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Man climbs on wing of Alaska Airlines plane departing Las Vegas airport, takes off shoes and socks


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China seals off more cities as virus toll climbs

China seals off more cities as virus toll climbsChina sealed off millions more people near the epicentre of a virus outbreak on Friday, shutting down public transport in an eighth city in an unprecedented quarantine effort as the death toll climbed to 26. While the World Heath Organization held off on declaring a global emergency despite confirmed cases in half a dozen other countries, China expanded a lockdown now covering some 26 million people and cancelled some Lunar New Year celebrations to prevent the disease spreading further. The virus that emerged in the central city of Wuhan has now infected 830 people, the national health commission said.



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China Puts 13 Cities on Lockdown as Coronavirus Death Toll Climbs

China Puts 13 Cities on Lockdown as Coronavirus Death Toll ClimbsChina is striving to contain a deadly virus outbreak the World Health Organization has termed a domestic health emergency



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China shuts down 13 cities as virus toll climbs

China shuts down 13 cities as virus toll climbsChinese authorities rapidly expanded a mammoth quarantine effort aimed at containing a deadly contagion on Friday to 13 cities and a staggering 41 million people, as nervous residents were checked for fevers and the death toll climbed to 26. While the World Health Organization (WHO) held off on declaring a global emergency despite confirmed cases in half a dozen other countries, China expanded its lockdown to cover an area with a total population greater than Canada’s. A range of Lunar New Year festivities have been cancelled, while temporary closures of Beijing’s Forbidden City, Shanghai’s Disneyland and a section of the Great Wall were announced to prevent the disease from spreading further.



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Toll in Philippine quakes climbs to 21

Toll in Philippine quakes climbs to 21The death toll in two powerful quakes that struck the southern Philippines in the past week has risen to 21, authorities said Sunday, as survivors struggled to access food and water. The 6.6-magnitude and 6.5-magnitude quakes hit the island of Mindanao two days apart, destroying buildings and displacing tens of thousands of residents. The quakes also left 432 residents injured with two people still missing, it added.



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Death toll climbs to 34 in Brazil mining dam burst

Death toll climbs to 34 in Brazil mining dam burstThe Minas Gerais state fire department also said 23 people have been hospitalized after the dam released a torrent of mud on Friday, leaving a roughly 150-meter-wide (500-foot-wide) wake of destruction. Firefighters focused their hopes for finding survivors on a bus, a train, mining offices and nearby homes that were buried on Friday in mud after the dam break at Vale’s Corrego do Feijao facility in Minas Gerais state.



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Death toll in Mexico gasoline pipeline blast climbs to 94: officials

Death toll in Mexico gasoline pipeline blast climbs to 94: officialsMEXICO CITY (Reuters) – The number of people who died from a gasoline pipeline explosion in central Mexico last week has risen to 94, government officials said on Tuesday, from 91 reported a day earlier reut.rs/2FGojjO. The explosion last Friday occurred as about 800 people in Hidalgo state's Tlahuelilpan district were collecting gasoline that was gushing from a pipeline leak near a major refinery. …



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Death toll in Mexico gasoline pipeline blast climbs to 94: officials

Death toll in Mexico gasoline pipeline blast climbs to 94: officialsMEXICO CITY (Reuters) – The number of people who died from a gasoline pipeline explosion in central Mexico last week has risen to 94, government officials said on Tuesday, from 91 reported a day earlier reut.rs/2FGojjO. The explosion last Friday occurred as about 800 people in Hidalgo state's Tlahuelilpan district were collecting gasoline that was gushing from a pipeline leak near a major refinery. …



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Death toll from attack in Afghan capital climbs to 40

Death toll from attack in Afghan capital climbs to 40KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The death toll from an attack in the Afghan capital has climbed to 40, the Health Ministry said Tuesday, as police and rescue workers combed through the smoldering public welfare building where the gunmen held out for eight hours against security forces.



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Camp Fire Death Toll Climbs To 76 As Missing Person List Swells To Almost 1,300

Camp Fire Death Toll Climbs To 76 As Missing Person List Swells To Almost 1,300The death toll from Northern California's Camp fire now stands at 76 after



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