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Death tolls rises, hundreds others injured after earthquake in China

BEIJING – Stranded tourists and residents struggled Wednesday to clear roads and cope with power cuts caused by a powerful earthquake that killed at least 19 people and injured 247. 690 more words

Canada

To the Rescue

One day after school I was working in my classroom. All was quiet when I recognized a voice in the hallway. It was a colleague and I could tell that he was on a rant. 260 more words

Education

Rescue efforts underway after apartment building collapse in Italy

MILAN – A five-story apartment building partially collapsed early Friday along a railway line near the southern Italian city of Naples, and authorities were digging by hand to find anyone trapped. 233 more words

World

China landslide: At least 15 confirmed dead, over 118 still missing

At least fifteen bodies have been retrieved by hundreds of rescuers trying to find survivors among 118 people who are still missing a day after a huge landslide engulfed a village in China’s Sichuan Province. 216 more words

HMCS Charlottetown, Canadian Coast Guard and Air Force responding to vessels in distress

An operation is now underway to rescue multiple sailing vessels that are in distress in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean — and Canada is leading the charge. 199 more words

Canada

'Adventure-seeking girl' charged after dramatic Toronto crane rescue released on bail

A 23-year-old woman who was charged with mischief for scaling a construction crane in downtown Toronto and brought down to safety in a daring high-stakes rescue operation Wednesday is described by a friend as an adventure seeker. 475 more words

Crime