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Hurricane Dorian: Over One Million People Under Evacuation Orders In South Carolina, Georgia, Florida; Bahamas Confirms Five Fatalities

The governors of South Carolina and Georgia ordered over one million residents to evacuate their coasts beginning Monday, this coming after Hurricane Dorian left devastation in the northwest Bahamas and heads for the U.S. East Coast.  As of press time, Hurricane Dorian has killed at least 5 in the Bahamas.... [Read Full Story]

Case Against Jeffrey Epstein Dismissed Following His Death

A federal judge on Thursday formally dismissed the criminal sex trafficking case against financier Jeffrey Epstein in light of his death in jail earlier this month. U.S. District Judge Richard Berman said at a hearing earlier this week that he was legally bound to dismiss the case. Prosecutors said at that hearing that an investigation into Epstein’s alleged crimes would continue, and that the dismissal would not prevent them from charging possible co-conspirators in the future.... [Read Full Story]

Hong Kong Protestors And Police Clash At Airport

On Tuesday, protesters clashed with police in riot gear in Hong Kong’s main airport terminal leaving at least one person injured. Officers attempted to clear out the crowd at the Hong Kong International Airport as the protesters chanted. Several demonstrators were arrested during the confrontation. The Hong Kong Police Force said in a tweet that at least one person was injured and required immediate medical attention but that protesters were blocking ambulance access.... [Read Full Story]