Fisherman dies after being swept to sea
POINTREYES NATIONALSEASHORE — Afisherman is deadafter getting dragged into the ocean bylarge, strong surf while trying toretrieve an ice chest.The Marin Independent Journalreports that witnesses on Mondayreported seeing the man disappear intothe sea at North Beach in the PointReyes National Seashore.Park spokesman John Dell’Ossotells the newspaper that onlookerslost sight of the ﬁsherman just sec-onds after he went in.The U.S. Coast Guard and SonomaCounty Sheriff’s Office launched asearch, found the man’s body andbrought it back to shore.The Marin County coroner and parkservice are investigating the death,and did not identify the man.
Con-man who defrauded couple to be sentenced
SAN FRANCISCO — Aman convict-ed of defrauding a Northern Californiacouple out of $1.6 million is sched-uled to be sentenced in federal court.The U.S. attorney’s ofﬁce tells TheMarin Independent Journal that it isseeking a 37-month sentence and arestitution order for 42-year-oldBlessed Marvelous Herve, who pre-tended to be the son of Congo’s presi-dent. Herve admitted to persuading thecouple to forward him money withpromises of repayment, lucrative com-missions and false claims that the fed-eral government had seized his moneyand imprisoned him.The two victims, ages 69 and 70,lost their retirement savings and endedup $200,000 in debt.Herve’s lawyers say his father was a“high-level government ofﬁcial” inthe Republic of Congo who was assas-sinated during political unrest. Herve is due in court Wednesday.
Fallon and Crystal among Leno’s final guests
PASADENA— Jay Leno will closeout his 22-year run as host of NBC’s“The Tonight Show” with a nod to thefuture and to the past.His heir apparent, Jimmy Fallon,will kick off Leno’s ﬁnal week with aguest appearance on Feb. 3. Fallon istaking over the gig after hostingNBC’s “Late Night” since 2009.Leno’s ﬁnal night, on Feb. 6, willfeature Billy Crystal, who was Leno’sﬁrst guest in May 1992 when he suc-ceeded Johnny Carson. Country super-star Garth Brooks will also appear.Leno’s last week will also includeBetty White, Matthew McConaughey,Sandra Bullock, country singer BlakeShelton, musician Lyle Lovett andNBAHall of Famer Charles Barkley.Fallon starts his run on Feb. 17 dur-ing the second week of the network’sOlympics coverage. As a result, the“Tonight Show” will air at midnightfollowing the nightly games coveragefrom Sochi, Russia. On Feb. 24, theshow will revert to its regular 11:35p.m. slot.Leno left the show in 2009 to host aprime time talk show, with ConanO’Brien replacing him on “Tonight.”After six months of poor ratings forboth men, O’Brien was out at“Tonight” and Leno returned to his oldgig.NBC Entertainment presidentRobert Greenblatt is hoping to con-tinue the network’s relationship withLeno after he leaves late night.“I would love him to do specialswith us, and we’ve got ideas aboutother sorts of shows he can host,”Greenblatt said Sunday at theTelevision Critics Association meet-ing. “As he told me recently, NBC hasreally been his only home.”He said Leno didn’t want to discusshis future until he ﬁnished his ﬁnalweek.
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Microsoft co-founder PaulAllen is 61.
This Day in HistoryThought for the Day
The ﬁrst atomic submarine, the USSNautilus, was launched at Groton,Conn., as first lady MamieEisenhower christened the vessel withthe traditional bottle of champagnebroken against the bow.
“Would to God that we might spend a single day really well.”
— Thomas a Kempis,German monk and author (1380-1471)
U.S.Attorney General EricHolder is 63.Singer Emma Bunton is 38.
A pro-European integration protester catches ﬁre during clashes with police in Kiev,Ukraine.
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, Margaret Brent went before the Maryland colo-nial assembly to seek two votes in that body, one for herself as a landowner, the other as the legal representative of theabsent Lord Baltimore; the assembly turned her down.
, during the French Revolution, King Louis XVI,condemned for treason, was executed on the guillotine.
, Jefferson Davis of Mississippi and four otherSoutherners whose states had seceded from the Unionresigned from the U.S. Senate.
New York City’s Board of Aldermen passed anordinance prohibiting women from smoking in public (themeasure was vetoed two weeks later by Mayor George B.McClellan Jr.).
, the Great Paris Flood began as the rain-swollenSeine River burst its banks, sending water into the Frenchcapital.
Russian revolutionary Vladimir Lenin died at age53.
Count Basie and his band recorded “One O’ClockJump” for Decca Records (on this date in 1942, they re-recorded the song for Okeh Records).
former State Department ofﬁcial Alger Hiss,accused of being part of a Communist spy ring, was foundguilty in New York of lying to a grand jury. (Hiss, who pro-claimed his innocence, served less than four years inprison.) George Orwell (Eric Blair), author of “NineteenEighty-Four,” died in London at age 46.
the Battle of Khe Sanh began during the VietnamWar. An American B-52 bomber carrying four hydrogenbombs crashed in Greenland, killing one crew member andscattering radioactive material.
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(Answers tomorrow)SWUNG DAISYEVOLVE SYSTEMYesterday’sJumbles:Answer:The special pricing at the bakery was a —Now arrange the circled letters to form the surprise answer, assuggested by the above cartoon.
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Unscramble these four Jumbles,one letter to each square,to form four ordinary words.
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