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September 14, 2018 Newswatch

Hong Kong braces for Typhoon Mangkhut

Hong Kong is preparing for Super Typhoon Mangkhut, predicted to make landfall this weekend. It may be the strongest ever tropical storm to lash the city in decades, the Xinhua news agency reported.

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September 14, 2018

President Trump signs new Miscellaneous Tariff Bill, rolls back certain tariffs

President Donald Trump has approved the rollback on sanctions on numerous chemicals instituted as part of the country's trade dispute with China by signing a bill to reduce the impact of import tariffs on domestic industry.

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September 13, 2018 Newswatch

Florence has been downgraded, but major storm surge expected

Florence, now a Category 2 hurricane, is forecast to unleash extreme storm surge, possibly historic flooding rains, and damaging winds in the Carolinas beginning Thursday.

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September 12, 2018

East Coast ports brace for Hurricane Florence

More than 1 million people have been ordered to evacuate and ports stayed open extra hours to move product out - but expect them to close beginning Tuesday evening until at least Friday.

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September 12, 2018

Transport 'undoubtedly the big-ticket item in reducing port emissions'

HGVs are commonly identified as the biggest transport polluter, but they had less of an environmental impact than other diesel-fuelled vehicles such as cars and industrial and agricultural equipment.

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