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February 4, 2018 10:30 AM Ghana’s Habib Ahmed loses WBO super middleweight title fight

Ghanaian boxer, Habib ‘Wild Hurricane’ Ahmed suffered a disappointing loss to his Mexican counterpart, Gilberto Ramirez on Saturday night in the WBO super middleweight title bout. Ramirez dominated Habib throughout the fight and stopped him in round 6 when Habib’s corner threw in the towel. The bout, at Corpus Christi, Texas-USA saw Ramirez winning all six rounds 38

October 9, 2017 6:45 AM Oil stable on lower U.S. rig count, expectation of ongoing Saudi output restraint

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices stabilized on Monday, after a 2 percent slide on Friday, as the number of rigs drilling for new oil in the United States dipped and on expectations that Saudi Arabia would continue to restrain its output to support the market. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were trading at $49.38 per barrel at 0702 GMT, up 9 cents 52

October 4, 2017 1:04 AM Meticulous Planning by Las Vegas Gunman Before He Opened Fire

At 10:08 p.m. on Sunday, the shooter opened fire on the thousands of people attending a country music festival a few hundred yards northeast of the hotel, firing long, rapid-fire bursts into the throng, as people screamed and ran for their lives. He killed 59 people — all but three have been identified, the sheriff said on Tuesday — and wounded hundreds 85

October 2, 2017 11:04 PM Another tragedy but a new tone: Trump calls for unity after Las Vegas massacre

In the face of the largest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, President Trump appeared Monday at something of a loss for words. “I know we are searching for some kind of meaning in the chaos, some kind of light in the darkness,” Trump said in morning remarks from the Diplomatic Room of the White House. “The answers do not come easy.” Trump somberly 72

October 2, 2017 7:01 PM A Burst of Gunfire, a Pause, Then Carnage That Would Not Stop in Las Vegas

At least 58 people were killed and hundreds injured when a gunman opened fire at a country music festival near the Mandalay Bay casino. LAS VEGAS — At first, it sounded like fireworks, and then the meaning of the loud, crackling noise began to spread, unevenly, through the huge crowd. It dawned on people when they heard screams, when they saw bloodied 147

September 21, 2017 2:22 AM Hurricane Maria clobbers Puerto Rico, plunges island into darkness

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Hurricane Maria, the strongest storm to strike Puerto Rico in nearly 90 years, carved a path of destruction through the U.S. territory on Wednesday, causing severe flooding and plunging the island into darkness as the storm’s death toll in the Caribbean rose to at least 10. Maria, the second major hurricane to rage through 58

September 20, 2017 3:30 AM The Latest: Jose weakens to tropical storm off US East Coast

Jose has weakened to a tropical storm, but forecasters expect dangerous surf and rip currents will continue along the East Coast of the U.S. for several days. The National Hurricane Center in Miami says Jose’s top winds have decreased to about 70 mph (110 kph) Tuesday night, and it’s expected to weaken more over the next two days. The storm is 230 miles 83

September 15, 2017 6:57 AM St Vincent offers school places for BVI children

ROAD TOWN, British Virgin Islands (CMC) — St Vincent and the Grenadines has offered to accommodate students from the British Virgins Islands (BVI), where schools are not expected to reopen soon following the widespread devastation caused by Hurricane Irma when it slammed into the British overseas territory last week. St Vincent and the Grenadines Minister 35

September 11, 2017 5:48 AM Hurricane Irma: Storm hits west coast of Florida

Hurricane Irma is blasting up the west coast of Florida and is now bearing down on the city of Tampa. Irma made landfall on Marco Island off Florida's west coast with winds of up to 120mph (192km/h), but has since been downgraded from category three to two. More than 3.4 million homes in the state are without power, and parts of the city of Miami are under 76

September 11, 2017 3:02 AM Live from Miami as Hurricane Irma hits Florida

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Residents in Lee County, home to Fort Myers and Cape Coral, are discouraging residents from immediately returning home once the storm danger passes. In an emailed message, Betsy Clayton, spokeswoman for Lee County’s Emergency Operations Center, said officials will let residents know when it is safe to return. “There will be many dangers 58