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CNN   07 July 2020   Japan  
<p>Tokyo (CNN)Rescue workers in Japan are beginning a desperate search for survivors after dozens were left dead or missing following widespread flash flooding triggered by record rainfall on the southern island of Kyushu.<br />Local authorities confirmed ...
CNN   20 February 2020   Switzerland  
<p>(CNN) — Thousands of feet under the Swiss Alps, a new high-speed, high-capacity railway is close to completion.<br>At its heart is the world's longest railway tunnel -- the 35-mile-long (or 57-kilometer) Gotthard Base Tunnel.<br>Everything about this $11.3 ...
Filed under: Construction News
CNN   16 November 2019   Italy   Venice  
<p>Images of the flooded St. Mark's Basilica in Venice have shocked many across the world this week. Since Tuesday, parts of the city were damaged by the most severe high waters Venice has seen in over half a century, with six-foot high tide levels engulfing ...
CNN   14 November 2019   South Pole  
<p>(CNN) The South Pole has been home to penguins, whales and -- 100 million years ago -- dinosaurs with fluffy feathers, new findings show.<br />This is the first time scientists have ever found evidence that dinosaurs used feathers in extreme climates like ...
CNN   01 November 2019   Philippines  
<p>(CNN) At least 14 people have died after a series of earthquakes rattled the southern Philippines.<br />A 6.5 magnitude quake struck on Thursday morning, local time, in the Tulunan area of Cotabato province on the southern island of Mindanao. That jolt ...
CNN   03 October 2019   Democratic Republic of Congo   Kampene  
<p>The number of illegal miners killed in a gold mine collapse in the Democratic Republic of Congo rose to 22 on Thursday, the country's minister of social affairs told CNN.<br>The initial death toll from Wednesday's incident at an illegally-run mine in Kampene ...
Filed under: Mining News
CNN   06 July 2019   USA   California  
<p>(CNN) Residents of Southern California are on high alert after a 7.1-magnitude earthquake rocked communities near the Mojave Desert on Friday, just one day after a 6.4-magnitude quake occurred in the same area.<br>The United States Geological Survey (USGS) ...
CNN   06 May 2019   Philippines   Ilocos Norte  
<p>Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 6) &mdash; A 5.4 magnitude earthquake jolted Ilocos Norte and nearby provinces on Monday morning, but there were no immediate reports of damage.<br />The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology initially put ...
CNN   01 May 2019   USA   Gatlinburg, Tennessee  
<p>(CNN) &mdash; Here's something to cross off your travel bucket list: A walk across the longest pedestrian suspension bridge in the United States.<br />The SkyBridge in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, stretches 680 feet across a valley in the Great Smoky Mountains ...
Filed under: Construction News
CNN   03 December 2018   USA   Alaska, Anchorage  
<p>The 7.0-magnitude earthquake sent residents scurrying for cover when it hit at about 8:30 a.m. Friday. The quake was centered 10 miles northeast of Anchorage.<br />The majority of the aftershocks were of a magnitude 2.5 or weaker, meaning they weren't likely ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards