Friday, July 10, 2020

Helicopter pilot crash landed on roof of Manhattan skyscraper to ‘spare people on the street’

NEW YORK - A helicopter crashed into the roof of a Manhattan building Monday afternoon, killing the pilot, in what officials said was an attempt at an emergency landing. There were no other injuries or deaths, officials said. (National Post)
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More than 40 die after Moscow plane emergency landing

A Russian passenger jet burst into flames on Sunday while attempting an emergency landing at a Moscow airport, leaving as many as 41 passengers dead and more injured. (The Guardian)

Australia fires: U.S. aircrew dead in firefighting plane crash

An air tanker has crashed in a fireball while fighting bushfires in Australia, killing the three people on board. Officials lost contact with the C-130 Hercules plane shortly before 13:30 local time (02:30 GMT) on Thursday. The cause of the crash in the Snowy Mountains in New South Wales (NSW) state is not yet known. The victims were American residents. (BBC)
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28 Texas spring-breakers test positive for coronavirus

MEXICO CITY - Twenty-eight U.S. spring break tourists who returned to Texas after vacationing with a large group in the Mexican beach resort of Cabo San Lucas have tested positive for coronavirus, drawing attention to possibly low detection of cases in Mexico. (Toronto Sun)

Bodies of 11 infants found in ceiling of closed funeral home

DETROIT - In a disturbing discovery, the bodies of 11 deceased infants were found in the ceiling of a shuttered funeral home in Detroit on Friday. (WTOP)
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  • Two firefighters among three dead in huge Paris explosion

    PARIS - Three people, including a Spanish woman and two firefighters, have been confirmed dead after a huge explosion rocked the centre of Paris leaving 50 Parisians injured, 10 critically. (The Express)
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    2 dead, dozens injured after nearly 200 vehicle crash near Montreal

    Two people are dead and at least 40 others are injured after a major crash on Highway 15 in La Prairie outside of Montreal on Wednesday. The crash involved about 200 vehicles, including 15 trucks. (Global News)

    Rioting across the U.S. leaves cities reeling, three dead

    Dozens of cities across the United States were left early Sunday to assess the toll of a grim night of violent riots that left at least three dead, dozens injured, hundreds arrested and buildings and businesses in charred ruins as protests over the death of a black Minneapolis man in police custody continued for a fifth day.(Fox News)

    Nude woman ignores coronavirus warnings to straddle Wall St. bull

    Where are her gloves?! This blond bombshell straddled the “Charging Bull” statue in the nude Thursday — brazenly ignoring all coronavirus protection measures. (New York Post)

    Protest marches and general strike paralyze Barcelona

    A general strike was announced and five huge marches, all peaceful, converged on the city centre, bringing the streets to a standstill. Police estimated that more than 500,000 people had joined Friday's rallies. (BBC)

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