Search and rescue efforts

Israeli rescue specialists arrive at a site where a body was found inside a vehicle stuck in the mud, days after a dam collapse in Brumadinho, Brazil, Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. Firefighters on Monday carefully moved over treacherous mud, sometimes walking, sometimes crawling, in search of survivors or bodies four days after a dam collapse that buried mine buildings and surrounding neighborhoods with iron ore waste. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
January 28, 2019 - 4:04 pm
BRUMADINHO, Brazil (AP) — The Latest on that collapse of an iron ore mining company's dam in Brazil (all times local): 7:55 p.m. Officials say the death toll from the mine dam collapse in Brazil has increased to 65 people and that 279 people are missing. The death toll earlier Monday stood at 60...
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Firefighters pull a body from the mud days after a dam collapse in Brumadinho, Brazil, Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. Firefighters on Monday carefully moved over treacherous mud, sometimes walking, sometimes crawling, in search of survivors or bodies four days after a dam collapse that buried mine buildings and surrounding neighborhoods with iron ore waste. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
January 28, 2019 - 3:16 pm
BRUMADINHO, Brazil (AP) — Brazilian firefighters and Israeli rescue workers carefully moved over treacherous mud — sometimes walking, sometimes crawling — during their search Monday for survivors or bodies following a dam collapse that buried buildings for an iron ore mining complex and inundated...
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Protesters gather during a demonstration in support of German humanitarian group Sea-Watch, in front of the Italian lower chamber’s Montecitorio palace, in Rome, Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. A Sea-Watch rescue ship that picked up 47 migrants off the Libyan coasts on Jan. 19, was allowed to shelter in the Italian territorial waters due to threatening weather last Thursday, but the government refuses to let aid groups disembark the migrants in Italian ports. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
January 28, 2019 - 3:08 pm
ROME (AP) — Italy has decided to ask the European human rights court to rule that the Netherlands must deal with a Dutch-flagged migrant rescue boat stranded off Sicily. The Italian premier's office said Monday night that on Tuesday it will ask the France-based court to decide that the Dutch have...
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Authorities respond after a three-story home collapsed in The Hague, Netherlands on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019. Police at the scene said a gas explosion was being explored as a possible cause of what tore off the home's front and demolished the dwelling in a residential neighborhood on Sunday. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
January 28, 2019 - 4:14 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch authorities are investigating the cause of a gas explosion that blew the facade off an apartment building, injuring 10 people, including four who were rescued from under the rubble. Firefighters and search-and-rescue teams using sniffer dogs freed the final...
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Rescue work try to reach a cow that is stuck in a field of mud, two days after a dam collapse in Brumadinho, Brazil, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019. Brazilian officials on Sunday suspended the search for potential survivors of a dam collapse that has killed at least 40 people amid fears that another nearby dam owned by the same company was also at risk of breaching. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
January 27, 2019 - 7:04 pm
BRUMADINHO, Brazil (AP) — Brazilian rescue crews returned to mud-covered flats Sunday to resume the search for hundreds of people missing in the wake of a dam collapse after the operation was suspended for several hours over fears that a second dam was at risk of breach. The Civil Defense office in...
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Emerson dos Santos stands on the debris of her mother's house in Brumadinho, Brazil, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019. Rescuers in helicopters on Saturday searched for survivors while firefighters dug through mud in a huge area in southeastern Brazil buried by the collapse of a dam holding back mine waste, with at least nine people dead and up to 300 missing. Dos Santos' mother was not in the house and survived the tragedy. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
January 27, 2019 - 5:42 pm
BRUMADINHO, Brazil (AP) — The latest on the deadly mine waste dam collapse in southeastern Brazil (all times local): 9:30 p.m. The Civil Defense office in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais has raised the number of confirmed deaths in a dam collapse to 58. More than 300 people are still missing...
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An Italian Coast Guard patroller flanks the Sea-Watch rescue ship off the Sicilian coast where it found shelter, about one nautical mile from Siracusa, from gale winds sweeping the Sicilian Channel, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. The Sea-Watch is carrying 47 people saved from the sea. Italian Interior minister Salvini yesterday tweeted that the government is "ready to send food, medicine and whatever may be needed, but Italy's ports are and will remain closed". (AP Photo/Salvatore Cavalli)
January 27, 2019 - 3:32 pm
ROME (AP) — Italian lawmakers boarded a migrant rescue ship within eyeshot of the island of Sicily on Sunday to inspect conditions for 47 men and boys nine days after they were rescued in the Mediterranean Sea. The ship operated by German humanitarian group Sea-Watch picked up the migrants on Jan...
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This undated photo provided by Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office shows Dakota Theriot, 21. Authorities in Louisiana say a shooting has left five people dead in two parishes. Theriot, a suspect, was at large and was being sought by authorities. (Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office via AP)
January 26, 2019 - 6:35 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Authorities in Louisiana said they are searching for an "armed and dangerous" 21-year-old accused of killing his parents and three others in two separate but related shootings Saturday. Ascension Parish Sheriff Bobby Webre says Dakota Theriot is the "prime suspect" in the deaths...
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An aerial view shows a destroyed house after a dam collapsed in Brumadinho, Brazil, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019. Rescuers searched for survivors in a huge area in southeastern Brazil buried by mud from the collapse of dam holding back mine waste, with several people dead and hundreds missing. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
January 26, 2019 - 5:29 pm
BRUMADINHO, Brazil (AP) — The death toll from the collapse of a dam holding back mine waste in southeastern Brazil rose to 40 on Saturday as searchers flying in helicopters and rescuers laboring in deep mud uncovered more bodies. An estimated 300 people were still missing and authorities expected...
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An Italian Coast Guard patroller flanks the Sea-Watch rescue ship off the Sicilian coast where it found shelter, about one nautical mile from Siracusa, from gale winds sweeping the Sicilian Channel, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. The Sea-Watch is carrying 47 people saved from the sea. Italian Interior minister Salvini yesterday tweeted that the government is "ready to send food, medicine and whatever may be needed, but Italy's ports are and will remain closed". (AP Photo/Salvatore Cavalli)
January 26, 2019 - 12:20 pm
ROME (AP) — Three United Nations agencies appealed Saturday to Italy to allow 47 migrants off a private rescue ship after a week in cold weather and decried a "'boat-by-boat" approach that keeps vulnerable asylum-seekers at sea while European nations squabble. Sea-Watch 3, operated by a German aid...
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