Missing persons

January 11, 2018 - 11:46 am
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Four people have been confirmed dead and another 28 missing after a boat filled with people leaving the troubled South American nation sank in Caribbean waters, Venezuelan authorities said Thursday. The boat carrying 34 people departed Tuesday for the Dutch island of...
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A firefighter stands on the roof of a house submerged in mud and rocks Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, in Montecito, Calif. Anxious family members awaited word on loved ones Wednesday as rescue crews searched grimy debris and ruins for more than a dozen people missing after mudslides in Southern California destroyed houses, swept cars to the beach and left more than a dozen victims dead. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
January 11, 2018 - 11:14 am
MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of rescue workers slogged through knee-deep ooze and used long poles to probe for bodies Thursday as the search dragged on for victims of the mudslides that slammed this wealthy coastal town. Seventeen people were confirmed dead and eight others were missing...
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Taha Siddiqui, center, a reporter with France 24 and the Pakistan bureau chief for World Is One News, leaves after a press conference in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. Siddiqui said several armed men tried to kidnap him and threatened to shoot him if he resisted. Siddiqui said he fears Wednesday's attack was payback for his critical reporting on Pakistan's powerful military and intelligence agencies. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
January 11, 2018 - 10:00 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — When armed men tried to kidnap and threatened to kill him, Pakistani journalist Taha Siddiqui feared he would become another statistic in a growing list of activists and bloggers who have disappeared in Pakistan after criticizing the country's powerful military or advocating peace...
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A Pakistani girl lights a candle during a memorial for Zainab Ansari, an 8-year-old girl who was kidnapped, raped and killed last week in Kasur, Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, in Islamabad, Pakistan. Anees Ansari, Zainab's father accused the police of being slow to respond when his daughter went missing in the eastern Punjab province. Two people were killed and three others were wounded in clashes between angry Kasur residents and police after protesters enraged over her death attacked a police station in the city. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
January 11, 2018 - 9:58 am
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — The father of an 8-year-old Pakistani girl whose rape and killing shocked the nation accused the police on Thursday of being slow to respond when his daughter went missing in eastern Punjab province. The father, Anees Ansari, who was on a pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia with his...
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A firefighter stands on the roof of a house submerged in mud and rocks Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, in Montecito, Calif. Anxious family members awaited word on loved ones Wednesday as rescue crews searched grimy debris and ruins for more than a dozen people missing after mudslides in Southern California destroyed houses, swept cars to the beach and left more than a dozen victims dead. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
January 11, 2018 - 9:24 am
MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of rescue workers slogged through knee-deep ooze and used long poles to probe for bodies Thursday as the search dragged on for victims of the mudslides that slammed this wealthy coastal town. Seventeen people were confirmed dead and 16 were missing. Family members...
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Taha Siddiqui, center, a reporter with France 24 and the Pakistan bureau chief for World Is One News, leaves after a press conference in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. Siddiqui said several armed men tried to kidnap him and threatened to shoot him if he resisted. Siddiqui said he fears Wednesday's attack was payback for his critical reporting on Pakistan's powerful military and intelligence agencies. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
January 11, 2018 - 12:32 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — When armed men tried to kidnap and threatened to kill him, Pakistani journalist Taha Siddiqui feared he would become another statistic in a growing list of activists and bloggers who have disappeared in Pakistan after criticizing the country's powerful military or advocating peace...
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A bulldozer moves debris as a vehicle sits stranded in flooded water on U.S. Highway 101 in Montecito, Calif., Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. Dozens of homes were swept away or heavily damaged and several people were killed Tuesday as downpours sent mud and boulders roaring down hills stripped of vegetation by a gigantic wildfire that raged in Southern California last month. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
January 10, 2018 - 10:20 pm
MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — Anxious family members awaited word on loved ones Wednesday as rescue crews searched grimy debris and ruins for more than a dozen people missing after mudslides in Southern California destroyed an estimated 100 houses, swept cars to the beach and left at least 17 victims...
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Members of the Los Angeles County Fire Department Search and Rescue crew work on a car trapped under debris in Montecito, Calif., Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. Dozens of homes were swept away or heavily damaged and several people were killed Tuesday as downpours sent mud and boulders roaring down hills stripped of vegetation by a gigantic wildfire that raged in Southern California last month. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
January 10, 2018 - 10:16 pm
MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on deadly debris flows that hit the California community of Montecito (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Authorities now say 17 people have died in Southern California mudslides and another 17 are missing. The death toll rose Wednesday as searchers pulled two more...
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A bulldozer moves debris as a vehicle sits stranded in flooded water on U.S. Highway 101 in Montecito, Calif., Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. Dozens of homes were swept away or heavily damaged and several people were killed Tuesday as downpours sent mud and boulders roaring down hills stripped of vegetation by a gigantic wildfire that raged in Southern California last month. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
January 10, 2018 - 8:40 pm
MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — Anxious family members awaited word on loved ones Wednesday as rescue crews searched for more than a dozen people missing after mudslides in Southern California destroyed an estimated 100 houses, swept away cars and left at least 17 victims dead. "It's just waiting and not...
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Taha Siddiqui, center, a reporter with France 24 and the Pakistan bureau chief for World Is One News, leaves after a press conference in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. Siddiqui said several armed men tried to kidnap him and threatened to shoot him if he resisted. Siddiqui said he fears Wednesday's attack was payback for his critical reporting on Pakistan's powerful military and intelligence agencies. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
January 10, 2018 - 5:19 pm
ISLAMABAD (AP) — When armed men tried to kidnap and threatened to kill him, Pakistani journalist Taha Siddiqui feared he would become another statistic in a growing list of activists and bloggers who have disappeared in Pakistan after criticizing the country's powerful military or advocating peace...
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