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ruh buhl

  • n  the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up

  • As many as 100 workers were feared trapped under the rubble.
  • Hundreds of rescuers searched Thursday for about 20 people believed still trapped under the rubble of a large chimney that collapsed on workers at a power plant in central India .
  • Amid all the images of rubble and heartbreak from Italy's worst earthquake in decades, the nation's nickname, bel paese (beautiful country), strikes a bittersweet chord.
News & Articles

  • Survivor pulled from Philly rubble 13 hours after collapse; death toll at 6
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Searchers combing through the debris of a collapsed building and the remains of a damaged Salvation Army thrift store pulled another survivor from the rubble late Wednesday, a glimmer of hope after officials said at least six people had been killed.
    June 12, 2013 - News of Delaware County
  • Body of Darby man found in rubble of collapsed building
    DARBY BOROUGH – Philadelphia police arrived in town late Wednesday to escort a borough woman to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania to identify the body of her husband, discovered in the rubble of the collapsed Salvation Army thrift store building by a rescue crew, authorities said.
    June 12, 2013 - News of Delaware County
  • Mykki Blanco
    Betty Rubble: The Initiation by Ellen Cushing "Rap music is good now because rappers aren't afraid to be weird," Dave Bry declared in an (excellent) essay on the website The Awl back in 2011. But even then, no one could've quite predicted the performance-art persona invented/inhabited by Michael Quattlebaum and now known as Mykki Blanco — a gender-fucked, generally fearless, self-described "acid ...
    June 12, 2013 - East Bay Express
Quotes

  • Nicholas Scoppetta in 940 News
    Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta said the rescue was "a painstaking hand operation, as we try to remove the rubble so we don't cause further collapse or injure anyone who may still be in that building."
  • Barack Obama in Kelowna.com
    The people of Haiti will have the full support of the United States in the urgent effort to rescue those trapped beneath the rubble and to deliver the humanitarian relief, food, water and medicine that Haitians will need,Barack Obama, the US...
  • President Bush in Reuters
    When it takes time for Iraqis to reach agreement, it is not 'foot dragging,' as one senator described it,Bush added. "They're striving to build a modern democracy on the rubble of three decades of tyranny."

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