All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘California’

Roller Coaster Accident Traps 25 Mid-Air

The scene was Six Flags Magic Mountain in Santa Clarita, near Los Angeles. Roller coaster enthusiasts aboard the Ninja ride, a suspended coaster, had hands high in the air, screaming. Suddenly the front car struck a tree branch and was dislodged from the tracks. The entire coaster stopped, and everyone on board was stuck for hours as rescuers worked to …

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Great White Shark Bites Man Off California Beach

A great white shark attacked a man as he was swimming off of Manhattan Beach in southern California Saturday. The 7-foot-long juvenile great white was hooked by a pier fisherman at the time, and the long-distance swimmer got in the way as the shark was thrashing while trying to free itself. Los Angeles County Fire Department spokesman Rick Flores said …

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Serena Williams to Play Swedish Open After Wimbledon Early Exit

Serena Williams has confirmed that she will play the Swedish Open, according to tournament director Nina Wennerstrom. On Tuesday Williams exited her doubles match at Wimbledon mid-match due to a viral illness that left her shaky and feeling faint. In what was widely referred to as a “strange” scene, Williams appeared to be disoriented during warm-ups, having difficulty picking up, …

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Diane Stretton: Nightmare Nanny Leaving? Maybe.

Some people want to be famous. They’ll grab at any opportunity that drops out of the sky to get on the news, become the latest viral thing on YouTube, and have their 15 minutes of fame. But most people don’t need the hassle. It might be funny now to be the “hide yo kids, hide yo wife” guy, but eventually …

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What Happens When You Put Cameras On Cops?

The adage of “who watches the watchmen?” beckons that even those who dish out justice should be met with the same repercussions if they too break the law. So as smart phone cameras record, microphones listen, and every bit of technology is bugged – under the principal that “If you have nothing to hide, you’ve got nothing to fear” (quoted …

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Whooping Cough Epidemic Hits California: Thousands At Risk?

The state of California is faced with a serious epidemic. In just the past two weeks, there were 800 new cases of pertussis, also known as “whooping cough”. According to California’s public health department. the total number of confirmed cases in 2014 is 3,458. That number far exceeds the total number of cases reported in 2013. Even more startling, the …

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Whooping Cough Epidemic In California

California’s whooping cough cases have reached epidemic level, causing concern for citizens. According to California’s public health agency, there have been 800 new cases documented in the last two weeks. As of June 10, there have been 3,458 cases of the infection, formerly known as pertussis; that is more than the entire number of cases for the whole year of …

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Rick Perry Likens Homosexuality to Alcoholism

In his 2012 presidential bid, Texas governor Rick Perry was known for his verbal gaffes, perhaps the most famous of which coming during a debate in which Perry forgot which part of the federal government he wished to abolish. Many have not considered Perry to be a viable candidate in the 2016 elections, yet his actions imply otherwise, making visits …

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Russian Bombers Spotted Near California Coast

On Monday, the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) reported visuals of Russian bomber planes off of the coasts of Alaska and California. The planes were first spotted at 4:30 pm PST. Four Russian Tu-95 Bear-H long-range bombers and a Il-76 refueling tanker entered the Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) near the far-western Aleutian Islands in Alaska. The ADIZ is …

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Hawaii Kayaker Lucky To Be Alive

The Coast Guard is saying a man is lucky to be alive after he attempted to travel from California to Hawaii in a kayak. The 57-year-old man left Monterey on May 30 and planned on making the 2,400 mile journey to Hawaii in only a kayak. The craft he was paddling was equipped with a solar panel to power the …

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Kristen Bell Campaigns for “No Kids Policy” for Paparazzi

Actress Kristen Bell is taking her No Kids Policy for paparazzi to the next level as she continues the fight against unauthorized media use of celebrity kids images. Bell and her husband Dax Shepard launched the movement in January 2014 out of concern for their daughter Lincoln and other celebrity children like her. Other celebrities, including Jennifer Aniston and Jennifer …

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Depressed Goat Reunites With Burro Friend [VIDEO]

In a heartwarming story that will show you just how strong the emotional bond between animals can be, a depressed goat ended his hunger strike after being reunited with his burro friend. That probably sounds more like the twisted plot of the next Disney or DreamWorks animated film than a real story, but workers at the Animal Place sanctuary witnessed …

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