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Taliban kill 14 Shiites in Afghanistan road attack

A fungus carried by an invasive beetle from southeast Asia is felling trees across the Everglades, and experts have not found a way to stop a way to stop the blight from spreading.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Natural Disasters

Thu Jul 24, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Navy secretary: Cost for newest ship will decline

It's been called a David vs. Goliath story, a "Tale of Two Arthurs" and even the "ultimate Greek tragedy," but the characters in this drama are not Biblical or literary figures.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Weather, Natural Disasters, Prison


2 Dead, 36 Injured As Tornado Touches Down On Northampton Campground

A devastating EF-1 tornado leaves two people dead, injuring dozens more during its destructive path in a Northampton County campground.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Northampton County, VA, Cheriton, VA, Cape Charles, VA


Police seek man who refused tuberculosis treatment

A condemned murderer took nearly two hours to die and gasped for about 90 minutes during an execution in Arizona that quickly rekindled the national debate on capital punishment in the U.S. The nearly two-hour execution of a convicted murderer prompted a series of phone calls involving the governor's office, the prison director, lawyers and judges ... (more)


Related Topix: Prison, United States Army War College, Federal Prisons, Weather, Natural Disasters

Thunderstorms damage homes in Spokane area

The storms, which arrived Wednesday afternoon, damaged some 40 homes at a Riverside mobile home park that were struck by trees.


Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Weather, Natural Disasters

Christian Science Monitor

Possible tornado kills two at Virginia campground

A Northampton Sheriff's Deputy directs traffic in the middle of an intersection of U.S. Route 13 in Cheriton, Va.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Cheriton, VA, Cape Charles, VA, Fire

WVEC-TV Norfolk

Sentara making mass casualty preparations following reported tornado on Eastern Shore

Amanda Blankenship with the Eastville Volunteer Fire Department told 13News Now during a live interview at 9:20 a.m., "Several children have been injured at the campground.


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Storm Destroys Playground At Boys And Girls Club

ROGERS ~ Strong wind gusts charged through Benton County, ripping up trees, and knocking out power as the rain storm swept through the area.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Rogers, AR

The Age

TransAsia Airways plane crashes on landing in Taiwan, killing at least 48

Beijing: Taiwanese investigators have been dispatched to the outlying island of Penghu to determine the cause of a domestic passenger jet crash which killed at least 48 people on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Taiwan, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Air Accidents, Weather

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Cybercast News Service

Slow public alert on Williston fire raises concern

When Aaron Volesky heard what he thought was thunder and walked outside his Williston home early Tuesday morning he thought it was odd that there were no storm clouds in the air.


Related Topix: Fire, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Train Disaster, Explosion

KING-TV Seattle

Storm drops hail, rain on Washington wildfire

SPOKANE, Wash. - Thunderstorms were dropping heavy hail and rain Wednesday on the largest on the largest wildfire in the state's history, but officials say that won't be enough to extinguish the flames.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Washington, Hurricane

The Winnipeg Free Press

More wildfire crews arrive as B.C. braces for another round of fires

Another 153 firefighters from across Canada have arrived in British Columbia as the province braces for more hot, dry weather that could send the wildfire danger soaring.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Canada, Hurricane, Weather


Typhoon rains hit China; plane crashes in Taiwan

The second typhoon to hit China in a week quickly weakened to a tropical storm as it reached the country's heavily populated southeastern provinces on Wednesday after passing across Taiwan overnight.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, World News, China, Asia


Plane crashes in bad weather in Taiwan, killing 51

A plane making a second landing attempt in stormy weather crashed at an airport on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, killing 51 people and injuring seven, fire officials said.


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Wind gusts, hen's egg hail and a tornado

Wind gusts, hen's egg hail and a tornado top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history .


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Hailstorm, Michigan, Weather, Eaton Rapids, MI, Leslie, MI


Summer Storm



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Tue Jul 22, 2014


Flash Flooding, Thunderstorms, Tornadoes, Oh My

You may have noticed Jeff Thompson has been telling us about thunderstorms more days than not this month.


Related Topix: Weather, Washoe County, NV, Natural Disasters

Chico Enterprise-Record

Lightning in Butte County not posing fire threat

A sudden and short-lived storm Tuesday afternoon in Butte County resulted in some lightning, but there were no strikes to spark fire concerns.


Related Topix: Butte County, CA, Weather, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Chico, CA

Strong storms hit northern Red River Valley; damag...

Parts of the northern Red River Valley got dumped on in a storm that also brought strong winds Monday night.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather, Thief River Falls, MN, Crookston, MN

The Willits News

Bay Area wakes to thunder and lightning Tuesday morning

The Bay Area was greeted by a thunder and lightning show Tuesday morning as a series of storm cells pushed north, bringing with them a brief downpours.


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