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Tragedy at Florida se­niors home Florida se­niors were ush­ered out of sti­fling as­sisted-liv­ing cen­tres Thurs­day while care­givers fought a lack of air con­di­tion­ing with Pop­si­cles and cool com­presses af­ter eight peo­ple died at a nurs­ing home in the posthur­ri­cane heat. Dozens of the state’s se­nior cen­tres still lacked elec­tric­ity in the af­ter­math of Hur­ri­cane Irma, and sev­eral fa­cil­i­ties were forced to evac­u­ate. AP Group says it has proof of ‘sys­tem­atic burn­ings’ Amnesty In­ter­na­tional says it has turned up ev­i­dence of an “or­ches­trated cam­paign of sys­tem­atic burn­ings” by Myan­mar se­cu­rity forces tar­get­ing dozens of Ro­hingya vil­lages over the last three weeks. AP Nor­way erik The red­dish Arche­ol­o­gist Lars Hol­ger Piloe says a well-pre­served, if rusty, sword dat­ing to the Vik­ing era has been found in Nor­way. Piloe said Thurs­day the sword, dat­ing from 850-950 A.D., was likely well-pre­served due to the qual­ity of the iron and the cold, dry con­di­tions. ap

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