British Virgin Islands to face 155mph winds with Hurricane Maria
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British Virgin Islands to face 155mph winds with Hurricane Maria

Destruction may be less than Hurricane Irma’s but storm surge and flooding a real danger…

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‘Worth everything’: America takes in total solar eclipse from coast to coast
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‘Worth everything’: America takes in total solar eclipse from coast to coast

Viewers along the path of totality were treated to two minutes of nighttime in the…

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Who is Gen John F Kelly, the new White House chief of staff?
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Who is Gen John F Kelly, the new White House chief of staff?

Kelly spent 40 years as a Marine, and six months as Homeland Security secretary where…

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Subway rider wakes up to man peeing on her face
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Subway rider wakes up to man peeing on her face

A twisted straphanger peed onto a woman’s face on a Queens subway train early Thursday.…

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Minnesota man, 98, wanted for Nazi war crimes in Poland but son decries ‘charade’
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Minnesota man, 98, wanted for Nazi war crimes in Poland but son decries ‘charade’

Michael Karkoc is sought by Polish authorities over the massacre of 44 civilians in 1944,…

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Uber admits underpaying New York City drivers by millions of dollars
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Uber admits underpaying New York City drivers by millions of dollars

Tens of thousands of drivers are eligible for a refund, after company admits it took…

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US drops largest non-nuclear bomb on Isis affiliate in Afghanistan, military says
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US drops largest non-nuclear bomb on Isis affiliate in Afghanistan, military says

The GBU-43/B, known as the ‘mother of all bombs’, dropped for the first time, to…

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Syria: base hit in US airstrike was home to jets allegedly used in chemical attacks
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Syria: base hit in US airstrike was home to jets allegedly used in chemical attacks

US military officials tailored attack on key Assad regime airfield after more than 70 died…

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12 Road Trips Every American Should Take
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12 Road Trips Every American Should Take

These road trips are not only fun and fascinating, they help you get to know…

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Spicer muddles answer when pressed on Trump and Russia investigation
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Spicer muddles answer when pressed on Trump and Russia investigation

Press secretary first said ‘we need to find out’ if Trump is the subject of…

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Afghan-Canadian doctor detained at US border and asked about ‘tribal chief’
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Afghan-Canadian doctor detained at US border and asked about ‘tribal chief’

Sardar Ahmad, Fulbright scholar from Afghanistan who has lived in the US and is now…

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Trump accuses Obama of orchestrating protest against him
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Trump accuses Obama of orchestrating protest against him

In interview with Fox, president says – without evidence – his predecessor ‘is behind’ demonstrations…

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Idaho judge rules attack on high school football player was ‘not a rape’ or racist
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Idaho judge rules attack on high school football player was ‘not a rape’ or racist

Former football player gets light sentence for assaulting his disabled team-mate in a case that…

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Visiting the Lincoln Memorial in the Trump era: ‘There is a lot to fight for’
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Visiting the Lincoln Memorial in the Trump era: ‘There is a lot to fight for’

On the first President’s Day weekend of Donald Trump’s presidency, visitors reflect on the legacy…

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Latino laborers fear deportation, but officials tell California farmers not to fret
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Latino laborers fear deportation, but officials tell California farmers not to fret

Trump’s immigration policies threaten to scatter farm labourers and could disrupt America’s supply of fruit…

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Europe’s biggest paper ran a bogus refugee ‘sex mob’ story. What now?
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Europe’s biggest paper ran a bogus refugee ‘sex mob’ story. What now?

No amount of retractions, excuses or apologies from the outlets that ran with it will…

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Evening at the Talk House review – Wallace Shawn’s dark comedy plays it safe
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Evening at the Talk House review – Wallace Shawn’s dark comedy plays it safe

Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre, New YorkDespite a strong performance from a perfectly cast Matthew Broderick,…

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MARS sol 1463, Curiosity Rover
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Trump security adviser Flynn quits after leaks suggest he tried to cover up Russia talks
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Trump security adviser Flynn quits after leaks suggest he tried to cover up Russia talks

The departure of Trump’s national security adviser is the most dramatic development yet to hit…

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Are car loans driving us towards the next financial crash?
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Are car loans driving us towards the next financial crash?

Fears are being raised that a boom in personal contract plans is fuelling another colossal…

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