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Heavy, wet snow shows another side of spring in New England

Apr. 16, 2021 18:27 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — New Englanders who had enjoyed an early spring were brought back to a cold, blustery reality Friday with a storm packing powerful wind gusts, lashing rain and heavy, wet snow. More than a foot of snow piled up Spofford in western New Hampshire, and wind...

Mets-Rockies' Friday matchup postponed, doubleheader on tap

Apr. 16, 2021 18:21 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The game between the Colorado Rockies and New York Mets on Friday night was postponed because of a spring snowstorm that blanketed the Denver area overnight. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader Saturday, with the first game to start at 3:10...

Order of Service for the funeral of Prince Philip

Apr. 16, 2021 17:46 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — This is the Order of Service for the funeral of Prince Philip on Saturday: ORDER OF SERVICE All stand. The Coffin is removed from the Land Rover and is carried to the West Steps where it rests at 3pm for the one minute National...

UNHCR appeals to Italy not to impede migrants rescue boats

Apr. 16, 2021 09:11 AM EDT

MILAN (AP) — The head of the U.N. refugee agency on Friday said he has urged Italy not to unnecessarily impede NGOs that operate migrant rescue ships in the central Mediterranean, as warmer weather is expected to bring the usual seasonal uptick in the departure of smugglers’ boats from...

Blackouts cause North Dakota oil and gas production to fall

Apr. 16, 2021 07:42 AM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The winter storms that paralyzed Texas and other south-central states and resulted in rolling power blackouts elsewhere caused North Dakota's oil and gas production to fall more than expected in February. The blackouts temporarily shut down...

Fire danger high Friday in NW Oregon including Portland

Apr. 15, 2021 21:34 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Dry and windy conditions combined with unseasonably warm temperatures are elevating fire danger Friday into the weekend in much of Northwest Oregon including Portland, according to the National Weather Service in Portland. The agency said Thursday...

MEMA: Four tornados caused damage to 70 homes

Apr. 15, 2021 15:52 PM EDT

PEARL, Miss. (AP) — Four tornadoes that moved across Mississippi at the end of last week caused damage to around 70 homes, emergency officials said Thursday. Four businesses and three farms were also damaged. There have been no reports of injuries or fatalities,...

Global warming's extreme rains threaten Hawaii's coral reefs

Apr. 15, 2021 13:36 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — As muddy rainwater surged from Hawaii's steep seaside mountains and inundated residential communities last month, the damage caused by flooding was obvious — houses were destroyed and businesses swamped, landslides covered highways and raging rivers and streams were...

Capsized ship off Louisiana: 12 missing, 1 dead, 6 rescued

Apr. 14, 2021 20:52 PM EDT

PORT FOURCHON, La. (AP) — Coast Guard boats and aircraft have covered an area larger than the state of Rhode Island to search for 12 people still missing Wednesday off the Louisiana coast after their offshore oilfield vessel capsized in hurricane-force winds. One...

South Texas officials worry about breaches in border levees

Apr. 14, 2021 19:25 PM EDT

PALMVIEW, Texas (AP) — South Texas officials say they are worried about flooding during the hurricane season starting June 1 from breaches in a levee system that remain after border wall construction was halted. Hidalgo County Judge Richard Cortez told Border Report...