Morphew’s husband was initially charged in her mysterious death, but the case against him was dismissed last year. No new arrests have been made since.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) says likely no vote on a bill to keep government open until the day funding runs out.
A holdover from the early 1960s, before the Nuclear Regulatory Commission existed, has created what one advocate calls a “dog-and-pony show.”
A handful of Canadian websites were defaced and the site for the country's armed forces was briefly disrupted Wednesday amid simmering tensions with India. The low-level hacks were claimed by an obscure pro-India group going by the name "Indian Cyber Force," whose logo includes an American bald eagle with orange and green wings, the colors of the Indian flag. The group has previously said it was retaliating against Canadian allegations that India had a hand in the killing of Sikh separatist leader outside Vancouver on June 18.
Dr. William Thompson IV is accused of sexually assaulting male patients under the guise of providing them with medical procedures.
A gunman dressed in combat gear and wearing a bulletproof vest went on a shooting rampage at a house and a hospital in Rotterdam Thursday, killing a 14-year-old girl, her mother and a teacher.The man first burst into a house in the Dutch port city and opened fire, killing a 39-year-old woman and seriously injuring her 14-year-old daughter, police chief Fred Westerbeke told reporters.
The US government has begun to inform workers of an impending shutdown that could see millions of federal employees and military personnel sent home or working without pay, unless Congress reaches a last-ditch deal.In a shutdown, hundreds of thousands of federal workers would be furloughed without pay, and members of the military and other employees who are deemed to be essential would continue working without a paycheck.
Gulnara Karimova, the daughter of Uzbekistan's former president, was on Thursday indicted in Switzerland in a vast case of corruption, fraud and organised crime, prosecutors said.While prosecutors say Karimova was in overall charge of "The Office", they also indicted the head of the Uzbek branch of a Russian telecommunications company.
(Reuters) -A New York state judge on Thursday rejected a bid by Uber Technologies Inc, DoorDash Inc and Grubhub Inc to block New York City's novel law setting a minimum wage for app-based delivery workers. The decision by New York Acting Supreme Court Justice Nicholas Moyne will allow the law to take effect pending the outcome of the companies' lawsuit. Moyne in July had stopped the law from being implemented while he considered the companies' request to block it until the case is resolved.
(Reuters) -The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday filed an antitrust lawsuit against data company Agri Stats, alleging that its weekly reports on meat pricing and sales have enabled anticompetitive practices in the chicken, pork, and turkey industries. Meat companies including Smithfield Foods and Tyson Foods have previously faced lawsuits from restaurants and other food buyers alleging they use reports from Agri Stats to conspire to drive up meat prices. "Agri Stats operates its information exchanges to promote total industry profits at the expense of competition," said the DOJ's complaint.
Russia said Thursday that it plans to raise defence spending by almost 70 percent next year, funnelling massive resources into its Ukraine offensive to fight what it calls a "hybrid war" unleashed by the West."I'm referring to the hybrid war that has been unleashed against us," he said.
“We talk about everything,” Yaccarino said amid speculation that Musk, the platform's owner, may not consult her on major decisions.
With a clean energy transition hungry for more minerals, representatives from dozens of countries and industry met in Paris on Thursday looking to shore up deliveries against supply chain snarls and geopolitical tensions. While these minerals are found across the world, the concentration of processing, particularly in China, has caused concerns over sustainability amid trade and geopolitical tensions.
(Reuters) -Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton sued Yelp Inc on Thursday for allegedly misleading consumers by posting notices on its business review website stating that crisis pregnancy centers provide limited medical services. In the lawsuit, filed in the district court of Bastrop County, Texas, Paxton, a Republican, accused the California-based company of violating a Texas law against unfair business practices.
South African mobile phone operator MTN is launching services allowing users to send cash abroad and businesses to accept payments via an app as it pushes further into the country's rapidly growing fintech space. Mobile operators have been expanding in financial services across Africa, where a large part of the population does not have good access to traditional banking. With about 9 million registered mobile money subscribers in South Africa, MTN South Africa's Chief Financial Services Officer Bradwin Roper told reporters on Thursday the group is largely focusing on the roughly 15% of South Africans that are still unbanked.
The Florida governor does all the talking in Biden's latest ad that rips Trump for skipping the Republican debates and adding trillions to the national debt.
Farmers and trade unions in India's southern Karnataka state have called for a day-long strike on Friday to protest against sharing water from a river with neighbouring Tamil Nadu state, in a drawn-out conflict that has flared up again in recent days. Protests began this week in Karnataka's capital Bengaluru against the allocation of water from the Cauvery river, with demonstrators opposing a court order to release 5,000 cusecs of river water to Tamil Nadu for 15 days this month.
Oil prices flirted with one-year highs on Thursday before falling back in a bout of profit-taking, which tempted investors back into stocks after several days of losses over inflation fears.Instead, Brent crude hit $97.69 a barrel on spot markets early Thursday, the highest price since November last year, before falling back.
US Republicans began impeachment inquiry hearings into Joe Biden on Thursday, escalating an eight-month corruption investigation that has failed to uncover evidence of wrongdoing by the president.But they have presented no evidence of wrongdoing by Biden himself.
The first GOP-led impeachment hearing revisited the debunked 2019 allegation that Biden corrupted U.S. foreign policy toward Ukraine.
X-owner Elon Musk said that he had gutted the platform's team dedicated to preserving election integrity as key votes in many countries are approaching."Oh you mean the 'Election Integrity' Team that was undermining election integrity?
"While 'Fortnite' is starting to grow again, the growth is driven primarily by creator content with significant revenue sharing, and this is a lower margin business than we had when 'Fortnite Battle Royale' took off," CEO Tim Sweeney said in an email to employees. Sweeney said that about two-thirds of the layoffs were outside of core development teams and that the cuts would help the company "get to the other side of profitability."
Swedish lithium-ion battery producer Northvolt said on Thursday it would open a $5.2 billion gigafactory in Quebec, the largest ever investment in the Canadian province and the latest in electric vehicle battery manufacturing capacity in the country. Northvolt will invest $3.2 billion of the total with the local and federal government each contributing $1 billion, Northvolt Co-Founder Paolo Cerruti told Reuters. The first phase will provide 30 gigawatt hours (GWh) of production capacity, before eventually expanding to 60 GWh with investments approaching $9 billion, said Cerruti, who will lead the project as CEO of Northvolt North America.