CNN REPORTS: NBA LOS ANGELES LAKERS Kobe Bryant DEAD at 41. Total of 5 reported dead in helicopter crash in Calabasas. Kobe’s 13 year old daughter Gianna reported as perishing on the flight with her father and 3 others.
In addition to those facing the most serious charges of starting fires intentionally, authorities said another 53 people are facing legal action for not complying with the state’s fire ban and 47 people have faced legal action for discarding a lit cigarette or match on land.
Iranian Major-General Qassem Soleimani, head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard’s elite Quds Force, and Iraqi militia commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis were killed late on Thursday
Iranian Revolutionary Guard General Qassem Soleimani. Photo: AP
The attack came amid tensions with the United States after a New Year’s Eve attack by Iran-backed militias on the US Embassy in Baghdad. The two-day embassy attack which ended Wednesday prompted President Donald Trump to order about 750 US soldiers deployed to the Middle East.