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17 min ago | Daily Herald

36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

Rain-sodden slopes collapsed in torrents of mud, rock and debris Wednesday on the outskirts of Hiroshima city, killing at least 36 people and leaving seven missing, Japanese police said.


Related Topix: Landslide, Mudflow, World News, Japan, Asia, Weather

Texas Tech Football #ALSIceBucketChallenge

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

4 hrs ago | CNN

Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano rumbles, could threaten air travel

In 2010, an Icelandic volcano with an unpronounceable name spewed an ash cloud into the skies that disrupted travel for millions of passengers and cost airlines a small fortune.


Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Earthquake, World News

8 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Wildfire near Yosemite ebbs, some evacuees return

A wildfire that gave a scare to a community near Yosemite National Park after whose early surges has been tamed by firefighters, and some of the more than 1,000 people who evacuated their homes have returned.


Related Topix: Wildfire, Fire, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA, Madera County, CA, Oakhurst, CA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Patient in CA hospital being tested for Ebola

A patient in a California hospital is being tested for a possible Ebola infection, according to a hospital official's statement.


Related Topix: Kaiser Permanente, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Sacramento, CA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Epidemic

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Texas Gov. Perry booked on abuse of power charges

Students at the nation's second largest school district will be shielded from prosecution and sent to administrators for low-level offenses as part of a sweeping reform of the way school police respond to bad... The nation's second largest school district says students caught misbehaving will be sent to the principal's office rather than the ... (more)


Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, Education Etc., US News, Wildfire, Fire

WTKS-FM Maitland

People Trapped, Rescue Underway in Phoenix

Heavy monsoon rains are hammering Arizona's Valley of the Sun. Flash floods in the Phoenix area have stranded drivers today and prompted multiple rescues.


Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, Weather, Flood

Daily Reporter

Floods force dramatic rescues in Phoenix area

Flooding from heavy monsoon season rains in the Phoenix area forced authorities on Tuesday to close several major roads, including a portion of Interstate 17, while elsewhere dramatic scenes were playing out as motorists were pulled from partially submerged vehicles and a helicopter crew rescued stranded residents from a home surrounded by ... (more)


Related Topix: Weather, Flood, New River, AZ

The Honolulu Advertiser

Thousands of intense earthquakes rock Iceland

This is a Saturday May 8 2010 file image taken from video of a column of ash rising from Iceland's Eyjafjallajokul volcano.


Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption


Man shows up for jail in T-shirt with mug shot

Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe says he's reached a settlement with the team to avert a threatened lawsuit over his release.


Related Topix: Prison, Gay/Lesbian, Wildfire, Fire, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA

Consumer prices edge up 0.1 percent in July

Consumer prices edged up a seasonally adjusted 0.1 percent last month, after larger gains of 0.3 percent in June and 0.4 percent in May, the Labor Department reported Tuesday.


Related Topix: Weather, Drought


4.2 magnitude quake shakes central Oklahoma

A 4.2 magnitude earthquake struck near Guthrie, Oklahoma, at 7:41 a.m. CT Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Guthrie, OK, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science


Probe sought into possible water diversion

State and federal water agencies are seeking an investigation into whether some California farmers are taking water released from upstream dams intended for consumers in other regions of the state.


Related Topix: Weather, Drought


MWDa s drought-friendly lawn-removing rebate has homeowners,...

The number of Southern Californians willing to give up their lawn in exchange for water-saving rebates has nearly doubled so far this year compared to the past five years, thanks in part to the Metropolitan Water District doubling its rebate, the water agency announced today.


Related Topix: Weather, Drought, California, California Government

Mon Aug 18, 2014


Central California brush fire forces more than 1,500 people to be evacuated from homes, hotels

One of several wildfires burning across California prompted widespread evacuations Monday in a central California foothill community near Yosemite National Park, authorities said.


Related Topix: Fire, California, Wildfire, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA


Gay teen's eye donation rejected

The most precious letter Sheryl Moore will ever receive told her what became of her son's kidneys, liver, heart and lungs.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Epidemic

Iceland warns of possible volcanic eruption

The warning comes amid swarms of earthquakes that have taken place since Saturday in Bardabunga - a subglacial stratovolcano located under Iceland's largest glacier.


Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption

WTOC-TV Savannah

Doctors ID new ways to get more kids vaccinated

Doctors are still struggling to find effective ways to convince wary parents of the importance of vaccinating their infant children.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Family, Kids, Epidemic, Pediatrics, Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Mumps


Survey: Yellowstone region has high earthquake probability

A new U.S. Geological Survey report indicates a slightly greater earthquake hazard in the Greater Yellowstone region of Wyoming, Montana and Idaho than previously thought.


Related Topix: Earthquake, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science, University of Utah, Fruitland, ID


Mosul Dam at center of Iraqi battle

Right now, Mosul Dam is the subject of an intense battle in northern Iraq between the Islamic extremists of ISIS, who seized it earlier this month, and Kurdish forces, who are trying to retake it with the aid of U.S. airstrikes.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Flood,

The Modesto Bee

EXCHANGE: Weather service installs new system

The closest, which touched down briefly between Plainfield and Romeoville, was "embedded" in the storm front, said Matt Friedlein, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service's Romeoville office.


Related Topix: Weather, The National, Entertainment, Television, Romeoville, IL, Plainfield, IL, Tornado, Will County, IL