Fitness Blogger Dies After Whipped Cream Canister Explosion

June 24, 2017

Rebecca Burger, who regularly posted about fitness, lifestyle and beauty to her almost200,000 followers on Instagram,suffered cardiac arrest after beinghit in the chest by a faulty siphon on a pressurized canister at her home in Galfingue Saturday, according to French newspaper 20 Minutes. Her family announced her death in a statement on Instagram. They also shared a photo of a similar canister, which uses highly pressurized nitrous oxidethat expands to make cream texture, to warn others of …

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Record-Breaking Heat Wave In Southwest Reportedly Claims 4 Lives

June 22, 2017

The first two fatalities recorded in the three-day heatwave took place on Monday in Santa Clara County, California, south of San Francisco, and included a homeless person found in a car, the San Jose Mercury News reported. It is tragic when someone dies of hyperthermia since in most every case it could have been prevented, Dr. Michelle Jorden of the Santa Clara County Coroners Office told the newspaper. A Phoenix area cement truck operator uses a water hose to cool down. Temperatures …

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Las Vegas Cop Charged In Chokehold Death Of Black Man

June 6, 2017

… will be representing the officer to the fullest extent that we can, Grammas told the newspaper. Lopera tried to arrest Farmer because the officer believed Farmer was trying to hijack a truck, but investigators later concluded Farmer would not have been charged with a crime for his actions had he lived, police have said. …

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London attacks: At least 6 dead, more than 40 injured after van ramming, stabbings

June 4, 2017

… police and at least three blasts rang out as officers performed controlled explosions. One image taken by a witness showed a man on the ground surrounded by police; he appeared to be wearing a vest with canisters attached to it. “The suspects were wearing what looked like explosive vests,” Rowley said. “But these were later established to hoaxes.” Gerard Vowls told The Guardian newspaper that he saw a woman being stabbed by three men at the south end of London Bridge. He …

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University of California to end lavish spending on dinners

May 31, 2017

The University of California has announced it will no longer pay for the meals of its governing board after a newspaper reported lavish spending on dinners. The San Francisco Chronicle reported Sunday that UC President Janet Napolitano ‘s office reimbursed regents for more than $225,000 in dinner parties since 2012, including $17,600 for a banquet held the night before the board voted to raise tuition. UC Board of Regents Chair Monica Lozano and Napolitano said in a statement that regents …

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