Florida’s ‘stand your ground’ law under scrutiny after father killed over parking spot

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. Florida’s “stand your ground” law is being tested again after a 28-year-old father was mortally wounded in front of his young children following an argument with another man over a handicapped parking space. The State Attorney’s Office is expected to review the case and make the final decision on whether it falls within the claim of…

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Proposed wooden airport terminal in Thailand sparks fire concerns, SE Asia News & Top Stories

BANGKOK (THE NATION/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – Massive wooden structures featuring prominently in the winning design for the new passenger terminal of Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport could pose a fire risk and might violate construction laws, the Engineering Institute of Thailand (EIT) has said. It gave Airports of Thailand Plc (AoT) the warning on Thursday (Sept 6) after engineers and citizens questioned the security of Terminal 2 (T2) on social media. EIT vice-president Kecha Thirakome said the…

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Security trays carry more viruses than anywhere else in airport, study finds

The study, conducted by University of Nottingham and the Finnish National Institute for Health and Welfare, found viruses on 10 percent of everything swabbed, but said plastic security trays were the worst.  (iStock) There’s one place to avoid at the airport if you want to keep yourself from getting sick: the plastic trays at security that items are piled into before being scanned. In a new study by pandemic experts, those trays have been found…

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Man Steals Plane And Crashes After ‘Unauthorized Takeoff’ From Seattle Airport

A 29-year-old man stole a plane with no one else on board from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport late Friday before crashing on a nearby island, authorities said. The man, who has not been identified, was a resident of Pierce County, Wash., and “acted alone,” the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department tweeted, describing him as “suicidal.” Alaska Airlines said the man was a ground service agent working for Horizon Air. Horizon is owned by Alaska Air Group, Inc.,…

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Typhoon Jebi forces closure of Kansai airport, near Osaka in Japan

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThousands of people had to be evacuated from Kansai airport A major international airport in western Japan has been closed, with thousands of people evacuated, in the wake of deadly Typhoon Jebi. Kansai airport, a major transport hub serving Osaka, Kobe and Kyoto, was cut off when an ocean tanker hit and damaged its bridge to the mainland. Jebi, Japan’s most powerful storm in 25 years, has…

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Israel Defends Interrogations Of Left-Wing Activists At Airport

Israeli authorities are defending a recent series of interrogations of left-wing activists at Israel’s airport and borders, saying the practice is necessary to prevent violence and terrorism. But a prominent civil rights advocate in the country called the government’s justification “shameful and dangerous.” In recent months, several critics of the Israeli government — most prominently U.S. journalist Peter Beinart — complained that Israeli border agents questioned them about their pro-Palestinian activism and political beliefs. The…

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Global Vehicle LED Lighting Market Outlook, Size, Status, and Forecast to 2025

QYResearch.us presents a new market intelligence report on title “Global Vehicle LED Lighting Market Insights and Forecast to 2025“. The Vehicle LED Lighting market research report studies the Vehicle LED Lighting industry extensively w.r.t company definition, Vehicle LED Lighting market strategies, growth factors, challenges and latest developments in Vehicle LED Lighting market across the globe. The Vehicle LED Lighting Report also determine the market conditions including the Vehicle LED Lighting product price, specification, Vehicle LED…

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Airport Security Trays Carry More Cold Germs Than Toilets, Study Finds

ImageScientists working to prevent the spread of diseases through public transportation tested surfaces at Helsinki Airport, and found viral traces on half the security trays they looked at.CreditCreditWilfredo Lee/Associated Press LONDON — Airport security is there to protect you, but it may also give you the sniffles — or worse. To all the places and surfaces we’ve been warned are teeming with germs or bacteria — your pets, the subway seat, airplane cabins, the A.T.M.…

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