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Vegas strip shooting Suv found by police

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Tow truck drivers clean up and tow away cars involved in a drive-by shooting on Las Vegas Boulevard in Las Vegas Thursday. Police in Las Vegas have discovered a black Range Rover SUV and identified a suspect in the shooting that sent a Maserati in to a taxi that exploded, killing three people. Police Capt. Chris Jones tells the Associated Press your vehicle is discovered Saturday afternoon in an apartment complex east in the Vegas Strip, the city's main boulevard. It's been impounded as evidence. Jones says information seeking 26-year-old Ammar Harris associated with the shooting early Thursday. His arrest history in Nevada includes charges of kidnapping and pandering. Maserati driver and aspiring rapper Kenny Cherry was killed by gunfire. Taxi driver Michael Boldon, of Las Vegas, with his fantastic passenger, Sandra Sutton-Wasmund of Maple Valley, Washington, died if the Maserati crashed into them.

30 Fans Hurt in Nationwide Series Crash at Daytona

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Crash Visuals Crash Visuals Crash Visuals Crash Visuals At least 30 NASCAR fans were injured Saturday each time a car sailed in the fence at Daytona International Speedway, and big chunks of debris -- such as a tire -- flew in to the grandstands. No fatalities were reported in the accident about the last lap of the Nationwide Series race. The crash began because field closed in around the finish line, and rookie Kyle Larson's car came upon the wreck and went airborne into the fence that separates the track from the seats. Large chunks of Larson's car landed within the grandstands, and one of his tires did actually fly in the fence and land midway up the lower section. The automobile itself had its entire front sheared off, using the burning engine wedged by having a gaping hole inside the fence. Speedway President Joie Chitwood said 14 fans were treated on-site , and 14 others were delivered to hospitals. Chi

Army of lawyers gets ready to face off against BP

One of the greatest legal circuses on the planet - the trial of BP in the extent of their responsibility for that 2010 Gulf coast of florida oil spill - is scheduled to start in New Orleans on Monday, featuring 34 leading lawyers inside jam-packed federal court and countless others playing video feeds in rooms nearby. There will be 400 minutes of opening arguments from 11 parties, including the Justice Department. Their email list of exhibits runs nearly a lot of pages, and lawyers up to now have filed 126 depositions and also the names of about 80 potential witnesses. The plaintiffs’ team has essentially built a full new firm, with 300 lawyers, paralegals and support staff committed to the truth. BP includes a similar battery of attorneys from four of the nation’s most prestigious firms. Settlement talks were underway over the weekend. The Wall Street Journal reported that federal and state officials were preparing a $16 billion offer to BP, but that figure is way more than any figur

Governors shows disappointment Towards Wa gridlock, sequestration

The nation’s governors a message Weekend for Americans frustrated that Washington’s persistent misogynistic gridlock appears likely to result in an across-the-board spending budget cut Drive 1 that can delay flights and result in hundreds of thousands associated with layoffs: They’re disappointed too. Meeting in Wa for the winter months meeting of the National Governors Connection, state main executives coming from both parties expressed deepening concern about your mindlessness of the $85 billion budget reduce, which will be split between army and home programs and definitely will otherwise present an equal whack to every influenced government program. They required to be allowed far more discretion within how shelling out cuts are implemented. It’s the effect of Congress’ failure to agree on a more targeted deficit reduction bundle. Congress will certainly return to work Monday after a week-long recess, nevertheless despite governmental posturing, there’s been absolutely no sign of

Oscar Pistorius have to live with conscience, says Mr Steenkamp father of Reeva

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Barry Steenkamp Father of Reeva Steenkam, Pistorious love South African athlete Oscar Pistorius "will have to live with his conscience" over the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, her father has said. Barry Steenkamp was speaking a day after the Paralympic champion was freed on bail pending his trial. Mr Pistorius, 26, admits shooting Ms Steenkamp, 29, but denies murder, saying he mistook her for an intruder. "If it didn't happen the way he says it did he must suffer and he will suffer," her father told Beeld newspaper. "It does not matter how much money he has and how good his legal team is, he will have to live with his conscience," Mr Steenkamp said. "But if he speaks the truth, I can perhaps some day forgive him," he added. 'Reaching out' Reeva Steenkamp was a model and law graduate with a burgeoning television career. She was shot dead in the toilet of Oscar Pistorius's home in the early hours of 14 February - V