/ Mar 26, 2017

Idaho woman says she crashed because she saw a Sasquatch

A northern Idaho woman told police she crashed into a deer because she was distracted by a Sasquatch in her rearview mirror. The Moscow-Pullman Daily News reported that the 50-year-old Tensed woman was driving south on U.S. Highway 95 on Wednesday when she struck ...

South Korean Sewol ferry lifted onto salvage ship

Mar 25, 2017

South Korean Sewol ferry lifted onto salvage ship

South Korea’s sunken Sewol ferry has been successfully hauled onto a giant heavy lifting ship, officials said Saturday, a step toward returning the vessel to port. Nearly three years after it went down, killing more than 300 people, the wreck was safely placed onto ...

/ Mar 20, 2017

Funeral discounts deployed to rein in elderly drivers

With traffic accidents involving elderly drivers a growing problem, more incentives are emerging to entice seniors to give up their driver’s licenses. Heiankaku Co., a funeral provider in Aichi Prefecture, has been offering 15 percent discounts at its 89 funeral homes there since March ...

Mar 19, 2017

Australia teen 'punches croc' in miracle escape

An Australian teenager is lucky to be alive, paramedics said Sunday, after he reportedly escaped the jaws of a crocodile by punching it in the head during a late night swim in a river. The 18-year-old, named in local media as Lee de Paauw, ...

Trump calls for privatizing air traffic control operations

Mar 16, 2017

Trump calls for privatizing air traffic control operations

President Donald Trump is calling for privatizing America’s air traffic control operations in his budget proposal, a top priority of the airline industry. The proposal says spinning off air traffic operations from the Federal Aviation Administration and placing them under an “independent, non-governmental organization” ...

/ Mar 16, 2017

6-month-old boy in Texas dies after sitter couldn't reach 911

Dallas public safety officials are pressing T-Mobile for solutions following the death of a 6-month-old boy whose baby sitter couldn’t reach 911 operators. The city said in a statement that the 911 call center was jammed with calls Saturday evening because of an ongoing ...