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Powerful hurricane could be headed to southeast US

The U.S. East Coast could be hit with a powerful hurricane next week as Tropical Storm Florence continues to strengthen as it moves toward the mainland, forecasters said Saturday.

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Filipinos told to brace for Malaysian crackdown

The Philippine government asked Filipinos in Malaysia on Thursday to brace for a possible crackdown on illegal immigrants in the Southeast Asian country, where it estimates about 400,000 Filipinos live illegally.

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Trump to sign executive order on retirement security

President Donald Trump is signing an executive order Friday to make it easier for small businesses to group together to provide their workers with retirement plans.

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At least 4 killed in head-on bus crash in New Mexico

At least four people were killed and others were seriously injured Thursday in a head-on crash involving a commercial passenger bus and a semi-truck along Interstate 40 in New Mexico, near the Arizona border, authorities said.

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Chris Berman’s wife was intoxicated at time of crash

The wife of longtime ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman had a blood-alcohol level three times the legal limit when she rear-ended another man’s car, killing them both, according to a state police report.

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8 people, 6 of them kids, killed in Chicago apartment fire

Eight people, including six children, were killed when a fire broke out before dawn Sunday at a Chicago apartment in one of the deadliest fires in the nation’s third-largest city in years, officials say.

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Man killed after street festival in eastern Germany

Police say a man has died and two others were injured in an altercation between several people of “various nationalities” in the eastern German city of Chemnitz. The clash was followed by a march during which bottles were thrown at officers.

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Pope in Ireland listens to the wounds of the abused

Pope Francis is visiting a famous shrine and saying Mass on his second day in Ireland after meeting with victims of clerical sex abuse and other abuses committed by Catholic officials and institutions.

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McCain dies at 81 after battle with brain cancer

Arizona Sen. John McCain, the war hero who became the GOP’s standard-bearer in the 2008 election, has died. He was 81.

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Trump suggests US close to ‘big’ trade agreement with Mexico

President Donald Trump says the United States is close to a “big Trade Agreement” with Mexico and he’s citing improving ties between the two countries.