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ATLANTA | Georgia girl, 11, dies as Michael hurls debris through roof

ATLANTA — By all accounts, Sarah Radney was safe inside her grandparents’ home when Hurricane Michael roared into southwest Georgia. If the family feared anything, it was probably falling trees — not a carport next to the house. In what could only be described as a freak accident, authorities say Michael’s powerful winds lifted the … Continue reading ATLANTA | Georgia girl, 11, dies as Michael hurls debris through roof

SEOUL, South Korea | 2 typhoons weaken after pounding South Korea and Japan

SEOUL, South Korea— A weakening typhoon is brushing by metropolitan Seoul after battering southern South Korea with heavy rain and high winds, leaving one person missing and a slew of damaged buildings, cancelled flights and power outages. Japan’s weather agency downgraded a separate storm from typhoon strength on Friday after it crossed a swath of … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea | 2 typhoons weaken after pounding South Korea and Japan

JAKARTA, Indonesia | The Latest: Another strong quake jolts Indonesia’s Lombok

JAKARTA, Indonesia — The Latest on earthquakes that have struck Indonesia’s Lombok island (all times local): 10:25 p.m. Another strong earthquake has struck near the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok. The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude 6.9 quake struck Sunday night at a depth of 20 kilometers (12 miles). There were no immediate reports … Continue reading JAKARTA, Indonesia | The Latest: Another strong quake jolts Indonesia’s Lombok

TOKYO | Strong quake near Osaka, Japan, kills 3, knocks over walls

TOKYO (AP) — Residents in western Japan were cleaning up debris Monday after a powerful earthquake hit the area around Osaka, the country’s second-largest city of commerce, killing three people and injuring hundreds while knocking over walls and setting off fires. The magnitude 6.1 earthquake that struck the area early Monday damaged buildings and left … Continue reading TOKYO | Strong quake near Osaka, Japan, kills 3, knocks over walls