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Tornado rips through southern Mississippi, leaving 19 dead

Tornado rips through southern Mississippi, leaving 19 dead

A powerful weather system swept up the U.S. East Coast on Monday with pounding rain and high winds, potentially snarling travel for millions after tornados killed at least 19 people in Georgia and Mississippi over the weekend. Emergency management officials warned New York City residents to brace for winds of up to 70 mph (112 […]

January 23, 2017 | By | Reply More
Missing Libyan aircraft spark fears of 9/11-style attack in North Africa

Missing Libyan aircraft spark fears of 9/11-style attack in North Africa

Sep 03, – U.S. officials Tuesday expressed fears that Islamist militants who allegedly stole 11 jetliners in Libya last month could carry out a 9/11-style attack in North Africa days before the 13th anniversary of the terror attack on the United States. “We found out on Sept. 11 what can happen with hijacked planes,” he […]

September 3, 2014 | By | Reply More
Pastor who performed gay wedding to learn fate

Pastor who performed gay wedding to learn fate

Nov 19, – A United Methodist minister convicted under church law of performing his son’s same-sex wedding ceremony could learn if he’ll be defrocked. A jury of his pastoral peers convicted the Rev. Frank Schaefer Monday of breaking his vows by officiating the 2007 ceremony in Massachusetts after a trial that has rekindled debate over […]

November 19, 2013 | By | Reply More
Steady Rise in Thyroid Cancer Not Explained by Better Screening, Study Says

Steady Rise in Thyroid Cancer Not Explained by Better Screening, Study Says

Oct 11, – Better detection alone doesn’t explain the dramatic increase in thyroid cancer cases seen in the United States over the past three decades, a new study says. Researchers who looked at records for more than 200 patients were unable to show that advances in screening are behind the jump in thyroid cancer cases […]

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