Structural failures

In this Thursday, May 24, 2018 photo, The fourth tunnel of North Korea's nuclear test site is blown up in Punggye-ri, North Korea. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made good on his promise to demolish his country's nuclear test site, which was formally closed in a series of huge explosions Thursday as a group of foreign journalists looked on. (Korea Pool/Yonhap via AP)
May 24, 2018 - 11:52 pm
PUNGGYE-RI, North Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made good on his promise to demolish his country's nuclear test site, which was formally closed in a series of huge explosions Thursday as a small group of foreign journalists watched. The explosions at the test site deep in the...
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People gather in front of the broken banks of the Patel dam near Solai, in Kenya's Rift Valley, Thursday, May 10, 2018. A dam burst its banks in Kenya's Rift Valley, killing at least 41 people and forcing hundreds from their homes, officials said Thursday. At least 20 of the dead were children, police said. (AP Photo)
May 10, 2018 - 1:48 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Villagers said it started with a loud rumble, then houses collapsed one by one under an approaching wall of water. "We took our children and rushed to higher ground," farmer Joseph Maina told The Associated Press. Their home was submerged and their crops were washed away but...
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C.J. Mariney, of Parkway Airport Services, checks the faucet water pressure, finding none, in a restroom at Philadelphia International Airport after a water main break under the parking lot shut down the water to all terminals, Monday, May 7, 2018, in Philadelphia. (Tom Gralish/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
May 07, 2018 - 8:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Water pressure has been restored at the Philadelphia International Airport following a water main break that prevented passengers from flushing toilets, washing their hands in bathroom sinks or drinking from water fountains. The airport says the Philadelphia Water Department has...
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This frame grab from video provided by XYZ News shows damage caused by a rainstorm in the western Indian state of Rajasthan, Thursday, May 3, 2018. A powerful dust storm and rain swept parts of north and western India overnight, causing house collapses, toppling trees and leaving dozens dead and more than 160 injured, officials said Thursday. (XYZ News via AP)
May 03, 2018 - 9:49 am
LUCKNOW, India (AP) — A powerful dust storm and rain swept parts of north and western India overnight, causing house collapses, toppling trees and leaving at least 91 people dead and more than 160 injured, officials said Thursday. The devastation was particularly severe Wednesday night in Agra, the...
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Smoke rises as firefighters work in the the rubble of a building that caught fire and collapsed in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Tuesday, May 1, 2018. The building collapsed as firefighters worked to put out the flames. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
May 01, 2018 - 6:04 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — They just needed 30 seconds more, a firefighter sergeant said. He had thrown a rope with an improvised harness to a man hanging from a burning building in Sao Paulo's old downtown, and the man managed to secure his leg and shoulders. But just as the sergeant's team was ready to tug...
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This May 8, 2017 photo shows the lot where One Journal Square, a twin-tower residential building in New Jersey championed by Jared Kushner, was to be constructed in Jersey City, N.J. Plans for the project are in danger of falling apart as his family's real estate company threatens legal action against a city that it says ended negotiations for no good reason. (Reena Rose Sibayan/The Jersey Journal via AP)
April 23, 2018 - 7:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — First, Jared Kushner's big plans for a skyscraper in Manhattan fell apart. Now, it's the turn of his major twin-tower project across the river in New Jersey. Plans for a pair of gleaming, 66-story residential towers in Jersey City championed by Kushner when he was CEO of his family...
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Mike Haydon snow blows the sidewalk near his home during a storm Sunday, April 15, 2018, in southwest Rochester, Minn. A deadly storm system moving through the central and southern U.S. has dumped a thick blanket of snow on parts of Minnesota, Wisconsin and South Dakota and left parts of Michigan an icy mess. (Joe Ahlquist/The Rochester Post-Bulletin via AP)
April 15, 2018 - 9:49 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota residents slogged through a mid-April storm Sunday that dumped 2 feet (half a meter) of snow on parts of the Upper Midwest, coated roads with ice and battered areas farther south with powerful winds and tornadoes before plowing toward the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic U.S...
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Delta Airlines flight attendant Victoria Flees trudges through the snow with her bags in downtown Minneapolis on the way back home from the light rail station after her flight to Paris was grounded along with all other planes at MSP because of weather, Saturday, April 14, 2018. The National Weather Service predicts 9 to 15 inches of snow across a large swath of southern Minnesota including the Twin Cities before it's all over. (Anthony Souffle/Star Tribune via AP)
April 15, 2018 - 6:00 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on a spring storm that dumped heavy snow on Upper Midwest, Plains states (all times local): 5:55 p.m. Severe storms have blown down trees, caused airport delays and knocked out power to tens of thousands in North and South Carolina. About 75,000 homes and businesses were...
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April 12, 2018 - 11:19 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Boston Fire Department officials say an independent investigator will be brought in to determine what caused a ladder to collapse as firefighters battled a blaze at a three-story building. A firefighter was on the hydraulic truck-mounted ladder Wednesday night when it buckled and fell...
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FILE - In this March 15, 2018 file photo, emergency personnel respond after a brand-new pedestrian bridge collapsed onto a highway at Florida International University in Miami. The parents of the youngest victim killed by a collapsed bridge in Miami say they want justice for their daughter, describing her as a selfless teenager who aspired to become a lawyer. Orlando and Gina Duran said Tuesday, April 3, there were too many mistakes and oversights in the construction of the Florida International University pedestrian bridge that toppled onto a busy highway March 15, killing their 18-year-old daughter Alexa and five others. (Pedro Portal/Miami Herald via AP, File)
April 03, 2018 - 4:02 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The parents of the youngest victim killed by a collapsed bridge in Miami say they want justice for their daughter, describing her as a selfless teenager who aspired to become a lawyer. Orlando and Gina Duran said Tuesday there were too many mistakes and oversights in the construction...
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