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March 19, 2019

Infamous ‘Jack the Ripper’ serial killer might be identified through DNA, report says

PytyCzech/iStock(LONDON) -- London's mysterious "Jack the Ripper" serial killer, who was active over 100 years ago, might finally be identified through mitochondrial DNA left behind at the scene of one of the crimes, according to a case report published in the Journal of Forensic Scientists. "To our knowledge, this is the most advanced study to date regarding this case," the authors wrote. In 1888, five women in London were killed within three months by a still-unidentified murderer known a..
March 19, 2019

Five ISIS fighters captured for alleged role in Syria blast that killed four Americans

omersukrugoksu/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- U.S.-backed Kurdish forces in Syria have captured five ISIS fighters believed to have been involved in the deadly suicide bomb blast in Manbij last January that killed four Americans, according to a U.S. official. U.S. officials have interrogated the fighters since they were first detained weeks ago, the official said. The five were captured in the Manbij area by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) several weeks ago, according to the U.S. official. On Jan. 1..
March 19, 2019

Mike Pompeo returns to Middle East to urge action against Iran with three different partners

State Department by Michael Gross/ Public Domain(WASHINGTON) -- Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is returning to the Middle East to again push for action against Iran, his chief foreign policy foe. But the message of this trip, his second to the region this year, will find three very different audiences, likely with varying degrees of acceptance. In Israel, Pompeo will embrace Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a close ally in the Trump administration's campaign to push back on Iranian influe..
March 19, 2019

Queen Elizabeth, Duchess Kate step out together for opening of King’s College London’s new building

Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images(LONDON) -- Queen Elizabeth II and Duchess Kate stepped out together Tuesday for their first solo outing in seven years. The queen, 92, and Kate, 37, visited King’s College London for the opening of Bush House, the former home of the BBC World Service that has been converted into a campus building. Queen Elizabeth paired a rose-colored hat with a rose cashmere coat by Stewart Parvin, while Kate paired a gray pleated dress with black heels and a black hat f..