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On Thursday, people in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, pass election posters of chancellor candidates Armin Laschet (from right) of the Christian Democratic Union, Annalena Baerbock of the Greens, Olaf Scholz of the Social Democratic Party and Christian Lindner of the Free Democratic Party.
The Haunted Mine Drop is shown in this July 2017 file photo at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park in Glenwood Springs, Colo. A recent investigation revealed a 6-year-old girl on vacation with her family died earlier this month after operators of the vertical drop ride did not properly check her seatbelts.
A house is seen burning in September 2020 in the Zogg Fire near Ono, Calif. Pacific Gas & Electric was charged with manslaughter and other crimes on Friday in the Northern California wildfire last year that killed four people and destroyed hundreds of homes.
Shoppers line up to buy supplies at Costco Wholesale in New Jersey last year as fears over COVID-19 grew around the world. The company recently reintroduced limits on toilet paper, cleaning supplies and other products as it copes with supply chain challenges.
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Hurricane Sam has not triggered any storm warnings or watches, but forecasters are keeping a close eye on the storm, with it predicted to reach major hurricane status on Saturday.