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'Potentially catastrophic' Hurricane Willa takes aim at Mexico as a Category 5 storm

'Potentially catastrophic' Hurricane Willa takes aim at Mexico as a Category 5 storm

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(HOUSTON) -- Hurricane Willa strengthened to a powerful Category 5 storm Monday morning, taking aim at the Mexican coast and threatening to deliver life-threatening storm surge, wind and rain.

Now packing 160 mph winds, some strengthening was still possible for the storm Monday, making Willa "potentially catastrophic" for Mexico, the National Hurricane Center warned.

The storm is moving ...

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US national security adviser John Bolton in Russia to announce end to historic Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty

US national security adviser John Bolton in Russia to announce end to historic Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty

iStock/Thinkstock(MOSCOW) -- U.S. national security adviser John Bolton has arrived in Moscow, where he is expected to tell Russian officials that America plans to withdraw from a historic nuclear arms treaty that dates to the Cold War.

Bolton met on Monday with the head of Russias National Security Council, Nikolai Patrushev, Russias state news agency, RIA Novosti reported, citing Patrushevs...

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Trump asserts migrant caravan headed to US includes 'unknown Middle Easterners,' offers no evidence

Trump asserts migrant caravan headed to US includes 'unknown Middle Easterners,' offers no evidence

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- As thousands of Central American children, parents, elderly and other adults intent on migrating to the United States awoke from a night sleeping on concrete in far-southern Mexico, President Donald Trump resumed tweeting about the migrant caravan as the fault of Democrats and a danger to the U.S.

The caravan of migrants mostly from Guatemala and Honduras bedded down Sund...

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Mega Millions Lottery: Benefits and drawbacks of office pools

Mega Millions Lottery: Benefits and drawbacks of office pools

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- While there is always the dream of winning the historic $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot all by yourself, many Americans are also turning to office pools as a way to potentially increase their odds.

The prospect of having a share of a larger pool of lottery tickets is one compelling reason to go in on an office pool. But there are others, too.

Carole Bober Gentry,...

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'Wonder Woman' sequel release date pushed to 2020

'Wonder Woman' sequel release date pushed to 2020

2017 WARNER BROS. ENTERTAINMENT INC. AND RATPAC ENTERTAINMENT, LLC(LOS ANGELES) -- Well have to wait a little bit longer before Wonder Woman flies her invisible jet into theaters again.

According to Variety, Warner Bros. has pushed back the Gal Gadot-led sequel Wonder Woman 1984. Instead of being released November 1, 2019, it is now set to hit theaters June 5, 2020.

We had tremendous succes...

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CDC warns against dressing up pet chickens for Halloween

CDC warns against dressing up pet chickens for Halloween

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Louisiana resident Stephanie Morse treats chickens like family, and like any other family member, Morses chickens get costumes every Halloween.

"Their bare skin is exposed, I just like to put a sweater on them to keep them warm and comfortable, and some of them have more personality," Morse told CBS affiliate KNOE-TV.

But people like Morse are being told not to t...

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Former Lawmaker Begins Fraud Sentence

A once-influential Rhode Island lawmaker is beginning nine-months of home confinement after pleading no contest to perjury charges. Former state Rep. John Carnevale was placed in handcuffs followin...

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More West Nile Found In RI

Environmental officials say three mosquito samples in Rhode Island have tested positive for West Nile virus. The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management said Wednesday that the positive...

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New Electric RIPTA Bus Fleet Gets Federal Funding

Senator Jack Reed is announcing that Rhode Island is receiving a federal grant to help pay for new Rhode Island Public Transit Authority buses.  RIPTA will get one-and-a-half-million-dollars f...

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New Bio-Medical Office To Be Built In Warwick

Details regarding a new bio-medical center in Warwick are being shared.  Warwick Mayor Joseph Solomon and property developer the Carpionato Group announced the plan for the 100-thousand-square...

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