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Tsunami Toll: 113 Dead, 500 Missing

PADANG, Indonesia – Rescuers battled rough seas Tuesday to reach remote Indonesian islands pounded by a 10-foot (three-meter) tsunami that swept away homes, killing at least 113 people. Scores more were missing and information was only beginning to trickle in

Latest Chinese mudslides trap 500, kill five

Mudslides after heavy rain have killed five people and trapped more than 500 in the south-western Chinese province of Sichuan, the Xinhua state news agency said. The mudslide is the latest in a series of natural disasters to strike China,