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Dramatic Fall From NY Six Flags 'Sky Ride' Caught on Camera

Dramatic Fall From NY Six Flags 'Sky Ride' Caught on Camera

Video shows the girl dangling from the cable vehicle ride at Six Flags Great Escape theme park in Queensbury, New York yesterday (June 24). They quickly stopped the ride but the trapped girl's friend warned that the safety bar was choking her.


United States confirms high-level visit to N. Korea behind student's release

United States confirms high-level visit to N. Korea behind student's release

This morning came word suddenly that the United States had secured his release , but under apparently desperate circumstances. A US citizen who is being held in North Korea on charges of "hostile acts" against the Kim Jong Un regime may actually have faced different charges at the time of his arrest , according to an eyewitness.



Russian opposition leader arrested as thousands protest Putin

Police in Moscow closed access to Tverskaya, Moscow's main thoroughfare, after Navalny, in an open challenge to authorities, called on his followers to gather there instead of an approved protest space north of the center. On Monday, a wave of anti-government protests swept through multiple cities in Russian Federation, with people gathering in more than 200 cities to protest political corruption and stagnation.


Saudi Seeks Israeli Military Help To Support New Crown Prince?

Saudi Seeks Israeli Military Help To Support New Crown Prince?

On Wednesday, Saudi Arabia's King Salman ousted his nephew as crown prince and installed Mohammed, his son, as heir to the throne. Prince Mohammed bin Nayef , for years the kingdom's counter-terrorism chief who put down an al Qaeda campaign of bombings in 2003-06, is relieved of all positions, the decree said.


''He's Desperate'' - Steve Hansen Blasts Warren Gatland On Radio Show

''He's Desperate'' - Steve Hansen Blasts Warren Gatland On Radio Show

You have to challenge the players mentally for that physical challenge, and on Saturday that is one area they got the better of us, I will be frank about that. "George Kruis wasn't too bad in the line out but he didn't offer enough around the pitch and if you're somebody with the ball carrying capabilities of Iain Henderson and the man mountain Courtney Lawes who runs around smashing people then you really need two people like that who are going to set the tone".


Syria Frees 672 Prisoners to Boost Reconciliation Process

Syria Frees 672 Prisoners to Boost Reconciliation Process

The releases came on the eve of Eid al-Fitr, the feast that marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Inside the complex, each detainee carried his identification card and other related documentation in a plastic pack, and al-Sha'ar said their release was "a real chance to think again and re-embrace the homeland".