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RUSSIAN AIRCRAFT HEADS OFF AMERICAN DESTROYER IN THE BLACK SEA
Re; REUTERS | MAY 30, 2015
U.S. destroyer Ross was moving along the edge of Russia's territorial waters and. . .
Russian military aircraft were scrambled to head off a U.S. warship that was acting “aggressively” in the Black Sea, state news agency RIA reported on Saturday, citing an anonymous source in Russia’s armed forces in Crimea.
The source was quoted as saying that the U.S. destroyer Ross was moving along the edge of Russia’s territorial waters and heading in their direction.
“The crew of the ship acted provocatively and aggressively, which concerned the operators of monitoring stations and ships of the Black Sea Fleet,” RIA quoted the source as saying. continue reading - - - http://news.yahoo.com/russian-aircraft-head-off-u-destroyer-black-sea-160847697.html
POWERFUL QUAKE STRIKES OFF JAPAN possible 8.5
Re; May 31, 12:25 AM EDT A.P.
TOKYO (AP) -- Twelve people suffered minor injuries and businesses returned to normal Sunday after a powerful earthquake near remote Japanese islands shook most of the country the previous night, but it was well beneath the earth's surface and did not trigger a tsunami.
The magnitude-7.8 quake struck off the Ogasawara islands Saturday night at a depth of 678 kilometers (421 miles), the U.S. Geological Survey said.
It was followed by a magnitude-6.4 quake Sunday morning off Japan's Izu islands, which are north of the Ogasawaras. continue reading - - - http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/A/AS_JAPAN_EARTHQUAKE?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2015-05-30-07-58-53