China’s military has blasted a dam to release floodwaters threatening one of its most heavily populated provinces, as the death toll in widespread flooding rose to at least 25.
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People thought she should immediately "dump the guy."
The Florida governor is taking on Ben & Jerry's while his state grapples with record COVD-19 cases.
- The Daily Beast
NCISA 20-year-old sailor with a grudge against the U.S. Navy and a failed attempt at becoming a Navy SEAL under his belt is accused of setting an amphibious assault ship ablaze and singlehandedly costing the Navy $30 million in damage.According to an NCIS search warrant affidavit obtained by The Daily Beast, Ryan Sawyer Mays aroused the suspicions of investigators almost immediately after the 40,000-ton USS Bonhomme Richard went up in flames on July 12, 2020, burning for nearly five days and lea
- Miami Herald
Valentina Urrejola packed her passport, her Social Security card and her laptop — then left her mother a note saying she’d be OK, wiped her cell phone clean, and placed her keys underneath the front door.
"Three people were transported to area hospitals," the Pigeon Forge Police Department tells PEOPLE
- Lexington Herald-Leader
“We have lost two Godly people that were greatly loved and respected. So tragic, so senseless, so heartbreaking.”
- Access Hollywood
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s newborn baby girl Lilibet has made her debut in the Duchess’ 40th birthday video, Access Hollywood can confirm. In a funny birthday video of Meghan having a conversation with Melissa McCarthy, there is a quick moment where the camera quickly pans to reveal a trio of framed photos on the desk of their Montecito, California, home. While the photo appears blurry, the middle photo shows Harry cradling daughter Lili while leaning towards her face, a spokesperson for Archewell confirmed to Access Hollywood.
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A South Carolina man whose head was stomped last week by a police officer said he is thankful for body camera footage and a second officer who immediately stepped up to say her colleague was not telling the truth. On July 26, Clarence Gailyard had been holding a stick wrapped in shiny tape, which he uses in case a dog tries to attack him when he is walking, when someone in Orangeburg called 911 and said he was carrying a gun. Orangeburg Public Safety Officer David Lance Dukes ordered Gailyard to the ground.
- Business Insider
The US sailor accused of torching a warship that burned for 4 days is a failed SEAL candidate who 'hated' the Navy and posted about napalm on Instagram: affidavit
A fellow sailor told investigators he witnessed Ryan Sawyer Mays entering the area where the fire started.
- The Telegraph
Steven Frank holds the plain aluminium cooking pot with reverence, undoing the side clips that fasten the lid. Battered, utilitarian, unremarkable, you wouldn’t look at it twice in a junk shop. Yet its story and its survival are matters of wonder. It is perhaps the most precious relic of his past and one of the most poignant of the Holocaust.
- Business Insider
A Florida woman exposed herself on a flight and had to be removed from the plane by officers, police say
The police said officers removed a woman from a plane at Rapid City Regional Airport in South Dakota after she exposed herself and kicked an officer.
- Business Insider
Video shows a Frontier passenger being duct-taped to his seat after punching and groping flight attendants, screaming obscenities, and walking around the plane shirtless
The passenger was arrested upon landing in Miami and could face stiff penalties for assaulting crew members.
The New York governor shared photos of him touching and kissing people at a press conference in defense of allegations that he inappropriately touches and kisses people.
LAPD responds to viral TikTok showing heavily armed law enforcement in front of unhoused encampment on Venice Beach
LAPD told Insider that they were responding to a call that warned of an assault with a deadly weapon.
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“I don’t know that as a woman alone in a park that I had another option," Amy Cooper said in a recent interview about the May 25, 2020, encounter with Christian Cooper.
- Associated Press
A tuna fishing boat based in the Pacific island nation of Fiji that has been accused of essentially enslaving its crew was blocked Wednesday from importing seafood into the United States, part of an increasing effort to keep goods produced with forced labor from entering the country. U.S. Customs and Border Protection issued an order to stop any shipments in American ports from the Hangton No. 112, a longliner operated by a Chinese national, after the agency determined there was credible evidence that the crew was subjected to conditions defined as forced labor under international standards. It's the latest in a series of such orders targeting Asian fishing vessels amid reports that crews made up largely of vulnerable migrant workers from poorer countries are subjected to horrific conditions by operators traveling farther at sea and for longer periods as fish populations decline worldwide.
The Perseid meteor shower peaks next week, and as with most years, it's expected to put on quite a show for folks under dark skies on the ground.Why it matters: The Perseid meteor shower is largely considered the best of the year with meteor rates that could have people in areas with very little light pollution seeing more than 40 meteors per hour.Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free.Details: The shower should hit its peak the night of Aug. 11 into the early
- Miami Herald
Miami Beach officers acted like thugs. Looks like they learned nothing from George Floyd | Editorial
A gang of hoodlums surrounded a victim. Any rattled witness would have called the police. But the hoodlums were the police, if the video released Monday is any indication. It shows a tangle of Miami Beach officers beating a handcuffed suspect in a hotel lobby, kicking him and slamming his head onto the hard terrazzo floor, then tackling and punching a hotel guest who dared to videotape this violence, which was his right to do. Excessive use of force is an understatement.
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Owners of the Titanic Museum Attraction in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, said they "never would have expected an incident like this to occur."
A woman wanted for attacking the elderly Asian owners of a beauty store in Cleveland has been arrested and charged with a felony. The allegation: Ebony Afzal, 25, is accused of beating the couple running Chic Beauty Supply on Lorain Road on July 23. The incident was caught on surveillance camera and is said to have sprung from a purchasing dispute.