Unbiased headline news for Wednesday February 7, 2024 – British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak informed BBC News that King Charles’ cancer was “detected early,” and the monarch is expected to recover.
Sunak, who stays in regular contact with the king, expressed shock and sadness during a cabinet meeting on Tuesday. He conveyed his well wishes, stating, “All of our thoughts would be with His Majesty, and we wish him a speedy recovery.”
Seaborne Houthi rebels targeted a British cargo ship sailing in the Red Sea off Yemen, causing minor damage without injuring crew members.
The incident unfolded when the ship’s master observed a small craft alongside just seconds before a “projectile” was fired at the Port side. The Royal Navy’s United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations reported slight damage to the windows of the bridge in an attack alert.
Florida Representative Matt Gaetz announced a resolution asserting that former President Donald Trump did not engage in insurrection on January 6th, 2021.
The nonbinding resolution could influence legal efforts to remove Trump from primary ballots due to the 14th Amendment. Gaetz, a fervent Trump supporter, shared that the ex-president is “thrilled” with 63 Republican lawmakers supporting the measure.
Four bolts designed to secure the door plug on a Boeing 737 Max 9 were missing before it detached during an Alaska Airlines flight last month, according to the National Transportation Safety Board’s preliminary report.
Boeing records reviewed by the NTSB revealed that damaged rivets on the edge frame were replaced by Spirit AeroSystems employees at Boeing’s factory in Renton, Washington, on Sept. 19, 2023.
A Tennessee legislative staffer has been placed on leave after an incident involving Democratic state Representative Justin Jones, who claimed the staffer yelled at him in a hallway.
Jones, known nationally for being one of two Democrats expelled for participating in a protest on gun control, filed a complaint recounting the staffer confronting and yelling at him in the hallway until another lawmaker intervened.
A deputy shot and killed a man Tuesday after he took people hostage and claimed to have a bomb at a Florida bank, according to authorities.
The Lee County Sheriff’s Office responded to a Bank of America branch in Fort Myers shortly before noon. Sheriff Carmine Marceno, during a news conference, mentioned the deployment of a robodog, the SWAT team, electronic surveillance, and drones. Fortunately, no injuries were reported to any hostages or deputies.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a food safety alert for recalled cheeses, yogurts, and sour creams potentially linked to a multistate outbreak of listeria that has sickened 26, hospitalized 23, and left two people dead.
Rizo-López Foods issued a voluntary recall on Monday for all cheeses and other dairy products made in its Modesto facility due to potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The company provided a contact number, 1-833-296-2233, monitored 24 hours a day for consumer inquiries.
ESPN, Warner Discovery, and Fox Sports announced Tuesday a partnership to create a massive new streaming network dedicated to sports.
The service, scheduled to launch in the fall, will include broadcasts from the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, and other professional sports leagues. According to a joint news release by the three companies, the streaming service will be available via an app, with customers having the option of bundling it with Disney+, Hulu, and/or Max.
After being lost for four decades, a wallet was reunited with an Ontario family when it was discovered in an air duct at a storage facility.
Andrew Medley, working on a storage unit at Eaton Centre in Toronto, found the wallet and traced its owner through Facebook. Despite initial attempts to contact the woman and her daughter, Vanessa Austin, being unsuccessful, Medley, before leaving town, located Austin on LinkedIn and personally delivered the well-preserved wallet to her workplace.
Austin marveled at the wallet’s condition, noting that it appeared untouched for the entire 40-year period. Among its contents were precious items such as photographs, Austin’s birth certificate, and immigration paperwork from the family’s arrival from El Salvador.