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UK plea for US to extend Kabul airlift may fall on deaf ears

Britain urged the United States on Monday to extend its evacuation effort in Kabul past the Aug. 31 deadline — but conceded that if the U.S. ignores the request, an international airlift of thousands fleeing the Taliban takeover will end within days.

Mandatory evacuation ordered for Ocracoke ahead of storm

Officials have ordered a mandatory evacuation of Ocracoke Island in advance of Hurricane Isaias.

Australian military brings supplies to thousands cut off by wildfires

Thousands of tourists fled Australia’s wildfire-ravaged eastern coast Thursday ahead of worsening conditions as the military started to evacuate people trapped on the shore further south.

Law enforcement in Brunswick County preparing for Dorian

Towns in Brunswick County are preparing for impacts from Hurricane Dorian.

Atlanta comforts Hurricane Dorian evacuees with free services

News outlets say Atlanta Motor Speedway and the Atlanta Braves are offering free services to residents from mandatory evacuation areas throughout Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina.

Leland residents rescued from flooding

After flooding increased Sunday, creating hazards for many in the Cape Fear, one neighborhood had to be rescued and taken to shelter.

Voluntary evacuations to begin in western NC

Last week, a woman died when a mudslide crushed her home near the town of Tryon.

Two active category 4 hurricanes, Irma and Jose

Hurricane Jose has now become an extremely dangerous Category 4 hurricane, threatening Caribbean islands already devastated by Hurricane Irma.

Hurricane Harvey preparations underway on the Gulf Coast

Hurricane Harvey is churning in the Gulf of Mexico and predicted to make landfall in Texas. Emergency preparations and evacuations are underway in parts of the Gulf Coast.

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Strike dodged with deal between film and TV crews, studios

An 11th-hour deal was reached Saturday, averting a strike of film and television crews that would have seen some 60,000 behind-the-scenes workers walk off their jobs and would have frozen productions in Hollywood and across the U.S.

Hundreds of people gather at the New Hanover County Arboretum for Pumpkin Palooza

Today, hundreds of people gathered at the New Hanover County Arboretum for the 4-H Pumpkin Palooza yesterday evening.

One national retail chain held a hiring event at all of its Wilmington locations to prepare for the holiday rush

Today one national retail chain held at all of its locations in the local area, ahead of the holiday season rush.

Veg-Out Festival held in Wilmington’s Riverfront Park showcased vegan and vegetarian vendors

Today, a festival held in downtown at the Riverfront Park gave attendees a chance to learn about vegan and vegetarian lifestyles.