Disaster planning and response

May 20, 2018 - 12:55 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Zoltan Stieber, Darren Mattocks and Yamil Asad scored to help D.C. United beat the San Jose Earthquakes 3-1 on Saturday night. Stieber opened the scoring in the 15th minute, slipping behind the defense on Luciano Acosta's long ball and slotting it past goalkeeper Andrew...
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Cleveland Indians All-Star shortstop Francisco Lindor visits his former grammar school, Villa Marina Elementary School, to lead a special baseball clinic for approximately 250 students in Gurabo, Puerto Rico, Monday, April 16, 2018. Next Tuesday and Wednesday, the Cleveland Indians and the Minnesota Twins will meet in a two-game series at Hiram Bithorn Stadium in San Juan. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
April 16, 2018 - 12:47 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have donated $37,000 for hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico. In September, the team decided to donate a playoff share to relief efforts on the island, which was devastated by Hurricane Maria and where large areas remain without power. The...
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April 15, 2018 - 1:05 am
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Jahmir Hyka scored in the closing minutes to help the San Jose Earthquakes to a 2-2 draw with the Houston Dynamo on Saturday night. Hyka, in his first MLS action of the season, came on in the 67th minute and first-timed a feed from Quincy Amarikwa to make it 2-2 in the 85th...
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April 10, 2018 - 11:02 am
NBA-PLAYOFF PICTURE Only one spot left UNDATED (AP) — There's only one spot left in the NBA playoffs, and it'll go to either Minnesota or Denver. New Orleans, San Antonio and Oklahoma City all clinched playoff berths by winning on Monday night. The Spurs did so for the 21st consecutive year, tying...
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April 10, 2018 - 7:16 am
TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Olympic organizers say the torch relay for the 2020 Games will help showcase Japan's recovery from the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Upon its arrival in Japan, the Olympic flame will be put on display at various locations in the Tohoku region to help underscore Japan's recovery...
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April 07, 2018 - 1:33 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Emergency officials in Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas are bracing for two types of disasters as spring gets into full swing: The start of what's historically the most active time of year for tornadoes plus wildfire threats brought on by severe drought. April, May and June are the...
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March 31, 2018 - 10:42 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Maximiliano Moralez had a goal and an assist and New York City FC beat the San Jose Earthquakes 2-1 on Saturday night. Ismael Tajouri dribbled it to the right side of the penalty box from about 40 yards out and fed it to Maximiliano Moralez who, with the help of a deflection...
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March 17, 2018 - 10:55 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Graham Zusi scored for the first time since the 2016 season to help Sporting Kansas City beat the San Jose Earthquakes 3-2 on Saturday night. Zusi, a 31-year-old defender, hadn't scored since a goal against San Jose on Oct. 23, 2016 in the regular-season finale. Zusi took a...
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Colorado Avalanche goaltender Semyon Varlamov, left, of Russia, blocks a shot by St. Louis Blues' Vladimir Tarasenko, of Russia, as he is defended by Duncan Siemens during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, March 15, 2018, in St. Louis. The Avalanche won 4-1. (AP Photo/Billy Hurst)
March 15, 2018 - 11:59 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon thought back to the Colorado Avalanche's struggles last season and couldn't help but chuckle. "We were out of the (playoff chase) with 30 games left," he said. Thanks in part to MacKinnon, it's a much different story this season. MacKinnon had two goals and an...
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FILE - This is a Sept. 23, 2017, file photo showing Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa wears a message on his cap for those affected by the Hurricane in Puerto Rico during the second inning of a baseball game. Correa skipped the Astros’ visit to the White House, Monday, March 12, 2018, to help arrange for more relief supplies for shipment to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, where he grew up. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
March 13, 2018 - 2:59 pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Carlos Correa skipped the Houston Astros' visit to the White House to help arrange for more relief supplies for shipment to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, where he grew up. Correa and closer Ken Giles did not attend Monday's ceremony in Washington, D.C., that honored...
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