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The model is the oldest in the Boeing 777 family and has a range of 5,240 nautical miles (9,700 kilometres), according to the Boeing website. "But since that information came from the Vietnamese navy, I have asked our navy to contact their counterparts immediately," he told reporters in Kuala Lumpur. Neil Connor in Beijing reports seeing a man who appeared to be in his sixties entering a room, wiping tears from his eyes with a handkerchief, and punching a cameraman in the face when he tried to film him as he walked by. I want to see my daughter and her husband who were on the flight to Beijing for a holiday," he says.
The Denver Nuggets took their head coach Brian Shaw's advice and tried to run up the score against the hapless Los Angeles Lakers at the Pepsi Center. While they didn't quite hit their lofty goal of 160 points, they still managed to manhandle the last-place Lakers 134-126 on Friday, guaranteeing Los Angeles will suffer their first losing season since 2004-05 when Shaw was their assistant coach. "Coach said he wanted to score 40 a quarter, so he was pretty excited," said Denver's Ty Lawson. Shaw played four National Basketball Association seasons for the Lakers before becoming an assistant coach with the team in 2005.