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  • Landslide buries mountain village in SW China, fears for 100 people
    on June 24, 2017 at 4:15 am

    BEIJING (Reuters) - A landslide on Saturday morning in China's southwestern Sichuan province has buried the homes of around 100 people, according to the official Xinhua news agency, citing local authorities. […]

  • Quake magnitude 5.8 strikes in Mozambique: USGS
    on June 24, 2017 at 3:10 am

    ISTANBUL, (Reuters) - An earthquake measuring 5.8 magnitude struck 60 kilometers (37.28 miles) northwest the Mozambique city of BEIRA, the United States Geological Survey said on Saturday. […]

  • Invasive Asian carp found in waterway beyond Great Lakes barriers
    on June 23, 2017 at 11:30 pm

    (Reuters) - A single live Asian carp, a species of invasive fish that has infested the Mississippi River and is seen as a threat to the Great Lakes, has been caught in a waterway beyond a barrier designed to keep them out, state officials said on Friday. […]