For the first time in Olympic history, an African-American is playing for a US hockey team

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Jordan Greenway hasn’t yet finished college, but he’s already made history: He’s the first African-American competing on a Olympic US hockey team. | read more:
For the first time in Olympic history, an African-American is playing for a US hockey team

For the first time in Olympic history, an African-American is playing for a US hockey team
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Trump says Democratic intelligence memo is 'very political' and needs redaction

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President Donald Trump on Saturday tweeted a brief explanation for why he rejected the request to declassify a Democratic memo from the House Intelligence Committee. | read more:
Trump says Democratic intelligence memo is ‘very political’ and needs redaction

Trump says Democratic intelligence memo is ‘very political’ and needs redaction
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Trump tweets on lives 'being shattered by … a mere allegation'

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President Donald Trump took to Twitter Saturday to lament “lives are being shattered” by a mere allegation in the wake of the resignations of former White House staff secretary Rob Porter and speechwriter David Sorensen… | read more:
Trump tweets on lives ‘being shattered by … a mere allegation’

Trump tweets on lives ‘being shattered by … a mere allegation’
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One-two punch of disease and Irma has left Florida citrus reeling

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In the hours after Hurricane Irma raked up Florida’s spine, warm sunshine revealed thousands upon thousands of pieces of citrus fruit bobbing in muddied, stagnant water. | read more:
One-two punch of disease and Irma has left Florida citrus reeling

One-two punch of disease and Irma has left Florida citrus reeling
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Organizers looking into 'possible attack' on opening ceremony

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Pyeongchang Olympic organizers are investigating a possible attack on their internet and Wi-Fi systems that took place about 45 minutes before the opening ceremony. | read more:
Organizers looking into ‘possible attack’ on opening ceremony

Organizers looking into ‘possible attack’ on opening ceremony
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False alarms highlight weaknesses in national alert system

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Last month’s bogus ballistic missile alert in Hawaii and a tsunami foul-up this week have highlighted trouble spots in the system that warns Americans about dangerous weather and other emergencies. | read more:
False alarms highlight weaknesses in national alert system

False alarms highlight weaknesses in national alert system
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Bali volcano decreases in activity, alert status lowered

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Indonesian authorities have lowered the alert status of Bali’s Mount Agung volcano from the highest level and say thousands of people who have fled its slopes for government shelters may return home. | read more:
Bali volcano decreases in activity, alert status lowered

Bali volcano decreases in activity, alert status lowered
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UK reviews Oxfam ties after sex abuse scandal in Haiti

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The British government is reviewing its relationship with Oxfam after a newspaper reported that staff members of the anti-poverty charity used prostitutes while in Haiti after the devastating 2010 earthquake. | read more:
UK reviews Oxfam ties after sex abuse scandal in Haiti

UK reviews Oxfam ties after sex abuse scandal in Haiti
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UK reviewing Oxfam ties after sex abuse scandal in Haiti

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
The British government is reviewing its relationship with Oxfam after a newspaper reported that staff members of the anti-poverty charity used prostitutes while in Haiti after the devastating 2010 earthquake. | read more:
UK reviewing Oxfam ties after sex abuse scandal in Haiti

UK reviewing Oxfam ties after sex abuse scandal in Haiti
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UK reviews charity ties over Haiti aid worker allegations

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The British government is reviewing its relationship with Oxfam after a newspaper reported that staff members of the anti-poverty charity used prostitutes while in Haiti after the devastating 2010 earthquake. | read more:
UK reviews charity ties over Haiti aid worker allegations

UK reviews charity ties over Haiti aid worker allegations
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Travel agency owner comes face to face with customers out thousands of dollars

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The man who shut down his Southwest Florida travel agency, costing customers their vacations and money, came face to face with many of them for the first time on Thursday. | read more:
Travel agency owner comes face to face with customers out thousands of dollars

Travel agency owner comes face to face with customers out thousands of dollars
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Trump won't declassify Democratic memo, sends back to committee

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President Donald Trump won’t release the Democratic rebuttal to the Republican intelligence memo alleging FBI abuses of its surveillance authority at this time, and has sent it back to the House Intelligence Committee for changes. | read more:
Trump won’t declassify Democratic memo, sends back to committee

Trump won’t declassify Democratic memo, sends back to committee
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Tourism up in 2017 despite Hurricane Irma

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Despite Hurricane Irma, tourism numbers for the fall of 2017 show an increase from 2016. “I’ve been doing this for 20 years, and this time of the year it’s great,” said Silver Sands Owner Andrea Carriere. But that wasn’t the case this fall after Hurricane | read more:
Tourism up in 2017 despite Hurricane Irma

Tourism up in 2017 despite Hurricane Irma
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