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California wildfires destroying homes
Mass evacuations have taken place and the state's governor has declared an emergency.
Thousands flee as wildfires ravage California; at least 17 killed
Massive wildfires sweeping through parts of California have killed at least 17 people and damaged more than 2,000 residences and other buildings, according to authorities.
California wine country wildfires kill at least 10, destroy 1,500 buildings
Wine country wildfires killed at least 10 people Monday and dozens more are missing in Northern California, where 1,500 homes, businesses and other buildings were destroyed across eight counties, authorities said.
Bird flu kills over 500 wild birds in Johannesburg
An avian influenza outbreak that has been confirmed in Gauteng, has forced the Montecasino Bird Gardens to temporarily close its doors, while biosecurity measures have been taken to protect the bird population at the Johannesburg Zoo.
Over 2 million birds now dead in Western Cape's worst bird flu outbreak
More than two million birds have died or have been culled since an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza - or bird flu - was confirmed in the Western Cape in August, Economic Opportunities MEC Alan Winde said on Monday.
Boy, 12, killed in landslide
A 12-year-old boy died while his grandparents were injured in a landslide in Cebu City on Friday night.
Floods, landslides kill at least 58 in Nepal
At least 58 people have died in floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains in Nepal, the government said on Wednesday.
Landslide kills carpenter
A 41-year-old carpenter was killed in a landslide at Sitio GMA in Barangay Apas, Cebu City following a heavy downpour yesterday afternoon
Four Dead in Pangandaran Landslide
Four members of a family died because they were buried in a landslide that hit Sidamulih district, Pangandaran Regency, West Java on Saturday, Oct. 7, early in the morning.
Three killed in Brazil plane crash
Three persons were killed when a small aircraft crashed into the backyard of a home in the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo, officials said.
One dead in Bardstown plane crash
One person is dead after a plane crash in Bardstown.
Plane crash kills 3 in southeastern Brazil
RIO DE JANEIRO, 10 October (BelTA - Xinhua) - Three people died on Monday when a small plane crashed in Sao Jose do Rio Preto, a southeastern city of Brazil.
Three dead after plane crashes into backyard pool in Brazil
Three people were killed after a plane crashed into a residential backyard in Sao Jose do Rio Preto, Brazil on Monday (October 9), officials reported. A video and photos shared by the City Hall of Rio Preto showed the Beechcraft plane in the house's backyard, with one wing inside the pool. Local media reported the airplane fell some 300 metres (980 feet) away from Professor Eribelto Manoel Reino airport. Authorities are investigating into a possible cause for the crash. All three passengers on the aircraft died. No injuries were reported on the ground.
Lethal landslide at Malaysia construction site kills 11 foreign workers
Eleven foreign workers are dead after a landslide at a construction site in north-west Malaysia on Saturday, authorities say.
Landslide in Malaysia Kills 3, 11 Others Remain Under Rubble (VIDEO)
The incident took place on Saturday morning, when thousands of metric tons of laterite earth slid down from a height of 35 meters (114.8 feet), CBC news reported.
2 construction workers killed in N. Samar landslide
tACLOBAN CITY- Two construction workers were killed on Wednesday afternoon when a landslide hit the area where they were working on inside a school compound in Lavezares town, Northern Samar province.
3 die in Zamboanga Sibugay flashflood, landslide | SunStar
THREE people, including two children, died when a flashflood and landslide hit three towns in Zamboanga Sibugay province on Thursday, October 19, the police reported Friday.
Tropical Storm Nate Kills 22 in Central America Amid Flooding and Landslides
Tropical Storm Nate barreled up the eastern coast of Central America this week, leaving destruction in its wake before being upgraded to a category 1 hurricane as it moved toward the United States.
Three missing as flash flood washes away dam in Bhola
Three people have gone missing after a dam collapsed at Monpura in Bhola hit by a flash flood triggered by incessant rains due to a land depression.
Floods and landslides kill 37; 40 missing in Vietnam
At least 37 people were killed and another 40 are missing as floods and landslides ravaged northern and central Vietnam.
California Wildfire Kills Teenager And Seriously Burns His Family
One of the youngest victims in the Northern California wildfires was 14-year-old Kai Logan Shepherd of Redwood Valley. His family is trying to survive his loss, and their own injuries. His mother, father and sister were seriously burned and have undergone multiple surgeries.
Boy dies, man survives California wildfire “nuclear blast”
When flames swept over the mountain like a “nuclear blast,” Paul Hanssen ran from his burning home, a water-soaked towel around his head and dog by his side, and took shelter in a trailer. He waited nervously for two long hours as winds howled and embers flew by.
California husband and wife survive deadly wildfire by hiding in neighbor's pool
A California couple spent six hours huddled together in a cold pool as wildfire burned their neighborhood to the ground, according to local reports.
Pilot dies in plane crash near Willcox
WILLCOX, Ariz. (KGUN9-TV) - A pilot of a small plane died in a crash near Willcox Thursday.
11 dead in landslide at Penang construction site
PENANG • Eleven people, mostly foreign workers, were killed in a landslide at a construction site in Penang, officials said yesterday.
One dead, one injured in landslide in Purworejo, Central Java
Purworejo, C Java (ANTARA News) - A landslide claimed the life of a resident and injured another in Krajan, Karanggedang Village, Bruno Sub-district, Purworejo District, Central Java Province, on Friday evening.
Landslide in northern Malaysia kills 3; 11 more trapped
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — A landslide at a construction site in northern Malaysia on Saturday killed three foreign workers, with rescuers searching for 11 others feared trapped in the mud and rubble, officials said.
10 mountain climbers killed, 7 missing in Mongolian avalanche
The bodies of 10 people who were caught in an avalanche on Mongolia’s highest peak, Otgontenger, were recovered by rescuers, the Mongolian National Emergency Management Agency said. Seven other mountaineers remain missing. A group of 30 climbers, aged between 30 and 50, was hit by an avalanche as it was descending from the 4,021-meter peak midday on Sunday, AFP reported. The rescue operation, involving 100 people and two helicopters, was suspended at Otgontenger due to the dark, but will continue on Tuesday.
Man killed in Cam Sur landslide
A man was killed in a landslide that hit a major road network in Sagñay town in Camarines Sur early Thursday morning, the province’s Environment Disaster Management Emergency Response Office (Edmero) reported.
Villager killed in CamSur landslide
Continuous rains brought by tropical depression Ramil, triggered early morning on Thursday a landslide that killed one man in a village in Sangay, Camarines Sur, according to the head of the provincial Environment Disaster Management Response Office (Edmero).
8 killed in landslide in Pakistan
Islamabad: At least eight people were killed and several injured in a landslide in Pakistan’s tribal area of Bajour agency on Friday, the media reported.
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Two persons were killed and three others were wounded Wednesday morning in a rain-induced landslide that struck a resort San Juan, Batangas.
Seven children among 8 killed in Pakistan landslide
At least eight people, including seven children, were killed and four others injured in a landslide in the tribal region in northwest Pakistan on Friday.
At least 3 dead in car crashes in early snowstorm in Minnesota
Some of Minnesota's roads became a slick, white danger zone with an early snowstorm leading to the deaths of at least three people in car crashes.
young woman dies of food poisoning
KARACHI: A 25-year-old woman died while her mother and younger brother fell unconscious after consuming contaminated food in Korangi, police officials said on Tuesday.
80 girl students taken ill in UP due to food poisoning
At least 80 girl students were taken ill at a college in Mirzapur reportedly after consuming sub-standard food, officials said on Thursday.
More than 100 kids suffer food poisoning in Bhadohi school
More than 100 school children fell ill due to suspected food poisoning in this Uttar Pradesh district, police said here on Thursday.
Over 200 hospitalized from food poisoning
About 200 workers attached to a private garment factory in Haragama, Kandy have been admitted to the Kandy Teaching Hospital due to suspected food poisoning, Hospital sources said.
One dead, 20 hospitalised after food poisoning at Kisii burial
One person has died and twenty others are still receiving treatment at Kenyenya Hospital in Kisii County after suffering suspected food poisoning at a burial in Magenche region on Friday, October 13.
Diphu food poisoning: 17 people, seven children hospitalized
At least 17 people including seven children were admitted to Diphu civil hospital, in nearby Assam, reportedly after consuming what is suspected to be unhygienic food on today
Hospital struggles to cope as Ghat food-poisoning strikes down 50
Ghat hospital said today it had been overwhelmed as it tried to cope with an influx of 50 food-poisoning cases because it lacked trained staff and sufficient supplies.
Europe storms: at least six dead as winds and flooding create chaos
Strong winds battered northern and central Europe on Sunday, killing at least six people in Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic, with authorities watching for oil leaks from a huge freighter that ran aground in the North Sea.
TYPHOON DAMREY: Two dead and five missing as Vietnam
Officials say the typhoon blew the roofs off of thousands of houses, and felled trees and electricity poles across the southern coastline
Flood kills 4 in Central Vietnam
At least four people have been killed by heavy rain and flooding in Central Vietnam caused by a tropical storm, State Media and Disaster Management Authorities said on Friday in Hanoi.
Elderly woman dies of swine flu in Nashik
A 75-year-old woman died of swine flu at the district civil hospital here, taking the toll of the victims of H1N1 in the district up to 84 this year.The deceased, Mathura Dattatray Nadge, a resident of Sahyadri colony at Jail Road near Nashik Road area of the city, was admitted to the civil hospital with symptoms of swine flu on Thursday but her condition deteriorated and she died on Friday.The medical report had revealed that Ms Nadge was suffering from dengue and swine flu, sources said.At present, five patients are being treated for swine flu at the isolated ward of the civil hospital. The test report of one of them proved positive for swine flu while that of four others are awaited. Of the five, one patient is man while rest are women, sources added.UNI RDS SS SW 1611
Man dies of swine flu at Indore hospital
Indore, Oct 31 (PTI) A 45-year-old man today died of swine flu here, taking the death toll in the city hospitals due to the H1N1 virus infection to 38 this year.
Man dies after he’s buried alive by avalanche of corn
Russ Kurth was found outside of a grain bin on private property in Harrison County, Missouri, on Tuesday.
Odisha food poisoning: 30 people fall ill after eating at community feast
The villagers, who attended the feast at Kantabania village on the occasion of Kartik Purnima on Saturday night, complained of vomiting, stomach pain and nausea
1 farmer dead, 67 take ill in food poisoning incident
Nashik: A farmer died and 67 others were hospitalised due to alleged food poisoning after they participated in a lunch given by a seed manufacturing company in Dindori on Wednesday. The police has arrested the caterer who distributed the food and the cook who prepared it.
Nashik: Farmer dead, 75 ill after lunch at Bayer Seeds event on hybrid tomatoes
A farmer died and 75 others were hospitalised Wednesday after suspected food poisoning at a symposium on hybrid tomatoes organised by agrochemical major Bayer Seeds at a village near Nashik in Maharashtra.
More than 100 kids suffer food poisoning in Bhadohi school
Bhadohi, Nov 2 (UNI) More than 100 school children fell ill due to suspected food poisoning in this Uttar Pradesh district, police said here on Thursday. 9
Three children have died, and two others remain in a critical condition allegedly from food poisoning.
At Event Organised by Pesticide Firm, 1 Farmer Dies Of 'Food Poisoning', 69 Others In Hospital
One farmer died due to suspected food poisoning and 69 others were admitted in hospitals after they had meal at a seminar organised by a pesticide producing company near Nashik in Maharashtra, a health official said.
Wife of Hoosier sailor killed in plane crash expecting child, reveals gender on Veteran’s Day
The wife of a Hoosier sailor killed in a plane crash in July found out she was pregnant three weeks after the tragic accident....
Roy Halladay, 40, dies in plane crash in Gulf of Mexico
Roy Halladay, a two-time Cy Young Award-winning pitcher who retired from baseball nearly four years ago, died when his plane crashed into the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday. He was 40.
1 dead, 100 ill in food poisoning case; 2 held
1 dead, 100 ill in food poisoning case; 2 held

Teams of Iranian rescuers dug through rubble in a hunt for survivors Monday, November 13, after a major earthquake struck the Iran-Iraq border, killing at least 421 people and injuring thousands.

Trains delayed, flash floods possible as Melbourne mercury rises
Melburnians have woken to another steamy day with the warm weather expected to continue, causing train delays and possible flash flooding on the city outskirts.
'EVERYTHING IS LOST' Greece flash floods leave at least 14 people dead near Athens as freak downpour sparks ‘biblical’ flooding
The storm which hit the capital Athens and its surrounding areas caused widespread destruction, where authorities said about 500 homes and businesses had been damaged
3 more found dead in deadly Greek flood, raising total to 19
Greek authorities say three more people have been found dead from a flash flood that hit a district west of Athens, raising the overall death toll to 19.
Mediterranean storm kills 19 in Greece; Downpours to continue through Saturday night
A slow-moving storm in the Mediterranean Sea will bring additional rounds of rain to Greece into Saturday night.
Confirmed tornado in Erie kills two people
authorities have released the names of two men killed during a storm that weather officials have confirmed spawned a tornado in Pennsylvania.
Seven patients die of Swine Flu, five undergoing treatment at SKIMS
Srinagar, Nov 18 (UNI) Seven patients, including a pregnant woman, have died of Swine Flu while five are undergoing treatment for H1N1 virus at S K Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) in this summer capital.
Backpackers die in Cambodia after taking pills for food poisoning from local pharmacist
Two young backpackers were found dead in a Cambodia hostel after reportedly taking medication for an upset stomach from a local pharmacy.
Eleven dead, including Americans, as safari tourist plane crashes between Mount Kilimanjaro and the Serengeti
Eleven people including American and German tourists are dead after a plane crash in Tanzania
Sister of Marine killed in plane crash questions Trump's motives
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — The sister of a local Marine killed in a military plane crash in July sent a letter to President Trump this week questioning the timing of a condolence letter received by her family more than three months after the tragedy.
Richmond adds marker honoring 10 killed in 1972 plane crash
Friday marked 45 years since a plane crashed, killing several members in a tight-knit community.
Plane crash in Russia's far east kills six: report
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Six people were killed when a small plane crashed in Russia’s far eastern region of Khabarovsk early on Wednesday, Russian news agencies said.