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Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) Results for Saturday, 12 August 2017

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 22:02:00 +0200afloat (en)

B21S - 1. VENTUNO (R FOGARTY), 2. BILLY WHIZZ (P SHANNON) B21S - 1. VENTUNO (R FOGARTY), 2. BILLY WHIZZ (P SHANNON) BENETEAU 31.7 - 1. Extreme Reality (L Balfe), 2. Bluefin Two (M & B Bryson), 3. Levante (M.Leahy/J.Power) BENETEAU 31.7 - 1. Levante (M.Leahy/J.Power), 2. Bluefin Two (M & B Bryson), 3.

La llamativa bajante en las costas de Uruguay

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 21:19:00 +0200UltimaHora (es)

Las redes sociales se llenaron de fotos de la costa uruguaya sin agua. Desde Montevideo a Punta del Este, los usuarios postearon las imágenes de puertos y bahías secas, veleros y botes caídos, además de lobos de mar esperando a que vuelva la marea. El oceanógrafo Aramís Latchinian explicó que este....

China earthquake: Death toll rises to 24

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 20:32:00 +0200business-standard (en)

The death toll in an earthquake that struck China 's Sichuan Province last week has risen to 24. The number of injured has increased to 500 in the 7.0 magnitude quake. As per latest reports, the possibility of rain in the area has raised fears of secondary hazards such as landslides.

We're dead meat if North Korea launches ballistic missile: Guam islanders

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 20:32:00 +0200business-standard (en)

Fourteen minutes is not long to prepare for a potential catastrophe. That's the estimated time taken from a launch of a mid-range ballistic missile in North Korea until impact on Guam, where residents seem resigned to the belief that their fate is out of their control. The local government of this tiny U.

Kim Jong Un 'Crazy as Typhoons' But Not as Scary, Say Guam Residents

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 20:09:00 +0200news18 (en)

Guam residents say that if given the choice they would rather face the wrath of "crazy" Kim Jong Un than the power of a typhoon, as they count down towards a threatened North Korean missile attack. As Pyongyang's deadline drew closer, the archbishop of the predominately Catholic US territory urged....

Bad weather disrupts Chinese flights, rescue efforts

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 19:03:00 +0200taipeitimes (en)

Thunderstorms lashed Beijing yesterday, disrupting hundreds of flights at one of the world’s largest airports, while authorities warned that rain and wind could cause landslides in the area where a magnitude 7 earthquake struck this week. Beijing city authorities early yesterday afternoon raised....

Sismo afectó al extremo norte del país

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 18:58:00 +0200cooperativa (es)

Un sismo se sintió a las 11:59 horas de este sábado en el extremo norte del país. De acuerdo con la información proporcionada por el Centro Sismológico Nacional el movimiento tuvo una magnitud de 5,2 Richter y su epicentro se ubicó 92 kilómetros al oeste de Iquique.

Terremoto de 5,7 grados sacude Chile

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 16:47:00 +0200elpais-cr (es)

Santiago de Chile, 12 ago (Sputnik). – Un terremoto de magnitud 5,7 se registró este sábado en las regiones de Atacama y Coquimbo en Chile, informó la Oficina Nacional de Emergencia del Ministerio del Interior y Seguridad Pública (ONEMI). Según el organismo, el sismo fue localizado a 70 km al oeste de la ciudad de Tongoy.

Dimissioni di Forgione, una decisione piena di ombre

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 16:40:00 +0200ottopagine (it)

Il calcio sta cambiando, conviene cominciare ad abituarsi. Frasi fatte se ne sentono eccome ma la segreta speranza che possa esistere ancora un'isola felice rimane. Il calcio dilettantistico, quello che dovrebbe essere mosso solo dalla sana passione provando a ridurre al minimo l'esborso, il giusto....

Délocalisation: les squatters de La Ferme font de la résistance

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 15:24:00 +0200lexpress-MU (fr)

Des squatters de cité La Ferme ont entendu dire que leurs maisons seront démolies, mardi. Toutefois, ils affirment qu’ils ne bougeront pas de là tant qu’ils n’auront pas eu la garantie qu’ils auront un toit. Depuis l’annonce faite, mercredi, à Glen-Park, par Showkutally Soodhun, vice-Premier....

Storms disrupt flights across China, authorities warn of flash floods

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 14:57:00 +0200trust (en)

The extreme weather came after a tornado struck Inner Mongolia on Friday, killing five people. * City authorities raise alert level to "orange" from "yellow" * Storms follow deadly tornado strike in Inner Mongolia. * Flights at other centres disrupted (Updating flight data in paras 4,5) By Josephine Mason and Shu Zhang.

Kim Jong Un 'crazy as typhoons' but not as scary, say Guam residents

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 14:42:00 +0200channelnewsasia (en)

Hagatna, GUAM: Guam residents say that if given the choice they would rather face the wrath of "crazy" Kim Jong Un than the power of a typhoon, as they count down towards a threatened North Korean missile attack. As Pyongyang's deadline drew closer, the archbishop of the predominately Catholic US....

Kim Jong Un ‘crazy as typhoons’ but not as scary, say Guam residents

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 14:36:00 +0200citizen (en)

As Pyongyang’s deadline drew closer, the archbishop of the predominately Catholic US territory urged priests to pray for peace at Sunday mass and prepared for a peace rally in the capital Hagatna. But on the streets the outward appearance remained calm, with the main concern being the approach of the typhoon season.

Storms disrupt flights across China, authorities warn of flash floods

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 14:26:00 +0200dnaindia (en)

Storms swept across Beijing and southeastern China on Saturday, disrupting thousands of flights and flooding towns, while authorities warned that rain and wind could cause landslides in the area where a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck this week. Beijing authorities raised their weather alert level....

More than 1,500 flights cancelled at Beijing international airport as China warned of flash floods Aug 12, 2017 17:31 IST

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 14:20:00 +0200HindustanTimes (en)

Storms swept across Beijing and southeastern China on Saturday, disrupting thousands of flights and flooding towns, while authorities warned that rain and wind could cause landslides in the area where a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck this week. Beijing authorities raised their weather alert level....

Storms disrupt Beijing flights, authorities warn of flash floods, landslides

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 14:17:00 +0200ATAP-en (en)

12/08/2017 12:39, Beijing / China (TAP) - Thunderstorms lashed Beijing on Saturday, disrupting hundreds of flights at one of the world's largest airports, while authorities warned that rain and wind could cause landslides in the area where a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck this week.

China cracks down on earthquake rumors and fraud

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 14:12:00 +0200sinacom-en (en)

BEIJING, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- China 's Ministry of Public Security has been investigating crimes related to earthquake rumors online and charity fraud after a deadly earthquake struck southwest China's Sichuan Province, the ministry said Saturday. Rumors of earthquakes in different areas in China....

¿Por qué el mar se retiró en Punta del Este y en varios puntos de la costa sur?

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 14:06:00 +0200diarioelheraldo (es)

El mar se retiró varios metros y se creó una profunda bajante que dejó yates y barcos de pescadores encallados en la arena, a la vez que escombros y basura, usualmente bajo el agua, quedaron expuestos totalmente. En Punta del Este el agua se retiró más de 10 metros en unos 15 minutos, según....

Storms disrupt flights across China, authorities warn of flash floods

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 13:57:00 +0200cyprus-mail (en)

Storms swept across Beijing and southeastern China on Saturday, disrupting thousands of flights and flooding towns, while authorities warned that rain and wind could cause landslides in the area where a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck this week. Beijing authorities raised their weather alert level....

Storms Disrupt Beijing Flights, Authorities Warn of Flash Floods, Landslides

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 13:45:00 +0200theepochtimes (en)

BEIJING—Thunderstorms lashed Beijing on Saturday, disrupting hundreds of flights at one of the world’s largest airports, while authorities warned that rain and wind could cause landslides in the area where a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck this week. Beijing authorities raised their weather alert....

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