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UN says 13 people reportedly killed in Philippines typhoon

Dec. 5, 2019 2:16 PM EST

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. humanitarian officials say typhoon Kammuri reportedly killed 13 people and displaced nearly 400,000 others as it crossed the Philippines with fierce winds and rain this week. U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said Thursday that the humanitarian experts also reported that more than...

Historic US towns endured wars, storms. What about sea rise?

Dec. 5, 2019 12:46 PM EST

SWANSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Historic cities and towns along the Southeastern U.S. coast have survived wars, hurricanes, disease outbreaks and other calamities, but now that sea levels are creeping up with no sign of stopping, they face a more existential crisis. With a total annual budget of $225 million,...

Spain hospital saves British woman after 6-hour heart stop

Dec. 5, 2019 11:38 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — A 34-year-old British woman has been revived by Spanish doctors after enduring a six-hour cardiac arrest. Barcelona’s Vall d’Hebron hospital said Thursday that Audrey Marsh got caught in a snowstorm in the Spanish Pyrenees on Nov.3 and suffered severe hypothermia before entering...

Authorities say at least 28 killed in landslides in Burundi

Dec. 5, 2019 10:55 AM EST

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — At least 28 people have died in landslides in Burundi and that toll could grow with many people missing, local authorities said Thursday, as East Africa continued to struggle with weeks of unusually heavy rains. A local official in Mugina commune, Desire Ndagijimana told The...

New projection: Faster rising seas forecast in South Florida

Dec. 4, 2019 5:12 PM EST

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — New scientific projections released Wednesday predict that ocean levels will rise even faster than previously forecast over the next four decades in low-lying southeastern Florida, which is already prone to frequent flooding even on sunny days. Compared with estimates made in 2015,...

19 people rescued from snowed-in home in Michigan's UP

Dec. 4, 2019 12:14 PM EST

SPALDING TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula have rescued 19 members of a family who became marooned in a snowed-in cabin after a weekend blizzard swept the area. The Menominee County Road Commission said a joint rescue team rescued 10 children and nine adults Monday...

Youngest of 4 kids killed in Thanksgiving crash was 9 months

Dec. 4, 2019 9:28 AM EST

BELLEVILLE, Kan. (AP) — Four children killed in a Thanksgiving Day crash in Kansas had been headed with their mother and her boyfriend to a relative's house when their sport utility vehicle overturned in wintry weather and landed on its top in a pond, authorities said. A Kansas Highway Patrol trooper...

Lingering snowstorm wreaks havoc on Boston commute

Dec. 3, 2019 7:49 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — A long-lasting snowstorm hit much of New England at the height of the morning commute Tuesday and continued to hang around for most of the day, snarling travel and closing schools. The wintry weather that moved into the region Sunday night brought more than 2 feet of snow to parts of upstate...

The Latest: Wintry storm winding down in New England

Dec. 3, 2019 2:56 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the winter storm in the Northeast (all times local): 2:45 p.m. A widespread storm that brought heavy snowfall across the Northeast in recent days is winding down. The National Weather Service says the long-lasting storm is slowly moving out of the region Tuesday afternoon and...

European official urges closure of Bosnian migrant camp

Dec. 3, 2019 8:18 AM EST

BIHAC, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — A top European human rights official on Tuesday demanded the immediate closure of a makeshift tent camp in northwestern Bosnia where hundreds of migrants remain stranded despite snow and freezing weather. “It should be closed as we speak,” Dunja Mijatovic, the...