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US Base in Portugal Might Be Spreading Cancer

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More and more inhabitants of Portugal’s Terceira Island are suffering from deadly diseases, especially cancer, at rates far out of sync with the rest of the Azores archipelago. Terceira is no different from the other islands, except in one thing. Russia-based video agency RUPTLY has carried out an exclusive investigation into this matter. Lajes Airbase The Lajes Airbase on Terceira Island has... 

Mysterious enriched uranium particle detected in skies over Alaska

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Scientists have found a “highly unusual” particle enriched with uranium in the skies over Alaska’s Aleutian Islands. The source of the substance, which is typically used in nuclear fuel and bombs, is still unclear. The mysterious substance “containing a very small amount of enriched uranium” was found at an altitude of 7km (4.3 miles) above Alaska’s Aleutian Islands, according to a... 

Taiwan Rejects China's Offer to Help With Quake Rescue Mission

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Taiwanese authorities turned down Beijing’s offer to help with the search for missing people after the recent deadly earthquake, having rejected the move due to own high capabilities, the deputy minister of Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council said Thursday. “At the moment, we have adequate manpower and facilities in support of the rescue operation… We deeply appreciate their offer,... 

Hotel Collapses in Shallow 6.4 Taiwan Earthquake

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A 6.4-magnitude earthquake has struck the east coast of Taiwan, the US Geological Service (USGS) reported. The epicenter of the quake was reportedly just 1km deep, some 22km east-northeast of Hua-lien. A hotel in Hualien has collapsed following the earthquake, Reuters reported, citing the Taiwanese government. Images posted online appear to show the first floor of the hotel severely damaged, with... 

Mysterious bright flash and Ground Shaking Explosion in Russia

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A mysterious bright flash turned night into day over a huge area of Russia – sparking fears the US had launched a strike on North Korea. The explosion of light accompanied by the ‘ground shaking’ was also blamed on a UFO visitation or a meteor exploding in the atmosphere. The phenomenon was seen and felt over thousands of miles in Russia, but was especially evident in three regions... 

Nostradamus Top 10 Terrible Prophecies that will happen in 2018

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Nostradamus, the great astrologist of French origin, predicted many things that happened in real life, in different ways. A list with his visions for 2018 has been published soon and it contains a few prophecies that are truly frightening. Here are the prophecies of Nostradamus for 2018: 1 – The leader of the Catholic Church will be killed. By leader, did he mean Pope Francis?? 2 – Terrorism... 

Radioactive Cloud Floating Over Europe Is Nothing to Worry About, Experts Say

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Don’t mind the cloud of radioactive pollution floating over Europe – it’s harmless, the French nuclear safety institute IRSN said Thursday. Officials in Europe said they began detecting unusually high levels of ruthenium 106, a radioactive atom that does not occur naturally, near France in the last week of September. The IRSN immediately “mobilized all its means of radiological monitoring... 

'AI may replace humans' & become new form of life: Stephen Hawking

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One day robots could entirely edge out human beings and become a new life form that is even capable of replicating itself, Stephen Hawking has warned, once again predicting a rather grim future for humankind. “I fear that AI may replace humans altogether,” the renowned physicist told Wired magazine, as cited by the Cambridge News. “If people design computer viruses, someone will design AI... 

5 killed, emergency declared as heavy storm Herwart batters Central Europe

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Storm Herwart has caused major traffic disruptions, floods and chaos across Central Europe. Powerful gusts of more 100 km/h uprooted trees and damaged public infrastructure, killing several people in the Czech Republic, Poland and Germany. Two people died in Poland and two in the Czech Republic, all four hit by falling trees. Poland’s meteorology institute issued gale warnings for as many as... 

Typhoon Lan to strike Japan with intense wind & rain

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Typhoon Lan, a storm with an eye 50 miles wide, is expected to lash parts of Japan with intense wind and rain, the country’s meteorological office has warned. Currently west of Okinawa, the typhoon is travelling north towards mainland Japan. According to forecasts by the Japan Meteorological Agency, the “large” storm will barrel across the nation on Sunday before subsiding on October 23. NASA... 

9 Million People Killed Worldwide by Pollution in 2015, 2.5mn in India and 1.8mn in China

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Deaths caused by pollution topped 9 million in 2015, or three times the figure from AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined, and almost 15 times as many as war and other forms of violence, scientists say. The alarm was sounded in Thursday’s report by The Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health, an international group of over 40 authors writing on health and environment. One in six premature... 

Hurricane Ophelia strikes Ireland and UK, leaves 3 dead

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Almost 300,000 properties are without power and three people have died as Hurricane Ophelia enters its final hours and has moved across the north west. Met Eireann said the storm would not be over until about 1am with strong gusts and winds continuing but the winds will fade away overnight. Members of the public have been advised to stay inside and not to make unnecessary journeys as the worst storm... 

Doomsayer predicts rise of Antichrist, 7 years of chaos & Planet X smashing into Earth

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A Biblical doomsayer has predicted that Earth is entering seven years of “tribulation” which will see a third of the planet destroyed in an “Elysian war.” NASA isn’t so sure though. Author David Meade has predicted that the ‘End of Days’ will begin later this month as the Earth moves into a seven-year period called the “great tribulation.” Meade says that as part of the great tribulation... 

Apocalyptic inferno cloaks Disneyland in spooky haze as California fire rages

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A wildfire raging in southern California has shrouded Disneyland in an apocalyptic-looking orange haze. Visitors to the park flooded social media with pictures of its landmarks against the eerie backdrop. The theme park is decked out with Halloween decorations, adding another layer of spookiness to the scene. Social media users reported ash and smoke falling in the park. Disneyland’s social media... 

Multiple explosions at Mexican volcano put citizens on alert

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Mexico City is still recovering from the 7.1 magnitude earthquake that killed over 200 people and devastated the capital, but many fear the increase in seismic activity may trigger the nearby volcano Popocatépetl. A series of explosions and minor eruptions took place this week, putting citizens of the neighboring city of Puebla on alert as ash rained down over the city, with the seismic activity... 
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