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Fierce storm causes deaths, damage and delays across Europe

By FRANK JORDANS and PAN PYLAS | February 10, 2020

BERLIN (AP) — A storm battered Europe with hurricane-force winds and heavy rains, killing at least seven people and causing severe travel disruptions as it moved eastward across the continent Monday and bore down on Germany.After striking Britain and...

Bad weather moves into Eastern states; 5 dead in South


LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Extreme wind gusts, blowing snow and widespread flooding made traveling treacherous on Friday as a storm system moved into the northeastern United States, leaving rising water and at least five deaths in its wake across the South.More...

Storms sweep over Southeast with rain, wind, floods; 4 dead

By JAY REEVES | February 6, 2020

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A powerful winter storm raked the Southeast on Thursday with high winds, rain and floods that killed at least four people and injured several more across a dozen states. Rescue crews repeatedly pulled people from cars that got...

Albania’s November quake caused $1.1 billion in damages

By LLAZAR SEMINI | February 5, 2020

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — A disaster report says the 6.3-magnitude earthquake that hit Albania in November caused $1.1 billion in damages as well as killing 51 people and leaving 17,000 others homeless.The assessment report presented Wednesday was prepared...

The Latest: Djokovic’s tribute to Kobe after Australian win

February 2, 2020

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on the Australian Open (all times local):1:15 a.m.Novak Djokovic had the Australian Open trophy in his hands for the eighth time, and his thoughts turned to Kobe Bryant.The Los Angeles Lakers great, his daughter,...

Wildfire creates state of emergency in Australian capital

By ROD McGUIRK | January 31, 2020

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian capital region declared a state of emergency on Friday because of an out-of-control forest fire burning erratically to its south.It's the first fire emergency for the Australian Capital Territory area since...

Junior business major Joe Moczydlowski, a member of Phi Kappa Theta, explains the fraternitys new security system Thursday night at their house 910 W. Hillcrest Drive.

Greek Row sees vandalism

By David Matz and Alex Fiore | October 14, 2010

Imagine a Saturday night in DeKalb at home with a couple of friends hanging out and listening to some loud music. Now, imagine that a large group of angry strangers start throwing bottles at the house, breaking windows and attempting to force entry through...