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  • Alaska island volcano erupts, sends ash cloud to Bering Sea

    A brief eruption of a volcano in Alaska's Aleutian Islands has sent an ash cloud to heights of 25,000 feet

    ABC News
  • Massive Explosions Rock Texas Chemical Plant, Putting 16% Of North America's Rubber Production At Risk

    Massive Explosions Rock Texas Chemical Plant, Putting 16% Of North America's Rubber Production At Risk Several explosions rocked a TPC Group Southeast Texas chemical manufacturing plant in the hours leading up to Thanksgiving, which could have a profound effect on the production of synthetic rubber used primarily in the automotive industry heading into the end of the year. There were zero fatalities, but more than 50,000 people within a 4 mile radius of the blast were ordered to...

    Zero Hedge
  • Previous volcanic eruptions in New Zealand

    At least five people were killed, up to 20 injured and several were reported missing after a volcano suddenly erupted off the east coast of New Zealand's North Island on Monday, spewing a plume of ash thousands of feet into the air.

  • Scientists unravel the mystery of volcanic eruptions

    Russian and Italian scientists have recently come closer to understanding volcanic eruptions by studying Monte Nuovo near Naples as a basis. Lava, the molten rock that forms and then solidifies on the Earth's surface, contains information that can not only reveal the causes of eruptions, but also unravel the mysteries of the planet's past and future.
  • America Cannot Stop North Korea's Ballistic Missiles

    Robert Beckhusen Security, Asia It's difficult enough to locate them on the ground, let alone destroy them in the air. Key point (This is from our archive and appeared several years ago): Only an invasion of North Korea would likely stop the regime’s missiles for good — but that would entail a horrendous war. Both of these following statements are true. (1) Attempts to encourage North Korea to abandon its nuclear program through diplomacy have failed and, chances are, will continue to fail....

    The National Interest
  • Democrats agree to North America trade pact: What's in it?

    House Democrats agreed to President Donald Trump's revamped North America trade deal after prying some concessions from the administration

    ABC News
  • Virginia newlyweds on honeymoon burned in volcanic eruption

    RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – Newlyweds Matthew and Lauren Urey were seriously hurt Monday when a volcano erupted on White Island in New Zealand, relatives confirmed to WTVR. The Richmond, Virginia couple were on a Royal Caribbean cruise for their honeymoon.  Matthew left his family a voicemail informing them he and Lauren were both badly burned, relatives said, but their family only confirmed their whereabouts Monday afternoon local time.  Family members received a call from Royal Caribbean shortly...