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Powerful earthquake reported in Costa Rica


A powerful, magnitude-7.6 earthquake shook Costa Rica and a wide swath of Central America on Wednesday, collapsing some houses, blocking highways and causing panic and at least one death from a heart attack.


Man with gun report creates panic at Tucson base

An Air Force base was rattled Friday after a report of a man with a gun prompted panic and accounts that someone had been shot at the sprawling ...


Taiwan doomsday blog sparks panic

Police in Taiwan investigate a self-proclaimed prophet whose doomsday warnings on a blog have caused panic.


Flu fears lead to panic, suspicion in Mexico

Flu fears lead to panic, suspicion in Mexico

Fear and skepticism on the streets of Mexico have led to panic buying and deep suspicions about the government.


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