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6.7 magnitude earthquake strikes India’s northeast, leaves 11 dead

January 2016INDIA – A 6.7 magnitude earthquake hit India’s remote northeast region before dawn on Monday, killing at least 11 people, injuring 200 others and causing damage to several buildings. 214 more words
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Scientists find Sun capable of destroying life on Earth with a massive superflare

December 2015SPACE – The fact that we are here today is pure luck. The chances of Earth being habitable were astronomical, and still we are here. 404 more words
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Sign of the Times: billionaires preparing for apocalyptic end of the world with elaborate underground bunker complex

November 2015CZECH REPUBLIC – It stands alone in a quiet valley in the Czech Republic, bordered by a magnificent countryside. The estate is surrounded by high walls, and is not visible at ground level. 295 more words
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Parts of Persian Gulf could be too hot for humans by century’s end

October 2015PERSIAN GULF – If carbon dioxide emissions continue at their current pace, by the end of century parts of the Persian Gulf will sometimes be just too hot for the human body to tolerate, a new study says. 456 more words
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California town of 2,700 told to prepare to leave as wildfire surges – giant Sequoia grove threatened

September 2015CALIFORNIA – Hundreds of people were forced to evacuated on Friday as a Northern California wildfire threatened rural communities, destroying six homes, threatening thousands more and prompting the governor to declare a state of emergency. 574 more words
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Death toll in scorching Egyptian heat wave rises to 93

August 2015EGYPT – At least 93 people have died during a heat wave in Egypt this week that sent air temperatures soaring to as high as 115 degrees Fahrenheit in southern parts of the country, the nation’s official Middle East News Agency (MENA) reported Friday. 245 more words
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Moderately strong earthquake hits Eastern Congo, killing three people

August 2015AFRICA – A government spokesman says that a 5.6 magnitude earthquake shook eastern Congo early Friday, causing the death of at least two children and a police officer. 100 more words
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