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47 Killed in Latvia Supermarket Roof Collapse

Authorities in Latvia say the death toll from the collapse of a supermarket's roof has climbed to 47, including three firefighters.  Authorities say 35 people were injured. Rescue workers stopped working periodically Friday to ask relatives of missing people to call their loved ones, enabling the workers to pinpoint the location of the ringing mobile phones in the wreckage. The interior minister Rihards Kozlovskis said construction code violations probably caused the...

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