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Plane Loaded With World Cup Fans Lands on Fire in Russia's Siberia

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So first there was a plane carrying Saudis some 7 days ago catching fire and now a second Russian plane carrying Peruvians catches fire. That is just messed up! Perhaps those Russian airlines should be forced BY LAW to upgrade their planes and run a stricter maintenance service if they don’t do it on their own will. If there isn’t such a law then the Duma (Russian parliament) should issue... 

Giant Cracks appear throughout Africa as Continent is about to Split in 2

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A large crack, stretching several miles, made a sudden appearance recently in south-western Kenya. The tear, which continues to grow, caused part of the Nairobi-Narok highway to collapse and was accompanied by seismic activity in the area. Now researchers are claiming that in millions of years the African continent could split two. In an article for the Conversation, Lucia Perez Diaz, Pa ostdoctoral... 

Maryland Struck by Heavy Flash Floods

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Residents in the cities of Ellicott and Baltimore scrambled for safety as heavy rainfall brought flash flooding to the area. Videos posted on social media show raging torrents of water deluging neighborhoods. A flash flood emergency was declared in Ellicott City on Sunday. Videos posted by locals show the city’s Main Street awash with muddy water. “This is an EXTREMELY DANGEROUS AND POTENTIALLY... 

More Than 25 People Dead in Dust Storm in India's North

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A powerful dust storm and rains have hit Delhi, grounding flights, uprooting trees and bringing traffic on the city’s roads to a standstill, several days after an alert was issued over north India for a massive storm, New Deli TV reports. The storm, which had wind speeds of up to 70 kilometers per hour (45 miles per hour), demolished dozens of homes and destroyed power lines in northern Uttar... 

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... 
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