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A man walks on a heavily damaged street due to the earthquake in Balaroa neighborhood in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia Indonesia, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018.
AP Photo/Dita Alangkara
October 02, 2018 - 11:24 am
By Niniek Karmini and Stephen Wright, Associated Press PALU, Indonesia (AP) — The death toll from an earthquake and tsunami that decimated parts of the central Indonesian island of Sulawesi jumped to more than 1,200 on Tuesday as disaster officials began reaching coastal areas that were cut off by...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a Congressional Medal of Honor Society reception in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018.
AP Photo/Susan Walsh
September 13, 2018 - 9:36 am
By Catherine Lucey, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday rejected the widely accepted conclusion that nearly 3,000 died in Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria, arguing without evidence that the number was wrong and calling it a plot by Democrats to make him look bad...
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In this Oct. 5, 2017 file photo, a Puerto Rican national flag is mounted on debris of a damaged home in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in the seaside slum La Perla, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa
August 28, 2018 - 1:15 pm
By Danica Coto, Associated Press SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — An estimated 2,975 people died in the six months after Hurricane Maria as a result of the storm, with the elderly and impoverished most affected, according to a long-awaited independent study ordered by the U.S. territory's government...
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Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, center, arrives at the site where the Morandi highway bridge collapsed, in Genoa, northern Italy, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018.
AP Photo/Antonio Calanni
August 16, 2018 - 8:55 am
By Paolo Santalucia and Frances D'Emilio, Associated Press GENOA, Italy (AP) — The death toll from the collapse of a highway bridge in the Italian city of Genoa that is already confirmed to have claimed at least 38 lives will certainly rise, a senior official said Thursday. "Unfortunately, the toll...
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In this June 1, 2018 file photo, a child shines a light on hundreds of shoes at a memorial for those killed by Hurricane Maria, in front of the Puerto Rico Capitol in San Juan.
AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File
August 09, 2018 - 9:56 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico has conceded that Hurricane Maria killed more than 1,400 people on the island last year and not just the 64 in the official death toll. The government acknowledged the higher death toll with no fanfare in a report submitted to Congress this week in which it...
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A girl injured in an earthquake is treated in Mataram, Lombok, Indonesia, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. The Indonesian island of Lombok was shaken by a third big earthquake in little more than a week Thursday.
AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati
August 09, 2018 - 8:24 am
By Andi Jatmiko, Associated Press TANJUNG, Indonesia (AP) — The Indonesian island of Lombok was shaken by a third big earthquake in little more than a week Thursday as the official death toll from the most powerful of the quakes topped 300. The strong aftershock, measured at magnitude 5.9 by the U...
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A youth cries over the coffin of Nery Otoniel Gomez Rivas, 17, whose body was pulled from the volcanic ash during the eruption of the Volcan de Fuego, during his wake.
AP Photo/Luis Soto
June 05, 2018 - 11:22 am
ESCUINTLA, Guatemala (AP) — Lilian Hernandez wept as she spoke the names of aunts, uncles, cousins, her grandmother and two great-grandchildren — 36 family members in all — missing and presumed dead in the explosion of Guatemala's Volcano of Fire. "My cousins Ingrid, Yomira, Paola, Jennifer,...
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The Volcan de Fuego, or Volcano of Fire, spews hot molten rock from its crater in Alotenango, Guatemala.
AP Photo/Luis Soto
June 04, 2018 - 7:23 am
EL RODEO, Guatemala (AP) — Rescuers pulled survivors and bodies from the charred aftermath of the powerful eruption of Guatemala's Volcano of Fire, as the death toll rose to 65 on Monday and was expected to go higher from a disaster that caught residents of remote mountain hamlets off guard, with...
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