Emergency management

People pose for photographs in front of a frozen water fountain at Bryant Park, Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, in New York. A large swath of northern New York is encased in ice and snow after days of lake-effect storms followed by an arctic cold front sending temperatures well below zero. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
December 29, 2017 - 12:20 am
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Latest on the bitter cold sweeping much of the country (all times local): 8:10 p.m. North Carolina's governor has signed an emergency declaration to allow heating fuel to be more easily distributed during a bitter cold snap gripping the U.S. Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's...
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December 07, 2017 - 6:53 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A judge on Thursday denied an emergency request for relief funds by three Texas churches damaged during Hurricane Harvey that are suing the federal government over how it offers disaster aid to houses of worship. The churches are suing the Federal Emergency Management Agency over a...
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December 05, 2017 - 1:49 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas had spent nearly $1.7 billion on Hurricane Harvey recovery through the end of October, with more than three-quarters of that coming from federal funds. The nonpartisan Legislative Budget Board told a state Senate committee on Tuesday that federal funding accounted for...
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Pope Francis gestures as he visits the National Martyrs' Memorial of Bangladesh in Savar, outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. Pope Francis arrived in Bangladesh Thursday for the second leg of his six-day trip to Asia. (AP Photo/A. M. Ahad)
November 30, 2017 - 10:09 am
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Pope Francis demanded Thursday that the international community take "decisive measures" to resolve the causes of the mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar, breaking his recent silence over what the United Nations has declared to be a textbook case of "ethnic...
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Pope Francis shakes hands with President Abdul Hamid upon his arrival at the presidential palace in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
November 30, 2017 - 7:25 am
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Myanmar and Bangladesh (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Pope Francis is demanding that the international community take "decisive measures" to resolve the causes of the mass exodus of Rohingya Muslim refugees from Myanmar, breaking his...
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November 17, 2017 - 8:45 am
NFL-SCHEDULE Roethlisberger throws 4 TDs, Steelers drill Titans 40-17 PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger threw for 299 yards and four touchdowns, three to Antonio Brown, and the Pittsburgh Steelers pulled away from the Tennessee Titans in a 40-17 victory on Thursday night. Running the no-huddle...
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Workers try to remove a flipped over car at the entrance of a house in the town of Mandra western Athens, on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. A major flash flood on Wednesday left at least 16 people dead, turned streets into torrents of mud and debris that swept away cars, collapsed walls and submerged parts of a major highway.(AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
November 16, 2017 - 6:29 pm
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Ottawa Senators Johnny Oduya celebrates after scoring in the third period, during the NHL Global Series hockey game between Ottawa Senators and Colorado Avalanche at Ericsson Globe arena in Stockholm, Sweden, Saturday Nov. 11, 2017. (Jessica Gow / TT via AP)
November 11, 2017 - 5:44 pm
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Mike Hoffman and the Ottawa Senators made the most of their short stay in Sweden. Hoffman scored two goals to help the Senators beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Saturday for a sweep of their two regular-season games in the Swedish capital. Mark Stone and Johnny Oduya also scored...
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November 05, 2017 - 6:02 pm
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina coach Roy Williams wanted to raise money to help his home state rebuild from a hurricane. He also welcomed the chance to give his defending national champions a taste of Division I competition with the regular season starting later this week. So he invited a...
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A car leaves a trail of light as it passes under power lines weighed down by toppled trees in Freeport, Maine, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. Utility crews scrambled to restore power throughout New England on Tuesday, one day after a severe storm packing hurricane-force wind gusts and torrential rain. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
November 01, 2017 - 8:12 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Drought conditions, recent rainfall and an unusual storm path in Maine may have contributed to the large numbers of trees that toppled during a storm that walloped the Northeast this week, officials said. The storm cut power to nearly 1.5 million homes and businesses in the...
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