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Experts doubt N. Korea nuke test site collapse claims

Experts doubt N. Korea nuke test site collapse claimsExperts have cast doubt on Chinese scientists’ claims that North Korea’s main underground nuclear test site has been rendered unusable after collapsing due to a massive blast last year. A study by seismologists from the University of Science and Technology of China suggested rock had collapsed under Mount Mantap in the country’s northeast after a nuclear test in September that triggered a 6.3-magnitude earthquake. The mountain is still there,” quipped Lewis.



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Dozens of people in Pennsylvania forced from homes by road collapse

Dozens of people in Pennsylvania forced from homes by road collapse“Everybody is now safe,” Cheryl Moon-Sirianni, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s executive director of district 11, told reporters. At least 30 people in apartment buildings alongside the road were asked to evacuate on Friday in anticipation of the possible collapse of a section of Route 30, she said. Soil was dislodged at the bases of other buildings, which were likely to be saved, Moon-Sirianni said, adding that repairs could take a month or more.



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Hotel collapse in central India kills 10, two injured

Hotel collapse in central India kills 10, two injuredNEW DELHI (Reuters) – Ten people were killed and two were injured when a four-storey hotel collapsed in a crowded part of the central Indian city of Indore late on Saturday, a local police official said. Rescue operations were complete and no other casualties were likely, assistant sub-inspector Ramesh Kirade told Reuters by telephone. While the building was old, the reason for its collapse was not immediately known, Kirade said. According to local news reports, the building collapsed after a heavy vehicle rammed into it. …



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The Latest: 2nd lawsuit filed in deadly bridge collapse

The Latest: 2nd lawsuit filed in deadly bridge collapseMIAMI (AP) — The Latest on the collapse of a pedestrian bridge at a Florida university (all times local):



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Students return to Miami school where bridge collapse killed six

Students return to Miami school where bridge collapse killed sixStudents returned to Florida International University on Monday for their first day of classes since a newly installed pedestrian bridge collapsed last week and killed six people including a student at the school. The meeting on Thursday involved FIGG, which is the private contractor for the overall bridge design, the school, Florida Department of Transportation officials and Munilla Construction Management, which installed the $ 14.2 million bridge.



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The Latest: 1st lawsuit filed after Florida bridge collapse

The Latest: 1st lawsuit filed after Florida bridge collapseMIAMI (AP) — The Latest on a Florida university campus reopening after a fatal bridge collapse (all times local):



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Engineer's Voicemail Warned State Of Bridge Cracks 2 Days Before Collapse

Engineer's Voicemail Warned State Of Bridge Cracks 2 Days Before CollapseAn engineer who helped design the Miami pedestrian bridge that collapsed on



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The Latest: Police say all victims found in bridge collapse

The Latest: Police say all victims found in bridge collapseMIAMI (AP) — The Latest on the deadly pedestrian bridge collapse in Miami (all times local):



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Bridge Design Team Had Meeting On Crack Hours Before Deadly Florida Collapse

Bridge Design Team Had Meeting On Crack Hours Before Deadly Florida CollapseFlorida International University's bridge design team met hours before the



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Engineer warned of cracking in US bridge before collapse

Engineer warned of cracking in US bridge before collapseThe chief engineer of a Florida bridge project warned authorities of cracking in the structure days before it collapsed, killing at least six people, the US state’s department of transportation said Friday. There was “some cracking that’s been observed on the north end of the span,” Pate said, according to a transcript of the call.



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