Some blame the biker for kicking the car and provoking the driver; others blame the “cager” behind the wheel for swerving into the biker at freeway speed. As California Highway Patrol investigators search for a motorcyclist who kicked a sedan and then throttled away as an explosive, chain-reaction collision left two vehicles wrecked and one man injured, a viral video of the episode continues to spark debate over who’s to blame for the mayhem. Now, the man who videotaped the automotive spectacle is speaking out about who appeared to be at fault. In an interview with The Times on Friday, Chris Traber, 47, of Santa Clarita, said both men appeared to play a role in the harrowing incident. It was
She claims the real meddling came from political pundits. During an interview with CNN on Friday, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway was unable to point to a single thing President Trump is doing to prevent Russia from interfering in future elections. She also equated pundits who doubted Trump’s chances of winning the election with Russian hackers who waged cyberattacks against American voting databases. Russian interference came up in the context of the Washington Post’s bombshell report detailing how the CIA put together a briefing for then-President Obama last summer “that detailed Russian President Vladimir Putin’s direct involvement in a cyber campaign to disrupt and discredit the U.S.
A cinnamon bear found itself trapped in an eddy in the middle of a rushing Salmon River in Idaho when tourists on a boat tour spotted the struggling bear. “We thought he was a dog when we came up on him,” Liz Comer wrote on Instagram, as reported by KBOI in Boise. “He kept getting sucked under water. “We thought he was a goner for sure because that river was no joke! I’ve never seen it this high!” But the boat captain pulled off a slick move to save the bear, as seen in Comer’s video licensed with ViralHog: “He was so tired and going under when we came up on him,” Comer wrote on Instagram. “He definitely wouldn’t have made it much longer, but the captain used the boat’s engines to push him out
Everything comes back eventually, according to the Law of Cyclical Fashion Trends, but at this particular moment in time, we can be quite certain these five things have a good while to go before they return. See what these un-chosen ones are ahead (then quickly move from closet to cold storage). From Marie Claire
Geriatric gangster John “Sonny’’ Franzese - the oldest guest of the federal prison system - is a free man at the age of 100. The Colombo family underboss was rolled out of the Federal Medical Center in Massachusetts in a wheelchair Friday and headed to the home of his daughter in Brooklyn, Newsday reported. At the age of 93, he was sentenced to eight years in prison for shaking down the Hustler and Penthouse strip clubs in Manhattan. Authorities said at the time the doddering don - whom they believed responsible for the murders of between 50 and 100 people - could be released at the age of 100 if he behaved himself in the lockup. Assistant US Attorney Cristina Posa doubted Franzese would live