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California beach closes after Mexico sewage flows north

Health
The entire shoreline of a Southern California city is closed to swimmers after sewage-contaminated runoff flowed into California from Mexico's Tijuana River. The San Diego Union-Tribune reports the San Diego County Department of Environment Health issued the order Sunday, expanding the closure that has been in place for months for part of the Imperial Beach coast. Officials say more than 110 million gallons (416 million liters) of toxic storm water has flowed north from Mexico since April. The closure will be in place until testing shows the water is safe. California and the cities of Imperial Beach and Chula Vista sued the Trump administration last year over the recurring toxic flows from Mexico. The lawsuit seeks to force the U.S. government to upgrade the collection system that diverts...
Elon Musk hiring Morgan Stanley probably closes the book on 'funding secured'

Elon Musk hiring Morgan Stanley probably closes the book on 'funding secured'

Finance
Tesla CEO Elon Musk's hiring of Morgan Stanley this week is just a small step in his ongoing quest to take Tesla private. But it has a larger, more damning implication: he probably didn't have funding secured, even in the most loose sense of the phrase. Musk is on the verge of hiring Morgan Stanley because the bank excels in rounding up financing from a wide array of sources, according to a person familiar with the matter. Musk has already retained Goldman Sachs to advise his attempt at taking the company private, first announced in an August 7 tweet. Morgan Stanley will be brought in the same capacity -- to raise money for a...
Stolen plane closes Seattle-Tacoma airport before crashing

Stolen plane closes Seattle-Tacoma airport before crashing

World
Media playback is unsupported on your device An airline employee who stole an empty passenger plane from Seattle airport has crashed on a nearby island. Authorities said the man had made "an unauthorised take-off" late on Friday local time, forcing Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to close.Two F15 fighter jets pursued the plane, which crashed in Puget Sound. The man is not believed to have survived. The local sheriff's office said it was "not a terrorist incident", adding that the man was local and aged 29.Pierce County Sheriff Paul Pastor later told reporters it appeared to be "a joyride gone terribly wrong", according to ABC7 News, adding "most terrorists don't do loops over the water".What happened exactly?The twin engine turboprop Q400...