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The Latest: All Viking Sky passengers, crew safe; ship docks

Mar. 24, 2019 3:45 PM EDT

STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — The Latest on the Viking Sky cruise ship that was stranded off the coast of Norway (all times local): 8:40 p.m. The Viking Ocean Cruises company says all the passengers and crew of its Viking Sky cruise ship are safe, the ship has docked in the western Norwegian port of Molde and...

Mozambican families hunt for loved ones separated by cyclone

Mar. 24, 2019 3:02 PM EDT

BUZI, Mozambique (AP) — The young mother huddled on a wooden boat clutching her 2-year-old daughter, headed for the unknown: The flooded town of Buzi, which thousands have fled with little but the clothes on their backs. Fishermen's boats have been ferrying out Buzi's displaced, sometimes scores of people...

Terror at sea: Helicopter rescues frighten cruise passengers

Mar. 24, 2019 2:29 PM EDT

STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — Viking Sky cruise ship passenger Rodney Horgen can pinpoint the moment when he thought he was facing the end: when a huge wave crashed through the ship's glass doors and swept his wife 30 feet across the floor. Horgen, 62, of Minnesota, was visiting Norway on a dream pilgrimage to...

2 missing after truck enters flooded South Dakota river

Mar. 24, 2019 1:55 PM EDT

MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) — Authorities in South Dakota are searching for two men missing after a garbage truck went into a flooded river. Searchers returned Sunday to the James River about 15 miles (24 kilometers) north of Mitchell, South Dakota. KELO-TV reports the men have been missing since Thursday. Sanborn...

Cyclone death toll above 750; fighting disease new challenge

Mar. 24, 2019 10:51 AM EDT

BEIRA, Mozambique (AP) — Cyclone Idai's death toll has risen above 750 in the three southern African countries hit 10 days ago by the storm, as workers restore electricity, water and try to prevent outbreak of cholera, authorities said Sunday. In Mozambique the number of dead has risen to 446 while there...

Disaster aid bill facing a tricky path as it heads to Senate

Mar. 24, 2019 8:51 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A battle over funding for Puerto Rico is complicating the path forward for a long-delayed disaster aid bill that's a top political priority for some of President Donald Trump's Republican allies as it heads to the Senate floor this week. At stake is $13.5 billion emergency relief...

Another cyclone bears down on northwest Australian coast

Mar. 24, 2019 4:49 AM EDT

SYDNEY (AP) — Residents of Australia's northwest coast were bracing for a torrid night of fierce winds and heavy rain on Sunday as the country's second major cyclone of the weekend slowly wound toward land. A day after Cyclone Trevor hit a remote part of the Northern Territory coast, slow-moving Cyclone...

Helicopters rescue Norway cruise ship passengers amid storm

Mar. 23, 2019 11:06 PM EDT

HELSINKI (AP) — Rescue workers off Norway's western coast rushed to evacuate 1,300 passengers and crew from a disabled cruise ship by helicopter on Saturday, winching them one-by-one to safety as heaving waves tossed the ship from side to side and high winds battered the operation. The Viking Sky issued a...

Experts warn Midwest flood risk may persist for months

Mar. 23, 2019 6:10 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Even as floodwaters receded in hard-hit places in in the Midwest, experts warned Saturday that with plenty of snow still left to melt in northern states, the relief may only be temporary. Rainfall and some snowmelt spurred flooding in recent weeks that's blamed in three deaths so far, with...

The Latest: President Trump grants Iowa disaster declaration

Mar. 23, 2019 6:05 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the flooding in the Midwest (all times local): 4:55 p.m. Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds says President Donald Trump has granted her request for an expedited disaster declaration for 56 counties with damage from recent flooding along the Missouri River and other parts of the state....