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Medium intensity earthquake shakes SW Mexico, scaring residents

Medium intensity earthquake shakes SW Mexico, scaring residentsMexico City (AFP) – A medium intensity earthquake struck southwestern Mexico early Monday morning, scaring residents already shaken by a powerful quake two days earlier, though there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.



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Strong quake shakes Mexico, no reports of damages

Strong quake shakes Mexico, no reports of damagesA strong earthquake shook a large swathe of southern and central Mexico on Friday, triggering the quake alarm system in Mexico City and causing buildings to sway. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries from the quake, which measured 7.2 in magnitude, according to Mexico’s National Seismological Service and the US Geological Survey. Panicked residents flooded into the street, fearing a repeat of two earthquakes last September that caused buildings to collapse and killed 465 people combined.



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Strong quake in Caribbean Sea shakes Honduras, Mexico and Belize, no tsunami

Strong quake in Caribbean Sea shakes Honduras, Mexico and Belize, no tsunamiBy Gustavo Palencia TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) – An earthquake of magnitude 7.6 that struck near remote islands belonging to Honduras on Tuesday was felt across northern Central America but there were no immediate reports of casualties or major damage. Rodrigo Anaya Rodriguez was in a hammock inside his house near the popular tourist site of Bacalar Lake near Mexico’s Caribbean coast when he felt three tremors. In Honduras, firefighters said some residents in southern neighborhoods fled their homes after feeling the shaking.



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BREAKING: 7.6 magnitude earthquake shakes the Caribbean Sea, tsunami threat diminishes

BREAKING: 7.6 magnitude earthquake shakes the Caribbean Sea, tsunami threat diminishesA magnitude 7.6 earthquake shook the Caribbean Sea early Tuesday night. As of 10:48 p.m. CST, all tsunami advisories were canceled throughout the Caribbean and Central America.



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Trump shakes up diplomacy in first year

Trump shakes up diplomacy in first yearFrom "Rocket Man" to glowing orbs and all the awkward handshakes in between, take a look back at all the ways President Trump shook up global diplomacy in his first year in office.



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New earthquake, magnitude 6.1, shakes jittery Mexico

New earthquake, magnitude 6.1, shakes jittery MexicoMEXICO CITY (AP) — A strong new earthquake shook Mexico on Saturday, killing at least two people, toppling already damaged homes and a highway bridge, and causing new alarm in a country reeling from two even more powerful quakes that together have killed more than 400 people.



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At Least 226 Dead After 7.1-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Mexico

At Least 226 Dead After 7.1-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes MexicoThe quake hit on the same day as another major earthquake in 1985



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White House shakes up legal team as probe gathers steam

White House shakes up legal team as probe gathers steamUnder intensifying fire over its handling of the Russia investigations, the White House is shaking up its legal team, bringing on board a veteran Washington criminal defense lawyer just as another high-profile attorney turns over responsibilities for representing a senior official in the cross hairs of the criminal probe. Ty Cobb, who has represented multiple figures in Washington scandals dating back to the Clinton administration, will be joining the White House staff at the end of this month as a special counsel to the president, charged with handling all legal and media-related issues relating to the Russia probe, sources said.



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Heavy Fighting Shakes West Mosul a Day After Victory Over ISIS Is Declared

Heavy Fighting Shakes West Mosul a Day After Victory Over ISIS Is DeclaredMilitants are still holding out in the shattered Old City



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Mystery of missing Chinese scholar shakes up Illinois school

Mystery of missing Chinese scholar shakes up Illinois schoolCHICAGO (AP) — Yingying Zhang, the daughter of a working-class factory driver from China, took the same career path as many other young Chinese academics before her: She travelled to a university in the U.S. with dreams of one day landing a professorship and being able to help her parents financially.



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