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Cindy weakens but still stirs weather over wide swath

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Weather forecasters are expecting a third day of rough weather for Gulf Coast states as Tropical Storm Cindy approaches. More>>

Fake quake: Report of major California temblor a false alarm

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A report of a major earthquake off the California coast has turned out to be a false alarm based on a quake from 1925. More>>

The Latest: West Virginia bracing for remnants of Cindy

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Tropical Storm Cindy has made landfall in southwestern Louisiana, bringing rain and the threat of flash flooding and tornadoes. More>>

Portugal brings 2nd wildfire under control after 64 died

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Portuguese authorities say they have contained a dangerous wildfire that raged for five days near another blaze that killed 64 people last weekend. More>>

Boy killed by log in surf as tropical storm churns in Gulf

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Residents and officials along a stretch of the Gulf Coast from the Florida panhandle to eastern Texas are keeping an eye on Tropical Storm Cindy. More>>

Extreme heat making wildfire battle tougher in Southwest US

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Authorities say an extreme heat wave in the Southwest U.S. is making the fight against a series of wildfires more difficult. More>>

After 4 days, Portugal contains wildfire that killed 64

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Authorities in Portugal say that after four days they have mostly extinguished a wildfire in the center of the country that killed 64 people last weekend. More>>

Tropical Storm Cindy strengthens in Gulf; warning area grows

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Gulf coast faces torrential rain, high tides from Tropical Storm Cindy; another, Bret, lashes southern Caribbean. More>>

Portugal tries to contain fatal fires, debunks plane crash

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Emergency services in Portugal say they are making headway in their battle to control a major wildfire that killed 64 people in the central area of the country. More>>

The Latest: Portuguese official says no fire planes crashed

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An official with Portugal's Air Accident Office says a Canadair water-dropping plane has crashed in central Portugal while fighting wildfires that killed 64 people. More>>

Too hot to handle: Study shows Earth's killer heat worsens

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A new study finds that deadly heat waves are getting worse and more frequent and have already been bigger killers than we thought. More>>

Leaping into water tanks to escape Portugal's deadly fires

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More than 1,500 firefighters in Portugal are still battling to control major wildfires in the central region of the country, where one blaze killed 62 people. More>>

The Latest: Death toll from wildfire in Portugal rises to 63

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The death of 62 people in Portuguese wildfires has brought growing criticism of authorities for not doing more to prevent the tragedy. More>>

Hundreds of tourists in Croatia evacuated amid forest fires

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Authorities in Croatia say that hundreds of tourists and local residents have been evacuated amid big forest fires that have engulfed the central Adriatic coast. More>>

Forest fire kills 62 in Portugal; search on for more bodies

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Portuguese radio station TSF says the Interior Ministry has confirmed that 25 people have been killed in forest fires in central Portugal. More>>

The Latest: Portugal raises death toll back to 62

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Portugal's interior minister says that the death toll in the forest fires raging in the center of the country has increased to 39. Interior Minister Jorge Gomes has been quoted as giving the new figure on public broadcaster RTP. More>>

Greenland tsunami, floods leave 4 people missing after quake

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Greenland tsunami, floods leave four people missing, homes destroyed. More>>

Infantino: Not time to think about future of Confed Cup

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FIFA President Gianni Infantino says it's time to focus on soccer and not worry about the future of the Confederations Cup. More>>

Storms shatter homes, down trees in Nebraska and Iowa

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Residents in parts of eastern Nebraska and western Iowa are cleaning up after severe thunderstorms _ some producing hurricane-force winds _ shattered homes, tore down trees and left thousands without power. More>>

New Mexico fire prompts evacuation of as many as 200

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A wildfire burning in northern New Mexico has prompted the evacuation of as many as 200 people and Gov. Susana Martinez has activated the state's emergency operations center to help coordinate the response to the fast-moving flames. More>>

Snowbound California roads still getting a major plow job

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Summer is almost here but you wouldn't know it on some of California's highest roadways. More>>

Swimming robot to probe damage at Japan nuclear plant

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Japan unveils swimming robot to study damage at wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant. More>>

5 dead in magnitude 6.9 earthquake in western Guatemala

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U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.9 earthquake has been reported 8 kilometers southwest of Tajumulco, Guatemala. More>>

Destruction, debris mar Bangladesh mudslide rescue; 140 dead

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Rescuers are struggling to reach remote areas hit by massive landslides that have killed at least 140 people in Bangladesh. More>>

Death toll in Bangladesh landslides rises to 132

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Heavy rains have unleashed landslides that killed at least 68 people in remote southeastern districts of Bangladesh. More>>

Greece declares state of emergency on quake-hit island

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Greek authorities have declared a state of emergency on the island of Lesbos, a day after an earthquake killed one woman and displaced more than 800 people. More>>

Tropical Storm Calvin forms in Pacific, hits southern Mexico

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The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Calvin has formed in the Pacific Ocean off southern Mexico. More>>

Quake kills woman, guts houses on Greek island of Lesbos

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A Turkish government agency says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.2 has shaken western Turkey. More>>

The Latest: Earthquake kills woman on Greek island of Lesbos

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The regional governor of a quake-hit island in Greece says the army is helping residents who have had to leave their homes. More>>

Greek village evacuated after mine collapses

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Dozens of villagers in northwestern Greece have evacuated their homes after a lignite mine nearby collapsed. More>>

Ethiopia warns emergency drought aid to run out next month

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Ethiopia warns emergency food aid for 7 million drought victims to run out next month. More>>

14 killed as soldiers clash over drought food aid in Somalia

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14 killed, mostly civilians, as soldiers clash over food aid in drought-ravaged Somalia. More>>

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