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 4 wks | 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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 2 months | U.S. moves Navy strike group towards the Korean Peninsula

              The United States is moving a Navy carrier strike group towards the Korean Peninsula, a move that could further heighten tensions amid growing concerns over North Korea's advancing nuclear weapons program. (more)   

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 4 months | Strong 6.9-magnitude earthquake hits Pacific Ocean off Tonga

              A strong but deep earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.9 has struck the Pacific Ocean southwest of Tonga, U.S. seismologists say. Damage is not expected and no tsunami warnings have been issued. (more)   

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 1 yr | Strong earthquake hits East Pacific Rise far off Mexico

              A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 has struck the northern East Pacific Rise in the Pacific Ocean, centered far southwest of Mexico, seismologists say. There is no threat of a tsunami. (more)   

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 1 yr | British sailor Sarah Young dies during Clipper Round the World Yacht Race

              British business owner and sailor Sarah Young has died in the Pacific Ocean after she was swept overboard by a wave during the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, organizers say. She was 40 years old and from London. (more)   

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 1 yr | Tropical Storm Rick: Depression strengthening off Mexico’s Pacific coast

              Tropical Depression 21-E formed far off Mexico's Pacific coast on Wednesday morning, and the system is expected to strengthen into Tropical Storm Rick within hours, forecasters say. (more)   

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 1 yr | Kilo becomes a major category 4 hurricane far west of Johnston Atoll, no threat to land - CPHC

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Texas Amber Alert: Jesus Ludena abducted from Galena Park     13 hrs  

Boy, 11, electrocuted at rail depot near Daventry in Northamptonshire     15 hrs  

Bomb hoax causes evacuation at UT Dallas     16 hrs  

‘Active shooter’ alert at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama      21 hrs  

U.S. warns Syria’s Assad against using chemical weapons     1 day  

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