Search and rescue efforts

In this photo provided by the Heavenly Mountain Resort, fresh snow covers most of a table and chairs Friday, March 2, 2018, in South Lake Tahoe, Calif. A blizzard warning was in effect for parts of the Sierra Nevada, where snow was piling up and travel was difficult due to repeated highway closures and the need for chains in many places. The snow will help the Sierra snowpack, which is vital to the state's water supply and has only been about a quarter of its normal depth for this time of winter. It's also a boon for skiers and snowboarders. (Heavenly Mountain Resort via AP)
March 02, 2018 - 10:59 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A winter storm that roared through California left a snowboarder dead and sent an avalanche crashing down on five people Friday at a Sierra Nevada ski resort, but the danger of another deadly mudslide eased in a devastated coastal community. Dozens of rescuers and rescue dogs...
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In this photo provided by the Heavenly Mountain Resort, fresh snow covers most of a table and chairs Friday, March 2, 2018, in South Lake Tahoe, Calif. A blizzard warning was in effect for parts of the Sierra Nevada, where snow was piling up and travel was difficult due to repeated highway closures and the need for chains in many places. The snow will help the Sierra snowpack, which is vital to the state's water supply and has only been about a quarter of its normal depth for this time of winter. It's also a boon for skiers and snowboarders. (Heavenly Mountain Resort via AP)
March 02, 2018 - 10:35 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A winter storm that roared through California left a snowboarder dead and sent an avalanche crashing down on five people Friday at a Sierra Nevada ski resort, but the danger of another deadly mudslide eased in a devastated coastal community. Dozens of rescuers and rescue dogs...
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People walk and skate on the frozen Prinsengracht canal in downtown Amsterdam, Friday, March 2, 2018. The icy weather gripping much of Europe is good news for the Dutch, many of whom love to skate on frozen waterways if the weather allows. (AP Photo/Mike Corder)
March 02, 2018 - 11:15 am
LONDON (AP) — As unusually cold weather gripped Europe, Britain's military was sent out Friday to central and western England to get hospital employees to work and help police rescue people from snowbound vehicles. Nicknamed "The Beast from the East," the cold front caused travel chaos, with...
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Adam Suthers digs out a car stuck in the snow in Ripponden, Yorkshire, England, Friday, March 2, 2018. Britain’s military is being deployed to central and western England to help get hospital workers to their jobs and to rescue people from snowbound vehicles as unusually cold weather gripped the country. (Danny Lawson/PA via AP)
March 02, 2018 - 6:46 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's military was deployed to central and western England on Friday to help get hospital employees to work and to assist police in rescuing people from snowbound vehicles as unusually cold weather gripped the United Kingdom. The big freeze caused travel chaos throughout the...
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Cars in snowy conditions on the A192 road near Blyth, north east England, Thursday March 1, 2018. Persistent snow and freezing conditions are causing delays in many parts of Britain, with roads and train service hit particularly hard. Emergency officials said many drivers had to be rescued from stranded vehicles. (Owen Humphreys/PA via AP)
March 02, 2018 - 4:42 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's military is being deployed to central and western England to help get hospital workers to their jobs and to rescue people from snowbound vehicles as unusually cold weather gripped the country. The army is sending 20 troops and 10 four-wheel drive vehicles to Shropshire, and...
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February 28, 2018 - 12:39 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A prominent member of Polish Himalaya climbers' team, Denis Urubko, who recently rescued a French climber, has split up with the team and left its base camp in Pakistan, the head of the team said Wednesday. The team is attempting the first ever winter ascent on K2, the world's...
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February 28, 2018 - 9:19 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The head of a Polish Himalaya climbers' team says that a prominent member, Denis Urubko, who recently rescued a French climber, has split up with the team and left its base camp in Pakistan. The team is attempting the first ever winter ascent on K2, the world's second highest...
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Anna Stupnicka-Bando, left, , 89, a Polish woman recognized by Yad Vashem for helping Jews during the Holocaust, speaks with Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki in Warsaw, Poland, on Monday Feb. 26, 2018. Stupnicka-Bando and 49 other Christian Poles who helped Jews during the Holocaust appealed Monday to Polish and Israeli authorities to return to a path of "dialogue and reconciliation" amid a diplomatic crisis. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
February 26, 2018 - 9:32 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The last surviving Christian Poles who helped Jews during the Holocaust appealed Monday to Polish and Israeli authorities to return to a path of "dialogue and reconciliation" amid a diplomatic crisis and a surge of anti-Semitism sparked by a new Polish law that criminalizes...
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February 26, 2018 - 7:49 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The last surviving Christian Poles who helped Jews during the Holocaust appealed Monday to Polish and Israeli authorities to return to a path of "dialogue and reconciliation" amid a diplomatic crisis and a surge of anti-Semitism sparked by a new Polish law that criminalizes...
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In this photo released on Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018, provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, shows a member of the Syrian Civil Defense group carries a boy who was wounded during airstrikes and shelling by Syrian government forces, in Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria. New airstrikes and shelling on the besieged, rebel-held suburbs of the Syrian capital killed at least 10 people on Wednesday, a rescue organization and a monitoring group said. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)
February 21, 2018 - 7:17 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — Doctors in Syria's rebel-controlled suburbs of Damascus said Wednesday they were unable to keep up with the staggering number of casualties, amid a ferocious bombing campaign by government forces that has targeted hospitals, apartment blocks and other civilian sites, killing and...
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