A firefighter falls through roof and is now in a critical condition after tackling a house fire in Fresno, California, according to the BBC. The firefighter falls through roof when the roof of the burning house gave way, engulfing the man in flames.
Turkish Airlines Bomb Threat – A Turkish Airlines flight made an emergency landing Monday after finding a bomb threat, making this the second time in two days that a flight was diverted because of a Turkish Airlines bomb threat.
South Pacific Earthquakes – A pair of strong earthquakes rattled the South Pacific nations of Tonga, Samoa and Papua New Guinea Monday. The South Pacific earthquakes resulted in a small tsunami, frightening locals near the epicentre. However, there had been no reports of damage or injuries so far, reports USA Today.
NSA Shooting – One man was been killed while another was severely injured and taken to a local hospital after a shooting occurred at one of the main gates to the US National Security Agency at Fort Meade, Maryland. An NSA police officer who was injured during the NSA shooting was also taken to the hospital.
Florida Van Crash – According to the Florida Highway Patrol, at least eight people were left dead while 10 others were severely injured after a van crashed early Monday. The Florida van crash occurred when a church van ran through a stop sign, crossed all lanes of U.S. 27 and ultimately landed in a canal in southwest Florida.
Atlanta Falcons Fined – The Atlanta Falcons have been fined $350,000 for pumping artificial crowd noise home games inside the Georgia Dome in 2013 and 2014, according to the NFL. Not only were the Atlanta Falcons fined the hefty amount, but they will reportedly be forfeiting a fifth-round draft pick in the 2016 draft because of the violation.
Marco Rubio Presidential Announcement – The Freedom Tower in downtown Miami has been reserved by Senator Marco Rubio on April 13 for an undisclosed event. The Miami Herald reports that the venue appears to be a potential spot for Marco Rubio’s presidential candidacy announcement.
Florida Police Racist Texts – Four Florida cops, one of which was a forced resignation, were fired Friday after investigators found the officers having exchanged racist texts some time during their line of duty. Apart from the Florida Police racist texts, one of the officers was also found to have created an N-word-laced video, according to Fort Lauderdale police.
Burger King Perfume For Sale – Japan has once again come up with one hell of an idea. A Burger King advertisement in Japan promises a limited edition perfume that is certain to make you smell like all-beef patties. So what’s the catch? Well, fans of Burger King will have to wait until April 1, which as everyone knows is April Fool’s Day.
Navy SEAL Training Accident Arizona – Another skydiving accidental death involving a Navy SEAL has been reported. The Navy Seal has yet to be identified. According to reports, the skydiver was spotted at an unincorporated area near Perris and state Route 74 around 9 in the morning.
Solar Eclipse 2015 – On Friday, the first day of Spring, parts of the world will be seeing a rare phenomenon where the sun will be completely concealed by the moon – a solar eclipse. In acknowledgment of the exceptional event, Google has marked the Solar Eclipse 2015 with an animated doodle on its homepage.
Tuberculosis Kansas City – Out of 304 students and staff members of the Olathe Northwest High School tested for tuberculosis, 27 students had tested positive. The tests were carried out by the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment a week after one student had been diagnosed with an active case of pulmonary tuberculosis.
Caroline Kennedy Death Threat – Japanese officials are investigating a phone call made to the United States Embassy. An English-speaking male had quoted saying, “I will kill Ambassador Kennedy.” Such reports were included in the Asahi Shimbun, one of Japan’s major newspapers.
Pentagon Yemen Aid - It seems that Philippines is not the only country with millions completely unaccounted for. The latest reports now state that the United States of America has completely lost track of ammunition and weapons worth $500 million. The said weapons have been donated to the Yemeni government.
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AirAsia Search Area – The search for the missing bodies from the AirAsia flight QZ 8501, which crashed Dec. 28, 2014, has officially ended. According to the head of the Indonesia rescue agency, the search for the bodies at the Java Sea ended Tuesday night.
Ryanair $15 Flights – Ryanair, Europe's largest discount airline is reportedly going to begin flights to the United States, with some seats selling for less than $15 each way. The board of the Irish-based airline OK'd adding the Ryanair $15 flights Monday, ending years of conjectures of when the airline would eventually turn its sights to North America.
In what seems to be the precursor to a real-life Terminator movie, dozens of anti-robot protesters rallied near South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas, yesterday, protesting, of all things, the rise of artificial intelligence technology. They were evidently concerned by the rise of artificial intelligence, and showed their disdain for ‘thinking machines’ with signs, shirts, and other protest memorabilia.
Tragedy strikes as a double-decker ferry capsizes in Myanmar killing at least 34 passengers, according to police reports in Saturday.
Fuel Truck Overturns – A tanker truck passing through Prince George County had overturned at the Interstate 95. The incident occurred Tuesday morning. The said truck had been carrying more than a thousand gallons of biodiesel fuel.
Recently, North Korea made another bold display of its military might by launching a ‘cutting-edge’ anti-ship missile on the nation’s east coast. The launch happened just as the United States held the last day of joint military exercises in South Korea. As expected, the North Korean’s statement caused further tension with the West, especially with their neighbors in the south. This news got people asking: Are there any North Korean Missiles aimed at US territory?
Alligator Golf Course New Orleans - The rather shocking incident during the 2013 Zurich Classic of New Orleans recently happened once again. This time, the reptile was spotted at a golf course at the Myakka Pines Golf Club in Englewood, on Florida’s west coast.
Baby Utah River – An 18 month old baby girl was rescued from an upturned vehicle at the Utah River 14 hours after the deadly crash. While the mother was found dead, rescuers found it miraculous that the baby survived the icy temperatures. However, the most surprising incident from the rescue was the fact that rescuers had heard cries for help.
Jihadi John Apologizes – Mohammed Emwazi, also known as The excecutioner ”Jihadi John" in a slew of Islamic State videos, has apologized to his family for the trouble he has caused them after he was identified as the masked ISIS militant butcher from Britain, The Sunday Times of London reported.