November 29, 2019

Suspect in Netherlands stabbing that left 3 minors injured arrested

carlballou/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The suspect who wounded three minors in a stabbing in the Netherlands has been arrested after a nearly 24-hour manhunt, police said Saturday. The incident took place in The Hague on a main shopping street around 7:45 p.m. local time Friday, authorities said. Police said on Saturday around 6:00 p.m. local time that a 35-year-old man had been arrested. The suspect had no fixed place of residence and he will be transported to a local police station, officials said. Th..
November 29, 2019

Number of people stabbed in London Bridge terror incident, suspect shot dead

miodrag ignjatovic/iStock(LONDON) — A number of people have been stabbed in what is now being called a terrorist incident by London Bridge Friday afternoon, authorities said. One male suspect was shot by police and died at the scene, according to authorities, who added that a device believed to be a hoax explosive was strapped to the suspect. A motive is not known. "It has been confirmed that people were injured in the attack," London Mayor Sadiq Khan said in a statement. "My heart goes out to t..
November 29, 2019

Massive black hole that ‘should not even exist’ has been discovered

vchal/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A black hole with a mass 70 times greater than the Sun was discovered, leaving scientists stunned. "Black holes of such mass should not even exist in our Galaxy, according to most of the current models of stellar evolution," Professor Jifeng Liu, who led the team at the Chinese Academy of Sciences that made the discovery, said in a statement. Scientists previously believed that the mass of an individual stellar black hole could not be more than 20 times that of the Sun...
November 29, 2019

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson replaced by block of melting ice at climate change debate

RistoArnaudov/iStock(LONDON) -- Major political party leaders in Britain participated in a debate on climate change, but two were noticeably missing -- and replaced. Prime Minister Boris Johnson of the Conservative Party and leader of the Brexit Party Nigel Farage were not on the stage for Thursday night's Channel 4 debate. In their place were two blocks of melting ice. Channel 4's editor, Ben de Pear, said the ice sculptures were a "visual metaphor" after the two declined invitations ..