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4.6 earthquake shakes Seattle region overnight

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A magnitude 4.6 earthquake shook Seattle and the Puget Sound region just before 3 a.m. Friday morning, according to the United States Geological Survey. The shaking emanated from Three Lakes, Snohomish County, about nine miles east of downtown Everett. The earthquake was relatively shallow, and originated about 14 miles beneath the …

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Colorful self-made billionaire H. Ross Perot dies at 89

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DALLAS (AP) — H. Ross Perot, the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who rose from a childhood of Depression-era poverty and twice mounted outsider campaigns for president, has died. He was 89. The cause of death was leukemia, a family spokesman said Tuesday. Perot, whose 19% of the vote in 1992 …

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Darwin feels tremors from huge seismic tremor

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A monstrous tremor has happened off the shore of Australia and has been felt in Darwin, causing departures over the city. The US Geological Survey (USGS) says a tremor of size 7.5 struck in the Banda Sea off Indonesia — which sits over the Northern Territory — about 11 am …

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