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The NYPD is battling Twitter over the social media company's refusal to release the name of a user who threatened an attack "just like in Aurora."

The user claimed he would attack a Broadway theater where Mike Tyson's one-man show was playing on August 1, describing his plan in detail.

"This s**t ain't no joke yo I'm serious people are gonna die just like in aurora," the user tweeted, claiming he/she would use unlocked exit doors.

The NYPD plans to subpoena Twitter today for the user's identity.

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The NYPD Intelligence Division used Twitter's system for emergencies to request the identity of the account holder, but was rebuffed, officials say.

"Twitter turned us down, so we dispatched police to cover the theater while we sought a subpoena to force Twitter to disclose the identity of the account holder," said NYPD spokesman Paul Browne in an emailed statement.

"We take the threat seriously, especially in light of the recent attacks in Wisconsin and Colorado," he said of the threat against the Longacre Theatre.

Alleged shooter Wade Michael Page killed six people Sunday at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wis. Page, an Army veteran, was shot dead by police.

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A Cleveland-area man was arrested for carrying a gun, ammunition and several knives into a 10 p.m. Saturday showing of the The Dark Knight Rises.

Police in North Ridgeville, Ohio, said that a manager was suspicious of the man, who was carrying the items in a satchel, when he arrived in the theater.

Just weeks after the infamous and tragic Colorado shooting, the manager and an off-duty police officer working security searched the man's bag.

Scott Smith Mug Shot

He was arrested without incident and his home was searched Monday night. It's unclear if the raid on his property unearthed any other weapons.

The suspect’s name and other details have not been released officially by police, but unconfirmed reports identify him as 37-year-old Scott Smith.

Smith reportedly does not have a permit to carry a concealed weapon.

James Holmes, 24, is charged with killing 12 people and wounding 58 more at a midnight showing of the The Dark Knight Rises in Aurora, Colo., July 20.

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Bobak Ferdowsi, mission controller for the NASA Mars Curiosity, has become a quasi-star on Twitter after a photo of him was released Monday morning.

Nicknamed the "NASA Mohawk Guy" and/or the "hot nerd," Bobak can largely thank his 'do - with its red streaks and bleached stars - for his 15 minutes.

Not that he's interested in it. For Ferdowsi, it's all about the mission, which saw the NASA Curiosity rover land on Mars Monday in a watershed moment.

Bobak Ferdowsi

Ferdowsi became the talk of social media after the above image appeared in a montage of photos released by news outlets after Curiosity's landed.

Although his hair, smile and work with Curiosity are tailor-made for viral stardom, Bobak is still getting used to having all (or any) eyes on him.

"Internet, you win this round. I'll be back later, but thanks so much. Now going to celebrate with all my friends and team! #msl," Ferdowsi tweeted.

"Not rdy for the attention, but happy to show it takes all types to make @MarsCuriosity! Now if only my coworkers wld stop making fun of me ;)."

There has even been a Tumblr made in his honor, which advises NASA to get more mohawks in the building ... hard to argue with that campaign.

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Wade Michael Page has been identified by the FBI as the man who walked into a Sikh temple with a 9 mm handgun and killed at least six people Sunday.

Page was shot dead by 32-year police veteran Sam Lenda on the scene of the horrific Oak Creek, Wisconsin Sikh temple shooting. He was 40 years old.

The bald, heavily tattooed Page was an Army veteran trained in psychological warfare before being demoted and discharged more than a decade ago.

Wade Michael Page Photo

Page joined the Army in 1992 and was discharged in 1998. He was described Monday by the Southern Poverty Law Center as a "frustrated neo-Nazi."

CBS News claims Page was a white supremacist and his active in the obscure white supremacy music scene with groups Definite Hate and End Apathy.

Mark Potok, a senior fellow at the nonprofit civil rights organization in Montgomery, Ala., said his music reflects "what he went out and actually did."

The music often talked about genocide against Jews and other minorities.

In a 2010 interview, Wade Michael Page allegedly told a white supremacist website that he became active in white-power music back in 2000.

His motive was still largely a mystery, however. No manifesto, angry blog or even Facebook rants to explain the attack have been linked to him.

When the shooting at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in suburban Milwaukee ended, at least six victims ranging in age from 39-84 lay dead.

Three others were critically wounded, including Oak Creek Police Officer Lt. Brian Murphy. Our thoughts are with the victims of this tragedy.

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Thousands of dead fish are surfacing throughout the Midwest as hot, dry summer weather dries up rivers and causes their habitat to become unsustainable.

About 40,000 shovelnose sturgeon were killed in Iowa last week as water temperatures reached 97 degrees, where they've been with startling regularity.

Nebraska officials have seen thousands of dead sturgeon, catfish, carp, and other species in the Lower Platte River, including the endangered pallid sturgeon.


Biologists in Illinois said the hot weather has killed tens of thousands of large- and smallmouth bass, channel catfish and greater redhorse fish.

So many fish died in one Illinois lake that the carcasses clogged an intake screen near a power plant; the station had to shut down one of its generators.

"It's something I've never seen in my career, and I've been here for more than 17 years," said Mark Flammang of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

"What we're mainly dealing with here are extremely low flows and unparalleled heat."

Unparalleled is becoming commonplace with weather these days, as the fish are just the latest victims of one of the driest and warmest summers in history.

Also suffering like never before? Crops. The U.S. Drought Monitor shows nearly two-thirds of the lower 48 states are experiencing some form of drought.

The Department of Agriculture has declared more than half of the nation's counties - nearly 1,600 across in 32 states - as natural disaster areas.

More than 3,000 heat records were broken last month alone.

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We now pause from reporting on Ryan Lochte's abs and Michael Phelps' girlfriend Megan Rossee to bring you some important news that should make any American proud:

Curiosity, NASA's long-touted plutonium-powered rover, made a picture perfect landing on Mars today and etched its name in space exploration history.

Earlier Monday, the agency released a photograph taken by its Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter showing the rover still encased in the descent capsule.

Shortly after, it touched down on the planet's surface.

Curiosity Rover on Mars

During the early hours of the morning, the rover, about the size of a small car, was lowered at the end of 25-foot-long cables into a Martian crater.

Over the years, NASA's orbiter taken about 120 photographs of the crater in preparation for the rover, with left Earth more than eight months ago.

“But I really think this is the coolest one,” Sarah Milkovich, a NASA scientist who works with the orbiter camera, said during a news conference.

Mars Crater

“What’s amazing about it is the miracle of this engineering,” said John P. Grotzinger, the scientist who spearheaded the groundbreaking project.

The rover ushers in a new era of exploration that could turn up evidence that Mars once boasted the ingredients for life - or might even still.

NASA and administration officials were also quick to laud the mission amid criticism that the agency has become a bureaucracy long past its prime.

“If anybody has been harboring doubts about the status of U.S. leadership in space,“ John P. Holdren, the president’s science adviser, said. "There’s a one-ton, automobile-size piece of American ingenuity, and it’s sitting on the surface of Mars right now.”

One can only imagine what wonders it will discover on the red planet. U-S-A! U-S-A!

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Lena Henderson and Roland Davis, 85, got married as teenagers during WWII before splitting up in 1964 ... then got married again this weekend!

"I always thought it might happen," Davis, a veteran whose second wife died in January, told the Buffalo News. "It was always in the back of my mind."

"We're just thankful that we could get back together."

"I think that we just kept thinking about each other, even though we were so far apart," said Henderson, also a widow after her second marriage.


After divorcing in 1964 - neither will say why - they kept in touch, even as Davis moved around the world. His new wife even used to call Henderson for advice.

Before this year, they last saw each other in 1996 at a family funeral. They grew closer in recent months before the big question was popped.

Davis proposed over the phone at Easter. He arrived in N.Y. State from Colorado Springs with a ring "pinned to my T-shirt" so he wouldn't lose it.

With four generations of family watching, including their four children, the forever lovers re-tied the knot at a church, which they didn't do as teens.

To their kids, the wedding wasn't as surprising as you might think.

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Two weeks after the horrific shooting in Aurora, Colorado claimed 12 lives, another gunman opened fire today inside a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin.

At least seven people, including the perpetrator, were found dead at the scene, with Police Chief Bradley Wentlandt telling reporters that a wounded officer returned shots at the unnamed culprit and took his life, ending the massacre.

Four bodies were found inside the temple and three outside of it, including the gunman.

Oak Creek

Darshan Dhaliwal, one of the temple's leaders, said the final tally is unknown. As as the motivations of the shooter.

"Our dear ones and near ones are injured and hurt, and we are trying to find out what happened," Dhaliwal told WTMJ.

The Sikh religion originated in northern India in the early 1500s and is comprised of approximately 25 million people around the world, 700,000 of whom reside in the United States. It's unknown, of course, if the killer was specifically targeting members of the religion.

State Rep. Josh Zepnick, who represents much of the Milwaukee area's Sikh community, told WTMJ he was "torn to shreds" by the attack.

"It's a very peace-loving community that has successfully integrated and assimilated into the metropolitan Milwaukee area."

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Joel Bush proposed to girlfriend Jennifer Orr the other night on the state capital grounds in Austin, Texas, with no one around but the two of them.

So he thought.

Photographer Patrick Lu happened upon the couple, took some amazing candid shots of the moment and them posted them on Austin's Reddit.

Hoping to share them with the newly-engaged couple (Jen said yes, thank god), he wrote, “Did any of you propose at the capital last night?”

Marriage Proposal Reddit

Lu received 1,400 "up" votes (the most ever in that sub-reddit), but didn't even need to track down his mystery man: Bush himself found the post.

“The thread found me through friends,” Bush said, adding that he's active in the Austin tech meetup scene, so “I’m not surprised it found me.”

Bush says he unwittingly got the best of both worlds, with a private moment shared by just the two of them, yet fantastic photos to cherish forever.

Lu said Reddit was a logical spot to look for the soon-to-be-newlyweds.

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Lauren Kornacki, a 22-year-old Virginia woman, is being hailed as a hero, even a real-life Superman. Or Superwoman, to be more accurate.

It may not be far off. She reportedly lifted a car off her dad, who had been crushed while working under it, and performed CPR to save him.

Alec Kornacki was in the family garage working on a car when a jack holding it up slipped, according to Kristen Kornacki, Lauren's sister.

Lauren Kornacki found her father pinned to the ground, unresponsive.

"She proceeded to lift up the car, pull him out and then give him CPR," said Kristen Kornacki of Lauren, who is trained as a lifeguard.

"It flashed like, oh my God, I'm going to lose my dad," she told the affiliate. "I just knew I had to get his heart beating again."

She did. Despite some broken ribs, Alec Kornacki survived and is being treated at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center.

According to his Kristen, Alec Kornacki is "healing fantastically."

"He is walking and talking and laughing and joking. He's feeling pretty good overall," she said. "He's Superman, that's for sure."