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September 06, 2019 - 2:30 pm
By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials on Friday again urged people to stop vaping until they figure out why some are coming down with serious breathing illnesses. Officials said they had identified 450 possible cases, including at least three deaths, in 33 states...
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September 05, 2019 - 6:08 pm
By STEFANIE DAZIO and JULIE WATSON Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. investigators on Thursday were examining potential ignition sources of a deadly fire on a scuba diving boat, including electronics aboard the vessel where 34 people were killed off the coast of Southern California...
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September 04, 2019 - 2:28 pm
By STEFANIE DAZIO Associated Press SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — High school students, a science teacher and his daughter, an adventurous marine biologist and a family of five celebrating a birthday are among the victims of a fire that tore through a scuba diving boat off Southern California's coast...
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September 04, 2019 - 12:18 pm
FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) — North Carolina emergency officials are reporting the first death in the state related to Hurricane Dorian . Gov. Roy Cooper said Wednesday that an 85-year-old man from Columbus County died from injuries when he fell off a ladder as he was trying to prepare his home for the...
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September 03, 2019 - 12:07 pm
By STEFANIE DAZIO Associated Press SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Divers and search crews were still looking Tuesday for nine missing people after at least 25 were confirmed dead when a boat packed with scuba divers caught fire near an island off the Southern California coast. The dive-boat...
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September 02, 2019 - 2:50 pm
By STEFANIE DAZIO The Associated Press OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — The bodies of four people killed by a raging fire that swept through a dive-boat off the Southern California coast were recovered Monday as authorities said more than two dozen others remained missing and feared dead. Lt. Cmdr. Matthew...
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September 02, 2019 - 2:41 pm
By RAMÓN ESPINOSA and DÁNICA COTO Associated Press FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) — Hurricane Dorian unleashed massive flooding across the Bahamas on Monday, pummeling the islands with so much wind and water that authorities urged people to find floatation devices and grab hammers to break out of their...
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August 26, 2019 - 1:22 pm
By KELLI KENNEDY and TERRY SPENCER Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Several employees of a Florida nursing home have surrendered to face charges in connection with a power outage at a Florida nursing home that led to the deaths of 12 patients. Jim Cobb represents a former administrator...
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July 17, 2019 - 11:42 am
By MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. overdose deaths last year likely fell for the first time in nearly three decades, preliminary statistics suggest. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday posted the provisional numbers showing nearly 68,000 drug overdose...
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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)
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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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