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Soldiers carry injured survivors from a helicopter in Chimanimani about 600 kilometres south east of Harare, Zimbabwe, Tuesday, March, 19, 2019. AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
March 19, 2019 - 2:58 pm
By FARAI MUTSAKA and ANDREW MELDRUM Associated Press CHIMANIMANI, Zimbabwe (AP) — Aid workers rushed to rescue victims clinging to trees and crammed on rooftops against rapidly rising waters Tuesday after a cyclone unleashed devastating floods in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. More than 238 were...
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(AP Photo/David Goldman)
October 12, 2018 - 12:30 pm
By RUSS BYNUM and BRENDAN FARRINGTON , Associated Press MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Search and rescue teams working through a ruined landscape found no signs of mass casualties during their initial "hasty search" afer Hurricane Michael, but Florida Gov. Rick Scott said Friday they still "do not know...
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(AP Photo/David Goldman)
September 19, 2018 - 4:25 pm
By CHUCK BURTON and MARTHA WAGGONER , Associated Press WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The death toll from Hurricane Florence climbed to at least 37, including two women who drowned when a sheriff's van taking them to a mental health facility was swept away by floodwaters, and North Carolina's governor...
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August 10, 2018 - 3:28 pm
(RICHMOND, Va - wrva.com) – U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) wrote a letter to John Gore, Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division at the Department of Justice (DOJ), pressing for more answers on how the Administration is implementing actions specifically...
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(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
July 20, 2018 - 1:26 pm
BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — Investigators with the Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board are investigating a duck boat accident that killed 17 people in southern Missouri. Coast Guard Petty Officer Lora Ratliff says the agencies are working "side-by-side" to determine what caused the Ride...
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(AP Photo/Martha Irvine)
June 12, 2018 - 3:56 pm
By LINDSEY TANNER , AP Medical Writer CHICAGO (AP) — With frustration mounting over lawmakers' inaction on gun control, the American Medical Association on Tuesday pressed for a ban on assault weapons and came out against arming teachers as a way to fight what it calls a public health crisis. At...
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May 21, 2018 - 2:24 pm
BESSEMER CITY, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina businessman suffering from severe mental illness left a meal with his family, got into his sport utility vehicle and then drove at high speed into the restaurant, killing his daughter and daughter-in-law and critically injuring other relatives, his pastor...
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May 06, 2018 - 2:31 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments in a lawsuit filed by the families of 78 men who died in a West Virginia mine disaster in 1968. The families are asking the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to reinstate their 2014 lawsuit. The court will hear the case Wednesday...
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