The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Thursday, April 4, 2019. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers.
1. CREW OF DOOMED ETHIOPIA JET FOLLOWED PROCEDURES
Data from the recorders of the Boeing 737 Max 8 found that the crew of the Ethiopian Airlines jetliner could not control the plane after it started to nose dive.
2. FORMER NISSAN CHAIR ARRESTED AGAIN
Carlos Ghosn is apprehended for a fourth time by Tokyo prosecutors investigating him for alleged financial misconduct while leading the Japanese automaker.
3. MOSQUE MASSACRE SUSPECT FACING 89 CHARGES
Brenton Harrison Tarrant, the Australian accused of carrying out the New Zealand mosque attacks, will face 50 murder charges and 39 attempted murder charges.
4. WHAT DOESN’T SEEM TO BE ON DEMOCRATS’ RADAR
None of the Democrats running for the White House in 2020 has made specific pitches on transforming the nation’s criminal justice system.
5. EXPERTS WARN OF CYBER THREATS AHEAD OF ISRAEL’S ELECTION
Israel is vulnerable to the kind of foreign hacks and cyber campaigns that have disrupted the political process in other countries.
6. CHINA’S CONSTRUCTION BINGE SPREADS TO THE AMERICAS
Beijing’s expansion in Latin America to build ports and other trade-related facilities is stirring anxiety in Washington.
7. WHO MIGHT BE COURTING THE SAME DEMOGRAPHIC
Democratic presidential primary candidates Bernie Sanders and Beto O’Rourke both strike a chord with the same part of the electorate: young voters.
The posh San Francisco suburb of Hillsborough is saying no to a life-size Flintstones house and characters dotting the yard.
9. DISNEY PRESENTS UNITED FRONT WITH FOX AT CINEMACON
“Avatar,” ″Deadpool,” ″Toy Story” and “The Avengers” all made their way into the same montage, demonstrating that all the brands are now under one umbrella.
10. NCAA PRESIDENT SPEAKS OUT ON STUDENT-ATHLETES
Mark Emmert tells the AP that a judge’s recent ruling in a federal antitrust lawsuit reinforces that college athletes should be treated as students, not employees.