MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – From a bomb threat that grounded a Florida flight bound for Minneapolis to more unrest among the protesters at the Minneapolis 4th precinct, here is a look at the top four stories from Friday, November 20.
At least three people are dead in an apparent hostage situation at a hotel in Mali, Africa.
An army commander said 10 gunmen stormed the Radisson Blu in Mali’s capital city using guns and grenades. The company that runs the hotel said assailants locked 140 guests and 30 employees in the hotel Friday morning.
About 80 of the hostages have since been freed, but three are dead.
The U.S. and French embassies have asked citizens to take shelter.
A flight traveling from Florida to Minnesota was forced to land early due to a bomb threat.
Spirit Airlines said the plane took off from Fort Lauderdale and was in the air for 15 minutes before the verbal threat was made.
The FAA said the plane was brought back to Fort Lauderdale International Airport. All 92 passengers were taken off; authorities swept the plane and declared it clear.
After an hours long delay, the plane landed safely at MSP Friday morning.
2 More Arrests At Minneapolis 4th Precinct
Two more arrests were made overnight at Minneapolis’ 4th precinct as protests continued over the fatal shooting of Jamar Clark.
Minneapolis police said protesters were spray painting profanities on the building.
Two men have been arrested and could face possible charges of felony damage to property.
A candlelight vigil and march are planned for Friday evening. It will begin at 4:30 p.m. at the 4th precinct.
Apparently Money Can Buy Happiness
Apparently, money really can buy you happiness!
At least, that’s the claim of a Harvard University business school professor.
Consumer spending researcher Michael Norton said it depends on how you spend your money.
He found people generally get more happiness spending money on experiences, such as vacations, rather than things, like electronics and gadgets.