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Weather service: Oklahoma hit with as many as 4 tornadoes
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) -- State emergency managers and the National Weather Service were surveying damage Sunday from severe storms that spawned as many as four tornadoes in southwestern and central Oklahoma....

The Latest: Casino: No time to alert guests before tornado
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) -- The Latest on severe storms that caused damage in several Oklahoma counties late Saturday (all times local):...

Typhoon brings heavy rain to western Japan, approaches Tokyo
TOKYO (AP) -- A powerful typhoon was heading toward Japan's main islands early Monday, already bringing heavy rain to western Japan and slightly injuring at least five people....

The Latest: Appeal backed by former presidents raises $31M

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- The Latest on the hurricane relief concert attended by a five living ex-presidents (all times local):...

5 living ex-presidents attend Texas hurricane relief concert

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- All five living former U.S. presidents will be attending a concert Saturday night in a Texas college town, raising money for relief efforts from hurricane devastation in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands....

What Puerto Rico is doing to get the power back after storm

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BARCELONETA, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Electrical linemen descend from helicopters, balancing on steel girders 90 feet high on transmission towers in the mountains of central Puerto Rico, far from any road. At the same time, crews fan out across the battered island, erecting light poles and power lines in a block by block slog....

Hurricane Maria death toll rises to 49 in Puerto Rico

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello says the death toll from Hurricane Maria has risen to 49 in the U.S. territory after officials confirmed a death from a bacterial disease that spreads through animals' urine....

Hurricanes, earthquakes estimated to cost insurers $95B

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GENEVA (AP) -- Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, as well as two recent earthquakes in Mexico likely cost the insurance industry about $95 billion, said Swiss Re, one of the world's biggest reinsurers....

Puerto Rico still stumbles in the dark a month after Maria

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- One man climbs 24 flights of stairs several times a day alongside dormant elevators. Street vendors hawk plastic washboards for $20. And families outstretch their hands as crews in helicopters drop supplies in communities that remain isolated....

Some schools in Puerto Rico to open for 1st time after Maria

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Some public schools will reopen next week, more than a month after Hurricane Maria swept over Puerto Rico, though dozens of buildings were destroyed and others are still being used as refugee centers, education officials said Thursday....
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