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Earthquake, avalanche and cold in central Italy

The news drifts through, fearful and frozen, from isolated villages in the mountains of Italy.  I sit and watch on a device I can fit in the palm of my warm hand, in front of a fire in a well-lit room … at least there are no reports of casualties. 468 more words

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Another Powerful Earthquake Hits Central and Southern Italy

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

OCT. 30, 2016, 4:00 A.M. EDT

ROME — A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 has rocked the same area of central and southern Italy hit by quake in August and a pair of aftershocks last week, sending already quake-damaged buildings crumbling after a week of temblors that have left thousands homeless. 722 more words