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State Of Emergency In Georgia: Winter Storm Stranded Thousands

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal declared a state of emergency as a winter storm coats the region with snow and ice. Thousands of people were stranded Wednesday β€” some of them sitting 18 hours or more on highways brought to a standstill across Atlanta β€” one day after a rare winter storm swept across an unprepared…

4 dead, 18 injured in separate explosions in Nebraska, Oklahoma

Four people were killed, 18 injured in two separate explosions at industrial plants in Nebraska and Oklahoma on Monday, authorities said. Two people died and 17 were injured when animal feed plant collapsed and burst into flames in Omaha Nebraska at around 10 a.m. Six hours later, two more people died and a third was…

23 Boy Scouts Hospitalized After Lightning Strike

23 Boy Scouts were hospitalized after a lightning strike in New Hampshire on Monday night, a fire chief said. Chief David Parenti, of Belmont Fire Station, said the Scouts, aged from 12 to 16, were at the Griswold Scout Reservation in Belmont when the incident happened. NBC News

Multiple Tornadoes In Oklahoma Leave 5 Dead

Multiple tornadoes in the Oklahoma City area killed at least 5 people and left around 98 others injured on Friday night. A mother and her baby are among the dead. The latest outbreak of tornadoes in the area last night hit just 11 days after a tornado slammed the suburb of Moore, Okla., leaving 24…

6 US Marines Dead In Explosion At Nevada Facility

6 US Marines Dead In Explosion At Nevada Facility Six US Marines are dead and eight are injured after a Monday night live fire exercise at a US Army Depot in Hawthorne, Nevada. Officials say a 60-mm. mortar exploded as the Marines were preparing to fire it. The depot is used as a storage facility…

Armed Men Steal $50 Million Worth Of Diamonds

Eight armed and masked men made a hole in a security fence at Brussels’ international airport, drove onto the tarmac and snatched millions of dollars’ worth of diamonds from the hold of a Swiss-bound plane without firing a shot, authorities said Tuesday. AP