Norway crash: 4 US service members killed after aircraft crashes, PM says

“It is with great sadness we have received the message that four American soldiers died in a plane crash last night,” Jonas Gahr Støre said on his official Twitter account. “The soldiers participated in the NATO exercise Cold Response. Our deepest sympathies go to the soldiers’ families, relatives and fellow soldiers in their unit,” he … Read more

Florida Royal Park Bridge operator Artissua Lafay Paulk charged in death of woman

A Florida bridge operator was hit with criminal charges in the death of a 79-year-old woman who fell off the drawbridge when it suddenly opened last month. Artissua Lafay Paulk, 43, was charged with manslaughter in connection with the Feb. 6 incident in which Carol Wright plunged to her death after the Royal Park Bridge … Read more

Ohio GOP Senate debate candidates Mike Gibbons, Josh Mandel nearly get into physical altercation

The GOP’s Friday night US Senate candidate forum in Ohio featured a face-off between candidates Mike Gibbons and Josh Mandel that nearly brought them to blows. The argument between the two erupted after Mandel claimed Gibbons had “made millions” from business dealings with Chinese companies. “You may not understand this,” Gibbons told Mandel, who then … Read more

Wall St closes higher after Biden-Xi talks end, oil steadies

Biden urges Xi to abandon Moscow over Ukraine FedEx falls on lower-than-expected quarterly earnings Moderna up on seeking FDA authorization for second booster Indexes rise: Dow 0.8%, S&P 500 1.17%, Nasdaq 2.05% March 18 (Reuters) – Wall Street’s three major indexes closed higher on Friday, with the biggest boost from recently battered technology stocks, after … Read more

James Hill identified as 2nd American killed by “Putin’s senseless war”

Russian forces have been blamed for the death of a second US citizen in Ukraine. After the war broke out, Minnesota native James Hill remained in the besieged northeastern Ukrainian city of Chernihiv, very near Russia’s border, to look after his partner Irina, who was being treated at a local hospital for multiple sclerosis. An … Read more

Hogan signs emergency gas tax bill into law

Govt. Larry Hogan made it official — drivers in Maryland will get to enjoy a 37 cents a gallon break at the gas pump for the next 30 days.Moments after the ink dried on the 30-day gas tax suspension bill, station owners began lowering their prices, much to the delight of drivers.”I think it is … Read more

Man to be sentenced for California kidnap once called hoax

Authorities say a man who kidnapped and raped a Northern California woman in a crime so bizarre that police at first accused her of committing a hoax has been sentenced to 31 years in state prison ByThe Associated Press March 19, 2022, 1:11 AM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article … Read more