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Cruise Ship Evacuated By Helicopter Amid Storm At Sea
By Jari Tanner, AP
The Viking Sky hit bad weather near Norway and began evacuating passengers one-by-one.
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Destroying Entire Villages, Cyclone Idai Leaves Africa With An Inland Ocean
By Farai Mutsaka, AP
Flooding continues, making Idai one of the most destructive natural disasters in southern Africa’s recent history.
Midwest Floodwaters Threaten Millions In Crop And Livestock Losses
By David Pitt and Margery Beck, AP
The water rose so quickly that farmers in many areas had no time to get animals out.
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Cyclone Idai's Death Toll In The Hundreds In Southern Africa
Many more are missing in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi in the region's most destructive flooding in 20 years.
More Evacuations In Midwest As Missouri River Floods Through Levees
The Missouri River has hit record-high levels in some areas, and at least two deaths are blamed on flooding.
One Dead, Multiple Missing After Extreme Floodwaters Overwhelm Nebraska, Midwest
By Margery A. Beck, AP
Rescue efforts in eastern Nebraska were hampered by reports of levee breaches and washouts of bridges and roads.
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More Countries Ground New Boeing Plane After Ethiopian Airlines Crash
Boeing has said it has no reason to pull the aircraft from the skies.
Growing Number Of Boeing 737 Max 8 Planes Grounded After Crash
By Christopher Bodeen, AP
Investigators located the black box from the crashed Ethiopian Airlines flight, though it is partially damaged.
Over 80 Hurt As Japanese Ferry Collides With Object Suspected To Be A Whale
As many as 13 passengers were seriously injured and the stern was cracked.
Aftermath: Alabama's Tornado Dead Range In Age From 6 To 89
By Kim Chandler and Jay Reeves, AP
The 23 people killed in the nation’s deadliest tornado in nearly six years came into focus Tuesday.
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All 23 Victims Of Alabama Tornado Identified
One family lost at least seven people.
Man Finds Father's Body In Alabama Tornado Wreckage
By Kim Chandler and Jeff Martin, AP
David Dean was one of 23 people killed during Sunday's storm. "My life is gone. He was the reason I lived," his wife said.
At Least 23 Dead After Deadly Tornadoes Rip Through Deep South
The death toll is expected to rise, an Alabama sheriff said.
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Storm Water Turns Northern California Town Into ‘Island’ After Extreme Flooding
About 4,000 residents of Guerneville and two dozen other communities along the river were ordered to evacuate Tuesday evening.
Cargo Jet Flying For Amazon Crashes In Houston
It's unlikely the three crew members on board survived, authorities said.
This Kid's About To Get An Explosive Lesson In Using Fireworks Over A Manhole
Methane gas was trapped inside the manhole.
Boy, 2, Found Dead Inside 110-Meter-Deep Well In Spain After 13-Day Search
Rescue efforts had been ongoing since Julen Rosello fell down the borehole in Totalan near Malaga on Jan. 13.
Up To 117 Migrants Feared Dead After Overloaded Dinghy Sinks In Mediterranean
Those missing off the coast of Libya include 10 women and two children, including a two-month-old baby.
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Death Toll In Nairobi Hotel Complex Attack Rises To 21
By Christopher Torchia, AP
Gunfire continued into Wednesday morning, and dozens of trapped people were rescued overnight.
Black Box From Lion Air Jet That Crashed In Java Sea 2 Months Ago Found
The Boeing 737 plunged into the Java Sea in October, claiming 189 lives.
Indonesia Widens Danger Zone Around Anak Krakatau Volcano Following Tsunami
By Syawalluwin Zain and Niniek Karmani, AP
The island volcano's alert status has been raised to the second-highest level after a tsunami killed at least 430 people.
The Canadian Press
Indonesia Tsunami Survivors Remain Jittery As Deaths Hit 429
By Niniek Karmini, AP
Unlike other tsunamis that have hit disaster-prone Indonesia following large earthquakes, Saturday’s big waves blasted ashore at night without warning.
At Least 222 Dead After Tsunami Sweeps Indonesia Beach
By NINIEK KARMINI, AP
Waves hit the coast around the Sunda Strait between the islands of Java and Sumatra on Saturday.
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Indonesia Tsunami: At Least 62 Killed, Hundreds Injured
By Ali Kotarumalos, AP
Waves hit the coast around the Sunda Strait between the islands of Java and Sumatra.
Rare Tornado In Washington State Causes 'Catastrophic' Damage
By Lisa Baumann, AP
There were no immediate reports of injuries.
U.S. Military Ends Search For 5 Missing Marines After Crash Off Japan Coast
The crew of a KC-130 Hercules refueling plane were officially declared deceased.
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