Navy filing homicide charges against 2 ship commanders

FILE – In this Aug. 21, 2017, file photo, provided by the U.S. Navy, damage is visible as the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain steers towards Changi naval base in Singapore following a collision with the merchant vessel Alnic MC. WASHINGTON (AP) — Five officers involved in two Navy …

Celeb birthdays for Jan. 17, 2018

Actress Betty White is 96. Actor James Earl Jones is 87. Talk-show host Maury Povich is 79. Singer William Hart of The Delfonics is 73. Actress Joanna David (“Downton Abbey”) is 71. Former Rolling Stones guitarist Mick Taylor is 70. Singer Sheila Hutchinson of The Emotions is 65. Singer Steve …

Japanese city on alert for deadly fugu blowfish – BBC News

The fugu fish, which can be more poisonous than cyanide, was sold without the toxic parts removed. A Japanese city has broadcast emergency warnings to prevent people consuming blowfish, after potentially deadly portions were mistakenly sold. A local supermarket in Gamagori city sold five packets of fugu fish without removing …