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Shooting at Wisconsin Sikh Temple

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At least seven people died in a shooting Sunday morning at a Wisconsin temple, according to the New York Times. The shooting took place south of Milwaukee, at Sikh Temple in Oak Creek Wisconsin, authorities said.

Authorities said seven bodies were found, including that of the suspect. The police officer who arrived on the scene was shot multiple times, and the officer then shot and killed the suspect. The wounded officer has been taken to the hospital and remains in critical condition, but is expected to survive.

At least three other men with gunshot wounds were taken to Froedtert Hospital. Satwant Kaleka, the temple's president, was among the people who were shot.

According to USA Today, there may have been up to two other shooters involved in the incident.

Japan Considers Re-locating Central Offices

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According to Russia Today, the Central Disaster Prevention Council has proposed that central government offices be transferred to several of Japan's major cities to protect from damage caused by future natural disasters.

Discussions have been escalating as earthquakes have continued to hit the nation since the major tsunami in 2011, according to The Daily Yumiori.

Thousands Could Lose Internet Access

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Over 300,000 people could lose internet access July 9 as the FBI shuts down the servers of computers infected with malewar, according to BBC.

A gang that has earned over $14 million by infecting the computers of millions of victims with online viruses were targeted by the FBI, and all computers still infected by the viruses could lose internet access.

The infections have taken place in numerous countries, including the U.S. and Canada, and the FBI believes there are still 360,000 computers infected, according to The Herald News.

U.S. Heat Wave Causes Deaths

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Over 40 people died in the heat wave that struck across the U.S., according to BBC.

The heat wave struck in numerous states across the Midwest and the East Coast. Crops and roads were damaged in the heat, and 42 people died due to the temperatures.

Many of the deaths were elderly people who were left without air conditioning in their homes. Severe storms helped ease the heat in some areas, and are expected to continue throughout the country.

However, he death-toll continues to rise, and has already reached 74 people, according to MSNBC. Forcasters have also warned that a new round of high temperatures originating in the Rockies could effect the area by Wednesday.

Snowflakes on Mars

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Researchers found that snowflakes on Mars are about the size of a human red blood cell, the Christian Science Monitor reported.

Two spacecrafts orbiting mars took observations used by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to determine the size and composition of these tiny flakes.

Unlike earth, snowflakes on Mars are made of C02 rather than water, Discovery News reported. Mars atmosphere is mainly made out of carbon dioxide, and these snowflakes are essentially small pieces of dry ice.

Data from NASA spacecrafts also showed that clouds of snow cover the planet's poles, and reach farther down during the winter months. This new information could help researchers learn more about heat distribution on Mars, as well as the composition of the planet's dust particles.

Drug Related Violence Escalates in Honduras

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A Honduran man was shot and killed Saturday by an American D.E.A. agent in a drug raid, the New York Times reported.

United States government agents tracked an aircraft suspected of smuggling drugs from South America near the village of Ahuas, Honduras.

Around 360 kilograms of cocaine and several weapons were confiscated, and four suspects were arrested. As a fifth suspect reached for his handgun, he was shot and killed instantly by a D.E.A. agent who claimed he shot the man in self-defense.

The frequency of drug raids turned violent in Latin America had increased significantly since the U.S. military built several operating bases in remote areas of Honduras last year. The U.S. government worked with local officials in most Central American raids, but this incident marked the first time U.S. officials said an American agent was responsible for a suspect's death.

A raid that took place in the same region on May 11 left four innocent bystanders dead when helicopters mistakenly fired at suspects, the Washington Post reported. The U.S. has faced criticism for over involvement in the region resulting in violations of Honduran national sovereignty.

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