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British detectives investigating the poisoning of two people by the nerve agent Novichok in southwestern England said Friday that a small bottle found in the home of one of the victims tested positive for the deadly substance.
There are ranch homes in the area, but officials say no structures have been burned. — A large wildfire that started over a month ago in southwestern Colorado is no longer considered a threat.
Elsewhere, firefighters were taking advantage of rain showers and increased humidity in their battle against a wildfire that has been burning for more than a month near Durango in southwestern Colorado.
Meanwhile, a bombing in southwestern Baluchistan killed at least 70 people at a rally for a candidate running for the state legislature.
The ferry offers a scenic river view along southwestern Cincinnati and Boone County.
The Japan Meteorological Agency said as much as 10 centimeters (3 inches) of rain per hour fell on large parts of southwestern Japan.
Searches and cleanup efforts were taking place in the southwestern region where several days of heavy rainfall set off flooding and landslides in a widespread area.
Natives of the small town on the southwestern fringe of Wales are proud to have two independent butchers but no branch of Tesco, an otherwise ubiquitous supermarket.
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SOUTHWESTERN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of southwestern for English Language Learners
: in, toward, or from the southwest
: of or relating to the southwest
SOUTHWESTERN Defined for Kids
Definition of southwestern for Students
- southwestern art
- the southwestern part of the country
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