Filip Timotija

Filip Timotija

3 private citizens launched to space and back on Virgin Galactic’s Unity spacecraft

Three private citizens launched into space and landed safely back on Virgin Galactic’s VSS Unity spacecraft, completing the company’s second spaceflight of 2024 and 12 missions to date.  Virgin Galactic’s seventh commercial mission carried one researcher and three private astronauts, the company said on Saturday. Onboard were two pilots Nicola Pecile and Jameel Janjua. They...

Manhattan DA agrees to testify before House GOP over Trump hush money trial

Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg has agreed to testify before a House Judiciary Committee panel over former President Trump’s recent hush-money trial which resulted in the first conviction of a former president. Bragg's response comes after House Judiciary Chair Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) demanded in a letter last month that Bragg and Matthew Colangelo, another prosecutor...

RFK Jr. hits Biden for invoking Ukraine war in D-Day remarks

Independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. went after President Biden Friday, after he invoked the Russia-Ukraine war in his D-Day anniversary remarks. In his speech Friday, Biden asked several hypothetical questions related to how the soldiers who fought in D-Day would react to the current situation in Eastern Europe. "Does anyone doubt that they...

Diet, exercise may slow decline in some Alzheimer’s patients: Study

A healthy diet and consistent exercise may slow decline in some early-stage Alzheimer's disease patients, according to research published Friday.  The study, published in the journal Alzheimer's Research and Therapy, found that patients in a group who implemented “intensive” lifestyle changes — like eating whole foods, exercising moderately and performing stress management techniques — saw...

Five convicted in $250 million COVID relief scheme

Five Minnesota residents were convicted on Friday in a $250 million COVID relief scheme where they misused funds designated to help feed kids during the pandemic.  The jury acquitted two others over their involvement in a $40 million scheme to defraud the Federal Child Nutrition Program. After three days of deliberating, the jury found five...

Denmark’s PM ‘shocked’ after being attacked in Copenhagen

Denmark's Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen was attacked in the nation’s capital Copenhagen on Friday evening by a man who was subsequently arrested, according to her office.  "The Prime Minister is shocked by the incident," her office said, adding she was hit while in a public square in central Copenhagen. Police confirmed Friday on social media...