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Storm floods Atlanta freeway, strands motorists (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

A severe thunderstorm moving through northern Georgia has caused flash flooding on major roads in Atlanta, stranding motorists during the evening rush hour. Thunderstorm warnings on Friday afternoon predicted 60 mph (96 kph) winds and 1-inch (2.5 cm) hail. The heavy storm dumped over 2 inches (5 cm) of rain on the city in less than an hour. A dramatic ...

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Bali volcano explodes, sending rocks & flares of lava into the air (PHOTOS)

A volcano on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali erupted Monday, sending rocks and lava spewing into the air and unleashing a wave of panic across the island. Residents reported hearing a loud explosion as Mount Agung flung volcanic rocks at least 2 km in the air. A sea of lava spewed from the crater, which ignited nearby vegetation. Indonesia’s ...

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Some Samsung users say their phones randomly sent photos to contacts

Some Samsung users are complaining that their smartphones randomly sent photos and scheduled texts to contacts. According to posts on Reddit and Samsung’s official support boards first spotted by Gizmodo, the devices affected include the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy Note 8. Their owners say that Samsung Messages, the default texting app for Galaxy devices, pushed photos and scheduled texts to ...

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Bridge collapse in Mumbai, India, halts train traffic, injures 5 (PHOTOS)

Part of a bridge over a railway in Mumbai, India, has collapsed in a heavy rain that has inundated the area. Traffic has been halted both beneath and on the bridge. Five people have reportedly been injured. The collapse occurred at about 7am local time (1:30 GMT). Images on social media show a sizeable portion of the overpass bridge broken ...

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Photos of US female hunter posing with rare black giraffe ‘trophy kill’ spark outrage

Images posted by a US hunter of her “dream kill” –an 18-year-old rare black giraffe she shot down in South Africa– have sparked outrage online and have prompted the hunter to defend her actions. The photos, actually taken in June 2017, had resurfaced online after they were shared by a local South African website, AfricLand Post, a couple of weeks ...

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#Romanovs100 colorization contest final week, Marina Amaral to announce winner soon (PHOTOS)

Artist Marina Amaral will announce the winner of the #Romanovs100 colorization contest this Friday, July 6th. The contest has been running since mid-May and so far more than 70 works have been submitted from all over the world. Participants of all ages (the youngest being 11 and 13) have sent in their photo entries from Indonesia, Bolivia, Canada, UK, Switzerland, ...

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Children among 40+ injured as bus crashes into ambulance in Germany (PHOTOS)

Published time: 1 Jul, 2018 09:57 At least 46 people, including children, were injured after a bus crashed into an ambulance in northern Germany, police told local media. The children are between 10 and 15 years old. The incident took place near the city of Luebeck on Saturday evening. The bus carrying 42 children and five adults was on the ...

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2 Palestinian teens killed in ‘accidental’ Gaza explosion (PHOTOS)

A mysterious explosion in Gaza city has killed at least two teens, the Palestinian Health Ministry said. While the cause of the blast is still being investigated, police have reportedly discovered fireworks at the incident site. On Saturday afternoon an explosion rocked the Shujaeya neighborhood in Gaza City. Ambulances immediately arrived at the site of the incident to discover two ...

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#FamiliesBelongTogether: Nationwide protests over immigrant separations, detentions (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Hundreds of thousands of people are hitting the streets of US cities to demand that President Donald Trump reunite families separated at the Mexico border, end family detentions and abolish his ‘zero-tolerance’ policy. Protests were underway throughout the entire country on Saturday, with the main demonstration taking place in Washington DC’s Lafayette Square. More than 30,000 people had already turned ...

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‘Abolish ICE!’ 575 arrested after protesters occupy US Senate building (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Nearly 600 activists, protesting Donald Trump’s ‘zero-tolerance’ policy against illegal immigrants, have been arrested after staging an occupy sit-in at the Hart Senate Office building in the nation’s capital. Hundreds of women, wrapped in metallic silver blankets, referencing the duvets given to migrant children in detention centers, occupied the Senate office building in Washington DC after marching down the streets ...

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