Lightning Kills 1, Injures 2 on Florida Beach

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_3a94874f43.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.) -- A lightning strike on a Florida beach Tuesday afternoon killed one person and left two others injured. The three people were hit at around 2:10 p.m., while they were walking on the beach a short distance from the Lani Kai resort in Fort Myers Beach. The strike, which was part of a storm so fierce that emergency workers were reportedly hesitant to go out on the beach when they arrived, horrified onlookers.

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FAA Orders US Air Carriers to Suspend All Flights to Israel

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_4325b9b745.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- American air carriers have suspended flights from the United Stated to Israel "for a period of up to 24 hours" after the Federal Aviation Administration issued a warning in response to a rocket strike Tuesday morning near Tel Aviv's main airport, officials said. In a statement, the FAA said, "The notice was issued in response to a rocket strike which landed approximately one mile from Ben Gurion International Airport on the morning ... [and] applies only to U.S. operators, and has no authority over foreign airlines operating to or from the airport," according to the statement.

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Robbers Get Away with Nearly $200K in Atlantic City Casino Heist

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_cbd30e6213.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.) -- A pair of gunmen pulled off a heist early Tuesday morning at Caesars casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The Press of Atlantic City reports that two masked robbers brandished guns, likely in the casino part of the hotel, and obtained more than $180,000. They then fled the hotel in a car around 6:20 a.m., according to a bulletin distributed to police and obtained by the Press.

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Mysterious White Flags Fly over NY's Brooklyn Bridge

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_5b152035c8.jpgCreatas/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- The mysterious appearance of two large white flags flying over the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City Tuesday morning has the city scrambling to figure out why they were put there, and by whom. The New York City Police Department has responded to the scene and is investigating the matter. The white flags are flying in place of the American flags that are typically atop the bridge.

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See Video of Lighter-Fluid Truck Bursting Into Flames After Train Crash

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_c4a107d6e5.jpgPurestock/Thinkstock (SOMERSET, Ky.) -- A truck driver was in stable condition Tuesday morning recovering from an accident on a Kentucky highway in which a train smashed into his tractor-trailer, officials said. The driver's truck, loaded with charcoal lighter fluid, burst into flames as the train hit it. The truck was headed into Warner Fertilizer in Somerset, Kentucky, Friday when it was hit by a southbound train, investigators say.

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