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Japan: Death Toll from Landslides Could Double to 80

Japanese officials said the death toll could double to over 80 from landslides that buried dozens of homes on the outskirts of Hiroshima earlier this week. Officials said Friday the number of missing people rose to 52. That is in addition to the 39 people already confirmed dead in the Wednesday landslides. The search has been temporarily called off because of heavy rains that are expected to continue until Saturday and that could create more landslides. Those fears were heightened...

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