Waterfalls

This Thursday, July 12, 2018 photo released by Benji Xie shows a helicopter landing to rescue people from flooding on the Havasupai reservation in Supai, Ariz. Rescue workers were evacuating about 200 tourists Thursday who were caught in flash flooding at a popular campground on tribal land near the Grand Canyon where visitors go to see towering blue-green waterfalls. (Benji Xie via AP)
July 13, 2018 - 8:55 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Hundreds of tourists who booked coveted overnight trips on tribal land deep in a gorge off the Grand Canyon will have to reschedule after heavy flooding forced evacuations and shut down the area for at least a week. Abbie Fink, a spokeswoman for the Havasupai Tribe, said 300...
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This Thursday, July 12, 2018 photo released by Benji Xie shows flooding from a waterfall on the Havasupai reservation in Supai, Ariz. About 200 tourists were being evacuated Thursday from a campground on tribal land near famous waterfalls deep in a gorge off the Grand Canyon. (Benji Xie via AP)
July 12, 2018 - 8:29 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Torrents of water rushed Thursday through an Arizona canyon famous for its towering blue-green waterfalls, sending tourists scrambling to benches, trees and caves as they sought higher ground. Rescue workers evacuated most of the 200 tourists after two rounds of flooding hit...
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July 05, 2018 - 12:57 pm
LAKE TOXAWAY, N.C. (AP) — A 16-year-old girl has died at a North Carolina waterfall. News outlets reported the girl fell from Rainbow Falls in Transylvania County around noon on the Fourth of July. County emergency medical services director Bobby Cooper said the victim was H'Money Siu of Charlotte...
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June 24, 2018 - 4:52 pm
BREVARD, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a South Carolina man died while trying to rescue his dog at a North Carolina waterfall. News outlets report 42-year-old John Shaffer died Saturday after going over Rainbow Falls in the Pisgah National Forest, just outside Gorges State Park in the western part of...
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In this Monday, June 11, 2018 photo, Gopal Chandra Das, left and Radhika Das, parents of Nilotpal Das, who was killed in a mob attack hold his photograph during a ritual at his residence in Gauhati, India. Fueled by rumors of child kidnappers, and spread on social media, Indian mobs have killed well over a dozen people in brutal attacks since early May. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
June 14, 2018 - 5:32 am
GAUHATI, India (AP) — The rumors circulated through the hills of northeastern India on Facebook and Whatsapp. There were photos of dismembered corpses in some messages, and of an injured child lying in the street. The messages said hundreds of people, sometimes disguised as beggars, were stalking...
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May 22, 2018 - 6:07 am
WALHALLA, S.C. (AP) — The body of a South Carolina teen swept over a waterfall during a hike has been recovered. Oconee County Fire Chief Charles King tells news outlets that a woman hiking the top of the falls with a group of three others Sunday fell into the Whitewater River. Oconee County...
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May 21, 2018 - 7:59 am
SALEM, S.C. (AP) — Crews have resumed the search for a woman who reportedly fell from a waterfall in the northwestern corner of South Carolina. Oconee County Emergency Services Chief Charles King said in a news release that someone called around 3:30 p.m. Sunday saying a woman had fallen about 70...
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February 27, 2018 - 3:05 am
OLD FORT, N.C. (AP) — A Georgia man has fallen to his death from a North Carolina waterfall. McDowell County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Richelle Bailey tells The Asheville Citizen-Times that 37-year-old Jimmy Paul Schmidt Jr. fell Saturday from the 50-foot-high (15-meter-high) Upper Catawba Falls...
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Models wear creations for the Chanel Spring/Summer 2018 ready-to-wear fashion collection presented in Paris, Tuesday, Oct., 2017. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
October 03, 2017 - 11:24 am
PARIS (AP) — Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has outdone himself at Paris Fashion Week, creating a lush indoor canyon complete with a spectacular waterfall — all for a 20-minute Chanel catwalk show. Guests including actress Monica Bellucci and movie director Baz Luhrmann breathed in the fresh,...
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August 21, 2017 - 5:21 pm
When William and Amanda Green took their two boys on a weekend outing, they headed for the Zoar Valley Gorge, a rugged area not far from their Buffalo, New York, home that includes waterfalls, forests and cliffs that plunge as much as 40 stories. But a summer hike turned tragic when both parents...
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