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United States | U.S.-EU Satellite Agreement Helps Emergency Responders

United States – The 2018 hurricane season will officially end on Friday, November 30, and the United States is grateful to the European Union for its assistance during a season of intense and record-breaking storms. U.S. emergency managers have once again benefited from information provided by the European Union’s Copernicus Earth observation program. Copernicus’s Earth … Continue reading United States | U.S.-EU Satellite Agreement Helps Emergency Responders

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

SACRAMENTO, Calif. | State says seniors were abandoned during California wildfire

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Staff at two senior care centers abandoned residents during an evacuation as wildfires swept through Northern California last October, state officials said Thursday as they moved to revoke licenses from the Santa Rosa facilities and their top administrators. Nobody in either facility died. A Department of Social Services complaint says more than … Continue reading SACRAMENTO, Calif. | State says seniors were abandoned during California wildfire

NEWBURGH, N.Y. | The Latest: Fans say they prayed for rapper on troubled jet

NEWBURGH, N.Y. — The Latest on a small jet that blew two tires while taking off (all times local): 5:55 p.m. Fans of rapper Post Malone say they drove to an upstate New York airport as soon as they heard his private jet had blown two tires on takeoff from a small New Jersey airport … Continue reading NEWBURGH, N.Y. | The Latest: Fans say they prayed for rapper on troubled jet

NEWBURGH, N.Y. | The Latest: Post Malone tweets thanks after jet lands safely

NEWBURGH, N.Y.  — The Latest on a small jet that blew two tires while taking off (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Rapper Post Malone is thanking fans for their prayers now that his private jet that blew two tires taking off from a small New Jersey airport has landed safely in New York. In a … Continue reading NEWBURGH, N.Y. | The Latest: Post Malone tweets thanks after jet lands safely

NEW HAVEN, Conn. | Man arrested after overdoses at downtown city park

NEW HAVEN, Conn.  — People are saying 46 people overdosed Wednesday from a suspected bad batch of “K2” synthetic marijuana at or near a city park in Connecticut. No deaths were reported, but officials said two people had life-threatening symptoms. Most of the overdoses were on the New Haven Green, a popular, historic downtown park … Continue reading NEW HAVEN, Conn. | Man arrested after overdoses at downtown city park

WICHITA, Kan. | Detective: Man confessed to making deadly Kansas hoax call

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A California man confessed after his arrest that he made the hoax calls that led a police officer to fatally shoot an unarmed man in Kansas, adding he routinely made similar calls to seek attention, a detective testified Tuesday. Tyler Barriss, 25, is accused of calling Wichita police from Los Angeles … Continue reading WICHITA, Kan. | Detective: Man confessed to making deadly Kansas hoax call