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America's second largest reservoir Lake Powell hits the lowest level since it was first filled fifty years ago - at just 33% capacity - as drought takes its toll

As of Sunday, the Utah reservoir had fallen to around 33 percent capacity The rate at which Lake Powell and the nearby Lake Mead in Nevada - America's largest reservoir - have drained this year has alarmed scientists and officials The low water levels come amid an intense drought across many Western states

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America's second largest reservoir Lake Powell hits the lowest level since it was first filled fifty years ago - at just 33% capacity - as drought takes its toll

The Killers share teaser clip for new album ‘Pressure Machine’

The band have given fans a snippet of what they can expect from their upcoming seventh album The Killers have shared a new teaser clip ahead of the release of their forthcoming seventh studio album, ‘Pressure Machine’ – watch it below. The new record from the Las Vegas band will arrive via EMI on August 13 and was created after they found themselves with unexpected downtime as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

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The Killers share teaser clip for new album ‘Pressure Machine’

Utah: Great Salt Lake water levels hit historic low as 'mega drought' grips the region

The water levels at the Great Salt Lake, in the northern part of the US state of Utah, have hit historic lows as a drought grips the region. Average daily water levels fell around an inch below the previous record of 4,191.4ft (1,278m) - set in 1963.

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Utah: Great Salt Lake water levels hit historic low as 'mega drought' grips the region

OxyContin maker Purdue's creditors vote in favor of bankruptcy plan

July 27 (Reuters) - OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP said on Tuesday that creditors voted in favor of its reorganization plan that would provide billions of dollars to the governments that sued the company for its role in the U.S. opioid crisis. More than 95% of the 120,000-plus votes submitted were in favor of the plan, Purdue said, citing preliminary voting results.

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OxyContin maker Purdue's creditors vote in favor of bankruptcy plan

Freak sandstorm kills 8 including children in 22-car wreckage

A sudden sandstorm in Utah caused a more than 20-car pileup and resulted in eight deaths, with children among the victims. The freak storm struck on Sunday afternoon, obstructing driver visibility on Interstate 15 between the Meadow and Kanosh exits. The storm formed due to strong winds in the region, according to the Utah Department of Public Safety.

metro.co.uk ,  16h 12
Freak sandstorm kills 8 including children in 22-car wreckage

Utah sandstorm leaves seven dead in 20-vehicle highway pile-up

Visibility on Interstate 15 was reduced to dangerous levels At least seven people have been killed in a 20-car pile up on a highway after a sandstorm reduced visibility to dangerous levels. According to the state Department of Public Safety, the crash on Interstate 15 occurred at around 4:30 pm yesterday, and began when people began stopping in poor conditions – triggering what a highway patrol spokesman called a “chain reaction”.

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Utah sandstorm leaves seven dead in 20-vehicle highway pile-up

Water levels at Great Salt Lake drop to historic low

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The water levels at the Great Salt Lake have hit a historic low, a grim milestone for the largest natural lake west of the Mississippi River that comes as a megadrought grips the region. On Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey announced average daily water levels had dropped about an inch below the previous record of 4,191.4 feet (1,278 meters), which was set in 1963.

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Water levels at Great Salt Lake drop to historic low

Victoria Justice shares bikini snaps and a waterfall video during her trip to Utah

Victoria Justice looked to get closer to nature during a trip to Utah, sharing some snaps on Instagram on Sunday. The 28-year-old actress shared snaps from the trip with her out in the wilderness, including a sizzling bikini pic. 'Utah, you’re beautiful. Miss you already.

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Victoria Justice shares bikini snaps and a waterfall video during her trip to Utah

At least seven killed in 20-car pileup in Utah sandstorm

Several more were in hospital with critical injuries after high winds blew up dust and impaired visibility At least seven people have been killed in a 20-vehicle pileup during a sandstorm in Utah, the highway patrol said. The crashes happened on Interstate 15 near the town of Kanosh on Sunday, the agency said in a news release.

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At least seven killed in 20-car pileup in Utah sandstorm

Video near Utah sandstorm crash that killed eight shows impossible driving conditions that sparked 22-car pileup

A VIDEO taken near a sandstorm which triggered a 22-vehicle pile-up and killed at least eight people shows the impossible driving conditions faced by motorists. Footage shows how difficult it was to see after the Utah highway patrol said a period of high winds caused the dust storm and reduced visibility on Sunday afternoon.

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Video near Utah sandstorm crash that killed eight shows impossible driving conditions that sparked 22-car pileup

Utah crash ‘kills seven & leaves several injured’ as sandstorm triggers 22-vehicle pile-up on I-15 near Fillmore

A SANDSTORM triggered a devastating 22-vehicle pile-up that killed at least seven people and left several others injured, officials say. At least ten people were taken to the hospital in critical condition after the catastrophe unfolded on Sunday. 6 The high winds blew up sand and dust that impaired visibility on the highway, causing a "series of crashes" at about 5pm local time, KUTV reported.

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Utah crash ‘kills seven & leaves several injured’ as sandstorm triggers 22-vehicle pile-up on I-15 near Fillmore

Boy, 4, is found dead at his home after being reported as missing

THE 4-year-old Utah boy who had been missing since Saturday night was found dead in his home on Sunday, police said. Police confirmed in a statement that Kache Wallis' body had been located and that an investigation into his death was currently underway. 1 "Hurricane Police were notified of a missing child, four-year-old Kache Wallis, on July 25th, 2021," the statement says.

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Boy, 4, is found dead at his home after being reported as missing

Borden woman Caroline Brenchley emigrated to Paradise, Utah in the United States to marry Thomas Obray

It was the year after the Gold Rush, and people from around the globe were emigrating to the United States in their hundreds of thousands. But it wasn't the promise of riches that made one Sittingbourne woman make the perilous journey to Paradise, Utah, but love, as Memories writer Patricia Robinson discovers...

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Borden woman Caroline Brenchley emigrated to Paradise, Utah in the United States to marry Thomas Obray

Paris Hilton urges other survivors of childhood abuse to speak out: ‘I’m so proud to have turned my pain into a purpose’

Paris Hilton has urged survivors of childhood abuse to speak out about their experiences to help stop the same happening to others. The businesswoman and socialite, 40, spoke in February to lawmakers in Utah, claiming she was ‘verbally, mentally and physically abused on a daily basis’ while at boarding school in the state, and has since campaigned for tighter regulations in education.

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Paris Hilton urges other survivors of childhood abuse to speak out: ‘I’m so proud to have turned my pain into a purpose’

Paris Hilton urges survivors of childhood abuse to speak out

Paris Hilton has urged survivors of childhood abuse to share their experiences to prevent it from happening to others. In February, the US socialite and TV star told lawmakers in Utah she was “verbally, mentally and physically abused on a daily basis” while she was at boarding school in the state.

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Paris Hilton urges survivors of childhood abuse to speak out