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Undersea quake sends Alaskans fleeing from feared tsunami Video included

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A magnitude 8.2 earthquake off Alaska's Kodiak Island a tsunami warning for a large swath of coastal Alaska and Canada's British Columbia while the remainder of the U.S. More>>

Alaska quake shows complexity of tsunami warnings

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A tsunami followed a powerful earthquake off the coast of Alaska, but before gauges could show it was very small, alerts went out for a big swath of the state, British Columbia and the West Coast. More>>

Island volcano in Papua New Guinea erupts with ash, steam

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An island volcano in Papua New Guinea has erupted again, sending plumes of steam and ash into the air. More>>

Philippine volcano spews lava fountains, 56,000 people flee

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The Philippines' most active volcano has spewed fountains of lava and massive ash plumes overnight after authorities warned a violent eruption may be imminent. More>>

Skiers injured by flying rocks on Japanese volcano

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A disaster official says at least nine people have been injured by an apparent volcanic eruption and avalanche near a ski resort in central Japan. More>>

Hope, fear as Puerto Rico moves to privatize power company

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Puerto Ricans divided between hope, fear as U.S. territory moves to privatize power company. More>>

150 evacuated in Italy after avalanche, snow blankets Alps

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Avalanche prompts Italy hotel evacuation, snow blankets Alps. More>>

Latest: Seismologist: Tsunami chance reduced with quake type Video included

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Authorities in Kodiak, Alaska, are telling residents to move to higher ground after a strong earthquake struck nearby, prompting tsunami warning for a large swath of coastal Alaska and Canada's British Columbia. More>>

The Latest: Avalanche danger prompts evacuations in Italy

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The news agency ANSA says some 75 tourists and residents are being evacuated after an avalanche near a hotel in the South Tyrol region of northern Italy. More>>

10 Things to Know for Today

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Among 10 Things to Know: Alaska earthquake prompts tsunami warning; Hundreds of thousands of federal workers poised to return to work; Bill Cosby jokes in 1st show since 2015 he 'used to be' comedian. More>>

AP PHOTOS: Dog shelter struggling since Mexico City quake

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AP PHOTOS: A unique shelter for dogs is struggling to get back on its feet after Mexico's devastating Sept. 19 earthquake. More>>

California highway swamped by deadly mudslides reopens

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California transportation officials say a key coastal highway swamped by deadly mudslides has reopened after a nearly two-week closure that caused traffic headaches across the region. More>>

Philippine volcano explodes, villagers flee back to shelters

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Officials say the Philippines' most active volcano has exploded thunderously and authorities warn a hazardous eruption is possible within days. More>>

Mudslides take heavy toll on immigrants serving posh town

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Recent mudslides in a star-studded California coastal town took a heavy toll on gardeners and housekeepers, with members of working immigrant families accounting for nearly a third of the deaths. More>>

Officials: Avalanche kills 5 soldiers, injures 12 in Turkey

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A Turkish media reports say Turkish troops conducting military operations in Turkey's southeast have been hit by an avalanche. More>>

Swiss resort cut off after new snow increases avalanche risk

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Swiss authorities say a village near the famed Matterhorn peak is again cut off to road and rail traffic after new snowfall renewed the danger of avalanches. More>>

Pope: Femicides in Latin America a scourge that must stop

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When Pope Francis travels Saturday to northern Peru he will find a region still reeling from devastating floods nearly a year ago. More>>

The Latest: Pope decries killings of women, other violence

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Pope Francis has arrived in northern Peru to console residents still reeling from devastating floods. More>>

6.3-magnitude earthquake shakes Mexico's Gulf of California

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A 6.3-magnitude earthquake has struck offshore in Mexico's Gulf of California, and there are no immediate reports of damage. More>>

Expert says major eruption in Papua New Guinea could be soon

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A volcanologist says seismic activity beneath a Papua New Guinea volcano could mean that a major eruption is imminent. More>>

Drought-stricken Cape Town tightens water restrictions

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Drought-stricken Cape Town tightens water restrictions as 'Day Zero' approaches to cut taps. More>>

Washington state town wary of slow-moving landslide

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Officials in Washington state are watching a slow-moving landslide near the city of Yakima that has the potential to be a big natural disaster. More>>

Glowing red lava rolls down slopes of Philippine volcano

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Glowing red lava was rolling down the slopes of a Philippine volcano as authorities maintain a warning of a possible hazardous eruption. More>>

Volcano in Papua New Guinea little known, hard to predict

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People in Papua New Guinea are being warned that an eruption of a volcano in the South Pacific nation could also cause a tsunami. More>>

Puerto Rican astronaut reaches out to island's schoolkids

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The only astronaut of Puerto Rican heritage reaches out to schoolchildren on the hurricane-bashed island. More>>

California highway to stay shut another week after mudslides

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Residents of mudslide-ravaged Montecito gathered to grieve and remember victims but are committed to rebuilding their cherished community. More>>

Future floods will be in mind as California town rebuilds

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Officials say the possibility of future catastrophic floods will be in mind as Montecito, California, rebuilds following deadly mudslides that devastated the wealthy coastal hideaway. More>>

Glowing red lava causes more to flee from Philippine volcano

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Glowing-red lava has spurted in a fountain and flowed down the Philippines' most active volcano in a stunning display of its fury that has sent more than 21,000 villagers fleeing to safety. More>>

Lava flowing from Philippine volcano, thousands evacuated

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More than 9,000 people have evacuated the area around the Philippines' most active volcano as lava flows down its crater in a gentle eruption that scientists are warning could turn explosive. More>>

Earthquake in Peru destroys dozens of homes, kills 1 man

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The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.3 off Peru's coast. More>>

Thousands attend vigil for California mudslide victims

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Crews are slowly digging away masses of mud, boulders and toppled trees after deadly mudslides ravaged a California community but officials say they've already cleared enough debris from creek canals to prevent a potential disaster when it rains again. More>>

The Latest: Peruvian quake destroys 63 homes, kills 1 man

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A U.S. agency has issued a tsunami threat message for parts of Peru and Chile's coastlines after a powerful earthquake. More>>

Doctor, elderly couple, 6-year-old among mudslide victims

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Marilyn Ramos was asleep in bed with her 3-year-old daughter, Kaelly Benitez, when the deadly mudslide came crashing through their Montecito rental home, carrying both to their deaths along with Kaelly's 10-year-old cousin. More>>

Mudslide brings economic shock to area built on tourism

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The California mudslide that killed at least 18 people is causing distress miles from where the torrent of muck and boulders stopped: the economy is ailing. More>>

California mudslides death toll rises to 19

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Frustrations and dark discoveries mounted for a California town ravaged by a deadly and destructive mudslide. More>>

Haiti 'shocked and outraged' over reported Trump remarks

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Haiti says it is "deeply shocked and outraged" by President Donald Trump's reported vulgar remark on migration calling it "racist.". More>>

On earthquake anniversary, Haitians trying to rebuild

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Eight years ago, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake upended life in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, killing more than 300,000 people by some estimates and destroying hundreds of thousands of homes. For many left homeless, life hasn't yet returned to normal. More>>

Mudslide brings economic shock to area built on tourism

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The California mudslide that killed at least 18 people is causing distress miles from where the torrent of muck and boulders stopped: the economy is ailing. More>>

Deadly California slide swept mother, daughter to deaths

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A couple married for more than 50 years and had just celebrated his 89th birthday are among victims of California mudslides. More>>

Most of mudslide-stricken California town told to empty out Video included

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The oldest victim swept away in a California mudslide was Jim Mitchell, who had celebrated his 89th birthday the day before and died with his wife of more than 50 years, Alice. More>>

Largest wildfire on record in California finally contained

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The largest wildfire on record in California was declared contained, days after mud on the coastal mountain slopes it scorched crashed down on homes during a storm, killing at least 18 people. More>>

Wild swings occur in numbers of California mudslide missing Video included

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The number of missing from a California mudslide is constantly changing _ and not just because people are being found. More>>

California mudslides happened as cellphone alerts went out Video included

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Residents of the area hit the hardest by the deadly flash floods in Southern California didn't heed a voluntary evacuation. More>>

California's Montecito has drawn celebrities since Chaplin

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The California coastal community hit hard by this week's deadly mudslides is known as the home of Oprah, but it was Charlie Chaplin, the biggest star of another era, who first made Montecito a celebrity haven. More>>

Mudslides claim couple married 50 years, real estate agent Video included

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Friends of family of girl dramatically rescued from flattened Montecito home rally to help as searchers continue to look for her father, brother. More>>

Rescuers 'searching for a miracle' in California mudslides Video included

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Hundreds of searchers continued the grueling work Thursday of hunting for survivors and digging up bodies in the sea of mud and wreckage left by flash flooding in this wealthy coastal enclave. More>>

8 earthquakes strike along Iran-Iraq border, rattle Baghdad

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Series of 4 quakes with magnitude at least 5 hit along Iran-Iraq border, rattle Baghdad Iraqi countryside. More>>

Puerto Rico fears post-Maria murder surge: 11 days, 32 slain

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Officials say 32 people have been slain in hurricane-battered Puerto Rico in the first 11 days of the year, double the number killed over the same period in 2017. More>>

Montecito residents who dodged fire struggle following storm

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Hundreds of residents of Montecito who survived last month's wildfires struggle after deadly storm rips through their wealthy community near Santa Barbara. More>>

The Latest: Real estate agent among 17 dead after mudslides Video included

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The number of people missing after the deadly mudslides in Montecito, California, has surged to 48 after sheriff's investigations to verify reports. More>>

10 Things to Know for Today

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Among 10 Things to Know: Hundreds search for victims of Southern California mudslide; Trump group says memo supports its argument over emails sent to special counsel; Many state legislatures lack sexual misconduct policies, training. More>>

The Latest: US expert: Rapid Iran-Iraq quakes not unusual

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The Latest: US Geological Survey says three quakes, with magnitude around 5, hit Iraq-Iran border area, rattle Baghdad. More>>

17 dead in California mudslides, more than a dozen missing Video included

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A storm that slammed a California coastal community is over. The search for victims is not. Thirteen people have been killed and 25 injured in mud flows triggered by a storm in Santa Barbara County. More>>

Residents didn't heed voluntary evacuation before mudslide Video included

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Residents of the area hit the hardest by the deadly flash floods in Southern California didn't heed a voluntary evacuation. More>>

The Latest: Death toll from California mudslide rises to 17 Video included

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The death toll from the powerful debris flows that hit the Southern California community of Montecito has risen to 15. More>>

10 Things to Know for Thursday

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Among 10 Things to Know: Death toll hits 15 in California mudslides; Russian gains in Syria threatened by series of rebel attacks; immigration agents descend on dozens of 7-Eleven stores. More>>

US hits record for costly weather disasters: $306 billion

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Hurricanes, wildfires, flooding and tornadoes push the US to its highest bill ever for weather disasters last year: $306 billion. More>>

3.5 magnitude earthquake hits south of San Antonio

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A magnitude 3.5 earthquake has occurred in a rural area south of San Antonio. More>>

After 2-day halt, trains to snowbound Swiss town resume

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A train packed with tourists left from a snowbound resort town near Switzerland's famed Matterhorn peak, marking the resumption of railway service that was halted for two days because of avalanche risks and stranded thousands of visitors. More>>

California storm: Cars swept away, body pinned against home

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Storm disaster literally hits home for CEO of California charitable organization that helps disaster victims. More>>

The Latest: Rail service resumes from snowbound Swiss town

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A train packed with tourists has begun the descent from a snowbound town near Switzerland's Matterhorn as railway service resumed following a nearly two-day suspension due to avalanche risks. More>>

Little damage as mag 7.6 quake hits in sea north of Honduras

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A magnitude 7.6 earthquake has struck in the Caribbean Sea north of Honduras. More>>

Real weather term "bomb cyclone" blows up on social media

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'Bomb cyclone' is a real weather term but it's not quite as explosive as it sounds. More>>

Snow, avalanche risks strand 13,000 tourists in Zermatt

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Swiss authorities near the famed Matterhorn peak have closed roads and train service into the nearby town of Zermatt amid a heightened avalanche risk, with some 13,000 tourists stuck inside. More>>

13 dead in Southern California as rain triggers mudslides Video included

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The same Californians who had to flee from huge wildfires in recent months now have to deal with hard rains that bring another type of danger. More>>

Christie says he tackled problems no other politicians would

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is set to deliver his final state of the state address. More>>

Deadly 'debris flows' carved destructive California slides

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Torrents like the ones that carved deadly and destructive paths through Montecito, California, during a powerful storm are commonly described as mudslides. But geologists and emergency workers call them debris flows. More>>

California: Hardly any snow but not in drought again, yet

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NN California's water managers are saying it's too early _ yet _ for fears that the state is sliding back into its historic five-year drought. More>>

Hurricane Harvey survivors feel grief, distress months later

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Experts say that the emotional distress caused by events like Hurricane Harvey in Texas can take many forms and progress through several stages over the course of a year, or even longer. More>>

The Latest: Girl rescued from California mudslide Video included

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Several homes have swept from their foundations and residents are unaccounted for as mud flows into Southern California neighborhoods below hillsides scarred by recent wildfires. More>>

The Latest: Zermatt tourists get helicopter evacuations

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A Swiss police official says authorities in Zermatt near the famed Matterhorn peak have begun an "air bridge" by helicopter to bring down tourists who have been stranded by the thousands after roads and rail service were suspended. More>>

US ends protections for Salvadoran immigrants, sparking fear

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The Trump administration faces a Monday deadline on whether to extend protections that would allow nearly 200,000 Salvadorans to stay in the U.S. legally. More>>

Rain unleashes risk of mudslides in fire-ravaged California Video included

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Storms are bringing rare rain to California and increasing the risk of mudslides in fire-ravaged communities. More>>

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

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Among 10 Things to Know: Why the US could force out 200,000 Salvadoran refugees; Mueller interested in interviewing Trump; Apple urged to confront teen smartphone addiction. More>>

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