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Big One Ahead? Huge Quakes Surge in Past Decade

Saturday, 25 October 2014 16:38
The annual number of “great” earthquakes nearly tripled over the last decade, providing a reminder to Americans that unruptured faults like those in the northwest United States might be due for a Big One. Between 2004 and 2014, 18 earthquakes with magnitudes of 8.0 or more rattled subduction zones around the globe. That's an increase of 265 percent over the average rate of the previous century, which saw 71 great quakes, according to a report…
Australian doctors perform pioneering heart transplants
Saturday, 25 October 2014 15:48
STORY HIGHLIGHTSDoctors transplant three hearts that had stopped beating in donorsAll three recipients are doing wellDoctors say the method could increase the number of donor heartsThe method is widely researched and already performed with other organs (CNN) -- Pioneering heart transplant surgery announced Friday in Australia may lead to a new option for patients awaiting transplants by boosting the number of donor hearts available. Doctors at St.
'Constantine' airs on NBC: What's the verdict?
Saturday, 25 October 2014 15:48
Comic book-based movies are all over Hollywood in recent years ("Guardians of the Galaxy," anyone?).
Death toll grows as Lebanese soldiers, militants battle
Saturday, 25 October 2014 15:48
STORY HIGHLIGHTSFive soldiers and two civilians are injured The fighting started Friday when soldiers carried out a campaign targeting militants (CNN) -- Lebanese military forces battled militants in Tripoli on Saturday, leaving seven injured, state media reported. Five soldiers and two civilians were wounded in the clashes in the nation's second-largest city, according to Lebanon's National News Agency. Both sides used heavy weapons and rockets. The fighting started Friday when soldiers carried out a security…
'Handsome' serial killer confesses
Saturday, 25 October 2014 15:48
A Brazilian man nicknamed "handsome" serial killer has confessed to 39 murders. CNN's Shasta Darlington reports.If your browser has Adobe Flash Player installed, click above to play. Otherwise, click below.
Last call for century-old Miami bar and onetime gambling den
Saturday, 25 October 2014 15:48
MIAMI (Reuters) - Miami's oldest bar, Tobacco Road, a popular watering hole where suit-and-tie-clad lawyers belly up alongside hippies gathering signatures for medical marijuana petitions, is preparing for last call. The cramped, musty space near Miami's downtown thrived for decades as a gambling den frequented by Al Capone, as well as a strip club and legendary blues bar. But the iconic bar will pour its final drink on Saturday, marking the end of an era…
First-Year Teacher Intercepted Washington Gunman
Saturday, 25 October 2014 15:36
A teacher on the job for only a couple of months played a large part in stopping the student gunman at a Washington state high school on Friday, witnesses and officials said. Megan Silberberger, a first-year social studies teacher, stepped in to halt shooter Jaylen Ray Fryberg from wounding or killing more victims when he opened fired in the Marysville Pilchuck High School cafeteria, said Randy Davis, the president of the Marysville Education Association.
Ebola Nurse Quarantined in New Jersey Slams Rules
Saturday, 25 October 2014 15:36
A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone and was quarantined upon her arrival at a New Jersey airport Friday — and who later tested negative for the disease — is criticizing how she was treated, describing a chaotic scene where she was made to feel like a criminal.
Tears and Anger: Families of Washington Shooting Victims Grieve by Bedsides
Saturday, 25 October 2014 15:36
Three of the students injured during a deadly school shooting in Washington state Friday were in critical condition Saturday, with a fourth in serious condition, hospital officials said. Two female victims — identified as Shaylee Chuckulnaskit and Gia Soriano, both 14 — suffered head wounds when Jaylen Ray Fryberg opened fire in the cafeteria at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, police and hospital officials said.
El Clasico: Real Madrid end Barcelona's unbeaten run
Saturday, 25 October 2014 14:48
Karim Benzema (right) slides his shot past Claudio Bravo to score Real Madrid's third goal against Barcelona in Saturday's El Clasico.

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