Spain, Japan, Poland, England

Wednesday, May 11, 2011 - 6:03pm

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – Spain, 2 earthquakes, which registered with magnitudes of 4.4 and 5.2 struck in the Southeast part of the country. At least ten people were killed; several buildings and a church were damaged.

Japan – The country is still trying to recover from a massive quake in March. Officials said today, their crippled nuclear power plant may be leaking more radioactive water into the ocean. Officials say a worker found a breach in reactor number three. A previous leak from number two has been sealed.

Poland – It took two days, 30 fire engines, and hundreds of firefighters to put out a fire at a huge warehouse near Warsaw. Several hundred companies that store their products here are out of luck. No word yet on what started the fire but it’s believed it was sparked during some type of construction work.

England – The Sydney Peace Foundation presented the Wikileaks founder a gold medal for what they say is “exceptional courage in pursuit of human rights." You'll remember Julian Assange dumped tens of thousands of top secret government documents on the net. Right now, Assange is waiting to find out whether or not he'll be extradited to Sweden to face sex crime charges.

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