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Hurricane Lorena threatens Mexican beach resorts of Los Cabos with heavy rain

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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Hurricane Lorena churned close to the southern tip of Mexico’s Baja California peninsula on Friday afternoon, threatening to lash the popular beach resorts of Los Cabos with high wind and heavy rains. FILE PHOTO: A banana plantation damaged by rain storm caused by Tropical Storm Lorena is pictured in Manzanillo, in Read More

Sluggish Hurricane Lorena threatens Mexican beach resorts of Los Cabos with heavy rain

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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Hurricane Lorena churned slowly towards the south of Mexico’s Baja California peninsula on Friday, moving at a sluggish pace that threatened to lash the popular beach resorts of Los Cabos with heavy rain and high winds. FILE PHOTO: A banana plantation damaged by rain storm caused by Tropical Storm Lorena is Read More

Girl, 10, dies from brain-eating amoeba she caught while swimming

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By Emily Mee, news reporter A 10-year-old girl has died after being infected with a brain-eating amoeba while swimming in a river. Lily Mae Avant, from Texas, started suffering from a headache and fever after swimming in the Brazos River and Lake Whitney. She died in hospital following a week-long battle with the rare amoeba. Read More

Floods kills at least five in southeast Spain, thousands evacuated

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PILAR DE LA HORADADA/ORIHUELA, Spain (Reuters) – At least five people have been killed and some 3,500 evacuated in two days of torrential rains in southeastern Spain, with many roads, railways and an airport closed on Friday and emergency services rescuing people stuck in flooded highway tunnels. Floods swept away cars and debris in the Read More

Four people killed, thousands evacuated as floods hit southeast Spain

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PILAR DE LA HORADADA/ORIHUELA, Spain (Reuters) – Four people have been killed and over 1,500 evacuated in two days of torrential rains in southeastern Spain, with many roads, train networks and an airport closed on Friday and emergency services rescuing people stuck in flooded highway tunnels. Floods swept away cars and debris in the regions Read More

New Bond film gives ancient Italian town £10m boost

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By Andy Hayes, news reporter An ancient Italian town is set to receive a £10m boost after James Bond’s vintage Aston Martin screeched around its narrow alleys for the next 007 movie. Matera, which was first settled in the 10th millennium BC, hosted Bond’s trademark silver DB5 as it took tight corners and careered down Read More

Should a Nazi play Hitler? Controversy hits ‘The Crown’ as X-Files icon gets Margaret Thatcher role

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Netflix’s decision to cast X-Files icon Gillian Anderson as Margaret Thatcher in an upcoming season of ‘The Crown’ has been seen as ‘problematic’ by some social-justice-minded fans. Somebody remind them that it’s all make-believe. ‘The Crown’ follows the life and times of Queen Elizabeth II, the world’s longest-reigning monarch. With the fourth season set during Read More

Former FARC commanders say they are taking up arms again

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Former commanders for the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) say they are taking up arms again after what they consider to be the failure of a 2016 peace deal to guarantee their political rights. The group says it will launch a new offensive – threatening to resume five decades of armed conflict in the Read More

Trump: ‘I am the chosen one’ to take on China over trade

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he was “the chosen one” to address trade imbalances with China, even as congressional researchers warned that his tariffs would reduce U.S. economic output by 0.3% in 2020. Trump told reporters his life would be easier if he had not mounted a trade war with Read More