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We’re keeping the state of Ohio in our prayers. Ohio governor John Kasich has declared a state of emergency in the city of Toledo, after chemists found two sample readings for a toxin called microcystin when testing water at Toledo’s Collins Park Water Treatment Plant. Reports say that the toxin might have come from Lake Erie. Nearly have a million people have been told to not drink the water. [Gawker]

The Israeli military has confirmed that an official thought to have been kidnapped by Palestinian militants during a deadly clash Friday morning, which shattered a planned 72-hour cease fire, has been killed during battle. Second Lt. Hadar Goldin, 23, disappeared after Hamas militants ambushed Israel soldiers near the southern border town of Rafah, at the start of what was supposed to have been a pause in the fighting. [NY Times]

About 86 Palestinians were killed on the 26th day of the Israel offensive in Gaza. Of those casualties, the majority are children and elderly people. The killings on the 26th day of the Israel offensive bring the death toll to nearly 1,650 people, wih over 8,900 injured. [PNN]

British actress Emma Watson joined thousands in the online protest of a Turkish politician who said women should not laugh in public, by tweeting a photo of herself laughing in the street. Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc gave a speech earlier this week for the end of Ramadan, saying “A woman should be chaste. She should know the difference between public and private. She should not laugh in public”. Watson, who is a Goodwill Ambassador for UN Women, joined in by sharing her own laughing photo. [Gossip Cop]

Curb Your Enthusiasm actress Cheryl Hines married Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on Saturday afternoon at matriarch Ethel Kennedy‘s estate within the famed Kennedy family compound in Hyannis Port, on Massachusetts’ Cape Cod. Kennedy and Hines started dating in 2012 and it was revealed that they were engaged this past April. This is the second trip down the aisle for Hines, who has a daughter with ex-husband Paul Young, and the third marriage for Kennedy. [E! Online]


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