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As Christmas pressure bears down on last-minute shoppers, Amazon wants customers to know that its famously rapid delivery stands ready to help the procrastinators among us.
The dispatch came in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, which caused widespread damage in Houston and other parts of Texas, and as Hurricane Irma bore down on Florida, prompting evacuations throughout the state.
Jose bears down on East Coast While Hurricane Maria roared across parts of the Caribbean before weakening slightly to a still-dangerous Category 4 storm, the U.S. East Coast will endure a variety of dangerous impacts from Hurricane Jose on Tuesday.
As Hurricane Harvey bore down on the Texas coast, few people in that state seemed to understand the nature of the looming danger.
As Harvey bore down on the Gulf Coast last month, Carrell was reeling from the knowledge that her recent weight loss, lethargy and blackouts could be traced to an ominous mass in her abdomen.
As Hurricane Irma bore down on the Caribbean last week, Laurel Brannick, a park ranger on far-flung St. John Island, flipped through news channels to see how she might be affected.
As Hurricane Irma bore down on the Florida coast, Bell, a 45-year-old Miami native, is helping his players from Florida cope.
Jackson dropped a nice bounce pass to Drummond, who bore down on the rim.
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