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Florence leaves ‘monumental disaster’ — with more trouble to come

Wilmington, North Carolina (CNN)Florence has left the Carolinas, but the death toll keeps rising as remnants of the storm generate rain, floodwater and tornadoes. View this post on Instagram

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5 things to know for October 5: Kavanaugh, Russia hacks, red tide, Nobel Peace Prize

(CNN) 1. Brett Kavanaugh Amy Schumer arrested in Kavanaugh protests 2. Russian meddling It’s not just US elections that the Russians are screwing with. They seem to be trying to mess with the whole world. But the West is starting to fight back — in an unprecedented and coordinated effort that represents a significant escalation of tensions with […]

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Putin: We know who the Novichok suspects are, and they’re not criminals

(CNN)Two suspects named by UK authorities over the poisoning of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter are not criminals, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday. Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, were found slumped on a park bench in the southern city of Salisbury on March 4. According to British officials who have […]

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How one small U.S agency plans to stop Iran from manipulating Iraq and outsmart China’s growing global influence

That indeed happened over the sweltering Middle East summer. Tehran suddenly stopped supplying electricity to Iraq in July due to unpaid bills and due to a spike in Iran’s own needs and consumption during the hot season. The move sparked extreme unrest and protests continue to rupture across Iraq, with people taking to the streets […]

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Rainbow presenter Geoffrey Hayes dies

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRemembering Rainbow star Geoffrey Hayes Geoffrey Hayes, who hosted long-running children’s TV show, Rainbow, has died aged 76. The actor and presenter died in hospital surrounded by his family, according to his manager. In a statement, Phil Dale said: “It is with great sadness that the family […]

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Man and boy, 8, injured in shooting

Det Sgt Chris Jones said: “We’re still trying to establish the motive for the shooting, but at this time we don’t believe that the man or his stepson were the intended targets. “Thankfully, they have escaped really serious injury, but the person or people responsible for this are clearly dangerous and willing to recklessly use […]

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UK frustrated in money laundering battle

Cayman Islands profile What are Britain’s overseas territories? Oligarchs in UK told to explain wealth Ministers back down on tax haven registers A number of its investigations have led it to offshore firms registered in the Cayman Islands, which is a British Overseas Territory in the Caribbean and one of the world’s largest financial centres. […]

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Elon Musk’s The Boring Company wants to tunnel into your garage

The test home was recently purchased by The Boring Company.  (Google Street View) The Loop is being developed to use high speed sleds to carry various vehicles at speeds of up to 150 mph. Along with the 2-mile-long test tunnel outside Musk’s SpaceX headquarters, The Boring Company is looking to build one that connects Dodger […]

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Natural Disasters Are Part Of Life. Heres How To Talk To Kids About Them.

From hurricanes and tornadoes to earthquakes, mudslides and even extreme blizzards and flooding, families around the world have faced the trauma of natural disasters. As HuffPost spoke to experts in child and adolescent psychiatry about the best ways to talk to kids about natural disasters. Here are 10 things to keep in mind when discussing […]

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Cardi B Reportedly Hurt In Dust-Up With Nicki Minaj At NY Fashion Week Party

Cardi B was reportedly injured when she tried to throw down against Cardi threw a shoe, ripped her TMZ and deliberately stepped on the train of Cardi’s gown.  A witness told TMZ that Cardi told Minaj: “Let me tell you something,” and tried to get at her but was stopped by security. She then took […]

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