A man trying to help a lost toddler find her parents was misidentified as a kidnapper on social media over the weekend, according to police in Lakeland, Fla., prompting him to leave town in fear for his safety and the safety of his family. The man was also punched by the child’s father who told local media that he “thought he was trying to take my daughter” and “wanted to kill him.” The whole episode prompted the Lakeland Police Department to warn citizens to “be careful about what you post on social media so as not to victimize an innocent person … Before posting information on matters such as this, we encourage people to identify the source and the validity of such claims before sharing them.”
North Korea is on everybody’s lips in 2017 after no fewer than 10 missile launches this year, some of which skirted dangerously close to other countries-including one in March that landed just 186 miles off the coast of Japan. Across Asia and in the wider world, the concern is that Pyongyang will attach a nuclear warhead onto a long-distance missile-something North Korea claims to be able to do (even if it has not been independently verified). North Korea's intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) may even be able to reach Alaska, which has prompted the United States to step up pressure on its only ally, China, to either increase sanctions against Pyongyang or be sanctioned itself.
SOMEWHERE OVER LOS ANGELES - By the time I started to move the joystick - and the plane banked in response - I was hooked. The only thing that stopped me from ordering this personal jet were the little matters of being untrained as a pilot and not having the $2 million it lists for. That's cheap for a personal jet. Cirrus Aircraft, based in Duluth, Minn., is marketing the new Vision SF50 as the most affordable personal jet on the market. By comparison, the Eclipse Canada, another competitor in the very light jet, or VLJ, category, is priced at $3.7 million. As a result, the Vision Jet is the kind of plane that could Cirrus says could have a big impact on the aviation market -- bringing a jet
President Donald Trump mocked CNN on Tuesday after the network retracted a story that said...
Facing life in prison and unable to kill himself, Denver Simmons came up with a plan to get on death row. In a chilling interview, he tells how he and another convicted murderer lured four prisoners into a cell and killed them. (June 27)
The aftermath of the chaotic scene on Monday Night RAW involving LaVar Ball and sons Lonzo and LaMelo ended with WWE issuing a statement late Monday night regarding a racial slur used by 15-year-old LaMelo. With LaVar jumping around the ring and eventually taking off his shirt to confront The Miz, LaMelo used the slur twice on the live microphone at Staples Center in Los Angeles. He was laughing throughout the segment, but the slur received attention on social media. Sports Illustrated published a censored version of the exchange: “The inappropriate language used by a guest during the ‘Miz TV’ segment was not scripted nor reflects WWE’s values,” WWE said in a statement to The Los Angeles Times.