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Unseasonal rainstorm kills at least 42 in eastern India
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PATNA, India (AP) -- An unseasonal storm with heavy rain and hail killed at least 42 people, injured more than a hundred and caused heavy damage to the winter wheat crop in eastern India, officials said Wednesday....

Fierce storm lashes southeast Australia; 3 feared dead
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SYDNEY (AP) -- A fierce storm lashing southeast Australia destroyed homes, stranded dozens of people in swirling floodwaters and may have led to three deaths, officials said Tuesday....

2 in serious condition after Colorado bus crash
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DENVER (AP) -- Two people injured when a tour bus carrying Brooklyn-based performer Twin Shadow crashed into a tractor-trailer in Colorado remain in serious condition....

Environmentalists re-establishing Barnegat Bay oyster colony
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BERKELEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) -- A century ago, oysters were so plentiful in New Jersey's Barnegat Bay that visitors would clamber off trains, wade into the water and pluck handfuls to roast for dinner....

Thunderstorms cause power outages, flight delays in Texas
HOUSTON (AP) -- Storms packing winds approaching 90 mph are sweeping across parts of Texas and Oklahoma, causing widespread power outages in the Dallas area - including at a professional soccer game....

Fish found in suspected tsunami debris boat quarantined
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The wreckage of a fishing boat that appears to be debris from the 2011 Japanese tsunami was carrying some unexpected passengers - fish from Japanese waters - when it was spotted off the Oregon coast....

UN weather agency scratches 'Isis' from storm name list
BERLIN (AP) -- The United Nations' weather agency has removed "Isis" from a list of future Pacific hurricane names, deeming it inappropriate given that the extremist Islamic State group has used ISIS as an acronym....

Music Review: Halestorm delivers tight, yet very basic rock
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Halestorm, "Into the Wild Life" (Atlantic)...

Study: More people could survive tsunami if they walk faster
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GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) -- About 5,500 more people could survive a major tsunami hitting the Pacific Northwest if they just walk a little faster to higher ground after roads are knocked out, a new study shows....

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