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September 18, 2018 4:57 PM Carolinas flood after Florence

Flooded highways have cut off the city of Wilmington and are threatening water supplies in Lumberton, officials say. According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation, there are about 1,000 road closures, and no safe way in or out of Wilmington. Portions of the I-95 could remain closed all week, said Corey Walters, deputy director of public 78

September 18, 2018 12:05 AM A child dies every five seconds, and most are preventable deaths

LONDON (Reuters) - An estimated 6.3 million children died before their 15th birthdays in 2017, or one every five seconds, mostly due to a lack of water, sanitation, nutrition and basic healthcare, according to report by United Nations agencies on Tuesday. The vast majority of these deaths – 5.4 million – occur in the first five years of life, with newborns 197

September 16, 2018 7:50 AM Federal Bureau of Prisons Preps for Yom Kippur in Wake of Hurricane Florence

Some Jewish federal prisoners wanna keep things kosher for Yom Kippur ... and the Federal Bureau of Prisons is accommodating, especially for facilities affected by Hurricane Florence. The docs show the Bureau spent $21,799 on kosher items, with the holiest Jewish holiday coming up -- which begins sundown Tuesday with a breakfast Wednesday at sundown 125

September 15, 2018 9:48 PM Florence death toll up at 11, including 3 killed by flooding

A fallen tree is shown after it crashed through the home where a woman and her baby were killed in Wilmington, N.C., after Hurricane Florence made landfall Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton) The death toll attributed to Florence stands at 11, including 10 in North Carolina and one in South Carolina. Authorities say some other fatalities 92

September 15, 2018 4:40 PM Florence could sweep venomous snakes into floodwaters

Tropical Storm Florence made landfall Friday, bringing powerful storm surges and catastrophic flooding with it. But in addition to the destruction, the storm could also bring a wave of venomous snakes. Thad Bowman, with the Alligator Adventure zoo in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, told The Sun News that residents in the Carolinas should be on the lookout 151

September 14, 2018 10:48 PM Hurricane Florence hits Carolina coast

NC resident dies plugging in a generator, marking 4th storm-related death CNN rode along with Jason Weinmann as he drove into flooded neighborhoods to pull storm victims to higher ground in New Bern, North Carolina. The 47-year-old retired Marine bought a military troop transport vehicle 10 years ago at a government auction and is driving it through 72

September 13, 2018 4:00 PM Delaware fisherman sets state record with 79-pound cobia, officials confirm

John Burbage, of Ocean View, wrestled with his massive catch for over an hour before reeling it in. (Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control) An angler in Delaware has officially set a new state record after reeling in a colossal cobia earlier this week. John Burbage, of Ocean View, reportedly reeled in his record-breaking 96

September 10, 2018 7:54 PM 2 killed, 1 missing in flooding in Kentucky, Missouri

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – At least two people have been reported killed and one remains missing after weekend flooding spawned by the remnants of last week's Tropical Storm Gordon. Louisville, Kentucky, Metro Police spokeswoman Alicia Smiley tells the Courier Journal a taxi was submerged by flash floods there Saturday night after rising water stalled the car. The driver 68

September 9, 2018 7:37 PM Serbia's Vucic says long road ahead in talks with Kosovo

(This version of the Sep. 8 story corrects paragraph 11 to say that Russia and five EU countries are among those that do not recognize Kosovo, not among those that do) GAZIVODA LAKE, Kosovo (Reuters) - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic pledged to continue talks with Kosovo officials to resolve differences but warned it would take a long time to reach 57

September 7, 2018 9:24 PM Iraq protesters free hostages at West Qurna water treatment plant

BASRA, Iraq (Reuters) - Protesters peacefully left a water treatment facility linked to Iraq’s West Qurna 2 oilfield, managed by Russia’s Lukoil, and released two Iraqi employees they had held hostage, a Lukoil source and a source with Basra’s police said. Protesters held the facility for about an hour. Production was not disrupted, a manager at the oilfield 69