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October 23, 2017 2:43 AM The Latest: Typhoon Lan sweeps across Japan; 2 reported dead

A powerful typhoon has caused flooding and landslides along the Pacific coast of Japan. Japanese media say two people have died and one is missing. Typhoon Lan made landfall around 3 a.m. Monday and swept across Tokyo before heading out to sea several hours later off northeastern Japan. Kyodo News service says the body of a 70-year-old man whose boat developed 18

October 22, 2017 1:30 PM Typhoon kills at least two in Japan, prompts call for thousands to evacuate

TOKYO (Reuters) - A typhoon roared towards Japan’s main island on election day on Sunday, killing at least two people, prompting a warning for tens of thousands to evacuate and the cancellation of hundreds of flights. One man was killed under scaffolding that collapsed in high winds and a fisherman was killed as he tended to his boat, Kyodo news agency 22

October 21, 2017 12:00 AM Sacramento Kings hire full-time female coach

(The Sports Xchange) - Jenny Boucek became the second current full-time female coach in the NBA on Friday, when the Sacramento Kings hired the former WNBA coach as assistant coach for player development. Boucek, 43, joins San Antonio Spurs assistant Becky Hammon as the lone full-time female assistant coaches. Boucek will be on the bench Friday night 22

October 20, 2017 11:03 PM Kings hire Jenny Boucek, one of two women coaches in the NBA

Boucek most recently was head coach of the Seattle Storm in the WNBA The WNBA season did not go well for Jenny Boucek, who was fired 26 games into her third season as the head coach of the Seattle Storm. Her dismissal turned out to be only a minor setback, however. The Sacramento Kings today have added Jenny Boucek as an Assistant Player Development 21

October 19, 2017 5:22 PM Climate change at work? Weather Service calls for third straight mild winter

If you’re itching for outbreaks of the polar vortex and waist-deep snow, the upcoming winter may not be your cup of tea. And, thanks to climate change, the odds of brutally cold winters are decaying. For the third time in as many years, the nation — on balance — should expect warmer-than-normal temperatures, according to the National Weather Service 14

October 19, 2017 3:29 PM Five Years After Sandy, Cape May Offers Model for Flood Protection

Since preserve was completed, homeowners have submitted fewer flood insurance claims CAPE MAY, N.J.—Decades before superstorm Sandy wrought destruction along New Jersey’s 127-mile coastline, residents of the storm-battered South Cape May abandoned their oceanfront homes to the tides. South Cape May, a beach village on New Jersey’s southern tip that at one point

October 18, 2017 2:26 AM Twelve days of silence, then a swipe at Obama: How Trump handled four dead soldiers

On Oct. 4, the day four U.S. Special Forces soldiers were gunned down at the border of Niger and Mali in the deadliest combat incident since President Trump took office, the commander in chief was lighting up Twitter with attacks on the “fake news” media. The next day, when the remains of the first soldiers reached Dover Air Force Base in Delaware, Trump 22

October 17, 2017 2:00 PM 'Habitat Hammers Back' long-term recovery effort discussed in Houston

Habitat for Humanity International tackles hurricane destruction in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico Mayra Rubio cleans out flooring in her mother's flood-damaged home in a neighborhood built by Habitat for Humanity on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, in Houston. ( Brett Coomer / Houston Chronicle ) Driss Lassile walks through his house heavily damaged by floodwaters 32

October 17, 2017 8:42 AM Ophelia batters UK after pummeling Ireland, leaves 3 dead

LONDON – Storm Ophelia is battering Scotland and Northern England after leaving three people dead and hundreds of thousands without power in Ireland. The former Atlantic hurricane downed trees and power lines, sent waves surging over coastal defenses and disrupted flights again Tuesday, a day after making landfall on Ireland's south coast with gusts 21

October 16, 2017 4:07 PM Former Hurricane Ophelia rocks Ireland with 100-mph wind gusts

Former Hurricane Ophelia plowed into southern Ireland early Monday, unleashing wind gusts as high as 119 mph, ripping off roofs and downing trees. The Irish Meteorological Service said it could be the country’s strongest storm in 50 years. Schools throughout Ireland were closed Monday and Tuesday, and bus and rail services were extremely limited 24