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A 6-Year-Old Girl Died After Ride Operators Reportedly Did Not Secure Her Seat Belts

Friday, September 24, 2021

Wongel Estifanos was visiting Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park during Labor Day weekend while vacationing with her family, officials say.

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EPA Moves To Sharply Limit Potent Gases Used In Refrigerators And Air Conditioners

Thursday, September 23, 2021

The new rule is intended to decrease the use of greenhouse gases known as hydrofluorocarbons by 85% over the next 15 years. The gases that are thousands of times more powerful than carbon dioxide.

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In New Filing, Britney Spears Consents With The Petition To End Her Conservatorship

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

The filing represents the first time Britney Spears has called for an end to the arrangement in court documents, though she has called for its termination in hearings.

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U.S. Top Military Officer Talks Counterterrorism Support With Russian Counterpart

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

The meeting between Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, and his Russian counterpart in Finland comes at a crucial time in the wake of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan.

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Beloved 'Sex And The City' Actor Willie Garson Dies At 57

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Garson portrayed Blatch, a talent agent and the devoted and stylish best male friend to Sarah Jessica Parker's character Carrie for six seasons of the show.

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The Lack Of Latinos In Media Could Affect How Others View Them, The Government Says

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

The report discovered that the biggest growth among Hispanics in the media industry was in service jobs, while management jobs had the lowest representation.

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Trudeau's Liberals Win Canada Election, But Miss The Majority In Parliament

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau narrowly won reelection on Monday, but he fell short of his goal of winning an outright majority for his Liberal Party.

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COVID-19 Has Now Killed About As Many Americans As The 1918-19 Flu

Monday, September 20, 2021

Before COVID-19, the 1918-19 flu was universally considered the worst pandemic disease in human history. Whether the current scourge ultimately proves deadlier is unclear.

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A Shooting At A Virginia High School Has Left At Least 2 Students Wounded

Monday, September 20, 2021

One victim at Heritage High School in Newport News was shot in the face and the other in the leg, according to the city's police chief. Neither injury was thought to be life-threatening.

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He Mastered The Ring. Now, Manny Pacquiao Is Running For President In The Philippines

Monday, September 20, 2021

The boxing icon, who currently serves as a senator in the Philippines, says his experience of personal hardships equip him to understand people's suffering — and fight poverty and corruption.

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California Firefighters Scramble To Protect Sequoia Groves

Sunday, September 19, 2021

Flames have already scorched a grouping of sequoias that mark the entrance to the groves, where the base of the world's largest tree has been wrapped in protective foil.

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A Body Found In Wyoming Is Believed To Be Missing Woman Gabby Petito

Sunday, September 19, 2021

Authorities believe the body discovered near Grand Teton National Park on Sunday is Gabrielle "Gabby" Petito, who went missing on a trip with her boyfriend. The cause of death is not yet known.

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Volcano Erupts On Spanish Island Near Morocco

Sunday, September 19, 2021

A volcano on Spain's Atlantic Ocean island of La Palma erupted Sunday after a weeklong buildup of seismic activity. Lava flows destroyed isolated homes on the nearby mountainside.

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U.S. Begins Flying Haitian Migrants Home From Texas In Mass Expulsion

Sunday, September 19, 2021

Thousands of Haitians are gathered in a Texas border city after crossing into the U.S. from Mexico. Some of them were flown back to Haiti in an effort to deter others from crossing into the U.S.

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California Wildfires Make A Run Toward A Giant Sequoia Grove

Saturday, September 18, 2021

A shift in the weather accelerated the fires in the Sequoia National Park on Friday. The flames scorched a grouping of sequoias that mark the entrance to a grove of 2,000 sequoias.

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Fred Dakota, Native American Gambling Pioneer, Dies At 84

Saturday, September 18, 2021

Dakota, a former leader of the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community whose garage casino in Michigan's Upper Peninsula in 1983 was a milestone for Native American gambling, died on Monday.

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Hundreds Of Dead Migratory Birds In New York City Prompt Calls For Dimming Lights

Thursday, September 16, 2021

After a volunteer collected more than 200 dead migratory birds from the sidewalks around the World Trade Center, bird groups in the city called on the complex to dim unnecessary lights at night.

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Tropical Storm Nicholas Threatens The Gulf Coast With Heavy Rain

Sunday, September 12, 2021

Nicholas is expected to bring up to 10 inches of rain — with isolated downpours of up to 20 inches — across portions of coastal Texas and southwest Louisiana through at least Tuesday.

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North Korea Says It Successfully Tested Long-Range Missiles

Sunday, September 12, 2021

The country says it fired off its new weapons over the weekend, North Korea's first known testing activity in months, amid a stalemate in nuclear negotiations with the U.S.

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Daniil Medvedev Wins His 1st Major Championship At U.S. Open

Sunday, September 12, 2021

Medvedev ended Novak Djokovic's quest for the first calendar-year Grand Slam in men's tennis since 1969.

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