"Fast and Furious" star Paul Walker died from 'traumatic and thermal injuries" in a fiery car crash, coroners said, fueling suggestions he may have survived the initial impact. The initial autopsy results came as the makers of the blockbuster franchise announced they were stopping production for now as they discuss how to proceed with the seventh installment, due out next year. A preliminary report confirmed that Walker, 40, was the passenger in a $400,000 red 2005 Porsche Carrera GT driven by his friend Roger Rodas when it crashed at speed Saturday in Santa Clarita, north of Los Angeles.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said on Thursday that China's announcement of an air defense identification zone over the East China Sea had caused apprehension in the region, and that he was firm about the U.S. stance on the move during talks in Beijing. Biden had around five hours of discussions with President Xi Jinping on Wednesday, with both leaders laying out their perspective on an issue that has rattled countries in East Asia. "China's recent and sudden announcement of the establishment of a new air defense identification zone has, to state the obvious, caused significant apprehension in the region," Biden told a gathering of U.S. executives in Beijing.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers said that Luis Suarez still had his best years ahead of him after his four goals inspired a 5-1 demolition of Norwich City at Anfield. The Uruguay international needed just 35 first-half minutes to smash a spectacular hat-trick in Wednesday's game, with his third goal marking his 50th Premier League strike. He added his fourth goal with a stunning 74th-minute free-kick as Liverpool rampaged back to form. "This is the happiest Luis has been at this club," Rodgers said.