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Thousand Oaks shooting survivor: 'I heard what I thought was a balloon pop'

Thousand Oaks shooting survivor: 'I heard what I thought was a balloon pop'A woman who survived Wednesday's deadly mass shooting at a California country



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Balloon of mayor Khan in bikini flies over London

Balloon of mayor Khan in bikini flies over LondonCritics of London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Saturday launched a big balloon caricaturing him in a yellow bikini “in retaliation” for the “Baby Trump” blimp he let fly over Westminster in July. The stunt was staged by Yanny Bruere, who describes himself as a free speech advocate, and funded through nearly £60,000 ($ 78,000, 67,000 euros) in donations on a crowdfunding website. It follows activists flying a giant balloon depicting US President Donald Trump as an orange nappy-clad baby during demonstrations on July 13 against his visit to Britain.



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Israel halts fuel shipments to Gaza citing continued fire balloon launches

Israel halts fuel shipments to Gaza citing continued fire balloon launchesIsrael will stop shipments of fuel and gas to the Gaza Strip from Thursday in response to militants in the enclave launching incendiary balloons that have torched fields in Israel. A statement from Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman’s office on Wednesday said he had ordered a halt to fuel supplies into the strip via the Kerem Shalom crossing until further notice. “The decision has been taken in view of the continued terror of incendiary balloons and friction along the (border) fence,” the statement said.



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Bristol International Balloon Fiesta

Bristol International Balloon FiestaThe Fiesta truly is a sight that can only be seen in Bristol. Held over four days in August at Ashton Court Estate, the event is completely free with charges made for parking on the event site. The event was first held in 1979 and is now one of the largest in Europe.



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Hot Air Balloon Lands In Alligator Pond

Hot Air Balloon Lands In Alligator PondA hot air balloon makes an emergency landing in an alligator-infested pond. "It was scary. Now we’re making fun of it, but it was serious," said a passenger.



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Tourists scream as hot air balloon lands in alligator-infested pond near Disney World

Tourists scream as hot air balloon lands in alligator-infested pond near Disney WorldSeven people are thanking their lucky stars to be alive after a relaxing hot air balloon trip crashed into an alligator-infested pond near Disney World. In a video capturing the aftermath of the crash, people can be seen screaming as the wicker basket sinks further and further into murky waters in Florida. The pilot later said that they weren’t able to land the balloon on land because of shifting winds that made it impossible to move the balloon to safer areas.



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Hot air balloon accident in Turkey kills Frenchman; 7 hurt

Hot air balloon accident in Turkey kills Frenchman; 7 hurtISTANBUL (AP) — A hot air balloon hit a high-voltage transmission line in central Turkey and crashed Sunday near a popular tourist destination, killing a French tourist and injuring at least seven people, the transport ministry said.



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