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Texas governor: Deadly flooding had 'tsunami-type power'

May 26, 2015

Texas governor: Deadly flooding had 'tsunami-type power'

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday described the flash flooding that had killed at least three people in his state as “a relentless wall of water that mowed down huge trees like they were grass.” Abbott declared states of disaster in 24 counties and ...

Galapagos volcano erupts, posing threat to rare pink iguanas

May 26, 2015

Galapagos volcano erupts, posing threat to rare pink iguanas

A volcano perched atop one of Ecuador’s Galapagos Islands erupted in the early hours of Monday, the local authorities said, potentially threatening a unique species of pink iguanas. The roughly 1.7-km (1.1-mile) high Wolf volcano is located on Isabela Island, home to a rich ...