AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – North Korea, officials say its rocket is ready for launch, the satellite loaded. They are still denying the launch is a secret nuclear weapons test. Western experts expressing serious doubts this satellite will actually make it to orbit and say there's a risk the rocket could come crashing down some time after blasting off.
Peru – Nine miners were pulled out of a copper mine today. They spent the past week underground when it collapsed. They survived on oxygen and liquids sent through a giant hose.
Australia – Cops arrested 7-teens after a double car chase. Officials say they pursued the 2-stolen vehicles for 2-hours through the city streets. The drivers went over sidewalks and traffic dividers. The chase finally ended in a shopping center.
United States – A 400-pound bear lead police on a chase through a southern California neighborhood. The bear leaped over fences and even jumped on top of cars. The big guy was finally brought down with the tranquilizer gun and was released back into the wild.
China – A tractor driver decided he wanted to drive his bride-to-be to in his work car.
His coworkers said why not and made up a procession. The happy bride was totally on board.
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