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  1. UK weather: Country on storm alert as experts warn it will be a wet and windy EasterRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    Gales topping 60mph are forecast across parts of the country as temperatures plunge and the weather will be bad until Easter Monday Britain is back on storm alert as experts warn to batten down the hatches for a wet and windy Easter. The grim outlook comes as the UK shivered in a miserable weekend which marked the start of British Summer Time.

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  2. RUGBY: London Welsh relegated after Bath defeatRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

    LONDON Welsh have been relegated from the Aviva Premiership with four games to go, after a 29-14 defeat to Bath this afternoon, writes JACK JOHNSON. After Newcastle Falcons' bonus point defeat at London Irish yesterday, only five points today could have prevented the Exiles from dropping out of the top tier of English rugby.

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  3. Montana ski area back in operation after Saturday evacuationRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | KFBB

    A southern Montana ski area resumed normal operations Sunday and weather conditions improved, allowing firefighters to attack wildfires that ignited the previous day in the state and northern Wyoming. Red Lodge Mountain ski area spokesman Jeff Carroll says the ski mountain was open and the snow was good Sunday morning.

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  4. House budget inlcudes money for Cedar River projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Renton Reporter

    The House of Representatives released their proposed capital construction budget on March 23, including $5 million for multi-benefit floodplain management projects in King County, including Renton, through the Floodplains by Design initiative. If the Senate agrees with this level of funding, people in King County and nine other communities across Washington will be safer and salmon habitat will get a boost.

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  5. California is in one of its worst-ever droughts because people are growing too much weedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies The current drought in California, one of the most severe on record, could have been exacerbated by marijuana cultivation, scientists say.

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  6. Controlled Burning Today Near Jake's Branch County ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The smoke you may see or smell today is the New Jersey Forest Fire Service conducting controlled burning in the area of Jake's Branch County Park and Double Trouble Road, according to the Beachwood Fire Department.

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  7. New therapeutic target may improve treatment for brain cancerRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Science Daily

    "Glioblastoma Multiforme is the most common primary brain tumor in adults and among the most deadly. Unfortunately, after standard care treatment, patients have an approximate survival of one year.

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  8. Heavy rain rising Jhelum spook Kashmir again Srinagar on alertRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    Incessant rain over the past 24 hours triggered flash floods, landslides, damaged houses and sent river waters surging, causing panic and migration in the Kashmir Valley that is still to recover from the devastating floods of September. Chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed flew in from Jammu to take stock of the situation, schools and college exams scheduled for Monday and Tuesday were cancelled and control rooms set up in the Valley.

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  9. Fire engulfs Rockford home, spreads to nearby vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | MLive.com

    The blaze, first reported just before 1 p.m. Sunday, had fully engulfed a home and vehicles adjacent to the building. A grass fire also was threatening a wooded area, according to police dispatch reports.

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  10. UK weather: Britain put on TORNADO alert as forecasters warn of Easter wash-outRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    Forecasters have predicted gale-force winds, heavy rain and even snow for some parts of the UK over the next few days Britain has been put on a TORNADO alert as fierce winds batter the country over fears of an Easter washout. Families hoping for sunshine at the weekend look set to be disappointed as Britain is expected to be hit by storms and heavy rain - and even snow in the north of the country.

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  11. .com | UN Ebola head warns against complacencyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | News24

    The head of the UN's Ebola fighting force on Sunday warned against complacency as the fight against the disease entered its final lap, hailing Guinea for tightening surveillance. Mauritanian Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed's comments came a day after Guinea announced a health emergency in five regions in the south-west and west for 45 days.

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  12. Liberia calls for sexual abstinence to cut Ebola transmission riskRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | DNA India

    Liberia called on Ebola survivors on Sunday to strictly observe a period of sexual abstinence after recovering from the disease Liberia called on Ebola survivors on Sunday to strictly observe a period of sexual abstinence after recovering from the disease, amid fears the country's last case may have resulted from sexual transmission. The West African nation suffered a setback in its efforts to end a year-long outbreak of the disease earlier this month when it recorded its first new case of Ebola in several weeks.

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  13. Sao Paulo - The Face of HumanityRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Sao Paulo is rapidly descending into a dystopian crisis that is a harbinger of future world calamity brought about by shifting climate regimes. This city of 20 million people has recently had to endure mandatory water shutoffs for 4 days of the week.

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  14. Probe call over fatal fog crashRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    The death of two men in a freeway crash linked to heavy fog has sparked calls for an investigation into why several earlier warnings about the danger were apparently ignored by police. The crash claimed the life of 62-year-old Bentley man Enver Aysa, who had just celebrated the birth of his first grandchild.

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  15. Evacuation after heavy rain in Kashmir Valley, flood alert issuedRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Times of India

    SRINAGAR: The deputy commissioner of Srinagar issued a flood alert late Sunday night after heavy rainfall in Kashmir over the past two days led to the Jhelum flowing at 16 feet, just two feet below the danger mark, with officials saying the 'safe' level of 18 feet could be breached as early as Monday morning. "People living along the Jhelum are advised to remain alert and shift to higher grounds," said the divisional commissioner Farooq Lone, even as officials oversaw evacuation from several villages, and issuing an avalanche warning in affected areas over the next 24 hours.

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  16. California drought doubtRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Climate change campaigners, lazy media and fear-mongering eco-groups have jumped on the hysteria band wagon surrounding California 's drought , with misleading claims about its severity. While the state's recurring water shortages are a legitimate concern, prudent analysts think that most of the apocalyptic water warnings are exaggerated.

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  17. Storm slams Chuuk, on track to hit Yap harderRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Pacific Daily News

    At noon yesterday, Paul Stanko, senior meteorologist at the National Weather Service, said Chuuk felt the brunt of the Category 1 typhoon, and said conditions were made worse because of a thunderstorm. "The thunderstorm we're watching on our satellite imagery is bringing down even more wind and dumping down all kinds of rain," Stanko said.

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  18. The Sunshine rundown: Made in the U.S.A, no water for CA, and marriage equalityRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    It's Sunday, and this is the day where I run down the weird, the bizarre, and the plausibly sane things coming out of the Florida Legislature in what I call the Sunshine Rundown. It should be a no brainer that the U.S. Flag that we take so much pride in should be made here in America.

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  19. Ten years after Katrina, new opera honors the hurricane's survivorsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    Hurricane Katrina, which struck in August 2005, was a tragic loss-of-innocence experience. The costliest natural disaster in U.S. history, it devastated swaths of New Orleans and left more than 1,800 dead.

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  20. Boulder to partner with Indian city on climate responseRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Camera

    People walk on a snow-covered road next to a statue of the late Mahatma Gandhi after a heavy snowfall in Shimla, India, in 2012. Through the International City/County Management Association's CityLinks Climate Adaptation Partnership Program, Boulder is partnering with Shimla to work on climate change response.

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