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Trump slams California wildfire steps, threatens funding halt

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday rekindled his criticism of California’s wildfire prevention steps and threatened to withhold billions of...

Devastated Mexico Beach will be back, but different: mayor

MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - Mexico Beach, the seafront Florida resort town shattered by Hurricane Michael, will be rebuilt “100 percent”, its mayor...

Volunteer search teams born of prior disasters reactivated in Florida

(Reuters) - Volunteer search-and-rescue networks formed during previous flood disasters in Texas and Louisiana sprang into action in Florida this week following Hurricane...

Limo company operator in New York crash charged with homicide

COBLESKILL, N.Y. (Reuters) - The operator of a limousine company that owned the vehicle involved in a crash that killed 20 people in...

Limo in deadly New York crash failed inspection: Governor

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The limousine involved in an upstate New York crash that killed 20 people over the weekend failed inspection last...

Probe of FEMA chief referred to prosecutors: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal probe into whether the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Brock Long, improperly used his government car...

Flood waters rise as Florence pummels Carolinas; at least eight dead

WILSON, N.C. (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Florence dumped “epic” amounts of rain on North and South Carolina as it trudged inland on Saturday,...

Boston suburbs gas pipeline accident biggest since 2010

ANDOVER, Mass. (Reuters) - Some 8,000 people in Boston’s suburbs had little hope of returning home soon as investigators scrambled on Friday to...

For families of some 9/11 victims, new DNA tools reopen old...

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A breakthrough in DNA analysis is helping identify more victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks in New York,...

Plains All American Pipeline convicted in 2015 California oil spill

(Reuters) - A California jury on Friday found the Houston-based Plains All American Pipeline company guilty on criminal charges of fouling state waters...

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