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Spinning ride Fire Ball breaks apart at Ohio state fair, killing 1

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State Fair Ride Malfunction

A spinning amusement park ride called the Fire Ball broke apart on the opening day of the Ohio state fair on Wednesday, hurtling people through the air, killing at least one and injuring seven others.

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dreadhead
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Having watched the video I am shocked that only 1 person died.
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Wildfires Force Evacuations Along the French Riviera (21 photos)

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French authorities have evacuated more than 10,000 people from parts of southern France, ahead of several raging wildfires along the Mediterranean coast. Hundreds of firefighters are engaged on the ground and in the air, chasing fires driven by strong winds and tinder-dry conditions. Photos here are from the past few days along the French Riviera.

People leave the beach with their belongings as a fire burns a forest behind them in Bormes-les-Mimosas, southeastern France, on July 26, 2017. (Anne-Christine Poujoulat / AFP / Getty)
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dreadhead
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I was going to make a joke about topless beaches but sure enough there are topless picture inside.
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Canada promotes recruitment of transgender troops as Donald Trump imposes military ban

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CANADA-LGBT/PRIDE

As U.S. President Donald Trump pushes a new policy to banish transgender Americans from the military, Canada is taking steps to promote diversity in the ranks and recruit more gay, lesbian and trans troops.

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Vancouver considers fining drivers without winter tires

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Buses in Snow

The snowmageddon of the past winter has the City of Vancouver considering fines for people who drive without winter tires.

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Lake Country wildfire that destroyed 8 homes was arson, say RCMP

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LAKE COUNTRY FIRE KELOWNA SATURDAY

A fire in B.C.'s Lake Country that destroyed eight homes in the Central Okanagan was arson, Kelowna RCMP said Wednesday.

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Dump truck destroys Burnaby pedestrian overpass

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dump truck hits overpass

RCMP say it appears the dump truck's box was in the raised position when it hit and destroyed a pedestrian overpass.

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