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Caitlyn Jenner may face vehicular manslaughter charge over February crash

Aug 21, 2015

Caitlyn Jenner may face vehicular manslaughter charge over February crash

Caitlyn Jenner could face a vehicular manslaughter charge after sheriff’s investigators found she was driving unsafely when she caused a chain-reaction crash that killed a woman last February, officials said Thursday. Investigators found that Jenner was driving “unsafe for the prevailing road conditions” when ...

Aug 20, 2015

Late for flight, man tried to halt departing plane at Denver

A 58-year-old man who arrived late for a flight to attend his high school reunion is accused of running onto a concourse at Denver International Airport in an attempt to stop the departing plane, prosecutors said on Wednesday. Marc Rehmar is charged with one ...

West Virginia man nabbed over Statue of Liberty bomb hoax

Aug 20, 2015

West Virginia man nabbed over Statue of Liberty bomb hoax

A man who identified himself as a 1993 World Trade Center bombing conspirator and threatened to “blow up” the Statue of Liberty in April, forcing the evacuation of Liberty Island, has been arrested, federal authorities announced Wednesday. Jason Paul Smith, who said in a ...

Large opium poppy plantation found, destroyed near Mexico City

Aug 19, 2015

Large opium poppy plantation found, destroyed near Mexico City

Mexican navy personnel have found and destroyed a 6-acre (2.4-hectare) opium poppy plantation near the nation’s capital. The field was found in the State of Mexico, in an area about 80 km (50 miles) from Mexico City, near the Nevado de Toluca volcano. The ...