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'Absolute monster' Hurricane Dorian gains strength as Florida braces for hit

'Absolute monster' Hurricane Dorian gains strength as Florida braces for hitHurricane Dorian is expected suck powerful fuel from the warm waters off the Florida coast, swelling into a dangerous Category 4 storm in the coming days before it slams into the state early next week, forecasts showed on Friday. The entire state of Florida is under a declaration of emergency and Governor Ron DeSantis activated 2,500 National Guard troops with another 1,500 on standby. Tropical storm winds could be felt in Florida as soon as Saturday evening.



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Tropical storm Dorian gathers strength in Caribbean as Puerto Rico braces for first hurricane

Tropical storm Dorian gathers strength in Caribbean as Puerto Rico braces for first hurricaneA tropical storm is gathering strength and is expected to become a hurricane by the time it hits Puerto Rico.A state of emergency has been declared in the US territory as residents prepare for Dorian to bring the first hurricane of the season.



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'Go back'? Omar and the squad are building strength at home

'Go back'? Omar and the squad are building strength at homePresident Donald Trump can tell Rep. Ilhan Omar to “go back” to Somalia all he wants. Safely entrenched in liberal, urban districts, Omar and most of her fellow “squad” mates of progressive Democrats have been posting impressive fundraising numbers, so far scaring away serious primary challenges and quieting some critics on their home turf. While their leftist policies and uncompromising tactics may roil Democratic leaders and draw Trump’s fire, they’ve only bolstered their standing at home.



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Hurricane warning issued in Louisiana as Tropical Storm Barry gains strength in Gulf of Mexico

Hurricane warning issued in Louisiana as Tropical Storm Barry gains strength in Gulf of MexicoTropical Storm Barry formed in the Gulf of Mexico and is expected to hit Louisiana and already-soaked New Orleans as a hurricane Saturday.



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'Nothing America cannot do': Donald Trump touts U.S. military strength in 4th of July speech

'Nothing America cannot do': Donald Trump touts U.S. military strength in 4th of July speechPresident Donald Trump paid tribute to the military during a hot and rainy Independence Day celebration that drew crowds of supporters and protesters.



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School prays for strength after fourth-grader dies in Alabama tornado

School prays for strength after fourth-grader dies in Alabama tornadoParents and students gather at Lee-Scott Academy for prayer service for Taylor Thornton, 10, who was among the 23 people killed in tornado.



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Charges Against Netanyahu Show Israel’s Strength

Charges Against Netanyahu Show Israel’s StrengthWhat’s good about the charges is that they demonstrate that Israel’s governing institutions are robust enough to enforce the criminal laws of the country, even in the face of tremendous political pressure from the country’s longest-serving leader. It was not at all a foregone conclusion that Israel’s institutions would prove willing or able to stand up to Netanyahu. The attorney general who made this decision to indict, Avichai Mandelblit, is a moderate conservative who was appointed by Netanyahu himself.



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Huge attack shows Taliban strength at outset of talks

Huge attack shows Taliban strength at outset of talksThe attack, carried out with a captured military Humvee packed with explosives, killed as many as 100 or more soldiers, police and pro government militiamen at a base in Maidan Wardak province west of Kabul. “The Taliban are doing exactly what they want to do and if it goes on like this then one day we will have Maidan Wardak province fall into the hands of Taliban,” said Mohammad Akbar Bakhtyari, the deputy chief of the provincial council. Just hours later, the Taliban confirmed that talks aimed at finding a peace deal had resumed with U.S. officials in Qatar, underlining the strategy adopted by the increasingly invigorated insurgents — an approach their American foes should understand.



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Inner strength and luck: Abduction survivors reflect on Wisconsin girl's ordeal

Inner strength and luck: Abduction survivors reflect on Wisconsin girl's ordealAll of them need inner strength and a great deal of luck, according to survivors and experts who have worked with such victims. Surely, Jayme Closs had her own well of fortitude, they said on Friday, celebrating the 13-year-old girl’s escape from captivity three months after her parents were murdered in northwestern Wisconsin and she disappeared. As survivors reflected on what it takes to survive such trauma, they praised Jayme for holding on long enough to find an opportunity to break free.



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Hurricane Florence growing in size and strength as it heads toward Carolinas, max winds now 140 mph

Hurricane Florence growing in size and strength as it heads toward Carolinas, max winds now 140 mphFlorence rapidly strengthened into a potentially catastrophic Category 4 hurricane on Monday as it closed in on North and South Carolina, carrying winds and water that could wreak havoc over a wide stretch of the eastern United States later this week.



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