Videos posted on social media show security workers pulling people out of their seats.
Heavy-handed crowd control isn’t that unusual in China and many are saying people were ejected for standing up for or waving pro-gay rights flags.
Visibly upset, Dua told the crowd: “I want to create a really safe environment for us all to have fun.”
Three Allegheny County residents were arrested by state police Wednesday after troopers found drugs and a gun in a car traveling on Route 22 in Westmoreland County, according to court papers.
The vehicle was pulled over in the westbound lanes in Salem Township at 2:15 a.m. for a violation. Police identified Nicholas Antonio Miller, 30, of Brookline, as the driver and Samantina Maria Perri, 29, of Crafton and Joseph J. Baughman, 37, of Green Tree, as passengers.
BEDFORD, Pa. – PennDOT Secretary Leslie Richards along with U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster and former U.S. Rep. Bud Shuster announced federal funding for the North Extension of the Bedford Heritage Trail Wednesday.
The funding will allow for the construction of the extension that will connect Fort Bedford Park to Old Bedford Village and Friendship Village. This will allow visitors to walk or bike to and from the attractions.
In an email blast to campaign reporters on Wednesday, Republican hopeful Scott Wagner kicked Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf in the shins for apparently bailing out on a Sept. 12 town hall event in scenic Mauch Chunk, Pa., that had been on the books since August.
SNYDER TOWNSHIP, Pa. – A 27-year-old man was killed Tuesday in a mining accident in Jefferson County.
According to Jefferson County Coroner Brenda Shumaker, the man was pronounced dead at 6:01 p.m. at the Kojancic site in Snyder Township. The site is operated by Rosebud Mining.
Shumaker said an autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday.
Vice President of Rosebud Mining Jim Barker said the accident was equipment-related and that state and federal agencies are investigating.
“It was a tragic accident and our thoughts and prayers go out to the family,” said Barker.
After slinging tiny square beef sliders for decades, the company began testing meat-free burgers at 140 locations in April — and it’s become a cult favorite. Now, the Impossible Slider will be available at nearly 400 locations nationwide, White Castle said Wednesday.
The burger is a plant-based patty from Silicon Valley-start-up Impossible Foods that looks, tastes and “bleeds” just like real meat.
The product is made with an ingredient called soy leghemoglobin that releases a protein called heme that gives the meat substitute its distinctive blood-like color and taste. This ingredient was approved by the Food and Drug Administration in July, big win for Impossible Foods, which has been rapidly expanding in the U.S. and abroad.
Six people have been killed in linked shootings in the city of Bakersfield in California, police say.
A man and his wife drove to a trucking business in the city, where the man shot dead two men and his wife.
The man then drove to another residence where he shot dead two more people.
After hijacking a vehicle with a woman and child in it, the man was then confronted by a deputy and shot himself dead. Police are still investigating the motives behind the killings.
“In this area, I mean, the water level came up to about here, about 6 inches,” said Capt. John Brand, pointing to the wall in the kitchen. “And you can actually feel it. It’s wet.”
The family of the late Sen. John McCain said Wednesday it was “disappointed” that the lawmaker’s image was being used in political attack ads paid for by the National Republican Congressional Committee.
The NRCC released a bevy of new political ads on Wednesday to help Republicans running for U.S. House seats, the chamber where the party is facing stiff competition amid a blue wave of activism before November’s midterm elections. McCain is featured in two of those spots, one criticizing Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick, running for a House seat in Arizona, and another lambasting Elissa Slotkin, who is running for a seat in Michigan.
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Communities along the Carolina coast buttoned up against the onslaught of Hurricane Florence as forecasters Wednesday warned that the monstrous storm could hesitate just offshore for days — punishing a longer stretch of coastline than previously feared — before pushing its way inland.
Georgia’s governor has declared a state of emergency for all 159 counties as forecasters now say Hurricane Florence could take a southwest turn.
In a news release Wednesday, Gov. Nathan Deal says the state “is mobilizing all available resources to ensure public safety ahead of Hurricane Florence.”
Deal’s declaration Wednesday covers comes as the National Weather Service’s storm forecast shows a chance that Florence’s track might turn toward the southwest as it approaches the Carolinas later this week.
That’s up from five states two years ago. Moreover, no state had a notable improvement in its obesity rate over the previous year, according to the report from Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, both nonprofit health policy organizations.
Xavier Cunningham was playing with friends behind his Western Missouri house when a swarm of yellow jackets attacked them. Cunningham panicked, falling from the treehouse and face-first into a metal rotisserie skewer the boys had found and staked into the ground to avoid stepping on it, Cunningham’s father, Shannon Miller, told NBC News.
The 10-year-old is expected to make a full recovery.
Older folk enjoying more weed
With legalization comes acceptance. With acceptance comes more use by respectable grownups.
About 9 percent of U.S. adults between ages 50 and 64 used marijuana in the the previous year, according to survey results. About 3 percent of people over 65 used the drug in that time period. This appears to be up from years past. In 2013, the same survey reported that 7 percent of middle-aged Americans used marijuana in the previous year, and only 1.4 percent of people over 65.
Incredible images captured from the International Space Station show Hurricane Florence barreling toward the U.S. East Coast.
European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst tweeted pictures taken 249 miles above the eye of the storm. “Watch out, America! #HurricaneFlorence is so enormous, we could only capture her with a super wide-angle lens from the @Space_Station, 400 km directly above the eye,” he wrote. “Get prepared on the East Coast, this is a no-kidding nightmare coming for you. #Horizons