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Hurricane Harvey weakens to Category 1 after slamming into Texas

World Aug 26, 2017

Hurricane Harvey weakens to Category 1 after slamming into Texas

The most powerful hurricane to hit the U.S. state of Texas in more than 50 years moved slowly inland on Saturday, dumping torrential rain expected to cause catastrophic flooding after battering the coast with 130 mph winds. According to the National Hurricane Center, Hurricane Harvey ...

Sunwolves crushed in Super Rugby opener

More Sports / Rugby Feb 25, 2017

Sunwolves crushed in Super Rugby opener

by Andrew McKirdy

The Sunwolves were handed a rude welcome to their second Super Rugby season with an 83-17 thrashing by the defending champion Hurricanes on Saturday. The Sunwolves went into the game at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground looking for a positive start to their second season ...

Tropical depression lashes holiday-crowded South Carolina shores

World May 30, 2016

Tropical depression lashes holiday-crowded South Carolina shores

Tropical Depression Bonnie reached the South Carolina coast early Sunday, bringing heavy rain and rough tides to an area packed with tourists for the Memorial Day weekend. The National Hurricane Center said the center of the storm made landfall just east of Charleston, South Carolina, ...

Highlanders capture first Super Rugby title

More Sports / Rugby Jul 4, 2015

Highlanders capture first Super Rugby title

Flanker Elliott Dixon scored one try and provided the last pass in another by winger Waisake Naholo as the Highlanders shocked the Hurricanes 21-14 in Saturday's final to win their first Super Rugby title. Dixon carried four defenders over the goalline for a 39th-minute try ...