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Tropical Storm Harvey heads toward eastern Caribbean

Tropical Storm Harvey heads toward eastern Caribbean

St Lucia, Barbados, Martinque and St Vincent and the Grenadines have all put warnings in place as they brace themselves for the storm, which is now around 450 miles east of the Leeward Antilles. No coastal watches or warnings are in effect. Should the system shift further north than now projected, a tropical storm watch or warning may be required for some of the Leewards and the BVI in the next 24-48 hours. Read More

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Chinese State Newspaper Says Trump Trade Probe Will 'Poison' Relations A

Chinese State Newspaper Says Trump Trade Probe Will 'Poison' Relations A

The softened language in Monday's order is the second time in as many weeks that Trump has agreed to changes to ease the potential backlash from China. Trump has escalated his harsh criticism of North Korea for days, tweeting Friday that the US had military options " locked and loaded ". China has appointed a new special envoy for the North Korean standoff, the foreign ministry said on Monday, a relatively low-profile diplomat now in charge of Asian affairs, amid renewed worldwide concern ... Read More

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Tropical depression forecast to become Tropical Storm Gert today

Tropical depression forecast to become Tropical Storm Gert today

Gert has sustained winds of 40mph and gusts up to 50mph. "A turn toward the north is forecast to occur tonight, followed by a turn toward the north-northeast by Monday night", NHC said in a public advisory Sunday afternoon. The hurricane center expected it to gradually strengthen over the next few days. Movement was north-northwest at 13 miles per hour. At the moment, it appears this alleyway will set up far enough east that the US would avoid any direct impacts, but increased surf along ... Read More

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Regional diplomats reject Venezuela's assembly

Regional diplomats reject Venezuela's assembly

Guterres is strongly supporting the ongoing efforts of the worldwide facilitators and regional actors who are seeking to contribute to this end. TRT World's Sara Firth has this report. The election of an assembly to rewrite Venezuela's constitution sparked worldwide condemnation and led the U.S.to impose sanctions on top officials. Read More

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Craig Robinson Is Reportedly Joining the Knicks' Front Office

Craig Robinson Is Reportedly Joining the Knicks' Front Office

The news was first reported by Shams Charania of Yahoo! Barack Obama and Craig Robinson watch a game during the 2015 women's NCAA basketball tournament. Robinson played alongside Mills at the University of Princeton . Gone are the days of the big splash or bust New York Knicks . For the Bucks, Robinson joins John Hammond and Billy McKinney among the experienced executives to have departed the Bucks' front office this summer. Read More

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Eastern Missouri officer shot and killed during traffic stop

Eastern Missouri officer shot and killed during traffic stop

Sunday. The patrol says Officer Michael had stopped a vehicle while on patrol. In July 2015, he was charged with illegal firearm possession, although the court records do not show if he received a sentence for that charge. Video from an Everyday Convenience Store shows Mr. McCarthy driving his auto into the store parking lot shortly before Officer Michael was killed, the sergeant wrote. Read More

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India pushes Sri Lanka to 50-2 after scoring 622-9 December

India pushes Sri Lanka to 50-2 after scoring 622-9 December

Ravichandran Ashwin took two wickets after making a half-century as India inflicted more torment on Sri Lanka on day two of the second Test in Colombo . We are just looking at Test matches as Test matches and we want to win anywhere that we play. Ashwin registered figures of 2/38. "The bowlers are in the game as well when there is more pace because of the harder ball". Read More

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Woman comes forward as Bolling sexual harassment victim

Woman comes forward as Bolling sexual harassment victim

It's widely reported that unnamed sources have confirmed the pictures, and all recipients of the texts wish to remain anonymous. Bolling has denied the allegations through his attorney Michael J. Especially considering how Bolling slammed Anthony Weiner , a former American congressman for his sexual harassment of a 15-year-old girl. In July of 2016, Roger Ailes resigned after Gretchen Carlson had claimed he made unwanted sexual advances towards her. Read More

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FBI Investigating as Improvised Explosive Device Causes Blast at Minnesota Islamic Center

FBI Investigating as Improvised Explosive Device Causes Blast at Minnesota Islamic Center

Police are investigating after a bomb went off Saturday at a mosque in Bloomington, Minnesota, just as worshippers were gathering for early morning prayers. According to CBS, the fire was small enough that community members were able to extinguish it before emergency services arrived. "The post-blast environment is very detailed", Special Agent in Charge Richard Thornton said at an early evening news conference . Read More

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'A Good Man.' Donald Trump Defends National Security Adviser Amid Criticism

'A Good Man.' Donald Trump Defends National Security Adviser Amid Criticism

The Washington Free Beacon quotes White House sources who say McMaster has been targeting Trump "loyalists" who have been clashing with "career government staffers and holdovers from the Obama administration". It said McMaster "has determined that, at this time , a different set of experiences is best-suited to carrying that work forward". According to Lake, documents showing that Rice made the unmasking requests were uncovered by the NSC's former senior director for intelligence, Ezra ... Read More

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British model 'kidnapped and drugged' before being AUCTIONED online

British model 'kidnapped and drugged' before being AUCTIONED online

The woman was eventually released after six days in captivity when he kidnapper realised she had a child. The woman, who has not been named, was allegedly kidnapped by two men on 11 July as she turned up for a fake photo shoot. Her kidnapper, described as a British-Polish man, held her captive for seven days while he sought to "auction" her through networks on the "deep web" of the internet with a starting price of €300,000, police confirmed. Read More

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Moscow regards new European Union sanctions as far-fetched

Moscow regards new European Union sanctions as far-fetched

The three Russian nationals and three companies added to the European Union blacklist over Russia's encroachments against Ukraine were involved in the transfer of the Siemens gas turbines to Crimea, it said . Gas turbines are a "substantial element" in the development of new power plants, the council said. A German government spokesman reportedly said that that Russian President Vladimir Putin himself had personally assured Berlin the turbines would not end up in Crimea. Read More

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NBC5 Forecast: Hot & Sunny with Only Slight Rain Chances for Now

NBC5 Forecast: Hot & Sunny with Only Slight Rain Chances for Now

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. The summertime pattern resumes next week, which means the return of highs in the low to mid 90s and scattered showers and storms-best during the heating of the day. Friday , showers and thunderstorms remain likely and more widespread. Rain chances are forecast to go back up to around 50% Friday , but decrease back down to 20% for Saturday and Sunday . Read More

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Library gives out safe eclipse viewing glasses

Library gives out safe eclipse viewing glasses

The 70-mile-wide path of totality will extend from OR to SC, passing through Nashville, Murfreesboro, Sparta, Cookeville, Crossville, Sweetwater, Athens, and Clingman's Dome, contributor Carolyn Krause wrote in this story . As the Moon orbits Earth it occasionally passes between us and the sun. Penumbra - The part of the moon's shadow on Earth where a partial eclipse is seen. Read More

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Donald Trump personally dictated the misleading statement about Trump Jr's Russian meeting

Donald Trump personally dictated the misleading statement about Trump Jr's Russian meeting

Sarah Sanders, White House Press Secretary, told a news conference on Tuesday: "He certainly didn't dictate (the statement), but. he weighed in, offered suggestion like any father would do". It was disclosed to the proper parties, which is how the New York Times found out about it to begin with. [White House director of strategic communications Hope] Hicks also spoke by phone with Trump Jr. Read More

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Ban on VPNs in China and Russia - What's the objective?

Ban on VPNs in China and Russia - What's the objective?

In ExtraBITS this week, Apple is removing VPN apps from the Chinese App Store at the Chinese's government's request, and MacPaw has acquired the Unarchiver family of decompression apps. Apple could be concerned that it might receive the same fate if it gains the ire of China's government. Censors forced Apple to shut down its online book and film stores just six months after launching, the New York Times reported a year ago, citing sources. Read More

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Shehbaz Sharif Appointed Pakistani Prime Minister Instead of Dismissed Brother

Shehbaz Sharif Appointed Pakistani Prime Minister Instead of Dismissed Brother

According to party sources, Sharif was conscious that bringing Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz to Islamabad may create political vacuum in the crucial state, which PML-N can not afford ahead of next year elections. Sources said the premier is accompanied by his wife, daughter Maryam and mother. Meanwhile the Tehrik-i-Insaf opposition party of charismatic cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan observed a thanksgiving day in Islamabad . Read More

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