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Fire Chief Among Two Killed After Louisiana Bus Crash Carrying Flood Relief Workers: Reports

Fire Chief Among Two Killed After Louisiana Bus Crash Carrying Flood Relief Workers: Reports

Originally posted 08/28/2016 06:05PM

Two people were killed and dozens were injured after a rental bus carrying relief workers crashed on its way to assist those affected by the historic flooding in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on Sunday, according to NBC News.

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'I Started Losing All Hope I Would Be Saved': Italian Nun Explains the Story Behind Her Iconic Earthquake Photo

Originally posted 08/27/2016 09:55AM

Sister Marjana Lleshi was asleep in her room in the Don Minozzi convent beside the Church of the Most Holy Crucifix in Amatrice, Italy, on Wednesday when she was woken up by the walls collapsing around her.

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Venice Film Festival Opening Night Gala Canceled Following Devastating Earthquake

Venice Film Festival Opening Night Gala Canceled Following Devastating Earthquake

Originally posted 08/26/2016 10:50AM

The Venice Film Festival has canceled its glitzy opening-night gala in the wake of Wednesday's cataclysmic earthquake that has left hundreds dead and razed buildings to the ground in central Italy.

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Italy Earthquake Destroys Small Towns as Death Toll Rises to 120

Originally posted 08/24/2016 03:25PM

The tiny Italian town of Amatrice is in ruins as a result of Wednesday's massive earthquake, and rescue crews are begging for any help they can get to free the dozens believed to be trapped under rubble as officials announce that the death toll has risen to 120.

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UpdatePosted 08/24/2016 06:00AM

At Least 73 Dead After Massive Earthquake Wipes Out 2 Towns in Central Italy

Originally posted 08/24/2016 01:50AM

The death toll has risen to 73 after a massive earthquake rocked central Italy and leveled at least two towns, Italian officials say.

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Britney Spears Teams with Red Cross to Help Victims of Louisiana Floods

Britney Spears Teams with Red Cross to Help Victims of Louisiana Floods

Originally posted 08/22/2016 09:00PM

Britney Spears is lending a hand to her home state.

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The Obamas Have Landed! First Family Returns from Martha's Vineyard – and the President Has a Hard Road Ahead

The Obamas Have Landed! First Family Returns from Martha's Vineyard

Originally posted 08/22/2016 10:50AM

The Obamas are back in Washington, D.C.!

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Local Heroes Create 'Cajun Navy' to Find and Rescue Louisiana Flood Victims: 'These People Need Us'

Local Heroes Create 'Cajun Navy' to Find and Rescue Louisiana Flood Victims: 'These People Need Us'

Originally posted 08/17/2016 12:50PM

A group of Louisiana natives, some of them flood victims themselves, have banded together to form the "Cajun Navy" – an armada of volunteers who set sail every morning to rescue neighbors, friends, strangers and pets trapped by the historic Louisiana floodwaters.

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WATCH: Man Saves Woman and Dog from Sinking Car in Dramatic Rescue in Baton Rouge Flood

Originally posted 08/14/2016 10:40AM

WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports A woman and her dog narrowly escaped tragedy in Baton Rouge when a team of men in a boat came upon them in a sinking car during the deadly floods ravaging Louisiana in recent days.

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2 Dead, More Than 1,000 Rescued in 'Unprecedented' Louisiana Floods: 'This is the Worst It's Been Ever'

2 Dead, More Than 1,000 Rescued in 'Unprecedented' Louisiana Floods: 'This is the Worst It's Been Ever'

Originally posted 08/13/2016 05:50PM

At least two people are dead and hundreds have been rescued from their homes and cars as "unprecedented" flooding ravaged Louisiana in recent days, prompting the governor to declare a state of emergency, reports say.

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