Two people were killed and five injured when a plane carrying French tourists crashed into Lake Powell, Utah, officials said.

The Kane County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement Monday that witnesses called the National Park Service letter to report the accident at approximately 5:20 p.m. The captain of the cruise plane that departed from Page, Arizona, reported an engine problem before it crashed, according to the sheriff’s office. The pilot and people nearby who … Read more

The United States is protecting western states from water cuts in the Colorado River – for now

Aug 16 (Reuters) – The U.S. government has exempted seven Western states from mandatory cuts to the Colorado River for now but warned on Tuesday that large amounts of water must be conserved to protect dwindling reservoirs from overuse and severe drought exacerbated by climate change. . The US Bureau of Reclamation had given states … Read more

Elon Musk says he was joking about buying Manchester United

(Reuters) – Elon Musk, the world’s richest person, tweeted on Wednesday that he was joking when he said he would buy English football club Manchester United (MANU.N). Asked by a user if he was serious about buying the club, Musk said: “No, that’s a long-running joke on Twitter. I’m not buying any sports teams.” About … Read more

Highland Park shooting: Paralyzed 8-year-old feels ‘hopeless’ and angry as new reality begins

“There are layers upon layers of cruelty with sniper shooting,” Cooper’s family said in an update on his case on Tuesday. “Most people don’t witness the grueling effects of surviving these devastating wounds.” “He’s an 8-year-old who’s desperate, sad and angry because the truth of his life has begun.” Hoping to shed light on what … Read more

Little League World Series player in critical condition after falling from bunk bed

His team said Easton Oliverson of the Snow Canyon Little League team in Utah broke his skull from a fall. A hospital spokesperson said he is being treated at Geisinger Janet Wes Hospital for Children in Danville, Pennsylvania. The injury occurred in the early hours of Monday morning, according to a statement issued by Little … Read more

New water cuts in Arizona and Nevada as the Colorado River fall into a level 2 . shortage

The federal government announced Tuesday that the Colorado River will operate in a level 2 shortage state for the first time starting in January as a historic drought in the west took a heavy toll on Lake Mead. According to a new projection from the Home Office, the water level in Lake Mead will be … Read more

Lake Mead: Human remains have been found on the lake’s swimming shore for the third time amid a significant drop in water levels

So far this year, authorities have recovered human remains in the lake five times, three of which have been at Swim Beach. It’s unclear if the three Swim Beach discoveries are all from one person or separate individuals. A county spokesperson told CNN that the Clark County coroner is working to determine whether the first … Read more

Joe Biden signs landmark bill on climate and health care, aims to lift Democrats ahead of midterm elections

US President Joe Biden has signed a landmark bill on climate change and health care into law, bringing what he called the “final piece” of his reductive domestic agenda. the main points: Democrats have hailed the legislation as a once-in-a-generation investment in tackling climate change Joe Biden hopes to get a boost ahead of November’s … Read more

Authorities in Memphis, Tennessee, are investigating a shooting that injured 6 people — including 3 teens —

Memphis police said in a report that officers were in a traffic stop near Lagrange Raleigh Road around midnight and heard “multiple shots” and saw a white SUV drive away. At a nearby apartment complex, police said they found a white SUV with part of a gas pump still hanging from the gas tank and … Read more

Huge explosions targeted a Russian military base in the annexed Crimea

Massive explosions and fires have occurred at a military arms depot in Russia’s annexed Crimea, the second time in a week that a Russian facility in the region has suffered a major accident. the main points: Ukraine has neither officially confirmed nor denied responsibility for the bombings at a military arms depot Vladimir Putin accused … Read more