A normally reliable Soyuz FG rocket malfunctioned two minutes after liftoff from Kazakhstan Thursday. The malfunction forced a Russian cosmonaut and his NASA crewmate to execute an emergency abort and a steep-but-safe return to Earth a few hundred miles from the launch site. Russian recovery crews reported the crew came through the ordeal in good shape.
“NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin are in good condition following today’s aborted launch,” NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine tweeted from Kazakhstan. “I’m grateful that everyone is safe. A thorough investigation into the cause of the incident will be conducted.”
Paul Rosenfeld, 56, was arrested on Tuesday after the Department of Justice was tipped off by an unidentified person in Pennsylvania who claimed Rosenfeld sent text messages and letters stating that he “planned to build an explosive device” that would go off on Nov. 6 as a way to “draw attention to his political belief in ‘sortation.’”
NEW YORK (AP) – U.S. stocks plunged to their worst loss in six months on Wednesday as technology companies continue to take sharp losses. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed with a drop of 831 points in afternoon trading.
The losses were widespread as bond yields remained high after steep increases last week. Companies that have been the biggest winners on the market the last few years, including technology companies and retailers, suffered steep declines.
The S&P 500 index sank 73 points, or 2.5 percent, to 2,807 as of 3:30 p.m. Eastern time. It’s on track for its fifth straight drop, which hasn’t happened since right before the 2016 presidential election. Nasdaq composite, which has a high concentration of technology
A man was taken into custody following a brief standoff with Greensburg police on Tuesday night.
Police were called to a home on the 300 block of Alexander Avenue around 5:30 p.m., where armed officers surrounded the house.
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By PAUL PEIRCE
Jason W. Baughman was arraigned Wednesday on charges of aggravated assault, making terroristic threats, simple assault, reckless endangerment, resisting arrest and fabricating evidence in connection with the incident that lasted about one hour Tuesday at Baughman’s home on the 300 block of Alexander Avenue.