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Gov. Scott activates National Guard ahead of Hurricane Irma

About 100 members of the Florida Air and Army National Guard were activated Tuesday to begin preparations for Hurricane Irma and all 7,000 members will report for duty Friday morning, Gov. Rick Scott said.
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‘Extremely dangerous’ Hurricane Irma strengthens to Category 5, catastrophic damage possible in Florida

Hurricane Irma has strengthened to a Category 5 storm and catastrophic damage is possible in the Florida Keys and southern Florida this weekend.
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Irma strengthens to a Category 5 hurricane: NHC

Irma on Tuesday intensified into an extremely dangerous Category 5 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson wind scale, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its latest advisory.
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Forecasters track Hurricane Irma’s path toward US

While much attention remains on Texas and the destruction left by Hurricane Harvey and its historic rainfall, powerful Hurricane Irma is rapidly intensifying in...

Massive Anti-Government Protests in Venezuela Worsen, Patterns Emerge

As protests against Venezuela’s “democratic socialist” government roll into their third month, Dr. Henrique Montbrun, who oversees the triage post in the municipality of Baruta, says the violence in the country has reached unprecedented levels. “It’s madness,” he says.

The Crisis in Venezuela Deepens; US and UN Threaten to Intervene, Is a Similar...

Venezuela is in a deep state of disarray, the crisis unfolding has set the country on a path of turmoil that it may never overcome; but to make matters worse - others, such as the USA and the UN want to intervene.

Nicolás Maduro Calls for New Venezuelan Constitution

CARACAS—Venezuela President Nicolás Maduro on Monday signed an order to convene a special assembly to redraft the country’s constitution, the latest in a string of efforts to retain power in the face of mounting protests and civil unrest.

Did ‘figure of Jesus’ appear over Colombian city where 17 died in landslide?

A cloud formation has been seen as a beacon of hope in a city struck by a landslide that killed 17 people.

Trump agrees not to terminate NAFTA treaty ‘at this time,’ will attempt renegotiation: White...

Despite indications earlier Wednesday to the contrary, President Donald Trump agreed not to terminate the NAFTA treaty "at this time" in afternoon phone calls with the leaders of Mexico and Canada, the White House said.
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Radioactive material stolen in Mexico, search on -officials

An unknown amount of stolen radioactive material has prompted an alert in nine Mexican states, the head of national emergency services said on Monday.

The United Nations Peace Keepers Ran A Child Sex Ring in Haiti

'Peace Keepers' from the United Nations violated the lives of children in Haiti by creating a child sex ring, and they were not prosecuted, they will not face jail time and it is utterly disgusting to think that those who are meant to keep the peace, took the peace from innocent children.

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