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New Orleans city government hit with cyberattack

New Orleans city government hit with cyberattackThe computer network that handles governmental operations for the city of New Orleans was shut down Friday by a cyberattack, city officials say. New ...

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11 injured in New Orleans shooting

Police in New Orleans say there have been 11 victims of a shooting incident near the French Quarter tourist hub. Two people are in critical condition, with shots to the ...

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Biden defends civil rights record

Joe Biden apologized Saturday for his remarks about working with segregationists during his time in the Senate, but again stopped short of saying that it was wrong to work with ...

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Cities worry about post-shutdown pain

Cities worry about post-shutdown pain

Tight city budgets were stretched thin during the 35-day partial shutdown, and some officials fear the damaging financial effects will extend beyond the reopening of the federal government. Cities across ...

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3 dead and 7 injured in New Orleans shooting

3 dead and 7 injured in New Orleans shooting

Three people were killed and at least seven others were injured in a mass shooting in New Orleans late Saturday night, officials said. Police said two gunman shot indiscriminately into ...

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Puerto Rico’s streets crawl with heavily armed, masked mercenaries bearing no insignia or nametags

Puerto Rico’s streets crawl with heavily armed, masked mercenaries bearing no insignia or nametags

Though Puerto Rican law prohibits ownership and bearing of most long-guns and especially semiautomatic weapons, the streets of the stricken US colony now throng with mercenaries in tactical gear bearing ...

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States from Louisiana to Florida were bracing Friday for Nate

States from Louisiana to Florida were bracing Friday for Nate

Nate has strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane, the National Hurricane Center said late Friday night. The hurricane has sustained winds of 75 mph and is located 495 miles south ...

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Tropical Storm Nate: Louisiana officials declared a state of emergency

Tropical Storm Nate: Louisiana officials declared a state of emergency

The most active hurricane season in more than a decade doesn’t seem to be letting up as Tropical Storm Nate roars toward Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula and threatens to hit the ...

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Hurricane Harvey; long road ahead for recovery

Hurricane Harvey; long road ahead for recovery

The floodwaters are receding from Houston a week after Hurricane Harvey slammed into southeastern Texas. But officials say there’s a long road ahead for recovery, and Houston will be picking ...

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Texans’ JJ Watt reacted to Hurricane Harvey

Texans’ JJ Watt reacted to Hurricane Harvey

Texans star JJ Watt and his team watched the storm in Houston play out from afar, and now he’s posting an emotional reaction to the devastation. The team was on ...

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