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FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2017, file photo, water gushes from the Oroville Dam's main spillway in Oroville, Calif. An independent team of dam experts says bad design and construction a half-century ago contributed to a disastrous spillway collapse at the nation's tallest dam. Dam-safety experts investigating February's spillway failures at the Oroville Dam say California should have assessed the original flaws. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
September 05, 2017 - 2:13 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Bad design and construction and inadequate state oversight led to a disastrous spillway collapse at the nation's tallest dam, an independent team of national dam safety experts said Tuesday. The experts investigating February's spillway failures at California's Oroville Dam say...
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A rescue worker makes an announcement on a loudspeaker at the site of a building collapse in Mumbai, India, Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017. A five-story building collapsed Thursday in Mumbai, Indian’s financial capital, after torrential rains lashed western India. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
August 31, 2017 - 9:15 pm
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Rescuers worked through the night removing the rubble of a collapsed apartment building in India's financial capital of Mumbai where at least 24 people have died and more than a dozen others may still be buried. Fire officer Prabhat Kumar said Friday that 15 injured survivors...
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Rescue workers clear debris from the site of a building collapse in Mumbai, India, Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017. A five-story building collapsed Thursday in Mumbai, Indian’s financial capital, after torrential rains lashed western India. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
August 31, 2017 - 4:40 am
MUMBAI, India (AP) — A five-story building collapsed in India's financial capital of Mumbai, killing 12 people and injuring 14 others on Thursday, after torrential rains lashed the country's west. Another 25 people are feared trapped in the debris. Rescue workers, police and residents helped pull...
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The body of a victim is carried out from the site of a building collapse in Mumbai, India, Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017. A five-story building collapsed Thursday in Mumbai, Indian’s financial capital, after torrential rains lashed western India. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
August 31, 2017 - 1:54 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — A five-story building collapsed in India's financial capital of Mumbai, killing seven people and injuring 13 others on Thursday, after torrential rains lashed the country's west. Another 25 people are feared trapped in the debris. Rescue workers, police and residents helped pull 13...
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August 31, 2017 - 12:44 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — Police say four people have been killed and at least 30 are trapped in a building that collapsed after torrential rains lashed western India. Rescue workers, police and local residents helped pull 13 people out of the rubble when the five-story building in Mumbai crashed early...
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Rescuers pull out 7-month boy Pasquale from the rubble of a collapsed building in Casamicciola, on the island of Ischia, near Naples, Italy, a day after a 4.0-magnitude quake hit the Italian resort island, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017.Hospital officials on the Italian resort island of Ischia say that three brothers rescued from the rubble of their home after a 4.0-magnitude quake are all in good condition. (ANSA via AP)
August 22, 2017 - 10:08 am
MILAN (AP) — Italian firefighters working through the night, sometimes digging by hand, freed a 7-month-old baby Tuesday and then his two older brothers from the rubble of their home that collapsed when a 4.0-magnitude quake struck the resort island of Ischia during the height of tourist season. At...
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Rescuers pull out 7-month boy Pasquale from the rubble of a collapsed building in Casamicciola, on the island of Ischia, near Naples, Italy, a day after a 4.0-magnitude quake hit the Italian resort island, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017.Hospital officials on the Italian resort island of Ischia say that three brothers rescued from the rubble of their home after a 4.0-magnitude quake are all in good condition. (ANSA via AP)
August 22, 2017 - 9:40 am
MILAN (AP) — Italian firefighters working through the night, sometimes digging by hand, freed a 7-month-old baby Tuesday and then his two older brothers from the rubble of their home that collapsed when a 4.0-magnitude quake struck the resort island of Ischia during the height of tourist season. At...
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Firefighters and rescuers pull out a boy, Mattias, from the collapsed building in Casamicciola, on the island of Ischia, near Naples, Italy, a day after a 4.0-magnitude quake hit the Italian resort island, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017. irefighters freed a 7-month-old baby and an older brother from rubble of a house some seven hours after the quake, and are continuing work on rescuing another brother who remained trapped. (Italian Carabinieri, HO/ANSA via AP)
August 22, 2017 - 7:43 am
MILAN (AP) — Firefighters on the Italian resort island of Ischia first freed a 7-month-old baby and then his two older brothers from the rubble Tuesday, working through the night and often by hand to rescue the children after a 4.0-magnitude quake toppled homes and other buildings on the island. At...
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Debris lie on a road after an earthquake hit the island of Ischia, near Naples, Southern Italy, Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. A 3.6-magnitude earthquake has rattled the Italian resort island of Ischia, damaging some buildings, cutting electricity and sending panicked residents and tourists into the streets. (Vigili del Fuoco via AP)
August 21, 2017 - 5:28 pm
ROME (AP) — The latest on an earthquake that hit the Italian resort island of Ischia (all times local): 12:25 a.m. Different seismological agencies are reporting significantly different magnitudes for the earthquake that struck the Italian resort island of Ischia late Monday. Italy's national...
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August 21, 2017 - 4:54 pm
ROME (AP) — The latest on an earthquake that hit the Italian resort island of Ischia (all times local): 11:55 p.m. Italian officials say one person has died and seven people are unaccounted for after a 3.6-magnitude earthquake struck the resort island of Ischia late Monday. Giovanni Vittozzi of the...
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