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Hurricane Ian: Death toll rises to 67 in Florida after storm leaves ‘some communities unknown’, officials say

CNN – Days after Hurricane Ian hit Florida, shell-shocked residents are still assessing the damage from record-breaking storms, devastating winds and catastrophic flooding that have left some areas of the Sunshine state unknown. At least 67 people were killed by Ian in Florida when the military swallowed homes in its angry flowing waters, clearing roads …

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Indonesia stadium tragedy: 130 dead after stampede at soccer match

CNN – At least 131 people were killed after chaos and violence erupted during an Indonesian league soccer match in the early hours of Sunday morning, according to the governor of East Java, in one of the world’s deadliest stadium disasters ever. Supporters of Arima FC and rival Persibaya Surabaya, two of Indonesia’s biggest soccer …

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Pakistan floods: Children face a new catastrophe – diarrhoea, dengue fever and other water-borne diseases

Warning: Some images and videos in this story are disturbing Sindh Province, Pakistan CNN – The little girl sleeps restlessly on a hospital bed, her weakened and dehydrated body struggling to survive. Next to her was a steady infant wrapped in a white cloth, who had died just minutes before. An hour later, another child …

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Mahsa Amini’s father says Iranian authorities lied about her death as protests raged

CNN – The father of an Iranian woman who died in police custody last week accused authorities of lying about her death, with protests across the country despite the government’s attempt to stifle dissent by cutting off the internet. Amjad Amini, whose daughter Mohassa died after she was arrested by morality police in Tehran, said …

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has concluded that 4 out of 5 pregnancy-related deaths in the United States can be prevented

CNN – A new report says the vast majority of deaths among pregnant women and new mothers in the United States are preventable. For more than 4 in 5 women who died during pregnancy, during childbirth or even a year after childbirth – more than 84% – death could have been avoided through “reasonable changes” …

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Iranian police say Mehsa Amini’s death is “unfortunate” as protesters take to the streets

CNN – Today, Monday, the semi-official Iranian Fars News Agency said that the Iranian police described the killing of Mahsa Amini as an “unfortunate accident” and denied that she had been physically harmed in custody. Amini, 22, who was arrested and detained by Iran’s morality police in Tehran on Tuesday, died after falling into a …

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25 years after a school shooting that rocked Kentucky, a scarred community wrestles with its upcoming parole hearing for the shooting

CNN – It was never lost on Missy Jenkins Smith that, even at a young age, she was fortunate to be alive. She remembers that moment, nearly 25 years ago at Heath High School in Paducah, Kentucky, when she first lost sensation in her legs after a bullet pierced her chest and she fell to …

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