After struggling to re-establish itself amid debt problems, SLS Las Vegas is finally back in the game to compete with other grand hotels on the Strip, the Wall Street Journal has learned.
Isla Vista Shooting 2015 — A shooting in Isla Vista near the UC Santa Barbara left at least four people—comprising two alleged gunmen and two students—wounded. Hence, they were rushed to the hospital on Tuesday.
Nebraska Prison Riot – Two inmates were found dead and several people were found injured Monday after a maximum security prison in southeast Nebraska suffered a wild uprising Sunday. The facility is now under control by officials again.
Wisconsin Shooting – Four people were killed and one person was critically injured after the Menasha, Wisconsin shooting spree that occurred on the Fox Cities Trestle Trail bridge Sunday night, according to police.
Alaska Airlines emergency landing shortly before 5 p.m. local time on Sunday occurred at the Vancouver International Airport. The Alaska Airlines Flight 76 was en route from Juneau to Seattle, according to the Alaska Dispatch News.
Riviera Casino closes after 60 years on Monday noon. The iconic Riviera Hotel & Casino with its 2,000 rooms closed its doors after becoming the first high-rise on the Las Vegas Strip.
Fossilized Dinosaur Eggs China – 43 fossilised dinosaur eggs have been discovered by road workers laying a sewage pipe in the city centre of Heyuan in Guangdong province in south-east China.
100 Carat Diamond Auction – At the Magnificent Jewels auction that began at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, an “exceedingly rare” and "perfect" 100-carat diamond in a classic emerald cut was sold for over $22 million.
Kia Plant Shooting – Shortly after 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, a person went into the general assembly plant at Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia in West Point and shot his co-worker. The injured victim was reportedly airlifted to Midtown Medical Center in Columbus, after which he identified only one person as the shooter in the Kia Plant shooting incident.
Asiana Plane Skids Off Runway – On Tuesday evening, an Asiana Airlines plane overran a runway while it was landing at Japan's Hiroshima Airport. After the Asiana plane skids off runway, Hiroshima Airport was prompted to close temporarily, according to the Japanese transportation ministry.
Wayne Community College Shooting – The 20-year-old suspect for the death of a longtime employee at Wayne Community College in Goldsboro, North Carolina on Monday morning has been caught. The suspect who shot the employee to death was taken into custody early Tuesday in Florida, according to the Goldsboro Police Department.
Asian Carp Attack – Early Friday morning, the Washington University in St. Louis freshman men's rowing team experienced an unexpected scene with a swarm of Asian carp. The Asian Carp attack occurred as swarm flew out of the water and seemingly attacked, or to be more specific, slapped them in the face.
Los Angeles Earthquake – On Sunday night, the U.S. Geological Survey reported that a magnitude 3.5 earthquake shook the Baldwin Hills section of Los Angeles. Residents on social media described the recent Los Angeles earthquake as a “quick jolt.”
Jodi Arias’ latest update reveals that the convicted killer is getting a sentence of natural life in prison with no chance of parole. Now that the sentence has been given, the 2008 murder case that made headlines for its salacious details is finally closed.
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Dam Workers Killed – Early Saturday, gunmen in Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province shot and killed at least 20 sleeping workers, while wounding three at a dam construction site. The attack which had the dam workers killed is now considered the deadliest attack in recent times which targeted civilians in a region with low-level insurgency.
Horse Thief Beaten By Police – A video showing more than ten deputies beating and kicking a suspected horse thief is making headlines. The footage of the showing the horse thief beaten by police has been recorded by an NBC Los Angeles helicopter Thursday, and it lasts for about two minutes.
Thailand Car Bomb Explosion – On Friday, a bomb exploded at the Central Festival shopping mall in Samui Island in Surat Thani province, one of the country’s popular resort islands. The Thailand car bomb explosion, which went off in the basement of the mall after a fashion show at 11:30 p.m., injured seven people, according to authorities.
Bloomington, Il Plane Crash – Seven people died after a small plane crash in McLean County, Illinois, near the Bloomington airport Tuesday while on its way home from the NCAA basketball tournament in Indianapolis. Authorities said that two members of Illinois State University's athletic department were amongst those killed in the Bloomington, Il plane crash.
Lexington Fans Arrested – Following the loss of Wildcats to the Badgers, a number of Wildcat fans were left bewildered over the loss. However, some fans were quite enraged that they took their rage literally with a number of fires spread in the University of Kentucky’s Lexington Campus.
Delaware Family Pesticide – What should have been a safe and enjoyable Caribbean getaway turned out to be a deadly one. A family from Delaware is in serious condition following an alleged pesticide poisoning at the Sirenusa Resort on St. John in the US Virgin Islands.
75,000 solar workers will now be trained due to a new initiative to expand the nation’s solar industry workforce. The launch of the 75,000 solar workers initiative was made by President Obama during a visit to Utah’s Hill Air Force Base on Friday, according to the Washington Post.
Hundreds of fishermen rescued Friday from an isolated Indonesian island occurred after an investigation by the Associated Press investigation revealed the workers were enslaved to catch seafood possibly ending up in Western restaurants.
Great Wall Of Sand – China has been building a “Great Wall of sand” with the use of an unparalleled program of land reclamation in the South China Sea. Because of this great wall of sand, many are having "serious questions" about the country’s intentions for it, according to the BBC.