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Democrats split over resolution condemning anti-Semitism aimed at newcomer Ilhan Omar

Some Democrats hugged Omar during the meeting, according to other officials who spoke on the condition of anonymity. "What we're against is hate, prejudice, bigotry, white supremacy, Islamophobia, and anti-Semitism". Alexandria Ocasio-Corte (D-NY), one of Omar's few defenders, for targeting fellow Democrats on Twitter. Pelosi made reference to an episode last week where a sign was posted at an event hosted by the West Virginia Republican Party falsely linking Omar with the 9/11 ...

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Sakho set to miss game against Man United

Of those five, Matic, Herrera , Lingard and Martial, as well as Juan Mata , have all picked up muscle injuries - something Solskjaer says is a outcome of a more intense playing style than they were used to under Mourinho . "So, maybe Southampton, but we're not going to risk another one too early". He concluded: "If Liverpool can get to March 4, the day after the Everton game, and they're top of the league, they are in a great position to win the league".

Sci-tech

4 dead as Hurricane Florence drenches the Carolinas

ET. More than 500,000 homes and businesses are without electricity in North and SC . Along the coast, floodwaters have been hitting inland towns near rivers that normally discharge into the ocean. There's still a threat from rising tides, Risty-Davis says . Preparing for the worst, about 9,700 National Guard troops and civilians were deployed with high-water vehicles, helicopters and boats that could be used to pluck people from the floodwaters.

Hurricane Florence lashing Carolinas with heavy rain, flooding

A weather station in Atlantic Beach recorded a total of 12.73 inches for a 24-hour period. Coastal towns in the Carolinas were largely empty, and schools and businesses closed as far south as Georgia. Cheryl Browning lives with her husband and son, who has terminal cancer, in Richlands, North Carolina . Soren Rundquist, Environmental Working Group's director of spatial analysis, said if the rainfall projections hold up, the flood waters will simply take what was sprayed on the fields with ...

A.M. Update: Florence weakens slightly as approaches NC coast

SC officials say more than 400,000 people have evacuated the state's coast and more than 4,000 people have taken refuge in shelters as Hurricane Florence approaches. But Hill said many residents still remained in their homes, possibly hoping to ride out the hurricane. Just as Hurricane Florence closes in on the Southeast, the area covered by hurricane-force winds has doubled - meaning far more people will get blasted with winds 74 miles per hour or greater.

Isaac Is Now A Hurricane; Helene Gains Strength

Navy ships off Virginia's coast were preparing to sail out of the path, a North Carolina university has already canceled classes and people have begun stocking up on plywood, bottled water and other supplies. He said it could even be as big as Hurricane Hugo back in 1989, which killed 49 people and caused $7bn (£5.3bn) in damage. SOUTHEASTERN N.C. - The National Weather Service has placed parts of New Hanover County under a coastal flood advisory through midnight.