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Stuck US rollercoaster evacuated mid-ride

11 August 2014 04:13:04 WN.com - World News

11 August 2014 Last updated at 02:47 BST Fire-fighters have rescued more than 20 people who were stuck on a rollercoaster in the US state of Maryland. The ride ground to a halt leaving the passengers stranded 14 metres up in the air at the Six Flags adventure park. No injuries have been reported but park workers...

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Rollercoaster Rescue After Ride Gets Stuck

11 August 2014 02:12:01 WN.com - World News

11 August 2014, 0:26 Rollercoaster Rescue After Ride Gets Stuck Tweet A rescue operation is underway after a rollercoaster carrying 24 people in Maryland, US, became stuck near the top of the ride. Firefighters were called to The Joker's Jinx rollercoaster at Six Flags America. No injuries have been reported. Assistant Fire Chief Paul Gomez said the riders are sitting upright. He said it will take a few hours to get them down. A Six Flags America spokesman...

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Florida Atlantic University Rejects BDS Motion

03 August 2014 12:06:11 Israel News latest RSS headlines - Israel Herald.com

Another victory against the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement was forged Friday at Florida Atlantic University (FAU), after a divestment resolution against Israel was tabled ...

Vice All News Time03 August 2014 12:06:11


Florida consumer confidence continues to rise

29 July 2014 18:00:32 WN.com - World News

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's consumer confidence continues to rise. The monthly University of Florida survey released...

Vice All News Time29 July 2014 18:00:32


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19 July 2014 09:43:20 WN.com - World News

Father thrashes alleged abuser 0 comments Travel Deals $449 & up -- 7-Night Bahamas Cruise on Norwegian   See all travel deals » Posted: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 1:07 AM A Daytona Beach father beat an 18-year-old man unconscious after finding him sexually abusing his 11-year-old son Friday, police said. The father called 911 about 1 a.m. after he walked in on the alleged abuse, police said. When officers arrived, they found Raymond Frolander motionless on the living room floor. He had several knots on his face and was bleeding from the mouth. When asked by...

Vice All News Time19 July 2014 09:43:20


Four people injured as rollercoaster derails at California theme park

08 July 2014 12:30:55 WN.com - World News

Four people were injured at a US theme park when a rollercoaster car derailed, leaving them dangling 30 feet in the air. Two people were taken to hospital but the accident on the Ninja ride at Six Flags Magic Mountain, in California, only caused minor injuries, officials said. The coaster, which “dangles” riders from the track, was running as normal on...

Vice All News Time08 July 2014 12:30:55


 4 hurt in rollercoaster accident

08 July 2014 09:55:48 timesofmalta.com

A rollercoaster derailed at a California amusement park, slightly injuring four people and leaving 22 stranded about 20 feet in the air. The Ninja ride at Six Flags Magic Mountain struck a tree branch shortly before 5.30pm local time yesterday and stopped, said Michael Pittman of the Los Angeles County Fire Department. Televised news reports showed at least one of the cars that are normally suspended beneath a track dangling at an angle, derailed at the front. Firefighters and park maintenance workers in harnesses could be seen removing the riders one by one from rollercoaster cars. Others waited patiently, some talking with each other and others resting with their eyes occasionally closed. The last of the 22 people stuck on the rollercoaster were rescued about three hours after the accident. Mr Pittman said four people on the ride received minor injuries, but they and other riders remained on the stalled rollercoaster after the accident. The Ninja rollercoaster can hold up to 28 riders. "As you shoot down the snake-like steel track you'll grip the hillsides and blast through the trees swiftly, slicing through the landscape. Ninja pivots with precision as you narrowly miss...

Vice All News Time08 July 2014 09:55:48


University of South Florida to lend drones to students

21 June 2014 18:15:19 Latest News - UPI.com

Danielle Haynes TAMPA, Fla., June 21 (UPI) -- University of South Florida to allow students to check out drones.

Vice All News Time21 June 2014 18:15:19


University of Florida Women's Athletics Program Earns Its First Capital One Cup Trophy (Capital One Financial Corporation)

19 June 2014 16:16:17 WN.com - World News

(Source: Capital One Financial Corporation) National Championships in Gymnastics and Softball help Gators hold off UCLA and Stanford MCLEAN, Va. , June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The women&s athletics program at the University of Florida has achieved one of the highest honors in college sports, earning the 2013-2014 Capital One Cup. The Gator women finished first in the final Capital One Cup standings, claiming their first Capital One Cup title and $200,000 toward student-athlete scholarships.  The Capital One Cup trophy, which is awarded to the best men&s and women&s Division I athletics programs in the country, will be formally presented to Florida during the...

Vice All News Time19 June 2014 16:16:17


Zhejiang University vice president dies in car accident

14 June 2014 01:29:41 Shanghai News latest RSS headlines - Shanghai Sun.com

The vice president of Zhejiang University, Wu Ping, 57, was killed in an automobile accident in the city of Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, on ...

Vice All News Time14 June 2014 01:29:41