Mother of top-ranked college wrestler destroys eye glasses after son loses in semifinal

Fox News Flash top sports headlines for March 18

Spencer Lee has had an impressive wrestling career at Iowa.  Despite winning three national championships during his collegiate career, Lee’s run came to a disappointing end on Friday. One of Lee’s biggest supporters, his mother Cathy, was visibly upset after Purdue’s Matt Ramos pulled off the stunning upset in the national semifinals. A viral clip … Read more

Bacteria in recalled eye drops linked to cases of vision loss, surgical removal of eyeballs

CNN  —  A rare strain of bacteria found in recalled eyedrops has been linked to dozens of infections, as well as cases of vision loss, surgical removal of eyeballs and one death. Global Pharma Healthcare’s Artificial Tears Lubricant Eye Drops, distributed by EzriCare and Delsam Pharma, were first recalled in early February. In an update … Read more

Florida, Texas lawmakers discuss strict legislation for border security as both governors eye presidential run

Fox News Flash top headlines for March 17

Led by tough-talking Republican governors weighing presidential runs, Texas and Florida are debating especially strict legislation on border security as the GOP tests federal authority over immigration. The moves in the two GOP-controlled statehouses come against a backdrop of polarization in Congress that makes any national immigration legislation seem unlikely as President Joe Biden tries … Read more

Senate Dems eye hearing on Silicon Valley Bank collapse, says Banking Committee chair

DOJ to look into Silicon Valley Bank collapse

Senate Banking Committee Chairman Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, said Tuesday that he’s planning a hearing on this week’s collapse of two multi-billion dollar banks. Silicon Valley Bank, the sixteenth-largest bank in the U.S., was shut down by regulators following a rush of investors withdrawing funds, driven by concerns over the bank’s solvency. A short while later, … Read more

‘My Eye Exploded’: New Amnesty International report on use of ‘non-lethal weapons’

Amnesty International released a new report today, entitled “My Eye Exploded”: The global abuse of Kinetic Impact Projectiles, which documents the use of “non-lethal” anti-riot weapons by police across the globe. The report found that the deployment of Kinetic Impact Projectiles (KIPs), a term which encompasses a variety of weapons including plastic and rubber bullets, … Read more

Four bankers on trial amid allegations European banks turned blind eye to Putin’s money

Four employees of Gazprombank Switzerland, including its managing director, appeared before a Swiss court on Wednesday in connection with their role in managing assets of Russian cellist Sergei Roldugin – a friend of Vladimir Putin who is suspected of having taken some of the Russian president’s fortune abroad. Large sums of around €30.2 million (30 … Read more