Search and rescue efforts

A member of National Transportation Safety Committee holds the flight data recorder from the crashed Lion Air jet as Chief of National Search and Rescue Agency Muhammad Syaugi gestures during a press conference on board of a research ship Baruna Jaya anchored in the waters of Tanjung Karawang, Indonesia, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. Divers on Thursday recovered the flight data recorder from the Boeing 737 MAX 8 plane crashed early Monday on the seafloor, a crucial development in the investigation into what caused the 2-month-old plane to plunge into Indonesian seas earlier this week, killing all its passengers. (AP Photo/Fauzy Chaniago)
November 01, 2018 - 8:37 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Divers in Indonesia recovered one of the crashed Lion Air jet's flight recorders from the seafloor on Thursday, a crucial development in the investigation into what caused the 2-month-old plane to plunge into the ocean earlier this week, killing 189 people. Relatives,...
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A rescuer inspects a part of Lion Air plane flight JT 610 retrieved from the waters where it's believed to have crashed at Tanjung Priok Port in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018. Relatives have provided samples for DNA tests to help identify victims of the Lion Air plane crash as accounts emerged Tuesday of problems on the jet's previous flight including rapid descents that terrified passengers. (AP Photo/Binsar Bakara)
October 31, 2018 - 4:21 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The Latest on the crash of a Lion Air passenger plane in Indonesia (all times local): 4 p.m. The head of the National Transportation Safety Committee, Soerjanto Tjahjono, says pings detected at sea in the search for a crashed Lion Air plane are definitely from its flight...
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In this image provided by the Department of Public Works and Highways, Mountain Province District Engineering Office, rescuers dig through the earth to search for survivors after a massive landslide in Natonin township, Mountain Province in northern Philippines Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018. A massive landslide set off by a typhoon crashed down on two government buildings in a northern Philippine mountain province, officials said Wednesday. (DPWH MPDSEO via AP)
October 31, 2018 - 1:51 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Rescuers have pulled out four survivors and three bodies but several more were missing after a massive landslide set off by a typhoon crashed down on two government buildings in a northern Philippine mountain province, officials said Wednesday. Regional police Chief...
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Investigators examine parts of Lion Air Flight 610 retrieved from the waters off Tanjung Priok in Jakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018. A massive search effort identified the possible seabed location of the crashed Lion Air jet, Indonesia's military chief said Wednesday, as experts carried out the grim task of identifying dozens of body parts recovered from a 15-nautical-mile-wide search area. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
October 31, 2018 - 1:39 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A massive search effort has identified the possible seabed location of the crashed Lion Air jet, Indonesia's military chief said Wednesday, as experts carried out the grim task of identifying dozens of body parts recovered from a 15-nautical-mile-wide search area and...
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A member of Indonesian Search and Rescue Agency (BASARNAS) inspects debris believed to be from Lion Air passenger jet that crashed off Java Island at Tanjung Priok Port in Jakarta, Indonesia Monday, Oct. 29, 2018. A Lion Air flight crashed into the sea just minutes after taking off from Indonesia's capital on Monday in a blow to the country's aviation safety record after the lifting of bans on its airlines by the European Union and U.S. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
October 29, 2018 - 6:44 am
KARAWANG, Indonesia (AP) — A Lion Air plane crashed into the sea just minutes after taking off from Indonesia's capital on Monday, likely killing all 189 people on board, in a blow to the country's aviation safety record after the lifting of bans on its airlines by the European Union and U.S. The...
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A member of Indonesian Search and Rescue Agency (BASARNAS) inspects debris recovered from near waters where a Lion Air passenger jet is suspected to crash off, at Tanjung Priok Port in Jakarta, Indonesia Monday, Oct. 29, 2018. A Lion Air flight crashed into the sea just minutes after taking off from Indonesia's capital on Monday in a blow to the country's aviation safety record after the lifting of bans on its airlines by the European Union and U.S. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
October 29, 2018 - 5:28 am
KARAWANG, Indonesia (AP) — The Latest on the crash of a Lion Air plane in Indonesia (all times local): 5:10 p.m. A search and rescue agency official says he's not expecting any survivors from the Lion Air plane that crashed into seas off Jakarta with 189 people aboard. The operations director at...
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A child survivor receives medical care at a hospital near the Dead Sea in Jordan Thursday, October 25, 2018. Flash floods unleashed by heavy rains swept away a group of middle school students and teachers visiting hot springs near the Dead Sea on Thursday, killing people as the torrent carried some for several kilometers, a civil defense official said.(AP Photo/ Raad Adayleh)
October 26, 2018 - 2:45 am
DEAD SEA, Jordan (AP) — Jordanian rescuers searching the Dead Sea area for survivors of flash floods have found the body of a 12-year-old boy, raising the death toll to 19. The body was recovered early Friday, a day after middle school students and teachers visiting hot springs in the area were...
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October 25, 2018 - 1:59 pm
DEAD SEA, Jordan (AP) — At least 18 people were killed Thursday when flash floods swept away a group of teachers and students visiting hot springs near the Dead Sea, Jordan's state media said. The private school students and their adult chaperones were caught off guard when sudden torrential rains...
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Volunteer are given directions near Barron, Wis., Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, before searching for 13-year-old Jayme Closs, who was discovered missing Oct. 15 after her parents were found fatally shot at their home. The search for Closs was expanded Tuesday, with as many as 2,000 volunteers expected to take part in a search of the area. (Evan Frost/Minnesota Public Radio via AP)
October 24, 2018 - 4:55 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Authorities offered a $25,000 reward Wednesday for any information leading to the location of a Wisconsin girl who disappeared last week after her parents were gunned down in their home. Thirteen-year-old Jayme Closs has been missing since early on the morning of Oct. 15, when...
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Volunteers cross a creek and barbed wire near Barron, Wis., Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, on their way to a ground search for 13-year-old Jayme Closs who was discovered missing Oct. 15 after her parents were found fatally shot at their home. The search for Closs was expanded Tuesday, with as many as 2,000 volunteers expected to take part in a search of the area. (AP Photo/Jeff Baenen)
October 23, 2018 - 7:57 pm
BARRON, Wis. (AP) — Investigators are assessing several items that volunteers found Tuesday during an expanded search for clues that might lead to a missing 13-year-old Wisconsin girl whose parents were killed, but none of them yet seem to be linked to her disappearance, a sheriff said. Barron...
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