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From TheJournal.ie Santorum maintains Republican challenge with two more primary wins US 2012

Santorum maintains Republican challenge with two more primary wins

The former Pennsylvania senator wins in Alabama and Mississippi – meaning Mitt Romney is still without a win in the south.

Is there food on Mars?

A group of six people will take part in a simulated mission to Mars next year – on the Big Island of Hawaii. Their mission? Report back on the food astronauts eat in space.

From The42 Stricker on cruise control in Hawaii Runaway

Stricker on cruise control in Hawaii

The Wisconsin native is five shots clear with a round to go at the season-opening Tournament of Champions.

WATCH: Surfer rides amazing 90 foot wave - a new world record? Ride The Wave This post contains videos

WATCH: Surfer rides amazing 90 foot wave - a new world record?

Hawaiian Garrett McNamara rode the mammoth wave in Portugal yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Man sucked into ocean by blow hole Tragic

Man sucked into ocean by blow hole

The Californian man died on the island of Maui after being sucked into the ocean by a large blow hole.

From TheJournal.ie Japan unearths gigantic haul of rare earth minerals Rare

Japan unearths gigantic haul of rare earth minerals

The 100-billion-ton stash found by Japan could be used for electronics – but an ownership battle may be brewing.

From TheJournal.ie White House issues Obama birth cert in bid to end conspiracy claims United States

White House issues Obama birth cert in bid to end conspiracy claims

Donald Trump is “proud” as the long form of Barack Obama’s birth certificate is released, intending to prove he was born in the US.

From TheJournal.ie Massive Japanese quake causes day to shorten slightly Japan Earthquake

Massive Japanese quake causes day to shorten slightly

The earth’s rotation sped up by over a microsecond because of the 8.9 magnitude earthquake.

From TheJournal.ie The week in photos Week In Photos This post contains images

The week in photos

This is the week that was, in pictures.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach offers condolences and pledges assistance to victims of Japanese earthquake Japan Earthquake

Taoiseach offers condolences and pledges assistance to victims of Japanese earthquake

The minister for trade and development has said that Ireland is standing by to provide assistance.

From TheJournal.ie Stock and oil prices react to Japan's earthquake and tsunami disasters Japan Earthquake

Stock and oil prices react to Japan's earthquake and tsunami disasters

Stocks rose but oil prices fell in response to the terrible events in the Pacific.

From TheJournal.ie What’s happened in the Pacific? A timeline of the day's terrible events Japan Tsunami

What’s happened in the Pacific? A timeline of the day's terrible events

A timeline of how today’s terrifying events have unfolded, beginning with the magnitude 8.9 earthquake which struck at 5.46am Irish time.

From TheJournal.ie Japan latest: Toll stands at 137 but deaths set to exceed 1,000 people Japan Earthquake

Japan latest: Toll stands at 137 but deaths set to exceed 1,000 people

With still many unaccounted for one news agency says the death toll is expected to rise above 1,000 people.

From TheJournal.ie Astronomers dismiss suggestion that sun and moon caused Japan earthquake Bad Science This post contains images

Astronomers dismiss suggestion that sun and moon caused Japan earthquake

Reports that scientists had established a link between the activities of the sun and moon with the today’s Pacific tsunami have been dismissed by Irish astronomers.

From TheJournal.ie Eyewitness videos record shocking extent of Japan’s earthquake and tsunami Japan Earthquake This post contains videos

Eyewitness videos record shocking extent of Japan’s earthquake and tsunami

In video: how tourists and the residents of Japan experienced today’s earthquake.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: How the disaster in Japan unfolded Japan This post contains images

In pictures: How the disaster in Japan unfolded

Cities, towns and farmland seriously damaged by the 8.9 magnitude quake today, which then triggered tsunami.

From TheJournal.ie UN and countries pledge aid and rescue offers to Japan but no decision from Ireland Japan Tsunami

UN and countries pledge aid and rescue offers to Japan but no decision from Ireland

Officials at the Department of the Taoiseach and Department of Foreign Affairs have so far made no official comment on the matter.

From TheJournal.ie Tsunami hits Indonesia without causing damage Pacific

Tsunami hits Indonesia without causing damage

Indonesia and Guam have both lifted their tsunami warnings, after waves of just 10 centimetres hit the eastern Indonesian coast.

From TheJournal.ie Hawaii tsunami: Slow-moving waves creeping inland on islands Hawaii Tsunami

Hawaii tsunami: Slow-moving waves creeping inland on islands

Tsunami warning centre explains that a tsunami is not always just one wall of water but a constantly-encroaching sheet of water that will swamp coastal regions.

From TheJournal.ie In Pictures: Graphs and charts that show the tsunami's projected path Tsunami This post contains images

In Pictures: Graphs and charts that show the tsunami's projected path

Weather centres around the Pacific rim show trajectory of deadly wave.

From TheJournal.ie Volcano erupts in eastern Indonesia Indonesia

Volcano erupts in eastern Indonesia

A volcano has erupted in Indonesia, just hours after an earthquake in Japan created a Pacific-wide tsunami.

From TheJournal.ie Department of Foreign Affairs sets up crisis centre for Japan tsunami Japan

Department of Foreign Affairs sets up crisis centre for Japan tsunami

The department estimates that there are around 2,000 Irish citizens in Japan. Relatives and friends of people in Japan are asked to contact the crisis centre for information.

From TheJournal.ie Pacific tsunami: Eyewitnesses upload photographs Pacific Tsunami This post contains images

Pacific tsunami: Eyewitnesses upload photographs

People in the areas affected by the Pacific tsunami have uploaded photographs on social networking sites.

From TheJournal.ie Tsunami passes over Taiwan, Indonesia braces for impact Pacific Tsunami

Tsunami passes over Taiwan, Indonesia braces for impact

The Pacific tsunami has hit Taiwan causing minimal damage – it is due to hit the vulnerable Indonesia islandssoon.

From TheJournal.ie Japan tremors incredibly close to the surface Japan

Japan tremors incredibly close to the surface

Map shows how shallow the focus of earthquake is – red and orange spots denote shocks less than 25km from the surface.

From TheJournal.ie Tsunami may 'totally engulf' low lying Pacific islands: Red Cross Pacific Tsunami This post contains images

Tsunami may 'totally engulf' low lying Pacific islands: Red Cross

The low lying Pacific islands may be swept over as a powerful tsunami hits the region – meanwhile Indonesia is bracing itself, as warnings indicate it will be the first area to be hit after Japan.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands evacuated from Russian coastline after tsunami warning Tsunami Warning

Thousands evacuated from Russian coastline after tsunami warning

Some 11,000 people have been evacuated from the Pacific islands by the Russian authorities in anticipation of a tsunami.

From TheJournal.ie Earthquake map shows extent of activity in Pacific Rim today Earthquake

Earthquake map shows extent of activity in Pacific Rim today

Map shows the extent of earthquake activity – the bigger the square, the bigger the quake.

From TheJournal.ie Tsunami centre widens warning to western US coast Tsumani Warning

Tsunami centre widens warning to western US coast

Hawaii, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico and Central and South America and the rest of the Pacific Ocean have been issued with tsunami alerts.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: A massive tsunami hits Japan in the wake of the 7th largest earthquake ever recorded; the Pacific region is on high alert and the verdict’s in on the iPad2.

From TheJournal.ie Tsunami alerts issued for multiple counties in Pacific Rim Japan

Tsunami alerts issued for multiple counties in Pacific Rim

Tsunami warnings have been issued for multiple countries in the Pacific Rim. The Japanse Prime Minister confirmed that a nuclear power plant in the north has been closed down but declared the situation safe so far.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

This evening’s Daily Fix includes: new online suicide prevention initiative launched; Guantanamo terror trials to resume; and a trapped Bieber.

From TheJournal.ie Video: Hawaii's volcano Kilauea erupts Hawaii This post contains videos This post contains images

Video: Hawaii's volcano Kilauea erupts

Dramatic images from the weekend’s volcanic activity on Hawaii’s Big Island after a crater floor on the Kilauea volcano collapsed.