Earthquakes

A woman cries as she mourns the victims of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami during a special memorial event in Tokyo, Saturday, March 11, 2017. Japan on Saturday marked the sixth anniversary of the 2011 tsunami that killed more than 18,000 people and left a devastated coastline along the country's northeast that has still not been fully rebuilt. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
March 11, 2017 - 1:06 am
TOKYO (AP) — Six years ago, more than 18,000 people died or went missing as a tsunami triggered by a massive quake engulfed coastal areas of northeastern Japan. Tens of thousands more people's lives were unraveled when they lost family members, friends, homes and livelihoods. The displacement...
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March 08, 2017 - 12:46 am
CHINA-POLITICS-KOREAS TENSION China says NKorea could suspend nukes for halt in US drills BEIJING (AP) — China has proposed that North Korea could suspend its nuclear and missile activities in exchange for a halt in joint military drills conducted by the U.S. and South Korea. Foreign Minister Wang...
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March 03, 2017 - 12:52 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma-based Native American tribe filed a lawsuit in its own tribal court system Friday accusing several oil companies of triggering the state's largest earthquake that caused extensive damage to some near-century-old tribal buildings. The Pawnee Nation alleges in the...
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Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank President Jin Liqun, applauds as Nepalese Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, lights an oil lamp to inaugurate the Nepal Investment Summit in Kathmandu, Nepal, Thursday, March 2, 2017. Nepal has gathered investors from some 30 countries hoping to reel in foreign investment for development of the nation still recovering from devastating earthquake and struggling with political instability. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
March 02, 2017 - 4:06 am
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal has gathered investors from some 30 countries hoping to attract foreign investment to support its recovery from a devastating earthquake in 2015. The government hopes to attract at least $1 billion in new foreign investment during the two-day conference in the capital...
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FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2011 file photo, bricks that fell after two earthquakes are seen in Sparks, Okla, Federal scientists forecast that Oklahoma will continue to have the nation's biggest man-made earthquake problem but it probably won't be as shaky as recent years. In its annual national earthquake outlook, the U.S. Geological Survey reported Wednesday, March 1, 2017, that a large portion of Oklahoma and parts of central California have the highest risk for a damaging quake this year: between 5 and 12 percent. The outlook is published in the journal Seismological Research Letters. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
March 01, 2017 - 4:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal scientists forecast that Oklahoma will continue to have the nation's biggest man-made earthquake problem this year but it probably won't be as shaky as recent years. In its annual national earthquake outlook , the U.S. Geological Survey reported Wednesday that a large...
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