Daily Archives: July 2, 2018

Criminals Land Helicopter In Prison To Help Gangster Escape « Detroit News Watch

RÉAU, FRANCE (CBSNewYork) – Thousands of police officers in Europe are on the hunt for one of France’s most notorious criminals. Redoine Faid escaped prison Sunday in a scene that looked like something ripped from a Hollywood movie. The French gangster was airlifted by out of Sud-Francilien Prison near Paris by armed accomplices who landed a hijacked helicopter in the ...

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4 Deaths In Cars When Air Bags Failed « Detroit News Watch

By Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) – Air bags in some Hyundai and Kia cars failed to inflate in crashes and four people are dead. Now the U.S. government’s road safety agency wants to know why. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it’s investigating problems that affect an estimated 425,000 cars made by the Korean automakers. The agency ...

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Seattle Joins Cities Banning Plastic Straws, Utensils « Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — If you use a plastic straw or plastic utensils in Seattle now, get ready to pay. A ban went into effect Sunday outlawing those particular straws and utensils at “all food service businesses, including restaurants, grocery stores, delis, coffee shops, food trucks, and institutional cafeterias.” Violators will be subject to a $250 fine. Businesses can opt for straws ...

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Obama Offers Democrats Tough Love Ahead of Midterms: ‘Enough Moping’

(CNN) — Former President Barack Obama, re-emerging into the political fray for a Democratic National Committee fundraiser here on Thursday, had a message for troubled Democrats: Do more than just mope. Obama peppered his 45-minute appearance with subtle knocks for despondent Democrats, warning that it is not enough to lament Donald Trump’s presidency or complain about the impact he is ...

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Fiat Chrysler Announced Former Viper Plant to Become Home of FCA Car Collection « Detroit News Watch

Detroit – FCA – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will honor the legacy of the Dodge Viper as part of two initiatives announced Wednesday. The Conner Avenue Assembly Plant, the former production home of the iconic Dodge Viper, will get a second life as an internal meeting and display space that will showcase the Company’s concept and historic vehicle collection. Second, the Company is ...

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