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Rattled nerves, minor damage from second major Southern California quake

Rattled nerves, minor damage from second major Southern California quakeSouthern California appeared to have avoided the worst on Saturday after it was rocked by a second powerful earthquake in as many days — a 7.1 magnitude tremor that revived fears of the so-called Big One the region has feared for decades. No fatalities or serious injuries have been reported from this second quake, the largest in Southern California in more than two decades. It hit Friday night in a remote and sparsely populated area around 150 miles (240 kilometers) northeast of Los Angeles, where it was also felt.



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Stamps and nerves: royal wedding news digest

Stamps and nerves: royal wedding news digestWith just four days to go before the Windsor Castle wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, doubts about her father’s attendance following a paparazzi scandal have thrown a spanner in the works. Thomas Markle is too unwell and embarrassed to walk his daughter down the aisle on Saturday, according to US celebrity news site TMZ.com, after allegedly staging photos of himself for money. The Royal Mail is printing celebratory stamps and a friend of Harry’s has smashed a cycling record to get to the church on time.



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Sharks rattle nerves on Cape Cod, but attacks on humans rare

Sharks rattle nerves on Cape Cod, but attacks on humans rareBOSTON (AP) — You can't blame beachgoers on Cape Cod for being jittery after a spate of recent shark sightings, some just a bit too close for comfort but all part of a natural ecosystem that scientists say humans must accept.



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