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  • 'Devastation' as tornado rips through Louisiana town

    'Devastation' as tornado rips through Louisiana town

    Friday, April 26 2019 12:51 AM EDT2019-04-26 04:51:21 GMT
    Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says two people have been killed by a tornado that tore through the northern city of Ruston.More >>
    Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says two people have been killed by a tornado that tore through the northern city of Ruston.More >>
  • Los Angeles County sues utility over fall wildfire damage

    Los Angeles County sues utility over fall wildfire damage

    Thursday, April 25 2019 8:50 PM EDT2019-04-26 00:50:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, File). FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2018, file photo, Park Billow, 27, sprays water on the hot spots in his backyard as the Woolsey Fire burns in Malibu, Calif. Los Angeles County has sued Southern California Edison and parent comp...(AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, File). FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2018, file photo, Park Billow, 27, sprays water on the hot spots in his backyard as the Woolsey Fire burns in Malibu, Calif. Los Angeles County has sued Southern California Edison and parent comp...
    (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, File). FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2018, file photo, Park Billow, 27, sprays water on the hot spots in his backyard as the Woolsey Fire burns in Malibu, Calif. Los Angeles County has sued Southern California Edison and parent comp...(AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, File). FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2018, file photo, Park Billow, 27, sprays water on the hot spots in his backyard as the Woolsey Fire burns in Malibu, Calif. Los Angeles County has sued Southern California Edison and parent comp...
    Los Angeles County has sued Southern California Edison and parent company Edison International to recover more than $100 million in costs and damages from a wind-driven wildfire that may have been sparked by one of...More >>
    Los Angeles County has sued Southern California Edison and parent company Edison International to recover more than $100 million in costs and damages from a wind-driven wildfire that may have been sparked by one of the utility's wires.More >>
  • New cyclone begins to make landfall in northern Mozambique

    New cyclone begins to make landfall in northern Mozambique

    Thursday, April 25 2019 1:22 PM EDT2019-04-25 17:22:18 GMT
    New cyclone set to make landfall in northern Mozambique, just 6 weeks after Cyclone Idai.More >>
    New cyclone set to make landfall in northern Mozambique, just 6 weeks after Cyclone Idai.More >>
  • Germany: Dry weather raises fears of forest fires, drought

    Germany: Dry weather raises fears of forest fires, drought

    Wednesday, April 24 2019 3:52 PM EDT2019-04-24 19:52:15 GMT
    (Mohssen Assanimoghaddam/dpa via AP). People enjoy the ride in a horse-drawn carriage through the Wadden sea near Cuxhaven, Germany, Wednesday, April 24, 2019.(Mohssen Assanimoghaddam/dpa via AP). People enjoy the ride in a horse-drawn carriage through the Wadden sea near Cuxhaven, Germany, Wednesday, April 24, 2019.
    (Mohssen Assanimoghaddam/dpa via AP). People enjoy the ride in a horse-drawn carriage through the Wadden sea near Cuxhaven, Germany, Wednesday, April 24, 2019.(Mohssen Assanimoghaddam/dpa via AP). People enjoy the ride in a horse-drawn carriage through the Wadden sea near Cuxhaven, Germany, Wednesday, April 24, 2019.
    Meteorologists in Germany say rainfall forecast for the coming days is unlikely to provide much relief to parched fields and forests, raising fears of a repeat of last year's drought and serious wildfires.More >>
    Meteorologists in Germany say rainfall forecast for the coming days is unlikely to provide much relief to parched fields and forests, raising fears of a repeat of last year's drought and serious wildfires.More >>
  • Bobcat survives deadly California wildfire, has 4 kittens

    Bobcat survives deadly California wildfire, has 4 kittens

    Wednesday, April 24 2019 2:22 PM EDT2019-04-24 18:22:53 GMT
    (Ana Beatriz Cholo/National Park Service via AP). This Aptil 9, 2019 photo provided by the National Park Service shows four kittens born to a young bobcat captured, collared and released a day before a massive, deadly wildfire, in a large residential b...(Ana Beatriz Cholo/National Park Service via AP). This Aptil 9, 2019 photo provided by the National Park Service shows four kittens born to a young bobcat captured, collared and released a day before a massive, deadly wildfire, in a large residential b...
    (Ana Beatriz Cholo/National Park Service via AP). This Aptil 9, 2019 photo provided by the National Park Service shows four kittens born to a young bobcat captured, collared and released a day before a massive, deadly wildfire, in a large residential b...(Ana Beatriz Cholo/National Park Service via AP). This Aptil 9, 2019 photo provided by the National Park Service shows four kittens born to a young bobcat captured, collared and released a day before a massive, deadly wildfire, in a large residential b...
    Wildlife officials say a young bobcat captured and collared a day before a massive, deadly wildfire has given birth to four kittens.More >>
    Wildlife officials say a young bobcat captured and collared a day before a massive, deadly wildfire has given birth to four kittens.More >>
  • Hurricane Michael gets an upgrade to rare Category 5 status

    Hurricane Michael gets an upgrade to rare Category 5 status

    Wednesday, April 24 2019 1:42 PM EDT2019-04-24 17:42:10 GMT
    Weather forecasters have updgraded last fall's Hurricane Michael from a Category 4 storm to a Category 5.More >>
    Weather forecasters have updgraded last fall's Hurricane Michael from a Category 4 storm to a Category 5.More >>
  • Shallow quake shakes northeast India, no damage yet reported

    Shallow quake shakes northeast India, no damage yet reported

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 8:41 PM EDT2019-04-24 00:41:11 GMT
    USGS says a shallow magnitude 5.9 earthquake shakes a remote part of India near the China border.More >>
    USGS says a shallow magnitude 5.9 earthquake shakes a remote part of India near the China border.More >>
  • New strategy aims to save sagebrush in Western states

    New strategy aims to save sagebrush in Western states

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 5:21 PM EDT2019-04-23 21:21:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson,File). FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2012 file photo a man tosses dirt on a fire as he tries to save his home on Bettas Road near Cle Elum, Wash. Federal officials have released a plan to save sagebrush habitats in Western states th...(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson,File). FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2012 file photo a man tosses dirt on a fire as he tries to save his home on Bettas Road near Cle Elum, Wash. Federal officials have released a plan to save sagebrush habitats in Western states th...
    (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson,File). FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2012 file photo a man tosses dirt on a fire as he tries to save his home on Bettas Road near Cle Elum, Wash. Federal officials have released a plan to save sagebrush habitats in Western states th...(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson,File). FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2012 file photo a man tosses dirt on a fire as he tries to save his home on Bettas Road near Cle Elum, Wash. Federal officials have released a plan to save sagebrush habitats in Western states th...
    Federal officials have released a plan to save sagebrush habitats in Western states that support cattle ranching, recreation and 350 wildlife species, including imperiled sage grouse.More >>
    Federal officials have released a plan to save sagebrush habitats in Western states that support cattle ranching, recreation and 350 wildlife species, including imperiled sage grouse.More >>
  • Putin views launch of new submarine to carry nuclear drones

    Putin views launch of new submarine to carry nuclear drones

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 2:42 PM EDT2019-04-23 18:42:00 GMT
    (Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP). Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu during a visit a shipyard in St. Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, April 23, 2019. Putin said the government will purs...(Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP). Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu during a visit a shipyard in St. Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, April 23, 2019. Putin said the government will purs...
    (Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP). Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu during a visit a shipyard in St. Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, April 23, 2019. Putin said the government will purs...(Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP). Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu during a visit a shipyard in St. Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, April 23, 2019. Putin said the government will purs...
    Russian President Vladimir Putin has watched the launch of a new submarine intended to carry prospective underwater nuclear drones capable of causing a devastating tsunami.More >>
    Russian President Vladimir Putin has watched the launch of a new submarine intended to carry prospective underwater nuclear drones capable of causing a devastating tsunami.More >>
  • 33 reported dead in South Africa flooding, mudslides

    33 reported dead in South Africa flooding, mudslides

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 1:41 PM EDT2019-04-23 17:41:08 GMT
    33 reported dead in South Africa flooding, mudslides in KwaZulu-Natal province.More >>
    33 reported dead in South Africa flooding, mudslides in KwaZulu-Natal province.More >>
  • Powerful quake hits Philippines, day after deadly temblor

    Powerful quake hits Philippines, day after deadly temblor

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 1:32 PM EDT2019-04-23 17:32:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez). Rescuers carry an earthquake survivor after being pulled out from the rubble of a commercial building following Monday's 6.1 magnitude earthquake in Porac township, Pampanga province, north of Manila, Philippines, Tuesday, Ap...(AP Photo/Bullit Marquez). Rescuers carry an earthquake survivor after being pulled out from the rubble of a commercial building following Monday's 6.1 magnitude earthquake in Porac township, Pampanga province, north of Manila, Philippines, Tuesday, Ap...
    (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez). Rescuers carry an earthquake survivor after being pulled out from the rubble of a commercial building following Monday's 6.1 magnitude earthquake in Porac township, Pampanga province, north of Manila, Philippines, Tuesday, Ap...(AP Photo/Bullit Marquez). Rescuers carry an earthquake survivor after being pulled out from the rubble of a commercial building following Monday's 6.1 magnitude earthquake in Porac township, Pampanga province, north of Manila, Philippines, Tuesday, Ap...
    Rescuers found more bodies overnight in the rubble of a supermarket that crashed down in a powerful earthquake that damaged buildings and an airport in the northern Philippines, raising the death toll to 11.More >>
    Rescuers found more bodies overnight in the rubble of a supermarket that crashed down in a powerful earthquake that damaged buildings and an airport in the northern Philippines, raising the death toll to 11.More >>
  • Myanmar lawmaker: 50 believed dead in mudslide at jade mine

    Myanmar lawmaker: 50 believed dead in mudslide at jade mine

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 10:42 AM EDT2019-04-23 14:42:24 GMT
    A lawmaker representing a gemstone-rich area in northern Myanmar says more than 50 people are believed to have died in a mudslide at a jade mining site.More >>
    A lawmaker representing a gemstone-rich area in northern Myanmar says more than 50 people are believed to have died in a mudslide at a jade mining site.More >>
  • Will Ukrainian comedian be any match for Vladimir Putin?

    Will Ukrainian comedian be any match for Vladimir Putin?

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 3:12 AM EDT2019-04-23 07:12:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). In this Sunday, April 21, 2019, photo, Ukrainian comedian and presidential candidate Volodymyr Zelenskiy, left, makes the victory sign after seeing the exit polls for the second round of presidential elections in Kiev, Ukraine....(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). In this Sunday, April 21, 2019, photo, Ukrainian comedian and presidential candidate Volodymyr Zelenskiy, left, makes the victory sign after seeing the exit polls for the second round of presidential elections in Kiev, Ukraine....
    (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). In this Sunday, April 21, 2019, photo, Ukrainian comedian and presidential candidate Volodymyr Zelenskiy, left, makes the victory sign after seeing the exit polls for the second round of presidential elections in Kiev, Ukraine....(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). In this Sunday, April 21, 2019, photo, Ukrainian comedian and presidential candidate Volodymyr Zelenskiy, left, makes the victory sign after seeing the exit polls for the second round of presidential elections in Kiev, Ukraine....
    Results from nearly all polling stations show TV star Volodymyr Zelenskiy has won the Ukrainian presidential runoff vote in a landslide.More >>
    Results from nearly all polling stations show TV star Volodymyr Zelenskiy has won the Ukrainian presidential runoff vote in a landslide.More >>
  • The Latest: New 6.3 magnitude earthquake hits Philippines

    The Latest: New 6.3 magnitude earthquake hits Philippines

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 3:12 AM EDT2019-04-23 07:12:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez). Residents watch as rescuers continue to search for survivors following Monday's 6.1 magnitude earthquake that caused the collapse of a commercial building in Porac township, Pampanga province, north of Manila, Philippines, Tu...(AP Photo/Bullit Marquez). Residents watch as rescuers continue to search for survivors following Monday's 6.1 magnitude earthquake that caused the collapse of a commercial building in Porac township, Pampanga province, north of Manila, Philippines, Tu...
    (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez). Residents watch as rescuers continue to search for survivors following Monday's 6.1 magnitude earthquake that caused the collapse of a commercial building in Porac township, Pampanga province, north of Manila, Philippines, Tu...(AP Photo/Bullit Marquez). Residents watch as rescuers continue to search for survivors following Monday's 6.1 magnitude earthquake that caused the collapse of a commercial building in Porac township, Pampanga province, north of Manila, Philippines, Tu...
    The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.3 earthquake has hit the central Philippines, a day after 6.1 quake hit the country's north and killed at least 11 people.More >>
    The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.3 earthquake has hit the central Philippines, a day after 6.1 quake hit the country's north and killed at least 11 people.More >>
  • Philippine quake knocks over building; at least 3 dead

    Philippine quake knocks over building; at least 3 dead

    Monday, April 22 2019 3:41 PM EDT2019-04-22 19:41:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez). Workers continue rescue efforts on people still trapped inside a collapsed building at Porac town, Pampanga province, northern Philippines Monday, April 22, 2019. A strong 6.1 magnitude earthquake in the north Philippines on ...(AP Photo/Bullit Marquez). Workers continue rescue efforts on people still trapped inside a collapsed building at Porac town, Pampanga province, northern Philippines Monday, April 22, 2019. A strong 6.1 magnitude earthquake in the north Philippines on ...
    (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez). Workers continue rescue efforts on people still trapped inside a collapsed building at Porac town, Pampanga province, northern Philippines Monday, April 22, 2019. A strong 6.1 magnitude earthquake in the north Philippines on ...(AP Photo/Bullit Marquez). Workers continue rescue efforts on people still trapped inside a collapsed building at Porac town, Pampanga province, northern Philippines Monday, April 22, 2019. A strong 6.1 magnitude earthquake in the north Philippines on ...
    A strong earthquake killed three people and trapped several others in a collapsed building that housed a supermarket in a northern Philippine province, where an international airport terminal was closed due to damage.More >>
    A strong earthquake killed three people and trapped several others in a collapsed building that housed a supermarket in a northern Philippine province, where an international airport terminal was closed due to damage.More >>
  • Southern California tickled by tiny tremors every 3 minutes

    Southern California tickled by tiny tremors every 3 minutes

    Monday, April 22 2019 3:33 PM EDT2019-04-22 19:33:23 GMT
    (USGS via AP). This June 1, 2018 photo provided by the U.S. Geological Survey shows an earthquake monitoring station near the Lusardi Creek County Preserve, San Diego County, Calif. In a report released on Thursday, April 18, 2019, there are 10 times m...(USGS via AP). This June 1, 2018 photo provided by the U.S. Geological Survey shows an earthquake monitoring station near the Lusardi Creek County Preserve, San Diego County, Calif. In a report released on Thursday, April 18, 2019, there are 10 times m...
    (USGS via AP). This June 1, 2018 photo provided by the U.S. Geological Survey shows an earthquake monitoring station near the Lusardi Creek County Preserve, San Diego County, Calif. In a report released on Thursday, April 18, 2019, there are 10 times m...(USGS via AP). This June 1, 2018 photo provided by the U.S. Geological Survey shows an earthquake monitoring station near the Lusardi Creek County Preserve, San Diego County, Calif. In a report released on Thursday, April 18, 2019, there are 10 times m...
    Scientists went looking for tiny earthquakes in Southern California and found 1.8 million of them over a decade.More >>
    Scientists went looking for tiny earthquakes in Southern California and found 1.8 million of them over a decade.More >>
  • Comedian headed for landslide victory in Ukraine

    Comedian headed for landslide victory in Ukraine

    Monday, April 22 2019 3:42 AM EDT2019-04-22 07:42:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, left, and Ukrainian presidential candidate and popular comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, right, argue their debates at the Olympic stadium in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, April 19, 2019. Friday is th...(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, left, and Ukrainian presidential candidate and popular comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, right, argue their debates at the Olympic stadium in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, April 19, 2019. Friday is th...
    (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, left, and Ukrainian presidential candidate and popular comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, right, argue their debates at the Olympic stadium in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, April 19, 2019. Friday is th...(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, left, and Ukrainian presidential candidate and popular comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, right, argue their debates at the Olympic stadium in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, April 19, 2019. Friday is th...
    Polls have opened in Ukraine's presidential runoff Sunday, which pits the incumbent leader against a comedian who plays the role of the nation's president in a TV sitcom.More >>
    Polls have opened in Ukraine's presidential runoff Sunday, which pits the incumbent leader against a comedian who plays the role of the nation's president in a TV sitcom.More >>
  • Storms in South kill girl in Florida, bring tornado threat

    Storms in South kill girl in Florida, bring tornado threat

    Sunday, April 21 2019 12:03 PM EDT2019-04-21 16:03:00 GMT
    (Heather Rousseau/The Roanoke Times via AP). Fallen trees and street signs litter the grass off Highway 220 North after a tornado touched down in Franklin County, Va., Friday, April 19, 2019.(Heather Rousseau/The Roanoke Times via AP). Fallen trees and street signs litter the grass off Highway 220 North after a tornado touched down in Franklin County, Va., Friday, April 19, 2019.
    (Heather Rousseau/The Roanoke Times via AP). Fallen trees and street signs litter the grass off Highway 220 North after a tornado touched down in Franklin County, Va., Friday, April 19, 2019.(Heather Rousseau/The Roanoke Times via AP). Fallen trees and street signs litter the grass off Highway 220 North after a tornado touched down in Franklin County, Va., Friday, April 19, 2019.
    A strong storm system barreling through the South has killed an 8-year-old girl in Florida and was threatening tornadoes in large parts of the Carolinas and southern Virginia.More >>
    A strong storm system barreling through the South has killed an 8-year-old girl in Florida and was threatening tornadoes in large parts of the Carolinas and southern Virginia.More >>
  • Cancer-causing chemical taints water after California blaze

    Cancer-causing chemical taints water after California blaze

    Saturday, April 20 2019 7:41 PM EDT2019-04-20 23:41:34 GMT
    Water officials say the drinking water in Paradise, California, which was decimated by a wildfire last year, is contaminated with the cancer-causing chemical benzene.More >>
    Water officials say the drinking water in Paradise, California, which was decimated by a wildfire last year, is contaminated with the cancer-causing chemical benzene.More >>
  • Iconic Salt Lake Temple closing for major 4-year renovation

    Iconic Salt Lake Temple closing for major 4-year renovation

    Saturday, April 20 2019 2:22 AM EDT2019-04-20 06:22:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). The Salt Lake Temple is shown Friday, April 19, 2019, in Salt Lake City. The iconic temple central to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints faith will close for four years to complete a major renovation, and officials ...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). The Salt Lake Temple is shown Friday, April 19, 2019, in Salt Lake City. The iconic temple central to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints faith will close for four years to complete a major renovation, and officials ...
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). The Salt Lake Temple is shown Friday, April 19, 2019, in Salt Lake City. The iconic temple central to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints faith will close for four years to complete a major renovation, and officials ...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). The Salt Lake Temple is shown Friday, April 19, 2019, in Salt Lake City. The iconic temple central to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints faith will close for four years to complete a major renovation, and officials ...
    An iconic temple central to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints faith will close for four years to complete a major renovation.More >>
    An iconic temple central to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints faith will close for four years to complete a major renovation.More >>
  • Storms in South kill girl in Florida, bring tornado threat

    Storms in South kill girl in Florida, bring tornado threat

    Saturday, April 20 2019 12:31 AM EDT2019-04-20 04:31:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis). Sonya Banes looks at damage caused by a large oak tree that crashed through the ceiling of her mother's house in Learned, Miss., Thursday, April 18, 2019. Several homes were damaged by fallen trees in the tree lined communi...(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis). Sonya Banes looks at damage caused by a large oak tree that crashed through the ceiling of her mother's house in Learned, Miss., Thursday, April 18, 2019. Several homes were damaged by fallen trees in the tree lined communi...
    (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis). Sonya Banes looks at damage caused by a large oak tree that crashed through the ceiling of her mother's house in Learned, Miss., Thursday, April 18, 2019. Several homes were damaged by fallen trees in the tree lined communi...(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis). Sonya Banes looks at damage caused by a large oak tree that crashed through the ceiling of her mother's house in Learned, Miss., Thursday, April 18, 2019. Several homes were damaged by fallen trees in the tree lined communi...
    Strong storms are roaring across the South on Friday, after killing two Mississippi drivers and a woman in Alabama and leaving more than 100,000 people without power across Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas.More >>
    Strong storms are roaring across the South on Friday, after killing two Mississippi drivers and a woman in Alabama and leaving more than 100,000 people without power across Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas.More >>
  • Parents say missing Austrian Alpine star 'lived his dream'

    Parents say missing Austrian Alpine star 'lived his dream'

    Friday, April 19 2019 11:01 AM EDT2019-04-19 15:01:36 GMT
    Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said Friday his thoughts are with the friends and families of two of the country's best-known climbers missing and feared dead in Canada along with an American alpinist following...More >>
    Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said Friday his thoughts are with the friends and families of two of the country's best-known climbers missing and feared dead in Canada along with an American alpinist following an avalanche.More >>
  • California dispute threatens plan to protect Colorado River

    California dispute threatens plan to protect Colorado River

    Friday, April 19 2019 10:23 AM EDT2019-04-19 14:23:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this July 28, 2014, file photo, lightning strikes over Lake Mead near Hoover Dam that impounds Colorado River water at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Arizona. President Donald Trump on Tuesday, April 1...(AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this July 28, 2014, file photo, lightning strikes over Lake Mead near Hoover Dam that impounds Colorado River water at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Arizona. President Donald Trump on Tuesday, April 1...
    (AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this July 28, 2014, file photo, lightning strikes over Lake Mead near Hoover Dam that impounds Colorado River water at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Arizona. President Donald Trump on Tuesday, April 1...(AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this July 28, 2014, file photo, lightning strikes over Lake Mead near Hoover Dam that impounds Colorado River water at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Arizona. President Donald Trump on Tuesday, April 1...
    A dispute between two major California water agencies is threatening to derail a hard-won agreement designed to protect a river that serves 40 million people in the U.S. West.More >>
    A dispute between two major California water agencies is threatening to derail a hard-won agreement designed to protect a river that serves 40 million people in the U.S. West.More >>
  • Storms batter South, kill 2 in Mississippi, 1 in Alabama

    Storms batter South, kill 2 in Mississippi, 1 in Alabama

    Friday, April 19 2019 9:32 AM EDT2019-04-19 13:32:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis). Fallen trees line the roads leading into the small community of Learned, Miss., Thursday, April 18, 2019. Several homes were damaged by fallen trees in the tree lined community. Strong storms again roared across the South o...(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis). Fallen trees line the roads leading into the small community of Learned, Miss., Thursday, April 18, 2019. Several homes were damaged by fallen trees in the tree lined community. Strong storms again roared across the South o...
    (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis). Fallen trees line the roads leading into the small community of Learned, Miss., Thursday, April 18, 2019. Several homes were damaged by fallen trees in the tree lined community. Strong storms again roared across the South o...(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis). Fallen trees line the roads leading into the small community of Learned, Miss., Thursday, April 18, 2019. Several homes were damaged by fallen trees in the tree lined community. Strong storms again roared across the South o...
    Strong storms again roared across the South on Thursday, killing two Mississippi drivers and leaving more than 100,000 people without power across Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas.More >>
    Strong storms again roared across the South on Thursday, killing two Mississippi drivers and leaving more than 100,000 people without power across Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas.More >>
  • Easter bonfires in Germany canceled over wildfire risk

    Easter bonfires in Germany canceled over wildfire risk

    Friday, April 19 2019 9:21 AM EDT2019-04-19 13:21:44 GMT
    Authorities in eastern Germany are canceling plans for traditional Easter bonfires because warm, dry weather has increased the risk of wildfires.More >>
    Authorities in eastern Germany are canceling plans for traditional Easter bonfires because warm, dry weather has increased the risk of wildfires.More >>
  • New data shows 4% drop in Puerto Rico population since Maria

    New data shows 4% drop in Puerto Rico population since Maria

    Thursday, April 18 2019 1:53 PM EDT2019-04-18 17:53:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti). The Paseo de Diego sits empty in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. New Census Bureau data shows that Puerto Rico lost nearly 4% of its population after Hurricane Maria - the greatest population drop in the reco...(AP Photo/Carlos Giusti). The Paseo de Diego sits empty in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. New Census Bureau data shows that Puerto Rico lost nearly 4% of its population after Hurricane Maria - the greatest population drop in the reco...
    (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti). The Paseo de Diego sits empty in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. New Census Bureau data shows that Puerto Rico lost nearly 4% of its population after Hurricane Maria - the greatest population drop in the reco...(AP Photo/Carlos Giusti). The Paseo de Diego sits empty in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. New Census Bureau data shows that Puerto Rico lost nearly 4% of its population after Hurricane Maria - the greatest population drop in the reco...
    New Census data shows that Puerto Rico lost nearly 4% of its population after Hurricane Maria _ what one demographer says is the greatest population drop in the recorded history of the island.More >>
    New Census data shows that Puerto Rico lost nearly 4% of its population after Hurricane Maria _ what one demographer says is the greatest population drop in the recorded history of the island.More >>
  • 6.1 quake causes light damage in Taiwan capital, east coast

    6.1 quake causes light damage in Taiwan capital, east coast

    Thursday, April 18 2019 11:43 AM EDT2019-04-18 15:43:13 GMT
    (AP Photo). In this image made from a video, firefighters gather on a street in Taipei, Taiwan following an earthquake  Thursday, April 18, 2019. A strong earthquake struck Taiwan's east coast Thursday afternoon, according to the island's Central Weath...(AP Photo). In this image made from a video, firefighters gather on a street in Taipei, Taiwan following an earthquake Thursday, April 18, 2019. A strong earthquake struck Taiwan's east coast Thursday afternoon, according to the island's Central Weath...
    (AP Photo). In this image made from a video, firefighters gather on a street in Taipei, Taiwan following an earthquake  Thursday, April 18, 2019. A strong earthquake struck Taiwan's east coast Thursday afternoon, according to the island's Central Weath...(AP Photo). In this image made from a video, firefighters gather on a street in Taipei, Taiwan following an earthquake Thursday, April 18, 2019. A strong earthquake struck Taiwan's east coast Thursday afternoon, according to the island's Central Weath...
    A strong earthquake has rattled eastern Taiwan and caused scattered light damage in the capital and the eastern coast region.More >>
    A strong earthquake has rattled eastern Taiwan and caused scattered light damage in the capital and the eastern coast region.More >>
  • Trump signs Colorado River drought plan

    Trump signs Colorado River drought plan

    Wednesday, April 17 2019 5:23 PM EDT2019-04-17 21:23:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this July 28, 2014, file photo, lightning strikes over Lake Mead near Hoover Dam that impounds Colorado River water at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Arizona. President Donald Trump on Tuesday, April 1...(AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this July 28, 2014, file photo, lightning strikes over Lake Mead near Hoover Dam that impounds Colorado River water at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Arizona. President Donald Trump on Tuesday, April 1...
    (AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this July 28, 2014, file photo, lightning strikes over Lake Mead near Hoover Dam that impounds Colorado River water at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Arizona. President Donald Trump on Tuesday, April 1...(AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this July 28, 2014, file photo, lightning strikes over Lake Mead near Hoover Dam that impounds Colorado River water at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Arizona. President Donald Trump on Tuesday, April 1...
    President Donald Trump has signed a plan to cut back on the use of water from the Colorado River, which serves 40 million people in the U.S. West.More >>
    President Donald Trump has signed a plan to cut back on the use of water from the Colorado River, which serves 40 million people in the U.S. West.More >>
  • Storms leave deaths, damage and injuries in their wake

    Storms leave deaths, damage and injuries in their wake

    Monday, April 15 2019 7:14 PM EDT2019-04-15 23:14:00 GMT
    (Courtland Wells/The Vicksburg Post via AP). Vehicles travel through a flooded section of Highway 61 South following severe weather on Saturday, April 13, 2019 in Vicksburg, Miss. Authorities say a possible tornado has touched down in western Mississip...(Courtland Wells/The Vicksburg Post via AP). Vehicles travel through a flooded section of Highway 61 South following severe weather on Saturday, April 13, 2019 in Vicksburg, Miss. Authorities say a possible tornado has touched down in western Mississip...
    (Courtland Wells/The Vicksburg Post via AP). Vehicles travel through a flooded section of Highway 61 South following severe weather on Saturday, April 13, 2019 in Vicksburg, Miss. Authorities say a possible tornado has touched down in western Mississip...(Courtland Wells/The Vicksburg Post via AP). Vehicles travel through a flooded section of Highway 61 South following severe weather on Saturday, April 13, 2019 in Vicksburg, Miss. Authorities say a possible tornado has touched down in western Mississip...
    Tens of thousands of utility customers are without power as powerful storms roar through the mid-Atlantic region.More >>
    Tens of thousands of utility customers are without power as powerful storms roar through the mid-Atlantic region.More >>
  • Removal of fuel in pool at Fukushima's melted reactor begins

    Removal of fuel in pool at Fukushima's melted reactor begins

    Monday, April 15 2019 1:51 PM EDT2019-04-15 17:51:17 GMT
    The operator of the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant has begun removing fuel from a cooling pool at one of three reactors that melted down in the 2011 disaster _ a milestone in the decades-long decommissioning of...More >>
    The operator of the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant has begun removing fuel from a cooling pool at one of three reactors that melted down in the 2011 disaster _ a milestone in the decades-long decommissioning of the plant.More >>
  • Strong storms in US South kill at least 8 and injure dozens

    Strong storms in US South kill at least 8 and injure dozens

    Monday, April 15 2019 8:51 AM EDT2019-04-15 12:51:17 GMT
    (Laura McKenzie/College Station Eagle via AP). A roof is torn off a home following a suspected tornado, Saturday, April 13, 2019 in Franklin, Texas.(Laura McKenzie/College Station Eagle via AP). A roof is torn off a home following a suspected tornado, Saturday, April 13, 2019 in Franklin, Texas.
    (Laura McKenzie/College Station Eagle via AP). A roof is torn off a home following a suspected tornado, Saturday, April 13, 2019 in Franklin, Texas.(Laura McKenzie/College Station Eagle via AP). A roof is torn off a home following a suspected tornado, Saturday, April 13, 2019 in Franklin, Texas.
    Deadly storms continue to move across the South after spawning suspected tornadoes and damaging several homes.More >>
    Deadly storms continue to move across the South after spawning suspected tornadoes and damaging several homes.More >>
  • Magnitude 5.3 earthquake hits Hawaii; no risk of tsunami

    Magnitude 5.3 earthquake hits Hawaii; no risk of tsunami

    Sunday, April 14 2019 10:22 AM EDT2019-04-14 14:22:02 GMT
    The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.3 earthquake hit the west side of the Big Island of Hawaii.More >>
    The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.3 earthquake hit the west side of the Big Island of Hawaii.More >>
  • The Latest: Mississippi university escapes storm damage

    The Latest: Mississippi university escapes storm damage

    Sunday, April 14 2019 7:22 AM EDT2019-04-14 11:22:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay). A crew member moves signage during a weather delay for practices and qualifying for the Grand Prix of the Americas motorcycle race at the Circuit Of The Americas, Saturday, April 13, 2019, in Austin, Texas.(AP Photo/Eric Gay). A crew member moves signage during a weather delay for practices and qualifying for the Grand Prix of the Americas motorcycle race at the Circuit Of The Americas, Saturday, April 13, 2019, in Austin, Texas.
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay). A crew member moves signage during a weather delay for practices and qualifying for the Grand Prix of the Americas motorcycle race at the Circuit Of The Americas, Saturday, April 13, 2019, in Austin, Texas.(AP Photo/Eric Gay). A crew member moves signage during a weather delay for practices and qualifying for the Grand Prix of the Americas motorcycle race at the Circuit Of The Americas, Saturday, April 13, 2019, in Austin, Texas.
    Authorities say about a dozen people in Texas have been injured in powerful storms that have spawned at least one suspected tornado and damaged homes and other property.More >>
    Authorities say about a dozen people in Texas have been injured in powerful storms that have spawned at least one suspected tornado and damaged homes and other property.More >>
  • 2 children dead, many homes damaged as storms pummel South

    2 children dead, many homes damaged as storms pummel South

    Sunday, April 14 2019 1:31 AM EDT2019-04-14 05:31:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay). A crew member moves signage during a weather delay for practices and qualifying for the Grand Prix of the Americas motorcycle race at the Circuit Of The Americas, Saturday, April 13, 2019, in Austin, Texas.(AP Photo/Eric Gay). A crew member moves signage during a weather delay for practices and qualifying for the Grand Prix of the Americas motorcycle race at the Circuit Of The Americas, Saturday, April 13, 2019, in Austin, Texas.
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay). A crew member moves signage during a weather delay for practices and qualifying for the Grand Prix of the Americas motorcycle race at the Circuit Of The Americas, Saturday, April 13, 2019, in Austin, Texas.(AP Photo/Eric Gay). A crew member moves signage during a weather delay for practices and qualifying for the Grand Prix of the Americas motorcycle race at the Circuit Of The Americas, Saturday, April 13, 2019, in Austin, Texas.
    A large storm system that dumped snow on Colorado and is threatening to make it a soggy weekend for many states to the south and east has drenched parts of Texas and spawned a possible tornado that didn't hurt anyone.More >>
    A large storm system that dumped snow on Colorado and is threatening to make it a soggy weekend for many states to the south and east has drenched parts of Texas and spawned a possible tornado that didn't hurt anyone.More >>
  • Spring snowstorm buries Midwest, tornadoes possible in South

    Spring snowstorm buries Midwest, tornadoes possible in South

    Friday, April 12 2019 3:52 PM EDT2019-04-12 19:52:02 GMT
    (Brian Peterson/Star Tribune via AP). Waves pound the shoreline at Tettegouche State Park Thursday, April 11, 2019 at Silver Bay, Minn. Wind gusts were up to 50 milers per hour.(Brian Peterson/Star Tribune via AP). Waves pound the shoreline at Tettegouche State Park Thursday, April 11, 2019 at Silver Bay, Minn. Wind gusts were up to 50 milers per hour.
    (Brian Peterson/Star Tribune via AP). Waves pound the shoreline at Tettegouche State Park Thursday, April 11, 2019 at Silver Bay, Minn. Wind gusts were up to 50 milers per hour.(Brian Peterson/Star Tribune via AP). Waves pound the shoreline at Tettegouche State Park Thursday, April 11, 2019 at Silver Bay, Minn. Wind gusts were up to 50 milers per hour.
    Strong winds and more snow are expected in parts of the Midwest after a spring storm buried several states in snow and created dangerous travel conditions.More >>
    Strong winds and more snow are expected in parts of the Midwest after a spring storm buried several states in snow and created dangerous travel conditions.More >>
  • Infighting stalls disaster aid for Puerto Rico, Southeast

    Infighting stalls disaster aid for Puerto Rico, Southeast

    Friday, April 12 2019 2:12 PM EDT2019-04-12 18:12:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File). FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2018, file photo, Ramon Alicea Burgos walks past his palm tree, with its top broken off one year ago by Hurricane Maria one outside his partially rebuilt home in the mountain town of Barranquitas...(AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File). FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2018, file photo, Ramon Alicea Burgos walks past his palm tree, with its top broken off one year ago by Hurricane Maria one outside his partially rebuilt home in the mountain town of Barranquitas...
    (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File). FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2018, file photo, Ramon Alicea Burgos walks past his palm tree, with its top broken off one year ago by Hurricane Maria one outside his partially rebuilt home in the mountain town of Barranquitas...(AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File). FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2018, file photo, Ramon Alicea Burgos walks past his palm tree, with its top broken off one year ago by Hurricane Maria one outside his partially rebuilt home in the mountain town of Barranquitas...
    Six months after hurricanes devastated the Southeast, infighting among Washington's tribes has shelved a widely-backed disaster aid package that's most desperately being sought by President Donald Trump's allies in...More >>
    Six months after hurricanes devastated the Southeast, infighting among Washington's tribes has shelved a widely-backed disaster aid package that's most desperately being sought by President Donald Trump's allies in Florida and Georgia.More >>
  • 'Bomb cyclone' snow, wind impacts Midwest, Great Lakes

    'Bomb cyclone' snow, wind impacts Midwest, Great Lakes

    Thursday, April 11 2019 5:32 PM EDT2019-04-11 21:32:50 GMT
    (Jacob Byk/The Wyoming Tribune Eagle via AP). A truck travels east on Interstate 80 during a blizzard warning hitting southeast Wyoming and the Colorado Front Range on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, in Cheyenne. People in Colorado and Wyoming were urged to...(Jacob Byk/The Wyoming Tribune Eagle via AP). A truck travels east on Interstate 80 during a blizzard warning hitting southeast Wyoming and the Colorado Front Range on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, in Cheyenne. People in Colorado and Wyoming were urged to...
    (Jacob Byk/The Wyoming Tribune Eagle via AP). A truck travels east on Interstate 80 during a blizzard warning hitting southeast Wyoming and the Colorado Front Range on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, in Cheyenne. People in Colorado and Wyoming were urged to...(Jacob Byk/The Wyoming Tribune Eagle via AP). A truck travels east on Interstate 80 during a blizzard warning hitting southeast Wyoming and the Colorado Front Range on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, in Cheyenne. People in Colorado and Wyoming were urged to...
    A powerful spring snow storm sweeping across the Midwest has made travel hazardous in Minnesota, Nebraska and South Dakota.More >>
    A powerful spring snow storm sweeping across the Midwest has made travel hazardous in Minnesota, Nebraska and South Dakota.More >>
  • Bomb cyclone storm hammering central US, disrupting travel

    Bomb cyclone storm hammering central US, disrupting travel

    Thursday, April 11 2019 1:34 PM EDT2019-04-11 17:34:38 GMT
    (Henry Red Cloud via AP). This March 2019 photo provided by Henry Red Cloud, shows flooding on Cloud's Lakota Solar Enterprises property on the Pine Ridge Reservation in southern South Dakota. Red Cloud estimates flood damage at $250,000. Plains and Mi...(Henry Red Cloud via AP). This March 2019 photo provided by Henry Red Cloud, shows flooding on Cloud's Lakota Solar Enterprises property on the Pine Ridge Reservation in southern South Dakota. Red Cloud estimates flood damage at $250,000. Plains and Mi...
    (Henry Red Cloud via AP). This March 2019 photo provided by Henry Red Cloud, shows flooding on Cloud's Lakota Solar Enterprises property on the Pine Ridge Reservation in southern South Dakota. Red Cloud estimates flood damage at $250,000. Plains and Mi...(Henry Red Cloud via AP). This March 2019 photo provided by Henry Red Cloud, shows flooding on Cloud's Lakota Solar Enterprises property on the Pine Ridge Reservation in southern South Dakota. Red Cloud estimates flood damage at $250,000. Plains and Mi...
    Blizzard warnings are posted from Colorado to Minnesota as a storm develops that could rival last month's bomb cyclone.More >>
    Blizzard warnings are posted from Colorado to Minnesota as a storm develops that could rival last month's bomb cyclone.More >>
  • The Latest: Bomb cyclone storm hits US interior

    The Latest: Bomb cyclone storm hits US interior

    Thursday, April 11 2019 9:53 AM EDT2019-04-11 13:53:13 GMT
    (Henry Red Cloud via AP). This March 2019 photo provided by Henry Red Cloud, shows flooding on Cloud's Lakota Solar Enterprises property on the Pine Ridge Reservation in southern South Dakota. Red Cloud estimates flood damage at $250,000. Plains and Mi...(Henry Red Cloud via AP). This March 2019 photo provided by Henry Red Cloud, shows flooding on Cloud's Lakota Solar Enterprises property on the Pine Ridge Reservation in southern South Dakota. Red Cloud estimates flood damage at $250,000. Plains and Mi...
    (Henry Red Cloud via AP). This March 2019 photo provided by Henry Red Cloud, shows flooding on Cloud's Lakota Solar Enterprises property on the Pine Ridge Reservation in southern South Dakota. Red Cloud estimates flood damage at $250,000. Plains and Mi...(Henry Red Cloud via AP). This March 2019 photo provided by Henry Red Cloud, shows flooding on Cloud's Lakota Solar Enterprises property on the Pine Ridge Reservation in southern South Dakota. Red Cloud estimates flood damage at $250,000. Plains and Mi...
    Strong winds associated with a weather system moving out of the Rockies and into the Plains are creating dangerous wildfire conditions in New Mexico and Texas.More >>
    Strong winds associated with a weather system moving out of the Rockies and into the Plains are creating dangerous wildfire conditions in New Mexico and Texas.More >>
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