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  • Searchers dispute company's claim that it may have found MH370 aircraft wreckage

    04/30/2014 11:50:22 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    CNN ^ | 04/30/2014 | By Miguel Marquez, David Molko and Holly Yan
    A private company declared that it has found what it believes is wreckage of a plane in the ocean, but leaders of the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 are dismissing the claim. The reasons for the skepticism are obvious -- the site where GeoResonance says it found the wreckage, in the Bay of Bengal, is several thousand miles away from the current search area in the southern Indian Ocean. The Joint Agency Coordination Centre, which is coordinating the multinational search, dismissed the claim. "The Australian-led search is relying on information from satellite and other data to determine...
  • Jerry Brown's diverse appointments to superior, appeals courts

    05/22/2012 9:02:12 PM PDT · by CounterCounterCulture · 15 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 19 May 2012 | Bob Egelko
    Diverse appointments to superior, appeals courts Gov. Jerry Brown appointed a former State Bar leader to a judgeship in Contra Costa County on Friday. He also nominated a former San Francisco school board attorney as the first Latino on the state appeals court in San Jose, and chose a Los Angeles prosecutor as California's first Muslim judge... (snip) Halim Dhanidina, 39, of Los Angeles to the Los Angeles County Superior Court. Dhanidina has been a deputy district attorney since 1998 and will be the first Muslim on the bench in California, said Aziza Hasan of the Muslim Public Affairs Council....
  • An ABC News reporter is badly beaten in Bahrain

    03/05/2011 8:35:14 PM PST · by My Favorite Headache · 62 replies · 1+ views
    Radio Info ^ | 3/5/11
    In another instance of what some Western reporters face while reporting on the spreading protests in the Middle East, ABC Radio News reporter Miguel Marquez was attacked during a protest in the capital city of Bahrain, while he was on the air. During a chilling report, Marquez reports that government police began firing teargas at the few thousand people that had gathered in Manama's Pearl Square. At one point, you can hear Marquez getting hit by someone, and he yells "journalist, journalist" in an effort to identify himself. He repeats "journalist, journalist" several more times while unidentified people speaking in...