Natural Disasters Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Ebola outbreak: Global aid increasing, but critics say it's lateRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WPXI

    On Saturday, charity organization DirectRelief sent 100 tons of medical supplies to West Africa to provide some much-needed support in fighting the deadly Ebola outbreak. The $6 million shipment will supply gloves, masks, goggles, antibiotics and much more to facilities where equipment is in short supply.

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  2. Egypt militants claim blast near foreign ministryRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | KSWO

    Cooler, wet weather helped firefighters make progress on a huge Northern California wildfire that destroyed nearly three-dozen structures, forced the evacuation of more than 2,000 people and forced the cancellation... Cooler, wet weather helped firefighters make progress on a huge Northern California wildfire that destroyed nearly three-dozen structures, forced the evacuation of more than 2,000 people and forced the cancellation of a... The man accused of scaling a security fence and getting into the White House with a knife is scheduled to have his initial appearance in federal court.

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  3. Crews make progress on huge California wildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    19, 2014 file photo, a truck passes one of several homes that burned in the recent King fire near Icehouse in El Dorado County, Calif. . A burned out bus is shown near one of several homes that burned in the recent King fire near Icehouse in El Dorado County on Friday, Sept.

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  4. Week of diplomacy: Israel-Hamas talks, Abbas at UNRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KSWO

    7, 2014, file photo, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas waves to photographers as he arrives to attend an Arab foreign minister meeting at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo, Egypt. . FILE - In this Aug. 2, 2014, file photo, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a news conference at the defense ministry in Tel Aviv, Israel.

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  5. Hydroelectric Tidal House Looks Out Of This WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Ubergizmo

    What you see above might be something that would belong more in the world and realm of science fiction than it would in the real world, but it looks like the latter is more likely. I am referring to the Hydroelectric Tidal House which is no ordinary home as you can tell by its looks alone.

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  6. All Eyes On Obama, World Leaders At Climate Change SummitRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | National Public Radio

    The forecast calls for picture-perfect weather Tuesday in New York City, as world leaders gather to discuss the challenge of a changing climate. More than 120 leaders, including President Obama, are expected to attend the one-day climate summit, sponsored by the United Nations.

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  7. Fiji's military ruler sworn in as elected leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    17, 2014 file photo, Fiji's military ruler Voreqe Bainimarama arrives at a polling station to cast his vote in a national election in Suva, Fiji. . FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2013 file photo, Fiji's Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama, center, attends the opening of a picnic park in Suva, Fiji.

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  8. Syria vote isn't last word from Congress on warRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

    A SpaceX cargo ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Sunday, carrying the first 3-D printer for astronauts in orbit. Cooler, wet weather helped firefighters make progress on a huge Northern California wildfire that destroyed nearly three-dozen structures, forced the evacuation of more than 2,000 people and forced the cancellation... Cooler, wet weather helped firefighters make progress on a huge Northern California wildfire that destroyed nearly three-dozen structures, forced the evacuation of more than 2,000 people and forced the cancellation of a... The man accused of scaling a security fence and getting into the White House with a knife is scheduled to have his initial appearance in federal court.

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  9. UK warns of Mayon's 'eruption risk', cites PHL's limited capacity to deal with disastersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Weekend Balita

    ... and Commonwealth Office said "the capacity of Philippine emergency and rescue services to deal with large natural disasters [was] limited." "Check news reports and follow local advice before traveling to volcanic areas. Avoid volcanic areas during ...

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  10. Police find rifle carried by ambush suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    21, 2014, near Canadensis, Pa., during a massive search for suspected killer Eric Frein. Cooler, wet weather helped firefighters make progress on a huge Northern California wildfire that destroyed nearly three-dozen structures, forced the evacuation of more than 2,000 people and forced the cancellation... Cooler, wet weather helped firefighters make progress on a huge Northern California wildfire that destroyed nearly three-dozen structures, forced the evacuation of more than 2,000 people and forced the cancellation of a... The man accused of scaling a security fence and getting into the White House with a knife is scheduled to have his initial appearance in federal court.

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  11. Mapping Could help stop Ebolaa s SpreadRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Directions Magazine

    Whether it's the Black Death of 1350 or the Ebola virus in West Africa, one thing deadly pandemics have in common is that their progress takes a geographical course. But researcher Lars Skog at KTH Royal Institute of Technology is one of those developing geoinformation systems that can help health workers predict the spread of a disease and stop it.

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  12. Climate change marchers urge policy makers to take actionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    Accompanied by drumbeats, wearing costumes and carrying signs, thousands of demonstrators filled the streets of Manhattan and other cities around the world on Sunday to urge policy makers to take action on climate change. The crowds of marchers, which included actors Mark Ruffalo and Evangeline Lilly, wound through midtown Manhattan, joined along the way by United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon, former Vice President Al Gore and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.

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  13. Favorable weather aids containment of King fire as smoke cancels Ironman Lake TahoeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Fire burns near a 'Stop' sign near Uncle Tom's Cabin in El Dorado County on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014.

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  14. Some California wells run dry amid droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    Hundreds of domestic wells in California's drought-parched Central Valley farming region have run dry, leaving many residents to rely on donated bottles of drinking water to get by. Girl Scouts have set up collection points while local charities are searching for money to install tanks next to homes.

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  15. Melted glacier sends miles of mud down Mt. ShastaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    Crews are working to clear two roads on Northern California's Mt. Shasta after a glacier melted or shifted, sending mud and debris down the mountain.

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  16. A paean to plants: The story of botany at Kew gardensRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | New Scientist

    Some may still see it as a Cinderella science, but botany flowers magnificently in Plants: Roots to riches and accompanying 25-part BBC Radio 4 series WHAT underpins the internet, the humble tyre and the mackintosh? More critically, what gives us medical mainstays like morphine, aspirin and quinine, or future hopefuls to treat cancer, dementia, arthritis or HIV and AIDS? It is, of course, that Cinderella of sciences: botany. And in Plants: From roots to riches and a 25-part BBC Radio 4 series , Kathy Willis, director of science at the UK's Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, and writer Carolyn Fry flag up its contributions, taking us on a stroll through Kew, pausing in its magnificent glasshouses to experience other climes and times.

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  17. City institutes stage 1 water emergencyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Advocate-News

    Despite Fort Bragg residents' valiant effort to cut down on their water usage, the supply is dwindling at an alarming rate and city staff says to expect taste and odor issues. "The city's water treatment operators have found it necessary to use source water that is ordinarily avoided at this time of year due to dissolved solids and brackish taste," said Public Works Director Tom Varga in a press release on the matter.

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  18. Fung-Wong moves away but still affecting Taiwan: CWBRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    Taipei, Sept. 22 Certain areas of Taiwan could continue to experience high wind gusts and torrential rains although the center of Tropical Storm Fung-Wong moved away from the island early Monday, the Central Weather Bureau said.

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  19. Prisoner's 'breathtaking' Centrelink rortRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Queanbeyan Age

    A MAN who successfully claimed $1,000 in natural disaster relief funding from Centrelink while he was locked up in jail has been jailed at Queanbeyan Local Court today. A MAN who successfully claimed $1,000 in natural disaster relief funding from Centrelink while he was locked up in jail has been jailed at Queanbeyan Local Court today.

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  20. Bellzone's shares suspended as miner fails to agree vital loanRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Reuters

    Shares in London-listed miner Bellzone were suspended on Monday due to financial uncertainty after the company failed to agree with a Chinese partner on a vital loan, lack of which threatens to sink the miner. The Guinea-focused iron more miner had agreed on Aug. 18 on a short-term loan of up to $4 million with China Sonangol International, which was expected to provide Bellzone with enough capital to continue operations until late October.

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