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Death toll from New Zealand eruption rises to 14 after authorities conduct harrowing mission to retrieve bodies from the island

Death toll from New Zealand eruption rises to 14 after authorities conduct harrowing mission to retrieve bodies from the islandNew Zealand police said that two people remain missing and are presumed dead after one of New Zealand's most active volcanoes erupted on Monday.



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Fishermen Arrested As Indian Authorities Struggle To Retrieve John Allen Chau From Remote Island

Fishermen Arrested As Indian Authorities Struggle To Retrieve John Allen Chau From Remote IslandIndian authorities are trying to work out how to retrieve John Allen Chau, 27, a U.S. missionary, who was reportedly killed by a remote tribe on the North Sentinel Island in the Bay of Bengal. John Allen Chau has not been seen since he traveled to the remote island inhabited by a tribe of people who are known to be openly hostile to foreigners. Fishermen who have ventured close to the island have reported seeing Chau’s body and authorities have since been trying to work out how to retrieve the missing missionary, according to CNN.



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Authorities Struggle To Retrieve Body Of American Missionary Killed By Isolated Tribe

Authorities Struggle To Retrieve Body Of American Missionary Killed By Isolated TribeOfficials in India are contemplating how to obtain the body of an American tourist who was killed by a tribe of North Sentinel islanders, ABC News is reporting. As previously reported in the Inquisitr, missionary John Allen Chau traveled to a forbidden area last week in hopes of converting an isolated tribe to Christianity. The Sentinelese tribe has rejected modern society for thousands of years, and laws have been put in place over time forbidding outsiders from intruding on their lifestyle. …



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Hawaiians brave volcanic gases, lava to retrieve pets, belongings

Hawaiians brave volcanic gases, lava to retrieve pets, belongingsLava spewing in fountains up to 300 feet high from an erupting Hawaiian volcano has destroyed 35 homes and other buildings, officials said on Monday, warning residents allowed brief visits to their properties to be prepared to flee at a moment’s notice. Many of the 1,700 people under orders to evacuate from the Leilani Estates neighborhood on the eastern side of the Big Island were permitted to return home during daylight hours on Sunday and Monday, during a lull in seismic activity from Kilauea. “Be prepared to evacuate at a moment’s notice,” the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency said in an alert on its website.



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Colombia opens bids to retrieve 18th century sunken treasure

Colombia opens bids to retrieve 18th century sunken treasureColombia on Friday opens bidding for investors willing to retrieve billions of dollars in gold and silver from an 18th century ship wreck off the country’s Caribbean coast. The Spanish galleon “San Jose” was the main ship in a fleet carrying gold and silver — likely extracted from Spanish colonial mines in Peru and Bolivia — and other valuables back to King Philip V. President Juan Manuel Santos wants to form a public-private partnership to retrieve the shipwreck items, and build a museum for the recovered pieces and a laboratory to study and conserve the material.



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Everest rescuers retrieve bodies of two Indian climbers

Everest rescuers retrieve bodies of two Indian climbersRescuers have retrieved the bodies of two Indian climbers who died on Mount Everest last year but whose remains could not be moved due to bad weather, an official said Thursday. A team of Nepali climbers retrieved the bodies of Goutam Ghosh and Paresh Nath from the balcony, an area just below the summit of the 8,848-metre (29,029-foot) mountain. Ghosh’s remains were only located this year by other climbers on the mountain.



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