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Lava burns 5 homes as Hawaii prepares for long eruption

By CALEB JONES and AUDREY McAVOYAssociated Press PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) – The number of homes destroyed by lava bursting out of Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano has climbed to five. The figure rose as many evacuees prepared for the eruption to last for weeks or even months. The Hawaiian Volcanoes Observatory said …

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Rescue workers in Poland located 3rd coal miner, 4 missing

By MONIKA SCISLOWSKAAssociated Press WARSAW, Poland (AP) – Rescuers have located a third miner out of seven who went missing after an earthquake struck a coal mine Saturday in southern Poland, a mining official said. Two were rescued earlier with non-life threatening injuries. Daniel Ozon, head of the Jastrzebie Coal …

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Hawaii braces for long upheaval as erupting Kilauea boils

By CALEB JONES and AUDREY MCAVOYAssociated Press PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) – Hundreds of anxious residents on the Big Island of Hawaii hunkered down Saturday for what could be weeks or months of upheaval as the dangers from an erupting Kilauea volcano continued to grow. Lava spurted from volcanic vents, toxic …

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The Latest: Rescuers can see another miner in Polish mine

WARSAW, Poland (AP) – The Latest on missing coal miners in Poland (all times local): 10:20 p.m. The head of a mining company in southern Poland says rescuers can see another miner who went missing after a quake struck a coal mine, but four others are still to be located. …

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Death toll in South African mining accident rises to 7

JOHANNESBURG (AP) – A mining company in South Africa says seven workers died and six were rescued after an earth tremor caused a rock fall at a gold mine. The Sibanye-Stillwater company said Saturday that 13 miners had been trapped at the Masakhane mine in Driefontein after the 2.2-magnitude quake …

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The Latest: Hawaii residents near volcano fear for homes

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) – The Latest on the eruption of Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano that sent molten lava through forest land and bubbling up on paved streets (all times local): 11:20 a.m. Julie Woolsey is hoping the home she built on Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano won’t burn down. She lives on a …

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Hawaii volcano sends more lava, sulfur gas into communities

By CALEB JONES and MARCO GARCIAAssociated Press PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) – The Kilauea volcano sent more lava into Hawaii communities Friday, a day after forcing more than 1,500 people to flee from their mountainside homes, and authorities detected high levels of sulfur gas that could threaten the elderly and people …

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