Gulf of Mexico 'dead zone' forecasted to exceed the size of Connecticut

Scientists have predicted the dead zone, or area with little to no oxygen in the northern Gulf of Mexico, will become larger than the state of Connecticut by the end of July, according to a new report. While there are more than 500 dead zones around the world, the northern Gulf of Mexico dead zone is the second largest human-caused coastal hypoxic area in the world.
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Explosions during Connecticut hostage situation injure several officers

  1. Explosions during Connecticut hostage situation injure several officers  Washington Post
  2. Barn explosion rocks Connecticut town; at least 8 officers injured  USA TODAY
  3. Explosion During Police Standoff in Connecticut Injures Several Officers  New York Times
  4. Powerful explosion rocks Connecticut standoff scene, sparks blaze, injures officers — live updates  CBS News
  5. Wife escapes after being barricaded in North Haven home, 6 officers injured in explosion  New Haven Register
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Barn explosion rocks Connecticut town; at least 8 officers injured

  1. Barn explosion rocks Connecticut town; at least 8 officers injured  USA TODAY
  2. Explosion During Police Standoff in Connecticut Injures Several Officers  New York Times
  3. Police hurt in explosion when they respond to a domestic incident, city official says  CNN
  4. Explosion rocks Connecticut neighborhood; multiple officers injured – live updates  CBS News
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NBC anchor Tom Brokaw withdraws as Connecticut university speaker after sexual harassment claims

NBC anchor Tom Brokaw withdraws as Connecticut university speaker after sexual harassment claimsFormer NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw has withdrawn as the commencement speaker at a Connecticut university following allegations that he sexually harassed a female coworker. Sacred Heart University said Mr Brokaw cancelled his speech at the school’s graduation ceremony on Friday, the day after a fellow journalist came forward with claims that the anchor had groped her and tried to forcibly kiss her in the 1990s. Mr Brokaw has denied the allegations.


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