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Theme Park Fined For Deadly Ride Malfunction

(CNN) - The operator of Australia's Dreamworld theme park has been fined $3.6 million Australian for a 2016 malfunction on one of its rides that killed four people. Visitors Cindy Low, Kate Goodchild, Luke Dorsett and Roozi Araghi were…

Uber Wins Appeal To Operate In London

(CNN) - Uber has won an appeal to operate in London ten months after it was stripped of its license there. In November last year, transport for London stripped the ride sharing app of its license citing systemic failures…

BTS To Release New Album In November

(CNN) - Korean pop group BTS is releasing its second album this year. On Twitter; its management agency says it's called "be" and it will come out in November. The group just dropped an album called "Map of the…

NASA Warns About Increase In Space Junk

(CNN) - Astronauts aboard the International Space Station had to maneuver to avoid a piece of space debris from hitting them Tuesday. NASA says this is the third time in the last two weeks the Space Station has come…

Arctic Sea Ice Shrinks To 2nd Lowest Ever Recorded

(CNN) - "Another nail in the coffin!" That how a scientist reacted to learning that the Arctic Ocean is losing more of its ice cover. Researchers say the Arctic Sea ice has reached its minimum extent for the year.…

Germany To Introduce New Measures For Autumn

(CNN) - The German Health Minister is aiming to introduce additional measures to fight COVID-19 as autumn quickly approaches. Minister Jens Spahn described various options including what some call, "temperature ambulances." They are locations where those with CPVOD-19 symptoms…

India: Taj Mahal Re-Opens To Visitors

(CNN) - India's favorite monument will welcome visitors once again as of Monday. The Taj Mahal will re-open to tourists after remaining closed for six months over concerns surrounding the pandemic. 5,000 visitors will be allowed each day and…

Mexico Suggests U.S. To Extend Border Restrictions

(CNN) - Mexico proposed the United States to extend the border restriction until October 21st. Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Mexico suggested the U.S. to postpone the restriction of the "non-essential" transportation through the border, according…

Hundreds Of Thousands' Get Vaccine In China

(CNN) - China's state-owned pharmaceutical company Sinopharm said that "hundreds of thousands" of people in China have received COVID-19 vaccinations under an emergency use program. The company said it provided emergency vaccinations to high-risk groups, including medical professionals, diplomats…

Lego To Phase Out Single-Use Plastic Packaging

(CNN) - Lego is going to be phasing out single-use plastic packaging in favor of recyclable paper. According to a Tuesday statement from the Lego group, the new bags will start to show up in Lego boxes in 2021.…