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July 30, 2017 5:50 AM Look who is sleeping on our porch! Enormous black bear takes shelter from the rain on Florida family's doorstep

A Florida man had a fright when he arrived home and discovered a massive sleeping black bear on his front doorstep. Warren Woodard came home, unaware of the bear, until his wife told him to come take a look at their snoozing guest in Longwood. 'I went around to the garage and my wife - we met at the garage door, and she said, "Come here a minute,"' Woodard 7

July 24, 2017 1:30 PM Weather experts get it WRONG as Met Office admits August will be WASHOUT

WEATHER experts who predicted Britain’s hottest-ever summer are now feeling the heat after the Met Office admitted August will be a washout. And to make matters worse, the UK is now heading for the worst winter of all time with forecasters fearing a repeat of the disastrous 2014 floods. But the mid-term outlook is now far more glum with heavy showers 6

July 17, 2017 6:09 PM 8 hurt in 10-vehicle wreck during West Texas dust storm

RANKIN, Texas (AP) - Authorities are blaming a zero-visibility dust storm for a 10-vehicle pileup in West Texas that left eight people hurt, including one in critical condition. The Texas Department of Public Safety says the accident happened Sunday afternoon on Highway 349, near Rankin, about 275 miles (440 kilometers) northwest of San Antonio 6

July 17, 2017 7:19 AM Strong storms divert planes from Phoenix, flood highways

PHOENIX (AP) - Strong storm systems in Phoenix have caused major power outages, flooded part of a major highway and prompted air traffic controllers to divert some flights. The Arizona Republic reports ( ) that nearly 6,000 households lost power Saturday night in the greater Phoenix metropolitan area. It wasn't immediately clear 3

July 14, 2017 10:58 AM Tree crashes onto recently renovated 250-year-old home

LONGMEADOW, Mass. (AP) - A tree has crashed onto the roof of a 250-year-old home after heavy storms in Massachusetts. WGGB-TV reports ( ) the current owner had just spent $100,000 on renovations on the home in Longmeadow's historic Town Green area. Melissa Ledoux says she wanted to get the tree removed, but it's on her neighbor's 1

July 12, 2017 7:28 PM Gigantic 75,000 mile HOLE opens up on the sun as experts warn it could bring ARMAGEDDON

THE Earth is at risk of being blasted by dangerous solar flares after a giant spot appeared on the sun. The massive sunspot – called AR2665 – is already 19 times bigger than Earth and growing at an alarming rate. And experts have warned that the spot is large enough to produce highly dangerous “M-class” solar flares. They are capable of creating radiation 21

July 12, 2017 7:25 PM Wimbledon 2017: Live blog and updates covering the action at SW19

1834: That's it for today's blog - what a day with the injured Murray and Djokovic both going out. Federer, our tip at 23/10, is now a hot favourite for the title at 4/11 with Sky Bet. It's then Cilic 7/2, Berdych 12/1 and Querrey 20/1. We'll be back tomorrow with a blog on ladies' semi-finals day, including Jo Konta's clash with our 16/1 outright pick Venus 15

July 1, 2017 11:04 PM How to see the Great Barrier Reef

The planet’s best free shows — and how to see them The stats are astonishing: the biggest living structure in the world is 1,430 miles long (roughly the same distance as London to Malaga), with an area of about 133,000 square miles. It comprises more than 1,000 islands, is home to a staggering variety of marine life and would take a lifetime to explore 13

June 21, 2017 1:11 PM Warning: Very large hailstones, frequent lightning and flooding

The Met Office has issued an updated severe weather warning for the Midlands On the first day of summer, the Met Office says large hailstones, frequent lightning, strong winds and flooding will affect parts of the Midlands from this afternoon. Issuing an updated severe weather warning for the Midlands, the forecasters said: "There is a risk of more severe 8

June 10, 2017 7:33 AM Bodies retrieved as Myanmar ships scour site of plane crash

Myanmar navy ships battled high winds on Saturday as they scoured the storm-whipped Andaman sea for wreckage from a military plane crash, bringing another body to shore as scores remained missing. The Chinese-made Shaanxi Y8 aircraft was carrying 122 people, including children and other relatives of servicemen, when it disappeared while flying along 7