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By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 7th, 2017
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Hurricane Irma Update: Florida on watch, Three more dead in Puerto Rico as one million are without power

Florida is on high alert and has ordered evacuations, while the Carolinas and Georgia have also declared emergencies as Hurricane Irma rages closer. Now three deaths have been reported in Puerto Rico with more than More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, December 8th, 2016
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Two teens arrested in connection with Tennessee’s deadly wildfires

Authorities have arrested two teenagers in connection with last week’s deadly wildfires. Officials held a news conference at the Sevier County Courthouse Wednesday, confirming that they have been charged with More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
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Oakland warehouse fire death toll rises to 36 as more names are released

Described as the deadliest structure fire in California in more than a century, the death toll of the disaster hit 36 on Monday, but there were indications that rescuers were near the end of removing bodies from More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, December 5th, 2016
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Canadian couple, John Tegler, Marilyn Tegler killed in Tennessee wildfire

A couple from Canada were killed while trying to escape the wildfires in Gatlinburg, authorities have confirmed. John Tegler, 71, and wife Marilyn Tegler, 70, were from Woodstock, Ontario. They had spent Thanksgiving More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, December 5th, 2016
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Tennessee fires: James Wood confirms his mother, Alice Hagler killed in Sevier County fire

The Sevier County fires have consumed acres and acres of beautiful land, destroyed homes and sadly, taken lives and Alice Hagler has been confirmed among those killed in the blaze. Hagler, 70, was confirmed dead More...

By Zach Jones On Thursday, August 13th, 2015
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50 confirmed dead, hundreds injured in massive explosion in China

A massive explosion reportedly rocked the Tianjin region in China on Wednesday left at least 50 dead, hundreds injured. The explosion reportedly occurred around midnight local time along the docks at the Tianjin More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, March 16th, 2015
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Pakistani Taliban suicide bombing of churches leaves 14 dead, 80 injured

Taliban in Pakistan claimed responsibility of suicide bombings outside two churches in Lahore killed 14 people and wounded nearly 80 others during services on Sunday in attacks claimed by a faction of the Pakistani More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
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Four dead, nearly 300 missing after South Korea ferry sinks

A ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea’s southern coast on Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people missing. South Korea ferry disaster More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, March 25th, 2014
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Washington State mudslide: Death toll rises to 14, as many as 176 missing

Search and rescue crews at the devastating mudslide Monday found an additional six bodies, bringing the total number of dead to 14, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office said. CBS published a great graphic which More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, March 24th, 2014
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8 confirmed dead, 100 missing in Washington State mudslide as search considers

Authorities are still searching for more bodies after a massive mudslide in a rural part of Washington state killed at least eight people and with over 100 reports of others missing. Washington state mudslide aftermath More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 3rd, 2014
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UN Report: 2013 was the deadliest year in Iraq since 2008

The UN reports that Iraq endured the most violent year in five years as violent attacks claimed almost 9,000 lives. A total of 8,868 people, including 7,818 civilians, have been killed in violent attacks across More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, November 18th, 2013
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Philippines ‘Typhoon Yolanda’ death toll nears 4,000

The latest numbers from the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reveals the number of confirmed dead  in the wake of Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) is closing in on the 4,000 mark. In an More...


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