Monday, August 19, 2013

MORNING BRIEFING: A plane crashes, an Idaho wildfire rages and a local kangaroo goes AWOL

Posted By on Mon, Aug 19, 2013 at 7:01 AM


A small plane crashed near Cataldo, Idaho, on Sunday night, killing the pilot and only passenger. (KXLY)

For all you frequent fliers,  the Spokane Airport is offering an air miles rewards program. (S-R) 

A kangaroo named Hopkins is on the loose in Deer Park. (KHQ) 


A massive Idaho wildfire threatens more than 10,000 homes, including luxury properties owned by Arnold Schwarzenegger, Tom Hanks and Bruce Willis. (NBC)

David Miranda, the partner of Glenn Greenwald, a journalist who broke the story about secret NSA surveillance programs, was detained and questioned at a London airport for nine hours under U.K.'s Terrorism Act. (Guardian)

Overthrown former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak will soon be released from jail. (Reuters)


Twenty percent of Americans or roughly around 60 million people don't use the Internet. (NYT)

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