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Sam Bloch, Champion of Holocaust Survivors, Is Dead at 93

Advertisement Sam Bloch, who fled the Nazi occupation of his Polish hometown with his mother and brother, joined the Jewish resistance that fought Germans in Belarus, and later helped organize large public assemblages of Jewish Holocaust survivors, died on Feb. ...

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Liberian church massacre survivors seek US justice

The Monrovia Church massacre in 1990 was the worst single atrocity of the Liberian civil war. About 600 civilians, including many children, were killed while taking refuge in a church. Now, four survivors are bringing a claim for damages against ...

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Rescuers in Taiwan Search for Earthquake Survivors

Advertisement HONG KONG — Rescuers in Taiwan searched badly damaged buildings Wednesday looking for scores of people left missing after a powerful earthquake hit the island’s east coast. The magnitude-6.4 quake struck at 11:50 p.m. Tuesday and was centered 14 ...

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California mudslide: 'Window closing' to find more survivors

At least 18 people have been confirmed dead in mudslides in California, as officials admit the window is closing for other survivors to be found alive. Authorities believe five people are still missing, aged between two and 30. Four children ...

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California: Rescuers search for mudslide survivors

Media playback is unsupported on your device Rescue workers in southern California are searching for survivors after mudslides and flooding in which at least 13 people have died. More than 30 miles (48km) of the main coastal road have been ...

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Algeria breast cancer survivors shunned as ‘half-women’

ALGIERS: As if losing a breast to cancer was not traumatic enough, Algerian mother-of-three Linda was then spurned by her husband for being “mutilated” and a “half-woman.”“Cancer? It’s nothing compared with being rejected after 18 years of marriage,” the 50-year-old ...

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Queen Praises U.K. Terrorism Survivors in Christmas Message

Advertisement LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II marked her 60th anniversary as a self-described television host on Monday with an annual Christmas message that offered solace after Britain suffered five terrorist attacks in one year, reflected on the comforts of home ...

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