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• SA light plane crash leaves three dead
Three people have been killed in a light plane crash near Mt Gambier Airport in South Australia.

• Arizona Governor Declares State of Emergency as Goodwin Fire Reaches 20,000 Acres. Credit – Instagram/n8trgrl_ via Storyful
Arizona Governor Doug Ducey declared a state of emergency in Yavapai County as the Goodwin Fire reached over 20,000 acres on June 28. The entire town of Mayer was evacuated on Tuesday. Parts of Dewey, Poland Junction, Chaparral Hills, Breezy Pines and Pine Flat have also been evacuated. The fire is one percent contained so far, due to southwest winds of 15-20 mph and high temperatures that are making conditions difficult. One firefighter has sustained minor injuries, according to local news. Credit: Instagram/n8trgrl_ via Storyful

• Waterspout Touches Down in Lake Okeechobee, Florida. Credit – Edward Culpepper via Storyful
A waterspout touched down over Lake Okeechobee, Florida, on June 27. Edward Culpepper was out filming the waterspout over Lake Okeechobee in Martin County with his 12-year-old. The two can be heard gasping over the sight of the large waterspout. A Significant Weather Advisory was announced late Tuesday evening for parts of St. Lucie, Martin counties, according to a report by TC Palm. Two waterspouts with 40 mph winds were reported over Lake Okeechobee. as well as torrential rainfall and heaving flooding. Credit: Edward Culpepper via Storyful

• Pedro Ruiz shows off gold gun in Facebook live video
During a Facebook live video, YouTube star Pedro Ruiz flaunts a gold gun he has in his garage. Courtesy: Facebook/Pedro Ruiz III

• California’s Garamendi Rallies Healthcare Protesters at US Capitol. Credit – Instagram/Michelle Brotherton via Storyful
Protesters gathered for another day of demonstrations against the Republican-sponsored healthcare bill in Washington on Wednesday, June 28. Several advocacy groups are holding The People’s Filibuster demonstration at the US Capitol through Thursday. In addition to the protest outside the building, some groups demonstrated outside Republican senators’ offices. Some Democrats joined in the rally outside, including US Rep. John Garamendi from California, who can be seen in this video. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, delayed a vote on the bill, which would repeal large portions of the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare. The bill would, in part, cut Medicaid expansion. Not enough Republican senators were expected to vote in favor of the bill. Now McConnell is working to get a revised bill to the Congressional Budget Office before the July 4 recess so a report would be ready when the senate is back in session in mid-July, according to a report. Credit: Instagram/Michelle Brotherton via Storyful

• Planned Parenthood Holds ‘Die-In’ at Senator’s Indianapolis Office. Credit – Planned Parenthood Advocates of Indiana and Kentucky via Storyful
A group from Planned Parenthood Advocates of Indiana and Kentucky performed a “die-in” in protest of the Republican-sponsored healthcare bill outside US Senator Todd Young’s office in Indianapolis on Wednesday, June 28. Other protests against the bill were held at Republican Senate offices, including at the US Capitol in Washington. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, delayed a vote on the bill, which would repeal large portions of the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare. The bill would, in part, cut Medicaid expansion. Not enough Republican senators were expected to vote in favor of the bill. Now McConnell is working to get a revised bill to the Congressional Budget Office before the July 4 recess so a report would be ready when the senate is back in session in mid-July, according to a report. Credit: Planned Parenthood Advocates of Indiana and Kentucky via Storyful

• Pyne apologises over leaked remarks
Liberal frontbencher Christopher Pyne has apologised for leaked remarks that widened a rift within the govt.

• Police lay charges over Hillsborough disaster
Six people have been charged in the 1989 Hillsborough stadium disaster where 96 soccer fans died.

• 30-Foot Catamaran Catches Fire Near Miami’s Pelican Harbor Marina. Credit – Instagram/pachurolon via Storyful
A 30-foot catamaran caught fire near Miami, Florida’s Pelican Harbor Marina on Wednesday, June 28. The fire started around 1:30 pm and fireboats extinguished the blaze quickly, according to reports. There were no injuries. Credit: Instagram/pachurolon via Storyful

• Payne to face inquiry over drug test
Melbourne Cup jockey Michelle Payne will face an inquiry after she tested positive to a banned substance.



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