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09/19/2017 10:59 AM
Trump Threatens To ‘Totally Destroy’ North Korea In ‘America First’ Speech At United Nations

Trump Threatens To ‘Totally Destroy’ North Korea In ‘America First’ Speech At United NationsPresident Donald Trump forcefully defended the United States and condemned North Korea and Iran in his first speech before the United Nations General Assembly, while trying to strike a cordial tone on the international alliances he had previously criticized.



09/18/2017 02:45 PM
Ohio firefighter says he’d rather save a dog before a million ‘n-words’

Ohio firefighter says he’d rather save a dog before a million ‘n-words’A volunteer firefighter from Franklin Township, Ohio, is catching heat for his racially offensive Facebook post in which he said that he would rather save a dog before a black person in an emergency.



09/19/2017 05:50 AM
Dylann Roof Calls His Attorneys 'Biological Enemies,' Petitions To Replace Them

Dylann Roof Calls His Attorneys 'Biological Enemies,' Petitions To Replace ThemWhite supremacist and convicted mass murderer Dylann Roof has petitioned to remove two lawyers from his defense team.



09/19/2017 10:09 AM
'Fixer Upper' stars Chip and Joanna Gaines spark backlash over new Target line

'Fixer Upper' stars Chip and Joanna Gaines spark backlash over new Target lineChip and Joanna Gaines have found themselves embroiled in scandal over their new Target line.



09/18/2017 03:24 PM
Arizona Governor Endorses Obamacare Repeal, In Apparent Message To John McCain

Arizona Governor Endorses Obamacare Repeal, In Apparent Message To John McCainArizona’s governor has endorsed a last-minute effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act, potentially giving a key skeptic of past repeal efforts, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), more reason to vote yes this time.



09/18/2017 08:15 PM
Missing Man’s Decomposing Body Sat in Truck for 8 Months in Airport Parking Lot As Family Searched

Missing Man’s Decomposing Body Sat in Truck for 8 Months in Airport Parking Lot As Family SearchedA missing Kansas man’s body sat decomposing in his work vehicle for eight months in an airport parking lot 45 minutes from his home, causing his family to ask why no one found it sooner, PEOPLE confirms.



09/18/2017 02:53 PM
Three dead, 16 hurt after buses collide in New York City

Three dead, 16 hurt after buses collide in New York CityThree people were killed and at least 16 injured when a New York City transit bus and a tour bus collided early on Monday in the city's borough of Queens, spinning around before slamming into a building, fire officials said. Firefighters pulled passengers from the wreckage after the city bus collided with a Dahlia tour bus in the Flushing neighborhood shortly after 6 a.m. EDT (1000 GMT), according to the New York City Fire Department. The tour bus was traveling east on Northern Boulevard when the city bus, which was carrying 15 passengers, tried to make a right turn on the same street, police said.



09/18/2017 09:22 PM
Sir Richard Branson calls for 'Marshall Plan' for British Virgin Islands in wake of hurricanes Maria and Irma

Sir Richard Branson calls for 'Marshall Plan' for British Virgin Islands in wake of hurricanes Maria and IrmaSir Richard Branson has called for a "Marshall Plan" to rebuild the British Virgin Islands in the wake of the devastation of Hurricane Irma and fears of further damage by Hurricane Maria. The Virgin Group founder, who is currently in New York to push for greater action on climate change at the UN General Assembly, said that he feared Hurricane Maria would add to the "catastrophic damage" the islands had suffered earlier this month. #BVI needs the world’s attention now – helping local communities with Hurricane #Maria prep, survival & recovery https://t.co/uB3B1lj1tnpic.twitter.com/dh5NPf5kRs— Richard Branson (@richardbranson) September 18, 2017 Hurricane Maria was following a similar path to Irma, and strengthened to a category five storm on Monday night. Richard Branson on Necker Island Credit: Virgin.com/Virgin.com The US National Hurricane Centre declared it had upgraded the hurricane to its highest category after recording 160mph winds and issued warnings for islands including the British Virgin Islands and Montserrat. UK International Development Secretary, Priti Patel, said the Government is under no illusion about the possible impact of Maria and said they are taking steps to prepare communities. Damage on Necker Island Credit: Virgin.com/Virgin.com Sir Richard's private Necker island, which is part of the British Virgin islands, was devastated earlier in September by Hurricane Irma. Writing on his Virgin blog on Monday, the British billionaire said that his team "are doing everything we can to help people on the ground to prepare, and aid efforts are continuing". Damage on Necker Island, British Virgin Islands Credit: Virgin.com/Virgin.com "These hurricanes are causing unimaginable destruction; in the BVI infrastructure has collapsed, but we are working hard with some incredible partners, from the Royal Marines to aid agencies, the Puerto Rican authorities to the local BVIslanders, to help get the islands back on their feet," he wrote. "My thoughts are turning to working with others to help create a long-term Marshall Plan for the BVI, and for the Caribbean to be reconstructed and rejuvenated with clean energy and new jobs. However, as they prepare for another hurricane, the BVI’s people need the world's attention now." Sir Richard has launched the BVI Community Support Appeal to raise funds for those affected by the hurricanes. Hurricane Irma batters the Caribbean, in pictures  



09/19/2017 04:19 PM
The Latest: Seismologist: Mexico's 7.1 quake not aftershock

The Latest: Seismologist: Mexico's 7.1 quake not aftershockMEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on the strong earthquake that hit Mexico City (all times local):



09/18/2017 11:29 AM
Trump lawyers dish on Russia probe at steakhouse as NYT reporter listens in

Trump lawyers dish on Russia probe at steakhouse as NYT reporter listens inTwo of President Trump’s lawyers were overheard by a New York Times reporter “loudly discussing” the Russia investigation at a Washington, D.C., steakhouse next to the newspaper’s D.C. bureau. The conversation led to a front-page story about tension within Trump’s legal team.




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