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Kobe Bryant was one of the four people identified Tuesday by the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner in the deadly helicopter crash that claimed nine lives.John Altobelli, Sarah Chester and Ara Zobayan were the other three names provided by the coroner. They were identified through the use of fingerprints.“Investigators are still working on identifying the five remaining decedents,” the coroner said in a statement.Also Read: Oscars to Include Kobe Bryant Tribute During BroadcastDuring a press conference on Tuesday afternoon, the NTSB said that the helicopter missed clearing the hill by 20 to 30 feet. The NTSB said it will have a preliminary report in about 10 days but a final report will not come for 12-18 months.Earlier on Tuesday, the coroner said they had successfully recovered all nine bodies from the crash scene. The coroner said the bodies were “located, removed from the crash site and transported to the department’s Forensic Science Center.”On Monday, NTSB Board Member Jennifer Homendy addressed the media and requested anyone with photos of the weather in the area of the crash send them to email@example.com. Homendy stressed that “weather is just a small portion” of the investigation.Also Read: Jimmy Fallon Remembers the Time He Went on a Beer Run With 17-Year-Old Kobe Bryant (Video)Homendy also clarified that the FBI is on the scene simply as a “force multiplier” for the NTSB in assisting the collection of evidence and stressed there is no criminal investigation. The NTSB is in the process of documenting the scene, collecting evidence, taking pictures and using drones to map the wreckage. She described the crash as a “pretty devastating accident scene.”Read original story Kobe Bryant, 3 Others Identified by Coroner in Deadly Helicopter Crash At TheWrap
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A U.S. judge Tuesday sentenced a socially awkward math whiz-turned-futures trader who earned tens of millions of dollars over several years and helped trigger a U.S. stock market “flash crash” from his parents’ suburban London home to time served and a year's home confinement, sparing him imprisonment after prosecutors praised his cooperation and said his crimes were entirely unmotivated by greed. Government prosecutors and defense lawyers described the 41-year-old Navinder Singh Sarao as autistic in memos filed before sentencing in Chicago federal court.
The death toll from a new coronavirus in China rose sharply to 132 on Wednesday with nearly 1,500 new cases, heaping pressure on Beijing to control the disease as U.S. officials said the White House was weighing whether to suspend all flights to the country. The White House is holding daily meetings on the outbreak and monitoring China-U.S. flights as a likely source of infections, sources briefed on the matter told Reuters, though it had decided against suspending air traffic on Tuesday. Two U.S. officials said the administration had not taken any options off the table, however, including a temporary ban on flights, if public health data supported the move.
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About one-quarter of Democratic voters say they're basing their decision on who they think can beat Trump.
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Louis Johnson was attacked outside East Croydon station in a “senseless” stabbing that lasted 40 seconds on Monday afternoon.
A 7.7-magnitude earthquake hit around 78 miles off the coast of Jamaica on Tuesday, January 28, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS).The USGS said the quake was recorded north-northwest of Lucea, Jamaica. Tremors were felt across much of the island, according to local media.This video, shared by Haile Wolete, shows tremors from the earthquake in a Mega Mart supermarket located in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Credit: Haile Wolete via Storyful