Copter on quake mission flips in Mexico, kills 13 on ground

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
A military helicopter carrying officials assessing damage from a powerful earthquake crashed Friday in southern Mexico, killing 13 people and injuring 15, all of them on the ground. | read more:
Copter on quake mission flips in Mexico, kills 13 on ground

Copter on quake mission flips in Mexico, kills 13 on ground
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Strong quake rekindles memories of past disasters in Mexico

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
A powerful earthquake that rattled south and central Mexico caused little apparent destruction but rekindled fears in a population that still sees daily reminders of deadly earthquakes five months ago. | read more:
Strong quake rekindles memories of past disasters in Mexico

Strong quake rekindles memories of past disasters in Mexico
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7.2 quake damages homes, but Mexico avoids major destruction

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
A powerful earthquake that rattled south and central Mexico caused little apparent destruction but rekindled fears in a population that still sees daily reminders of deadly earthquakes five months ago. | read more:
7.2 quake damages homes, but Mexico avoids major destruction

7.2 quake damages homes, but Mexico avoids major destruction
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False alarms highlight weaknesses in national alert system

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
Last month’s bogus ballistic missile alert in Hawaii and a tsunami foul-up this week have highlighted trouble spots in the system that warns Americans about dangerous weather and other emergencies. | read more:
False alarms highlight weaknesses in national alert system

False alarms highlight weaknesses in national alert system
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Bali volcano decreases in activity, alert status lowered

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
Indonesian authorities have lowered the alert status of Bali’s Mount Agung volcano from the highest level and say thousands of people who have fled its slopes for government shelters may return home. | read more:
Bali volcano decreases in activity, alert status lowered

Bali volcano decreases in activity, alert status lowered
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UK reviews charity ties over Haiti aid worker allegations

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
The British government is reviewing its relationship with Oxfam after a newspaper reported that staff members of the anti-poverty charity used prostitutes while in Haiti after the devastating 2010 earthquake. | read more:
UK reviews charity ties over Haiti aid worker allegations

UK reviews charity ties over Haiti aid worker allegations
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UK reviewing Oxfam ties after sex abuse scandal in Haiti

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
The British government is reviewing its relationship with Oxfam after a newspaper reported that staff members of the anti-poverty charity used prostitutes while in Haiti after the devastating 2010 earthquake. | read more:
UK reviewing Oxfam ties after sex abuse scandal in Haiti

UK reviewing Oxfam ties after sex abuse scandal in Haiti
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