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07-24 Festival stampede kills 19 Duisburg, Ruhr
C. 07-24 Bombs kill five U.S. troops in Afghanistan Southern Afghanistan
D. 07-24 Taliban 'seize US soldiers' Logar, Eastern Afghanistan
4. 07-24 BP set to begin Libyan drilling Gulf of Sirte, Libya
F. 07-24 Contador extends Tour lead Pauillac, Southern France
6. 07-24 Iran launches nuclear fusion program Iran
7. 07-24 Oil spill vessels return to site Louisiana
I. 07-24 Menezes is new Brazil coach Brazil
J. 07-24 U.S., South Korea begin military exercises South Korea


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Morning News

Jul.24   Ruhr   Festival stampede kills 19 Map of Duisburg Germany
  At least 17 people have been killed at the Love Parade electronic music festival in the German city of Duisburg after panic sparked a stampede
 The revellers panicked at a tunnel entrance. About 100 people were also injured. Police had been trying to stop people reaching the parade area because of overcrowding.

  Southern Afghanistan   Bombs kill five U.S. troops in Afghanistan  Four service members died in one attack and one was killed in the other

  Eastern Afghanistan Taliban 'seize US soldiers'  The two men were seized in Logar province after an exchange of fire with the militants. The US military offered a $20,000 for the information

  Libya BP set to begin Libyan drilling  Oil giant has confirmed it will begin drilling off the Libyan coast in the next few weeks in the Gulf of Sirte following a deal signed in 2007

  Southern France Contador extends Tour lead  Alberto Contador will take a 39-second lead into the final stage of the Tour de France after fighting off a challenge from Schleck

  Iran Iran launches nuclear fusion program  The head of Iran's nuclear energy agency announced that the country had launched a 'serious' nuclear fusion research program

Day News

  Louisiana     Oil spill vessels return to site
  Ships involved in the effort to secure BP's blown-out oil well are preparing to resume work after a tropical storm weakened

  Brazil Menezes is new Brazil coach  Mano Menezes has been entrusted to lead Brazil into the next World Cup on home soil after being named as the replacement for sacked Dunga

Evening News

  South Korea   U.S., South Korea begin military exercises
  Amid heightened tensions with North Korea, the United States and South Korea began joint military exercises, dubbed Invincible Spirit

  Russia Putin meets expelled Russia spies  Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has said he met the Russian intelligence agents deported from the US in a spy-swap row in July

  Iowa Residents flee after U.S. lake dam fails  The Lake Delhi dam on an eastern Iowa lake suffered a 'catastrophic' failure, sending a massive amount of water into nearby communities

San Francisco Bay Area , July 24, 2010 Timeline