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Tropical storm floods villages, blows away thatched roofs and cuts power in Bangladesh and India

By JULHAS ALAM Associated Press DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Tropical storm Remal has flooded coastal villages, blown away thatched roofs and left hundreds of thousands of people without power in southern Bangladesh and eastern India. At least 10 people died in Bangladesh. Officials in Bangladesh say about 3.7 million people across the coast were affected

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Suspect identified in stabbings at a Massachusetts theater and a McDonald’s

BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say a Massachusetts man will be arraigned Tuesday on multiple charges including assault with the intent to murder after six people, including four girls at a movie theater, were stabbed in separate attacks. Twenty-six-year-old Jared Ravizza, of Chilmark, a town on Martha’s Vineyard, was arrested Saturday after a police pursuit.

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Chasing cheese wheels or lugging sacks of wool, UK competitors embrace quirky extreme races

By JILL LAWLESS Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Dairy-loving daredevils threw caution to the wind Monday for one of Britain’s most extreme annual events: Cheese rolling. Cheered by several thousand spectators, scores of reckless racers chased 7-pound (3 kilogram) wheels of Double Gloucester cheese down the near-vertical Cooper’s Hill, near Gloucester in southwest England. The

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7 Pakistani soldiers, 23 militants killed in separate shootouts during raids along the Afghan border

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan’s military says seven soldiers and 23 militants have been killed in three separate shootouts in the volatile northwest near Afghanistan, a former stronghold of the Pakistani Taliban. In a statement on Monday, the army said The first exchange of fire occurred overnight on the outskirts of Peshawar, the

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As Atlantic hurricane season begins, Florida community foundations prepare permanent disaster funds

By GABRIELA AOUN ANGUEIRA Associated Press As climate change makes storms more frequent and intense, Florida community foundations are looking for new ways to make sure they have resources on hand to support the public before, during and after a disaster. Some are establishing permanent disaster relief funds, the earnings of which can be used

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7 Pakistani soldiers, 23 militant killed in separate shootouts during raids along the Afghan border

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan’s military says seven soldiers and 23 militants have been killed in three separate shootouts in the volatile northwest near Afghanistan, a former stronghold of the Pakistani Taliban. In a statement on Monday, the army said The first exchange of fire occurred overnight on the outskirts of Peshawar, the

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