Natural Disasters Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. December mergers acquisitions M&ARead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CSP

    In the convenience store channel, two important mid-tier deals have been announced and the industry is still buzzing about last week's blockbuster sale of southeastern c-store giant The Pantry to Alimentation Couche-Tard . "We've been pretty busy here with CrossAmerica in the last 45 days with three announced deals for Nice N Easy [in New York], Erickson Oil in Minnesota and 22 San Antonio/Austin Shell-branded stores from Timewise," CST CEO Kim Lubel told CSP Daily News .

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  2. IS shamed in reality TV showRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    HORRIFIC images have emerged of the moment an out-of-control garbage truck ploughed into Christmas shoppers, knocking them down 'like pinballs' and leaving six dead. THE United States urged North Koreato admit it ordered a cyberattack on the Hollywood studio Sony Pictures and to pay for the damage it had caused.

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  3. Matviyenko comes again grain exports to detriment of Russian consumers interests /updates/Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | World-Grain

    Grain prices have considerably increased recently. "We admitted the serious rise in grain prices .

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  4. Heavy rain expected in Alabama with next storm systemRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Thunderstorms -- some possibly severe -- are expected in mainly in southern Alabama through Wednesday morning, but all of the state will see some rain. Rainfall amounts could range from an inch across west Alabama to 4 inches in southeast Alabama, where a flash flood watch has already been issued.

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  5. 10 years after tsunami, victim's mom learns body wasn't lostRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KFVS12

    ... that her 20-year-old daughter had died, and apparently vanished at sea in one of modern history's worst natural disasters. It took her nearly 10 years to learn the truth. Her daughter's body had in fact been recovered after the tsunami and was ...

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  6. An alternative for pain control after knee replacement surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    It's estimated that more than half of adults in the United States diagnosed with knee osteoarthritis will undergo knee replacement surgery. While improvements in implantable devices and surgical technique has made the procedure highly effective, pain control after surgery remains a common but persistent side effect for patients.

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  7. River floods streets of MapletonRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KVAL-TV Eugene

    Jamie Foster has lived right on the water for about 25 years, so he is no stranger to flooding. Why does he still live here? "I always have," he said Sunday after he rowed up to his mailbox.

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  8. Flash flooding traps shoppersRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Salisbury Journal

    Flash flooding has caused major disruption in parts of Scotland, with dozens of people rescued from a supermarket and one passenger injured after a train hit water on the line. Firefighters attended 11 flood-related incidents in Ayrshire as crews worked to rescue people and clear water from homes after heavy overnight rain.

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  9. No charges for white cop in black shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    HORRIFIC images have emerged of the moment an out-of-control garbage truck ploughed into Christmas shoppers, knocking them down 'like pinballs' and leaving six dead. THE United States urged North Koreato admit it ordered a cyberattack on the Hollywood studio Sony Pictures and to pay for the damage it had caused.

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  10. Brazil upgrades coffee harvest, after finding extra treesRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Agrimoney.com

    Brazilian officials became the latest to raise their estimate for the country's coffee harvest - although by a modest 200,000 bags, and an upgrade down not to bigger yields, but finding an extra 50,000 hectares of plantations in Sao Paulo. Conab, the official Brazilian crop bureau, in its final estimate for the country's coffee harvest this year, pegged it at 45.35m bags.

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  11. Sequential Bayesian inference in hidden Markov stochastic kinetic...Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | CiteULike

    To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. We study sequential Bayesian inference in stochastic kinetic models with latent factors.

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  12. Ten years on, tsunami warning stumbles at the 'last mile'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Reuters

    A rose which was thrown into the waters of the Andaman Sea to mark the one-year Indian Ocean tsunami anniversary lies near foot prints in Khao Lak, located in Thailand's Phang Nga province, nearly 110 km north of the resort island of Phuket in this December 26, 2005 file photo. - In April 2012, Indonesia's Banda Aceh, the city worst hit by the tsunami that killed at least 226,000 people on Boxing Day ten years ago, received a terrifying reminder of how unprepared it was for the next disaster.

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  13. Lots of rain and wind for the Maritimes Christmas Eve and DayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CBC News

    Kalin Mitchell is the meteorologist on CBC News Nova Scotia, CBC News New Brunswick and CBC News Maritimes at 11. He can also be heard on various afternoon CBC Radio shows giving up-to-the-minute weather forecasts. A powerful low pressure system is still likely to bring stormy weather into the Maritimes beginning on Wednesday and running through Thursday, Christmas Day.

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  14. Outcome of LimaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    BANGLADESH has faced some big natural calamities, e.g., devastating flood of 1954, severe seaborne cyclone of 1970, countrywide flood of 1988 because of heavy rainfall, cross boundary flood of 1996, flood from a depression in 2000 and flood in the haors in 2004. Those calamities could be taken as natural phenomenon as usual, but on December 11, 1997, the Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change adopted a protocol in Kyoto of Japan, to address climate change due to global warming.

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  15. Series of strong earthquakes rattle B.C. and edges of the Pacific plateRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

    The B.C. quakes this weekend measured from 4.0 to 5.1 in magnitude and were centred offshore between Vancouver Island and Haida Gwaii, pictured here. VANCOUVER -- A series of five strong earthquakes rattled coastal B.C. this weekend, starting just a few hours before five more - including a magnitude 6.6 quake - hit Indonesia.

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  16. White Christmas doubtful for many in more populated parts of CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | 680News

    The Weather Network says Canadians' dreams of a white Christmas likely won't come true for many of those living in the more populated parts of the country. Chief meteorologist Chris Scott says there should generally be snow on the ground in many areas from the Prairies to the Maritimes as presents are unwrapped Thursday morning.

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  17. 10 years after tsunami, victim's mom learns body wasn't lost: 'Very sad - and very...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News

    A child of rural Myanmar, she boarded a small boat seeking a better life in Thailand, just as the Indian Ocean tsunami raced in. Ten days later, her mother got a phone call that her 20-year-old daughter had died, and apparently vanished at sea in one of modern history's worst natural disasters.

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  18. Feds reject Nevada plan to refill lake above TahoeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    The U.S. Forest Service has rejected a proposal by Nevada state wildlife officials to refill a drained lake in the mountains above Lake Tahoe and restore the scenic spot as a recreational fishery. The agency says it intends to stick with its plan to leave Incline Lake empty, remove its dam and return the area to its more natural wet meadows near Mount Rose.

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  19. The Sun Provides a Spectacular Holiday Solar FlareRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Space Ref

    The sun emitted a significant solar flare, peaking at 7:24 p.m. EST on Dec. 19, 2014. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory, which watches the sun constantly, captured an image of the event.

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  20. Rain Headed Chicago's Way in Time for Holiday TravelRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Patch.com

    A giant storm system is now gathering and forecasters said Sunday that it could wallop an area from the midwest to the Eastern Seaboard with heavy rains and wind gusts of 50 MPH just in time for holiday travel. While the storm is not expected to bring heavy snow as winter storm Cato did for Thanksgiving, flooding on the ground and delays in air travel are expected, according to Weather.com, which called the potential for the storm "very serious."

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