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September 18, 2014
Rushed evacuations as Philippine volcano spews lava
Legazpi, Philippines (AFP) Sept 17, 2014
Lava cascaded down the Philippines' most active volcano on Wednesday as authorities rushed to evacuate thousands ahead of a possible deadly eruption. Mostly women, children and the elderly carrying bags of clothes were hauled out of farming villages near Mayon volcano's slopes on board army trucks and minibuses. Soldiers went from house to house asking residents to evacuate, after authorities on Monday raised the third highest alert in a five-step scale, meaning a full-scale eruption is possible ... read more

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Hurricane Edouard strengthens in Atlantic
Hurricane Edouard gained strength in the Atlantic Monday but remained too far from land to pose a danger, US weather forecasters said. ... more
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