Quake shakes

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LIMA: A dou­ble- decker tour bus has lost con­trol and rolled over on a nar­row road in the Peru­vian cap­i­tal Lima, killing at least nine peo­ple and in­jur­ing 25. Fire­fighter Ce­sar Suito says a Cana­dian and a Chilean were among the in­jured in Sun­day night’s crash about 2km from Lima’s pres­i­den­tial palace. A health of­fi­cial said the bus was driv­ing on the San Cris­to­bal hill to give pas­sen­gers panoramic views of the city. RALEIGH: The rec­tor of an Epis­co­pal church in North Carolina is fac­ing crim­i­nal charges in Florida af­ter po­lice say he pointed a gun at an­other ve­hi­cle in an ap­par­ent road rage in­ci­dent. Me­dia re­ports say 35year- old Rev­erend Wil­liam Rian Adams is charged with two counts of ag­gra­vated as­sault with a deadly weapon. Martin County, Florida records show he was re­leased from jail on $ 15,000 bail. State troop­ers say a pick- up truck driver was closely fol­low­ing a Corvette on Florida’s Turn­pike and tried to pass the car when its driver pointed a hand­gun at him. Troop­ers then stopped Adams in the Corvette. DEN­VER: A teen staffer at a Colorado camp fought off a bear af­ter wak­ing up on Sun­day to find the an­i­mal bit­ing his head and try­ing to drag him away. The 19- year- old woke up about 4am to a “crunch­ing sound” with his head in­side the mouth of the bear, which was try­ing to pull him out of his sleep­ing bag as he slept out­side at Glacier View Ranch 77km north­west of Den­ver, Colorado Parks and Wildlife spokes­woman Jen­nifer Churchill said. The teen punched and hit it and other staffers who were sleep­ing nearby yelled and swat­ted at the bear, which even­tu­ally left, she said. MANILA: A 5.9- mag­ni­tude earth­quake has shaken the cen­tral Philip­pines with­out any sig­nif­i­cant ca­su­al­ties or prop­erty dam­age be­ing re­ported, four days af­ter an­other earth­quake left two dead and 72 wounded. The quake was lo­cated in Leyte prov­ince.

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