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  1. Dominican death toll rises as 'Erika' reaches HispaniolaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    Heavy rain and strong winds from Tropical Storm Erika began to bear down Friday on the Dominican Republic as authorities on the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica warned that the death toll would rise from mudslides and flooding unleashed by the system.

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  2. The Latest: Florida prepares as Tropical Storm Erica nearsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Dennis Feltgen of the National Hurricane Center in Miami said as of 11 a.m. Friday, the forecast shows the storm hitting the state Monday. The forecast path has Erika skirting the state's Gulf Coast and then moving up Florida's spine north of Tampa.

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  3. Erika leaves 12 dead in DominicaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    A river overflows, affecting some homes along its banks, due to Tropical Storm Erika in Roseau, Dominica. Streets across Dominica turned into fast-flowing rivers that swept up cars as the storm pummeled the eastern Caribbean island.

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  4. I won't seek UEFA re-election, says PlatiniRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    Michel Platini has confirmed he will not seek a further term as the head of Uefa in 2019, even if he fails in his bid to become Fifa president. The Frenchman is in the running to replace Sepp Blatter at the world governing body's Extraordinary Congress in February, following the Swiss' decision to step down.

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  5. Watch Kabaka Pyramid's Politically Charged Video for Damian...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Billboard

    The unintentional gap between the February release of Rastafarian sing-jay Kabaka Pyramid 's hit single "Well Done" and the mid-August completion of the song's video is largely due to the Jamaican artist's steadily ascending career. Over the past six months Kabaka, 30, performed four shows at SXSW, completed his 24-date "Young Lions" U.S. tour with his band The Bebble Rockers, in July, then returned home to deliver a critically acclaimed debut set at Reggae Sumfest, Jamaica's largest reggae festival.

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  6. Florida Gov. Scott Declares State of Emergency as Erika NearsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | News Max

    A tropical storm hitting the Dominican Republic. Tropical storm Erika is moving across the Caribbean on Friday, and may strengthen before striking Florida.

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  7. Highest-ranking Vatican official charged with sex abuse found deadRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KYTX-TV News

    The Vatican's former ambassador to the Dominican Republic, the highest-ranking Holy See official to ever be charged with sexually abusing young boys, was found dead Friday as he awaited trial, the Vatican said. In a statement, the Vatican press office said preliminary checks on Jozef Wesolowski, 67, "indicated that the death was from natural causes."

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  8. Erika prompts Florida emergencyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | CNN

    Images from the tiny Caribbean island of Dominica show the devastation after Tropical Storm Erika left at least 12 dead. Scotland walked 6 miles from her home in Jimmit to the capital, Roseau, to check on her mother's business, photographing the devastation along the way .

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  9. Vatican says ex-envoy, charged with sexual abuse, has diedRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    This March 15, 2013 file photo shows Archbishop Jozef Wesolowski, former ambassador to the Dominican Republic, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The Vatican says Friday, Aug. 28, 2015 its former ambassador to the Dominican Republic, who has been charged by church prosecutors with sexually abusing children in the Caribbean country, was found dead in his Vatican room early Friday: the Vatican prosecutor ordered an immediate autopsy.

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  10. Erika lashes Puerto Rico; At least 20 dead in DominicaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CBS News

    Tropical Storm Erika lashed Puerto Rico early Friday with heavy rains and wind after causing deadly floods in the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica. Ian Pinard, the Minister of Public Works and Ports in Dominica, told CBS News that there are at least 20 dead, and more are missing, due to the storm.

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  11. Kurds' brave fight puts them in the crosshairs as Turkey goes to warRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Age

    Washington: Mine enemy's enemy is my friend, they say, but what if you're trying to make progress in a crazy conflict and you need your friend's enemy as a friend? Ah, we must be talking about Washington, Ankara and the Kurds in the war against the so-called Islamic State. In a crisis replete with conflicting agendas among Washington's nominal allies, Turkey's belated decision to join the Obama-led coalition battling IS was hailed as a strategic advance for Washington. 1 comment

  12. FEMA deploys staff to help ahead of ErikaRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Virgin Islands Daily News

    Federal Emergency Management Agency Photo by K.C. WILSEY Lauren Lefebvre, the FEMA external affairs officer with the Region 2 Incident Management Assistance Team, and Don Caetano, director of external affairs for FEMA Region 2, visit the New York Sandy Recovery Office external affairs team last year. Lefebvre and others from FEMA were in the Virgin Islands ahead of Erika's arrival.

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  13. Governor cites debris, downed lines for calling in GuardRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Virgin Islands Daily News

    Just after midnight Friday, Gov. Kenneth Mapp issued a statement declaring a state of emergency, instituting a territory-wide curfew until 5 p.m. today and ordering the V.I. National Guard into territorial active military service. He said he made his decision to take these actions after meeting at 10:30 p.m. with various members of his Cabinet.

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  14. NASA, NOAA satellites show Erika affecting HispaniolaRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    VIDEO: This animation of GOES-East visible and infrared imagery shows the development and track of Tropical Storm Erika from Aug. 25 to Aug. 28, 2015 ending in eastern Caribbean Sea. view more Tropical Storm Erika was centered in the Eastern Caribbean Sea and affecting Puerto Rico and Hispaniola when NASA's Terra satellite passed overhead mid-day on Friday, August 28, 2015.

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  15. TS Erika soaks Puerto Rico after 4 killed in DominicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Now Newspaper

    Tropical Storm Erika lashed Puerto Rico Friday with rain and wind after killing four people and causing devastating floods in the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, where several people remained missing. The storm was expected to dump up to 8 inches of rain across the drought-stricken northern Caribbean as it carved a path toward the U.S. The storm is not expected to gain strength as it nears South Florida next week.

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  16. 2015 Iaaf World Championships - Live UpdatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Trinadad Express

    The plan is for Semoy Hackett to replace St Fort on anchor, once T&T progress to the final which takes place at 8.45 tomorrow morning. 11.06pm T&T will be in action tonight in the qualifying round of the men's 4x400 metres event.

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  17. Rowley and Roget sign labour agreement on eve of electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Trinadad Express

    LET'S SHAKE ON IT: People's National Movement Political Leader Dr Keith Rowley, right, shakes hands with Joint Trade Union Movement president Ancel Roget following the signing of a labour agreement with members of JTUM at the Hyatt Regency in Port of Spain yesterday. At left is Trinidad and Tobago Unified Teachers Association president Devanand Sinanan.

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  18. T&T to assist Dominica in recovery effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Trinadad Express

    Erika was expected to move near Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands later yesterday and be near or just north of the Dominican Republic today as it heads toward Florida early next week, possibly as a hurricane. - Photo: AP The T&T Government said it would assist Dominica by deploying two helicopters from the Air Guard to transport Dominica's Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit back home from St Lucia.

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  19. Boolchand Group head passes awayRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | The Daily Herald

    WILLEMSTAD/PHILIPSBURG--Boolchand Group of Companies Chairman Doulatram Boolchand Nandwani, affectionately known as "Dada," died peacefully in CuraA ao on Tuesday. He was 92. Dada was known for his business acumen, a trait he passed on to his children and grandchildren who, like him, are active in the commercial life of the Dutch Caribbean.

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  20. Tropical Storm Erika shifts trajectory, FL braces for impactRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | KCTV5

    The National Hurricane Center is predicting Tropical Storm Erika is shifting westward and will hit the southern tip of Florida early next week. The storm was already pelting Puerto Rico and was expected to reach the Dominican Republic later Friday, less than one full day after killing several people in a tiny island nation in the Caribbean.

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