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More than 1 million told to flee as Hurricane Florence stalks US East Coast

Sep 11, 2018 - 4:55 PM

Residents scramble to flee en masse as the menacing Category 4 storm packing winds of 220 kilometers per hour bore down on the East Coast of the United States

HURRICANE FLORENCE. This NASA handout photo shows a view from the International Space Station of Hurricane Florence off the US east coast in the Atantic Ocean on September 10, 2018. Photo by Ricky Arnold/NASA/AFP

Leeward islands on alert, major Hurricane Irma churns toward Caribbean

Sep 04, 2017 - 1:10 AM

UPDATED A hurricane watch is in effect for Antigua Barbuda Anguilla Montserrat St Kitts and Nevis; Saba St Eustatius and Sint Maarten; Saint Martin and Saint Barthelemy

Hermine crashes holiday weekend on US East Coast

Sep 04, 2016 - 12:32 AM

Downgraded to a tropical storm Hermine could be near hurricane intensity by Sunday says the National Hurricane Center

AFTERMATH. Peter Stafani, owner of the Cedar Cove resort, surveys damage to what had been the bar area of his property left behind by the winds and storm surge associated with Hurricane Hermine which made landfall overnight in the area on September 2, 2016 in Cedar Key, Florida. Brian Blanco/Getty Images/AFP

Brief panic at Washington rail hub as stabbing suspect shot

Sep 12, 2015 - 9:31 AM

The incident which sparked a brief panic at Union Station – came on the 14th anniversary of the 9 11 attacks when US authorities are on high alert