WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is choosing a widely respected, combat-hardened commander who led the Afghanistan war coalition during a key transitional period during 2013-14 as the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
US tech executive David Goldberg, the husband of Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg, apparently died after falling on a treadmill and striking his head at an upscale resort in Mexico, authorities said. Goldberg, 47, was the chief executive of online polling firm SurveyMonkey and husband of Facebook's chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg. "They went looking for him and found him in a pool of blood next to a treadmill, apparently after he fell and struck his head at the hotel gym," the official said, declining to be named. President Barack Obama remembered Goldberg as what he called a leader who always tried to empower others.
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Rescuers were Tuesday digging through piles of earth and snow on a popular trekking route in Nepal, where an entire village was buried by a mudslide triggered by the earthquake that struck the region 10 days ago.