Deadly Fungus Is Spreading in the Pacific Northwest; Oil Rig Sinks Sparking Pollution Fears: Today's Headlines

Suzanne Murray
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The Deepwater Horizon oil rig sinks in the Gulf of Mexico sparking fears of pollution. -- The New York Times

Cryptococcus gattii, a potentially deadly fungus, is spreading among animals and people in the Pacific Northwest and Canada. Yikes! -- Reuters

Film director Roman Polanski lost his bid to be sentenced while outside the United States for having unlawful sex with a minor. A court ruled he must return to California. -- ABC News

Five grenades exploded in Bangkok's business district killing at least one person and injuring 75. Anti-government protesters (Red Shirts) deny responsibility. -- Los Angeles Times

A man in Seattle was arrested for allegedly running a bestiality farm. -- Seattle Times

A bomb kills 56 people in Baghdad in a possible backlash after Al Qaeda leaders were killed. -- Yahoo! News

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