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1556: The deadliest earthquake in recorded history, the Shaanxi earthquake, hits Shaanxi province, China, destroying a 521-mile wide area. The death toll may have been as high as 830,000.
The deadliest earthquake in recorded history hits China, Duke Ellington plays Carnegie Hall, North Korea captures a U.S. Navy ship, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts its first class, all on this day.
As the lava continues to flow through vegetation on the Big Island, University of Hawaii scientists and students have developed a model to track the smoke and where it goes.
President Vladimir Putin has used his end of year news conference to blame the oil price collapse and Western sanctions for Russia's financial crisis.
Here are 10 things you need to know about the Russian economy:
The Russian ruble has lost about...
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