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Nearly a hurricane, 'Matthew' crosses Southern Caribbean
ORANJESTAD, Aruba (AP) -- Tropical Storm Matthew was nearing hurricane strength Thursday as it moved toward the islands of Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao in the Southern Caribbean....

Australian government wants slower switch to clean energy
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- A rush by Australia's state governments to switch to clean electricity sources could undermine the country's energy security, the federal government warned Thursday after all of South Australia state lost power....

32 people missing in China landslides following typhoon
BEIJING (AP) -- At least 32 people were reported missing Thursday after rain-saturated hillsides collapsed onto villages in southeastern China following a typhoon....

Strong winds from island-wide typhoon kill 4 in Taiwan
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TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) -- Strong winds felled trees and scattered debris as a large typhoon crossed over Taiwan on Tuesday, killing four people and injuring more than 160, officials said....

Tropical Storm Karl passes near Bermuda, turns north
HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) -- Tropical Storm Karl passed southeast of Bermuda early Saturday and lashed the island with powerful winds and squalls before turning toward the north Atlantic....

N. Carolina flooding from Julia closes schools, spews sewage
WINDSOR, N.C. (AP) -- Schools remained closed in eastern North Carolina, a city's downtown was blocked off and waterways mixed with sewage on Friday after remnants of Tropical Storm Julia brought widespread flooding....

Rescues, evacuations and school closings after days of rain
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) -- More than 60 people had to be rescued on boats because of flooding in parts of North Carolina on Thursday as the remnants of Tropical Storm Julia lingered off the Atlantic Coast with days of rain....

The Latest: Tropical Storm Paine weakening in the Pacific
MIAMI (AP) -- The Latest on Tropical Storm Lisa (all times EDT):...

Typhoon causes serious flooding in southern Japan
TOKYO (AP) -- A typhoon has caused serious flooding and flight cancellations in southern Japan....

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