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Tornados strike near Flint, Detroit leaving thousands without power

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Olafimihan Oshin The National Weather Service (NWS) confirmed that tornadoes touched down near the cities of Flint and Detroit, leaving thousands in Michigan without power, The Associated Press reported on Sunday. NWS said that the two EF-1 tornadoes touched down......

Thousands in Armada, Oakland Co. without power following severe storms, possible tornado

Detriot News
Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Thousands of DTE Energy customers in Oakland County and the village of Armada in Macomb County remain without power following severe storms and a possible tornado Saturday night. DTE reported that 128,438 customers were without power at 8:29 a.m. due to......

Thousands celebrate Pride in Budapest following anti-LGBT legislation

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Sarah Polus Thousands of Hungarians participated in a Pride parade Saturday in protest of the government’s new anti-LGBT legislation, according to a report from Politico. The Hungarian Parliament in June passed legislation that bans the distribution or content in schools that officials......

Tens of thousands evacuated as China storms spread northwards

Reuters
BEIJING, July 22 (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of people were being evacuated from flood-hit regions of central China on Thursday as officials raised the death toll from heavy rains that have deluged Henan province for almost a week to 33 people. More cities were inundated and crops destroyed as......

Thousands in dark after storms sweep through Metro Detroit

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Storms that swept through Metro Detroit on Tuesday, knocking down trees and producing thousands of power outages, are exiting the region, leaving a calmer night and several sunny days. Before the storms crossed the region Tuesday, Detroit Metro Airport reached a high of......

Thousands of Fans Pack Deer District for Game 6 of Finals

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Madeline Coleman The COVID-19 global pandemic did not stop thousands of fans from gathering outside of the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee as the Suns and Bucks duked it out in Game 6 of the NBA Finals.  The Bucks extended Deer......

Thousands flee as flood waters breach Dutch defences

Reuters
People are evacuated from a flood-affected area, following heavy rainfalls in Valkenburg, Netherlands, July 15, 2021. REUTERS/Piroschka Van De Wouw MEERSSEN, The Netherlands, July 16 (Reuters) – Thousands of people fled their homes in the southern Netherlands on Friday as rising waters broke through a dyke and swamped cities. Prime......

Rare protests see thousands on streets of Cuba

BBC
Thousands have taken to the streets in Cuba, in protest over the government’s handling of both coronavirus and the economy. It’s unusual to see people demonstrate openly in the tightly-controlled Communist-run island, as those speaking out risk being detained. However, pro-government supporters of President Miguel Díaz-Cane also came to his......

Thousands of protesters take to the streets in Cuba

Reuters
HAVANA, July 11 (Reuters) – Thousands of Cubans took to the streets from Havana to Santiago on Sunday in rarely seen protests, expressing frustration over pandemic restrictions, the pace of COVID-19 vaccinations and what they said was government neglect. President Miguel Diaz-Canel, who also heads the Communist Party, blamed the......

Storms leave thousands without power in SE Michigan; severe weather ahead

Detriot News
Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Thunderstorms brought heavy rain and thousands of outages in southeast Michigan on Tuesday, and severe weather is expected to last over the next two days, the National Weather Service said. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are likely by 3 p.m. Wednesday as......

Indian police investigate whether scammers gave thousands of shots of salt water instead of vaccine.

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here As India intensifies its vaccination effort amid fears of another wave of the coronavirus, officials are investigating allegations that perhaps thousands of people were injected with fake vaccines in the financial capital, Mumbai. The police have arrested 14......

Grandkid Tells Some Stories About His Grandma And Thousands Of People On Tumblr Think She’s A Real Badass

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People who have grandmothers know how awesome they are: they not only brought up your parents but helped raise you as well. They often sneak you a candy when your parents aren’t looking, they tell the wildest stories and give the best Christmas presents. But there is another level of......

Thousands of Prisoners Were Sent Home Because of Covid. They Don’t Want to Go Back.

New York Times
NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Ever since she was sent to a sober living facility six months ago, part of a mass release of nonviolent prisoners to help slow the spread of the coronavirus, Wendy Hechtman has tried to do all the right things. She is making up for lost time......

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