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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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Sniffer dogs join search for Sri Lanka mudslide victims

Sniffer dogs were brought in Friday to join the search for bodies at a tea plantation in Sri Lanka, two days after a major mudslide buried alive scores of people. "We are using the sniffer dogs to look for any bodies," said the officer in charge of the sniffer dog unit, without giving his name. Heavy earth-moving machinery was deployed to the site on Thursday and the officer told reporters that ...

Crews open Middle Fork Boise River Road early after late summer mudslide

IdahoOnYourSide.com: The Atlanta Highway District is reopening the Middle Fork Boise River Road after repairing a six mile section that was washed out by a late summer rainstorm. The road opened early which will improve access for hunters, recreationalist and residents of ...

Sri Lanka says no hope finding survivors after tea plantation mudslide; 100

Newser: People gather to look at names of mudslide survivors displayed on a door at a relief center set up in a school in Punagala in Badulla district, about 140 miles (220 kilometers) east of Colombo, Sri Lanka,... (Associated Press) ...

Hundreds Search for Survivors of Deadly Sri Lankan Mudslide

NBCNews.com: KOSLANDA, Sri Lanka - Hundreds of desperate villagers clawed through the wreckage of a deadly landslide Thursday, defying orders after a top disaster official said there was no chance of finding more survivors. There were conflicting reports of how ...

Sri Lanka Mudslide: Several Dead, Hundreds Missing Following Disaster

The Weather Channel: A terrifying tragedy unfolded Wednesday in Sri Lanka, where a mudslide enveloped a tea plantation after monsoon rains, killing at least 10 people and leaving 250 more missing, according to officials. Amidst the chaos, there was confusion about the ...

'No hope' of mudslide survivors

Belfast Telegraph: Heavy monsoon rains caused the mudslide, which wiped out 120 workers' homes at the plantation in Badulla district, which is about 140 miles from Colombo, said Lal Sarath Kumara, a DMC official. A 48-year-old truck driver who gave his name only as Raja ...

Sri Lanka Mudslide: No Hope of Finding Survivors, Official Says

Wall Street Journal: KOSLANDA, Sri Lanka—A Sri Lankan official said Thursday there was no hope of finding survivors after a mudslide tore through a tea plantation, but there were widely conflicting reports about how many people had been buried alive under the rubble and ...

Sri Lanka mudslide wipes out accidental driver's family

Sinniah Yogarajan only stepped in at the last minute to drive a group of workers to a Sri Lankan sugarcane factory as a favour to one of his sons.

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Sri Lanka Mudslide Leaves Hundreds Missing

Wall Street Journal: KOSLANDA, Sri Lanka—A mudslide triggered by monsoon rains buried scores of workers' houses at a tea plantation in central Sri Lanka on Wednesday, killing at least 10 people and leaving more than 250 missing, an official said. The military mobilized ...

10 dead, over 250 missing in Sri Lanka mudslide

WSB Atlanta: Sri Lankan men stand by a damaged house caused by mudslide at the Koslanda tea plantation in Badulla district, about 220 kilometers (140 miles) east of Colombo, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. The mudslide triggered by monsoon rains buried scores of ...

More than 250 missing in Sri Lanka after deadly mudslide

Mashable: At least 10 people are dead and more than 250 are missing in central Sri Lanka after a mudslide triggered by monsoon rains buried scores of workers' houses at a tea plantation on Wednesday. The military mobilized troops to help with the rescue ...

10 dead, 250 missing in Sri Lanka mudslide

USA TODAY: KOSLANDA, Sri Lanka (AP) — A mudslide triggered by monsoon rains buried scores of workers' houses at a tea plantation in central Sri Lanka on Wednesday, killing at least 10 people and leaving more than 250 missing, an official said. The military ...

Hundreds feared buried in Sri Lanka mudslide

A mudslide triggered by monsoon rains buried scores of workers' houses at a tea plantation in central Sri Lanka on Wednesday, raising fears that hundreds might have been killed.

Hundreds feared buried in Sri Lanka mudslide - Official: No hope finding mudslide survivors

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – A mudslide triggered by monsoon rains buried scores of workers' houses at a tea plantation in central Sri Lanka, raising fears that hundreds may have been killed.

Hundreds feared buried as mudslide in Sri Lanka tea plantation; gov't confused on toll

KOSLANDA, Sri Lanka - A mudslide triggered by monsoon rains buried scores of workers' houses at a tea plantation in central Sri Lanka, raising fears that hundreds may have been killed.

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10 Dead, More Than 250 Missing in Sri Lanka Mudslide

The mudslide struck at around 7:30 a.m. and wiped out 120 workers' homes at the Koslanda tea plantation in Badulla district, about 220 kilometers (140 miles) east of Colombo, said Lal Sarath Kumara, an official from the Disaster Management Center.

10 dead, more than 250 missing in mudslide

Tragedy in Sri Lanka 10 dead, over 250 missing in mudslide

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250 missing in Sri Lanka mudslide

Belfast Telegraph: The mudslide struck at around 7.30am local time and wiped out 120 workers' homes at the Meeriabedda tea estate in Badulla district, 135 miles (218 kilometres) east of the capital, Colombo, said an official from the Disaster Management Centre. By early ...

Over 150 missing in Sri Lanka mudslide

Aljazeera.com: More than 150 people remain missing following a landslide in a hilly south-central Sri Lanka region, with at least 10 people confirmed dead. The mudslide happened early in the morning on Wednesday, wiping out more than 100 homes of tea garden workers ...

More than 400 missing in Sri Lanka mudslide

Aljazeera.com: A mudslide triggered by monsoon rains has buried scores of people in central Sri Lanka, killing at least 15 and leaving 400 others missing, officials said. The mudslide happened early in the morning on Wednesday, wiping out more than 100 homes of tea ...

200 missing in Sri Lanka after mudslide

Frontier Post: AFP_COLOMBO: Around 200 people were reported missing and 10 people confirmed dead after heavy monsoon rains triggered mudslides in a tea-growing region of central Sri Lanka on Wednesday, disaster officials said. “We have reports of 140 houses ...

10 dead, over 250 missing in Sri Lanka mudslide

A mudslide triggered by monsoon rains buried scores of workers' houses at a tea plantation in central Sri Lanka on Wednesday, killing at least 10 people and leaving more than 250 missing, an official said. ...

More than 300 missing in Sri Lanka mudslide

JC Finley COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- At least 10 people died and more than 300 people remain missing after a mudslide struck central Sri Lanka on Wednesday morning.

Ten killed, over 250 missing in Sri Lanka landslide

The mudslide struck at around 7:30 a.m. and wiped out 120 workers’ homes at the Meeriabedda tea estate in Badulla district

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Sri Lanka Mudslide Deaths Climb; More Expected

Voice of America: Hope dwindled Thursday for finding survivors of a mudslide in Sri Lanka that the government called the country's "biggest natural disaster" in a decade. Fifteen people who lived on the Koslanda tea plantation in the country's Badulla district were ...

Hope fades for Sri Lanka mudslide survivors

Aljazeera.com: Rescue efforts were however, being hampered by persistent rains, blamed for the initial mudslide, and the unstable conditions of the surrounding hills, the officer said. Shopkeeper Vevaratnam Marathamuttu said he ran when tonnes of earth came crashing ...

Sri Lanka says no hope finding mudslide survivors

Washington Post: KOSLANDA, Sri Lanka — A Sri Lankan official said Thursday there was no hope of finding survivors after a mudslide tore through a tea plantation, but there were widely conflicting reports about how many people had been buried alive under the rubble and ...

Family Who Lost Home To Mudslide Finally Able To Rebuild

CBS Local: MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The historic June floods left a permanent mark on a well-known high school basketball coach and his family. The record rainfall sent a mudslide cascading into the Carlson's Le Sueur, Minn. home, making it unlivable. It's been a ...

Sri Lanka says no hope finding mudslide survivors

KOSLANDA, Sri Lanka (AP) — There was no hope of finding survivors after a mudslide tore through a tea plantation, a Sri Lankan disaster official said Thursday, amid widely conflicting reports about how many people had been buried alive under the mud.

Little hope of finding survivors in Sri Lanka mudslide

KOSLANDA, Sri Lanka – There was no hope of finding survivors after a mudslide tore through a tea plantation, a Sri Lankan disaster official said Thursday, amid widely conflicting reports about how many people had been buried alive under the mud.

No hope finding mudslide survivors, official says

A Sri Lankan official said Thursday there was no hope of finding survivors after a mudslide tore through a tea plantation, but there were widely conflicting reports about how many people had been buried alive under the rubble and mud.

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