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PANAMA CITY, Fla. | Child of the storm: Homeless baby, family shelter at Walmart

PANAMA CITY, Fla.  — Their home full of soggy furniture and mosquitoes, Wilmer Capps was desperate to find shelter for his wife and their son Luke, born just three days after Hurricane Michael ravaged the Florida Panhandle. So Capps, his wife Lorrainda Smith and little Luke settled in for the longest of nights in the … Continue reading PANAMA CITY, Fla. | Child of the storm: Homeless baby, family shelter at Walmart

SOFIA, Bulgaria | Funeral held for slain Bulgarian journalist Marinova

SOFIA, Bulgaria — Hundreds of relatives, friends and colleagues of slain Bulgarian journalist Viktoria Marinova said their goodbyes at a funeral Friday in her hometown, just after German police announced that a suspect has acknowledged attacking her. People queued at the Holy Trinity Cathedral in the northern border town of Ruse to pay tribute and … Continue reading SOFIA, Bulgaria | Funeral held for slain Bulgarian journalist Marinova

SCHOHARIE, N.Y. | 20 dead in crash of limo headed to a birthday celebration

SCHOHARIE, N.Y.— A limousine carrying four sisters, other relatives and friends to a birthday celebration blew through a stop sign and slammed into a parked SUV outside a store in upstate New York, killing all 18 people in the limo and two pedestrians, officials and victims’ relatives said Sunday. The weekend crash was characterized by … Continue reading SCHOHARIE, N.Y. | 20 dead in crash of limo headed to a birthday celebration

BERLIN | Families mark 30th anniversary of Ramstein air show disaster

BERLIN — Survivors and the families of those killed during a 1988 air show at the U.S. Air Base in Ramstein are commemorating the 30th anniversary of the aviation disaster in Germany. A religious ceremony was planned Tuesday to remember the 70 people who died when three Italian stunt planes collided on Aug. 28, 1988. … Continue reading BERLIN | Families mark 30th anniversary of Ramstein air show disaster

KOCHIN, India | Indian military scales down flood rescue operations

KOCHIN, India — The Indian military is scaling down rescue operations in the southern state of Kerala, where intense floods killed more than 200 people and drove hundreds of thousands from their homes. Decreasing rains and floodwaters means the navy can cut back on its rescue teams in Kerala, navy spokesman Capt. D.K. Sharma said … Continue reading KOCHIN, India | Indian military scales down flood rescue operations

PHUKET, Thailand  | Family in China say relatives sent Thai boat’s last moments

PHUKET, Thailand  — The boat lists hard to the right, sending a man tumbling across an aisle toward windows that look almost straight down on fast-moving white-capped waves. Another man catches him and appears to laugh nervously. A woman cries out. Someone else adjusts the child they are holding tightly in their lap. The 10 … Continue reading PHUKET, Thailand  | Family in China say relatives sent Thai boat’s last moments