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TORONTO - An Air Canada flight from Toronto to Calgary was forced to make an emergency landing in Lethbridge, Alta. Saturday afternoon after the aircraft's windshield was cracked by hail. Air Canada
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A hot air balloon burst into flames over central Texas on Saturday after apparently striking power lines and plunged into a field, killing all 16 people aboard in one of the deadliest such accidents
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BEIJING (Reuters) - China issued a "yellow alert" for Typhoon Nida, predicting it would hit the southern province of Guangdong on Tuesday, state-owned Xinhua news agency reported.
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Stephen FellerEAST LANSING, Mich., July 30 (UPI) -- Exposure to drugs and alcohol during adolescence makes substance abuse more likely in adulthood, according to a study at Michigan State University.
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New Delhi, July 30: The suspense over wrestler Narsingh Yadav's Olympic participation was today prolonged further after the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) deferred its final verdict on the doping
Kingston, July 30: Ravichandran Ashwin continued to bamboozle the West Indies batsmen with another five-wicket haul while Lokesh Rahul scored an unbeaten half-century as India took firm control on the
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KITENGELA, Kenya, July 31(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - It's just before sunset, the time of day when Maasai herdsman Josphat Ole Tonkei would have been counting his herd of cows after hours in the gr
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UPDATE 2-Wind shift expected to help suppress deadly California wildfire

CARMEL-BY-THE-SEA, Calif., July 30 (Reuters) - A deadly wildfire near California's Big Sur coast raged mostly unchecked for a ninth day after gutting nearly 60 dwellings and forcing hundreds from home
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Without a parachute, sky diver plummets into net from 25,000 feet

Luke Aikins accomplished something Saturday night that no one else has ever done: he jumped out a helicopter 25,000 feet up in the air and landed in a net without a wingsuit or parachute.  Aikins
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Erik Perez defeats Francisco Rivera play-by-play

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Democrats step up criticism of Donald Trump for comments about Khan family

Former President Bill Clinton, Tim Kaine jab Trump for comments about Khan family July 30, 2016, 7:39 p.m. Hillary Clinton continues her bus tour through Pennsylvania and Ohio. Democrats pounce on
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Summer on California's glorious coast -- Steve Lopez discovers what's been saved and what the bulldozers are still aiming for

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Karolina Kowalkiewicz beats Rose Namajunas play-by-play

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Cuba’s 1st U.S.-run hotel in 50 years has shaky start

Scuffed and dirty walls, poor bedding, inedible food and smelly bathrooms mar vacation             
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Rick Steves: Europe shines on summer evenings

As a guidebook author and TV host, I do most of my work in Europe during the day. But after hours, I love to get out and see what's happening.
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Toronto jumps up for 49th annual Caribbean Carnival [Photos] [Video]

Toronto was jumping up on Saturday.
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US Coast Guard tall ship visiting Salem, Massachusetts

SALEM, Mass. - Salem's harbour has a bewitching new presence this weekend: a U.S. Coast Guard tall ship. The Barque Eagle is moored at the Cruise Terminal and offering free tours to the public. The
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1 killed, 2 seriously injured when bus skids off Norway road

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The world's most unusual places to stay revealed

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Security suddenly boosted at Amsterdam’s Schipol Airport

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport has suddenly boosted its security in a move authorities there have linked to the “national threat level,” snarling traffic as military
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TSA officers intercept a record-tying 74 guns in one week

TSA agents have intercepted approximately 1,755 guns as of July 28 after 74 were found at airports including Dallas/Fort Worth and Atlanta. Last year they found 2,653 firearms.
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Filthy curtains at The Bell near Epping make it hard to justify £100 per night price 

This motel-style establishment on the busy B1393 close to Epping serves Indian food in its Nirvana restaurant. Various TVs are attached to walls in the brightly lit bar.
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