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Hundreds of homes destroyed by volcano lava in Hawaii

Hundreds of oceanfront homes have been destroyed by lava flow from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano, officials said Tuesday.

‘Insect milk’ now on sale in South Africa

A South African company has begun selling what it calls “Entomilk,” a special milk made from farmed insects.

China rebukes US for withdrawing invitation to naval drills

China’s Defence Ministry on Thursday rebuked the U.S. for withdrawing an invitation to Beijing to attend a major U.S.-hosted naval drill, saying that closing the door does not promote mutual trust and cooperation.

Dangerous ‘laze’ forms as Hawaii volcano lava reaches ocean

Two lava flows "reached the ocean along the southeast Puna coast overnight," on Hawaii's Big Island, the US Geological Survey, which monitors volcanoes and earthquakes worldwide, said in a statement Sunday.

Hawaii residents in fear as volcano enters dangerous stage

Hawaii residents are in serious danger after the U.S. Geological Survey upgraded its previous volcano warning from “orange” to “red,” signifying an imminent eruption.

Major 6.9 earthquake hits Hawaii

A magnitude 6.9 earthquake shook Hawaii’s Big Island on Friday, prompting fresh eruptions of a volcano that has been spewing lava near residential areas, forcing hundreds of people to flee.

Hawaii’s volcano erupts, thousands flee

The US state of Hawaii’s volcano erupted Thursday, causing lava to spew out of ground fissures in residential areas and prompting thousands of people to flee.

US Supreme Court leans toward backing Donald Trump travel ban

The US Supreme Court appeared closely divided Wednesday over whether President Donald Trump had the power to block travelers from six mostly Muslim countries, in the biggest legal test of the administration's contentious travel ban.

Korean Peninsula: South Korea, US to hold talks on sharing military costs

South Korea and the United States are to hold the second round of talks on sharing costs for maintaining U.S. military presence in the south of the Korean Peninsula from April 11 to April 12, the South Korean Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.

Powerful earthquake hits Papua New Guinea

A 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck Papua New Guinea’s Southern-Highlands-province early on Monday, disrupting communications and oil and gas operations.

Weekend stargazer wins supernova ‘cosmic lottery’

To say that Victor Buso was in the right place at the right time may be the biggest understatement in the history of stargazing.

Nigeria’s Simidele Adeagbo makes history at Winter Games

Nigeria’s representative in the skeleton event at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, Simidele Adeagbo, on Friday finished last in the women’s individual skeleton runs 1 and 2 featuring 20 runners.

Winter Olympics: Last place feels like gold medal – Ghanaian athlete

Ghana’s Akwasi Frimpong finished last in his Olympic debut but was a smash-hit nonetheless with his plucky efforts in the crackpot sliding sport of skeleton on Friday.

Total lunar eclipse to grace the sky in most parts of China on Wednesday

Stargazers in North America, Hawaii, the Middle East, Russia, India, and Australia had the chance to witness a rare "super blue blood Moon" Wednesday, when Earth's shadow bathes our satellite in a coppery hue.

Bruno Mars sweeps Grammy Awards

Bruno Mars, who has revived retro funk and R&B for a new generation, on Sunday swept the Grammy Awards in a surprise snub for the hip-hop world, which had hoped for a major breakthrough on the music industry’s biggest night.

Tsunami warnings as powerful quake hits off Alaska

A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.9 struck off the coast of Alaska early Tuesday, prompting tsunami warnings or watches as far away as California.

Philippine Congress starts debate that may extend President Duterte term

Philippine lawmakers on Tuesday began formal proceedings on changing the government into a federal system that could allow President Rodrigo Duterte to stay in office for more than a decade.

Hawaii accidentally warns citizens of incoming missile

Television broadcasts and mobile phones in Hawaii were interrupted by an emergency warning of an incoming missile on Saturday.

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