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North Carolina father of 7 dies trying to save his drowning children at beach

North Carolina father of 7 dies trying to save his drowning children at beachA North Carolina father drowned Sunday while rescuing two of his youngchildren who were swept away by a wave while walking on a submerged jetty atWrightsville Beach



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'The boys are together again:' Second son dies a week after mother's drowning attempt

'The boys are together again:' Second son dies a week after mother's drowning attemptSherri Telnas now faces two homicide charges after her youngest son, Jacob Ray, died a week after she is accused of trying to drown him and his brother.



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Widow, mother of drowning victims returns to El Salvador

Widow, mother of drowning victims returns to El SalvadorA Salvadoran woman whose husband and toddler daughter drowned trying to cross the Rio Grande into Texas this week returned to her country Friday ahead of the bodies of her lost loved ones, a heartbreaking photograph of whom prompted an outpouring of grief. Tania Vanessa Ávalos arrived in El Salvador with a family friend who had gone with them on their ill-fated journey to the United States. Martínez and Valeria were swept away by the border river between Matamoros, Mexico, and Brownsville, Texas, on Sunday, and their bodies were found the next morning.



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Texas executes man convicted of drowning woman, dumping body

Texas executes man convicted of drowning woman, dumping bodyTexas on Wednesday put to death a man convicted of drowning a woman in a bathtub 20 years ago and dumping her cement-encased body in a remote area, in the first of its two planned executions this week. Troy Clark, 51, was executed by lethal injection at the state’s death chamber in Huntsville, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice said. On Thursday, Texas plans to execute Daniel Acker, 46, who was convicted of kidnapping and murdering a woman in 2000.



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Texas executes man in the torture, drowning of ex-roommate

Texas executes man in the torture, drowning of ex-roommateHUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas inmate who taunted a jury to sentence him to death was executed Wednesday evening for torturing and drowning an East Texas woman in his bathtub and then stuffing her body into a barrel.



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Family Of Duck Boat Drowning Victims Files $100 Million Lawsuit

Family Of Duck Boat Drowning Victims Files $  100 Million LawsuitRelatives of two drowning victims are seeking $ 100 million in damages after 17



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Bode Miller’s 19-month-old daughter dies after drowning in pool

Bode Miller’s 19-month-old daughter dies after drowning in poolOlympic champion Bode Miller confirmed on Instagram that his daughter Emeline passed away in an accidental drowning on Sunday, writing “we are beyond devastated.”



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Olympian Bode Miller's 19-Month-Old Daughter Dies After Drowning in Pool

Olympian Bode Miller's 19-Month-Old Daughter Dies After Drowning in PoolBode Miller is mourning the tragic death of his youngest child, 19-month-old daughter Emeline Grier Miller.



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Hong Kong drowning in waste as China rubbish ban takes toll

Hong Kong drowning in waste as China rubbish ban takes tollBy Farah Master HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong boasts glittering skyscrapers, seamless transportation and billion dollar infrastructure projects, but it is struggling with a much more mundane problem: disposing of its trash. The former British colony is grappling with a growing mountain of waste resulting from China’s ban this year on imports of 24 types of unprocessed rubbish – part of an effort to upgrade its recycling industry and reduce pollution. The Hong Kong government acknowledges its inability to cope with the problem, saying that it lacks the land to develop an effective recycling industry.



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Man Admits to Drowning 6-Year-Old Nephew Who Had Autism: Police

Man Admits to Drowning 6-Year-Old Nephew Who Had Autism: PoliceLittle Dayvid Pakko was drowned in a bathtub, then hidden in a dumpster, police said.



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