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In ceremonial budget speech, Dutch king sees strong economy
The Dutch economy is forecast to grow by 3.3 percent this year and 2.5 percent in 2018, the Dutch king said Tuesday in a speech - written by the government - to open the parliamentary year
Hurricane Maria batters Dominica as a Category 5 storm
Hurricane Maria has intensified into a dangerous Category 5 storm and pounded the little island of Dominica as it surged into the eastern Caribbean
The Latest: Prime minister: 'Merciless' winds on Dominica
A series of Facebook posts by Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit is capturing the power of Hurricane Maria as it roars past the island as a Category 5 storm
The Latest: UN frees $10 million for Hurricane Irma aid
The United Nations has released $10 million from its emergency fund for humanitarian efforts to help tens of thousands of people in the Caribbean needing help after Hurricane Irma
Relief effort ramping up in the Caribbean as new storm approaches
The destruction on islands such as St. Thomas and St. Maarten has cruise ships among others assisting in relief efforts by delivering supplies and getting people out.
Don't remove the tie: France's Macron bound by unspoken rule
French President Emmanuel Macron just won't take his tie off, even when picking his way in sweltering heat through the rubble left by Hurricane Irma on the French island of St. Martin.
US Virgin Islands getting aid, but still reeling from Irma
Those who remain in the storm-ravaged US Virgin Islands are getting aid and starting to see progress, but are still reeling in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma
French president vows help for Irma's damage in Caribbean
France's president is promising to rebuild stronger Caribbean territories amid anger over his response to Hurricane Irma. In a news conference Tuesday, he promised to evacuate those who want to leave and provide services and shelter to those who stay.
The Latest: Hurricane upends Delaware couple's celebration
The governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands says the state of New York will provide security assistance as the territory recovers from Hurricane Irma.
The Latest: 3 dead from apparent carbon monoxide poisoning
Three people are dead from apparent from carbon monoxide poisoning at a Florida home following Hurricane Irma, and four others have been hospitalized.