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January 19, 2017 11:13 AM "Many" feared dead in Italian hotel hit by avalanche

Rescuers racing Thursday to reach people trapped in a spa hotel that was buried by an avalanche in central Italy’s Abruzzo region. “There are many dead,” Antonio Crocetta, who heads up the alpine police force at the center of the rescue effort on the slopes of Gran Sasso mountain, told Italian media. There was no confirmation from other rescue or law enforcement 21

January 19, 2017 10:50 AM 30 firefighters killed in collapse of high-rise in Iran

At least 30 firefighters were killed Thursday when an iconic, high-rise building in the Iranian capital of Tehran caught fire and collapsed, local media reported. The blaze broke out in the 17-story Plasco trade center just north of Tehran's sprawling bazaar. The cause wasn't immediately known. Press TV reported that scores of firefighters battled the blaze 17

January 19, 2017 10:38 AM May Pitches Brexit U.K. as Global Cheerleader for Free Trade

Theresa May pitched post-Brexit Britain as a champion of globalization and free trade, saying she wants to defend the “rules-based international system.” “The U.K. will step up to a new leadership role as the strongest and most forceful advocate for business, free markets and free trade anywhere in the world,” the prime minister said in a speech to the World 17

January 19, 2017 8:37 AM Tehran’s Iconic Plasco Building Collapses After Fire: Iran State Media

TEHRAN, Iran — A high-rise residential building in Tehran has collapsed after a blaze, Iranian state television reported Thursday. Earlier, authorities said at least 25 people had been injured in the fire at the iconic Plasco building — which houses a major shopping center on its ground floor. Police had previously blocked off streets around the 17-story 13

January 19, 2017 7:00 AM Scores of Iran firefighters battle blaze in Tehran building

TEHRAN, Iran – Scores of Iranian firefighters are battling a blaze at an iconic building in Tehran housing a major shopping center. No injuries have been immediately reported. The fire broke out on Thursday morning at the Plasco building, built over 50 years ago. Police have blocked off streets around the 17-story structure, which was among the first 15

January 19, 2017 1:44 AM Student Loan Collector Cheated Millions, Lawsuits Say

The lawsuits describe routine mistakes and lapses in oversight that over time added up to systematic failures, eerily similar to the mortgage servicing industry’s bungling of borrower accounts and property foreclosures during the 2008 recession. Financial companies eventually paid more than $100 billion to settle mortgage-related lawsuits. Navient mishandled 27 4

January 18, 2017 4:02 PM Earth breaks heat record in 2016 for third year in a row

Last year, the Earth sweltered under the hottest temperatures in modern times for the third year in a row, US scientists said Wednesday, raising new concerns about the quickening pace of climate change. Temperatures spiked to new national highs in parts of India, Kuwait and Iran, while sea ice melted faster than ever in the fragile Arctic, said the report 16

January 18, 2017 12:26 PM Woman, 54, dies after jump from third-floor landing inside Midtown Time Warner Center

A 54-year-old woman jumped to her death from a third-floor landing inside the Time Warner Center in Midtown just after midnight Wednesday. A 54-year-old woman plunged to her death after leaping from a third floor landing inside the Time Warner Center in Midtown early Wednesday, police sources said. The woman, whose name was not immediately released 12

January 18, 2017 11:35 AM As caliphate crumbles, Islamic State lashes out in Iraq

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Two days after Iraqi forces launched a new push against Islamic State in Mosul, bomb blasts ripped through a marketplace in central Baghdad - the start of a spate of attacks that appear to signal a shift in tactics by the Islamist group. The Sunni jihadists have targeted Shi'ite Muslim civilians. Raids on police and army posts in other 15

January 18, 2017 10:37 AM Pruitt on the issues

President-elect Donald Trump's nominee to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, has a long history of fighting federal pollution rules. If confirmed, he's expected to sharply alter the agency that President Barack Obama used to implement some of his most aggressive executive actions — moves that enraged 12