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NBCNews – Experts In Chile Fear Catastrophe As 300 Quakes Hit In One Week – 25 March 2013

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Chile’s northern coast has been hit by more than 300 earthquakes in the past week in what seismologists warned Tuesday could be the precursor to a long-overdue disaster.

Quote: “Most of these quakes have been too small to be felt on land, but people living near the city of Iquique have experienced the rumbling of up to a dozen tremors per day. “

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NBCNews – Congress Scheduled To Cast First Syria Vote On Wednesday – 10 September 2013

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By Michael O’Brien, Political Reporter, NBC News

Congress is scheduled to cast its first vote on Wednesday on the question of whether to authorize military intervention in Syria.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., said that senators should plan to vote “sometime” on Wednesday on a motion to proceed to the Syria resolution, a procedural vote that will offer an early glimpse at whether President Barack Obama has the necessary votes in the upper chamber to support his request for authorization to strike Syria.

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