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Recovery underway in South Korea's rain-hit capital area

Aug. 10, 2022 01:28 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Cleanup and recovery efforts gained pace in South Korea’s greater capital region Wednesday as skies cleared after two days of record-breaking rainfall that unleashed flash floods, damaged thousands of buildings and roads and killed at least nine people. ...

Beshear: FEMA has to 'get it right' in response to flooding

Aug. 09, 2022 16:57 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear said Tuesday he will be relentless in pushing for federal assistance in flood-ravaged eastern Kentucky, insisting that the Federal Emergency Management Agency has “to get it right” by broadly supporting residents trying to rebuild their lives. ...

Flood watches posted in hard-hit California deserts

Aug. 09, 2022 14:54 PM EDT

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — Flood watches were posted Tuesday for a swath of Southern California deserts and mountains as monsoonal moisture brought the threat of more destructive thunderstorms. The National Weather Service said the threat of flash flooding would persist into the...

Motown songwriter-producer Lamont Dozier dead at 81

Aug. 09, 2022 13:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Lamont Dozier, the middle name of the celebrated Holland-Dozier-Holland team that wrote and produced “You Can’t Hurry Love,” “Heat Wave” and dozens of other hits and helped make Motown an essential record company of the 1960s and beyond, has died at age 81. ...

Lamont Dozier, who helped write and produce such Motown classics as 'Heat Wave' and 'You Can't Hurry Love,' has died

Aug. 09, 2022 09:45 AM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Lamont Dozier, who helped write and produce such Motown classics as 'Heat Wave' and 'You Can't Hurry Love,' has died.

South Korean rain turns roads into rivers, leaves 9 dead

Aug. 09, 2022 07:25 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Some of the heaviest rain in decades swamped South Korea’s capital region, turning Seoul’s streets into car-clogged rivers and sending floods cascading into subway stations. At least nine people were killed — some drowning in their homes — and six others were...

HCA Healthcare pledges up to $400K for Kentucky flood relief

Aug. 09, 2022 04:01 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee-based HCA Healthcare Inc. says it will give up to $400,000 to assist with relief to those affected by flooding in eastern Kentucky. The company said Monday it will contribute $100,000 to the American Red Cross, $100,000 to the Team Eastern Kentucky...

Medical Examiner: 1 potential heat death Sunday in Oregon

Aug. 08, 2022 22:28 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Multnomah County Medical Examiner said Monday that one person potentially died Sunday in Portland, Oregon, when the temperature reached 100 degrees Fahrenheit. The medical examiner said Monday that the person is suspected to have died from hyperthermia....

Biden surveys flood damage in Kentucky, pledges more US help

Aug. 08, 2022 15:41 PM EDT

LOST CREEK, Ky. (AP) — President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden on Monday witnessed the damage from deadly and devastating storms that have resulted in the worst flooding in Kentucky's history, as they visited the state to meet with families and first responders. At least 37...

Weather agency: July was Spain's hottest month on record

Aug. 08, 2022 13:01 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Spain has never had a month as hot as July in more than six decades, the national weather office AEMET said Monday. For the first time since weather records started in 1961, July registered an average temperature of 25.6 degrees Celsius (78 degrees Fahrenheit), that...