Natural disasters

March 27, 2017 - 2:50 am
TRUMP-INNOVATION Trump plans office to bring business ideas to government WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is set to announce a new White House office run by his son-in-law that will seek to overhaul government functions using ideas from the business sector. A senior administration official...
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March 27, 2017 - 12:52 am
HEALTH OVERHAUL-CONSERVATIVES Texas Republican quits hard-line Freedom Caucus WASHINGTON (AP) — A member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus is resigning after the hard line group helped scuttle the Republican health care overhaul. Texas GOP Rep. Ted Poe says in a statement Sunday that "saying...
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March 25, 2017 - 8:44 pm
SEVERE WEATHER Storm destroys church as threat continues in Midwest, South RINGGOLD, La. (AP) — Authorities say an apparent tornado demolished a church as a large system of storms threatened several states across the South and Midwest. The Bienville Parish Sheriff's Office says the storm destroyed...
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FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2017 file photo, the moon rises over a destroyed neighborhood in the aftermath of a tornado that tore through the New Orleans East section of New Orleans. Forecasters are warning of severe storms as a powerful system moves across the central United States, the start of what could a turbulent stretch of spring weather over the next few days. The bull's-eye for some of the most fearsome weather _ including possible tornadoes, s over parts of Louisiana, Arkansas and east Texas on Friday, March 24 forecasters said. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
March 25, 2017 - 2:05 pm
RINGGOLD, La. (AP) — Authorities say an apparent tornado demolished a church as a large system of storms threatened several states across the South and Midwest. The Bienville Parish Sheriff's Office said on Saturday that the storm destroyed the Ringgold Assembly of God Church in Ringgold, Louisiana...
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The home at 34980 Eberlein Drive in Fraser, Mich. is demolished Friday, March 24, 2017. The work comes in the wake of a drain interceptor collapse on Christmas Eve that caused a large sinkhole. Three houses near the sinkhole have been condemned. (Clarence Tabb Jr./Detroit News via AP)
March 24, 2017 - 12:57 pm
FRASER, Mich. (AP) — Two homes are being torn down to help clear the way for repairs to a broken sewer line that caused a sinkhole on Christmas Eve in suburban Detroit. Three houses had to be condemned in Fraser and a major road has been closed. Macomb County Public Works spokesman Dan Heaton says...
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March 24, 2017 - 10:43 am
Forecasters are warning of severe storms as a powerful weather system moves across the central United States. The bullseye for some of the most fearsome weather — including possible tornadoes — is over parts of Louisiana, Arkansas and east Texas. Meteorologists at the national Storm Prediction...
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FILE - This March 8, 2017, file photo, shows officials outside a home near an area where a broken sewer line caused a football field-sized sinkhole in Fraser, Mich., a suburb of Detroit. Three houses in the area had to be condemned. Two of the homes will be demolished starting Friday, March 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Roger Schneider, File)
March 24, 2017 - 9:38 am
FRASER, Mich. (AP) — Two homes are being torn down to help clear the way for repairs to a broken sewer line that caused a sinkhole on Christmas Eve in suburban Detroit. Three houses had to be condemned in Fraser and a major road has been closed. Macomb County Public Works spokesman Dan Heaton says...
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March 22, 2017 - 11:38 pm
BRITAIN-PARLIAMENT INCIDENT Police says 5 people died in London attack LONDON (AP) — British police say five people died in the terror attack outside Parliament. Counter-terrorism chief Mark Rowley said one policeman, three civilians and the attacker died. He said a further 40 people were wounded...
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March 22, 2017 - 6:55 pm
BRITAIN-PARLIAMENT INCIDENT Four dead, police believe there was one attacker LONDON (AP) — Details of today's deadly attack in London are becoming clearer. Police now confirm that the man who ran down pedestrians with a car on Westminster Bridge is the same man who then stabbed to death an armed...
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March 22, 2017 - 1:58 am
UNITED STATES-NORTH KOREA Seoul believes N Korea's latest missile test ends in failure SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea's latest missile launch Wednesday appears to have ended in a failure. That's what South Korean defense officials say, three days after the North claimed a major breakthrough...
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