Landslides and mudslides

March 15, 2017 - 5:44 am
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopians have started observing three days of national mourning after a deadly landslide in which scores were killed. The death toll is at least 72 following the collapse on Saturday of a mountain of garbage in a landfill outside Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa. Many...
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March 13, 2017 - 2:45 am
SEVERE WEATHER Nor'easter to bring heavy snow, strong winds to Northeast NEW YORK (AP) — A powerful nor'easter could bring blizzard conditions and more than a foot of snow to some parts of the Northeast. The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard watch from late Monday night through Tuesday...
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March 12, 2017 - 11:55 pm
HOVERBOARD FIRE Flags ordered at half-staff for firefighter HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has ordered flags in the commonwealth to be flown at half-staff to honor a central Pennsylvania fire official who died after he was injured in a crash while responding to a fatal fire. Lt...
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March 12, 2017 - 7:59 pm
TRUMP-CABINET Confirmation hearing for Trump's labor pick now March 22 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump's pick to lead the Labor Department has been delayed until later this month. Alexander Acosta had been slated to appear before the Senate Health,...
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March 12, 2017 - 7:55 pm
TRUMP-CABINET Confirmation hearing for Trump's labor pick now March 22 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump's pick to lead the Labor Department has been delayed until later this month. Alexander Acosta had been slated to appear before the Senate Health,...
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March 12, 2017 - 4:54 pm
ETHIOPIA-DEADLY LANDSLIDE 46 killed, dozens missing in Ethiopia garbage dump landslide ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — At least 46 people are dead and several dozen are missing in Ethiopia, after a mountain of trash gave way in a massive garbage dump on the outskirts of the capital. Officials in Addis...
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Police officers secure the perimeter at the scene of a garbage landslide, as excavators aid rescue efforts, on the outskirts of the capital Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Sunday, March 12, 2017. Officials and residents say more than a dozen people have been killed in a landslide at a massive garbage dump on the outskirts of Ethiopia's capital, and several dozen people are missing. (AP Photo/Elias Meseret)
March 12, 2017 - 11:59 am
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A mountain of trash gave way in a massive garbage dump on the outskirts of Ethiopia's capital, killing at least 35 people and leaving several dozen missing, residents said, as officials vowed to relocate those who called the landfill home. Addis Ababa city spokeswoman...
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March 12, 2017 - 7:36 am
SEVERE WEATHER Storm to hit Northeast; blizzard watch for NYC, Boston NEW YORK (AP) — Winter isn't finished with the Northeast yet. A powerful storm with high winds and up to a foot of snow is expected to hit the region next week. The National Weather Service said Saturday there's a blizzard watch...
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Police officers secure the perimeter at the scene of a garbage landslide, as excavators aid rescue efforts, on the outskirts of the capital Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Sunday, March 12, 2017. Officials and residents say more than a dozen people have been killed in a landslide at a massive garbage dump on the outskirts of Ethiopia's capital, and several dozen people are missing. (AP Photo/Elias Meseret)
March 12, 2017 - 7:23 am
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A landslide swept through a massive garbage dump on the outskirts of Ethiopia's capital, killing at least 15 people and leaving several dozen missing, residents said, as officials vowed to relocate those who called the landfill home. Addis Ababa Mayor Diriba Kuma said...
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