Natural Disasters Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Asia-Pacific report: World's most disaster prone region experiences three-fold rise in deathsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | United Nations

    ... between in the past decade, largely due to a handful of extreme disasters. "Of the world's reported natural disasters between 2004 and 2013, 41.2 per cent or 1,690 incidences, occurred in the Asia-Pacific region," the report showed. Among the ...

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  2. Cell-Associated HIV Mucosal Transmission is a Neglected PathwayRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Infection Control Today

    Dr. Deborah Anderson from Boston University School of Medicine and her colleagues are challenging dogma about the transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus type 1 . Most research has focused on infection by free viral particles, while this group proposes that HIV is also transmitted by infected cells.

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  3. [Feature] Breakdown + Breakdown runners-upRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Science

    This year, an Ebola outbreak in a remote village in Guinea grew into a widespread epidemic that has alarmed the entire world. So far, the rampaging virus has sickened more than 18,000 people and killed almost 7000-almost three times as many deaths as in all previous Ebola outbreaks added together.

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  4. Angelina Jolie kidnapped Chris Martin?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com

    Chris Martin has jokingly claimed Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt kidnapped him and their bodyguards threatened him with a knife to get him to record 'Miracles' for her movie, 'Unbroken'. The Coldplay frontman also pretended bodyguards for the couple, who got married in August, threatened him with a knife in a bid to get him to write and record the track 'Miracles' for the soundtrack of the 39-year-old beauty's new movie, 'Unbroken'.

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  5. Next Napa quake could be bigger, UC Davis scientists sayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Daily Democrat

    The magnitude 6 earthquake that shook the Napa Valley in August was the strongest the region had felt in more than 20 years. But the next earthquake in the area could be much stronger, according to preliminary research from UC Davis, presented this week at the American Geophysical Union conference in San Francisco.

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  6. Water Compact agreement reachedRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Char-Koosta News

    In the final water rights negotiation session before the water compact is presented in the 2015 legislature, the Tribes, Federal government and Montana's Reserved Water Rights Compact Commission came to an agreement on December 10. The Montana legislature last year did not approve a previous version of the water compact.

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  7. 8 Questions: How can drones help explain how tornadoes are formed?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

    Researchers say they have collected promising weather data by flying instrument-laden drones into big Western and Midwestern storms. Now, they want to expand the project in hopes of learning more about how tornadoes form.

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  8. Yosef proves he is a true leader; He is continually and fully engaged in the task of running EgyptRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Jewish Press

    Immediately after Yosef is given his new Egyptian identity and position, he does something remarkable. The Torah says not once, but twice, that he tours the land.

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  9. NIH Allows Restart Of MERS Research That Had Been QuestionedRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Some researchers who study the virus that causes Middle East respiratory syndrome got an early Christmas present: permission to resume experiments that the federal government abruptly halted in October. The scientists were trying to modify the MERS virus so that it's better able to sicken mice.

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  10. Cell-associated HIV mucosal transmission: The neglected pathwayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Dr. Deborah Anderson from Boston University School of Medicine and her colleagues are challenging dogma about the transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus type 1 . Most research has focused on infection by free viral particles, while this group proposes that HIV is also transmitted by infected cells.

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  11. London Swinton Circle claims gay marriage caused quakeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Press On-Line

    Canterbury residents and supporters of marriage equality are among those who might be offended by the outlandish claim of a right-wing fringe group that gay marriage was to blame for the "destruction" of a New Zealand city. The London Swinton Circle's recent newsletter proclaimed the "recent destruction of Wellington by earthquake [was] a warning" after the New Zealand Government oversaw the introduction of gay marriage last year.

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  12. Enbridge pipeline ruptures 1,350 barrels of oil spilled at Regina, Saskatchewan pumping stationRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Canadian oil supplies to the U.S. Midwest were disrupted after Enbridge Inc. shut a pipeline because of a leak in Regina. The company isolated its Line 4 pipe at the Regina terminal in Saskatchewan Tuesday after about 1,350 barrels of oil were released within an on-site pumping station, according to a statement.

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  13. California Drought Eases, But a Long Road Before Returning to NormalRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Gawker

    Some good news came out this morning that recent heavy rains have put a noticeable dent in the exceptional drought over parts of California, but the state still needs sustained rainfall in order for their water situation to return to normal. This morning's update of the U.S. Drought Monitor shows that a large chunk of northern California slipped out of "exceptional drought," the most severe category, and down to "extreme drought."

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  14. Beneath the big hairRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | World Magazine

    Every Tuesday morning I sit at the kitchen table in my pajamas and click through the daily photos from the Associated Press. Because I work for God's World News , I usually pass over news items of personal interest in favor of the kid-friendly: shipwrecks, dinosaur finds, cuddly zoo animals, volcanoes.

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  15. Property ImageRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    A secluded sanctuary, this 3.5 acre walled and gated waterfront estate emerges from the dense tropical surroundings as a jewel on the bay. Located just west of the Trail in central Sarasota, the stately gates of this remarkable compound open surrendering one to meticulously manicured grounds highlighted by intriguing sculptures and mature foliage.

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  16. East bank levee authority votes to place tax increase on future St....Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    St. Bernard floodwalls under construction near the Caernarvon Freshwater Diversion project in June 2011. The Lake Borgne Basin Levee District asked voters to approve a 7.5 mill property tax increase to help pay to operate and maintain levees and floodwalls completed since Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

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  17. " Small explosion at Dal ACRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Truro Daily News

    RCMP and Bible Hill Fire responded to a report of a small explosion shortly after 1:30 p.m. on the second floor of the Cox Institute of Agricultural Technology building. Alarm bells rang out around the building, with a small number of evacuees waiting outside on the lawn and around the Langille Athletic Centre.

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  18. Ohio State professor: History has well written the dangers of climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Lantern

    Turn on the news, open your laptop: A resounding sense of calamity and crisis - foreboding headlines of climate change, terrorism and that fear-mongering favorite, Ebola - will greet you like a swift slap to the face. And yet against this backdrop of increasingly global, ever-urgent crises, Ohio State professor and acclaimed historian Noel Geoffrey Parker looks to the past - to eerily similar parallels in history.

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  19. Cambria considering reversing irrigation banRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Cal Coast News

    The Cambria Community Services Board of Directors is considering reversing a policy implemented earlier this year that prohibits residents from using district water for domestic irrigation purposes. [ Tribune ] The board will decide Thursday whether or not to lift the ban, which came into effect along with restrictions on the amount of water each Cambria customer is allocated.

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  20. Airdrie City council briefs: August hail storm damage to City property valued at $2.7MRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Airdrie City View

    City-of-Airdrie-owned facilities did not emerge unscathed from the major hailstorm that hit Airdrie on Aug. 7, according to a report presented to council at their meeting on Dec. 15. In the report, the City's Insurance and Risk Management Advisor Stacey Ferguson said because of the severe weather event, which dropped golf-ball sized hail on parts of the city, 'the City's appraisers concluded that 63 per cent of insured automobiles, 51 per cent of insured facilities, and five per cent of insured mobile equipment sustained hail damage, collectively estimated at $2.7 million.' Of the 118 City-owned or leased vehicles, 75 incurred hail damage that has been appraised at $523,789.

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