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  • Associated Press

    Final blast of torrential rains unleashed by weakened Barry

    NEW ORLEANS (July 15, 2019) — Tropical Depression Barry spared New Orleans and Baton Rouge from catastrophic flooding, but even as it weakened and moved north through Arkansas, its trailing rain bands swamped parts of Louisiana with up to 17 inches (43 centimeters) of rain and transformed part of the Mississippi Delta into “an ocean.”

  • Associated Press

    Barry prompts new flash flood warnings in South

    NEW ORLEANS (July 15, 2019) — Forecasters say more than a foot of rain has fallen in parts of Louisiana, prompting new flash flood warnings in that state and in Mississippi as the remnants of Barry inch north through the nation's midsection.

  • Associated Press

    Barry’s flood threat lingers as storm slowly sweeps inland

    NEW ORLEANS (July 14, 2019) — Tropical Depression Barry dumped rain as it slowly swept inland through Gulf Coast states Sunday, sparing New Orleans from a direct hit but stoking fears elsewhere of flooding, tornadoes, and prolonged power outages.

  • Associated Press

    Police investigate after US flag removed during protest

    DENVER (July 14, 2019) — Police say they will be reviewing any available video to help them identify protesters who trespassed and pulled down the American flag in front of an immigration detention center in suburban Denver, tried to burn it and replaced it with a Mexican flag.

  • Associated Press

    Calls for investigations after power restored in Manhattan

    NEW YORK (July 14, 2019) — A Manhattan power outage that temporarily turned off the bright lights of the big city only lasted for a few hours, but left plenty of lingering questions and calls for investigations on Sunday.

  • Associated Press

    Mayor: Crackdown on immigrants already underway in NYC

    NEW YORK (June 14, 2019) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he’s getting reports that a nationwide crackdown on immigrants facing deportation is already underway in his city.

  • Associated Press

    Barry drenches Gulf Coast, but initially spares New Orleans

    NEW ORLEANS (June 14, 2019) — Weakened but still potent, Barry inundated the Gulf Coast but appeared unlikely to deluge New Orleans as it continued its slow advance, though it brought fresh fears of flash flooding to Mississippi’s capital city Sunday morning.

  • Associated Press

    Police: Man dies after attacking immigration prison

    TACOMA, Wash. (July 13, 2019) — A man armed with a rifle threw incendiary devices at an immigration jail in Washington state early Saturday morning, then was found dead after four police officers arrived and opened fire, authorities said.

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