Top Trenders: Lightning Strike Kills Man In California

Top Trenders: Lightning Strike Kills Man In California

A man rushed to the hospital after a rare lightning strike at California's Venice Beach has died, Sarah Palin is launching her own channel and a big surprise for comic-con fans over the weekend. These are your top trenders for July 28, 2014.
#5: Surprise at Comic Con
Superhero fans got a big surprise at Comic Con this weekend! Director Zach Snydertman opened the Warner Brothers panel with a clip for the upcoming 'Batman Versus Superman: Dawn of Justice.' The crowd erupted as Snyder introduced stars Ben Affleck who plays Batman, Henry Cavill, who plays Superman, and Gal Gadot who plays Wonder Woman. The director later tweeted the first photo of Gadot in costume as wonder woman.


#4: King James Will Wear Number 23
Good news for Cleveland Cavaliers fans who did not burn their Lebron James jerseys when he left the team. King James says he will once again wear number 23 for the Cavs. Lebron made the announcement on his twitter and instagram accounts. Last month, James shocked the NBA when he announced he was leaving the Miami heat to return to his first team. Lebron also wore number 23 in high school, the same jersey as his idol, Michael Jordan. 


#3: Palin Launches Channel
Former Alaska Governor and Vice Presidential candidate, Sarah Palin, is launching a new online tv channel. She announced "The Sarah Palin Channel" in a youtube video. Palin promises subscribers a community where they can share ideas and discuss news of the day. She is the executive editor and will oversee all the posted content. Subscribing to the channel will cost $9.95 a month or $99.95 a year. Active duty military can watch for free.


#2: 100 Years Since World War I
Today marks 100 years since the start of the first World War.  On July 28th, 1914,  Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia after the assasination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. The war would soon spread throughout Europe and across the globe. The U.S. attempted a policy of neutrality, but hostilities with Germany led the U.S. to declare war against the nation nearly three years after the war started. WWI would end a year later, in 1918.


#1: Lightning Strike Kills One
A man rushed to the hospital after a rare lightning strike at California's Venice beach has died. The Los Angeles coroner's office says it's unclear if he was killed by the lightning, drowned, or was trampled by the crowd. The lightning struck Sunday afternoon in the water and on the beach. The fire department says those injured were either in or near the water. The man who died was among eight people taken to the hospital after the strike.

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