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    August 13, 2014  

    In our news wrap Wednesday, President Obama moved closer toward rescue steps for thousands of Yazidi refugees who are trapped on a mountain in Northern Iraq by fighters of the Islamic State group. The deputy national security advisor suggested a possible mission with British and Kurdish help. Also, New York’s Long Island suburbs were dumped with a summer’s worth of rain in just a few hours. Continue reading

  • August 30, 2012  

    In other news Thursday, Tropical Storm Isaac brought down heavy rain and has threatened the safety of Mississippi residents living near the Lake Tangipahoa Dam, 100 miles north of New Orleans. Fears that the dam will fail and break under stress have led to widespread evacuations. Continue reading