Oklahoma inmate who sued over alleged ‘Baby Shark’ torture tactic is found dead in his cell

An Oklahoma inmate who alleged in a lawsuit that prison staff tortured inmates, forcing them into stress positions while playing the song “Baby Shark” for hourswas found dead in his cell. John Basco was found unconscious around 3:50 a.m. Sunday by a detention officer conducting on-site checks, Oklahoma County Detention Center officials said in a … Read more

Ukraine pressures retreating Russian troops

KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian troops have pressured retreating Russian forces Tuesday, pressing a counteroffensive that produced major gains and a blow to Moscow’s military prestige. As the advance continued, Ukraine’s border guard service said the army had taken control of Vovchansk – a town just 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Russia seized on the … Read more

Armenia says 49 soldiers have been killed in attacks by Azerbaijan

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Azerbaijani forces shelled Armenian territory on Tuesday and killed at least 49 Armenian soldiers, Armenia’s prime minister said, a large-scale attack that fueled fears of wider hostilities between opponents of long time. Hostilities erupted minutes after midnight, with Azerbaijani forces unleashing an artillery barrage and drone attacks in many sections of … Read more

King cheered in Belfast, Queen’s coffin to return to London

BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — Cheering crowds welcomed King Charles III to Northern Ireland on Tuesday during his four-part tour of the United Kingdom, where the visit drew a rare moment of unity from politicians from a region with a contested British and Irish identity deeply divided over the monarchy. Hundreds of people lined the … Read more

Philadelphia rapper PnB Rock was fatally shot at Roscoe’s Chicken & Waffles in South Los Angeles

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — Rapper PnB Rock, a well-known hip-hop artist from Philadelphia, was shot and killed Monday afternoon during a robbery at Roscoe’s Chicken & Waffles in South Los Angeles, law enforcement sources told ABC News. He was 30 years old. Although the Los Angeles Police Department has not officially named the victim, LAPD sources … Read more

Apple confirms that iOS 16 battery percentage display is not available on some iPhone models

Tuesday, September 13, 2022 1:00 a.m. PDT by Sami Fati Next The public release of iOS 16Apple has confirmed that older generation users iPhone models will not have the option to view their ‌iPhone‌ battery percentage directly in the status bar. In a updated support documentApple says new battery percentage display not available on ‌iPhone‌ … Read more

Biden re-ignites cancer moonshot on anniversary of Kennedy’s 1962 lunar speech: NPR

President Joe Biden speaks on the Cancer Moonshot Initiative at the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum in Boston on September 12. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption toggle caption Evan Vucci/AP President Joe Biden speaks on the Cancer Moonshot Initiative at the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum in Boston on September 12. Evan Vucci/AP It’s … Read more

Blue Origin’s ‘anomaly’ leads to capsule abort

An “anomaly” forced an in-flight capsule to abort on a Blue Origin flight from West Texas on Monday. The New Shepard rocket, now grounded by the Federal Aviation Administration, was carrying no people. It is an earlier version of the one that was launched six times with people on board. One minute and four seconds … Read more

Channeling JFK during Boston visit, Biden breathes new life into cancer ‘moonshot’

Biden’s speech echoed Kennedy’s commitment to scientific progress and technological innovation that helped land a man on the moon in 1969. On Monday, Biden detailed a vision that included vaccines that could prevent cancer and molecular “zip codes” that could deliver drugs and gene therapies to the right place. He envisioned a blood test that … Read more