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Stonehenge welcomes summer on soggy day

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STONEHENGE, England (AP) – Rain-sodden crowds welcomed a spectacularly rainy summer solstice at Stonehenge in true British fashion Thursday: With stoicism and wit. Even one of Britain’s latter-day druids, fixtures of the annual celebration, sought refuge with journalists in a tent set up near the entrance. “It’s a wash,” said King Arthur Pendragon, his fine [...]

VIDEO: Sheep rain on Australian highway

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MELBOURNE, Australia – Hundreds of sheep died in a car accident in Melbourne on Thursday, it has emerged.  A truck was on a flyover north of Melbourne when it hit a wall, rolled over and more than 400 sheep poured out. Australia’s R.S.P.C.A. says it was one of the worst scenes it has ever encountered. No driver [...]

Rain kills 5 in Brazil

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SAO PAULO – It has been reported that Civil defense officials say mudslides triggered by heavy rains have killed at least five people and injured another 15 in southeastern Brazil. The Civil Defense Department of the city of Teresopolis says a daylong downpour in the mountains north of Rio de Janeiro caused 20 mudslides that [...]

Students play in the rain as Irene approaches

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NEW YORK – Irene has damaged New York brought floodings to Brooklyn and Manhattan. Still, that didn’t stop residents enjoy the soggy weather and play hurricane hockey on the streets as they prepared for worst. Here’s a a group of college students enjoying some healthy open air activity. A good way to kill time.