Google to remove links to ‘revenge porn’ from search results

MENLO PARK, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Internet search giant Google announced on Saturday that it will soon start to remove links to web pages that contain so-called revenge porn, responding to increased calls to combat pornographic images that [...]

‘Jurassic World’ breaks global record with $511 million debut

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- "Jurassic World," the sequel to the popular 1993 science fiction movie "Jurassic Park," grossed an estimated $511.8 million worldwide in the first five days, making it the biggest ever opening, according [...]

New York prison worker charged with helping convicted killers escape

SARANAC, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- A New York prison worker has been arrested and charged for allegedly providing material assistance to two inmates who escaped from a maximum-security facility nearly a week ago, state police said on late Friday [...]

Twitter chief executive Dick Costolo to step down

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Dick Costolo is stepping down as chief executive of the social networking website Twitter, the company announced on Thursday, saying that co-founder Jack Dorsey will assume the company's top position until [...]

U.S. to deploy another 450 army advisors to Iraq to boost anti-ISIS efforts

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The United States will send an additional 450 service members to Iraq to help train and advise Iraqi security forces in their fight against the Islamic State (ISIS), the White House announced on Wednesday, increasing [...]

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, [...]

18 dead, others missing after storms in Texas, Oklahoma

HOUSTON, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) -- At least eighteen people have been killed and more than a dozen remain missing after storms and flooding hit parts of Texas and Oklahoma, local authorities said on Tuesday. Eleven people were confirmed to have died [...]

‘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 [...]