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After the Storm: Photos From Hong Kong, Battered by Typhoon Mangkhut

Hong Kong is a city well prepared for typhoons, with a detailed warning system that alerts residents to the severity of any approaching storm so that they know how — and how quickly — to respond. But when Typhoon Mangkhut battered [...]
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Live Briefing: Typhoon Mangkhut: Storm Hits China as Philippines Searches for Dozens Buried in Slides

Hong Kong is used to fierce storms, but when Typhoon Mangkhut struck the city on Sunday, it soon became clear that this one was different. Wind gusts as strong as 120 miles an hour swept through the city, rocking tall buildings and fueling [...]
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Live Briefing: Typhoon Mangkhut: Storm Slams Philippines on Landfall

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Associated Press journalists sheltering in a hotel in Tuguegarao early Saturday reported seeing tin roof sheets and other debris hurtling through the air and store signs crashing to the ground. Meteorologists in Manila said even the typhoon’s [...]
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After the Storm: Market Lessons for Hurricane Season

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Last year’s tropical storms killed thousands of people, caused $ 280 billion in damage and left Wall Street numb as company after company warned that an aggregate $ 1 billion in profit had washed away between the flooding and the wider [...]
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Philippines Is Haunted by Chaos of Earlier Storm as Typhoon Mangkhut Hits

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SHANGHAI — As Typhoon Mangkhut starts to land its blow on the northern Philippines, the country’s leaders are haunted by the devastating experience of Typhoon Haiyan five years before, when a tsunami-like storm surge and gusts of [...]
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Trump’s most outrageous storm descriptions — a series

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Over his 20 months in office, President Donald Trump has stirred controversy with his bombastic descriptions of hurricanes and other storms. | Susan Walsh/AP Photo The president has reveled in the spotlight during natural disasters, [...]
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Several Reported Killed in Libya as Gunmen Storm National Oil Company

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Gunmen stormed the headquarters of Libya’s national oil company in Tripoli on Monday, setting off explosions, taking hostages and spraying gunfire, leaving several people dead or wounded before forces aligned with the government took [...]
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Immigration storm bears down on Republicans

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House Republicans left Washington last week relieved that their ugly, months-long fight over immigration was behind them. The reality? It’s far from over. Story Continued Below President Donald Trump has been pestering Congress [...]
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The Recent Storm of Contract Dysfunction

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Word is bond. That’s the phrase that keeps coming to mind for me amidst the two most prominent political stories of the day — the Stormy Daniels affair and the latest push to restrict gun rights. Now, “word is bond” is urban slang shorthand [...]
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Germans First? A Food Bank Bars Migrants, Setting Off a Storm

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“He stands up for us,” said Peggy Lohse, 36, a single mother of three. Until recently, groups of young migrant men had sometimes elbowed their way to the front of the line, Ms. Lohse recalled. She went home empty-handed more than [...]