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  • Severe storms cause damage in several Minnesota communities

    FARIBAULT, Minn. (AP) — Several tornadoes struck southern Minnesota as severe storms packing powerful winds and heavy rain left a trail of destruction overnight, the National Weather Service said Friday. The extreme weather late Thursday…

  • Here's why pandemic influenza is so deadly

    The Spanish flu virus infected a third of the world’s population 100 years ago and claimed the lives of up to 100m people. The virus continued to evolve and its descendants went on to cause all subsequent flu pandemics, leading to the 1918 pandemic flu to be called the “mother of all flu pandemics”. The US army predicts that if a similar flu virus emerged today, it would kill 2.8m people in the US alone …

    Raw Story
  • More severe storms forecast for Queensland

    Potentially devastating storms are forecast for central and far north Queensland as residents in the southeast continue to mop up after days of wild...

    Mail Online
  • Trump: Severe punishment if journalist killed

    President Donald Trump told the CBS show "60 Minutes" that there would be "severe punishment" if discovered that the Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed by Saudi Arabia.

  • Man shot several times in Cambridge

    A 19-year-old man was shot in Cambridge late Tuesday night.

  • NDIS changes for severe mental illness

    Australians experiencing severe mental health issues will be better catered to through changes to the National Disability Insurance Scheme, the social...

    Mail Online
  • Instagram hit by outage in several cities

    Facebook Inc's photo-sharing social network Instagram was not working on Wednesday for users across several cities, including London, San Francisco and Singapore.

  • Severely injured yachtsman finally rescued

    Indian yachtsman Abhilash Tomy has been rescued after a storm left him badly injured and stranded at sea for more than two days.

  • Severe weather bears down on Midwest, Northeast

    Flash flood watches are in place for five states in the Midwest on Monday as the work week is set to get off to a rainy start. Those heavy showers and a possibility for severe storms will move into the Northeast by midweek. Almost 15 inches of rain fell in northwestern Texas and into southern...

    ABC News
  • Devialet severs ties with Apple after 'disappointing sales'

    High-end audio company Devialet has pulled its products from Apple Stores after becoming “disappointed” by the retail partnership.

    The Telegraph
  • Nepal storm kills several climbers in Himalayas

    Nine people are feared dead after a storm destroyed their base camp on the Himalayan peak of Gurja.

    BBC News
  • Severed rattlesnake head bites man who decapitated it

    Not only did the snake bite him, it discharged so much venom that he had to have 13 times the normal dose of antivenom

  • Families with infants, are you ready for a severe weather situation?

    It’s one thing to prepare for a major storm: There’s so much to remember and include on your list, in terms of supplies to stock around the house or pack in an emergency bag. But it’s quite another to ready yourself for a severe weather situation when you have a new baby in tow. In addition to the usual items included in a basic disaster supplies kit -- which, if you’re not familiar with those, check out this list here -- here are a few considerations to keep in mind if there’s an infant in your...

  • Search on for owner after severely malnourished dog euthanized

    Police are trying to find the owner of a dog that was so malnourished and neglected that it had to be euthanized.

  • Tailbacks on M8 after crash involving several cars

    Police have said there have been no serious injuries.

    Mail Online
  • Severe thunderstorm warning for Huron County has expired

    HURON COUNTY, Ohio -- A severe thunderstorm warning was been issued for Huron County until 9:30 p.m. Saturday. The line was moving east at 45 mph. 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail were possible. The severe thunderstorm warning has since expired.
  • Verizon severance deal spans quarter of workforce

    A voluntary buyout offer for employees launched by Verizon last month in a bid to ... The post Verizon severance deal spans quarter of workforce appeared first on Mobile World Live.

    Mobile World Live
  • WATCH: Suspect identified in shooting of several officers

    A source with the Florence County Sheriff's Office told ABC News on Thursday that the detained suspect is Fred Hopkins.

    ABC News
  • Flooding, severe weather possible in Midwest, Southwest

    A new storm system is moving into the Great Lakes and the Midwest on Wednesday one day after there were three tornadoes reported in Pennsylvania and flash flooding from Long Island to Westchester County, New York, and Connecticut. The severe weather could produce tornadoes, damaging winds and...

    ABC News
  • 'Severe risk' at Sydney aged care home

    The Health Department has sanctioned a Sydney aged care home after an audit found there was a "severe and immediate" risk to the health, safety or well-being...

    Mail Online
  • Several arrested over white nationalist rally in Charlottesville

    Several people were arrested Tuesday in connection with last year’s white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., according to federal prosecutors. The new charges are not related to the death of Heather Heyer, 32, who was killed when a car allegedly driven by James Alex Fields Jr. struck a crowd of counter-demonstrators, a law enforcement source...

    New York Post
  • All Blacks make several changes for Argentina test

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) - Beauden Barrett has retained his place at flyhalf in a reshaped All Blacks team to play Argentina in Saturday's Rugby...

    Mail Online
  • Severe Storms Possible in DC Area Wednesday

    Severe storms could move in the D.C. area just in time for your trip back home Wednesday afternoon.  Wednesday will be mostly dry, but Storm Team4 says thunderstorms will move into the I-81 corridor after 2 p.m. By 5 p.m., the storms will move into the D.C. metro area.  Ted Cruz Forced Out of DC Restaurant by Kavanaugh Protesters Storm Team4 has declared Wednesday a Weather Alert Day.  The storms could bring heavy rain, damaging wind, lightning and possible hail.  Cars Left Teetering on Edge...
  • Several cars damaged after fire breaks out in Medley

    Several cars were severely damaged Sunday after a fire broke out at a parking lot for a transportation company in Medley, officials said.  A spokesperson for Miami-Dade Fire Rescue said the fire broke out just before 10 a.m. at Elite Carrier Services of Miami near Northwest 120th Way and Northwest South River Drive. Firefighters quickly brought the blaze under control, but four cars attached to a carrier trailer were damaged, along with another car that was parked nearby, officials said. No one...