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|07/23/2016 11:41 AM|
|Tropical Storm Darby nears Hawaii, emergency declared|
(Reuters) - Tropical Storm Darby bore down on Hawaii on Saturday, prompting its governor to declare an emergency over a storm expected to make landfall with strong winds and heavy rain later in the day. Forecasters said Darby would reach the U.S. state's Big Island on Saturday when maximum sustained winds could near 50 mph (80 kph) and as much as 15 inches (40 cm) of rain could fall, the National Weather Service said in an advisory. The storm was about 100 miles (160 kms) southeast of Hilo as of 5 a.m. local time on Saturday, the National Weather Service said.
|07/23/2016 07:13 AM|
|Civil unrest joining weather as common, if ambiguous, explanation for financial results|
Starbucks and other companies are using civil unrest as a reason for business results whether they’re good or bad.
|07/23/2016 04:42 AM|
|Heavy rain in China kills at least 87, thousands evacuated|
Heavy rain in China has killed at least 87 people and forced thousands from their homes, state media reported on Saturday. Seventy-two people have been killed and 78 are missing in the northern province of Hebei after rain triggered floods and landslides, the Xinhua news agency reported, citing the civil affairs department. In the central province of Henan, 15 people were killed and eight were missing after thunderstorms and strong winds forced 72,000 people from their homes and damaged 18,000 houses, Altogether about 8.6 million people have been affected by the flooding, according state media and local government reports.
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