Between 1,200 to 1,400 calls are made every year to the bridge’s Drivers Assistance Program that provides motorists with a crew member to drive them across if they’re too afraid to drive themselves. After the Thursday collapse of a highway bridge in Mount Vernon, Wash., the number of calls might increase with more fearful drivers wanting to be chauffeured across the Mackinac Bridge.
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May to September is prime time for fun at the amusement park. From frightening news reports to personal Youtube videos, there is no shortage of amusement-ride scares. But a new study has found that it’s not always the biggest and fastest rides we should fear. Smaller ones, which parents might not consider as dangerous, contribute to injuries of more than 4,000 U.S. children each year.
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A female suicide bomber identified as a widow of two killed Islamists blew herself up in the southern Russian region of Dagestan on Saturday injuring at least 12, including two children and five police officers, police said.
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TOKYO (Reuters) – A delay in Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife moving into their official residence, the site of past assassinations, has revived talk of ghosts in the corridors, prompting the government to deny any knowledge of hauntings. Abe has not moved into the prime minister’s official residence for five months since he took power. Asked by an opposition lawmaker about the reported hauntings, the government issued a formal statement on Friday saying it was not aware of ghost sightings, Asahi newspaper and other media reported. …
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By Barbara Lewis BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European leaders have decided youth unemployment and the risk of social breakdown are among the toughest challenges they face and finding solutions will be a top priority for the coming months. In a letter released late on Friday, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy said youth unemployment was one of the most pressing issues for the 27-member European Union. …
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KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — At least 50 gay rights activists have marched peacefully in the country's first gay rally despite a court ban and attempts to disrupt the event.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the nation must do more than just remember its fallen heroes on Memorial Day.
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LONDON (AP) — Counterterrorism police are questioning a friend of Michael Adebolajo, one of two men suspected of the savage killing of a British soldier.
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A would-be suicide bomber died when his explosives-rigged vest went off prematurely in Afghanistan’s capital on Saturday morning, police said. The apparent failed attack came a day after a major Taliban assault on an international compound in Kabul left 10 people dead including the six attackers.
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