Aquila

Latest Aquila Items
  • Defendants Claudio Eva (center) and Bernardo De Bernardinis (third from right) listen to the verdict at the court in L'Aquila, Italy, on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012. The two were among seven scientists and experts convicted of manslaughter for failing to adequately warn citizens before an earthquake struck central Italy in 2009, killing more than 300 people. (AP Photo/Raniero Pizzi)

    Italian court convicts 7 for not warning of quake

    An Italian court convicted seven scientists and experts of manslaughter on Monday for failing to adequately warn citizens before an earthquake struck central Italy in 2009, killing more than 300 people.


  • Italian court convicts 7 for no quake warning

    Defying assertions that earthquakes cannot be predicted, an Italian court convicted seven scientists and experts of manslaughter Monday for failing to adequately warn residents before a temblor struck central Italy in 2009 and killed more than 300 people.


  • 7 experts convicted for not warning of quake risk

    In a verdict that sent shock waves through the scientific community, an Italian court convicted seven experts of manslaughter on Monday for failing to adequately warn residents of the risk before an earthquake struck central Italy in 2009, killing more than 300 people.


  • Trial opens against scientists for Italy quake

    Seven scientists and other experts went on trial on manslaughter charges Tuesday for allegedly failing to sufficiently warn residents before a devastating 2009 earthquake that killed more than 300 people in central Italy.


  • Heads of State from left: Taro Aso of Japan, Stephen Harper of Canada, Barack Obama USA, Nicolas Sarkozy of France, Silvio Berlusconi of Italy, Dmitry Medvedev of Russia, Angela Merkel of Germany, Gordon Brown of Great Britain, Frederik Reinfeldt of Sweden and EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso gather for a group photo in L'Aquila, Italy, prior to the G-8 summit. The leaders of the Group of Eight nations, united in their desire to work together to fight the worst economic crisis since the Depression, are discussing Wednesday how to coordinate their exit strategies once their economies are stable. (AP Photo/Peer Grimm, Pool)

    G-8 leaders pledge to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

    The world's top eight economic powers, including the U.S., pledged Wednesday to drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but have failed to win the same agreement from the broader group of top polluting nations.


Happening Now