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Professional mountain biker’s £10,000 bike goes missing on flight to United States

A professional mountain biker who flew to the United States for a competition arrived empty handed after his £10,000 bike went missing on the flight. When James Anderson, from Denbighshire, arrived in Baltimore, he discovered his wheels had gone walkabout. It is thought his equipment went missing when the flight from Manchester stopped at Dublin. […]

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Problematic Ever Given cargo ship runs aground again a year after Suez Canal blockage

The US Coast Guard is working on a plan to safely refloat a 1,095-foot container ship operated by Evergreen Marine Corp. after it ran aground in the Chesapeake Bay on Sunday night. This comes nearly a year after the container ship Ever Given, also operated by Evergreen Marine, became grounded in the Suez Canal, clogging […]

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Man who received the world’s first pig heart transplant stabbed a man seven times leaving him paralysed

The man who received the world’s first pig heart transplant once stabbed a man seven times leaving him paralysed, his victim’s family have revealed. David Bennett, 57, was convicted of the 1988 stabbing of Edward Shumaker, his sister told Radio 4’s Today show. Leslie Shumaker Downey said that her brother died in 2007 after almost […]

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United States: Man gets genetically-modified pig heart in world-first transplant

A US man has become the first person in the world to get a heart transplant from a genetically-modified pig. David Bennett, 57, is doing well three days after the experimental seven-hour procedure in Baltimore, doctors say. The transplant was considered the last hope of saving Mr Bennett’s life, though it is not yet clear […]

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James Webb Space Telescope successfully opens its gold-plated, flower-shaped mirror panel

The James Webb Space Telescope has completed its two-week-long deployment phase, unfolding its huge, gold-plated, flower-shaped mirror panel as it readies to study every phase of cosmic history. Engineering teams cheered back at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, Maryland as NASA announced on Twitter that the final portion of the 6.5-metre (21-foot) mirror […]

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Woman sets her home on fire with people inside, later sits on lawn chair to watch it burn

A Maryland woman has been charged with attempted murder after she allegedly set her home on fire while another woman was inside before sitting in a lawn chair to watch it burn. Gail Metwally, 47, was caught on video watching as the home was engulfed by flames in Elkton, about 50 miles north east of […]

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Huge explosion destroys Baltimore homes; 1 dead, several injured and trapped

A huge explosion brought down homes in Baltimore neighborhood on Monday, killing at least one person, injuring four and trapping children. The blast destroyed at least three homes, firefighters said. Prima facia the blast occurred due to a gas explosion, the exact reason for the cause was under investigation. Images showed rescuers picking through the […]

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3 men freed 36 years after they were wrongfully convicted of murder

Three Baltimore men who spent 36 years in prison were released Monday after authorities say they were falsely convicted of a 1983 murder. Alfred Chestnut, Ransom Watkins and Andrew Stewart were granted a writ of innocence after being convicted of first-degree murder of a middle school student, DeWitt Duckett. Duckett, 14, was shot and killed […]