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A tsunami survivor sits on a pice of debris as she salvages items from the location of her house in Sumur, Indonesia
AP Photo/Fauzy Chaniago
December 24, 2018 - 9:23 am
Efforts to collect hundreds of bodies and save the injured were stepped up in Indonesia on Monday following the country's latest tsunami, as scientists collected evidence on how a volcanic eruption triggered the weekend tragedy.
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(AP Photo/John Locher)
November 12, 2018 - 4:25 am
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — As wildfires continued to rage on both ends of California, officials released another grim statistic: six more dead in a swath of Northern California wiped out by fire, raising the death toll there to 29. It matched California's record for deaths in a single fire.
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September 13, 2018 - 10:10 am
By CATHERINE LUCEY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday rejected the widely accepted conclusion that nearly 3,000 died in Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria, arguing without evidence that the number was wrong and calling it a plot by Democrats to make him look bad...
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(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
August 29, 2018 - 4:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he thinks the federal government did a "fantastic job in Puerto Rico" despite the deaths of nearly 3,000 people after Hurricane Maria. Trump tells reporters at the White House Wednesday that, "We've put a lot of money and a lot of effort into Puerto...
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(AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File)
August 09, 2018 - 11:39 am
Puerto Rico has conceded that Hurricane Maria killed more than 1,400 people on the island last year and not just the 64 in the official death toll.
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