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5 dead after severe thunderstorms in Ontario and Quebec; hundreds of thousands without power
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5 dead after severe thunderstorms in Ontario and Quebec; hundreds of thousands without power

(CNN) – Five people are reported dead after severe thunderstorms raced through parts of Canada on Saturday, according to Environment…
Flight data suggests China Eastern plane deliberately crashed: Wall Street Journal report
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Flight data suggests China Eastern plane deliberately crashed: Wall Street Journal report

Hong Kong (CNN) – Black box data recovered from a China Eastern flight that crashed in March suggests someone in…
At least 32 dead after a massive explosion destroyed a hotel in Havana, Cuba
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At least 32 dead after a massive explosion destroyed a hotel in Havana, Cuba

Havana (CNN) – At least 32 people have died, and 19 remain missing following Friday’s explosion at the Hotel Saratoga…
Huge blast at illegal oil refinery in Nigeria kills scores of people, including children
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Huge blast at illegal oil refinery in Nigeria kills scores of people, including children

Abuja, Nigeria (CNN) – Women and children are among the scores of people killed in an explosion at an illegal…
Tunisia seeks to limit damage after ship carrying up to 1,000 tons of fuel sinks
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Tunisia seeks to limit damage after ship carrying up to 1,000 tons of fuel sinks

Tunis, Tunisia (Reuters) – Tunisia will work with other countries that have offered to help it to prevent environmental damage…
Philippine authorities evacuate thousands as volcano Taal spews mile-high plume
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Philippine authorities evacuate thousands as volcano Taal spews mile-high plume

(CNN) –  A small but restive volcano south of the Philippine capital spewed a 1.5 kilometer (0.9 miles) plume on…
All 132 people on board crashed China airliner confirmed dead as second black box recovered
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All 132 people on board crashed China airliner confirmed dead as second black box recovered

(CNN) – All 132 people on board the China Eastern Airlines jetliner that crashed in the densely forested mountains of…
China Eastern Airlines grounds 223 Boeing 737-800 aircraft after crash
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China Eastern Airlines grounds 223 Boeing 737-800 aircraft after crash

Hong Kong (CNN Business) – China Eastern Airlines is grounding dozens of aircraft after a deadly crash earlier this week.…
New Orleans tornado leaves one dead, thousands without power
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New Orleans tornado leaves one dead, thousands without power

(CNN) – A large, deadly tornado battered parts of the New Orleans area on Tuesday night, with damage reported in…
No survivors found after China’s worst air disaster in more than a decade, state media says
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No survivors found after China’s worst air disaster in more than a decade, state media says

(CNN) – No survivors of a China Eastern Airlines plane crash have been found as search efforts entered a second…
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