Trump arrives at Liberty National for Presidents Cup finale
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Trump arrives at Liberty National for Presidents Cup finale

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump didn’t just present the Presidents Cup trophy to the winning American team on Sunday. He dedicated it to the people who have endured hurricanes in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico. Trump, the honorary chairman of the event, became the first sitting president to attend the matches on … Continue reading

The Latest: Big quake’s death toll rises to 230 in Mexico
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The Latest: Big quake’s death toll rises to 230 in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The latest on a major earthquake that has struck Mexico (all times local): 6 p.m. Mexican federal authorities say the death toll from the magnitude 7.1 earthquake that shook central Mexico has been raised to 230, after the number of confirmed dead in Mexico City rose to 100. The nation’s capital … Continue reading

The Latest: Richmond, Sam Houston St set postponed game
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The Latest: Richmond, Sam Houston St set postponed game

  Richmond’s season-opener at Sam Houston State, postponed by Hurricane Harvey, will be made up Friday night at Baylor. The school announced the rescheduling Monday night. The Spiders and Sam Houston State were originally scheduled to open the season on Sunday night. The game was postponed as Hurricane Harvey bore down on Houston with expectations … Continue reading

Strengthening Hurricane Maria a threat to Irma-hit Caribbea
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Strengthening Hurricane Maria a threat to Irma-hit Caribbea

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The islands of the eastern Caribbean prepared Sunday to face another potential disaster, with forecasters saying newly formed and strengthening Hurricane Maria was headed for a hit on the Leeward Islands by Monday night. Hurricane or tropical storm warnings were posted for many of the islands, including those already … Continue reading

Stars turn out to push for donations for hurricane relief
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Stars turn out to push for donations for hurricane relief

NEW YORK (AP) — Urged on by dozens of stars who turned out to sing, tell stories and plead for support for hurricane victims in a one-hour televised benefit, organizers said more than $44 million was raised Tuesday and donations are still being accepted. With Stevie Wonder singing “Lean on Me” and Usher and Blake … Continue reading

The Latest: 800 flights canceled at Atlanta airport
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The Latest: 800 flights canceled at Atlanta airport

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local): 9:05 a.m. An Atlanta airport official says there’ve been around 800 cancellations due to the threat of Irma, which weakened to a tropical storm Monday morning. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport spokesman Andrew Gobeil says the airport will still be operational Monday and will … Continue reading

Hurricane Irma pummels Florida; ‘This one scares me’
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Hurricane Irma pummels Florida; ‘This one scares me’

MIAMI (AP) — A monster Hurricane Irma roared into Florida with 130 mph winds Sunday for what could be a sustained assault on nearly the entire Sunshine State, flooding streets, knocking out power to more than 1.8 million homes and businesses and snapping massive construction cranes over the Miami skyline. The nearly 400-mile-wide storm blew … Continue reading

Hurricane Irma slams Caribbean islands as Category 5 storm
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Hurricane Irma slams Caribbean islands as Category 5 storm

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua (AP) — Hurricane Irma roared into the Caribbean with record force early Wednesday, its 185-mph winds shaking homes and flooding buildings on a chain of small islands along a path toward Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Cuba and likely Florida by the weekend. The strongest Atlantic Ocean hurricane ever recorded passed … Continue reading

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Norfolk prepares for winter storm

NORFOLK, VA – The City of Norfolk is opening three garages to provide residents a place to park their vehicles during the upcoming snow.  Residents who normally park on the street are encouraged to use these garages in order for City plows to easily clear roadways of snow: Waterside Garage – 50 Martin’s Lane Boush … Continue reading

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Virginia reports storm-related death after Hurricane Matthew

Virginia officials reported one storm-related death Monday after Hurricane Matthew. State police said in a statement Monday that 38-year-old Anthony Longoria of Carsville was killed when his pickup truck rear-ended a tractor-trailer stopped for a downed tree on Interstate 64 in Chesapeake early Sunday. Police say he wasn’t wearing his seatbelt. Virginia Department of Emergency Management … Continue reading

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Updated with North Carolina state of emergency and details of rescues and evacuations, plus rainfall totals for NC Rescues, evacuations and school closings after days of rain

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — More than 60 people had to be rescued on boats because of flooding in parts of North Carolina on Thursday as the remnants of Tropical Storm Julia lingered off the Atlantic Coast with days of rain. Schools in North Carolina and Virginia also cancelled classes as localized flooding blocked roads and … Continue reading

Stalled front and tropical storm deluge roads, close schools
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Stalled front and tropical storm deluge roads, close schools

Flooding in coastal Virginia and North Carolina blocked roads and forced school closings Wednesday that affected for more than 100,000 students. A stalled weather system and the remnants of Tropical Storm Julia have brought days of rain and localized flooding to the region. The rain is expected to continue into Thursday. National Weather Service Meteorologist … Continue reading