The North Sea, Ukraine, England, China, United States

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 - 9:41pm

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – The North Sea - Royal Dutch Shell has discovered a second breach in one of its rigs. Officials say now only about 40 gallons is leaking per day. An estimated 52,000 gallons of crude dumped into the sea since the leak started five days ago. The spill is britain's worst in a decade.

Ukraine – You’re looking at a new solar power plant. It’s bigger than more than 200 soccer fields, and is it is one of the largest in the world. Workers have plans to produce 100,000 megawatts of electricity a year here. 

England - New video from the rioting in London captures the moment a police officer was ran over by a car. Believe it or not, the officer survived! Police say they keep releasing footage like this hoping the public will help identify suspects.

China - Another officer survived a run-in with an out of control driver. Apparently the car rolled through a security checkpoint, and when the cop tried to physically stop the vehicle, the driver just kept going. He's in jail.

United States - Drivers in Fort Worth, Texas taped a man running from police on a stolen forklift. Witnesses say the shirtless guy was taunting them by chugging and throwing beers while standing up on the thing. Eventually cops caught up to him, tased him, and took him into custody.

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