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A student goes through a security check as she enters an exam room in Shenyang

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Tropical Storm Andrea bearing down on Florida

Tropical Storm Andrea took aim at Florida's northern Gulf Coast today and was forecast to cut across Georgia and up the US Atlantic coast, the US National Hurricane Center said.

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The tornado was the second top-of-the-scale EF-5 twister in the area in 11 days

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Mr Samaras, founder of the tornado research company, Twistex, was the star of the Discovery Channel documentary Storm Chasers

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Tornadoes killed five people in central Oklahoma including a mother and her baby and menaced Oklahoma City and its hard-hit suburb of Moore, before the storm system headed northeast early on Saturday.

Storm season has insurers braced for a buffeting

This weekend marks the start of a period of anxiety which has the Lloyd's of London market worrying about weather forecasts from across the Atlantic

The News Matrix: Wednesday 29 May 2013

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Barack Obama wipes away tears after hugging head teacher Amy Simpson

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Shaking his head in shock and at times close to tears, Barack Obama wandered through the tornado-ravaged Oklahoma City suburb of Moore and said the devastation in its trail was “hard to comprehend”.

Moore mayor pushes for shelter law in wake of Oklahoma tornado

Glenn Lewis wants safe rooms provided in every new-built home

The News Matrix: Thursday 23 May 2013

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Oklahoma twister that hit Moore ‘more powerful than the Hiroshima bomb’

The vast tornado that struck an Oklahoma suburb on Monday afternoon dwarfed even the Hiroshima atomic bomb in its destructive power, according to scientists.

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Stay or flee? Pick up loved ones or take cover? The choices made in the moments after the tornado warnings sounded were a matter of life and death

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Oklahoma tornado: Search nears the end for Moore storm survivors as Mayor vows to ensure shelters are built in new houses

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One of the survivors of the devastating tornado, which ripped through the suburbs of Moore, Oklahoma City has been reunited with her pet dog.

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