Record-Breaking Heat Wave In Southwest Reportedly Claims 4 Lives

June 22, 2017

The first two fatalities recorded in the three-day heatwave took place on Monday in Santa Clara County, California, south of San Francisco, and included a homeless person found in a car, the San Jose Mercury News reported. It is tragic when someone dies of hyperthermia since in most every case it could have been prevented, Dr. Michelle Jorden of the Santa Clara County Coroners Office told the newspaper. A Phoenix area cement truck operator uses a water hose to cool down. Temperatures …

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19 Epic, Endangered Places You Should Visit Before It’s Too Late

June 15, 2017

… framework; management systems/management plan 9 Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve, Cte d’Ivoire and Guinea A post shared by Kammi Sheeler (@kammikim) on Apr 17, 2017 at 5:06am PDT UNESCO calls this striking reserve a “veritable water tower” because it’s full of natural springs and rises up above the surrounding savanna. Watch for chimps using stones as tools in the dense forests. Under threat due to: financial …

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Executions in Pakistan: Is ISIS targeting China?

June 15, 2017

… connect the deep-water port of Gwadar in Pakistan’s Baluchistan province with Kashgar in Xinjiang. CPEC is primarily seen by both Beijing and Islamabad as means of consolidating their “all weather friendship” by providing Pakistan with much needed investment and China with over-land access from Xinjiang to Gwadar. INTERACTIVE: China’s new world order Yet it also generating a range of unwanted consequences. Most obviously, CPEC is proving to be an irritant to both …

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Could football help ease tensions between North and South Korea?

June 13, 2017

… election in May, Moon has been trying to improve relations between Pyongyang and Seoul, amid a heightened security situation on the peninsula and ramped-up North Korean missile testing. While Moon has said he would be willing to visit Pyongyang and meet with Kim Jong Un, last week North Korea rejected an offer by a South Korean civic group to provide anti-malaria supplies, the first cross-border exchange approved by Seoul since January 2016. Throwing cold water on hopes from many in …

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Still-Blinking Beached Humpback Whale Euthanized After Failed Rescue

June 12, 2017

… animals health continued to deteriorate. We really had to think of the welfare of the whale, and we didnt want it to suffer any longer, Lorigan said. The young whale was first spotted close to shore early Friday morning. After it beached, volunteers poured buckets of water on it and covered it with wet material to keep its skin moist. Rescuers stayed overnight with the humpback and had hoped to attempt to float it back into the sea Saturday at high tide, but were stymied by bad weather. …

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Question Trump’s FBI nominee — but give him a fair hearing

June 8, 2017

… until 2027. Join us on Twitter and Facebook At this time in our country, thank goodness there is a desire to fight. Not just in Washington, but around the country.And when it comes to fighting back against healthcare “reform” that will result in millions of people with pre-existing conditions losing their coverage, or efforts to roll back environmental regulations that protect our air and drinking water and provide opportunities to empower and encourage the growth in clean …

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Brentwood brush fire: Hillside inferno prompts major emergency response in Los Angeles

May 30, 2017

A brush fire on a Los Angeles hillside prompted a major emergency response Sunday. More than 150 firefighters battled the 30-acre blaze on a steep chaparral-covered section of Mandeville Canyon above Brentwood and sent up a plume of smoke that was visible for miles. Firefighters aided by water-dropping aircraft were able to contain 70 percent of the fire by late afternoon. Investigators said a private company working on a road in the canyon had been using a weed whacker to clear brush around …

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I Invited A Guy From Tinder Over, He Didnt Look Like His Pics

… shower. What a psycho. I wonder if he was ever afraid in the shower the way I am sometimes when the curtain is closed and you aren’t certain what’s going on in the outside world anymore. Women are trained to think this way. We realize our compromised senses because of the pouring water and the opaqueness of the shower curtain could be our downfall, we’re always aware of when we’re in danger. He probably wasn’t scared. He probably had no idea what it was like to fear …

May 25, 2017
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