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California towns choked by hazardous air from wildfire smoke


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Politics foil replacing hazardous bridge to Jerusalem site


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Powerful storm to threaten damage, hazardous travel

Powerful storm to threaten damage, hazardous travelImpacts ranging from severe storms to blizzard conditions will unfold from Wednesday into Thursday as a potent storm moves across the central U.S.



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Massive 416 Fire threatens homes near Durango, Colorado, as it creates hazardous air quality

Massive 416 Fire threatens homes near Durango, Colorado, as it creates hazardous air qualityThe wildfire has ripped through 27,420 acres and is only 15 percent contained.



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The Latest: Hazardous cloud spreads from where lava hits sea

The Latest: Hazardous cloud spreads from where lava hits seaPAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — The Latest on an erupting volcano on Hawaii's Big Island (all times local):



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Philippines raises volcano alert again; hazardous eruption seen imminent

Philippines raises volcano alert again; hazardous eruption seen imminentThe Philippines raised the alert level at its Mayon volcano on Monday after a loud explosion in the wake of increased activity made a hazardous eruption likelier, prompting authorities to close all schools and urge residents to stay indoors. Mayon, the country’s most active volcano, has been spewing ash, lava, and pyroclastic material since Jan. 13, displacing close to 40,000 residents in the central province of Albay. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) raised its alert on Mayon to level 4, signifying a hazardous eruption is imminent, from level 3, which warns that such an eruption could be “weeks or even days” away.



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Philippines raises volcano alert, warns of hazardous eruptions

Philippines raises volcano alert, warns of hazardous eruptionsThe Philippines raised the alert at its restive Mayon volcano by one notch early on Sunday, citing signs of rising magma that could lead to hazardous eruptions. Residents were evacuated from two villages near the volcano, a tourist attraction in central Albay province because of its near-perfect cone shape, following a “phreatic or steam-driven eruption” on Saturday. The explosion unleashed ash, rocks and sulfuric odor, and was followed by rumbling sounds and a faint glow in the crater, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said in its latest bulletin.



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