A Hezbollah commander is gunned down; a truck carrying dangerous radioactive substances is stolen in Mexico; and a man survives at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean for 3 days. Meanwhile, Kris Jenner and Ben Flajnik enjoy a date night, and Olympian Tom Daley reveals the identity of his 39-year-old, Oscar-winning boyfriend.
-Sandy + Maura
Hezbollah commander ‘assassinated’ outside Beirut home, http://rtvote.com/1izefrb
Gunmen shot and killed a senior Hezbollah commander on Wednesday, and the Iranian-backed group is blaming Israel for the attack. The commander, Hassan al-Laqis, held some of Hezbollah’s most sensitive portfolios and was close to leader Nasrallah. Israeli officials are denying any involvement.
Bill Beckwith, host of HGTV’s ‘Curb Appeal,’ killed in crash, http://rtvote.com/1jlm4yK
Just days after Paul Walker died in a tragic auto accident, we lose yet another celebrity in a similar situation. Bill Beckwith, host of HGTV’s ‘Curb Appeal’, passed away Monday night in a motorcycle accident, where his bike collided with another vehicle in San Francisco. Beckwith was only 38 years old. Rest in peace, Bill. You will be missed.
Mexican truck with radioactive load stolen, http://rtvote.com/18CvQe2
The International Atomic Energy Agency says a truck carrying an extremely dangerous radioactive substance has been stolen in Tepojaco, Mexico. The truck was carrying cobalt-60, which is used for radiotherapy treatment to combat cancer. The U.N. nuclear agency warns that the load will be “extremely dangerous” if damaged or removed from its protective shielding.
Police: Teacher flees U.S. after sex abuse allegations, http://rtvote.com/1azdhBj
Yee Tak Sharon Kui, 25, taught at The Frost School, a private education school for children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral disabilities. Police began investigating sex abuse allegations against Kui, and they believe she was texting a 15-year-old autistic boy and had sex with him twice. Kui, facing charges, has fled to China to avoid prosecution; Montgomery County police are requesting Kui’s extradition by Chinese authorities.
Nigerian man survives 3 days at bottom of Atlantic, http://rtvote.com/189IOPK
At the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, divers were pulling corpses out of a sunken tugboat – and then a hand suddenly grabbed one of the divers. Harrison Odjegba Okene, the boat’s Nigerian cook, survived for three days by breathing the oxygen in a small air pocket. The temperature dropped to freezing, and Okene was dressed only in boxer shorts. None of the other 11 crewmembers survived.
Kris Jenner and Ben Flajnik Have “Date Night” at Nobu, Beyonce Concert, http://rtvote.com/18lXlmj
Olympian Tom Daley’s Oscar-Winning Boyfriend Revealed: Find Out Who He Is, http://rtvote.com/18lXEgR
Keira Knightley Wears Her Chanel Haute Couture Wedding Dress on the Red Carpet for the Second Time,http://rtvote.com/1kaTRIv
Jason Biggs: Paul Walker-Inspired Tip Jars at Coffee Bean Seem “Exploitive” and “in Poor Taste,”http://rtvote.com/190Ubbi