Boating

No strangers to displacement, Vietnamese recover from Harvey

Sep 9, 2017

Vietnamese people whose roots in America stem from fleeing in panic and desperation are among the tens of thousands of people whose homes were destroyed or damaged by Harvey

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We planned to ride out Harvey, until the floodwaters came

Aug 29, 2017

Ramit Plushnick-Masti and her family intended to ride out Hurricane Harvey in their Houston home. Their plan changed when the floodwaters rose over the weekend.

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A Houston family endured Harvey until the house was swamped

Aug 28, 2017

Ramit Plushnick-Masti and her family intended to ride out Hurricane Harvey in their Houston home. Their plan changed when the floodwaters rose over the weekend.

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Spain rescues 600 migrants in Mediterranean in 24 hours

Aug 17, 2017

Spain's maritime rescue service says it has rescued some 600 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea from Morocco in the past 24 hours, making it one of its busiest days so far this year

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The Latest: Flotilla departs to counter anti-migrant boat

Jul 29, 2017

Activists are organizing a flotilla to counter an anti-immigrant group's plans to bring a ship to Sicily with the intention of blocking patrols rescuing migrants at sea

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Recreational Canoeing And Kayaking

Spain rescues 600 migrants in Mediterranean in 24 hours

Aug 17, 2017

Spain's maritime rescue service says it has rescued some 600 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea from Morocco in the past 24 hours, making it one of its busiest days so far this year

The Latest: Flotilla departs to counter anti-migrant boat

Jul 29, 2017

Activists are organizing a flotilla to counter an anti-immigrant group's plans to bring a ship to Sicily with the intention of blocking patrols rescuing migrants at sea

Officials: Family stranded 2 days on Utah river is rescued

Apr 3, 2017

Authorities say a family of four has been safely rescued from the banks of a southern Utah river two days after their boats capsized after hitting high water and boulders

Travel

The Latest: Firefighter working huge California fire dies

Dec 15, 2017

Authorities have identified a firefighter killed while battling a blaze that's destroyed hundreds of homes northwest of Los Angeles

4 children killed in bus-train collision in southern France

Dec 14, 2017

The French interior ministry says a regional train hit a school bus on a crossing in southern France, killing four children and critically injuring 11 other people on the bus

Firefighter fatality reported at huge California wildfire

Dec 14, 2017

A firefighter has died while working the colossal wildfire burning in coastal mountains northwest of Los Angeles but the circumstances have not been released

Lifestyle

The Latest: Firefighter working huge California fire dies

Dec 15, 2017

Authorities have identified a firefighter killed while battling a blaze that's destroyed hundreds of homes northwest of Los Angeles

Oldest polar bear in US celebrates 37th birthday

Dec 14, 2017

The Philadelphia Zoo threw a birthday party for 37-year-old Coldilocks, the oldest polar bear in the United States

4 children killed in bus-train collision in southern France

Dec 14, 2017

The French interior ministry says a regional train hit a school bus on a crossing in southern France, killing four children and critically injuring 11 other people on the bus

Weather, 20 December
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Humidity: 87%

Wind: W - 20 KPH

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Humidity: 87%

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Humidity: 100%

Wind: SE - 25 KPH