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Flooding forces people from homes in some parts of Iowa while much of US broils again in heat Flooding forces people from homes in some parts of Iowa while much of US broils again in heat 06/23/2024 12:01am • Floodwaters forced people out of their homes in parts of Iowa, the result of weeks of rain, while much of the United States longed for relief Saturday from yet another round of extraordinary heat. Sirens blared at 2 a.m. in Rock Valley, Iowa, population 4,200, where people in hundreds of homes were Rains, cooler weather help firefighters gain ground on large wildfires in southern New Mexico Rains, cooler weather help firefighters gain ground on large wildfires in southern New Mexico 06/22/2024 09:26pm • RUIDOSO, N.M. (AP) — Recent rains and cooler weather are helping more than 1,000 firefighters gain ground on two wildfires in southern New Mexico on Saturday that have killed two people, destroyed hundreds of homes and forced thousands to flee. Fire crews took advantage of temperatures in the 7 2 people were taken to a hospital after lightning struck a tree near a PGA Tour event in Connecticut 06/22/2024 08:07pm • CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Two people were taken to the hospital Saturday after lightning struck a tree near a home along a golf course that is hosting the PGA Tour's Travelers Championship. The home is just north of the fifth green at TPC River Highlands, which is hosting the tournament one week aft At least 39 people killed in Israeli strikes across northern Gaza, officials say At least 39 people killed in Israeli strikes across northern Gaza, officials say 06/22/2024 06:42pm • DEIR AL-BALAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — At least 39 people were killed by Israeli strikes across northern Gaza on Saturday, as rescue workers scrambled to find survivors beneath the rubble, according to Palestinian and hospital officials. Fadel Naem, director of the al-Ahli Hospital in Gaza City, told Th 3 missing in a landslide in Swiss Alps as heavy rains cause flash floods 06/22/2024 01:49pm • VIENNA (AP) — Three people were missing on Saturday after massive thunderstorms and rainfall in southeastern Switzerland caused a landslide, authorities said. One woman was pulled out alive after being buried by the landslide in the Alpine valley of Misox in Graubünden. A rescue operation for the Investigation of Russian hack on London hospitals may take weeks amid worries over online data dump 06/22/2024 01:34pm • LONDON (AP) — An investigation into a ransomware attack earlier this month on London hospitals by the Russian group Qilin could take weeks to complete, the country's state-run National Health Service said Friday, as concerns grow over a reported data dump of patient records. Hundreds of operations 3 Alabama men die after becoming distressed while swimming at Florida beach 3 Alabama men die after becoming distressed while swimming at Florida beach 06/22/2024 01:32pm • PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Three Alabama men have died from likely drowning after becoming distressed while swimming at a Florida Panhandle beach, authorities said Saturday morning. The young men had traveled to the Panama City Beach area Friday evening, the Bay County Sheriff's Office said in 'Extreme heat poses immediate risks': Md. commission aims to stop utility terminations until fall 'Extreme heat poses immediate risks': Md. commission aims to stop utility terminations until fall 06/22/2024 12:28pm • Earlier this week, the Maryland Office of People's Counsel (OPC) filed a petition requesting an order to stop utility companies from turning off residential building's utilities until the end of summer, due to the extreme heat. Maryland's commission that regulates public utilities responded on Fr 2 men convicted in 2021 armed standoff on Massachusetts highway 06/22/2024 11:25am • BOSTON (AP) — Two men have been convicted for their role in an armed standoff on a busy Massachusetts highway in 2021 that lasted more than eight hours and caused traffic delays during a busy Fourth of July weekend. Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan announced Friday that Jamhal Tavon Sander Water emergency halts tourist arrivals at Italy's popular Capri island 06/22/2024 08:23am • ROME (AP) — A water emergency prompted the mayor of Capri — one of Italy's most popular islands — to order a halt to the arrival of tourists on Saturday, in a crisis that has deprived some areas of any water supply. Without a water supply, it is impossible to guarantee essential services to Now an abortion rights advocate, woman raped by stepfather as a child will campaign with first lady Now an abortion rights advocate, woman raped by stepfather as a child will campaign with first lady 06/22/2024 08:22am • WASHINGTON (AP) — A 22-year-old woman who became an abortion rights advocate after she was raped by her stepfather as a child will campaign with first lady Jill Biden in Pennsylvania this weekend as part of a 2024 election push around the anniversary of the fall of Roe v. Wade. Hadley Duvall of O New Mexico heavy rain and flash flooding prompt mandatory evacuations 06/22/2024 08:20am • LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — Heavy rain and flash flood warnings in New Mexico prompted officials to order some mandatory evacuations, with shelters set up for displaced residents. The National Weather Service office announced a flash flood emergency on Friday night through early Saturday. The impacted DC road closures, parking restrictions ahead of National Capital Barbecue Battle DC road closures, parking restrictions ahead of National Capital Barbecue Battle 06/22/2024 04:20am • Get ready to steer clear of smoke signals and gridlock this weekend! From Friday evening through early Monday morning, the annual National Capital Barbecue Battle will be shutting down streets and gobbling up parking spots from Constitution to Independence avenues. D.C. Police has announced A year ago, Russian mercenary chief Yevgeny Prigozhin challenged the Kremlin with a mutiny 06/22/2024 12:03am • On a lazy summer weekend a year ago, Russia was jolted by the stunning news of an armed uprising. The swaggering chief of a Kremlin-sponsored mercenary army seized a military headquarters in the south and began marching toward Moscow to oust the Defense Ministry’s leaders, accusing them of starvin Israeli strikes on tent camps near Rafah kill at least 25 and wound 50, Gaza health officials say Israeli strikes on tent camps near Rafah kill at least 25 and wound 50, Gaza health officials say 06/21/2024 11:42pm • DEIR AL-BALAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli forces shelled tent camps for displaced Palestinians outside Gaza's southern city of Rafah on Friday, killing at least 25 people and wounding another 50, according to the territory's health officials and emergency workers. This was the latest deadly attack
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