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Hospital officals: Nearly 500 dead in Sierra Leone mudslides

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Churches across Sierra Leone held special services Sunday in memory of the more than 450 people who were killed in mudslides and flooding earlier this week. More>>

Evacuation orders affect hundreds in California, Oregon

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Evacuation orders affecting hundreds of people were issued in California and Oregon as wildfires neared small towns, including one that's a prime location for viewing the eclipse. More>>

Small earthquake strikes off Hawaii island's east coast

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A magnitude 4.1 earthquake hit off the coast of the Big Island of Hawaii. More>>

Hundreds missing in Sierra Leone mudslides likely dead

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Hundreds missing in Sierra Leone mudslides likely dead almost a week after disaster. More>>

Sierra Leone death toll now up to 450 after mudslides

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Sierra Leone mudslides death toll now above 400 as hundreds still missing, UN says. More>>

Oregon wildfire causes evacuations in prime eclipse zone

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Residents of more than 400 homes in a prime eclipse-viewing location in Oregon have been ordered to evacuate because of a rapidly growing wildfire that's already closed access to a portion of a wilderness area and a regional highway. More>>

The Latest: Death toll up to 450 in Sierra Leone mudslides

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Sierra Leone pathologist says 'up to 450' bodies now recovered after mudslides. More>>

Threat looms of more mudslides in Sierra Leone amid burials

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Queen Elizabeth II expresses sadness over Sierra Leone mudslides that have killed hundreds. More>>

The Latest: Wildfires threaten villages on Balkan coast

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Portugal's Interior Ministry says police have arrested 91 people _ a record number _ this year on suspicion of being behind a spate of wildfires. More>>

Portugal braces for wildfire calamity as temperatures rise

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Portugal's government is taking the rare step of decreeing a state of public calamity before a forecast rise in temperatures that authorities fear will worsen a spate of wildfires. More>>

Families wait in rain to ID lost loved ones in Sierra Leone

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Sierra Leone prepares for mass funerals after mudslides as hundreds still missing. More>>

Greek firefighters close to containing wildfire near Athens

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Greece's fire department says it's close to containing a wildfire that is burning north of Athens for a fourth day. More>>

More than 300 dead, 600 missing in Sierra Leone mudslides Video included

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Death toll in Sierra Leone mudslides expected to rise; more than 300 reported killed. More>>

US: 'Zero' chance of Colorado River water shortage in 2018

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U.S. water managers say there will be no water cutbacks in 2018 for millions of residents and farmers served by the Lake Mead reservoir on the Colorado River, thanks to heavy snows last winter. More>>

The Latest: Israel says delivers food aid to Sierra Leone

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The Latest: 600 estimated missing in Sierra Leone mudslides as death toll certain to rise. More>>

The Latest: Greece seeks EU help with major forest fire

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About 350 Greek firefighters and soldiers, assisted by water-dropping planes and dozens of fire trucks are struggling to contain a large wildfire raging for three days through pine forests north of Athens. More>>

Man falls into 10-foot sinkhole while trying to block it off

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A Philadelphia man who fell into a sinkhole says he was trying to secure the area around it because children were playing outside and he was worried about them. More>>

3,000 firefighters in Portugal combat raging wildfire

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Portuguese officials say 3,000 firefighters are struggling to put out more than 150 wildfires in Portugal, as persistent hot and dry weather stoke the flames. More>>

At least 300 dead in Sierra Leone mudslides and flooding Video included

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Coroner official: More than 200 bodies at Sierra Leone morgue after floods, mudslides. More>>

The Latest: Official: 200 dead in Sierra Leone mudslides Video included

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The Latest: More than 200 bodies at Sierra Leone morgue after floods, mudslides, says coroner official. More>>

Sierra Leone floods, mudslides kill at least 21 people Video included

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Authorities in Sierra Leone say at least 21 people are dead amid heaving flooding. More>>

Heroes without capes: Portugal's firefighters work for free

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Almost all of the 2,000 Portuguese firefighters at a weeklong wildfire that killed 64 people this summer were doing it for no pay and with equipment bought with public donations. More>>

Monsoon flooding kills at least 173 across South Asia

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Heavy monsoon rains have devastated large swaths of northeastern India, southern Nepal and Bangladesh, killing around 160 people, displacing or stranding millions and washing away vital crops. More>>

Monsoon flooding kills at least 160 across South Asia

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Heavy monsoon rains have devastated large swaths of northeastern India, southern Nepal and Bangladesh, killing around 160 people, displacing or stranding millions and washing away vital crops. More>>

Wildfire burns home, leads to evacuations in Washington

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Authorities have told some residents to leave immediately as a wildfire threatens crops and homes in a rural area of central Washington. More>>

Wildfires rage on untamed in Greece, Portugal and Corsica

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Hot and dry weather stoked the wildfires burning across southern Europe on Sunday as firefighters in Portugal and the French island of Corsica struggled to corral the flames. More>>

Fire blocks route for dozens in Glacier National Park chalet

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A wildfire has cut off the return route of dozens of hikers staying in a Glacier National Park backcountry chalet. More>>

Portugal fights record number of wildfires for 1 day in 2017

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Portugal is fighting to put out a spate of wildfires after the southern European country hit a year high of outbreaks for a single day on Friday. More>>

Fire blocks route for dozens in Glacier National Park chalet

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A wildfire has cut off the return route of dozens of hikers staying in a Glacier National Park backcountry chalet. More>>

Sen. Jeff Flake working Arizona as he faces tough 2018 race Video included

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Rep. Kyrsten Sinema says she is "seriously considering" a run for the Arizona Senate seat occupied by Republican Jeff Flake. More>>

Soggy New Orleans looks warily at more rain, possible floods

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Flood-weary residents of New Orleans are on edge as the city scrambles to fix its malfunctioning water-pumping system. More>>

Strong, but deep, earthquake shakes northern Philippines

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A deep earthquake of 6.3 magnitude has shaken off Luzon island in northern Philippines, felt in Manila. More>>

Emergency declared in New Orleans as flood threat looms

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Louisiana's governor has declared a state of emergency in New Orleans as the city's malfunctioning water-pumping system and the threat of more rain leave some neighborhoods at greater risk of flooding. More>>

Extreme heat decimating crops in parts of Europe

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Authorities and experts are warning that extremely hot and dry summer this year in the Balkans has decimated crops, dried rivers and hurt the animal world. More>>

Return of wind, heat brings back forest fires to Portugal

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Strong winds and rising temperatures are stoking wildfires in Portugal after cooler weather brought a brief respite from a spate of blazes, including one that killed 64 people in June. More>>

Remnants of Hurricane Franklin dump rain in Mexico

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Hurricane Franklin roared ashore on Mexico's central Gulf coast early Thursday, threatening to pound a mountainous region prone to flash floods and mudslides with torrential rains and heavy winds. More>>

China raises toll to 20 dead in quake in southwest mountains

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Chinese monitors say they've detected multiple landslides but no major building collapses following a powerful earthquake in the country's mountainous southwest that killed at least 19 people. More>>

Hurricane Franklin makes landfall on coast of Mexico

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Hurricane Franklin has made landfall on the coast of Mexico. More>>

Insurer: Miami is more vulnerable to hurricanes like Andrew

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Almost 25 years after Hurricane Andrew struck south of Miami, a new insurance underwriters' analysis says the city's vulnerability to another Category 5 hurricane has grown exponentially. More>>

Rescuers find bodies after China quake kills 19, injures 247

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Rescuers picked away rubble from around a body in an area shaken by a powerful earthquake in mountainous western China, then stood silently in a row, with helmets off and heads bowed, to pay their respects. More>>

Strong quake strikes southwest China, 13 dead, 175 injured

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A strong earthquake has struck a mountainous region in southwestern China near a famous national park, killing five tourists and injuring 63 other people, while causing power to be cut and phone networks to be knocked out. More>>

The Latest: Death toll in China's Sichuan quake rises to 13

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An official in southwestern China says a powerful earthquake near a popular national park has killed five tourists and injured 63 other people. More>>

Gunfire-sparked wildfire near Yosemite shrouded in mystery

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Investigators won't say how they know gunshots sparked a wildfire that destroyed dozens of homes near Yosemite National Park. More>>

Earthquake hits Turkish tourist resort; no injuries reported

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The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake measuring 5.3 has struck 14 kilometers (8.7 miles) off the shore of Bodrum, a busy tourist city on Turkey's Mediterranean coast. More>>

Alaska volcano sends up ash cloud; aircraft warning issued

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The Alaska Volcano Observatory reports the latest eruption of a volcano in the Aleutians Islands sent up an ash cloud that could affect jet traffic. More>>

Oklahoma City-area earthquakes prompt new investigation

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The Oklahoma Corporation Commission says its Induced Seismicity Department and the Oklahoma Geological Survey are investigating several earthquakes in central Oklahoma. More>>

The Latest: Europe weather: Greece contains island wildfire

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Officials in Romania have retrieved the bodies of two teenage boys that drowned after bathing in a river to cool off during a heat wave. More>>

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