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Dead body went unnoticed in public swimming pool for days

NEW YORK — Massachusetts officials have closed a busy public swimming pool after a woman’s dead body went unnoticed in the water for two days as people continued to swim, the Boston Globe reported Friday. The permit for the state-run swimming pool expired six months ago, and a city inspector…

US, British ambassadors lose bet, take a dive

DUSHANBE, Tajikistan — Ambassadors from the United States and Britain dived into a swimming pool fully clothed here as payment for a bet struck on the World Cup. The pair had placed a private wager on the result of the first round match between the USA and England in South…