Service outages

December 20, 2018 - 1:10 am
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — Power has been restored to a North Carolina city that suffered a widespread outage for about seven hours after a transmission line was cut. News outlets report about 22,000 customers in New Bern lost power Wednesday afternoon. Duke Energy says a vegetation management crew...
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SoftBank Corp.'s CEO Ken Miyauchi speaks during a press conference in Tokyo, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018. SoftBank Group Corp.'s Japanese mobile subsidiary suffered a bitter debut on the Tokyo market, slumping 15 percent. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
December 19, 2018 - 4:29 am
TOKYO (AP) — SoftBank Group Corp.'s Japanese mobile subsidiary suffered a bitter debut Wednesday on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, slumping 15 percent, hurt by a recent service outage and concerns about the use of parts from Chinese telecom giant Huawei. Shares fetched an opening price of 1,463 yen ($13...
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A car is pulled over the barrier after it went down the embankment due to patches of black ice on East Hudson Boulevard Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, in Gastonia, N.C. (Mike Hensdill/The Gaston Gazette via AP)
December 11, 2018 - 11:41 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Seesawing temperatures across several southern states were gradually melting snow from a wintry storm, but also "transforming slushy roads into treacherous ice," one governor warned Tuesday. Scores of schools in Virginia and North Carolina were closed for a second day, and tens...
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Pigs wander the shoulder of Interstate 40 near the state line with Tennessee in Haywood County, North Carolina, after a crash on Monday Dec. 10, 2018. The crash caused delays while local farmers helped authorities corral the pigs. (North Carolina Department of Transportation via AP)
December 10, 2018 - 7:59 pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Snowed-in Southerners made the best of a day without work or school Monday while officials warned that roads remained treacherous even as the worst of a wintry storm departed. Snow, sleet and freezing rain tapered off across states from Georgia to West Virginia that were...
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A snow plow moves on a snowy Durham, N.C., street after several inches fell on Sunday Dec. 9, 2018. A storm spreading snow, sleet and freezing rain across a wide swath of the South has millions of people in its path, raising the threat of immobilizing snowfalls, icy roads and possible power outages. (AP Photo/Jonathan Drew)
December 09, 2018 - 5:57 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on severe winter storm hitting parts of the U.S. Southeast (all times local): 5:55 p.m. Divers in North Carolina have been searching for a missing driver whose tractor-trailer crashed through a guardrail and into a river during a massive winter storm. WRAL-TV...
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Steven Tirpak cleans debris from the remains of his two-story home in Taylorville, Ill., Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018. Tirpak and his infant were not home when the storm struck. The National Weather Service says multiple tornadoes touched down in central Illinois, damaging dozens of structures and injuring multiple people. (Ted Schurter/The State Journal-Register via AP)
December 02, 2018 - 6:49 pm
Residents in central Illinois on Sunday assessed the damage after rare December tornadoes, including one the day before that was a half-mile-wide, ripped roofs off homes in Taylorville, downed power lines and injured at least 20 people. The severe weather in Illinois was part of a line of...
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Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams finishes addressing supporters during an election night watch party, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Atlanta. Abrams expects a runoff with Republican opponent Brian Kemp. (AP Photo/John Amis)
November 07, 2018 - 8:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Election Day (all times local): 1:54 a.m. Democrat Stacey Abrams says votes remain to be counted in the tight Georgia governor's race and vows to wait for them all. Abrams told supporters at her election night party that they would "have a chance to do a do-over" in...
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Cedric Watson, left, and Jadarrius Hunt strip branches from an oak tree that fell along side Watson's aunt's Natchez, Miss., house following a strong storm or possible tornado that hit the city early Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. The men decided rather than wait for a neighbor to bring a chain saw to help cut the 100-year oak, they would begin by hauling off the branches they could. Strong storms and several possible tornadoes hit throughout Mississippi, toppling trees, damaging roofs and leaving much debris to be cleared. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
November 01, 2018 - 7:23 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — At least two people were dead after powerful storms blew through the Gulf Coast region Thursday, jangling the nerves of people whose lives were ripped apart by Hurricane Michael less than a month ago. At least 12 tornadoes had been confirmed by Thursday night in Louisiana,...
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In this Oct. 23, 2018 photo, Ronald Lauricella cradles a kitten in his front yard in Bay County, Fla.,. The rural Bay County resident says some on the outskirts of the cities aren't getting needed services like electricity as fast as the populated areas. (AP Photo/Tamara Lush)
October 26, 2018 - 1:15 am
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — More than two weeks after the powerful eyewall of Hurricane Michael passed over Bay County, Mark Ward wonders when the power will work again. And the sewer. And the water. "We've been living out of coolers. We've been grilling out." He points to a red cooler and two grills...
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In this photo provided by Glen Hunter, damage from Super Typhoon Yutu is shown outside Hunter's home in Saipan, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Thursday Oct. 25, 2018. As the powerful storm crossed over the island the walls shook in Hunter's concrete home, a tin roof over the garage blew away and howling winds terrified his cats. Maximum sustained winds of 180 mph (290 kph) were recorded around the eye of the storm, which passed over Tinian and Saipan early Thursday local time, the National Weather Service said. (Glen Hunter via AP)
October 25, 2018 - 10:06 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Residents of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands braced Thursday for months without electricity or running water the islands slammed with the strongest storm to hit any part of the U.S. this year. Even after Super Typhoon Yutu had moved away from the U.S. territory in...
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