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Typhoon Mangkhut Slams Hong Kong and Southern China

Typhoon Mangkhut Slams Hong Kong and Southern China Image A police officer carrying a girl to safety in Hong Kong on Sunday, when the city took a nearly direct hit from Typhoon Mangkhut.CreditCreditLam Yik Fei/Getty Images By Gerry Mullany, Tiffany May and Steven Lee Myers Sept. 16, 2018 HONG KONG ...

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Los Angeles Fire: Why Southern California Is Burning This Time

The Thomas Fire spread through the hills above Ventura, in the northern greater Los Angeles megalopolis, with the speed of a hurricane. Driven by 50 mph Santa Ana winds—bone-dry katabatic air moving at freeway speeds out of the Mojave desert—the fire transformed overnight from a 5,000-acre burn in a charming ...

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El Niño Did Few Favors for Southern California Farmers

This winter’s El Niño has been a godsend for California. After years of crippling drought, the state’s reservoirs are overflowing, snow pack is barely below average, and the government is finally easing up on some of its careful water restrictions. Oh, but, about that last one … ignore it if you’re ...

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Canadian Pacific Takes Its Merger Bid to Norfolk Southern

Canadian Pacific said on Tuesday that it had sent an offer letter to the Norfolk Southern Corporation, proposing a merger that would reshape the North American rail industry. Yet, in an unusual twist, it was the takeover target that actually described the nature of the bid.. In a short statement, ...

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