Day: March 16, 2018

Foot bridge collapse at Florida International University leaves 4 people dead

MIAMI (Reuters) – A newly erected pedestrian bridge spanning several lanes of traffic collapsed at Florida International University on Thursday, killing four people, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Downey said. Emergency personnel with sniffer dogs searched for signs of life amid the wreckage of concrete slabs and twisted metal after the 950-ton bridge crushed […]

US hits Russians with sanctions for election meddling, cyber attacks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United State slapped sanctions on 19 Russian individuals and five groups, including Moscow’s intelligence services, for meddling in the 2016 U.S. election and malicious cyber attacks, the Treasury Department said on Thursday. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said there would be additional sanctions against Russian government officials and oligarchs “for their […]

NASA wants you to send your name to the Sun

Shining opportunity If you want your name to travel through the Sun’s atmosphere, braving brutal heat and radiation conditions, here comes your chance. NASA is inviting people around the world to submit their names online to be placed on a microchip aboard its historic solar probe launching this summer. “This […]