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Severe weather hits New York

Severe weather hit New York City on Wednesday, bringing lightning and heavy rain. Many Twitter users shared dramatic photos of lightning striking city skyscrapers. In Brooklyn, flooding made several streets impassable. During a thunder shower, the facade inside an underpass of the Brooklyn Bridge collapsed, injuring five people. All injuries were minor, officials said. Photo:…

Boston EMS: Dozens Hospitalized At TD Garden Avicii Concert

Dozens of people were taken to hospitals from Boston’s TD Garden, where DJ Avicii was performing, EMS officials said. There were no fatalities, and the patents’ symptoms were minor, an EMS worker said. TD Garden spokeswoman Tricia McCorkle says “there were a number of transports due to medical issues.” According to The Toronto Star, at…

WWDC: Apple Unveills OS X Yosemite and iOS 8

Apple kicked off its worldwide developers conference Monday morning by talking about the newest versions of its desktop and mobile operating systems, OS X Yosemite and iOS 8. “Our operating systems, devices and services all work together in harmony,” CEO Tim Cook said in wrapping up Monday’s address. “Together, they provide an integrated and continuous…

South Korea Ferry Company CEO Arrested

The CEO of Cheonghaejin Marine Company, the operator of the ferry that sank last month killing hundreds of people, was arrested Thursday by the government. Among the charges against Kim Han-sik is death by negligence. Meanwhile, the government is set to take away the company’s business licenses on all its routes. The government believes excess…

Sharia Law Goes Into Effect in Brunei

Meanwhile in stone-age!, Brunei became the first East Asian country to adopt Sharia law on Wednesday. The announcement was made during a ceremony by the sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah, who leads the oil-rich kingdom on the island of Borneo. The new Islamic criminal law will include punishments like flogging, dismemberment, and stoning for crimes…

Malaysia jet search area too deep for submarine

The search area for the missing Malaysian jet has proved too deep for a robotic submarine which was hauled back to the surface of the Indian Ocean less than half way through its first hunt for wreckage and the black boxes, authorities said on Tuesday. Search crews sent the Bluefin 21 deep into the Indian…

Space memorabilia auction takes in $1 million

A checklist from the 1969 Apollo 11 moon flight sold for $68,750 at a New York City auction featuring space memorabilia, Bonhams auction house said. The auction took in $1 million, with 80 percent of the 300 items sold. Nearly 300 people from 17 countries bid by phone, Internet or in person. A space suit…

Ukraine in 48-hour ultimatum to east’s pro-Russia activists

Ukraine’s interior minister has warned pro-Russian activists who have taken over state buildings in eastern cities to enter talks to find a political solution or face “force”. Arsen Avakov said the situation would “be resolved in 48 hours” either way. Earlier, a number of people held inside a state security building in Luhansk since Sunday…

Russia Warned U.S. About Boston Marathon Bomb Suspect Tsarnaev

Russian authorities warned the FBI in 2011 about Tamerlan Tsarnaev, one of two Chechen brothers accused of carrying out last year’s Boston Marathon bombings, but U.S. authorities missed chances to detain him, NBC News reported on Tuesday. Citing a congressional report it said could be released by the House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee as…

TV Judge Joe Brown Arrested After Flipping Out in Court

Judge Joe Brown, former host of the eponymous syndicated court show, has been arrested in Memphis after reportedly getting “verbally abusive” in court. He showed up in a juvenile court in Memphis for a child support case, and he “reportedly lost control,” at which point he was removed from the courtroom and sentenced to two…

[VIDEO] Chicago Train Derailment Injures 32

A commuter train at Chicago O’Hare International Airport has derailed, injuring 32 people, officials say. The train came off the tracks, crossed a platform and travelled part way up an escalator at one of the busiest airports in the US. None of the reported injuries are serious. A spokesman said the train was likely to…

YouTube Temporarily Blocks Russia Today’s Channel For “Misleading Content”

YouTube temporarily blocked Kremlin English-language propaganda network RT’s wildly popular account on the video streaming service on Tuesday for unspecified terms of service violations. Users who attempted to access the Russia Today account were told the account had been suspended “due to multiple or severe violations of YouTube’s policy against spam, gaming, misleading content, or…