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Chilean M8.2 Earthquake May Be Forewarning Of A Larger Event
2014-04-02 07:51:51

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Chile is beginning to dig out from a massive 8.2 magnitude earthquake that struck the region at 8:46 p.m. local time Tuesday evening about 52 miles northwest of the mining town of Iquique, according to the USGS. At least five people are confirmed dead and tens of thousands have been evacuated from their homes. The earthquake touched off tsunami warnings and, according to the BBC, waves up to six feet battered the shoreline in some...

2014-01-22 23:01:39

Complete Game Coverage Includes His Seven Scoreless Innings; Game First Aired Live on ONE World Sports on June 9 New York, NY (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Programming Alert What:     ONE World Sports will present, in its entirety, an encore of a Nippon Professional Baseball game from June 9 that featured Masashiro Tanaka pitching against the Yomiuri Giants. In the game, Tanaka threw seven scoreless innings and won his eighth game of the season on his way to posting a 24-0...

2013-10-15 08:31:14

R&D collaborative agreement aims to further develop Sendai virus-based tools for basic and translational research CARLSBAD, Calif., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Life Technologies Corporation has extended its collaborative agreement with Japanese firm DNAVEC Corporation to launch CytoTune(TM)-iPS 2.0 Sendai Reprogramming Kit, the next-generation research technology that enables the most efficient method to develop induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells from human somatic cells. The...

2013-09-18 23:19:45

A Two-Day Workshop with Dr. Robert Frager, 7th dan & John Stevens, 7th dan Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Sofia University founder Dr. Robert Frager, along with Buddhist priest and author John Stevens, will host a two-day workshop exploring both in theory and in practice O’Sensei’s most important principles: working with fire (yang), water (yin) and standing on the floating bridge of heaven. The workshop will begin on Saturday, October 5, 2013 with one-hour training...

2013-07-23 16:27:10

BELLEVUE, Wash., July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PSP Children's Foundation (PSPCF) is hosting eight children, who are survivors of the 2011 Tsunami in Japan, along with two teachers from Minami Sanriku-cho and Kesennuma, Miyagi, Japan that will be visiting Seattle for ten days. This is the first official program offered since the organization's inception as a nonprofit in January 2013. PSPCF was established to provide programs and opportunities for children who are the victims of...

2013-02-14 08:20:53

HONOLULU, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines will add its fifth Japan gateway in June with the launch of new service three times a week to Sendai, Japan, starting June 25, pending Japan government approval. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040827/LAF044LOGO) The new flights will be the first scheduled service between Sendai and Hawai'i since another carrier left the market in 2004, and among the first new services to be introduced at Sendai Airport since it was...

2012-03-06 06:03:00

Young People in 38 Countries Raise $500,000, Make Millions of Paper Cranes for Reconstruction Efforts in Japan SEATTLE, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Immediately following March 2011's devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan, DoSomething.org and Students Rebuild took action. The campaign Paper Cranes for Japan challenged young people worldwide: make and mail-in a paper crane with a wish of hope and healing, and trigger funding for Japan's recovery. The goal was 100,000...

2012-01-13 17:20:00

Sculpture made from 100,000 of the 2 million cranes folded during "Paper Cranes for Japan" campaign SEATTLE, Jan. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, a massive sculpture will be unveiled in Japan's Sendai Train Station created from 100,000 paper cranes folded by children worldwide after the devastating March 2011 earthquake and tsunami--a sampling of the over 2 million cranes mailed in during the Paper Cranes for Japan campaign. The sculpture is the centerpiece of a three-day...

2011-06-22 10:07:00

CHICAGO, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- United Continental Holdings (NYSE: UAL) today announced that wholly owned subsidiary Continental Airlines will resume regular service between Guam and Sendai, Japan, subject to government approval, with twice-weekly flights beginning Oct. 2. The new flights mark the first resumption of regular service by a foreign airline at Sendai Airport since the facility reopened on April 13. The airport was temporarily closed after the Great East Japan...

2011-03-12 07:00:00

ASHBURN, Va., March 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the massive earthquake and subsequent tsunami that struck the Japanese cities of Sendai and Kessenuma causing huge amounts of damage and significant loss of life, VIP Communications, is helping the Japanese community in the US stay in touch with friends and loved ones back home. The company is offering all new and existing customers the first 10 minutes of every call to Japan free of charge at least through Friday, March 18th,...