Nate makes 2nd landfall in Mississippi, weakens while spreading heavy rainfall inland – Fox News

Fox News Nate makes 2nd landfall in Mississippi, weakens while spreading heavy rainfall inlandFox NewsHurricane Nate made a second landfall early Sunday in Mississippi, the first hurricane to make landfall in the state since Hurricane Katrina in 2005, after cutting a deadly path through Central America that left at least 21 people dead. Nate roared […]

Police find head and legs of journalist believed slain on submarine – Washington Post

Washington Post Police find head and legs of journalist believed slain on submarineWashington PostImprisoned in Denmark, the man accused of killing a woman in his submarine has described her death as a tragic accident and the subsequent disposal of her body in the waters off Copenhagen as understandable, considering his emotional state at the time.Head, […]

The Latest: Catalan officials submit final results of vote – Washington Post

Washington Post The Latest: Catalan officials submit final results of voteWashington PostMADRID — The Latest on Spain's political crisis amid Catalonia's push for independence (all times local):. 5:45 p.m.. The Catalan government says it has submitted to the regional parliament the final results of a disputed referendum on secession from …Catalonia referendum: Spain apologises to […]

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to anti-nuclear campaign group

ASSOCIATED PRESS and Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer OSLO, Norway, October 6 — The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to an organization seeking to eliminate nuclear weapons through an international treaty-based prohibition. There’s a sad aspect to this Nobel Peace Prize that reflects how myopic the close-minded Norwegian Nobel Committee actually is. While the International […]

Spacewalkers installing new hand on station’s robot arm

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spacewalking astronauts worked at giving the International Space Station’s big robot arm a new hand Thursday. Commander Randy Bresnik and Mark Vande Hei tackled the job on the first of three NASA spacewalks planned over the next two weeks. The latching mechanism on one end of the 58-foot robot arm […]

Theresa May announces £2bn for council homes expansion – BBC News

BBC News Theresa May announces £2bn for council homes expansionBBC NewsCouncils and housing associations have welcomed government plans to spend £2bn on a "new generation" of council houses and affordable homes for rent. In her conference speech, Theresa May pledged to dedicate her premiership to fixing the "broken" …Prankster, coughing fits mar Theresa May's speech to […]

Nobel winner ‘like Google Earth for molecules’

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The president of the American Chemical Society says the microscope imaging technique honored by this year’s Nobel Chemistry Prize is like Google Earth for molecules. “This discovery allows the scientist to zoom in down to the fine detail (which) gives you a wealth of information about that protein molecule and how it’s […]

Nobel prize cites finding of ripples in fabric of universe

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Nobel Physics Prize 2017 has been awarded to three scientists for their roles in detecting faint ripples flying through the universe called gravitational waves — proof of a theory developed by Albert Einstein a century ago and that scientists say fundamentally alters our understanding of the universe. Sweden’s Royal Academy of […]

3 Americans win Nobel medicine prize for body rhythm work

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Three Americans won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine on Monday for their discoveries about the body’s daily rhythms, opening up whole new fields of research and raising awareness about the importance of getting proper sleep. Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young won 9-million-kronor ($1.1 million) prize for […]