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Survivors on Bahamas island mark time as officials lay plans

Sep. 18, 2019 9:08 PM EDT

GRAND ABACO, Bahamas (AP) — A handful of men hover around Gayle Wallace as she hands out four fish sandwiches with a dab of ketchup on each at the cramped home she rents in Murphy Town. Some are friends, others family. All are part of a new community of survivors emerging nearly three weeks after Hurricane...

The Latest: Twisters from Imelda remnants cause minor damage

Sep. 18, 2019 9:08 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on tropical weather (all times local): 9 p.m. The remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda spawned several tornadoes east of Houston, destroying some structures and damaging cars, roofs and utility lines. No injuries were reported. The first twisters were reported about 5 p.m. Wednesday at...

Bermuda lashed by heavy winds from Cat 3 Hurricane Humberto

Sep. 18, 2019 8:56 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Humberto lashed Bermuda with strong winds Wednesday night as the powerful Category 3 storm passed just to the north of the British Atlantic territory, while another growing storm threatened tourist resorts along Mexico's Pacific coast. Bermuda Gov. John Rankin called up 120 members...

Markets Right Now: Stocks sink then recover after Fed cut

Sep. 18, 2019 4:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4:00 p.m. Stocks are rebounding at the close of trading, led by banks and big tech names, after the Federal Reserve delivered an expected cut in interest rates. Stocks initially fell after the Fed announcement, after the Fed...

200 Bahamians arrive in Florida fleeing Dorian's devastation

Sep. 18, 2019 2:57 PM EDT

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — More than 200 Bahamians whose homes were destroyed by Hurricane Dorian arrived Wednesday in Florida on a cruise ship. It was the second mass arrival for the Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line. More than 850 Bahamian evacuees arrived Sept. 7 after the storm ravaged the islands of Grand...

Qatar Airways posts $639 million loss if latest fiscal year

Sep. 18, 2019 12:57 PM EDT

Qatar Airways is reporting an annual loss of $639 million (2.3 billion riyals) as it struggles with a boycott by neighboring countries against the Persian Gulf state. The results were worse than the $69 million (252 million riyal) loss a year earlier. The state-owned airline said Wednesday that revenue increased...

The Latest: Hurricane Humberto is closing in on Bermuda

Sep. 18, 2019 11:25 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on tropical weather (all times local): 11:20 a.m. The National Hurricane Center is warning Bermuda to hurry up and complete any efforts to protect life and property as Hurricane Humberto approaches the island. Dangerous winds are expected to hammer Bermuda from late Wednesday...

Kansas City airport warns of delays because of road closures

Sep. 18, 2019 11:17 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City International Airport officials are warning travelers to give themselves more time to get to their destinations. The airport authority announced that construction on a new terminal will slow traffic, beginning Wednesday. Vehicle traffic between terminals B and C will be...

Suspect in Danish Tax Agency explosion arrested at airport

Sep. 18, 2019 10:55 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Police in Denmark say they have arrested a 23-year-old man as a suspect in an explosion that damaged the headquarters of the Danish Tax Agency and injured a bystander last month. Copenhagen police spokesman Brian Belling says the man arrested at the city's international airport...

Bermuda braces for approach of Category 3 Hurricane Humberto

Sep. 17, 2019 11:17 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Humberto grew into a powerful Category 3 storm Tuesday evening, and officials on Bermuda made plans for early shutdowns of schools, public transportation and government offices on the British Atlantic territory ahead of the storm's likely close pass on Wednesday. Tropical Storm...