User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Tsunami
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Princess Ubolratana: Thai party accepts king's opposition to PM bid 9.2.2019 BBC: World
A Thai princess announced a bid to run for PM but it was swiftly opposed by her brother, the king.
The battle over Britain's newest student movement 9.2.2019 BBC: Front Page
When conservative group Turning Point launched in Britain, things did not go entirely to plan.
Princess Ubolratana: Thai royal to stand as PM candidate 8.2.2019 BBC: World
In an unprecedented move, the sister of Thailand's king joins the race to be the country's PM.
The Fly Guy column brings insight into flight attendants' lives — and smiles too 27.1.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

I love the Fly Guy column, including the most recent one (“Perks of the Job: You Can Spread Your Wings Wide,” Jan. 20, by Elliott Hester). I’m sure there are thousands like me.

It’s Hester’s writing style, which makes us smile, his inside information as a flight attendant, his exciting experiences...

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A little optimism, a lot of pessimism: The 2019 outlook for humanitarian crises 24.1.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
An annual report from the U.N. humanitarian agency looks at the challenges ahead.
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Escapes: Some trash talk and then a trash walk in the paradise that is Bali 24.1.2019 LA Times: Commentary

In the 1967 movie “The Graduate,” Mr. McGuire (Walter Brooke) takes the aimless Benjamin Braddock (Dustin Hoffman) aside to give the recent college graduate a piece of advice.

“I just want to say one word to you. Just one word,” Mr. McGuire says, then asks whether Benjamin is listening. Benjamin...

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The 2004 tsunami could have killed me. I escaped, but it changed my perspective 20.1.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

I started shaking when I first heard about the tsunami that struck Indonesia in December. The reason? On Dec. 26, 2004, my sister Penny and I were washed ashore by the tsunami that started with a 9.1-magnitude earthquake off Indonesia’s Sumatra and generated a wave that spread across the Indian...

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Earthquakes in literature 16.1.2019 LA Times: Commentary
Nine books centered around earth's shifting plates
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Anak Krakatau: Finnish radar satellite eyes tsunami volcano 10.1.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
The innovative ICEYE radar spacecraft views the changing shape of the collapsed volcano.
Hyundai shows off 'walking car' at CES 8.1.2019 BBC: Front Page
The concept car has wheels on robotic legs which can unfold in rough terrain.
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Nation's first public quake alert system arrives in L.A. with big expectations and major challenges 4.1.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Earthquake early warning systems have been part of life in metropolises like Tokyo, Taipei and Mexico City for years.

But bringing the technology to California, where numerous faults crisscross the region, proved to be a complex and time-consuming undertaking.

The faults that produce Japan and...

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Planet satellites get clear view of Anak Krakatau volcano 3.1.2019 BBC: World
New images of Anak Krakatau, which erupted last month and caused a deadly tsunami, are revealed.
Indonesia's Child of Krakatau Collapsed, but Now It's More Explosive 30.12.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
The volcano that unleashed a tsunami and killed more than 400 people has collapsed to about a third of its previous height and is ejecting superheated magma into the sea, magnifying the power of the eruptions and sending ash more than a mile into the air.
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6.9 quake jolts Philippines, but no casualties are reported and a tsunami warning is lifted 29.12.2018 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

A powerful undersea earthquake struck off the southern Philippines on Saturday, prompting people to scramble out of shopping malls and buildings and authorities to warn villagers to stay away from beaches in case of a tsunami.

No casualties or damage were reported hours after the quake struck before...

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HMV to honour gift cards despite going into administration 29.12.2018 BBC: Front Page
The music retailer will accept gift cards so long as stores keep trading, says KPMG.
Anak Krakatau: Indonesian volcano's lost stature 29.12.2018 BBC News - Science & Environment
Satellite images indicate Anak Krakatau has now lost over two-thirds of its height and volume.
Residents Urged to Move as Indonesian Volcano Erupts Frequently 28.12.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
A volcano that triggered a deadly tsunami was erupting nearly every minute, blowing ash more than a mile skyward, and authorities said they would urge survivors to permanently move away from the shorelines.
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Anak Krakatau: How a tsunami could wipe out the last Javan rhinos 28.12.2018 BBC: World
There are only 67 Javan rhinos left in the world and they all live in sight of Anak Krakatau volcano.
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Anak Krakatau Danger Zone Widened as Indonesia Ends a Deadly 2018 28.12.2018 Wall St. Journal: Asia
Indonesia widened the danger zone and diverted air traffic around an ash-spewing volcano that caused a deadly tsunami, while tallying the costs of a year beset by disasters.
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Indonesia extends exclusion zone around volcano that caused tsunami 27.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Anak Krakatau, whose partial collapse is blamed for triggering Saturday's tsunami that killed at least 430 people, remains active -- spewing ash over a large area around the Sunda Strait.
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