Suspect detained in killing of Olympic figure skating star Denis Ten

Suspect detained in killing of Olympic figure skating star Denis Ten

MOSCOW >> Authorities in Kazakhstan said today a man has been detained and confessed to killing the Olympic figure skating medalist Denis Ten. ASSOCIATED PRESS Figure skater Denis Ten, of Kazakhstan, reacted, Feb. 16, as his score was posted following his performance in the men’s short program figure skating, in the Gangneung […]

11 Dead After Duck Boat Capsizes Near Branson, Mo.

11 Dead After Duck Boat Capsizes Near Branson, Mo.

At least 11 people were killed Thursday night when a tourist boat capsized in a southern Missouri lake as powerful thunderstorms passed through the Midwest, the authorities said. The amphibious boat, or duck boat, overturned in Table Rock Lake near Branson, Mo., around 7 p.m. as winds exceeded 60 m.p.h. Sheriff Doug Rader of Stone […]

Jodie Whittaker gives ‘Doctor Who’ the female touch

Jodie Whittaker gives ‘Doctor Who’ the female touch

British actress Jodie Whittaker was unveiled Thursday as the first woman to play “Doctor Who,” telling fans of the cult BBC series she felt the weight of history — but that gender should be irrelevant. The 36-year-old, who rose to fame in award-winning British drama “Broadchurch”, takes over from Scottish actor Peter Capaldi as the […]

163 people ill, 3 hospitalized in foodborne illness outbreak linked to McDonald’s salads

163 people ill, 3 hospitalized in foodborne illness outbreak linked to McDonald’s salads

The outbreak of an intestinal illness linked to McDonald’s salads has sickened 163 people in 10 states, with Illinois and Iowa residents representing the highest totals among them, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said late Thursday. Three people have been hospitalized, according to the CDC, which is investigating the outbreak of cyclosporiasis in […]

Laser beam of ‘solid light’ built by University of California scientists

Laser beam of ‘solid light’ built by University of California scientists

The team at the University of California in San Diego created a laser beam 24 times more solid than any other. Describing the breakthrough, scientists said the laser emits an ultra-short but high-power pulse, making it more shock-resistant than any earlier laser. This beam raises the possibility future scientists will be able to create […]

Kingmaker in a new Middle East

Kingmaker in a new Middle East

Over the past year, together with several retired Israeli security experts, we have written about, and spoken of, the need to shift to a new paradigm to end the Israel Palestinian conflict and to move beyond the status quo. We have called for the establishment of a free, sovereign and independent Palestinian State in Gaza—with […]

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