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  1. Frequent Storms, Flooding to Diminish in Texas During JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | AccuWeather.com

    Severe storm- and flood-weary residents of Texas and the southern Plains will soon get a break as a change in the weather pattern develops. According to AccuWeather Chief Long Range Meteorologist Paul Pastelok, "We expect the jet stream to weaken and pull northward over the United States moving forward into early June."

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  2. Candlelight vigil marks 1 month since deadly Nepal quakeRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Daily Journal

    Hundreds of people have held a candlelight vigil in Nepal's capital to mark one month since the earthquake that killed thousands of people and affected millions. In the afternoon about 400 people held hands to form a human chain around the site where Dharahara tower once stood.

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  3. Indian Army continues to provide aid to quake-hit NepalRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Newkerala.com

    The Indian Army continues to provide aid to affected population and areas in close coordination and cooperation with the Nepal Army. Two Army Aviation Advanced Light Helicopters have been de-inducted while three helicopters continue to be employed towards disaster relief operations in Nepal and have conducted 12 sorties yesterday and transported 44 people apart from assisting in induction of Nepal Army Troops to affected areas.

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  4. Wildfire sparks two evacuations of several homes in Alberta hamletRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Several residents of a northern Alberta community had to leave their homes twice on the weekend because of a wildfire. Emergency officials evacuated 35 homes on the north and east side of the lake near the hamlet on Saturday afternoon.

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  5. California looks Down Under for drought adviceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KNDU

    On the world's driest inhabited continent, drought is ... . FILE - This Jan. 13, 2006, file photo, shows Pejar Dam near Goulburn, Australia.

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  6. 8 people missing as house swept away by raging Texas riverRead the original story

    1 hr ago | KSL-TV

    A church in Corpus Christi, Texas, says five of its parishioners are among eight people missing after a vacation home where several families were staying was swept away by a flash flood on the rain-swollen Blanco River. Former Nueces County Commissioner Joe McComb says his 36-year-old son, Jonathan, is hospitalized in San Antonio with multiple injuries after the house was knocked off its foundation and carried down the raging river Sunday.

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  7. VM - Odisha continues to reel under intense heatRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Newkerala.com

    An intense heat wave continued to sweep most parts of Odisha on Monday with the industrial town of Angul recording the highest temperature in the state at 47 degrees Celsius, officials said. An official in the state's special relief commissioner's office said the toll due to sunstroke has so far remained at five.

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  8. Heat wave continues in HimachalRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Newkerala.com

    The hills of Himachal Pradesh continued to reel under an intense heat wave on Monday, with temperatures recording two to three degrees above the season's average. In some areas, the mercury was at 40 degrees Celsius.

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  9. Tokyo hit by 5.6-magnitude earthquakeRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    A 5.6-magnitude earthquake shook Tokyo Monday, delaying trains and closing both runways at the capital's primary airport. No reports of damage or casualties were reported, and no tsunami warning was issued, but the Japan Meteorological Agency warned of aftershocks, landslides and rockslides.

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    2 hrs ago | KFMB-am

    Nurses Debra McQuillen, Jan Zachry, Patty Skoglund and Steve Miller treated more than 2,200 patients for a variety of injuries and illnesses during their three-week trip, which was led by Scripps Health Vice President Tim Collins. They left San Diego May 1, almost a week after the Himalayan country was rocked by a magnitude-7.8 earthquake.

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  11. Cenovus temporarily shuts down Foster Creek due to forest fire;...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Electric Energy Online

    Cenovus Energy Inc. has safely evacuated all staff from its Foster Creek oil sands and Athabasca natural gas operations and shut down production as a precaution due to a forest fire on the Cold Lake Air Weapons Range in northeastern Alberta. The forest fire is currently burning about 25 kilometres south of Cenovus's Foster Creek facility.

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  12. Did a massive asteroid turn Earth into a boiling 'SPRING' 3.3bn...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Earth may have been turned into a 'giant boiling hot spring' about 3.26 billion years ago, according to new research. Asteroid impacts early in our planet's early history likely superheated the atmosphere, evaporating huge amounts of water on the surface.

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  13. Did The Scottish Settle Iceland A Century Before The Norse?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging

    Remarkably similar carvings and simple cross sculptures mark special sites or places once sacred, spanning a zone stretching from the Irish and Scottish coasts to Iceland. We can look to Skellig Michael, which rises from the sea 12 kilometers off the southwest Irish coast; to Aird a'MhA2rain on the Outer Hebridean island of North Uist; to the Isle of Noss, Shetland; and to Heimaklettur cliff face in Iceland's Westman Islands.

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  14. Modi's one year in power saw 1,306 farmer suicides in MaharashtraRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Sify

    Nagpur: A record 1,306 farmers committed suicide in Maharashtra during the one-year period of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in office - between May 20, 2014, to May 25, 2015, a farmers' watchdog body said here on Monday. This figure is around 40 percent higher than the same period between May 2013-May 2014, said Vidarbha Jan Andolan Samiti chief Kishore Tiwari.

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  15. Polish election signals deeper political shift to the rightRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KSWO

    Polish President Bronislaw Komo... California has turned to the world's driest inhabited continent for solutions to its longest and sharpest drought on record. California has turned to the world's driest inhabited continent for solutions to its longest and sharpest drought on record.

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  16. Candlelight vigil marks 1 month since deadly Nepal...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Nepalese boys who have lost their mother by the deadly 7.8 magnitude earthquake one month ago perform a ritual near their house in Kathmandu, Nepal, Monday, May 25, 2015. Two powerful earthquakes devastated Nepal on April 25 and May 12, killing nearly 8,700 people and injuring 16,800 others.

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  17. The Wall Street Journal: Tokyo rattled by earthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    A powerful earthquake shook central Tokyo on Monday afternoon, causing temporary suspension of the area's train system and the runways at one of the capital's airports. The magnitude 5.5 quake-centered on the northern part of Saitama prefecture, northwest of Tokyo, and 56 kilometers below ground-struck at 2:28 p.m. local time, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency.

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  18. One dead as worst flood since 1920s swamps San MarcosRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    Rescue crews in San Marcos on Sunday began the arduous task of sorting through the rubble left by the worst flood in the city's history while keeping an eye out for more rains in the Hill Country that could put them back at square one. "This event has been categorized as twice as bad as the most noted event in the 1920s with twice the height of water and flow," said Ken Bell, the city's emergency management coordinator.

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  19. Blanco River's massive surge shocks Wimberley residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    We finished charring marshmallows by the outdoor fireplace at our cousins' rental property on River Road as the rain ramped up again. Showers had blanketed Wimberley in thick sheets off and on for hours.

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  20. More Heavy Rain Predicted For Texas, OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KWBU-TV Waco

    The National Weather Service is forecasting more heavy rain today in parts of Texas and Oklahoma that are reeling from weekend flooding that damaged and destroyed homes and killed at least three people. The National Weather Service predicted severe thunderstorms in north and northeast Texas, southeast Oklahoma and southwest Arkansas.

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