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US swimmer dies from suspected shark attack: police

US swimmer dies from suspected shark attack: policeA swimmer has died from an apparent shark bite off the coast of Massachusetts in the northeastern United States, a police report on the rare incident said. The victim, in his mid-20s, “was bitten by what is believed to be a shark” while he swam at Newcomb Hollow Beach in the Cape Cod area, Wellfleet Police said in a statement Saturday. “The town beaches are closed to swimming for the next 24 hours,” the police said.



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Massachusetts man dies in state's first shark attack fatality in over 80 years

Massachusetts man dies in state's first shark attack fatality in over 80 yearsA man who was bitten by a shark in Cape Cod has died, becoming Massachusetts’ first shark attack fatality in over 80 years. The 26-year-old and his friend were boogie-boarding off Newcomb Hollow Beach in Wellfleet when the attack took place around noon on Saturday, Wellfleet Police Lieutenant Michael Hurley said. Joe Booth, a local fisherman and surfer, said that he saw the victim kick something behind him and the flicker of a tail in the water.



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Boston explosions: 8,000 people evacuated and teenager dies amid 70 blasts and fires

Boston explosions: 8,000 people evacuated and teenager dies amid 70 blasts and firesThe sheer scale of a series of gas explosions which ripped through three Boston neighbourhoods and killed a teenager became apparent on Friday as it emerged 8,000 people had been evacuated. Some 70 separate fires, blasts and gas odours were reported during the incident, in which 18-year-old Leonel Rondon was killed by a falling chimney. Fire chief Michael Mansfield said investigators suspected “over-pressurisation of a gas main” caused the incident on Thursday.



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The Latest: 9th victim from Chicago apartment fire dies

The Latest: 9th victim from Chicago apartment fire diesCHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on a Chicago apartment fire that left nine people dead (all times local):



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Latest: 10th and final victim of Chicago apartment fire dies

Latest: 10th and final victim of Chicago apartment fire diesCHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the fire that killed nine children in Chicago (all times local):



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John McCain, a devout maverick, dies at 81: Part 1

John McCain, a devout maverick, dies at 81: Part 1The Republican senator from Arizona, who survived nearly six years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam, was known for never shying away from a fight.



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'My 600-lb Life' Star Lisa Fleming Dies at 50

'My 600-lb Life' Star Lisa Fleming Dies at 50Her daughter shared the news on Facebook.



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Nine-year-old boy dies after beating by Buddhist monk

Nine-year-old boy dies after beating by Buddhist monkA nine-year-old Buddhist novice has died after a beating by a Thai monk who allegedly battered him with a stick and slammed his head against a pillar, officials said Friday. The monk allegedly assaulted Wattanapol Sisawad with a bamboo stick at the temple in Kanchanaburi, two hours west of Bangkok, striking him on his back several times before bashing his head into a pillar. The child fell into a coma and passed away late Thursday, a hospital worker at Kanchanaburi provincial hospital told AFP on Friday, requesting anonymity.



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2 Toddlers Survive Alone for Days After Mother Dies in Car Crash

2 Toddlers Survive Alone for Days After Mother Dies in Car CrashA county detective called the survival of the two boys a 'miracle'



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Former U.N. chief and Nobel peace laureate Kofi Annan dies aged 80

Former U.N. chief and Nobel peace laureate Kofi Annan dies aged 80In Geneva, the Kofi Annan Foundation announced his peaceful death after a short undisclosed illness with “immense sadness”, saying he was surrounded in his last days by his second wife Nane and children Ama, Kojo and Nina. After rising through the ranks of the United Nations, Annan served two terms as U.N. Secretary-General in New York from 1997-2006 and retired to live in a Swiss village in the Geneva countryside. “In many ways, Kofi Annan was the United Nations.



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