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Latest: Severe weather in North Carolina

Latest: Severe weather in North CarolinaParts of North Carolina are in a state of emergency after intense rainfall caused major damage, including at least two deaths, and forced evacuations.



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State of emergency, rescues in Hawaii after severe flooding

State of emergency, rescues in Hawaii after severe floodingMore than 340 people have been airlifted to safety after nearly 30 inches of rain hit the Hawaiian island of Kauai, with another storm on its way.



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Severe flooding in Midwest

Severe flooding in MidwestShelters were open to assist people forced from their homes by flooding in Indiana and Michigan on Thursday, as rivers swollen by heavy rain and melting snow continue to rise in the Midwest.



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Tsunami warning: What to do if you are caught in an area threatened by severe coastal waves

Tsunami warning: What to do if you are caught in an area threatened by severe coastal wavesThe US west coast is on high alert for a tsunami after a 7.9-magnitude earthquake struck 160 miles off the coast of Alaska. The shallow depth of the seismic shock’s epicentre, just 6.2 miles below the surface, prompted the US Tsunami Warning System to issue a red warning for Alaska and western Canada. The rest of the US Pacific coast was placed on tsunami watch, indicating the need for vigilance against strong ocean waves but a lower level of immediate concern.



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Stephen Paddock: Investigators 'believe Las Vegas shooter had severe mental illness that was likely undiagnosed’

Stephen Paddock: Investigators 'believe Las Vegas shooter had severe mental illness that was likely undiagnosed’Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock likely had a severe mental illness that was probably undiagnosed, according to sources close to the police investigation. The drug is used to treat a number of mental illnesses, from anxiety to panic attacks. Police are struggling to find a motive for the attack, which left 58 dead and hundreds more injured, when Paddock opened fire from his hotel room onto concert-goers below.



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‘Severe Turbulence’, 10 Injured on Flight from Greece to Philadelphia

‘Severe Turbulence’, 10 Injured on Flight from Greece to PhiladelphiaTen people were injured after an American Airlines flight from Athens, Greece, experienced "severe turbulence" prior to landing at Philadelphia International Airport Saturday.



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Torrential rains cause severe flooding in Japan

Torrential rains cause severe flooding in JapanTroops worked to rescue hundreds of people stranded by flooding in southern Japan. Several death and nearly 20 people were still unaccounted for in flooding that wrecked homes, roads and rice terraces.



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Hospital spokeswoman: U.S. student released from N. Korea suffered ‘severe neurological injury’

Hospital spokeswoman: U.S. student released from N. Korea suffered ‘severe neurological injury’A spokeswoman from the University of Cincinnati Medical Center said that Otto Warmbier, the U.S. student in a coma who was released from North Korea, has “suffered a severe neurological injury.” Warmbier’s father expressed relief to have his son home, and also said he doesn’t believe North Korea’s explanation for his son’s coma.



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Americans with severe illness anxious over GOP health plan

Americans with severe illness anxious over GOP health planAs Republicans move closer to dismantling Democrat Barack Obama's health care law, Americans with serious illnesses are feeling uneasy.



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Extreme Turbulence on Flight Leads to Severe Injuries

Extreme Turbulence on Flight Leads to Severe InjuriesAt least 27 people suffered fractures and bruises when an Aeroflot Boeing 777 hit an air pocket. The Russian Embassy has blamed injuries on passengers not wearing seatbelts.



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