Natural Disasters Newswire

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  1. Looters discharged without conviction after stealing from trapped train to survive post-quakeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Angus Clarence Garrett, 18, and Ricky Clark, 29, took items from a train trapped between landslides two days after the earthquake. Garrett's lawyer Rennie Gould said Garrett stole the items to survive in "extreme circumstances", and should be discharged without a conviction.

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  2. The amazing career of a film pilotRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Warrnambool Standard

    By the time he was 25, he was the most decorated peacetime naval pilot in history. He flew over the burning oilfields of Kuwait with German film director Werner Herzog.

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  3. GIGO-based energy and climate policiesRead the original story

    10 min ago | Enter Stage Right

    After calling dangerous manmade climate change a hoax and vowing to withdraw the USA from the Paris agreement, President Trump has apparently removed language criticizing the Paris deal from a pending executive order initiating a rollback of anti-fossil-fuel regulations, to help jumpstart job creation. Meanwhile, EPA Administration Scott Pruitt says he expects quick action to rescind the Clean Power Plan, a central component of the Obama Era's war on coal and hydrocarbons.

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  4. Vancouver could transform into San Diego by 2050 due to climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | GlobalNews

    Imagine Vancouver with the climate of tropical Southern California. That could be the region's reality by 2050, thanks to climate change .

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  5. Seismologists register magnitude 5.0 earthquake off Russia's KamchatkaRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | Trend

    News selected on topics and regions - oil and gas, business, politics, IT, the South Caucasus, the Caspian Sea region, Central Asia Ranking of the Azerbaijani banking sector The Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Centre reports that a 5.0 magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of Russia's Kamchatka peninsula, Sputnik reported. A 5.0 magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of Russia's Kamchatka peninsula, the Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Centre said Monday.

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  6. More post-quake support for South Island businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | The Press On-Line

    Kaikoura businesses will continue to receive financial support as work continues on getting State Highway 1 access to the town open in both directions. Quake-affected South Island businesses will get more financial support, but wage subsidies for North Island areas will end next week.

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  7. River watcher: Being buoyant is upliftingRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Mercury-Register

    The bird's feathered buoyancy extends from floating on the water into being able to take flight against the pull of gravity and the formidable forces of atmospheric storms. Some would say that their float-and-flight abilities are also uplifting to the human spirit.

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  8. Denver Water, U.S. Forest Service, partners embark on $33 million forest health dealRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | Denver Post

    Denver Water, federal and state officials say that on Monday they will sign a $33 million five-year forest health deal enabling continued tree-thinning and restoration of forests essential for city water supplies. New restoration and "wildfire fuels reduction" projects will be done on more than 40,000 acres of watershed deemed critical, according to a U.S. Forest Service announcement.

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  9. Fatal drug overdoses more than doubled since 1999, CDC findsRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | KFOR-AM Lincoln

    The rate of fatal drug overdoses in the U.S. more than doubled since 1999, outpacing suicide and car accidents in 2015 as a cause of death, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CDC researchers examined data from the National Vital Statics System to see the effects of drug trends across the nation from 1999 to 2015.

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  10. As more people die of overdoses, Henrico arms itself with injection that helps curb opioid addictionRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Powhatan Today

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  11. Calls to continue coastal shipping and keep heavy trucks off Kaikoura roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Support for coastal shipping down the east coast of New Zealand is gaining momentum in Kaikoura, as the quake-isolated town basks in the relative calm of roads rarely troubled by heavy trucks. Residents have started a petition asking the Government to consider permanent alternatives to long-haul trucking, pushing them off State Highway 1 when it eventually reopens.

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  12. State's first-ever February tornado hits Conway, GoshenRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Oak Ridge Observer

    The National Weather Service in State College issued a severe thunderstorm warning for parts of York County, indicating hail and wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour were moving across the region. Western Mass News , television partner of The Republican/MassLive, reports this would be the first February tornado ever recorded in MA.

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  13. Rickie Fowler ends drought at PGA's Honda Classic in Palm Beach GardensRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | St. Petersburg Times

    Rickie Fowler made it interesting Sunday for as long as it took him to make two big putts to pull away in the Honda Classic. Staked to a four-shot lead, Fowler hit one putt into a sprinkler hole, hit a tee shot into the water and watched a big lead shrink to one over Gary Woodland early on the back nine.

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  14. Post-quake vacancy survey shows acute shortage of office space in WellingtonRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Scoop

    Colliers International The first post-quake survey of Wellington office vacancies has found the most acute shortage of space in almost a decade. The survey by Colliers International's Research and Consultancy team has revealed only 7.8 per cent of office space in Wellington's CBD was vacant last month, down from 10.5 per cent shortly before last year's quake, and 11.9 per cent in June 2016.

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  15. Development planned for Ship Creek area leaves some wondering: What if there's an earthquake?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Downtown Edge will be home to 28 townhouse-style condos at the corner of Christensen Drive and West Second Avenue, on land owned by the Alaska Railroad Corp., as part of a larger development called The Rail. The area lies in A seismic hazard zone 5 area is a "region for which the largest potential displacements are predicted," according to a Redevelopment plans in the vicinity of Ship Creek include a luxury condo complex at Christensen Drive and West Second Avenue on the northern edge of downtown Anchorage.

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  16. San Jose Flood: Defeated victim tells volunteer with soaked photo album, "toss it."Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Contra Costa Times

    Michael Nguyen stood dazed Sunday as a volunteer helping clean out his muddy, flood-ravaged apartment held up a waterlogged, red photo album, as thick as an old phone book. "Do you want it?" volunteer Alan Supan asked.

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  17. Inside Pyongyang: How North Korea is changingRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WICU12 Erie

    While the country remains closed to most of the outside world, during this trip we gained an unprecedented level of access to the lives of ordinary people. These men and women were chosen by us -- although our government guides often had to work hard to convince people to speak to a US network.

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  18. UPDATE 4 - Serious Crash Coastal Highway, TasmanRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Scoop

    Personality politics - Jacinda is great! Jacinda is not so great! - have dominated the coverage of the Labour Party's fortunes this week... Still, this is a relatively new and welcome problem for the centre-left. Labour has seemed so bereft of crossover talent for so long that it seems almost embarrassed by this latest development.

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  19. February 26, 2017a oeStalina s tyranny could destroy their country. But not their love.aRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | O-R Online

    Yep, that's the tagline for “Bitter Harvest,” the new movie about young love during the Holodomor, the 1932-33 forced famine in Ukraine orchestrated by Josef Stalin that killed millions.

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  20. Giro continues to burnRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Gloucester Advocate

    Fire fighters continue to work on several bush fires burning in the Mid Coast area; of the six still burning in the region the Barnards/Giro fire remains the main focus of firefighting operations. Listed as "being controlled", the fire has burnt over 16,000 hectares with plans to complete containment lines around the 160 kilometre perimeter continuing.

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