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Updated: 2017-09-19T09:35:36

 



CARIBBEAN-WEATHER-HURRICANE-1-1

2017-09-19T09:10:17

The wicked 2017 hurricane season began delivering more punishing blows Tuesday as Hurricane Maria racked across the Caribbean with “potentially catastrophic” winds of 160 mph. To the north, Hurricane Jose churned on a path to brush the Northeast coast with raging surf and potentially damaging gusts.



Republican-Governors-News-Site-6

2017-09-19T08:40:24

ATLANTA — Republican governors are getting into the “news” business.



20170411dsInboundParkwayNClosedHOVLocal01

2017-09-19T07:16:02

An accident has been cleared that had blocked on lane on the Pennsylvania Turnpike westbound Tuesday morning in Hampton.



Congo-Children-Kasai-Violence

2017-09-17T19:25:44

DAKAR, Senegal — Congo’s Kasai region is the latest deadly hotspot in the vast Central African country that has had violent rebellions for decades. Once again, children are among the most vulnerable victims.



TOPSHOT-NKOREA-POLITICS-KIM-1-1

2017-09-17T17:45:46

When North Korea launched long-range missiles this summer, and again on Friday, demonstrating its ability to strike Guam and perhaps the United States mainland, it powered the weapons with a rare, potent rocket fuel that American intelligence agencies believe initially came from China and Russia.



Educating-Trump

2017-09-18T17:11:22

NEW YORK — On a sweltering Washington summer day, President Donald Trump’s motorcade pulled up to the Pentagon for a meeting largely billed as a briefing on the Afghanistan conflict and the fight against the Islamic State group.



SKOREA-MILITARY

2017-09-18T17:23:24

SEOUL, South Korea - “You just don’t get it; you’ve never served.”



Florida-Keys-Begin-Long-Recovery-After-Direct-Hit-From-Hurricane-Irma-1

2017-09-18T00:41:47

MIAMI — Built directly on the Atlantic Ocean in Summerland Key, Bob Chapek’s home stood in the crosshairs when Hurricane Irma slammed into the islands.



US-AFGHAN

2017-09-17T02:57:35

KABUL, Afghanistan — Soon, U.S. Embassy employees in Kabul will no longer need to take a Chinook helicopter ride to cross the street to a military base less than 100 yards outside the present Green Zone security district.



US-REFUGEES

2017-09-18T23:56:01

WASHINGTON — Trump administration officials, under pressure from the White House to provide a rationale for reducing the number of refugees allowed into the United States next year, rejected a study by the Department of Health and Human Services that found that refugees brought in $63 billion more in government revenues during the past decade than they cost.



Trump-322

2017-09-18T23:56:02

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump Jr., the president’s eldest son, has elected to forgo protection by the Secret Service, according to a senior administration official, and another top White House official is losing hers.



Britain-Ryanair

2017-09-18T23:57:37

Ryanair Holdings sought to contain the damage caused by scrapping hundreds of flights through the end of October, promising to compensate affected passengers and apologizing for the mismanagement that led to a shortage of available crews.



Great-Lakes-Infrastructure-1

2017-09-18T23:59:10

MINNEAPOLIS — Officials from Great Lakes states are making a renewed push to win approval of a long stalled proposal for adding a new lock to the Soo Locks complex, a critical chokepoint that connects Lake Superior to the lower Great Lakes.



STUDENT-LOANS-SETTLEMENT

2017-09-18T23:56:02

One of the nation’s largest holders of private student-loan debt must refund millions of dollars to borrowers it sued illegally and temporarily stop many of its collection activities, under a settlement with federal regulators announced on Monday.



World briefs: Oxygen supplier arrested in deaths of 60 children at Indian hospital

2017-09-18T21:28:26

NEW DELHI — After the oxygen ran out at an Indian hospital last month and at least 60 children died, who should take the blame?



SEXES0919-1

2017-09-15T11:59:42

When John McEnroe earlier this year declared that Serena Williams would be 700th on a men’s tennis circuit, the comparison was far from the first of its kind.



joshua-david-blacksmith-obituary-1

2017-09-17T18:09:01

Joshua David Blacksmith had a quirky sense of humor. At the Children’s Institute day program, he knew the boy sitting next to him liked to chew things. So he handed him the glasses off his own face.



Travel-Sparkling-Sonoma

2017-09-18T18:39:53

In the summer, Henry Wrenn-Meleck likes to sit on the stoop of his building on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, observing the passing urban parade.



Georgia-Tech-Student-Killed-2

2017-09-18T22:52:05

ATLANTA — Three people were arrested Monday night during a protest after a vigil for a Georgia Tech student who was fatally shot by campus police, a university spokesman said.



Iraq-Kurdish-Referendum

2017-09-18T16:33:32

BAGHDAD — Iraq’s top court on Monday temporarily suspended the northern Kurdish region’s referendum on independence that’s due next week, a decision that put further pressure on the Iraqi Kurds to call off the controversial vote.