Coast Guard ends search for 9 missing in seaplane crash

WHIDBEY ISLAND, Wash. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard suspended the search Monday afternoon for nine people, including a child, who were missing after a seaplane crashed into Puget Sound waters northeast of west of Seattle. The body of a 10th person, an unidentified woman, was recovered by a Good Samaritan on Sunday after the … Read more

Ex-NYPD officer sentenced to 10 years in prison for Jan. 6 riot

WASHINGTON (AP) — A retired New York Police Department officer was sentenced Thursday to a record 10 years in prison for attack the United States Capitol and using a metal pole to assault one of the police who was trying to hold off a crowd of donald trump supporters. Thomas Webster’s prison sentence is the … Read more

India launches new aircraft carrier as China concerns grow

NEW DELHI (AP) — India commissioned its first locally-built aircraft carrier on Friday as it seeks to counter the much larger and growing fleet of regional rival China and expand its own capabilities. of indigenous shipbuilding. INS Vikrant, whose name is a Sanskrit word meaning ‘mighty’ or ‘brave’, is India’s second operational aircraft carrier, joining … Read more

Danube drought reveals parts of hidden WWII history

PRAGUE, Serbia (AP) — Europe’s worst drought Over the decades it not only burned farmland and hampered river traffic, it also revealed some of the almost forgotten history of World War II: the hulks of dozens of German WWII battleships world have emerged from the Danube as its water levels have fallen. In the middle … Read more

SDSU defends handling of investigation into Araiza gang rape allegations

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego State football coach Brady Hoke said Monday he was unaware that star bettor Matt Araiza had been charged with participating in the gang rape of a 17-year-old girl at an off-campus party in October until a civil lawsuit was filed last week. Hoke boss, athletic director John David Wicker, … Read more

NASA Lunar Rocket Launch: Live Updates

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A fuel leak and then an engine problem during final preparations for liftoff led NASA to cancel the launch of its powerful new moon rocket on Monday during a development flight with three dummies test on board. The next launch attempt won’t take place until Friday at the earliest and … Read more

Sick dolphin calf improves with tube-fed milk, helping hands

RAYONG, Thailand (AP) – The young Irrawaddy dolphin – sick and too weak to swim – was drowning in a tidal pool on the Thai coast when fishermen found him. The fishermen quickly alerted marine conservationists, who advised them to provide emergency care until a rescue team could transport the baby to Thailand’s Marine and … Read more

Latvia pulls down obelisk from Soviet-era monument in capital

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) – A concrete obelisk topped with Soviet stars that was the centerpiece of a monument commemorating the Red Army’s victory over Nazi Germany was pulled down in the Latvian capital on Thursday – the latest in a series of Soviet monuments demolished after the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Heavy machinery was spotted … Read more

Paul Newman’s daughters are suing the late actor’s charitable foundation

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A new lawsuit has revealed a deep rift between two of Paul Newman’s daughters and the late actor’s charitable foundation funded by profits from the Newman’s Own food and drink line. The daughters, Susan Kendall Newman and Nell Newman, claim their own charities are supposed to receive $400,000 a year from … Read more

17-year-old pilot sets solo flight record around the world

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — A 17-year-old pilot became the youngest person to circumnavigate the world solo in a small plane after landing Wednesday in Bulgaria, where his journey began five months ago. Mack Rutherford, a Belgian-British dual national, landed on an airstrip west of the Bulgarian capital, Sofia, to complete his task and claim two … Read more