User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Tsunami
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Earthquake hits Indonesia’s Java island, 1 death confirmed 16.12.2017 Washington Post: World
A strong earthquake shook Indonesia’s most populous island of Java on Friday night, collapsing buildings and killing at least one person.
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Earthquake hits Indonesia’s Java island, deaths reported 16.12.2017 Washington Post: World
A strong earthquake shook the Indonesian capital Thursday and other cities on the country’s most populous island of Java, killing an unknown number of people amid reports of collapsed buildings.
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Earthquake hits Indonesia’s Java island, deaths reported 16.12.2017 Hindu: International
National Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said there were deaths reported but could not immediately provide details.
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6.0 earthquake hits Ecuador coast; no injuries reported 3.12.2017 Washington Post: World
A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck along the coast of Ecuador Sunday in the same area where a much stronger tremor left hundreds dead last year.
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She Went Undercover to Expose Sexual Harassment in the Food Industry. It Was Way Worse Than She Imagined. 1.12.2017 Mother Jones
The tsunami of scandals around workplace sexual harassment has mainly hit creative-class professions—acting, journalism, comedy—and high-level politics. But what about working-class women? The question relates directly to food, because the US food and agriculture industries employ 21 million people, around 1 in 9 workers in the US labor force. To dive deeper into the experiences […]
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Hill's workplace rights agency points to Congress for lack of transparency 1.12.2017 Washington Post: Politics
The congressional Office of Compliance was largely unknown before the current tsunami of sexual misconduct allegations hit Congress
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Earthquake of magnitude 6.0 strikes off northeast Papua New Guinea 1.12.2017 Hindu: Home
There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties after the tremor.
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Siren will wail in Hawaii test for possible nuclear attack 1.12.2017 AP Top News
HONOLULU (AP) -- Just days after North Korea tested its most powerful missile yet, Hawaii is dusting off a relic not heard on the islands since the end of the Cold War....
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Hawaii revives Cold War relic: test system for nuke attack 1.12.2017 AP National
HONOLULU (AP) -- Just days after North Korea tested its most powerful missile yet, Hawaii is dusting off a relic not heard on the islands since the end of the Cold War....
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What keeps the chancellor awake at night? 30.11.2017 BBC: Business
Why car loans and the threat of cyber-attack might be interfering with Philip Hammond's sleep.
Where Are My Incentives to Relocate? 29.11.2017 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
The lucky winning city will bring home a coveted job—mine.
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Indonesia: the world's volcanic hotspot 28.11.2017 Hindu: International
Indonesia, where more than 40,000 people have been evacuated over fears of an imminent volcanic eruption at Mount Agung on Bali, is the world's most volcanic area.
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Risky stalemate as science battles human fears at Fukushima 25.11.2017 Washington Post: World
More than six years after a tsunami overwhelmed the Fukushima nuclear power plant, Japan has yet to reach consensus on what to do with a million tons of radioactive water, stored on site in around 900 large and densely packed tanks that could spill should another major earthquake or tsunami strike.
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Reporter's Notebook: Fukushima face-lift masks morass inside 25.11.2017 AP Business
OKUMA, Japan (AP) -- Above ground, the tsunami-hit Fukushima nuclear power plant has had a major face-lift since the 2011 disaster. Inside and underground remains largely a morass....
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Risky stalemate as science battles human fears at Fukushima 25.11.2017 AP Top News
ONAHAMA, Japan (AP) -- More than six years after a tsunami overwhelmed the Fukushima nuclear power plant, Japan has yet to reach consensus on what to do with a million tons of radioactive water, stored on site in around 900 large and densely packed tanks that could spill should another major earthquake or tsunami strike....
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Quake strikes New Caledonia triggering tsunami in Vanuatu 20.11.2017 Hindu: News
A powerful magnitude 7 undersea earthquake struck east of New Caledonia's Loyalty Islands in the South Pacific on Monday, sending small tsunamis towards New Caledonia and neighbouring Vanuatu, where...
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The battle for the Virginia House 18.11.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
No less than everything is at stake after the Nov. 7 elections.
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Big vote totals don't convert to wins for House Democrats 15.11.2017 AP National
McLEAN, Va. (AP) -- By almost any measure, Democrats crushed Republicans in Virginia's elections last week, sweeping all three statewide offices and knocking out more than a dozen incumbent GOP legislators....
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In high-tax California, a vote to scrap deductions could be the kiss of death for endangered House Republicans 13.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Some of America’s most important political races will be run next year in seven California congressional districts. That seems strange.

Normally, these contests would be obscure asterisks outside their local areas. The Republican incumbents would win, most of them comfortably. But these aren’t...

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Magnitude 6.5 quake jolts Costa Rica 13.11.2017 New Kerala: World News
Magnitude 6.5 quake jolts Costa Rica
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