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Helicopter Assessing Earthquake Damage Crashes In Mexico, Killing 13

MEXICO CITY — A military helicopter carrying officials assessing damage from a powerful earthquake crashed Friday in southern Mexico, killing 13 people and injuring 15, all of them on the ground. The Oaxaca state prosecutor’s office said in a statement that five women, four men and three children were killed at the crash site and another person died later at ...

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Canadian Couple Among Those Killed In Taiwan Earthquake

HUALIEN, Taiwan — Taiwanese broadcasters say two Canadians are among those killed in the earthquake that hit the country this week. They say the bodies of a Canadian couple originally from Hong Kong were found in a partially collapsed hotel on Friday. The hotel was located on the lower floors of a 12-storey building that was leaning at a 45-degree ...

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B.C., Alaska Tsunami Warning Triggered By Magnitude 8.2 Earthquake

VANCOUVER —Tsunami warning sirens were going off in Tofino and other coastal communities on British Columbia’s west coast Tuesday morning after a powerful earthquake struck off Alaska. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake had a preliminary reading of 8.2 and struck 278 kilometres southeast of Kodiak at a depth of about 10 kilometres… HuffPost Canada – Athena2 – All ...

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Earthquake On Iran-Iraq Border Kills More Than 60

TEHRAN, Iran — A powerful magnitude 7.2 earthquake hit the region along the border between Iran and Iraq on Sunday, killing at least 61 people and injuring 300 in Iran, an Iranian official said. Iranian state TV said Iraqi officials had reported six deaths and 200 injuries inside Iraq, though there was no official comment from Iraq’s government. The U.S. ...

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F1 and Mexican GP organizers aid earthquake relief

The Formula 1 family and Mexican Grand Prix organizers have united to donate to the earthquake relief effort in order to allow 9,000 children to return to school. Hundreds of people died when Mexico was hit by two earthquakes on Sept. 7 and 19, causing widespread damage, including in Mexico City where this weekend’s race is being held. Ahead of ...

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Mexican football rallies round earthquake victims

Mexico suffered two major earthquakes in September Significant loss of life and incalculable material damage We look at how Mexican football is responding to the tragedy September 2017 will go down as a black month in Mexican history, one in which the nation was rocked by two earthquakes – one in the centre of the country and the other in ...

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Mexico Earthquake Kills Dozens

MEXICO CITY — A magnitude 7.1 earthquake stunned central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 119 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust. Thousands fled into the streets in panic, and many stayed to help rescue those trapped. Dozens of buildings tumbled into mounds of rubble or were severely damaged in densely populated parts of Mexico City and nearby ...

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