Tropical storm Isaias whips up eastern US, killing at least 6

Tropical Storm Isaias spawned tornadoes and dumped rain along the U.S. East Coast on Tuesday after making landfall as a hurricane in North Carolina, where it smashed boats together and caused floods and fires that displaced dozens of people.
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The teen said he was tired of life and wanted to jump off the bridge.

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Progress slow as urgency grows on virus relief legislation

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A massive explosion rocked Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the port, damaging buildings and blowing out windows and doors across the capital and sending a giant mushroom cloud into the sky.

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Former UH quarterback Colt Brennan arrested in Kona for trespassing while ‘heavily intoxicated’

Former standout UH quarterback Colt Brennan, was arrested on Saturday for allegedly causing a disturbance at the Kona Seaside hotel.

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  Hurricane Isaias makes landfall in North Carolina

The U.S. National Hurricane Center warned oceanside home dwellers to brace for storm surge up to 5 feet and up to 8 inches of rain in spots, as Isaias moves up the coast.

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