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Like Many Before Them, a Band of Friends Find Respite on Fire Island

Like Many Before Them, a Band of Friends Find Respite on Fire Island Like Many Before Them, a Band of Friends Find Respite on Fire Island Standing, from left: DONCHRISTIAN JONES, artist and musician, 31; DAVID VELASCO, editor in chief of Artforum, 42; HANNAH BLACK, artist and writer, 39; NICOLE EISENMAN, artist, 56; SARAH NICOLE PRICKETT, writer, 34; LAURYN SIEGEL, …

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Oil Refinery in Indonesia Catches Fire, Prompting an Evacuation

Oil Refinery in Indonesia Catches Fire, Prompting an Evacuation

Oil Refinery in Indonesia Catches Fire, Prompting an Evacuation Oil Refinery in Indonesia Catches Fire, Prompting an Evacuation JAKARTA, Indonesia — An oil refinery on the Indonesian island of Java caught fire early Monday, sending flames and smoke towering into the sky, seriously injuring six people and prompting an evacuation of nearly 1,000 nearby residents. The blaze at the Balongan …

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First Aid Kit review, Who by Fire: A live covers album Leonard Cohen would have loved

First Aid Kit review, Who by Fire: A live covers album Leonard Cohen would have loved

First Aid Kit review, Who by Fire: A live covers album Leonard Cohen would have loved First Aid Kit review, Who by Fire: A live covers album Leonard Cohen would have loved “Something out of the ordinary,” is how Johanna and Klara Söderberg describe the four Leonard Cohen-themed concerts they played at Sweden’s Royal Dramatic Theatre back in March 2017. …

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Fire at Rohingya Camp in Bangladesh Leaves Thousands Homeless

Fire at Rohingya Camp in Bangladesh Leaves Thousands Homeless

Fire at Rohingya Camp in Bangladesh Leaves Thousands Homeless Fire at Rohingya Camp in Bangladesh Leaves Thousands Homeless The authorities in Bangladesh searched for survivors on Tuesday amid the smoldering ruins of a sprawling Rohingya refugee camp, one day after a fire killed at least 15 people, injured hundreds and left tens of thousands homeless once again. The carnage at …

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Kia Recalls 380,000 Vehicles Over Fire Risk

Kia Recalls 380,000 Vehicles Over Fire Risk

Kia Recalls 380,000 Vehicles Over Fire Risk Kia Recalls 380,000 Vehicles Over Fire Risk In the realm of consumer alerts, the advisory Tuesday from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration about a recall of nearly 380,000 Kia vehicles was the equivalent of a flashing dashboard light. “Until these recalled vehicles have been repaired,” the advisory said, “the safest place to …

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Scores Are Dead or Injured in Fire at Migrant Center in Yemen

Scores Are Dead or Injured in Fire at Migrant Center in Yemen

Scores Are Dead or Injured in Fire at Migrant Center in Yemen Scores Are Dead or Injured in Fire at Migrant Center in Yemen CAIRO — A fire broke out Sunday in a detention center for migrants in Yemen’s capital, Sana, killing at least eight people and injuring more than 170 others, scores seriously, the United Nations migration agency said. …

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Refugee Who Set Herself on Fire in Greece Is Charged With Arson

Refugee Who Set Herself on Fire in Greece Is Charged With Arson

Refugee Who Set Herself on Fire in Greece Is Charged With Arson Refugee Who Set Herself on Fire in Greece Is Charged With Arson ATHENS — An Afghan woman is facing arson charges after trying to burn herself to death at a migrants camp on the Greek island of Lesbos this week, officials said on Thursday. The charges are the …

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Disabled Apartment Owners Fear Fire Traps in Aftermath of Grenfell Disaster

Disabled Apartment Owners Fear Fire Traps in Aftermath of Grenfell Disaster

Disabled Apartment Owners Fear Fire Traps in Aftermath of Grenfell Disaster Disabled Apartment Owners Fear Fire Traps in Aftermath of Grenfell Disaster LONDON — Like many across England, Sarah Rennie has lost sleep worrying about her building catching fire, especially since inspectors discovered that the high-rise is wrapped in a flammable material similar to the one that fueled the deadly …

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Myanmar Police Open Fire on Protesters, Killing 2

Myanmar Police Open Fire on Protesters, Killing 2

Myanmar Police Open Fire on Protesters, Killing 2 Myanmar Police Open Fire on Protesters, Killing 2 The police in Myanmar opened fire on protesters in the city of Mandalay on Saturday, killing two people and wounding dozens, according to witnesses. The shootings occurred as the authorities were trying to force workers back to their jobs at a local shipyard. They …

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Exploding Fuel Tanker Ignites Enormous Fire on Afghanistan-Iran Border

Exploding Fuel Tanker Ignites Enormous Fire on Afghanistan-Iran Border

Exploding Fuel Tanker Ignites Enormous Fire on Afghanistan-Iran Border Exploding Fuel Tanker Ignites Enormous Fire on Afghanistan-Iran Border KABUL, Afghanistan — A fuel tanker exploded Saturday afternoon at a crowded border post in western Afghanistan, setting off an enormous fire that spread to more than 100 other tankers as intense flames slowed the response of firefighters and rescue vehicles, Afghan …

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