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Boat sinks in Colombia reservoir leaving six dead and 16 missing

Videos on social media have been circulating that show panicking passengers attempting to run up to a higher level on the boat as it sank. A witness said that the vessel sank in less than five minutes. "The most important thing right now is to save lives", said Mayor Federico Gutierrez. However, Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos, who travelled to Guatape to oversee search efforts, said it was sailing well below capacity.


Mom Left Toddlers in Hot Car to Teach a 'Lesson'

Mom Left Toddlers in Hot Car to Teach a 'Lesson'

The children were found locked in the auto in the driveway of their Fort Worth, Texas , home on a day when temperatures soared to 96 degrees. A Texas mother has been arrested for the deaths of her two toddlers who she said were left in a hot auto to teach the older child a lesson while the woman smoked marijuana and took a nap, authorities said.



White House warns Assad may be preparing chemical weapons attack

In an ominous statement issued with no supporting evidence or further explanation, Press Secretary Sean Spicer said the U.S. He likened the activities to preparations taken before the April chemical attack that killed dozens of men, women and children.


Tweed shooting victim was in rehab when shot

Tweed shooting victim was in rehab when shot

Hall, who lived on the Gold Coast, was a known debt enforcer and Mongols bikie gang associate. He has been formally identified as 31-year-old, Ace Hall. A white Holden Commodore was found about 1pm on Steep Street in Tweed Heads. Queensland Police arrested a 33-year-old man at 4.30am on Tuesday and took him to Southport Watch House, with NSW Police investigators set to seek his extradition when he appears at Southport Local Court later in the day.


Greens and NDP combine to vote down BC Liberal political finance bill

Greens and NDP combine to vote down BC Liberal political finance bill

De Jong said the party financing law was not a delay tactic because the Liberals still expect the confidence vote on Thursday. The political limbo has created uncertainty for business in Canada's third-most populous province, notably for oil and gas projects such as Kinder Morgan Inc's Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project, which the NDP and Greens oppose.



Narrowed travel ban could sow confusion in US and abroad, experts say

In early March, Trump issued a revised executive order - which also had key provisions blocked by federal courts . David Martin, a former U.S. Department of Homeland Security official and now a professor at the University of Virginia, said the ruling was "carefully tailored" and should be manageable for officials to enact.