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People Fleeing Puerto Rico Crisis Heading To Mainland U.S.

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Even before the destructive effect of Hurricane Maria hit the island, Puerto Rico was suffering from what President Donald Trump described as broken infrastructure and crippling debt. CBS News' David Begnaud reports.Detected Closed Captioning: WATER, OR FUEL A WEEK AFTER HURRICANE MARIA HIT. DAVID H A S MORE. THIS IS THE WORST HURRICANE PUERTO RICO HAS SEEN. Reporter: PUERTO RICO'S GOVERNOR TRAVELED WITH THE NATIONAL GUARD TO DELIVER A SATELLITE PHONE TO THE MAYOR OF SAN SEBASTIAN. IT'S CRITICAL IN ALLOWING THE SENIOR GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS TO COMMUNICATE WITH LOCAL LEADERS IN THE HARDEST HIT AREAS. TWO CATEGORY 5 HURRICANES PASSING THROUGH AN ISLAND IS UNPRECEDENTED, AND THE RESPONSE NEEDS TO BE UNPRECEDENTED. Repor... Read More
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FEMA Ramps Up Disaster Response In Puerto Rico

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The federal government is ramping up its response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria.Detected Closed Captioning: IN A SEDAN. HER EX-HUSBAND HAS BEEN ARRESTED, 50-YEAR-OLD VICTOR LAGARO. HE'S BEEN CHARGED WITH MURDER. IN PUERTO RICO, THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IS RAMPING UP ITS RESPOND FROM HURRICANE MARIA. FEMA ARRIVED ON MONDAY. AT JFK AIRPORT, EMOTIONAL REUNIONS AS THE FIRST POSTHURRICANE FLIGHTS ARE ARRIVING FROM PUERTO RICO. I CAN'T DESCRIBE THE FEELING AFTER 5 DAYS OF NOT TALKING TO THEM. HE'S 86, AND MY MOTHER IS 82. THERE'S SUCH DEVASTATION. IF YOU HAVE EVER BEEN TO PUERTO RICO, YOU WILL CRY WHEN YOU SEE HOW IT LOOKS. THOSE RETURNING HOME ... Read More
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The Inside Story of the Great Silicon Heist

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Wasi Ismail Syed had endured a draining day of travel by the time he picked up his rental van at the Pensacola, Florida, airport. He’d left his West Coast home that morning in February 2009, then weathered a lengthy layover in Houston. But rather than pining for a comfy hotel bed, Syed was excited to conduct a bit of late-night business: He was meeting two strangers who called themselves Butch Cassidy and William Smith outside a nearby Walmart. As he pulled into the store’s parking lot around midnight, the 32-year-old Syed worried that he might be robbed of the $28,000 he was carrying. Cassidy and Smith were already there, waiting for him in a pickup; Syed jot... Read More
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Tears Of Joy As People Trapped By Hurricane Maria Return From Puerto Rico

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Published on Sep 25, 2017CBS2 was there as the first flight from San Juan landed at JFK International Airport. CBS2's Jessica Layton reports. Category News & Politics License ... Read More
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Trump replaces 90-day ban with new travel restrictions

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Published on Sep 25, 2017President Donald Trump has signed a proclamation imposing strict new restrictions on travelers from a handful of countries, including five that were covered by his expiring travel ban. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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After Hurricane Maria, what will it take to turn Puerto Rico’s power back on?

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In the wake of Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico’s 3.4 million American citizens remain almost entirely without electrical power — but it’s not because their power plants are blown. The problem is that roughly 80 percent of transmission lines, which take power from the plants to distribution centers, are down. Nearly all the local power lines that run to residences and busine... Read More
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Puerto Rico In Crisis

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Puerto Rico's governor is appealing for more help as the island struggles after the devastation from Hurricane Maria. Almost a week after the storm, most people are still without power, and have little food.Detected Closed Captioning: San Juans Main Airport Looks Like A shelter Hundreds Of People Slept On Their Suitcases It's Just Tough It's Hot Constantly there's Nowhere To Lie Down These resources Are Running Out People Are Growing Desperate The Food That's Not Enough The Gas Is Not Enough So Everybody's Fighting To Get Out Whatever he's Having Known Across The Area Of Puerto Ricans Are Waiting In Long Lines To Buy Fuel At Gas Stations In The Hard-hit Region Of Toa Baja Hundreds Of People Have Stood Under A Cell... Read More
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North Korea’s foreign minister says Trump ‘declared war’

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North Korea's foreign minister has accused US President Donald Trump of declaring war on North Korea, in reference to Trump's tweet about Kim Jong-un "not being around for much longer". He also said that under the UN charter, Pyongyang has the right to take countermeasures, including shooting down US bombers, even if they are not in its airspace.Al Jazeera's James Bays reports from New York.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twit... Read More
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How A Venezuelan Chef Is Teaching Women To Make Chocolate And Money

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Enlarge this image Entrepreneurs sort cocoa beans on a tray at Cacao de Origen, a school founded by Maria Di Giacobbe to train Venezuelan women in the making of premium chocolate. Zeina Alvarado (left) later found work in a bean-to-bar production facility in Mexico. Court... Read More
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Indonesia orders thousands to evacuate Bali over fears of volcanic eruption

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More than 14,000 people on the resort island of Bali have been told to evacuate after seismologists warned Mount Agung could erupt for the first time in 50 years. The last time the active volcano erupted it killed more than 11,00 people. Al Jazeera's Paul Chaderjian explains.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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Thousands Evacuated as Authorities Anticipate Bali Eruption

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Published on Sep 22, 2017Thousands of people have been evacuated from the area around a volcano on the Indonesian island of Bali as authorities anticipate an eruption. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: ... Read More
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New Yorkers Helping Puerto Rico

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Published on Sep 22, 2017Gov. Andrew Cuomo was at JFK Airport with National Guard members and others heading to Hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. Magdalena Doris reports. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: ... Read More
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Islip board OK’s airport improvements

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Islip’s Town Board recently passed bond resolutions green-lighting improvements to Long Island MacArthur Airport’s Fire Rescue Building Communications Center and to the airport’s terminal, as well as the construction of an animal shelter. The total approved in authorizing bonds is just over $10 million. Still, Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter said, “more remains to be done to bring our infrastructure to a level that is needed.” Among the approvals was a bond for $3.6 million the airport terminal and communications center improvements. These upgrades include replacing a 60-year-old mechanical, electrical and plumbing system, which officials say is critical to the airport. The $4.6 million bond for a ne... Read More
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Unconventional Wisdom from John Kominicki: Attention Jeff Bezos – The Times doesn’t know what it’s talking about!

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Amazon is accepting proposals on where it should locate its second corporate headquarters, a mammoth $5 billion office center that, when finished, will be a third larger than the Pentagon and employ 50,000 people in “high-paying” jobs. That would make it Long Island’s largest employer overnight, topping even county government. And Stop & Shop. As you might imagine, word of the Amazon project significantly increased salivation levels among local economic development officials, who quickly agreed to meet with equally excited state officials to consider our next best move. I understand towels will be provided. There are many reasons to believe a Long Island bid would be taken seriously. Almost half the... Read More
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The invention of AI ‘gaydar’ could be the start of something much worse

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Two weeks ago, a pair of researchers from Stanford University made a startling claim. Using hundreds of thousands of images taken from a dating website, they said they had trained a facial recognition system that could identify whether someone was straight or gay just by looking at them. The work was first covered by The Economist, and other publications soon followed suit, with headlines like “New AI can guess whether you're gay or straight from a photograph” and “AI Can Tell If You're Gay From a Photo, and It's Terrifying.” As you might... Read More
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Smithtown Supervisor Candidate Ed Wehrheim on Long Island Backstory

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Get out and vote!!! The primary is Tuesday, September 12, 2017.Ed Wehrheim was born and raised in the Smithtown Hamlet of Kings Park. The decorated Vietnam Veteran, honorably served two tours in Vietnam, in the US Navy, where he was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Campaign Medal and the Vietnam Service Medal. After serving his Country, Ed Wehrheim devoted his entire career to the Town of Smithtown, working his way up the ladder starting off as a laborer onto Assistant Parks Director and was promoted to Director of Parks, Buildings & Grounds, where he remained until being appointed to Town Council. With an intimate knowledge of every department, municipal law/code and ... Read More
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Volunteers for Israel with guest Eric Steinberg on Long Island Backstory

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Eric Steinberg from Long Island, NY explains what Volunteers For Israel is. VFI partners with the Israeli organization Sar-El to process and prepare Americans to volunteer on Israel Defense Forces (IDF) supply/logistics bases. Sar-El is an acronym for the Hebrew words Sherut L'Yisrael (Service to Israel)."Your activities bind Diaspora Jewry with their ancient homeland... The volunteers have looked and have fallen in love with the landscape of the country, its citizens, and the Jewish atmosphere, unparalleled in the whole world."Letter from Yitzhak Rabin, Israel Minister of Defense, to Volunteers for Israel Sar-El, October 31, 1984.In addition to its dedicated volunteers from abroad, th... Read More
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Eric Steinberg, board member for Volunteers For Israel on Long Island Backstory

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Eric Steinberg from Long Island, NY explains what Volunteers For Israel is. VFI partners with the Israeli organization Sar-El to process and prepare Americans to volunteer on Israel Defense Forces (IDF) supply/logistics bases. Sar-El is an acronym for the Hebrew words Sherut L'Yisrael (Service to Israel)."Your activities bind Diaspora Jewry with their ancient homeland... The volunteers have looked and have fallen in love with the landscape of the country, its citizens, and the Jewish atmosphere, unparalleled in the whole world."Letter from Yitzhak Rabin, Israel Minister of Defense, to Volunteers for Israel Sar-El, October 31, 1984.In addition to its dedicated volunteers from abroad, th... Read More
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NY Real Estate Guru Joseph Aquino on Long Island Backstory

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Recognized for his years of consistent deal making, Joseph Aquino has more than 30 years of NEW YORK CITY REAL ESTATE EXPERIENCE. No one knows the City better than Joseph who has assisted all the top property owners & retailers through his long well known illustrious career. His specialty includes; hotels, retail, office, showroom, theater, parking garage, and industrial. He is known for his work along Madison Avenue, Soho, Meat Packing District , Flatiron District and Nolita. Some of the tenants he represented were Buccellati, Paul & Shark, John Fluevog and Ports 1961.Joseph has also consulted for The 42nd Street Development Project in Times Square in 1992 when Times Square was changing... Read More
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Fred Teng discusses China’s appeal among foreigners

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CGTN's Mike Walter spoke with Fred Teng, president of the America China Public Affairs Institute, about China's appeal among foreignersDetected Closed Captioning: With More Perspective On China's Global influence I'm Joined By Fred Tong In New York He's President Of The America China Public Affairs Institute A Fascinating Story There Of Which Cities In China Would You Say Are Attracting Foreigners at This Point In Time Well I Think Certainly The Major Cities Like Beijing Shanghai And Shenzhen But Also Evo And Maybe I Would Say That Tanjung And Tendo And Chongqing China Has A Lot Of Great Cities And A Lot Of Them There Are Really Large Sizes Compared To Other international Cities Many Of Them Can compare To A... Read More
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Planes flipped like toys at a Puerto Rican airport

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Published on Sep 20, 2017Planes are scattered on the tarmac of one Puerto Rican airport and many are flipped like toys showing the power of Hurricane Maria's winds on the island. Category License Standard YouTube License No Closed Captioning Detected wi... Read More
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Passenger Jet Stuck in Mud at Mumbai Airport

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Published on Sep 20, 2017Passengers on a SpiceJet flight had to be evacuated via emergency chutes after the plane overshot its landing and became stuck in mud Sept. 19 at Mumbai’s international airport. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Survivors Recall Horror Of Mexico City Earthquake

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CBS2's Cindy Hsu spoke with people flying in from Mexico at JFK Airport.Detected Closed Captioning: Jonathan Teller Is Still Shaken Up From The Earthquake Everything Was Shaking Or The Doors Were Shaking The Lights For Sure Everyone Got Out Safely Fortunately They Had Just Actually Had Earthquake Drills That Morning Around All Of Mexico City While Many People From The Area Have Experienced Earthquakes That Was Not The Case For Sara Lee Who Was In Mexico For Work until I See The House Besides Me Is About To Crash Oh Oh My God Then I Realized That Is In Earthquake Ramon querido Lives In Mexico City And While He's Been Through Several Earthquakes He Thought This Was It We Thought That The Building Was Gonna Col... Read More
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More Than 130 Killed When Massive Earthquake Rocks Central Mexico

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Published on Sep 19, 2017The quake struck on the anniversary of a 1985 earthquake that devastated central parts of the country and claimed at least 10,000 lives. CBS2's Valerie Castro reports. Category License Standard YouTube License Det... Read More
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Paris builds bulletproof glass around Eiffel tower

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Work has begun on a bulletproof wall of glass along the base of the Eiffel Tower. The measure is part of a multi-million euro effort to improve security at the Paris tourist attraction amid the country’s ongoing state of emergency. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/8nk3RT LIVE http://rt.com... Read More
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7.1 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Central Mexico

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Published on Sep 19, 2017At least 42 people have been confirmed dead as that number is expected to rise. CBS2's Dana Tyler reports. Category News & Politics License ... Read More
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Kansas Man’s Body Sits 8 Months in Airport Lot, Family Demands Answers

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The family of 53-year-old Randy Potter, a Kansas man, is demanding answers after his body sat decomposing in his truck for eight months at the airport.Detected Closed Captioning: The Family Of A Kansas Man Whose Body Sat Decomposing In His Truck For Eight months At The Airport Is Demanding Answers Randy Potter Was A 53 Year Old Navy Veteran And Project Engineer Who Went Missing In January His Family Organized Search Parties And Hired A Private Investigator To Discover What Happened To Him Potter's Wife Carolina Said Kansas City International Airport Authorities Told Her If Potter Was In The Lot They'd Find Him According to The Kansas City Star Police Finally found Potter's Body In His Work Truck September 12... Read More
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President Donald Trump blasts ‘Rocket Man’ Kim Jong Un in UN General Assembly 2018 address

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LIVE Trump Addresses the U.N. General Assembly on CBSN

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President Donald Trump is delivering a major address to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, where he is expected to discuss threats to global stability -- including the Iran nuclear deal, nuclear-armed North Korea and global terrorism. For more, click here: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/trump-sp...Detected Closed Captioning: AND OF OUR GREAT HI... Read More
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The Stream – What can be done to help Caribbean nations recover from Irma?

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Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc from Puerto Rico to Antigua, turning lush landscapes into barren land and upending the lives of thousands. Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister described Barbuda’s terrain as “total carnage”, adding that approximately half its population is “literally homeless” and recovery would take “an enormous amount of financial resources”. Traumatised by the wrath of a Category 5 storm, residents now wonder how they’ll pick up the pieces – and if they’ll be left alone to foot the bill.Most of the Caribbean falls under the territorial jurisdictions of either the UK, France, the Netherlands, or the US, relying on them to provide assistance when disaster strikes. O... Read More
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Cities Try Convincing Amazon They’re Ready For Its New Headquarters

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Enlarge this image Nikol Szymul staffs a reception desk at Amazon offices in downtown Seattle. Online retail powerhouse Amazon is searching for a second headquarters location, which an official from Toronto has called "the Olympics of the corporate world." Glenn Chapman/Getty Images... Read More
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Israel: Life After Congress? Better Pizza

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Growing up in Levittown, I had three dreams: play for the Mets, write novels and be a congressman. Two out of three ain’t bad.  Ex-U.S. Rep. Steve Israel. I’m now writing satirical novels on politics (shameless plug: “The Global War on Morris” was published in 2015 and “Big Guns” will be released next April). I also had the extraordinary honor of representing Long Island in Congress for 16 years. Since leaving, I spend time writing, chairing the Global Institute at LIU and appearing on CNN, among other things. Almost everywhere I go, I’m asked: “Do you miss Washington?” Here’s what I don’t miss: – Sitting on the tarmac at Reagan National Airport as the pilot announces a groundstop at L... Read More
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London Tube Attack: Media speculates over blast suspects as little data confirmed

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The UK media has been left to speculate after the arrest of a second suspect in the London Underground explosion.There is little known about the two individuals being questioned. London Mayor Sadiq Khan confirmed police have yet to hand out any charges. RT’s Anastasiya Churkina’s been following the developments in London.RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c...Like us on Facebook ... Read More
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4 ways AI could make airports more tolerable

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Is it possible that a combination of computer vision and AI could make airports more tolerable? Implementing these technologies won’t build larger airports or reduce the number of passengers, but it could offer a unique solution to airport wait times. The impact of AI on our lives is going to be profound in coming years, and the same is true of computer vision. When you combine the two technologies, you get a real recipe for improving the airport experience. A lot of the issues we see with air travel today are a direct result of our inability to compute all the potential combina... Read More
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Coalition seeks to make Atlanta an IoT leader

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More than two dozen Atlanta-based enterprises have partnered with the Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC) and the Atlanta Committee for Progress to launch IoT.ATL, a program that intends to boost the region’s tech sector in the burgeoning industry of Internet of Things products and software. Among the goals of the group will be developing educational resources to train IoT-related career skills, connecting startups in the space with large enterprises, and p... Read More
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The airport on the Hudson, apartments tucked into bridges, and other New York dreams that never came true

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What’s the going price for a one-bedroom nestled into an elbow in the struts of the Manhattan Bridge? We’ll never know, and that’s probably for the best, but a new exhibit at the Queens Museum in Flushing, New York will at least give you a rough sketch of what that lifestyle might have been like. Never Built New York, curated by Sam Lubelland Greg Coldinand desig... Read More
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“Reckless provocation”: ROK, Japanese leaders react to DPRK missile

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Despite multiple rounds of sanctions unanimously passed by the United Nations Security Council, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea launched another missile early Friday morning. World leaders are expressing their frustration and discussing what to do next.Detected Closed Captioning: Style: } } ## Sirens Blare Over Hokkaido In Northern Japan Along With A Warning For People To Take Cover As The DPRK Missile Passes Overhead The Latest Projectile Soared much Higher Than The Last Intermediate Missile Test And Fluid Distance On 3700 Kilometers A Little Further Than The U.s. Territory Of Guam Which Sits Well To The South Of Where The Projectile splashed Down In The Pacific Japan's... Read More
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PBS NewsHour full episode Sept. 15, 2017

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Friday on the NewsHour, Hillary Clinton looks back at “What Happened” in the 2016 presidential election. Also: The latest on a London subway attack, Shields and Brooks analyze the week's news, preserving voices from Vietnam in a new Ken Burns documentary and the best way to help storm victims.Detected Closed Captioning: HARI SREENIVASAN: Good Evening. I'm Hari Sreenivasan. Judy Woodruff Is On Assignment. On Tonight's "PBS NewsHour": HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON, Former U.S. Secretary Of State: I Really Wasn't Ready Or Equipped To Run For President Against A Reality TV Candidate. HARI SREENIVASAN: One On One With Hillary Clinton. From North Korea To Racism, The Former Presidential Candi... Read More
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Dissecting the election, Hillary Clinton sees dangers for democracy

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Calling the Trump presidency "a clear and present danger to our country and to the world,” Hillary Clinton says there is no leadership from the White House on exposing how Russia tried to destabilize American democracy. The former senator, secretary of state, first lady and presidential candidate sits down with Judy Woodruff to discuss her new memoir, “What Happened,” and much more.Detected Closed Captioning: HARI SREENIVASAN: Hillary Clinton, She Is One Of The Most Prominent And Polarizing Figures In Modern American History. This Week, She Is Back In The Spotlight Promoting A New Book. She Opens Up Tonight To Judy Woodruff, Revealing Where She Gives President Trump Credit, But... Read More
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Forced Searches of Phones and Laptops at U.S. Border Are Illegal, Lawsuit Claims

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David Lapan, a spokesman for the Department of Homeland Security, said he could not comment on pending litigation but that “we absolutely believe the searches are lawful.”In March, Joseph B. Maher, the acting general counsel for the agency, defended the practice in a USA Today opinion piece.“These electronic... Read More
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The iPhone’s Wireless Charging Is Its Most Impactful New Feature

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This week, Apple announced the iPhone X, a smartphone that looks and acts like none of its predecessors. But for all the flashy new design and features—and emotive piles of poop—the upgrade destined to make the biggest impact to your daily life may be the least heralded. It’s wireless charging, and it's coming not just to the iPhone X, but to the new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus as well. There’s no point to more buildup, es... Read More
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Pressure Cooker Prompts Temporary Evacuation At Newark Airport

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The discovery was made on level 2 inside Terminal C.Detected Closed Captioning: Style: ::cue(c.colorCCCCCC) { Color: Rgb(204,204,204); } ::cue(c.colorE5E5E5) { Color: Rgb(229,229,229); } ## Evacuations At Newark Airport After somebody Spotted A Pressure Cooker In A Garbage Can The Discovery Was Made On Level Two Inside Terminal C Everyone Inside The Terminal Was Ordered On Two Different Levels While Police Made Sure the Pressure Cooker Was Not Rigged Some Of The Roads Around The Terminal Were Also Closed Everything Now Is Back To Normal Detected Closed Captioning: Style: ::cue(c.colorCCCCCC) { Color: Rgb(204,204,204); } ::cue(c.colorE5E5E5) { Color: Rgb(229,229... Read More
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Artists create the world’s biggest E Ink public art at San Diego airport

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The electronic paper display developer E Ink created the electronic ink technology behind Amazon’s Kindle ebook readers. Now it is using that same technology to help create Dazzle, a giant public programmable art installation at the San Diego International Airport. The San Diego airport tapped an experiential design firm, Ueberall International, to create a public artwork on the side of the airport’s new rental car center. Ueberall decided to use E Ink’s Prism technology to create black-and-white “pixels” on gigantic tiles across the 1,600-feet-long facade of the building. Dazzle uses more tha... Read More
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Local Issues Dominate New York City Council Elections

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In the contests for 10 open seats and another 10 with embattled incumbents, local issues dominated, particularly those related to the perennial concerns of gentrification, development and homelessness.Councilwoman Laurie A. Cumbo in Brooklyn fended off a tough challenge that centered on a contentious affordable housing proposal for a city-owned armory (she supported the plan before coming out against it). Many opposed the project, saying its inclusion of market-rate condominiums would hasten gentrification.... Read More
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Detained NASA engineer is suing Customs over border search, with help from ACLU

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A group of eleven plaintiffs — including NASA engineer Sidd Bikkannavar — is suing US Customs and Border Protection over warrantless border searches of phones and laptops. The suit is supported by lawyers from the American Civil Liberties Union and Electronic Frontier Foundation, who argue the searches are unconstitutionally invasive. The case was filed this morning in the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts. “Our electronic devices conta... Read More
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Liberating Deir ez-Zor: Civilians & chief commander recall ISIS-attack & 3-year siege

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The Islamic State’s grip on Syria is rapidly collapsing – with no major city remaining under the full control of the terror group.One of the main fronts is Deir ez-Zor - where the Syrian army is now close to pushing IS out of the city. Locals have already started to return – after a 3-year siege was broken with the help of Russian air power. RT managed to talk to the base's chief commander.RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! ... Read More
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The Heat: DPRK sanctions, US immigration and Trump’s tweet Pt 1

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The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved new sanctions against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. And Pyongyang has a message for Washington. China supported the sanctions and is calling for the issue to be resolved through diplomatic means.To take a deeper look at what the administration is doing and how this is playing out on the international stage: Qinduo Xu , a political analyst for China Radio International. Dorothy Parvaz , a global policy reporter with ThinkProgress. Morgan Muchnick , a Republican strategist and the founder of the M2 Group, a public and government affairs firm. Afshin Molavi , a senior fellow with the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.... Read More
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High Drama For High School Theater Teacher On Long Island

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Published on Sep 12, 2017She's behind bars Tuesday, accused of stealing money meant for students in an elaborate computer crime. CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: Here He ... Read More
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Low Turnout Expected as Mayor de Blasio Faces Voters in Primary

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Yet Mr. de Blasio, who never cultivated a strong relationship with the city’s business community, enjoys broad support among liberal New Yorkers and in minority communities and has run a campaign focused on accomplishments rather than promises for a second term. Campaign literature underscores the creation of universal prekindergarten and affordable housing as well as the continued low levels of crime and the booming economy. ... Read More
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Getting Florida’s airports up and running after Irma

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Published on Sep 12, 2017Miami-Dade Aviation Department's Greg Chin on the damage at Miami International Airport from Irma and plans to open the airport to a limited flight schedule. Category License Standard YouTube License No Closed Captioning Detecte... Read More
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Small Plane Crashes Near Connecticut Airport

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Surveillance cameras captured a small plane crash in Plainville, Connecticut.Detected Closed Captioning: Style: ::cue(c.colorCCCCCC) { Color: Rgb(204,204,204); } ::cue(c.colorE5E5E5) { Color: Rgb(229,229,229); } ## A Small Plane Crash In Plainville Connecticut Only Minor Injuries To The Pilot Were Reported Following This Unbelievable Crash The FAA Says The single-engine Cessna Veered Off Runway 2 During A Landing At Robertson Field Airport Monday Morning It Wound Up In A Nearby Parking Lot The Plane Is Registered To A Flight School Based At The Airport That Crash Is Now Under investigation ... Read More
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Irma Slams Southeast

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Irma, downgraded to a tropical depression, made its way through Georgia and South Carolina. CBS2's Magdalena Doris reports.Detected Closed Captioning: irma Downgraded To A Tropical Depression Made Its Way Through Georgia And South Carolina In Charleston Storm Surge Poured Over A Retaining Wall Spilling Out Onto Streets High Winds Killed Three People When Mature Trees Toppled Over Rae Hughes Was Lucky And I Heard A Big Boom And When I Went To My Living Room The Tree Was In It One Man In Fulton County Georgia Was Crushed In His Home Under The Weight Of A Tree One Of The Nicest Genuine I've Ever Met My Entire Life In Jacksonville Florida Neighbors Helped Rescue The Stranded The Town Grappling With Storm Surge A... Read More
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PBS NewsHour full episode Sept. 11, 2017

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Monday on the NewsHour, Irma batters Florida, leaving millions without power and a growing tally of damage from high winds and flooding. Also: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on the opioid epidemic and lessons from superstorm Sandy, refugees in desperate need of mental health services, Houston's model for pet rescues in disasters and more.Detected Closed Captioning: JUDY WOODRUFF: Good Evening. I'm Judy Woodruff. On The "NewsHour" Tonight: Irma Turns Its Fury On Georgia And The Rest Of The Southeast, After Leaving Much Of Florida Underwater And Without Power. Then: Across The Caribbean, Scenes Of Devastation And The Struggles To Bring Aid To The Region's Islands. HEATHER ROBINSO... Read More
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Irma floods out Florida, knocks out power for millions

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Hurricane Irma weakened to a tropical storm on Monday, but it left areas of Florida inundated and without power. P.J. Tobia begins our coverage in Orlando, then Judy Woodruff talks to Naples Mayor Bill Barnett and Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn about the damage caused by the storm and how localities are responding.Detected Closed Captioning: JUDY WOODRUFF: The Storm That Was Once Hurricane Irma Is Churning Into The Deep South Tonight, After Moving Up The Entire Peninsula Of Florida. It Lost More Of Its Punch Today, But Not Before It Left At Least 34 Dead Across The Caribbean, Five Dead In Florida And Two More In Georgia, More Than Seven Million Power Customers In The Dark, Across Florida, ... Read More
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Paradise obliterated by Irma in the British Virgin Islands

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Across the islands of the Caribbean, officials are struggling to get aid to residents after the deadly devastation of what was Hurricane Irma. Penny Marshall of Independent Television News reports from the British Virgin Islands, where British Royal Marines have arrived to help, but where many residents have lost everything.Detected Closed Captioning: JUDY WOODRUFF: Meanwhile, Across The Caribbean, At Least Three Dozen People Are Dead In Irma's Wake. Officials Are Struggling To Get Aid To The Region's Islands Devastated By What Was Then A Category 5 Storm. In The British Virgin Islands, Thousands Have No Electricity Or Shelter. That's Where Penny Marshall Of Independent Television Ne... Read More
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The Stream – Are the hopes of 800,000 DREAMers set to become nightmares?

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US President Donald Trump said he’d treat young undocumented immigrants “with heart”. But the government's plan to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme has many of its recipients looking for the compassion he once promised. Congress now has 6 months to find a legislative solution for the programme’s approximately 800,000 beneficiaries, leaving them to wonder whether they’ll have to return to the shadows or be forced to leave the only home they’ve ever known.In this episode, The Stream hosts a panel of Dreamers to hear their stories, and to learn more about what they’re doing to ensure their hopes of prosperity in the US continue on.For more: ... Read More
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Irma cancels hundreds of flights at world’s busiest airport

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Published on Sep 11, 2017Hundreds of flights were cancelled at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport ahead of Tropical Storm Irma. Category News & Politics License ... Read More
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NY Couple’s Harrowing Trip To St. Maarten

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Published on Sep 10, 2017When a New York couple went to St. Maarten for a romantic getaway, they didn't realize they would be frantically trying to get away from the island as Hurricane Irma unleashed its fury. CBS2's Ali Bauman hears from them when they arrive home. Category License Standard Yo... Read More
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Hurricane Irma’s Latest Numbers

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Published on Sep 10, 2017Lonnie Quinn and Elise Finch take us through Hurricane Irma's latest trajectory and some of the storm's big numbers. Category News & Politics License ... Read More
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Latest Forecast: Tracking Hurricane Irma

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Published on Sep 10, 2017Lonnie Quinn and Elise Finch take us through Hurricane Irma's latest trajectory and some of the storm's big numbers. Category News & Politics License ... Read More
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Phil Klotzbach on Hurricane Irma

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CGTN talked to Phil Klotzbach, a research Scientist for the Department of Atmospheric Science at Colorado State University.Watch CGTN LIVE on your computer, tablet or mobilehttp://america.cgtn.com/livenewsSubscribe to CGTN America on YouTubeFollow CGTN America:Twitter: @cgtnamericaFacebook: @cgtnamericaGoogle+: CctvamericaTvnews»» Watch CGTN ««Washington, DC (and greater area)• MHz - Channel 3• COMCAST (Xfinity) - Channel 273• FIOS - Channel 277New York City• Time Warner - Channel 134• ... Read More
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Monserrate, Ex-Senator and Ex-Convict, Seeks Votes Amid Disdain

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The seat became vacant over the summer with the unexpected announcement by its current holder, Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras-Copeland, that she would not seek re-election. The news surprised political observers who had considered Ms. Ferreras-Copeland a leading candidate to be the next Council speaker, and gave Mr. Monserrate, who had already been running to challenge her in the Democratic primary, elbow room to push his campaign.Mr. Moya, 43, is no stranger to the district, or to Mr. Monserrate: When he was elected in 2010 to the Assembly, re... Read More
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Hurricane Irma batters Caribbean coastlines

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Hurricane Irma has already passed through the Caribbean, leaving extensive damage in its wake. Al Jazeera’ s John Hendren reports from the Bahamas' capital, Nassau.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish- Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera- Check our webs... Read More
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Hurricane Irma: Latest forecast as storm nears Florida

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After hitting Cuba as a Category 5 storm, Hurricane Irma is now on its way to Florida. The system, currently a Category 3, could create a storm surge in Florida of more than 10 feet with winds at over 160 kilometers per hour. Accuweather Meteorologist Geoff Cornish has the latest forecast.Watch CGTN LIVE on your computer, tablet or mobilehttp://america.cgtn.com/livenewsSubscribe to CGTN America on YouTubeFollow CGTN America:Twitter: @cgtnamericaFacebook: @cgtnamericaGoogle+: CctvamericaTvnews»» Watch CGTN ««Washington, DC (and great... Read More
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With A Hurricane Approaching Florida, Airline Algorithms Show No Sympathy

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Enlarge this image People crowd Fort Lauderdale International Airport as evacuation is underway on Thursday. Michele Eve Sandberg/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Michele Eve Sandberg/AFP/Getty Images ... Read More
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Deir ez-Zor liberation: Syrian army poised to retake key city from ISIS

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With Islamic State's three-year blockade of Syria's Deir-Ez-Zor effectively broken by government forces, the aim now is to retake the remaining parts of the city from the terrorists.RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c...Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnewsFollow us on Twitter ... Read More
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Saint Martin island expected to be hit by another hurricane

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Hurricane Irma, the largest storm on record in the Atlantic Ocean, has again been upgraded to a category five system. The storm has left a trail of devastation as it makes its way through the Caribbean and towards the US state of Florida.The island of Saint Martin was among those hit hardest and Jose, another hurricane, is expected to also hit the island soon.Al Jazeera's Natacha Butler reports from Saint Martin.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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Americans Stuck In St. Maartens As Jose Looms

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With Americans stranded, and the Caribbean bracing for a hurricane, it’s not clear when they’ll be able to leave. CBS2’s Valerie Castro reports.Detected Closed Captioning: Style: } } ## Schools Were Knocked Down By The Storm hotels Also Suffered Major Damage Island Officials Say Saint Martin Will Likely Lose Its Tourist Season And More Because Of Perma Many Americans Remain Stranded there Tonight And Now At The Carribean Bracing For Hurricane Jose It Is Not Clear When They'll Ever Be Able To Leave The Island CBS 2's Valerie Castro Here Now With That Part Of The Story A Lot Of Suffering Valerie One Worries The People stranded There Now Rode Out The hurricane And Concrete Bunkers And Hotels Now They're Tr... Read More
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Keyu Jin discusses expanding infrastructure in China

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CGTN's Elaine Reyes spoke with Keyu Jin of the London School of Economics about China's expanding infrastructure.Detected Closed Captioning: Style: } } ## From Enormous Airports To Highways Spanning The Country China Has Invested Billions Of Dollars In Massive Infrastructure Projects I Spoke With Economics Professor Ko Jin From The London School Of Economics About What's Next For China's Infrastructure Well In Fact Urbanization Is Only About Halfway Done So I Would Argue That Even Along Bringing The Rural Population To Urban Areas Building More Satellite Cities Or Mid-sized small-sized Cities Around Urban Centers these Kind Of Projects Are Still Very much On The Horizon One Mistake We Often Make Is That When ... Read More
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PBS NewsHour full episode Sept. 8, 2017

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Friday on the NewsHour, Hurricane Irma plows ahead toward Florida, forcing mass evacuations. Also: A powerful earthquake hits Mexico, a look at the massive Equifax breach, wildfires blaze throughout the Western U.S., Shields and Gerson analyze the week's news, Dale Chihuly turns glass into art and elevating the value of the sales pitch.Detected Closed Captioning: JOHN YANG: Good Evening. I'm John Yang. Judy Woodruff Is Away. On The "NewsHour" Tonight: Hurricane Irma Plows Ahead, On Track For A Direct Hit On Florida With 155-mile-an-hour Winds, Forcing Mass Evacuations. Then: The Strongest Earthquake In A Century Rocks Mexico, Toppling Buildings And Killing Dozens. WOMAN (throug... Read More
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Florida exhorts residents to prepare and evacuate for destructive Hurricane Irma

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Hurricane Irma is en route to Florida after battering islands across the Caribbean, and many areas across central and south Florida are already under mandatory evacuation. P.J. Tobia reports on how Floridians are preparing for the storm, then John Yang speaks to Ed Rappaport of the National Hurricane Center and Major Hector Llevat of the Miami-Dade Police Department.Detected Closed Captioning: JOHN YANG: Tonight, Florida Is Bracing For What Could Be Its Worst Hurricane Ever. While Irma's Sustained Winds Have Dropped A Bit, It Is Still A Category 4 Storm, With At Least 22 Dead And A Trail Of Destruction In Its Wake. P.J. Tobia Begins Our Coverage From Cocoa Beach, Florida. P.J. TOBIA:... Read More
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Singer Troy Gentry Killed In Helicopter Crash

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The singer made up one half of the country duo Montgomery Gentry, he was killed hours before a show.Detected Closed Captioning: Not Breaking News A Country Singer Is Killed In A Helicopter Crash In South Jersey Troy Gentry Half Of The Duo Montgomery Gentry Died This Afternoon the Chopper He Was In Went Down While Approaching The Flying W Airport In Medford That's About 20 Miles East Of Philadelphia Gentry Died Of His Injuries As He Was Rushed To The Hospital The Pilot Died At The Scene The Cause Of The Crash Not Known It Is Under Investigation At This time ... Read More
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Country icon Troy Gentry dies in a helicopter crash

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Troy Gentry from the band Montgomery Gentry died when the helicopter he was in crashed at the Flying W Airport. The band confirmed his death via social media on Friday afternoon.No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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“: Witness Warrants Were Misused in Queens and Elsewhere, Court Papers Say

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Because material witness warrants are usually issued with little public scrutiny and are employed behind the scenes in the shadows of the criminal-justice system, it is hard to know how frequently the police and prosecutors use — or abuse — them. The State Office of Court Administration does not track how often judges issue them. And in declining to comment on the lawsuit, a spokesman for the Queens district attorney’s office said the agency did not have any readily available data on their use.“Because the practice is not out in the open, we don’t hear about them most of the time,” said Richard D. Willstatter, a past pres... Read More
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The last flight from San Juan, a data story of Hurricane Irma

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Air traffic around the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean this afternoon. Remember, there's not one but three hurricanes out there. flightradar24 A closer look at Florida shows the story: most of those flights are fleeing Miami. flightradar24 EarthWindMap provides a soothing look at a very unsoothing trio of natural disasters in progress. EarthWindMap Life in the 21st century doesn't mean being able to ignore natural disasters... Read More
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Frustrations Grow for Stranded Airport Travelers

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As Florida braces for a direct him from Hurricane Irma, frustrations boiled over Friday in the Miami International airport as stranded travelers tried to find any way out of the massive storm's path. (Sept. 8)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: http://smarturl.it/APBreakingNewsThe Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of ... Read More
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Manila Subway Project Ready for Final Approval

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A $7 billion subway project in Metro Manila is ready for President Duterte's final approval.Detected Closed Captioning: Style: ::cue(c.colorCCCCCC) { Color: Rgb(204,204,204); } ::cue(c.colorE5E5E5) { Color: Rgb(229,229,229); } ## a Seven Billion Dollar Plan For Manila's Subway System Is Ready For President inertness Approval The Project Was Originally Projected To Cost Four Point Four Billion Dollars But With An Extension To The Ninoy Aquino International Airport The Project Is Now Expected To Cost Seven Billion Dollars the Subway Line Will Stretch From Mindanao Avenue In Quezon City To Ninoy Aquino International In Pasay City funding For The Project Will Come From The Japan International Cooperation Ag... Read More
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Atlanta startups push city to adopt an open data policy

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The City of Atlanta is about to have to make some important decisions — voting on a new mayor and city council. The new mayor and other civic leaders will play a large role in nurturing and supporting Atlanta’s startup scene. Luckily, with a greater focus on local politics, entrepreneurs and tech leaders are finding their voice to start contributing to the city’s policies. Rohit Malhotra, founder and executive director of the Center for Civic Innovation, says one... Read More
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How a small town became an unlikely hero of 9/11

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Nearly 7,000 air passengers were suddenly rerouted to Gander, Newfoundland, moments after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11. Here's how the small town stepped up in a big way.Detected Closed Captioning: two Airplanes Have Crashed Into The World Trade Center September 11th 2001 My Partner And I Were Finishing A Vacation In Europe And The Plane Always Hadn't Dropped Elevation Really Quickly And Then Made It Turn To The Right And it Looked Like All Of A Sudden We Were Fine To The North Pole I Thought How Crazy Is That All Of A Sudden The Captain Came On And He Said Due To A Terrorist Attack In The United States we'll Be Landing In Gander Newfoundland they're Going To Take Us Into The Town I Was Only On For Abou... Read More
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CrossTalk on North Korea: DOUBLE FREEZE?

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The U.S. and North Korea continue their war of words, while cooler minds press for diplomacy and negotiations. How much of a threat is North Korea to the global order? And why is the United States threatening force to resolve this conflict?CrossTalking with Sourabh Gupta, Brian Becker, and Sung-Yoon Lee.FACEBOOK: Like CrossTalk on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/crosstalkrules/SOUNDCLOUD: Listen to CrossTalk+ herehttps://soundcloud.com/... Read More
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The Bahamas braces for Hurricane Irma

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Hurricane Irma has plowed past the Dominican Republic towards Haiti after devastating a chain of Caribbean islands and killing at least 14 people.With winds of around 290 kph, the Category 5 storm is one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century.The Bahamas, a tiny island nation that usually draws five million tourists annually, is one of the next countries on the path of the hurricane.Its hotels and beaches are largely empty amid preparations for the tropical storm.Al Jazeera's John Hendren reports from its capital Nassau.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.i... Read More
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Calm Before The Storm In Miami

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Hurricane Irma caused widespread destruction across the Caribbean Islands, and the Category 5 storm is showing no signs of slowing down as it aims toward Florida. CBS News' Kenneth Craig reports from Miami.Detected Closed Captioning: good Evening To You From Miami Where It Is A Breezy But Otherwise Beautiful Night Residents Here Know This Is Just the Calm Before The Storm Though A hurricane That Could Put Much Of This Place Underwater Hurricane Irma Raked Through The Dominican Republic And Haiti After Uprooting Trees And Downing Power Lines In Puerto Rico that Destruction Paled In Comparison To The Catastrophic Damage The Storm Caused In The US Virgin Islands Just A Day before Earlier Dutch Military Planes C... Read More
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Discover the world’s most important airport you never knew about in VR

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Every day, pilots from around the world depend on the air traffic controllers at Gander International Airport to help them navigate the North Atlantic. On September 11th, the US airspace was closed after the terrorist attacks and 38 planes were grounded in Gander. In the midst of mass tragedy, this tiny Canadian town showed its huge heart. Over a five-day period, the people of Gander opened up their homes to nearly 7,000 stranded passengers until air traffic resumed.Detected Closed Captioning: The Airport Was At One Time Probably One Of The Busiest Airports In Canada We Had All The Planes In The World Stopping Here To Refuel Because We're Crossroads Of The World [Music] During The S... Read More
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PBS NewsHour full episode Sept. 7, 2017

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Thursday on the NewsHour, Hurricane Irma cuts a devastating and deadly course through the Caribbean, heading for Florida. Also: Sen. Richard Durbin on President Trump making deals with Democrats, why you should care about the debt ceiling debate, one woman's decision to stop hiding her financial struggles, the next generation of American tennis players and more.Detected Closed Captioning: DONALD TRUMP, President Of The United States: Florida Is As Well Prepared As It Can Be For Something Like This. JUDY WOODRUFF: Hurricane Irma Cuts A Devastating Course Across The Caribbean, As The Record-breaking Storm Eyes A Path Toward Florida. Then: Reaching Across The Aisle. We Talk With Democra... Read More
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Florida, Cuba brace for wrath of Hurricane Irma

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Hurricane Irma, slightly weaker but undiminished, has left a trail of destruction. Heading for Florida, it’s where the storm actually makes U.S. landfall that could make all the difference. William Brangham and P.J. Tobia report. Judy Woodruff talks to Ed Rappaport of the National Hurricane Center, Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine and Richard Paterson, country Representative for CARE International.Detected Closed Captioning: JUDY WOODRUFF: Hurricane Irma Has Lost A Bit Of Intensity At This Hour, But Its Danger Is Undiminished. Sustained Winds Dropped Slightly Today To 175 Miles An Hour. The Storm Is Still Heading For Florida. And It's Left A Trail Of At Least 10 Dead And Heavy Damag... Read More
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People Fleeing Irma Pack Airports

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Florida airports are packed with people trying to get out of danger, and many of those leaving have been welcomed by family and friends in the Tri-State Area. CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff has the latest from Long Island.Detected Closed Captioning: They're Packing Into Every Northbound Flight Families With Children And Pets retirees Fleeing What These University Of Tampa Students Describe Super-intense Like All The Students Are Kind Of Freaking Out About It All The School evacuated The Georgia They All Went Home it's Just Really Crazy Leaving Behind Panic On Both Florida coast Note Water In The Grocery Stores There's No Gas In The Gas Stations Everyone's Lining Up There's Fights going On It's Really Crazy So Ok Flor... Read More
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Silicon Valley Wants To Dust Off The Democratic Establishment

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Enlarge this image Jessica Alter is a co-founder of Tech For Campaigns. The San Francisco-based startup focuses on state races and is currently working on campaigns in Virginia. Aarti Shahani/NPR hide caption toggle caption Aarti Shahani/NPR... Read More
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5 U.S. cities Amazon should consider for HQ2

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Amazon sent Heartland cities scrambling on Thursday morning with the announcement that it is looking to secure a location for what it calls HQ2 — a second office in North America that the company claims will be “fully equal” to its Seattle headquarters, which employs more than 25,000 people. Amazon says that its second headquarters — HQ2 for short — will employ up to 50,000 people, and will cost around $5 billion to construct. The move comes as the ecommerce giant has gone on a much-publicized hiring spree in 2017. In August, the company hosted an event called ... Read More
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Man Heads To Miami As Others Flee

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Magdalena Doris talks to a man heading into the path of Irma to get his wife, 2 kids and dog.Detected Closed Captioning: Relief On The Ground Out From Under The Threat Of A Category 5 Hurricane I'm Just Happy To Get Out Of Miami I Don't honestly Want To Know What's Gonna happen I Have To Earn My Passes By Airline Passengers From South Florida Filed Into LaGuardia Airport Seeking A Safe Space To Ride Out The Storm Judi Fine And Her Dog Lola Will Be Staying with Her Daughter In New York I Got Like The Last Two Seats On The Plane She Did Not Want To Contend With A Powerful Storm Like The One She Recently Saw On The News What Happened It You Know The Hurricane Harvey And Then When It Showed It Was Going To Be On... Read More
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Prime real estate: Amazon looks for 2nd headquarters

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Amazon, bursting out of its Seattle headquarters, is hunting for a second home. Must haves: A prime location, close to transit, with plenty of space to grow. The company said Thursday that it will spend more than $5 billion to build another headquarters in North America to house as many as 50,000 employees. It plans to stay in its sprawling Seattle headquarters and the new space will be “a full equal” of its current home, said founder and CEO Jeff Bezos. Amazon’s announcement highlights how fast the company is expanding and is certain to create a scramble among cities and states vying to make the short list. They have a little more than a month to apply through a special ... Read More
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Fleeing Florida Ahead Of Irma

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People are hitting the roads or trying to fly out of Florida as Hurricane Irma nears, but flights are getting harder to find. CBS2's Magdalena Doris reports.Detected Closed Captioning: Category Five Hurricane Irma Has Wood through Angela As A Destructive Storm Swirls Over Puerto Rico Knocking Out Power Before The Brunt Of The Storm Passengers Rushed Onto The Last Flight Out Of San Juan Bound For New York Hundreds Of Storm Evacuee Czar Pouring Into LaGuardia Airport From Florida It Was Scary Because Like You Would Find the Flight And It Would Just It Would Be Gone Like You Would Put Your Name In And Then Someone Else Would Take It Ticket prices Skyrocketed As Desperate Customers Tried To Book Last-minute Flig... Read More
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Searching for help

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Leasha Ali had been drunk for the last two days, but she didn’t want to be anymore. The 39-year-old math teacher and mother of two was in a spiral familiar to anyone who’s struggled with addiction. A difficult event — a hospitalization, thanks to lingering symptoms from a birth defect — had stressed her to the breaking point, and then she’d gotten home and found herself alone in her house, depressed and unable to slee... Read More