More Residents Evacuate In New Jersey

As the Passaic River in New Jersey threatened to crest to dangerously high levels Tuesday, residents continued to battle the floodwaters that have forced thousands of people to relocate, authorities said.

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    An earthquake centered in Afghanistan's east killed at least four people and injured almost 70, after wet weather weakened the country's traditional mud-brick homes, officials said on Wednesday. More
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    On April 10, 2011, tornadoes ripped across Wisconsin, tearing roofs off houses, toppling trees and snapping power lines. In many places, the high winds were greeted with silence as some Cold War-era warning sirens failed because of lost power and other issues — just when they were needed the most. More
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    A strong earthquake struck China’s mountainous Sichuan province Saturday morning, leaving at least 113 people dead and more than 3,000 injured. Chinese authorities assessed the magnitude of the quake at 7.0, while the U.S. Geological Survey reported 6.6. More
  • Scientists: Superstorm Sandy jolted United States
    Superstorm Sandy didn't just rattle the East Coast, it also jiggled the ground across the country ever so slightly, scientists reported Thursday. Earthquake sensors located as far away as the Pacific Northwest detected the storm's energy as it surged toward the New York metropolitan region last year. More
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  • Misery for thousands in Cape Town - Cape Argus
    However, the city said conditions were not severe enough to evacuate township residents.
    08/28/2014 - 9:01 am | View Link
  • Northern Israelis Evacuated as Fighting Nears Golan Border; ISIS ... -
    Syrian rebels, al Qaeda-linked militants seize Golan Heights border ... - CNN
    08/27/2014 - 3:14 pm | View Link
  • Kingsbury Grade re-opens after being closed due to nearby wildfire - KRXI-TV Reno
    Wildfire near Tahoe closes part of Kingsbury Grade - Modesto Bee
    08/27/2014 - 1:15 pm | View Link
  • TEPCO ordered to pay compensation in landmark Fukushima suicide case - CNN
    ... everything," her widower told CNN in 2012. "We were forced to evacuate. ... and continue to deal with it sincerely." Fukushima residents ...
    08/27/2014 - 12:38 pm | View Link
  • Battle for Ukraine's southeast coast intensifies - Japan Today
    Russia 'directly involved' in Ukraine fighting -- U.S. envoy - CNN
    08/27/2014 - 8:23 am | View Link
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    LA PORTE — Downtown La Porte residents found themselves displaced from their homes Tuesday after a four-inch steel gas main located behind City Hall broke.
    06/15/2014 - 7:14 pm | View Link
  • California Wildfire Forces Evacuation of 500 Homes
    Kern County officials said residents could see the flames from a mile away.
    06/15/2014 - 6:26 pm | View Link
  • Storm drill to save Malabon residents
    By Jane Dasal, VERA Files As soon as the siren rang, they ran. Armed with “bakwit”or evacuee bags containing food, water and emergency supplies, residents of Barangay Potrero in Malabon City set out from their homes and lined up for … Continue reading →
    06/9/2014 - 9:39 am | View Link
  • Two Brothers Help Evacuate Residents In MWC Apartment Fire
    Two brothers helped evacuate residents at a Midwest City apartment complex, after they noticed a fire while walking their dogs.
    06/4/2014 - 11:43 pm | View Link
  • City of Saskatoon asks riverbank residents to evacuate homes
    People living along a Saskatoon riverbank are once again being told by the City of Saskatoon to evacuate their homes.
    06/4/2014 - 9:09 pm | View Link
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  • Small fire causes evacuation of five nursing home residents
    UPLAND — An electrical fire caused some nursing home patients to evacuate their building Wednesday afternoon. University Nursing Center, 1564 University Blvd., evacuated five residents in the building section near a fuse box that caught fire while an ...
    08/27/2014 - 9:12 pm | View Link
  • Deception Complex jumps lines, residents prep to evacuate near Oakridge
    OAKRIDGE, Ore. -- The highly-active Deception Creek fire escaped some containment lines Wednesday, spreading nearly a mile away from some homes along Highway 58. Our reporters on the scene said some people living in the mobile home park were asked to leave ...
    08/27/2014 - 8:05 pm | View Link
  • East Vancouver fire puts several residents out of their home
    The two alarm blaze broke out around 2 p.m. PT. Police and fire crews entered the apartment to help evacuate residents and pets. Four police officers were taken to hospital for minor smoke inhalation. Fire officials aren't yet sure what caused the fire.
    08/27/2014 - 2:53 pm | View Link
  • Nigeria: Kano Residents Task Board On Refuse
    Residents of Sabon Gari in Kano metropolis have called on the State Refuse Management and Sanitation Board (REMASAB) to evacuate heaps of refuse dumped on some roads in the area. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that various communities in the ...
    08/26/2014 - 11:34 pm | View Link
  • Opposition, coalition call for more benefits for residents of South
    Meanwhile, MK Shelly Yacimovich (Labor) said the Finance Ministry should pay residents of Gaza border towns who chose to evacuate their homes even before the government’s decision to do so. Yacimovich responded to a comment by Lapid in an interview on ...
    08/26/2014 - 11:08 am | View Link
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