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Fiona is now a hurricane as it approaches Puerto Rico, threatening historic rainfall

Fiona is now a hurricane as it approaches Puerto Rico, threatening historic rainfall

A man stands in front of a beach in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Saturday. Fiona became a hurricane over the weekend as it approached the island. Alejandro Granadillo/AP hide caption toggle caption Alejandro Granadillo/AP A man stands in front of a beach in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Saturday. Fiona became a hurricane over …

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Pakistan's largest lake overflows, threatening further flooding

Pakistan’s largest lake overflows, threatening further flooding

Comment this story Comment SEHVAN, Pakistan – The retaining wall of Pakistan’s largest lake burst on Tuesday after months of heavy rain, flooding hundreds of other villages downstream and threatening to drive out thousands more. The Pakistani government engineered two intentional breaches in the Lake Manchar retaining wall over the weekend in a bid to …

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UPS drivers who earn $95,000 a year are threatening to strike, and that could hurt virtually every American.  Look what happened in 1997

UPS drivers who earn $95,000 a year are threatening to strike, and that could hurt virtually every American. Look what happened in 1997

August 4, 1997 is probably not an important day in the history of the world. But some would disagree. It was the first time United Parcel Service (UPS) workers had staged a national strike in the United States, which cost the company nearly $780 million. During the 15 days of the strike, 80% of UPS …

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