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Trump Gets Bird’s-Eye View of Devastated Florida Communities

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) – President Donald Trump got a bird’s-eye view Monday of Florida communities left in ruins by Hurricane Michael, including houses without roofs, a toppled water tower and 18-wheel trucks scattered in a parking lot during a nearly hour-long helicopter tour of portions of the Panhandle. Trump initially saw uprooted trees and houses with blue tarps covering ...

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‘Horrendous. Catastrophic’: Menacing Michael Leaves Florida Devastated, Heads for Carolinas

WASHINGTON – One of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit the United States has left a path of devastation across Florida, including at least two deaths.  Hurricane Michael was downgraded to a tropical storm early Thursday morning after smashing into the Sunshine State with 155 mile-an-hour winds, leaving a path of massive destruction as it shredded a path across the ...

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‘Unwanted and Devastated’: Sororities Reject Down Syndrome Student

A student with Down syndrome at George Mason University in Fairfax County, Virginia, didn’t get a callback from any sorority, prompting her sister to claim AnnCatherine Heigl was the victim of discrimination. The College Fix reports no sorority invited Heigl to join during recruitment. Heigl is a sophomore at George Mason and is a flyer for the school’s Division I ...

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Fans join search for ‘devastated’ Timmy Mallett’s missing bike

Image copyright Timmy Mallett Image caption Mallett with Prime Minister Theresa May at the start of his cycling trip Social media users are rallying round TV personality Timmy Mallett to help find his missing bike. The star recently celebrated completing a 2,500-mile charity ride across Europe in memory of his late brother Martin. Mallett, 62, was drinking with friends on ...

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Magaluf death: Parents ‘devastated’ by lack of UK support

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThomas Channon’s mother Ceri says she still feels like her son’s death was “a bad nightmare” The parents of a teenager who fell to his death in Magaluf have said they were “devastated” by the lack of support offered by UK authorities. Thomas Channon, 18, fell about 70ft (21m) over a knee-high ...

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‘Held Up By Prayers’: Church Devastated After 1 Killed, 5 Injured in Youth Van Head-On Crash

Members of New Season Christian Fellowship in Apache Junction, Arizona are mourning the loss of one of their own after a deadly crash. A wrong-way driver collided head-on with the church’s van carrying five girls and a youth leader. According to a Facebook post, the group was on their way back from camp. The wrong-way driver was an elderly man ...

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Oxford University devastated student helped by ‘lovely people’

Image copyright Anne-Marie Downes Image caption The Oxford University student’s finals are in six weeks A student has praised “lovely people” who helped after her notes were stolen six weeks before her final exams. A bag containing Anne-Marie Downes’ work and a laptop was stolen from a car parked in Durham. The Oxford University student believed the notes may have ...

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Disappearing clothing banks leave charities devastated

Image caption These rebranded recycling bins were removed after being placed on a supermarket car park without permission. Charities have lost hundreds of thousands of pounds after 750 clothing banks were taken from car parks, says the Textile Recycling Association. Recycling companies working with them say sometimes up to 20 a week have gone missing in the last year across ...

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