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Dorian-devastated Bahamas gears up for potential tropical cyclone

Nearly two weeks after a Category 5 hurricane battered its shores, the Bahamas is expected to experience strong winds and rains as the National Hurricane Center issued a warning Friday for a potential tropical cyclone. The devastated islands still recovering from Hurricane Dorian, which made landfall on Sept. 1, are expected to see “tropical-storm-force winds and rains” Friday and Saturday ...

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Brazil business community rallying around rightist

next FILE – In this April 19, 2018 file photo, presidential hopeful, conservative Brazilian lawmaker Jair Bolsonaro flashes two thumbs up as he poses for a photo with cadets during a ceremony marking Army Day, in Brasilia, Brazil. For many Brazilians, Bolsonaro’s candidacy in Sunday’s Oct. 7 vote has long provoked fears because of his penchant for waxing nostalgic about ...

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Trump team's tough talk with Syria working – for now – to stave off chemical attack on Idlib

The Trump administration’s stern warnings against plans by Syrian president Bashar al-Assad and his allies – namely Iran and Russia to wipe out the opposition-held stronghold of Idlib have at least temporarily kept the expected attack from moving forward, Syrian opposition activists tell Fox News.   “The offensive is certainly on hold, and that is in large part a result of ...

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Cuban airline jet crashes at Havana airport, reports say

A Boeing 737 plane operated by state airline Cubana crashed after taking off from Jose Marti International Airport in Havana on Friday and three passengers were said to have survived in critical condition, local media reported. The surviving passengers have been brought to the hospital, according to local paper Granma. Local media reported the flight from Havana to Holguin, a ...

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UK finds 34 high-rise apartment buildings with unsafe siding – 6 injured after car slams into Muslim worshipers, not terror-related: UK police

Britain’s fire-safety crisis expanded substantially Saturday as authorities said 34 high-rise apartment blocks across the country had cladding that failed fire safety tests. London officials scrambled to evacuate four public housing towers after experts found them “not safe for people to sleep in overnight.” Hundreds of residents hastily packed their bags and sought emergency shelter, with many angry and confused ...

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