The 'Violent Weather News' Category

Secessionists call for independence of Kenya coast

MOMBASA, Kenya (AP) – A series of violent attacks on the Kenyan coast blamed on a separatist movement called the Mombasa Republican Council highlights a growing feeling on Kenya’s sandy shores that the country’s rulers have long …

 

 

 

 

Climate Change: Clear and Present Danger

This week, my brother, his wife and young baby were trapped without electricity in their Hoboken apartment. My sister is still in the dark in Allentown. Hurricane Sandy brought destruction and chaos to our shores and our …

 

 

 

 

KATV – Breaking News, Weather and Razorback SportsSoldier, accomplice …

By JUAN CARLOS LLORCAAssociated Press EL PASO, Texas (AP) – A U.S. soldier was convicted Thursday in a murder-for-hire scheme in which prosecutors say he agreed to help kill a man for undercover agents posing as members of …

 

 

 

 

WDAM.COM – TV 7 – News, Weather and SportsTests find bacteria in products of … – WDAM

By JAY LINDSAYAssociated Press FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) – Federal regulators said Thursday that they’ve found contamination in more drugs made by a pharmacy tied to a deadly meningitis outbreak. …

 

 

 

 

Lonmin PLC may restructure after violent strike

By CARLEY PETESCHAssociated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) – Lonmin Platinum said it must restructure its operations after violent strikes that caused the deaths of more than 40 people and reduced the company’s output. …

 

 

 

 

Climate change to stoke more violent storms, NY’s Cuomo says

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Wareham slammed by possible microburst

By Melissa M. Werthmann, Globe Correspondent The National Weather Service is dispatching a survey team to Wareham to investigate reports of a possible microburst that slammed parts of the town with violent winds and heavy thunderstorms Tuesday night. “We’re sending a crew down now and then we’ll know more,� said Bill Simpson, meteorologist with the [...]

 

 

 

 

Asia Grain Outlook: Prices to Rise as Severe Weather Hits US, Argentina

SINGAPORE–Asian grain prices are expected to rise in coming days, reflecting fresh buying interest in the cash market, possible crop damage from megastorm Sandy in the U.S. and concern about heavy rain that has delayed planting in Argentina. Buyers in Japan, China and South Korea this week have booked more …

 

 

 

 

KEYC – Mankato News, Weather, Sports -56 dead in renewed ethnic violence in …

KYAUKTAW, Myanmar (AP) – At least 56 people have been killed and 1,900 homes destroyed in renewed ethnic violence in western Myanmar as the government warned perpetrators and the international community appealed for calm. …