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It has maximum sustained winds of 50 miles per hour. While Tropical Storm Harvey continues to devastate the Gulf Coast, attention starts to shift back toward the Atlantic, where Tropical Storm Irma formed Wednesday. The tropical storm is expected to turn slightly toward the west-northwest at a slower rate of speed for the next couple of days. We'll know more about Irma by the middle of next week, according to McNoldy.
  • Sea Shepherd to stop intercepting Japanese whaling vessels

    Sea Shepherd to stop intercepting Japanese whaling vessels

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    Paul Watson, the founder of anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd, said Japan's threat to dispatch its military was unprecedented. But Watson said the combination of surveillance techniques, the passage of new anti-terrorism laws "specifically created to condemn Sea Shepherd tactics", and a threat by Japan to send military vessels to defend whalers was too much.
  • US Navy Releases Photos of USS John McCain Sailors

    US Navy Releases Photos of USS John McCain Sailors

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    So far the Navy has identified one of the bodies rescuers have recovered, but it's not Hoagland. Logan Palmer is shown in this undated photo. An Illinois man among the sailors reported missing after a high-tech U.S. The collision ripped a gaping hole near its waterline, flooding compartments that included a crew sleeping area. It's the fourth time a United States warship has been involved in an accident in Asian waters this year.
  • Trump to Lift Ban on Providing Military Gear to Local Police

    Trump to Lift Ban on Providing Military Gear to Local Police

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    Obama's move also sought specific justifications for requests from police, and for the police to assure that they trained officers to properly use vehicles they are still given. Since 1990, the Defense Department has been allowed to transfer surplus military equipment and supplies to federal, state, and local law enforcement.
  • EU's Brexit negotiator tells United Kingdom to 'get serious'

    EU's Brexit negotiator tells United Kingdom to 'get serious'

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    Both sides have repeatedly warned that the clock is ticking down to the March 2019 Brexit deadline and that they are the ones doing their best to make progress. "I am ready to intensify negotiations over the coming weeks in order to advance". The gulf between the Theresa May's government and the EU on transition has become starker, since Labour announced last weekend it would seek an interim deal that keeps the United Kingdom in the single market and customs union, abiding by all ...
  • Trump tweets: Mexico will pay for wall through 'reimbursement'

    Trump tweets: Mexico will pay for wall through 'reimbursement'

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    As is well known (except, apparently, to Mr. Trump), the majority of voters did not support him, and a strong majority of citizens do not support the wall. The trade agreement was signed by former President Bill Clinton, the husband of Trump's political rival Hillary Clinton, who he beat in the November presidential election a year ago.
  • Miiverse comes to a close

    Miiverse comes to a close

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    For example, there's a Miiverse-like communication system in Splatoon 2 that almost mirrors its predecessor exactly. Nintendo has confirmed that Miiverse , the Wii U and 3DS social network, will officially shut down in Japan at 3PM on November 8, 2017.
  • N Korea Warns Australia, UK Against Participation in S Korea-US Drills

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    North Korea launched three short-range ballistic missiles from its east coast into the sea, beginning at 5:40 p.m. EST Friday over a period lasting an hour, according to the U.S. The border islands have occasionally seen military skirmishes between the rivals, including a North Korean artillery barrage on Yeonpyeong in 2010 that left two South Korean marines and two civilians dead.
  • Antifa attack peaceful right wing demonstrators in Berkeley

    Antifa attack peaceful right wing demonstrators in Berkeley

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    Police broke up the violent outburst by launching what appeared to be a smoke grenade and arrested demonstrators for fighting and violating a no-mask rule, according to the L.A. KTVU crews saw numerous people with their hands zip tied and taken away by police. Concerns about violence were not unwarranted, since chaos erupted following the ultimately canceled visit of right-wing troll Milo Yiannopoulos back in February.