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Alabama man thought he’d been shot by an intruder, but it turns out it was his wife’s boyfriend

An Alabama man thought he had been shot by an intruder, but it turned out it that his wife’s boyfriend, secretly living in their house who fired the gun. The Mobile County Sheriff’s Office said the wife told her husband that an “intruder” was in their Creola home on Sunday night and he armed himself with […]

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Tropical Storm Claudette: Ten dead, including nine children in Alabama’s multi-vehicle crash

Ten people were killed after a crash involving eighteen vehicles in storm struck Alabama State on Saturday. Among the ten dead, include nine children. Butler County Coroner Wayne Garlock said the children’s aged between nine months to 17 years old. He said the vehicles were likely to have hydroplaned on the wet roads and lost […]

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Tropical Storm Claudette forms along US Gulf Coast, brining heavy rains, floods

A tropical storm formed along the US Gulf Coast on Saturday, bringing heavy rains and flooding to coastal states including Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said in a 4am advisory that the storm was located 75km southwest of New Orleans with maximum sustained winds of 75kmph. Flooding had already begun […]

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15-year-old swimming in the sea off the coast of Georgia killed after being struck by lightning

A 15-year-old girl died after being struck by lightning while she was swimming off the coast of Georgia, United States. Lifeguards performed CPR on the girl before she was transported to a nearby hospital where she was pronounced dead. The girl had been visiting Georgia along with her family from Alabama. On average, around 49 […]

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Amazon defeats Alabama union effort amid allegations of gas lighting its own employees

Amazon defeats activists hoping to establish the company’s first unionised warehouse in the US. Workers at the Bessemer, Alabama warehouse voted 1,798 to 738 against the effort, labour officials said. That represented a majority of votes cast in the contest, which was seen as a key test for Amazon after global criticism of its treatment […]

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United States: Deadly tornadoes hit Alabama, 5 killed

At least five people were killed as tornadoes wrecked havoc in the southern US state of Alabama. The deaths were in the small town of Oatchee in Calhoun County. The tornadoes later hit Chilton County and were nearing Shelby Country. Video posted on social media showed debris swirling in the air, trees uprooted and homes damaged. […]

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Woman driving car with bees swarming inside takes the internet by storm

A picture of a car filled with bees being driven by a woman has taken the internet by storm. The picture from the United States’ Alabama state shows a woman driving a Toyota Prius with a beekeeper’s nest in her backseat. Strangely, the windows of the car filled with the swarm of bees appear to […]

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Military jet crashes near Alabama’s Montgomery airport, 2 dead

A military plane crashed near the Montgomery Regional Airport in Alabama, United States on Friday killing two people, a Japanese air force officer and a US Air Force instructor pilot. A Japanese second lieutenant and a US instructor were on the T-38 trainer jet assigned to the 14th Flying Training Wing crashed at about 5:30 […]

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Fake American leg band acquits pigeon on death row in Australia

A pigeon that Australia declared a biosecurity risk has received a reprieve after a U.S. bird organization declared its identifying leg band was fake. The band suggested the bird found in a Melbourne backyard on December 26 was a racing pigeon that had left the U.S. state of Oregon, 13,000 kilometers away, two months earlier. […]

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IN PICTURES: Deadly storm ‘Hurricane Sally’

Tropical Storm Sally has left more than half a million Americans without power as its torrential rains and storm surges lashed the US Gulf coast. Sally weakened after it made landfall as a Category 2 hurricane but the slow-moving storm continues to batter Florida and Alabama. At least one person was killed and hundreds were […]

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Hurricane Sally makes landfall threatening ‘historic’ flooding

Hurricane Sally made landfall into the US Gulf Coast early Wednesday, threatening ‘historic’ and deadly flash flooding. According to the National Hurricane Center (NHC), the category 2 storm hit Gulf Shores, Alabama at about 4:45 am bringing maximum sustained winds of about 165kmh. “Historic life-threatening flooding likely along portions of the northern Gulf coast,” the […]

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Alabama woman donates kidney to cop who arrested her several times

A woman saved the life of a police officer who arrested her several times by donating a kidney to him. Jocelynn James, from Alabama, United States, a recovering drug addict, saw on Facebook that former officer Terrell Potter was in need of a kidney transplant. After coming across a Facebook appeal Ms James reached out […]