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4 min ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Deadly Chilean fire 'contained' but still burning

A massive blaze in the historic Chilean port of Valparaiso that killed 15 people was contained Thursday but workers need several more days to completely extinguish it.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Fire

4 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos

Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.

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8 hrs ago | Packer

PSA could threaten Chilean kiwifruit

A vine disease that caused widespread damage to New Zealand kiwifruit is now on the radar of Chilean kiwifruit growers.

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12 hrs ago | Forward

Chile Jews Pitch In To Fight Valparaiso Fire

The Jewish community of Chile plans to send truckloads of supplies to victims of a huge fire raging in the central port city of Valparaiso.

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16 hrs ago | International Business Times

Lorde Says Magazine Gave Her A New Nose

Lorde did not ask for a new nose, but she got one anyway. The Kiwi international star was "pretty sure" a magazine Photoshopped her nose to give her a more regal look.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Vineyard Gazette Online

Days of Wine and Wigeon

The birds and wine of Chile and Argentina trip proceeded to move from the carmenere, cabernet and merlots of inland Chile to coastal wineries specializing in sauvignon blanc and chardonnay .

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Related Topix: Drink, Wine, Argentina Travel, Travel, World News, Argentina

The Independent

A History of the First World War in 100 moments: A forgotten naval...

It began with disaster at Coronel - but turned into Britain's one true maritime triumph of the war.

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Scientific American

Mummy's Hair Reveals Signs of Arsenic Poisoning

The arsenic was within the mummy's hair, showing that Chileans dating back to 1,000 to 1,500 years ago likely drank arsenic-contaminated water The team detected arsenic in the mummy's hair and in the soil.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, World News,

Crofs Blogs

Chile: 'Incalculable' air operation to suffocate Valparaiso megafire

Via La Hora.cl: InA©dita operaciA3n aA©rea para sofocar megaincedio .[Incalculable air operation to suffocate megafire] Excerpt, with my translation: Para controlar los focos de incendio que afectan a la RegiA3n de ValparaA so desde la tarde del sA bado, y que han dejado 2.100 viviendas completamente destruidas, el gobierno dio a conocer ... (more)

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Michelle Bachelet

United Nations

Chile: UN cultural agency offers support after devastating fires in Valpara so

The fires that began over the weekend have reportedly killed 13 people, consumed 2,150 acres and burned 2,000 homes across the coastal city.

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Crofs Blogs

Chile: Bachelet announces presidential delegates, master plan for quake and fire zones

La presidente Michelle Bachelet nombrarA delegados presidenciales para ValparaA so y las regiones afectadas por el terremoto en el norte del paA s, anunciando de paso un plan maestro para la reconstrucciA3n tras el mega incendio que afectA3 la comuna puerto.

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Related Topix: Michelle Bachelet, South America, World News, Earthquake, Natural Disasters,

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Washington Post

Chile leader to relocate Valparaiso fire victims

A woman walks through the remains of a house destroyed by a wildfire, in Valparaiso, Tuesday April 15, 2014.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Michelle Bachelet

SPACE.com

Chilean Port City Fire Seen from Space

What looks like a wisp of smoke on a new satellite image is actually the largest fire in the history of Valparaiso, Chile.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, World News, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Black Forest, CO, Colorado Springs, CO

EDGE

Chilean Pastor Blames Inferno on Civil Unions Bill

A woman walks through the remains of a house destroyed by a wildfire, in Valparaiso, Tuesday April 15, 2014.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Michelle Bachelet, Gay/Lesbian

Reuters

Bolivia's Morales files Hague documents in sea access claim against Chile

Bolivian President Evo Morales personally handed over documents at the International Court of Justice on Tuesday that support his country's claim against Chile in an ongoing case that it hopes will win it back the sea access it lost over a century ago.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Netherlands, Michelle Bachelet

Lucianne.com

For Second Night, ValparaisoFire Spreads Misery In Chile

At least 12 people are dead and more than 2,000 homes have been destroyed by a large fire that wreaked havoc over the weekend in Valparaiso, Chile.

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WTOV9

More evacuations prepared in fire-ravaged Chilean city

Sailors in riot gear have been preparing to evacuate hundreds of additional families from their homes in the Chilean port city of Valparaiso, where wildfires have destroyed 2,000 homes.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Daily Mail

Chilean firefighters struggle to contain 'worst blazes in history' that have killed 12

Cheerleader, 18, who was secretly filmed in her bedroom by her father reveals she has FORGIVEN him and she even encouraged her mom not to file for divorce 'I did not fire at Reeva!': Oscar Pistorius breaks down repeatedly as he denies intentionally shooting his girlfriend after prosecutor claims she 'fled for her life' 'Perpetually slim' mother hid ... (more)

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KHOU-TV Houston

Fires still besiege Chile port; 15 dead, 500 hurt

Helicopters and airplanes dumped water on wildfires and the smoldering wreckage of hilltop neighborhoods around Valparaiso for a third straight day Monday as sailors in riot gear stood ready to evacuate 700 more families whose homes could be lost if the winds shifted.

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The Star Online

As fires die down, Chileans return to ravaged Valparaiso

Devastated Chileans surveyed damage to their homes in Valparaiso on Monday as a massive fire that burned poor neighbourhoods of the coastal city over the weekend began to die down.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Michelle Bachelet

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