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Tent blows off mooring during storm and kills 1 near Chicago
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WOOD DALE, Ill. (AP) -- One person was killed and 20 injured on Sunday when a tent where people had sought shelter during a brief storm blew off its moorings and collapsed on some of the crowd at a festival in a Chicago suburb....

Monsoon rains kill more than 100 people in India
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NEW DELHI (AP) -- Heavy monsoon rains have killed more than 100 people in India in the past week and forced tens of thousands of people to take shelter in state-run relief camps, India's Home Ministry said Sunday....

Rome-Milan train service back after storm pummels Florence
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ROME (AP) -- The Italian state railways says service is back to normal on a key Rome-Florence line after a roof, ripped off by a whirlwind, toppled a power pylon....

Guillermo racing in Pacific, remains far from Hawaii
MIAMI (AP) -- Hurricane Guillermo continues to race west-northwest but remains far away from Hawaii deep in the Pacific....

Iraqis take mandatory day off as heat wave smothers Mideast
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BAGHDAD (AP) -- It's a 15-minute walk through a lush palm grove from Baghdad's al-Takia refugee camp to the nearest well, but as temperatures hovered around 52 degrees Celsius (126 F) on Thursday, Zakiyah Abdullah, who is eight months pregnant, said it felt like an eternity....

Severe heat wave hits the Balkans
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SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) -- Authorities in the Balkan countries say people have been collapsing on the streets amid a heat wave that have seen temperatures in the region reach 40 Celsius (104 Fahrenheit)....

Heavy storms in Poland kill 1 person, damage 800 homes
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- People in Poland are cleaning up after massive storms that killed one person, injured 17, left thousands without electricity and damaged about 800 homes....

California freeway bridge collapses, blocking Ariz. traffic
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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- An elevated section of Interstate 10 collapsed Sunday amid heavy rains in the California desert, injuring one driver, stranding many others, and halting travel for thousands by cutting off both directions of a main corridor between Southern California and Arizona....

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