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‘Deadliest Catch’ deckhand Mahlon Reyes dead at 38

Aug. 2 (UPI) — Deadliest Catch deckhand Mahlon Reyes has died in Montana at age 38, his family and Discovery Channel said.

Reyes suffered a heart attack last weekend and was transported to a hospital, but never regained consciousness.


He died surrounded by his loved ones when he was removed from life support, his family confirmed on Saturday.

Reyes was cremated and his Deadliest Catch crew plans to spread some of his ashes in the Bering Sea.

He worked on the Seabrooke and Cape Caution crabbing boats and has appeared on Deadliest Catch since 2012. He is survived by his wife and four children.

Notable deaths of 2020

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Former republican Presidential candidate Herman Cain speaks at the Southern GOP Leadership Conference in Charleston, S.C...

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Heavy rains lash S. Korea, leaving 5 dead, 8 missing

Aug. 2 (UPI) — SEOUL, South Korea — Heavy rains triggered a string of mudslides and flooding in central South Korea on Sunday, leaving at least five people dead and eight others missing, and forcing the suspension of train services and road closures.

A landslide engulfed a chicken farm in the Gyeonggi Province city of Anseong, about 43 south of Seoul, around 7:10 a.m. and killed a 58-year-old man. Rescue workers found his body buried in the mud at 9:18 a.m. after two hours of searching.


In Chungju, some 65 km southeast of Seoul, a firefighter went missing after being swept away in strong currents...

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Red onions from California linked to nearly 400 salmonella cases

Aug. 1 (UPI) — The Food and Drug Administration has blamed red onions from a company in California on an outbreak of salmonella that has sickened nearly 400 people.

The agency said Friday the infections in 31 states have been traced to Thompson International in Bakersfield, Calif.


“Although the investigation has determined that red onions are the likely source of this outbreak, Thomson International, Inc. has notified FDA that it will be recalling all varieties of onions that could have come in contact with potentially contaminated red onions, due to the risk of cross-contamination,” the FDA said.

The company recalled all red, white, yellow and sweet onions.

The FDA said that if consumers, retailers or restaurants are unable to tell if their onions are from Thompson In...

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COVID-19: Cuomo undecided on school reopenings; U.S. reports 67K new cases

Aug. 1 (UPI) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday he hasn’t made a decision about whether to reopen schools in the fall but said schools should plan for the possibility.

During a conference call with reporters, Cuomo said he will watch what happens with the infection rate before deciding whether to reopen schools.


He also said New York reported 753 positive tests of 82,737 tests run Friday.

On Friday the United States reported 1,424 new coronavirus deaths and 67,746 new cases, according to The New York Times coronavirus tracker.

That brings the total number of infections to 4.58 million and total deaths to 153,642 since the first U.S. infection was reported in January.

Infections are surging in Mississippi, Tennessee and Oklahoma, with Mississippi reporting 52 ne...

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Washington state identifies first trapped so-called ‘murder hornet’

Aug. 1 (UPI) — The Washington State Department of Agriculture has trapped its first Asian giant hornet.

The giant hornet was found in a department trap near Birch Bay in Whatcom County, a statement said. Officials identified the hornet at a lab on Wednesday after it had been trapped and sent for processing in mid-July.


It was the first Asian giant hornet to be detected in a trap in the state. Washington state previously confirmed five other hornets were found in the environment.

“This is encouraging because it means we know that the traps work,” Sven Spichiger, the department’s managing entomologist, said in the statement. “But it also means we have work to do.”

The department’s next steps include using infrared cameras and additional traps to catch live hornet specim...

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Iran says it arrested U.S.-based terror leader linked to mosque bombing

Aug. 1 (UPI) — Iran’s Intelligence Ministry said Saturday that it arrested the leader of what it describes as a terror group based in the United States.

In its announcement, the ministry said its forces have dealt a “heavy and serious blow” to the group known as Tondar, which translates as Thunder.


A statement read on Iran state television said Thunder’s leader, Jamshid Sharmahd, is now “in the powerful hands” of Iran’s security forces but did not offer detail as to how he was taken into custody.

Thunder, also known as the Kingdom Assembly of Iran, seeks to restore monarchy in the country.

Social media accounts for Sharmahd describe him as a broadcaster for the organization and say he lived in Los Angeles.

The group has been accused of bombing a mosque in 2008 that kil...

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On This Day, Aug. 2: John Dean sentenced in Watergate scandal

Aug. 2 (UPI) — On this date in history:

In 1776, the Declaration of Independence, adopted on July 4, was signed by members of the Continental Congress.


In 1923, U.S. President Warren G. Harding died of a stroke in a San Francisco hotel at the age of 58. He was succeeded by Vice President Calvin Coolidge.

In 1934, with the death of German President Paul von Hindenburg, Chancellor Adolf Hitler became absolute dictator of Germany under the title of fuehrer, or “leader.”

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In 1968, a major earthquake in the Philippines rocked Manila, killing 307 people.

In 1974, John Dean, counsel to U.S. President Richard Nixon, was sentenced to one to four years in prison for his part in the Watergate coverup...

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Famous birthdays for Aug. 2: Kevin Smith, Mary-Louise Parker

Aug. 2 (UPI) — Those born on this date are under the sign of Leo.

They include:


— French sculptor Frederic Auguste Bartholdi, designer of the Statue of Liberty, in 1834

— Actor Myrna Loy in 1905

— Former Israeli President Shimon Peres in 1923

— Author James Baldwin in 1924

— Pianist/journalist Philippa Schuyler in 1931

— Actor Peter O’Toole in 1932

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— Filmmaker Wes Craven in 1939

— Author Isabel Allende in 1942 (age 78)

— Actor Victoria Jackson in 1959 (age 61)

— Actor Mary-Louise Parker in 1964 (age 56)

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— Writer/director/actor Kevin Smith in 1970 (age 50)

— Actor Sam Worthington in 1976 (age 44)

— Actor Edward Furlong in 1977 (age 43)

— Singer Charli XCX in 1992 (age 28)

— Olympic gold swimmer S...

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روسیه می گوید که می خواهد شروع به جرم واکسیناسیون علیه COVID-19 اکتبر

Aug. 1 (UPI) — روسیه روز شنبه گفت که آن را به اتمام رسانده است آزمایش های بالینی از coronavirus واکسن و برنامه ریزی برای اجرای واکسيناسيون کمپین در ماه اکتبر.

Tass روسیه national news agency, گزارش روز شنبه که مقامات برنامه ریزی برای ساخت واکسن آزادانه در دسترس برای همه است.


“ما قصد داریم که coronavirus واکسیناسیون مبارزات انتخاباتی خواهد شد و کاملا تحت پوشش از بودجه. بر این اساس طرح واکسیناسیون برای همه شناخته شده است. از آن خواهد شد برنامه ریزی شده” وزیر بهداشت میخائیل Murashko گفت: در یک کنفرانس خبری...

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در صورت پیوند گیرنده کانی Culp مرده در 57

Aug. 1 (UPI) — کانی Culp اولین چهره-گیاه گیرنده در ایالات متحده کرده و با توجه به این درمانگاه که انجام عمل جراحی است. او 57 بود.

کلینیک کلیولند اعلام کرد Culp مرگ در توییتر جمعه.

کلینیک کلیولند سخنگوی Andrea Pacetti سی ان ان گفت Culp درگذشت عوارض ناشی از عفونت ربطی به پیوند است.

“کانی بود فوق العاده شجاع و پ...

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