Myanmar Earthquake Live Updates: Burma Rocked By Magnitude 6.8 Temblor

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  A powerful 6.8-magnitude earthquake has hit central Myanmar, the US Geological Survey has said, severely damaging ancient temples at the old city of Bagan and killing one person. The site, which is often compared to Cambodia’s Angkor Wat, holds more than 2,500 temples and pagodas, some of them centuries old. The earthquake was so intense that […]

Earthquake in Central Italy kills 247 people, injuring 100’s of others

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  ROME — A powerful earthquake toppled homes, churches, and shops in a wide swath of medieval towns in central Italy Wednesday, killing at least 247 people and injuring hundreds of others, according to Italy’s civil protection agency. Dozens more were missing or feared dead from the magnitude-6.2 earthquake and a series of aftershocks that jolted Umbria, Lazio and Le Marche, three regions 80 to 100 miles […]

The catastrophic flood devastating Louisiana is now the worst natural disaster to strike the United States since Hurricane Sandy

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  The catastrophic flood devastating Louisiana is now the worst natural disaster to strike the United States since Hurricane Sandy four years ago, the Red Cross said. “Thousands of people in Louisiana have lost everything they own and need our help now,” said Brad Kieserman, the Red Cross’ vice president of disaster services operations and logistics. “This […]

 
 
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