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LONDON (Reuters) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 hit 400 kilometers north of the Northern Mariana Islands at 1644 GMT on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
UPDATE: The photo in this week's "name that airport" post is of the Saipan International Airport in the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
On a sunny peak on Saipan Island, the death toll continued to rise after the fighting had ceased when the Americans captured the Japanese stronghold. This represented a major loss on behalf of the Japanese: The Allies had seized Papua...Show More Summary
Travel up the lazy slope of Mt. Petosukura on the island of Saipan, and at the top is an abandoned radar tower, a last vestige of Cold War surveillance trying its best to fight back against the encroaching jungle. The facility dates to the late 1980s, when the Air Force chose some high ground on the Northern Mariana Islands, a U.S. Show More Summary
Residents of Northern Mariana Islands, "America's best kept secret" recount their "unique" problems far from the rest of the world.
Several Northern Mariana Islands conservation groups have sued the US Department of Defense and the Navy over live-fire exercises planned for the Pagan and Tinian islands, as part of a military buildup planned for Guam.
A major earthquake of magnitude 7.7. struck in the eastern Pacific Ocean on Friday, close to the Northern Mariana Islands, but was not expected to trigger a tsunami, the U.S. Geological Survey and the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said. The epicenter of the quake, initially reported as a magnitude...
A magnitude 7.7 earthquake has occurred off Northern Mariana Islands.
In case you missed it, a $1000 per gun purchase tax was recently passed in the Northern Mariana Islands, a U.S. Territory. Now, the territory's...
A ban by any other name would smell as bad
I could have just said “President”, but “President of the United States of America” sounds more impressive. The 538 blog has an excellent new post showing how the GOP primary process is set up to favor Trump, who is winning far more delegates than votes: Even worse, Trump tends to do better in areas with […]
A bit of conventional wisdom was settling in on Wednesday morning that though Donald Trump enjoyed a good “Super Tuesday II,” with victories in the Northern Mariana Islands, Florida, North Carolina, Illinois, and—tentatively—Missouri, he may not have done well enough to ward off a contested convention. Show More Summary
Ted Cruz is the one person standing between Donald Trump and the Republican nomination, now that Florida Senator Marco Rubio has bowed out. Last night, Trump won four out of the five states (as well a the Northern Mariana Islands), amassing 186 delegates to 27 for Cruz — although given the closeness of the Missouri... Show More Summary
An anxious headline... at NPR where I see Trump has already won the Northern Mariana Islands:Trump began the big day of voting with a win in the U.S. commonwealth's GOP caucuses. He took 73 percent of the vote (343 votes out of just 471 cast), which will give Trump all nine available delegates. Show More Summary
Donald Trump won the Northern Mariana Islands Republican caucus in a landslide: The post First Super Tuesday Results Trump Wins the Northern Mariana Islands appeared first on RedState.
Today is another big primary day, with both Democrats and Republicans holding contests in Florida, Illinois, Missouri, North Carolina, and Ohio.The Republicans also hold their caucus in the Northern Mariana Islands today.So, what's interesting about today is that some of the Republican contests become winner-take-all today. Show More Summary
Donald Trump added another nine delegates to his arsenal early Tuesday morning by winning in the Northern Mariana Islands. Trump won the U.S....
GOP front-runner Donald Trump won the Republican caucus in the Northern Mariana Islands on Tuesday. Trump won all 9 delegates with 72.8 percent of vote, according to Jason Osborne, the executive director of the local Republican Party. Show More Summary
Read live coverage of the presidential nominating contests in five states plus the Northern Mariana Islands.