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Six months later, the victims of Hurricane Sandy continue to independently deal with its consequences.

Tens of thousands of victims of Hurricane Sandy are still homeless, trying to deal with his own consequences, desperately hoping for help from the government and with the fear of waiting for the start of the next hurricane season. Some Americans who have lost their homes at the end of October 2012, live in cardboard boxes, some use the hospitality of friends and relatives. The family members have settled in different cities of the United States in search of shelter, at the same time, continuing to avail sue insurance companies, seeking payment of money owed. Stalls and shops caught

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People-puzzle: those who do not know fear

19.03.2013

 

It is difficult to find anyone who would not fear anything. Some fear heights, others — spiders, others are afraid to ride the elevator … But there are people who are fearless in the truest sense of the word. Just a zone of fear in the brain they are atrophied. On one such patient had to deal with Justin Feinstein of California Institute of Technology. The patient codenamed SM in the mid 80-ies of the last century was diagnosed with

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The number of victims of the earthquake in Indonesia is growing

July 7, 2013. Last Tuesday, in the province of Aceh, which occupies the northern tip of Sumatra, was earthquake of magnitude 6.2. The death toll has reached 35 people, eight are still missing. 276 people received injuries of varying severity.

According to the National Office of Disaster Management (BNPB), in the district Benermeriah seriously affected 537 homes. Another 252 buildings were slightly damaged. In the district of Central Aceh destroyed 1,368 homes, has 2,135 buildings suffered minor damage, says "Jakarta Post".

Several thousand residents of the mentioned districts are forced to live in tents and temporary shelters. Organized

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Summer in New York City: In the air, the smell of gunpowder, sausages, marijuana, barbecue, sun cream, beer, and kerosene

23 years. man, trying to get the fallen on the tracks NY Metro iPhone5, hit the third rail, flared and then died under the wheels of a train.

Mountains. authorities open in three areas of New York City public schools for gays, which will teach the basics of self-defense and martial arts.

With the arrival of summer in NY street shooting resumed. Last weekend, 25 people were ognestr. injuries (most in Brooklyn.) We have data for 48 hours (Saturday-Sunday). Brooklyn — 12 people, 8 in the Bronx, four in Queens and one in Manhattan. All

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Canada: Flooding in Toronto has left more than a million people without electricity

July 9, 2013. The day before in Toronto, Canada to develop a strong rain showers. Now the streets completely flooded, sometimes the water level reaches 2 m traffic, including Metro, paralyzed.

According to weather forecasters, less than a day in the city has dropped 90 mm of rain, and most likely in the next few hours, this figure will increase to 100 mm.

Authorities urged people as possible not to leave their homes, but some do not even wish to be able to do that. Meanwhile, thousands of people were blocked on commuter trains, currently produce rescuers evacuate

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New serial killer — The U.S. Air Force drone operators

From an interview drone operator:

"I saw the dying men, women and children. I did not think I would kill so many people. I never imagined that I would kill someone. "- A former U.S. Air Force drone operator Brandon Bryant.

(San Blas, Mexico) — Hours are counted few minutes after 22.00, the serial killer prepares to strike. He had waited for this moment and preparing for it.

The killer watches his future victim out of the taxi and rummages through his pockets for money. Two children run out of the driveway — meet his father. The killer pushes

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Heat waves in Japan nearly 900 people were hospitalized with heat stroke

July 8, 2013. In Japan, a growing number of victims of heat waves, resulting in the died have at least one person. On Monday, the number of people hospitalized with heat stroke has reached 893, said with reference to the local fire service broadcaster NHK.

According to them, seven of hospitalized in serious condition, unconscious. There are reports of mass hospitalization of students participating in sports activities outdoors, RIA "Novosti".

Mmo Japan on Monday issued a warning of extreme heat (above 30 degrees), almost the entire country. In 94 out of 927 observation points the temperature exceeded 35

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India: Mumbai landslide

July 10, 2013. The city of Mumbai, which is located on the western coast of India, from the beginning of the week continuously poured rain. As a result of waterlogged soil on a hillside in Antop Hill near the old postal building formed a landslide. Victims of natural disasters have at least two people. The fate of another 23-year-old resident of Mumbai is on the line, as he was seriously injured.

Arrived on the scene rescuers found four more citizen are under the rubble. Another three people were rescued within a few minutes after the collapse of the soil

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Mysteries of Easter Island

20.03.2013

 

Today Road to Easter Island takes five o'clock flight from Chile to a distance of more than three and a half thousand kilometers. Hard to believe that in the first millennium AD this island was inhabited by a group of people targeted by swimming in the sea a little less distance — presumably more than three thousand kilometers from Islands Mangareva (Tuamotu Archipelago in French Polynesia today). Estimates arrival date Easter Island scientists vary from 300 to 1000 AD. The

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The tragedy of Galich. Concentration camp for Russian

In 2007, a scandal broke out in Austria, which opened nearly century-old mystery about the unimaginable cruelty of the Austro-Hungarian authorities in relation to the Ruthenians. In 1914, they were victims of appalling ethnic cleansing, what today is called genocide. This is a shameful fact in modern Europe prefer not to remember. Austro-Hungarian occupiers Russian lands was the world's first concentration camp Talerhof, which lasted from 1914 to 1917. It was intended only for the Russian — Ukrainian Writes and let you go. Until the winter of 1915 in Talerhof no barracks and people were lying on the ground

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