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Hurricane Katia likely to intensify by landfall in Mexico: NHC

Hurricane Jose is a Category 1 storm with maximum sustained wind gusts near 85 miles per hour. Jose was upgraded to a hurricane in the Atlantic, far east of Hurricane Irma which is now on its way to Florida. "Pretty much everyone at this point is very done with hurricane season". On its current path, the storm appears to steer north and avoid making landfall.


Traffic nightmare as people flee Florida

Traffic nightmare as people flee Florida

But while airlines offered some cheap flights out of south Florida after complaints, passengers said that did little good if all the flights were fully booked or canceled. After spiking demand drove prices for domestic flights out of Miami to $3,000 on some websites , the airlines faced a flurry of online criticism and moved to address the issue.


Chicago teen Kenneka Jenkins found dead in hotel freezer

Chicago teen Kenneka Jenkins found dead in hotel freezer

She was reported missing Saturday afternoon and Jenkins' body was found at about 12:25 a.m Sunday. "(I'm) horrified. It's something that no one could ever imagine. Hotel staff made the discovery. "Our police department is conducting a very thorough investigation and I know that they're good at what they do". Later that morning, Jenkins' older sister filed the report prompting a search for the teen.



Clashes at protests in South Korea injure dozens

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said he has an executive order ready for Trump to sign that would impose sanctions on any country that trades with Pyongyang if the United Nations does not put additional sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear tests.



Putin: North Korea crisis may be 'impossible' to solve

In accelerating his pursuit of nuclear weapons targeting the United States and allies South Korea and Japan, Kim is seen as seeking a real nuclear deterrent to help ensure the survival of his government and also the stronger bargaining power that would come from it.


Senate Passes Bill on Storm Aid, Debt Limit and Government Spending

Senate Passes Bill on Storm Aid, Debt Limit and Government Spending

The bill now goes back to the House for a final vote before it heads to President Trump's desk. We have yet again missed an opportunity for substantial reforms and reduced spending. Of 240 House Republicans, 156 are RSC members. "Democrats are prepared to offer our votes for the Harvey aid package, and a short term debt limit increase of three months", the leaders' statement said.