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A container with cobalt-60, stolen earlier in the week in a carjacking when the material was being moved from a public hospital to a storage facility in central Mexico, was found abandoned in the stolen Volkswagen truck in a rural area near the town of Hueypoxtla, Wednesday afternoon.
The final version of the 2015 Ford Mustang was released. It’s a representative for the sixth generation Mustang marking the 50th birthday for the iconic sport coupe. Designers were inspired by the 1965, 1967 and 1969 Mustangs and created a new look for a modern vehicle. The new Mustang keeps the same wheelbase of 107.1 inches. At the same time, the hood was lowered 1.3, the rear decklid was lowered 2.8 and the roof was lowered 1.5. The car’s track was widened by 1.6 inches. The car has a trapezoidal shape.
A bear attack occurred on Monday night in Florida. Susan Chalfant, 54 old, was walking her dogs near her home in Longwood when suddenly a bear attacked her and mauled her face. She was able to run to the home of a neighbor who helped her and called 911. This only one person who was in contact with the woman on the scene said that she had severe pain. She was immediately taken to the hospital but the authorities don’t divulge details about her wounds, as a respect for her family. The woman still receives medical care at Orlando Regional Medical Center and it can be supposed she has serious but not life-threatening traumatic injuries.
The Parker family of Dixie, Louisiana, discovered that the water coming in their kitchen sink was combustible. It has more pressure, at the same time. The causal explanation seems to be a high concentration of methane mixed with water and some experts explained this can naturally occur. The Parker family is not yet convinced about this and accuses a gas company prospecting in the area.
A part of an $8 million program from the US Interior and Defense departments is ongoing, being apparently very similar to an animated movie action. But it isn’t. A lot of 2000 dead mice with little cardboard parachutes have been air-dropped in a time sequence from low-flying helicopters over a US Air Force base in Guam. The goal of the operation is to poison the brown tree snakes which is an unwanted presence in the area.