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Another 21 people, mainly laborers, were injured in the incident, which has shone the spotlight on unscrupulous developers who flout building regulations.

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Those missing are likely to still be under the rubble of the five- or six-story structure that caved in after one of the supporting columns snapped.

Cartagena's Fire Department said Thursday heavy rains in recent days could have weakened the structure, leading to its collapse.

Survivor Gabriel Ladeuth, a 32-year-old construction worker who was on the second floor working on the walls when the structure fell, said he was able to leap out into the street after hearing the sudden roar of falling debris, but many of his companions were not as lucky.

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Asked "why did California receive so much rain lately if we're supposed to be in the middle of a record-setting drought?" Diffenbaugh often refers the questioner to a Discover magazine story published in 1988, when Diffenbaugh was in middle school, and written by veteran science writer Andrew Revkin, which detailed how a persistent rise in global temperatures would affect the Golden State's water system.

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Viewed through this lens Cheap Nike Air Max Outlet , the recent disastrous flooding at Oroville Dam and the flooding in parts of San Jose in California as a result of the winter rains could foreshadow what's to come. "What we've seen in Oroville and in San Jose is that not only is our infrastructure old, and not only has maintenance not been a priority, but we're in a climate where we're much more likely to experience these kinds of extreme conditions than we were 50 or 100 years ago," he said.

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Japan's biggest newspaper apologized in print Friday for using the term "sex slaves" in its English-language edition to describe Asian women forced into Japanese military-run brothels during World War II.

The conservative Yomiuri said in articles in English and Japanese that it was inappropriate to have used the phrase and others implying the women were coerced to provide sex. The newspaper identified 85 articles with "sex slaves" or similar expressions between 1992 and 2013.

Right-wing activists have a long-running campaign against the term, maintaining the women weren't forced.

A government investigation in the early 1990s concluded that many of the "comfort women," as they are officially known, "were recruited against their own will" and "lived in misery at comfort stations under a coercive atmosphere."

The efforts to deny coercion have soured relations with South Korea, where some of the women came from.

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