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Tornadoes and Wind Storms

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  • Las acciones de Fiat caen a su menor nivel

    Las acciones de Fiat caen a su menor nivel
    MILÁN - Las acciones de Fiat perdían más de 8,5 por ciento el miércoles y caían a su menor nivel de este año, algo que a juicio de los operadores se debe a la inquietud que generan los próximos pasos de los inversores que rechazaron la fusión con...
  • En Florida: Continúa la batalla por la igualdad nupcial

    En Florida: Continúa la batalla por la igualdad nupcial
    Cuando el juez de circuito de Key West, Luis García, anuló la semana pasada la prohibición aprobada por voto popular para uniones de personas del mismo sexo, comenzó un tortuoso camino legal hacia la igualdad nupcial para homosexuales y lesbianas. Y eso...
  • Storms from 1,000 miles away can damage us

    Storms from 1,000 miles away can damage us
    It was a mushy tropical wave near Central Florida — yet it unleashed a torrent of rain that flooded streets from Miami to Jupiter on Tuesday. Whether a weak wave or a powerful hurricane, tropical systems can pound coastal areas even if they're 1,...
  • El Nino usually means fewer hurricanes for S.C.

    COLUMBIA, S.C. As the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season begins to heat up this summer so does the ocean surface in the equatorial Pacific, and that's good news for South Carolina. The warming in the Pacific, known as El Nino, affects weather patterns...
  • 'Tornadoes of fire' leave small Washington town reeling

    'Tornadoes of fire' leave small Washington town reeling
    Smoke hung like a cataract obscuring the pale-blue sky. It was hard to breathe Monday, hard to see, hard to envision a workable way forward. Late last week, a wind-whipped wildfire raced at speeds of as much as an acre a second over a nearby ridge and...
  • For many Californians, cost of earthquake insurance outweighs the risks

    NAPA Calif (Reuters) - During Sunday's 6.0 magnitude earthquake, some $75,000 worth of bottles of wine, rum and whiskey flew off the shelves of Aiyaz Masani's liquor store in Napa, California. He estimates about half his inventory was damaged, winding...
  • Corte de Colombia aprueba adopción de niños para parejas del mismo sexo con restricción

    BOGOTÁ (Reuters) - Una corte de Colombia aprobó el jueves la adopción para parejas del mismo sexo, pero la condicionó a que uno de los integrantes sea el padre o la madre biológico del niño, un fallo histórico que reactivó la polémica entre quienes apoyan...
  • Hoover High football handed season-opening loss by Hollywood

    Hoover High football handed season-opening loss by Hollywood
    GLENDALE — After one game, Hoover High second-year football Coach Matt Andersen isn’t about to panic. Hoover started its campaign Thursday night, looking to win its third straight season-opening game and end an eight-game losing streak....
  • Putin espera que Rusia no pierda el derecho a ser sede del Mundial en el 2018

    LAKE SELIGER Rusia (Reuters) - El presidente de Rusia, Vladimir Putin, dijo el viernes que espera que su país no pierda el derecho de organizar el Mundial de fútbol del 2018, después de los llamados de Occidente a marginar del torneo a la ex potencia...
  • Ask Tom: How are microbursts different from tornadoes?

    Dear Tom, Earlier this summer, Park Forest had microbursts causing a lot of tree damage. How are microbursts different from tornadoes? — Norma Friedemann, Evanston   Dear Norma, Microbursts are surges of rain-cooled air that plunge...
  • Tornadoes are deadly, unpredictable—and totally fascinating on screen

    Tornadoes are deadly, unpredictable—and totally fascinating on screen
    Sharks, stones, cows, trucks and a girl from Kansas. Twisters have sucked up their fair share of animate and inanimate objects alike, and audiences have chased them since the time of Dorothy and Toto. Tornadoes find their latest Hollywood role in...