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‘Lava haze’ and ‘vog’: toxic volcanic gases prompt health fears in Hawaii

‘Lava haze’ and ‘vog’: toxic volcanic gases prompt health fears in Hawaii

deadly plumes of volcanic gas and particles are polluting the Big Island in the wake of recent eruptions

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4 new sinkholes open up at The Villages in Florida sparking fears of being the next people swallowed up alive by a deadly crater

4 new sinkholes open up at The Villages in Florida sparking fears of being the next people swallowed up alive by a deadly crater

Four sinkholes have opened up in a fast-growing retirement community, The Villages, in Florida, including one in front of a home that was abandoned months ago because of an earlier sinkhole. The new sinkholes opened up Monday in The Villages following a week of nonstop rain in central Florida. The biggest sinkhole is about 30 […]

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Hawaii Volcano Update: Active Eruptions Of Lava And Gas Continue, Fears Of Tsunami Due To Massive Unstable Landmass

Hawaii Volcano Update: Active Eruptions Of Lava And Gas Continue, Fears Of Tsunami Due To Massive Unstable Landmass



“This Is As Bad As It Gets” – Magma Flowing From Hawaii’s Kilauea Forces Thousands To Flee




After first erupting on Thursday, Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano has continued to send molten magma up through the eight fissures that have now opened up in the ground in a part of Hawaii that is home to several ritzy neighborhoods, including the tony Leilani Estates, where residents have been forced to flee as the eruptions, as well as several powerful earthquakes, have destroyed power lines and disrupted and left parts of the surrounding area without water.
One area resident summed up the neighborhood’s plight in a statement to the Los Angeles Times.
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World War 3 FEARS: China has started ‘HUGE military drills’ off the coast of Hainan

World War 3 FEARS: China has started ‘HUGE military drills’ off the coast of Hainan

CHINA has started huge military drills off the coast of Hainan in the South China Sea as tensions in the area continue to escalate due to President Xi’s apparent expansionist aims in the region, it has been reported.

By MATT DRAKE
Express.co.uk

Wed, Apr 11, 2018

A warning of the drills was reported on the Hainan Maritime Safety Administration of the People’s Republic of China.

The drills were also reported by a local journalist on the ground: “China has begun conducting massive drills off the coast of Hainan in the South China Sea.”

The news comes after warplanes from the People’s Liberation Army’s Eastern Theater Command conducted drills over rugged terrain in western (more…)

Dow Drops 500 on Fears of China Trade War

Dow Drops 500 on Fears of China Trade War

US stocks were tumbling Monday after China raised import duties on American pork, apples, and other products. The Dow Jones industrial average was down more than 500 points at noon Eastern, or about 2%, per the Wall Street Journal. The Nasdaq slumped 190 points, or 2.7%, and the S&P 500 dropped 58 points, or 2.2%, per the AP. Tyson Foods is among the biggest losers on Wall Street, though the tech sector was sliding as well, with investors dropping some of their recent favorites such as Microsoft.

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Dow closes more than 700 points lower as trade fears spark plunge

Dow closes more than 700 points lower as trade fears spark plunge

By RYAN VLASTELICA
MarketWatch.com

Mar 22, 2018

U.S. stocks fell sharply on Thursday, with major indexes suffering their worst day in weeks as the treat of a trade war with China sparked a widespread selloff.

Losses accelerated throughout afternoon trading, pushing the S&P 500 into negative territory for the year in a decline that showed signs of panic. Also weighing on sentiment was the latest policy statement by the Federal Reserve a day earlier, which raised questions about interest-rate policy; ongoing weakness at Facebook, which led the technology sector lower; and the resignation of President Donald Trump’s lead attorney, which added another element of political uncertainty for investors.

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World War 3 fears as North Korea SNUBS US demands to denuclearise

World War 3 fears as North Korea SNUBS US demands to denuclearise

FEARS the planet is on the brink of WW3 were triggered today after North Korea snubbed talks with the US.

By CARLY READ
Express.co.uk

Sun, Mar 4, 2018

North Korea locked horns wth the US after President Donald Trump demanded the hermit state denuclearise before negotiations begin.

But the communist nation rejected his precondition, stepping up fears of World War 3.

The spokesman for the foreign ministry of North Korea warned: “In decades-long history of the DPRK-US [Democratic People’s Republic of Korea] talks, there had been no case at all where we sat with the US on any precondition and this will be the case in future too.

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New Yellowstone earthquake swarm: Fears for deadly SUPERVOLCANO ERUPTION after 12 quakes in one day and specialists say the volcano is under strain

New Yellowstone earthquake swarm: Fears for deadly SUPERVOLCANO ERUPTION after 12 quakes in one day and specialists say the volcano is under strain

The largest and most dangerous volcano in the United States is suddenly experiencing dozens of small earthquakes, most only minutes apart, and experts are suddenly getting concerned that the Yellowstone Super-Volcano may be heading toward an eruption. It is UNDER STRAIN, they say! Yellowstone has been hit by 12 small earthquakes today. All of today’s […]

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