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More: Hurricane Michael survivors and Trump supporters flock to Panama City rally Helping tee up the crowd was Lt.Democrats have pushed back saying that Senate Republicans at Trump's urging cut $2.

USA TODAY Published 5:58 PM EDT Apr 15, 2019 Judi Dench is coming out triumphant with "Cats," starring in director Tom Hooper's movie version alongside fellow feline stars Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson, Taylor Swift and Rebel Wilson (due out Dec.But Andrew Lloyd Webber's feline-filled musical has been a tough road for the Oscar-winning actress, who had to pull out of the original 1981 London stage production.

Spending a weekend in Chernobyl might sound strange to many, but the site of one of the world's worst industrial accidents draws tens of thousands of tourists wanting a closer look at this fascinating area evacuated decades ago.Standing in front of the new containment shield covering the remains of the exploded reactor are the writer, her husband and 11 students from Syracuse University.

Politics|Impasse Over Aid for Puerto Rico Stalls Billions in Federal Disaster ReliefImageA damaged home in Puerto Rico in September, a year after Hurricane Maria hit.Still, senators from both parties tried to used the disaster relief votes to their political advantage.

President Trump tweets while Puerto Rico suffers., fumed that the pecan, peanut and cotton farmers he represents in the Peach State would suffer without the disaster assistance they need to begin spring plantings simply because Democrats refused to budge on Puerto Rico.

The disaster was initially triggered by a deadly earthquake and tsunami that killed over 18,000 people.This caused an outpour of radiation, as well as an influx of nuclear fluids that contaminated parts of the Pacific Ocean.

A ‘Disaster,’ Says Bernard-Henri Lévy.ImageCreditCreditJean Christophe Marmara/FigarophotoThe philosopher Bernard-Henri Lévy has been a fixture on French television screens for decades.

Opinion|Israel Is on the Brink of Disaster.March 22, 2019ImagePalestinian demonstrators from Birzeit University during clashes with Israeli forces in Ramallah, near the Jewish settlement of Beit El, in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday.

regulators’ decision to ground the 737 Max this week, according to the two people who spoke on the condition of anonymity.As the investigations continue, Boeing has been racing to finish a software update for the 737 Max aircraft, which is expected by April.

A stoic man in a dark coat said he was steeling himself for the three-hour journey to the crash site.An Ethiopian Airlines staff member, also wearing black, told the mourners it was offering them free accommodation.

And Trump previously tweeted words of support to Puerto Rico and California similar to those he used for Alabama.Spat with Puerto Rico  Trump's battles with some Puerto Rico officials, including San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz, have continued long after the storm passed.

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The area is a tourist mecca, and the agency said many of the victims were visiting beaches for the holidays.Natasya Phebe, a health specialist with the humanitarian aid group World Vision, was at a restaurant on the beach minutes before the tsunami hit.

And it is especially resonant here in New Orleans, which has suffered untold extreme weather events in its 300-year history.He said the same of driving around New York City after Hurricane Sandy.

We have the insider-trading guy in upstate New York and a California representative who allegedly used campaign contributions for, um, personal matters.]Meanwhile in New York, Republican Chris Collins is running under an insider-trading cloud.

Waste and corruption are serious concerns in disaster relief operations, spectacularly highlighted by the infamous fake 9/11 charities.For all of those reasons, disaster relief, especially in the immediate aftermath of a disaster, can be difficult to do effectively.

The earthquake and tsunami that devastated Indonesia’s Sulawesi Island struck a place where every kind of catastrophe — natural and man-made — has piled on, and help is far away.The starfish-shaped island of Sulawesi in Eastern Indonesia, which just a week ago suffered a 7.

USA TODAY Published 1:29 PM EDT Sep 27, 2018 Not all is "Fantastic" in Potter world after the newest trailer for "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald" dropped this week.The casting of South Korean actress Claudia Kim as Nagini, who transforms into the snake in the final trailer for the film out in November, doesn't have everyone under its spell.

Result: 1- 6 out of 6 Article found Kerala floods: NDRF rescued as many as 60000 people Written by Rahul Tripathi | New Delhi | Updated: September 22, 2018 at 11:27 pm With the increased phenomenon of “Urban Flooding”, NDRF, the men in orange uniform helping people during times of distress are becoming a familiar sight in urban centres.J-K floods: Social networking sites aid rescue, relief work By: Press Trust of India | New Delhi | Updated: September 8, 2014 at 3:42 pm The information related to floods is trending on twitter under #KashmirFloods.

A quarter of the world’s 100 busiest airports are less than 10 meters, or 32 feet, above sea level, according to an analysis from Airports Council International and OpenFlights.Twelve of those airports — including hubs in Shanghai, Rome, San Francisco and New York — are less than 5 meters above sea level.