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At least four dead as massive storm lashes California

At least four dead as massive storm lashes California

Powerful storm pummelled Southern California on Friday night, killing 4 people flooding numerous roadways in Los Angeles and San Diego. Falling trees in the Sherman Oaks neighborhood of Los Angeles, strong winds brought down power lines and hit a car. A 55-year-old man was electrocuted and pronounced dead at a hospital, police and fire officials […]

February 19, 2017 | By | Reply More
Chile quake kills 10, one million evacuated

Chile quake kills 10, one million evacuated

Sep 17, – Wednesday night’s earthquake was the sixth most powerful in the history of geologically volatile Chile and the strongest anywhere in the world this year, officials said. A million people were evacuated in Chile after an 8.3-magnitude quake struck offshore in the Pacific, killing at least 10 people and triggering tsunami waves along […]

September 17, 2015 | By | Reply More
Tropical Storm Dolly moves ashore in Mexico

Tropical Storm Dolly moves ashore in Mexico

Sep 03, – The U.S. Hurricane Center said Dolly was located about 25 miles (40 kilometers) south-southeast of Tampico on Tuesday evening. The storm’s maximum sustained winds were near 45 mph (75 kph) and it was moving to the west at 9 mph (15 kph). Tropical Storm Dolly moved ashore late Tuesday and soaked Mexico’s […]

September 3, 2014 | By | Reply More
Strong earthquake rocks California

Strong earthquake rocks California

Aug 25, – Vanessa DeGier, spokeswoman for Queen of the Valley hospital in Napa, says the facility has treated more than 70 people, most for cuts, bumps and bruises. She says the facility has treated a hip fracture and heart attack, but it’s unclear if it was related to the 6.0-magnitude earthquake. The hospital has […]

August 25, 2014 | By | Reply More
Nepal: Rescuers pull 13th body from snow after Mount Everest’s deadly avalanche

Nepal: Rescuers pull 13th body from snow after Mount Everest’s deadly avalanche

Apr 20, – Nepal’s authorities temporarily halted climbing on Mount Everest while search teams dug through snow and ice Sunday for three Sherpa guides missing in the deadliest avalanche on the world’s highest peak that killed 13 others. A section of the route over the dreaded Khumbu Icefall, a climbing pass where the avalanche swept […]

April 20, 2014 | By | Reply More
A love for dogs that cost Rs 22 lakhs!

A love for dogs that cost Rs 22 lakhs!

Dec 04, – Alexander the Velikiy or Alex is no ordinary dog. The Russian Borzoi is arguably the only one of its kind in India at present. And he hasn’t come cheap – he cost his owner a whopping Rs.22 lakh to import him and has to be kept in an air-conditioned environment. For Jaipur-based […]

December 4, 2013 | By | Reply More
US couple asks Qatar to release them from jail

US couple asks Qatar to release them from jail

Nov 06, – The case has brought assistance from U.S.-based groups and highlights possible cultural misunderstandings in a Gulf nation unfamiliar with adoption and cross-cultural families. Matthew and Grace Huang’s lawyers on Wednesday asked for their release and brought witnesses who testified that 8-year-old Gloria appeared healthy and active just days before her death in […]

November 6, 2013 | By | Reply More
U.S. Preemie Birth Rate Continues to Fall: Report

U.S. Preemie Birth Rate Continues to Fall: Report

Nov 01, – The preterm birth rate in the United States fell for a sixth consecutive year in 2012 — and that 11.5 percent rate is a 15-year low, a new report says. Six states — Alaska, California, Maine, New Hampshire, Oregon and Vermont — earned an “A” on the March of Dimes’ annual premature […]

November 1, 2013 | By | Reply More
California ‘sea serpents’ was egg-carrying female

California ‘sea serpents’ was egg-carrying female

Oct 23, – A 14-foot (4.2-meter) oarfish that washed ashore in Southern California last week was ready to become a mommy. The serpent-like fish — one of two discovered along the coast last week — was dissected on Monday and marine biologists found that the healthy female was ripe to spawn, H.J. Walker of the […]

October 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasts off from California

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasts off from California

Sep 30, – The 22-story rocket, built and flown by Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, soared off a newly refurbished, leased launch pad at Vandenberg Air Force Station at noon (1600 GMT). An unmanned Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from California on Sunday to test upgrades before commercial satellite launch services begin later this year. […]

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