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Natural Disasters

  1. North Carolina Is Still Underwater From Hurricane MatthewWhile his sister, Hurricane Nicole, slams Bermuda as a powerful category 3 storm.
  2. Massive Wildfire East of Los Angeles Is Still RagingThe fire is now 4 percent contained, has already burned homes, and forced more than 80,000 to evacuate.
  3. A Record-breaking Wildfire in Canada Forces an Entire Town to EvacuateA blaze in Fort McMurray, in Alberta, is believe to be the largest in the province’s history. 
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    Powerful Earthquake Kills Scores in EcuadorThe quake devastated the country’s coastal communities and has killed at least 233 people, and the death toll is expected to rise.
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    Powerful Earthquake Strikes Japan, the Second in Two DaysThe 7.3-magnitude quake rocked the area outside Kumamoto just a day after nine people died from a 6.2-magnitude tremor.
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    7 Million Americans at Risk From Man-Made EarthquakesDue to oil and gas drilling processes.
  7. Earthquake Strikes off Indonesian CoastResidents have been warned to steer clear of the waterfront.
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    South Carolina Floods Kill at Least 9“This flood disaster has been like nothing South Carolina has ever seen.”
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    Death Toll Rises to 18 As Utah Recovers From Flash Floods Two people remain missing.
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    8.3-Magnitude Earthquake Forces a Million to Evacuate in ChileAt least eight people are dead. 
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    Fast-Moving Wildfires Swallow Hundreds of Homes in CaliforniaHere are photos of the terrifying blaze.
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    ‘Unprecedented Rain’ Hits City Near Tokyo“We can say this is an abnormal situation and there is imminent serious danger.”
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    India Is Enduring a Deadly Heat WaveAt least 1,400 have been killed, as temperatures soar as high as 122 degrees Fahrenheit.
  14. More Flooding Possible for Texas and OklahomaThe death toll now stands at 18 with more still missing, and the dangerous storms could continue for another week.
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    Long Island Sinkhole Settles for SubaruThe Earth has opened again to eat another car.
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    At Least Fourteen People Killed in Indonesian Volcanic Eruption And the death toll is expected to rise.
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    Typhoon Haiyan’s Death Toll Rises to Estimated 10,000The storm is now headed to Vietnam.
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    Rescuers Evacuate Colorado Residents Following Record Rainfall and FloodingThere’s even more rainfall expected this weekend.
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    Raw Chicken Drops From Cloudless Sky, Pelts EquestrianA rain most fowl.
  20. Planet Earth Doesn’t Know How To Make It Any Clearer It Wants Everyone To […]From today’s Onion: “‘I know your species has developed the technology to leave me, I’ve seen you use it before, so I’m asking you now, please, […]
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    Another Quake Shakes Up JapanThis time, in the city of Iwaki.
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    Heavy Rain Causes Severe Flooding in the MidwestSmall towns in Minnesota and Wisconsin are already underwater.
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    Oil Spills All Over Seafood Menus“I think the media is spilling a little bigger than the oil spill itself,” says Daniel Boulud.
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    Chef vs. the VolcanoHeston Blumenthal was trapped in London.
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    Looting Commences in Chile As Death Toll RisesPolice use tear gas to disperse looters.
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    Aftershocks Continue in Chile As Tsunami Threat EndsThe death toll has surpassed 400.
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    Chile Rocked by 8.8 Magnitude EarthquakeThat’s a thousand times stronger than the 7.0 quake that hit Haiti last month.
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    Japan Receives Tsunami Warning After 7.0 Underwater EarthquakeIt may be up to twenty inches.
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    84-Year-Old Woman Reported Rescued From Rubble in HaitiTen days after the first quake devastated Haiti, a woman is found still alive by rescue teams.
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    Haiti Evacuating 400,000 From Capital AreaIn order to prevent the further spread of disease, officials are trying to break up massive, squalid refugee camps around Port-au-Prince.
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    John Edwards Is in HaitiThank God.
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    For Many in Haiti, Only Hope for Survival Is Trip to United StatesMeanwhile, the government is preparing to issue up to 200,000 temporary protected status visas.
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    U.S. Troops Arrive in Haiti Amid Leadership VacuumStill, chaos reigns.
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    Aid Ready, But Not Always Able, to Reach HaitiRelief organizations are having trouble getting access to the devastated country.
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    Earthquake Update: World Rushes to Haiti’s AidMeanwhile, United Nations workers and peacekeepers are among those dead or missing.
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    Another Earthquake Hits Indonesia, Death Toll Climbs Above 500Just as hospitals and airports were reopening after yesterday’s disaster, another struck.