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105 people injured as a pair of strong earthquakes rattle Albania

105 people injured as a pair of strong earthquakes rattle AlbaniaCars were crushed by bricks falling from buildings in Albania's capital Tirana, as the country was struck by a pair of strong earthquakes on Saturday.According to the Ministry of Health, at least 68 people were injured, but some reports say there are as many as 105 people injured. The majority of injuries occurred in Durres and Tirana. There have been no reported deaths.The Saturday afternoon earthquake was followed by more than 100 aftershocks, authorities report. It also damaged about 600 homes and temporarily cut power and water facilities in Tirana and Durres.According to the United State Geological Survey (USGS), the first earthquake struck at 4:04 p.m., on Saturday near Durres, about 18 miles (29 km) to the west of Tirana.A second earthquake struck just 11 minutes later a short distance away. Shake Map of the larger 5.6 earthquake in Albania on Saturday, September 21, courtesy of the USGS. The first and larger earthquake was reported as a magnitude 5.6 on the Richter Scale, which is Albania's strongest earthquake in 30 years. The second was measured to be slightly weaker at 5.1.Buildings were damaged in the town of Durres which is close to the epicenter.> A university building in Tirana pic.twitter.com/J5UVYyrJOh> > — Fatjona Mejdini (@FatjonaMejdini) September 21, 2019> Durres albania earthquake pic.twitter.com/BWPIWvErk1> > — Alice Taylor (@The_Balkanista) September 21, 2019



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Why Santa should ditch his sleigh for a pair of Lamborghinis

Why Santa should ditch his sleigh for a pair of LamborghinisWe embark on a Christmas road trip through Italy to find out if Father Christmas should trade-in his reindeer for a pair of Raging Bulls.



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Pair freed without charge in London airport drones probe

Pair freed without charge in London airport drones probeA man and a woman arrested over the drone disruption that brought Christmas getaway flights to a standstill at London’s Gatwick Airport were released without charge on Sunday, police said. A 47-year-old man and a 54-year-old woman from the town of Crawley, near Britain’s second-busiest airport, were arrested on Saturday. “Both people have fully co-operated with our enquiries and I am satisfied that they are no longer suspects in the drone incidents at Gatwick,” Sussex Police detective chief superintendent Jason Tingley said in a statement.



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US, Japanese pair win Nobel Medicine Prize for cancer therapy

US, Japanese pair win Nobel Medicine Prize for cancer therapyTwo immunologists, James Allison of the US and Tasuku Honjo of Japan, won the 2018 Nobel Medicine Prize for research that has revolutionised the treatment of cancer, the jury said on Monday. The pair were honoured “for their discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune regulation,” the Nobel Assembly said. The proteins can stop the body’s natural defences from killing cancer cells.



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This Unlikely Pair Was Found Huddling Together After They Survived a California Wildfire

This Unlikely Pair Was Found Huddling Together After They Survived a California WildfireThey were found by firefighters



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Pair of iguanas hold up traffic as they duel in Florida Starbucks car park

Pair of iguanas hold up traffic as they duel in Florida Starbucks car parkA pair of iguanas have been filmed fighting in a Starbucks car park in Florida. The unusual video clip, which was shared on Facebook, shows the two reptiles grappling and attempting to bite one another. The battle was caught on camera by shocked onlooker Shannon Moskoff.



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After pair of 1-in-1000 year floods, a town seeks safeguards

After pair of 1-in-1000 year floods, a town seeks safeguardsELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — The deadly flash flood that devastated a Maryland town's historic center in July 2016 was dubbed a 1-in-1000 year event. Less than two years later, an even more treacherous flood ravaged the town, gutting shops and killing a visitor.



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Medical staff who treated Skripals feared pair would not survive

Medical staff who treated Skripals feared pair would not surviveDoctors in Britain who treated former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter following their March poisoning in Salisbury have said they initially feared the pair would not recover. Skripal and his daughter Yulia, who was visiting from Moscow, collapsed on March 4 on a bench in the city in southwestern England where the former double agent lived. London blamed Moscow for using a Soviet-made nerve agent known as novichok on the pair, which Moscow has furiously denied, sparking a diplomatic crisis between Russia and Britain.



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Donald Trump-Joe Biden Feud Sparks Savage Meme Ridiculing The Pair

Donald Trump-Joe Biden Feud Sparks Savage Meme Ridiculing The PairIt was only a matter of time before the simmering feud between President



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Ice dancing pair overcomes costume issue, nabs the silver medal

Ice dancing pair overcomes costume issue, nabs the silver medalIce dancing pair Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron brought home a silver medal for France, despite an unexpected setback during Monday's short program.  At the start of the pair's short dance performance at the Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Papadakis suffered a costume issue when a clasp at the nape of her neck came undone, forcing her to balance holding her top in place with skating a difficult program. SEE ALSO: How to calm your nerves while watching the Olympics Papadakis and Cizeron perform their short dance program on Monday in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Early in the performance, Papadakis experienced an unexpected setback when a clasp on her costume came undone.Image: Getty ImagesNBC Sports has video of the challenging performance here. During a presser after the performance, Papadakis addressed the incident.  But on Tuesday in Pyeongchang, Papadakis and Cizeron managed to secure the silver medal after an excellent free dance performance. The couple came in second behind Canada's Scott Moir and Tessa Virtue, the maybe-couple of everyone's Olympic dreams. As the
Associated Press reported, Papadakis wasn't the first skater to experience a costume issue at this year's Winter Games. Yura Min of South Korea also had an issue with a clasp during a performance earlier this week. WATCH: This is how Margot Robbie looked like a master figure skater on 'I, Tonya'



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