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Wednesday, July 18, 2007

A study in "Nature" confirms that the island of Britain was severed from continental Europe by a giant flood that cut away the Weald-Artois Anticline about 200,000 years ago. //www.nature.com/news/2007/070716/full/070716-11.html (Nature)
An initial probe into the crash of TAM Linhas Aéreas Flight 3054 suggests that the pilot tried to abort the landing. //edition.cnn.com/2007/WORLD/americas/07/18/brazil.plane.crash/index.html (CNN)
As China struggles to deal with flooding in the provinces of Sichuan, Guizhou, Anhui, Hubei, and Jiangsu, the city of Chongqing is hit with the largest rainstorm in the city's meteorological records, killing 32. 12 people are reported missing. The city's transportation network has been shut down completely. //www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2007-07/18/content_5438852.htm (Xinhua via China Daily)
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