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  • Aging pipe break points to US water main risk

    Updated: Wed, Jul 30, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The rupture of a nearly century-old water main that ripped a 15-foot hole through Sunset Boulevard and turned a swath of the University of California, Los Angeles into a mucky mess points to the risks and expense many cities face with miles of water lines installed...

  • Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout

    Associated Press
    Updated: 26 min ago

    WASHINGTON — Management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for computer woes that paralyzed the president's new health care program last fall, nonpartisan investigators said in a report released Wednesday. While the administration was publicly assuring consumers that...

  • Pro wrestler Daniel Bryan puts burglar in chokehold until police arrive

    The Daily Mirror
    Updated: 34 min ago

    A hapless burglar got more than he bargained for when he broke into the home of a WWE wrestler. Cesar Sosa, 22, bit off more than he could chew when he raided the Phoenix, Arizona home of former heavyweight champion Daniel Bryan. The 33-year-old was returning home with his wife...

  • Solar storm almost fried Earth's electronics two years ago?

    by Chris Matyszczyk, CNet
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Near-misses are never quite as exciting as a direct hit that splatters all before it. Still, this week saw the second anniversary of an event that might have changed lives and, well, even wrecked Facebook's march to power. At least, that's what some scientists believe. NASA's own...

  • VIDEO: 2 women survive ordeal along Indiana rail bridge

    Associated Press
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — A video camera captured the terrifying plight of two women who became trapped on an 80-foot-high railroad bridge in Indiana when a freight train surprised them as they walked along the tracks. The incident happened just before sunrise on July 10 on a bridge...

  • VIDEO: 'Spider-Man' fights man in street, video goes viral

    Associated Press
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    DUBLIN — Dublin's friendly neighborhood Spider-Man has become a social media phenomenon after being caught on video fighting a man who allegedly tried to steal his money. The nearly three-minute confrontation spread quickly from a witness' Facebook page to Irish newspapers and soon...

  • Police: Naked intruder fell asleep in couple's bed

    Associated Press
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — An Albuquerque man is facing charges after authorities say a couple found him naked and sleeping in their bed. Investigators say 30-year-old Freddy Shelby was arrested Sunday after the homeowners called police to report their unwanted, mystery guest. According...

  • What's a group selfie? Usie (pronounced uss-ee)

    Associated Press
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    NEW YORK — What do you call a group selfie? An usie, of course! As in "us." Pronounced uss-ee, rhymes with fussy. "Usies are a growing trend that I think have far more social value than selfies," said Michal Ann Strahilevitz, a professor of marketing at Golden Gate University in...

  • Broken water main floods UCLA; 5 people rescued

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A broken water main near the UCLA campus Tuesday sent a geyser of water some 30 feet into the air, trapping people in underground parking garages and covering some of the best-known parts of campus in water, including the school's famed basketball arena. The...

  • Bellagio robbery suspect is convict from Kansas

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — The suspect arrested in an armed robbery at the Bellagio casino was identified late Tuesday as a Kansas man with a criminal record who allegedly celebrated after the heist with prostitutes and a spending spree on the Las Vegas Strip. The Clark County Detention...

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