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The Latest: Dorian to pound parts of Bahamas for hours

The Latest: Dorian to pound parts of Bahamas for hoursForecasters say Hurricane Dorian is continuing to hammer parts of the Bahamas and is now approaching the eastern end of Grand Bahama in that archipelago. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Dorian remains a life-threatening Category 5 storm with 185 mph (295 kph) winds. Gusts are even higher, and at 7 p.m. EDT Sunday, Dorian's well-defined eye was located about 70 miles (110 kilometers) east of Freeport, Grand Bahama Island.



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Turkey Stockpiled F-16 Parts Ahead of Getting the Russian S-400 Anti-Air System

Turkey Stockpiled F-16 Parts Ahead of Getting the Russian S-400 Anti-Air SystemNATO member Turkey is determined to acquire ballistic missile technology, and aims to co-produce the next generation of the S-400, the officials added, citing discussions with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Erdogan said his country will take delivery of the S-400 within days.A Bloomberg report says Turkey has been stockpiling parts for F-16s and other military equipment in anticipation of a U.S. sanction for acquiring the Russian S-400 air defense system.Two anonymous officials from Turkey who spoke to the news outlet refused to clarify on what types of spares were accumulated, how much was acquired and how long they can last.Relations between the two countries deteriorated over the course of the Syrian civil war, when the U.S. armed a Kurdish militia that Turkey views as a terrorist group, and in the aftermath of a 2016 coup attempt against Erdogan that his government blames on a Turkish imam residing in the U.S.(This first appeared earlier in July 2019.)NATO member Turkey is determined to acquire ballistic missile technology, and aims to co-produce the next generation of the S-400, the officials added, citing discussions with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Erdogan said his country will take delivery of the S-400 within days.“The first batch of S-400s will be delivered in a week or 10 days,” Haberturk newspaper cited him as saying in a report Monday. “I’ve clearly told this to Trump, Mr. Putin also said it.”



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Tropical Storm Barry is expected to hit parts of Louisiana with more than 3 feet of storm surge and 20 inches of rain — here's what that much water looks like

Tropical Storm Barry is expected to hit parts of Louisiana with more than 3 feet of storm surge and 20 inches of rain — here's what that much water looks likeNew Orleans has already been drenched in nearly 9 inches of rain, prompting a flash-flood emergency declaration.



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2021 Ford Bronco to Get 2.3-Liter EcoBoost Engine, According to an Online Parts Configurator

2021 Ford Bronco to Get 2.3-Liter EcoBoost Engine, According to an Online Parts ConfiguratorMulti-line retailer Canadian Tire inadvertently revealed the future Bronco's engine on its website.



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US weather: States reel from historic floods as fresh snow threatens parts of the midwest

US weather: States reel from historic floods as fresh snow threatens parts of the midwestRecord floods that submerged parts of three Midwestern states have started retreating, but more inclement weather continues to threaten Montana and the Dakotas for weeks to come. High flood waters have already returned in the western Dakotas, northwest Nebraska and central and eastern Montana, along smaller rivers that feed into the Missouri. Once the weather warms up, river ice breaks up into giant chunks, which float down the river stream and can cause a jam, which in turn induces flooding, David Roth, a meteorologist with the NWS’s Weather Prediction Center in College Park, Maryland, told Reuters on Monday.



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Parts of US Midwest deluged in historic deadly floods

Parts of US Midwest deluged in historic deadly floodsThe US Midwest struggled Monday with historic flooding that claimed at least three lives, displaced residents and damaged hundreds of homes and businesses. Swollen waters hit much of Nebraska, as well as parts of Iowa, Wisconsin, and South Dakota, after a major storm last week dumped snow and rain, even as melting snow was already raising the levels of area waterways. Neighboring states could also be affected as floodwaters drain, officials said.



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Historic blizzard wanes as it barrels east after pounding parts of U.S

Historic blizzard wanes as it barrels east after pounding parts of U.SA blizzard of “historic proportions” that hit the U.S. Rocky Mountain and Plains states this week was moving eastward on Thursday as it weakened, hurling hurricane-force winds, tornadoes and heavy rain on its way, weather officials said. “While the storm has reached its lowest pressure and will gradually weaken over the next few days, strong winds will continue on the west side of the storm across portions of the Central and Northern Plains,” Bob Oravec, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service (NWS), said on Thursday in a weather advisory. A day earlier, the NWS had described the blizzard – previously dubbed a “bomb cyclone” by U.S. meteorologists for its quick, late season punch – as being of “historic proportions” in a post on Twitter.



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Severe thunderstorms expected on Saturday in parts of U.S. Midwest, South

Severe thunderstorms expected on Saturday in parts of U.S. Midwest, SouthPortions of eastern Arkansas, southeastern Montana, southern Illinois and western Kentucky are under a risk of scattered severe storms on Saturday, according to National Weather Service meteorologist Alex Lamers. Isolated severe thunderstorms are also expected from upper Mississippi and northeast Texas to the lower Ohio Valley and Tennessee Valley. Last Sunday’s tornadoes in Lee County, Alabama, were spawned by a late-winter “supercell” thunderstorm, ripping through homes and businesses with cyclonic winds of up to 170 miles (274 km) per hour.



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Parts of human body found at cargo plane crash site

Parts of human body found at cargo plane crash siteDALLAS (AP) — Texas authorities have found part of a human body at the site where a Boeing 767 cargo plane crashed Saturday, although it's unclear whether it belongs to the missing crew member.



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'It's One of the Ugliest Parts of Humanity.' Virginia Lt. Governor's Accuser Speaks About the Issue of Sexual Assault

'It's One of the Ugliest Parts of Humanity.' Virginia Lt. Governor's Accuser Speaks About the Issue of Sexual AssaultA college professor avoided talking directly about her accusation that Virginia's lieutenant governor sexually assaulted her, but she wasn't shy about publicly discussing her research and thoughts on the growing number of women reporting abuse.



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