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Feds: Man in Capitol attack tried to flee to Switzerland

Technology
A judge has ordered a Colorado geophysicist accused of dragging a police officer down steps to be beaten outside the Capitol building detained after a prosecutor says he tried to flee the country and commit suicideBy LARRY NEUMEISTER Associated PressJanuary 22, 2021, 10:38 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleNEW YORK -- A Colorado geophysicist accused of dragging a police officer down steps to be beaten by an American flag outside the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 was ordered held without bail Friday after a prosecutor said the man afterward tried to flee to Switzerland and commit suicide.U.S. Magistrate Judge Andrew Krause, based in White Plains, said during an electronic hearing that he found the alleged actions by Jeffrey Sabol, a 51-year-old born in Utica, New Yor
I tried to sell Tesla to Apple, says Elon Musk

I tried to sell Tesla to Apple, says Elon Musk

Technology
Tesla boss Elon Musk has revealed he once attempted to sell his electric car company to Apple.Mr Musk, 49, did not say exactly when he requested a meeting with the tech giant's chief executive but he described it as being "during the darkest days of the Model 3 programme". Tesla was struggling to meet vehicle production targets for the electric car - its first designed for the mass market - in 2017 and 2018.At the time Mr Musk said the company was in "production hell", blaming problems with automated production systems at its battery factory in Nevada.In a tweet to his 41m followers, Mr Musk said had asked for a meeting with Apple boss Tim Cook "to discuss the possibility of Apple acquiring Tesla (for one-tenth of our current value)". ...
Mexico says it wants its ex-officials tried in Mexico

Mexico says it wants its ex-officials tried in Mexico

World
MEXICO CITY -- Mexico's foreign secretary said Thursday the country no longer wants officials accused of corruption to be put on trial in the United States, a move that could scale back a tradition that saw most of Mexico’s corruption cases tried north of the border.However, a spokesman for Mexico's President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said the country was still willing to extradite officials or drug traffickers, walking back an earlier statement by Foreign Secretary Marcelo Ebrard.The flurry of exchanges came a day after the U.S. agreed to drop a high-profile drug trafficking and money laundering case against a former Mexican defense secretary, whose arrest in Los Angeles last month enraged Mexico.Presidential spokesman Jesús Ramírez told The Associated Press extradition and other cooper
Boxing legend Mike Tyson once tried to fight NBA icon Michael Jordan at boozy dinner, ex-manager reveals – ‘He looked like he’d seen a ghost’

Boxing legend Mike Tyson once tried to fight NBA icon Michael Jordan at boozy dinner, ex-manager reveals – ‘He looked like he’d seen a ghost’

Sports
Mike Tyson’s ex-manager has revealed details of a run-in between the boxing legend and NBA icon Michael Jordan at a dinner in 1988. Both sporting heroes have dominated the news in recent weeks, with Tyson announcing a return to the ring for charity and Jordan at the centre of popular Netflix docuseries ‘The Last Dance’. Getty Tyson and Jordan were two of the biggest names in sport in the late eighties Back in the eighties, the two Americans were at the top of their game, but despite being the undisputed and undefeated heavyweight champion of the world, Tyson was also battling with inner demons. His violent marriage to Robin Givens, and their subsequent divorce, caused Tyson’s personal life to eventually spiral out of control. Jordan briefly dated Giv