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UPDATE: Husband, wife identified in the Killing Apostle Islands

The family of five toured the islands when their vessel toppled about one mile west of Michigan Island before 20:30, the authorities said Friday. The father was identified as Erik D. Fryman, 39, and the mother as Cari A. Mews, 29, both Loyal, Wisconsin. Fryman and two of the children were found dead in the water after the sheriff's office …

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The Latest: Tourists evacuated from islands off Lombok

by Associated Press 5. August at 23:03 JAKARTA, Indonesia – The latest news of an earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok (all local times): 9:35 [19659006] Authorities say that foreign and Indonesian tourists are from popular holiday islands in the northwest Lomboks to be evacuated after the strong earthquake on Sunday killed at least 82 people Spokesman Sutopo Purwo …

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At least 82 dead after a strong earthquake on Indonesian islands

Arifin Muhammad Hadi, Head of Disaster Management of the Indonesian Red Cross, confirmed the death toll. Hundreds of people were taken to local hospitals and thousands of homes were damaged, he said. The fatal quake was 31 kilometers deep and struck near Loloan at the northern end of Lombok. It was also felt on Bali in the west. The quake …

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US Rep Jim McGovern, House Delegation Survey Hurricane Recovery efforts in Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands

Nearly a year after hurricanes hit Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands, more than a dozen Democrats visited the areas this week to see first hand their efforts to recover from the storms. U.S. Representative Jim McGovern, D-Worcester, joined fifteen fellow housemates for the three-day voyage to shed light on the struggles of the decade after the storm on …

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The US will confront China over the militarization of the islands

HONOLULU (AP) – The US will continue to oppose China's militarization of artificially created islands in the South China Sea, Defense Minister Jim Mattis said on Tuesday, arguing that Beijing has failed to keep its promises not to lay arms on the Spratly Islands [1659002] Mattis said American ships would maintain a "steady drum beat" of naval operations around the …

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US sails warships past disputed islands in the South China Sea

A US official told CNN that the guided missile destroyer USS Higgins and the cruiser USS Antietam sailed with 12 miles from four of the Paracel Islands, which the US Navy calls a "navigational freedom", meaning enforcement of the law for free access in international waters. The US Navy operation took place on Sunday, according to Reuters, who first reported …

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US warships sailing near disputed islands in the South China Sea: report

Conflict in the South China Sea Explained Tensions in the South China Sea are increasing as China develops rapidly man-made islands in the critical waterway. Fox News Explains the Conflict in the Region and Why the US Is Watching It Two US Navy warships reportedly sailed near the South China Sea islands claimed by China on Sunday. The deployment of …

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Worm-eating mice show how evolution works on islands

One of the most herbivorous species of mouse that owes its home island Mindoro a place as the smallest known island where one species has evolved to many more. Credit: L. R. Heaney, The Field Museum Australia has a number of kangaroo species, Madagascar has many species of lemurs, the Galapagos Islands have rock-sized turtle islands that many cool animals …

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