Building collapses

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July 07, 2017 - 2:06 am
MILAN (AP) — A five-story apartment block has collapsed near the southern Italian city of Naples, and authorities are working to find anyone who may have been trapped. Firefighters told Sky TG24 that six or seven people are believed to be buried in the rubble in the town of Torre Annunziata. The...
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This Friday, June 23, 2017 photo released by Saudi Press Agency, SPA, shows the scene of a suicide bombing after a police raid in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Police said the bomber shot at them when they tried to raid the three-story house and that the man blew himself up during the confrontation, leading to the building's collapse. (Saudi Press Agency via AP)
June 24, 2017 - 2:17 am
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A suicide bomber blew himself up near the Grand Mosque in Mecca as police disrupted a plot to target the holiest site in Islam just as the fasting month of Ramadan ends, Saudi security forces said Saturday. The Interior Ministry said it launched a raid around Jiddah, as...
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This Friday, June 23, 2017 photo released by Saudi Press Agency, SPA, shows the scene of a suicide bombing after a police raid in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Police said the bomber shot at them when they tried to raid the three-story house and that the man blew himself up during the confrontation, leading to the building's collapse. (Saudi Press Agency via AP)
June 23, 2017 - 11:53 pm
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A suicide bomber blew himself up near the Grand Mosque at Mecca as police disrupted a plot to target the holiest site in Islam just as the fasting month of Ramadan ends, Saudi security forces said Saturday. The Interior Ministry said it launched a raid around Jiddah, as...
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June 23, 2017 - 9:40 pm
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi security forces said Saturday they disrupted a plot to attack the Grand Mosque at Mecca, home to the holiest site in Islam, just as the fasting month of Ramadan concludes. The Interior Ministry said it launched raids in Jiddah province, as well as two areas in...
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June 23, 2017 - 9:22 pm
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi security forces said Saturday they disrupted a plot to attack the Grand Mosque at Mecca, home to the holiest site in Islam, just as the fasting month of Ramadan concludes. The Interior Ministry said it launched raids in Jiddah province, as well as two areas in...
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May 25, 2017 - 8:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An arbitrator has awarded $95.6 million to a Ukrainian immigrant who was seriously injured in a 2013 Philadelphia building collapse. Mariya Plekan's attorney, Andrew Stern, announced the division of the $227 million settlement on Thursday. Lawyers for 19 people killed or injured...
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May 25, 2017 - 8:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An arbitrator has awarded $95.6 million to a Ukrainian immigrant who was seriously injured in a 2013 Philadelphia building collapse. An attorney for Mariya Plekan announced the division of the $227 million settlement on Thursday. Plekan was expected to receive the largest...
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A firefighter with The Woodlands Fire Department works the scene of a two-story house fire that left multiple people dead Friday, May 12, 2017, in Conroe, Texas. (Jason Fochtman/Houston Chronicle via AP)
May 12, 2017 - 9:28 am
CONROE, Texas (AP) — Three children were killed early Friday when a burning house collapsed north of Houston and three members of the same family are critically injured, according to a sheriff's official. Montgomery County sheriff's Lt. Scott Spencer said the children ranged in age from 6 to 13...
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FILE - In this April 25, 2013, file photo, Bangladeshi people gather as rescuers look for survivors and victims at the site of a building that collapsed a day earlier, in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh. An international rights group says dozens of global clothing companies are not complying with a plan to ensure better safety in Bangladesh garment factories following the deadly collapse of a building four years ago. (AP Photo/A.M.Ahad, File)
April 24, 2017 - 6:38 am
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Dozens of global clothing companies are not complying with a plan to ensure better safety in Bangladesh garment factories following the deadly collapse of a building four years ago, a rights group said Monday. Only 29 out of 72 recently contacted companies are releasing...
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Rescuers and firefighters search for 11 missing people in the rubble of an apartment house that collapsed in Swiebodzice, Poland, on Saturday, April 8, 2017. Firefighters suspect the collapse might have been caused by a gas explosion. Several people were killed and injured. (AP Photo)
April 09, 2017 - 8:19 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's prime minister and local authorities vowed Sunday to provide financial help and other aid to survivors of an apartment building collapse that left six people dead. Prime Minister Beata Szydlo came to the site of Saturday's collapse in the southwestern town of...
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