Top Headlines for September 06, 2017

Headline News from the Associated Press
  • Powerful Hurricane Irma hits first Caribbean islands

    ST. JOHN’S, Antigua (AP) — The most powerful Atlantic Ocean hurricane in recorded history made its first landfall in the islands of the northeast Caribbean early Wednesday, churning along a path pointing to Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Cuba before possibly heading for Florida over the weekend….
  • Even intrepid Keys residents ready to evacuate ahead of Irma

    KEY LARGO, Fla. (AP) — Residents of the Florida Keys are known for riding out hurricanes, but with Irma's potentially catastrophic wind and rain set to crash through the low-lying island chain this weekend, not many seem willing to risk it this time….
  • Analysis: After tough talk on immigration, Trump waffles

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Since the day he launched his presidential campaign, Donald Trump has talked tough on immigration, promising to take the kind of decisive action he accused other politicians of avoiding….
  • After Trump halt of program, young immigrants vow to fight

    PHOENIX (AP) — Immigrants are vowing to fight to stay in the U.S. and advocates are launching campaigns including fundraisers and registration drives after the Trump administration announced it would dismantle a program that protected hundreds of thousands of young people from deportation….
  • Houston’s businesses inching back to work as waters recede

    HOUSTON (AP) — Bobby Jucker has had it with hurricanes….
  • How can US stop North Korea nukes? 3 experts have ideas

    TOKYO (AP) — If the U.S. attacks North Korea, the world could see another nuclear war. Yet negotiations won't work – leader Kim Jong Un won't live up to his promises even if he were to make any. And China – if only it would help more!…
  • Boat with Rohingya refugees capsizes, killing 5 as more flee

    KUTUPALONG, Bangladesh (AP) — A trawler carrying Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar capsized, drowning at least five people, as the country's leader Aung San Suu Kyi blamed a misinformation campaign for fueling a crisis that the U.N. says has now pushed more than 125,000 refugees into Bangladesh….
  • Pope heads to Colombia seeking to heal conflict’s wounds

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Pope Francis is heading to Colombia on Wednesday to try to help heal the wounds of Latin America's longest-running conflict, bolstered by a new cease-fire with a holdout rebel group but fully aware of the fragility of the country's peace process….
  • Rights group finds ‘assembly line’ of torture in Egypt

    CAIRO (AP) — An international rights group says Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has given a "green light" to systematic torture inside detention facilities, allowing officers to act with "almost total impunity."…
  • Boston marathon: Red Sox beat Blue Jays 3-2 in 19 innings

    BOSTON (AP) — The Red Sox staged their own impromptu Boston marathon and wearily won it, adding a game to their AL East lead on an eventful day at Fenway Park….
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