Wednesday, 20 June, 2018

Paul raccoon lured into trap with cat food after scaling skyscraper

Raccoon Scaling St. Paul Skyscraper Sets Off Social Media Firestorm Raccoon Scales Minnesota Skyscraper, Captivating Anxious Viewers
Jeannette Daniel | 13 June, 2018, 16:44

If we care enough about this little rabid raccoon downtown St. Paul, maybe the window-washers could get up there.

On Tuesday, the raccoon slowly scaled the UBS building, reaching the 23rd floor as its legend grew on social media with every floor it climbed.

Image: Minnesota Public Radio's building in front of the UBS building.

It's hoped a live trap on the roof of the building with cat food will lure the raccoon to safety.

On Tuesday, building maintenance workers were able to get the poor little guy to move, but he unfortunately took a more risky route, climbing UBS Tower next door.

More news: China urges ‘full denuclearisation’ as Kim-Trump meet

A raccoon that spent much of Tuesday climbing a skyscraper in St. Paul, Minn., has gathered a crowd of anxious followers from around the world.

The furry critter became an instant online celebrity after it found itself stranded on the ledge of a skyscraper in St Paul, Minnesota. The mammal was spotted by Tim Nelson, a Minnesota Public Radio reporter, who has been relentlessly tweeting about the progress in the raccoon's movements. The building's windows don't open, according to MPR.

By 6:30 p.m., the hashtag was was Twitter's No. 1 trending topic and was also popular on Instagram.

The city fears any other capture method could lead to the raccoon falling. He's going to get to the top.

"This morning we were talking about this".

Recommended

  • United Nations  urges patience, global support to implement Trump-Kim agreement

    United Nations urges patience, global support to implement Trump-Kim agreement

    He said Trump called him to say that he was proud of him. "He is willing to offer his support for his friends, President Trump and Marshal Kim Jong Un ", Prince said.
    Trump’s Trade Adviser Apologizes for ‘Inappropriate’ Trudeau Comments

    Trump’s Trade Adviser Apologizes for ‘Inappropriate’ Trudeau Comments

    The U.S. had granted some allies including Canada temporary exemption from import tariffs on steel and aluminum . The former Conservative prime minister's government entered into a free trade agreement with the United States.
    Syrian President Assad denies that Russian Federation  is making decisions for him

    Syrian President Assad denies that Russian Federation is making decisions for him

    Iran and Hezbollah have been widely seen as instrumental to bolstering the success of Assad's forces throughout the war. The objective of Western nations' intervention in Syria, "the main goal", Al-Assad explained, "is regime change".
  • USA, Canada and Mexico to host 2026 FIFA World Cup

    USA, Canada and Mexico to host 2026 FIFA World Cup

    Just to add to the complexity, there is a third option for voters: neither Morocco or United and we start a new bidding process. What time is the World Cup on and where can I watch it in Hong Kong? " Thank you so, so very much for this incredible honor ".
    South Korea Blindsided By Trump War Games Agreement

    South Korea Blindsided By Trump War Games Agreement

    Kim arrived in the city with a bullet-proof limousine and a portable toilet in tow, according to South Korean newspaper Chosun. There are also annual springtime drills. -South Korea alliance is the US troops stationed in South Korea and the joint U.S.
    Domino's to fill literal potholes to make takeout easier

    Domino's to fill literal potholes to make takeout easier

    The trucks sent out to the jobs include a slogan that reads "bad roads shouldn't happen to good pizza". The company said customers can nominate their town for pothole repairs at pavingforpizza.com.
  • Fortnite is out today for Nintendo Switch

    Fortnite is out today for Nintendo Switch

    However, counsellor Steve Pope, who is treating the girl, warned it could be a "gateway" into further addictions in later life. Teachers have been urging parents to keep their children away from video game Fornite because it is damaging their education.

    Real Madrid Have Announced Their New Manager

    They also scored 36 goals, and their form means they are one of the favourites ahead of the tournament in Russian Federation . It remains to be seen if he will head to Real as a World Cup victor , though Spain's squad is stocked with exciting talent.
    God of War is Getting a New Game Plus Mode

    God of War is Getting a New Game Plus Mode

    Such is the quality of the experience, owners have been demanding more from Sony, with the number one request being New Game+. However, Sony did say that New Game+ will provide a higher difficulty to not make it a complete cakewalk.
  • E3 Trailer: ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ for Nintendo Switch

    E3 Trailer: ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ for Nintendo Switch

    So pop these times into your diary and make sure you return to read all the big gaming news as it's revealed on the day. Every single character that's ever been in a Super Smash Bros . game will be in Ultimate.
    White House Trade Official Backs Away From His Insult to Trudeau

    White House Trade Official Backs Away From His Insult to Trudeau

    A video posted of Trudeau delivering a press conference appeared to show Trudeau's left eyebrow "falling off" his face. Trump said it was snapped as they waited for changes he'd requested to the communique he ended up pulling out of.
    Deontay Wilder agrees to Anthony Joshua fight next in the UK

    Deontay Wilder agrees to Anthony Joshua fight next in the UK

    A fight between Joshua and Wilder would see all major heavyweight world titles on the line. We've got to speak to them about what date suits them.

I am more concerned about developing state's fitness: HD Kumaraswamy to PM I am more concerned about developing state's fitness: HD Kumaraswamy to PM The prime is seen walking, stretching and doing breathing exercise on a Panchtatvas track in his garden. The #FitnessChallenge was started by Union Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on May 22.

Brexit: House of Lords EU Withdrawal Bill amendment voted down by MPs Brexit: House of Lords EU Withdrawal Bill amendment voted down by MPs Her fellow Conservative backbencher Stephen Hammond said: "Parliament must be able to have its say in a " no deal " situation". The UK will leave the European Union on 29 March next year.

Sanford upset in GOP primary Sanford upset in GOP primary Four decades in S.C. politics, 16 months in the governor's office and an endorsement from the president were not enough for Gov. Sanford told his supporters shortly before 11 p.m. he was likely to lose his bid for re-election Tuesday night.

Toronto Raptors hiring Nick Nurse as next coach Toronto Raptors hiring Nick Nurse as next coach Toronto fired Dwane Casey on May 11 after the team was swept by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference semifinal. He is the franchise's all-time leader in wins, winning percentage, games coached and playoff games coached (51).

Putin: Russia calls for strict implementation of JCPOA on Iran Putin: Russia calls for strict implementation of JCPOA on Iran President Barack Obama's landmark 2015 nuclear accord with Iran over the objections of European allies and other nations. Putin's remarks follow a report that White House officials were working toward setting up a meeting.

Man dies after gang attack in his home Man dies after gang attack in his home Gardaí have now launched a murder investigation although no motive has yet been established. The couple's home now remains sealed off in order for a forensic examination to take place.

Virus contained, no need to run anywhere, says health minister Virus contained, no need to run anywhere, says health minister She also said in the release that the seven people who were admitted at the medical college on Friday are not infected with the virus.

Leo Santa Cruz bests Abner Mares again in 12-round war Leo Santa Cruz bests Abner Mares again in 12-round war If that's the case, we could be in for a terrific rematch. "I had to do what I had to do to win the fight". "It happened already. Unfortunately, Mares didn't pace himself. "I'm going to fight my heart out and win this fight this time", he said.

Antoine Griezmann to make shock announcement imminently Asked if Griezmann is the top summer target Barca need, Messi told Spanish newspaper Sport: "I don't know if he's a priority".

Pork Pie protester confronts pro-Brexit millionaire Arron Banks But he abruptly left the hearing after more than two and half hours, saying it had over-run and he had another appointment. Mr Banks joked that he was portrayed as an "evil genius with a white cat that controls the whole of western democracy".

Mets release Adrian Gonzalez, recall Dominic Smith Mets release Adrian Gonzalez, recall Dominic Smith He slimmed down over the winter and came to spring training this year with a chance to compete for the starting job at first base. In another move, the Mets designated catcher Jose Lobaton for assignment and called up utilityman Ty Kelly from Triple-A as well.

Spider-Man's E3 2018 appearance featured a long lineup of villains Spider-Man's E3 2018 appearance featured a long lineup of villains The new trailer pointed towards the inclusion of the Sinister Six , a team of Spider-Man's most formidable foes. The cutscene transitions into a combat sequence where he fights escaped prisoners just outside of their cells.

Amal pays tribute to 'the love of her life' Amal pays tribute to 'the love of her life' He also thanked everyone who took the time to toast (and roast) him throughout the evening. Talking about Amal, Clooney said, "I thought you couldn't have it all".

Vivo's concept Apex is real and it could be your Nex phone Vivo's concept Apex is real and it could be your Nex phone No word on global availability - the press release just says that it will be available in China but we knew that from the start. Vivo has also incorporated the fingerprint sensor in the display, much like the Vivo X21 , that was launched in India recently.

We Happy Few To Come Out August 10, 2018 We Happy Few To Come Out August 10, 2018 It is, of course, notable that both " Sea of Thieves " and " State of Decay 2" are inherently shareable games. Like Netflix, Microsoft funds development of its own content.