Emergency management

August 12, 2017 - 12:11 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Hundreds of people are facing off in Charlottesville ahead of a white nationalist rally planned in the Virginia city's downtown. Rally supporters and counter-protesters screamed, chanted, threw punches, hurled water bottles and unleashed chemical sprays on each other...
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President Donald Trump turns to Vice President Mike Pence as they meets with emergency officials to discuss the hurricane season, Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, at Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) headquarters in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
August 04, 2017 - 10:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday that states can count on his administration to dispense U.S. emergency funds efficiently. "We do it quickly. We do it effectively," Trump told reporters at the Federal Emergency Management Agency, where he and members of his Cabinet were getting...
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July 31, 2017 - 2:01 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Emily (all times local): 2 p.m. Tropical Storm Emily is now headed inland across west-central Florida amid forecasts of heavy rain over the southern and central parts of the peninsula. At 2 p.m. EDT Monday, Emily was centered about 30 miles (50 kilometers)...
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin (22) is covered up as rain associated with Tropical Storm Emily falls during an NFL football training camp practice Monday, July 31, 2017, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
July 31, 2017 - 1:10 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tropical Storm Emily churned ashore near Tampa Bay on Monday, starting a trek across the peninsula amid drenching rains and fears of scattered street flooding that prompted the governor to declare nearly half of Florida's counties in a state of emergency. The National...
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Wuilly Arteaga plays his violin during an anti-government march attempting to reach the Supreme Court to support new magistrates named to the government-dominated Supreme Court by opposition-led led National Assembly, in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, July 22, 2017. The young violinist who became a symbol of anti-government protest in Venezuela was injured during the Saturday march. Arteaga has been a fixture at demonstrations against Maduro, playing the national anthem on his violin as authorities launch tear gas in his direction. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
July 22, 2017 - 3:47 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on protests in Venezuela against President Nicolas Maduro's bid to rewrite the constitution (all times local): 4:20 p.m. A young violinist who became a symbol of anti-government protest in Venezuela has apparently been injured at a demonstration. Images...
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July 15, 2017 - 2:55 pm
MOUNT JOY, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency says a worker has been killed at a packaging plant. PEMA spokeswoman Ruth Miller says the death occurred at Phoenix Packaging in Mount Joy. Lancaster County 911 dispatchers say the man was trapped under a piece of lift equipment...
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July 11, 2017 - 5:40 pm
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Most of Nevada's recreational marijuana retailers are optimistic an emergency regulation that state officials are expected to approve will help keep them from running out of pot supplies, but some are "running on fumes," an industry official said Tuesday. The State Tax Commission...
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In this photo provided by Jimmy Taylor, smoke and flames rise into the air after a military transport airplane crashed in a field near Itta Bena, Miss., on the western edge of Leflore County, Monday, July 10, 2017, killing several. (Jimmy Taylor via AP)
July 11, 2017 - 7:57 am
ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — A U.S. military plane used for refueling crashed into a soybean field in rural Mississippi, killing at least 16 people aboard in a fiery wreckage and spreading debris for miles, officials said. Leflore County Emergency Management Agency Director Frank Randle told reporters...
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July 07, 2017 - 6:02 am
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal's government is activating contingency plans in response to a drought gripping almost 80 percent of the country. Environment Secretary Carlos Martins says the "extremely serious" situation after an unusually dry winter and an exceptionally hot spring requires action...
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Anne Kille of Flemingsburg, Ky., protests the arrival of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.,at the Lincoln Day Dinner, Friday, June 30, 2017, in Elizabethtown, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
July 02, 2017 - 10:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is making a weekend push to get a Republican Senate bill to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's health care law "across the finish line," Trump's top legislative aide said Sunday, maintaining that a repeal-only option also remained in play if...
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