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Bahamians look for loved ones as 1,300 missing after Dorian

Sep. 13, 2019 11:17 PM EDT

MCLEAN'S TOWN, Bahamas (AP) — They scan social media, peer under rubble, or try to follow the smell of death in an attempt to find family and friends. They search amid alarming reports that 1,300 people remain listed as missing nearly two weeks after Hurricane Dorian hit the northern Bahamas. The...

California pulls off stunner, beats No. 14 Washington 20-19

Sep. 8, 2019 5:19 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — It took until early Sunday morning before California could run onto the field in celebration, party with the few Golden Bears fans still hanging around and enjoy another victory over Washington. Greg Thomas kicked a 17-yard field goal with 8 seconds left, and California beat No. 14...

The Latest: Officials say Utah wildfire is 10% contained

Aug. 30, 2019 6:59 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on a Utah wildfire that has prompted the evacuation of hundreds of people in two Salt Lake City suburbs (all times local): 4:35 p.m. Officials say a wildfire in northern Utah that destroyed three homes is 10% contained. U.S. Forest Service spokeswoman Kim Osborn said Friday...

Family of 3 injured by lightning in Polish Tatra Mountains

Aug. 30, 2019 12:37 PM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A couple and their seven-year-old child were hospitalized Friday after lightning hit a tree they were passing while trekking in the Tatra Mountains in southern Poland, where a thunderstorm killed five people last week. Regina Tokarz, director of the hospital in Zakopane, at the foot...

Polish official: Deadly lightning storm like terror attack

Aug. 23, 2019 11:57 AM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish emergency official on Friday likened the deadly lightning storm over the Tatra Mountains that killed at least five people and injured more than 150 to a terror attack in terms of the number of casualties and some of the wounds. Survivors described horrific scenes in which...

Polish rescue workers say 5 people still missing in lightning storm that killed 5, injured over 150

Aug. 23, 2019 5:52 AM EDT
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish rescue workers say 5 people still missing in lightning storm that killed 5, injured over 150.

Lightning strikes kill 5, injure over 100 in Tatra Mountains

Aug. 22, 2019 5:04 PM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Lightning struck across the Tatra Mountains in southern Poland and neighboring Slovakia on Thursday, killing five people and injuring over 100 others in an area popular with hikers and families, authorities said. Witnesses said the thunderstorm came suddenly on a day that began with...

Storms move through Connecticut, spark tornado warning

Aug. 21, 2019 8:21 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Strong storms are being blamed for downed trees, flooding and power outages across parts of central and eastern Connecticut. The string of thunderstorms, packing heavy rains and gusting winds, triggered tornado warnings in several counties. Residents of Hartford, Tolland and Windham...

Crews race to ease pressure on damaged UK dam as rain looms

Aug. 4, 2019 5:55 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Emergency crews in northwest England raced to pump water from a reservoir with a damaged dam Sunday as weather forecasts calling for thunderstorms hastened fear of the structure failing and flooding of a town. Firefighters said 22 high-capacity pumps were working around the clock to suck...

Concert, fireworks lure fans to wet Titans' practice

Aug. 3, 2019 11:04 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Thunderstorms gave the Tennessee Titans a painful flashback to their 2018 season opener in Miami and the longest game since the NFL-AFL merger in 1970 before a night practice at their stadium. Turns out offering a free concert by country singer Jake Owen followed by fireworks keeps...