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Five killed in Cape Town storms

The storm that has recently hit Cape Town could see some places getting as much as 80mm of rain, with most rain expected over the southwestern parts of the Western Cape and the extreme western parts of the Northern Cape. Waves of up to 12 metres high are expected to lash the Cape peninsula until Friday. One outlet, Jacaranda FM, attributed the death toll of eight to James-Brent Styan, a provincial official.

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Shame on Texas Governor Pushing Anti-LGBT Agenda

It was Patrick who flipped the usual power dynamics in late May and vowed to hold must-pass legislation hostage in the Senate until the Texas House budged on bathroom bills and property tax reforms created to satiate the primary-voting base.

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Street drug blamed for 2 deaths, many overdoses in Georgia

CBS affiliate WMAZ out of Macon reports that Amirrah Gillens, 36, and Gregory Mitchell, 52, were two of the four people who died from the overdoses. Health officials noted that toxicology reports are not back yet, so it's unclear what exactly the new drug is. Lopez said the likely ingredients to the fake prescription pills included heroin and the more powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl, based on the effects of the pills.

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Piano-playing bear strikes viral chord at Colorado apartment

Vail police say the woman returned to her home and initially called to report a burglary. The video shows the bear peering out a window (that might really be why it was on the piano), and it also captured the bear strutting around the living room.

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Osotimehin, UNFPA boss and ex-health minister, dies at 68

He commiserated with the staff of the UNFPA and the entire United Nations system on the demise of a very remarkable worldwide public servant, who served passionately, diligently and worked tirelessly at the global and national stages to reduce maternal mortality and promote universal access to reproductive health.

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BJP Blasts CPI (M), Muslim League for Anti-Amit Shah Campaign

Shah said the BJP workers have been struggling in Kerala since years. "The thickness of the communal venom of BJP is not going to thin just by meeting up with religious leaders". It succeeded in the last Assembly elections when the LDF had a landslide victory, despite BJP eating into its vote bank. "They had prior knowledge about it", he said.