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Kyoto Animation fire: At least 23 dead after suspected arson attack

Kyoto Animation fire: At least 23 dead after suspected arson attack

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Media playback is unsupported on your device At least 26 people are dead and dozens injured after a suspected arson attack at an animation studio in Kyoto, Japan, local emergency officials have said. Local media quoted police as saying a man broke into the Kyoto Animation Co studio on Thursday morning. Police say the suspect, a 41-year-old, sprayed petrol before igniting it.Some people still remain unaccounted for, broadcaster NHK reported. The suspect has been detained and was taken to hospital with injuries.Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the incident was "too appalling for words" and offered condolences to those affected.How did the incident unfold?The fire broke out at the three-storey building at around 10:30 local time (01:35 GMT...

UN says suspected cholera cases in Yemen surge to 460,000

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War-battered Yemen has been hit with more than 460,000 suspected cholera cases so far this year — a sharp rise from the 380,000 cases for all of 2018, the United Nations said Monday. U.N. deputy spokesman Farhan Haq said the increased number of cases has led to 705 apparent cholera deaths since January, dramatically higher than the 75 deaths in the same period last year. Haq said the spread of cholera across the country has been accelerated by recent flash flooding, poor maintenance of waste management systems and a lack of access to clean water for drinking or irrigation. The United Nations and its partners are operating nearly 1,200 cholera treatment facilities across Yemen, but Haq said that "funding remains an urgent issue." The U.N. humanitarian appeal for $ 4.2 billion to help more

Suspected mountain lion attack injures California boy

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Wildlife officers killed a mountain lion in a San Diego County nature preserve and will try to determine if it was the animal that injured a 4-year-old boy during a group hike a few hours earlier, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife said Tuesday. The boy was hospitalized following the Monday afternoon attack and treated for head injuries that were not life-threatening, Fish and Wildlife Lt. Scott Bringman told a press conference. The boy was part of a group of six adults and five children in Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve, a 3,700-acre (1,497-hectare) strip of nature meandering through residential tracts about 20 miles (32 kilometers) north of downtown San Diego. The boy was in the middle of the group, which scattered at the time of the attack, Fish and Wildlife Lt. Scott Brin...
Demi Lovato breaks silence after suspected heroin overdose

Demi Lovato breaks silence after suspected heroin overdose

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The US singer took to her Demi Lovato Instagram page to post a statement to her 70.7 million fans after a suspected heroin overdose.She wrote: "I have always been transparent about my journey with addiction."What I've learned is that this illness is not something that disappears or fades with time."It is something I must continue to overcome and have not done yet." INSTAGRAM/DEMI LOVATO BROKEN SILENCE: Demi has addressed her suspected heroin overdose on Instagram INSTAGRAM/DEMI LOVATO SPEAKING OUT: Demi released a statement to her fans The star continued: "I want to thank God for keeping me alive and well."To my fans, I am forever grateful for ...
Demi Lovato net worth: How much is singer in hospital with suspected drug overdose worth?

Demi Lovato net worth: How much is singer in hospital with suspected drug overdose worth?

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Reports from TMZ suggested Demi Lovato had been rushed to hospital in LA with a suspected heroin overdose.However, since then the website has reported it was not heroin she had used.Emergency services rushed to the 25-year-old’s Hollywood Hills home Tuesday morning.The Sober singer would not tell paramedics which drug she had taken when they arrived.Demi is now said to be awake and responsive in hospital after paramedics brought her back to consciousness using Narcan.The medication, which is sprayed into the nose, blocks the effects of opioids and restores normal breathing.Demi has previously spoken openly about her battle with alcohol and drugs.Despite her struggles, she is still releasing music which has earned her a small fortunate. ...