How to Get a Free Big Mac at McDonald’s

Bitcoin is all the rage these days, but have you heard of the MacCoin? The Big Mac has been a McDonald’s staple for 50 years now, and to celebrate the iconic sandwich’s golden anniversary, the chain wants to share one with the world. Starting August 2, customers will receive a cool limited-edition collectible metal coin with the purchase of every Big Mac while supplies last.

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Kecksburg marks annual celebration of 1965 UFO crash lore | TribLIVE

The festival, now in its 13 th year, celebrates a UFO crash that is said to have taken place in a wooded area near Kecksburg on Dec. 9, 1965.

Kecksburg is located about an hour east of Pittsburgh.

It began when a fireball was seen streaking across seven northeastern states and Canada the afternoon of Dec. 9, according to Tribune-Review reports from Dec. 10, 1965.

Source: Kecksburg marks annual celebration of 1965 UFO crash lore | TribLIVE

President Donald Trump threatens to shut down government over border wall funding

“I would be willing to ‘shut down’ government if the Democrats do not give us the votes for Border Security, which includes the Wall!” Trump tweeted. “Must get rid of Lottery, Catch & Release etc. and finally go to system of Immigration based on MERIT! We need great people coming into our Country!”

Source: President Donald Trump threatens to shut down government over border wall funding

3 dead, 7 injured in South Claiborne Avenue shooting Saturday night: NOPD | NOLA.com

The shooting was reported in the 3400 block of South Claiborne Avenue.

Three people have died and seven more have been injured in a shooting reported in the 3400 block of South Claiborne Avenue on Saturday night (July 28), according to the New Orleans Police Department, and two suspects are suspected to be on the loose in relation to the shooting.

In a press conference minutes after midnight Sunday, New Orleans Police Chief Michael Harrison said initial reports from the scene indicate two people wearing hooded sweatshirts stepped in front of “a large crowd” at a daiquiri shop late Saturday and opened fire. One of the people appeared to have a rifle, Harrison said, and the other used a handgun.

Source: 3 dead, 7 injured in South Claiborne Avenue shooting Saturday night: NOPD | NOLA.com

At Least 3 Dead, Several Injured In New Orleans Shooting Attack | HuffPost

Police said a manhunt is underway for two suspects who “indiscriminately” opened fire on a crowd Saturday night.

The Times-Picayune described a bleak scene in the aftermath of the attack. “Sounds of shouts and crying were heard throughout the chaotic scene late Saturday and into Sunday,” the paper said.

Matt Sledge@mgsledge

Here’s the scene on Claiborne. Still waiting for an update from NOPD chief about what happened

The city’s mayor, LaToya Cantrell, condemned the violence in a statement and vowed to “dedicate every resource necessary to ending this horror and seeing justice done.”

“I speak for everyone in our City when I say we are disgusted, we are infuriated, & we have had more than enough,” she wrote on Twitter. “Three more lives — gone. It has to end. It’s unacceptable anywhere.”

Source: At Least 3 Dead, Several Injured In New Orleans Shooting Attack | HuffPost

Mayor LaToya Cantrell@mayorcantrell

There is no place in New Orleans for this kind of violence. I speak for everyone in our City when I say we are disgusted, we are infuriated, & we have had more than enough. Three more lives — gone. It has to end. It’s unacceptable anywhere.

 

Walmart parking lot victim identified as Delmont woman, 82 | TribLIVE

An 82-year-old Delmont woman died after being struck by a pickup truckFriday afternoon outside the Walmart on Hollywood Boulevard in Delmont.

Allegheny County officials confirmed that Gail Rohrbacher, 82, of Delmont died after a truck driven by Wendy Lee Shumaker, 49, of Philadelphia, Miss., hit her outside the store shortly before 2 p.m. on Friday.

Shumaker has been charged with homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence by Murrysville police.

Patrick Varine is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Patrick at 724-850-2862, pvarine@tribweb.com or via Twitter @MurrysvilleStar.

Source: Walmart parking lot victim identified as Delmont woman, 82 | TribLIVE

Indonesia earthquake: 13 dead on tourist island of Lombok – BBC News

A 6.4 magnitude quake has struck Lombok island, killing at least 13 people including one tourist.

The 6.4 magnitude quake hit the central island of Lombok just before 07:00 local time (00:00 GMT) on Sunday.

The island attracts tourists from around the world due to its beaches and hiking trails, and is located about 40km (25 miles) east of Bali.

Hundreds of people are injured and thousands of homes are damaged, officials say.

A Malaysian tourist who was on a hiking trip to Mount Rinjani is among those killed.

Source: Indonesia earthquake: 13 dead on tourist island of Lombok – BBC News