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More dead expected in destroyed Florida Panhandle towns after Michael
Dozens of people remained missing on Sunday in Florida Panhandle communities reduced to ruins by Hurricane Michael as rescuers said they expected the death toll to rise and survivors grappled with power outages and shortages of food and water. Already at least 18 deaths in four states have been blamed on the hurricane as rescue crews using cadaver dogs and heavy equipment searched through collapsed homes in small towns such as Mexico Beach and Panama City for more victims. "If we lose only one life, to me that's going to be a miracle," Mexico Beach Mayor Al Cathey told local media.
Sun, 14 Oct 2018 20:49:42 -0400
Palestinian woman dies after West Bank stone-throwing
A Palestinian woman died of her wounds after Israeli settlers in the occupied West Bank threw stones at the car she was travelling in, Palestinian security sources and media said Saturday. Palestinian official news agency Wafa identified the passenger who died as 48-year-old mother of eight, Aisha Mohammed Rabi. Palestinian witnesses and security sources cited by the news agency said the stones were thrown by Israeli settlers.
Sat, 13 Oct 2018 10:11:52 -0400
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