Memorial Day is soaked and thousands lose power after Tropical Storm Beryl becomes strongest May cyclone to hit in more than a century with winds of up to 70mph As Tropical Storm Beryl ... Georgia and northern Florida. Joyce Connolly and her daughters left their home in Hurricane, West Virginia, to head south for a Memorial Day beach vacation — and ended up in the center of Tropical Storm Beryl. 05/29/2012 - 2:02 am | View Link
Despite little damage, officials assess preparation after Tropical Storm Beryl hits Fla. coast and other northern parts of the Georgia coast Monday afternoon, but more was expected through Tuesday. A frontal system moving south from the Great Lakes is expected to cause the storm do a U-turn and push it back out to sea. Beryl was expected to bring up ... 05/28/2012 - 8:14 pm | View Link
Beryl Hits Florida, 38,000 Without Power From Tropical Storm the storm brought a torrential downpour, high winds, and it has the potential to flood lowland areas. Beryl hit Florida Memorial Day at about 12:10 a.m. near Jacksonville Beach. It also affected areas like Duval and northern St. Johns counties with winds ... 05/28/2012 - 3:59 am | View Link
Tropical Storm Beryl hits US southeast coast Tropical Storm ... wrote that Beryl was expected to continue dumping rain over Florida and Georgia on Monday, before weakening as it moved inland and then heads out into the Atlantic Ocean.. Meantime, thunderstorms pounded the coastline in northern Florida ... 05/28/2012 - 12:30 am | View Link
Tropical Storm Beryl hits Florida On Sunday night, the National Hurricane Centre in Miami said Beryl was making landfall along the north-eastern coast of Florida, over Duval and northern St John's counties. Tropical storm warnings were in effect for the entire Georgia coastline ... 05/27/2012 - 6:10 pm | View Link
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Tropical Storm Beryl (2012) Tropical Storm Beryl was the strongest off-season Atlantic tropical cyclone on record to make landfall in the United States. The second tropical cyclone of the 2012 ... 09/2/2014 - 2:49 am | View Website
A live interview Tuesday with a producer from the new Ukraine Today television network on Kremlin-backed RT, formerly known as Russia Today, went about as well as you'd expect. In a segment on RT's "In The Now" show from Moscow, host Anissa Naouai began her interview with Ukraine Today's executive producer, Tetiana Pushnova, in Kiev.
Tallinn (AFP) - US President Barack Obama arrived in Estonia aboard Air Force One early Wednesday to meet Baltic leaders and reaffirm Washington's commitment to the security of ex-Soviet NATO members. The talks in Tallinn come ahead of the key alliance summit in Wales focused on the crisis in Ukraine. Obama's plane landed at 6:30 am (0330 GMT) in the capital of the small Baltic nation which joined NATO in 2004.
Los Angeles (AFP) - Already hounded by paparazzi on their doorsteps, celebrities face a new battle to protect their privacy from hackers willing to splash their most intimate, behind-closed-doors photos online. After the massive release of naked photos of stars including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, some experts said it should be treated as a sex crime, rather that just an Internet or privacy breach."We are going through times where hackers will try to seek our information.
San Francisco (AFP) - Google said it is working on a super-fast "quantum" computer chip as part a vision to one day have machines think like humans. The Internet titan on Tuesday added renowned researcher John Martinis and his team at the University of California, Santa Barbara, to the Quantum Artificial Intelligence team at Google, according to director of engineering Hartmut Neven.
Paris (AFP) - Economic prosperity is the worst enemy of minority languages, said researchers Wednesday who listed parts of Australia and North America as "hotspots" for extinction risk. Based on the same criteria used to determine the risk of extinction faced by animal and plant species, they concluded that about a quarter of the world's known 6,909 languages were threatened."Languages are now rapidly being lost at a rate of extinction exceeding the well-known catastrophic loss of biodiversity," the US-European research team wrote in the Royal Society Journal Biology Letters."Small-population languages remaining in economically developed regions are seriously threatened by continued speaker declines."In Alaska, for example, there were only 24 active speakers by 2009 of the Athabaskan people's indigenous language, which children were no longer learning.
Washington (AFP) - President Barack Obama ordered about 350 more US troops to Baghdad to protect American diplomatic facilities and staff in the Iraqi capital, the White House said. The announcement came hours after the so-called "Islamic State" (also known as ISIL) released another video showing a masked militant with a British accent cutting the throat of a US captive.