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Extreme Weather in Macedonia Kills at Least 17 People

Extremely powerful storms have claimed the lives of at least 17 people in the Macedonian capital of Skopje.  At least six people are missing, about 60 others have been hospitalized and about 1,000 have been evacuated. Health Minister Nikola Todorov said the death toll could rise and the government plans to issue a state of emergency for two weeks in the most affected areas. Torrential rains and winds exceeding 70 kilometers caused flash floods and landslides Saturday....

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