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Powerful cyclone strikes Oman, Yemen; 6 dead, 30 missing

May. 26, 2018 10:45 PM EDT

SALALAH, Oman (AP) — A cyclone more powerful than any previously recorded in southern Oman slammed into the Gulf country and neighboring Yemen on Saturday, deluging a major city with nearly three years' worth of rainfall in single day. The storm killed at least six people while more than 30 remain missing,...

The Latest: Oman says 4th person killed by Cyclone Mekunu

May. 26, 2018 10:10 PM EDT

SALALAH, Oman (AP) — The Latest on the cyclone battering Oman and Yemen (all times local): 6 a.m. Authorities in Oman say a fourth person has been killed by Cyclone Mekunu, raising the storm's overall death toll to six. Oman's National Committee for Civil Defense made the announcement early Sunday, without...

Police: Body found in Delaware River may be missing boater

May. 26, 2018 5:10 PM EDT

DELANCO, N.J. (AP) — State police in New Jersey say a body found in the Delaware River may be that of a man missing since a boat overturned in the river earlier this week. Police say a passing boat spotted the floating body near Beverly Township in Camden County at about noon Saturday and notified police....

Police: Body identified as missing 5-year-old Kansas boy

May. 25, 2018 6:00 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A small, decomposing body found under a bridge in central Kansas was identified through an autopsy and dental records as that of 5-year-old Lucas Hernandez, a Wichita boy who has been missing since February, police said Friday. Law enforcement officers were called to the scene in...

The Latest: Coroner confirms body is that of missing boy

May. 25, 2018 4:36 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on a 5-year-old Kansas boy who was reported missing in February (all times local): 3:20 p.m. The Sedgwick County coroner's office has identified the body of a child as that of 5-year-old Lucas Hernandez. Police say the boy's identity was confirmed through an autopsy and...

Cyclone Mekunu nears Oman's coast, kills 12-year-old girl

May. 25, 2018 2:53 PM EDT

SALALAH, Oman (AP) — Cyclone Mekunu neared the Arabian Peninsula on Friday as its outer bands dumped heavy rain and bent palm trees in Oman, a sign of the approaching storm's power after earlier thrashing the Yemeni island of Socotra. Already at least 40 people, including Yemenis, Indians and Sudanese,...

Search on for 14-month-old toddler after mother's body found

May. 25, 2018 2:36 PM EDT

SODUS, N.Y. (AP) — Police in western New York issued an Amber Alert on Friday for a missing 14-month-old boy whose mother's body was found in a plastic bag hidden in the woods two days earlier. According to the alert, the child, Owen Hidalgo-Calderon, was last seen May 16, the same day his mother, Selena...

Senior trip ends in crash, items from luggage stolen

May. 25, 2018 10:41 AM EDT

DELPHOS, Ohio (AP) — Things have gotten even worse for Ohio students on a charter bus that crashed in Pennsylvania and cut short their senior trip to New York City. They've discovered that money and belongings was stolen from their luggage. None of the students were seriously hurt in Monday's crash on...

Police: Missing Mexican woman's body found in Utah canyon

May. 24, 2018 6:12 PM EDT

SPANISH FORK, Utah (AP) — The body of a Mexican woman who disappeared on her way home from her English language class in Utah three years ago has been found in a rugged, mountainous canyon area and police are investigating her death as a homicide, officials said Thursday. The skeletal remains of...

Cyclone Mekunu pounds Yemen island on its path to Oman

May. 24, 2018 2:13 PM EDT

SALALAH, Oman (AP) — Cyclone Mekunu roared over the Yemeni island of Socotra in the Arabian Sea on its way to Oman on Thursday, sending torrents of water rushing down streets and sinking at least two ships. At least 17 people were reported missing in the powerful storm. Indian meteorologists expected the...