Horrific delay? Norway eyes police response to arrow attack

HELSINKI — Norway on Saturday announced it will hold an independent investigation into the actions of police and security agencies following a bow-and-arrow attack that killed five people and injured three others. Police have been criticized for reacting too slowly to contain the massacre, acknowledging that the five deaths took place after police first encountered … Read more

Bitcoin-mining power plant raises ire of environmentalists

An obstacle to large-scale bitcoin mining is finding enough cheap energy to run the huge, power-gobbling computer arrays that create and transact cryptocurrency. One mining operation in central New York came up with a novel solution that has alarmed environmentalists. It uses its own power plant. Greenidge Generation runs a once-mothballed plant near the shore … Read more

Now 41, man who killed 4-year-old at age 13 granted parole

A New York man who was 13 years old when he killed a 4-year-old boy with a rock has been granted parole ByThe Associated Press October 16, 2021, 8:09 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article ALBANY, N.Y. — Eric M. Smith, who was 13 when he killed a 4-year-old … Read more

Clinton “doing fine” and will be out of hospital soon

President Joe Biden says Bill Clinton is doing fine and will be released soon from a Southern California hospital where he is being treated for an infection By STEFANIE DAZIO and LOU KESTEN Associated Press October 16, 2021, 1:30 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article ORANGE, Calif. — Bill … Read more

4 Russian tourists found dead at Albania beach resort

Police say four Russian tourists were found dead at a beach resort in western Albania ByThe Associated Press October 16, 2021, 8:26 AM • 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article TIRANA, Albania — Police say four Russian tourists were found dead at a beach resort in western Albania. Albanian police issued … Read more

Netflix employee fired in wake of Chappelle special furor

Netflix says it has fired an employee for disclosing confidential financial information about the Dave Chappelle comedy special “The Closer,” which some have condemned as being transphobic ByThe Associated Press October 16, 2021, 4:07 AM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article LOS ANGELES — Netflix said Friday that it had … Read more

New Mexico judge denies lab workers’ claim in vaccine fight

A New Mexico judge has denied a request by dozens of scientists and others at Los Alamos National Laboratory who sought to block a vaccine mandate By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN Associated Press October 15, 2021, 6:48 PM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A New Mexico judge … Read more

US plans to reinstate ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy next month

The Biden administration says it plans to reinstate a Trump-era border policy next month to make asylum-seekers wait in Mexico for hearings in U.S. immigration court, complying with a judge’s order By ELLIOT SPAGAT Associated Press October 15, 2021, 12:37 PM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article SAN DIEGO — … Read more

White House plans to address economic risk of climate change

The Biden administration is taking steps to address the economic risks from climate change By JOSH BOAK Associated Press October 15, 2021, 9:26 AM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is taking steps to address the economic risks from climate change, issuing a 40-page report … Read more

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