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World-famous fiesta draws thousands; man killed in horse race

World-famous fiesta draws thousands; man killed in horse race

An elderly man was killed in a horse race at a birthday party in central Mexico’s San Luis Potosi state, turning the celebrations into a tragedy on Monday, authorities confirmed.

The party was organized to celebrate Rubi Ibarra Garcia’s 15th birthday, but it turned into a tragedy when 66-year-old Felix Pena was trampled to death during the race. Pena worked at a local stable and regularly raced horses.

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Ferry captain’s medical emergency disrupts Tacoma-Vashon Island service

Ferry captain’s medical emergency disrupts Tacoma-Vashon Island service

The weekend ferry service between Tacoma and Vashon Island was suspended after the ferry captain had a medical emergency, Washington State Ferries spokesperson Ian Sterling confirmed.

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Researchers find the real cause of spike in cardiac deaths around Christmas

Researchers find the real cause of spike in cardiac deaths around Christmas

It is the Christmas season, and not the usually harsh weather, which triggers a spike in the number of cardiac or heart-related deaths this time of the year, according to a new research.

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Holiday season and not chilly weather causes spike in deaths: study

Holiday season and not chilly weather causes spike in deaths: study

A new study has suggested that it is not the chilly winter that causes a notable spike in heart-related deaths at Christmas and New Year’s; rather it is the holiday season itself.

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