‘Treasure-laden’ Russian shipwreck sparks controversy | Fox News

A recently discovered 113-year-old Russian shipwreck that may contain more than $130 billion in gold bars and coins is sparking controversy.

In a statement released Tuesday, salvage company Shinil Group confirmed that the stern of the vessel, the Dmitry Donskoi, once part of the Russian Imperial Navy, had been discovered off South Korea’s Ulleungdo Island. The 5,800-ton ironclad cruiser was badly damaged following an attack by Japanese warships during the Russo-Japanese War and was scuttled in the Sea of Japan on May 29, 1905.

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Several buildings evacuated after explosion in Flatiron District

 

At least five high-pressure steam pipes exploded early Thursday on Fifth Avenue at 21st Street in the Flatiron District, prompting the evacuation of nearly a dozen nearby buildings.

The explosions, which happened around 6:40 a.m., sent a massive plume of scalding steam skyward.

“It was like the street just blew up, ” said witness Ceesay Seering, 56.

Personnel from the Office of Emergency Management and the FDNY’s hazmat team rushed to the scene, along with Con Edison.

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Prices Corner, Delaware: Boy discovers 5 people, including 3 children, dead inside home, neighbor says – CBS News

PRICES CORNER, Del. – Police in Delaware are investigating after five people were found dead inside a home on Monday night. CBS Philadelphia reports that a neighbor says a boy, who was supposed to stay at the home, discovered the bodies, at the residence on the 2700 block of Ferris Road around 7:30 p.m.

“A neighbor said she watched him get out of a red truck, go inside the house and then rush right back out, so apparently he had to have found them ’cause no one else was around,” said neighbor Alisha Garvin.

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Two-year-old dies from self-inflicted gunshot wound | abc7ny.com

According to police, the toddler was in a bedroom of one of the homes when he accidentally shot himself in the head.

At the time that the shooting occurred, the child’s parents were not in the home, but there were two adults present.

Police say the parents were notified of the shooting, and officials are trying to determine how the child was able to get his hands on a pistol.

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