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Unruly passenger tasered, removed from Miami to Chicago flight

Unruly passenger tasered, removed from Miami to Chicago flight

As fellow passengers record on their cell phones, a young man with a waxed mustache struggles with three Miami-Dade Police officers on an American Airlines plan sitting on the tarmac at Miami International Airport. Police said 28-year-old Jacob Garcia has been charged with battery, depriving an officer of means of protection, disorderly conduct, resisting an officer and criminal mischief.


Bus 'falls off bridge' in North Korea, killing 32 tourists

Bus 'falls off bridge' in North Korea, killing 32 tourists

China dispatched a working group with medical experts to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) at noon Monday after a major road accident occurred Sunday night in the country, the Foreign Ministry said Monday afternoon. Daytrips throughout the edge are very popular, as are visits to the North Korean capital, Pyongyang. The ministry provided few details but China's state broadcaster CGTN earlier tweeted that a tour bus fell from a bridge in North Korea .


Canada's Stars Group snaps up Sky Bet for $4.7 billion

Canada's Stars Group snaps up Sky Bet for $4.7 billion

According to The Stars Group , the acquisition will create the world's largest publicly listed online gaming company. SBG has been acquired from private equity firm CVC Capital Partners and European sports broadcaster Sky for $4.7bn, of which $3.6bn is payable in cash and the remainder in 37.9m newly-issued shares in The Stars Group , based on Friday's closing price of CAD$37.36 per share.


GM Korea Bankruptcy Deadline Extended Until Monday

GM Korea Bankruptcy Deadline Extended Until Monday

If GM Korea goes bankrupt, the ripple effects could cost some 156,000 workers at the company and its subcontractors their jobs. GM Korea workers also made concessions - they accepted a wage freeze, forgoing bonuses and the suspension of some work benefits.


Warriors star Curry making progress

Warriors star Curry making progress

For the second day in a row, the Winona State baseball team split a doubleheader with Southwest Minnesota State. The Warriors are expected to re-evaluate Curry on Friday to determine how close he is to a return. The Spurs were shooting the lights out for the first time this series. With Steph Curry unable to play, Durant is calling his own number more than he ever has as a Warrior, and not always with good results.


Volkswagen unleashes the 680 PS ID R electric for Pikes Peak

Volkswagen unleashes the 680 PS ID R electric for Pikes Peak

The auto itself weighs less than 1,100 kg, and Volkswagen claims its creation will annihilate a Formula 1 and Formula E vehicle in a zero to 100 km/h sprint, taking just 2.25 seconds to do so. Engineers built a twin-engined, 652-horsepower Golf in the mid-1980s and tried to take first place in 1985, 1986 and 1987, failing all three times. When braking, the electric engines, which in this case operate as generators, convert some of the braking energy into electricity and feed this into ...