Alaska city honors Guardsmen killed in crash after '64 quake

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A month after the second-largest earthquake ever devastated the community of Valdez (val-DEEZ'), Alaska, losses continued to mount. The town had to be rebuil...

Former Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui arrives in Japan’s Okinawa

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝) flew to the Japanese island of Okinawa Friday to attend Sunday’s unveiling of a monument to Taiwanese soldiers who died in the 19...

AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

Muslims in Indonesia and India joined those around the world marking the Eid al-Fitr holiday that caps the fasting month of Ramadan. In other images from the Asia-Pacific region this...

On a roll in Russia, Mexico begs World Cup fans to behave

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia (AP) — Mexico's biggest worry at the World Cup may be its fans instead of its next opponent, struggling South Korea. The Mexican football federation was fined 1...

How San Diego State University Researchers Track Changes in San Andreas Fault with Geodetics Mobile Mapping and Velodyne LiDAR Technology

SAN DIEGO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 20, 2018--Scientific study of the evolution of the southern end of the San Andreas Fault is of vital importance given the earthquake-prone nature of southern Ca...

AIG to Acquire UK Group Life Specialist Ellipse from Munich Re

NEW YORK & LONDON & MUNICH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 20, 2018--American International Group, Inc. (NYSE: AIG) and Munich Re announced today that AIG Life Ltd. (AIGLL), a UK subsidiary of AIG Life ...

Japanese prime minister thanks Taiwan President Tsai in Twitter post in wake of Osaka quake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed his gratitude to Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen in a Twitter post on June 20 for her concerns about the people of Japan followi...

Japan to check concrete walls after Osaka quake deaths

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's government has ordered an inspection of schools walls across the country after two of the four deaths in Monday's earthquake in Osaka were caused by falling concrete walls. ...

Seismologists clarify Mexico soccer fans didn't cause quake

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's National Seismological Service says there was seismic activity around the country's capital Sunday, but it wasn't linked to soccer fans celebrating their country's game-win...

Japan team at World Cup troubled by earthquake, hotel alarm

SARANSK, Russia (AP) — Word of a deadly earthquake in Japan and an early-morning false alarm at a team hotel have given the country's team at the World Cup some unsettling moments. C...

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHO 'HATES TO SEE CHILDREN SEPARATED FROM THEIR FAMILIES' ...

Mag 5.6 quake hits deep below Guatemala; no damage reports

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A strong magnitude 5.6 earthquake has shaken Guatemala, though there are no early reports of damage or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake was 61.5...

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes Osaka 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At 7:58 a.m. Monday, June 18 a magnitude 6.1 earthquake hit Osaka, Japan at a depth of 10km (6.2mi).   At least three people have been confirmed dea...

The Latest: 2 feared dead in Japan earthquake, 41 injured

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in Japan (all times local): 10:45 a.m. Japanese disaster authorities say two people have been found without vital signs an...

Japanese disaster authorities say two people were found without vital signs and 41 others were injured by an earthquake

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese disaster authorities say two people were found without vital signs and 41 others were injured by an earthquake.