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7.5 magnitude quake hits Mexico near Pacific coast – USGS

Published time: 16 Feb, 2018 23:48 Edited time: 16 Feb, 2018 23:59 A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.5 has rocked southern and central Mexico. The tremors reportedly shook buildings across the country’s capital. The quake hit the southwestern Mexican state of Oaxaca, United States Geological Survey (USGS) reports. Tremors were felt as far as Mexico city, with locals ...

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Greek coast guard ship ‘damaged by Turkish vessel’

Greek authorities say a Turkish coast guard vessel rammed one of their patrol boats near a disputed territory in the Aegean Sea on Monday night. The Greek coast guard ship was anchored off the islets of Imia when the Turkish boat struck it, reports Ekathimerini.com. Nobody was injured in the incident but the Greek vessel’s stern sustained damage. The incident ...

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US East Coast residents receive false tsunami warning

Some US East Coast residents received a tsunami warning on Tuesday after a test message sent out by the National Weather Service was wrongly interpreted as real by the AccuWeather app. The National Weather Service (NWS) confirmed that a routine test warning was issued at around 8:30am ET, but stressed repeatedly that this was a test. NWS acknowledged that some ...

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Tillerson lauds sanctions for dead & starving N. Korean fishers found off Japan coast

The US is “getting a lot of evidence” that UN sanctions “are really starting to hurt” North Korea, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said, referring to a recent incident regarding starving North Korean fishermen. On Wednesday, Tillerson said during an interview at Stanford University with former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice that earlier in the week, Japanese officials told ...

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‘Branson bailout’ protests erupt as anger grows with East Coast rail (VIDEO)

Angry protestors have descended upon London’s Kings Cross Station to share their rage over the proposed £2 billion bailout for Virgin Trains East Coast rail service, owned by one of the world’s richest men, Richard Branson. The train service, which is a joint venture between Stagecoach and Branson’s Virgin Group, pledged to pay more than £3 billion (US$ 4.1 billion) ...

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Magnitude 7.3 earthquake hits near coast of Peru, triggering tsunami threat

Published time: 14 Jan, 2018 09:39 Edited time: 14 Jan, 2018 09:59 An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.3 has hit off the coast of Peru, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS). The quake triggered a tsunami threat to parts of the Pacific close to the epicenter, according to the National Weather Service. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Let’s block ads! ...

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Body found on burning Iranian oil tanker off Chinese coast

Published time: 8 Jan, 2018 09:12 Edited time: 8 Jan, 2018 09:46 A body has been found on an Iranian oil tanker, which earlier collided with a cargo ship off the eastern coast of China and caught fire, officials said. Dozens of crew members from the tanker remain missing after the collision. The body was sent to Shanghai for identification, ...

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32 people missing after 2 ships collide off Chinese coast

Published time: 7 Jan, 2018 04:04 Edited time: 7 Jan, 2018 05:30 Two vessels have collided off the eastern coast of China, according to reports in Chinese media. Search and rescue operations are underway for 32 people who went missing in the collision. The collision between the Panama-registered oil tanker “SANCHI” and Hong Kong freighter “CF CRYSTAL” happened at around ...

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Trump says the cold east coast ‘could use a little’ global warming

Published time: 29 Dec, 2017 11:18 Trump says the east coast of the US could “use a little bit of that good old Global Warming” as it faces its coldest New Year’s Eve on record – appearing to either misunderstand or ignore the scientific evidence on climate change. US President Donald Trump, who is currently on a Christmas break in ...

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5.5 magnitude earthquake hits off S. Korea's southeastern coast – state media

Published time: 15 Nov, 2017 06:01 Edited time: 15 Nov, 2017 06:34 A magnitude 5.5 earthquake has struck off South Korea’s southeastern coast, about 6km (4 miles) north of the southeastern port city of Pohang, Yonhap news agency reported. The tremors were felt in the South Korean capital, Seoul, some 270km from Pohang, Yonhap said.The quake was recorded at a ...

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