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By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019
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Body in Newcastle creek identified as Danielle Easey, woman famous as ‘1989 Earthquake Baby’

Police have identified the body wrapped in plastic, found in Cocke Creek near Newcastle as Danielle Easey, a woman famous for being born on the lawn outside of a hospital in the middle of Newcastle’s 1989 More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, February 23rd, 2019
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Ecuador: 7.5 magnitude earthquake strikes near Peru border

The U.S. Geological Survey reported Friday on a powerful earthquake striking about 115 km ESE of Palora, Ecuador near the Peru border. The earthquake occurred at 5:17 a.m. ECT/EST The quake hit in an sparsely populated More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, January 3rd, 2019
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Global news bric-a-bracs: China moon landing, Miss Africa’s hair catches fire

Here’s a look at some of the other news from around the globe: China Makes 1st-Ever Landing on Moon’s Mysterious Far Side Image/CIA China’s robotic Chang’e 4 mission touched down on the More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, December 15th, 2018
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Failing to Prepare Is Preparing to Fail: 9 Major Calamities That Possibly Await Humankind in the near Future

Every year presents new tornadoes, earthquakes, hurricanes, and other calamities to the world. Although there are areas that are more affected than others, most people fear the possibility of these disasters occurring More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, October 8th, 2018
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Indonesia death toll reaches 1400, 800 people still missing

(International Christian Concern) –Within a week, the island of Sulawesi suffered a horrible tragedy including an earthquake, a tsunami, and a volcano eruption. Reports have verified that over 1,400 people are More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, September 30th, 2018
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Indonesia: Earthquake, tsunami death toll rises to 800 with ‘fears’ of thousands

The series of earthquakes on Friday afternoon climaxed with a 7.5-magnitude earthquake and a tsunami which brought an 18-foot wave and devastated areas like Palu. The death toll, doubling daily, has now climbed More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 18th, 2018
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FEMA announces $2 million grant to Utah to ‘retrofit homes against earthquake’

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced a federal grant for the State of Utah that will make $1,916,396 available to Salt Lake City to help retrofit 100 homes in a community built along the More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, May 10th, 2018
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How to Prepare for the Unexpected

There are many things in your life that you know are coming. You are taking a vacation next summer so you start saving. You look into travel, accommodations, and what you want to do while you are there. Or, you More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, April 27th, 2016
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IOM calls for over 9 million in relief for Ecuador earthquake victims

Following the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Ecuador’s Pacific coast on April 16th, the government has declared a “state of emergency” in the six provinces of Esmeraldas, Guayas, Los Rios, More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, April 19th, 2016
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IOM aid headed to Ecuador as earthquake death toll over 413 with at least 2650 injured

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is quick to respond to crisis and IOM Director General William Lacy Swing “has approved the release of USD 100,000 from IOM’s Migration Emergency Funding More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, November 17th, 2015
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Small earthquake shakes Central Georgia

A small earthquake has been reported in central Georgia, shaking residents near Eatonton and Milledgeville before 10 a.m. Monday morning. The U.S. Geological Survey confirms a 2.6 magnitude earthquake was recorded More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, October 26th, 2015
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Afghanistan earthquake: death toll over 100, hundreds injured

A strong earthquake in northern Afghanistan shook buildings from Kabul to Delhi, cut power and communications in some areas and caused more than 100 deaths, mainly in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Pakistani state television More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, May 1st, 2015
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Nepal earthquake death toll pass 6,200: morgues are full, ‘smell of victims’ over taking villages

The death toll in the massive earthquake which struck Nepal on Saturday has passed 6,200, and many thousands are still unaccounted for as the home ministry said the 6,134 fatalities had been confirmed, with 13,906 More...

By Herman Cummings On Saturday, March 14th, 2015
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The Truth of Genesis:  A Letter To the U.S. Supreme Court

Professor Isaac Asimov (1920 – 1992) wrote many books on science, including astronomy, physics, pulsars, the Moon, and other celestial bodies.  He made the following observation: “What in blazes is our More...

By Stephen Nevets On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
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Dwayne Johnson talks ‘Shazam’ Black Adam and ‘happen earlier’

While DC and Warner Bros. have scheduled the big film adaptation of Shazam for 2019, star Dwayne Johnson spoke out about the film, hinting that it may be sooner than expected. The Rock was speaking to MTV Sunday More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, August 25th, 2014
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Napa 6.0 earthquake injures hundreds, damages buildings

A 6.0 magnitude earthquake rocked wine country north of San Francisco early on Sunday, injuring more than 200 people, damaging historic buildings, setting some homes on fire and causing power outages around the town More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, March 17th, 2014
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Light 4.4-magnitude earthquake hits near Los Angeles

Los Angelenos were awaken this morning by a “light” earthquake that hit just six miles from Westwood, according to the US Geologic Survey today. Image/USGS The quake occurred at 6:25 a.m. PDT at a depth More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, February 2nd, 2014
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Strong 6.5- magnitude earthquake hits between New Zealand’s North Island and Tonga

A strong 6.5-magnitude earthquake hit of New Zealand’s North Island, 192km (119mi) SSE of L’Esperance Rock Saturday night at the epicenter, according to a US Geologic Survey report Sunday. L’Esperance More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, December 1st, 2013
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Indonesia: Strong 6.4 magnitude earthquake hits off Barat Daya Islands

A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of the Barat Daya Islands in the Maluku province of Indonesia, according to a US Geologic Survey (USGS) alert yesterday. The tremor struck at 10:24 am local time, More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, August 13th, 2013
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Strong 6.6 magnitude earthquake strikes off the coast of Colombia

A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck Tuesday in the Pacific Ocean off Colombia, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported earlier. The powerful temblor struck 63 miles (102 kilometers) west-southwest of the More...


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