Search teams surveying the southern Indian Ocean for signs of the Malaysia Airlines flight that went missing March 8 may have another solid lead. Teams have detected yet another signal that investigators hope is coming from the black boxes on Flight 370. The latest ping brings the total of signals heard by team in just a few days to five — a number authorities are hoping will narrow the search area. “The acoustic data will require further analysis overnight but shows potential of being from a man-made source,” said Australia’s Air Chief Marshal Angus Houston, in reference to the most recent signal. Read about it here…[Mashable]
Turns out the Russian government wasn’t very truthful about Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev. According to an inspector general’s report, Russia declined to provide the F.B.I. with information about the suspect, including that he “was a follower of radical Islam and a strong believer” and that he “had changed drastically since 2010 as he prepared to leave the United States for travel to the country’s region to join unspecified underground groups.” Not cool. Read about it here…[NYT]
Authorities who found a body in an Indiana lake are confirming that it belongs to missing Michigan doctor Teleka Patrick. The 30-year-old medical resident failed to show up for work on December 6 in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The night before, her Lexus was discovered abandoned more than 115 miles away in a ditch off of Interstate 94 in Indiana. On Sunday her body was discovered in Lake Charles, west of Gary, Indiana. The cause and manner of her death is under investigation. Read about it here…[CNN]
So this happened. Police are searching for a man after he reportedly threatened and spit on a teenage girl in what they are calling a hate crime. The incident occurred on Tuesday morning as the teen was boarding an MTA bus in NYC. “He kept [calling me a] ‘terrorist’ and stuff,” the girl, who has not been identified, said. “He held his fist, and said ‘Do you think I’m afraid to hit you? I will kill you. He kept cursing. ‘Oh, you Muslim piece of shit, you’re a terrorist,'” she said, adding that he spit on her three times. “He kept spitting.” The NYPD say the suspect is a white, middle-aged man who stands about five foot seven inches. Read about it here…[Gawker]
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