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1.5m to evacuate as Hurricane Florence approaches US

More than 1.5 million people have been asked to evacuate their homes along the Virginia, North and South Carolina coasts as Category 5 storm Hurricane Florence approaches, an official said.It is expected to make landfall in the area later this week, Efe news reported.Hurricane Florence is packing sustained winds of 140 miles (220 km) per hour and remains an "extremely dangerous" Category 4 storm as it approaches the US eastern coastline, specifically the Carolinas.In its 5 p.m. advisory on Tuesday, the Miami-based National Hurricane Center said that the eye of Florence was located 580 km south-southwest of Bermuda and 1,260...


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19 minute 46 second

Theresa May stands by Brexit deal

UK Prime Minister Theresa May says she won’t reopen negotiations with Brussels over the Brexit deal she agreed last week. Some of her own cabinet ministers are pressing for changes to the Withdrawal Agreement ahead of an EU summit to sign it off this weekend. May could still face a vote of confidence this week if enough of her MPs submit letters calling for her to be removed as leader. Bernard Jenkin MP says he hasn’t yet written one.
21 minute 7 second

The Note: Mississippi runoff tests Democrats’ momentum

The TAKE with Rick Klein Interested in The Note? Add The Note as an interest to stay up to date on the latest The Note news, video, and analysis from ABC News. The Note Add Interest Overtime is over in Georgia and Florida now after Democrats ran out of options -- and are short of votes -- in both southern states. That leaves Mississippi looming as a challenge and an opportunity for a party that wants to show it can compete everywhere, and win, even where it's not supposed to. There are a few reasons to think that the Mississippi...
21 minute 18 second

S. Korea still hopeful Kim Jong-Un visits Seoul this year

The South Korean government says it’s still possible North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un may visit Seoul this year despite a delay in nuclear talks between Washington and Pyongyang. Bruce Harrison reports from Seoul

21 minute 23 second

Macron calls for stronger union with Germany

French President Emanuel Macron called for closer Franco-German ties during a speech before Germany’s parliament, saying Europe has an obligation to prevent the world slipping into “chaos”. Since his election last year, Macron has pushed for Eurozone reforms, something which requires help from Berlin. Ira Spitzer has more from the German capital
23 minute 45 second

Thousands urged to flee Guatemala's killer "Volcano of Fire"

GUATEMALA CITY -- Disaster coordination authorities have asked 10 communities in Guatemala to evacuate and go to safe areas after an increased eruption of the Volcano of Fire.The 10 communities have at least 2,000 residents, but each community will decide if they evacuate or not. Antigua al Rescate, an organization that helped communities after a devastating eruption in June, and a newspaper in the capital reported at least three communities were doing so.Images of the volcano after midnight showed glowing lava at the summit. The volcano is located among the departments of Escuintla, Chimaltenango and Sacatepéquez in the south-central part...
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Homoerotic Novel Writer In China Gets 10 Years In Jail For "Obscene" Work

Beijing: A Chinese court's 10-year jail term for an author of a homoerotic book found guilty of profiting from selling "obscene" literature has been met with disbelief among some internet users who question how the crime could warrant so severe a punishment.The author, surnamed Liu, was found guilty on Oct. 31 by Wuhu county court in eastern Anhui province after she self-published a book that "obscenely and in detail described gay male-male acts", according to state media.The court ruled that the strict sentence was enforced due to her having made 150,000 yuan ($21,600) by selling over 7,000 copies, the article...