Rescuers race against time to find 17 missing people

Rescuers are racing to find 17 people who are still missing after mudslides slammed into wealthy areas of California, destroying an estimated 100 homes. More than 500 firefighters are involved in the search – but conditions are perilous, with “multiple reports of rescuers falling through manholes covered with mud”. Image: …

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Magnitude 7.6 quake strikes in the Caribbean Sea

A magnitude 7.6 earthquake struck in the Caribbean Sea between the coast of Honduras and the Cayman Islands on Tuesday night. There were no early reports of damage on land. Tsunami warning centers said no tsunami waves had been confirmed but emphasized that people in Puerto Rico, other Caribbean islands …

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Bannon loses job at Breitbart after feud with Trump

Former White House advisor Stephen K. Bannon has stepped down as head of Breitbart News after he was quoted disparaging President Trump’s children in a new book, undercutting his crusade to upend the Republican leadership in Congress. Bannon’s departure from the right-wing website marks a stunning fall from power for …

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