Search and rescue efforts

FILE - In this March 21, 2015 file photo, a high tide submerges a narrow causeway leading to the Mont Saint-Michel, on France's northern coast. Authorities are evacuating tourists and others from the Mont-Saint-Michel abbey and monument in western France on Sunday April 22, 2018, after a visitor apparently threatened to attack security services. (AP Photo) FRANCE OUT
April 22, 2018 - 12:47 pm
MONT-SAINT-MICHEL, France (AP) — The Latest on the evacuation of a French tourist site due to security concerns (all times local): 3:20 p.m. France's Mont-Saint-Michel abbey has reopened after several hours of searching by police failed to locate a visitor who allegedly threatened French security...
Read More
April 19, 2018 - 8:11 pm
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A passing motorist rescued a woman trapped on top of a vehicle nearly submerged by the frigid floodwaters that have covered roads and threatened homes and farms across northern Montana, a witness said Thursday. Blake Wombold told the Great Falls Tribune he was driving...
Read More
This Sunday, April 15, 2018 image taken from video provided by the U.S. Coast Guard shows flooding along Kauai's Hanalei Bay, Hawaii. Hawaii Gov. David Ige issued an emergency proclamation for the island where heavy rainfall damaged or flooded dozens of homes in Hanalei, Wainiha, Haena and Anahola. (Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Verdura/U.S. Coast Guard via AP)
April 16, 2018 - 8:19 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Heavy rains on Kauai let up on Monday, which helped emergency workers better rescue people stranded by flooding on the Hawaiian island. Forty people, mostly tourists, were stuck since Saturday night at a Red Cross shelter in an elementary school in the north shore town of Hanalei...
Read More
File - This photo released April 12, 2018, by The Mendocino County Sheriff's Office shows the Eel River in Northern California. Authorities searching for a family whose SUV plunged into a rain-swollen Northern California river found the vehicle and the body of a man and a girl inside it. The Mendocino County Sheriff's Office said Monday, April 16, 2018, that searchers located the car Sunday and recovered the bodies of Sandeep Thottapilly and Saachi Thottapilly. (Lt. Shannon Barney/Mendocino County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
April 16, 2018 - 12:57 pm
LEGGETT, Calif. (AP) — Crews searching for a family whose vehicle plunged into a rain-swollen Northern California river more than a week ago have found the sport utility vehicle and the body of a man and a girl inside it, authorities said Monday. Searchers located the car Sunday in the Eel River...
Read More
April 16, 2018 - 6:30 am
FOREST LAKE, Minn. (AP) — Firefighters came to the rescue for a group of Minnesota high school students when a blizzard struck during their prom. The Forest Lake Fire Department opened its firehouse for three hours on Saturday so the students could pose for prom pictures. With as much as 15 inches...
Read More
FILE - In this Aug 13, 2009 file photo CEO of German Tengelmann Group Karl-Erivan W. Haub talks at a press conference in Muelheim, western Germany. Authorities in Switzerland and Italy are searching for the German billionaire who has been missing in the Alps since the weekend. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, file)
April 11, 2018 - 11:41 am
BERLIN (AP) — Swiss rescue teams held out hope Wednesday that there was still a chance of finding a German billionaire alive even though he has been missing in the Alps for days, but admitted the likelihood of his survival was diminishing rapidly. Karl-Erivan Haub, the 58-year-old heir to the...
Read More
A landslide site is seen Wednesday April 11, 2018 in Nakatsu, Oita Prefecture, in southern Japan. Japan's Fire and Disaster Management Agency says the landslide occurred around 3:50 a.m. Wednesday in Oita prefecture on Kyushu, the southernmost of Japan's four main islands. The agency said it left six missing and damaged four homes. (Takuto Kaneko/Kyodo News via AP)
April 10, 2018 - 10:19 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Rescuers were searching Wednesday for six people after an overnight landslide buried a small cluster of houses at the foot of a steep slope in southern Japan. The landslide, which occurred around 3:50 a.m., left six people missing and damaged four homes in Oita prefecture on Kyushu,...
Read More
This image made from video released by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows medical workers treating toddlers following an alleged poison gas attack in the opposition-held town of Douma, in eastern Ghouta, near Damascus, Syria, Sunday, April. 8, 2018. The Civil Defense said patients were having difficulty breathing and burning in their eyes. Syrian opposition activists and rescuers said Sunday that a poison gas attack on a rebel-held town near the capital. The Syrian government denied the allegations, which could not be independently verified. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)
April 08, 2018 - 10:48 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — Missiles struck an air base in central Syria early Monday, its state-run news agency reported. Although the agency said it was likely "an American aggression," U.S. officials said the U.S. had not launched airstrikes on Syria. The missile attack followed a suspected poison gas attack...
Read More
Khanh Huynh, 28, of Long Khanh district, Dong Nai province, Vietnam, stands aboard the commercial fishing vessel Commander on Thursday, March 29, 2018 in Honolulu. Huynh was about the Commander's sister ship, the Princess Hawaii, when it sank off Hawaii's Big Island on March 25, 2018. The Vietnamese fisherman helped save the lives of two Americans aboard the vessel as well as six other foreign workers from Vietnam and Kiribati. (AP Photo/Sophia Yan)
April 06, 2018 - 2:06 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Khanh Huynh has been a commercial fisherman since he was 12 years old. For the past six years, he's been living on a fishing boat in Hawaii, catching premium ahi tuna for some of the world's most discerning consumers. The 28-year-old fisherman from outside Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam...
Read More
In this Dec. 3, 2015, photo, village elder Kim Ri Jun digs up a burlap sack which he claims contains the remains belonging to a soldier who fought in the Korean War from a burial site on Ryongyon-ri hill in Kujang county, North Korea. Nearly 7,800 U.S. troops remain unaccounted for from the Korean War. About 5,300 were lost in North Korea. More than six decades after they died for their country, the repatriation of the remains of thousands of U.S. troops missing in action and presumed dead from the Korean War may finally get a boost now that U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are expected to hold the first-ever summit between their two countries. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
April 06, 2018 - 3:25 am
TOKYO (AP) — More than six decades after the troops died for their country, the repatriation of the remains of thousands of U.S. military personnel missing in action and presumed dead from the Korean War may finally get a boost now that President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are...
Read More

Pages