Hurricane Michael live updates: Powerful Category 3 storm pummels Florida, moves north

  1. Hurricane Michael live updates: Powerful Category 3 storm pummels Florida, moves north  Washington Post
  2. Hurricane Michael in Florida: Homes and Businesses Destroyed, Thousands Without Power  The Weather Channel
  3. Images, video showing Michael’s destruction emerge: ‘All the houses are submerged’  ABC News
  4. Punishing Hurricane Michael begins slamming Florida Panhandle  Reuters
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Israel pummels Gaza with biggest daytime bombardment against Hamas since 2014 war

Israel pummels Gaza with biggest daytime bombardment against Hamas since 2014 warIsrael’s air force carried out the largest daytime airstrike campaign against Hamas in the Gaza Strip since the 2014 war on Saturday, killing two teenagers in an escalation of violence in the region after months of deadly protests.  The Israeli air strikes came as Hamas intensified its attacks, firing dozens of mortar rounds at Israel on Friday night and throughout Saturday, some of which were intercepted by Israel’s Iron Dome air defence system.  Witnesses said the Israeli air strike hit an empty building in Gaza City and the two casualties were passers-by. A further 15 Palestinians were also reported to have been injured, as well as three Israelis.  An Israeli government official said it had decided “to take strong action against Gaza aggression”.  The escalation follows violent protests on the Gaza border on Friday in which two Palestinians were also killed – a 15-year-old and a 20-year old – and more than 220 injured, according to Gaza’s health ministry. Israel said one of its soldiers was injured. About | The two-state solution The Israeli army said it conducted strikes against Hamas “in response to the terror acts instigated during the violent riots that took place along the security fence” on Friday, as well as what it described as daily arson attacks from the Gaza strip into Israeli territory.  Israeli fighter jets hit 40 Hamas targets across the Gaza Strip in four military compounds, according to the IDF, in strikes that began in the early hours of Saturday morning and continued through the day. In a relatively rare admission, Hamas said it fired the rockets and mortars – 60 as of Saturday night – to deter Israel from further action, as an “immediate response”. Palestinian rockets being fired from Gaza City towards Israel Credit: STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images The military attacks eclipsed similar clashes in May, and come after weeks of warnings from Israel that it does not want to pursue a new conflict to add to three wars over the past decade, but it would not tolerate Hamas militants’ continued efforts to breach the border and target Israeli border communities.  Palestinians in Gaza have been demonstrating for months against Israel’s decade-long blockade and for their right to return to lands they lost in the 1948 establishment of Israel.  Since protests began, at least 141 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire. No Israelis have been killed.


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UFC 224: Amanda Nunes pummels Raquel Pennington to defend bantamweight title in 5th-round TKO

  1. UFC 224: Amanda Nunes pummels Raquel Pennington to defend bantamweight title in 5th-round TKO  Yahoo Sports
  2. UFC 224 results: Analysis, highlights and winners from Nunes vs. Pennington  SB Nation
  3. UFC 224 Nunes vs. Pennington: Amanda Nunes Brutalizes Raquel Pennington to Retain UFC Bantamweight Gold  Bleacher Report (blog)
  4. UFC 224 Results: Bonus Winners, Highlights (VIDEO), Twitter Reaction, Attendance And Gate  Forbes
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Nor'easter Pummels Eastern Seaboard With Heavy Snow

  1. Nor’easter Pummels Eastern Seaboard With Heavy Snow  New York Times
  2. Spring Nor’easter Soaks and Slows East Coast  Wall Street Journal
  3. NJ Nor’easter Live Updates: Where is This Heavy Snow?  Patch.com
  4. US snow storm LIVE radar: New York and New Jersey SLAMMED by terrifyingly HEAVY SNOW now  Express.co.uk
  5. Snow on the first day of spring? The season’s clock is irreparably broken | Opinion  Philly.com
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Syria regime pummels besieged Eastern Ghouta

Syria regime pummels besieged Eastern GhoutaSyrian forces pursued a relentless air and ground offensive against Eastern Ghouta on Thursday, moving closer to retaking the rebel enclave but also depriving desperate civilians of vital aid. More than 930 civilians have been killed in the nearly three-week assault on the last rebel enclave outside the capital, where dozens suffered overnight from a suspected chlorine attack. On another front in Syria’s complex seven-year war, pro-Turkey rebels seized control of the key northern town of Jandairis from Kurdish fighters.


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Bomb cyclone nor'easter pummels East Coast with strong winds, rain

  1. Bomb cyclone nor’easter pummels East Coast with strong winds, rain  CBS News
  2. Monster nor’easter pummels East Coast; at least 7 dead  ABC News
  3. Storm lashing US Northeast kills at least five people  Reuters
  4. A Bomb Cyclone Brings Massive Flooding to New England—Again  WIRED
  5. At least 6 dead as Nor’easter slams East Coast with violent wind, rain, snow and floods  Chicago Tribune
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