Cheat Sheet: September 16, 2013

Shooting Rampage at Washington Navy Yard

A shooting at the Washington Navy yard left at least 12 dead and others injured Monday morning. As of 2 p.m. ET, one suspect is dead, but two others may still be at large. Washington Police Chief Cathy Lanier said Monday morning that authorities were still looking for a white male and black male in military-style clothing who could be connected to the shooting, reported CNN. They have not been confirmed as military personnel. "The big concern for us right now is that we potentially have two other shooters that we have not located at this point," Lanier told reporters hours after the shooting. (Source)

World’s Oldest Man Dies At 112

Salustiano Sanchez, 112, known to friends as Shorty, died Friday, Sept. 13 at a nursing home in western New York. He was named the world’s oldest man in June. Sanchez was born on June 8, 1901 in a small village in Spain. He came to the United States through Ellis Island in 1920 and found work in the coal mines of Kentucky. He leaves behind two children and an extended family that includes grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. (Source)

Thousands Evacuated After Volcano Erupts In Indonesia

6,000 people were evacuated following a volcanic eruption in Jakarta, Indonesia early Sunday, Sept. 15. The ash of Mount Sinabung, the highest mountain in North Sumatra, blanketed the outlying region, emergency officials said. No casualties or injuries were reported other than five people suffering from breathing difficulties after inhaling the ash. (Source)

Costa Concordia Salvage Begins

Engineers began the arduous task of erecting the Coast Concordia, a cruise liner that ran aground and tipped off the coast of Giglio, Italy in January 2012 killing 32 people. The task was delayed by three hours because of strong thunderstorms. Engineer Sergio Girroto expects it should only take about 12 hours, reported CNN. "I don't think we will continue into the night," he said. "After we start pulling, we should see something." (Source)

Former Bank Vice President Faces Nearly $4 Billion Fine

Stephen Fields, former Bank of the Commonwealth executive vice president, faces a maximum fine of nearly $4 billion in addition to a maximum 30-yer prison term, U.S. District Judge Raymond A. Jackson ruled today. Field’s attorney Solomon Wisenberg argued Fields be responsible for only $9 million in bank losses following the failure Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. but was unsuccessful. Jackson ruled Fields should be accountable for $331 million, which is doubled under federal sentencing rules and multiplied by the number of counts. Fields was convicted of six counts, equaling $3.9 billion. (Source)

Categories: HRM Cheat Sheet