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Canadian lineman Noah Clowater holds a bilingual stop sign while directing traffic while his coworkers restore power, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, in Yarmouth, Maine. The New Brunswick, Canada, crew were among the hundreds of line and tree workers from as far away as Illinois, Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia that have come to Maine following Monday's storm that knocked out power to nearly two-thirds of the state. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
November 02, 2017 - 11:25 am
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — More than 100,000 homes and businesses remained without electricity for a fifth day Thursday after a powerful storm blew down thousands of trees, toppled power lines and left more than half of Maine's residents in the dark. But there was a silver lining: There have been no...
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Julia Acord, 11, left, and Abigail Ferguson, 12, photograph a sign that announces the postponement of Halloween activities in Brunswick, Maine, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. The town postponed its annual Halloween parade and trick-or-treating due to cleanup from Monday's severe storm that left two-thirds of the state without power. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
November 01, 2017 - 6:48 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Latest on a powerful storm that cut power to more than 1.5 million customers in the Northeast (all times local): 6:05 p.m. Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo has ordered a review of National Grid's response in the state to a storm that knocked out power to tens of thousands...
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A car leaves a trail of light as it passes under power lines weighed down by toppled trees in Freeport, Maine, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. Utility crews scrambled to restore power throughout New England on Tuesday, one day after a severe storm packing hurricane-force wind gusts and torrential rain. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
November 01, 2017 - 1:49 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Drought conditions, recent rainfall and an unusual storm path in Maine may have contributed to the large numbers of trees that toppled during a storm that walloped the Northeast this week, officials said. The storm cut power to nearly 1.5 million homes and businesses in the...
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San Juan, Puerto Rico Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz, speaks during a House Democratic Leaders news conference with Democratic Caucus Chairman Rep. Joe Crowley, D-N.Y., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017. Cruz on Wednesday questioned why Republicans abruptly postponed a House hearing where she was scheduled to testify about the devastating impact of Hurricane Maria on Puerto Rico. Cruz, who has tangled with President Donald Trump about the federal response, suggested the White House did not want to hear her criticism. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
November 01, 2017 - 1:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz on Wednesday questioned why Republicans abruptly postponed a House hearing where she was scheduled to testify about the devastating impact of Hurricane Maria on Puerto Rico. Cruz, who has tangled with President Donald Trump about the federal...
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October 31, 2017 - 5:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott was in Washington Tuesday making the case to the White House and top Capitol Hill leaders for a $61 billion Texas Gulf Coast rebuilding package. Topping the huge Hurricane Harvey recovery proposal is $37 billion for Army Corps of Engineers flood control and...
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Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Brock Long testifies before the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, during a hearing on the federal response to the 2017 hurricane season. Long said the challenge presented by hurricanes Irma, Harvey and Maria is unprecedented in the history of his agency. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
October 31, 2017 - 3:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Emergency Management Agency officials had nothing to do with approving a pricey no-bid contract to restore the power grid in Puerto Rico, the head of the agency told Congress on Tuesday. FEMA Administrator Brock Long told the Senate homeland security committee there was "a...
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A car leaves a trail of light as it passes under power lines weighed down by toppled trees in Freeport, Maine, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. Utility crews scrambled to restore power throughout New England on Tuesday, one day after a severe storm packing hurricane-force wind gusts and torrential rain. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
October 31, 2017 - 2:02 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Hundreds of out-of-state reinforcements bolstered utility crews struggling to restore power throughout New England on Tuesday, a day after a powerful storm blew down trees and postponed Halloween activities in many communities. The storm, packing gusts that topped 80 mph (129...
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Jennifer Appel, right, and Tasha Fuiava speak on the deck of the USS Ashland at White Beach Naval Facility in Okinawa, Japan Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. The U.S. Navy ship arrived at the American Navy base, five days after it picked up the women and their two dogs from their storm-damaged sailboat, 900 miles southeast of Japan. (AP Photo/Koji Ueda)
October 31, 2017 - 10:36 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Two Hawaii women who say they were lost at sea on a sailboat for months never activated their emergency beacon, the U.S. Coast Guard said, adding to a growing list of inconsistencies that cast doubt on their harrowing tale of survival. The women previously told The Associated Press...
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Lights from automobile traffic leave trails on a street in Freeport, Maine, where most outlet shopping stores are closed due to a severe storm knocked out electricity, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. The severe storm packing hurricane-force wind gusts and soaking rain swept through the Northeast early Monday, knocking out power for nearly 1.5 million homes and businesses and forcing hundreds of schools to close in New England. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
October 31, 2017 - 8:01 am
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Latest on a severe storm in the Northeast that brought hurricane-force wind gusts and torrential rain (all times local): 7:30 a.m. Power is slowly being restored to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses in New England, one day after a powerful storm downed...
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Jennifer Appel, right, and Tasha Fuiava sit with their dogs on the deck of the USS Ashland Monday, Oct. 30, 2017, at White Beach Naval Facility in Okinawa, Japan. The U.S. Navy ship arrived at the American Navy base, five days after it picked up the women and their two dogs from their storm-damaged sailboat, 900 miles southeast of Japan. (AP Photo/Koji Ueda)
October 30, 2017 - 11:57 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard announced Monday that the two Hawaii women who say they were lost at sea never activated their emergency beacon, adding to a growing list of inconsistences that cast doubt on the women's harrowing tale of survival. U.S. Coast Guard spokesman Lt. Scott Carr told...
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