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Maiden title for Veronika Kudermetova with Charleston WTA win
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Maiden title for Veronika Kudermetova with Charleston WTA win

The 15th-seeded Kudermetova dominated from the outset to claim a 6-4, 6-2 victory over Kovinic, ranked 91 in the world.

World No 71 Paula Badosa stuns Ash Barty in Charleston quarter-finals
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World No 71 Paula Badosa stuns Ash Barty in Charleston quarter-finals

Badosa, a former French Open junior champion, is the lowest-ranked player to beat Barty since September 2019.

Barack Obama's speechwriter Cody Keenan to publish memoir set around the 2015 Charleston shootings
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Barack Obama's speechwriter Cody Keenan to publish memoir set around the 2015 Charleston shootings

The book’s title refers to a theme of Obama’s response to Charleston and to one of the most emotional moments of his presidency: his singing of 'Amazing Grace' during his eulogy at Charleston’s Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church for one of the victims, the Rev. Clementa Pinckney.

Hurricane Dorian: Residents of North Carolina's Outer Banks brace themselves as cyclone weakens to Category 1 storm
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Hurricane Dorian: Residents of North Carolina's Outer Banks brace themselves as cyclone weakens to Category 1 storm

After triggering tornadoes in South Carolina, Hurricane Dorian was closing in for a possible direct hit on North Carolina's Outer Banks, a string of low-lying islands, even as it weakened to a Category 1 storm.

Hurricane Dorian begins lashing US east coast, strengthens to Category 3 storm; at least 20 dead so far
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Hurricane Dorian begins lashing US east coast, strengthens to Category 3 storm; at least 20 dead so far

NHC said Dorian was packing maximum sustained winds of 185 kilometers per hour, making it a Category 3 storm on five-level Saffir-Simpson scale.

Hurricane Florence spirals towards North and South Carolina; strengthens into potentially catastrophic Category 4 storm
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Hurricane Florence spirals towards North and South Carolina; strengthens into potentially catastrophic Category 4 storm

Florence rapidly strengthened into a potentially catastrophic Category 4 hurricane on Monday as it closed in on North and South Carolina, carrying winds and water that could wreak havoc over a wide stretch of the eastern United States later this week.

Charleston man kills co-worker, takes another hostage before being shot by police
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Charleston man kills co-worker, takes another hostage before being shot by police

A fired dishwasher shot and killed a chef and held a person hostage for about three hours before he was shot by police at a crowded restaurant in Charleston.

US's first total eclipse in 99 years: Millions travel to see event as cities prepare for Great American Eclipse
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US's first total eclipse in 99 years: Millions travel to see event as cities prepare for Great American Eclipse

When a total solar eclipse sweeps across the United States, people gathering in Charleston, South Carolina, will be the last on the continent to experience it.

South Carolina shooter sentenced to death
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South Carolina shooter sentenced to death

A gunman who killed nine black churchgoers in 2015 has been sentenced to death by a federal jury, a media report said on Wednesday

Watch: Barack Obama's best speeches, from Cairo to Charleston
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Watch: Barack Obama's best speeches, from Cairo to Charleston

For the last time in his presidency, Barack Obama will take the stage Tuesday night to address the American people.

Nikki Haley's nomination as US envoy a good sign for future: UN
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Nikki Haley's nomination as US envoy a good sign for future: UN

The United Nations have welcomed the nomination of Indian-American Nikki Haley as the next US envoy to the world body, terming it as a good sign for the future.

Donald Trump's picks Nikki Haley for UN: All you need to know about the South Carolina governor
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Donald Trump's picks Nikki Haley for UN: All you need to know about the South Carolina governor

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for ambassador to the United Nations, was relatively unknown on the national stage until a mass shooting in her state vaulted her to prominence.

US state West Virginia hit with devastating floods; 20 people dead
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US state West Virginia hit with devastating floods; 20 people dead

Flooding in the US state of West Virginia killed 20 people and stranded others who had to be plucked from rooftops and rescued from fast-moving waters, the governor said Friday.

On first anniversary of Charleston church massacre, Clinton calls for strong gun control laws
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On first anniversary of Charleston church massacre, Clinton calls for strong gun control laws

Amid a spate of shootings in the US, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has called for strong gun control laws and plugging the loopholes in the rules that are currently prevailing.

Obama praises Charleston's 'unshakeable resilience' as city remembers shooting victims
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Obama praises Charleston's 'unshakeable resilience' as city remembers shooting victims

Memorial services in Charleston marked the one-year anniversary of the shootings at Emanuel AME church that claimed the lives of nine parishioners.

Enough is enough: Senators vote in favor of taking down Confederate flag in South Carolina
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Enough is enough: Senators vote in favor of taking down Confederate flag in South Carolina

State senators in South Carolina have voted 37-3 in favour of taking down a Confederate flag that became a lightning rod for outrage after last month's Charleston massacre. The yesterday's proposal now is set to go before the House of Representatives, amid growing public demands for the red, white and blue banner to no longer fly outside the legislature in the state capital Columbia.

 Six African-American churches have burned down since Charleston massacre
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Six African-American churches have burned down since Charleston massacre

In the two weeks after a racially motivated massacre claimed lives of nine African-Americans, at least six predominantly African-American churches in south US had been burnt down, Xinhua news agency reported on Wednesday.

Remove rebel flag, it is a symbol of hatred, says South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley
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Remove rebel flag, it is a symbol of hatred, says South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley

South Carolina's governor declared on Monday that the Confederate flag should be removed from the Statehouse grounds as she acknowledged that its use as a symbol of hatred by the man accused of killing nine black church members has made it too divisive to display in such a public space.

'No evildoer, no demon' can close us: Charleston minister as Church reopens after attack
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'No evildoer, no demon' can close us: Charleston minister as Church reopens after attack

The historic black South Carolina church where a white gunman murdered nine African Americans held its first service since the massacre on Sunday.