China said on Monday agreements like the one reached last week by the United States and the Philippines allowing for a U.S. military presence at five
The Hennepin County Medical Examiner has identified the man shot and killed by Burnsville police last Thursday in a McDonald’s parking lot.
The medical examiner said 38-year-old Map Kong of Chaska died from multiple gunshot wounds.
The incident happened about 6:15 a.m. at a McDonald’s at 2901 Minnesota Highway 13. Police say they received a call about a suspicious person and found a man brandishing a knife.
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A Texas man who achieved brief notoriety after he was arrested for having sex on a Las Vegas Ferris wheel in February was shot dead early Saturday morning after picking his fiancée up from the Houston strip club where she worked as a dancer.
The average cost of a public four-year university is significantly less than that of a private 4-year school. College Board reports that for the 2015-2016 school year, public institutions averaged $9,410 in in-state tuition, compared to $32,405 at private institutions.
When you factor in room and board and other fees, many private schools reach upwards of $60,000 a year, compared to Pitt’s $17,292 — the 2015-16 in-state tuition for the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.
Pitt’s tuition is still lofty, to be sure. In 2014 U.S. News named the University of Pittsburgh the most expensive in-state tuition in the country. But compared to so many other schools, it’s an incredible value.
Companies & Markets News -SAO PAULO (REUTERS) – Roger Agnelli, the Brazilian banker who turned Vale into the world’s No 1 iron ore producer, died on Saturday (March 19) in a plane crash. He was 56.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
JAKARTA, Indonesia — An Indonesian military helicopter crashed and burst into flames Sunday during a mission to capture the country’s most wanted militant, killing at least 12 people on board.
The Bell 412-EP helicopter was carrying 13 soldiers and crew when it went down about 35 minutes after taking off from Poso district’s Watutau village, said Maj. Gen. Agus Surya Bakti, the regional military chief overseeing South and Central Sulawesi provinces.
ANTIOCH, Tenn. – Police said they’re searching for a couple of armed suspects who allegedly robbed several people at a gas station in Antioch.
The incident happened around 2:30 a.m. Sunday in the parking lot of the Shell Station on Cane Ridge Road.
Officials with the Metro Nashville Police Department said four teenagers were in a car when they said two black males robbed them at gunpoint.
Authorities said the men got money and jewelry before taking off in small white SUV toward Interstate 24.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati Zoo officials say five cheetah cubs born after a rare C-section procedure are getting around-the-clock critical care in the zoo’s nursery.
The Cincinnati Enquirer (http://cin.ci/1VnZklt ) reports the three male and two female cubs were born March 8 at the zoo’s cheetah breeding facility in Clermont County.
Just over 50 cheetah cubs have been born there since it opened in 2002.
Zoo officials say the cheetahs’ immune systems are not developed very well and they’re not able to actively fight off infections.
The cubs will stay in the nursery for at least eight weeks
Los Angeles Police said a pair of hikers discovered it Saturday afternoon at a trail in Griffith Park near the famous sign, CNN affiliate KABC reported.
Post-Gazette.com – A former state trooper reportedly killed one turnpike employee and a turnpike contractor during an attempted armed robbery today before being killed in a shootout with state police at the Fort Littletown Turnpike Interchange in Fulton County. Authorities said during a news conference today that former Trooper Clarence D. Briggs, 55, a 26-year veteran with the state police from Newville, Cumberland County, was gunned down after attempting to rob a van that was collecting toll money for the turnpike. Prior to that, police say, turnpike employee Daniel Crouse, 55, and Ronald Heist, 71, a turnpike contractor with the Chad Detective Agency and a former York City police officer, both died from gunfire when they confronted Mr. Briggs at the van.