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Earthquake Hits Ecuador! Over 654 People Dead

An earthquake of magnitude 7.8 hit Ecuador on Saturday evening. The country’s risk management office said that over 654 people had lost their lives till now. It is said that the death toll may increase as many have been stuck inside the buildings. Around 58 people are found missing since April 16, and 12,492 people were injured. The Government has provided shelters for 26,091 people. An aftershock was also experienced with a magnitude of 6.1 which struck the coast of Ecuador.
Three cities of Ecuador Manta, Portovieja, and Pedernales was the worst affected by the quake. Ecuadorian President Rafael has announced several financial measures so that the government gets fund for the reconstruction of buildings. He also said that rebuilding affected areas is a tough task as it may take several years for its completion. The Government has decided to increase the sales tax for one year and sell their properties so that they can get money for the reconstruction purpose.

Defence Minister Ricardo Patino said that “The country is facing an awkward phase right now.” The rescue team is recovering bodies from the debris. He also added that it would take several years for the country to recover from the aftereffects of the quake.

The tourist areas in Pedernales were badly affected by the tremor. A restaurant and a five-story hotel were destroyed. Rescuers are doing their best to find people stuck inside the buildings. One of the survivors told CNN’s Gustavo Valdes that the quake was too hard that they all fell and they could not get up. The victims are left clueless as what they can do next for their living.

The Government of Ecuador is sending officials to every house looking for survivors and victims’. Over 10,000 soldiers and 4600 police officers are deployed for the rescue operation. Rescuers from other countries have reached Ecuador to help in the rescue operations of the Government.

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Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Found Dead At Resort

Antonin Scalia Justice of the Supreme Court of United Nations was found dead at a resort in Texas. He was 79. He is known for his transformative legal theories and writings. He has worked in the Supreme Court for over thirty years. Chief Justice John G. Roberts confirmed Scalia’s death. He said that the judge was an extra-ordinary person and that he will always be treasured by his colleagues. He also added that his death is a great loss for the country.

Spokeswomen of the United States Marshall Service said that there was nothing found to indicate that the death was unnatural. His death was ruled to be the result of natural causes.

He began his career in the court as an outsider known for making caustic dissents. His theories were initially idiosyncratic it gradually took hold everywhere. Judge Richard A.Posner said that he was the most influential justice of the last quarter century. He was a champion of originalism. Political conservatives accepted his ideas on originalism.

He was an exceptional student graduated from Harvard Law School. He was good in defending criminals and cross-examining the witnesses. He became the longest-serving member of the court after the retirement of Justice John Paul. He was a regular writer for major cases including First Amendment, class actions and arbitrations.

He had an exceptional skill in writing, and he used the perfect phrase and words in his writing. His writing attracted a huge section of people. Lawyers and civilians followed his opinions. He is capable of making the courtroom active by his talks. He entertains the people in the court with his meaningful jokes.

He was a man of varied tastes. His other interests are poker, opera, and hunting. He was named Nino by his friends. His friends said that he enjoyed his joke more than anything else.

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David Bowie Dies Due To Cancer

Legendary singer David Bowie has died of cancer at the age of 69. He had struggled with the deadly disease for 18 months. His death was confirmed by a post in social media stating that he died peacefully among his family members. He was an extraordinary artist whose last album was released a few days ago. Singer David Bowie is a great star who played a predominant role in British Musical history.

Some of the famous albums of the singer are Let’s dance, Changes, Space Oddity, Starman, Modern Love, Heroes, Under Pressure, Rebel Rebel, and Life On Mars. He released his latest album Blackstar. It is rightly called as the parting gift to the world. Tony Visconti producer and close friend of David said that “he was an extraordinary man full of life and love.” He was sure that he would be with us at all times.

His fans gathered in huge numbers at Brixton, South London to pay homage to the singer. People also paid their tribute to him outside his New York House in Berlin. David Bowie worked as an artist for 51 years. Around 140 million albums are sold till date. He has performed 25 studio albums.

He was remembered for his great laughs by Paul Mccartney. He treasures the moment spent with the great artist. He also added that he created a huge influence among the people. Brian Eno, a friend of David, felt a huge gap as his death was a total surprise to him. Madonna posted on her Facebook saying Bowie has changed her course of life after witnessing his performance. She also stated that he is a real genius who is so inspiring and innovative.

David was also successful in his acting career. Throughout his career, he reinvented something new to the world of music. Though his journey has ended in this world, his music still lives in the heart of the people.