FRANKFURT, May 25 – An Austrian man tip-toed along a line strung 185 meters (607 feet) off the ground in Frankfurt on Saturday, attempting to set a new world record for “highlining” despite his fear of heights. Reinhard Kleindl, 32, used only his arms to balance as he walked twice along a 30-metre-long polyester rope anchored to the two wings of Frankfurt's U-shaped skyscraper Tower 185 above hundreds of cheering supporters. …
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Austrian overcomes fear of heights to aim for slackline record
BERLIN (AP) — An auctioneer says one of Apple’s first computers — a functioning 1976 model — has been sold for a record 516,000 euros ($668,000).
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Vintage Apple computer auctioned off for $668,000
U.TV Elderly woman bitten during attempted hijacking Irish Independent Go. Independent.ie› Irish News›. Elderly woman bitten during attempted hijacking . Comments. Email; Print; Font Size. Brian Hutton – 25 May 2013. An elderly woman was thrown to the ground and bitten during a botched hijacking in Belfast. Also in this … Attempted car hijack in north Belfast BBC News Elderly woman bitten in Belfast attack Irish Times all 4 news articles
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An Army veteran charged with killing a police officer and wounding five others in a shootout during a marijuana raid was found dead at Weber County jail, the veteran's father said Friday.
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Man charged in police shooting found dead at jail
Shipwreck Oil Spill Time Bombs Identified Discovery News When a ship sinks, it may carry oil with it into the abyss. Storms, corrosion and other events can cause that oil to leak out and contaminate the sea, which kills marine life and poses a health risk to people. Out of approximately 20,000 shipwrecks in …
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MOSCOW (AP) — A powerful earthquake has hit Russia's Far East with slight tremors spreading westwards as far as Moscow.
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Earthquake hits Russia's Far East
GREENVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A magnitude 5.7 earthquake was widely felt as it rattled Northern California Thursday night, breaking dishes and shaking mirrors off walls. But authorities said there were no immediate reports of injury or serious damage.
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5.7-magnitude earthquake shakes Northern Calif
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Dan Brown's description of Manila as “the gates of hell” in the American novelist's latest book has not gone down well with officials in the Philippine capital.
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Brown hounded for calling Manila ‘gates of hell’
A rescue official says two men found dead in Kalamalka Lake, south of Vernon, on Wednesday were wearing life-jackets that didn't fit properly.
Men found dead in B.C. lake wore oversized life-jackets
We Got This Covered A Hijacking Reivew We Got This Covered A Hijacking tells the story of the MV Rozen, a cargo ship held hostage by Somali pirates for a ransom of $15 million dollars. While all the crew are taken alive, a few men are separated from the group. Mikkel (Pilou Asbæk) the cook, Jan (Roland Møller …
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