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17-year-old dies as Mercedes-Benz rams scooter

17-year-old dies as Mercedes-Benz rams scooter

According to police, the impact was so powerful that the teen was flung high into air after being struck by the vehicle. The police said that the boy suffered grievous injuries to his head, say reports. While official data shows a sharp rise in road accidents in India - one every four minutes - and road crashes are identified as the number one killer of young men and women, data has also proved that nearly 97 percent of the road accidents are caused by rash or negligent driving including ...


Deadly accident shuts down I-75 southbound near North Port

Deadly accident shuts down I-75 southbound near North Port

Southbound lanes of Interstate 75 are shut down approaching Toledo Blade Boulevard in North Port as authorities deal with a serious multi-vehicle wreck. Drivers are asked to avoid the area, and should seek an alternate route. The northbound lanes are open. The News-Press will bring you more information as it becomes available.


And could signal LIFE OF MARS

And could signal LIFE OF MARS

Claims of ancient fossils are always contentious. In terms of the search for life on other planets, O'Neil says it might be hard to analyze a rock sample from the recently-discovered planets orbiting TRAPPIST-1, 39 light-years away. Some of that carbon is inside crystals of phosphorus-rich minerals, which also hints at early biology. It's possible the structures were made through non-biological processes.


Grandpa Duterte celebrates birth of Stonefish

Grandpa Duterte celebrates birth of Stonefish

The couple named their new born Stonefish, who weighs 2.42 kilos or 5.3 pounds; Stonefish is the third child of the Mayor and her husband lawyer Manases Carpio. Spokesman Tupas said Sara is known as the "Mother Ocean" and loves to name her children after fish. Sara Duterte was pregnant with triplets but lost two babies through miscarriage in September past year.


Massive cleanup project at Oroville Dam

Massive cleanup project at Oroville Dam

Water Resources relies on Hyatt to control water flowing out of the reservoir. Crews are now at the base of the spillway cleaning debris. The work underway at Oroville, which feeds the Feather River, is a delicate balance between maintaining water levels in the river to support marine life but also ensuring the water in the reservoir doesn't climb to levels engineers consider unsafe.


Rare crocodile shark spotted in United Kingdom waters for first time

Rare crocodile shark spotted in United Kingdom waters for first time

The staff at the National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth, Devon, believe the creature which washed up dead on a nearby beach was a crocodile shark - a species commonly found in places such as Brazil and Australia. You shouldn't let one shark stop you from paddling on British beaches this summer as this find is incredibly rare. "I have experience with sharks while swimming and diving overseas, but despite a fair amount of fishing and swimming in the United Kingdom..." Ross Spearing and his ...