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A man collects wood from a flooded beach in Nea Peramos west of Athens, on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. Greece's fire department says two more people have been reported missing after deadly flash flooding west of Athens that has already confirmed to have killed at least 16 people.(AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
November 18, 2017 - 7:19 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say three more people have been found dead from a flash flood that hit a district west of Athens, raising the total death toll to 19. The fire department says the body of a man was found Saturday on a factory grounds near the suburb of Mandra, 25 kilometers (...
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Storm approaches Lycabettus hill in central Athens, Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. Greece's fire department says two more people have been reported missing from deadly flash flooding west of Athens that has killed at least 16 people. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
November 17, 2017 - 5:17 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Rescue crews were searching Friday for six people missing from deadly flash floods that killed at least 16 near Athens, as new storms hit the Greek capital. The fire department, which had been searching since Thursday for four missing people, said two more people were reported...
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November 16, 2017 - 10:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is sending Congress an approximately $45 billion disaster aid request Friday that will fall short of demands from hurricane-slammed Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico. Congressional aides briefed on the request required anonymity to discuss it in advance of its release...
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A car at the entrance of a flooded house after the water has receded in the town of Mandra western Athens, on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. Greece's fire department says rescue crews are searching for six people reported missing in the western Athens area following major flash flooding that left at least 14 people dead.(AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
November 16, 2017 - 11:05 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Residents on the western fringes of the Greek capital struggled Thursday to clean up the devastation from flash floods that swept through their neighborhoods a day earlier, while the death toll rose as rescue crews searching for missing people recovered another body. The...
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Red cross personel and a firemen carry an elderly man to the ambulance in the municipality of Mandra western Athens, on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. Flash floods in the Greek capital's western outskirts Wednesday turned roads into raging torrents of mud and debris, killing at least nine people, inundating homes and businesses and knocking out a section of a highway. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
November 16, 2017 - 10:47 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Latest on the deadly floods in Greece (all times local): 5:35 p.m. Greece's fire service says rescue teams have recovered the body of a man who was reported missing after flash floods inundated the outskirts of Athens, bringing the death toll from the flooding to 16. The...
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In this Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, photo, recent transplant from Puerto Rico, Arieliss Valencia sits next to her son Anthony, right, a fifth grader at Riverdale Elementary School after school supplies were handed out to the students in Orlando, Fla. Anthony left Puerto Rico with his family for central Florida after Hurricane Maria destroyed his home. He is living with relatives and has been welcomed into Orlando's Riverdale Elementary School. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
November 15, 2017 - 4:55 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Ten-year-old Anthony Valencia says that after Hurricane Maria destroyed his home in Puerto Rico he played video games for a month until he was sick of them. Now his smile stretches wide when he talks about going back to school — on the U.S. mainland. "I really wanted school...
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November 15, 2017 - 1:14 pm
Federal investigators say they've seen no signs that a Houston-area chemical plant that flooded and partially exploded during Hurricane Harvey considering moving its highly unstable compounds offsite as a precaution. Arkema Inc.'s emergency response plan listed flooding as a risk there but offered...
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A worker tries to clean a sewer as water covers an interchange of a highway in Elefsina, western Athens, on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. Flash floods in the Greek capital's western outskirts Wednesday converted roads into raging torrents of mud and debris, killing at least five people and inundating homes and businesses. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
November 15, 2017 - 9:30 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Latest on flooding in Greece (all times local): 4:25 p.m. The death toll from severe flash flooding on the western outskirts of the Greek capital has risen to 11 after the fire department said it had recovered two more bodies. The fire department said Wednesday the bodies...
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Staff at a car rental store clean up damage in front of a washed up vehicle following a powerful storm on the Greek island of Symi, on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. Authorities declared a state of emergency on the east Aegean Sea island after the storm caused extensive flooding, road damage, and power outages. (Argiris Madikos /Eurokinissi via AP)
November 15, 2017 - 6:03 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Flash floods in the Greek capital's western outskirts Wednesday converted roads into raging torrents of mud and debris, killing at least five people and inundating homes and businesses. The fire department said another four people were reported missing by their families, and...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, file photo, homes are surrounded by floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey in Spring, Texas. The House has passed legislation that will increase flood insurance premiums for many property owners to help firm up a program under stress from ever-more frequent and powerful storms. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
November 14, 2017 - 5:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Tuesday backed legislation that will increase flood insurance premiums for many property owners to help firm up a program under stress from ever-more frequent and powerful storms. The bill's passage was secured when sponsors made a variety of changes to accommodate...
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