Monday, November 29, 2021

One missing in Micronesia plane crash

An airline is missing a passenger following an incident which caused the plane to hit a lagoon while trying to land. (Daily Mail)
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10,000 people evacuated as multiple wildfires threaten northern Alberta communities

SLAVE LAKE - Thousands of more people have been put on evacuation alert Thursday as smoke from out-of-control wildfires in northern Alberta billowed across the province. (Edmonton Journal)
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  • Extreme fire conditions continue to challenge firefighters
  • California wildfire death toll now 71

    With the confirmed death toll at 71 and the list of unaccounted for people more than 1,000, authorities in Northern California on Friday searched for those who perished and those who survived the fiercest of wildfires ahead of a planned visit by U.S. President Donald Trump. (CBC)

    CDC tells travelers to avoid China in expanded travel warning as coronavirus spreads

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is telling Americans to avoid all non-essential travel to China, expanding its travel warning from the city of Wuhan to the entire country as the coronavirus outbreak worsens, the agency said Tuesday. (CNBC)

    Chaos at Gatwick:Police using cutting edge technology to get drone

    LONDON - The criminal who is illegally flying a drone at Gatwick Airport is being hunted by police and military personnel using cutting-edge technology. Gatwick has been brought to a standstill in the wake of the rogue drone terrorizing the airport. (Daily Mail)

    Hong Kong police fire tear gas, water cannon amid protests

    Hong Kong police fired tear gas and a water cannon as thousands took to the streets Sunday — as controversial new security laws from China aimed at crushing the protests sparked the most intense clashes in months. (New York Post)
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  • Pro-democracy hopes fade on the 'saddest day in Hong Kong histroy'
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    20 dead after limousine blows stop sign, crashes

    SCHOHARIE, N.Y. - A limousine carrying four sisters, other relatives and friends to a birthday celebration blew through a stop sign and slammed into a parked SUV outside a store in upstate New York, killing all 18 people in the limo and two pedestrians, officials and victims’ relatives said Sunday. (Canoe.com)  

    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)

    Search on for 1,276 now missing after California’s deadliest wildfire

    PARADISE, Calif. - The number of people missing after California's deadliest and most destructive wildfire jumped on Saturday to 1,276, despite authorities locating hundreds of people who scattered when the Camp Fire tore through the mountain town of Paradise. (Reuters)

    Coronavirus declared global health emergency by WHO

    The new coronavirus has been declared a global emergency by the World Health Organization, as the outbreak continues to spread outside China. "The main reason for this declaration is not what is happening in China but what is happening in other countries," said WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.  (BBC)

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