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Sixth Death Confirmed in Texas Flooding

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) --  Rising flood waters claimed the life of a sixth person in Palestine, Texas, local police confirmed Saturday evening.The mayor of Palestine, Bob Herrington, said in a statement, “The City of Palestine has suffered the worst flooding event in my 59 years of living here. I don't recall ever seeing this much water rise so fast and in such a short period of time...Our first responders worked through the night and made numerous high water rescues."A 64-year-old woman and her four great grandchildren ...

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Rescuers Pull 72-Year-Old Man From Rubble 13 Days After Ecuador Earthquake

Embassy of Venezuela in Ecuador(NEW YORK) -- Nearly two weeks after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Ecuador, killing at least 654 people, a Venezuelan rescue crew pulled a 72-year-old man from the rubble of a building.Manuel Vasquez was discovered by Venezuelan rescuers in the fishing town of Jaramijo on Friday while doing building inspections after they heard him making noises from underneath the the rubble of a partially collapsed building, according to a statement released Saturday by the Venezuelan embassy in Quito.Vasquez, who had been trapped ...

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Ted Cruz Wins 10 of 13 Delegates at Virginia GOP Convention

ABC News(RICHMOND, Va.) -- Ted Cruz won 10 of the 13 delegates up for grabs at the Virginia Republican Convention Saturday, with Donald Trump taking the other three after state delegates voted in favor of the slate recommended by the nominations committee.The result had many Trump supporters upset, because Trump won the Virginia primary."I voted for Cruz in the primary but I am against this slate because this is not what our state voted for," said one delegate who took the mic to voice her ...

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Snapchat Targeted in Lawsuit After 100 Mph Crash

LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)(ATLANTA) -- A social media app is now the center of a lawsuit after a teen driver's car crash left another driver with severe injuries.Christal McGee is accused of trying to capture her alleged 100 mile-per-hour speed for a Snapchat post while gunning her father's Mercedes C230 in Atlanta last December. McGee, who was 18 at the time, crashed into another driver, Wentworth Maynard, whose lawyers say suffered permanent brain damage because of the incident.Maynard's lawyers are not only suing McGee for negligence, ...

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More Than 80 Refugees Missing After Boat Sinks Off Libyan Coast

iStock/Thinkstock(LAMPEDUSA, Italy) -- More than 80 refugees are feared missing after their boat sank off the coast of Libya.An Italian merchant ship was able to rescue 26 survivors after the Italian coast guard received a satellite phone call Friday. The inflatable dinghy was found taking on water in rough waves of up to 7 feet, according to BBC.The International Organization for Migration said testimonies gathered from asylum seekers indicated that 84 people were missing.A spokesperson for the Italian coast guard told BBC similar ...

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Report: Ravens Did Not Draft Laremy Tunsil with No. 6 Overall Pick Because of Video

Jon Durr/Getty Images(BALTIMORE) -- Although Ole Miss offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil was the Miami Dolphins first-round draft pick, it's possible he could've ended up with the Baltimore Ravens if it weren't for a last-minute social media scandal.Sources told ESPN the Ravens would've taken Tunsil with the No. 6 overall pick if a video showing the football player smoking from a bong had not surfaced on social media.Instead, the Ravens selected Notre Dame offensive tackle Ronnie Stanley at No. 6 as the Miami Dolphins ...

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More Children Injured Over Lax Fireworks Laws, Researchers Say

iStock/Thinkstock(BALTIMORE) -- Are lax fireworks laws causing more injuries for children?Changes to U.S. fireworks laws have made it easier for younger children to purchase fireworks. A new study, presented at the 2016 Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting in Baltimore, had researchers examine the effects these changes have had on injuries in children.Looking at a nationwide data sample from 2006-2012, researchers found that the number of child injuries requiring medical attention increased modestly. However, the number of injuries serious enough to require admission to the hospital as ...

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