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Hawaii under tsunami watch after huge 8.2 quake hits Alaska
World

Hawaii under tsunami watch after huge 8.2 quake hits Alaska

PERRYVILLE, Alaska (AP) — A tsunami watch was issued for Hawaii on Wednesday evening following a large earthquake off the…
Palau bans ‘reef-toxic’ sunscreen
Environment

Palau bans ‘reef-toxic’ sunscreen

Palau’s pioneering ban on “reef-toxic” sunscreens took effect Wednesday as the tiny Pacific island nation introduced strict environmental measures that…
‘Extremely dangerous’ Category 4 Hurricane Willa nearing Mexico’s Pacific coast
Environment

‘Extremely dangerous’ Category 4 Hurricane Willa nearing Mexico’s Pacific coast

  (CNN) – Hurricane Willa is nearing the Pacific coast of Mexico as a Category 4 storm, bringing the potential…
French carrier to lead joint amphibious Pacific drill in show of force aimed at China: sources
World

French carrier to lead joint amphibious Pacific drill in show of force aimed at China: sources

In a display of military power aimed at China, France will dispatch one of its powerful Mistral amphibious carriers to…
Admiral: If Batman had a ship, it would be Zumwalt
Science

Admiral: If Batman had a ship, it would be Zumwalt

If Batman had a warship, it would be the USS Zumwalt. That's how Adm. Harry Harris, commander of the U.S.
US woman abandons attempt to cross Pacific Ocean solo in rowboat
Life & Style

US woman abandons attempt to cross Pacific Ocean solo in rowboat

An American woman has ended her attempt to become the first female to cross the Pacific Ocean by herself in…
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