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Death toll rises to 6 after magnitude-8.2 quake off Chile

By Heidi Pullyard IQUIQUE, CHILE (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll from a massive earthquake that struck off the coast of northern Chile on Tuesday evening has risen to six, the country's interior ministry said on Wednesday after all tsunami warnings [...]

Death toll from Washington landslide reaches 27, others still missing

ARLINGTON, WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll from the devastating landslide that wiped out a small community in Washington state has risen to 27 after rescue workers located the remains of three more people, officials said on late Monday, [...]

Presumed death toll reaches 28 a week after Washington landslide

ARLINGTON, WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) -- Rescue workers searching for victims at what remains of a small community in Washington state observed a moment of silence on Saturday, marking a week since the devastating landslide that is believed to have [...]

FLASH: MALAYSIA AIRLINES SAYS FLIGHT 370 CRASHED IN SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN WITH NO SURVIVORS

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA (BNO NEWS) -- Malaysia Airlines says "we have to assume beyond any reasonable doubt" that Flight 370 crashed in the Southern Indian Ocean with no survivors. (Copyright 2014 by BNO News B.V. All rights reserved. Info: [...]

Australian PM: Satellite imagery shows 2 ‘objects’ possibly linked to missing airliner

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (BNO NEWS) -- Analysts pouring through satellite imagery of the southern Indian Ocean have discovered two "possible objects" that may be linked to the Malaysian airliner that vanished over the South China Sea earlier this month, [...]

2 on missing Malaysia Airlines jet used stolen passports, raising questions

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA (BNO NEWS) -- Two of the passengers aboard a Malaysia Airlines jet that disappeared over the South China Sea on Saturday were traveling with European passports that were stolen in Thailand, officials said, raising questions [...]

UPDATE 2 — ‘No evidence’ of plane wreckage more than 24 hours after last contact

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA (BNO NEWS) -- Rescue workers have found 'no evidence of any wreckage' during the first 24 hours of an international search involving ships and aircraft from several countries for an airliner that disappeared between Malaysia [...]

URGENT — First day of search for missing plane found ‘no evidence of any wreckage,’ airline says

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA (BNO NEWS) -- Rescue workers have found 'no evidence of any wreckage' during the first 24 hours of an international search involving ships and aircraft from several countries for an airliner that disappeared between Malaysia [...]

Strong quake destroys dozens of houses on Indonesia’s Java island

GOMBONG, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off Indonesia's most-populated island on early Saturday afternoon, destroying dozens of houses and sending terrified residents running from their homes, officials said. There were no [...]

UPDATE 1 — Typhoon Haiyan death toll tops 6,000 in the Philippines

MANILA, THE PHILIPPINES (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll from Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful storms ever recorded when it made landfall in the central Philippines more than a month ago, has surpassed 6,000, the government said Saturday. [...]