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September 28, 2014
More than 30 in 'cardiac arrest' on Japan volcano: police
Otaki, Japan (AFP) Sept 28, 2014
More than 30 hikers were found in "cardiac arrest" near the peak of an erupting volcano in Japan Sunday, police said, using a term usually applied before doctors can certify death. Rescue workers found them near the summit of 3,067-metre (10,121-foot) Mount Ontake, which erupted around noon on Saturday. "We have confirmed that more than 30 individuals in cardiac arrest have been found near the summit," a Nagano prefecture police spokesman told AFP without elaborating. Rescuers were planning ... read more

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A week after devastating storm Odile, Los Cabos struggles
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Tropical storm Fung-Wong lashes Taiwan, killing one
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French rescuers save 30 from sudden floodwaters
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One dead as tropical storm flooding paralyses Philippine capital
Tens of thousands of people fled roof-high floods and one girl drowned in the Philippine capital on Friday as another vicious storm swept across the disaster-plagued country. ... more
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Hurricane strands tourists, sparks looting in Mexico
Hurricane Odile destroyed homes and shut down airports in Mexico's Baja California peninsula on Monday, sparking looting, marooning thousands of foreign tourists and injuring 135 people. ... more
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Five die as flash flood sweeps through French camping site
Five people died when storms turned a peaceful river that bordered their camping site in southern France into a raging torrent that swept them away, rescue workers said Thursday. ... more
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Hurricane Polo surges off Mexico's Pacific coast
Hurricane Polo formed off Mexico's southwestern coast late Wednesday, threatening to spark floods and mudslides days after another storm wreaked havoc in popular resorts further north. ... more
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Rushed evacuations as Philippine volcano spews lava
Lava cascaded down the Philippines' most active volcano on Wednesday as authorities rushed to evacuate thousands ahead of a possible deadly eruption. ... more
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Mexico airlifts tourists stranded by hurricane
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Strong quake hits Japan
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One killed in fresh Serbia, Croatia floods
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Hundreds of thousands still stranded by killer Kashmir floods
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Mexico issues hurricane watch as Odile swirls in Pacific
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Looting erupts after hurricane thrashes Mexico resorts
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