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1 hr ago | The Globe and Mail

Last body found after Washington landslide, rainfall likely triggered tragedy

Searchers on Tuesday pulled what they believe was the last missing body from debris left by a landslide in Washington state that researchers said heavy rainfall likely played a key role in triggering.

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Related Topix: Landslide, Weather, Oso, WA, Mudflow, Snohomish County, WA

3 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

'The Rock' filming scenes around San Francisco this week for disaster film 'San Andreas'

The actor Dwayne Johnson, better known as the Rock, is in San Francisco this week filming scenes for the upcoming action flick, "San Andreas," according to a spokeswoman for the San Francisco Film Commission.

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Related Topix: Russian Hill (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, Dwayne Johnson, Earthquake, Entertainment

7 hrs ago | FOX23

Last body in Washington mudslide found

The Snohomish County sheriff's office says search and rescue personnel believe they have located the last body from the March 22 mudslide that killed 43 people at Oso, Washington.

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Related Topix: Mudflow, Snohomish County, WA, Oso, WA

8 hrs ago | KAUZ

Bond insurers vow to fight Detroit financial plan

A man accused of enslaving a mentally disabled woman in northeast Ohio is set to be sentenced in federal court in Youngstown.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Federal Prisons, Prison, Wildfire, Fire, Science / Technology, NASA, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

11 hrs ago | KMIZ

'XL Love': How fat is affecting our sex lives

When it comes to what she deems the American "obesity crisis," Sarah Varney says, it's easy enough to focus on the raw numbers: Sixty-nine percent of Americans are overweight, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and 35.1 percent of those people are obese.

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality, Epidemic

14 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

Typhoon Matmo projected to hit Taiwan

According to Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau, Typhoon Matmo is expected to make landfall early Wednesday morning.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Hurricane

19 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Cooler weather aids crews fighting Washington fire

Firefighters and local authorities are heartened by weather forecasts that call for continued cooler temperatures and higher humidity as they battle a destructive wildfire that has charred hundreds of square miles in Washington state and is the largest in state history.

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Related Topix: Fire, Washington, Wildfire, Tonasket, WA, Weather

19 hrs ago | KSWO

Moscow subway chief fired after 22 killed in crash

Firefighters and local authorities are heartened by weather forecasts that call for continued cooler temperatures and higher humidity as they battle a destructive wildfire that has charred hundreds of square miles... Firefighters and local authorities are heartened by weather forecasts that call for continued cooler temperatures and higher humidity ... (more)

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Related Topix: Wildfire, Fire, World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Ohio, Epidemic

Mon Jul 21, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

Plans to rebuild Haiti capital displace families

The broad avenues in the Haitian government's promotional material are clean and unbroken, dotted with palm trees, parks and manicured expanses of grass.

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Related Topix: Haiti, Central America, World News, Earthquake

Sunherald.com

Nebraska conference to show ways to handle animals

Curt Pate will demonstrate the low-stress techniques on Aug. 13 at the Buffalo County fairgrounds, on the second day of the two-day conference in Kearney.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, The Horse Whisperer, Buffalo County, NE, Weather, Drought

Click2Houston

Tropical depression forms in central Atlantic

Forecasters say a tropical depression has formed over the Atlantic, though it remains far out to sea and is not expected to threaten land.

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Related Topix: Hurricane

WXOW-TV La Crosse

Beef pollutes more than pork, poultry, study says

Lawyers for a former Hawaii-based soldier who avoided a death sentence for his 5-year-old daughter's death want him to consult with an appellate attorney before deciding whether to appeal his murder conviction.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Wildfire, Fire, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas

Tay FM

Flash Floods, Thunder, And Another Hot Spell

Torrential downpours and thunderstorms have hit parts of the south east causing damage to homes and major disruption to roads.

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Related Topix: Weather, Flood, Essex County, England, United Kingdom,

Cybercast News Service

Armed bandits demand water in dry northern India

Armed bandits in drought-stricken northern India are threatening to kill hundreds of villagers unless they deliver 35 buckets of water each day to the outlaws in their rural hideouts.

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Related Topix: Weather, Drought

Tri-cityherald.com

Official says Jamaica's drought is intensifying

Many Jamaican small farms lack irrigation systems and depend entirely on rainwater.

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Related Topix: World News, Jamaica, Central America, Weather, Drought, Agriculture, Science

WATE-TV Knoxville

Palestinian death toll in Gaza fighting at 508

Roused from sleep by the sound of pounding in the wee hours, a suburban Detroit man grabbed his shotgun, opened the front door and blasted a young woman in the face.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Palestine, OH, Epidemic

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

150 homes destroyed in Washington wildfires

Cooler temperatures and lighter winds are forecast to descend on a wildfire-stricken Washington state, helping firefighters battle flames that have been growing unfettered for a week and have covered hundreds of square kilometers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Wildfire, Fire, Weather

WATE-TV Knoxville

'Modified duty' for medics after fatal NYC arrest

The contractor that operates the federal government's underground nuclear waste dump in southeastern New Mexico received a $1.9 million bonus just five days after an underground truck fire closed the facility.

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Related Topix: Fire, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, New York City Travel, Wildfire

Sunherald.com

Drought hinders California's clean energy goals

For years, dams have been one of California's main sources of clean energy, generating power without spewing greenhouse gases into the air.

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Related Topix: California, Weather, Drought, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Global Warming, Solar Energy

Bangkok Post

Storm slams south China, kills 18

The strongest typhoon to hit southern China in four decades has killed 18 people and destroyed tens of thousands of homes, the government and state media said Sunday, while in the Philippines the death toll from the storm's earlier destruction rose to 94. The glass window of a KFC store is damaged and a traffic light platform is toppled after ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tornado, Hurricane, World News, China, Asia,

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