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Heavy rains, floods leave 8 dead, 12 missing in south India
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Heavy rains, floods leave 8 dead, 12 missing in south India

NEW DELHI (AP) — At least eight people have died and a dozen are feared missing after a day of…
Strong earthquake in southwest Pakistan kills at least 23
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Strong earthquake in southwest Pakistan kills at least 23

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A powerful earthquake collapsed at least one coal mine and dozens of mud houses in southwest…
Cyclone Shaheen hits Oman with ferocious winds, killing four
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Cyclone Shaheen hits Oman with ferocious winds, killing four

DUBAI, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Tropical Cyclone Shaheen killed four people as it slammed into Oman on Sunday with ferocious…
Biden to survey NY and NJ storm damage after deadly flooding
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Biden to survey NY and NJ storm damage after deadly flooding

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will survey damage in parts of the northeast that suffered catastrophic flash flooding from…
Louisiana residents thankful for small miracles after Ida
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Louisiana residents thankful for small miracles after Ida

MARRERO, La. (AP) — Amid the devastation caused by Hurricane Ida, there was at least one bright light Sunday: Parishioners…
Evacuations lifted for thousands in Tahoe as wildfire stalls
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Evacuations lifted for thousands in Tahoe as wildfire stalls

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — Tens of thousands of people who fled South Lake Tahoe in the teeth of…
No cash or gas to run from Ida: ‘We can’t afford to leave’
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No cash or gas to run from Ida: ‘We can’t afford to leave’

Robert Owens was feeling defeated and helpless Sunday as he waited in Louisiana’s capital city for landfall by one of…
At least 10 killed in Tennessee flash floods; dozens missing
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At least 10 killed in Tennessee flash floods; dozens missing

Catastrophic flooding in Middle Tennessee left at least ten people dead and dozens missing Saturday as record-shattering rainfall washed away…
California wildfire crisis escalates amid extreme winds
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California wildfire crisis escalates amid extreme winds

POLLOCK PINES, Calif., Aug 17 (Reuters) – California’s wildfire crisis escalated on Tuesday as resurgent strong winds fanned the state’s…
EXPLAINER: Why Haiti is prone to devastating earthquakes
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EXPLAINER: Why Haiti is prone to devastating earthquakes

Earthquakes have been wreaking havoc in Haiti since at least the 18th century, when the city of Port-au-Prince was destroyed…
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