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January 27, 2019

Banksy tribute to Paris terror attack victims stolen from Bataclan theater

Barbara Davidson/Getty Images(PARIS) -- A mural painted by famous graffiti artist Banksy that is believed to be a homage to the victims of the 2015 Paris terror attack has been stolen, Bataclan theater officials said today. The artwork, depicting a woman with her head bowed solemnly, had been painted on one of the exit doors in the theater, where 90 people were killed in a terror attack on Nov. 13, 2015. The British artist, whose identity is still unknown after decades of speculation, could no..
January 26, 2019

34 dead, up to 300 feared missing after dam collapse in Brazil

iStock/LSP1982(MINAS GERAIS, Brazil) -- At least 34 people are dead and up to 300 people have been reported missing after a dam collapsed in Brazil on Friday. At least 266 Vale mining company employees are among the missing, a spokesperson for the southeastern state of Minas Gerais said. A spokesperson for Minas Gerais state’s Civil Defense said 189 people have been rescued so far. "Part of the Vila Ferteco community has also been affected," the mining company said in a statement. "Rescue and ..
January 26, 2019

9 dead, up to 300 feared missing after dam collapse in Brazil

iStock/LSP1982(MINAS GERAIS, Brazil) -- At least nine people are dead and up to 300 people have been reported missing after an apparent dam collapse in Brazil, according to local firefighters. A spokesperson for firefighters in the southeastern state of Minas Gerais confirmed the rough estimate of how many people are missing in the wake of the Friday afternoon incident. There were also nine people pulled by helicopter from the thick mud that coated everything in its wake. In total, 189 people ..
January 26, 2019

11 dead, up to 300 feared missing after dam collapse in Brazil

iStock/LSP1982(MINAS GERAIS, Brazil) -- At least 11 people are dead and up to 300 people have been reported missing after an apparent dam collapse in Brazil on Friday. At least 266 Vale mining company employees are among the missing, a spokesperson for the southeastern state of Minas Gerais said. A spokesperson for Minas Gerais state’s Civil Defense said 189 people have been rescued so far. Vale, the company that operates the dame, is the country's largest mining company, according to Th..