16August2017

World Actuality

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Thanksgiving Storm Threatens Travel Plans

Thanksgiving travel could be disrupted as a deadly winter storm heads south and east, bringing rain, sleet and snow during one of the busiest holiday seasons.

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Medal Of Freedom Awarded To 16 Americans

resident Barack Obama opened a day of tributes to former President John F Kennedy by bestowing the Presidential Medal of Freedom on prominent Americans.

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40 free things to do in New York City

 Seeing the bulk of New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of a trip's budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $27. The Met? $25. The Guggenheim and the Whitney go for $22 and $20, respectively. Even the Frick is $20. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by taking on park trails, bike paths or window browsing.

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US Midwest Hit By Severe Tornadoes: Six Dead

 

At least six people have died as powerful tornadoes carved a path of destruction across the US Midwest.

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U.S., Britain send warships to help Philippine relief efforts

A U.S. aircraft carrier set sail for the Philippines on Tuesday to accelerate relief efforts after a typhoon killed an estimated 10,000 people in one coastal city alone, with fears the toll could rise sharply as rescuers reach more isolated towns.

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Cyber Most Wanted List Gets Five New Names

Five men have been added to the FBI's Cyber Most Wanted list for their roles in crimes that saw tens of millions of dollars being stolen.

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Obama Apologises For Cancelled Health Plans

President Barack Obama has apologised to Americans who have been forced off their health plans as a result of his signature health care law.

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Teen Set On Fire While Riding Bus, Police Say

A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of setting a man on fire while riding on a bus during rush hour in Oakland, according to police.

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Apple To Open Manufacturing Plant In Arizona

Apple will open a new plant in Arizona as part of its push to boost manufacturing in the US.

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