SINGAPORE An earthquake in the South pacific measuring 5.7 magnitude struck 268 kilometres (166.53 miles) south of the island of Nuku'alofa in the Polynesian state of Tonga, the U.S. Geological Survey reported on Saturday.
USGS downgraded the magnitude, having initially estimated it at 6.1.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre did not issue a warning.
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JERUSALEM A Palestinian who stabbed and wounded an Israeli security guard at a main military checkpoint in the occupied West Bank that separates Ramallah and Jerusalem, was shot and killed on Friday, police said.
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