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Taiwan quake injures nearly 90

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According to the latest data, the number of people injured as a result of a powerful earthquake in Taiwan amounted to 86; one woman has died. The earthquake was registered on the island on Wednesday, 6.03, Moscow time. The 6.3 magnitude earthquake’s epicenter was located at 21 kilometers south-east of the city of Puli at a depth of about 15 kilometers. Some fluctuations of the earth’s... 

Russian Military Warns Of Potential Catastrophic Quake On US West Coast

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An interesting Ministry of Defence (MOD) “urgent bulletin” being sent to all Russian naval forces operating in the Pacific Ocean region is warning that there is a “moderate to high” likelihood of a “significant seismic event” ready to occur on the North American Plate, particularly on the Western coastal regions of The United States, Canada or Mexico. According to this bulletin, Russian... 

Flood wreaks havoc on eastern Australia

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Flood wreaked havoc on the state of Queensland, Australia, in January 2011. Thousands of people in eastern Australia have been cut off from their homes by floodwaters, following thunderstorms and tornados that wreaked havoc to the region. Flooding, caused by heavy rain and stiff winds, continues in Australia. The State Emergency Service (SES) said Sunday that around 20,000 people had been cut off across... 

Floods sweep through Greece and Italy, 1 dead

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Unusually heavy rains have caused floods in Greece and southern Italy with torrents of water strong enough to carry away vehicles. One woman died of shock after being trapped in her car surrounded by raging waters. In Athens a woman in her 20s died of a heart attack prompted by a shock when she became trapped in her car by floodwaters. Another woman was rescued from her stranded vehicle as streams... 

US Bio Attack Fears Grow After Colorado Child Death

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A highly disturbing Ministry of Healthcare (MoH) report circulating in the Kremlin today is warning Russian diplomatic personal to avoid traveling to or through the Denver International Airport (DEN) in the US State of Colorado over fears this region may be under a biowarfare attack or test. According to this report, the Foreign Military Intelligence Main Directorate (GRU) became “highly concerned”... 

Universe doomed: LHC scientists say

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Simulation of the detection of a Higgs boson A leading scientist says the universe we live in has a limited life span and will most likely be “wiped out” billions of years from now. Joseph Lykken, a theoretical physicist with the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Batavia, Illinois, made the remarks in Boston on Monday before he presented his research at a meeting of the American Association... 

Novel coronavirus infection - from SARS to SARI

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Twelve cases, six deaths, no cure, a new deadly viral infection, fifty per cent mortality rate. It is lethal, it is unknown in humans, it can be transmitted from human to human, the mechanism is a mystery and it is spreading. On Sunday a patient admitted to hospital in the United Kingdom died of NCoV – Novel Coronavirus. The scientific community is facing its worst nightmare: a pathogenic virus... 

Russia Goes On High Alert After UFO Shoot-Down Injures Hundreds

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A grim report prepared by the Space Forces Command (VKS) circulating in the Kremlin today says that one of its air defense units operating in “high alert” status, and located at the Urzhumka settlement near Chelyabinsk, fired at and destroyed [photo 2nd right] an “unidentified cosmic object” at an altitude of 20 kilometers which then exploded causing widespread massive damage and injuring... 

Meteorite hits Russia, fireball explosion wreaks havoc, over 900 injured

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Russia’s Urals region has been rocked by a meteorite explosion in the stratosphere. The impact wave damaged several buildings, and blew out thousands of windows amid frigid winter weather. Hundreds are seeking medical attention for minor injuries. Eyewitness accounts of the meteorite phenomenon, handpicked by RT. Army units found three meteorite debris impact sites, two of which are in an area... 

Solomon Islands hit by 8.0 quake and tsunami, at least 5 dead

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NASA photo of Nendo, the largest of the Santa Cruz Islands An 8.0-magnitude earthquake struck the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific on Wednesday. At least five people died as the disaster reportedly flattened several coastal villages. Five people were confirmed dead in the disaster. They were two elderly men, two elderly women and a boy aged between 10 and 12, local medics said. The epicenter of... 

Death toll from blast in Mexican oil company HQ hits 32

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Soldiers, Federal policemen and firefighter remove debris, and look for victims of a blast at the headquarters of state-owned Mexican oil giant Pemex in Mexico City, February 1, 2013. The death toll from a powerful explosion, which had hit the headquarters of Mexico’s state-run oil company Pemex in Mexico City, has risen to 32 from an earlier figure of 25. According to a statement released by... 

Solar flare could cause a geomagnetic storm

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This particular solar flare was formed on the 23rd of January, according to NASA. NASA announced this week that a solar flare occurred following a magnetic storm, which occurs when these particles come into contact with the magnetosphere. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA for its acronym in English) reported Friday that a solar flare is traveling to Earth at a speed of about... 

Russia Snow Tsunami Swallows Streets, Cars, Buildings

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Unrelenting snowfalls have caused unprecedented chaos in Russia. Over the past week, the country has seen scores of traffic accidents, flight delays and, in some cases, the complete isolation of some remote settlements and towns. On Friday, Moscow was on a verge of traffic collapse as more than 10 inches of snow fell on the city, which is more than half of January’s average. Thousands of passengers... 

Helicopter smashes skyscraper crane in central London

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Two people died when a helicopter collided with a crane close to Vauxhall train station in central London during the morning rush hour, reports Scotland Yard. Nine people were also injured in the incident and have been taken to hospital. Authorities have confirmed that one of the dead was the pilot of the helicopter and the other was inside the high-rise building the crane was attached to. Out of... 

NY declares public health emergency due to flu epidemic

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New York State has become the latest US region to declare a health emergency due to a flu epidemic, with the number of confirmed cases already four times higher than last year. “We are experiencing the worst flu season since at least 2009, and influenza activity in New York State is widespread, with cases reported in all 57 counties and all five boroughs of New York City,” said governor... 
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