A US drone strike in Syria yesterday was targeted at the infamous terrorist known as Jihadi John, but it’s unclear whether he was killed in the attack. He is a British citizen born in Kuwait, but British Prime Minister David Cameron said the strike was the right thing to do.
A mysterious piece of space debris is expected to enter Earth’s atmosphere near Sri Lanka Friday. Most of the object — believed to be a discarded rocket body — should burn when it enters the atmosphere. Whatever survives will likely plunge into the Indian Ocean.
Why do people do things like this? There have been a dozen incidents of people pointing lasers at airplanes approaching Love Field in Dallas. There were three of them Wednesday, all were planes coming from Austin. Lasers can temporarily blind pilots.
The driver who was going the wrong way on I-35 and struck and killed a motorcyclist, admitted to having had five beers before getting behind the wheel.