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Weather kills 2,000 a year; cold is top culprit

Weather kills 2,000 a year; cold is top culprit

NEW YORK — The weather kills at least 2,000 Americans each year and nearly two-thirds of the deaths are from the cold, according to a new government report.

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Hundreds evacuated, 3 dead in East Europe floods

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Three people died and several hundreds were forced to evacuate as surging floodwaters submerged villages in Eastern Europe on Tuesday.

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Tornado rips off roofs, downs trees near Boston

Tornado rips off roofs, downs trees near Boston

REVERE, Mass. (AP) — A storm system that wreaked havoc across the eastern half of the U.S. spawned a tornado that ripped roofs off homes in suburban Boston, uprooted trees and forced businesses to close.

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Tornado rips off roofs, downs trees near Boston

Tornado rips off roofs, downs trees near Boston

Ellen Bertino, left, and others look out at downed trees and power lines in Revere, Mass., Monday, July 28, 2014 after a tornado touched down. Revere Deputy Fire Chief Mike Viviano says the fire department in that coastal city has received dozens of calls reporting partial building and roof …

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Tornado rips off roofs, downs trees near Boston

Tornado rips off roofs, downs trees near Boston

Downed trees and power lines lay in front of homes in Revere, Mass., Monday, July 28, 2014 after a tornado touched down. Revere Deputy Fire Chief Mike Viviano says the fire department in that coastal city has received dozens of calls reporting partial building and roof collapses, and downed …

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Tornado rips off roofs, downs trees near Boston

Tornado rips off roofs, downs trees near Boston

People take cellphone pictures of a large commercial sign which fell on a car in Revere, Mass., Monday, July 28, 2014 after a tornado touched down. Revere Deputy Fire Chief Mike Viviano says the fire department in that coastal city has received dozens of calls reporting partial building and …

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Tornado rips off roofs, downs trees near Boston

Tornado rips off roofs, downs trees near Boston

People survey damage in front of a funeral home in Revere, Mass., Monday, July 28, 2014, after a tornado touched down. Deputy Fire Chief Mike Viviano says the fire department in the coastal city has received dozens of calls reporting partial building and roof collapses, and downed trees and …

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Tornado rips off roofs, downs trees near Boston

Tornado rips off roofs, downs trees near Boston

Homeowner Lenny DiBartolomeo hugs his neighbor Jeanie Stornaiuolo while waving a flag in Revere, Mass., Monday, July 28, 2014 after a tornado touched down. Both said they were grateful that they knew of no injuries despite the damage to their homes. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

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Tornado rips off roofs, downs trees near Boston

Tornado rips off roofs, downs trees near Boston

Downed trees and power lines lay in front of homes in Revere, Mass., Monday, July 28, 2014 after a tornado touched down. Revere Deputy Fire Chief Mike Viviano says the fire department in that coastal city has received dozens of calls reporting partial building and roof collapses, and downed …

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Tornado rips off roofs, downs trees near Boston

Tornado rips off roofs, downs trees near Boston

Homeowner Lenny DiBartolomeo, left, puts his flag back into its holder on his house in Revere, Mass., Monday, July 28, 2014 after a tornado touched down. DiBartolomeo said he was grateful that he knew of no injuries despite the damage to his home. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

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Tornado rips off roofs, downs trees near Boston

Tornado rips off roofs, downs trees near Boston

Master Auto manager Marie Annaloro sweeps glass and debris in the service garage where the roof blew off in Revere, Mass., Monday, July 28, 2014, after a tornado touched down. Revere Deputy Fire Chief Mike Viviano says the fire department in that coastal city has received dozens of calls rep…

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Tornado rips off roofs, downs trees near Boston

Tornado rips off roofs, downs trees near Boston

Homeowner Lenny DiBartolomeo, right, waves a flag as he and his tenant Wayne Devaughn, left, observe damage to their house in Revere, Mass., Monday, July 28, 2014, after a tornado touched down. Both men said they were grateful that they knew of no injuries. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

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Tornado rips off roofs, downs trees near Boston

Tornado rips off roofs, downs trees near Boston

Christine Molle and her husband, Wayne, survey the damage to her mother's house in Revere, Mass., Monday, July 28, 2014, after a tornado touched down. Revere Deputy Fire Chief Mike Viviano says the fire department in the coastal city has received dozens of calls reporting partial building an…

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Storms knock down US-Mexico fence in Arizona

Storms knock down US-Mexico fence in Arizona

A border patrol vehicle stands guard at a section of collapsed fence just west of the Mariposa Port of Entry in Nogales, Ariz., Sunday, July 27, 2014, after severe storms in southern Arizona over the weekend knocked down a chunk of the metal border fence that divides Mexico and the U.S. Rain…

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Storms knock down US-Mexico fence in Arizona

Storms knock down US-Mexico fence in Arizona

A section of fence lies collapsed just west of the Mariposa Port of Entry in Nogales, Ariz., Sunday, July 27, 2014, after severe storms in southern Arizona over the weekend knocked down a chunk of the metal border fence that divides Mexico and the U.S. Rain runoff from the storms destroyed a…

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Storms knock down border fence section in Nogales

Storms knock down border fence section in Nogales

About 60 feet of fencing taken out by rushing water.

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Witnesses: Thunderstorm hit beach without warning

Witnesses: Thunderstorm hit beach without warning

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles' popular Venice Beach teemed with people enjoying a weekend outing on the boardwalk and sand when lifeguards and other witnesses say a rare summer thunderstorm hit without warning, producing lightning that injured or rattled more than a dozen people and left a …

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Witnesses: Thunderstorm hit beach without warning

Witnesses: Thunderstorm hit beach without warning

Lifeguards assist a person who was in the water and apparently struck by lightening Sunday July 27, 2014 in Los Angeles. Authorities said lightning struck 14 people, leaving two critically injured, as rare summer thunderstorms swept through Southern California on Sunday. (AP Photo/Steve Christensen)

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Witnesses: Thunderstorm hit beach without warning

Witnesses: Thunderstorm hit beach without warning

CORRECTS SPELLING OF LAST NAME: Pedestrians and beachgoers stand on the shore near Venice Beach as lifeguards, right, bring in a swimmer rescued from the water after a lightening strike Sunday July 27, 2014 in Los Angeles. Authorities said lightning struck 14 people, leaving two critically i…

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Witnesses: Thunderstorm hit beach without warning

Witnesses: Thunderstorm hit beach without warning

Lifeguards assist a person who was in the water Sunday, July 27, 2014 in Los Angeles, after authorities said lightning struck 14 people, leaving two critically injured, as rare summer thunderstorms swept through Southern California. (AP Photo/Steve Christensen)

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