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Avalanches and Landslides

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  • Man on snowmobile dies in Sierra Nevada avalanche

     
    A man on a snowmobile died after being buried under an avalanche he accidentally set off in the Sierra Nevada mountains, according to a group that tracks snowslides....
  • 130 Pakistani soldiers buried by avalanche

     
    A rescue effort began Saturday to save 130 Pakistani soldiers buried in an avalanche in a Himalayan region close to the Indian border, authorities said....
  • Dutch prince rescued from avalanche, 'not out of danger'

     
    Dutch Prince Johan Friso was hospitalized in intensive care Friday after venturing off trails to ski in western Austria and being caught in an avalanche....
  • Avalanche buries more than 100 Pakistani soldiers in Himalayas

     
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- A rescue effort was underway Saturday to save more than 100 Pakistani soldiers buried by an avalanche that encased their headquarters in the Himalayas, on a remote glacier that has been the site of skirmishes between nuclear...
  • Man killed in Tahoe avalanche was 'extreme' skiing, officials say

     
    A skier who died after he was trapped in an avalanche in the Lake Tahoe area was performing an "extreme" ski technique, officials said. Benjamin Brackett, 29, and two others got stuck in tough terrain about 3 p.m. Thursday near......
  • San Pedro landslide worsens, now 'life-threatening' hazard

     
    A slow-moving landslide on a coastal bluff in San Pedro is worsening, the shifting ground now exposing huge, sinking crevices along Paseo Del Mar and dropping chunks of earth and concrete into the ocean below. The slide is serious enough......
  • San Pedro landslide is starting to accelerate

     
    A slow-moving landslide that is causing a coastal bluff in San Pedro to buckle and fall into the ocean is starting to speed up. In the last two weeks, the earth along an oceanfront road has shifted downward by more......
  • Bicyclist killed in apparent road rage incident between 2 drivers

     
    A road rage incident between two drivers in downtown Los Angeles left a bicyclist dead Tuesday night. authorities said....
  • NHL draft has a few mild surprises; Ryan Smyth deal not yet confirmed

     
    The top few picks went as expected in the first round of the NHL draft at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn., but there were a few surprises among the top 10 selections. Center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins of the......
  • Kings announce 2011-12 preseason schedule

     
    The 2010-11 NHL season ended only a few days ago, but next season's NHL schedule will be announced this week, and the Kings on Tuesday announced their exhibition schedule. They will play seven exhibition games against NHL teams, two at......
  • NHL: Ducks and Avalanche tied, 3-3, after two periods

     
    It was left to Teemu Selanne to get the Ducks back on better footing. The veteran forward had two goals and assisted on another as the Ducks rallied from a two-goal deficit to finish the second period against the Colorado......