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Mother and children shelter from the sun at St James's Park in London, as the hot weather continues across the country, Monday July 23, 2018. A public health warning has been issued for parts of England this week parts of the country braces itself for the predicted hottest day of the year. (Kirsty O'Connor/PA via AP)
July 23, 2018 - 11:38 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain is experiencing a severe heatwave which has prompted its national weather service to issue an alert for people to 'stay out of the sun'. The Met Office forecasting service on Monday sent out a level-3 amber alert which will stay in place for most east and southeast England...
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The burned trunks of trees are seen after a major forest fire in Angra, Ljusdal municipality, Sweden, Sunday July 22, 2018. Sweden is fighting its most serious wildfires in decades — including blazes above the Arctic Circle — prompting the government to seek help from the military, hundreds of volunteers and other European nations. (Mats Andersson/TT News Agency via AP)
July 23, 2018 - 7:11 am
HELSINKI (AP) — Swedish officials say the country's wildfires remain a serious situation, with the continuing hot and extremely dry weather making firefighting efforts very hard despite broad international help. Britta Ramberg, operative director of the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency, which is...
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The thermometer reads 41.0 degrees Celsius (105.8 degrees Fahrenheit) in Kumagaya city, north of Tokyo, Monday, July 23, 2018. Searing hot temperatures are forecast for wide swaths of Japan and South Korea in a long-running heat wave. The temperature in the city north of Tokyo reached 41.1 degrees Celsius (106 degrees Fahrenheit) on Monday, the highest ever recorded in Japan, as a deadly heat wave gripped a wide swath of the country and nearby South Korea. (Daiki Katagiri/Kyodo News via AP)
July 23, 2018 - 6:52 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japan recorded its highest temperature ever Monday as a deadly heat wave continued to grip a wide swath of the country and nearby South and North Korea. The mercury hit 41.1 degrees Celsius (106 degrees Fahrenheit) in Kumagaya, a city in Saitama prefecture about 65 kilometers (40 miles...
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In this July 20, 2018, photo, people make their way in scorching heat near Tokyo station in Tokyo. Searing hot temperatures are forecast for wide swaths of Japan and South Korea in a long-running heat wave. The mercury is expected to reach 39 degrees Celsius (102 degrees Fahrenheit) on Monday, July 23, 2018, in the city of Nagoya in central Japan and reach 37 in Tokyo. Deaths have been reported almost every day. (Jun Hirata/Kyodo News via AP)
July 23, 2018 - 2:11 am
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the heat wave in Northeast Asia (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Japanese media say a city north of Tokyo has reached the highest temperature ever recorded in the country. The temperature hit 41.1 degrees Celsius (106 degrees Fahrenheit) in Kumagaya on Monday afternoon. Japan...
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Billy Spencer, right, a caddie for golfer Stephan Jauger, looks at the weather app on his cell phone while waiting out a rain delay during the final round of the PGA Tour Barbasol Championship on Sunday, July 22, 2018, at Keene Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville. (Greg Eans/The Messenger-Inquirer via AP)
July 22, 2018 - 8:53 pm
NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A thunderstorm suspended the fourth round of the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship until Monday morning. Sunday's third stoppage of play at Champions Trace at Keene Trace Golf Club came with the four leaders — Hunter Mahan, Robert Streb, Tom Lovelady and Troy Merritt at 18-...
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A man looks at an idled duck boat in the parking lot of Ride the Ducks Saturday, July 21, 2018 in Branson, Mo. One of the company's duck boats capsized Thursday night resulting in several deaths on Table Rock Lake. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
July 21, 2018 - 10:09 pm
A private inspector said Saturday that he warned the company operating duck boats on a Missouri lake about design flaws putting the watercraft at greater risk of sinking, less than a year before the accident that killed 17 people during a sudden storm. Steve Paul, owner of the Test Drive...
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Duck boat accident survivor Tia Coleman is comforted by her sister Leeta Bigbee after speaking to the media at Cox Medical Center Branson Saturday, July 21, 2018 in Branson, Mo. Coleman lost nine family members in the accident Thursday on Table Rock Lake which left over a dozen people dead. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
July 21, 2018 - 8:27 pm
BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — "Grab the baby!" Those were the last words Tia Coleman recalls her sister-in-law yelling before the tourist boat they were on sank into a Missouri lake, killing 17 people, including nine of Coleman's family members. A huge wave hit, scattering passengers on the vessel known as a...
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A woman writes a message during a candlelight vigil in the parking lot of Ride the Ducks Friday, July 20, 2018, in Branson, Mo. One of the company's duck boats capsized Thursday night resulting in over a dozen deaths on Table Rock Lake. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
July 21, 2018 - 6:44 pm
BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly tourist boat accident in Missouri (all times local): 5:40 p.m. An Indianapolis woman recuperating in a Missouri hospital after losing nine family members in a boating accident says part of the reason the family went on the excursion was for her 9-year-old...
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July 20, 2018 - 3:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Work to restore and upgrade New York City's Hugh L. Carey and Queens Midtown tunnels has wrapped up six years after they were badly damaged during Superstorm Sandy. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other elected officials are celebrating the completion of the work Friday in Queens...
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