Archive for March 19th, 2014

Is Malaysia pilot’s flight simulator that unusual?

March 19, 2014
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The pilot of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 built a sophisticated at-home flight simulator that has come under scrutiny by authorities this week, but other pilots say there’s nothing amiss about a professional flier practicing at home.
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Alaska Democratic senator appears on obscure YouTube show

March 19, 2014
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Alaska Democratic senator appears on obscure YouTube show

“With us today from the oppressive capital of our nation, Washington, D.C., we have Sen. Mark Begich” isn’t how the Alaska statesman is often introduced, but then again, politicians usually don’t make willing appearances on Alaska Robotics News.
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Paylocity climbs in its 1st day on the Nasdaq

March 19, 2014
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NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Paylocity surged 41 percent in their first day of trading on the Nasdaq.
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Wall Street drops after Yellen moves up possible rate hike

March 19, 2014
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By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday after comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen raised the possibility of an earlier- than-anticipated increase in interest rates.
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He wanted to know bin Laden

March 19, 2014
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NEW YORK (AP) — In a courtroom surprise, Al-Qaida’s spokesman after the Sept. 11 attacks took the witness stand on his own behalf Wednesday at his terrorism trial, testifying that Osama bin Laden asked him in 2001 to lecture to training camp recruits.
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Kenya’s wildlife protectors infiltrated by rhino horn cartel

March 19, 2014
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NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A famed scientist and founding former chairman of the Kenya Wildlife Service urged Kenya’s president on Wednesday to invoke emergency measures to protect the country’s elephants and rhinos from a poaching crisis sweeping Africa.
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Winter storms hurt FedEx during holiday quarter

March 19, 2014
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By Nivedita Bhattacharjee
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JPM deal propels Mercuria to elite club of commodity titans

March 19, 2014
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By Dmitry Zhdannikov and David Sheppard
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Crimean forces take Ukrainian navy HQ

March 19, 2014
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SEVASTOPOL, Crimea (AP) — Crimea’s self-defense forces on Wednesday stormed the Ukrainian navy headquarters in the Black Sea port of Sevastopol, taking possession without resistance a day after Russia signed a treaty with local authorities to annex the region.
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What if missing Malaysia plane is never found?

March 19, 2014
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WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The plane must be somewhere. But the same can be said for Amelia Earhart’s.
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