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Hurricane Matthew gathers force with winds reaching 150 mph

Hurricane Matthew surged in power on Friday to become the Caribbean’s first major hurricane in four years as it moved towards Jamaica and Cuba with winds of up to 150 miles per hour (240 kph) powerful enough to wreck houses, ...

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Aleppo residents tell of onslaught as airstrikes enter second day

Anger has filled everyone who remains in this city of rubble … God curse humanity if this is what it has become,’ says nurse Residents of rebel-held east Aleppo have described scenes of devastation, with activists claiming that both Syrian ...

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Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts Considering Curfew After 2nd Night of Violence

Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts said she’s considering imposing a curfew today after two nights of violent protests have rocked the North Carolina city. “We certainly are going to talk about that today. We did sign a statement last night to ...

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MH370 search: Doubts over ‘debris burn marks’

Australian authorities have cast doubt on the theory that Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 may have had a fire on board before it went missing. Earlier this month, pieces of debris appearing to show burn marks were recovered in Madagascar. However, ...

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Syria conflict: Warplanes set rebel-held Aleppo ablaze

Rebel-held areas of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo saw the heaviest air strikes in months overnight, activists say, as a week-old truce collapsed. An AFP news agency journalist reported that his entire street in the Bustan al-Qasr district was ...

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Hillary Clinton ‘felt unwell’ at 9/11 ceremony

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US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton felt unwell at a 9/11 ceremony in New York but is now better, her campaign says. She had “felt overheated so departed to go to her daughter’s apartment”, the campaign said. Mrs Clinton’s Republican ...

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ISIS Claims Responsibility For Six Suicide Attacks In Syria

Obama and Putin discussed a potential cease-fire deal for Syria on Monday, but they didn’t reach an agreement. ISIS claimed responsibility for six suicide attacks the unfolded across several government-held areas in Syria on Monday. The violence killed at least 40 people, according to Syrian ...

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Remnants of Hermine slamming East Coast; could become hurricane again

Hermine is expected to gain strength again as it continues moving into the Northeast after slamming Florida, Virginia and the Carolinas. Officials say the post-tropical storm could become a hurricane again but is not expected to make landfall. NBC’s Tammy ...

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Singapore Zika cases increase to 56

Fifteen more cases of locally-transmitted Zika virus have been confirmed in Singapore, the city-state’s Ministry of Health (MOH) said late Monday. With 41 cases confirmed early the same day, the total number of Zika virus infections in Singapore has risen ...

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Italy earthquake: Museums to donate Sunday revenue to quake relief

Sunday’s proceeds from public museums across Italy will be dedicated to rebuilding work after the earthquake that killed 291 people on Wednesday. Many churches and other medieval buildings were destroyed when the 6.2 magnitude quake struck Amatrice and other parts ...

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