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Pope Francis arrives in Piazza Martiri Square to celebrate Mass, in Carpi, northern Italy, for a one-day pastoral visit to Carpi and Mirandola, Sunday, April 2, 2017. Francis has arrived in the northern Emilia Romagna region hit by deadly quakes in 2012 on a visit meant to signal hope to central Italy, struck by a series of more devastating temblors last year. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
April 02, 2017 - 6:19 am
CARPI, Italy (AP) — Greeted by tens of thousands of faithful, Pope Frances on Sunday visited Italy's northern Emilia Romagna region that has largely rebuilt from pair of deadly quakes five years ago, an example meant to give hope to central Italy, which is still reeling from more devastating...
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March 30, 2017 - 9:39 am
NAHUNTA, Ga. (AP) — Fire crews say a wildfire is 85-percent contained two days after it destroyed a home and several other structures in southeast Georgia. Georgia Forestry Commission spokeswoman Wendy Burnette said Thursday the blaze in Brantley County doesn't appear to be spreading as...
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March 30, 2017 - 7:22 am
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Myrtle Beach has told the owners of the Hurricane Matthew-damaged Palace Theatre they need to make repairs. Local media report city officials said after an inspection earlier this year that the theater was "unfit for human occupancy." The owners closed for the rest of the...
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Firefighters battle a five-alarm fire burning an apartment building and surrounding structures in downtown Raleigh, N.C., Thursday night, March 16, 2017. Fire was consuming an apartment building under construction. The cause of the fire is under investigation. (Chris Seward/The News & Observer via AP)
March 17, 2017 - 2:12 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — An apartment building under construction in North Carolina's capital city had been inspected 50 times, most recently on Monday, before it went up in flames near an entertainment district, the fire chief said Friday. Several other buildings were damaged when the fire broke out...
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Gas company crew stand near a house after an explosion in Rockville, Md., Friday, March 17, 2017. A house in a Maryland suburb of the nation's capital was leveled early Friday by a thunderous explosion heard for miles around, the blast shattering windows and causing other damage to several neighboring homes, authorities said( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
March 17, 2017 - 2:09 pm
ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — A house in a Maryland suburb of the nation's capital was leveled early Friday by a thunderous explosion heard for miles around, a blast so powerful it shattered windows and caused other damage to several neighboring homes, authorities said. The explosion rocked the sleepy...
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Firefighters battle a five-alarm fire burning an apartment building and surrounding structures in downtown Raleigh, N.C., Thursday night, March 16, 2017. Fire was consuming an apartment building under construction. The cause of the fire is under investigation. (Chris Seward/The News & Observer via AP)
March 17, 2017 - 12:00 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Firefighters on Friday extinguished an overnight fire that engulfed an apartment building under construction in North Carolina's capital city, sending sparks and ash into the dark sky. About 10 other buildings were damaged by the fire, five of them severely, area news outlets...
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In this photo provided by the Montgomery County fire & Rescue Service, emergency personnel work at the scene of a leveled house in Rockville, Md., Friday, March 17, 2017. Authorities said the explosion occurred about 1 a.m. Friday and reduced the home to a "pile of bricks." (Montgomery County fire & Rescue Service via AP)
March 17, 2017 - 9:22 am
ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — A house in a Maryland suburb of the nation's capital was leveled early Friday by a thunderous explosion heard for miles around, a blast so powerful it shattered windows and caused other damage to several neighboring homes, authorities said. The explosion rocked the sleepy...
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In this photo provided by the Montgomery County fire & Rescue Service, emergency personnel work at the scene of a leveled house in Rockville, Md., Friday, March 17, 2017. Authorities said the explosion occurred about 1 a.m. Friday and reduced the home to a "pile of bricks." (Montgomery County fire & Rescue Service via AP)
March 17, 2017 - 8:46 am
ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — A house in a Maryland suburb of the nation's capital was leveled early Friday by a thunderous explosion heard for miles around, a blast so powerful it shattered windows and caused other damage to several neighboring homes, authorities said. The explosion rocked the sleepy...
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Firefighters battle a five-alarm fire burning an apartment building and surrounding structures in downtown Raleigh, N.C., Thursday night, March 16, 2017. Fire was consuming an apartment building under construction. The cause of the fire is under investigation. (Chris Seward/The News & Observer via AP)
March 17, 2017 - 8:43 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Firefighters have extinguished a massive late-night fire that engulfed an apartment building under construction in North Carolina's capital city, sending sparks and ash into the dark sky, authorities said Friday. About 10 other buildings were damaged by the fire, five of them...
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A woman cries as she mourns the victims of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami during a special memorial event in Tokyo, Saturday, March 11, 2017. Japan on Saturday marked the sixth anniversary of the 2011 tsunami that killed more than 18,000 people and left a devastated coastline along the country's northeast that has still not been fully rebuilt. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
March 11, 2017 - 1:06 am
TOKYO (AP) — Six years ago, more than 18,000 people died or went missing as a tsunami triggered by a massive quake engulfed coastal areas of northeastern Japan. Tens of thousands more people's lives were unraveled when they lost family members, friends, homes and livelihoods. The displacement...
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