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Strong Earthquake Strikes Central Croatia

Strong Earthquake Strikes Central Croatia

Strong Earthquake Strikes Central Croatia Strong Earthquake Strikes Central Croatia A powerful 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck central Croatia on Tuesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, with local rescue crews reporting widespread damage near the epicenter in the town of Petrinja and the surrounding area. The extent of casualties was not known. There were reports that the quake, which hit just …

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2 Hurricanes Devastated Central America. Will the Ruin Spur a Migration Wave?

2 Hurricanes Devastated Central America. Will the Ruin Spur a Migration Wave?

2 Hurricanes Devastated Central America. Will the Ruin Spur a Migration Wave? 2 Hurricanes Devastated Central America. Will the Ruin Spur a Migration Wave? QUEJÁ, Guatemala — By the time they heard the slab of earth cracking off the mountain, it was already burying their neighbors. So the people of Quejá — the lucky ones — ran out of their …

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Christine Lagarde on Her Plans for the European Central Bank

Christine Lagarde on Her Plans for the European Central Bank

Christine Lagarde on Her Plans for the European Central Bank Christine Lagarde on Her Plans for the European Central Bank As you said, it’s something that is decided by governments when they appoint governors for their national central banks. What I can do is when there is a vacancy I can raise my voice. I can pick up the phone. …

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‘I Had to See That Owl’: Central Park’s New Celebrity Bird

‘I Had to See That Owl’: Central Park’s New Celebrity Bird

‘I Had to See That Owl’: Central Park’s New Celebrity Bird ‘I Had to See That Owl’: Central Park’s New Celebrity Bird It was late afternoon in the North Woods of Central Park, and the sun was setting fast. Joshua Kristal, a photographer with a penchant for birds, was starting to feel despondent as he searched along the creek, looking …

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Hurricane Iota Barrels Toward Central America

Hurricane Iota Barrels Toward Central America

Hurricane Iota Barrels Toward Central America Hurricane Iota Barrels Toward Central America Hurricane Iota, upgraded to a Category 2 storm, inched closer to Central America on Sunday as countries reeling from the devastation left by Hurricane Eta nearly two weeks ago prepared for another major storm system. “It’s eerie that it’s similar in wind speed and also in the same …

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Tropical Storm Eta Left at Least 3 Dead in Central America

Tropical Storm Eta Left at Least 3 Dead in Central America

Tropical Storm Eta Left at Least 3 Dead in Central America Tropical Storm Eta Left at Least 3 Dead in Central America MANAGUA, Nicaragua — Tropical Storm Eta spun through northern Nicaragua Wednesday after lashing the country’s Caribbean coast for much of the past day, its floodwaters isolating already remote communities and setting off deadly landslides that killed at least …

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Hurricane Eta Heads Toward Central America

Hurricane Eta Heads Toward Central America

Hurricane Eta Heads Toward Central America Hurricane Eta Heads Toward Central America With about a month left in the 2020 hurricane season, the 2005 record for the most named storms is likely to be broken, Mr. Klotzbach said. “The odds certainly favor another storm or two forming in November,” he said. “The large-scale environment, especially in the Caribbean, is forecast …

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From Hiding, Head of Central Asia’s Only Democracy Says He’s Quitting

From Hiding, Head of Central Asia’s Only Democracy Says He’s Quitting

From Hiding, Head of Central Asia’s Only Democracy Says He’s Quitting From Hiding, Head of Central Asia’s Only Democracy Says He’s Quitting MOSCOW — After more than a week in hiding following a disputed election, the president of Kyrgyzstan — Central Asia’s only democracy — on Thursday announced his plans to resign, saying that he did not want to go …

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Central Europe Suffers as Coronavirus Surges

Central Europe Suffers as Coronavirus Surges

Central Europe Suffers as Coronavirus Surges Central Europe Suffers as Coronavirus Surges Much of Central Europe locked down quickly in the spring, before the coronavirus took root, and largely avoided widespread infection during the first wave of the pandemic. But now — from the Polish port city of Gdansk on the Baltic to the ancient fortress town of Kotor on …

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How the Central Park Barber Spends His Sundays

How the Central Park Barber Spends His Sundays

How the Central Park Barber Spends His Sundays How the Central Park Barber Spends His Sundays Herman James worked out of a barbershop on Manhattan’s Upper West Side until the city temporarily closed all nonessential businesses in March. Looking for a way to stay busy and help New Yorkers take “a step closer to normalcy,” as he put it, Mr. …

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