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Japan urges toilet paper stock for major quake

Satoshi Kurosaki, an industry executive who is leading the toilet pear campaign, shows the emergency stock toilet paper at Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry during an event marking Monday’s national disaster prevention day in Tokyo, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. AP

On national disaster prevention day, Japan’s government is urging people to stock up on toilet paper, because more than 40 percent of the nation’s supply comes from a high-risk earthquake zone.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Magnitude 5.2 quake jolts Calayan

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Tectonic movements set off a magnitude 5.2 earthquake in the waters off Calayan Group of Islands on Monday morning.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Strong earthquake aftershock shakes Napa Valley

Chris Archer, right, and Zona Shroyer, second from right, both of Everett, Washington, have coffee outside the earthquake-damaged windows of the Napa Valley Coffee Roasting Company, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Napa, California. A significant aftershock from last weekend's magnitude-6.0 earthquake rattled Northern California's wine country Sunday, Aug. 31.  AP PHOTO/ERIC RISBERG

A significant aftershock from last weekend’s magnitude-6.0 earthquake has rattled Northern California’s wine country.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Earthquakes rock Iceland volcano

In an in an image from an Aug. 19, 2014 video, a sign is posted on the road next to Bardarbunga, a subglacial stratovolcano located under Iceland's largest glacier. AP PHOTO

Earthquakes are rocking Iceland’s Bardarbunga volcano, adding to concerns that magma movements may trigger an eruption that could hinder air traffic.

Posted: August 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Quake is major test for hard-luck California city

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The historic blue-collar town of Vallejo is a short distance but a far cry from the touristy Napa Valley vineyards and quaint towns. So when Sunday’s earthquake struck, the damage to the wine industry took center stage and the rubble in Vallejo got scant attention.

Posted: August 27th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »