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4-magnitude quake strikes off Taiwan's coast

4-magnitude quake strikes off Taiwan's coast

The quake division of Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau told ABC News that there were some injuries, and that at least two buildings have collapsed in Hualien, Taiwan, where the natural disaster was strongest. The government said a bridge in the city on Taiwan's eastern coast could not be used, and the structure of an inn had tilted during the quake. It struck at a depth of 9 kilometers (5 miles), making it a very shallow quake.


Japanese Apache helicopter crashes into house, killing co-pilot and injuring 11yo girl

Japanese Apache helicopter crashes into house, killing co-pilot and injuring 11yo girl

MSgt. Hiroki Takayama, the 26-year-old co-pilot, was confirmed dead Monday and local police had been searching for the remains of Lt. Col. Kenichi Saito, the 43-year-old pilot. Pictures show black smoke rising as a fire burns in the residential area. Saga Gov. Yoshinori Yamaguchi and Kanzaki Mayor Shigeyuki Matsumoto visited the accident site on Tuesday and met the parents of the girl to promise support for the family.


Sheffield marks 100 years of women's right to vote

Sheffield marks 100 years of women's right to vote

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May will warn that social media abuse is threatening democracy in a speech to mark the centenary of the Representation of the People Act , which gave some women the right to vote. In 2016 the United Kingdom announced thousands of gay and bisexual men in the United Kingdom would receive a pardon for consensual sex convictions that are no longer illegal.


What Zuma told the ANC's top six

What Zuma told the ANC's top six

The Speaker conceded that developments within the ruling party, which entail a national executive committee meeting on Wednesday to decide Zuma's fate as president, also factored into the decision. The decision came just two days before Mr. Zuma was scheduled to deliver the speech to Parliament. "Charges were first brought against Mr Zuma in 2005 but dropped by prosecutors in 2009".


Sunraysia locals called upon to stay safe online!

Sunraysia locals called upon to stay safe online!

In addition you can visit the Safer Internet Day website , Facebook or Twitter profiles for the latest news throughout the day, and follow the #SID2018 and #SaferInternetDay hashtags to find out more. Some of the activities include drama, graphic designing and debates. This is a good rule of thumb for sharing photographs online. University of Suffolk's Professor Emma Bond and Suffolk Police and Crime Commissioner Tim Passmore at the launch of the Suffolk Community Foundation's ...


Stocks go on a wild ride, briefly sending Dow down 1600

Stocks go on a wild ride, briefly sending Dow down 1600

The dollar index rose 0.49 percent, with the euro last up 0.06 percent to $1.2375. The index closed 11,078 points lower or 4.6% lower, with the broader S&P 500 index of North America's top 500 companies falling 4.1% lower and the NASDAQ 100 Index of leading tech companies falling 3.9%.