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Michael lays bare Panhandle's weaker building codes

Oct. 15, 2018 9:47 AM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Unlike in South Florida, homes in the state's Panhandle did not have tighter building codes until just 11 years ago; it was once argued that acres of forests would provide the region with a natural barrier against the savage winds of a hurricane. Many of those structures did not...

Prince Harry and Meghan expecting their 1st child in spring

Oct. 15, 2018 9:03 AM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Prince Harry and his wife, the Duchess of Sussex, are expecting their first child in the spring, Kensington Palace said Monday. The announcement came hours after Harry and the former Meghan Markle arrived in Sydney at the start of a 16-day visit to Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New...

Hurricane Michael adds to hardship of Florida's poor

Oct. 15, 2018 8:55 AM EDT

LYNN HAVEN, Fla. (AP) — Mary Frances Parrish is expecting to be without electricity for several weeks, or roughly the same time the terminally ill son she's caring for is expected to live. In the days after Hurricane Michael smashed through her neighborhood, leaving many of her neighbors' homes destroyed,...

Cyclone strands families in eastern Yemen

Oct. 15, 2018 8:47 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — A Yemeni governor is calling for help to evacuate some 50 families stuck amid flooding, strong storms, and heavy rain in the eastern city of Ghaida, after cyclone Luban hit the region. Rageh Bakreet posted on Facebook images of men standing on top of their buildings in the governorate of Mahra...

Flash floods kill at least 13 people in southwest France

Oct. 15, 2018 8:14 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Flash floods tore through towns in southwest France, turning waterways into raging torrents that killed at least 13 people, nine of them in just one town, authorities said Monday. People had to be helicoptered to safety from the roofs of their homes as overnight storms dumped the equivalent of...

Mississippi River crests, while Missouri River falls

Oct. 15, 2018 8:00 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Mississippi River is rising in eastern Missouri as water levels along the Missouri River fall. The National Weather Service says the Mississippi River is expected to crest early Tuesday in Hannibal at more than 8 feet (2.5 meters) above flood stage, inundating railroad tracks and...

Recovery of Nepal climbers delayed by mountain's remoteness

Oct. 15, 2018 7:50 AM EDT

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Rescuers hampered by difficult, remote terrain took two days to recover the bodies of nine climbers, including one of the world's best, who hoped to map a new route to a Himalayan peak in Nepal that hasn't been scaled in eight years. Local police chief Bir Bahadur Budamagar said a...

The Latest: Flash floods kill 13 people in southwest France

Oct. 15, 2018 7:27 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on flash floods in southwest France (all times local): 1:25 p.m. The French Interior Ministry says the death toll from flash floods in southwest France has nearly doubled to 13. Ministry spokesman Frederic de Lanouvelle says Monday that one other person is missing and five others...

French Interior Ministry: 13 killed, 1 missing, 5 seriously injured by floods in southwest France

Oct. 15, 2018 7:16 AM EDT
PARIS (AP) — French Interior Ministry: 13 killed, 1 missing, 5 seriously injured by floods in southwest France.

10 Things to Know for Today

Oct. 15, 2018 6:32 AM EDT

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. TURKEY, SAUDIS TO JOINTLY INSPECT CONSULATE Turkey's government says an "inspection" of the Saudi Consulate will take place, two weeks after Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi vanished. 2. TRUMP TO...