MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — From plane debris found in the Indian Ocean to an armless embrace going viral, here are the four stories to know from Thursday, July 30.
Could plane debris discovered in the Indian Ocean be missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370?
Wing debris that looks like it came from a Boeing 777 was found just off the coast of Madagascar. That is the same type of plane disappeared almost a year-and-a-half ago with 239 people on board.
It was traveling from Kuala Lumpur Malaysia to Beijing. Searchers believe the plane crashed southwest of Australia. It’s possible debris could have floated.
U.S. wildlife regulators will assist Zimbabwe in its investigation of the shooting of Cecil the lion.
Bloomington Dentist Dr. Walter Palmer has not been charged in Zimbabwe, although his guide and outfitter have.
African officials say Palmer paid about $55,000 to hunt and kill a lion that turned out to be a 13-year-old collared research lion.
Protests sprung up at his dental clinic Wednesday, many calling for justice for the lion.
Minn. Toddler Born Without Arms Meets 1st Armless Pilot
An inspiring picture of Minnesota toddler is going viral this morning. A 3-year-old without arms got to meet the first ever armless pilot.
RE Pranke of St. Paul got to meet Jessica Cox, a motivational speaker born without arms.
They met each other at the premiere of “Right Footed,” a documentary about Cox as she overcame adversity to become an accomplished martial artist, airplane pilot and advocate for the disabled.
Bruce Jenner’s Olympic torch could fetch $20,000 at auction. The 1984 Summer Olympic torch will go to auction today.
This item is the first Jenner-related memorabilia to sell since Caitlyn Jenner revealed her female identity in June. Jenner won gold for the decathlon at the 1976 Olympics.
Experts say Jenner’s journey from the Kardashians to Cait could fetch more money.