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AP
May 05, 2019 - 12:59 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Thirteen people were killed Sunday in a fiery airplane accident at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport, a spokeswoman for the Russian Investigative Committee said. The Sukhoi SSJ100 operated by national airline Aeroflot had 73 passengers and five crew members on board when it touched down...
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AP
December 23, 2018 - 8:52 am
CARITA BEACH, Indonesia (AP) — The deadly tsunami struck in the dark, without warning. At least 222 people were killed as waves smashed into houses, hotels and other beachside buildings Saturday night along Indonesia's Sunda Strait, in a disaster that followed an eruption and possible landslide on...
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AP
November 13, 2018 - 2:50 pm
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Ernest Foss was a musician who gave lessons out of his home when he lived in San Francisco, where an amplifier that ran the length of a wall served as the family's living room couch. Carl Wiley refurbished tires for Michelin. Jesus Fernandez was known as "Zeus." They were...
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AP
November 12, 2018 - 7:21 am
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — As wildfires raged at both ends of California, officials released another grim statistic: Six more dead in a swath of Northern California wiped out by fire, raising the death toll there to 29. It matched California's record for deaths in a single fire and brought the...
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Associated Press
October 01, 2018 - 7:27 am
PALU, Indonesia (AP) — Brightly colored body bags were placed side-by-side in a freshly dug mass grave Monday, as a hard-hit Indonesian city began burying its dead from the devastating earthquake and tsunami that killed more than 840 people and left thousands homeless. The death toll, largely from...
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AP
September 16, 2018 - 9:14 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Typhoon Mangkhut barreled into southern China Sunday, killing two people after lashing the Philippines with strong winds and heavy rain that left at least 64 dead and dozens more feared buried in a landslide. More than 2.4 million people had been evacuated in southern China's...
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Getty
September 16, 2018 - 8:19 am
(CBS News) -- Brock Long, the administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), is defending President Trump over the death toll from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, claiming that studies on the number of dead from the storm "are all over the place." An independent study by...
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Associated Press
September 13, 2018 - 7:19 am
President Trump is defending his administration's response to the devastating hurricane in Puerto Rico last year, disputing new findings that Hurricane Maria killed far more people than initially believed. It's the latest defense since Mr. Trump on Tuesday claimed that federal response to Hurricane...
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