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Selfie madness: too many dying to get the picture


The rise of selfie photography in some of the world’s most beautiful — and dangerous — places is sparking a range of interventions aimed at combating risk-taking that has resulted in a string of gruesome deaths worldwide. The act of taking a picture of oneself with a mobile phone, placing ...

Aug 28, 2015

Austrian officials say 71 migrants likely suffocated in truck

Police arrested several people believed to be part of a human smuggling operation in connection with the deaths of 71 migrants who likely suffocated in a refrigerated truck found abandoned on Austria’s main highway, law enforcement officials said Friday. Austrian police said three people ...