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Lava crashes through roof of Hawaii tour boat, injuring 23

An explosion caused by lava oozing into the ocean sent molten rock crashing through the roof of a sightseeing boat off Hawaii’s Big Island, injuring 23 people Monday, officials said. They were aboard a tour boat that takes visitors to see lava plunging into the ocean from the long-erupting Kilauea volcano that has been vigorously shooting lava from a new ...

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Comic-Con of the #MeToo era grapples with harassment

Comic-Con, the annual gathering of over 130,000 fans, artists, collectors and geek culture savants, has already been changed by the #MeToo and Time’s Up era, with at least one notable figure stepping aside due to sexual misconduct allegations. But questions remain about its atmosphere and whether convention organizers will take any extra steps to address longstanding allegations of harassment issues ...

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'This is shameful': Trump's news conference with Putin stuns fellow Republicans

On a trip in which Donald Trump dumbfounded allies and his usual critics in the Democrat Party with comments concerning the European Union and British leaders, the U.S. president ended with a news conference performance at his first head-to-head summit with Russia President Vladimir Putin that had even some Republicans shaking their heads. Democrats had called on Trump to scrap ...

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Workers at Goderich salt mine accept deal to end 12-week strike

The 12-week strike at the salt mine in Goderich, Ontario is over.  Workers voted Monday to accept a three-year deal reached between Unifor Local 16-O and the mine owner, Compass Minerals. The salt mine, the world’s largest, employs more than 350 unionized workers. They had been on strike since April 27. One of the key issues had been the employer’s use of overtime. ...

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Elon Musk calls diver who helped save Thailand boys a 'pedo' for slamming his rescue idea

Tesla CEO Elon Musk in June.  (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File) Tech billionaire Elon Musk sent a viral shockwave Sunday in a tweet apparently accusing a British diver who helped rescue the 12 boys from a Thailand cave of being a pedophile. Musk later reportedly doubled down on the unfounded claim, telling another Twitter user he’d bet money it was “true.” The ...

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