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Hurricane Dorian to strengthen over weekend, make landfall on 2 September; Georgia, Florida declare emergency
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Hurricane Dorian to strengthen over weekend, make landfall on 2 September; Georgia, Florida declare emergency

Hurricane Dorian, now a Category 2 storm, is likely to intensify over the weekend and make landfall in the state of Flordia on Monday

Florida residents brace for impact with Hurricane Dorian likely to hit coast; storm likely to intensify to Category 4
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Florida residents brace for impact with Hurricane Dorian likely to hit coast; storm likely to intensify to Category 4

Florida residents picked the shelves clean of bottled water and lined up at gas stations as an increasingly menacing-looking Hurricane Dorian threatened to broadside the state over Labor Day weekend.

Tropical Storm Dorian expected to strengthen, pass Puerto Rico; landslides, widespread flooding and power outages expected
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Tropical Storm Dorian expected to strengthen, pass Puerto Rico; landslides, widespread flooding and power outages expected

Tropical Storm Dorian threatened Puerto Rico with a direct hit as forecasters said it made a last-minute shift in its path and could reach near-hurricane strength in its approach to the US territory.

'Threat becomes reality': Hurricane Florence makes landfall on North Carolina coast; storm downgraded from level 4 to level 1
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'Threat becomes reality': Hurricane Florence makes landfall on North Carolina coast; storm downgraded from level 4 to level 1

Hurricane Florence’s leading edge battered the Carolina coast on Thursday, bending trees and shooting frothy sea water over streets on the Outer Banks, as the hulking storm closed in with winds of 135 kilometres per hour for a drenching siege that could last all weekend.

Donald Trump claims toll in Puerto Rico's Hurricane Maria inflated to 3,000 as part of ploy to make him 'look bad'
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Donald Trump claims toll in Puerto Rico's Hurricane Maria inflated to 3,000 as part of ploy to make him 'look bad'

The true human cost of Hurricane Maria, and the chaotic federal response to the storm, triggered a year-long controversy, which Donald Trump revived this week even as another powerful hurricane, Florence, bore down on the East Coast

Puerto Rico government admits Hurricane Maria killed more than 1,400 people; earlier toll estimated at 64
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Puerto Rico government admits Hurricane Maria killed more than 1,400 people; earlier toll estimated at 64

Puerto Rico is now estimating that Hurricane Maria killed more than 1,400 people, far more than the official death toll of 64, in a report to Congress seeking billions to help the island recover from the devastating storm.

Loss of coral reefs would double coastal flood damage, say researchers
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Loss of coral reefs would double coastal flood damage, say researchers

Loss of coral reefs around the world would double the damage from coastal flooding, and triple the destruction caused by storm surges, researchers said

ICC World XI vs West Indies: When and where to watch Hurricane Relief T20I at Lord's, coverage on TV and live streaming
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ICC World XI vs West Indies: When and where to watch Hurricane Relief T20I at Lord's, coverage on TV and live streaming

A galaxy of former and current stars will be in action at the iconic Lord's on Thursday to play an exhibition match between the ICC World XI and the West Indies and help raise funds for the refurbishment of five cricket stadia in the Caribbean that were damaged by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017.

Shahid Afridi, Shoaib Malik, Thisara Perera named in World XI side for T20I fund-raiser against West Indies
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Shahid Afridi, Shoaib Malik, Thisara Perera named in World XI side for T20I fund-raiser against West Indies

Afridi and Malik were part of the Pakistan squad that won the ICC World T20 World Cup in 2009, while Perera was a member of the Sri Lanka side that lifted the silverware in Dhaka in 2014.

England limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan to lead World XI against West Indies in charity game at Lord's
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England limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan to lead World XI against West Indies in charity game at Lord's

England limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan will lead an ICC World XI in a T20I against the Windies at Lord's on 31 May, according to a statement from the ICC on Thursday.

Project Loon has delivered internet services to 100,000 people in Hurricane Maria-hit Puerto Rico
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Project Loon has delivered internet services to 100,000 people in Hurricane Maria-hit Puerto Rico

he Project Loon is providing internet services to these people who have web access AT&T communications and have 4G LTE-enabled handset.

Alphabet's 'Project Loon' balloons are delivering 4G LTE to hurricane affected areas of Puerto Rico
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Alphabet's 'Project Loon' balloons are delivering 4G LTE to hurricane affected areas of Puerto Rico

Several more balloons are on their way from Nevada, and Alphabet has been authorized by the FCC to send up to 30 balloons to serve the hard-hit area.

President Donald Trump gives himself 10/10 for Puerto Rico hurricane response
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President Donald Trump gives himself 10/10 for Puerto Rico hurricane response

President Donald Trump on Thursday gave his administration ten-out-of-ten for its response toward Hurricane Maria, a hurricane that hammered Puerto Rico exactly one month ago, as 80 percent of the US island remained without power.

Donald Trump defends throwing paper towels into a crowd of survivors at hurricane-hit Puerto Rico
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Donald Trump defends throwing paper towels into a crowd of survivors at hurricane-hit Puerto Rico

Trump also said he had been treated unfairly by the media over relief efforts and said his response compared to that of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

Google to provide emergency cellular service using Project Loon balloons in hurricane-hit Puerto Rico
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Google to provide emergency cellular service using Project Loon balloons in hurricane-hit Puerto Rico

In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico has struggled to regain communications services. The FCC said on Friday that 83 percent of cell sites remain out of service, while wireless communications company are deploying temporary sites.

China Open: Nick Kyrgios to raise money for victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico
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China Open: Nick Kyrgios to raise money for victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico

Australian world number 19 Nick Kyrgios pledged $50 for every one of them to help victims of hurricane-hit Puerto Rico.

Donald Trump visits Puerto Rico, tells survivors of Hurricane Maria they threw US budget 'out of whack'
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Donald Trump visits Puerto Rico, tells survivors of Hurricane Maria they threw US budget 'out of whack'

Nearly two weeks after Hurricane Maria pummeled the island of Puerto Rico, Donald Trump touched down for the first time and downplayed the devastation

Technology will help students in returning to classrooms after hurricane Harvey and Irma
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Technology will help students in returning to classrooms after hurricane Harvey and Irma

Advocates of technology present in American classrooms say it will only become more important in aiding students scattered by the storms.

FCC chairman urges Apple to
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FCC chairman urges Apple to "unlock" FM radio functionality on the iPhone, Apple says it's impossible

America’s controversial FCC Chairman Ajit Pai recently issued a statement urging Apple to enable the locked FM radio feature on iPhones.

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.