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French billionaire Olivier Dassault dies in helicopter crash

French billionaire Olivier Dassault dies in helicopter crash

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March 8 (UPI) -- French billionaire and politician Olivier Dassault has died, France's President Emmanuel Macron said. He was 69 years old. In a tweet on Sunday, Macron called the member of parliament's sudden death "a great loss" for the country. Advertisement "Olivier Dassault loved France," Macron said. "Captain of industry, deputy local elected official, reserve commander in the air force: during his life, he never ceased to serve our country." Dassault died Sunday evening when his helicopter crashed shortly after takeoff from near Deauville in Normandy where he owned a vacation home, French newspaper Le Figaro reported. Le Figaro is a subsidiary of the Dassault Group, which was led by Olivier's father, Serge Dassault, who died in 2017. Delphine Mienniel, the prosecutor of the Republ...
Tiger Woods car crash: Golfing champion will not face criminal charges

Tiger Woods car crash: Golfing champion will not face criminal charges

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Tiger Woods will not face any criminal charges following the single-car crash he was involved in on Tuesday that left him with serious injuries.The US golfing champion was driving alone on a Los Angeles downhill stretch of road known for crashes.His SUV hit the central reservation, crossed into the opposite lane, rolled over several times and then plunged off the road and down an embankment.He is recovering after surgery to his fractured leg and shattered ankle. "A reckless driving charge has a lot of elements into it, this is purely an accident," Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva told reporters.There no evidence Woods was impaired by drugs or alcohol, he added."He was not drunk," he said on Wednesday. "We can throw that one out."He added the most Woods could face would be a low-l...

LIVE Sports news and updates: ‘Great news’ as Tiger Woods talking after car crash, Neil Lennon leaving Celtic ‘no surprise’, India vs England commentary, Giroud stunner as Chelsea beat Atletico Madrid

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Indonesian divers discover body parts and pieces of fuselage after plane crash

Indonesian divers discover body parts and pieces of fuselage after plane crash

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Divers in Indonesia have found body parts and wreckage of the Boeing 737-500 jet that crashed with 62 people on board.Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi said officials had launched massive search efforts after identifying "the possible location of the crash site" in the Java Sea. He confirmed that human body parts, pieces of clothing and scraps of metal were found between Lancang Island and Laki Island on Sunday morning.Air Chief Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto also said in a statement: "We received reports from the diver team that the visibility in the water is good and clear, allowing the discovery of some parts of the plane."We are sure that is the point where the plane crashed," he said, adding the objects found included broken pieces of fuselage with aircraft registration parts. ...