• Denmark Oct 20

    Peter Madsen, Danish Inventor Who Killed Journalist Kim Wall, Recaptured After Prison Break

    Danish inventor Peter Madsen, who was convicted of torturing and murdering journalist Kim Wall on his homemade submarine, escaped a Copenhagen jail where he is serving a life sentence, on Tuesday. Madsen used a female prison psychologist as a hostage during his escape, police told reporters at a press conference, adding that he forced his way out of the prison using...

  • NBCUniversal Inc. Nov 25, 2019

    New Study Shows No Link Between MMR Vaccine and Autism

    The results from the largest study ever done on autism and vaccines have been released and they show what study after study has also concluded: there’s no link between the Mumps, Measles, and Rubella (MMR) vaccine and the development of autism.

  • Eric Hinton Nov 15, 2019

    American IS Suspect Repatriated From Turkish-Greek Border

    An American citizen suspected of being an Islamic State group member was deported to the U.S. on Friday after spending five days in no man’s land between Turkey and Greece, the Turkish interior minister said. Suleyman Soylu said the suspect — identified by local media as 39-year-old Muhammad Darwis B. — had been put on a plane to the U.S....

  • Denmark Oct 23, 2019

    Drone Shows Crew Move an Entire Lighthouse

    Drone footage shows crews relocating the entire Rubjerg Knude Lighthouse on a system of rails that moved the edifice as if it were on “rollerblades.” The Danish landmark was moved a total of 229 feet to protect it from erosion and rising sea levels.

  • Denmark Oct 23, 2019

    Drone Shows Crew Move an Entire Lighthouse

    Drone footage shows crews relocating the entire Rubjerg Knude Lighthouse on a system of rails that moved the edifice as if it were on “rollerblades.” The Danish landmark was moved a total of 229 feet to protect it from erosion and rising sea levels.

  • bank Oct 11, 2019

    Ethiopian PM Wins Nobel for Efforts to End Eritrea Conflict

    Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2019 in recognition of his efforts to end his country’s long-running border conflict with Eritrea. The Norwegian Nobel Institute on Friday also praised the “important reforms” that Abiy, Ethiopia’s leader since April 2018, has launched at home.

  • BOSTON Oct 8, 2019

    Boston Mayor Walsh Releases Plan to Accelerate Carbon Emissions Goal

    Boston’s mayor has a plan to accelerate the city’s goal of reducing carbon emissions. Democratic Mayor Marty Walsh says the updated Climate Action Plan he’s releasing Tuesday will significantly cut carbon emissions from buildings, which account for most emissions in the city.

  • Canada Oct 8, 2019

    Princeton Professor, 2 Others Win Nobel Prize in Physics for Discoveries in Cosmology

    A Canadian-American cosmologist and two Swiss scientists won this year’s Nobel Prize in Physics on Tuesday for their work in understanding how the universe has evolved from the Big Bang and the blockbuster discovery of the first known planet outside our solar system. Canadian-born James Peebles, 84, of Princeton University, was credited for “theoretical discoveries in physical cosmology” and Switzerland’s...

  • bank Oct 7, 2019

    Harvard Doctor Among Winners of Nobel Medicine Prize

    Two Americans and a British scientist won a Nobel Prize on Monday for discovering details of how the body’s cells sense and react to low oxygen levels, providing a foothold for developing new treatments for anemia, cancer and other diseases. Drs. William G. Kaelin Jr. of Harvard University, Gregg L. Semenza of Johns Hopkins University and Peter J. Ratcliffe at...

  • Massachusetts Oct 1, 2019

    President's Windmill Hatred Is a Worry for Booming Industry

    The winds are blowing fair for America’s wind power industry, making it one of the fastest-growing U.S. energy sources. Land-based turbines are rising by the thousands across America, from the remote Texas plains to farm towns of Iowa. And the U.S. wind boom now is expanding offshore, with big corporations planning $70 billion in investment for the country’s first utility-scale...

  • PROSECUTOR Sep 29, 2019

    Supercars Taken From African Leader's Son Auctioned for $27M

    Car lovers from around the world splashed out more than $27 million at an auction Sunday for dozens of luxury cars seized from the son of Equatorial Guinea’s president in a Swiss money-laundering probe. The 25 lots sold by auction house Bonhams included a white-and-cream 2014 Lamborghini Veneno roadster that cost the buyer 8.28 million Swiss francs ($8.4 million), comprising...

  • Massachusetts Sep 17, 2019

    What to Know About Taylor Swift's ‘Lover Fest' Shows at Gillette Stadium

    Taylor Swift fans, get ready. The songwriting superstar on Tuesday announced tour dates for 2020, including two shows at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass that are among her only concerts in the United States for the year.

  • Massachusetts Sep 17, 2019

    Fishermen Demand a Say in Decisions on Offshore Wind Energy

    Fishermen insisted Monday to a congressional subcommittee looking at offshore wind energy that they be consulted when crucial decisions are being made on the development of such projects, including where they are located and the level of access to the waters near them. Fishermen should have been brought into the planning process from the start, Peter Hughes, of Atlantic Cape...

  • Donald Trump Aug 21, 2019

    Greenland Fallout: Trump's Canceled Trip Blindsides Denmark

    Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen says she is “disappointed and surprised” by U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to cancel his visit to Denmark after she called Trump’s idea of buying the semi-autonomous Arctic territory of Greenland from Denmark “an absurd discussion.” Trump, who was scheduled to visit Denmark on Sept. 2-3 as part of a European tour, tweeted his decision...

  • Instagram Aug 19, 2019

    Kiefer Sutherland ‘Seriously Injured' in Fall, Postpones Tour

    After facing an injury earlier this week, actor and singer-songwriter Kiefer Sutherland has announced that the last three shows of his summer tour in Europe will be postponed until fall. Sutherland shared the news with fans and followers on Instagram Thursday. “Sadly I slipped on the steps of the bus whilst travelling to Denmark and seriously injured a rib, making...

  • Donald Trump Aug 19, 2019

    Danish PM: Trump's Idea of Buying Greenland Is ‘Absurd'

    Greenland is not for sale and U.S. President Donald Trump’s idea of buying the semi-autonomous Danish territory in the Arctic from Denmark is “an absurd discussion,” Denmark’s prime minister said. Mette Frederiksen, who was visiting the world’s largest island to meet Premier Kim Kielsen, told reporters: “Greenland is not Danish. Greenland is Greenlandic. I persistently hope that this is not...

  • Donald Trump Aug 17, 2019

    Greenland Says It's ‘Not For Sale' After Trump Raises Prospect With Aides

    Greenlanders are giving Donald Trump the cold shoulder. Although amused, they’re definitely not warming up to the U.S. president’s talk of buying the semiautonomous Danish territory. “We see it as an expression of greater interest in investing in our country and the possibilities we offer,” the Greenland government said Friday in a short statement. “Of course, Greenland is not for...

  • Donald Trump Aug 16, 2019

    Trump Has Talked About Buying Greenland for US

    Aiming to put his mark on the world map, President Donald Trump has talked to aides and allies about buying Greenland for the U.S. A Trump ally told The Associated Press on Thursday that the president had discussed the purchase but was not serious about it.

  • United States Aug 6, 2019

    Reports: Plane Carrying Pink's Crew Crash Lands in Denmark

    Danish media are reporting that a small aircraft carrying the management team for the American singer Pink crash landed and burst into flames in Denmark. No one was hurt.

  • Associated Press Aug 3, 2019

    Walloped by Heat Wave, Greenland Sees Massive Ice Melt

    The heat wave that smashed high temperature records in five European countries a week ago is now over Greenland, accelerating the melting of the island’s ice sheet and causing massive ice loss in the Arctic. Greenland, the world’s largest island, is a semi-autonomous Danish territory between the Atlantic and Arctic oceans that has 82% of its surface covered in ice....

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