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A work truck drives on Hwy 24 as the wind from Hurricane Florence blows palm trees in Swansboro N.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom Copeland)
September 13, 2018 - 10:20 pm
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Florence (all times local): 10:15 p.m. A North Carolina TV news station has evacuated its building due to rising waters from Hurricane Florence. New Bern's WCTI-TV NewsChannel 12 posted on Facebook on Thursday night that employees had to abandon the...
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Firefighters battle a house fire, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, on Herrick Road in North Andover, Mass., one of multiple emergency crews responding to a series of gas explosions and fires triggered by a problem with a gas line that feeds homes in several communities north of Boston. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)
September 13, 2018 - 9:57 pm
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — A series of gas explosions one official described as "Armageddon" left at least six people injured and ignited fires in at least 39 homes in three communities north of Boston on Thursday, forcing entire neighborhoods to evacuate as crews scrambled to fight the flames and turn...
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From left, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo and Mayor of Copenhagen Frank Jensen talk during a news conference at the Global Action Climate Summit Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in San Francisco. The mayor of Paris and other top officials who were instrumental in securing the 2015 U.N. climate accord open the California summit by talking about the importance of continuing the path to clean energy, despite President Donald Trump's withdrawal of the United States from the pact. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
September 13, 2018 - 6:41 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Thousands of mayors, climate activists and business leaders from around the world descended Thursday on San Francisco to cheer on efforts to reduce global warming, even after U.S. President Donald J. Trump signaled his disdain for the issue. The Global Climate Action Summit,...
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Fishermen launch a boat as they attempt to recover their haul-seine fishing net, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in Virginia Beach, Va., as Hurricane Florence moves towards the eastern shore. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
September 13, 2018 - 5:57 pm
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Florence (all times local): 5:30 p.m. South Carolina's most popular tourist destination is like a ghost town. North Myrtle Beach was nearly empty Thursday as the first bands of heavy rain from Hurricane Florence approached. A few locals briefly...
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From left, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo and Mayor of Copenhagen Frank Jensen talk during a news conference at the Global Action Climate Summit Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in San Francisco. The mayor of Paris and other top officials who were instrumental in securing the 2015 U.N. climate accord open the California summit by talking about the importance of continuing the path to clean energy, despite President Donald Trump's withdrawal of the United States from the pact. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
September 13, 2018 - 5:03 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Thousands of mayors, climate activists and business leaders from around the world descended Thursday on San Francisco to cheer on efforts to reduce global warming, even after U.S. President Donald J. Trump signaled his disdain for the issue. The Global Climate Action Summit,...
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Fishermen launch a boat as they attempt to recover their haul-seine fishing net, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in Virginia Beach, Va., as Hurricane Florence moves towards the eastern shore. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
September 13, 2018 - 3:35 pm
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Florence (all times local): 3:15 p.m. South Carolina officials say more than 400,000 people have evacuated the state's coast and more than 4,000 people have taken refuge in shelters as Hurricane Florence approaches. State Transportation Department...
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Ocean water breeches to the dunes in Avon, N.C., as the first effects of Hurricane Florence reach Hatteras Island on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. (Steve Earley/The Virginian-Pilot via AP)
September 13, 2018 - 1:32 pm
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Florence (all times local): ___ 1:15 p.m. An emergency management official in one of the most populated areas of coastal North Carolina says winds from the storm have already arrived and other impacts won't be far behind. New Hanover County...
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Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak, right, welcomes U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry for the talks in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
September 13, 2018 - 12:52 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The United States could impose sanctions on a new Russia-Germany gas pipeline, U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Thursday during a visit to Moscow. Asked whether sanctions on the undersea Nord Stream 2 pipeline are possible and if further energy-related sanctions are planned,...
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Bob Bowman, from Virginia Beach, Va., gets some air as he kiteboards, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in Virginia Beach, Va., as Hurricane Florence moves towards the eastern shore. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
September 13, 2018 - 11:42 am
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Florence (all times local): 11:30 a.m. All commercial flights have been canceled at the Myrtle Beach International Airport as Hurricane Florence approaches the South Carolina coast. Airport spokesman Kirk Lovell said in an email that one flight left...
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This enhanced satellite image made available by NOAA shows Hurricane Florence off the eastern coast of the United States on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018 at 5:52 p.m. EDT. (NOAA via AP)
September 13, 2018 - 10:56 am
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Florence (all times local): 10:45 a.m. Duke Energy Corp. is shutting down a coastal North Carolina nuclear power plant ahead of Hurricane Florence. The electricity provider says it began powering down one reactor early Thursday and would start...
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