Southeast

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While the projected track showed Irma raking the state's Gulf Coast, forecasters warned that the entire Florida peninsula - including the Miami metropolitan area of 6 million people - was in extreme danger from the monstrous storm, nearly 400 miles (640 kilometers) wide. Read More »

Charleston braces for 'serious flooding' from Hurricane Irma

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The storm, which at its peak was designated a Category 5 hurricane with sustained winds of 185 mile per hour, is expected to become a tropical depression Tuesday as it moves into eastern Alabama. A flash flood emergency has been declared in Charleston as widespread flooding driven by Irma engulfed the city. City crews would clear the drains of debris to prevent flooding. Read More »

Pakistan summons Myanmar's envoy, over Rohingyas' plight

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But he said those displaced include members of the Rohingya ethnic group and non-Rohingya in the area. The report said that Tohar has been trained in Pakistan by Lashkar e Tayyaba and while Bnagladesh government is also anxious about these terror links, a lack of intelligence sharing network between India, Bangladesh and Myanmar may have prevented the latter from getting prior warning on the threat. Read More »

Power Out For More Than 60 Percent Of Florida Homes And Businesses

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By 5 p.m., Irma had weakened to a Category 2 storm, with 110 miles per hour maximum sustained winds. The entire state of Florida looks to be impacted by Irma, except for maybe the western panhandle with life threatening wind hazards, flash flooding, tornadoes and storm surge along the coast. Read More »

Putin: North Korea Would 'Eat Grass' Before Giving Up Nukes

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In August previous year, the North successfully test-fired for the first time a submarine-launched ballistic missile that flew about 500 kilometers (310 miles). The U.S. has roughly 28,000 troops in South Korea, and there are hundreds of thousands more American citizens just in Seoul, the capital, with a metro area population of 25 million. Read More »

Here's when Hurricane Irma will hit Tampa, St. Petersburg

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The National Hurricane Center warned of possible tornadoes along the SC coast overnight. Even that, however, could bring risky flash flooding and storm surges in many populated areas, our Havana correspondent says. Projections included widespread damage, from storm surge near Savannah to toppled trees and power lines far inland into Alabama. Hurricane-force winds extended 40 miles from the center of Jose, with maximum sustained winds of 145 mph. Read More »

NY, national gas prices may have peaked last week

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In the past two weeks, there has been a sudden jump in the gasoline price, after Hurricane Harvey induced in closing the USA refineries. The Department of Energy (DOE ) reported that Harvey shuttered 10 percent of the Gulf Coast refining capabilities. Read More »

Pope Francis gets bruise in popemobile during visit to Colombia

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The pope's remarks on Sunday are not the first time he's questioned Trump on issues regarding immigration. "We are required to generate "from below" a change in culture, so we respond to the culture of death and violence with the culture of life and encounter", Pope Francis said September 10, prior to returning to Rome. Read More »

Le bilan s'alourdit à 25 morts — Ouragan Irma

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Le bilan provisoire du passage de l'ouragan Irma est de huit morts et 23 blessés dans les Antilles françaises. "Pourquoi toutes ces mesures n'ont-elles pas été prises avant?", a demandé dimanche le député apparenté FN Gilbert Collard, considérant que "le gouvernement avait à peu près cinq jours pour se préparer" avant Irma. Read More »

Violence against Rohingyas in Myanmar 'seems like ethnic cleansing'

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Aung San Suu Kyi has repeatedly come under criticism for her lack of action to help the Rohingya, a stark contrast to her previous image as a champion of human rights. It urged Myanmar to accept United Nations monitors to carry out "a thorough and independent investigation of all established violations of global human rights. Read More »

One-two punch from Harvey, Irma will be costly

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Harvey forced the closure of a dozen refineries, some of which are back to producing gasoline at reduced levels, but GasBuddy analyst Patrick DeHaan said the effects could linger for weeks. This year , he predicts the price at the pump at that time could be right around $2 per gallon. Even when a storm is less disastrous than predicted, the government has to spend time and money getting ready, experts say. Read More »

Hurricane Irma: See the storm's wind and rain blast Florida

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At least five people died of storm-related injuries in Florida as the massive hurricane barreled across the Sunshine State. The storm was weakening, but still potent, as it traveled northward through Georgia and SC. Monroe County Sheriff's Office said his body was discovered by first responders who were patrolling during lulls in the bad weather on Saturday afternoon. Read More »

United Nations warns Myanmar situation 'textbook example of ethnic cleansing'

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The counteroffensive has claimed the lives of at least 400 people, so far, and locals say government forces are burning their villages and forcing them from their homes. Myanmar accused the Rohingya insurgents of torching seven villages, one outpost, and two parts of Maungdaw town. United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein speaking in Sri Lanka. Read More »

Macron partira lundi soir pour Saint-Martin — Irma

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En progressant dans les terres vers le nord, Irma va continuer de s'affaiblir. Les secours sont donc lancés dans une course de vitesse en attendant l'arrivée du nouvel ouragan, qui devrait paralyser les liaisons aériennes. Le cabinet souligne qu'en Floride 80% des biens assurés se trouvent en bord de mer, la valeur et la quantité de ces derniers n'ayant cessé de croître ces dernières décennies. Read More »

Hurricane Irma is one threat - rising sea levels are yet another

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But The Associated Press has been texting with John Huston, who has been riding out the storm in his house on Key Largo, on the Atlantic side of the island, just south of John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park. Early on Friday, Irma battered the Turks and Caicos Islands - a British overseas territory - causing communications to go down. - It's the first Category 5 hurricane to hit Cuba, which regularly gets assaulted by hurricanes, in almost 100 years. Read More »

Cuba says 10 died in Hurricane Irma

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He added that Irma could spawn tornadoes and dump as much as 38cm of rain on the peninsula and 63cm on the Florida Keys. As the storm made landfall on the Florida Keys archipelago off the tip of southern Florida, torrential rains and lashing winds knocked out power to almost 800,000 homes and businesses on the mainland, according to utilities. Read More »

Irma still pounding Florida as Category 1 storm

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Marco Rubio, R-Fla., told CNN as he hunkered down with his family inside his boarded-up Miami home. "Pray for us", Florida Governor Rick Scott said in an ABC News interview as his state braced for the massive storm , which has already left a trail of destruction through the Caribbean . Read More »

NFL Week One Match Up: Panthers at 49ers

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Though his numbers aren't eye-popping, McCaffrey easily looked like the Panthers' most impressive weapon Sunday, not to mention QB Cam Newton's favorite target in the passing game - as his team-high seven targets indicate. Yes, field position inside the Carolina side of the 50-yard line mandated this aggression, and it's moderately refreshing to see Shanahan take the initiative. Read More »

Hurricane Irma leaves Florida powerless, moves north

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The warnings come as Hurricane Irma creeps closer to the state, preparing to make landfall somewhere in Southwest Florida . "Flooding is occurring across Florida with Hurricane Irma , " the National Weather Service tweeted. As anxious Florida residents watched weather forecasts this week, it seemed clear Hurricane Irma was on track to strike Miami , Fort Lauderdale and other Atlantic coast cities, prompting a massive evacuation. Read More »

Airstrike Hits Facility Reportedly Tied To Syrian Chemical Weapons Program

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Former military intelligence head Amos Yadlin said the site targeted on Thursday "produces the chemical weapons and barrel bombs that have killed thousands of Syrian civilians". Israel sees a red line in the shipment to Hezbollah of anti-aircraft missiles, precision ground-ground missiles and non-conventional (chemical) weapons. Read More »

Trump's firing of Comey biggest mistake in "modern political history" - Bannon

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As a representative of the conservative-populist wave that elected Trump , Bannon's ouster from the White House was viewed with alarm by many among the president's loyal base. [Stephen] Miller and Mr. Kushner both told the president that weekend that they were in favor of firing Mr. Comey". "America's built on citizens": Justifying Trump's repeal of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Bannon insisted the president should not have allowed another six months to the Congress ... Read More »

Trump keeps pressure on North Korea as force remains an option

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He said that he would not bargain with North Korea in public. A US-drafted resolution includes a proposal to freeze North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's assets and an oil embargo. Ahead of a possible showdown in the U.N. Security Council over a US -led bid to enact the toughest sanctions yet on North Korea, Kim Jong-un's regime warned Monday that the USA would pay "due price". Read More »

Stephen Colbert books Late Show interview with Hillary Clinton

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Clinton , who won the popular vote against Donald Trump but lost the electoral college, has blamed Sanders for her defeat. The former democratic candidate appeared on the show back in 2015, where she made the audience crack up in laughter regarding her husband's successes as the President . Read More »

380k sign pro-Rohingya petition to strip Suu Kyi of Nobel prize

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Suu Kyi seems to have a phobia about Islam. Though they have been resident in Myanmar since the ninth century, because of their religion the Rohingya were called "foreigners" by the military junta, which revoked their citizenship . "Our government has never missed an opportunity to raise our concerns with the Burmese government, whether with the president, with Aung San Suu Kyi, or with the commander and chief", Alghabra said in May. Read More »

People Are Catching The Last Flights Leaving Miami Before Hurricane Irma Hits

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Miami and other heavily populated areas of southeastern Florida are on the worst side of the storm . Since Wednesday, Delta has added 5,000 seats and 24 flights servicing Florida and parts of the Caribbean. The latest forecast projects Hurricane Irma to make landfall in South Florida this weekend as a major hurricane . A relative of one passenger said he had to drive from Miami to Ft Lauderdale as there were many cancellations at that airport. Read More »

U California Sues Trump Over DACA Repeal

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The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program isn't lost yet. I finally felt at ease here again. "President Trump's decision to repeal the DACA program threatens hundreds of thousands of young people who were raised in America, love this country and are an integral part of the American Dream", she wrote, in a statement typical of the response of Ivy League leaders. Read More »