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Irma recovery could require 11M meals, 24,000 tarps and more

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 11:53am
With the arrival of what is potentially one of the most devastating storms to ever hit Florida, officials have set aside 3.2 million liters (0.85 million gallons) of water, filled 67 trailers with meals, and amassed 24,000 tarps. They also have asked the federal government to kick in 11 million meals and millions more liters (gallons) of water, plus nearly 700 cases of baby supplies....
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Sooner Surge: Oklahoma up to No. 2 behind Alabama in AP poll

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 11:53am
Oklahoma moved up to No. 2 in The Associated Press college football poll behind Alabama after the Sooners scored the most impressive victory of week two....
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The Latest: Jaguars receiver Robinson hurt

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 10:53am
The Latest on the NFL's opening Sunday (all times Eastern):...
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FEMA sees trailers only as last resort after Harvey, Irma

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 9:53am
HOUSTON (AP) -- In a 2017 hurricane season that has already seen two monster storms, Harvey and Irma, manufactured homes are turning out to be just a small fraction of the federal government's plan to deal with displaced people, with only 1,700 trailers available....
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Irma recovery could require 11M meals, 24,000 tarps and more

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 8:53am
With the arrival of what is potentially one of the most devastating storms to ever hit Florida, officials have set aside 3.2 million liters (0.85 million gallons) of water, filled 67 trailers with meals, and amassed 24,000 tarps. They also have asked the federal government to kick in 11 million meals and millions more liters (gallons) of water, plus nearly 700 cases of baby supplies....
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Paris aiming to make Olympic Games desirable again by 2024

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 8:53am
PARIS (AP) -- The world's capital of romance intends to make the Olympic Games desirable again....
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Myanmar accused of laying mines after refugee injuries

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 6:52am
COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) -- Myanmar's military has been accused of planting land mines in the path of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in its western Rakhine state, with Amnesty International reporting two people wounded Sunday....
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Feds, Texas offer choices for students homeless after Harvey

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 6:52am
HOUSTON (AP) -- Michael Evan Hilburn says he can't wait to start kindergarten this week at a school about 20 miles from the Houston shelter where he and his father have been living since Harvey devastated the city....
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Myanmar accused of laying mines after refugee injuries

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 5:51am
COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) -- Myanmar's military has been accused of planting land mines in the path of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in its western Rakhine state, with Amnesty International reporting two people wounded Sunday....
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The Latest: Irma's winds lash Key West; eye just offshore

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 3:50am
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local):...
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Category 4 Hurricane Irma bearing down on the Florida Keys

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 3:50am
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Hurricane Irma regained strength as it closed in on the Florida Keys early Sunday and forecasters monitored a crucial shift in its trajectory - just a few more miles to the west - that could keep its ferocious eye off the southwest Florida coast and over warm Gulf water....
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Shattered by war, Sunni Arabs despair over future in Iraq

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 3:50am
KHAZIR CAMP, Iraq (AP) -- Fawaz Saleh Ahmed has been secretly sneaking into his own village in northern Iraq to visit his home....
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'I'm scared to death' says Key West woman riding out storm

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 10:47pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Hurricane Irma is closing in on the Florida Keys with top winds of 120 mph (190 kph) early Sunday as forecasters monitored a crucial shift in its trajectory that could keep its ferocious eye off the southwest Florida coast and over warm gulf water....
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Storm surge warnings: Life-threatening, will cover a house

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 10:47pm
MIAMI (AP) -- The storm surge is called dangerous and life-threatening, but what exactly is it?...
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Cuba surveys toppled houses, flooded cities in wake of Irma

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 9:47pm
CAIBARIEN, Cuba (AP) -- Hurricane Irma ripped roofs off houses and flooded hundreds of miles of coastline as it raked Cuba's northern coast after devastating islands the length of the Caribbean in a trail of destruction that has left 22 people dead so far....
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They've been warned: Some insist on riding out Irma at home

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 6:45pm
REDINGTON SHORES, Fla. (AP) -- Carl Roberts has Chinese food, a case of water and a million-dollar view in his 17th floor Gulf front condo - all he needs, he says, to weather the massive storm coming straight at him....
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The Latest: 1,600 tourists leave St. Maarten, 1,200 remain

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 5:45pm
MIAMI (AP) -- The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local):...
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They've been warned: Some insist on riding out Irma at home

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 5:45pm
REDINGTON SHORES, Fla. (AP) -- Carl Roberts has Chinese food, a case of water and a million-dollar view in his 17th floor Gulf front condo - all he needs, he says, to weather the massive storm coming straight at him....
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