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  • No hope for survivors in Sri Lanka landslide, over 100 dead

    Rains slow Sri Lankan landslide search; nearly 150 feared dead
    COLOMBO (Reuters) - Heavy rains hampered search operations on Friday at the site of a landslide in Sri Lanka where more than 100 people were buried under tons of mud and rubble two days ago.
  • 'Force Majeure' sets in motion an avalanche of buried emotion

    They're such the perfect photo-ready family — handsome husband, attractive wife, appealing young children — that the opening scene of "Force Majeure" introduces them actually being photographed at a posh French Alps ski resort. The family...

    More than 100 dead in Sri Lanka landslide, official says

    More than 100 dead in Sri Lanka landslide, official says
    A landslide in hilly south-central Sri Lanka is believed to have killed more than 100 people on Wednesday as it buried scores of houses, a government minister said, and the toll is likely to rise. The landslide hit a village in the tea-growing area of ...

    Families seek damages stemming from deadly Washington state mudslide

    SEATTLE (Reuters) - Ten families who lost relatives in a Washington state landslide in March have filed a wrongful death lawsuit alleging state and local officials were aware the area was at risk for a disaster but did nothing to prevent it, an attorney...

    Recap: Senators 5, Avalanche 3

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Senators 5, Avalanche 3 Senators 5, Avalanche 3: Clarke MacArthur scored to snap a tie with 8:17 to play as host Ottawa erased a pair of two-goal deficits to beat Colorado for the first time since December 2005. Bobby Ryan...