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Strict building codes helped Anchorage withstand quake

Strict building codes helped Anchorage withstand quakeANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The magnitude 7.0 earthquake that rattled Alaska's largest city cracked roads and collapsed highway ramps, but there were no reports of widespread catastrophic damage or collapsed buildings.



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Mexico's quake-proof building codes not always respected

Mexico's quake-proof building codes not always respectedSergio Lopez spends his days inspecting buildings at risk of collapse in Mexico City following Tuesday’s quake. Lopez is a structural engineer and he knows the ins and outs of earthquake-resistant construction code improvements as well as anyone. Tuesday’s earthquake, which struck on the 32nd anniversary of the devastating 1985 quake, toppled 39 buildings in Mexico City.



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After 'Unhinged' Rally, Worry About Trump Having Nuclear Codes

After 'Unhinged' Rally, Worry About Trump Having Nuclear CodesFormer Director of National Intelligence James Clapper says he's questioning Trump's fitness to lead after his Phoenix rally. Lawrence O'Donnell talks to fmr. Acting CIA Director John McLaughlin.



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What not to wear: Saudi Arabia among handful of countries with strict dress codes

What not to wear: Saudi Arabia among handful of countries with strict dress codesNews that a local Saudi woman has been arrested for flouting the kingdom’s dress code by wearing a miniskirt and crop top in a viral video, serves as a reminder to visitors to do their homework before traveling to conservative countries in the Middle East.



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