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Snowfall in quake-hit Turkey as toll passes 500

Snow blanketed eastern Turkey Thursday, complicating rescue efforts and bringing more misery for the thousands left homeless by a devastating earthquake as the death toll surged past 500. Ninety-one hours after disaster struck in the eastern province of Van, rescuers pulled a 19-year-old from the rubble in the town of…

Chile says no survivors in Pacific Ocean air crash

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – All 21 people aboard a military aircraft that crashed into the Pacific Ocean off the remote Juan Fernandez islands perished, Chile’s government said on Saturday, as rescuers and fishermen scoured for bodies. Search and rescue teams have recovered four bodies so far in the wake of Friday’s…

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