Seoul: North Korea fires short-range projectiles into sea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired six short-range projectiles into the sea off its east coast Thursday, South Korean officials said, just hours after the U.N. Security Council approved the toughest sanctions on the North in two decades for its recent nuclear test and long-range rocket launch.

  • Written by HYUNG-JIN KIM, Associated Press

Tornado that struck Jefferson County was EF2

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Forecasters say a tornado that severely damaged homes and trees in a Birmingham suburb has been determined as an EF2, with winds of between 120 and 125 mph.