After cop shot Castile, 4-year-old worried her mom would be next

June 22, 2017

… Castile dated on and off for three years, she had testified during the trial. Castile, 32, had cared for Reynolds’ daughter and helped provide for them. They were living together at the time of his death. In the squad car at one point, Reynolds held her daughter on her lap. “What are we going to do?” she asked tearfully. The girl sobbed that Castile was “our favorite guy that we used to have.” “He was the only one that was there for us,” her mom said. …

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Warmbier death raises pressure on White House

June 20, 2017

Washington (CNN)Otto Warmbier’s death as a result of his treatment in North Korea could increase calls for the US to take a tougher line on China, as the two nations prepare to meet in Washington on Wednesday. It’s an approach that resembles the Obama administration strategy and, observers say, has shown no greater success in slowing Pyongyang’s steady march towards developing nuclear weapons and the missile capability to deliver them as far as North America. …

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News Daily: Van hits crowd near mosque – BBC News

June 20, 2017

… London’s Labour Mayor Sadiq Khan has said people in Kensington, west London. are “sick to death of platitudes from politicians” following the Grenfell Tower fire. He complained of “years of neglect” by the council and a “poor response” by the government to what he called a “preventable accident”. Meanwhile, ministers say households who lost their homes will receive 5,500 each. The BBC understands about 70 people may have died in last …

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Matador Fatally Gored After He Trips On Cape In French Bullring

June 19, 2017

The death of Basque matador Ivan Fandino, whose chest was pierced by a horn of a bull called Burp, was the second fatal goring of a Spanish matador in a year. Fandino, 36, died Saturday after the violent confrontation at the Aire-sur-lAdour bullfighting festival near Pau in southern France, the BBC reported. As the matador turned from the bull, his feet became entangled in his cape, which he dropped and he fell. The animal then attacked Fandino as the audience gasped repeatedly, even as other …

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Catastrophe Looms If NGOs Are Forced To Halt Rescue Missions In Mediterranean, Report Warns

June 18, 2017

… on anti-smuggling and stemming the influx of migrants and refugees are ineffective and dont do enough to reduce migrant death at sea. Although we cannot expect from Frontex to change its mandate, we are shocked to see that EU investment at sea is mainly focused on deterrence and surveillance and that there is no mandate of proactive SAR, MSF said. Finally, the report argues, migrant deaths in the Mediterranean have been on the rise since early 2016, before aid organizations stepped up their …

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Portugal fire leaves 57 people dead, dozens injured

June 18, 2017

(CNN)A raging wildfire killed 57 people and injured dozens more in Portugal, with some victims burned to death in their cars as they tried to flee, officials said. Some victims got stuck in their cars and on the side of the road in what officials described as the “greatest wildfire tragedy of recent years.” The blaze spread Saturday onto Pedrogao Grande town, forcing residents to try and leave the town to escape towering flames. …

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Four women face charges in Arkansas hot car death

June 17, 2017

(CNN)Four Arkansas women are facing manslaughter charges in the death of a 5-year-old boy who died after he was left inside a day care van all day, police said. The van’s driver 42-year-old Felicia Ann Phillips and three other employees, Pamela Lavette Robinson, 43, Kendra Washington, 40, and 43-year-old Wanda Taylor were fired on Wednesday and have been charged with manslaughter. Ascent Children’s Health Services CEO Dan Sullivan said the staff did not follow company …

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London Bridge attack : ‘I helped 200 people hide in a pub cellar’ – BBC News

June 11, 2017

… with a lot of death and I’ve been to some pretty horrific scenes in my career, but nothing has ever been on that scale. “It was the most challenging, most intense situation I’ve dealt with. It’s going to stick with me for a long time.” Stabbing victim: It was like a war zone The business editor of the Sunday Express, who was stabbed during the attack, has written about his ordeal for his newspaper, whilst recovering in hospital. Geoff Ho was stabbed in the neck …

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Frank Lloyd Wright: What his 5 best buildings tell us about his life and work

June 8, 2017

… her children and several members of staff to death with an axe as they fled. The commission to design the new Imperial Hotel in Tokyo came as the architect’s salvation. A lifelong collector of Japanese prints, Wright visited the city three times, creating a temple-like courtyard building fusing Eastern and Western themes, the latter expressed through his growing fascination with Mayan design. Completed in 1923 by his Tokyo assistant Arata Endo, this quixotic hotel was, according to …

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Uber Refunds Fares After Uproar Over London Terror Price Surge

June 6, 2017

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Mountain Climber Makes History With Rope-Free, Death-Defying Ascent At Yosemite

June 5, 2017

… hours and 56 minutes, he shared a photo of his climb via Facebook and said he was so stoked to realize a life dream today. A free-solo climb on smooth granite face nearly a mile-and-a-half high means theres no margin for error. A misplaced foot could spell death, which Honnold is well aware of. With free-soloing, obviously I know that Im in danger, but feeling fearful while Im up there is not helping me in any way, Honnold told the magazine. Its only hindering my performance, so I just set …

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Ravaged By Climate Change, The Great Barrier Reef May Never Be The Same

June 2, 2017

… nonsense. Some reefs, including the Great Barrier Reef, have been hit by repeated bleaching a phenomenon in which stressed corals expel a symbiotic algae from their tissues, leaving them more vulnerable to disease and death. The chances of the northern Great Barrier Reef returning to its pre-bleaching assemblage structure are slim given the scale of damage that occurred in 2016 and the likelihood of a fourth bleaching event occurring within the next decade or two as global temperatures …

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Coral Reefs Are Changing So Fast, Scientists Say We Need To Rewrite The Playbook

June 2, 2017

… benefits that they provide to people, he added. Theyre just going to be very different ecosystems. Global warming often garners the majority of attention, as it is by far the biggest threat to coral formations sensitive to even slight changes in temperature. But the papers authors say many reefs are also suffering death by a thousand cuts. A mass bleaching event killed more than two-thirds of parts of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. Scientists predict such events could happen …

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43 Percent Of Kids Killed In Car Crashes Aren’t Properly Restrained

June 1, 2017

… Getty Images The data varied based on geography. On a state level,car accident-related mortality rate per 100,000 children ranged from 0.25 per 100,000 in Massachusetts to 3.20 per 100,000 in Mississippi. In the United States, unintentional injury is the most common cause of pediatric death, and the motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of injury. …

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It’s the anniversary of Harambe’s death, and the internet is grieving the best way they know how

May 29, 2017

… forget your activism against child neglect #RIPHarambe pic.twitter.com/sGf2WaDFHW Brian (@bmungai1) May 28, 2017 In honor of the one year anniversary of Harambe’s death we honor him with this limited edition shirt https://t.co/QGBEhNFqJq pic.twitter.com/wRLs0pGJI9 Barstool Sports (@barstoolsports) May 28, 2017 It has been one full year since we lost Harambe. Gone but never forgotten. Life without you has been rough but you are forever in our memory pic.twitter.com/ScuvRnYXOv …

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Man shot in front of young son was loyalist Colin Horner – BBC News

PSNI Supt Brian Kee said: “The recklessness of this murder is all too evident. It is beyond belief that the gunman shot the victim when he was out with his son. “We are very lucky that we are not also dealing with the death of this child today.” He said the gunman also showed “total disregard” for the safety of the public, including other children, who were in the car park at the time of the attack. Police have appealed for witnesses. Image copyright …

May 29, 2017
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Sean Hannity Clams Up On Live TV As His Conspiracy Theory Falls Apart

I totally, completely understand how upset and how hard this is on this family, especially over the recent coverage of Seths death, Hannity said at the top of his show. Now, Ive been communicating with them. I got a very heartfelt note. I also sent them a heartfelt note back. I reached out personally today to Seths brother, Aaron. … Im a father. I dont think Id ever recover from losing a child. Then he went right into a rant about the conspiracy involving the Democrats and the media …

May 24, 2017
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Joss Whedon Replaces Zack Snyder On ‘Justice League’ After Family Tragedy

During an interview on the Warner Bros. lot where a rough cut of the film was screened, Snyder revealed that his 20-year-old daughter, Autumn Snyder, died by suicide in March. He is taking time off to take care of his family and deal with her death, while Avengers director Joss Whedon will help bring the film across the finish line. In my mind, I thought it was a cathartic thing to go back to work, to just bury myself and see if that was the way through it, Snyder told The Hollywood Reporter …

May 24, 2017
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Ian Brady: How the Moors Murderer came to symbolise pure evil – BBC News

… test of public opinion on ending the death penalty. Ian Brady death: The five victims of the Moors Murderers The boy who escaped Myra Hindley’s clutches Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Brady’s depravity was linked to fears about changing morality in the so-called Swinging 60s The novelist Pamela Hansford Johnson – who was married to Snow – made a similar point in her book On Iniquity in 1967. She suggested that Brady and Hindley’s crimes had …

May 20, 2017
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Reactions to the death of a Fox News titan vary wildly

Roger Ailes speaks at the Hollywood Reporter celebration of "The 35 Most Powerful People in Media," in 2012.Image: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images The past two decades saw Roger Ailes rise from obscurity into perhaps the most influential and allegedly abusive person at the intersection of American politics and media. That rise earned him rabidly loyal fans, begrudging respect from others, and an army of detractors, which is easy to see in the comments that flooded Twitter after his death …

May 20, 2017
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