Radioactive capsule missing in Western Australia, search underway

CNN — Officials have warned the public about the risks involved in touching a small capsule containing a radioactive substance that was lost in transit in Western Australia. The silver, round capsule, measuring about an inch in diameter and about an inch high, contains a small amount of radioactive caesium-137, a substance used in gauges … Read more

Five Russian men on the run from military service have been living in a South Korean airport for months

Seoul, South Korea CNN — Five Russian men who fled the country following Moscow’s military mobilization order last September have been stranded for months at South Korea’s Incheon International Airport after authorities refused to take them in. Three of the men had arrived in October, the other two in November, their lawyer Lee Jong-chan said. … Read more

Surgery for weight loss extends lives, study finds

CNN — Weight loss surgery reduces the risk of premature death, especially from obesity-related conditions such as cancer, diabetes and heart disease, according to a new 40-year study of nearly 22,000 people undergoing bariatric surgery in Utah. Compared to people of a similar weight, people who underwent one of the four types of weight-loss surgery … Read more

Sleep disturbances are associated with more parental stress

Editor’s Note: Dr. Neha Chaudhary, a child and adolescent psychiatrist, is chief medical officer at BeMe Health and on the faculty of Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. CNN — When I found out I was expecting my son a few years ago, it wasn’t the birthing process that scared me the most — … Read more

Prosecutors say Sam Bankman-Fried’s contact with ex-FTX lawyer is “suggestive” of witness tampering

CNN — Federal prosecutors said FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried contacted the crypto trading platform’s former general counsel earlier this month in an effort they say could amount to witness tampering. A Bankman-Fried spokesperson declined to comment. Prosecutors from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York have asked the judge to change … Read more

Western allies deliver 321 tanks to Ukraine: senior diplomat

CNN — Western countries will supply more than 300 tanks to Ukraine, Kiev’s ambassador to France said on Friday. “As of today, numerous countries have officially confirmed their agreement to deliver 321 heavy tanks to Ukraine,” Vadym Omelchenko told French TV channel and CNN-affiliated television BFM. He did not specify which countries would supply the … Read more

‘GMA3’ anchors Amy Robach and TJ Holmes leave ABC after reported romantic relationship

New York CNN — TJ Holmes and Amy Robach, the hosts of the third hour of ABC’s premier morning show “Good Morning America,” are leaving ABC News, network president Kim Godwin announced in a memo to staff Friday night. “I know this has been a distraction for many of us, but let’s not forget all … Read more

At least seven people have been killed in an attack on the synagogue in Jerusalem, Israeli police say

CNN — Israeli police say at least seven people were killed and three injured in a shooting near a synagogue in Jerusalem on Friday amid high tensions in Israel and the Palestinian territories. Friday’s gunman was also later killed by police, according to police, in what police chief Yaakov Shabtai described as “one of the … Read more

Some auto insurers refuse to cover some Hyundai and Kia models

CNN — Progressive and State Farm, two of America’s largest auto insurers, are refusing to underwrite policies in certain cities for some older Hyundai and Kia models that the companies say are too easy to steal. Several reports say the companies have stopped offering insurance for these vehicles in cities such as Denver, Colorado and … Read more

FTX creditors include Goldman Sachs, New York Times and Netflix

New York CNN — Recently unsealed bankruptcy documents revealed thousands of creditors to whom FTX owes money after the once-powerful crypto exchange collapsed in November. Wall Street heavyweights, including Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan, were named in the list of creditors, which includes companies, charities, individuals and other entities in a 116-page document filed late Wednesday. … Read more