Protest erupt over Machu Picchu ticket sales halt


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STORY: Both foreign and local tourists were stranded and unable to reach the iconic historical site. Many of them protested as they demanded solutions for what they deemed a loss of time and money.

Local protesters went on strike and blocked roads. They demanded that 50% of the tickets to the archaeological site be sold in town and in person, to help reactivate the economy, and an increase to the number of tourists allowed to enter.


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2 dead as heaviest rainfall in 10 years floods Las Vegas strip for second time in weeks


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Flash floods swept the iconic Las Vegas strip for the second time in weeks early Friday, causing two deaths as water to seep into casinos and flood parking garages.

The National Weather Service in Las Vegas issued a flash flood warning early Friday just after midnight warning of heavy rains, lightning and gusty winds. Videos on social media captured a bus floundering through an intersection that floodwaters had turned into lagoon and a car battling strong currents of downhill flooding.

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NTSB: CareFlight pilot didn’t see power lines before ‘hard landing’ at Butler County crash scene


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A CareFlight medical helicopter pilot checked but was unable to locate power lines near an emergency landing zone at a Butler County vehicle crash scene, causing the chopper to make a hard landing last month.

A preliminary investigation was released by the National Transportation Safety Board Tuesday, revealing the department’s findings in the medical helicopter crash in Milford Twp., Butler County July 26. Investigators ruled the helicopter hit high-voltage power lines, causing the helicopter to fall around 50 feet to the ground, NTSB investigators said in the report.

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A preliminary investigation of the helicopter crash found the helicopter contacted power lines, sending the helicopter to the ground in the “hard landing.”
A preliminary investigation of the helicopter crash found the helicopter contacted power lines, sending the helicopter to the ground in the “hard landing.”


A CareFlight medical helicopter experienced a ‘hard landing’ while trying to land at the scene of a Butler County vehicle crash that killed a Richmond, Indiana woman and injured three others.
A CareFlight medical helicopter experienced a ‘hard landing’ while trying to land at the scene of a Butler County vehicle crash that killed a Richmond, Indiana woman and injured three others.

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911 call: FAA says pilot described co-pilot jumping from plane


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Two Federal Aviation Administration employees in the Raleigh-Durham International Airport Tower told the Raleigh-Wake County 911 dispatcher that the surviving pilot reported his co-pilot jumped out of a plane last week before making an emergency landing.

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Body of co-pilot who exited plane mid-flight during emergency landing recovered in North Carolina neighborhood
Wake County Emergency Management officials told WRAL the initial 911 call was received at 2:30 p.m. Friday. The aircraft, a CASA 212-200, made an emergency landing about 18 minutes later, WRAL reported. Twitter/Simon Palmore

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The body of Charles Hew Crooks, 23, was discovered on July 29 in the backyard of a home in Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina, about 30 miles south of Raleigh Durham International Airport, where the plane made an emergency landing after losing its right wheel.
The body of Charles Hew Crooks, 23, was discovered on July 29 in the backyard of a home in Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina, about 30 miles south of Raleigh Durham International Airport, where the plane made an emergency landing after losing its right wheel.


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Police: Woman opened fire in Dallas airport; cop shot her


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DALLAS (AP) — A 37-year-old woman fired several gunshots, apparently at the ceiling, inside of Dallas’ Love Field Airport on Monday before an officer shot and wounded her, authorities said.

The woman was dropped off at the airport at about 11 a.m., walked inside near the ticketing counters and entered a bathroom, Dallas police Chief Eddie Garcia said at a news conference. She emerged wearing a hooded sweatshirt or some other clothing that she hadn’t arrived in, pulled a gun and fired several shots, apparently at the ceiling, he said.

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