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Billy Graham: Influential US evangelist dies at 99

From BBC Graham died at his home in North Carolina US evangelist Billy Graham – one of the most influential preachers of the 20th Century – has died aged 99. Graham became one of the best-known promoters of Christianity, beginning…

Americans sentenced in Panama for 5 murders

The Associated Press From US News Panamanian authorities say a court has sentenced a U.S. man and his ex-wife to prison for robbing and killing five other Americans in a Caribbean tourist destination. PANAMA CITY (AP) — U.S. citizen William…

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Coal ash: ‘Why in the world would we be importing it?’

By The Associated Press From Caribbean Business RICHMOND, Va. – Shipping containers full of coal ash from China, Poland and India have come into the U.S. through the Port of Virginia as foreign companies find a market for the same…

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Ninety percent of predatory fish gone from Caribbean coral reefs due to overfishing

From Phys.org Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have found that up to 90 percent of predatory fish are gone from Caribbean coral reefs, straining the ocean ecosystem and coastal economy. The good news? They identified…

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Trump expected to reverse Obama’s transgender bathroom guidelines in schools

By Brian Freeman From Newsmax The Trump administration is expected to issue a letter on Wednesday which reverses federal guidance that required public schools to allow children to use the bathrooms and locker rooms that matched their gender identities, The…

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Carrie Fisher’s death: ‘Wake-Up Call’ for heart screen tests

By Lynn Allison From Newsmax “Star Wars” Actress Carrie Fisher’s death from a heart attack at age 60 should be a “wake-up call” about the threat of cardiovascular disease — particularly in women — and should prompt every American 55…

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Why did the polls get it so wrong in Trump-Clinton election?

By Ed Murray From NJ Advance Media for NJ.com TRENTON — Statistics guru Nate Silver successfully called all 50 states and the District of Columbia for President Barack Obama in 2012. This time, Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton even though…

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Can’t move to the Cayman Islands? Try Indiana or Florida

By Daniel J. Mitchell From Foundation for Economic Education FEE One (hopefully endearing) trait of being a policy wonk is that I have a weakness for jurisdictional rankings. At least if they’re methodologically sound. This is why I was so happy…

From Caribbean to Carolinas, Hurricane Matthew left devastation in wake

By Andrea Thompson FromWX shift A few miles made the difference between a storm that could have been so much worse and one that was already bad enough. With at least 30 people killed in the U.S., and more than…

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Hurricane Matthew Pounds Southeast With Record Storm Surge, Massive Flash Flooding

By: Jeff Masters and Bob Henson From Weather Underground 5:36 PM GMT on October 08, 2016 Hurricane Matthew made landfall near 11 am EDT Saturday about 25 miles northeast of Charleston, South Carolina as a Category 1 hurricane with 75 mph…