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  • Rains slow Sri Lankan landslide search; nearly 150 feared 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.
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    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...