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PARADISE, Calif. | Dead in cars and homes: Northern California fire toll at 42

PARADISE, Calif.— The dead were found in burned-out cars, in the smoldering ruins of their homes, or next to their vehicles, apparently overcome by smoke and flames before they could jump in behind the wheel and escape. In some cases, there were only charred fragments of bone, so small that coroner’s investigators used a wire … Continue reading PARADISE, Calif. | Dead in cars and homes: Northern California fire toll at 42

ANKARA, Turkey | Turkey: 25 soldiers hurt by exploding ordnance, 7 missing

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey’s Defense Ministry says 25 soldiers were injured while seven others are unaccounted for in an accident during the firing of heavy weapon ordnance. In a statement, the ministry said the unexplained accident occurred Friday at a base in Hakkari province, which borders both Iraq and Iran and where clashes between Kurdish … Continue reading ANKARA, Turkey | Turkey: 25 soldiers hurt by exploding ordnance, 7 missing

BALTIMORE | Person dead, another missing after Amazon building collapse

BALTIMORE — The fire department says one person is dead and another was unaccounted after a weather-related building collapse at an Amazon distribution warehouse on Baltimore’s southeast side, the Baltimore Sun reports. Chief Roman Clark tells the Sun that a 50-foot wall collapsed late Friday at the Amazon Fulfillment Center as a storm hit the … Continue reading BALTIMORE | Person dead, another missing after Amazon building collapse

SAPPORO, Japan | Japan quake toll up to 16 as searchers look under landslides

SAPPORO, Japan — Officials say 16 people died or are presumed dead after a powerful earthquake on Japan’s northernmost main island of Hokkaido unleashed scores of landslides, burying homes in avalanches of soil, rock and timber. Searchers were digging through the mountains of debris Friday near a small mountain town hoping to find survivors, with … Continue reading SAPPORO, Japan | Japan quake toll up to 16 as searchers look under landslides

TOKYO | The Latest: 4 dead, over 30 buried in northern Japan quake

TOKYO— The Latest on the powerful earthquake in northern Japan (all times local): 4 p.m. The Hokkaido prefectural government says at least four people have been confirmed dead on the island struck by a powerful quake. The magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck southern part of Japan’s northernmost main island early Thursday. Hokkaido officials said three other … Continue reading TOKYO | The Latest: 4 dead, over 30 buried in northern Japan quake