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Volcano erupts on New Zealand’s North Island, no injuries

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND (BNO NEWS) -- A volcano on the North Island of New Zealand erupted without warning on Wednesday afternoon, sending a massive plume of dark ash into the sky, authorities said. Scientists believe another eruption could [...]

Ebola outbreak in central Uganda kills at least 3

KAMPALA, UGANDA (BNO NEWS) -- A new outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus has claimed the lives of at least three people in central Uganda, health authorities said on Saturday. It is the third outbreak of the disease so far this year, following [...]

Suicide bomber kills 8, injures 100-plus at Nigerian church

KADUNA, NIGERIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least eight people were killed Sunday and more than 100 others were injured when a suicide bomber drove an explosives-laden car into a church in north-central Nigeria, emergency officials said on Monday. There [...]

UPDATE 4 — Small tsunami waves hit B.C., Alaska after 7.7 quake

VANCOUVER, B.C. (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful and shallow earthquake struck the Queen Charlotte Islands of British Columbia on Saturday evening, generating small tsunami waves which hit coastlines in Canada and the U.S. state of Alaska, officials [...]

UPDATE 3 — Small tsunami recorded at sea after 7.7 quake off Canada

VANCOUVER (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful and shallow earthquake struck the Queen Charlotte Islands of British Columbia on Saturday evening, generating a small tsunami, seismologists and witnesses said. Tsunami warnings remain in effect for coastlines [...]

UPDATE 2 — 7.7-magnitude quake strikes Canadian island, tsunami warnings issued

VANCOUVER (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful and shallow earthquake struck the Queen Charlotte Islands of British Columbia on Saturday evening, seismologists and witnesses said, prompting a tsunami warning for coastlines in Canada and Alaska. It was not [...]

7.7-magnitude earthquake strikes Canadian island, tsunami warnings issued

VANCOUVER (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful and shallow earthquake struck the Queen Charlotte Islands of British Columbia on Saturday evening, seismologists and witnesses said, prompting a tsunami warning for coastlines in Canada and Alaska. It was not [...]

Elderly man dies as moderate quake hits southern Italy

MORMANNO, ITALY (BNO NEWS) -- An elderly man died of a heart attack early Friday when a moderate earthquake shook southern Italy, seismologists and local authorities said. The earthquake caused some damage and prompted panic-stricken residents [...]

Boeing expects demand for 7,200 new aircraft in North America through 2031

TORONTO, CANADA (BNO NEWS) -- The fleet in North America is expected to grow by nearly 2,200 aircraft to 8,800 airplanes over the next two decades, and aircraft manufacturers could sell more than 7,200 aircraft as less efficient planes are likely [...]

Police question New Zealand teen over Amanda Todd images

RAGLAN, NEW ZEALAND (BNO NEWS) -- A teenager in New Zealand is being questioned by police after posting "inappropriate and disturbing images" on a memorial page for a 15-year-old Canadian girl who killed herself after suffering years of bullying [...]