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U.S. Coast Guard destroyed a Japanese ghost ship

The U.S. destroyed the Japanese coastguard "ghost ship." Fishing boat "Mara", which is a result of the earthquake in Japan last year lied to and crossed the Pacific Ocean, sank to the seabed.

Trawler boat fired on the U.S. Coast Guard, citing the fact that the "ghost ship" represented a significant threat to navigation.

The bombardment ship caught fire and started to list to one side, but to stay on the surface, according to RIA Novosti. Two hours after the first attack American boat again opened fire on the "ghost ship", and only another two hours, "Mara" sank about

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Prime Ministers visit to Olympians

Dmitry Medvedev, the head of the opened in London XXX Summer Olympics official Russian delegation traveled to the Olympic village. He did this after visiting the women's volleyball match of the tour between Russia and Britain.

Medvedev was satisfied with the outcome of the meeting and showed levels of volleyball. At the same time expressed the hope that with such a game in the national team will be a good prospect. He noted that the game was the Mistress of competitions, which had tremendous support of the fans.

The meeting was attended Ilona Korstin, from the women's basketball team gained

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In Minsk blooming chestnuts

Despite the middle of September, the streets bloom chestnuts. Scientists explain it simply: the trees were wrong season.

Such surprises can be seen not more than once every ten years. No harm plants bloom again does not work. Comfortable time, steady now in Belarus, will continue for another couple of weeks. "Indian Summer" in Belarus is expected in late September — early October. And then, alas, to replace the "velvet season" come chill and rain.


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In Chile, once again there was an earthquake

This time, its capacity was 6.0 points.

On the night of July 16 in the Republic of Chile once again there was an earthquake. As the United States Geological Survey, this time, its capacity was 6.0 points.

According to experts, the epicenter of the aftershocks was at a depth 22.9 km and at a distance of 47 kilometers to the south-west of the city of San Antonio. No casualties or damage were reported, reports BBC BBC.

Recall that the last time the tremors rocked Chile on the night of July 15. Their power was estimated by geologists at 4.9

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Frosty weather continues in the Moscow region

Cold weather will continue in the Moscow region until at least Monday, the temperature drops to minus 30 degrees, according to the website EMERCOM in Moscow region.

"According to the forecast by the Met Office, Moscow region from 04.00 to 09.00 on December 24 in the Moscow region will remain very cold weather. Temperatures sometimes drop to minus 30 degrees," — said on its website.

Office asks citizens to be careful with heaters, do not use a gas oven and stove to heat your home or apartment. "This could lead to the release of carbon monoxide, which is a

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In Colombia, counted for 22 killed by landslides

Rescue work continues Photo: AP

MOSCOW, November 7 — RIA Novosti. The number of victims of a landslide in Colombia has risen to 22, injured 17 people, said on Monday AFP referring to the statement of the local authorities.

Previously reported 14 dead and ten injured in a landslide.

According to local media, the missing 70 people.

The landslide came down on Saturday morning. The disaster led to the fact that under tons of earth and mud were at least 14 homes in Manizales, which is considered the cultural center of the Latin American country. The town has

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Rescuers float boat with fuel oil in the Vologda region

Ship "Volga-Neft-152" with a cargo of fuel oil ran aground near the town of Cherepovets in the Vologda region affected and no holes, said on Tuesday the press service of the regional GUMCHS.

"Today, the 541 kilometer" Volga-Balt "at 1.40 am stranded ship" Volga-Neft-152 "near the port city of Cherepovets. Vessel belonging to the company" Neva-Factor ", follows the route Yaroslavl — St. Petersburg. Omitting Ship captain leaned close to the left edge, tumbled move to the edge of the vessel podsosalo. ship with the shipment, "- said agency.

On board — 4.5 tons of fuel oil. The crew consists

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Earthquake in Fukushima

TOKYO, October 19. Near the gas station "Fukushima-1" in Japan earthquake. Seismographs recorded 4.1 points, the earthquake lies at a depth of 10 km in Fukushima Prefecture, according to RIA PrimaMedia with reference to the national meteorological office in Japan.

According to authorities, there was no threat of tsunami victims and destructions. Information about any violations in the nuclear power plant there.

Apart from Fukushima prefecture, strong tremors were felt in six prefectures of the island of Honshu.

In March 2011, in the north of Japan, a devastating magnitude 9 earthquake, followed by a tsunami 10 meters in killing or

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Robins eyes: What is the magnetic field?

It is no secret that many birds can sense the Earth's magnetic field. It is believed that this ability is directly related to the activity of specific molecules in the retina birds, allowing it to literally see magnetic fields in the form of spots of light and shadow, superimposed on the normal picture. New research has shown that the work of the "inner compass" depends on how well the bird sees the right eye.

Researchers from Goethe University (Frankfurt, Germany), led by Catherine Stapput (Katrin Stapput) studied vision robins, to learn more about birds sensitivity to magnetic fields.


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On the east coast of the U.S. hit a powerful hail

Floe broke, wind drove the gulls in the house.

Thunder and lightning struck the Boston and other cities in the eastern U.S.,reports Bloomberg.

Powerful front ride from Massachusetts to Delaware breaking trees and smashing the windows of cars and houses a powerful hail. In New York, it was announced by Storm warning in the flight schedule was changed.

Especially a lot of trouble the Americans brought hail. Some hailstones reached a diameter of three to four inches. Wind in Boston was so powerful that it knocked out of the way seagulls who sought refuge

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