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  1. Texas Flooding: 12 rescued in community south of DallasRead the original story

    1 min ago | KRGV

    Officials said some homes in the county some 50 miles south of Dallas were inundated with water late Thursday. Some people were rescued from stranded vehicles.

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  2. 10 California drought myths debunkedRead the original story

    2 min ago | SFGate

    Farmers suck up the majority of the state's water. Of the water available, roughly 40 percent goes to farmers, 10 percent to urban uses and 50 percent environmental uses such as rivers, lakes, wetlands and refuges.

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  3. Florida setting amazing hurricane recordRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Florida setting amazing hurricane record This is the longest stretch without a hurricane Florida has experienced since records started being kept in 1851. Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1HAcYah Tampa, Florida -- No hurricane has hit Florida in nearly 10 years.

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  4. Concerns Over Dam Prompt Voluntary Evacuation Of SW Okc NeighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    For an area already threatened by high water, rain is the last thing people want to see. Meridian, just south of S.W. 149th Street, is closed at this time.

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  5. Latest on flooding: Oklahoma troopers rescue, arrest manRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    MAGAZINES OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT . Laurence Valls, right, and Sterlen Shaffer unload a truck of supplies in San Marcos, Texas, Wednesday, May 27, 2015.

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  6. Former RGS student issues plea for cash to help support Nepal orphanageRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Malvern Gazette

    Worcester man Ed Turner set up Operation Nepali Child, which supports an orphanage -Sharada's Shelter for Children - in the disaster-stricken country. The shelter was badly damaged during the first quake on April 25 and later evacuated, but fortunately the children were unharmed.

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  7. Flood fears continue in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | The Chronicle-Telegram

    The Colorado River in Wharton and the Brazos and San Jacinto Rivers near Houston were the focus of attention as floodwaters from North and Central Texas moved downstream toward the Gulf of Mexico. Meanwhile, the death toll continued to rise as search teams hunted through debris piles along rivers that raged through Central Texas and the Houston area.

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  8. More rain expected to fall on TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

    Fortunately for the Perez family, firefighters were already in that part of Wimberley, Texas, to check on an elderly neighbor. "We see flashing lights in the distance.

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  9. Your week in picturesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Newsday

    You have been sending your photos of news stories from the UK and around the world this week. Here is a selection of them.

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  10. Japan's Mount Shindake eruptsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | CBC News

    A volcano on the remote southern Japanese island of Kuchinoerabujima erupted suddenly on Friday, blasting plumes of black smoke high into the sky, prompting authorities to start evacuating the island and airlines to re-route flights. A pyroclastic flow of super-heated gas and rock flowed down the side of Mount Shindake and reached the ocean after the mountain's "explosive" eruption, but officials said there was no danger to human life.

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  11. Dwayne Johnson rises above in - San Andreas'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boston.com

    State-of-the-art digital mayhem mingles with disaster flick drama that couldn't be more quaint in "San Andreas," Hollywood's latest bit of morbidly sensational speculation about its worst earthquake nightmares come true. Consider it the Big One versus the Big One, as Dwayne Johnson lends his muscle to managing the 3-D seismic chaos.

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  12. Volcano erupts in southern Japan, spewing ash high into skyRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | The Miami Herald

    A column of white smoke rises from Mount Shindake on Kuchinoerabu island, southern Japan, Friday, May 29, 2015. The volcano erupted in spectacular fashion on the small island on Friday, spewing out rocks and sending black clouds of ash 9 kilometers into the sky.

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  13. 2015 North Carolina Hurricane Preparedness Week: prepare and have a planRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Any time you are asked to evacuate, you should do so without delay. It is important for your and your family to have a plan to keep you and your family safe.

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  14. Latest on flooding: Flash flood watch in ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | ABC 33/40

    MAGAZINES OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT . Laurence Valls, right, and Sterlen Shaffer unload a truck of supplies in San Marcos, Texas, Wednesday, May 27, 2015.

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  15. New lab can create hurricane conditions on demandRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | The Miami Herald

    In this Tuesday, April 28, 2015 photo, wind-whipped waves crash on a simulated shoreline inside the Surge-Structure-Atmosphere Interaction, or SUSTAIN, lab, during a demonstration at the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science in Miami. The lab features a clear acrylic tank 20 meters long and 6 meters high.

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  16. .com | Hundreds seek safety from Texas floodsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | News24

    Hundreds of people fled areas near Texas Rivers that overflowed their banks on Thursday as the state reeled from severe storms this week that killed at least 17 people, flooded cities and set a record for the wettest month. The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch stretching from south of San Antonio to Dallas, through Oklahoma, where severe weather this week killed an additional six people, and into Kansas.

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  17. Ca bean told to brace for 11 storms in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Jamaica Observer

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados The US-based National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration is predicting six to 11 named storms for the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season even as regional disaster officials warned Caribbean countries not to become complacent. NOAA said of the 11 named storms, six could become hurricanes and two major hurricanes in excess of winds of 111 miles per hour .

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  18. Former RGS students issues plea for cash to help support Nepal orphanageRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Worcester News

    Worcester man Ed Turner set up Operation Nepali Child, which supports an orphanage -Sharada's Shelter for Children - in the disaster-stricken country. The shelter was badly damaged during the first quake on April 25 and later evacuated, but fortunately the children were unharmed.

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  19. Dozens of D/FW motorists stranded in overnight floodsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | KBMT

    Two cars almost completely submerged in high water along Northwest Highway. A third car was hidden under the bridge.

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  20. Texas braces for onslaught of more rainRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | KION 46

    Fortunately for the Perez family, firefighters were already in that part of Wimberley, Texas, to check on an elderly neighbor. "We see flashing lights in the distance.

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