The Pulse: Actor James Garner Dies

The Pulse: Actor James Garner Dies

The Pulse: July 20, 2014
Number 5:
Well known actor James Garner died overnight in his home in Brentwood, California.
Police say the 86-year old actor died of natural causes.
You may not know Garner earned himself two purple hearts fighting in the Korean War.
He got is big acting break in 1957 in the offbeat western series "Maverick."
Most recently you may remember him from the TV show "8 Simple Rules" and the movie the Notebook.
He was married to his wife Lois for almost 60 years.

Number 4:
Sunday marks the two-year anniversary of the deadly shooting at an Aurora, CO movie theater.
Twelve people died and 58 others were hurt when a gunman opened fire on a packed midnight showing of "the dark knight rises" on July 20-th, 2012.
Police arrested James Holmes in the attack.
He is facing dozens of charges and has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.
This month, the judge in his case delayed his trial so an additional sanity exam could be completed.
The trial in tentatively set to begin in December.

Number 3:
It's the 45th anniversary of the 1st lunar landing.
July 20th, 1969, astronauts Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong and Michael Collins were in that first moon launch.
Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon just 6 hours after the launch from earth.
Though Aldrin was the second man to walk on the moon, he was the first to take a selfie!
The first lunar landing was watched on TV by more than 500 million people around the world.

Number 2:
The Israeli Prime Minister is calling for a cease-fire and a demilitarized Gaza Sunday morning, even as Israel steps up its ground offensive.
It's become the deadliest day in the battle between the Hamas militants in Gaza and the Isrealis.
Eighty-seven Palestinian's have been killed and 13 Isreali soldiers.
Hamas now also claiming to have captured an Isreali soldier.
This brings the total death toll in this battle to almost 550.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Egypt on Monday to try to advance negotiations between the two sides.

Number 1:
Black boxes, which could provide answers to what happened when a Malaysia Airlines Flight MH-17 was fired at, may be in the hands of the rebels who are accused of taking down the flight with 298 people on board.
Search teams have now found the remains of 233 of the 298 people.
European observers say many of the bodies are being loaded onto refrigerated train cars at a station near the crash site.
While Russia's president denies any involvement, some in Moscow apparently feel differently.
One resident says president Putin must step up to the plate.
"It's time to take responsibilities there and bring peace in this region. He should take his responsibility as well with what is happening with the plane crash, this might accelerate the situation," Arnold Finsinderen, from Moscow said.
The State Emergency Service in the Ukraine has been searching for bodies within a 13 miles radius.
The search, made more difficult by armed separatists surrounding the crash site.

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