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180+ Dead as Flooded Yangtze River Affects 27 Provinces and 38 Million People; Wuhan City Flooding in Hubei Province Expected to Affect COVID-19 Origin Investigation

241 Record rains and flooding across 27 provinces in mainland China have left 140 people dead or missing (ABC News Australia’s Yvonne Yong reports). There are reports of 140 to 180 people killed during flooding […]

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Gov. Pritzker Activates Illinois National Guard from 182nd Airlift Wing in Peoria, and Other Army and Air National Guard to Assist with Logistical Support and Medical Staffing

916 Illinois Governor JB Pritzker on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 activated about 60 Illinois National Guard service members from the Air and Army National Guard to assist first responders and medical providers with the Coronavirus […]

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Ukrainian International Airlines Boeing 737 Crashes After Take-off from Imam Khomeini International Airport, Tehran

243 A Ukrainian International Airlines Boeing 737-800 passenger plane with 180 aboard crashed just southwest of Tehran after take-off from Imam Khomeini International Airport, Tehran, according to Iranian news agencies. According to Flight Radar 24 […]

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Help Needed in Australia to Provide Funding for Australia Bushfire Victims and Animal Rescue and Veterinary Treatment

256 There are devastating Australian bushfires that have been burning since September 2019 and may continue to burn at least until March 2020. The 2019-2020 fire season is considered one of the worst in Australia’s […]

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Fire in Paradise Documentary: Delayed Awareness, Failed Use of Reverse 9-1-1 “CodeRED” and Death, Disaster and Town Destroyed in 4 Hours

287 A year after the devastating Camp Fire, PBS FRONTLINE examines who is to blame for the response results of the Camp Fire, also known as the Paradise Fire (Premiered Oct 29, 2019). About 7.5 […]

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Destructive Tornado in Dallas, Texas Sunday Night — Near Southern Methodist University North of Downtown Dallas

895 Dallas police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 9:30 p.m. CT Sunday to multiple reports of injuries and severe damage to homes and commercial buildings after at least one tornado hit north of downtown Dallas. The […]

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World War II B-17 Bomber Nine-O-Nine, Frequent Visitor to Chicago Executive Airport, Crashes at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Connecticut

1,134 Collings Foundation B-17 Flying Fortress Nine-O-Nine at Chicago Executive Airport July 2008. A B-17 Flying Fortress with the markings of “Nine-O-Nine,” a vintage World War II bomber, crashed during an emergency landing at Bradley […]

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Steve Harrigan Fox News: ‘Bodies Everywhere; People Don’t Know Where Their House Was’: Harrowing Account of Bahamas After Hurricane Dorian

157 Dead bodies are visible in the rubble days after Hurricane Dorian swept ashore as a Category 5 storm, reports Steve Harrigan. Officials in Bahamas say the final death count could be staggering. At least […]