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Four men and one woman died — two who suffered heart attacks and three who were crushed, said Interior Minister Rodrigo Penailillo.
About 300 prisoners escaped from the northern port city of Iquique in the immediate aftermath, he said.
28 dead so far in the Darrington,Washington mudslide.
A statement issued by the coroner’s office also said the remains of 22 victims have now been positively identified, up from 19 earlier in the day. The number of people still listed as missing was put at 22 on Monday.
Rescue teams pressed on for an 11th day on Tuesday in their efforts to find more victims of the slide, triggered when a rain-soaked hillside collapsed above the north fork of the Stillaguamish River, northeast of Seattle.
The torrent of mud roared over the riverbanks and across state Highway 530, flattening more than two dozen homes on the outskirts of the town of Oso in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains.
Inmate served 60 years of a life prison sentence is dead.
The death of an inmate serving a life sentence at Westmorland Institution for sex offences will be reviewed, says the Correctional Service of Canada.
Garnet Gogan, 81, died at a Moncton hospital on Thursday, according to a statement.
He had been serving a life sentence for sexual offences since 1954.
“As in all cases involving the death of an inmate, the police and the coroner have been notified,” the statement said.
Gogan’s next of kin have also been notified.
Westmorland Institution is a minimum-security facility in Dorchester.
German customs officials have intercepted a package addressed to the Vatican containing 14 condoms filled with cocaine.
A government spokesman said a box packed with 340 grams of the drug, valued at €40,000 (£33,470), was seized in January at the international airport in the eastern city of Leipzig.
The cocaine, posted from an unnamed South American country, was in liquid form. It had been poured into the condoms and placed in the package addressed to the main postal centre at the Vatican.
Authorities handed the parcel to a Vatican police officer with the aim of laying a trap.
But the box was not claimed. German investigators believe the intended recipient, who remains unknown, was tipped off about the interception.
At least eight people have been killed by a huge landslide in the north-western US state of Washington.
Rescuers pulled five bodies from the debris on Sunday, adding to three found on Saturday.
Officials say there are still a number of people registered as missing, but search teams said they had not seen or heard any signs of survivors.
The 54m (177ft) deep landslide destroyed 30 houses near the town of Oso, about 90km north of Seattle.
Rescue teams have only just been able to properly search the site.
It was deemed too dangerous to access the worst-affected areas on Saturday.
‘Wall of mud’
An eyewitness told the Daily Herald that he was driving on the road and had to quickly brake to avoid the mudslide.
Nairobi Prison built for 800,has 3,000. Norway mass murder wants playstaion 3.(GO figure!)
Nairobi Prison was built in 1911 to house 800 prisoners, but by 2003, the inmate population had already exceeded 3,000. Unsurprisingly, in view of such extreme overcrowding, sanitation, hygiene and general living conditions have been severely affected. Officials don’t even have enough uniforms for all the inmates.
Anders Breivik is serving a 21 year sentence for the murder of 77 people during a shooting spree and bombing in the summer of 2011. This past November, he sent a list containing a dozen demands to the relevant prison authorities, calling his prison conditions “torture” and decrying his current video game options, among other things.
The list, which was acquired by the AFP today, demanded among other things an update to his PlayStation 2, wanting instead a newer PlayStation 3 with a better choice of games. In particular, he wants to choose the games he gets to play, and he wants “access to more adult games”, complaining that he has been given things like Rayman Revolution, “a game aimed at three year olds.”
Brown, 24, was arrested on Friday after he was dismissed from a Malibu facility where he was receiving treatment for anger management, substance abuse and issues related to bipolar disorder.
L’ Wren Scott, the glamorous fashion designer and longtime lover of Mick Jagger, was nearly $6 million in debt when she hanged herself Monday in her ritzy Manhattan apartment.
Scott’s business had been taking on water for some time, and last month she suddenly pulled out of London’s Fashion Week show, blaming “production reasons,” records indicated.
It turned out Scott, 49 — whose designs have been worn by everyone from Oscar winners Angelina Jolie and Sandra Bullock to First Lady Michelle Obama — didn’t have the dough to pay her staffers or suppliers.
(AP)- A teenage father in Northern California is under arrest after police say he bit the nose off his 1-month-old son because he was frustrated with the infant’s crying.
Joshua Cooper, 18, was being held Friday in the Solano County Jail on suspicion of child cruelty and aggravated mayhem, Fairfield police said in a news release.
Police said they received a call Thursday at 8 a.m. by a distraught woman who said her baby was bleeding from his nose.
Doctors later determined the child suffered a skull fracture, a brain hemorrhage and that one third of the child’s nose had been severed.
The child is in stable condition at Oakland Children’s Hospital.
Police say they are still trying to determine how the skull fracture and brain hemorrhage occurred.
Solano County Chief Deputy District Attorney Terry Ray said that Cooper had not yet been charged but that she planned to charge him with child abuse and aggravated mayhem. The child-abuse charge carries a penalty of up to 12 years, and the aggravated mayhem charge carries a potential penalty of life in prison.
Ray said she would not discuss any other facts of the case.
Sgt. Troy Oviatt, a Fairfield police spokesman, did not return a call seeking comment.
But Oviatt told the Fairfield Daily Republic that Cooper was cooperative, and that there were no indications at the crime scene that drugs and alcohol were involved.
The baby was placed under the custody of Solano County Child Welfare Services.
Larry Scott, died at 75; wow. As a young teenager in the 80′s, I always wanted to keep my body right and fit for sports. My arms had to resemble those of Larry Scott. Larry Scott did so many preacher curls that the exercise work was then called the “Scott Curls”.
At the age of 25 , Larry Scott became the first Mr. Olympia.
On March 8, 2014, Scott died of complications from Alzheimer’s disease at his home in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was 75 years old.
“Larry Scott wasn’t exactly a 98-pound weakling — he weighed in at 120 — but his life changed forever after he ran across a stack of bodybuilding magazines in an Idaho city dump.
The scrawny 16-year-old started working out in private, doing lifts with a tractor axle.
Within 10 years, he was Mr. Idaho, Mr. California, Mr. Pacific Coast, Mr. America and Mr. Universe.
In 1965, he became the world’s first Mr. Olympia, a title designed by promoter and publisher Joe Weider as bodybuilding’s indisputably supreme honor,” says writer Steve Chawkins LA Times
“Bobby Fischer, a 21-year-old U.S. chess champion from Brooklyn, plays against 50 opponents simultaneously in April 1964 at the Knickerbocker Hotel in Hollywood. Fischer won 47 games, lost one and drew two.”