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Locals are warning of whirlpools in the lake where Naya Rivera died, though authorities say it’s unlikely. Here’s how whirlpools form.

Actress Naya Rivera died of an accidental drowning at Lake Piru, California, local authorities determined on Monday. The lake is known for strong afternoon winds and cold water temperatures, which create difficult conditions for swimmers. A Change.org petition suggested that dangerous whirlpools could be responsible for some deaths there, but […]
Locals are warning of whirlpools in the lake where Naya Rivera died, though authorities say it’s unlikely. Here’s how whirlpools form.
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A Louisiana man drowned after proposing to his girlfriend underwater

A Louisiana man drowned Thursday during an underwater proposal to his girlfriend. Steven Weber and Kenesha Antoine were reportedly on a vacation in Tanzania, staying in a bedroom submerged in the ocean when he swam down from the surface and pressed a note against the glass windows. The note asked […]
A Louisiana man drowned after proposing to his girlfriend underwater
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There’s been a spate of seemingly suspicious tourist deaths in the Dominican Republic, but vacation deaths happen more than you think. Here’s how to stay safe.

Tourist deaths in the Dominican Republic have been widely publicized this month, but officials say the number of American deaths there is nothing new. Traffic accidents and drowning are among the most common causes of international travellers’ deaths, but taking certain precautions can go a long way in preventing them. […]
There’s been a spate of seemingly suspicious tourist deaths in the Dominican Republic, but vacation deaths happen more than you think. Here’s how to stay safe.
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At least 44 migrants drowned off the coasts of Tunisia and Turkey

At least 44 migrants have drowned in two separate incidents after their boats sank off the coasts of Tunisia and Turkey on Sunday. In a third incident, one migrant drowned and at least 240 more were rescued from 11 small boats by Spain’s maritime rescue service. At least 1,178 migrants […]
At least 44 migrants drowned off the coasts of Tunisia and Turkey