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57 min ago | Pacific Daily News

Storms to bring rain, wind and higher seas

Two tropical disturbances are forming west of the Republic of Palau and Chuuk State and are expected to bring monsoon wind and rain to Western Micronesia.

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Related Topix: Palau, Oceania, World News, Weather, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Pacific Daily News

Protect: Parents, ensure your children have all the proper immunizations

The patient is 10 months old and hasn't traveled, but does have a link to visitors from Pohnpei, in the Federated States of Micronesia.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Vaccinations, Health

Tue Jul 22, 2014

FlickrBlog

Wrecks of Truk Lagoon by Catherine Marshall

We noticed Catherine Marshall has been busy capturing what she's seen in her diving adventures.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

Pacific Daily News

Micronesian Games: Guam's women's hoopsters romp over Cnmi

Guam's backcourt defense dominated in a 88-35 win against the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands in women's basketball at the 8th Micronesian Games in Pohnpei today.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Northern Mariana Islands

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Saipan Tribune

Posted OnJul 22 2014

The CNMI grabbed three gold medals in the opening day of the athletics competition of the 8th Micronesian Games in Pohnpei.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Global Voices Online

How Pacific Islanders Are Fighting Climate Change With Canoes

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Federated States of Micronesia Travel

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Pacific Daily News

Local case of measles confirmed

Public Health received the confirmation from a laboratory test. The patient, a 10-month-old child, does not have a travel history, but does have a link to visitors from Pohnpei in the Federated States of Micronesia.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Health, Mumps

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Transcontinental Movement of Asian Genotype Chikungunya Virus

To the Editor: Chikungunya virus , a mosquitotransmitted virus , was first isolated >60 years ago in Africa and is responsible for epidemics of acute polyarthralgia.

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Related Topix: World News, Virgin Islands, Central America, Genetics, Medicine, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Oceania

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Pacific Daily News

Strive: Good luck to all the competitors at the Micronesian Games

On Monday, the 8th Micronesian Games -- 10 days of athletic competition -- kick off in Pohnpei in the Federated States of Micronesia, continuing a regional sports tradition that goes back decades.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Marshall Islands, Opinion

Tue Jul 15, 2014

JD Journal

Legal Training for Pacific Islands Judges

From July 19 through July 25, there will be 15 Pacific Island judges in Honolulu for intensive training at the William S. Richardson School of Law , according to a press release from the University of Hawaii System.

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Related Topix: University of Hawaii Manoa, Oceania

Sun Jul 13, 2014

AlertNet

FACTBOX - Communities that uprooted and relocated after disasters

Acehnese people sit near the ruins of a house damaged by the 2004 tsunami in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, on April 14, 2012.

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Related Topix: World News, Indonesia, Tsunami, Asian Tsunami Disaster, Oceania, Valmeyer, IL

Pacific Daily News

Guam dodging 09W was 'shear' luck

Shielded: Pedestrians shield themselves from the rain in Tumon on Saturday. A storm that residents and government officials anticipated to bring dangerous winds that day did not impact the island as strongly as expected.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Travel, Guam Travel, Weather, Oceania, World News

Wed Jul 09, 2014

State Department

Democracy, Human Rights, Refugees: Combating Forced Labor and...

Thank you, Chairman Cardin, for the opportunity to speak with you today. And just a note of personal privilege, Scot Marciel not only with the MTV EXIT program but also in his time both within EAP and at post has been a real leader on this.

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Related Topix: Oceania

Tue Jul 08, 2014

AVHerald

United B738 at Pohnpei on Jul 7th 2014, bird strike

A United Boeing 737-800, registration N26232 performing flight UA-155 from Chuuk to Pohnpei , was on approach to Pohnpei when the right hand engine suffered a bird strike.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft, Oceania, World News, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Boston.com

America is Way Bigger Than You Think

Almost every American already knows that Puerto Rico, Guam, and the US Virgin Islands are US territories, but how many people know about Palmyra Atoll? Serranilla Bank? And what's the deal with the Federated States of Micronesia? Just in time for the Fourth of July, the Internet's favorite explainer of things, CGPGrey , gives a full accounting of ... (more)

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Cleveland Daily Banner

New homeowners!: Two families accept Habitat keys

Gratitude in the form of tears flowed down the faces of new homeowners and beamed through the smiles of volunteers and supporters at Tuesday's Habitat for Humanity of Cleveland's double home dedication.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Stars and Stripes

U.S. Naval Academy plebes arrive in Annapolis for Induction Day

"Are you ready for it?," asks one of more than 10 barbers stationed in a room next to a garage door.

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Related Topix: Naval Academy, MD, Annapolis, MD, United States Naval Academy, Oceania, World News

Mon Jun 30, 2014

The Escapist

Gallery of the Day: 8 Surprising, Strange Currencies

Today we give you eight downright shocking currencies that span thousands of years.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Weird

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Samoa News

Kosrae joins effort to create...

KOSRAE, Federated States of Micronesia - Kosrae has become the first member of the Federated States of Micronesia to establish shark protections in its waters.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Palau, Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Marshall Islands

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Watch - Measles in Micronesia

A measles outbreak is ongoing in the Federated States of Micronesia . The 4 states in FSM are Yap, Chuuk, Kosrae, and Pohnpei.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Vaccinations, Health, Palau, Guam, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Travel

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