As the temperature dropped Saturday evening, most of the City of Griffin were still without power. A non-profit based in metro-Atlanta stepped up to the join the disaster relief response.
In video footage captured by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA), three men can be seen in choppy waters holding onto the drink cooler while wearing life jackets
- Daytona Beach News-Journal
The crash was reported at noon on Thursday and the FAA said the airplane crashed on a golf course.
BEIJING (Reuters) -China said on Friday an "airship" that is flying over the United States is for civilian meteorological and other scientific purposes and voiced regret that it strayed into U.S. airspace. U.S. officials said on Thursday that a Chinese spy balloon has been flying over the United States for a couple of days, in what would be a brazen act just days ahead of a planned trip to Beijing by U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken. In a statement late on Friday, China's foreign ministry also said that it would continue to maintain communications with the United States to properly handle the unexpected situation.
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Laura Mireles, Community Information Manager for the City of Pasadena, Texas, says many animals are looking for a forever home after the shelter was destroyed by a large tornado in late January. Mireles estimates the damage to the animal shelter is around $1 million.
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Local officials in East Palestine, Ohio, have ordered roughly 2,000 residents, about half the town's population, to evacuate their homes after a Norfolk Southern train derailed and caught fire. A Norfolk Southern train traveling from Illinois to Pennsylvania derailed around 9 p.m. Friday, ignited, and prompted a response from over 50 fire departments across three states, according to East Palestine Mayor Trent Conaway. In an interview with ABC News early Saturday morning, Conaway said residents living in a one-mile radius of the fire have been asked to evacuate or shelter in place voluntarily.
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The U.S. Coast Guard made a heroic rescue Friday after waves caused a boat to capsize off the Pacific Northwest coast.
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Caught on Camera: Fire crews rescue cat from Santa Fe house fire
- Tacoma News Tribune
“Talk about arriving in the nick of time!”
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Three fishermen clung to a cooler for hours after their boat capsized. The trio donned life jackets and grabbed the only object still floating to stay together in the impressive swells. The Australian Maritime Safety Authority's rescue aircraft shot video of the men bobbing in the surf and waving to the rescue crews.
- The Wall Street Journal
Hundreds of thousands of Texans remained without power as utility crews worked to fix power lines and poles downed or iced over by storms this week. More than 300,000 customers had no power Thursday afternoon, with most of the outages concentrated in central and northern Texas communities, according to tracking site PowerOutage.us. Austin Energy, the city’s community-owned electric utility, said around 150,000 customers in the state capital were without power.
- Austin American-Statesman
About 16,000 claims had been filed statewide stemming from the storm, which is relatively small in the immediate wake of a big weather event.
- The Daily Beast
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"I wish you could know how much I’ve hated feeling braced for news of your death," Steve-O tells his freind.
- Cowboys Wire
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Reps. AOC, Marjorie Taylor Greene tiff over Twitter after Omar vote: 'Be an adult and actually debate me'
Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Marjorie Taylor Greene took to Twitter to trade words and accusations, following a resolution that removed Rep. Ilhan Omar from her committee.
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- Business Insider
Shooting down a suspected Chinese spy balloon could be a lot harder than it sounds, former Navy pilot says
"It's very difficult with what we have, because what we have was not meant to shoot down balloons," a former naval aviator told Insider.
- Business Insider
2 House Republicans caught saying Ilhan Omar removal was the 'stupidest vote in world' before begging reporters to not tell GOP leadership what they said
Two House Republicans blurted out what they really thought about Thursday's vote to oust Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar in what they thought was private.