Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump and John Kasich bag wins in Super Tuesday 3
Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump and John Kasich clinched victories in presidential primaries on Tuesday, fox13.com reports. Florida Senator Marco Rubio dropped out of the race following a defeat in his home state. Republican front runner Trump won in North Carolina, Illinois and Florida; and Democratic front runner Clinton scored victories in Florida and Ohio, and is also projected to win in North Carolina.
Washington DC’s metro subway system to remain closed throughout Wednesday
The metro subway system in Washington DC will be closed all day Wednesday until 5 a.m. Thursday, USA Today reports. The move comes after Monday’s fire near the McPherson Square station that caused delays throughout the Blue, Orange and Silver lines. Paul Wiedefeld, Metro CEO, said Monday’s incident had “commonalities with the cable fire in [the] L’Enfant Plaza [station] a year ago,” which had caused a fatality.
For Worth police officer critically injured in shootout
Fort Worth police officer Matt Pearce was in critical condition after he was shot three times in his chest and once in his leg. The officer, who was chasing two suspects, was “very vocal” in the hospital emergency room, the Fort Worth Star Telegram reported. One of the suspects, Ed R. McIver, who was wanted on felony warrants, was fatally shot; his son has been arrested.
Tesla Model 3 to be unveiled in March 31st event
Tesla’s Model 3, the company’s first mass market vehicle, will be unveiled in its March 31st event in its Hawthorne, California, facility. While it will go into production next year, The Verge suggests the whole car will be unveiled at the much anticipated event. The car is expected to cost $35000 before tax breaks, significantly less than the Model S or Model X which, in comparison, can cost more than $100,000.
Harrison Ford to reprise role as Indian Jones in fifth installment
Actor Harrison Ford and Director Steven Spielberg will return for the fifth installment of Indiana Jones, Disney confirmed. The movie is expected to be released on July 19, 2019, Deadline reports. The title for the movie is yet to be decided. “Indiana Jones is one of the greatest heroes in cinematic history, and we can’t wait to bring him back to the screen in 2019,” Walt Disney Studios chairman, Alan Horn, said in a statement.
Texas Gov Greg Abbot to visit East Texas, affected by massive flooding
Texas Governor Greg Abbot will visit the flood affected East Texas communities, which have forced the displacement of thousands of residents. In the last four days, as much as 20 inches of rain fell in the region. Few stretches of Interstate 10 have been closed as a result of the floods, as reported by the San Francisco Chronicle.