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This Sept. 6, 2017 photo provided by the Dutch Defense Ministry shows a few of the homes that remained intact in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, in St. Maarten. Irma cut a path of devastation across the northern Caribbean, leaving thousands homeless after destroying buildings and uprooting trees. Significant damage was reported on the island that is split between French and Dutch control. (Gerben Van Es/Dutch Defense Ministry via AP)
September 07, 2017 - 11:32 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local): 11:35 p.m. Britain is sending hundreds of troops and the Royal Navy flagship HMS Ocean to its overseas islands battered by Hurricane Irma. Britain has already sent one ship, RFA Mount Bay, to Anguilla, which took the full...
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This Sept. 6, 2017 photo provided by the Dutch Defense Ministry shows a few of the homes that remained intact in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, in St. Maarten. Irma cut a path of devastation across the northern Caribbean, leaving thousands homeless after destroying buildings and uprooting trees. Significant damage was reported on the island that is split between French and Dutch control. (Gerben Van Es/Dutch Defense Ministry via AP)
September 07, 2017 - 11:27 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Dutch airline KLM has cancelled two flights to the hurricane-shattered island of St. Maarten as authorities struggle to assess the extent of the devastation to many buildings, including the airport. KLM said in...
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Families gather at a shelter in a local church during the evening before the arrival of Hurricane Irma in Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic, Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017. Dominicans wait for the arrival of Hurricane Irma after it lashed Puerto Rico with heavy rain and powerful winds, leaving nearly 900,000 people without power as authorities struggled to get aid to small Caribbean islands already devastated by the historic storm. (AP Photo/Tatiana Fernandez)
September 07, 2017 - 10:57 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local): 10:45 a.m. As thousands of Florida residents begin evacuating and others hunker down to ride out approaching monster Hurricane Irma, SpaceX has stuck with its long-planned launch of a super-secret Air Force space shuttle...
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Families gather at a shelter in a local church during the evening before the arrival of Hurricane Irma in Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic, Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017. Dominicans wait for the arrival of Hurricane Irma after it lashed Puerto Rico with heavy rain and powerful winds, leaving nearly 900,000 people without power as authorities struggled to get aid to small Caribbean islands already devastated by the historic storm. (AP Photo/Tatiana Fernandez)
September 07, 2017 - 10:32 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local): 10 a.m. More than 1 million people in Puerto Rico are without power — nearly 70 percent of customers of Puerto Rico's Electric Power Authority. Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rossello said Thursday that crews are investigating...
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Families gather at a shelter in a local church during the evening before the arrival of Hurricane Irma in Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic, Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017. Dominicans wait for the arrival of Hurricane Irma after it lashed Puerto Rico with heavy rain and powerful winds, leaving nearly 900,000 people without power as authorities struggled to get aid to small Caribbean islands already devastated by the historic storm. (AP Photo/Tatiana Fernandez)
September 07, 2017 - 9:26 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local): 9 a.m. Airports in the Bahamas are shutting down with the approach of Hurricane Irma. The government says the international airport in Nassau will close late Thursday and it urges people who plan to leave the island chain...
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Families gather at a shelter in a local church during the evening before the arrival of Hurricane Irma in Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic, Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017. Dominicans wait for the arrival of Hurricane Irma after it lashed Puerto Rico with heavy rain and powerful winds, leaving nearly 900,000 people without power as authorities struggled to get aid to small Caribbean islands already devastated by the historic storm. (AP Photo/Tatiana Fernandez)
September 07, 2017 - 8:07 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local): 7:50 a.m. The Florida Highway Patrol says troopers are monitoring the high volume of traffic heading north on Florida's Turnpike as people evacuate South Florida. In a news release Thursday, the highway patrol said extra...
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September 06, 2017 - 4:46 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Bears and moose are a common sight on Alaska roadways, but drivers in the state's largest city had a whole different animal problem Wednesday. KTUU reports ( http://bit.ly/2wGzsLO ) police received a call about loose sheep and a ram wandering through traffic in south...
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In this geocolor image captured by GOES-16 and released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Hurricane Irma, a potentially catastrophic category 5 hurricane, moves westward, Tuesday morning, Sept. 5, 2017, in the Atlantic Ocean toward the Leeward Islands. This image was captured as daylight moves into the area, right, with nighttime features on the left side of the image. Hurricane Irma grew into a dangerous Category 5 storm, the most powerful seen in the Atlantic in over a decade, and roared toward islands in the northeast Caribbean Tuesday on a path that could eventually take it to the United States. (NOAA via AP)
September 06, 2017 - 2:13 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local): 10:15 p.m. Bahamas Prime Minister Hubert Minnis says his government has ordered a mandatory evacuation of islands in the southern part of the island chain because of Hurricane Irma. Minnis says the Category 5 storm poses a...
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The downtown skyline is visible through hazy smoke from wildfires in Portland, Ore., Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017. The dozens of fires burning across the Western United States and Canada have blanketed the air with choking smoke from Oregon to Colorado, where health officials issued an air quality advisory alert. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)
September 05, 2017 - 11:59 pm
TROUTDALE, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning across the U.S. West (all times local): 8:30 p.m. The U.S. Coast Guard has closed the Columbia River to all vessel traffic east of Portland, Oregon, because of wildfire activity in the Columbia River Gorge. The Coast Guard said Tuesday the...
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Graphic shows location of federal superfund sites around Houston, including flooded sites; updates with newly observed site; 3c x 4 inches; 146 mm x 101 mm;
September 05, 2017 - 10:22 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of Harvey (all times local): 6:30 p.m. The nation's largest oil refinery is starting to reboot after shutting down ahead of Harvey's onslaught. Motiva Enterprises says its Port Arthur, Texas, refinery should be running at 40 percent of capacity by Monday,...
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