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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Ukraine President Pledges Ceasefire In Separatist East

Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s new President Petro Poroshenko announced on Wednesday that he would soon order a unilateral ceasefire in the separatist east to help end the 10-week pro-Russian insurgency. He took a further step toward relieving tensions with Russia by deciding to replace acting Foreign Minister Andriy Deshchytsya — a hate figure in Moscow […]

June 18, 2014

Tornadoes Kill 34 As Storm System Heads East

By Michael Muskal and Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times As a deadly storm system continued its eastward trek Tuesday, the South began tallying its losses from a tornado outbreak that killed at least 34 people in a swath from Arkansas, Oklahoma and Iowa to Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee. The harsh weather carved a wound from the […]

April 30, 2014

Death Toll Climbs To At Least 30 As Deadly Storms Move Through The South

By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times After leaving a trail of death and destruction across at least six states, a series of violent storms that spawned dozens of tornadoes continued to move through the South on Tuesday morning. It was the third day of deadly weather to rip from the Midwest through the eastern portion of […]

April 29, 2014

Arkansas Assesses Tornado Damage As Storms Keep Moving East

By Molly Hennessy-Fiske, Michael Muskal and Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times VILONIA, Ark. — Parkwood Meadows subdivision is the sort of place where neighbors know each other. Their children play together at a communal basketball hoop set up in the street. But on Sunday, a fierce tornado leveled more than three dozen of its single-story brick […]

April 29, 2014