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Student hailed as a hero for tackling gunman in North Carolina shooting

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Two dead, four injured in shooting at University of North Carolina

Television station WBTV in Charlotte reported that gunfire erupted about 5:45 p.m. (2145 GMT) near the university's Kennedy Hall administrative building, and that one person had been arrested.


North Carolina orders new US House election after 'tainted' vote

The bipartisan board's 5-0 decision came after Republican candidate Mark Harris, confronted by days of evidence that an operative for his campaign orchestrated a ballot fraud scheme, called for a new vote in the state's 9th Congressional District.

Trump comforts storm-ravaged Carolinas with hot dogs and hugs

Trump also praised the volunteers, at one point hugging a young helper and telling his parents, ``You did a good job.'' Trump walked through a storm-damaged neighbourhood where waterlogged sofa cushions, mattresses and downed trees were piled up along streets.

North Carolina devastated as floodwaters rise from deadly storm Florence

Florence, a onetime hurricane that weakened to a tropical depression dumped up to 100 cm of rain on parts of North Carolina and continued to produce widespread heavy rain, the National Weather Service said.

Death toll rise to 13, Florence continues to wreak havoc in US

Across the Carolinas, officials are sounding the alarm: More communities will flood as rivers collect water from upstream and spill over.


Flood waters rise, 8 killed as Florence dumps 'epic' rain on Carolinas

Numerous roads were closed, and authorities warned of the risk of landslides, tornadoes and flash floods, with dams and bridges in peril as rivers and creeks swelled. As of Saturday, about 676,000 homes and businesses were without power in North Carolina, along with 119,000 in South Carolina.

Hurricane Florence Highlights: Downgraded to tropical storm, Florence trudges inland in the Carolinas

Hurricane Florence Highlights: More than one million residents from coastal areas of North and South Carolina and Virginia have been ordered to evacuate. Emergency declarations were in force in Georgia, South and North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia.

By a 1-vote margin, Charlotte leaders OK bid for GOP convention

After a public discussion period with more than 100 speakers and nearly one hour of debate among themselves, the Charlotte City Council voted 6-5 in favor of hosting the event.

In US, falling tree kills two journalists reporting on severe weather

WYFF-TV Anchor Mike McCormick and photojournalist Aaron Smeltzer both had worked in the Greenville market for more than a decade. McCormick and Smeltzer had just interviewed Tryon Fire Chief Geoffrey Tennant.

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The aftermath of a hurricane, seen from a drone

Aerial footage from North Carolina shows the scale of flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence.