Natural Disasters Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Judge returns ultra-rich club founder Tim Blixseth to jailRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KLAS-TV Las Vegas

    In a ruling that Gov. Jerry Brown says puts a "straitjacket" on local governments trying to fight the severe statewide drought, an appeals court has found that an Orange County city's tiered water rates are... In a ruling that Gov. Jerry Brown says puts a "straitjacket" on local governments trying to fight the severe statewide drought, an appeals court has found that an Orange County city's tiered water rates are... The lawyer for the family of Freddie Gray, a black man who died of spinal injuries he sustained during an arrest in Baltimore, said he believes the police had no reason to stop the man in the first place.

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  2. California court ruling could limit drought fighting toolsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    In a ruling that Gov. Jerry Brown says puts a "straitjacket" on local governments trying to fight the severe statewide drought, an appeals court has found that an Orange County city's tiered water rates are unconstitutional. The ruling by the 4th District Court of Appeal on Monday against the city of San Juan Capistrano potentially deals a blow to agencies statewide that have used the pricing structure to encourage water conservation.

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  3. Storm damage: Hunter without power and water, Newcastle flash flood warningRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Age

    The SES has warned Newcastle residents via text message to be prepared for flash flooding on Tuesday night, with those living in low-lying parts of the city in greatest danger. Three Hunter region hospitals were forced to use back-up generators with the east coast low expected to start easing on Wednesday morning.

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  4. Tidal Wave?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Mr.

    Jay Z's new streaming music service Tidal launched about a month ago. Last week, they threw the company's chief executive officer overboard - one of 25 people laid off.

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  5. Australia's east coast battered by cyclone-like stormRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Reuters

    ROUGH CUT. NO REPORTER NARRATION STORY: A cyclonic storm battered Australia's east coast on Tuesday killing three people, washing away houses, cutting power to more than 200,000 homes and stranding a cruise ship off the coast in mountainous seas.

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  6. China's yuan: Asia's future anchor currency?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Straits Times

    According to the Society for the Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication , Singapore last month handled 22 per cent of global payments in yuan, excluding those international payments handled by Hong Kong. The offshore yuan clearing centre in Singapore is now one of the key drivers of increased yuan usage outside of Hong Kong.

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  7. 2.2-magnitude quake happens in NanRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Nation

    A small earthquake measured at 2.2 magnitude happened in Nan's Thungchang district at 1:17 pm Tuesday, the Seismology Office of the Meteorological Department announced. Its epicenter was 2 kilometres underground.

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  8. Sierra College celebrates Earth DayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Union

    Carol Kuczora, a member of the Nevada County Climate Change Coalition, passes out information at Monday's Earth Day celebration at Sierra College's Nevada County campus. The day-long event featured performances, film screenings and about a dozen local eco-friendly organizations and businesses.

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  9. NSW weather threat 'could worsen' after flood deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | ABC News

    Authorities have sent emergency alerts to tens of thousands of people in NSW's Hunter region as forecasters warn wild weather will worsen after earlier claiming three lives. Conditions described as "cyclonic" have wrought havoc on the Hunter, Sydney, Central Coast and Illawarra regions, with rescue crews called to more than 1,000 storm-related incidents and more than 200,000 properties losing power.

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  10. Australia battered by cyclone-like stormRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Cyprus Weekly

    A cyclonic storm battered Australia's east coast on Tuesday killing three people, washing away houses, cutting power to more than 200,000 homes and stranding a cruise ship off the coast in mountainous seas. Cyclone-strength winds of up to 135 kph uprooted trees, some crushing cars, snapped power poles and tore off roofs and building awnings.

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  11. APNewsBreak: NY blueprint lists steps to end AIDS scourgeRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Experts and advocates in New York, a state hit hard early in the AIDS epidemic, have drafted a blueprint for reducing new HIV infections and related deaths to the point of nearly ending them in five years. The plan, requested by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, expands steps already reducing deaths and newly diagnosed infections statewide to fractions of what they once were.

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  12. Sydney weather: Carnival Spirit voyage 'is very scary' but the crew are keeping passengers calmRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Age

    She told her story to Kathryn Wicks. a "There are 2500 passengers - 800 of them children - and 1500 crew on the ship.

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  13. Firefighters tackle twelve grass fires across GwentRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

    Usk crew attended to trees on fire in Woodside Trading Estate Llanbadoc at 8.44pm and crews from Ebbw Vale crew attended a grass fire in Garnlydan at 8.28pm. Aberbargoed crew attended a grass fire in Pentwynmawr Newbridge at 8.27pm and Maindee crew attended a grass fire in Liswerry at 8.19pm.

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  14. PHOTO: Cacao nibs with almonds are a good substitute for a granola bar.Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ABC News

    But here's the good news if you're concerned about your blood glucose: "One of the best ways to stay healthy is to make better food choices," says Mitchell L. Gaynor, MD, author of The Gene Therapy Plan. Try these trades to lower your blood sugar and pack more protective nutrients into every bite.

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  15. Storm Update: Tuesday afternoon | PHOTOSRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Star

    Conditions will deteriorate over the next several hours with severe wind gusts and very heavy rainfall likely for peak hour into early evening. Destructive winds averaging 90 to 100 km/h with peak gusts up to 125 km/h are forecast for coastal parts of the Hunter.

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  16. Victorian baby teeth could help predict future health of children todayRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    The team from the Universities of Bradford and Durham analysed the teeth of children and adults from two 19th century cemeteries, one at a Workhouse in Ireland where famine victims were buried and the other in London, which holds the graves of some of those who fled the famine. They found that the biochemical composition of teeth that were forming in the womb and during a child's early years not only provided insight into the health of the baby's mother, it even showed major differences between those infants who died and those who survived beyond early childhood.

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  17. Watch Sydney Australia Hit by Flooding & Wild Winter Weather News VideoRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Web TV Hub

    "Perhaps it's no surprise that the massive storm that dumped the most rain on Sydney in a single day in more than 13 years, blew over huge trees and scoured beaches would in some parts of the world be defined as a cyclone. "As Rob Sharpe, a meteorologist at Weatherzone notes, wind speeds were gale force or stronger for parts of the city and up the coast since midnight Tuesday and even earlier.

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  18. Melody Gardot @mgardot #MelodyGardot @MelodyGardot - Melody Gardot InterviewRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Music-News.com

    When we last heard from Melody Gardot, her globe-trotting travels had inflected her trademark sound with exotic new flavours. With her new album 'Currency of Man', Melody takes us on another musical voyage.

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  19. California judge rejects city's tiered water ratesRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    A state appeals court ruled on Monday that a southern California city's tiered water rates, developed in an effort to combat overuse during the state's ongoing drought, violated the state's Constitution. The three-judge panel for the state's 4th District Court of Appeal sided with taxpayers of the Los Angeles-area city of San Juan Capistrano, who filed a lawsuit against the city's plan to charge differing rates based on water usage.

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  20. Taiwan chipmakers unaffected by earthquakeRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | DigiTimes

    Taiwan-based chipmakers including foundries TSMC and UMC, and IC packager ASE have said that their operations have not been affected by a 6.3 magnitude earthquake that struck the eastern coast of Taiwan before noon on April 20. Production plants and related facilities in the cities of Chungli and Kaohsiung were not damaged by the earthquake, ASE said. TSMC and UMC, which have fabs mostly located in Hsinchu and Tainan, said that the earthquake had little impact production.

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