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  1. 1900 Great Galveston hurricane in Texas picturedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 31 | Daily Mail

    Horrors of Galveston: Incredible photos from 1900 show weary survivors and a Texas town in ruins after deadliest hurricane in US history killed more than 8,000 As Harvey continues to wreak havoc and the death toll rises, these pictures show the impact of America's deadliest natural disaster more than 100 years ago. The Category 4 hurricane, with winds of up to 145 mph, made landfall on September 8, 1900 killing at least 8,000 of its 37,000 residents and destroying more than 3,600 buildings.

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  2. Burglars and scammers among 40 arrested in HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 31 | Daily Mail

    Looting spree amid Harvey chaos: Burglars, thieves and scammers among at 40 arrested in Houston and surrounding areas in storm aftermath The city has also warned residents of scammers, posing as firefighters and Homeland Security special agents and telling people to evacuate in order Despite the 40 arrests, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said the curfew and the increased police presence have helped keep most criminals at bay Forty people have been arrested for looting across Houston and its surrounding areas in the wake of Hurricane and Tropical Storm Harvey, police said.

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  3. Storms like Harvey more common due to global warmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 30 | Daily Mail

    Melting ice in the Arctic and changes in the jet stream and the weather patterns are making storm-causing 'blocking fronts' in jet streams more common By the time the rain stops, Harvey will have dumped about 1 million gallons of water for every man, woman and child in southeastern Texas. This, say scientists, is- a soggy, record-breaking glimpse of the wet and wild future that global warming could bring.

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  4. Veteran tells how his trailer home was destroyed by HarveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 28 | Daily Mail

    EXCLUSIVE: 'It's worse than I saw serving in the Gulf.' Veteran tells of horror of Harvey which left his home look like it had been 'bombed' A Gulf War veteran woke up while on vacation in the UK to learn that everything he owned had been destroyed in the wake of Hurricane Harvey Charles Bowman, 70, said it looked like his trailer in Rockport, Texas was 'bombed' after a tree blew over from heavy wins and crashed on top of it His two adult children who live with him are now homeless as well, and Charles estimates he lost $4,000 to $5,000 worth of possessions Charles told DailyMail.com that the wreckage looks like a war zone, adding it's 'worse than what I saw in the army' A Gulf War veteran woke up on vacation to the devastating news that Hurricane Harvey had obliterated his trailer home and everything he owns.

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  5. Texas dog seen carrying dog food after Hurricane HarveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 26 | Daily Mail

    'Must be a Texas dog': German shepherd mix pictured carrying his own dog food the morning after Hurricane Harvey becomes an internet hero after the major storm Segovia was able to find Otis Saturday morning after a neighbor saw the pooch carrying a bag of dog food and took a picture A dog that got loose during Hurricane Harvey has become a hero after a picture of him carrying a bag of dog food went viral. Salvador Segovia, 65, was watching Otis, his five-year-old grandson Carter's dog.

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  6. Hurricane Harvey hits Texas with 130mph windsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 26 | Daily Mail

    One dead and dozens hurt by Harvey: Texas braces for FIVE FEET of rain and 'life-threatening floods' after hurricane slammed into the Lone Star state destroying thousands of homes and businesses About 20 inches of rain fell in the Lone Star State and another 20 to 30 is expected through to Wednesday The storm sustained winds of 130mph and a storm surge of up to 13 feet when it crashed onto land By storm's end, 40 inches of rain is expected to fall and an estimated $40billion worth of damage left behind Texas has been left reeling by 'catastrophic' flooding and 'widespread devastation' on Saturday in the wake of Hurricane Harvey after the monstrous storm slammed into the state leaving at least one person dead and another 14 injured.

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  7. Family's desperate fight to survive Hurricane HarveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 26 | Daily Mail

    One family's desperate fight to live through Harvey: Survivor tells how he 'didn't stand a chance' when his house blew apart in 130mph hurricane winds as one person is confirmed dead, dozens hurt and catastrophic flooding looms Rockport was one of the hardest areas hit when the Category 4 hurricane slammed into the Texas Gulf Coast Winds of 130mph tore his home from the foundation and forced his family of six to huddle in a bus for hours Rea looked at his destroyed home and said his family would be forced to start over, he said on Saturday Eight million residents were warned the worst is yet to come, with five feet of rainfall and flooding expected One man has told of his family's desperate fight to survive Hurricane Harvey as he tells how they 'didn't stand a chance' when 130mph winds blew apart their home, forcing them to take shelter on a bus to save their lives.

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  8. Stormchaser's live feed cuts out in hurricane-hit TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 25 | Daily Mail

    Jeff Piotrowski, a storm chaser, live streamed himself on Periscope as he and his partners sat through 130mph wind gusts in Rockport, Texas At one point, Piotrowski said a 'car wash'-like structure collapsed and that the roof of the building in which his car was parked was also in danger of collapsing As the eye of Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas late Friday, social media users were briefly aghast after a storm chaser posted video that abruptly cut off leaving viewers wondering if he was killed by a collapsing building. Jeff Piotrowski, a storm chaser, live streamed himself on Periscope as he and his partners sat through 130mph wind gusts in Rockport, Texas.

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  9. Hurricane hunters fly through the eye of Hurricane HarveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | Daily Mail

    Flight crews with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ran multiple research sorties through Harvey on Thursday and Friday in a Lockheed WP-3D Orion 'hurricane hunter'. The storm was upgraded to a Category 3 hurricane on Friday afternoon, with winds of 120mph, and is expected to devastate the Texas coast making landfall around midnight.

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  10. YouTuber Dan Bell finds grossest motel rooms in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | Daily Mail

    Dan Bell, who produces the hotel reviewing YouTube series Another Dirty Room, has made it his job to uncover the worst hotel rooms in the US Bell, 40, and his co-hosts have so far visited eleven hotels in Maryland, the worst of which being the The Swan Motel in Halethorpe, he said The Baltimore resident usually finds used needles and pillows still soaked in sweat and saliva from the room's past tenants So far Bell said he's found cockroach infestations, stains on 'clean' sheets, used needles, human feces, rodent feces, drugs and sinks clogged with vomit.

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