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Man charged in party stabbing

A man has been charged with attempted murder after a bottle attack at a celebrity-packed party thrown by smartphone company BlackBerry.

Ashley Charles (25), of Nevanthon Road, Leicester, was due to appear at Camberwell Green Magistrates' Court today.

A 37-year-old man remains in a critical condition following the incident at Pulse nightclub, in Southwark, central London.

Singer Jessie J had been performing at the party before the bloody brawl.



Probe as plane request ignored

The US Federal Aviation Administration is investigating an air traffic controller accused of ignoring a request for an emergency landing after a commercial airline pilot reported smoke in the cabin.

The controller thought the call was a prank, according to recordings obtained by a TV station.

The United Express plane from Peoria, Illinois, was evacuated after the plane landed at Denver International Airport.



Marines 'took bombs to mall'

Two US marines are in trouble after authorities said they took military training simulator explosives to a California shopping mall, prompting an evacuation.

Redondo Beach police said Marine Corps officials called police to report that two marines were driving a pickup truck and had explosives.

Police said they found the marines at the South Bay Galleria, and they acknowledged having the explosives.



Titanic ticket up for auction

An admission ticket to the launch of the Titanic is among dozens of artifacts heading to a New York City auction on the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the luxury liner.

Bonhams is offering the selection of documents and objects on April 15. That day, in 1912, the Titanic sank on its maiden voyage from Southampton, England, to New York City.

All the artifacts relate to either the crew or the passengers onboard the ship.

The pre-sale estimate of the ticket is $50,000 (¤38,100) to $70,000 (¤53,400).


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