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As the investigation into what caused the helicopter carrying Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant and eight others to crash on Sunday continues, the Los Angeles Police Department’s Air Support Division said its helicopters were grounded that morning because of fog.“The weather situation did not meet our minimum standards for flying,” Los Angeles Police Department spokesman Josh Rubenstein said.L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said his department did the same thing “basically because of the weather.”Also Read: NBA Legend Kobe Bryant and Teenage Daughter Gianna Killed in Helicopter Crash at 41The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the crash and will determine the official cause. The FBI is also assisting the investigation, a standard practice.During a press conference on Sunday, Villanueva said the crash site was difficult to access and “a logistical nightmare.” He also urged people to stay away from the scene, saying, “If you do not have identification that says you are a local resident, you won’t have access to the area.”Dr. Jonathan Lucas, Los Angeles County Coroner, said the recovery effort of the bodies could take days to complete due to the terrain of the crash site. He added, “Our next priority after recovery is identification and notification of the families.”Also Read: LA Lakers Superfan Jack Nicholson Reacts to Kobe Bryant's Death: 'It's Just a Terrible Event'Nine people were killed when the Sikorsky S-76 helicopter crashed at about 10 a.m. PT, officials said. The helicopter’s manufacturer is cooperating with the investigation, the company said in a statement.In addition to Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, Orange Coast College baseball coach John Altobelli, his wife Keri and their daughter Alyssa, and Christina Mauser, an assistant girls basketball coach at an elementary school in Orange County were among those killed. The other three passengers remain unidentified.Read original story Kobe Bryant Crash: Fog Was So Bad on Sunday Morning, LAPD Grounded Its Own Helicopters At TheWrap
The youngest Jonas Brothers member had some food in his teeth at the award show and fans couldn't resist calling it out.
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It's apparently *covered* in shells.
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Zion Williamson's authoritative, two-handed dunk as he was fouled by Boston guard Kemba Walker gave an appreciative crowd its first taste of how effectively the New Orleans Pelicans can close out games with the NBA's top draft choice on the court. Williamson had 21 points and 11 rebounds in 27 minutes, and the Pelicans beat the Celtics 123-108 on Sunday for their first victory in three games since the rookie star joined the lineup. The game also marked the first time the Pelicans permitted Williamson to play late in the fourth quarter.
She—and her signature ponytail, of course—is serving!!!
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The hum of millions of locusts on the move is broken by the screams of farmers and the clanging of pots and pans. The worst outbreak of desert locusts in Kenya in 70 years has seen hundreds of millions of the bugs swarm into the East African nation from Somalia and Ethiopia. “Even cows are wondering what is happening," said Ndunda Makanga, who spent hours Friday trying to chase the locusts from his farm.
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Hilarious footage shows fox giving rescuers the runaround after getting stuck in sewage treatment works
The video footage shows RSPCA rescuers chasing the fox around the sewage treatment works in Barrow, Cumbria.