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Florida’s falling lizards are getting used to cold winter temperatures

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During a cold snap in southern Florida in January, residents were warned to watch out for paralyzed lizards falling from trees. The lowest temperatures in a decade stunned and immobilized the lizards, causing them t...

Johnson has mismanaged Covid, Brexit and the economy. Now his inner circle is falling out

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London The UK is deep in its second wave of Covid-19 at the same time as Brexit enters its final act. This might seem enough to keep its leadership occupied. But the government of Boris Johnson is now engulfed in a p...

Climber is rescued alive after falling 15 feet into a volcanic crevice on Mount Hood

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A climber who had stopped to rest during an expedition on Mount Hood was rescued after falling into a snow-covered volcanic crevice. Caroline Sundbaum, 32, of Portland, Oregon, was climbing the mountain at around 11...

A 4-year-old boy was rescued six hours after falling into a water well in Texas

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A 4-year-old Texas boy was rescued Tuesday night after first responders worked hours to chisel him out of an 8-inch wide water well. "Through prayers and actions from everyone involved a little boy lives today," sai...

A Spanish mountain climber has died after falling from K2

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Spanish mountaineer Sergi Mingote has died while climbing K2, the world's second highest summit, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced Saturday. "Sad death of Sergi Mingote at K2," Sanchez tweeted. "He want...

A California man dies after falling 95-feet while canyoneering in Death Valley National Park

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A man canyoneering in Death Valley National Park has died after falling off a cliff, according to the National Park Service (NPS). Justin Ibershoff, 38, from Los Angeles, died on Saturday as he was descending a tech...

Niecy Nash talks about falling for ‘hersband’ Jessica Betts

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Niecy Nash knows that people were surprised when she married Jessica Betts last August. "The Claws" star said on Ellen DeGeneres talk show on Wednesday that she and Betts, a singer, were friends for more than four ...

Women’s groups lose legal battle over UK’s falling rape prosecutions as nation grapples with gender-based violence

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London Campaigners have lost a challenge against the UK's prosecution service over the dramatically falling rate of rape prosecutions, at a critical juncture for women's rights in the country. The UK Court of Appeal ...

Baier: ’60 Minutes’ interview ‘falling apart’ after CBS News ‘fell short’ of journalistic standards

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DeSantis was joined by otherwise unlikely allies in top Sunshine State Democrats in blasting CBS for the story, which appeared to connect the state's choice of Publix Supermarkets as vaccine hubs to a $ 100,000 poli...

Blinken warns US is falling behind China in race to capitalize on climate opportunities

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Washington US Secretary of State Tony Blinken said that "coming up short" in efforts to address climate change "will have major repercussions" for US national security and its economy, warning that the country is fal...

New York hiker, 24, killed after falling from 80-foot cliff in Utah, sheriff says

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Matthew J. Schnitzer and a friend had been camping in Cottonwood Canyon for about a week when the pair went hiking on Thursday, the Emery County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement Monday. MISSING CALIFORNIA HIKER F...

Sumo wrestler dies month after falling on head during bout

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Hibikiryu, 28, died of acute respiratory failure on Wednesday, the Japan Sumo Association said. The wrestler, whose real name was Mitsuki Amano, was thrown by his opponent during a bout at a tournament on March 26. V...

Baby elephant rescued after falling into village well 30 feet deep

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A baby elephant's misadventure turned into an elaborate rescue mission in a small Indian village after it fell into a well nearly 30 feet (9 meters) deep. The calf was among a herd of elephants to enter Nimatand vil...

China rocket debris falling toward Earth this weekend; point of impact still unknown

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The core or first-stage rockets normally don't go into orbit and make a controlled re-entry shortly after launching. However, Long March 5B -- launched to carry a module for China's first permanent space station on A...

Falling ice kills climber in Alaska’s Denali National Park

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A climber was killed and another injured when a block of ice fell from a glacier in Alaska's Denali National Park and Preserve, the National Park Service says. The ice fell from Ruth Glacier, hitting the two-man rop...

Vaccine inequity in India sends many falling through gaps

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The main way is to register through a government website. But it is in English — a language the 25-year-old Kumar and nearly 90% of Indians can't speak, read or write — and his family has a single smartphone, with sp...

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