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ACCUWEATHER ALERT: Heavy rain on Sunday

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Strong winds likely too with scattered power outages possible. We are looking at 1-3 inches of rain in a window of 6 hours. Subway flooding is possible, but coastal flooding and storm surges are not expected. The deepening low and a departing high over the Canadian Maritimes will produce a funneling effect directed right at the ME coastline. Wind this strong can make driving hard, especially for high profile vehicles. Read More »

Trump Complimented Children Trick-Or-Treating For Not Having "Weight Problems"

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Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was asked Friday how much money the president would like to see Congress add to a nearly-bankrupt public health emergency to address the crisis. "That can only get me in trouble, that question". Another girl explained that the crying girl was Japanese, and Trump called the Japanese girl attractive as he told her he was "going to be in Japan in two weeks". Read More »

Death toll rises to 14 in Mogadishu bombings

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Security forces cordoned off the area. Two of the five attackers were killed on the first floor, Mr. Hussein said. Al Jazeera's Mohammed Adow, reporting from Nairobi, Kenya, said at least three heavily armed Al-Shabab gunmen have gained entry to the Nasa-Hablod hotel and that fighting was still going on. Read More »

Singapore Passport Most Powerful, Valuable in 2017

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Passport Index ranks passports from across the world on their total visa-free score, meaning how much global mobility the passport holder has. "It is a testament of Singapore's inclusive diplomatic relations and effective foreign policy". Read More »

Boy, 10, leads police on 50-mile high-speed chase

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The incident is not the first time the boy has stolen the family auto, WEWS-TV reported. The auto chase began in Westlake as the boy was traveling westbound on Interstate 90, the Ohio State Highway Patrol said in a press release. The pursuit ended when a trooper nudged the vehicle into a sign. Hampton said his sister was getting his son ready for school Thursday morning. "It was very lucky no one was hurt", Hoffman said. Read More »

National Park Service Considers Fee Increases For Some Parks

And annual $80 passes for federal lands would not change, though fees would go up for pedestrians and motorcyclists. The park service said the fee increase, which would be applied during the parks' five busiest months, is necessary to address a backlog of maintenance and infrastructure projects. Read More »

8 feared dead after helicopter crashes into sea

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A rescue helicopter and a frigate were rushed to the site. The incident occurred on Wednesday afternoon 2-3 kilometers off Barentsburg, the second-largest settlement on Svalbard Islands. Nationals of all signatory states enjoy "equal liberty of access and entry" to Svalbard and its waters. There was no information on casualties or helicopter model immediately available. Read More »

Kid Rock: "Fuck no, I'm not running for Senate!"

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Kid Rock has come clean on his phony U.S. Senate bid while also announcing details of a new album and tour. People close to him actually thought Kid Rock was serious as the public talked about it more. "Everyone was like, 'Dude, you're the Klan wizard, '" he said . "You listen to " Born Free " and it's really a creed in favor of limited government, and I like that". Read More »

James points the way in attack

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Tuesday's game marks LeBron James 770th game equalling Zydrunas Ilgauskas (771 GP) for the most regular season games played in the franchise history. According to ESPN , this was the first time since February 3, 2005, that James officially started as a point guard . Read More »

Economic growth strengthens in third quarter to growth of 0.4%

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The increase could persuade the Bank of England to raise its main interest rate from the record low of 0.25 per cent at its next meeting in November as it tries to bring down inflation, which is now running at 3 per cent, a full percentage point above the official target. Read More »

Colin Kaepernick has reportedly agreed to a book deal worth $1 million

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Kaepernick made headlines previous year after kneeling during the national anthem before the start of NFL games. So, if this planned book is indeed a tell-all, it will be intriguing to read Kaepernick's full take on his original kneeling stance during the anthem and that of many players that followed. Read More »

Former FBI chief James Comey reveals his secret Twitter account

United States lawyer Benjamin Wittes, a close friend of Mr Comey, then cleared up any remaining confusion and confirmed in a tweet that the account did belong to him. Comey has tweeted six times since March 30, when he posted a link to the FBI's job website with a meme of Will Ferrell's character, Ron Burgundy, in the movie " Anchorman ". Read More »

More Warm Temperatures Before a Midweek Cool Down

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We'll rebound back to the lower 70s with sunshine on Thursday before yet another cold front arrives late Friday . It will provide a chance of widespread rain and snow along with colder temperatures. Winds: SE 5-15 miles per hour. Highs on Friday will be in the mid 60s with highs in the 50s expected for next weekend . Temperatures will warm again today , thanks to high pressure. Read More »

Mueller Probes Podesta Group

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Mr. Podesta is the brother to John Podesta, the chairman of Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, although he is not part of Mr. Mueller's investigation at this time . Manafort's firm did the same. It made disclosures to Congress but not the Justice Department on that belief, the firm said. They paid The Podesta Group a total of $900,000 in 2012. Read More »

Under mega recapitalisation, banks to get ₹2.11 lakh crores from government

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The plan involves a fund infusion of Rs 2.11 lakh crore in the banking system as part of government equity to help them tide over capital shortfall crisis. "But cost can be offset by confidence impact of addressing critical bottleneck, increasing credit, private investment, growth". "To improve the lending capacity of the banks, we have announced the recapitalization programme, which is essential to increase public spending on infrastructure, and that expenditure on infrastructure", said ... Read More »