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Hurricane-Ravaged Florida, Carolinas Face Daunting Recovery

Hurricane-Ravaged Florida, Carolinas Face Daunting Recovery

MIAMI (Reuters) – The largely innocuous but soggy remnants of Hurricane Ian drifted through Virginia early on Sunday, leaving in their wake storm-ravaged residents in Florida and the Carolinas facing a disaster recovery expected to cost tens of billions of dollars. The storm’s toll on human life also was expected to rise as floodwaters receded …

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Brazil Holds Historic Election With Lula Against Bolsonaro

Brazil Holds Historic Election With Lula Against Bolsonaro

By DIANE JEANTET, Associated Press RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — More than 120 million Brazilians will vote Sunday in a highly polarized election that could determine if the country returns a leftist to the helm of the world’s fourth-largest democracy or keeps the far-right incumbent in office for another four years. With polls opening at …

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Boeing Behind Schedule in Gaining Approval for New Max Jets

Ruptured Oil Pipeline off California Approved for Repairs

By BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Texas oil company was granted permission to repair an underwater pipeline that ruptured off the coast of Southern California a year ago, spilled tens of thousands of gallons of crude, and forced beaches and fisheries to close. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers granted the …

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Helen Koch, a dog breeder, is evacuated with some of her 17 dogs on a helicopter for mediccorps.org, who arrived with two helicopters, paramedics and volunteers, in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian on Pine Island, Fla., Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. The only

Pine Island Residents Recount Horror, Fear as Ian Bore Down

By GERALD HERBERT and AMY FORLITI, Associated Press PINE ISLAND, Fla. (AP) — Paramedics and volunteers with a group that rescues people after natural disasters went door to door Saturday on Florida‘s devastated Pine Island, offering to evacuate residents who spoke of the terror of riding out Hurricane Ian in flooded homes and howling winds. …

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AP Source: Union Fires Consultant Who Evaluated Tagovailoa

AP Source: Union Fires Consultant Who Evaluated Tagovailoa

By ROB MAADDI, AP Pro Football Writer The NFL Players Association has fired the unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant who evaluated Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa after he stumbled off the field against Buffalo last weekend, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press on Saturday. The person who confirmed the firing, which was first …

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Australia Expands Sanctions Against Russians

Australia Expands Sanctions Against Russians

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia on Sunday imposed targeted financial sanctions and travel bans on 28 Russian-appointed separatists, ministers and senior officials after President Vladimir Putin proclaimed the annexation of four regions of Ukraine. The new sanctions targeted individuals who the Australian government said were flouting international law to legitimise Russia’s actions in Ukraine through “sham …

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Ian Leaves Dozens Dead as Focus Turns to Rescue, Recovery

Ian Leaves Dozens Dead as Focus Turns to Rescue, Recovery

By REBECCA SANTANA and MEG KINNARD, Associated Press FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Dozens of Florida residents left their flooded and splintered homes by boat and by air on Saturday as rescuers continued to search for survivors in the wake of Hurricane Ian, while authorities in South Carolina and North Carolina began taking stock of …

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Kyle Gibson Rocked; Phils Drop 6th of 7 in 13-4 Loss to Nats

Kyle Gibson Rocked; Phils Drop 6th of 7 in 13-4 Loss to Nats

By HOWARD FENDRICH, AP Sports Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The bid by interim manager Rob Thomson and the Philadelphia Phillies to end the club’s 11-year playoff drought was hurt by a 13-4 loss to the lowly Washington Nationals in the opener of a day-night doubleheader Saturday as starter Kyle Gibson was tagged once again. The …

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Boeing Behind Schedule in Gaining Approval for New Max Jets

Emergency Crews Working to Clear Montana Train Derailment

BRIDGER, Mont. (AP) — An evacuation warning is in place for residents near the small town of Bridger in south-central Montana after a train derailed and two cars carrying petroleum ruptured and leaked, authorities said Saturday. BNSF Railway Co. said there were no injuries, and crews are working with local officials and hazardous-materials responders to …

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