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Homeless teen spends birthday helping hurricane victims

His birthday passed with him making care packages for his community in Añasco, Puerto Rico. Saturday, he’ll walk those packages across the Hondo River to local residents, as he’s been doing for the past few weeks. In the process of ...

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Inside a month of the Hurricane Maria nightmare

Such is life here. If that’s my biggest problem, however, I consider myself lucky. I’ve covered devastation. I’ve covered disaster. I’ve covered destruction. Hurricane Maria was more. It has upended the lives of 3.4 million people. It has cut off ...

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Hurricane Ophelia: UK faces more storm disruption

Hurricane Ophelia: UK faces more storm disruption

Winds of more than 70mph (112km/h) and heavy rain are hitting parts of Scotland and northern England as remnants of Hurricane Ophelia continue to sweep across the UK. All schools in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland remain closed ...

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Ireland and Britain Brace for Unusual European Hurricane

LONDON — Rain is no stranger to Ireland, but hurricanes? Hurricane Ophelia, the 10th hurricane of the Atlantic season, was spinning toward Ireland on Sunday, bringing with it the potential for structural damage, significant coastal flooding and dangerously high seas. ...

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Fresh warnings as Hurricane Ophelia heads to UK

The Met Office has issued Northern Ireland with an amber weather warning as Hurricane Ophelia remains on course to hit Ireland and the UK on Monday. The warning, of “potential danger to life”, came as Ireland called a national emergency ...

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Hurricane Ophelia strengthens before storm reaches UK

Media playback is unsupported on your device The UK is set to experience the tail end of a category three hurricane with high temperatures and wind forecast. As a result of Hurricane Ophelia, parts of England could see temperatures reach ...

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House Approves $36.5 Billion Hurricane and Wildfire Aid Package

WASHINGTON — The House, dismissing a smattering of concern for the rising cost, approved a $ 36.5 billion aid package on Thursday that would provide hurricane and wildfire relief funding while bailing out the financially troubled National Flood Insurance Program. ...

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Hurricane Nate makes landfall in Louisiana

Hurricane Nate has made landfall near the mouth of the Mississippi River in Louisiana, the US National Hurricane Center (NHC) says. The storm, with maximum sustained winds of 85mph (137km/h), is moving north, and a second landfall is expected on ...

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Storm Nate: Hurricane heads to New Orleans

US states in the Gulf of Mexico are again on a state of alert as Hurricane Nate barrels towards them. Parts of the city of New Orleans, devastated by Hurricane Katrina 12 years ago, are being evacuated. Nate killed at ...

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White House Asks Congress for $29 Billion in Hurricane Aid

WASHINGTON — The White House asked Congress on Wednesday to approve $ 29 billion in additional hurricane relief and debt forgiveness, seeking to help Puerto Rico and other battered areas and to shore up the troubled federal program that provides ...

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