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Crowbars, cadaver dogs in search for survivors, bodies after Florida hurricane

Crowbars, cadaver dogs in search for survivors, bodies after Florida hurricaneSearch and rescue volunteers have located hundreds of people reported missing in the Southeast after Hurricane Michael tore through their Florida Panhandle.



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Rescue teams in Florida search for survivors in hurricane-devastated Mexico Beach

Rescue teams in Florida search for survivors in hurricane-devastated Mexico BeachCarefully, the search and rescue team examines what is left of a house devastated by Hurricane Michael when it blasted through this small waterfront community days earlier. Wearing a hard hat and with a hammer in hand, chief Dobson, one of several hundred people searching for survivors in the ruins of Mexico Beach, gingerly climbs the rickety stairs to Number 2603. “Fire rescue, anybody home?” Dobson calls out, before his men follow him up the stairs.



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Survivors of Indonesia's Devastating Earthquake Grow Desperate as Death Toll Exceeds 1,200

Survivors of Indonesia's Devastating Earthquake Grow Desperate as Death Toll Exceeds 1,200Desperation exploded into anger in the town closest to the epicenter of the earthquake and tsunami that hit Sulawesi island four days ago



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Time running out for survivors as Indonesia toll tops 1,400

Time running out for survivors as Indonesia toll tops 1,400The death toll in Indonesia’s twin quake-tsunami disaster passed 1,400 Wednesday, with time running out to rescue survivors and the UN warning of “vast” unmet needs that have fuelled looting. Indonesian soldiers have been ordered to fire on those raiding stores on the quake and tsunami-struck island of Sulawesi, a colonel told AFP, after desperate survivors emptied shops of food and water.



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Time running out in search for survivors of Indonesia's quake

Time running out in search for survivors of Indonesia's quake“We hope the death toll does not rise,” Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, spokesman of the National Disaster Mitigation Agency, said late on Tuesday. “We’re continuing rescue operations but right now the team is racing against time.” President Joko Widodo called on Tuesday for reinforcements in the search for survivors, saying everyone had to be found. Nugroho said rescuers had reached all four of the badly affected districts, which together have a population of 1.4 million, but he declined to give an estimate of casualties.



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Tsunami and quake survivors eat last bit of food and seethe

Tsunami and quake survivors eat last bit of food and seetheWANI, Indonesia (AP) — He survived the earthquake and tsunami, yet days have passed since. Taking refuge on the shaded porch of an empty house, Darjan didn't feel relief as he looked out at the mix of broken concrete and shattered lumber that littered the narrow street cutting through his village.



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Sexual assault survivors confront Flake in elevator over his support for Kavanaugh

Sexual assault survivors confront Flake in elevator over his support for KavanaughMoments before, the Republicans issued a statement saying he would vote to confirm Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court.



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Christine Blasey Ford Is The 'Perfect' Accuser. Most Sexual Assault Survivors Are Not.

Christine Blasey Ford Is The 'Perfect' Accuser. Most Sexual Assault Survivors Are Not.Senator Dianne Feinstein used her opening remarks at Thursday's hearing into



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Rape Survivors Share Why They Stayed Quiet In Powerful #WhyIDidntReport Tweets

Rape Survivors Share Why They Stayed Quiet In Powerful #WhyIDidntReport TweetsPresident Donald Trump wonders why survivors of sexual assault don't



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‘What Is Wrong With You?’: Trump Slammed For Tone-Deaf Comments To Storm Survivors

‘What Is Wrong With You?’: Trump Slammed For Tone-Deaf Comments To Storm SurvivorsPresident Donald Trump made a number of eyebrow-raising comments on Wednesday



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