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Strong Winds Cause Damage and Disruption in Western Europe

A quarter of a million homes in France were without electricity Thursday, while train services were suspended from Normandy to the Paris area after strong winds swept through northern France, the Netherlands and Belgium. Local media reported that four people were injured in the town of Barendrecht, on the southern …

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Strong Earthquake Hits the Greek Island of Crete

A 5.8-magnitude earthquake rocked Crete, Greece’s largest island, Monday and one person was killed when a church dome collapsed, authorities said. The quake, which caused residents to run into the streets and caused damage to the buildings, was described by a Greek seismologist as “lightning” with strong aftershocks. A man …

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