The Netherlands, Malaysia, Spain, South Korea, Chile, Latvia

Thursday, July 7, 2011 - 6:09pm

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – The Netherlands, crews were just trying to add more seats to this soccer stadium when the roof collapsed. The wreckage trapped over a dozen workers and sniffer dogs were sent in to search for the missing.

Malaysia – Thirty kids and four teachers were held hostage by a man armed with a hammer and a machete inside a school. Don't worry everyone is safe. Police say they fired tear gas into the building and eventually broke down the door and shot the suspect. Officials say he did all that because he wanted a gun.

Spain – The running of the bulls has officially started. The first go around is being called a clean one by officials, with reports of only 2-people with minor cuts and bruises. The entire run lasted two minutes and 30 seconds.

South Korea – Rehearsing death, to appreciate life. Seventy people are taking part in a class to see what it feels like to be dead. Experts claim its helped many people realize they should never take their lives for granted. South Korea has one of the highest suicide rates in the world.

Chile – More than two-thousand college students locked lips for a cause last night. It’s their way of trying to get officials to fix the country's education system.

Latvia – What sounded like a great idea for a new coin, is brewing up a big debate. Some say it's putting the country in a bad light and is giving alcohol free advertising. Others say the coin pays tribute to an annual festival and beer drinking is what people do there.

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