Magnitude 6.1 earthquake hits near Samoa SYDNEY (Reuters) - A 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck near the south Pacific island nation of Samoa on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, and there were no initial reports of damage or injuries. A police spokeswoman in the capital, Apia ... 10/27/2014 - 5:13 pm | View Link
Magnitude-6.1 earthquake strikes south-west Siberia to the south of the city of Abakan. "We are currently assessing the damage caused to buildings...we have not received any reports of damage or had any complaints from local residents." The ministry said the earthquake was felt in six Siberian regions. 10/1/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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Earthquake Today in California: Magnitude 6.1 Quake Hits ... Earthquake Today in California: Magnitude 6.1 Quake Hits; 3 Critically Injured, 87 at Hospital, Significant Damages Reported (With Photos) Bay Area ... 11/19/2014 - 12:26 pm | View Website
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2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake was an undersea megathrust earthquake that occurred at 00:58:53 UTC on Sunday, 26 December 2004, with an epicentre off the west coast ... 11/17/2014 - 4:54 pm | View Website
The Oklahoma Board of Education has approved a charter school application for the state Office of Juvenile Affairs.
The new charter school should be operational at juvenile detention facilities in Tecumseh and Manitou for the 2015-16 academic year.
Wilson addressed the education board Wednesday before their 4-0 vote, saying the charter allows the agency to more closely coordinate its education, treatment and rehabilitation programs.
Stenhouse crew chief fined $50,000 by NASCAR
CHARLOTTE, N. C. (AP) — NASCAR has fined crew chief Mike Kelley $50,000 for a rules infraction discovered on Ricky Stenhouse Jr.'s car during pre-qualifying inspection at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Foreign-born people with legal residence can ask to remain in Argentina to serve out their sentence for the crime.
Rights groups say foreigners represent a fraction of law breakers and the proposed law could lead to unfair treatment.
A man accused by seven women of inappropriate touching in massage sessions has been convicted in Salem of sex abuse and invasion of personal privacy.
The Salem Statesman Journal (http://stjr.nl/1t8qnzH) reports that a jury voted Wednesday to find 23-year-old Bryce Cioffi (CHAW'-fee) guilty of two counts of sex abuse and two counts of invasion of personal privacy, and not guilty of six similar charges.
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh (jay) Johnson says President Barack Obama's immigration plan will focus enforcement efforts on immigrants who are serious criminals — and those who crossed into the U. S. illegally or were ordered from the country in the last year.
Johnson is detailing the plan to Homeland Security Department employees at three agencies in charge of enforcing immigration laws.