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At least 44 dead, dozens missing as heavy rain causes floods & landslides in Japan (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Record-breaking torrential rains struck western Japan, causing at least 44 deaths and leaving dozens injured. The authorities have ordered mass evacuations in the affected areas. The heavy flooding destroyed roads and houses, forcing residents to seek refuge on the rooftops of buildings. Local media have reported various numbers of casualties, with the NHK public broadcaster stating on Saturday that the death toll ...

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RT America anchor Ed Schultz dead at 64

Ed Schultz, host of ‘News with Ed’ on RT America, passed away on July 5 at his home in Washington, DC. The veteran radio and television broadcaster was 64. “We at RT America are sad to announce the passing of Edward Andrew Schultz. Ed Schultz passed quietly early morning on July 5 at his home in Washington, D.C. This announcement ...

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‘They want me dead’: Rafael Correa defies arrest order & talks ‘lawfare’ in emotional RT interview

Former President of Ecuador Rafael Correa has defied an arrest order, claiming the new government is waging “lawfare” to deprive him of a political future – and even life, in an exclusive RT interview. Judge Daniella Camacho ordered the arrest of three-term President Rafael Correa on Tuesday over his alleged involvement in the 2012 abduction of a political opponent and ...

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Death becomes her: ‘Dead’ woman found alive in morgue

A South African woman lived through what was possibly her worst nightmare when, shortly after an accident, she was declared dead and sent to the morgue – where she was later found to be alive and breathing! Next to the nightmare of being buried alive, the idea of sleeping in a mortuary fridge surrounded by cold bluish corpses is probably ...

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US sends caskets to N. Korea in preparation for return of US war dead

The US military has sent 100 wooden caskets to the border of North Korea in preparation for the repatriation of the remains of US soldiers killed in the Korean War. More than 36,000 US troops died in the 1950-1953 war. Around 7,800 US military personnel still remain unaccounted for, according to the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency. The consignment of “100 ...

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Blast at rally in support of Ethiopia’s new prime minister leaves a ‘few’ dead

An explosion has rocked a rally in support of Ethiopia’s new prime minister, leaving a few dead and injured. The blast was reportedly caused by a grenade. The blast occurred as supporters of reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed gathered in Meskel Square in the capital, Addis Ababa. It was heard right after 42-year-old Abiy finished speaking and was waving to ...

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Australian woman wins right to use dead boyfriend’s sperm to have children

A woman in Queensland, Australia, has won the right in court to have children using her dead partner’s sperm. She still has to persuade the medics for the procedure to go ahead. Justice Sue Brown delivered the decision – the first of its kind for Australia – in the Brisbane Supreme Court on Wednesday. Brown determined that the woman, Ayla ...

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Rapper ‘XXXTentaction’ shot dead in suspected Florida robbery

Tributes have been paid to rap artist ‘XXXTentaction,’ who was shot dead during an apparent robbery in Florida on Monday. The rapper, whose real name was Jahseh Onfroy, was shot by two men in a dark-colored SUV shortly after 4pm, police said. He was leaving a motorcycle dealership in Deerfield Beach in Broward County at the time of the attack. ...

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‘Good police work’? Five dead after ‘smuggling event’ sets cops on high-speed car chase in Texas

A hot pursuit by US Border Control and a Texas county sheriff has resulted in five deaths, after an SUV carrying illegal migrants flipped over, sending passengers up in the air and flying out of the vehicle. Just before noon, about 50 miles from the Mexico border, US Border Patrol initiated a pursuit of a Chevrolet Suburban suspected of being ...

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At least 18 dead as second blast shatters holiday truce between Taliban & Afghan government forces

At least 18 people have been killed in an explosion in a crowded area in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad. It is the second such incident, after an unprecedented ceasefire for the Muslim Eid holiday had been agreed. The deadly blast rocked an area outside of the governor’s compound in the capital of the Afghan Nangarhar Province as Taliban ...

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