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Garbage dump landslide kills at least 48 in Ethiopia

Dozens of makeshift houses were flattened after the landslide at roughly 50-year old Addis Ababa's garbage damp collapsed last night. Yearly an average of 300,000 tons of rubbish are dumped on the landfill. "It's a sad story because the government has been trying to resettle the people residing in the area", Lencho told CNN . Koshe , whose name means "dirt" in local slang, was closed previous year by city authorities who asked people to move to a new dump site outside Addis Ababa.

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions requests resignation of 46 Obama-appointed attorneys

Among those asked to resign included Bharara, the US Attorney General for Southern District of NY, who was appointed by Obama in 2009. The former US Attorney wrote that he'd been let go on his Twitter feed, which he only set up two weeks ago, perhaps in anticipation of this very moment.

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Snow Possible this Weekend in Outer Banks & Eastern NC

Snow will taper to showers through Friday afternoon, with skies beginning to clear after about 3 p.m. "Vehicles must remain off the streets until the snow emergency has been lifted", they advised. 4 to 9 inches of powdery snow is forecast with the highest amounts southwest of Madison and over far eastern Wisconsin due to lake enhanced snow .

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Muhammad Ali Jr Says He Was 'Harassed Again' by Airport Security

The latest alleged incident follows a complaint by Ali that immigration agents detained him for almost two hours at the Fort-Lauderdale International Airport in Florida. TSA spokeswoman Lisa Farbstein confirmed that Ali's identity had been verified by officials before boarding his flight and claimed he had been patted down after his jewelry set off a metal detector.

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New Photos Confirm That Trump's Inauguration Crowd Was Smaller Than Obama's

The NPS, which manages the National Mall in Washington, took the photos of Trump's inauguration in January from a helicopter and various ground vantage points. "I turn on one of the networks, and they show an empty field", Trump said during a speech at Central Intelligence Agency headquarters following his inauguration.

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Train slams into charter bus in MS, killing at least 3

Authorities said the bus was stopped on the tracks at the time, and witnesses told the Sun Herald the bus appeared to be stuck on the tracks. Charter buses often carry patrons to casinos in Biloxi, but Creel says he doesn't know where this bus was headed.