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Google improving Maps and Search to fight the opioid crisis

Google improving Maps and Search to fight the opioid crisisOn Thursday Google announced that it is making it easier to locate drug disposal locations year-round with enhanced opioid-related query results. Since 2017, the opioid crisis has been officially a public health emergency with Google queries for “medication disposal near me” reaching an all-time high on the platform just last month. In response, the company has improved Maps and Search results of queries like “drug drop off near me” or “medication disposal near me” to display permanent disposal locations, typically pharmacies (like Walgreens or CVS Health), hospitals, or government buildings, where you can discard unused and unneeded medications.



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Michael Cohen Search Warrant Documents to Be Made Partly Public

Michael Cohen Search Warrant Documents to Be Made Partly PublicOver objections from federal prosecutors, U.S. District Judge William Pauley on Thursday granted a request by media organizations for access to documents related to the April 9 FBI search of Cohen’s home, office and hotel room, while agreeing with the government that some materials must remain secret to protect ongoing investigations. “The public interest in the underlying subject matter of the materials — which implicates the integrity of the 2016 presidential election — is substantial,” Pauley said.



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Brazil's Search for Survivors Resumes After New Fears Ease

Brazil's Search for Survivors Resumes After New Fears EaseBrumadinho city center and other nearby neighborhoods were evacuated early Sunday after alarms were raised due to rising waters in another dam at the Corrego do Feijao iron ore mining complex in the region. The death toll from Friday’s accident stood at 58 on Sunday, Civil Defense spokesman Flavio Godinho said. The incident on Friday at the Feijao mine is the second deadly dam accident in just more than three years involving the world’s biggest iron ore producer.



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Search on for Louisiana man suspected in 5 deaths

Search on for Louisiana man suspected in 5 deathsNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Authorities in Louisiana said they are searching for an "armed and dangerous" 21-year-old accused of killing his parents and three others in two separate but related shootings Saturday.



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Brazil dam collapse: Search for survivors resumes as death toll reaches 58

Brazil dam collapse: Search for survivors resumes as death toll reaches 58Firefighters in Brazil have resumed their search for hundreds of people missing in the wake of a massive dam collapse. The dam burst at Vale’s Corrego do Feijao mine in southeastern Brazil unleashed a torrent of mud on Friday, burying the mining facilities and nearby homes in the town of Brumadinho. Nearly 300 people are still missing, with the list of those unaccounted for being constantly updated, Flavio Godinho, a spokesman for the Minas Gerais civil defense agency, said.



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Brazil dam collapse: Hopes fade for hundreds missing as search suspended in Brumadinho

Brazil dam collapse: Hopes fade for hundreds missing as search suspended in BrumadinhoHopes are fading for hundreds of people still missing after a dam collapse at an iron ore mine in Brazil, after officials suspended the search for survivors amid fears a nearby dam was at risk of breaking as well. Rescue teams had been searching for survivors at the facility near the city of Brumadinho in Minas Gerais state following the collapse of a dam holding back mine waste, sending out waves of mud for several miles. Throughout Saturday, scores of families awaited word on their loved ones as Romeu Zema, governor of Minas Gerais, admitted that most recovery efforts would entail pulling out bodies.



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Hopes dim in search for survivors after Brazil dam collapse

Hopes dim in search for survivors after Brazil dam collapseSearch efforts were paralyzed for much of the day on fears another dam could give way in the Vale SA iron ore mining complex in the state of Minas Gerais. The collapsed dam at Vale’s Corrego do Feijao mine buried mining facilities and nearby homes in the town of Brumadinho and killed at least three dozen people. Firefighters spent Sunday morning evacuating thousands from their homes before resuming search-and-rescue efforts in the afternoon once civil defense authorities ruled out the risk of another dam burst and called off the evacuation.



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Brazil rescuers search for hundreds missing after mining dam burst

Brazil rescuers search for hundreds missing after mining dam burstBrazilian rescuers continued searching on Saturday for some 200 missing people after a tailings dam burst at an iron ore mine owned by Vale SA.



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Indonesia to resume search for crashed Lion Air jet's cockpit voice recorder

Indonesia to resume search for crashed Lion Air jet's cockpit voice recorder“If the weather is good, the ship will start to depart today,” National Transporation Safety Commission (KNKT) Chief Soerjanto Tjahjono told Reuters on Tuesday. Investigators last week said they planned to use a navy ship for a fresh search for the crashed jet’s second “black box” after a 10-day effort funded by Lion Air failed to find the cockpit voice recorder (CVR). A KNKT source, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Reuters the team will have seven days using the ship KRI Spica to find the CVR, which could hold vital clues giving investigators insight into the actions of the doomed jet’s pilots.



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Indonesia to resume search for crashed Lion Air jet's cockpit voice recorder

Indonesia to resume search for crashed Lion Air jet's cockpit voice recorder“If the weather is good, the ship will start to depart today,” National Transporation Safety Commission (KNKT) Chief Soerjanto Tjahjono told Reuters on Tuesday. Investigators last week said they planned to use a navy ship for a fresh search for the crashed jet’s second “black box” after a 10-day effort funded by Lion Air failed to find the cockpit voice recorder (CVR). A KNKT source, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Reuters the team will have seven days using the ship KRI Spica to find the CVR, which could hold vital clues giving investigators insight into the actions of the doomed jet’s pilots.



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