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1 hr 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

5 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

5 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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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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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,

Windsor Beacon

Voices: Is breaking up hard to do for California?

As much as it pains me to interrupt my non-stop tanning and surfing, it becomes necessary to take a moment to respond to a budding movement that would accomplish the previously unthinkable: break California up into six states.

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Related Topix: California, Weather, Drought, Long Beach, CA

The Modesto Bee

Examiner: Wildfire death linked to natural causes

The body of 47-year-old farm worker Adolfo Velasco was found in thick brush May 15 while the fire raged through parts of Carlsbad.

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Related Topix: Wildfire, Fire, San Diego County, CA, Carlsbad, CA

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Mail on Sunday

Married prison officer Amritpal Ahluwalia jailed for sex with female inmate in her cell

Anything to confess, Putin? Russian leader in church as first picture emerges of home destroyed by falling MH17 victim.

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Related Topix: Prison, Israel, World News, Middle East, Volcanic Eruption

News Journal

Wildfire continues to rage in Washington

The fire destroyed another home Friday night and early Saturday morning, officials said, but there were no reports of injuries.

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Related Topix: Fire, US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Wildfire, Okanogan County, WA, Malott, WA, Pateros, WA

WAND-TV Decatur

Gunmen attack Egypt troops, killing 21 near Libya

Hundreds gathered for a rally at the State Capitol and a march through downtown Denver to call for an end to what they called humanitarian crisis brought on by rocket attacks from Gaza and Israeli military action.

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Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Wildfire, Fire

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