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Salvador sea survivor flies out of Pacific island

This exterior photo shows the Marshall Islands Resorts hotel where Jose Salvador Alvarenga stays in a room, seen at second right on the second floor, in Majuro, Marshall Islands, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014. AP

The Salvadoran man who says he drifted across the Pacific Ocean for at least 13 months in an open boat has flown out of the Marshall Islands on his way home.

Posted: February 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

9 dead, villages destroyed in Solomons tsunami

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The destroyed Venga village following a Tsunami Wednesday Feb. 6, 2013, in Temotu province, Solomon Islands. The damage seen is part the survey by the assessment crew of the aid organisation World Vision. Solomon Islands authorities say at least four people are missing and presumed dead after an earthquake triggered a tsunami. Waves of up to 5 feet hit the western side of Santa Cruz Island and damaged up to 80 properties. Dozens of aftershocks have followed. Other tsunami warnings are canceled. AP Photo / World Vision

Aid workers struggled to reach remote, tsunami-ravaged villages in the Solomon Islands on Thursday, as the death toll rose with more bodies found in wrecked homes and debris in the South Pacific island chain.

Posted: February 7th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Sports | Read More »

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