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The hurricane is a category 5 storm and is the worst to hit the shores since 1928. ( CBS11 ) - With Hurricane Irma bearing down on Puerto Rico, a Delta Air Lines crew successfully navigated a plane through a calm pathway in the outer bands of the Category 5 storm, getting evacuees out of San Juan on what was possibly the last flight off the island.
  • Narendra Modi meets Myanmar's state counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi

    Narendra Modi meets Myanmar's state counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi

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    The heads of the Senate and National Assembly standing committees for human rights have demanded that the PM rescind a presidential medal given to Aung San Suu Kyi - the head of Myanmar's ruling party and the de facto leader of the country - due to her failure to control or even condemn the genocide in her country.
  • Israel evicts Palestinians after East Jerusalem legal battle

    Israel evicts Palestinians after East Jerusalem legal battle

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    The Shamasnehs vacated the house, where they said they had lived for 53 years, after Israeli courts ruled in favour of an heir of its original Jewish owners. The United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees, UNRWA, said it would seek to support the family financially to find another home. "The State of Israel has a moral obligation not only to express concern, but to actively help our brothers and sisters in the diaspora", Bennett stated.
  • Trump Speaks on Tax Reform in Bismarck, ND 9/6/2017

    Trump Speaks on Tax Reform in Bismarck, ND 9/6/2017

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    Doubling the child tax credit would boost the administration's talking point of a tax overhaul as a populist move to aid middle class families, a selling point for President Donald Trump's base. Both said they jumped at the opportunity to take their two children, Hardy, 3, and Cottyn, 5, to see the president. The president railed against the current tax code, calling it a "waste of time" and "waste of money".
  • Why Menendez Case is 'Uphill Battle' for Prosecutors

    Why Menendez Case is 'Uphill Battle' for Prosecutors

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    Menendez has stood firm in saying this will not happen, and congressional Democrats have largely stood by him. However, according to the United States legal code on bribery, it is illegal to "directly or indirectly, corruptly give, offer or promise anything of value to any public official or person who has been selected to be a public official, or offers or promises any public official or any person who has been selected to be a public official to give anything of value to any other person ...
  • Gas prices in metro Detroit see dramatic rise, highest in three years

    Gas prices in metro Detroit see dramatic rise, highest in three years

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    This compares with the national average, which increased 23.8 cents in the last week to $2.64. Wright estimated that gas prices could stay high through the end of the month, which is unusual for this time of year. AAA said once Gulf Coast refineries begin to re-open there will be a clearer picture of long-term gas prices. "We have seen the pace of increases at the pump greatly slow down", DeHaan said.
  • Florida State drops in the Coaches Poll

    Florida State drops in the Coaches Poll

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    Francois went down with a knee injury late in the game. FSU will now turn to true freshman quarterback James Blackman as its starter. Florida State hosts Louisiana-Monroe this week, but the stiffer tests are coming soon. MI ultimately hurdles three teams in the latest polls: Wisconsin (stays put at No. 9), Florida State (goes from No. 3 to No. 10), and Oklahoma State (goes from No.
  • Kendall grad, living in St. Croix, braces for Hurricane Irma

    Kendall grad, living in St. Croix, braces for Hurricane Irma

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    The current trajectory still shows much of Florida in the storm's path with the storm expected to hit South Florida by Sunday. Highlighting the storm's potentially devastating impact, the NHC said Irma is the most powerful Atlantic storm produced outside the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico in recorded history.