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Stalled roller coaster leaves 64 upside down 100 feet high

Stalled roller coaster leaves 64 upside down 100 feet high

In this Tuesday, May 1, 2018, photo, passengers are rescued from the stopped Flying Dinosaur rollercoaster at Universal Studios Japan amusement park in Osaka, western Japan. Sixty-four passengers were left hanging in the air for up to two hours after the rollercoaster made an emergency stop. The amusement park said […]

Mom sentenced for ‘teaching lesson’ to 2 kids who died in hot car

Mom sentenced for ‘teaching lesson’ to 2 kids who died in hot car

(Parker County (Texas) Sheriff) WEATHERFORD, Texas — A North Texas mother whose two toddlers died in a hot car last May has been sentenced to two 20-year prison terms to be served simultaneously. A Parker County jury in Weatherford sentenced 25-year-old Cynthia Marie Randolph to the maximum sentences Monday. The […]

Yale rescinds honorary degree awarded to Bill Cosby

Yale rescinds honorary degree awarded to Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial April 18, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. The prosecutors who put Cosby away said Sunday, April 29, 2018, they’re confident the conviction at his suburban Philadelphia sexual-assault retrial will stand. (Matt Slocum/AP) NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Yale is […]

Boy Scouts changing name after 108 years

Boy Scouts changing name after 108 years

NEW YORK — For 108 years, the Boy Scouts of America’s flagship program has been known simply as the Boy Scouts. With girls soon entering the ranks, the group says that iconic name will change. The organization on Wednesday announced a new name for its Boy Scouts program: Scouts BSA. […]

Dairy Farm concocts ham-flavored ice cream in time for summer

Dairy Farm concocts ham-flavored ice cream in time for summer

(Windy Brow Farms) FREDON TOWNSHIP, N.J. — A New Jersey dairy farm says it hopes customers will like its new ice cream flavor incorporating another regional favorite food — pork roll. Windy Brow Farms, in Fredon Township, says it has introduced the state’s first “Taylor ham ice cream,” referring to […]

Running toward smoke: memories of PEPCON explosion 30 years ago

Running toward smoke: memories of PEPCON explosion 30 years ago

A paramedic takes a break while working the explosion disaster at the PEPCON (Pacific Engineering & Production Co. of Nevada) facility in Henderson, May 4, 1988. The huge blast broke windows as far away as downtown Las Vegas.(Jeff Scheid/Las Vegas Review-Journal)The PEPCON (Pacific Engineering & Production Co. of Nevada) facility […]

Man who tried to drown himself in swimming pool sues rescuers

Man who tried to drown himself in swimming pool sues rescuers

(Getty) Man sues police, lifeguard who saved him from near drowning FAIRFAX, Va. — A man who reportedly suffered a bipolar episode and tried to drown himself in a pool is suing the police officers and lifeguard who pulled him out of the water. The lawsuit filed Friday by 23-year-old […]

Manhunt underway for paroled sex offender after pursuit in RV

Manhunt underway for paroled sex offender after pursuit in RV

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Authorities hunted Wednesday morning for a paroled sex offender who led them on an hours-long chase through California in a motor home with his two young children inside. The youngsters, a 3-year-old boy and an 11-month-old girl, were found safe after the RV stopped in an orchard […]

Military spending up with US, China, Saudi Arabia leading way

Military spending up with US, China, Saudi Arabia leading way

An F-16 takes off from Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas during Red Flag air combat exercise Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal) COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Global military spending rose to $1.739 trillion last year, a 1.1 percent increase on 2016, a Swedish arms watchdog said Wednesday. […]

White man guilty of assaulting black man at nationalist rally

White man guilty of assaulting black man at nationalist rally

This photo combo shows Jacob Scott Goodwin, left, and DeAndre Harris. Goodwin was found guilty of malicious wounding, Tuesday, May 1, 2018, for an August 2017 attack on Harris during a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. (Lonoke County Sheriff‘s Office and Charlottesville Police Department via AP) CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — […]