FDA panel backs highly controversial ALS drug in rare 2nd review

WASHINGTON (AP) — A panel of federal health advisers voted Wednesday to recommend approval of an experimental drug to treat Lou Gehrig’s disease, a remarkable turnaround for the highly controversial drug which was previously rejected by the same group earlier this year. Food and Drug Administration advisers voted 7 to 2 that Amylyx Pharma’s data … Read more

Ashes of ‘Star Trek’ icon Nichelle Nichols to be launched into space, son Kyle calls Enterprise mission ‘great honour’

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Nichelle Nichols will rest among the stars when his ashes are launched into deep space later this year on a corporate flight with some of his fallen “Star Trek” colleagues. Nichols, who was known for playing the iconic Lieutenant Nyota Uhura in all three seasons of the … Read more

UK’s Liz Truss to release billions of pounds to help pay energy bills

Newly elected British Prime Minister Liz Truss is set to announce a multi-billion pound stimulus package to help those struggling with soaring energy prices. Carl Court/Staff/Getty Images LONDON — Britain’s new Prime Minister Liz Truss is set to announce a package worth tens of billions of pounds on Thursday to help people pay their energy … Read more

Four people killed in hours-long shootout in Memphis before arrest of 19-year-old suspect Ezekiel Kelly, police say

Police at the scene of a carjacking reportedly linked to a series of shootings on September 7, 2022 in Memphis, Tennessee. Brad Vest/Getty Images Memphis, TN. – Police here say a man who drove through the city shooting at people, killing four, during an hours-long rampage that forced frightened people to shelter in place on … Read more

Hong Kong court finds five guilty of sedition over sheep books | Political news

The five people will be sentenced on Saturday and face up to two years in prison for publishing books aimed at explaining the democratic movement to children. A Hong Kong court has convicted five speech therapists of sedition over a series of illustrated children’s books depicting the city’s pro-democracy supporters as sheep defending their village … Read more

UK Prime Minister Liz Truss pledges to ‘deal with the energy crisis’ and will scrap fracking ban

Margaret Thatcher’s former foreign policy adviser Nile Gardiner discusses Prime Minister Liz Truss’s plans to tackle Europe’s energy crisis. Newly installed British Prime Minister Liz Truss told parliament on Wednesday that she would tackle Britain’s “very serious” energy crisis while cutting taxes, ruling out imposing a windfall tax on oil companies to pay for her … Read more

Putin says Russia has ‘lost nothing’ from war in Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that Russia had “lost nothing” from the war in Ukraine and had grown stronger during the conflict while trying to portray the Western world as grappling with economic crises. speaking to the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia – where he delivered a keynote lambasting the Western world … Read more

Harry Styles jokes that he spat on Chris Pine during the Venice Film Festival

Does it taste like Harry Styles saliva? Harry Styles scoffed at speculation that he spat on Chris Pine during his Wednesday night concert in New York. “It’s our 10th show at Madison Square Garden, it’s wonderful, wonderful, wonderful to be back here,” the British singer told his fans during the opening of his show “Love … Read more

Myles Sanderson, suspect in deadly stabbings in Canada, dies after arrest

Myles Sanderson, one of the two suspects a stabbing attack that left 10 dead in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan, has died, police said Wednesday evening. He had been arrested earlier that afternoon following a three-day manhunt. “Shortly after his arrest, he entered medical distress,” Rhonda Blackmore, assistant commissioner for the RCMP in Saskatchewan, said … Read more