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  • FAA Orders US Air Carriers to Suspend All Flights to Israel

    FAA Orders US Air Carriers to Suspend All Flights to Israel

    (WASHINGTON) — American air carriers have suspended flights from the United Stated to Israel “for a period of up to 24 hours” after the Federal Aviation Administration issued a warning in response to a rocket strike Tuesday morning near Tel Aviv’s main airport, officials said. In a statement, the FAA said, “The notice was issued in response to a rocket strike which landed approximately one mile from Ben Gurion International Airport on the morning … [and] applies only to U.S. operators, and has no authority over foreign airlines operating to or from the airport,” according to the statement. Delta Air… Read more

  • Where Was Missing NH Teen for the Past Nine Months?

    Where Was Missing NH Teen for the Past Nine Months?

    (CONWAY, N.H.) — Questions surround the return of a teenage girl who disappeared on her walk home from school nine months ago. Abigail Hernandez vanished when she left her school in Conway, New Hampshire, on Oct. 9, and aside from one letter to her mother this winter, there had been no indication by officials that there was any trace of her until she was reunited with her parents on Sunday. Investigators were remaining tight-lipped about the 15-year-old’s return, refusing to even say how the girl was reunited with her mother, Zenya Hernandez. The criminal investigation into the teen’s disappearance has… Read more

  • Robbers Get Away with Nearly $200K in Atlantic City Casino Heist

    Robbers Get Away with Nearly $200K in Atlantic City Casino Heist

    (ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.) — A pair of gunmen pulled off a heist early Tuesday morning at Caesars casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The Press of Atlantic City reports that two masked robbers brandished guns, likely in the casino part of the hotel, and obtained more than $180,000. They then fled the hotel in a car around 6:20 a.m., according to a bulletin distributed to police and obtained by the Press. Caesars operates a high-rise building that takes up an entire block between the city’s famous boardwalk and Pacific Avenue, which runs parallel to the boardwalk. It sits between two… Read more

  • Tree Planted in L.A. Park in Honor of Late Beatle George Harrison Eaten by Beetles

    Tree Planted in L.A. Park in Honor of Late Beatle George Harrison Eaten by Beetles

    A pine tree that was planted in Los Angeles’ Griffith Park in 2004 in memory of late Beatles guitarist George Harrison has met an ironic fate.  L.A. Councilman Tom LaBonge revealed recently to the Los Angeles Times‘ “Pop & Hiss” music blog that the tree has died after being infested with, yes, beetles. The tree, which was only a sapling when it was planted near the Griffith Park Observatory, featured a commemorative plaque at its base acknowledging Harrison’s contributions as a musician and a humanitarian, as well as his love for gardening.  The tree had grown to 10 feet in… Read more

  • Jimmy Kimmel Reveals First Photos of Newborn Daughter

    Jimmy Kimmel Reveals First Photos of Newborn Daughter

    (LOS ANGELES) — Jimmy Kimmel and his wife, Molly McNearney, welcomed their baby girl earlier this month. Now, the talk show host is introducing her to the world. “We’ve been off work for the last two weeks. We’ve actually been on vacation. I got a lot done. I painted a mirror in my house. I grew this beard. Oh, and I had a baby also. My wife and I made a baby,” he said on his show, Jimmy Kimmel Live! Monday night. “You know how we did it? We made it out of sex.” Kimmel, 46, said his wife, 36,… Read more

  • Mysterious White Flags Fly over NY's Brooklyn Bridge

    Mysterious White Flags Fly over NY's Brooklyn Bridge

    (NEW YORK) — The mysterious appearance of two large white flags flying over the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City Tuesday morning has the city scrambling to figure out why they were put there, and by whom. The New York City Police Department has responded to the scene and is investigating the matter. The white flags are flying in place of the American flags that are typically atop the bridge. It’s unclear why they are there and who put them there, authorities said. The Brooklyn Bridge connects Manhattan to Brooklyn over the East River, and has its base just a… Read more

  • See Video of Lighter-Fluid Truck Bursting Into Flames After Train Crash

    See Video of Lighter-Fluid Truck Bursting Into Flames After Train Crash

    (SOMERSET, Ky.) — A truck driver was in stable condition Tuesday morning recovering from an accident on a Kentucky highway in which a train smashed into his tractor-trailer, officials said. The driver’s truck, loaded with charcoal lighter fluid, burst into flames as the train hit it. The truck was headed into Warner Fertilizer in Somerset, Kentucky, Friday when it was hit by a southbound train, investigators say. The truck split on impact, leaving the cab on one side of the track and the trailer on the other. The driver didn’t notice the approaching train as he made a turn, focusing… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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