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Mammoth Hurricane Florence Creeps Toward East Coast

An outsized Hurricane Florence early on Thursday crept closer to the East Coast, packing tropical storm-force winds across hundreds of miles that threaten the region with potentially catastrophic flooding and…

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West Nile Virus Makes a Summer Appearance

The Environment Ministry has issued orders to local authorities around the country to act to reduce the mosquito population in their jurisdictions, after mosquitoes infected with West Nile Virus were…

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Israel Battles Fires in Heat Wave

Israeli firefighting crews and planes were called out to battle a number of fires on Wednesday, though this time the cause was a record-breaking heat wave, not incendiary balloons from…

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More Rain, Flooding Expected for U.S. Mid-Atlantic

Heavy rainfall is expected on Wednesday over parts of the U.S. mid-Atlantic states, where downpours over the last few days have flooded streets, homes and businesses across the region. Heavy…

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Heat Wave Slams Southwestern U.S.

Scorching weather swept across the U.S. Southwest on Tuesday, with the highest temperatures expected in California’s Death Valley during a week that forecasters say could prove to be the hottest…

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