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News to know
George Zimmerman’s second bond hearing saw a judge set the amount at $1 million. Zimmerman’s previous bail was revoked after it was learned he and his wife had lied about their finances, the court said. Zimmerman is charged in the death of Trayvon Martin.
Quote of note
"In the first minute after the autopilot disconnection, the failure of the attempt to understand the situation and the disruption of crew cooperation had a multiplying effect, inducing total loss of cognitive control of the situation." – Report on Air France Flight 447, which crashed into the Atlantic Ocean in 2009, killing 228 people. The report blamed the crash on pilot error.
Hot video: Parachutist falls 400 feet as chute fails to open
A Russian parachutist attempting to make a jump from a 400-foot electrical tower smacked into the snow-covered ground when his parachute failed to open.
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