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'I voted for a guy named Trump': US president casts an early vote in Florida's West Palm Beach
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'I voted for a guy named Trump': US president casts an early vote in Florida's West Palm Beach

Democrat Joe Biden hasn't voted yet and it likely to do so in person in Delaware on Election Day, 3 Nov. Delaware doesn't offer early, in-person voting like Florida

'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Laura makes landfall in southwestern Louisiana near Texas
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'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Laura makes landfall in southwestern Louisiana near Texas

With hours of violent weather ahead, officials said the extent of destruction likely wouldn't be clear until daybreak, when search and rescue missions will begin

Storm Marco expected to make landfall in Louisiana today; 'Laura' kills 11 in Dominican Republic, Haiti
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Storm Marco expected to make landfall in Louisiana today; 'Laura' kills 11 in Dominican Republic, Haiti

The National Hurricane Center cautioned that Storm Marco could still cause life-threatening storm surges and dangerous winds along the Gulf Coast

Two tropical storms advance across Caribbean for double blow to US Gulf Coast
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Two tropical storms advance across Caribbean for double blow to US Gulf Coast

The last time two storms made landfall in the United States within 24 hours of each other was in 1933

Coronavirus Outbreak: US hotspots grow as global infections surpass 6.4 lakhs, Italy records over 10,000 deaths
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Coronavirus Outbreak: US hotspots grow as global infections surpass 6.4 lakhs, Italy records over 10,000 deaths

As the United States led the world with confirmed coronavirus cases, cities such as Detroit, Chicago, and New Orleans grew as hotspots Saturday, while the virus continued to pummel New York City and made its way into rural America

Coronavirus Outbreak: New York shows slow signs of disease spread, says Governor Andrew Cuomo; health crisis deepens in New Orleans
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Coronavirus Outbreak: New York shows slow signs of disease spread, says Governor Andrew Cuomo; health crisis deepens in New Orleans

New Orleans, where large crowds celebrated Mardi Gras a month ago, was on track to become the next US epicenter

Eleven injured in shooting at New Orleans' historic French Quarter; no arrests, investigation on, say police
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Eleven injured in shooting at New Orleans' historic French Quarter; no arrests, investigation on, say police

Eleven people were wounded in a shooting early Sunday in New Orleans' French Quarter, a popular tourist hub, US police said, adding that two of the victims were in a critical condition.

NBA: Zion Williamson continues pre-season hot-streak as Pelicans beat Jazz; Giannis Antetokounmpo powers Bucks to victory
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NBA: Zion Williamson continues pre-season hot-streak as Pelicans beat Jazz; Giannis Antetokounmpo powers Bucks to victory

Williamson scored five of the Pelicans' first seven points, including his first 3-pointer of the preseason. He finished the first half with 10 points, but was even better after the break

Jeffrey Epstein death: Two guards suspended and warden removed over alleged suicide of high-profile detainee
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Jeffrey Epstein death: Two guards suspended and warden removed over alleged suicide of high-profile detainee

The warden of the high-security New York prison where convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein apparently committed suicide has been temporarily reassigned and two guards put on leave

Jeffrey Epstein found dead in Manhattan jail: Attorney-General William Barr says 'serious irregularities' found in federal prison
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Jeffrey Epstein found dead in Manhattan jail: Attorney-General William Barr says 'serious irregularities' found in federal prison

Attorney-General William Barr has said that there were 'serious irregularities' at the federal jail where Jeffrey Epstein took his own life as he awaited trial on charges he sexually abused underage girls.

Tropical storm 'Barry' hits Louisiana and entire Gulf coast; US officials warn of heavy rainfall
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Tropical storm 'Barry' hits Louisiana and entire Gulf coast; US officials warn of heavy rainfall

Tropical Storm Barry buffeted the US state of Louisiana on Sunday, bringing more heavy rain and possible tornadoes to the region even as it weakened

Hurricane Barry likely to affect environment of Mississippi Valley; scientists say damage to wildlife habitats, fisheries possible
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Hurricane Barry likely to affect environment of Mississippi Valley; scientists say damage to wildlife habitats, fisheries possible

Hurricane Barry could affect the environment of the Gulf coast and Lower Mississippi Valley in numerous ways, from accelerating runoff of farmland nutrients to toppling trees and damaging wildlife habitat and fisheries, scientists say.

NBA: LeBron James says he is in no hurry to assemble a Lakers side capable of challenging for championships
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NBA: LeBron James says he is in no hurry to assemble a Lakers side capable of challenging for championships

LeBron James rejected suggestions on Thursday he was the driving force behind the rebuilding of the Los Angeles Lakers after a week of intrigue surrounding the franchise's attempts to lure Anthony Davis from New Orleans.

Three newly identified snake species named after Charles Darwin, Green god of fire Hephaestus, American professor Robert Thomas
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Three newly identified snake species named after Charles Darwin, Green god of fire Hephaestus, American professor Robert Thomas

Robert Thomas, an environmental biologist and head of head of the Center for Environmental Communication at Loyola University, New Orleans, is being honoured by having one of three newly identified species of snakes from the Galapagos Islands named after him.

American Society of News Editors and Associated Press Media Editors merge to become News Leadership Association
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American Society of News Editors and Associated Press Media Editors merge to become News Leadership Association

The American Society of News Editors and Associated Press Media Editors, whose membership of newsroom leaders and educators make them among the most significant organisations in media, have agreed to merge and will become the News Leadership Association.

Miami-based National Hurricane Centre issues tropical storm watch for New Orleans, Louisiana as potential cyclone approaches
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Miami-based National Hurricane Centre issues tropical storm watch for New Orleans, Louisiana as potential cyclone approaches

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) issued a tropical storm watch for parts of the US Gulf of Mexico Coast as a potential tropical cyclone expected. NHC has also issued a tropical storm watch for the New Orleans area and a flash flood watch for large parts of the Louisiana coast into the Houston area.

Three killed, seven injured in New Orleans shooting; police say no suspect in custody, investigation ongoing
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Three killed, seven injured in New Orleans shooting; police say no suspect in custody, investigation ongoing

Three people have been killed and seven injured following a shooting in New Orleans, the police said.Three people have been killed and seven injured following a shooting in New Orleans, the police said.

New Orleans shooting: Police say 3 killed, 7 injured in Saturday night violence; no suspect in custody
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New Orleans shooting: Police say 3 killed, 7 injured in Saturday night violence; no suspect in custody

Three people have been killed and seven others injured following a shooting in New Orleans on Saturday night

NBA Playoffs: DeMar DeRozan inspires Raptors' rout of Wizards; Celtics stun Bucks to take 2-0 lead in series
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NBA Playoffs: DeMar DeRozan inspires Raptors' rout of Wizards; Celtics stun Bucks to take 2-0 lead in series

DeRozan, who also contributed four assists and five rebounds, spearheaded a rampant Toronto offence, which saw six players finish with double-digit points tallies.

NBA: Klay Thompson, Stephen Curry help Warriors trounce Knicks, Pelicans ride on Anthony Davis' stellar show
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NBA: Klay Thompson, Stephen Curry help Warriors trounce Knicks, Pelicans ride on Anthony Davis' stellar show

Anthony Davis has spearheaded the Pelicans' attack during a six-game winning streak – one of their longest in recent years – and over that time he is averaging more than 40 points a game.