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U.S. Secretary of State Kerry breaks femur in bicycle accident in France

SCIONZIER, FRANCE (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was airlifted Sunday to a hospital in Switzerland after breaking his right femur in a bicycle accident in eastern France, forcing him to cancel a series of appointments to seek [...]

U.S. Vice President Biden’s son Beau dies of brain cancer at 46

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Former Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, the son of U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, died Saturday after a battle with brain cancer, the White House said. He was 46. "It is with broken hearts that Hallie, Hunter, [...]

‘Beautiful Mind’ mathematician John Nash killed in New Jersey car crash

NEW BRUNSWICK, NEW JERSEY (BNO NEWS) -- Nobel Economics Prize winner John Nash, whose life was the subject of the 2001 movie "A Beautiful Mind," was killed Saturday when the taxi he was traveling in crashed in New Jersey, police said on Sunday. [...]

UK study expected to improve ash cloud forecasts, may thwart future flight chaos

LONDON, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- Predictions of where planes can safely fly during volcanic eruptions may soon be improved following new discoveries about ash clouds, the University of Edinburgh said on Tuesday, indicating that the European flight [...]

UK study expected to improve ash cloud forecasts, may thwart future flight chaos

LONDON, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- Predictions of where planes can safely fly during volcanic eruptions may soon be improved following new discoveries about ash clouds, the University of Edinburgh said on Tuesday, indicating that the European flight [...]

U.S. Vice President Biden’s son Beau hospitalized in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Former Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, the son of U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, was hospitalized at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, though details about his condition were [...]

Japanese auto supplier Takata recalls 34 million U.S. vehicles over air bag defect

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Japanese auto supplier Takata on Tuesday acknowledged a defect in its air bag inflators used in nearly 34 million vehicles, prompting the largest ever auto recall in U.S. history. The U.S. Department of Transportation [...]

Report: N. Korean defense minister executed for falling asleep at event

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA (BNO NEWS) -- North Korean Defense Minister Hyon Yong-chol has been executed on treason charges after he fell asleep at an event attended by Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un, South Korea's spy agency claimed on Wednesday, though [...]

Report: N. Korean defense minister executed for falling asleep at event

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA (BNO NEWS) -- North Korean Defense Minister Hyon Yong-chol has been executed on treason charges after he fell asleep at an event attended by Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un, South Korea's spy agency claimed on Wednesday, though [...]

Picasso painting sold for record $179 million at New York auction

NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) -- A 1955 painting by Spanish painter Pablo Picasso, one of the most iconic artists of the 20th century, was sold for $179.3 million at an auction in New York City on Monday, making it the world's most expensive work [...]