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50 min ago | CBS Atlanta

Obesity fueling rise in diabetes rates, study finds

TUESDAY, Sept. 2, 2014 -- The U.S. obesity epidemic is a driving force behind the rising rates of type 2 diabetes, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Life, Food, Nutrition

4 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

Seismic activity calms down near Iceland...

In this aerial view, fountains of lava, up to 60 meters high, spurt from a fissure in the ground on the north side of the Bardarbunga volcano in Iceland, Tuesday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption

8 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

Quake jolts, doesn't stop 2014 Napa harvest

The first pinot noir grapes of the season came in to Trefethen Family Vineyards as usual, glistening purple mounds stacked in white bins.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA, Earthquake, Wine, Drink

11 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

World is 'losing' Ebola fight, doctors' group says

A key international doctors group is warning that the world is "losing the battle" against Ebola and UN officials are imploring all countries to step up their response by sending help to affected countries.

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Related Topix: Epidemic

12 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

Power outages, floods reported in Oklahoma storms

Classes are canceled in Bartlesville after severe storms swept through the area, knocking out electricity to many areas of the northern Oklahoma city.

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Related Topix: Weather, Bartlesville, OK, Flood

15 hrs ago | KION 46

CDC director raises Ebola alarm

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is much worse than official figures show, and other countries are unintentionally making it harder to control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden told CNN Tuesday.

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19 hrs ago | CBS News

More strong storms roll through Midwest

More strong storms rumbled through the Midwest, with a tornado reported in Kansas and other places seeing heavy rains, large hail and strong winds.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Weather, Flood, Hurricane, Crawford County, IA, Denison, IA

Mon Sep 01, 2014

WHAS11

California fires burn cabin, threaten homes

A Northern California wildfire has been contained after destroying a forest cabin, damaging five other homes and forcing about 50 people to evacuate.

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Related Topix: Wildfire, Fire

Whittier Daily News

Minor earthquake hits Gilroy

The magnitude-3.5 quake struck around 9:10 a.m. Monday about six miles southeast of Gilroy.

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Evening Sun

Tropical depression forms off Gulf coast of Mexico

Forecasters say a tropical depression has formed off the Gulf coast of Mexico with tropical storm warnings issued from Tuxpan in the state of Veracruz north to La Pesca.

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Related Topix: North America, World News, Mexico, Hurricane, Weather, Orem, UT

Cybercast News Service

Warmer weather expected around California wildfire

Crews battling a wildfire in a far Northern California forest that has led to the evacuation of 250 homes are bracing for warmer, dryer weather.

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Related Topix: Wildfire, Fire, Weather

WXOW-TV La Crosse

Wisconsin apple growers say crop looking good

A Wisconsin State Journal report says growers were concerned after last year's unusually heavy harvest.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Weather, Drought

Crescent-News.com

Bad weather shuts down concerts, delays flights

Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast on Sunday slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events in New York and Philadelphia and sent people scurrying from a beach after three men were struck by lightning.

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Related Topix: Weather, us Travel, Travel, Tornado, Hurricane

Paradise Post

Japan urges toilet paper stock for major quake

On national disaster prevention day, Japan's government is urging people to stock up on toilet paper, because more than 40 percent of the nation's supply comes from a high-risk earthquake zone.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Tsunami, Asian Tsunami Disaster

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Times Bulletin

NY's Electric Zoo music fest shut down by storms

NY's Electric Zoo music fest shut down by storms JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press NEW YORK - The Electric Zoo music festival was shut down in the face of powerful thunderstorms Sunday, forcing thousands of people to leave its island setting and marking its second cancellation in as many years.

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Related Topix: Associated Press, Weather, Flood

KABC-AM Los Angeles

Labor Day Weekend Features Severe Weather Threat From the Central Plains to Midwest

Through the remainder of the Labor Day holiday weekend, severe weather threatens outdoor plans from the central Plains to the Midwest.

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Related Topix: Weather, Salina, KS, Hailstorm, Tornado

Evening Sun

Strong earthquake aftershock shakes Napa Valley

The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-3.2 tremor struck 5 miles south of the city of Napa just before 2 a.m. Sunday.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Geology, Science, Concord, NH

The Winnipeg Free Press

Iceland raises aviation alert again after small fissure eruption near volcano

This is a Aug. 19, 2014 file image taken from video of a sign is posted on the road next to Bardarbunga, a subglacial stratovolcano located under Iceland's largest glacier.

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Iceland, World News

WTEN-TV Albany

Somalia: 12 killed as army repels attack on prison

Joan Rivers remains hospitalized three days after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office in New York City.

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Related Topix: Prison, Somalia, World News, Africa, University of Wisconsin Madison, Earthquake

The New Zealand Herald

Magnitude-6 earthquake jolts northern Pakistan

A magnitude-6 earthquake struck northern Pakistan on Sunday, authorities said, though there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Pakistan, Geology, Science

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