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Ex-presidents' hurricane concert raises additional $2.6M

A concert attended by the five living former presidents to benefit victims of hurricanes has raised about $ 2.6 million in addition to $ 31 million collected before it took place. The “Deep from the Heart” concert Saturday at Texas ...

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Hurricane Ophelia turns the London sky orange

[unable to retrieve full-text content]The storm brought dust from the Sahara, making the London sky an eerie Orange. The rare occurrence was seen in the west of England and Wales before spreading to other areas. News Rss

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Hurricane Nate makes landfall on Gulf Coast as Category 1 storm

Hurricane Nate made landfall near the mouth of the Mississippi River on the southeastern Louisiana coast Saturday night. The Category 1 storm packing 85 mph winds weakened slightly as it roared onshore on a path that was likely to spare ...

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Beyoncé releases new song for hurricane, earthquake relief

Beyoncé announced the release of a new song to help raise money for Puerto Rico, Mexico and other Caribbean islands devastated by natural disasters in recent weeks. The pop diva lent her vocals to a new remix of J Balvin ...

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Failed dam in Puerto Rico triggers floods in hurricane aftermath

Puerto Rico was plunged into a new crisis Friday after a dam failed, triggering flash floods in a western swath of the island already ravaged by Hurricane Maria. The breach at the Guajataca Dam, located about 68 miles west of ...

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‘Despacito’ neighborhood La Perla destroyed by Hurricane Maria

The San Juan neighborhood made famous by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito” music video has been destroyed after Hurricane Maria swept through Puerto Rico. La Perla, known for its brightly colored beachside homes, was decimated after the Category 4 ...

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Beyoncé and JAY-Z teaming up for hurricane relief concert in N.Y.

Beyoncé’s first concert after childbirth could be for a worthy cause. The singer, who welcomed twins in June, and her rapper husband JAY-Z are teaming up next month for a benefit show in New York to support of the victims ...

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Hurricane Maria strikes Puerto Rico after pummeling Caribbean

Hurricane Maria strikes Puerto Rico after pummeling Caribbean The Category 4 storm made landfall in Puerto Rico on Sept. 20, 2017, bringing 155 mph winds as it struck Yabucoa, located southeast in the U.S. territory. Maria had already made landfall ...

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Maria strengthens to Category 5 hurricane

Hurricane Maria rapidly intensified into a Category 5 storm, prompting warnings for many of the islands devastated by Irma, and making landfall in the Caribbean island of Dominica late Monday.  Maria, hurling 160 mph winds and heading west-northwest at 9 ...

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Why this year's hurricane season is not unusual

While it seems like the Caribbean has gotten on Mother Nature’s bad side, storm trackers said this year’s hurricane season is nothing out of the ordinary. Even as evacuation orders are being issued for parts of Puerto Rico in preparation ...

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