A father drove his car over an opening drawbridge in a death-defying stunt to avoid plunging into the water below. Terence Naphys was crossing New Jersey's Middle Thorofare Bridge with his family when its steel ramp began to lift beneath them. Mr Naphys was reportedly already near the centre of the bridge and was forced to accelerate his Toyota RAV 4 to jump the 6ft gap out of fear the car would fall 65ft into the deep bay below.
Let's be honest: at this point, we're all pretty accustomed to President Donald Trump's early morning tweets. But the president's attempts at being more professional on the social media platform were set on fire on Aug. 15 by two ill-advised retweets that put into question all of the motives behind Trump's silence on Charlottesville, VA. While both retweets were later removed from the @realDonaldTrump feed, reporters across the country started their day with a frankly terrifying look inside the president's thought process. The first accidental retweet was not as damning as the second but still bizarre in its own right as it was of a response to a Fox & Friends story about Trump pardoning former
Yhoana Arteaga was found bludgeoned to death in her family's mobile home with her clothing "in disarray", police said. There was no evidence of forced entry to the trailer in Nashville, Tennessee. The girl had suffered blunt force trauma to her body, police spokesman Don Aaron told a press conference.
The winning numbers in Powerball's massive $535 million jackpot drawn Saturday are 17, 19, 39, 43, 68 and Powerball number 13. The winning numbers for the $535 million jackpot will be drawn at 11 p.m. Tickets are $2, and sales time cut offs vary by state but are usually one to two hours before the drawing. So what to do with your winnings? You can collect it as a one-time, lump-sum cash payment or in annual payments over 30 years. If you take the lump-sum cash payment, you will get roughly $340.1 million (the amount of cash on hand Powerball has). If you factor in a 25 percent federal tax, the cash payout option would amount to about $243 million. This does not include state or city taxes, which
Six police officers in Florida and Pennsylvania were shot in a string of attacks overnight. One of those officers was killed in a suspected ambush. Officials are investigating the incidents. NBC’s Anne Thompson reports for TODAY.
A controversial Free Speech Rally in Boston fell apart Saturday afternoon when thousands of counter-protesters showed up and drowned it out. Journalists at the Boston Common, a downtown park, tweeted about an hour into the planned rally that many, if not all, of the attendees left the bandstand where they were due to hear speeches from several prominent conservative figures. The Free Speech Rally organizers had permits to hold their event from noon to 2 p.m. local time on Saturday.
Customers and employees of Joe’s Crab Shack were stunned this week to discover the restaurants closed with no warning. According to The Daily Mail, several Joe’s Crab Shack employees reported showing up to work to find the doors locked and paper signs posted in the windows indicating the restaurant was closed permanently. The sign in the door notified the surprised guests that the restaurant had been closed. At its peak in 2014, Joe’s Crab Shack operated 139 locations.