Top US News: Woman Lost In Arizona Forest For Nine Days Rescued, Loaded Gun Found Inside Vehicle Of Ex Saints’ Will Smith; & More
Woman lost in Arizona forest for nine days rescued
Ann Charon Rodgers, a 72-year-old woman who was lost in an Arizona forest for nine days, was rescued. Rodgers was going to visit her grandchildren when she ran out of gas en route. She survived on pond water and plants during the time she was lost, Reuters reports. Although she suffered from exposure, she was reported to be in fair condition; she was released from the hospital later that evening.
Families of victims of JCC shooting file lawsuits
Two years after Reat Underwood, William Corporon and Terri LaManno were fatally shot outside the Jewish Community Center and Village Shalom, the families of the victims are filing lawsuits; as reported by KSHB, the families claim in the lawsuits that clerks of Walmart are at fault to sell handguns that were used in the shooting.
Loaded gun found inside the vehicle of ex Saints’ Will Smith
A loaded gun has been founded in the vehicle that ex New Orleans Saints’ Will Smith was driving the night he was killed. In the same incident, his wife was injured. However, it hasn’t been determined whether the gun was fired, FOX News reports. The two other passengers in Smith’s car were not wounded. It has also not been made clear whether the weapon found belonged to Smith or someone else in the car.
American Apparel to lay off 500 workers
As many as 500 employees working for American Apparel, the clothing and accessories maker that went through bankruptcy reorganization, in Southern California will be subject to termination. During its bankruptcy reorganization, it took measures to minimize its debt; while its restructuring program was approved by a judge in January and hedge funds like Standard General and Monarch Capital have pumped capital, USA Today reports.
Standalone Batman movie given go ahead by Warner Bros.
The standalone Batman movie, which Ben Affleck will direct and feature in, has been given the green signal by Warner Bros., according to The Hollywood Reporter. Affleck was the caped crusader, starring opposite Henry Cavill as Superman, in “Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice.” The Zack Snyder directorial earned $800 million. However, the solo Batman movie has not been dated yet.
Sean Parker gives $250 million in cancer treatment funding
Sean Parker, who founded Napster and was also the founding president of Facebook, has announced that he will give $250 million for cancer treatment to six centers across the nation, USA Today reports.
“Cancer immunotherapy is such an incredibly complex field, and for every answer it seems to pose 10 more questions. I’m an entrepreneur so I wish some of these questions had been answered yesterday,” Parker said.