• Fri, 14 Sep 2018 08:16
    'Catastrophic' Florence buffets US east coast
    The outer edge of Hurricane Florence began buffeting the Carolinas with wind and rain on Thursday as forecasters warned the monster storm would trigger life-threatening flooding as it assaults the US east coast.
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  • Wed, 15 Aug 2018 15:19
    Death toll rises to 35 in Italy bridge collapse
    Genoa, Italy - A frantic search was underway Wednesday for survivors under the shattered remains of a motorway bridge in Genoa as the death toll rose to 35 and investigators probed what caused the catastrophic collapse.
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  • Wed, 15 Aug 2018 09:22
    Update : Floodlight search for survivors after deadly Italy bridge collapse
    Italian rescuers searched through the night Wednesday for any survivors under the shattered remains of a motorway bridge in Genoa as investigators probed what could have caused such a catastrophic collapse.
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  • Wed, 18 Apr 2018 06:32
    One dead as jet engine fails on New York-Dallas flight
    Catastrophic engine failure on a Southwest Airlines flight from New York to Dallas killed one person and forced an emergency landing Tuesday, the first fatal incident in US commercial aviation for nearly a decade.
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  • Mon, 09 Apr 2018 14:43
    Asian markets rise on hopes of deal in China-US trade dispute
    Asian markets rose on Monday as fears about a potentially catastrophic China-US trade war were tempered by hopes the two sides will be able to hammer out an agreement.
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  • Wed, 06 Sep 2017 09:48
    Tourists evacuate as Category 5 Hurricane Irma nears Caribbean
    MARIGOT - Officials in Florida's Key West and popular Caribbean tourist islands ordered people to evacuate on Tuesday as Irma, a "potentially catastrophic" Category Five hurricane, was set to make landfall.
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  • Fri, 11 Aug 2017 07:51
    N Korea war would be 'catastrophic,' diplomacy bearing fruit: Mattis
    WASHINGTON - US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Thursday warned that war with North Korea would be "catastrophic" and said diplomatic efforts were yielding results.
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  • Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:34
    Japan disaster minister resigns over quake gaffe
    TOKYO - Japan's gaffe-prone disaster reconstruction minister resigned Wednesday after remarking it was lucky the catastrophic 2011 earthquake-tsunami had hit a largely rural region rather than Tokyo.
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  • Tue, 25 Apr 2017 01:00
    Verdict in Sharif case points to endemic institutional faults
    It had all the makings of a landmark judicial case: a serving prime minister and his family accused of corruption; the petitioners representing an array of political opposition; the hearings initiated by a chief justice of Pakistan, who intervened to prevent a potentially catastrophic political confrontation in Islamabad;
  • Wed, 12 Apr 2017 15:30
    'Catastrophic failure': why shoelaces come undone
    A mystery as old as laced shoes was unravelled Wednesday by experiments that reveal how shoestrings come undone when we are on the move.
  • Wed, 22 Mar 2017 23:31
    Woman killed, others with 'catastrophic' injuries in UK attack: reports
    LONDON - One woman has died and others have "catastrophic" injuries following a suspected terror attack outside the British parliament, local media reported on Wednesday citing a junior doctor.
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  • Thu, 06 Oct 2016 15:19
    Hurricane Matthew death toll rises to 23 in Haiti: official
    PORT-AU-PRINCE - Hurricane Matthew has left at least 23 people dead in Haiti, a toll likely to climb as authorities re-establish contact with the hardest-hit areas where the damage is "catastrophic," officials said.
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  • Wed, 24 Aug 2016 01:00
    How the Shinawatras helped pass the charter draft
    Critics of the controversial charter draft call it a dinosaur. While the neutrals should reserve judgement, the allusion to prehistoric times makes sense. The difference, however, is that while the real dinosaurs were killed off by a catastrophic event so
  • Wed, 03 Aug 2016 11:03
    China influence can soften blow of Brexit
    HONG KONG - The outcome of Brexit is expected to be catastrophic for Britain, and the price paid will be substantial for a very long time, David Dodwell, executive director of Hong Kong-APEC Trade Policy Study Group, told a roundtable forum on Friday in H
  • Thu, 10 Mar 2016 12:51
    US warns of 'catastrophic' Mosul dam collapse
    UNITED NATIONS, United States - The United States on Wednesday urged governments to quickly mobilize to prevent a "humanitarian catastrophe of epic proportions" from the possible collapse of Iraq's Mosul dam.
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