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Some Florida boat residents to ride out Dorian, hoping for the best

Some Florida boat residents to ride out Dorian, hoping for the bestNed and Lisa Keahey were well aware that the second-most powerful Atlantic hurricane on record was heading for them, having watched the weather radar on Sunday at a Florida marina from the boat they have called home for the past 20 years. Dozens of Floridians who live in boats in marinas along the Atlantic Coast in Brevard County were rushing to secure their vessels on Sunday, strapping them to docks and removing canvas coverings from decks as Dorian spun toward the state. Brevard County emergency officials said mandatory evacuations were issued beginning on Monday at 8 a.m. for residents in low-lying areas, on barrier islands and in mobile homes.



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Nepali officials reportedly may require climbers hoping to scale Mount Everest to prove their physical fitness, following a year that saw at least 11 people die on the mountain

Nepali officials reportedly may require climbers hoping to scale Mount Everest to prove their physical fitness, following a year that saw at least 11 people die on the mountainThe proposal would reportedly hike the climbing fee from $ 11,000 to $ 35,000 and require applicants to submit a certificate of physical fitness.



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Nepali officials reportedly may require climbers hoping to scale Mount Everest to prove their physical fitness, following a year that saw at least 11 people die on the mountain

Nepali officials reportedly may require climbers hoping to scale Mount Everest to prove their physical fitness, following a year that saw at least 11 people die on the mountainThe proposal would reportedly hike the climbing fee from $ 11,000 to $ 35,000 and require applicants to submit a certificate of physical fitness.



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O'Rourke brings back a key aide, hoping to recapture magic with black voters

O'Rourke brings back a key aide, hoping to recapture magic with black votersPresidential candidate Beto O’Rourke has brought onboard one of the architects of his Senate race to his campaign team in efforts to reach black voters.



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France hoping British politicians will approve Brexit deal

France hoping British politicians will approve Brexit dealFrance is hoping that members of Britain’s parliament will approve Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal, an official at President Macron’s Elysee department said on Monday. Asked whether France would support an extension to the official deadline to Article 50 – regarding the timetable for Brexit – the official replied: “We would hope that the vote tomorrow is a favorable one.” “Afterwards, if that is not the case, it will be up to the United Kingdom to make a certain number of demands and proposals to the European Union,” added the official. The fate of Britain’s March 29 exit from the EU is deeply uncertain since parliament looks set to reject May’s deal on Tuesday.



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Connecticut primary – LIVE: Educator Jahana Hayes hoping to become state's first black Democrat in Congress for 5th congressional district primary

Connecticut primary - LIVE: Educator Jahana Hayes hoping to become state's first black Democrat in Congress for 5th congressional district primaryThe biggest race as Connecticut residents goes to the polls for Tuesday’s primaries is for the governor’s office. Republicans believe they have a good chance of winning it back after losing control in 2010. Control of the narrowly divided General Assembly is also in play, especially the state Senate, now equally split between Democrats and Republicans.



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Texas ranchers support Trump’s border policy, hoping it saves lives

Texas ranchers support Trump’s border policy, hoping it saves livesWhile Republican lawmakers are panicked over the fallout, President Trump doubled down on the “zero tolerance” policy in a speech on Tuesday.



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Amid the devastation left by ISIS, Iraqis vote, hoping for a better future

Amid the devastation left by ISIS, Iraqis vote, hoping for a better futureWhile Americans have been looking the other way, Iraqis are preparing to vote for Parliament, even in devastated areas like Mosul. In an optimistic sign for democracy, for the first time the parties aren’t divided strictly by religion.



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Kurds, still hoping for independence, fight on after losing Kirkuk

Kurds, still hoping for independence, fight on after losing KirkukIraqi Kurds, who voted for independence in a nonbinding referendum, have lost oil-rich Kirkuk to government forces, allegedly supported by Iranian militias. Kurdish leaders accuse the U.S. of helping their enemies, including known terrorists.



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Bain hoping to settle with Western Digital on Toshiba deal

Bain hoping to settle with Western Digital on Toshiba dealTOKYO (AP) — The investment fund heading the consortium that plans to buy Toshiba Corp.'s memory chip business said Thursday it will try to reach a speedy settlement with Western Digital, the U.S. joint venture partner of Toshiba that is opposing the sale.



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