Archive for September 24th, 2014

For $265, learn how to survive a plane crash

September 24, 2014
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LONDON (AP) — They raced down the slide, one by one, like children on a playground. At the bottom, smartphone photos were snapped and high fives exchanged.
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5 U.S. strikes hit Syria, Iraq targets

September 24, 2014
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States military on Wednesday confirmed it had launched five airstrikes targeting Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq, U.S. Central Command said in a statement.
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Man charged in missing Va. student case

September 24, 2014
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The man authorities believe was the last person seen with a missing University of Virginia student has been charged with abduction with intent to defile, police said Tuesday night.
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Mission accomplished: India joins Mars explorers

September 24, 2014
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NEW DELHI (AP) — India triumphed in its first interplanetary mission, placing a satellite into orbit around Mars on Wednesday and catapulting the country into an elite club of deep-space explorers.
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Santander confirms studying asset management merger with Unicredit

September 24, 2014
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(Adds details) Sept 24 (Reuters) – Spain’s largest bank Santander confirmed on Wednesday it was studying a potential merger of itsfund management business with that of Italy’s Unicredit SpA, though gave no further details on the deal.
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Pimco ETF overseen by Bill Gross faces SEC probe

September 24, 2014
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REUTERS – U.S. securities regulators are investigating whether bond fund Pimco inflated returns of its flagship exchange-traded fund managed by star investor Bill Gross.
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