NewsNet 23 Sep 2020

ER Visits, Deaths in CA Up From Smoke Inhalation


Smoke exposure is now linked to at least 1,000 deaths with an additional 5,000 emergency room visits. NewsNet's Danielle Radin reports.

President Trump released a video update from Walter Reed Medical Center, saying he felt ‘much better.'
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There's shock and anger in India after a 19-year-old gang raped and left for dead by her attackers, died in hospital. The victim belonged to the Dalit community, the lowest in India's caste system. She was left paralysed and severly injured by her alleged attackers, all upper caste men. They have been arrested. But the incident, less than 200 kilometers from Delhi has raised questions of a cover-up as well, especially after she was cremated in the dead of night by police, against her family's wishes.
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