Natural Disasters Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Heavy snow hits Arizona, hail turns California beach whiteRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | KTKZ-AM Sacramento

    A winter storm has brought snow and rain to Arizona, with heavy snow forcing schools, government offices in the northern part of the state and the Grand Canyon's visitor centers to close Monday. Another 4 to 10 inches of snow were forecast for areas above 6,000 feet in elevation around Flagstaff and the Mogollon Rim before the winter storm moves out Tuesday.

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  2. Dutch virtual sky flood is as terrifying as it is beautifulRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Grist Magazine

    Oh, look: The Netherlands made another amazing contribution to the enviro-art world! After the debut of the "Starry Night" glow-in-the-dark bike lane and the in-the-works plans for the Wind Wheel , who here is actually surprised? Daan Roosegaarde , the same artist who designed the gorgeous, Vincent van Gogh-inspired bike lane, pays homage to water infrastructure in his latest work, entitled "Waterlicht" . The art installment, which Roosegaarde calls a "virtual flood," projects blue LED lights into the foggy skies to form a human-made aurora borealis over an acre of land along the IJssel river in Westervoort .

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  3. TOKYO: US$67 billion still needed in Japan's disaster-hit areasRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    A new station building with a striking white roof stands on a rugged piece of land where a large number of construction vehicles are hard at work in Onagawa, Miyagi Prefecture, which was heavily damaged in the tsunami that followed the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. Onagawa Station on the JR Ishinomaki Line is the core facility for reconstruction of the town, which will include an onsen hot spring and an art gallery.

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  4. What's at stake in remodeling Burbank AirportRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Burbank Airport was built in the 1930s and the terminal is too close to the runway. Officials generally agree that the Burbank Bob Hope Airport passenger terminal is cramped, outdated and obsolete.

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  5. Origins of AIDS virus strains traced to gorillasRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Two of four strains of the virus that can cause AIDS come from gorillas in southwestern Cameroon, an international team of scientists reported in studies published Monday in the United States. Two gorillas are pictured in their enclosure at the zoo in Los Angeles, California in this file photo taken January 28, 2015.

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  6. John Kerry Is Right-The World Is Much Safer Than It WasRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | VDARE

    Despite jihadi violence across the Middle East and ISIS terror in Iraq and Syria, Kerry told Congress , we live in "a period of less daily threat to Americans and to people in the world than normally-less deaths, less violent deaths today than through the last century." Director of National Intelligence James Clapper appeared to undercut Kerry the next day when he testified, "When the final accounting is done, 2014 will have been the most lethal year for global terrorism in the 45 years [since] such data has been complied."

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  7. Bad weather pushes back Ohio tornado drillRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    Ohio emergency management officials say a statewide tornado drill has been pushed back two days because more wintry weather is on the way. Tornado sirens around the state were to blast Wednesday morning.

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  8. Prince William Helps Name Jessie Ware's New DogRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com

    The Wildest Moments hitmaker met the British royal in Shanghai, China at the Great Festival of Creativity, and she took to Instagram.com to share a snap of herself shaking hands with him at the event, along with the caption, "absolute bezzie mates". She later revealed on Twitter.com that not only did she get the chance to meet the Prince, but the dad-to-be even had a hand in deciding what Ware should call her new pet.

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  9. Tracking Heavy Rain And Snow PotentialRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WLEX-TV Lexington

    The first week of March is looking memorable and active...so buckle up. At least tonight is quiet with increasing clouds and an early night low in the upper 20's with temperatures rising late.

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  10. Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near The Geysers, Calif.Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Monday evening five miles from The Geysers, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 7:18 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 1.2 mile.

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  11. 10 Things to Know for TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WBNS

    "If diplomacy should fail, we know the stakes of a nuclear-armed Iran," U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power tells the Israelis. "We will not let it happen."

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  12. Harrington wins the Honda Classic in a playoffRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WQXI-AM Atlanta

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  13. Snow melt, rainfall create flooding concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    With a weather roller coaster on the way, the Tri-State is already gearing up for both snow and flood events. It's a welcome sound.

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  14. 'Agents of SHIELD' return tells the birth of a superheroRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Entertainment Weekly

    For the last three months, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. fans have been left to ponder what it means that Skye was revealed to be both Marvel comics hero Daisy Johnson, a.k.a. Quake, and an Inhuman. When the ABC super series returns on Tuesday, the audience will be learning exactly what it means alongside Skye, who has been quarantined following the events of the midseason finale at the Temple and is unaware that she actually caused the earthquake that helped claim Agent Triplett's life.

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  15. When boats were our livesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Hawkesbury Gazette

    During the 1850s John Mitchell senior and George Manning were trading in partnership carrying produce from the Hawkesbury to the Sydney markets with a small ketch of 13 tonnes called Valentine Ward. Australian Farm where the ketch was washed ashore in the 1867 flood.

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  16. Rare hailstorm amazes Palos Verdes Peninsula and Huntington Beach residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Daily Breeze

    Southern California's beaches, palm trees and swimming pools got a brief winter wonderland makeover Monday morning when an intense storm covered parts of the coastline - including the Palos Verdes Peninsula -with pea-size hail. But most folks didn't care.

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  17. Gorillas source of two HIV-1 lineagesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    Half the lineages of the main type of human immunodeficiency virus, HIV-1, originated in gorillas in Cameroon before infecting people, probably via bushmeat hunting, a new study has found. HIV-1, which causes AIDS, is composed of four groups, each coming from a separate cross-species transmission of a simian version of the virus from apes to humans.

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  18. Tuesday's forecast: Big storm from Rockies to East CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | USA Today

    A sprawling, potent storm will bring a wintry wallop from the Rockies to the East Coast on Tuesday. West: Snow will paste the higher elevations of the Rockies on Tuesday while scattered showers dot the Tuesday's forecast: Big storm from Rockies to East Coast A sprawling, potent storm will bring a wintry wallop from the Rockies to the East Coast on Tuesday.

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  19. Nurse who survived Ebola sues Dallas hospital systemRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WWTC-AM Eagan

    The Dallas hospital that treated the first patient to be diagnosed in the U.S. with Ebola lied to Congress when it said its staff was trained to handle the deadly virus, a nurse who contracted the disease contends in a lawsuit filed Monday. Nina Pham, who was an intensive care unit nurse at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, says after being told last fall that she would be treating a patient suspected of having Ebola, "the sum total" of information she was given to protect herself was "what her manager 'Googled' and printed out from the Internet."

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  20. Rare hail storm hits California's Huntington BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KTAR

    In a rare sight for beachgoers, Huntington Beach in California was hit with a storm Monday that left the beach in a blanket of hail. Residents nearby woke up to about an inch of hail, which transformed the beach into a winter wonderland, MyFOXLA reported .

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