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'American Idol': Judges Harry Connick Jr., Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez make it

Detroit Free Press: Judges Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick Jr. somehow talked him into twerking before he sang, and he didn't do it very well. Then he sang. “Over the Rainbow,” completely out of the blue. He sang it well, too. But it wasn't till Urban ...
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Palanivel rebuts critics, says he has done a lot for Cameron Highlands

MIC president Datuk Seri G. Palanivel today listed the steps he had taken to address land clearing and flash floods in Cameron Highlands, after criticism and calls for his resignation that he had failed to serve his constituency. Rebutting critics who have charged him with inaction over the sorry state of Cameron Highlands and the recent...

Palanivel asked to quit in wake of mudslide tragedy

Free Malaysia Today: The Sultan was expressing his outrage that over-development in the temperate zone in the Main Range resulted in the devastating mudslides recently which took the lives of five people. “We in MIC have long suspected that Palanivel has been suffering ...

Casualties in Afghanistan mudslide exaggerated: Officials

Press TV: The death toll from two huge mudslides that covered Ab Barik village in the Argo district of Badakhshan Province on May 2 reached around 100, not the 2,000 as estimated earlier, said Jamil Danesh, spokesman for the Afghan Ministry of Rehabilitation and ...

Afghan mudslide casualties exaggerated

Afghan officials say the high number of casualties declared for disastrous mudslides in the northeastern province of Badakhshan in May were ‘grossly exaggerated’.

'Nova' episode examines causes of Oso mudslide

Benton County Fire District 1 assistant Fire Chief Jack Coats directs a crew clearing Oso mudslide debris in April. At the top of the drying mudslide in May, early morning light catches the hillside that collapsed in Oso.

NOVA PBS on landslides and Oso

seattlepi.com: Air Force Staff Sgt. Patrick McGuire, of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, is knee deep in mud while trying to remove debris from where a house once stood in the hopes of finding missing persons following the Oso mudslide. (Washington National Guard photo by Spc.

'Nova' episode examines causes of Oso mudslide

HeraldNet: OSO — Eight months after a landslide tore into this unsuspecting community, researchers have a fairly good idea what caused the hill to fail in such a spectacular and deadly manner. The slope has been susceptible to landslides for centuries, and an ...

Mudslide on Genting road

The Sun Daily: Meanwhile, in PETALING JAYA, Genting Malaysia Berhad (GENM) has assured that traffic flow on the Genting Highlands road is expected to return to normal by tomorrow following a mudslide this morning. GENM said the incident occurred along an unused ...

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Mudslides kill four along Swiss-Italian border

Yahoo News: In Switzerland, the bodies of two local women, aged 34 and 38, were pulled Sunday from the rubble of the three-story apartment building in Davesco-Soragno, near Lugano, after being hit by the mudslide shortly before 2:30 am (0130 GMT), Ticino police said.

Mudslides kill four along Swiss-Italian border

At least four people were killed as landslides triggered by torrential rain slammed into houses and buildings on either side of the Swiss Italian border Sunday, police and media said. In the rain-drenched southern Ticino region of Switzerland, two people died and four were injured when a mudslide slammed into a small residential building, regional police said. On the other side of the border, a ...

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Mudslide on Highway 31 expected to cause another closure Tuesday

An early morning mudslide closed down northbound lanes of Highway 31 in Hoover from Data Drive to John Hawkins Parkway for much of the day. Both northbound lanes of traffic are expected to be open through Monday night. Tuesday, a closure is ...

Mudslide on Highway 31 expected cause another closure Tuesday

An early morning mudslide closed down northbound lanes of Highway 31 in Hoover from Data Drive to John Hawkins Parkway for much of the day. Both northbound lanes of traffic are expected to be open through Monday night. Tuesday, a closure is ...

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Ismail: Camerons mudslide only affected illegal farms

The Star Online: KUALA LUMPUR: None of the farms involved in the recent flash floods and mudslide in Cameron Highlands is legal and as such, there is no reason for a lack of vegetable supplies. Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaacob ...

Mudslide aftermath: How long will the hype last?

Free Malaysia Today: Soon after the Cameron Highlands mudslide tragedy, I wrote a piece telling those in authority not to simply blame the people in general. Instead, they must begin to look at themselves and see how their inaction, incompetence and corruption could have ...

Camerons mudslide only affected illegal farms

KUALA LUMPUR - None of the farms involved in the recent flash floods and mudslide in Cameron Highlands is legal and as such, there is no reason for a lack of vegetable supplies. Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaacob said Cameron Highlands generated 1.5 million tonnes of vegetables yearly. "And, this is from the registered farms there," he said. "The produce ...

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Mudslide kills man as rain and flooding engulf northern Italy

Reuters: An elderly couple was buried under a mudslide which crushed their house in Liguria and a woman died of a heart attack after being trapped in her Tuscany home by flooding on Tuesday. Italy's unstable, mountainous landscape has been made more ...

Mudslide kills man as rain and flooding engulf northern Italy

Yahoo News: An elderly couple was buried under a mudslide which crushed their house in Liguria and a woman died of a heart attack after being trapped in her Tuscany home by flooding on Tuesday. Italy's unstable, mountainous landscape has been made more ...

Mudslide kills man as rain and flooding engulf northern Italy

ROME, Nov 12 (Reuters) - A landslide killed one man and seriously injured another in Italy on Wednesday, a local emergency service said, as floods continued to engulf northern parts of the country and heavy rain persists. A fire department official in ...

Elderly couple buried under mud and debris as northern Italy floods

Town Hall: ROME (Reuters) - An elderly couple was believed to be buried under a mudslide which crushed their house in northern Italy and a woman, trapped in her Tuscany home by heavy flooding, died of a heart attack on Tuesday. There was little hope of finding ...

Mudslides hit Switzerland and Italy

At least four people are killed when landslides engulf homes in southern Switzerland and northern Italy following days of torrential rain.

Mudslide Kills Man As Rain And Flooding Engulf Northern Italy

An elderly couple was buried under a mudslide which crushed their house in Liguria and a woman died of a heart attack after being trapped in her Tuscany home by flooding on Tuesday. Italy's unstable, mountainous ...

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Mudslide panel to update Legislature on findings

HeraldNet: Gov. Jay Inslee and Snohomish County Executive John Lovick created the commission following the March mudslide in which 43 people perished. Its tasks include establishing a timeline of events and conducting a review of the emergency response ...

VIDEO: Mudslide kills teenager and grandfather

A teenager and her grandfather have been killed by a mudslide in northern Italy.

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Deadly mudslides engulf homes in Switzerland and Italy

BBC News: Over the border, a pensioner and his granddaughter were killed when a mudslide engulfed their home. The heavy rain is expected to continue across the region, and both countries have issued major flood alerts. The levels of lakes Lugano and Maggiore, ...

Tragic end: Three children die in mudslide

The Express Tribune: KHAR: Three children died after they were buried in a landslide in Mamond, Bajaur Agency on Sunday afternoon. Khar political administration official confirmed the incident saying Safia, Uzma and Khansa died on the spot while another child was shifted ...

Cleanup efforts underway after Stadium Bowl mudslide

KING5.com: This historic stadium is more than 100 years old, and it's no stranger to mudslides. Dan Voelpel with Tacoma Public Schools said the school has taken steps to keep them from happening during heavy rains. "The horticulture students came in and replanted ...

Mudslide panel to update Legislature on findings

Oso Fire Chief Willy Harper, Pete Selvig of the Darrington emergency response team and Arlington Mayor Barbara Tolbert are slated to appear before the Senate panel, too.

Black weekend as storms lash Italy, Switzerland, France

In the rain-drenched southern Ticino region of Switzerland, two people died and one was critically injured when a mudslide slammed into a small residential building.

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