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Earthquakes are rising in Oklahoma: 2,300 tremors reported since January

July 2014OKLAHOMA - Earthquakes used to be rare in Oklahoma, a handful per year or so. Not anymore. So far this year, the state has experienced some 2,300 earthquakes, according to the Oklahoma Geological Survey, an average of more than 11 per day. 341 more words
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Typhoon Rammasun kills more than 100 in China and Philippines

July 2014CHINA – The strongest typhoon to hit southern China in four decades has killed at least 16 people in the region after leaving scores dead in the Philippines. 205 more words
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Rare twin tornadoes tear through Nebraska town, leaving 2 dead

June 2014Pilger, NEBRASKA - Becky Hauf had always been told her little town of Pilger, Nebraska, would never see a tornado. Too close to the Elkhorn River, the folklore went. 216 more words
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As many as 100 feared dead, as northern Afghanistan hit by floods

June 2014AFGHANISTAN – It is believed that 58 people have died and it is feared that the death toll could reach three figures as a remote part of northern Afghanistan is hit by floods. 273 more words
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