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Sandals Bahamas deaths: Three Americans found dead at a resort last month died due to carbon monoxide poisoning, police say

Sandals Bahamas deaths: Three Americans found dead at a resort last month died due to carbon monoxide poisoning, police say

CNN — Three Americans found dead at a Sandals resort on the Bahamas’ Great Exuma island on May 6 died of carbon monoxide poisoning, local authorities said Tuesday. “At this point in the investigation, we can officially confirm that all three victims died as a result of suffocation from carbon monoxide poisoning,” the Royal Bahamas …

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Afghanistan earthquake: Crisis-hit country struggles for aid following quake that killed more than 1,000

Afghanistan earthquake: Crisis-hit country struggles for aid following quake that killed more than 1,000

CNN — Desperate search and rescue operations were carried out in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday following an earthquake that killed more than 1,000 people, a severe blow to a country already facing a dire economic and humanitarian crisis. The 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck early Wednesday near the city of Khost, on the border with Pakistan. At …

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Tony Siragusa, Super Bowl winner turned fun-loving sideline reporter, dies at age 55

Tony Siragusa, Super Bowl winner turned fun-loving sideline reporter, dies at age 55

CNN — Tony Siragusa, a key player on the Baltimore Ravens’ Super Bowl-winning team in 2001, died unexpectedly Wednesday morning, according to a team statement. The team’s announcement did not list a cause or place of death. “The Siragusa family asks that everyone respect their privacy during this difficult time,” the organization said. Siragusa had …

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Ukrainian journalist Maks Levin 'executed in cold blood,' report says

Ukrainian journalist Maks Levin ‘executed in cold blood,’ report says

London CNN Business — The pro-journalist and freedom of expression non-governmental organization Reporters Without Borders (RSF) says it has evidence that Russian soldiers executed journalist Maks Levin in a forest near Kyiv on March 13. Levin, a Ukrainian photojournalist who has worked with several major Western media outlets, including Reuters and the BBC, disappeared on …

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Afghanistan earthquake: More than 900 people killed after magnitude 5.9 quake

Afghanistan earthquake: More than 900 people killed after magnitude 5.9 quake

CNN — More than 900 people were killed and hundreds more injured after a 5.9-magnitude earthquake rattled eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday, according to an official with the country’s disaster management authority. It is the deadliest earthquake to hit the Asian nation in decades and comes as the Taliban-ruled country is in the midst of a …

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