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2 November 2017 1:53 PM Nikki Haley tells United Nations: You're not the boss of U.S

Ambassador Nikki Haley blasted the United Nations Wednesday in a defiant speech to the 193-member General Assembly before it adopted a resolution calling for an end to the U.S. economic embargo on Cuba. “Let’s be honest about what we really see going on here,” Haley said. “This assembly does not have the power to end the U.S. embargo. It is based in U.S. law, which 46

31 October 2017 8:05 PM How Close Are Trump and Manafort? They Go Way, Way Back

Now that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has indicted Paul Manafort, the former chairman of President Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, the White House has already begun to revive its efforts to distance itself from Manafort and play down the role he had on the campaign. Manafort worked on the Trump campaign for five crucial months in 2016, and was its chairman 43

11 September 2017 8:16 AM The Daily 202: Hurricane Irma would have killed vastly more people in the past

THE BIG IDEA: Five deaths related to Hurricane Irma have now been confirmed in Florida. Two of the victims died in a car crash southeast of Tampa on Sunday: A sheriff’s deputy had been stationed in an evacuation shelter overnight and was driving home at about 6 a.m. to pick up more supplies. A corrections officer was on his way to work. Any loss of life is a tragedy 9

11 September 2017 12:40 AM The Latest: 3rd construction crane falls to Irma’s winds

A third construction crane has toppled in Florida in the powerful winds of Hurricane Irma. Officials say it happened at a project on Fort Lauderdale beach during the storm Sunday. Officials with developer The Related Group told the Sun-Sentinel the crane collapse caused no injuries and did not appear to damage anything else. Two other cranes toppled 12

10 September 2017 9:51 AM Hurricane Irma makes landfall in Florida Keys as Category 4 storm, takes aim at state's west coast

DEVELOPING: Hurricane Irma roared onto the Florida Keys Sunday morning, making landfall as a Category 4 storm that left a deadly path of destruction across the Caribbean now on a projected path that puts Florida's west coast under threat for a direct hit. In its 12 p.m. ET advisory, the National Hurricane Center said the storm was about 65 miles south-southeast 44

8 September 2017 10:44 PM Hurricane Jose threatens a second blow to Caribbean islands devastated by Irma

CABARET, Haiti — Emergency responders from the United States and Europe rushed to aid idyllic islands ravaged by Hurricane Irma as weary authorities in the eastern Caribbean fortified shelters and evacuated residents Friday ahead of a looming second blow by Hurricane Jose. The National Hurricane Center said that Jose, now a Category 4 storm, is churning 5

5 August 2017 4:05 AM Head of Venezuela's super assembly vows to target opponents

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - The head of Venezuela's newly installed constitutional assembly pledged to move quickly against President Nicolas Maduro's political opponents, beginning as early as the all-powerful body's second meeting on Saturday. Former Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez's nomination as leader was unanimously approved by the assembly's 545 delegates 3

5 August 2017 12:45 AM All-powerful Venezuelan assembly opens amid protests

CARACAS, Venezuela — Defying criticism from Washington to the Vatican, Venezuela’s ruling party on Friday installed a new super assembly that supporters promise will pacify the country and critics fear will be a tool for imposing dictatorship. The constitutional assembly’s first order of business was selecting its head — former Foreign Minister Delcy 3

24 June 2017 5:38 AM Four Kiwi yachtsmen rescued off remote island

"Thank you Fiji for your help", Maritime New Zealand said in its tweet, advising the four men were bound for the Fijian capital. The Navy's patrol boat reached the men just after 10am, according to Maritime New Zealand. At midday yesterday, an Air Force Orion spotted the yacht, named 'Jungle', beached on the reef at Tuvana-I-Ra atoll, about 425km southeast 6

24 June 2017 5:38 AM NZ yachties on their way to Suva

Fiji's navy has picked up four New Zealand yachties stuck on a Pacific atoll after their yacht ran aground. A Fijian navy patrol boat has picked up four New Zealand yachties shipwrecked on a Pacific atoll. A Royal New Zealand Air Force Orion found their beached yacht, SV Jungle, on Friday grounded on the reef at Tuvana-I-Ra atoll about 425km southeast 6