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Hope fades in Philippines for dozens buried in landslides

Sep. 17, 2018 10:55 AM EDT

ITOGON, Philippines (AP) — Dozens of people believed buried in a landslide unleashed by Typhoon Mangkhut in the Philippines probably did not survive, a mayor said Monday, although rescuers kept digging through mud and debris covering a chapel where they had taken shelter. Of the 40 to 50 miners and their...

The Latest: Life normalizing in south China after typhoon

Sep. 17, 2018 8:59 AM EDT

ITOGON, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on Typhoon Mangkhut (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Life is gradually returning to normal along the hard-hit southern Chinese coast, where high-rises swayed, coastal hotels flooded and windows were blown out as a result of Typhoon Mangkhut. Rail, airline and ferry...

Mangkhut weakens to tropical storm after plowing into China

Sep. 16, 2018 11:50 PM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — Mangkhut weakened from a typhoon to a tropical storm as it moved deeper into southern China on Monday, leaving death and destruction from Hong Kong to the Philippines. The storm was still affecting southern China's coast and the provinces of Guangdong, Guangxi and Hainan and rain and...

The Latest: Typhoon death toll now 69 in Philippines, China

Sep. 16, 2018 11:43 PM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on Typhoon Mangkhut (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Philippine and Chinese authorities say the death toll from a typhoon has risen to at least 69 with dozens missing. Mangkhut weakened to a tropical storm Monday morning as it moved deeper into southern China, where rain and strong...

Ferocious typhoon plows through rain-soaked Philippines

Sep. 15, 2018 12:35 AM EDT

TUGUEGARAO, Philippines (AP) — Typhoon Mangkhut slammed into the Philippines' northeastern coast early Saturday, its ferocious winds and blinding rain ripping off tin roof sheets and knocking out power, and plowed through the agricultural region at the start of the onslaught. The typhoon made landfall...

Thai police extend probe into bilking of bitcoins from Finn

Aug. 27, 2018 8:32 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities this week are expected to step up their investigation of a financial scam involving the alleged theft of about $25 million worth of bitcoins from a Finnish investor who police say was bilked with promises of high returns from investments in a casino in Macau and in another...