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37 homes collapse, dozens injured in Japan quake

A man takes a photo of a damaged houses Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014 after a strong earthquake hit Hakuba, Nagano prefecture, central Japan, Saturday night.  AP

Helicopter surveys on Sunday showed more extensive damage than earlier thought from an overnight earthquake in the mountainous central Japan area that hosted the 1998 Winter Olympics.

Posted: November 23rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Homes collapse, 39 injured in Japan earthquake

Japan earthquake

Helicopter surveys on Sunday showed more extensive damage than earlier thought from an overnight earthquake in the mountainous central Japan area that hosted the 1998 Winter Olympics.

Posted: November 23rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Flooding fears mount in snowed-in area of New York state

Wintry Weather

Record-breaking snowfall that buried towns near Buffalo, New York, and killed at least 14 people posed a major flooding threat Saturday with temperatures forecast to rise.

Posted: November 23rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

WHO confirms DR Congo Ebola-free status

This file picture dated September 17, 2014  shows a man holding a Congolese Ministry of Health's information leaflet on Ebola virus on Moral's market in the Bandal area in Kinshasa. The Democratic Republic of Congo on November 15, 2014 declared itself Ebola-free, after a three-month outbreak of the killer disease claimed at least 49 lives. AFP/JUNIOR D. KANNAH

The World Health Organization confirmed Friday that the Democratic Republic of Congo was Ebola-free, as 42 days had passed since the last case in an outbreak that killed at least 49 people.

Posted: November 21st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Indian lawmaker arrested in financial scam

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An opposition national lawmaker was arrested Friday on suspicion of stealing funds from a multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme that collapsed in eastern India, an official said.

Posted: November 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

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