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More dead expected in destroyed Florida Panhandle towns after Michael

More dead expected in destroyed Florida Panhandle towns after MichaelDozens of people remained missing on Sunday in Florida Panhandle communities reduced to ruins by Hurricane Michael as rescuers said they expected the death toll to rise and survivors grappled with power outages and shortages of food and water. Already at least 18 deaths in four states have been blamed on the hurricane as rescue crews using cadaver dogs and heavy equipment searched through collapsed homes in small towns such as Mexico Beach and Panama City for more victims. “If we lose only one life, to me that’s going to be a miracle,” Mexico Beach Mayor Al Cathey told local media.



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Christine Blasey Ford's Lawyers React To Brett Kavanaugh's Expected Confirmation

Christine Blasey Ford's Lawyers React To Brett Kavanaugh's Expected ConfirmationChristine Blasey Ford's lawyers denounced the pending confirmation of Judge



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Girl, 4 others shot during memorial service expected to live

Girl, 4 others shot during memorial service expected to liveSYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Police searched Friday for suspects who witnesses said opened fire on dozens of people gathered for a memorial service outside a Syracuse home, wounding an 8-year-old girl and four other people.



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Reports: Over 1 million power outages expected as final evacuations begin ahead of Hurricane Florence

Reports: Over 1 million power outages expected as final evacuations begin ahead of Hurricane FlorenceFinal preparations are being made across the eastern United States as Hurricane Florence approaches, posing a major risk to life and property across the region.



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Tropical Storm Florence expected to gain strength into next week

Tropical Storm Florence expected to gain strength into next weekTropical Storm Florence is expected to intensify at a faster rate throughout the rest of the upcoming weekend, according to the latest intensity forecasts from AccuWeather.



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Trade deal with U.S. expected to spur Mexican e-commerce

Trade deal with U.S. expected to spur Mexican e-commerceMexico’s fledgling e-commerce market could get a lift from a trade agreement with the Trump administration that doubles the value of goods that can be imported tax-free from the United States, online businesses and experts said. Mexico and Washington reached a deal to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement on Monday, but talks with Canada, the other country in the 1994 pact, are ongoing and could alter the terms. The bilateral deal between the United States and its southern neighbor would see Mexico double its minimum duty-free shipment threshold, called the de minimis value, to $ 100, a step that should benefit both express delivery firms and online retailers such as Amazon.com Inc.



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Syria rebels blow up bridges to hamper expected Idlib assault

Syria rebels blow up bridges to hamper expected Idlib assaultRebels from Syria’s Idlib have blown up two key bridges in a bid to hamper an expected government assault on the country’s last remaining rebel-held province, a monitor said on Friday. The bridges over the Orontes River linked areas of neighbouring Hama province, under government control, to rebel-held territory in Idlib, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. The bridges were located in the Al-Ghab plain, which straddles Hama and Idlib provinces and could be one of the first targets of any government offensive.



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Jacksonville Shooting Survivors Retain Morgan & Morgan For Expected Lawsuit

Jacksonville Shooting Survivors Retain Morgan & Morgan For Expected LawsuitOrlando-based law firm Morgan & Morgan announced that it is filing a



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California wildfire: State's biggest blaze on record expected to burn for rest of month

California wildfire: State's biggest blaze on record expected to burn for rest of monthCalifornia’s biggest wildfire on record is expected to burn for the rest of the month, fire officials say, amid strong winds and a summer heatwave. The latest report from firefighters is that 34 per cent of the fire has been contained, after it damaged 75 residences and nearly 2,000 other structures. The state experienced a similarly large wildfire last year in the southern part of the state in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties, but the Mendocino Fire has eclipsed the Thomas Fire in size.



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Expected star witness may not testify in Trump ex-aide Manafort's trial

Expected star witness may not testify in Trump ex-aide Manafort's trialU.S. prosecutors raised the possibility on Wednesday that an expected star witness may not testify against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort even as the judge tried to rein in their portrayal of Manafort's lavish lifestyle. Jonah Green has more.



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