Southwest rains flood deserts, cascade into Vegas casinos

Southwest rains flood deserts, cascade into Vegas casinos

Intense summer thunderstorms that drenched parts of Las Vegas – causing water to cascade from casino ceilings and pool on the carpet of a stadium-sized sports betting area – were part of a broad regional monsoon pattern that may repeat through the weekend, a National Weather Service official said Friday. “We’re getting right into the … Read more

NATO warns of long war in Ukraine as Russian assaults follow EU boost for Kyiv

NATO warns of long war in Ukraine as Russian assaults follow EU boost for Kyiv

A member of the Ukrainian territorial police surveys the ruins of a bridge that connected Lysychansk and Sievierodonetsk, the last Ukrainian-held cities in Luhansk Oblast, on June 8, 2022.IVOR PRICKETT/The New York Times News Service The head of NATO said on Sunday the war in Ukraine could last years and Ukrainian forces faced intensified Russian … Read more

Sensors were adjusted on ride where teen fell to death

Sensors were adjusted on ride where teen fell to death

Sensors on a Florida amusement park ride had been adjusted manually to double the size of the opening for restraints on two seats, resulting in a 14-year-old boy not being properly secured before he slipped out and fell to his death, according to an initial report released Monday by outside engineers. The average opening for … Read more