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Saturday | Sky News

Large Earthquake Strikes Icelandic Volcano Site

A 5.4 magnitude tremor hits the Bardarbunga volcano a day after a red alert was issued following a smaller eruption.

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Saturday | Daily Kos

Overnight News Digest 08/29/2014

OND Editors OND is a community feature on Daily Kos, consisting of news stories from around the world, sometimes coupled with a daily theme, original research or commentary.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Darien News-Review

Our film critic, Susan Granger, reviews "Land Ho!"

So when a pair of curious, 60-something ex-brothers-in-law set off on a road trip, they're determined to reclaim their youthful exuberance and enthusiasm.

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Iceland Review

Ongoing Seismic Activity in Magma Dike

A map of seismic activity in Iceland during the last 48 hours. The green stars indicate events larger than 3.0. Photo: Icelandic Met Office.

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New Hampshire Public Radio -

Volcanoes In Iceland, Papua New Guinea, Keep Residents On Edge

Smoke billows from Mt. Tavurvur after an eruption in Kokopo, east New Britain, Papua New Guinea, on Friday.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Iceland issues red alert as Bardarbunga volcano erupts

A warning sign blocks the road to the Bardarbunga volcano in the north-west region of the Vatnajokull glacier.

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Mashable

Code Red Aviation Alert Issued As Icelandic Volcano Begins Erupting

The Bardabunga volcano in Iceland, which has been the subject of heightened scrutiny and international alarm in recent days, began erupting on Thursday night.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

BBC News

Iceland eruption triggers red alert

The Icelandic Met Office has raised its aviation warning level near the Bardarbunga volcano to red after an eruption began overnight.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

WKYC-TV Cleveland

Earthquakes rock Iceland volcanoEarthquakes rock Iceland...

Met office staff confer as computer screens show seismic activity from the Bardarbunga volcanic eruption at the Icelandic met office in Reykjavik on August 23, 2014.

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Iceland Review

Tourism Woes

Most notably, between 2012 and 2013 there was an increase in visitors to Iceland of around 140,000-around 40 percent of Iceland's population-taking the total number of annual visitors from 647,000 to 781,000.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Nikonians News

Nikonians Academy highlights favorites in coming months

Nikonians Academy Director Mike Hagen just returned from a sold-out tour to beautiful Iceland.

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Inhabitat

Iceland's Solheimar Ecovillage is Still Going Strong After 84 Years

If you've been to Iceland, you've probably done the famous "Golden Circle" tour , which hits all of Iceland's main tourist attractions in a couple hours drive through the southwest part of the country.

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Iceland Review

Crying Wolf

So, by Friday afternoon I decided to head back to ReykjavA k to take part in the Culture Night celebrations instead, along with one-hundred-and-one-thousand of my fellow countrymen.

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BBC News

Big earthquake near Iceland volcano

Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano was hit by a magnitude 5.7 earthquake on Tuesday morning, the largest since tremors began in the area last week.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Earthquakes rattle underneath Iceland's Vatnajokull glacier

Reykjavik, ICELAND: A file photo taken 13 July 2006 shows icebergs drifting at sea away for the Icelandic glacier of Vatnajokull.

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PennLive.com

Bardarbunga volcano now at red (highest) alert with PSU-UCF a week away

This is a file image of Iceland's Eyjafjallajokul volcano taken in 2010. Another Iceland volcano, Bardarbunga, began erupting Saturday and the activity could affect Penn State's Aug. 30 contest with Central Florida in Dublin.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Iceland Warns Airlines of Possible Ash Plume as Volcano Erupts

Iceland warned airlines of a potential ash plume that could disrupt flights as one of the North Atlantic island nation's biggest volcanoes erupted after a week of rumbling.

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Iceland Review

Eruption Update: Flights Continue as Scheduled

After receiving news about the eruption in Dyngjujokull, many people traveling to and from Iceland may be wondering whether or not their flights will be canceled.

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MarketWatch

Volcano in Iceland starts erupting, worries travelers: Here's what you need to know

The country's meteorological office said "a small subglacial lava-eruption has begun under the DyngjujA kull glacier," adding that "the aviation color code for the BA rA arbunga volcano has been changed from orange to red."

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Sky News

Iceland Raises Volcano Aviation Warning To Red

A surge in seismic activity has caused Iceland to raise the aviation alert for its Bardarbunga volcano from orange to red.

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