The trial of Georgia inmate facing the death penalty for the slayings of two prison guards opened Monday with a prosecutor saying the inmate was the mastermind of a deadly escape plan, while a defense attorney insisted his client had no clue a fellow prisoner would kill the officers. Donnie Rowe is charged with murder in the June 2017 killings of Sgt. Christopher Monica and Sgt. Curtis Billue aboard a prison transport bus southeast of Atlanta. Prosecutor Dawn Baskins told jurors in an opening statement Monday that evidence will show Rowe plotted the escape, WGXA-TV reported.
Companies File for Regulatory Approvals in the European Union and China AURORA, Ontario, Sept. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Magna International Inc. (TSX: MG; NYSE: MGA) and Veoneer, Inc. today announced the expiration of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, or HSR Act, in connection with the previously announced acquisition of Veoneer by Magna. Pursuant to the agreement announced on July 22, 2021, Magna will acquire all of the issued and outstanding
The sequoias dubbed the Four Guardsmen remain unscathed by the so-called KNP Complex fire, which was ignited by lightning earlier this month and has grown in recent days in the Sequoia National Park's Giant Forest. "As far as damage to any specific sequoia trees, the older growth ones, there is none so far," KNP Complex fire spokesperson Mark Garrett said of the Guardsman and the nearby General Sherman, the world's largest tree. The huge Guardsmen trees mark the entrance to the Giant Forest, a grove of some 2,000 sequoias.