HAVANA — A moderate earthquake and smaller aftershock rattled houses and nerves in eastern Cuba on Saturday near the U.S. holding facility at Guantanamo Bay. No damages or injuries were reported.
The quake, with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6, struck just after noon CST, 30 miles south of Guantanamo, the Cuban city adjacent to the U.S. base, said the U.S. Geological Survey in Golden, Colo.
Rescuers finish work after Canada avalanche
REVELSTOKE, British Columbia — Rescue crews ended their search Saturday in British Columbia's mountainous backcountry after accounting for everyone in an area where an avalanche cascaded d own a mountain, killing one snowmobiler.
The slide struck around 3:30 p.m. Friday while snowmobilers were riding in the deep backcountry snow on Eagle Pass Mountain near Revelstoke, British Columbia.
Royal Canadian Mounted Police Cpl. Dan Moskaluk said Saturday morning that there were two groups of people at the base of the mountain at the time who may have been caught in the slide, but by midday, rescue crews had determined everyone was safe.
Undersea photo may show teen's remains
ORANJESTAD, Aruba — Authorities will search once again for a missing U.S. teen after an American couple took an underwater picture of what they believe might be Natalee Holloway's remains, a spokeswoman for the prosecutors' office told the Associated Press on Saturday.
A police diving team will soon do preliminary work at the spot where officials believe the picture was taken, spokeswoman Ann Angela said.