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Toddler dies after falling off boat in Pa. lake

Thursday, 24 July 2014 02:03
HUNTINGDON, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a toddler drowned in a central Pennsylvania lake after falling off a boat. According to WJAC-TV (http://bit.ly/WDrZbF), emergency crews were called to Raystown Lake in Huntingdon on Wednesday morning. State police say 1-year-old Jamari Benjamin of Ephrata had fallen into the water. They say another boat operator helped the boy's parents get him to medical personnel. The child was taken to a local hospital but did not survive. Police…
Exchange student, 15, presumed drowned in river
Thursday, 24 July 2014 02:03
NORTHPORT, Wash. (AP) — The Stevens County sheriff says a 15-year-old South Korean exchange student is missing and presumed drowned in the Columbia River in northeast Washington. KHQ-TV reports (http://is.gd/3hcUe3) that Sheriff Kendle Allen says the boy has not been seen since Thursday afternoon when word came in that he had grown tired while swimming off a boat launch at the town park in Northport. The boy reportedly was swimming with at least one other…
Woman falls asleep at wheel, drives into Ohio lake
Thursday, 24 July 2014 02:03
CELINA, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a 76-year-old woman fell asleep behind the wheel in the middle of the day and drove into a western Ohio lake, where she became stranded on the roof of her car and was rescued with help from an Indiana teenager. The Lima News (http://bit.ly/VHmusf ) reports the Rockford woman fell asleep before missing a curve in the road and crossing a concrete rubble barrier into Grand Lake St. Marys.…
Taiwan considering easing rules for China's QDII to buy mutual funds
Thursday, 24 July 2014 02:03
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan's stock market regulator is studying a plan to ease rules to make it easier for China's qualified domestic institutional investors (QDII) to invest in local mutual funds, an official said on Monday, in the latest sign of warming financial ties across the Taiwan Strait. The proposal would put aside investment quotas for QDIIs in Taiwan's mutual funds, said an official of the Securities and Futures Bureau. The official declined to be…
Sheriff: Teen dies at Oregon's Wildwood Falls
Thursday, 24 July 2014 01:02
COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. (AP) — A Lane County sheriff's officer says a 16-year-old boy died after he tried to rescue his younger brother, who had slipped on rocks near the top of Wildwood Falls near Cottage Grove, Oregon. The younger boy survived. Sgt. Carrie Carver says the victim was walking on rocks near the falls Tuesday afternoon with his brother when the younger boy slipped and began to slide down the rocks into the water.…
Dutch military plane carrying bodies from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash lands in Eindhoven
Thursday, 24 July 2014 01:02
EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch military plane carrying bodies from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash lands in Eindhoven. Copyright (2014) Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. This article was distributed through the NewsCred Smartwire. Original article © The Associated Press 2014
Dutch agency: glitch in airplane autopilot systems
Thursday, 24 July 2014 01:02
AMSTERDAM (AP) — The Netherlands' air safety agency says it has detected a glitch that can cause airplane autopilot systems to respond in a dangerous way when a plane is attempting a steeper than normal landing approach. In a report published Thursday, the Dutch Safety Board, which investigates disasters and potential accidents, said the glitch in some runway technology systems can cause the autopilot to pull up a plane's nose at the wrong moment during…
Family: Teen pilot who crashed in ocean knew risks
Thursday, 24 July 2014 01:02
PLAINFIELD, Ind. (AP) — The family of an Indiana teenager who crashed in the Pacific Ocean during an around-the-world flight says he knew the risks and had prepared for them. The body of 17-year-old Haris Suleman of Plainfield, Indiana, was recovered after his single-engine plane crashed Tuesday night shortly after taking off from Pago Pago in American Samoa. Crews were still searching for his father, 58-year-old Babar Suleman. The duo had hoped to set the…
FOX NEWS POLL Voters say Obama exceeded his authority
Thursday, 24 July 2014 00:24
July 21, 2014: President Barack Obama speaks about the My Brothers Keeper Initiative, at the Walker Jones Education Campus in Washington. (AP) Despite believing Barack Obama has overstepped his authority as president, most voters reject calls to impeach him for that -- or for any other reason. By a 58-37 percent margin, the latest Fox News poll finds that voters think President Obama exceeded his authority under the Constitution when he unilaterally changed the health…
'GASPING AND SNORTING' Arizona inmate's execution takes nearly two hours
Thursday, 24 July 2014 00:24
This undated file photo provided by the Arizona Department of Corrections shows inmate Joseph Rudolph Wood.AP/Arizona Department of Correction Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer ordered a review of the state's execution process after a convicted double murderer gasped and snorted for more than an hour and a half before his death Wednesday. Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne's office said Joseph Rudolph Wood was pronounced dead at 3:49 p.m. local time, one hour and 57 minutes after…
 

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