Desperation explodes to anger as Indonesia quake toll rises

Desperation explodes to anger as Indonesia quake toll risesPALU, Indonesia (AP) — Desperation exploded into anger four days after an earthquake and tsunami severely damaged parts of an Indonesian island, with residents Tuesday showing frustration at the pace of rescues, grabbing food from damaged stores and begging Indonesia’s president to help them. The confirmed toll exceeded 1,200 dead with hundreds severely injured and still more trapped in debris.


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Holy Fire explodes to 19107 acres in Lake Elsinore area; 10 percent contained

  1. Holy Fire explodes to 19107 acres in Lake Elsinore area; 10 percent contained  KABC-TV
  2. ‘It feels like a war zone’: Lake Elsinore residents fight to save homes as Holy fire rages  Los Angeles Times
  3. Smoke Plumes Tower Over California  NASA/JPL Edu News (press release) (blog)
  4. Where There’s Fire, Trump Blows Smoke  New York Times
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One dead after tanker truck explodes near Bologna

One dead after tanker truck explodes near BolognaAt least one person died and more than 40 others were injured Monday after a tanker truck exploded creating a fireball on a motorway just outside the northern Italian city of Bologna, the fire service said. The blast that engulfed the area with flames and black smoke and caused a bridge to partially collapse occurred near Borgo Paginale to the west of the city, close to Bologna airport, the Italian fire service said on Twitter. Italian media has reported that many of the injured were hit by debris and shattered glass following the explosion.


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California fire explodes in size over weekend, is now 4th largest in state history

  1. California fire explodes in size over weekend, is now 4th largest in state history  CNN
  2. Trump wrongly blames California’s worsening wildfires on water diversions  MarketWatch
  3. Massive California wildfire becomes fifth largest in state history  Reuters
  4. California Wildfires Reignite Old Trauma For Survivors Of Last Year’s Blazes  NPR
  5. California Wildfires: It’s a people problem  The Mercury News
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Western US firefighters to face gusty winds, building heat as Carr Fire explodes to more than 145000 acres

  1. Western US firefighters to face gusty winds, building heat as Carr Fire explodes to more than 145000 acres  AccuWeather.com
  2. Mendocino Complex Becomes California’s 6th Largest Wildfire; Deadly Carr Fire Ignited by Flat Tire, Officials Say  The Weather Channel
  3. The Latest: Growing California fires prompt new evacuations  Fox News
  4. State fires: Fires whipped up by dry, hot day; new records are set  Sacramento Bee
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