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February 20, 2018 11:33 PM Pennsylvania church to bless couples toting AR-15 rifles

A Pennsylvania-based offshoot of the Unification Church is encouraging couples to bring their AR-15 rifles with them to a commitment ceremony in the Pocono Mountains, a half-mile from an elementary school. World Peace and Unification Sanctuary in Newfoundland said it planned the Feb. 28 ceremony months ago, well before last week's massacre at a Florida 79

February 20, 2018 1:07 AM Woljeongsa Temple: Spend the night in a South Korean landmark

Kate Springer, CNN • Published 20th February 2018 This month's PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games has thrust South Korea's quiet Gangwon Province, northeast of Seoul, into the limelight. Despite the current flurry of activity, the area is actually best known for its peaceful scenery, from snow-capped peaks to stunning waterfalls. Located in a fir pine forest 67

February 18, 2018 8:55 AM A Commercial Plane Has Crashed in Southern Iran, Killing All 66 People on Board

(TEHRAN, Iran) — An Iranian commercial plane crashed on Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, killing all 66 people on board, state media reported. An Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down near its destination of the southern Iranian city of Yasuj, some 780 kilometers (485 miles) 70

February 15, 2018 3:12 PM 16 People Treated for Injuries Due to High Winds at the 2018 Winter Olympics

Pyeongchang Olympic organizers say 16 people were treated for scrapes and light injuries caused by high winds whipping through some venues. Organizing committee spokesman Sung Baik-you says 13 staff members and three spectators were injured Wednesday. All were released. Sung says most of the damage was in the Olympic Park area in Gangneung, which is on the coast 62

February 14, 2018 4:04 AM Leaping elk crashes low-flying research helicopter in Utah

FILE Feb. 12, 2018: A research helicopter was brought down by a leaping elk in the mountains of eastern Utah. Wasatch County authorities say the elk jumped into the chopper's tail rotor as the craft flew low, trying to capture the animal with a net. The two people on board weren't seriously hurt, but wildlife officials say the elk died of its injuries 72

February 12, 2018 10:38 PM Port Authority to Vote on $30 Million Expansion of Stewart International Airport

Project would upgrade facilities in hopes of boosting international arrivals The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will meet this week to vote on a $30 million expansion of Stewart International Airport, a project aimed at increasing international arrivals at the facility 60 miles north of New York City. Passenger numbers at the airport, nestled 47

February 9, 2018 3:21 PM Venture Capitalist Lists Hawaii Compound for $35 Million

Walter Kortschak, a former managing partner of Summit Partners, is selling an estate on Kauai’s North Shore that overlooks Secret Beach. Located in Kilauea on roughly 18 acres, the property sits on a bluff and has views of Secret Beach, the ocean, Kilauea Lighthouse and the mountains. The four-bedroom, roughly 5,400-square-foot main house has multiple 73

February 8, 2018 9:22 AM Men's downhill under threat from high winds

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Race officials are considering alternative plans in case forecast high winds force the postponement of Sunday’s men’s downhill but the option of moving the race forward by a day has already been rebuffed by Olympic officials. International ski federation (FIS) Chief Race Director Markus Waldner said winds in excess 72

January 22, 2018 2:45 PM Saturn's moon Titan may have Earth-like 'sea level'

Ligeia Mare, the second-largest known sea on Saturn's moon Titan, is filled with liquid hydrocarbons, including methane and ethane. This false-color image comes from data collected by NASA's Cassini mission. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASI/Cornell) Saturn's moon Titan and Earth are even more alike than previously thought: New research shows that the giant moon has a global 185

January 8, 2018 11:48 PM Former Baruch College fraternity members sentenced to jail for pledge's hazing death

Three former fraternity brothers from a New York City college were sentenced to jail Monday for their role in a pledge's hazing death in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains five years ago. Kenny Kwan, Raymond Lam and Sheldon Wong -- who were part of Pi Delta Psi with Baruch College -- had pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter and hindering apprehension 62