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9-year-old boy saves his father who fractured his neck in a diving accident

A nine-year-old boy saved his father from the water after he fractured his neck in a diving accident. Asaih Williams said he always plays a game in his head when he’s diving with someone. If the other person doesn’t emerge from the water in a set amount of time, then the boy goes in after […]

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Florida man claiming to have coronavirus spits at young boy who refused to remove face mask

A man was arrested for confronting a child wearing a mask at a restaurant in Florida and spitting in his face when the boy refused to take it off. Jason Copenhaver approached the child’s table on Sunday and asked the boy if he was wearing a mask, according to Treasure Island police. Police said the […]

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Facebook and Twitter penalise Donald Trump for posting coronavirus misinformation

Facebook and Twitter penalised Donald Trump and his campaign for a post in which claimed children were “almost immune” to coronavirus. Facebook deleted the video post saying it contained “harmful Covid misinformation”. In a statement Facebook spokesperson said, “This video includes false claims that a group of people is immune from COVID-19 which is a […]

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SOS message on Micronesian beach leads to rescue of three stranded sailors

Three Micronesian sailors stranded on a tiny, remote island in the western Pacific were n saved after rescuers spotted an SOS message on the beach. The men were found on Pikelot Island in Micronesia by Australian and US military aircraft on Sunday, the Australian Defence Force (ADF) said. They had been missing for three days […]

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Trump administration wants large fee if an American firm buys TikTok US business

US President Donald Trump administration has asked for a cut from the sale of TikTok’s US unit if an American firm buys it. The president said he made a demand for a “substantial portion” of the purchase price in a phone call at the weekend with Microsoft’s boss. “The United States should get a very […]

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IN PICTURES: California Apple Fire

The Apple fire that started in Riverside County’s Cherry Valley, California, east of Los Angeles has grown to a size of 26,450 acres, forcing over 7,800 people to evacuate. The fire began on Friday evening last week. Over 2,200 firefighting personnel deployed have 5% contained of the blaze. Dry  vegetation, high temperatures and low humidity […]

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Dragon capsule with Nasa SpaceX astronauts splash into the Gulf of Mexico

Two astronauts have splashed down, as the first commercial crewed mission to the International Space Station returned to Earth. The SpaceX Dragon Capsule carrying America’s Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken came down in the Gulf of Mexico just south of Pensacola on Florida’s Gulf coast. A recovery vessel moved in to pick up the vehicle […]

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Shark bites surfer swimming in Florida’s New Smyrna beach

A surfer was bitten by a shark while swimming on Friday. The 22-year-old was in the waters in New Smyrna Beach when she was bit on the foot by a shark while in chest deep water, according to Volusia County Beach Safety Ocean Rescue Captain Tamra Malphurs. The woman, from Sanford, Florida, did not see […]

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Burger King worker shot dead over delay in food order

A Burger King worker was fatally shot dead after a dispute over a food order delay. The victim was identified as 22-year-old Desmond Armond Joshua Jr, who had only recently begun working at the restaurant. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office identified the shooter in a news release Sunday as 37-year-old Kelvis Rodriguez Tormes. Authorities said […]

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7,800 people forced to evacuate after wildfires burn east of Los Angeles

Wildfires burning in Cherry Valley, California, east of Los Angeles, has grown to a size of 12,000 acres, forcing about 7,800 people to evacuate, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. The Apple Fire began Friday shortly before 5 p.m. PST the fire department said. As of Sunday morning, the fire is 12% contained, and […]

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Eight presumed dead after Marine training goes wrong off California coast

At least eight people were presumed dead after a sea accident. They include seven US marines and a sailor. The announcement came as a 40-hour search and rescue effort was called off. The service members were on an amphibious assault vehicle (AAV) that sank during the exercise. Eight other marines were rescued after the accident […]

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Hurricane Isaias heads towards Florida after hitting Bahamas

Hurricane Isaias strengthened slightly as it lashed the Bahamas on Saturday, bearing down on Florida, and was expected to approach the southeast of the state later in the day before traveling up the eastern U.S. seaboard. Florida’s well-honed hurricane responses have been partly upended by its grappling with one of the country’s worst outbreaks of […]