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1 hr ago | Towleroad

Robert Oscar Lopez: Same-Sex Marriage Is 'A Tidal Wave' Sweeping Up Children - VIDEO

In a July speech to the Stanford Anscombe Society, anti-gay activist and "ex-gay" Robert Oscar Lopez said that he cannot support same-sex marriage because it has become a "tidal wave" that has "swept up children," reports Right Wing Watch .

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5 hrs ago | CBS Local

Tsunami Feared From Growing Lava Mass On Volcanic Island Off Japan

Handout picture from Japan Coast Guard on July 23, 2014 shows the newly created islet and Nishinoshima island , which are conjoined with erupting lava at the Ogasawara island chain, 620 miles south of Tokyo.

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7 hrs ago | Mother Jones

The US Sent Thousands of Sailors To Help With Fukushima Relief. Did Radiation Make Them Sick?

A $1 billion lawsuit accuses the Japanese nuclear energy company Tepco of failing to prevent the accident and lying about radiation levels.

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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, US Military, US Navy, Natural Disasters, World News, Japan, Asian Tsunami Disaster

11 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

From Hillary to Shimon: Two states is no solution

Remarks made by Clinton, Peres, Netanyahu and others indicate that Israel's need to retain control of Judea and Samaria has become, at last, a mainstream position.

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15 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Demand for 'smart homes' in Japan strong after 2011 tsunami

According to Japan's Trade Ministry, the market for "smart homes" will be worth nearly US$34 billion in six years' time.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Home Listing, Home, Home Automation

16 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Qatar Friendship Fund Launches US$1.4-million Education Centre In Japan

Qatar Friendship Fund on Tuesday inaugurated the US$1.4-million Sendai Education Centre in Japanese city of Sendai in northwest Miyagi prefecture, Qatar News Agency reported.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

International Business Times

Japan Resumes Exports of Fukushima Rice, Singapore to Receive 1st Batch

Singapore will be the first country, since 2011, to receive some 300 kilogrammes of rice harvested at Sukagawa City.

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Portland Tribune

More sought for school seismic work

Senate President Peter Courtney says he will call for $200 million in bonds to help make Oregon schools more resistant to earthquakes.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Asian Tsunami Disaster, Cascadia, OR, Geology, Science

The Japan Times

SDF struggling to attract enough reservists

The number of civilians registered as reservists with the Self-Defense Forces - those who would take on roles as SDF personnel in emergency situations - is dwindling, mainly due to the difficulty of balancing training with civilian careers, a senior military official has said.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Indonesian couple 'find son' swept away in 2004 tsunami

An Indonesian couple reunited with their daughter 10 years after a tsunami snatched her from their arms claimed on Tuesday to have found their son, who was also swept away in the disaster.

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The Daily Star

Indonesia tsunami family 'find son' after reunion with daughter

Septi Rangkuti holds his son Jumadi Rangkuti next to his wife Jamaliah and daugther Raudhatul Jannah after being reunited with his missing son Arif Pratama Rangkuti in Payakumbuh town on Sumatra island August 19, 2014.

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CiteULike

The 2011 Tohoku-oki Earthquake Tsunami: Similarities and Differences...

A post-tsunami field survey following the 2011 Tohoku-oki Earthquake Tsunami was carried out to asses inundated area in Sendai Plain, Northeast Japan.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Japan volcanic isle may collapse, create tsunami: study

An erupting volcanic island that is expanding off Japan could trigger a tsunami if its freshly-formed lava slopes collapse into the sea, scientists said on Tuesday .

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The Cyprus Weekly

Mega-tsunami remote

The Director of the Cyprus Geological Survey Department has confirmed that the island runs the risk of being over-whelmed by a big tsunami although such a cataclysmic event "is remote".

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Related Topix: World News, Cyprus, Middle East, Natural Disasters, Geology, Science, Earthquake

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Bangkok Post

Giving hope to the hopeless

On the occasion of World Humanitarian Day, Life talks to a man who regularly faces danger and adversity in order to help victims of natural disasters Although he now thinks it was probably the best decision he ever made, when Opart Ongwandee signed up for a post in the World Food Programme's IT department 10 years ago, he had no idea that the job ... (more)

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Forbes.com

Nonprofit Creating Jobs For 100,000 People With Autism

An expected 500,000 adults with autism are expected to begin seeking employment over the next decade as a tidal wave of young adults with autism age out of school and other programs.

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Music-News.com

Interpol share new track

Interpol will release their brand new, fifth studio album 'El Pintor' on September 8, through [PIAS] Co-Op.

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Wired

Beautiful Portraits of Tsunami Survivors Help a Community Rebuild

The members of a family, seated in the place where their house stood before its destruction in the tsunami of March 11th, 2011.

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Manawatu Evening Standard

Popular character dies

Long-running TV soap Shortland Street has killed off one of its characters tonight sending a tidal wave of indignation through social media.

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Related Topix: Soap Opera, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Shortland Street, Natural Disasters, Amanda Billing

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Marine News

Solomon Islands Capital Needs to relocate to Combat Tsunami

BMT WBM , a subsidiary of the BMT Group, a leading international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has partnered with Buckley Vann town planners and the School of Civil Engineering at the University of Queensland to develop a comprehensive climate change adaptation plan for the provincial capital of Choiseul in the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Solomon Islands, Natural Disasters, Petersburg, NY

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