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US swimmer dies from suspected shark attack: police

Washington - A swimmer has died from an apparent shark bite off the coast of Massachusetts in the northeastern United States, a police report on the rare incident said.

Two die in shooting at Florida shopping mall

Melbourne - Two people were killed and a third wounded Saturday in a shooting at a shopping mall in central Florida, authorities said.

Napa woman's death blamed on last month's earthquake

Napa - A 65-year-old Napa resident who died last week of injuries suffered in the Aug. 24 South Napa earthquake has been classified as the first fatality from the 6.0 temblor.

Whyte Avenue pedestrian fatality was noted activist and musician Special

Edmonton - A man killed on Monday after being struck by a car on Whyte Avenue was a passionate musician, talented DJ, and often a participant in local activist events.

Colorado: More rain this weekend, woman may be fifth fatality

Relentless torrential rain pounded Colorado for five days in a row. Farming communities along the South Platte River were requested to evacuate ahead of the incoming floods, which may have claimed another life, Reuters reports.

Death at Occupy Burlington but no arrests

Burlington - Occupy Burlington in Vermont is the site of a fatality involving at least one shot fired and an unknown or unnamed trigger person being the culprit, so far no arrests have been made.

Half Dome claims Austrian hiker

Half Dome in Yosemite national Park has claimed the life of another hiker, one of many hikers to lose their life at Yosemite so far this year.

Half Dome claims another hiker in Yosemite

Yosemite National Parks Half Dome cable climb has claimed another hiker. The hiker was on the climb Sunday when she fell.

Super-bug NDM-1: first known fatality, more infections worldwide

Brussels - A man in Belgium became the first known victim of the new super-bug known as NDM-1. While India complains about having been named as the bug's ultimate source, more countries are being added to the list of where infections have been found.

Man gored to death in annual bull-run

Spain's Pamplona's 'San Fermin' fiesta has claimed the life of a man in the second of it's bull running events. It is the first fatality since 2003. A further three people have suffered injuries and are in hospital.

The battle of Iraq's wounded

For every fatality in Iraq, there are 16 injuries. That's an unprecedented casualty level. In the Vietnam and Korean wars, by contrast, there were fewer than three people wounded for each fatality. In World Wars I and II, there were less than two.

Heart Device Saving Americans From Sudden Death

SAN FRANCISCO (dpa) - They are installed in banks and shops, in the Fisherman's Wharf tourist district of San Francisco and in the city hall. More than 100 of these easy-to-use lifesavers are waiting and ready in the West Coast city if passers-by fall ...

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