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  1. In another twist in the long-running O.J. Simpson saga, Los Angeles police are investigating and testing a knife that was reportedly recovered on the Brentwood property once owned by the former football star. The elite Robbery-Homicide Division is investigating a knife now in the possession of the Los Angeles Police Department. The knife was apparently turned over to a police officer a number of years ago by a construction worker who was helping to raze Simpson's mansion on North Rockingham Avenue in 1998, police said. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- TMZ reports a construction worker found the knife years ago and gave it to an off-duty cop who kept it in his home before finally turning it over to police in January. TMZ did not specify when the knife was found, but reported that it may have been around the time the home was destroyed in 1998. "It is being treated as we would all evidence," LAPD Capt. Andy Neiman said Friday. He added that police were "quite shocked" to learn about the knife after so many years. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- In 1997, a jury found Simpson civilly liable for the slayings. He's now imprisoned in Nevada on a robbery-kidnap conviction. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- "We discovered it and our investigators immediately followed up on it," Neiman added. Simpson likely cannot be prosecuted again for the stabbings because of constitutional protections against being charged for the same crime twice, or double-jeopardy. One source told TMZ the knife appeared to have blood residue on it, but it’s extremely rusted and stained, requiring further testing. A member of Simpson's legal "dream team" in his murder trial called the find "ridiculous." Attorney Carl Douglas told the Los Angeles Times, "It's amazing how the world cannot move on from this case!"
  2. The 30-acre grounds are patrolled by uniformed police officers and an armed safety team made up of about 20 people, including Special Forces soldiers from one of four nearby military bases. One of Boyd's personal secuirty guards is a 24-year veteran Green Beret. “It’s not like Soviet Russia,” he said. “But you plan for the worst, and pray for the best.” http://www.foxnews.com/us/2016/03/02/sanctuary-sentinels-churches-establish-armed-security-teams-as-shootings-rise.html?intcmp=hpbt3
  3. The biggest day of the primary season, Super Tuesday, is when the greatest number of party delegates will claim their candidate. Republican candidates could secure half their delegates, and Democrats a third.
  4. People Lined Up Outside U.S. Supreme Court Overnight Hoping To Get In For Abortion Hearing
  5. A two-year-old toddler had a lucky escape on Sunday (27 March) when he found his way out of the trunk of his Grandfather's van in the middle of a busy highway in the city of Suzhou in east China's Jiangsu Province.
  6. Turkish police used water cannons and tear gas to disperse a Kurdish solidarity rally in the south eastern Turkish city of Diyarbakir on Wednesday.
  7. Pressing issues have been raised during a Parliamentary debate in the Netherlands, with lawmakers questioning the investigation into the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.
  8. 9/11 information Why did Building 7 of the World Trade Center fall? It was never hit by a plane. Related Links: Rare never seen again footage of Flight 93 FBI final report Who was the foreign nation that supported the terrorists? I know… people aren’t talking much about this anymore….. I felt the need to talk about it for this man:
  9. Assassination of John F. Kennedy, mortal shooting of John F. Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States, as he rode in a motorcade in Dallas, Texas, on November 22, 1963. His accused killer was Lee Harvey Oswald, a former U.S. Marine who had embraced Marxism and defected for a time to the Soviet Union. Oswald never stood trial for murder, because, while being transferred after having been taken into custody, he was shot and killed by Jack Ruby, a distraught Dallas nightclub owner. assassination of John F. Kennedy U.S. Pres. John F. Kennedy and first lady Jacqueline Kennedy minutes before the president was assassinated in Dallas, November 22, 1963. Pictorial Press Ltd/Alamy Watch as the two secret service men assigned to protect president Kennedy’s motorcade are ordered to stand down just minutes before entering Dealey Plaza. They are obviously not happy about being given these orders. Info from another interview: “President Kennedy was assassinated on November 22, 1963, in Dallas, Texas, during a motorcade through the city, en route to a luncheon at the Dallas Trade Mart. The President and Mrs. Kennedy were riding in an open limousine containing three rows of seats. The Kennedys were in the rear seat of the car, and the Governor of Texas, John Connally, and his wife, Nellie Connally, were in the middle row. Secret Service agent William Greer was driving and the president’s bodyguard. Roy Kellerman, was also in the front seat. Hill was riding in the car immediately behind the presidential limousine. As soon as the shooting began, Hill jumped out and began running to overtake the moving car in front of him. He climbed from the rear bumper, crawling over the trunk to the back seat where the President and First Lady were located. Hill grabbed a small handrail on the left rear of the trunk, normally used by bodyguards to stabilize themselves while standing on small platforms on the rear bumper. According to the Warren Commission’s findings, there were no bodyguards stationed on the bumper that day because …the President had frequently stated that he did not want agents to ride on these steps during a motorcade except when necessary. He had repeated this wish only a few days before, during his visit to Tampa, Florida. .[3] The notion that the President’s instructions in Tampa jeopardized his security in Dallas has since been denied by Hill and other agents. Regardless of Kennedy’s statement, photos taken of the motorcade along earlier segments of the route show Hill riding on the step at the back of the car.”
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  11. A new study suggests that there are around 700 quintillion planets in the universe, but only one like Earth. It’s a revelation that’s both beautiful and terrifying at the same time. Astrophysicist Erik Zackrisson from Uppsala University in Sweden arrived at this staggering figure — a 7 followed by 20 zeros — with the aid of a computer model that simulated the universe’s evolution following the Big Bang. Zackrisson’s model combined information about known exoplanets with our understanding of the early universe and the laws of physics to recreate the past 13.8 billion years. Zackrisson found that Earth appears to have been dealt a fairly lucky hand. In a galaxy like the Milky Way, for example, most of the planets Zackrisson’s model generated looked very different than Earth — they were larger, older and very unlikely to support life. The study can be found on the preprint server arXiv, and has been submitted to The Astrophysical Journal. Rethinking Copernicus Zackrisson’s work suggests an alternative to the commonly held assumption that planets similar to Earth must exist, based on the sheer number of planets out there. Ever since Copernicus put forth the theory that Earth is not the center of the universe, scientists have expanded the map of the cosmos and diminished our planet’s relative uniqueness. Current estimates hold that there are some 100 billion galaxies in the universe containing about 10^18 stars, or a billion trillion. One of the most fundamental requirements for a planet to sustain life is to orbit in the “habitable zone” of a star — the “Goldilocks” region where the temperature is just right and liquid water can exist. Astronomers have, to this point, discovered around 30 exoplanets in the habitable zones of stars. Simply extrapolating that figure based on the known number of stars suggests that there should be about 50 billion such planets in the Milky Way alone. Probability seems to dictate that Earth-twins are out there somewhere. But according to Zackrisson, most planets in the universe shouldn’t look like Earth. His model indicates that Earth’s existence presents a mild statistical anomaly in the multiplicity of planets. Most of the worlds predicted by his model exist in galaxies larger than the Milky Way and orbit stars with different compositions — an important factor in determining a planet’s characteristics. His research indicates that, from a purely statistical standpoint, Earth perhaps shouldn’t exist. More Data Needed Still, the model is based on what we currently understand about the universe, and if there’s one thing we have figured out so far, it’s that we still don’t know very much. The model creates exoplanets based only on the ones we have discovered, which is an extremely small sample size that probably doesn’t provide a representative cross-section of all of the planets in existence. “It’s certainly the case that there are a lot of uncertainties in a calculation like this. Our knowledge of all of these pieces is imperfect,” co-author Andrew Benson told Scientific American.“It was only recently that we even had enough exoplanet data to make a model of this kind possible.” Nevertheless, the researchers are confident in the broader implications of their model: Earth is more than your garden-variety planet. http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-brief/2016/02/22/earth-is-a-1-in-700-quintillion-kind-of-place/#.Vs-rAMeg5pr
  12. National Geographic emprende un viaje fascinante a través del este documental Viaje al interior del cuerpo Humano, donde descubrirán cómo se desarrolla y transcurre la vida humana día a día, del primer sollozo al aliento final, y desde una perspectiva nunca vista anteriormente: el interior de nuestro cuerpo. Rodado con cámaras microscópicas, con la tecnología médica más avanzada y las recreaciones digitales más sofisticadas, "Viaje al interior del cuerpo humano" es una visión única y diferente que nos muestra de manera extraordinaria cómo crecen y maduran nuestros cuerpos , desde la infancia, pasando por la pubertad y la edad adulta, hasta la vejez.
  13. The Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service state that the three people missing since a decommissioned turbine hall partially collapsed at Didcot A power station in Oxfordshire, England, yesterday are unlikely to still be alive. If confirmed, this would raise the death toll to four.
  14. FIFA's Court of Arbitration for Sport denies presidential candidate Prince Ali bin Al Hussein of Jordan's request to postpone Friday's presidential election. Ali's request for transparent booths was rejected last week.
  15. Former President of FIFA Sepp Blatter and suspended President of UEFA boss Michel Platini lose their appeals against being banned from all football related activities but the period of the ban is reduced from eight to six years.
  16. Hungary is to hold a referendum on whether to accept mandatory EU quotas for relocating migrants.
  17. A family of 5 falls victim to a murder-suicide in Phoenix, Arizona. 26-year-old Alex Bucker is identified by Phoenix police as the shooter, who was killed in a gunfight with police.
  18. Tara Air Flight 193 crashes in western Nepal, killing all 23 people on board.
  19. The 2016 Brit Awards are held at The O2 in London with James Bay, Adele, Tame Impala, Justin Bieber, Bjork, and Coldplay all winning their respective categiories. Adele won four awards in total.
  20. The death toll in Fiji rises to 42 and is expected to rise further as relief teams reach remote islands
  21. Three people die after a tornado hits the town of Waverly, Virginia.

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