The driver was removed from the truck and taken to a hospital.
Five Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps gunboats tried to seize a British oil tanker in the Persian Gulf Wednesday but backed off after a British warship approached, a senior U.S. defense official told Fox News.
The British warship was said to have been less than 5 miles behind the tanker but soon intercepted the Iranian boats and threatened to open fire. A manned U.S. reconnaissance aircraft was above as well, the official said, adding that Iranian forces left without opening fire.
(CNN)A man was injured Tuesday morning after being swept over one of the waterfalls that makes up Niagara Falls, police said.Police in Ontario, Canada, were responding to a call of a man in crisis at Horseshoe Falls when the man climbed over a retaining wall, Niagara Parks Police tweeted.The man was swept over the rim and fell 188 feet into the Lower Niagara River.Officers found the man sitting on some rocks near the water and he was taken to a hospital. His injuries aren’t life-threatening, police said.According to the Niagara Parks website, the plunge pool is usually 100 feet deep. Horseshoe Falls is the largest of the three waterfalls that form Niagara Falls.
LIGONIER, Pa. —
A woman was hit and killed by a FedEx truck in Ligonier Tuesday morning, officials have confirmed.
The victim has been identified as 54-year-old Pamela Barkley.
An armored truck’s side door flew open while it was going down an Atlanta interstate on Tuesday night, spilling hundreds of thousands of dollars out onto the roadway — and making it the best day ever for passing drivers.
“Vehicles immediately started stopping collecting the money,” Dunwoody Police Sgt. Robert Parsons told WSB Radio.
Flight attendants instructed passengers to duck and brace for a landing.
The more than 150 people on board were OK.
Forty-six people have been hospitalized and 15 are in critical condition after they were exposed to carbon monoxide at a motel in Winnipeg, Manitoba, city officials said Tuesday.
Fifty-two staff and guests, along with one dog, were evacuated from the Super 8 Motel, the City of Winnipeg said in a series of Tweets after the fire department responded to an alarm shortly after 10 a.m. indicating carbon monoxide gas was present in the building. Winnipeg Fire and Paramedic Chief John Lane told reporters that the alarm in question was in the hotel’s boiler room.
Stocks rallied Wednesday as Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell testified about challenges the U.S. economy faces, adding to expectations that the central bank will cut interest rates later this month.
The Fed had hinted at such a cut in June.
Since then, “it appears that uncertainties around trade tensions and concerns about the strength of the global economy continue to weigh on the U.S. economic outlook,” Powell said in prepared testimony for the House Financial Services Committee. “Inflation pressures remain muted.”
The public will have an opportunity to comment on the proposed transfer of a liquor license into North Huntingdon during a hearing the township will conduct at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Town House, 11279 Center Highway.
Isano II Inc., is asking the commissioners for approval to transfer a liquor license to a site at 8865 Norwin Ave., at a shopping plaza where Excela Square at Norwin is located.
Under state law, the township has authority to conduct a public hearing on a liquor license transfer and the commissioners get to vote on approving the transfer when the number of liquor licenses exceeds one per 3,000 people.
Beyond/Hello and Harvest, LLC were among the 23 shops approved by the state last December in the second round of medical marijuana shops given the green light in Pennsylvania. Both were given six months to open.
A representative for Beyond/Hello said late last month that they were nearing their date for a state-mandated inspection that’s required for them to open at their location in the old Johnstown Cambria County Convention & Visitors Bureau building on Main Street. They said once the inspection is done, they can open in two-to-three weeks.
Ambassador Kim Darroch — in documents leaked in recent days — slammed the Trump administration as “diplomatically clumsy and inept,” and said he doubted it would become “substantially more normal.”
In a resignation letter on Wednesday, Darroch said “the current situation is making it impossible for me to carry out my role as I would like.”