Summary After a two-and-half-month investigation, two Philadelphia paramedics were suspended for their alleged actions while responding to the fall of a 9-month pregnant woman. Joanne Rodriguez's family is suing the city and they tell the NBC10 Investigators that they are upset that the city won't release 9-1-1 recordings from the day of the incident.
Summary Kansas governor Sam Brownback (center) answers questions as Kansas City Kansas mayor Mark Holland (right) and Sporting Club CEO Robb Heineman (left) listen during Wednesday's press conference on the National Training & Coaching Development Center on July 23, 2014, at Sporting KC in Kansas City, Kan. | JOHN SLEEZER/The Kansas City Star. Jason Mathews with the Chelan County Sheriff Dept., investigates a fatal helicopter crash at a heliport near Stemilt Hill Road behind the Stemilt Growers warehouse near Malaga, Wash., Wednesday, July 23, 2014. | Don Seabrook/ASSOCIATED PRESS. Rescue workers survey the wreckage of TransAsia Airways flight GE222 which crashed while attempting to land in stormy weather on the Taiwanese island of Penghu, late Wednesday, July 23, 2014.
Summary E-commerce major Flipkart's latest round of $1-billion fund-raising is being linked to the company's appetite for further acquisitions in the market. Flipkart recently acquired Myntra in a $300-million cash and stock deal. If Flipkart goes for a funding of $1 billion, it will be the record amount of money to be raised so far by any e-commerce company in India in a single round.
Summary Telangana BJP leader K Laxman on Thursday flayed the TRS government's decision to appoint tennis star Sania Mirza as brand ambassador of the newly carved-out state, terming her as "daughter-in-law" of Pakistan and questioning her credentials for the honour. The 27-year-old tennis player had never participated in agitation for a separate state of Telangana, said Laxman who is leader of BJP in Telangana legislative assembly. Laxman accused the government of taking the step with an eye on the minority community votes in upcoming elections to the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation.
Summary Investigators are expected to begin examining a second black box from the downed Malaysia Airlines plane today. No manipulation of the damaged CVR was found, and its memory module was intact. "Following the examination, the CVR data was successfully downloaded and contained valid data from the flight," the DSB said.
Summary Taipei, Taiwan: Family members of victims of a plane crash were flying on Thursday to the small Taiwanese island where the plane had unsuccessfully attempted to land in stormy weather, killing 48 people. The plane lost contact with the tower at 7:06 pm after saying it would make a second landing attempt. The Central News Agency, citing the county fire department, said it appeared heavy rain reduced visibility and the pilot was forced to pull up and attempt a second landing.
Summary Chairman of Vibgyor High International School Rustom Kerawalla, who was arrested in connection with the rape of a six-year-old student by the school's two staff members over three weeks ago, has been granted bail but has been asked to stay within city limits. A case has also been registered against the elite school in the city's upscale eastern suburb for not informing the victim's parents and the jurisdictional police about the incident, which occurred on July 02 in a classroom in its premises.
Summary Obamacare's foes and supporters offered competing views Wednesday of how the law is affecting the average American's pocketbook, with Republicans saying the program plays fast and loose with taxpayer dollars while the Obama administration boasted the law has saved consumers billions. But the 4th Circuit unanimously upheld the Obama administration 's view that subsidies may flow to all states, a split that may eventually send the issue to the Supreme Court. The subsidies are a key selling point of the law.
Summary Jonathan Trott Scores First Century Since Illness Break. Jonathan Trott, who withdrew from England's tour of Australia after the first Test last November due to anxiety issues and took a five-month break from cricket, scored a ton in a division one game for Warwickshire. In total he faced 242 balls and scored 14 boundaries. "It was important to spend time in the middle and continue to work on my game," Trott told the BBC.
Summary The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has confirmed it is helping an Australian woman in Beirut. "We tried our very best to control the situation as much as we can," the 33-year-old said. "She did not follow the instruction; she did not follow the family advice."
Summary Fabulous! Each count represents a trainload of people taken between May 1944 and October 1944 from Hungary, Germany, and Czechoslovakia to Auschwitz-Birkenau, where they were killed. 4. Breyer had said he was a guard at Auschwitz, but that he was stationed outside of the camp.
Summary By Ofra Edelman | Jul. 23, 2014 | 8:36 PM. In Israel, unfortunately, it's been a mostly one sided movement, towards the radical right. The process is called polarization, and has been the object of extensive observation and dissertation in several years: it has a lot to do with the spread of the web, the collapse of establishment media, the tunnel vision created by the proliferation of social media channels and the ever-expanding echo chambers in which one can listen to one's own opinions, no matter how odious, while drowning out the rest.
Summary Davao City Mayor Rodrigo "Rody" Duterte shows a photo of him with late champion race driver Enzo Pastor, whose father and sister are among his close friends. Davao CIO. MANILA, Philippines -- Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte announced a bounty of P1 million for the capture of suspects behind the death of race car driver Enzo Pastor.
Summary Arrington's experiment revealed that lionfish, the invasive, venomous species of fish thought to be native to saltwater oceans, could actually survive in nearly freshwater environments -- which could potentially damage the marine ecology of estuaries, where salty ocean water and fresh river water mix. The story went viral. Arrington's work was featured in science magazines and local newspapers , and word of her "breakthrough" discovery made its way to major news organizations, including NPR , CBS and NBC .