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5 die as typhoon hit Japan, SKorea

Powerful typhoon Songda battered Japan and South Korea Tuesday, killing five people and injuring almost 300, cutting power to millions and grounding nearly 400 flights.

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New Fissure Opens on Etna Volcano

A new fissure yawned open on the southeastern side of Sicily's Mount Etna volcano on Tuesday, oozing out enough lava to cross a city block, researchers said.

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10 dead, 2 hurt in China mine blast

An explosion in a coal mine in southwestern China's Guizhou province killed 10 miners and seriously injured two, the official Xinhua News Agency reported Sunday.

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