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 1 mon | Magnitude-6.8 earthquake strikes off New Caledonia

              A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 has struck the Pacific Ocean near the French territory of New Caledonia, U.S. seismologists say. Small tsunami waves have been detected in the region. (more)   

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 1 mon | Tropical Storm Selma forms in the Pacific, heads for El Salvador

              Tropical Storm Selma formed over the Pacific Ocean on Friday, U.S. forecasters said, prompting a tropical storm warning for the entire coast of El Salvador. Residents in Guatemala are also advised to monitor developments. (more)   

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 1 mon | 2 women rescued after being lost at sea for months

              Two women who were sailing from Hawaii to Tahiti have been rescued after they were lost at sea for nearly five months, the U.S. Navy says.   

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  3 months | Norma becomes a hurricane off the Pacific coast of Mexico

              Tropical Storm Norma has strengthened into a category 1 hurricane off the Pacific coast of Mexico, forecasters say. The storm is expected to make landfall on the Baja California peninsula on Tuesday night. (more)   

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 6 months | U.S. destroys ICBM in key test of missile defense system

              The U.S. military said on Tuesday that it had staged a successful, first-ever test to try to destroy an incoming intercontinental ballistic missile. It comes amid growing concerns over North Korea's advancing missile program. (more)   

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Democrat Doug Jones wins U.S. Senate election in Alabama

Strong earthquake hits near Kerman in southeast Iran

Small plane crash into home in San Diego, at least 2 injured

Massive fire erupts in Chicago’s Bridgeport neighborhood



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