A powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn Saturday, collapsing two high-rise residential towers and killing at least five people and injuring hundreds. More than 220 people were pulled out from rubble, as rescuers raced against time to find dozens of others unaccounted for. Firefighters and soldiers in worst-hit Tainan city scrambled with ladders, […]
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One person died and two others were seriously injured when a crane collapsed in Lower Manhattan, smashing the roofs of parked cars as it crashed onto the street, authorities said. The collapsed red metal lattice landed across an intersection and stretched much of a block after the accident, which occurred around 8:25 a.m. in the […]
It has no windows — but offers unrestricted views of Armageddon. Northern Ireland is selling its Cold War-era nuclear bunker, an underground installation with room for 235 beds that sellers imagine could be transformed into a tourist attraction or blast-proof storage facility. Journalists took a tour Thursday of one of Northern Ireland’s strangest real estate […]
A mason working on a Kansas university building has found an 88-year-old handwritten note that gives a glimpse into the lives of laborers in 1928. The Manhattan Mercury reports that the mason found the note in a tobacco can he encountered in December while restoring and replacing stones at Kansas State University’s East Memorial Stadium […]
It’s hard to know what was more amazing: An out-of-control car ending up on the roof of a Southern California house or the driver somehow escaping serious injury despite the wild ride. Palos Verdes Estates police Capt. Mark Velez says a driver with a medical problem lost control of his car on a residential street […]
Police say veteran X Games biker Dave Mirra has died in North Carolina. He was 41. Greenville police said Thursday night that Mirra’s body was found earlier in the day with an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound. Authorities say they responded to an apparent suicide and discovered his body in a truck. They say he had […]
Another problem has developed with automotive air bags, and this one will bring recalls of up to 5 million vehicles worldwide. Continental Automotive Systems says in documents filed with the U.S. government that moisture can get inside its air bag control computers, causing the power supplies to corrode and fail. If that happens, air bags […]
It’s an unofficial holiday in America known to many as “The Big Game.” Super Bowl 50 is just about here. Millions will tune in Sunday to see legendary QB Peyton Manning and the stifling Denver Broncos defense take on rising superstar QB Cam Newton and the explosive Carolina Panthers offensive. We want to hear who […]
Are we witnessing the end of the Bush Dynasty? Here’s the video of Jeb Bush asking his audience to applaud that everyone is talking about.