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Risky surfs and rip currents are also expected in the outer boroughs as Hurricane Jose's track moves roughly 80 miles southeast of Long Island, according to the National Hurricane Center . It continues moving northeast at 8 miles per hour, the NWS said. Most long-range computer models suggest Maria could exploit the same break in a mid-level high pressure ridge that Jose did.
  • Amazon is opening a massive new office in New York City

    Amazon is opening a massive new office in New York City

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    The online retailer signed a 15-year lease for 360,000 square feet at 5 Manhattan West, located on 10th Avenue between West 31st and 33rd streets, according to the property owner, Brookfield Property Partners L.P. It will receive up to $18 million in performance-based tax credits for that initiative. An Amazon spokesman said the jobs will be located in Manhattan at the new office and at the company's current corporate offices, which are expected to grow.
  • Runaway goat takes stroll through MA hotel

    Runaway goat takes stroll through MA hotel

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    The "mischievous runaway farm animal" was spotted on several streets and major roadways, including Route 20 and Route 290, during the three-day escapade. A goat on the lam over the weekend in a MA town got caught after he "checked into" a La Quinta Inn. "When he took off, he took off like a criminal".
  • Linda Hamilton will Return for the Next 'Terminator' Film

    Linda Hamilton will Return for the Next 'Terminator' Film

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    The new film is slated to be directed by Deadpool's Tim Miller with the new film returning to its roots by having the involvement of Cameron for the first time since 1991's Terminator 2: Judgment Day . "There's so much in our world that's catching up to Terminator ". The Avatar and Titanic filmmaker noted the "50-year-old, 60-year-old guys out there killing bad guys" but said there "isn't an example of that for women" in current movies.
  • Jimmy Kimmel Slams Sen. Bill Cassidy Over Health Bill

    Jimmy Kimmel Slams Sen. Bill Cassidy Over Health Bill

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    The Graham-Cassidy bill would end Obamacare's Medicaid expansion and federal subsidies for lower-income households. "Here in MA, we provide first-rate care, we actually have had a much flatter slope in the growth of the cost of care, and we're out there working for the most comprehensive coverage in the country".
  • NWS: Tropical storm watch canceled as Jose weakens

    NWS: Tropical storm watch canceled as Jose weakens

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    The National Weather Service issued the flood advisory for Staten Island, as well as the shores of Brooklyn and southern Queens, from 6 p.m Tuesday through noon Wednesday with as many as 3 inches of rain expected, meteorologists said. A tropical storm watch was issued over the weekend for southern CT, but it was canceled at 11 a.m. on Tuesday. Meantime, swells generated by Jose are likely to cause unsafe surf and rip current conditions for the next several days in Bermuda, the Bahamas ...
  • Aung San Suu Kyi scheduled to visit Prague in October

    Aung San Suu Kyi scheduled to visit Prague in October

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    She is facing rising criticism after she delivered a speech in Myanmar on Tuesday that did not address allegations of rampant rights abuses by the army against the mostly Muslim Rohingya minority in Rakhine. The latest round of violence in Rakhine has forced an estimated 415,000 Rohingya to flee to neighboring Bangladesh. "The government must also urgently allow humanitarian actors full and unfettered access to all areas and people in need in the region", Amnesty International's ...
  • South Korea approves $8m aid package for North Korea

    South Korea approves $8m aid package for North Korea

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    The Ministry of Unification said that a committee chaired by Minister Cho Myoung-gyon approved a plan to offer $3.5 million to UNICEF and $4.5 million to the World Food Program. The exact timing of when the aid will be sent, as well as its size, will be confirmed later, the ministry said in a statement. "Today, we estimate that about 200,000 children are affected by acute malnutrition, heightening their risk of death and increasing rates of stunting", Hulshof said.
  • Teacher accused of bringing students home for sex

    Teacher accused of bringing students home for sex

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    Goline admitted to school officials that she had inappropriate sexual relationships with four students. Goline, who was a teacher at the school from January to April 2016, reportedly took two of those students to her apartment on the same day, according to Arkansas Online.
  • Musharraf hits back, says Zardari is behind Benazir, Murtaza assassinations

    Musharraf hits back, says Zardari is behind Benazir, Murtaza assassinations

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    On Monday, while challenging the verdict of the lower court, the PPP had submitted three appeals, one challenging the order separating Musharraf's trial from the case, the other is against the "lenient" sentences against the police officers and the last against the suspected militants exonerated in the case, on behalf of PPP Co-Chairman and Benazir's widower Asif Ali Zardari.
  • Iraq begins final assault to capture Hawija from Islamic State

    Iraq begins final assault to capture Hawija from Islamic State

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    Previously, the Iraqi Prime Minister announced the beginning of an operation by Iraq's armed forces to clean up the Anbar province bordering Syria from militants. Abadi's announcement of victory over ISIS was met with worldwide praise from a number of countries still actively battling the militants, including the U.S., Russia, Iran and Syria, where the remaining half of ISIS's self-proclaimed caliphate lies.