Tad Cummin's Sister Says He Claims Elizabeth Thomas Wanted to Run Away
Authorities said it happened in 30 seconds: A throng of up to 60 juveniles mobbed a Bay Area Rapid Transit train Saturday in Oakland and mugged passengers. At least two people were injured and required medical attention. The youngsters were spotted by witnesses hastily jumping over fare gates before boarding a Dublin-bound train just after 9:20 p.m. at the Coliseum Station on San Leandro Street, according the BART Police Department. Once the minors entered the train, police said, they swarmed passengers and robbed six people by force. Another passenger was robbed on the railway platform. Authorities said a purse, duffel bag and five cellphones were taken during the robberies. At least two passengers
A remote area in Afghanistan barely shows signs from the US military’s “Mother of All Bombs,” its largest non-nuclear device ever deployed in combat - a scarred mountainside, burned trees and ruined mud-brick structures. Images and video from the blast site also offer little evidence of how much human damage it inflicted, though Afghan officials last week said 94 militants were killed, Reuters reported. Since the GBU-43 Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb was dropped on a fortified tunnel complex used by suspected ISIS jihadists in Nangarhar province, access to the site has been controlled by US and Afghan troops battling the terror group. A witness viewed the site from several hundred yards away because the US military said that continued fighting prevented reporters or independent investigators from getting close.
Mel B Meets with Lawyer Amidst Abuse Allegations
North Korea has threatened to sink the USS Vinson, a Nimitz-class aircraft carrier. Information about these modern carriers shows that are immensely difficult to attack successfully. The Vinson was launched in 1980 and has been upgraded several times since then. The United States has 10 Nimitz-class carriers. Each is 1,092 feet long and displaces over 100,000 tons of water. The carriers are fast, and can reach a top speed of 30 knots. They have crews of over 5,000 and can hold 90 planes. According to The National Interest, there are several reasons carriers are very hard to attack, and harder to sink. First, their speed allows them to outrun many other ships, particularly submarines. They have
A teenager who was denied a lung transplant because he had traces of marijuana in his system has died after failed surgery. Riley Hancey, 19, from Salt Lake City, needed a double lung transplant after a battle with a heavy flu led to pneumonia, before he then contracted the rare fatal lung infection in November 2016. Hancey, who was working in Utah for his brother at a ski resort, needed emergency surgery and was placed on the transplant list by the University of Utah Hospital.