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5-Year-Old Fined for Setting up Lemonade Stand
LONDON — A 5-year-old girl was slapped with a nearly $200 fine for setting up a lemonade stand on the street near her home in East London. The girl was happily selling small cups of lemonade for 65 cents and large ones for $1.30 to people streaming by
An adorable 5-year-old set up a lemonade stand. Then she was fined $200.Washington Post
Officials “very sorry” for fining little girl over lemonade standCBS News
Girl, 5, fined £150 for lemonade standBBC News
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US bombers fly over South China Sea in latest challenge to Beijing
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The U.S. challenged once again China’s claim to the South China Sea on Thursday by flying two B-1B Lancer bombers over the contested waterway, the Air Force said. The move risks irking China, who has made claims to the sea and has created small …
US bombers challenge China in South China Sea flyoverReuters
US flies two bombers over contested South China SeaWashington Examiner
Xi calls for “peaceful settlement” of “regional disputes”India Today –Daily Star –The Japan Times –Wall Street Journal (subscription)
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UPI.comMexican state attorney general arrested for drug traffickingUPI.comThe attorney general for the Mexican state of Nayarit was arrested by U.S. officials who charged him with being a drug kingpin worth an estimated $250 million. The indictment cha…


Storm chasers: Brave researchers or dangerous thrill seekers?
(CNN) No matter how fortified their SUVs are or how many years of experience they have, storm chasers aren’t immune from tragedy. The deaths of three storm chasers Tuesday in Texas proved that point. Kelley Gene Williamson, 57, and Randall Delane …
Three tornado chasers die in Texas crashBBC News
Severe storms threaten central US; trucker dies in OklahomaABC News
Storm chaser killed during Texas quest grew up in ColoradoThe Denver Post –WHIO –Minneapolis Star Tribune –
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ISIS, US-Backed Forces Battle Over Syria’s Tabqa Dam
U.S.-led coalition forces in Syria dismissed ISIS claims that the country’s largest dam was at imminent risk of collapse. The dam is located on the Euphrates about 25 miles upstream from ISIS’ stronghold of Raqqa. The Syrian Democratic Forces, an
US-backed Fighters to Pause Military Action Near Syria DamVoice of America
As Battle for Raqqa Progresses, US-Backed Forces in Syria Capture Key Airbase From ISISNewsweek
Syria’s Raqqa expected to join Kurdish-led federalism: Kurdish leaderReuters
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Somali pirates suspected of first ship hijacking since 2012
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An oil tanker has been hijacked by suspected pirates off the coast of Somalia, reports say, the first such hijacking in the region in five years. The ship sent a distress signal on Monday evening, saying it was being approached by high-speed boats. The
Somali pirates hijack first commercial ship since 2012Reuters
Pirates Hijack Oil Tanker Aris 13 Off Somalia’s Coast:
Suspected pirates hijack oil tanker near
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