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A week after Japan floods, breakdowns in preparation clear

TOKYO -- The deadly flooding in western Japan has exposed deep problems with the nation's warnings-based disaster prevention system, exposing it as a poor substitute for physical flood control measure... read more

Fighting time, high waters, divers prepare to rescue second group of Thai boys from cave

“After 16 days ... were found more than a week later by a pair of British volunteer divers who were part of a rescue mission that has drawn divers and experts from around the world — including U.S. mi... read more

5 New Reasons China And Japan May Go To War Over Disputed Islands

Less than a week after ... Japan already running through mainland China. China's General Staff Headquarters, which oversees the People's Liberation Army of around 2.5 million active and reserve troops ... read more

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More Rain Falls on Flood-Soaked Montana Towns

More rain began falling Sunday on soaked Montana communities after more than a week of floods ... to also prepare for flooding. A break in rainy weather at the start of the long holiday weekend allowe... read more


People in river communities preparing for possible flooding this weekend

“We flooded, there’s a flood line inside. It was about 3 feet when we got in the next afternoon,” said Young. Phillips and his buddies are going to steer clear of the water ... Baldwin County Jail aft... read more

Honda faces the real cost of Brexit in a former Spitfire plant

This is the Japanese carmaker’s breathing space, and after a hard ... earthquakes in Japan and floods in Thailand. Adverse swings in currency markets have walloped profit margins. But these are nothin... read more

Death toll rises as hope for Japan flood survivors fades

The toll in deadly rainfall that has devastated parts of Japan with flooding ... But four days after the worst of the rains began, hope was starting to fade that the search would find new survivors. " ... read more

University of Montana PhD recipient helps break ground in Antarctic ecosystem research

Steven Lane remembers perching at the edge of the ice and staring at the beauty of marine life in the clear ... nearly one a week, including 15 in a dry suit. By the middle of September 2014, he got c... read more

Super Typhoon Neoguri Recap: Flooding, Mudslides in Okinawa, Japan

An evacuation advisory was issued for than 670 homes after ... The previous week, according to the Japan Times, parts of Nagasaki recorded the heaviest rainfall in 50 years, with over six inches of ra... read more

Navy sailors made tough call to seal flooding ship compartments, unclear if survivors were inside

By Sunday, the toll of the accident became clear ... this week. "They had to fight this ship to keep it above the surface. It was traumatic." Sixteen hours after the accident, the Fitzgerald limped ba... read more

Japan races to find survivors as floods kill at least 100

As floods receded, emergency workers were able to reach previously cut-off places where authorities fear they could find more bodies in the wreckage of homes devastated by rivers of mud and debris. "I ... read more



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