US Capitol Police arrest seven people linked to Colbert show, charging them with unlawful entry

US Capitol Police arrest seven people linked to Colbert show, charging them with unlawful entry

US Capitol Police said Friday that officers arrested seven unauthorized people in a congressional office building Thursday night and charged them with unlawful entry. The people identified themselves as being affiliated with CBS’ Late Show with Stephen Colberta person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press. Another person familiar with the matter provided the … Read more

A Hitchhiking Rock Has Traveled With The Perseverance Rover For More Than 120 Days

A Hitchhiking Rock Has Traveled With The Perseverance Rover For More Than 120 Days

Roaming Mars is a lonely existence for NASA’s Perseverance, but the exploratory rover now has a traveling companion: a hitchhiking “pet rock” that got stuck in one of its wheels. Luckily, the Martian stone won’t impact the rover’s science mission and is only a minor inconvenience – like having a pebble stuck in your shoe. … Read more

FBI arrests GOP gubernatorial candidate Ryan Kelley on charges connected to role in US Capitol riot

FBI arrests GOP gubernatorial candidate Ryan Kelley on charges connected to role in US Capitol riot

Republican gubernatorial candidate Ryan Kelley speaks in Lansing, Mich., on Feb. 8.Jenifer Veloso/The Associated Press The FBI arrested Michigan Republican gubernatorial candidate Ryan Kelley on Thursday over misdemeanour charges stemming from his role in the Jan. 6. 2021 attack on the US Capitol by throngs of then-President Donald Trump’s supporters, the Justice Department said. Kelley, … Read more

Driver of pickup truck alleged to have hit multiple people at residential school memorial march in BC turns himself in

Driver of pickup truck alleged to have hit multiple people at residential school memorial march in BC turns himself in

People at a residential school memorial march in Mission, BC A Mission RCMP statement posted on Saturday said the truck made contact with ‘approximately four’ people, injuring two.Courtesy of Robert Jago/Handout The driver of a pickup truck that allegedly struck several people at a residential school memorial march in Mission, BC has turned himself in … Read more

Dominican Republic’s environment minister shot and killed in his office

Dominican Republic’s environment minister shot and killed in his office

Police are deployed at the Dominican Ministry of Environment building, in Santo Domingo, on June 6.ERIKA SANTELICES/AFP/Getty Images The Dominican Republic’s minister of the environment and natural resources was shot and killed in his office on Monday by a close friend, the office of the president said in a statement. Authorities said Orlando Jorge Mera … Read more

BC engineer banned for ‘incompetence’ on design of rental highrise

BC engineer banned for ‘incompetence’ on design of rental highrise

A British Columbia engineer has been banned from the profession and fined because a highrise he designed in Langford, BC, was so unsafe that his occupancy permit had to be revoked. Engineers and Geoscientists BC, the regulatory body for the professions, says Brian McClure admitted in a consent order that the structural design drawings for … Read more

Cristiano Ronaldo’s newborn twin boy dies

Cristiano Ronaldo’s newborn twin boy dies

Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo and his partner Georgina Rodriguez, who announced in October last year they were expecting twins, said on Monday one of the two babies has died. β€œIt is with deep sadness we have to announce that our baby boy passed away,” Ronaldo and Rodriguez said in a joint statement on social media. … Read more

Scientists publish the first complete human genome

Scientists publish the first complete human genome

A researcher examines the output from a DNA sequencer. In research published in the journal Science on Thursday, March 31, 2022, scientists announced they have finally assembled the full genetic blueprint for human life, adding the missing pieces to a puzzle nearly completed two decades ago.The Associated Press Scientists on Thursday published the first complete … Read more