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The Latest: Powerful typhoon reaches greater Tokyo area

The Latest: Powerful typhoon reaches greater Tokyo areaHelicopters are plucking people from their flooded homes as rescue efforts went into full force in wide areas of Japan, including Tokyo, after a powerful typhoon unleashed heavy rainfall, leaving at least four dead and 17 missing. Typhoon Hagibis made landfall south of Tokyo Saturday and moved northward. Several train service in the Tokyo area resumed early morning.



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NRA troubles: A hunter targets the world’s most powerful gun lobby

NRA troubles: A hunter targets the world’s most powerful gun lobbyNRA corruption allegations have weakened the group. Plenty of gun rights advocates are ready to step in.



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Greta Thunberg tells Yahoo News: Powerful men like Trump 'want to silence' young climate activists

Greta Thunberg tells Yahoo News: Powerful men like Trump 'want to silence' young climate activistsGreta Thunberg tells Yahoo News that youth climate activists are "making a difference."



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'You Have Stolen My Dreams and My Childhood': Greta Thunberg Gives Powerful Speech at UN Climate Summit

'You Have Stolen My Dreams and My Childhood': Greta Thunberg Gives Powerful Speech at UN Climate SummitThunberg cited 30 years of scientific evidence showing the consequences of a warming globe



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Powerful typhoon Faxai in direct hit on Tokyo

Powerful typhoon Faxai in direct hit on TokyoA powerful typhoon with potentially record winds and rain battered the Tokyo region early Monday, sparking evacuation warnings to tens of thousands, widespread blackouts and transport disruption. Typhoon Faxai, packing winds of up to 216 kilometres (134 miles) per hour, made landfall in Chiba just east of the capital before dawn, after barrelling through Tokyo Bay. Nearly 290,000 households lost power in the region, while at least 10 houses were damaged in Shizuoka with windows shattered and cars flipped onto their sides, according to local media.



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South Korea surveying damage from powerful typhoon

South Korea surveying damage from powerful typhoonSouth Korea on Sunday was surveying the impact of one of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit the Korean Peninsula, but the country appears to have escaped widespread damage. The country’s Interior and Safety Ministry said in a statement that it is reviewing the damage from Typhoon Lingling and engaging in recovery work. Typhoon Lingling swept along South Korea’s west coast on Saturday before making landfall in North Korea.



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'Hurricane Hunters' have been flying in and out of Dorian — here's what they've seen inside this powerful storm

'Hurricane Hunters' have been flying in and out of Dorian — here's what they've seen inside this powerful stormHurricane Dorian is a massive storm that is now threatening the US East Coast. Here's what it looks inside this devastating storm.



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The powerful pro-Israel lobby and leading Democrats tear into Trump for pressuring Israel to bar Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from visiting

The powerful pro-Israel lobby and leading Democrats tear into Trump for pressuring Israel to bar Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from visitingBoth Democrats and Republicans condemned the Israeli government's decision to bar Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from entering Israel.



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UPDATE 2-Jeffrey Epstein accuser links powerful men to financier -civil court filing

UPDATE 2-Jeffrey Epstein accuser links powerful men to financier -civil court filingA woman who accused Jeffrey Epstein of keeping her as a sex slave said one of the financier’s associates had instructed her to have sex with at least a half-dozen prominent men, according to a court filing unsealed on Friday in a civil lawsuit. The claim by Virginia Giuffre came in a deposition that was included among roughly 2,000 pages of documents related to her defamation lawsuit against Ghislaine Maxwell, the associate whom Giuffre has said helped Epstein procure girls for sex. Lawyers for Maxwell did not respond to several phone and email requests for comment.



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Ford shows most powerful street-legal Mustang with 760 hp

Ford shows most powerful street-legal Mustang with 760 hpThe most powerful street-legal Ford Mustang ever built will go on sale this fall. A 5.2-liter supercharged V8 will crank out 760 horsepower in the 2020 Shelby GT500. It also has a seven-speed automatic transmission that Ford promises will shift smoothly on commutes and quickly on the track.



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