Torrential rain triggered a massive landslide in Japan on Saturday morning, causing black mud to cascade down a mountaintop. Several homes were swept away and power lines were knocked down. At least 20 people are missing.
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A significant and far-reaching heat wave is poised to build across much of the continental U.S. during the next few weeks, and it could be the most expansive in the country so far during this unusually hot summer, aggravating drought and wildfires. The big picture: Forests across the West are already burning at a scope and intensity that's unusual for this time of year. Drought data released Thursday showed that what is already the worst Western drought so far this century is only intensifying.
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Authorities predict a high probability of above-average temperatures for much of the U.S. over the next several days.
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The bridge, mainly made out of wood, was located in Uryum village, over 4,500 kilometres away from Moscow.As the truck reached the middle of the bridge, it started failing under the load, eventually falling into the swollen river along with the vehicle.The driver was later reported to have survived, but the truck could not be recovered from the water.The suspension bridge was constructed in place of a road bridge that was destroyed during one of the previous floods in the area. Currently, the residents of Uryum village do not have a way to cross the river after the accident.Bridge in Uryum is not the only one in the region that got damaged by extreme rainfall. Flooding has also damaged a bridge on Russia's Trans-Siberian railway, suspending traffic in the area.A also bridge gave way in Zabaikalsk region, some 300 km (190 miles) north of the border with China and Mongolia, The emergencies ministry said that no casualties were reported.TASS news agency said around 650 houses were reported flooded and five road bridges washed away in the flooding in the Zabaikalsk region on Thursday after heavy rain.
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Search and rescue efforts continue for the child one day after she went missing.
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Heatwave to next week roast areas already gripped by severe drought, plunging reservoirs and wildfires A vehicle drives through Death Valley, California, where temperatures hit 120F earlier in July. Scientists have said the barrage of heatwaves over the past month are being fueled by climate change. Photograph: Frederic J Brown/AFP/Getty Images The most extensive heatwave of a scorching summer is set to descend upon much of America in the coming week, further roasting areas already gripped by se
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No one has “had it” with Megyn Kelly more than MSNBC's Tiffany Cross, who dedicated a segment of her show, “The Cross Connection,” to addressing the former Fox News host’s repeated attacks on prominent Black women like Naomi Osaka and Meghan Markle -- and Cross did not hold back in her reproach. On Saturday’s episode of “The Cross Connection,” Cross took "a slightly different approach” from her usual current events coverage by addressing someone “completely irrelevant.” “I’m speaking, of course,
Intense thunderstorms brought downpours across the southwestern U.S. from Thursday into Friday, leading to dangerous flash flooding.
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Like other residents of his town in Germany, Wolfgang Huste knew a flood was coming. The 66-year-old antiquarian bookseller from Ahrweiler said the first serious warning to evacuate or move to higher floors of buildings close to the Ahr River came through loudspeaker announcements around 8 p.m. on July 14. Huste then heard a short emergency siren blast and church bells ringing, followed by silence.
More than 10,000 people in and around Phoenix were left without power as monsoon rains pummeled Arizona
The US National Weather Service issued warnings Thursday for flash floods in Arizona, with rains expected to continue through Saturday night.
Shocking footage of supermarket brawl shows man in 'Spider-Man' costume going berserk and knocking out a female employee
Videos from an incident on Thursday night at an Asda in south London show a man kicking a female employee in the throat and punching her in the face.
The Vatican released information on its real estate holdings for the first time on Saturday, revealing it owns more than 5,000 properties as part of its most detailed financial disclosures ever. The information was contained in two documents, a consolidated financial statement for 2020 for the Holy See and the first-ever public budget for the Administration of the Patrimony of the Holy See (APSA). APSA, a sort of general accounting office, manages real estate and investments, pays salaries, and acts as a purchasing office and human resources department.
Officials have confirmed that hikers near Mount St. Helens have found the body of 25-year-old Army First Lt. Brian Yang. What happened: The hikers reportedly found an unresponsive body on a ridge below them in the Mount Whittier area of New Hampshire on Wednesday afternoon, according to the Army Times. Officials confirmed the body was Yang’s and believe that the young lieutenant "appeared to have fallen about 200 feet (61 meters) down a very steep embankment."
Local officials are searching for Julia Christine Devlin, 55, after she disappeared last week
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Group of NYC suspects seen beating 61-year-old woman with kitchen pot and stealing her walker: Video
The New York City Police Department is looking for suspects seen beating a 61-year-old woman with a kitchen pot before making off with several of her personal items, including her walker.
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Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / Photos Getty / Family HandoutWhile world-class Canadian weightlifter Boady Santavy basks in the glory of his first Olympic run in Tokyo, the man he ran over—left for dead and impaired for life—struggles to even get out of bed in the morning.At around 2 in the morning on March 18, 2018, 33-year-old Nicolas Emmerson Andali was struck by the star athlete’s car in a hit-and-run in the small Canadian city of Sarnia. Santavy, who is 24 years old, has since admit
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Drone videos from the BBC document the deadly flooding hitting China's Henan province, where factory workers produce half the world's iPhones.
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Alex Lasnik, a Cape Coral Floridian, apparently doesn’t like the current state of affairs in his state, and he isn’t shy about expressing his opinions.
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“The sheriff cannot find any place to house the defendant,” court records said. “Court sets bond at $10,000 with GPS monitoring.”
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A total of 88 large fires are burning in the U.S. They have destroyed more than 1 million acres as of Saturday.
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A camper at Grand Teton National Park will pay dearly for failing to follow multiple warning signs about safety in bear country.