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7 HOURS AGO - San Francisco Chronicle

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News of the Day From Across the Globe, Nov. 1

Sri Lankan authorities warned of more landslides at a tea plantation where a deadly torrent of mud swept away scores of homes this week, but residents said Friday there was no room left at the shelters and no alternative housing for them to move to. Disaster relief officials estimate that at least 100 people were killed Wednesday when monsoon rains ...

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OCT 30, 2014 - San Francisco Chronicle

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Sri Lanka landslide’s death toll is lower than previously believed

NEW DELHI — Disaster management officials said Thursday that fewer people than previously believed were dead or unaccounted for after a landslide at a tea plantation in central Sri Lanka, but that the death toll appeared certain to rise as recovery efforts continued. Recovery workers were still searching for the dead through thick mud at the Meeriyabedda tea plantation in ...

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OCT 30, 2014 - The Guardian

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Sri Lankan landslide: villagers defy police to claw through mud for missing people

No more survivors, says top official as 190 are reported lost in monsoon mudslide that buried tea plantation settlementHundreds of desperate Sri Lankan villagers clawed through the wreckage of a landslide on Thursday, defying police orders after a senior disaster official said there was no chance of finding more survivors in the drenched and torn earth of the high-elevation tea ...

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OCT 30, 2014 - The Guardian

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Sri Lankan landslide: villagers defy police to claw through mud for missing

No more survivors, says top official as 190 are reported lost in monsoon mudslide that buried tea plantation settlementHundreds of desperate Sri Lankan villagers clawed through the wreckage of a landslide on Thursday, defying police orders after a senior disaster official said there was no chance of finding more survivors in the drenched and torn earth of the high-elevation tea ...

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OCT 30, 2014 - Wall Street Journal

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Sri Lanka Mudslide: No Hope Left

A Sri Lankan official said there was no hope of finding survivors after a mudslide, caused by heavy monsoon rains, tore through a tea plantation, burying scores of people alive.

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