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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 2:18 PM Firefighters Feared Dead in Tehran Shopping-Center Collapse

Up to two dozen thought to be trapped in rubble of 17-story building that crumbled during blaze Many firefighters were feared dead in central Tehran Thursday after a 17-story shopping complex caught fire and collapsed, according to Iran’s emergency medical services head. Some 20 to 25 firefighters were thought to be trapped in the rubble at Tehran’s 9

January 19, 2017 1:48 PM Treasury nominee initially omitted more than $100 million from disclosures, Democratic memo says

President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Treasury Department initially failed to disclose his interests in a Cayman Islands corporation as well as more than $100 million in personal assets, according to a memo by Democratic staffers on the Finance committee that was obtained by The Washington Post. "The reason nominees are allowed to amend 18

January 19, 2017 1:07 PM Raging fire collapses iconic Iranian high-rise, killing at least 30 firefighters

A high-rise building in Tehran engulfed by a fire collapsed on Thursday, killing at least 30 firefighters and injuring some 75 people, state media reported. The disaster struck the Plasco building, an iconic structure in central Tehran just north of the capital's sprawling bazaar. Firefighters, soldiers and other emergency responders dug through the rubble 13

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 10:46 AM Avalanche hits Italian hotel, many feared dead under snow

PENNE, Italy (Reuters) - A huge avalanche ploughed into a luxury mountain hotel in central Italy after a series of strong earthquakes rattled the area, and up to 30 people might be buried under the snow, officials said on Thursday. Rescue workers using flashlights on their helmets battled blizzard conditions during the night to reach the isolated hotel 14

January 19, 2017 10:35 AM 30 firefighters killed in Iran as burning high-rise collapses

A high-rise building in Tehran engulfed by a fire collapsed on Thursday, killing at least 30 firefighters and injuring some 75 people, state media reported. The disaster struck the Plasco building, an iconic structure in central Tehran just north of the capital's sprawling bazaar. Iran's state-run Press TV announced the firefighters' deaths, without 14

January 19, 2017 10:18 AM At least 38 firefighters hurt as Tehran building collapses: Iran state TV

ANKARA At least 38 firefighters were injured when a blazing high-rise commercial building in downtown Tehran collapsed, state television reported on Thursday. One witness described the 17-storey tower's collapse as like a "scene from a horror movie." The building's occupants were evacuated before the collapse, state TV said, but firefighters were still 14

January 19, 2017 9:35 AM 30 firefighters killed in high-rise collapse, Iran's state TV reports

Iran's state-run Press TV says 30 firefighters have been killed in the collapse of a burning high-rise building in Tehran. Press TV announced the deaths on Thursday in the blaze at the Plasco building, an iconic structure in central Tehran just north of the capital's sprawling bazaar. The blaze began hours earlier. There was no immediate cause offered 15

January 19, 2017 8:54 AM Dozens of Iran firefighters feared trapped in building collapse

Tehran (AFP) - Dozens of firefighters were feared trapped under the rubble after Iran's oldest high-rise, the 15-storey Plasco building in downtown Tehran, collapsed live on TV on Thursday following a fire. State television said 200 firefighters had been called to the scene and 38 had already been injured battling the blaze before it fell. The building 16