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North Korean leader reappears in public —North Korea’s young dictator resurfaced Today after an almost 40-day absence from public view. Kim’s absence sparked rumors of a serious illness or possibly a coup KOO—or takeover of power of some sort.
An Iraq war veteran from Texas got a big surprise when strangers paid to have his prized 1965 Ford Mustang restored. The Martin family said, ‘We feel like these guys are underpaid and under appreciated,’ said Martin. ‘They are not taken care of the way someone who is willing to put their life on their line should be treated.’
An American Airlines jet bound for Dallas made an emergency landing at the San Francisco International Airport Monday when it looked like the inside of the plane was coming apart at the seams in midair. Flight attendants looked at the bucked walls and asked passengers if they could see cracks in the plane. ‘They kept asking. To the gal sitting in front of me, I said, ‘Look in there, do you see daylight?” they can’t explain why the cabin walls popped.
Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands are keeping a close eye on Hurricane Gonzalo, which could hit the islands by Tuesday. Gonzalo is expected to bring 4 to 8 inches of rain to the U.S. and British Virgin Islands and to Puerto Rico, with some spots picking up as much as a foot of rain. Life-threatening mudslides and flash flooding are possible.
Flu season officially started October 1, but state health officials say the virus got a head start this year. The Washington State Department of Health is anticipating a strong flu season after already seeing more people exhibiting symptoms this year compared to last year.
Hundreds of bright green bikes are now rolling on Seattle streets. Pronto, the new bike sharing program, started yesterday. Seattle joins a long list of major cities with bike sharing programs, but there’s a catch here — a law requiring helmets. Each bike docking station has a bin with free helmets. When riders are finished, they are supposed to return the helmet so Pronto can clean and inspect it for the next user. hopes riders will just do the right thing. They’re relying on the honor system. There will eventually be helmet vending machines.