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Through the Lens

Through the Lens

NewsPlexus Media
Jul 20, 2019
Residents of a city in Siberia don't need to fly off to tropical locales for picturesque selfies taken by pristine turquoise waters. Thousands of Novosibirsk residents — ranging from scantily clad women to newlyweds — have been busy instagramming near a bright blue lake nicknamed the "Siberian Maldives." The lake is blue, however, due to a chemical reaction between toxic waste elements from a local power station. Environmentalists are warning people against coming into contact with the water.

Through the Lens

Through the Lens

NewsPlexus Media
Jul 20, 2019
A bull broke from the pack and gored two Australians and a Spaniard during Sunday's final bull run of this year's San Fermin festival, health officials from the northern Spanish city of Pamplona said. That took the number of gorings to eight for the eight bull runs that provide a high-adrenaline morning rush to the non-stop party that draws around 1 million people each year. Here's a look of the festival.

Headlines

Headlines

NewsPlexus Media
Jul 20, 2019
A bull broke from the pack and gored two Australians and a Spaniard during Sunday's final bull run of this year's San Fermin festival, health officials from the northern Spanish city of Pamplona said. That took the number of gorings to eight for the eight bull runs that provide a high-adrenaline morning rush to the non-stop party that draws around 1 million people each year.

In Other News

In Other News

NewsPlexus Media
Jul 20, 2019
Residents of a city in Siberia don't need to fly off to tropical locales for picturesque selfies taken by pristine turquoise waters. Thousands of Novosibirsk residents — ranging from scantily clad women to newlyweds — have been busy instagramming near a bright blue lake nicknamed the "Siberian Maldives." The lake is blue, however, due to a chemical reaction between toxic waste elements from a local power station. Environmentalists are warning people against coming into contact with the water.

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In Other News

NewsPlexus Media
Jul 20, 2019
Codebreaker and computing pioneer Alan Turing has been chosen as the face of Britain's new 50 pound note, the Bank of England announced Monday. Governor Mark Carney said Turing, who did ground-breaking work on computers and artificial intelligence, was "a giant on whose shoulders so many now stand."

Climate Matters

Climate Matters

NewsPlexus Media
Jul 20, 2019
Environmental protesters have blocked roads in London and four other British cities in a new wave of demonstrations demanding faster action against climate change.

Stranger than Fiction

Stranger than Fiction

NewsPlexus Media
Jul 20, 2019
German authorities say a busy stretch of highway had to be shut down after a truck carrying 17 tons of cocoa caught fire.

In Other News

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NewsPlexus Media
Jul 20, 2019
Migrants and squatters set up burning barricades at an abandoned school outside Rome on Monday after police were ordered to clear the site. Residents set fire to tires, mattresses, and garbage to try and deter the police in riot gear. But authorities doused the blaze and proceeded with the eviction.

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NewsPlexus Media
Jul 20, 2019
Government restrictions on religion have increased markedly in many places around the world, not only in authoritarian countries, but also in many of Europe's democracies, according to a report surveying 198 countries that was released Monday. The report released by the Pew Research Center, covering developments through 2017, also seeks to document the scope of religion-based harassment and violence. Regarding the world's two largest religions, it said Christians were harassed in 143 countries and Muslims in 140.

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NewsPlexus Media
Jul 20, 2019
After feeling sick for several days the pastor boarded a bus to eastern Congo's largest city. Only upon arrival at his destination did anyone suspect he had the highly deadly and infectious Ebola virus. During his trip to Goma, the 46-year-old preacher managed to pass through three health checkpoints aimed at stopping those who are sick with Ebola and contagious. Now health authorities along his route are trying to hunt down all those he may have been in contact with after the man became Goma's first confirmed Ebola case on Sunday.