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N.L. premier urges residents to prepare as hurricane Larry heads for province

September 9, 2021 3:31 pm ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Residents in eastern Newfoundland should get prepared by tying down loose items and stocking up on water and other supplies ahead...

Hurricane Larry’s track shifts west, residents of Newfoundland warned to prepare

September 8, 2021 11:01 am HALIFAX — Hurricane Larry could make landfall in eastern Newfoundland late Friday or early Saturday, but even if its centre misses the island, the province...

California fire threat high despite progress near Tahoe

September 7, 2021 11:51 pm SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — California could be on track for one of its worst fire seasons ever as hotter, drier conditions across the...

16 die as floods swamp public hospital in central Mexico

September 7, 2021 8:31 pm TULA, Mexico (AP) — Torrential rains in central Mexico suddenly flooded a hospital early Tuesday, killing 16 patients, possibly due to the loss of oxygen...

After Ida deaths, Louisiana revokes nursing home licenses

September 7, 2021 6:26 pm BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana health officials said Tuesday they are revoking the licenses of nursing homes that were evacuated to a warehouse where...

In NYC after IDA, Biden calls climate ‘everybody’s crisis’

September 7, 2021 6:11 pm NEW YORK (AP) — President Joe Biden declared climate change has become “everybody's crisis” on Tuesday as he toured neighborhoods flooded by the remnants of...

Hurricane Ida power outages, misery persist 9 days later

September 7, 2021 6:01 pm LaPLACE, La. (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses in Louisiana, most of them outside New Orleans, still didn’t have power Tuesday and...

Official: Wildfire near Lake Tahoe largely kept from towns

September 7, 2021 5:51 pm SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — The huge wildfire near the Lake Tahoe resort region was about half contained Tuesday, with the head of California's...

After Ida oil spill, divers put containment dome on pipeline

September 7, 2021 2:41 pm WASHINGTON (AP) — The company overseeing the response to a large oil spill spurred by Hurricane Ida said Tuesday that a containment dome has...

Biden seeking additional funds for Ida relief and Afghans

September 7, 2021 1:26 pm The White House is asking Congress to approve an additional $24 billion in spending to handle the costs of Hurricane Ida and other natural disasters,...

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Tens of thousands in Orban rally in Hungary capital Budapest

October 23, 2021 12:01 pm BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Tens of thousands of supporters of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his right-wing government marched...

States mostly defer to union guidance for on-set gun safety

October 23, 2021 11:11 am Safety standards developed by film studios and labor unions are the primary protection for actors and film crews when a...

No ‘blank slate’ jurors in county shaken by Arbery slaying

October 23, 2021 10:11 am BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — No. 218 joined a bike ride supporting Ahmaud Arbery's family after the young Black man was...