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Eight Dead After Mudslide in US, 18 Missing

Authorities in the northwestern U.S. state of Washington said the death toll from a massive landslide has risen to eight with at least another 18 people missing. A fire department spokesman said late Sunday that rescuers did not hear any signs of life in the 2.6 square kilometer debris pile, but would continue to search for survivors on Monday. The wall of mud, trees and rocks came down a mountainside in a rural area north of Seattle on Saturday. It destroyed as many as 30 houses in...

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