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  • Central Florida's densely populated areas took heavy pounding on Monday as Hurricane Irma, although weakened to Category 1, tunneled through streets with powerful winds and massive flooding along the coastline.

    Satellite Beach, Florida as Hurricane Irma Approaches
    LAST UPDATE : Sep 11, 2017, 6:52 AM EDT
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  • Hurricane Irma is the most powerful tropical storm recorded ever over the Atlantic Ocean.

    Hurricane Irma, the most powerful tropical storm recorded over the Atlantic Ocean, swept through the Caribbean on Thursday, leaving nine people dead and wrecking every structure as it passed through Puerto Rico.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 07, 2017, 4:06 AM EDT
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  • A U.S. Soldier with the Texas Army National Guard rescues a family's pet.

    U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to ask the Congress to approve an initial $5.9 billion disaster aid to help Texas recover and rebuild even as deaths and destruction from catastrophic hurricane Harvey rise unabated.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 01, 2017, 6:00 AM EDT
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  • Geocolor Image of Tropical Storm Harvey

    The trail of destruction by storm Harvey continues to jolt Houston, with its latest victim being the Arkema chemical plant at Crosby, where two blasts were reported as the complex could no longer refrigerate compounds.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 31, 2017, 7:02 AM EDT
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  • Hurricane Harvey Flooding

    Battered by storm Harvey, the U.S. city of Houston imposed an overnight curfew to stop incidents of looting while relief workers toil hard to rescue trapped people and restore services disrupted by the catastrophe.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 30, 2017, 6:14 AM EDT
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  • Texas National Guard soldiers arrive in Houston, Texas to aid citizens.

    Harvey, the most powerful storm in the history of Texas, wreaked havoc in the city of Houston, forcing thousands to flee their homes as entire suburbs remain flooded after a year’s worth of rain poured in a week.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 28, 2017, 7:32 AM EDT
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  • Trump also bashed the media for distorted representation of his initial response to the violence at Charlottesville rally.

    Addressing a rally in Phoenix, Arizona on Tuesday, U.S. President Donald Trump took potshots at “obstructionist” Democrats, saying that if required, he may close down the government to build the Mexico wall.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 23, 2017, 6:10 AM EDT
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  • U.S. President Donald Trump pledged withdrawal of Afghan troops during campaign.

    In a U-turn from his campaign pledges, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that the U.S. troops will not be withdrawn from Afghanistan as a hasty exit of forces would allow terrorist groups to rebuild.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 22, 2017, 5:26 AM EDT
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  • U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

    During a review of America's policy towards Iran, U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, said that Tehran’s provocations pose a serious threat to the stability of the Middle East and the U.S. interests in the region. 

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 20, 2017, 8:23 AM EDT
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  • U.S. President Donald Trump hosts his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.

    U.S. President Donald Trump, who launched a consistently acrimonious verbal assault on China during his election campaign, took an abrupt shift on Wednesday as he backed away from earlier criticisms of Beijing.

     

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 13, 2017, 6:48 AM EDT
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