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Northbound migrant group doubles in size

AGUA CALIENTE, Guatemala - Up to 3,000 migrants crossed from Honduras into Guatemala on Monday on a trek northward, after a standoff with police in riot gear and warnings from Washington that migrants should not try to enter the United States illegally. (Yahoo News)

Bodies of 11 infants found in ceiling of closed funeral home

DETROIT - In a disturbing discovery, the bodies of 11 deceased infants were found in the ceiling of a shuttered funeral home in Detroit on Friday. (WTOP)
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  • Florida panhandle bracing for major hit from Cat 4 storm

    Just hours away from an expected Wednesday afternoon landfall, Hurricane Michael became ever stronger and more organized on Tuesday night over the eastern Gulf of Mexico. Michael’s high winds, torrential rain, and very large storm surge were pushing briskly toward the Florida Panhandle and the Big Bend region just to the east. (Weather Underground)

    Gas pipeline ruptures, explodes sparking evacuations north of Prince George

    PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - About 100 members of a First Nation community in northern British Columbia were evacuated from their homes Tuesday evening after a gas pipeline ruptured, sparking a massive blaze. (Financial Post)
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    20 dead after limousine blows stop sign, crashes

    SCHOHARIE, N.Y. - A limousine carrying four sisters, other relatives and friends to a birthday celebration blew through a stop sign and slammed into a parked SUV outside a store in upstate New York, killing all 18 people in the limo and two pedestrians, officials and victims’ relatives said Sunday. (Canoe.com)  

    One missing in Micronesia plane crash

    An airline is missing a passenger following an incident which caused the plane to hit a lagoon while trying to land. (Daily Mail)

    Death toll from quake, tsunami in Indonesia rises to 832

    The toll from an earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia soared on Sunday to 832 confirmed dead, with authorities fearing it will only climb as rescuers struggle to reach outlying communities cut off from communications and help. (Globe & Mail)

    Oregon woman steals ambulance as medics perform CPR

    ROSEBURG, ORE. - Sure, Christy Lynn Woods, 37, may have boosted an ambulance while paramedics performed CPR on an unconscious woman in southern Oregon. (The Oregonian)

    Red Sox fan electrocuted train surfing from Yankee Stadium

    NEW YORK - A Red Sox fan on his way home from Yankee Stadium died Wednesday when he tried to climb on top of a Metro-North train and was electrocuted by overhead wires, creating a chaotic situation where riders were trapped for more than two hours, MTA officials and riders said. (New York Post)

    Tornado leaves path of destruction in Ottawa area

    OTTAWA - A tornado cut a swath of destruction across west end Ottawa and Gatineau Friday, flattening homes and businesses, overturning vehicles and leaving at least one person with life-threatening injuries and seriously injuring several more. (National Post)

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