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Indonesia’s Sinabung volcano ejects towering column of ash

Indonesia’s Sinabung volcano ejects towering column of ash

Technology
Indonesia's rumbling Mount Sinabung has erupted with a column of volcanic materials shooting high into the skyByThe Associated PressAugust 10, 2020, 7:36 AM2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleMEDAN, Indonesia -- Indonesia's rumbling Mount Sinabung erupted Monday, sending a column of volcanic materials as high as 5,000 meters (16,400 feet) into the sky and depositing ash on villages. Falling grit and ash accumulated up to 5 centimeters (2 inches) in already abandoned villages on the volcano's slopes, said Armen Putra, an official at the Sinabung monitoring post on Sumatra Island. Farther afield in Berastagi, a tourist destination city in North Sumatra province, about 20 kilometers (12.4 miles) from the crater, motorists switched on headlights in daylight to see th...
WWE gossip column: Jon Moxley Vs Kenny Omega announced for All Out, McMahons absent from RAW and all of today’s top news

WWE gossip column: Jon Moxley Vs Kenny Omega announced for All Out, McMahons absent from RAW and all of today’s top news

Sports
rumour round-up All Elite Wrestling are announcing exciting first-time matches whereas WWE has five rematches set for Stomping Grounds a week Sunday... The wrestling world keeps heating up and this week is far from done with NXT UK taking over Download Festival this weekend. Let’s dig into the rumours floating around the wrestling business right now: NXT UK’s creator Triple H McMahon family absent from Raw? According to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Vince McMahon, Triple H, Kevin Dunn and Stephanie McMahon were all absent from the past of edition of Monday Night Raw. Vince had other business to attend to, Dunn doesn’t go to Raw if Vince doesn’t, HHH had NXT tapings to prepare and Stephanie rarely attends TV anymore, apparently. It’s beli...
Etna volcano wakes up in Italy producing quakes, column of ash

Etna volcano wakes up in Italy producing quakes, column of ash

Science
Dec. 24 (UPI) -- The Mount Etna volcano, the highest in activity in Europe and one of the most active in the world, woke up Monday morning producing intense seismic activity and producing a cloud of ash visible from several miles away. The activity started at 8:50 a.m. local time and just in the first three hours there were nearly 130 earthquakes, according to a statement from the Italian Institute of Geophysics and Vulcanology. The earthquakes were accompanied by the emission of a dark cloud of ash, it added. Authorities have issued a yellow alert but are monitoring the activity, Italian newspaper Il Corriere della Sera reported. The nearby airport of Catania functioned throughout the day without problems other than one hour of flight interruptions, during the afternoon, the newspaper re...
What missing journalist wrote in his final column

What missing journalist wrote in his final column

World
Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's final column for The Washington Post has been published two weeks after he went missing. The US resident's assistant sent his passionate article on the lack of press freedom in the Arab world a day after he was reported missing after entering Istanbul's Saudi consulate on 2 October.Karen Attiah, the Post's global opinions editor, said the paper held off publishing the column until Wednesday night "because we hoped Jamal would come back to us so that he and I could edit it together"."Now I have to accept: That is not going to happen. This is the last piece of his I will edit for The Post," she wrote. Image: Jamal Khashoggi's assistant sent his final column the day after he went missing Mr Khashogg...
Indonesia's Sinabung volcano unleashes towering ash column

Indonesia's Sinabung volcano unleashes towering ash column

Technology
Rumbling Mount Sinabung on the Indonesian island of Sumatra shot billowing columns of ash more than 5,000 meters (16,400 feet) into the atmosphere and hot clouds down its slopes on Monday. There were no fatalities or injuries from the morning eruption, the National Disaster Mitigation Agency said. The volcano, one of three currently erupting in Indonesia, was dormant for four centuries before exploding in 2010, killing two people. Another eruption in 2014 killed 16 people, while seven died in a 2016 eruption. Disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said hot ash clouds traveled as far as 4,900 meters southward. The regional volcanic ash advisory center in Darwin, Australia, issued a "red notice" to airlines. Some 30,000 people have been forced to leave homes around the mountain in t...