2012 YEAR IN REVIEW
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- Wildfire rips through 150 homes in Northern California
By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Fire crews in California battled on Tuesday to halt the advance of wildfire that has already destroyed about 150 homes, lapped at rural schools and caused power outages that left an evacuation shelter without electricity, authorities said. The day-old blaze, one of about a dozen major fires raging across the drought-parched state, prompted authorities to order the evacuation of about 1,000 households in and around the Northern California town of Weed, which has a population of about 3,000. ...
- Moscow warns against panic as ruble plunges to historic lows
- Islamic State supporter warns of attacks against U.S.: SITE
BEIRUT (Reuters) - A supporter of Islamic State militants has warned of attacks on the United States and its allies if they continue to carry out military action against the group that has seized large parts of Iraq and Syria, the SITE monitoring service said. The message on a well-known militant Islamist online forum is one of the few responses from supporters of Islamic State to Washington's announcement last week that it was prepared to extend airstrikes against the group into Syria. ...
- Calm Before the Quake? Turkey May Be Due for the Big One
A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7 or greater may be building up along a now-quiet fault on the coast of Istanbul, a new study finds. Different segments of the North Anatolian Fault, one of the most energetic and longest earthquake faults in the world, have fallen silent. There is evidence for both cases, researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Turkey found in a new study. The North Anatolian Fault is 745 miles (1,199 kilometers) long, about the same length as the San Andreas Fault in California, and stretches from northern Turkey to the Aegean Sea.
- Kurds retake Christian villages from Iraq jihadists
- 'Lone wolves in America' encouraged to attack Times Square, Las Vegas: report
- Ebola crisis 'spiraling out of control' warns Obama
- Sides in Scottish referendum make final push