July 9, 2019

Missing American scientist found dead in Greece, research institute says

Biotechnology Center of the TU Dresden(LONDON) -- An American scientist has been found dead in Greece, nearly a week after she vanished. Greek authorities recovered the body of U.S. citizen Suzanne Eaton on Monday evening, according to the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics in Dresden, Germany, where Eaton was a research group leader. The 59-year-old molecular biologist is survived by her husband and two sons. "It is with enormous sadness and regret that we announce th..
July 9, 2019

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill is ‘dead’ but doesn’t formally withdraw it

pawel.gaul/iStock(HONG KONG) -- Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday that a highly contentious extradition bill that sparked weeks of mass protests is "dead," but she fell short of protesters' demands to fully withdraw it. Lam tried to reassure the public that lawmakers wouldn't seek to bring the draft legislation back for a vote. "There are still lingering doubts about the government's sincerity or worries whether the government will restart the process in the Legislative C..
July 8, 2019

Trump says US ‘will no longer deal with’ UK ambassador who called him ‘inept’ in leaked cables

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump in a tweet on Monday said that the United States "will no longer deal with" U.K. Ambassador to the U.S. Kim Darroch after his blunt criticism of the president and administration in diplomatic cables was leaked. In the trove of leaked memos published in the Daily Mail, Darroch called Trump "inept" and "incompetent" and described the White House as wildly dysfunctional. On Sunday, Trump said Darroch "has not served the U.K. well, I can t..
July 8, 2019

American scientist vanishes on Greek island of Crete

arkanto/iStock(LONDON) — An American scientist has disappeared on the Greek island of Crete. U.S. citizen Suzanne Eaton, a 59-year-old research group leader at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics in Dresden, Germany, was last seen on the afternoon of July 2 near the port city of Chania, where she was attending a conference. Greek authorities have launched a search for Eaton, according to the research institute. "Our thoughts and wishes goes to the family and friends w..