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Small plane crashes on Phoenix street; pilot, passenger dead

Small plane crashes on Phoenix street; pilot, passenger deadPHOENIX (AP) — A homemade plane crashed in a Phoenix intersection Monday, killing the pilot and the sole passenger, authorities said.



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2 employees dead, including suspect, in workplace shooting at food warehouse in Missouri City

2 employees dead, including suspect, in workplace shooting at food warehouse in Missouri CityOfficials say the woman walked into the Missouri City warehouse and started firing, killing a manager and wounding another employee.



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Arizona plane crash: One dead after aircraft hits Phoenix roadway intersection

Arizona plane crash: One dead after aircraft hits Phoenix roadway intersectionThe identities of the victims were not immediately available, along with information into the cause of the fatal crash. The plane was an “amateur built” and “experimental” Acroduster aircraft, according to registration records listed by the Federal Aviation Administration. Aerial footage from local media showed at least one vehicle had endured damage from the crash, as firefighters worked to clear the roadway from the plane’s debris.



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Police: 1 dead after woman opens fire at Texas warehouse

Police: 1 dead after woman opens fire at Texas warehouseMISSOURI CITY, Texas (AP) — A female employee opened fire at a Houston-area food distribution center early Monday, killing a company manager and wounding another worker, police said.



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Multiple quakes rock Indonesia's Lombok island, 10 dead

Multiple quakes rock Indonesia's Lombok island, 10 deadA series of powerful earthquakes have rocked the Indonesian holiday island of Lombok, killing at least 10 people and setting off fresh waves of panic after nearly 500 died there following a huge tremor two weeks ago. Ten people were killed in the quake Sunday evening, mostly by falling debris, with four deaths in eastern Lombok and six on the neighbouring island of Sumbawa, according to the national disaster agency. “When the earthquake happened most people were outside their homes or at shelters so there have not been that many fatalities” compared to the August 5 tremor, said national disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho.



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Quakes cut power, topple homes on Indonesia island; 3 dead

Quakes cut power, topple homes on Indonesia island; 3 deadSEMBALUN, Indonesia (AP) — Multiple strong earthquakes cut power across the Indonesian island of Lombok, toppled buildings and killed at least three people as the tourist hotspot was trying to recover from a temblor earlier this month that killed hundreds of people.



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Kofi Annan, Former United Nations Secretary-General, Dead At 80

Kofi Annan, Former United Nations Secretary-General, Dead At 80Kofi Annan, a former United Nations secretary-general, died at the age of 80



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Red Tide sparks state of emergency in Florida as turtles, porpoises, and sharks wash ashore dead

Red Tide sparks state of emergency in Florida as turtles, porpoises, and sharks wash ashore deadFor many communities in seven counties along Florida’s gulf coast, daily reports of “Dead Fish: Heavy” have become commonplace as toxic algae has bloomed, killing sea life, scaring tourists, and making breathing difficult for locals. The bloom, known as a red tide, have forced Florida Governor Rick Scott to promise $ 1.5 million in emergency funding and declare a state of emergency in seven counties from Tampa Bay to the fringe of the Everglades. The algae bloom has led to grotesque scenes along the beaches in the red tide’s path: Popular beaches have been scattered with dead fish, porpoises, eels, turtles, manatees, and even a 26-foot whale shark.



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Killer Whale Finally Lets Go of Her Dead Calf After Carrying it For 17 Days

Killer Whale Finally Lets Go of Her Dead Calf After Carrying it For 17 DaysThe orca drew international attention for carrying her dead calf for 17 days



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New Mexico family saw dead boy as guide for attacks: prosecutors

New Mexico family saw dead boy as guide for attacks: prosecutorsA three-year-old boy found buried at a New Mexico desert compound died in a ritual to “cast out demonic spirits,” but his extended family believed he would “return as Jesus” to identify “corrupt” targets for them to attack, prosecutors said in court on Monday. Prosecutors’ account of an exorcism-like ritual, allegations of weapons training for children and references to martyrdom and conspiracy were aimed at persuading a judge to deny bond for the five adults charged with child abuse in the case.



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