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September 14, 2017 - 9:23 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia raised the alert level Thursday for the Mount Agung volcano on the tourist island of Bali following an increase in volcanic earthquakes. The National Disaster Mitigation Agency said the alert has been raised from normal to vigilance. The country's geological...
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September 13, 2017 - 9:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Irma, which flattened some Caribbean islands and enveloped nearly all of Florida in its fury, no longer exists. The open Atlantic's most powerful hurricane on record finally sputtered out as an ordinary rainstorm over Ohio and Indiana. Irma's confirmed death toll is 61 and still...
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September 13, 2017 - 9:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Irma, which flattened some Caribbean islands and enveloped nearly all of Florida in its fury, no longer exists. The open Atlantic's most powerful hurricane on record finally sputtered out as an ordinary rainstorm over Ohio and Indiana. Irma's confirmed death toll is 61 and still...
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Chris Morgan walks to the large boats on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, that beached onto the property she stayed during Hurricane Irma's storm surge in Key Largo, Fla. Florida is cleaning up and embarking on rebuilding from Hurricane Irma, one of the most destructive hurricanes in its history. (Al Diaz/Miami Herald via AP)
September 13, 2017 - 7:34 pm
SUMMERLAND KEY, Fla. (AP) — Huge waves crashed down on this tropical paradise, pounding the white sands of Summerland Key with brute fury. Then came bomb-blast winds as Hurricane Irma slammed ashore. For survivors John Hartman and Mae Skiver, the worst was yet to come as they sheltered in a friend'...
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September 13, 2017 - 6:31 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Airline executives say their carriers are gradually restoring normal operations in the wake of the back-to-back hurricanes that hit Texas and Florida. American Airlines CEO Doug Parker told an industry conference in Washington on Wednesday that he expects his airline to be back to...
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September 12, 2017 - 5:30 pm
Most commercial airports in Florida reopened Tuesday, but activity was limited and hundreds of flights were canceled or delayed as the state recovered from Hurricane Irma. American Airlines said the storm forced it to cancel more than 5,000 flights over several days, cutting into revenue and profit...
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Brandon Bostian, the Amtrak engineer charged in a Philadelphia derailment that killed eight in 2015, arrives for a preliminary hearing at the Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
September 12, 2017 - 4:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A judge on Tuesday dismissed criminal charges against the engineer in an Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia that killed eight people, citing a lack of evidence in a case that prosecutors initially refused to pursue. Brandon Bostian, 34, had faced charges that included involuntary...
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FILE - In this Sunday, June 21, 2015 file photo, the sun rises as thousands of revellers gather at the ancient stone circle Stonehenge to celebrate the Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year, near Salisbury, England. British authorities have approved a contentious road tunnel under Stonehenge _ but have altered its route so it doesn't impede views of the sun during the winter solstice, it was reported on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland, File)
September 12, 2017 - 12:30 pm
LONDON (AP) — British authorities on Tuesday approved plans for a contentious and long-delayed road tunnel under the site of Stonehenge — but altered its route so it won't impede views of the sun during the winter solstice. The government said the 1.8-mile (2.9-kilometer) tunnel will bury a...
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September 12, 2017 - 12:30 pm
LONDON (AP) — British authorities on Tuesday approved plans for a contentious and long-delayed road tunnel under the site of Stonehenge — but altered its route so it won't impede views of the sun during the winter solstice. The government said the 1.8-mile (2.9-kilometer) tunnel will bury a...
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Firefighters and police officers stand by an ambulance on the site where three people reportedly died when they fell into a crater in a steamy volcanic field in Pozzuoli, near Naples, Italy, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. Italian news reports say an 11-year-old Italian boy and his parents died in a steamy volcanic field near Naples. ANSA said the parents tried to rescue the boy after he entered an off-limits area at the Solfatara Crater in Pozzuoli, and was overcome by gases, losing consciousness. (Ciro Fusco/ANSA via AP)
September 12, 2017 - 11:47 am
MILAN (AP) — Three family members visiting a steamy volcanic field near Naples died Tuesday after an 11-year-old boy entered an off-limits area and his parents followed to try to rescue him, police said. Police said the boy apparently slipped after he breached a fence surrounding the prohibited...
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