UK court finds former lawmaker Charlie Elphicke guilty of sexual assault charges

A former lawmaker from Britain’s governing Conservative Party has been found guilty of sexually assaulting two women. Charlie Elphicke, 49, whose wife Natalie succeeded him last year as the Member of Parliament for Dover in southern England, was charged with committing the first offence in 2007 against one individual and two further offences against a… Read More UK court finds former lawmaker Charlie Elphicke guilty of sexual assault charges

NASA launches new rover to search for traces of past life on Mars

NASA’s next-generation Mars rover Perseverance blasted off from Florida’s Cape Canaveral on Thursday atop an Atlas 5 rocket on a $2.4 billion mission to search for traces of potential past life on Earth’s planetary neighbor. The next-generation robotic rover – a car-sized six-wheeled scientific vehicle – also is scheduled to deploy a mini helicopter on… Read More NASA launches new rover to search for traces of past life on Mars