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February 20, 2017 9:51 PM Rampaging bull elephant chases Jeep for more than 1-1/2 miles

Feb. 20 (UPI) -- A Jeep driving through a South African national park was chased for more than 1-1/2 miles by a rampaging bull elephant. A video filmed last month by a passenger in the Jeep shows the elephant chasing the Jeep down a paved road through Kruger National Park. The passenger can be heard pleading with the driver to speed up as the elephant 16

February 20, 2017 8:17 PM Pelicans officially acquire DeMarcus Cousins in blockbuster trade with Kings

The Sacramento Kings?changed course Sunday night and agreed to trade DeMarcus Cousins to the New Orleans Pelicans, just two weeks after publicly proclaiming that the All-Star center was off the market. The teams announced Monday afternoon that the Pelicans had acquired Cousins and swingman Omri Casspi while sending Buddy Hield, Tyreke Evans, Langston 10

February 20, 2017 6:31 PM Four 18-year-olds arrested in pistol-whipping robbery

Wilton Manors police have arrested four suspects in the Feb. 12 pistol-whipping robbery of a resident walking to his car in the early hours of Feb. 12. Police are searching for a pair of violent crooks who robbed and pistol-whipped a man in Wilton Manors. Darrion Vankleeck was charged with armed robbery, grand theft between $300 and $5,000, criminal 9

February 20, 2017 11:06 AM Three injured after sprint car flips into stands at Volusia Speedway Park

Three people were injured on Sunday night after a race car crashed into the stands at Volusia Speedway Park in De Leon Springs, Florida. According to ABC Orlando affiliate WFTV, the car entered the stands just before 9:30 p.m. during a DIRTcar World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series qualifying event. Dale Blaney, the uncle of NASCAR Monster Energy 16

February 20, 2017 6:34 AM Traffic study ranks Los Angeles as world's most clogged city

When it comes to getting stuck in traffic on the way to and from work, Los Angeles leads the world. Drivers in the car-crazy California metropolis spent 104 hours each driving in congestion during peak travel periods last year. That topped second-place Moscow at 91 hours and third-place New York at 89, according to a traffic scorecard compiled by Inrix 17

February 20, 2017 5:12 AM Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco are most congested U.S. cities

Cheap gas and a surging economy are taxing the nation’s roads and contributing to congestion that cost U.S. motorists almost $300 billion last year in wasted time and fuel, according to a new report. Los Angeles had the worst traffic in the world among the 1,064 cities studied by transportation analytics firm INRIX. The average driver wasted 104 hours 14

February 19, 2017 10:08 PM Chase Elliott tops Dale Earnhardt to win 2nd straight Daytona 500 pole

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Chase Elliott nipped Dale Earnhardt Jr. on the final qualifying lap to win his second straight pole for the Daytona 500. Elliott turned a lap at 192.872 mph on Sunday to just edge Earnhardt's speed of 196.864. Elliott and Earnhardt gave Hendrick Motorsports and Chevrolet a 1-2 front row for NASCAR's biggest race. The 21-year-old 16

February 19, 2017 8:44 PM Blast in Somalia kills 34 in Mogadishu marketplace

MOGADISHU, Somalia — Somalia’s new president visited victims wounded by Sunday's car bomb that killed 34 people in the capital. President Mohamed Abdulahi Mohamed offered a $100,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of those who planned the blast. The explosion hit a busy marketplace in the western part of Mogadishu, said police Capt. Mohamed 12

February 19, 2017 8:44 PM President offers $100,000 reward for information leading to arrest after car bomb kills 34 in Somalia

No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack, however it bears hallmarks of Somalia’s Islamic extremists rebels, al-Shabab MOGADISHU, SOMALIA—Somalia’s new president visited victims wounded by the Mogadishu car bomb that on Sunday killed 34. President Mohamed Abdulahi Mohamed offered a $100,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of those 14

February 19, 2017 4:42 PM Ford engineers ASLEEP at the wheel cause motor giant to forgo hybrid human/self-driving cars

Ford engineers have been falling asleep at the wheel of self-driving cars, company research has found. Testers who have been assessing Level 3, or 'conditional' autonomy cars, are prone to falling asleep even if another person is in the car or stimuli such as buzzers and vibrating seats are used. Ford has therefore decided not to introduce Level 3 cars and will only produce 16