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Downed trees litter a field after a strong earthquake, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, in Halagoli, Hela Province, Papua New Guinea. Severe damage after Monday's powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake in Papua New Guinea is hindering efforts to assess the destruction, although officials fear dozens of people may have been injured or killed. (Jerol Wepii via AP)
February 27, 2018 - 10:02 pm
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A powerful earthquake two days ago killed at least 15 people, injured dozens and brought work to a halt at four oil and gas fields in a remote Papua New Guinea region, the local governor said Wednesday. His comments were the first confirmation of deaths from a high-...
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Icicles photographed at a road in Gruenenplan, Germany, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. Snow and freezing sub-zero temperatures have a grasp on some parts of Germany as meteorologists reported a new cold record of minus 27 degrees Celsius (minus 16.6 Fahrenheit) for this winter on Zugspitze mountain in the Alps. (Julian Stratenschulte/dpa via AP)
February 26, 2018 - 10:36 am
ROME (AP) — The Latest on cold weather and snow across Europe (all times local): 4:35 p.m. Chrome and copper miners in northern Albania have not been able to go to work after heavy snow blocked mines. Some areas are languishing under 2.5 meters (8.2 feet) of snow and that's made some national roads...
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Map locates magnitude-7.5 quake in Papua New Guinea; 2c x 2 inches; 96.3 mm x 50 mm;
February 26, 2018 - 3:52 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A powerful earthquake rattled forest villages and a large gold mine in central Papua New Guinea on Monday, and the government sent officers to the region to assess unverified reports of fatalities and check the extent of the damage. Officials said that as of Monday...
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Map locates magnitude-7.5 quake in Papua New Guinea; 2c x 2 inches; 96.3 mm x 50 mm;
February 26, 2018 - 3:27 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A powerful earthquake rattled forest villages and a large gold mine in central Papua New Guinea on Monday, and the government sent officers to the region to assess unverified reports of fatalities and check the extent of the damage. Officials said that as of Monday...
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February 26, 2018 - 1:11 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A powerful earthquake rattled forest villages and a large gold mine in central Papua New Guinea early Monday, as the government sent officers to the region to assess unverified reports of fatalities and check the extent of the damage. The magnitude-7.5 quake hit about...
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February 26, 2018 - 12:54 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Government officers in Papua New Guinea are traveling to the area hit by a powerful earthquake to assess unverified reports of fatalities and to see the extent of the damage. A magnitude-7.5 quake hit early Monday about 89 kilometers (55 miles) southwest of Porgera in...
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February 25, 2018 - 6:31 pm
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A powerful earthquake rattled forest villages and a large gold mine in central Papua New Guinea early Monday, but there were no immediate reports of injuries. Officials were waiting for more information about damage from the magnitude-7.5 quake that hit about 89...
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February 16, 2018 - 12:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Commerce Department is saying that imported aluminum and steel threaten U.S. national security and is urging President Donald Trump to impose tariffs or quotas to boost American production. The recommendations unveiled by Secretary Wilbur Ross are likely to escalate tensions...
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FILE -- In this Nov. 30, 2016 file photo, Zimbabwe's main opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai is photographed during an interview with the Associated Press in Harare. Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has died at age 65, party spokesman said on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, File)
February 14, 2018 - 4:56 pm
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai died Wednesday at age 65, ending a long campaign to lead his country that brought him jailings, beatings and accusations of treason. Tsvangirai died Wednesday evening in a Johannesburg hospital, said Elias Mudzuri, a vice president...
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Men's halfpipe gold medalist Shaun White, of the United States, bites his medal during the medals ceremony at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
February 14, 2018 - 10:03 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11:50 p.m. The highlights of Day 5 of the Pyeongchang Olympics include a gold medal for American snowboarder Shaun White and a second consecutive gold medal in doubles luge for German duo Tobias Wendl and...
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