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Fast and furious Hurricane Michael menaces Florida Panhandle with 110mph winds
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Fast and furious Hurricane Michael menaces Florida Panhandle with 110mph winds

A fast and furious Hurricane Michael sped toward the Florida Panhandle on Tuesday with 110 mph winds and a potential storm surge of 12 feet, giving tens of thousands of people precious little time to get out or board up.

At least 11 killed after 5.9 magnitude earthquake hits northern Haiti, several buildings damaged
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At least 11 killed after 5.9 magnitude earthquake hits northern Haiti, several buildings damaged

Haiti's civil protection agency said two minor aftershocks were registered and no tsunami warning was issued in connection with the quake activity.

VS Naipaul's 86th birth anniversary: From In a Free State to A House for Mr Biswas, a study of the author's themes
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VS Naipaul's 86th birth anniversary: From In a Free State to A House for Mr Biswas, a study of the author's themes

Overall VS Naipaul wrote more than 30 books, and was one of the first winners of the Booker Prize, now Britain's leading literary award, in 1971 for "In A Free State".

SEBI never gave clean chit report to enable Mehul Choksi to get Antigua citizenship, says senior official
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SEBI never gave clean chit report to enable Mehul Choksi to get Antigua citizenship, says senior official

Market regulator SEBI is continuing with its probe into alleged violation of capital market regulations by Mehul Choksi-Nirav Modi duo and their associates in connection with two listed firms- PNB and Gitanjali Gems

PNB scam: CBI sends Mehul Choksi's extradition request to Antigua; cites three legal grounds
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PNB scam: CBI sends Mehul Choksi's extradition request to Antigua; cites three legal grounds

Mehul Choksi had fled India on 4 January this year and took oath of allegiance in Antigua on 15 January 2018.

PNB fraud: Antigua gave Mehul Choksi citizenship post background checks and police clearance; setback to India's extradition attempt?
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PNB fraud: Antigua gave Mehul Choksi citizenship post background checks and police clearance; setback to India's extradition attempt?

It would be difficult to revoke Choksi citizenship as it is possible for the government for it entails a legal process. Choksi is protected by the law in Antigua

Haiti prime minister resigns after mass protests over hike in fuel price; govt calls off plan as four killed in violence
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Haiti prime minister resigns after mass protests over hike in fuel price; govt calls off plan as four killed in violence

Haiti Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant has resigned following deadly violence and looting sparked by a now-abandoned plan to raise fuel prices

Windrush immigration scandal: 93 Indians among Commonwealth nationals caught up in row over UK citizenship rights
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Windrush immigration scandal: 93 Indians among Commonwealth nationals caught up in row over UK citizenship rights

The 'Windrush scandal' emerged as UK-based Jamaicans faced forced deportations due to lack of documentary evidence that they had the legal right to be in Britain.

West Indies vs Sri Lanka: Dinesh Chandimal loses appeal against ICC's ban; to miss third Test at Barbados
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West Indies vs Sri Lanka: Dinesh Chandimal loses appeal against ICC's ban; to miss third Test at Barbados

Dinesh Chandimal was charged with ball tampering after video evidence indicated that he applied saliva to it shortly after putting what the ICC suggested was a sweet into his mouth during the second Test in St Lucia.

India will travel to Caribbean after 2019 World Cup to play two Tests in their opening series of World Test Championship
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India will travel to Caribbean after 2019 World Cup to play two Tests in their opening series of World Test Championship

The West Indies series will take place right after the 2019 ODI World Cup and the tour will also comprise three ODIs and as many T20s. India are also set to host the West Indies for three Tests, five ODIs and three T20s later this year.

UK promises 'humane' immigration policy amid uproar over mistreatment of long-term legal residents
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UK promises 'humane' immigration policy amid uproar over mistreatment of long-term legal residents

Britain's interior minister is promising to ensure the country's immigration policy is "humane" as uproar spreads over authorities' mistreatment of long-term legal residents from the Caribbean.

Coach Courtney Walsh seeks consistency from Bangladesh in upcoming tri-nation series in Sri Lanka
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Coach Courtney Walsh seeks consistency from Bangladesh in upcoming tri-nation series in Sri Lanka

Bangladesh interim coach Courtney Walsh said that he would be pushing his side for consistency in next month's tri-nations series in Sri Lanka after a string of poor finishes.

PCB cancels proposed five-year agreement with West Indies for annual T20 series due to financial issues
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PCB cancels proposed five-year agreement with West Indies for annual T20 series due to financial issues

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has cancelled the proposed five-year agreement with West Indies for an annual T20 series because of financial issues.

Latin America is the world's most violent region for women, says UNDP
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Latin America is the world's most violent region for women, says UNDP

Latin America and the Caribbean is the most violent region in the world for women, the United Nations said on Thursday.

Hurricane Irma: Death toll rises to 72 in Florida, 112 in Caribbean
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Hurricane Irma: Death toll rises to 72 in Florida, 112 in Caribbean

Hurricane Irma killed 72 people in Florida when it battered the southern state on 10 September, according to an updated death toll.

Lines grow at supermarkets and airports in storm-hit Puerto Rico
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Lines grow at supermarkets and airports in storm-hit Puerto Rico

As Donald Trump announces he will visit hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, the situation on the Caribbean island remains dire, with the majority of residents desperate for food and supplies.

England vs West Indies: Visitors' coach Stuart Law looking to build settled team ahead of World Cup qualifiers
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England vs West Indies: Visitors' coach Stuart Law looking to build settled team ahead of World Cup qualifiers

Defeat in the first ODI at Old Trafford on Tuesday ended West Indies' hopes of gaining direct entry to the 2019 World Cup in Britain.

Hurricane Maria: Rain-swollen dam on verge of collapse in Puerto Rico; 70,000 people ordered to evacuate
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Hurricane Maria: Rain-swollen dam on verge of collapse in Puerto Rico; 70,000 people ordered to evacuate

Some 70,000 people were ordered to evacuate their homes after a rain-swollen dam in Puerto Rico failed in the latest disaster caused by Hurricane Maria.

Thousands marooned as Hurricane Maria wrecks havoc in Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico
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Thousands marooned as Hurricane Maria wrecks havoc in Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico remained in the throes of chaos and devastation Thursday as the remnants of Hurricane Maria continued to dump rain on the island — up to three feet in some areas

Hurricane Maria kills 15 people in Dominica, leaves small Caribbean island without water and electricity
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Hurricane Maria kills 15 people in Dominica, leaves small Caribbean island without water and electricity

Hurricane Maria left more than 15 people dead in hard-hit Dominica, the small Caribbean island's prime minister Roosevelt Skerrit announced on Thursday.