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January 19, 2017 3:11 PM Soldiers, rescue dogs seek trapped firefighters in Tehran building collapse

ANKARA Soldiers, sniffer dogs and rescue workers were searching for an estimated 25 trapped firefighters on Thursday in the ruins of a 17-storey commercial building that collapsed while they were trying to put out a blaze, the mayor of Tehran said. Iranian state TV said at least 78 people, including 45 firefighters, had been hurt when the Plasco building 13

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 7:30 AM The Latest: Italian authorities: 30 missing in avalanche

Italian civil protection authorities say that 30 people are missing after an avalanche covered a mountain hotel in central Italy. The authority says they were working to get rescue vehicles to the Hotel Rigopiano through roads covered in snow, joining initial rescue efforts overnight by alpine rescue squads. Italian media say that the avalanche covered 17

January 18, 2017 2:59 PM Most NY construction fatalities caused by safety violations: Study

As the state’s construction boom continues, worksite accidents and fatalities have risen right along with New York City’s ever-changing skyline. Between 2011 and 2015, construction worker fatalities in New York state rose from 33 to 55, according to “Deadly Skyline,” a study released Wednesday by the New York Committee for Occupational Safety & Health 12

January 16, 2017 12:49 PM At Least Five Dead After Shooting at Electronic Music Festival in Mexico

A lone shooter fired on a crowd at an electronic dance music festival in Mexico early Monday, leaving at least five people dead and at least a dozen more injured, according to a statement released by festival organizers. Among the dead are four men and a woman. Two of those who died were part of a security team, the statement said. "It is with great 8

January 11, 2017 2:45 PM Robert Gates Calls Rex Tillerson ‘Deeply Knowledgeable’ About the World

The congressional slate on Wednesday was supposed to be more daunting, before two nominees — Betsy DeVos, Mr. Trump’s choice for education secretary, and Representative Mike Pompeo of Kansas, his pick to lead the C.I.A. — had their hearings moved. But Mr. Trump’s nominees, and the senators questioning them, will still be busy. For Mr. Sessions, who completed 13

January 6, 2017 9:55 PM Overdose Fatalities From Opioids Hit New Peaks

Fentanyl remains chief culprit in early 2016 data in several cities, states The U.S. opioid crisis shows no sign of receding as a new year begins, with the latest data from several hard-hit cities and states showing overdose fatalities reaching new peaks as authorities scramble to stem the tide. The synthetic opioid fentanyl, which has up to 50 times 21

January 6, 2017 6:15 AM Moderate quake kills 4 people in rural area in southern Iran

TEHRAN, Iran – Iran's state TV says a magnitude 5.1 quake killed four people in a village deep in southern Iran. The report says the quake struck Saifabad village near the town of Khonj, about 1,000 kilometers, or 620 miles, south of the capital, Tehran. The TV says the four fatalities are foreign nationals, a reference to Afghan laborers who work on farms 17

January 2, 2017 4:05 PM Woman's bid to put sweater on pit bull ends poorly

(NEWSER) – A couple is in the hospital after going to battle with their new dog, Scarface. It all started Friday afternoon when Brenda Guerrero went outside her family's home in Tampa to put a sweater on her pit bull mix; the Tampa Patch describes it as a cold day where temps were set to drop into the upper 30s. Scarface, whom neighbors tell WFTS had only been adopted 17

January 2, 2017 1:07 PM Mogadishu Airport Explosion Photo Update: Death Toll Grows As Al-Shabab Suspected For Car Bomb In Somalia Capital

At least 16 people were killed after a car bomb detonated near the international airport in the capital city of Somalia on Monday, according to multiple reports. The death toll rose rapidly after initial estimates put the number of fatalities at three. The powerful explosion in Mogadishu blew off roofs and doors of structures, leaving officials to predict 14