In other news Monday, five people were killed in a suicide bombing at the U.N. World Food Program office in Islamabad, and three Americans were awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine.
In other news, two survivors of the earthquake in Indonesia were pulled from the rubble Friday, while in the Samoan islands, the death toll from Tuesday's deep-sea earthquake and tsunami rose to 169 people.
Giant waves caused by underground earthquakes in the South Pacific have killed hundreds and left many more missing in American Somoa and Indonesia.
In the Samoan islands, relief efforts have begun after an earthquake triggered a tsunami. Meanwhile, Indonesia is struggling to recover from its own temblor. U.S. officials say the first flight carrying aid is en route to the region.
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