At an air show in Reno, Nevada, a vintage plane went out of control and crashed into the crowd, killing the pilot and eight spectators, and injuring dozens of others. The pilot, Jimmy Leeward, was a 74-year-old veteran stunt pilot. Spectators said that just before his plane went out of control, a piece of the tail assembly detached itself and dropped away. They also say the pilot attempted to maneuver the plane away from the crowd.
In other news, President Obama has announced a plan to raise the minimum tax rate on millionaires. He wants to make sure that the very rich pay at least the same rate as the middle class.
Meanwhile, the rebel victory in Libya has not stopped the flow of refugees into Tunisia. 11,000 Libyans reportedly crossed the border at Ras Jedir on Wednesday.
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