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Category 5 Hurricane Maria makes landfall in Dominica: NHC

(Reuters) - Maria made landfall on the Caribbean island of Dominica on Monday night as a dangerous Category 5 hurricane, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.

Hurricane Maria pummels small Caribbean island of Dominica as Category 5 storm

PONCE, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - The fourth major Atlantic hurricane of the year plowed into the small Caribbean island of Dominica on Monday as a rare, Category 5 storm and will likely bring its roof-ripping winds, torrential rain and pounding surf later in the week to the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.

Political commentator Scottie Nell Hughes files lawsuit alleging she was raped by Fox News host Charles Payne

Political commentator Scottie Nell Hughes, who this year said she was raped in July 2013 by Fox Business Network host Charles Payne, made that allegation in a civil lawsuit filed Monday. Payne was suspended from his role as an on-air host July 6 while the allegations, made to Fox News and its parent,...

More Navy officers fired for collisions at sea that killed 17 US sailors

Two senior Navy officers were fired Monday due to a “loss of confidence in their ability to command” after two collisions with civilian ships in the western Pacific killed 17 sailors at sea, the Pentagon said.Rear Adm. Charles Williams, commander of the warships on patrol in the Asia-Pacific region,...

Thousands likely to be killed by Hurricane Irma’s deadly legacy

Toxic chemicals released by floodwaters, stress, infection and dangerous working conditions will all contribute to hurricane death toll years after winds die

Chargers hope losing close games doesn't become contagious

An inability to win close games can be like a flu bug spreading through the locker room. The Chargers, their latest nausea-inducing last-second defeat coming in Sunday’s 19-17 loss to the Miami Dolphins, can only hope to contain it. When kicker Younghoe Koo pushed a potential game-winning, 44-yard...

Maria intensifies to rare Category 5 hurricane in Caribbean

PONCE, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - The fourth major Atlantic hurricane of the year, Maria, strengthened into a rare Category 5 storm, as it churned through the eastern Caribbean, bearing down on the tiny island nation of Dominica while on a likely collision course with the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.

What happened to the 'Narcos' location scout found dead in Mexico?

As a location scout for Hollywood projects filming in his native Mexico, Carlos Munoz Portal spent his workdays roaming the country, searching for landscapes that would look great on screen. By age 37, he had racked up an impressive list of credits that included the drug war thriller “Sicario”...

Hurricane Maria now a top Category 5 storm: U.S. Hurricane Center

(Reuters) - Hurricane Maria strengthened into a potentially catastrophic Category 5 hurricane at the top of the five-step Saffir-Simpson wind scale as it swept across the Caribbean on Monday night, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.

Oregon Gov Holds Ceremony Celebrating New Law Allowing Free Abortions for All, Including Illegal Aliens

Oregon taxpayers will be forced to pay for unborn babies to be killed, a move that Gov. Kate Brown and her fellow Democrats celebrated on Monday. The Washington Times reports Brown, a former abortion lobbyist, held a signing ceremony Monday to honor the new Oregon law that makes abortions free for everyone, including illegal immigrants. […]

Trump adviser says without new terms, U.S. still leaving climate pact

NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's top economic adviser said at a United Nations meeting on Monday that the United States stood by its plans to abandon the Paris climate pact unless there is a renegotiation more favorable to Washington, a step for which the international community has little appetite.

Man Raped His 15-Year-Old Stepdaughter and Took Her to Planned Parenthood for an Abortion

Yet more proof that abortion often is not a woman’s choice, a Utah man recently was accused of raping his step-daughter and taking her to Planned Parenthood for an abortion to cover up his abuse. The Salt Lake Tribune reports the man, 34, of Salt Lake City, Utah, allegedly raped his 15-year-old step-daughter numerous times […]

While hurricanes struck, Scott Pruitt was up to some interesting activities

Business as usual: blasting the Obama administration, denying science, and rolling back regulations.

Hurricane Maria gathers more strength on course through eastern Caribbean

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (Reuters) - The fourth major Atlantic hurricane of the year, Maria, gathered strength on Monday as it churned through the eastern Caribbean, bearing down on the tiny island nation of Dominica while on a likely collision course with the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico.

Diane Feinstein Defends Trashing Nominee’s Catholic Faith: “Do You Consider Yourself a Catholic? That’s a Concern”

Christianity is a “great religion” — just don’t bring it to work. That was Senator Dianne Feinstein’s latest message for nominees like Amy Barrett, the president’s pick for an empty seat on the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. After an embarrassing tirade about Barrett’s faith in her Judiciary hearing, Feinstein has been desperately trying to […]

If You Want to Defund Planned Parenthood, Support the Graham-Cassidy Health Care Bill

Weeks after Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.) pulled off a political stunner — blocking the GOP’s health care bill at the last second — Republicans refuse to say die. Over the summer recess of soul-searching, two senators put their heads together and hatched a new plan to try and make good on the party’s seven-year promise […]

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