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Cornwall kayaker captures ‘thrilling’ footage of close encounter with 30ft whale

A lone kayaker has captured “thrilling” footage of a close encounter with a 30ft whale off the coast of Cornwall.Rupert Kirkwood, 62, from Holsworthy in Devon, filmed the moment he was circled by a Minke whale for 20 minutes while paddling offshore near Fowey.Mr Kirkwood told the PA news agency: “Whales are very difficult to spot because they just roll off the surface without a splash and then they go.“The beauty of them – which always makes the hair stand up on the back of my neck – is the noise of the blowhole.“If I had been in a boat...
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Library happenings

Through Sunday Newton Public Library: Located at 720 N. Oak St. in Newton. Phone: 283-3890. E-mail: library@newtonplkis.org. Hours: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and closed Sunday. Free computer classes: Hands-on, one-session classes require registration as space is limited. Classes are free and open...
NEWTON, KS

Chimpanzee Lizzie celebrates milestone birthday at Belfast Zoo

One of the oldest residents at Belfast Zoo has celebrated her 50th birthday.Chimpanzee Lizzie was born at the zoo in 1972 to parents Josie and Tommy.She currently shares her home with six other chimpanzees, including her daughters Kim and Lucy, as well as granddaughters Phoebe and Pixie. Lovely Lizzie the chimp will be celebrating her 50th birthday on 10 August!🎉 Come celebrate Lizzie's birthday and p… https://t.co/WDyB41fDWm — Belfast Zoo (@Belfast Zoo) 1659702671 Age-related health issues...
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Navy helicopter engineer dismantles car to rescue stray kitten trapped inside

A helicopter engineer who dismantled a car to rescue an injured eight-week-old kitten has said there was “no way” he could have left it behind.Adam Hughes, a Leonardo Helicopters engineer, was on his way home from work at the Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose, in Cornwall, when he came across a kitten on the airfield.Mr Hughes, who had lost his family pet cat the day before, noticed the tiny stray was limping with a broken leg.“I was going home to comfort my family because we had lost our own cat Orlando to renal failure the day before,” he said.“He had...
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Trump did himself a favor announcing the FBI raid on his Mar-a-Lago home, allowing him to energize his base and reclaim the spotlight, experts on political and media framing said

On Monday, the FBI executed a search warrant on former President Donald Trump's Florida home. Most of the US, including the White House, learned of the raid from a statement by Trump. Experts say Trump did himself a favor by announcing the raid, despite possible legal trouble. Earlier this week,...
PALM BEACH, FL
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2 arrested in Scotland County break-in

SCOTLAND COUNTY, N.C. (WPDE) - Two people have been arrested in connection to a break-in in the Wagram area of Scotland County. Deputies say they responded to Cascades Plant on Airbase Road on August 4th. $15,000 of paper products were stolen. After an investigation, Scotland County Detectives arrested and charged...
SCOTLAND COUNTY, NC

Trump was right to plead the Fifth. And he should do it often.

Former President Donald Trump declined to answer questions in a deposition by New York Attorney General Letitia James’ office on Wednesday, invoking his right against self-incrimination. The move follows an announcement that James’ office was considering filing a civil case against Trump over the Trump Organization’s business practices. “Thus...
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Omar, Frey spar after close call in Tuesday's primary

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) - Things are not good between Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey and the city's representative in Congress, U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar. Omar survived Tuesday night's primary by 2,500 votes over former Minneapolis city council member Don Samuels, whom Frey endorsed. But the sparring continued after the votes were counted, when Frey said the results should serve as a wake-up call to Omar.
MINNEAPOLIS, MN

Nationally known search-and-rescue dive team works on two Minnesota cold cases

MINNEAPOLIS. -- Adventures with Purpose is an Oregon-based search-and-rescue dive team telling the stories of the untold, by finding those who've been missing for decades.The six-man team takes on cold cases across the country and has brought closure to dozens of families.Now, they're hoping to resolve two Minnesota mysteries. On Tuesday, they searched the St. Croix River by Taylors Falls looking for any sign of Georgia Smith. The 76-year-old grandmother was last seen driving her blue Mercedes to her cabin in Wisconsin back in 1999.On Wednesday, they searched in the Mississippi River just below the dam in downtown Minneapolis searching for...
MINNEAPOLIS, MN

Russian surveillance aircraft enters Alaska’s defense zone: NORAD

Russian surveillance aircraft were spotted inside the Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone on two separate occasions over a two-day period this week, the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) said on Tuesday. The Alaskan NORAD Region detected, tracked and identified the foreign aircraft, which “remained in international airspace and did not enter American or Canadian sovereign airspace,” the agency said in a press release. NORAD stated that it employs a “layered defense network” comprised of satellites, radars — both ground and airborne — and fighter jets to keep tabs on aircraft. “We remain ready to employ a number of response options in defense...
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Pueblo County Sheriff searching for missing man

PUEBLO, Colo. — The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office (PCSO) is looking for a missing Pueblo man last seen on Monday. 63-year-old David Edwards was reported missing by his family. He was last seen at 11 a.m. on August 8 when he left his Pueblo West home to go to the grocery store. Edwards is a […]
PUEBLO COUNTY, CO

Larned man charged with attempted murder, forgery

LARNED, Kan. (KSNW) — A Larned man has been charged with attempted murder and forgery stemming from an alleged stabbing at a home on Aug. 6. Mateo Alonzo, 25, is charged with attempted first-degree murder and one count of forgery, with an alternate charge of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon. The Pawnee County Attorney […]
LARNED, KS
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Phoenix police takes down drug ring, 14 suspects indicted

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Police Department announced Wednesday it had dismantled a drug trafficking organization that had been smuggling narcotics over the Arizona-Mexico border. Last year, the agency opened an investigation into an international trafficking network allegedly responsible for transporting large amounts of fentanyl and methamphetamine into the Phoenix...
PHOENIX, AZ

Mother of teen fatally shot in Uptown mourns her son: 'I held his hand the whole time'

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - A teenage football player had his whole future ahead of him until he became a victim of gun violence.Alex Kowalyk's mother Vanessa is speaking out and calling for change. She describes her son as a good kid. She said Alex didn't do drugs and adored his younger sister. She said they had just moved from McKeesport to Shadyside for a better life the very day he was killed. He was on life support for 13 hours before he passed away. "I held his hand the whole time and I didn't leave him for a minute," she said. "I was there...
PITTSBURGH, PA

Strong odor from truck in Gloucester County lingers to South Philadelphia

PAULSBORO, N.J. (CBS) -- The mystery of the strange, strong odor that overwhelmed parts of South Jersey on Wednesday afternoon has been solved. A hazmat situation was declared in Gloucester County after officials say a rotten egg smell was reported. Gloucester County officials say the odor came from a tractor-trailer at a truck stop in East Greenwich. They say a trailer containing about 7,000 gallons of a chemical called Lubrizol was venting and causing the smell. It is not a natural gas leak. Gloucester County hazmat and emergency operations were on the scene, as well as multiple fire departments. New Jersey environmental...