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Costa Rica Rafting Accident Leaves 5 Dead, Including 4 American Bachelor Party Attendees

Costa Rica Rafting Accident Leaves 5 Dead, Including 4 American Bachelor Party AttendeesA white-water rafting excursion in Costa Rica turned deadly on Saturday when



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4 Americans among 5 dead in Costa Rica rafting accident

4 Americans among 5 dead in Costa Rica rafting accidentSAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — Four American tourists and a Costa Rican guide were killed in a weekend rafting accident in the Central American country, authorities said Sunday.



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Palestinian stabs Israeli soldier and is shot dead: military

Palestinian stabs Israeli soldier and is shot dead: militaryA Palestinian stabbed an Israeli soldier and was shot dead by the wounded man and other troops in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Monday, the military said. In a statement, the military said the incident occurred near the biblical Cave of the Patriarchs, revered by Muslims as the Ibrahimi mosque, in the city of Hebron. Palestinians began a wave of knife and car-ramming attacks in the West Bank and in Israel in 2015, after peace talks with Israel collapsed.



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Train mows down crowd at India festival, at least 60 dead

Train mows down crowd at India festival, at least 60 deadNEW DELHI (AP) — A speeding train ran over a crowd watching fireworks during a religious festival in northern India on Friday evening, killing at least 60 people and injuring dozens more, police said.



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Train mows down crowd at India festival, at least 58 dead

Train mows down crowd at India festival, at least 58 deadNEW DELHI (AP) — A speeding train ran over a crowd watching fireworks during a religious festival in northern India on Friday, killing at least 58 people and injuring dozens more, police said.



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More than 50 dead in India train disaster

More than 50 dead in India train disasterA speeding train ran over revellers watching fireworks during a Hindu festival in northern India Friday, killing more than 50 people, with eyewitnesses saying they were given no warning before disaster struck. The crowd had gathered on railway tracks in the city of Amritsar in Punjab state to watch a fireworks show marking the Dussehra festival when the train barrelled down the line at high speed. The priority now is to take the injured to the hospital,” Amritsar city police commissioner S. S. Srivastava told reporters.



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At least 50 dead in India train disaster: police

At least 50 dead in India train disaster: policeAt least 50 people were killed Friday after a train plowed into revellers gathered to watch a Hindu festival in India’s northern Amritsar city, police said. The train hit a crowd standing on the railway line to watch a fireworks show during Dussehra celebrations, police and eyewitnesses said. The priority now is to take the injured to the hospital,” Amritsar city police commissioner S. S. Srivastava told reporters.



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Mother and four children found dead in apparent murder-suicide

Mother and four children found dead in apparent murder-suicidePolice said the bodies of an adult female, and three girls and a boy aged between seven and 16-year-old were discovered by an adult sibling in Tennessee.



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Nevada legal pimp, candidate, star of HBO series found dead

Nevada legal pimp, candidate, star of HBO series found deadPAHRUMP, Nev. (AP) — Dennis Hof, a pimp who gained notoriety for an HBO series about his brothel business and who fashioned himself as a Donald Trump-style Republican candidate for the state Legislature, was found dead hours after his extended-weekend 72nd birthday bash, authorities said Tuesday.



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Texas floods: One dead after state of emergency declared over near-record downpour

Texas floods: One dead after state of emergency declared over near-record downpourTexas faces the threat of further flooding after days of heavy rain – with at least one person having died thanks to the downpour. A state of emergency has already been declared in 18 counties with the flooding having led to the collapse of a bridge. Within a span of 24 hours, the Llano River, northwest of Austin, Texas, rose from 10 feet to nearly 40 feet, just shy of an all-time record.



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