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Irma causes severe flooding, power outages in South Carolina

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — While South Carolina avoided Irma’s eye, the massive storm caused severe flooding and tropical storm-force winds that left hundreds of thousands without power Monday.  Tropical Storm Irma brought wind gusts of up to 72 mph on Folly Beach and Charleston’s third-highest-recorded storm surge as the center of the …

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Apple's September launch event: live updates

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Last Updated Sep 12, 2017 12:21 PM EDT Apple (AAPL) will disappoint millions of fans, not to mention investors, around the world if it fails to lift the curtain on its latest iPhones on Tuesday. The technology giant is widely expected to unveil the new phones, and possibly other products, …

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Apple iPhone 8, iPhone X, Watch unveiled: As it happened

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Apple (AAPL) lifted the curtain on its latest iPhones on Tuesday, introducing three new iPhone models and updated versions of Apple Watch and Apple TV. The technology giant’s annual launch event was  the first public event held in Apple’s Steve Jobs Auditorium, an underground, 1,000-person venue where each leather seat …

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Apple iPhone 8, iPhone X, Watch unveiled

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Apple (AAPL) lifted the curtain on its latest iPhones on Tuesday, introducing three new iPhone models and updated versions of Apple Watch and Apple TV. The technology giant’s annual launch event was  the first public event held in Apple’s Steve Jobs Auditorium, an underground, 1,000-person venue where each leather seat …

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Police: Carjackers kill activist in front of toddler daughter

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PHILADELPHIA — Police say two brothers have been arrested in the shooting death of a Philadelphia community activist during a carjacking while his 2-year-old daughter sat in the backseat.  Police say 21-year-old Maurice Roberts and his 16-year-old brother Marvin were arrested Saturday in the death of 38-year-old Gerard Grandzol. Police say …

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Florida Keys compared to a "war zone" in wake of Hurricane Irma

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Last Updated Sep 11, 2017 1:59 PM EDT KEY LARGO, Fla. — Hurricane Irma has battered the Florida Keys, destroying roadways and isolating residents who didn’t evacuate the string of islands, prompting one county’s emergency management director to call the situation a possible “humanitarian crisis.” Irma’s powerful eye landed in the …

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Do extreme hurricanes need a whole new category?

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Sally Brown is a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Southampton There’s been a devastating trail of destruction and flooding along the east Atlantic coast in the last few weeks following Hurricane Harvey and now Hurricane Irma. The latter, currently moving across Florida, is the strongest sustained hurricane ever …

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