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  • 2 dead as severe weather moves eastward through central US

    2 dead as severe weather moves eastward through central US

    Sunday, February 25 2018 2:25 AM EST2018-02-25 07:25:42 GMT
    Sunday, February 25 2018 5:28 AM EST2018-02-25 10:28:13 GMT
    (Liz Dufour/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP). A view from the Central Bridge shows the flooding from the Ohio River  Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 in Cincinnati.  Forecasters expected the Ohio River could reach levels not seen since the region's deadly 1997 f...(Liz Dufour/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP). A view from the Central Bridge shows the flooding from the Ohio River Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 in Cincinnati. Forecasters expected the Ohio River could reach levels not seen since the region's deadly 1997 f...
    2 dead as severe weather featuring possible tornadoes moves eastward through central US.
    2 dead as severe weather featuring possible tornadoes moves eastward through central US.
  • Switzerland: 1 dead, 3 injured after being hit by avalanche

    Switzerland: 1 dead, 3 injured after being hit by avalanche

    Sunday, February 25 2018 5:16 AM EST2018-02-25 10:16:02 GMT
    Sunday, February 25 2018 5:18 AM EST2018-02-25 10:18:01 GMT
    Swiss police say a woman has died after being hit by an avalanche in the Alps near the Italian border.
    Swiss police say a woman has died after being hit by an avalanche in the Alps near the Italian border.
  • The Latest: 2 dead as severe weather moves across central US

    The Latest: 2 dead as severe weather moves across central US

    Sunday, February 25 2018 2:35 AM EST2018-02-25 07:35:42 GMT
    Sunday, February 25 2018 2:42 AM EST2018-02-25 07:42:00 GMT
    (Liz Dufour/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP). A view from the Central Bridge shows the flooding from the Ohio River  Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 in Cincinnati.  Forecasters expected the Ohio River could reach levels not seen since the region's deadly 1997 f...(Liz Dufour/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP). A view from the Central Bridge shows the flooding from the Ohio River Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 in Cincinnati. Forecasters expected the Ohio River could reach levels not seen since the region's deadly 1997 f...
    2 dead as severe weather featuring possible tornadoes moves eastward through central US.
    2 dead as severe weather featuring possible tornadoes moves eastward through central US.
  • Volcanic blast reshaped summit of Indonesia's Mount Sinabung

    Volcanic blast reshaped summit of Indonesia's Mount Sinabung

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:12 AM EST2018-02-20 07:12:13 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 4:38 PM EST2018-02-23 21:38:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sarianto). School children walk as Mount Sinabung erupts in Karo, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. Rumbling Mount Sinabung on the Indonesian island of Sumatra has shot billowing columns of ash more than 5,000 meters (16,400 fe...(AP Photo/Sarianto). School children walk as Mount Sinabung erupts in Karo, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. Rumbling Mount Sinabung on the Indonesian island of Sumatra has shot billowing columns of ash more than 5,000 meters (16,400 fe...
    Volcanologists say the eruption of Indonesia's Mount Sinabung that shot ash 5 kilometers (3 miles) high also "completely annihilated" the mountain's summit.
    Volcanologists say the eruption of Indonesia's Mount Sinabung that shot ash 5 kilometers (3 miles) high also "completely annihilated" the mountain's summit.
  • Some fear California drought cuts could erase water rights

    Some fear California drought cuts could erase water rights

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:01 AM EST2018-02-20 07:01:53 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 4:38 PM EST2018-02-23 21:38:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File). FILE - This Sept. 3, 2015, file photo shows a dried-out lawn at Los Angeles City Hall, with a sign explaining that irrigation has been shut off due to the ongoing drought. California water managers will vote Tuesday, Feb. 20, ...(AP Photo/Nick Ut, File). FILE - This Sept. 3, 2015, file photo shows a dried-out lawn at Los Angeles City Hall, with a sign explaining that irrigation has been shut off due to the ongoing drought. California water managers will vote Tuesday, Feb. 20, ...
    State water officials are considering whether to adopt a range of permanent restrictions against wasting water as nearly half of California again in drought.
    State water officials are considering whether to adopt a range of permanent restrictions against wasting water as nearly half of California again in drought.
  • Texas' vow to streamline Harvey recovery and aid backfires

    Texas' vow to streamline Harvey recovery and aid backfires

    Thursday, February 22 2018 12:57 PM EST2018-02-22 17:57:03 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 5:57 PM EST2018-02-22 22:57:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Will Weissert). In this Jan. 30, 2018, photo, Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush, right, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Hurricane Harvey Coordinator, Kevin Hannes, left, are surrounded by local media in Nome Texas, while di...(AP Photo/Will Weissert). In this Jan. 30, 2018, photo, Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush, right, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Hurricane Harvey Coordinator, Kevin Hannes, left, are surrounded by local media in Nome Texas, while di...
    After Hurricane Harvey hammered Texas, Republican Gov. Greg Abbott vowed that the country's largest conservative state would lead its own recovery.
    After Hurricane Harvey hammered Texas, Republican Gov. Greg Abbott vowed that the country's largest conservative state would lead its own recovery.
  • 2 bears burned in California wildfire spotted in the wild

    2 bears burned in California wildfire spotted in the wild

    Sunday, February 18 2018 2:11 PM EST2018-02-18 19:11:25 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 10:55 AM EST2018-02-22 15:55:20 GMT
    (California Department of Fish and Wildlife via AP, File). FILE - This Jan. 2018 file photo provided by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife shows a bear, injured in a wildfire, resting with its badly burned paws wrapped in fish skin - tilapi...(California Department of Fish and Wildlife via AP, File). FILE - This Jan. 2018 file photo provided by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife shows a bear, injured in a wildfire, resting with its badly burned paws wrapped in fish skin - tilapi...
    Two female bears badly burned in a Southern California wildfire are settling back into their home in the wild.
    Two female bears badly burned in a Southern California wildfire are settling back into their home in the wild.
  • Crews used boats to help residents amid Midwest flooding

    Crews used boats to help residents amid Midwest flooding

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:55 AM EST2018-02-21 06:55:09 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 8:10 AM EST2018-02-22 13:10:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner). A motorist stops to clear ice from his wipers along I-70 near Lawrence, Kan., Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. The area is under a winter weather advisory.(AP Photo/Orlin Wagner). A motorist stops to clear ice from his wipers along I-70 near Lawrence, Kan., Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. The area is under a winter weather advisory.
    Several states could see severe flooding and other weather-related problems amid a storm system that has brought rain, ice and snow to the Midwest and Great Plains.
    Several states could see severe flooding and other weather-related problems amid a storm system that has brought rain, ice and snow to the Midwest and Great Plains.
  • Mudslides block only road to New Zealand town after storm

    Mudslides block only road to New Zealand town after storm

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 5:43 AM EST2018-02-21 10:43:22 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 5:53 AM EST2018-02-21 10:53:34 GMT
    Mudslides have blocked the only road to a small New Zealand town after a powerful Pacific storm caused disruptions across parts of the country.
    Mudslides have blocked the only road to a small New Zealand town after a powerful Pacific storm caused disruptions across parts of the country.
  • Storm system brings flooding, freezing rain, snow to Midwest

    Storm system brings flooding, freezing rain, snow to Midwest

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:22 PM EST2018-02-20 22:22:08 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 2:04 AM EST2018-02-21 07:04:54 GMT
    A storm system stretching from Texas to the Great Lakes states with risks of flooding, freezing rain and snow is being blamed for fatal crashes in three states, including an accident that left four dead in Nebraska.
    A storm system stretching from Texas to the Great Lakes states with risks of flooding, freezing rain and snow is being blamed for fatal crashes in three states, including an accident that left four dead in Nebraska.
  • 4 small earthquakes recorded in northwestern Oklahoma

    4 small earthquakes recorded in northwestern Oklahoma

    Friday, February 16 2018 9:26 AM EST2018-02-16 14:26:40 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 8:54 PM EST2018-02-21 01:54:11 GMT
    The U.S. Geological Survey reports four small earthquakes near Waynoka in northwestern Oklahoma, the strongest with a preliminary magnitude of 3.8.
    The U.S. Geological Survey reports four small earthquakes near Waynoka in northwestern Oklahoma, the strongest with a preliminary magnitude of 3.8.
  • The Latest: California winter now third driest on record

    The Latest: California winter now third driest on record

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 4:52 PM EST2018-02-20 21:52:05 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:08 PM EST2018-02-20 22:08:16 GMT
    State water officials postpone vote on new water wasting restrictions as winter reaches third-driest on record.
    State water officials postpone vote on new water wasting restrictions as winter reaches third-driest on record.
  • The Latest: Suspect legally purchased at least 7 long guns

    The Latest: Suspect legally purchased at least 7 long guns

    Monday, February 19 2018 8:11 AM EST2018-02-19 13:11:39 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 11:12 PM EST2018-02-20 04:12:44 GMT
    The couple who took in the Florida school shooting suspect after his mother died says he told them he was sorry after the shooting.
    The couple who took in the Florida school shooting suspect after his mother died says he told them he was sorry after the shooting.
  • Californians can go home but told to keep watch on wildfire

    Californians can go home but told to keep watch on wildfire

    Monday, February 19 2018 3:41 PM EST2018-02-19 20:41:23 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 8:03 PM EST2018-02-20 01:03:30 GMT
    Officials say a wind-driven wildfire in rural central California has forced mandatory evacuations and is threatening hundreds of buildings.
    Officials say a wind-driven wildfire in rural central California has forced mandatory evacuations and is threatening hundreds of buildings.
  • Indonesia's Sinabung volcano unleashes towering ash column

    Indonesia's Sinabung volcano unleashes towering ash column

    Monday, February 19 2018 1:11 AM EST2018-02-19 06:11:39 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 8:03 PM EST2018-02-20 01:03:16 GMT
    Rumbling Mount Sinabung on the Indonesian island of Sumatra has shot billowing columns of ash more than 5,000 meters (16,400 feet) into the atmosphere and hot clouds down its slopes.
    Rumbling Mount Sinabung on the Indonesian island of Sumatra has shot billowing columns of ash more than 5,000 meters (16,400 feet) into the atmosphere and hot clouds down its slopes.
  • 5.9 quake hits southern Mexico, but no damage reported

    5.9 quake hits southern Mexico, but no damage reported

    Monday, February 19 2018 5:01 AM EST2018-02-19 10:01:03 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 8:04 AM EST2018-02-19 13:04:10 GMT
    The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary 5.9 magnitude has struck in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca, days after a more powerful temblor hit the same area.
    The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary 5.9 magnitude has struck in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca, days after a more powerful temblor hit the same area.
  • Copter on quake mission flips in Mexico, kills 13 on ground

    Copter on quake mission flips in Mexico, kills 13 on ground

    Saturday, February 17 2018 11:30 AM EST2018-02-17 16:30:49 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 8:39 AM EST2018-02-18 13:39:54 GMT
    A military helicopter carrying officials assessing damage from a powerful earthquake crashed Friday in southern Mexico, killing 13 people and injuring 15, all of them on the ground.
    A military helicopter carrying officials assessing damage from a powerful earthquake crashed Friday in southern Mexico, killing 13 people and injuring 15, all of them on the ground.
  • 7.2 quake damages homes, but Mexico avoids major destruction

    7.2 quake damages homes, but Mexico avoids major destruction

    Saturday, February 17 2018 12:12 AM EST2018-02-17 05:12:32 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 6:33 PM EST2018-02-17 23:33:09 GMT
    A powerful earthquake that rattled south and central Mexico caused little apparent destruction but rekindled fears in a population that still sees daily reminders of deadly earthquakes five months ago.
    A powerful earthquake that rattled south and central Mexico caused little apparent destruction but rekindled fears in a population that still sees daily reminders of deadly earthquakes five months ago.
  • Magnitude-7.2 earthquake slams south, central Mexico

    Magnitude-7.2 earthquake slams south, central Mexico

    Friday, February 16 2018 7:07 PM EST2018-02-17 00:07:59 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 6:41 AM EST2018-02-17 11:41:56 GMT
    A powerful earthquake has shaken south and central Mexico, causing people to flee buildings and office towers in the country's capital.
    A powerful earthquake has shaken south and central Mexico, causing people to flee buildings and office towers in the country's capital.
  • Water use climbs in California enclaves as drought returns

    Water use climbs in California enclaves as drought returns

    Thursday, February 15 2018 3:36 PM EST2018-02-15 20:36:36 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 4:48 PM EST2018-02-15 21:48:45 GMT
    A warm winter with almost no rain is shriveling water conservation in Southern California.
    A warm winter with almost no rain is shriveling water conservation in Southern California.
  • Huge sinkhole on Rome street swallows half-dozen cars

    Huge sinkhole on Rome street swallows half-dozen cars

    Thursday, February 15 2018 2:38 PM EST2018-02-15 19:38:51 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 2:50 PM EST2018-02-15 19:50:17 GMT
    Prosecutors have opened an investigation into a 10-meter (30-foot) -wide sinkhole that swallowed up a half-dozen cars on a residential street in Rome.
    Prosecutors have opened an investigation into a 10-meter (30-foot) -wide sinkhole that swallowed up a half-dozen cars on a residential street in Rome.
  • 3 skiers die in avalanche in the French Pyrenees

    3 skiers die in avalanche in the French Pyrenees

    Thursday, February 15 2018 10:26 AM EST2018-02-15 15:26:04 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 11:02 AM EST2018-02-15 16:02:26 GMT
    Authorities say three skiers have died after being swept away by an avalanche in the French Pyrenees.
    Authorities say three skiers have died after being swept away by an avalanche in the French Pyrenees.
  • Tongans face long wait for services to return after cyclone

    Tongans face long wait for services to return after cyclone

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 12:56 AM EST2018-02-14 05:56:19 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 2:47 AM EST2018-02-14 07:47:39 GMT
    Thousands of Tonga residents face a long wait for power and other services to be restored after a cyclone tore through the Pacific nation this week.
    Thousands of Tonga residents face a long wait for power and other services to be restored after a cyclone tore through the Pacific nation this week.
  • Bali volcano decreases in activity, alert status lowered

    Bali volcano decreases in activity, alert status lowered

    Saturday, February 10 2018 7:02 AM EST2018-02-10 12:02:51 GMT
    Tuesday, February 13 2018 8:06 AM EST2018-02-13 13:06:54 GMT
    Indonesian authorities have lowered the alert status of Bali's Mount Agung volcano from the highest level and say thousands of people who have fled its slopes for government shelters may return home.
    Indonesian authorities have lowered the alert status of Bali's Mount Agung volcano from the highest level and say thousands of people who have fled its slopes for government shelters may return home.
  • Cyclone destroys Parliament House, homes on Tonga, Fiji next

    Cyclone destroys Parliament House, homes on Tonga, Fiji next

    Monday, February 12 2018 6:04 PM EST2018-02-12 23:04:09 GMT
    Tuesday, February 13 2018 1:37 AM EST2018-02-13 06:37:08 GMT
    Tonga began cleaning up Tuesday after a cyclone hit overnight, while some people in the nearby Pacific island nation of Fiji began preparing for the storm to hit them.
    Tonga began cleaning up Tuesday after a cyclone hit overnight, while some people in the nearby Pacific island nation of Fiji began preparing for the storm to hit them.
  • Damage assessment from storm starts in American Samoa

    Damage assessment from storm starts in American Samoa

    Monday, February 12 2018 3:14 PM EST2018-02-12 20:14:19 GMT
    Monday, February 12 2018 7:54 PM EST2018-02-13 00:54:17 GMT
    Officials in American Samoa began a full assessment Monday of damage caused by tropical storm Gita over the weekend.
    Officials in American Samoa began a full assessment Monday of damage caused by tropical storm Gita over the weekend.
  • Dinosaur-killing space rock may have triggered sea volcanoes

    Dinosaur-killing space rock may have triggered sea volcanoes

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 2:40 PM EST2018-02-07 19:40:19 GMT
    Monday, February 12 2018 3:07 PM EST2018-02-12 20:07:31 GMT
    A new study says that giant asteroid that hit Earth 66 million years ago and wiped out the dinosaurs may have done even more, triggering massive undersea volcanic eruptions.
    A new study says that giant asteroid that hit Earth 66 million years ago and wiped out the dinosaurs may have done even more, triggering massive undersea volcanic eruptions.
  • Oxfam's deputy chief executive resigns in Haiti scandal

    Oxfam's deputy chief executive resigns in Haiti scandal

    Monday, February 12 2018 11:03 AM EST2018-02-12 16:03:42 GMT
    Monday, February 12 2018 3:04 PM EST2018-02-12 20:04:55 GMT
    Oxfam's deputy chief executive has resigned amid the scandal involving sex abuse in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake.
    Oxfam's deputy chief executive has resigned amid the scandal involving sex abuse in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake.
  • Blackout hits northern Puerto Rico following fire, explosion

    Blackout hits northern Puerto Rico following fire, explosion

    Sunday, February 11 2018 9:33 PM EST2018-02-12 02:33:25 GMT
    Monday, February 12 2018 3:00 PM EST2018-02-12 20:00:32 GMT
    A blackout has hit northern Puerto Rico after an explosion set off a big fire at a main power substation in the U.S. territory.
    A blackout has hit northern Puerto Rico after an explosion set off a big fire at a main power substation in the U.S. territory.
  • Blackout hits northern Puerto Rico following fire, explosion

    Blackout hits northern Puerto Rico following fire, explosion

    Monday, February 12 2018 3:44 AM EST2018-02-12 08:44:35 GMT
    Monday, February 12 2018 6:34 AM EST2018-02-12 11:34:59 GMT
    A blackout has hit northern Puerto Rico after an explosion set off a big fire at a main power substation in the U.S. territory.
    A blackout has hit northern Puerto Rico after an explosion set off a big fire at a main power substation in the U.S. territory.
  • False alarms highlight weaknesses in national alert system

    False alarms highlight weaknesses in national alert system

    Saturday, February 10 2018 8:52 AM EST2018-02-10 13:52:42 GMT
    Monday, February 12 2018 1:28 AM EST2018-02-12 06:28:34 GMT
    Last month's bogus ballistic missile alert in Hawaii and a tsunami foul-up this week have highlighted trouble spots in the system that warns Americans about dangerous weather and other emergencies.
    Last month's bogus ballistic missile alert in Hawaii and a tsunami foul-up this week have highlighted trouble spots in the system that warns Americans about dangerous weather and other emergencies.
  • Indiana county records 4 deaths in 48 hours from moving snow

    Indiana county records 4 deaths in 48 hours from moving snow

    Saturday, February 10 2018 9:42 PM EST2018-02-11 02:42:59 GMT
    Sunday, February 11 2018 12:16 PM EST2018-02-11 17:16:01 GMT
    A county near Chicago has recorded four deaths related to moving snow in the 48 hours following a major winter storm.
    A county near Chicago has recorded four deaths related to moving snow in the 48 hours following a major winter storm.
  • UK reviews Oxfam ties after sex abuse scandal in Haiti

    UK reviews Oxfam ties after sex abuse scandal in Haiti

    Saturday, February 10 2018 6:32 AM EST2018-02-10 11:32:39 GMT
    Sunday, February 11 2018 5:45 AM EST2018-02-11 10:45:49 GMT
    The British government is reviewing its relationship with Oxfam after a newspaper reported that staff members of the anti-poverty charity used prostitutes while in Haiti after the devastating 2010 earthquake.
    The British government is reviewing its relationship with Oxfam after a newspaper reported that staff members of the anti-poverty charity used prostitutes while in Haiti after the devastating 2010 earthquake.
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