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FBI: Pilot landing in NYC injured by green laser

FBI: Pilot landing in NYC injured by green laser

NEW YORK — The FBI is searching for someone who flashed a green laser at least twice into the cockpit of a Delta plane landing at New York's LaGuardia Airport, injuring the pilot.

New York Assistant Director George Venizelos says Friday a $10,000 reward is available for information leading to the arrest of whoever shined the laser beam into Delta Flight 1102 just before 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Venizelos says the laser caused flash blindness and severely disrupted the vision of one of the plane's two pilots. He says agents believe the laser originated from somewhere along Queens Boulevard in the Elmhurst neighborhood of Queens.

The plane, traveling from Atlanta, Ga., landed safely.

http://online.wsj.com/article/APb16416fd881a47e7b4abd6716050ac43.html

A Beautiful Love Letter From A Mother To Her Son

We should all have a mother like her.

Every child, LGBT or not, should have parents as loving and accepting as those of a 13 year old boy who recently came out to his parents. In response, the young boy's mother penned this special note to let him know that he would always be loved. Connor is indeed a lucky boy, to have such devoted, supportive parents. Check out the note for yourself.



http://www.yourtango.com/2014210326/read-touching-love-letter-mother-her-son-homosexual-gay-lgbt-parenting-win?utm_hp_ref=mostpopular

Satirist Andy Borowitz - CNN Apologizes for Briefly Airing Non-Flight 370 Story

CNN Apologizes for Briefly Airing Non-Flight 370 Story
Posted by Andy Borowitz



NEW YORK (The Borowitz Report)—CNN apologized to its viewers today for briefly airing a story on Sunday that had nothing to do with the missing Malaysia Airlines flight.

The story, which caused thousands of viewers to contact the network in anger, had something to do with Crimea, Ukraine, and Russia.

In the official apology, CNN chief Jeff Zucker wrote, “On Sunday, we briefly cut away from our nonstop coverage of Flight 370 to talk about something else. We’re not going to sugarcoat it: we messed up. CNN regrets the error and promises our viewers that it won’t happen again.”

http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/borowitzreport/2014/03/cnn-apologizes-for-briefly-airing-non-flight-370-story.html

Tom Tomorrow Cartoon: Sunday Talking About Stuff Show

Cartoon: Sunday Talking About Stuff Show
by Tom Tomorrow



For those of you who live in the San Francisco Bay Area: I will be talking and showing my work at the Cartoon Art Museum in SF on Tuesday, March 11 at 7 p.m., and at the Schulz Museum in Santa Rosa on Saturday, March 15 at 2 p.m. Hope to see you there!

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2014/03/10/1282383/-Cartoon-Sunday-Talking-About-Stuff-nbsp-Show
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