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Lull in rain allows Thailand cave rescue to pick up pace

Lull in rain allows Thailand cave rescue to pick up paceMAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — The frantic effort to locate 12 boys and their soccer coach missing in a cave in Thailand for a week picked up pace as a break in the rain eased flooding in the system of caverns and more experts from around the world joined the anxious rescue mission.



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Smith on Capital Gazette reporters: Rain or shine, ‘they have been there’

Smith on Capital Gazette reporters: Rain or shine, ‘they have been there’Pete Smith, a member of Maryland’s Anne Arundel County Council, joins Kristen Welker to talk about the recent shooting at the local Maryland newspaper, and about how the community is reacting.



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Ute Park Fire burns over 36,000 acres; Rain gives boost to containment efforts

Ute Park Fire burns over 36,000 acres; Rain gives boost to containment effortsAfter thunderstorms crossed the site of the Ute Park Fire in northeastern New Mexico on Sunday and aided firefighting efforts, dry weather is on tap early this week.



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Sinkhole opens up on White House lawn after days of heavy rain, storms

Sinkhole opens up on White House lawn after days of heavy rain, stormsA sinkhole opened up on the White House’s North Lawn, near the press briefing room, early this week and has been roped off with orange cones and yellow caution tape.



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Kilauea Eruption: Hawaiians Face Acid Rain Threat After Lava Floods Area: 'Like Bleach on Your Skin'

Kilauea Eruption: Hawaiians Face Acid Rain Threat After Lava Floods Area: 'Like Bleach on Your Skin'Sulfur dioxide from the volcanic eruption can combine with torrential rain to create a dangerous condition.



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Dad forces son to run to school in rain as punishment for bullying other students

Dad forces son to run to school in rain as punishment for bullying other studentsA video of a Virginia father’s unorthodox punishment for his bullying son has gone viral. Bryan Thornhill shared a Facebook Live video on March 1 showing his 10-year-old son running to school in the rain as punishment after he was kicked off his school bus for three days for bullying another student. In the video, Thornhill says that he “does not tolerate” and “cannot stand” bullying, and refers to the unusual punishment as “old school, simple parenting.” The father of two also claims that since his son has been running the mile trek to school every day, his attitude has vastly improved.



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California officials order mandatory evacuations as rain threatens another round of mudslides

California officials order mandatory evacuations as rain threatens another round of mudslidesOfficials in weather-battered southern California have issued mandatory evacuation orders affecting thousands of people as a rainstorm threatened to unleash mudslides. “This is a challenging storm,” Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown said at a press conference. “Please know we do not take evacuations lightly,” he added.



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Rain to dampen recovery efforts in wake of deadly train collision in South Carolina

Rain to dampen recovery efforts in wake of deadly train collision in South CarolinaAn Amtrak passenger train collided with a freight train in South Carolina early Sunday morning, killing at least two people and injuring over 100 others.



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Evacuations and rising waters in Paris after relentless rain

Evacuations and rising waters in Paris after relentless rainExceptionally heavy rains have caused power outages and forced about 400 evacuations from homes in the suburbs along the river Seine.



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Record rain and mudslides hit California

Record rain and mudslides hit CaliforniaSeveral homes have swept from their foundations and residents are unaccounted for as mud flows into Southern California neighborhoods below hillsides scarred by recent wildfires.



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