LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Melissa McCarthy won an Emmy on Sunday for her spoofs of former White House spokesman Sean Spicer on “Saturday Night Live” in television sketches that went viral With slicked back hair and wearing ill-fitting suits, McCarthy played Spicer, whom she dubbed Spicey, as an enraged man who attacks the media, craves
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Russian different political circles periodically state that the West is trying to get Armenia on their side in order to alienate it from Russia. Nevertheless, there is no doubt that first of all RF policy towards Armenia and statements of Russian politicians and diplomats strengthen the viewpoint in the Armenian society that Moscow can not
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump called Hurricane Irma “some big monster” as it battered the Florida coast, saying he wanted to go to the state very soon and praising emergency officials for their efforts to protect people. “The bad news is that this is some big monster,” Trump told reporters at the White
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FORT MYERS, Fla./MIAMI (Reuters) – A weakening but still potent Hurricane Irma lashed Florida’s Gulf Coast on Sunday with tree-bending winds, pounding rain and surging surf, leaving more than 2.6 million homes and businesses without power statewide while flooding streets and swaying skyscrapers in Miami. Forecasters warned that Irma remained extremely dangerous as the monster
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Hurricane Irma’s path of destruction up Florida’s Gulf Coast on Sunday threatens to disrupt a thriving state tourism industry worth more than $100 billion annually just months ahead of the busy winter travel season. Some of the state’s biggest attractions have announced temporary closures, including amusement park giants Walt Disney World’s
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FORT MYERS/MIAMI (Reuters) – Hurricane Irma lost some strength as it pounded southern Florida on Sunday afternoon, but forecasts warned it would remain a powerful storm as it flooded Miami streets and knocked out power to about 2 million homes and businesses. All of southern Florida was feeling the effects of the storm creeping toward
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MONACO (Reuters) – As Hurricane Irma battered Florida on Sunday, the cream of the insurance world — gathered under the Mediterranean sun in Monte Carlo — was assessing the costs of the storm for the global industry. The takeaway so far: Irma and its predecessor Hurricane Harvey, which caused massive flooding in Texas two weeks
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Representative Jim Jordan, a leading House conservative, said on Sunday that fellow conservatives are not discussing replacing Speaker Paul Ryan despite unhappiness with the way Republican leaders handled last week’s debt ceiling increase that included no fiscal reforms. Many Republicans are unhappy with the deal President Donald Trump reached last week
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FORT MYERS/MIAMI (Reuters) – Packing 130-mph (210-kph) winds, Hurricane Irma knocked out electricity to more than 1 million Florida homes and businesses on Sunday as it headed towards the state’s Gulf Coast, threatening potentially catastrophic flooding. After wreaking havoc in the Caribbean, the deadly storm was located about 80 miles (125 km) south-southeast of Naples
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MIAMI/FORT MYERS, Fla (Reuters) – Packing 130-mph (210-kph) winds, Hurricane Irma knocked out electricity to more than 1 million Florida homes and businesses on Sunday and threatened the state’s Gulf Coast with potentially catastrophic flooding. The storm, one of the most powerful ever recorded in the Atlantic, passed over the Florida Keys archipelago off the
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