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(AP Photo/David A. Lieb). The sign for the Hidden Oaks apartment complex in Jefferson City Missouri stands bent on May 23, 2019, from an apparent tornado in front of a tree that was ripped apart. A "violent tornado" touched down in Jefferson City, Miss... (AP Photo/David A. Lieb). The sign for the Hidden Oaks apartment complex in Jefferson City Missouri stands bent on May 23, 2019, from an apparent tornado in front of a tree that was ripped apart. A "violent tornado" touched down in Jefferson City, Miss...

3 deaths in Missouri as tornado strikes state capital

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A tornado has caused heavy damage in Missouri's capital city as severe weather swept across the state overnight, causing three deaths and trapping dozens of people in the wreckage of their homes. More>>

3 deaths in Missouri as tornado strikes state capital

(Chris Higgins via AP). This still image taken from video provided by Chris Higgins shows a tornado, Wednesday, May 22, 2019, in Carl Junction, Mo. The tornado caused some damage in the town of Carl Junction, about 4 miles (6.44 kilometers) north of th... (Chris Higgins via AP). This still image taken from video provided by Chris Higgins shows a tornado, Wednesday, May 22, 2019, in Carl Junction, Mo. The tornado caused some damage in the town of Carl Junction, about 4 miles (6.44 kilometers) north of th...
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Weather Service: A 'violent tornado' has touched down in Jefferson City, Mo., causing possible fatalities, heavy damage. More>>

Judge approves $105M fund for California wildfire survivors

(Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire Department via AP, File). FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2017, file photo provided by the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, flames burn near power lines in Sycamore Canyon near West Mountain Drive in Montecito, Cali... (Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire Department via AP, File). FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2017, file photo provided by the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, flames burn near power lines in Sycamore Canyon near West Mountain Drive in Montecito, Cali...
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Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. has received approval to establish a $105 million fund to help survivors of recent California wildfires started by the utility's power lines. More>>

Barges break free in swollen river and threaten dam

(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt talks with the media following an aerial tour of tornado and flood damaged areas of the state, Tuesday, May 21, 2019, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt talks with the media following an aerial tour of tornado and flood damaged areas of the state, Tuesday, May 21, 2019, in Oklahoma City.
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A small town in Oklahoma is urging an evacuation as the Arkansas River heads toward near-historic levels. More>>

States turn to drones to predict avalanches, spot wildlife

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A new survey shows that public transportation agencies are using drones in nearly every state. More>>

Earthquake shakes northern Netherlands, no injuries reported

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A magnitude 3.4 earthquake has shaken the northern Dutch province of Groningen, the latest in a series of tremors blamed on decades of gas extraction from underground reserves. More>>

The Latest: St. Louis airport reopens after storm shutdown

(KWTV-KOTV via AP). This image made from video provided by KWTV-KOTV shows two funnel clouds formed in Crescent, Okla., Monday, May 20, 2019. An intense storm system that weather forecasters labeled "particularly dangerous" swept through the Southern P... (KWTV-KOTV via AP). This image made from video provided by KWTV-KOTV shows two funnel clouds formed in Crescent, Okla., Monday, May 20, 2019. An intense storm system that weather forecasters labeled "particularly dangerous" swept through the Southern P...
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A powerful storm system that spawned dozens of tornado sightings is now causing significant flash flooding in parts of Oklahoma. More>>

Papua New Guinea assesses extent of damage from strong quake

Map locates magnitude-7.5 quake in Papua New Guinea; 2c x 2 1/4 inches; 96.3 mm x 57 mm; Map locates magnitude-7.5 quake in Papua New Guinea; 2c x 2 1/4 inches; 96.3 mm x 57 mm;
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Papua New Guinea authorities are assessing the extent of damage from a powerful earthquake that rattled coastal towns the previous evening. More>>

Tornadoes flip campers, damage homes in Southern Plains

(KWTV-KOTV via AP). This image made from video provided by KWTV-KOTV shows two funnel clouds formed in Crescent, Okla., Monday, May 20, 2019. An intense storm system that weather forecasters labeled "particularly dangerous" swept through the Southern P... (KWTV-KOTV via AP). This image made from video provided by KWTV-KOTV shows two funnel clouds formed in Crescent, Okla., Monday, May 20, 2019. An intense storm system that weather forecasters labeled "particularly dangerous" swept through the Southern P...
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A powerful storm system that spawned dozens of tornado sightings is now causing significant flash flooding in parts of Oklahoma. More>>

Tornadoes on the Plains not as bad as feared; threat remains

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Another round of severe weather, including the possibility of tornadoes, is forecast for the Southern Plains. More>>

South Korea vows to send aid to North quickly, may send food

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South Korea has vowed to move quickly on its plans to provide $8 million worth of humanitarian aid and is also considering sending food to North Korea, which says it's suffering its worst drought in decades. More>>

Tornadoes rake Southern Plains; more severe weather expected

(Ronald W. Erdrich/The Abilene Reporter-News via AP). Wesley Mantooth lifts a wooden chair out a window of the home of his father, Robert, in Abilene, Texas, on Saturday, May 18, 2019. Many residents said a tornado struck in the early morning hours. (Ronald W. Erdrich/The Abilene Reporter-News via AP). Wesley Mantooth lifts a wooden chair out a window of the home of his father, Robert, in Abilene, Texas, on Saturday, May 18, 2019. Many residents said a tornado struck in the early morning hours.
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A spate of tornadoes raked across the Southern Plains, leaving damage but no major injuries, and parts of the region were bracing for more severe thunderstorms and possible flooding. More>>

US attempt to improve wildland firefighter shelters fails

(AP Photo/Noah Berger, File). FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2018 file photo, firefighter Jose Corona sprays water as flames from the Camp Fire consume a home in Magalia, Calif. Federal officials say an effort to develop a better fire shelter following the dea... (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File). FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2018 file photo, firefighter Jose Corona sprays water as flames from the Camp Fire consume a home in Magalia, Calif. Federal officials say an effort to develop a better fire shelter following the dea...
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Federal officials say an effort to develop a better fire shelter following the deaths of 19 wildland firefighters in Arizona six years ago has failed. More>>

Fire officials determine PG&E equipment sparked deadly fire

(AP Photo/Noah Berger,File). FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2018 file photo a home burns as the Camp Fire rages through Paradise, Calif. California fire authorities say that Pacific Gas and Electric equipment was responsible for the deadliest and most destruct... (AP Photo/Noah Berger,File). FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2018 file photo a home burns as the Camp Fire rages through Paradise, Calif. California fire authorities say that Pacific Gas and Electric equipment was responsible for the deadliest and most destruct...
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California lawmakers are expressing skepticism that Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. has made the dramatic changes necessary to prevent another deadly blaze. More>>

North Korea says it is suffering worst drought in decades

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North Korea says it is suffering its worst drought in nearly four decades amid concern about a food crisis in the country. More>>

Officials: PG&E equipment sparked deadly California wildfire

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California fire authorities say Pacific Gas & Electric Co. power lines sparked the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in state history. More>>

Powerful quake rattles Papua New Guinea, no injury reports

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A powerful earthquake has stuck Papua New Guinea, triggering a tsunami alert for the country and for the nearby Solomon Islands. More>>

Democrats may fund parts of Trump's $4.5B border request

(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The Capitol is seen in Washington, Tuesday, May 14, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The Capitol is seen in Washington, Tuesday, May 14, 2019.
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Congressional Democrats are signaling a willingness to fund major elements of President Donald Trump's $4.5 billion request for humanitarian and security needs on the U.S.-Mexico border as talks on a disaster aid bill seem to be nearing a successful close. More>>

2 hurt as magnitude 6.1 earthquake shakes northern Panama

(AP Photo). Some supermarket goods lie in the isles after an earthquake in Puerto Armuelles, Panama, Sunday, May 12, 2019. Authorities had no reports of serious damage or injuries more than two hours after the 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck a lightly ... (AP Photo). Some supermarket goods lie in the isles after an earthquake in Puerto Armuelles, Panama, Sunday, May 12, 2019. Authorities had no reports of serious damage or injuries more than two hours after the 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck a lightly ...
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A strong earthquake has struck a lightly populated area of Panama near its border with Costa Rica, causing some wooden porches to collapse and products to shake from store shelves and injuring at least two people. More>>

House passes $19B disaster aid bill over Trump opposition

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The House has passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricanes and floods, and rebuild southern military bases. More>>

Storms damage Arkansas apartments, leave damage in South

(Tom Hawley/The Monroe News via AP). In this Wednesday, May 8, 2019 photo, Estral Beach Firefighters Courtney Millar, Eric Bruley, and Chase Baldwin kayak down Lakeshore Dr. in the south end of Estral Beach in Berlin Township, Mich., to see if anyone n... (Tom Hawley/The Monroe News via AP). In this Wednesday, May 8, 2019 photo, Estral Beach Firefighters Courtney Millar, Eric Bruley, and Chase Baldwin kayak down Lakeshore Dr. in the south end of Estral Beach in Berlin Township, Mich., to see if anyone n...
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A line of thunderstorms crossing the nation's midsection spawned a possible tornado that caused extensive damage in Arkansas overnight, injuring several people when a roof was torn off an apartment building. More>>

Trump promises more hurricane relief for Florida Panhandle Video included

(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump waves to members of the media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 8, 2019, before boarding Marine One for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., to travel to Florida ... (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump waves to members of the media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 8, 2019, before boarding Marine One for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., to travel to Florida ...
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President Donald Trump is set to view recovery efforts in the Florida Panhandle following last year's Hurricane Michael ahead of an evening rally in Panama City Beach. More>>

Insurance claims from deadly California wildfires top $12B

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Insurance claims have topped $12 billion for the November wildfires in California, making them the most expensive in state history. More>>

Forest fires blaze in eastern Russia, forcing evacuations

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Wildfires are blazing on about 58,000 hectares (145,000 acres) throughout the eastern reaches of Russia, threatening small villages and forcing the evacuation of children and senior citizens from at least one village. More>>

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