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A strong earthquake cut power across the Indonesian island of Lombok, toppled buildings and killed at least two people as the tourist hotspot was trying to recover from a temblor earlier this month that killed hundreds of people.

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Standing on Springfield’s Main Street, the nearly $1 billion resort casino meant to spark a downtown renaissance doesn’t immediately scream Las Vegas glitz. There’s no neon-lit billboard, no soaring tower of glass and steel.

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The Latest on the slowing of Kilauea volcano’s eruption (all times local):

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Mexico’s president-elect announced an even more ambitious proposal for a train on the Yucatan peninsula Monday that would link nearly all the region’s main tourist draws and cost double or more than the previously announced figure.

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Northern Albania was struck Saturday by two earthquakes with preliminary magnitudes of 5.4 and 5.1, damaging scores of buildings, authorities said.

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The walkout at Robert Russa Moton High School in Farmville marked the start of the battle for equal education.

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