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1 hr ago | WTNH

Plane crashes in bad weather in Taiwan, killing 51

A plane making a second landing attempt in stormy weather crashed at an airport on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, killing 51 people and injuring seven, fire officials said.


Related Topix: Weather, Tornado, Hurricane

3 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

Antibiotic resistance could be 'next pandemic,' CDC saysAntibiotic...

Antibiotic resistance could be 'next pandemic,' CDC says Antibiotic-resistant bacteria and diseases originating in hospitals are a growing concern, the CDC says.


Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Epidemic, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

7 hrs ago | KMPH-TV Fresno

First Amendment fight won't stop Arizona execution

By The Associated Press Delta Air Lines is canceling all flights to Israel until further notice, citing reports that a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport.


Related Topix: Prison, US News, US Supreme Court, Wildfire, Fire

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Kootenay Advertiser

B.C. wildfire season heading for a scorcher

Wildfires in B.C. have already burned up more forest than has usually been lost in recent years, with many weeks of hot, smoky action still expected for firefighting crews.


Related Topix: Fire, Wildfire

The Globe and Mail

Last body found after Washington landslide, rainfall likely triggered tragedy

Searchers on Tuesday pulled what they believe was the last missing body from debris left by a landslide in Washington state that researchers said heavy rainfall likely played a key role in triggering.


Related Topix: Landslide, Weather, Oso, WA, Mudflow, Snohomish County, WA

The Bennington Banner

'The Rock' filming scenes around San Francisco this week for disaster film 'San Andreas'

The actor Dwayne Johnson, better known as the Rock, is in San Francisco this week filming scenes for the upcoming action flick, "San Andreas," according to a spokeswoman for the San Francisco Film Commission.


Related Topix: Russian Hill (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, Dwayne Johnson, Earthquake, Entertainment


Last body in Washington mudslide found

The Snohomish County sheriff's office says search and rescue personnel believe they have located the last body from the March 22 mudslide that killed 43 people at Oso, Washington.


Related Topix: Mudflow, Snohomish County, WA, Oso, WA


Bond insurers vow to fight Detroit financial plan

A man accused of enslaving a mentally disabled woman in northeast Ohio is set to be sentenced in federal court in Youngstown.


Related Topix: Ohio, Federal Prisons, Prison, Wildfire, Fire, Science / Technology, NASA, US News, Federal Aviation Administration


'XL Love': How fat is affecting our sex lives

When it comes to what she deems the American "obesity crisis," Sarah Varney says, it's easy enough to focus on the raw numbers: Sixty-nine percent of Americans are overweight, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and 35.1 percent of those people are obese.


Related Topix: Human Sexuality, Epidemic

News 4 Jax

Typhoon Matmo projected to hit Taiwan

According to Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau, Typhoon Matmo is expected to make landfall early Wednesday morning.


Related Topix: Tornado, Hurricane

Cybercast News Service

Cooler weather aids crews fighting Washington fire

Firefighters and local authorities are heartened by weather forecasts that call for continued cooler temperatures and higher humidity as they battle a destructive wildfire that has charred hundreds of square miles in Washington state and is the largest in state history.


Related Topix: Fire, Washington, Wildfire, Tonasket, WA, Weather


Moscow subway chief fired after 22 killed in crash

Firefighters and local authorities are heartened by weather forecasts that call for continued cooler temperatures and higher humidity as they battle a destructive wildfire that has charred hundreds of square miles... Firefighters and local authorities are heartened by weather forecasts that call for continued cooler temperatures and higher humidity ... (more)


Related Topix: Wildfire, Fire, World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Ohio, Epidemic

Mon Jul 21, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

Plans to rebuild Haiti capital displace families

The broad avenues in the Haitian government's promotional material are clean and unbroken, dotted with palm trees, parks and manicured expanses of grass.


Related Topix: Haiti, Central America, World News, Earthquake

Nebraska conference to show ways to handle animals

Curt Pate will demonstrate the low-stress techniques on Aug. 13 at the Buffalo County fairgrounds, on the second day of the two-day conference in Kearney.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, The Horse Whisperer, Buffalo County, NE, Weather, Drought


Tropical depression forms in central Atlantic

Forecasters say a tropical depression has formed over the Atlantic, though it remains far out to sea and is not expected to threaten land.


Related Topix: Hurricane

WXOW-TV La Crosse

Beef pollutes more than pork, poultry, study says

Lawyers for a former Hawaii-based soldier who avoided a death sentence for his 5-year-old daughter's death want him to consult with an appellate attorney before deciding whether to appeal his murder conviction.


Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Wildfire, Fire, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas

Tay FM

Flash Floods, Thunder, And Another Hot Spell

Torrential downpours and thunderstorms have hit parts of the south east causing damage to homes and major disruption to roads.


Related Topix: Weather, Flood, Essex County, England, United Kingdom,

Cybercast News Service

Armed bandits demand water in dry northern India

Armed bandits in drought-stricken northern India are threatening to kill hundreds of villagers unless they deliver 35 buckets of water each day to the outlaws in their rural hideouts.


Related Topix: Weather, Drought

Official says Jamaica's drought is intensifying

Many Jamaican small farms lack irrigation systems and depend entirely on rainwater.


Related Topix: World News, Jamaica, Central America, Weather, Drought, Agriculture, Science

WATE-TV Knoxville

Palestinian death toll in Gaza fighting at 508

Roused from sleep by the sound of pounding in the wee hours, a suburban Detroit man grabbed his shotgun, opened the front door and blasted a young woman in the face.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Palestine, OH, Epidemic