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Asia Earthquake Threat Hangs Over World Markets
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Asia Earthquake Threat Hangs Over World Markets

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Asia Earthquake Threat Hangs Over World Markets

Asia Earthquake Threat Hangs Over World Markets
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Two years ago, an earthquake off the coast of Sumatra triggered a tsunami that killed a quarter-of-a-million people. Scientists say Asia is at risk for at least two more massive quakes. One near the source of the 2004 tsunami, the other threatens Tokyo. When they come, the quakes could impact world financial markets.

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