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The Best Horror Movies On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: August 17th</b><p>Sometimes you just want to binge whichever good scary movies on Netflix to watch on a dark, stormy night. From ghosts to vampires, zombies, and Babadooks, just about every morbid fantasy that your demented mind can conjure has representation. We’ve watched the best horror …

Horror

6 Creepy Horror Video Games That You Should Not Play Alone (2017)

In this innovative title from No Code, players can relive classic horror movies and late-night television, enjoy simple, light, but intuitive …

'Unprecedented' malaria outbreak in South Sudan | Poverty & Development

<b>Aweil, South Sudan -</b> In a remote northwest corner of South Sudan, Theresa Ahok is in a hurry. The 35-year-old is from the village of Adiang and walked for an hour and a half before managing to flag down a truck to drive her and her sick son another hour to the hospital.<p>"I'm racing", she says," and …

Guatemala's Volcano of Fire erupts, sending ash 7km into the sky

The active Fuego volcano near Guatemala City has been spewing lava and sending ash raining down on towns in its vicinity<p>Guatemala’s Fuego Volcano has erupted in dramatic fashion, sending columns of ash 7km (4m) into the sky.<p>No evacuations were ordered due to Sunday night’s volcanic activity. But …

Storms Desmond and Eva flooded 16,000 homes in England

<b>About 16,000 houses in England were flooded during the wettest December in a century, Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss has told MPs.</b><p>Defending the government's response to the crisis, she said flood defences had protected more than 20,000 homes.<p>Financial aid was provided in "record time", and …

Weather

String of Storms Hitting California Due to Strongest El Niño on Record

Back-to-back storms in the Pacific are threatening to douse parts of the West for more than two weeks, thanks to a weather pattern driven by an El Niño that is tied with the strongest ever on record.<p>Storms drenched California Tuesday, with 1.42 inches of rain recorded at Los Angeles International …

Weather

Colima volcano shoots ash almost 1.5 miles into the sky

Dramatic footage shows Mexico's Colima volcano sending a giant column of ash nearly 1.5 miles up into the atmosphere<p>Mexico’s Colima volcano erupted on Friday, shooting ash almost as high as 1.5 miles into the sky.<p>The eruption occurred just before 12pm.<p>Nearby residents were warned to beware of …

South Africa grapples with worst drought in 30 years

<b>South Africa is facing one of the worst droughts to hit the region in 30 years. Many small farmers are expected to go out of business as food production and prices increase, especially in the Free State province.</b><p>In the middle of what used to be a watering hole, a black calf whose name is Kgantsho a …

South Africa

Oklahoma governor declares state of emergency after storms hit state

TULSA, Okla. (Reuters) - Governor Mary Fallin has declared a state of emergency in Oklahoma after storms over the weekend caused floods, coated roads with ice and left about 60,000 customers without power on Monday.<p>The declaration issued on Sunday covers all 77 counties, remains in effect for 30 …

Mandate on California water cuts slated to continue if drought persists

California's urban areas should prepare to keep conserving water until at least next fall, Gov. Jerry Brown said Friday.<p>In a new executive order, the governor said that if the drought continues through January, mandatory water cuts will remain in effect until October.<p>Brown's original order, issued …

Water

Earthquake hits near Japan; tsunami advisory issued

A magnitude-6.5 undersea earthquake was reported early Saturday morning (mid-afternoon U.S. time) about 88 miles west of Makurazaki, Japan, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.<p>A tsunami advisory was issued for some of the southern islands of Japan, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency.<p>There …

Paris attacks: At least 118 killed in gunfire and blasts, French official says

<b>Paris (CNN) —</b> On a night when thousands of Paris residents and tourists were reveling and fans were enjoying a soccer match between France and world champion Germany, horror struck in an unprecedented manner. Terrorists -- some with AK-47s, some reportedly with bombs strapped to them -- attacked …

Terrorism

UN: Israeli-Palestinian violence nears 'catastrophe'

The United Nations has warned that a deadly surge in violence between Israelis and Palestinians is leading them towards a "catastrophe".<p>The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, said on Wednesday that the latest flare-up in the six-decade-old conflict was "dangerous in the …

South Carolina still on edge from floods; 2 die in truck

Floodwaters in South Carolina: Pictures

Workers removing Ten Commandments from Oklahoma Capitol

A granite monument of the Ten Commandments that has sparked controversy since its installation on the Oklahoma Capitol grounds was being removed late Monday and will be transported to a private conservative think tank for storage.<p>A contractor the state hired began removing the monument shortly …

Death toll rises to 9 in South Carolina’s once-in-a-millennium storm

By Thad Moore<p>COLUMBIA, S.C. — The death toll rose to 11 on Monday after historic floods ravaged South Carolina, closing a 74-mile stretch of Interstate 95 and leaving tens of thousands of people without power or running water.<p>Although floodwaters receded Monday across the hard-hit central part of …

Weather

Guatemala landslide: under the mud, dead families found huddled together

In the disaster-hit town of Santa Catarina Pinula, rescuers are digging through 12m of debris just to reach the rooftops of houses before making gruesome discoveries<p>Beneath the mud and rock that engulfed the small Guatemalan town of Santa Catarina Pinula, search crews have found entire families who …

Guatemala City

Fur Seal Pups Mysteriously Washing Up on California Shores

Corey Arnold for TIME<p>Corey Arnold for TIME<p>Corey Arnold for TIME<p>Corey Arnold for TIME<p>Corey Arnold for TIME<p>Corey Arnold for TIME<p>Corey Arnold for …

Flash Floods, 'Once in 200 Years Rainfall Event' Loom in South Carolina

About 22 million Americans along the East Coast were under flood watches Saturday as a "once in 200 years rainfall event" began hammering the Carolinas with heavy rains — and the worst was yet to come.<p>A flash flood warning was issued for Charleston and Berkeley counties in South Carolina early …

Weather

Huge Sinkhole Swallows Vehicles at Campsite in Australia

Rare supermoon eclipse comes Sunday

<b>(CNN) —</b> Stargazers, night owls and space observers, be prepared, the eclipse of the supermoon is coming.<p>The United States and much of the world will see skies graced by a bright, big moon that will be encapsulated in a total lunar eclipse late Sunday evening into early Monday, according to NASA.<p>The …

Supermoon

Millions make the journey to Mecca for annual hajj

The annual pilgrimage known as hajj began this week in the the Saudi city of Mecca, with an estimated 2 million Muslims from all corners of the earth …

Infections, deaths from cucumber-linked salmonella outbreak continue to rise

<b>(CNN) —</b> The number of salmonella infections linked to cucumbers continues to soar with a U.S. health agency reporting 558 cases on Tuesday, a figure that's 140 more than just a week prior.<p>Three people -- in Arizona, California and Texas -- have died in the ongoing outbreak, according to the Centers …

California's new, unending fire season takes toll on firefighters

LAKEPORT, Calif. (Reuters) - The damage from California’s fast-spreading wildfires is usually expressed in acres destroyed, homes razed or people killed. But for the firefighters, a mental and physical toll is mounting just as fast.<p>A firefighter watches over animals at a property evacuated and …

Fire Fighting

Chile Rocked by Earthquake: Pictures

Chile confronts major quake with fortified buildings, alerts

COQUIMBO, Chile (AP) — Parts of this port city were a disaster zone Thursday after an 8.3-magnitude quake hit off the coast, killing at least 12 …

Natural Disasters

Northern California wildfires death toll reaches five

Two more bodies found as fires continue to rage more than a week after they erupted<p>Two more bodies were found in areas scorched by one of the two devastating wildfires raging in Northern California for the past week, raising the death toll to five from both blazes, even as fire officials on …

Tsunami witness: I saw the sea start to rise. There was terror and anguish

Jocelyn Tordecilla Jorquera lives in Los Vilos, near the epicentre of the earthquake which hit Chile. Here she describes the experience of the ground shaking and the sea coming into her town<p>I was at home in Los Vilos with my three children when the house started to shake at 7.55pm.<p>The earthquake …

Tsunamis