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Oxygen mask backlash: Image from Southwest flight sparks social media frenzy

A photo showing passengers from Southwest Airlines flight 1380 apparently wearing their oxygen masks incorrectly has sparked a social media furore. One passenger died after an engine explosion blew out a window mid-flight. The image posted by passenger Marty Martinez on Facebook shows three passengers, including Martinez, only covering their mouths with the mask. Safety demonstrations typically performed by crew ...

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'We're not Macron's toilet': French anti-migrant raid outside Turin sparks fury in Italy

Italian politicians voiced outrage over an incursion by armed French customs agents, during which they raided an Italian train station to search migrants wanting to cross into France. The story unfolded at a train station in Bardonecchia, a town near the Franco-Italian border, where an NGO called Rainbow for Africa was handling migrants trying to cross the Alps and reach ...

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Trump is (still) not firing Mueller after angry Tweet sparks concern

President Donald Trump’s lawyer said that he has no plans to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller. The US leader again reignited the rumors of an impending ouster by attacking the ‘Russiagate’ probe chief on Twitter. “In response to media speculation and related questions being posed to the Administration, the White House yet again confirms that the President is not considering ...

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Footballer sparks brawl by shoving ball-boy into advertising boards in UCL match

Shakhtar Donetsk’s Argentinian forward Facundo Ferreyra sparked a mass brawl by shoving a ball-boy over advertising hoardings during a Champions League clash against Italian side Roma. Shakhtar held the advantage going into Tuesday’s game after winning the home leg against Roma 2-1. However, their hopes of reaching the Champions League quarter-finals disappeared when Roma’s Edin Dzeko netted for the home ...

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Who’s next? Pompeo-Tillerson shake-up sparks Twitter speculation on Trump firings

As news of the latest Trump administration cull spreads, social media is alight with reactions and speculation. Former CIA Director Mike Pompeo will replace Rex Tillerson as secretary of state, while Gina Haspel will lead the CIA. READ MORE: Trump fires Sec of State Tillerson, replaces him with CIA chief Pompeo People are counting the many figures in Trump’s inner ...

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UFO or block of ice? Baffling Google Earth image sparks alien claims (VIDEO, POLL)

A mysterious object spotted on Google Earth has ignited speculation that a UFO crash-landing site may have been snapped by satellite. The image shows a long shape in the middle of a remote, snowy island off the Antarctic coast. The strange sighting was shared by UFO spotter Secureteam10 on YouTube. The group points to satellite imagery of a snowy plain ...

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‘Jewish perpetrators’ of Holocaust remark by Polish PM sparks outrage in Israel

Heated debate over Poland’s controversial Holocaust law has reached new levels this week after the Polish prime minister spoke of “Jewish perpetrators” during the Nazi era, causing outrage in Israel. “The Polish Prime Minister’s remarks here in Munich are outrageous,” Benjamin Netanyahu said in a statement on Saturday, referring to the remarks Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki made at the ...

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Florida massacre sparks brief rally in gun stocks amid downward trend

American Outdoor Brands, the company which makes the AR-15 semi-automatic rifle, saw its shares rise by 1.49 percent in the aftermath of the Florida school shooting that killed 17 people and injured a dozen Wednesday. While gun and ammunition maker stocks typically rise in the wake of a major shooting incident in the US, in response to a highly charged ...

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‘Crush up your cocaine so it doesn’t hurt your nose’: Spanish drug leaflet sparks fiery debate

Authorities in the northern Spanish city of Zaragoza have come under fire for a controversial booklet which advises readers how to best rack up lines of cocaine. The 31-page pamphlet, titled “Drugs: the world, the neighborhood,” is filled with tips on how to use both legal intoxicants, like alcohol and tobacco, as well as more unsavory mind-altering substances like speed, ...

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Highway havoc: 100-vehicle pile-up sparks carnage in icy Missouri (VIDEO)

The aftermath of a deadly pile-up involving 100 cars and trucks along a stretch of Missouri highway has been captured by drone. Footage of the scene shows the horrifying scale of the multi-vehicle smash. One person was killed and at least 11 others injured when treacherous icy road conditions caused several accidents on Interstate-44 on Sunday, roughly 100 miles (60km) ...

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