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Deadly Hurricane Matthew slams ashore in Haiti

Deadly Hurricane Matthew slams ashore in Haiti Tue, 04 Oct, 2016

Hurricane Matthew made landfall in southwestern Haiti early Tuesday, triggering major floods and forcing thousands to flee the path of the deadly storm that has already claimed two lives in the poorest country in the Americas.
Haitians flee homes as Hurricane Matthew hits

Haitians flee homes as Hurricane Matthew hits Tue, 04 Oct, 2016

Haitians living in vulnerable coastal shacks frantically sought shelter as the strongest Caribbean storm in nine years, Hurricane Matthew, closed in on the southwestern peninsula, sending storm surges, wind and rain into seaside towns.

North Korea flooding kills 133, displaces 107,000: U.N.

North Korea flooding kills 133, displaces 107,000: U.N. Mon, 12 Sep, 2016

Flooding from heavy rain in North Korea has killed 133 people in its northeast while 395 are missing, with many homes and critical infrastructure destroyed, a U.N. agency said on Monday.
38 dead, 92,000 left homeless by Niger floods

38 dead, 92,000 left homeless by Niger floods Thu, 08 Sep, 2016

At least 38 people have been killed and more than 92,000 left homeless since June in disastrous floods in Niger, the United Nations said Wednesday.
China ratifies Paris climate pact, US tipped to follow

China ratifies Paris climate pact, US tipped to follow Sat, 03 Sep, 2016

China ratified the Paris climate change accord on Saturday, with the US expected to do so later in a joint stand against global warming by the world's two biggest polluters.
Hurricane Hermine hits Florida with strong winds and flooding

Hurricane Hermine hits Florida with strong winds and flooding Fri, 02 Sep, 2016

Hurricane Hermine swept onto Florida's Gulf coast early Friday with winds and heavy rain causing flooding and cutting power to tens of thousands of people, with officials warning of "life threatening" conditions.
Launch pad blast destroys SpaceX rocket, Facebook satellite

Launch pad blast destroys SpaceX rocket, Facebook satellite Thu, 01 Sep, 2016

An unmanned SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded on the launch pad during a test in Florida on Thursday, destroying a satellite that Facebook planned to use to beam high-speed internet to Africa.
Powerful earthquake strikes in New Zealand

Powerful earthquake strikes in New Zealand Thu, 01 Sep, 2016

Evacuations were under way in New Zealand Friday after a tsunami warning was issued following a powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake which struck before dawn off the east coast of the North Island.
Italy holds state funeral for 35 of earthquake's victims

Italy holds state funeral for 35 of earthquake's victims Sat, 27 Aug, 2016

 Italy marked a day of national mourning on Saturday for 290 people killed in a quake that devastated parts of its mountainous heart, holding a state funeral for 35 of the victims.
Italy quake death toll nears 250

Italy quake death toll nears 250 Thu, 25 Aug, 2016

The death toll from a powerful earthquake in central Italy rose to 247 on Thursday amid fears many more corpses would be found in the rubble of devastated mountain villages.
Death toll rises to at least 120 in Italy earthquake

Death toll rises to at least 120 in Italy earthquake Wed, 24 Aug, 2016

A powerful earthquake that struck central Italy on Wednesday has left at least 120 people dead, the country's civil protection unit said.
Powerful quake hits Myanmar, damaging famed Bagan temples

Powerful quake hits Myanmar, damaging famed Bagan temples Wed, 24 Aug, 2016

A powerful 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck central Myanmar Wednesday, killing at least one person and damaging around 60 pagodas in the ancient city of Bagan, officials said.
Deadly earthquake rattles central Italy

Deadly earthquake rattles central Italy Wed, 24 Aug, 2016

A powerful 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck central Italy in the early hours of Wednesday, devastating mountain villages and leaving at least 13 people dead.
Dozens of wildfires rage across arid U.S. West

Dozens of wildfires rage across arid U.S. West Tue, 23 Aug, 2016

Dozens of wildfires that have blackened hundreds of square miles raged in the arid U.S. West on Tuesday, as destructive blazes forced residents from homes in California and Washington state.
11 dead, 40,000 homes flooded in Louisiana

11 dead, 40,000 homes flooded in Louisiana Wed, 17 Aug, 2016

The death toll from historic flooding in Louisiana climbed to 11 as the expanding flood zone prompted authorities to declare disasters in 20 parishes of the southeastern US state.

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