(Photo News) Strong quake strikes central Japan

People view the damage on Sunday after a strong earthquake hit Hakuba, Nagano prefecture, central Japan, the night before, destroying more than half a dozen homes in the ski resort town and injuring at least 30 people. (AP-Yonhap)

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Facebook ‘newspaper’ spells trouble for media

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2 dead as quake hits China’s Sichuan

BEIJING (AFP) ― A 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck China’s southwestern province of Sichuan on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, with Chinese state media reporting two people were killed and 60 others injured.The tremor ...